ECBC Workforce Members Donate Back-to-School Items for Military Families
The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) sponsored its fourth annual Back-to-School drive hand-off ceremony Aug. 23, 2011. The hand-off ceremony presented the military families of the 20th Support Command and the 22d Chemical Battalion with much needed school supplies.
Unity and Remembrance as 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Approaches
President Barack Obama called on the American people Aug. 29 to come together in the spirit of service and remembrance as the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks approaches. "In just two weeks, we'll come together as a nation to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks," the president said in his weekly address.
Reenlistment Bonuses Up for Grabs in FY 2012
The Navy released an updated selective reenlistment bonus award plan Aug. 22 in Navy administrative message (NAVADMIN) 253/11 which officially opens the application window for Sailors to seek those benefits in fiscal year 2012.
Nascar and Army Team Up to Race In Honor of 9/11 Casualties
As the nation observes the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the U.S. Army announced that both its NHRA and NASCAR teams will honor the Army victims of the Pentagon attack with special paint schemes at upcoming races.
Army Launches Online Tool to Connect Soldiers to Scientists
Soldiers can now provide feedback on their equipment directly to military scientists, U.S. Army officials announced Aug. 25. The Army has launched the Soldier Technology Suggestion Portal, which enables Warfighters to send suggestions through an Army Knowledge Online Web site.
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