ARMY IN ALASKA

Environmental Health works behind the scenes to keep Soldiers ready

Story by Lesley Atkinson on 06/21/2018 "I didn't know what the extent of my job would entail when I came to Environmental Health," said Spc. Johnathan Vargas who is a preventative medicine specialist at Kenner Army Health Clinic Environmental Health. "Most people don't understand all that we do. We work
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Mountainfest Fort Drum's annual party on the hill attracts thousands

Story by Michael Strasser on 06/21/2018 FORT DRUM, N.Y. (June 21, 2018) -- Thousands gathered at Division Hill on June 20 for all the attractions and entertainment that makes Mountainfest an annual must-attend event at Fort Drum. As soon as the gates opened, crowds enjoyed ATV rides, archery, rock climbing
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Just in time for summer, Wellness Division holds water challenge

Story by Paul Levesque on 06/21/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois Just in time for the long, hot days of summer, employees of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command here are being challenged to drink more water. The 10-Day Water Reset Challenge officially began June 21, following a kickoff event held the
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Best Warrior Competition pushes 7ATC Soldiers to their limits

Story by Kevin S. Abel on 06/21/2018 GRAFENWOEHR, Germany The best of the best from 7th Army Training Command's enlisted and officer ranks alike battled at the Army's test of strength, endurance, Soldier-skills and mental quickness known as the Best Warrior Competition. Having overcome physical challenges, sleep deprivation and mental
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Ohio works with SPP partners, other countries during PLATINUM WOLF 17

Story by SPC Emilie Sheridan on 06/21/2018 SOUTH BASE, Serbia Soldiers from multiple Ohio Army National Guard units boarded planes this summer to attend Platinum Wolf, a two-week, multinational event focused on peacekeeping operations, hosted by one of Ohio's State Partnership Program partner countries. The exercise began with five day
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Timber haul operation supports local communities

Story by SGT Kristin Lichius on 06/20/2018 "This mission is really important because it builds relationships between the Native American communities and the National Guard units that support the mission," said Sgt. Shaun Phillips, a truck driver with the 137th Transportation Company, Kansas National Guard. The 137th coordinated with the
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