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Archive for August, 2015

Womack Army Medical Center babies save lives through cord blood donation

Superheroes are born at Womack Army Medical Center, or WAMC, every day. Within 30 seconds of taking their first breath, these babies have potentially saved someone else’s life by donating cord blood. Read more here:: Womack Army Medical Center babies save lives through cord blood donation Bookmark It Hide Sites

US, Poland conduct section live-fire exercise

During the past few months, U.S. Soldiers, of P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, have been working to build cohesive and responsive teams that are able to perform their duties of scouting ahead for the main body of a U.S. or allied force. Read more here:: US, Poland conduct section live-fire exercise Bookmark It […]

Leaders discuss emergency preparedness during exercise

The sixth annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange, or DREE, between U.S. Army Pacific, or USARPAC, and the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division, or AFD, kicked off in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 30. Read more here:: Leaders discuss emergency preparedness during exercise Bookmark It Hide Sites

Guard, agency conduct major earthquake exercise

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency, along with representatives from other state agencies, National Guard Bureau, U.S. Northern Command, and the Polish Armed Forces participated in an exercise, providing incident management and emergency management teams, agency technical experts and military personnel to support a military’s training scenario. Read more here:: Guard, agency conduct major earthquake exercise […]

NASA Arctic Field Campaign to Examine Ecosystem Impacts of Changing Climate

As part of a broad effort to study the environmental and societal effects of climate change, NASA has begun a multi-year field campaign to investigate ecological impacts of the rapidly changing climate in Alaska and northwestern Canada, such as the thawing of permafrost, wildfires and changes to wildlife habitats. Read more here:: NASA Arctic Field […]

NASA, USAID Open Environmental Information Hub for Southeast Asia

NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Monday launched SERVIR-Mekong, a joint project to strengthen regional environmental monitoring in five countries in the lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia. Read more here:: NASA, USAID Open Environmental Information Hub for Southeast Asia Bookmark It Hide Sites

Exercise aims toward future of connected training

After years of conducting training within the confines of the Army’s major training areas in Germany, the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command is branching out with a new way to connect training throughout Europe. Read more here:: Exercise aims toward future of connected training Bookmark It Hide Sites

Army vice, military kids race cars for science

Military kids got some face time with the Army’s vice chief of staff last week during a science experiment using toy cars that was meant to broaden their understanding of collisions, speed, angles, slopes, kinetic energy and potential energy. Read more here:: Army vice, military kids race cars for science Bookmark It Hide Sites

Stabenow, Peters Announce Nearly $4 Million for Gerald R. Ford International Airport

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced that Kent County will receive $3,987,379 for improvements to Gerald R. Ford International Airport. The funding, which comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will be used for reconstruction of an existing runway and to expand the existing terminal building to enable […]

Stabenow, Peters Announce $123,500 for Alpena County Regional Airport

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced that Alpena County will receive $123,500 for improvements to Alpena County Regional Airport. The funding, which comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will be used for rehabilitation of existing runways and taxiways. ‘This investment will make travelling to and from Northern […]

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