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Instructor draws inspiration from transitioning Soldiers Instructor draws inspiration from transitioning Soldiers
1/27/2015


When veteran William McLaurin left the Army in 1985 he never imagined that he would have another opportunity to serve twenty seven years later.
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Finding a Job as a Military Spouse Finding a Job as a Military Spouse
1/23/2015


Moving to a new duty station can be a great adventure. But, if you’re a military spouse, finding a new job each time you move can be a real challenge.
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We Have Orders We Have Orders
1/23/2015


Life was amazing! My husband was finally home from a 15-month deployment and we received permanent change of station (PCS) orders to relocate from Fort Hood, Texas to Fort Lee, Virginia.
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About Dr. King and MLK Day About Dr. King and MLK Day
1/15/2015


January 19, 2015 will mark the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. This milestone is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service.
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Sailor Serves as an Anchor for a Wounded Warrior Sailor Serves as an Anchor for a Wounded Warrior
1/5/2015


For nearly a year, Culinary Specialist 1st Class Jamie Wyckoff has provided crucial support as a sponsor of a wounded warrior who is medically separating from the Navy and navigating a transition to civilian life.
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Exercising when sick – a smart move? Exercising when sick – a smart move?
1/5/2015


Is it safe to exercise when I’m sick? This is a common question, especially from people who have strict workout schedules and aren’t likely to let the sniffles get in the way of their physical fitness.
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Army Family puts the Performance Triad into practice Army Family puts the Performance Triad into practice
1/5/2015


Sergeant Amanda Tucker and her family are moving along well with the Performance Triad. She is a Public Affairs Specialist with the 82nd Sustainment Brigade at Fort Bragg, N.C.
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Army training keeps Soldiers resilient during holidays, all year Army training keeps Soldiers resilient during holidays, all year
12/31/2014


Currently deployed in Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Christopher Freeman relies on his Army training, and support from his family and battle buddies to stay Army Strong while thousands of miles from home.
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Enjoying the ordinary this holiday season Enjoying the ordinary this holiday season
12/31/2014


Many of us have the habit of focusing on the negatives in life and expecting the worst outcome. This tendency can be compounded by military training that teaches you how to assess risks and plan for the worst outcome.
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Holidays are time to reach out to those who may need help Holidays are time to reach out to those who may need help
12/31/2014


For some, the holidays come and go crazy fast with Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year's. For others it doesn't go by fast enough.
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Old Guard, retirees come up big during Army-Navy Blood Donor Challenge Old Guard, retirees come up big during Army-Navy Blood Donor Challenge
12/30/2014


Members of 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), along with service member retirees, combined to donate 82 usable units of blood Dec. 3 at the Fort Myer Fitness Center gymnasium in the 4th Annual Army-Navy Blood Donor Challenge.
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The Best Time to Quit is Now The Best Time to Quit is Now
12/30/2014


With the holiday shopping season in full swing, don’t forget to think about the things money can’t buy, like happiness, family and health. Tobacco use puts you at greater risk for several health diseases and even cancer.
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The healing power of dogs The healing power of dogs
12/24/2014


Soldiers with PTSD train service dogs for wounded veterans
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Recipe: Sweet Pumpkin Bisque Recipe: Sweet Pumpkin Bisque
12/24/2014


Try this delicious recipe from Joint Base Lewis-McCord's Chef Randy.
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Recipe: Stuffed Chicken Roulade Recipe: Stuffed Chicken Roulade
12/24/2014


Looking for the perfect dish for a dinner party? Try Chef Randy's stuffed chicken roulade.
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Children make cards for veterans Children make cards for veterans
12/24/2014


The season of gift giving isn't complete without the right gift for friends and family members, but for students of Fort Rucker schools, the season wouldn't be complete without remembering those who came before and sacrificed for the freedoms Americans enjoy.
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Soldiers worldwide showing holiday spirit Soldiers worldwide showing holiday spirit
12/24/2014


While Soldiers and their families are getting in the holiday mood, many are far from home, engaged in worldwide training and operations in Africa, Eastern Europe, Iraq, Korea, Afghanistan and elsewhere.
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Eighth Army celebrates holidays and partnership at annual concert Eighth Army celebrates holidays and partnership at annual concert
12/24/2014


American and Korean sevicemembers and their families celebrated the holidays and enduring friendship at the 7th Annual Korea-America Friendship Holiday Concert at the Seoul Performing Arts Center Dec. 14.
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Army civilian honored for giving so much to Soldiers, community Army civilian honored for giving so much to Soldiers, community
12/24/2014


Joyce W. Massenburg said she was taught at a very young age by her parents and those at her church and school that it's important to help those less fortunate; indeed, it's a civic responsibility.
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Looking for career progression? Join the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce Looking for career progression? Join the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce
12/22/2014


With critical installation management vacancies in deployed locations open now, U.S. Army Installation Management Command employees have additional career development opportunities at their fingertips.
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Gold star families honored at Army-Navy game Gold star families honored at Army-Navy game
12/19/2014


The gold star families of a Soldier and a Marine, both of whom played military academy football and later were killed in combat, were honored Dec. 13 at the 115th Army-Navy game.
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Soldier for life reaches out to gold star families Soldier for life reaches out to gold star families
12/19/2014


Lt. Gen. David Halverson has been going to Army-Navy football games since 1975, when he was a cadet at the United States Military Academy. He estimates attending 15 of the 115 clashes of the archrivals during his 39 years in uniform.
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Healthy Holiday Tips Healthy Holiday Tips
12/17/2014


MWR has some tips to help you have a happy, healthy holiday.
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Healthy Holiday Eating Healthy Holiday Eating
12/17/2014


Fort Hood's Family and MWR shares ways for you to eat healthy this holiday season.
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IMCOM holiday safety message IMCOM holiday safety message
12/17/2014


A holiday safety message form Lt. Gen. David Halverson, commander, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, and IMCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Hartless.
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Army drops hard-fought game to Navy Army drops hard-fought game to Navy
12/16/2014


Army kept it close but dropped a 17-10 decision to Navy, extending the Midshipmen's streak to 13 consecutive victories over the Black Knights in the 115th edition of the storied rivalry.
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“Something in the water”? “Something in the water”?
12/13/2014


Staff Sergeant Michael Joseph, a drummer in the 399th Army Band stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, won the Army’s 2014 Operation Rising Star Singing contest Friday, held at the historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre.
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Soldier for Life sings praises of Army Entertainment Soldier for Life sings praises of Army Entertainment
12/12/2014


Retired Army staff sergeant Ron Henry is determined to keep giving back to the U.S. military by singing his "Soldier for Life" stories.
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Army Family Team Building Celebrates 20 Years Army Family Team Building Celebrates 20 Years
12/10/2014


Army Family Team Building (AFTB) is a resiliency and readiness program, that provides participants with the military knowledge, resiliency and leadership development skills needed to become self-reliant, self-sufficient members of the Army community. Find out how to gain 24/7 access to AFTB Level 1, 2 and 3 courses and view your progress today!
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2014 Operation Rising Star Finals 2014 Operation Rising Star Finals
12/8/2014


The 2014 Operation Rising Star finals are underway! Watch and vote for your favorite vocalist December 7, 9 and 11. Find out who this year's Rising Star is online December 13.
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Holiday Gift Giving Tips Holiday Gift Giving Tips
12/2/2014


From Secret Santas to office parties, it’s that time of year to give gifts that spread cheer.
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Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips
12/2/2014


Whether you are giving gifts to friends, family or colleagues, presentation is everything - especially when it comes to your holiday presents.
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Redskins salute the military Redskins salute the military
11/26/2014
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Military basketball programs retain Soldier for life Military basketball programs retain Soldier for life
11/24/2014


Staff Sgt. Ronald Bartley credits military basketball for making him a Soldier for life.
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Bonding with BOSS promotes meaningful connections Bonding with BOSS promotes meaningful connections
11/21/2014


For many Soldiers new to Oahu, everything is unfamiliar and change can be overwhelming.
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U.S. Army Garrison -- Okinawa's Warrior Zone Gets High Praise from Top NCO U.S. Army Garrison -- Okinawa's Warrior Zone Gets High Praise from Top NCO
11/21/2014


Installation Management Command's top noncommissioned officer for Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, visited U.S. Army Garrison -- Okinawa Nov. 2 -- 4 to get a better look at the installation's one-of-a-kind Warrior Zone.
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IMCOM unveils plan for 2025 and beyond IMCOM unveils plan for 2025 and beyond
11/21/2014


The U.S. Army Installation Management Command released "IMCOM 2025 and Beyond," a new campaign plan operationalizing the commanding general's vision for the organization.
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Warrior Care Month Warrior Care Month
11/21/2014


Each November, the Army commemorates Warrior Care Month. This is a time where the military community reaffirms their commitment to the best recovery and reintegration for the nation's wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and the professionals who support them.
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WTU kicks off Warrior Care Month with internship lecture WTU kicks off Warrior Care Month with internship lecture
11/21/2014


Internships, job opportunities and transitioning discussions kicked off Fort Hood Warrior Transition Unit’s celebration of Warrior Care Month.
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Rising Star Alumni Guest Blog Rising Star Alumni Guest Blog
11/10/2014


Season 6 Operation Rising Star winner, Melissa Gomez, shares her experience.
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2014 Army Digital Photo Contest open for submissions 2014 Army Digital Photo Contest open for submissions
11/7/2014


The Army announced that entry submissions for the Army Digital Photography Contest will be accepted from Oct. 15 to Nov. 30.
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Army’s Op Rising Star to perform at White House Army’s Op Rising Star to perform at White House
11/5/2014


Sgt. Christiana Ball, the 2013 winner of Operation Rising Star, has been invited to participate in the November 6 music annual gala called “In Performance at the White House.”
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Military Family Appreciation Month: Ready & Resilient Military Family Appreciation Month: Ready & Resilient
11/5/2014


Each year the President signs a proclamation declaring November as Military Family Appreciation Month.
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10 Creative Ways to Show Appreciation for Military Families 10 Creative Ways to Show Appreciation for Military Families
11/5/2014


Each November, Military Family Month provides the opportunity for a grateful nation to recognize the sacrifices and contributions of all military family members in defense of the nation.
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'Total Army Strong' to succeed Army Family Covenant 'Total Army Strong' to succeed Army Family Covenant
11/3/2014


Total Army Strong, successor to the Army Family Covenant, was explained this week at the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, here.
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Virtual stage open to active-duty singers Virtual stage open to active-duty singers
11/3/2014


Active-duty service men and women still have an opportunity to submit videos online to compete for two of six finalist spots and a chance to be named the 2014 "Rising Star."
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Suicide: Warning Signs, Prevention, and Resources Suicide: Warning Signs, Prevention, and Resources
9/8/2014


September is Suicide Prevention Month across the United States, and MWR wants to help you identify the signs of a suicidal person and how to get help.
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To prevent suicide, reach out to someone who needs you To prevent suicide, reach out to someone who needs you
9/8/2014


Robin Williams’ untimely death evokes many feelings and thoughts. One of those thoughts is the tragic reminder that suicide is a problem that knows no boundaries.
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