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Vol. 72, No. 17

Serving the community of Fort Lee,Virginia, since 1941

April 26, 2012

Hands-On History TLOG Students Get Up Close, Personal View of Civil War See Page 16

WHAT’S INSIDE News Briefs .....................................Page 4 Off Duty in the Community ..........Page 9 America’s Military ........................Page 11 Pet of Week ..................................Page 20 Sgt. McGillicuddy’s Crossword.....Page 22 Calendar of Events................Pages 23-28

Post Holds Ceremony to Honor Holocaust Victims ACS Shows Appreciation for Volunteers Page 6 Page 3

Soldier’s Success Includes Healthy Weight Loss Page 17


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WRQDPHUHFHQWH[DPSOHV It’s even better news to hear the success stories that FRPHRXWRIWKHVHHYHQWV)RUH[DPSOHHPSOR\HUVPDGH at least 300 job offers during Fort Campbell’s job fairs in September, and the ACAP office is still hearing from Soldiers who received a job offer then. ACAP offices regularly support these events on our installations and success stories come out of every one. Of course, this great news is predictable. You have an incredible skill set – leadership, adaptability, ingenuity and dedication, before we even get to the technical skills. (PSOR\HUV UHFRJQL]H WKDW \RX EULQJ VRPHWKLQJ H[WUD WR the table – we know that when they meet you, they will want you. Thank you to the great teams – the folks at ACAP and our SEE ACAP, PAGE 29

Safety on Cycles Demands Awareness The Army will observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s national campaign to keep riders safe on our nation’s highways. The increasing number of registered motorcycles on Army installations shows more and more Soldiers are discovering WKH IUHHGRP DQG H[FLWHPHQW RI ULGLQJ This hobby comes with significant risks, however, and all Soldiers should be aware – the most dangerous hazard they encounter on the road could be themselves. The Army lost 45 Soldiers in motorcycle accidents during fiscal 2011, and more than 70 percent of those accidents were attributed to rider error. Sport bike riders

accounted for a disproportionate share of the fatalities. Indiscipline – primarily speeding, other forms of reckless riding and failure to wear personal protective equipment – has been an ongoing trend in motorcycle accidents, and we must face the issue head on. Standards are in force 24/7, and indiscipline cannot be tolerated simply because a Soldier is off duty. As leaders and fellow Soldiers, we have a responsibility to ensure our riders recognize the risks and remain disciplined RQ WKHLU ELNHV (QJDJHPHQW WKURXJK standards enforcement is the most crucial element of motorcycle safety. Leaders should talk to their Soldiers and vigilantly guard against high-risk behavior. They

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VKRXOG DOVR PDNH FOHDU WKH H[SHFWDWLRQ that all riding standards outlined in Army Regulation 385-10 are followed both on and off post. Recent changes to AR 385-10 require all Soldier riders to complete the Progressive Motorcycle Program, which staggers training at specific intervals to refresh and build riding skills. Leaders should contact their garrison safety office to schedule training for their riders. In addition to training, the Motorcycle Mentorship Program is a proven method of reinforcing safe riding behavior. Many installations have active MMP chapters, and we highly encourage riders of all ranks to join their local organization and learn from one another.

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Safety is never just a date on a calendar. There is no better time than now to engage with your Soldiers on the critical importance of safe riding. Take advantage of the campaign materials on NHTSA’s website at www.nhtsa.gov/Safety/ Motorcycles and the tools available on the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center’s homepage, https://safety.army. mil, to complete your unit’s motorcycle safety toolkit. Army safe is Army strong! – William T. Wolf, Brigadier General, Commander, Army Combat Readiness/ Safety Center, and Richard D. Stidley, Command Sergeant Major

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Dr. Steve Anders, CASCOM historian, discusses Civil War operations at Wilson Crossing on the James River with Theater Logistics Studies Program Students during their staff ride April 19. See Page 16 for story and photo. Photo by Amy Perry

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U.S. Troops a Force Against Genocide by Kathryn C. Weigel Production Assistant

American military personnel are in a unique position to stop genocide, a retired Army chaplain told more than 100 service members and civilians gathered at Liberty Chapel April 18 for Fort Lee’s Holocaust Day of Remembrance Observance. Rabbi Ben Romer of Richmond’s Congregation OrAmi was on post with an exhibit of photographs and uniforms from the Virginia Holocaust Museum, also in Richmond. The exhibit was available for viewing through Friday. Among Romer’s assignments during his 22 years in the Army National Guard and on active duty were stints in Bosnia where he witnessed a mass grave of “the others” being unearthed. “There will always be times in which ‘the other’ is oppressed,” Romer said. He noted that many of the African-Americans and women in the audience had probably been treated as “the other,” even in this country. “In spite of that, in uniform, we have the unique ability to stop it,” he said, citing the “unique obligation and opportunity” of America’s military. During his welcoming remarks, Col. Pharisse Berry, commander of the sponsoring organization, the 59th Ordnance Brigade, said, “This occasion is necessary – very, very necessary – because we don’t want to forget what can happen when a mad man is in power.” Berry cited the genocides in Bosnia, Darfur and Rwanda as he reminded the military and civilians gathered at the chapel that some people today deny that millions died in the World War II Holocaust implemented by Adolph Hitler’s

photos. He is certainly not alone among Americans who have heard of the Holocaust but have not visited a museum or exhibit. Sgt. 1st Class Gerald L. Napper, equal opportunity adviser for the Ordnance School, said more than 200 people visited the exhibit over a three-day period. “You can make sure,” Romer said to the military members of the audience, “that the Darfurs of your generation come to a quick resolution so that a genocide (on the scale of the WWII Holocaust) cannot happen again.” First Sgt. Nawab D. Harden, HHC, 59th Ord. Bde., was master of ceremonies and read Gov. Robert McDonnell’s proclamation on remembering the Holocaust. Napper read a representative list of names of people who died in the PHOTO BY KATHRYN C. WEIGEL Holocaust. Rabbi Ben Romer of Richmond's Congregation Or-Ami The video, “Why We Remember the chats with Amy Blumenthal, a contractor at CASCOM, Holocaust,” was shown before Romer spoke. after speaking April 18 at Fort Lee's Holocaust Berry officially thanked Romer and Levette Remembrance Day Observance at Liberty Chapel. Smiley, assistant curator of the Virginia Holocaust Museum, for their efforts that made the program government. and display possible and presented them with gifts. “Don’t fall for the lies that the Holocaust didn’t hapDuring World War II, the Holocaust was Germany’s pen,” he urged the audience. systematic means of eliminating religious and political Falling for the lies is not likely for the audience mem- opponents and other groups of people that Hitler considbers who perused the large photographs and studied the ered undesirable. With the death toll estimated at 11 miluniforms on display around the room before or after lion to 17 million people, the Holocaust killed two-thirds Romer’s speech. Maj. Eric Clarke, Headquarters and of Europe’s Jews – an estimated 1 million children, 2 milHeadquarters Company, 266th Quartermaster Battalion, lion women and 3 million men. Other victims included shook his head as he studied parts of the display. “Man, that’s sad,” said Clarke, who had never before seen such SEE RABBI, PAGE 13

Be Safe: Know the Weather Jargon Learning common weather forecasting terms and how you should respond to them is an important step toward self and family preparedness for severe weather emergencies. The National Weather Service uses the words “watch” and “warning” to alert people of potentially dangerous weather. Even though the weather may be calm at your current location at the time a tornado or severe thunderstorm watch or warning is issued for your area, conditions can deteriorate rapidly and become life-threatening. Don’t gamble with your life – always heed warnings even if warnings issued for your area in the past did not result in se-

vere weather. Weather Watches A watch is issued for an area when the risk of a hazardous weather event has increased significantly, but its occurrence, location, and/or timing is still uncertain. It is intended to provide enough lead time so that those who need to set their plans in motion can do so. Watch the sky for signs of dangerous weather. Watch the weather situation via television, internet and radio. Stock up on emergency supplies and know what to do if a warning is issued. Weather Warnings A warning is issued for an area when a

hazardous weather event is occurring, is imminent or has a very high probability of occurring. A warning is used for conditions posing a threat to life or property. Sometimes a severe thunderstorm, a tornado or a flash flood happens so quickly that warnings can’t be issued in time. Take appropriate safety precautions immediately. National Weather Service Information NWS forecasts and weather information covering the Fort Lee and Central Virginia area are provided by the Forecast Office in Wakefield. WFO Website: www.erh.noaa.gov/er/akq/ WFO Radio Weather Broadcasts Internet: www.erh.noaa.gov/er/akq/nwr.php

24-hour forecast: (757) 899-4200. Weather Radio: WXK-65 (162.475 MHz). The Installation Operations Center at Fort Lee broadcasts emergency weather announcements through LeeKey, the “Big Voice” speaker system, the Fort Lee website (if weather conditions result in changes to the post’s operational status) and the IOC Twitter page (twitter.com/#!/ leeewatch). For more information about emergency weather preparedness, call Brendan Bowman at (804) 734-7896. – Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security


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DLA Hosts Luncheon for Local Leaders by Booker Chambers DLA Aviation Public Affairs

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted the second 2012 Fort Lee Civilian-Military Council luncheon April 11 on Defense Supply Center, Richmond. The luncheon was attended by military and civilian leaders from Fort Lee, DLA Aviation, DLA Installation Support and the 80th Army Training Command. Also in attendance were local community leaders from the counties of Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George and the cities of Colonial Heights, Petersburg and Hopewell. The Fort Lee Civilian-Military Council was established in 1986 and promotes cooperation, understanding and communications between Fort Lee and the local communities. V. Renae Crutches, deputy director of DLA Installation Support at DSCR, began the presentation porPHOTO BY BOOKER CHAMBERS tion of the luncheon with an over- Fort Lee Garrison Commander Col. view of the supply center. Rodney D. Edge gives Civilian-Military “The installation was permitted Council members an April 11 update on through the Corps of Engineers to construction planned for the post. operate the facility back in the early 1960s,” Crutches told the group. “The ear- deployed in harm’s way.” lier name changes from Defense General “We [DLA Aviation] manage 1.3 million Supply Center to Defense Supply Center different national stock number item parts, Richmond to Defense Logistics Agency and we do that in support of about 6.4 milAviation reflect our ever-evolving mission lion requirements that we get from our milihere at DLA. DSCR is now home to DLA tary and other customers. We also deal with Aviation and 11 other tenant organizations.” about 9,000 different suppliers,” he said. Crutches said that DLA Installation “The employees at DLA Aviation award Support on DSCR manages “a mature more than 790,000 individual contract acenvironmental restoration program” that tions each year valued at about $6 billion,” has been recognized for green procure- Jansson said. ment and by the Secretary of Defense The brigadier general also discussed the with an Award for Environmental Quality dedicated and diverse workforce of DLA Excellence. “We remain focused on ener- Aviation with the group. “DLA Aviation gy conservation and manage an aggressive has around 3,700 employees at 19 sites program to divest ourselves of excess real around the country,” he said. “I think property,” she said. we’ve got, without a doubt, the most dediBrig. Gen. Scott Jansson, DLA Aviation cated workforce that I’ve ever seen, and commander, briefed the group on DLA’s they’re really focused on supporting the and DLA Aviation’s mission. “(We) give warrior.” our warriors worldwide logistics support,” Jansson further explained that DLA he explained. “Our vision is to maintain that focus on our warriors who are often SEE CMC, PAGE 21

NEWS BRIEFS TC Symposium The Transportation Corps will hold its 27th annual Symposium and celebrate its 70th anniversary at Fort Lee July 25-28. There will be a state of the corps update, breakout sessions and information on the future of Army Transportation as well as ceremonies to honor TC heroes, a ball and a golf scramble. Detailed information is available by visiting www.transchool.lee. army.mil/ and clicking on the 2012 Symposium link. Other contacts are Lt. Col. Doug Vallego at (804) 7657902, douglas.m.vallego.mil@mail.mil, or Capt. Anthony Freda at 765-7251, anthony.l.freda.mil@mail.mil.

Survivor Day The Fort Lee community is invited to join public safety partners from across the Central Virginia region in Survivor Day on May 5. This event is an opportunity for residents to learn how to live safely through natural disasters and other emergencies. Each family will receive one free Survivor Starter Kit. Classes will be provided in Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Petersburg and the counties of Chesterfield, Henrico, Richmond, Hanover, Charles City, New Kent, Powhatan, Goochland and Louisa. Pre-registration online or by phone is required because seating is limited. Check in for the event begins at 8 a.m., and class will be 9 a.m. - noon. To find exact locations of classes and register, visit www.survivorday.com or call 211.

CYSS Hours Beginning May 8, the Child,Youth and School Services registration office will have new hours – 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday-Friday. Tuesday hours will be 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. For details, call (804) 765-3852.

Drug Take-Back Fort Lee will conduct its third annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on

April 28, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the visitor center adjacent to the Lee Avenue gate. The Fort Lee ASAP office coordinates the event. The event goal is to reduce abuse of prescription drugs by safely disposing of them when they are no longer needed or have surpassed their prescription date. For details, call (804) 734-9693.

Vehicle Repairs Vehicle repairs and oil changes should not be performed in post housing areas, according to Section 8.4 of the Fort Lee Resident Handbook. To work on a privately owned vehicle, residents are to use the Fort Lee Auto Craft Shop because it provides a safer environment and the proper tools and equipments to make repair jobs easier, according to the Installation Safety Office. The Auto Craft Shop is on Battle Drive in building 9035 behind the Holiday Helper warehouse. Hours are Wednesday-Friday, noon - 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. For details, call (804) 734-6859.

Logistics Gifts A Logistics Gift Shop is now open in the Army Logistics University’s Bunker Hall near the cafeteria. The shop is a cooperative effort of the Quartermaster, Ordnance and Transportation associations to provide one-stop shopping for memorabilia. The new gift shop is open weekdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For details, call Mickey Kienzler at (804) 733-5596 or Debbie Donovan at 734-3082.

Spouse Scholarship Operation Homefront and the Women’s Self-Worth Foundation are accepting applications for the 2012 Saban Military Wife Educational Scholarship program. The deadline is June 1. Details on eligibility and application requirements are available at www. OperationHomefront.net/scholarship.


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Community Volunteers Honored for Work by Kimberly K. Fritz Family/Community Life Reporter

Fort Lee’s dedicated volunteers joined Army Community Service and installation leaders at the Lee Club April 19 to honor their work in the community. Each year during Volunteer Appreciation Week, Team Lee celebrates the hundreds of volunteers that help keep the installation’s many organizations and agencies successful. A change in the format of the event, held annually, welcomed volunteers in a less formal ceremony where light refreshments were served instead of lunch. Volunteers from the installation’s organizations and agencies that provide services to the community were recognized. Among the honorees were the Fort Lee Boy and Girl Scouts, Family Readiness Groups, museum foundations and religious groups working to make Fort Lee a better place to live and work. Maj. Gen. James E. Hodge said he was honored to be in the midst of some great Americans who give their time and talents to make a difference on the installation and in surrounding communities. “I salute each volunteer, not just for today, but every day,” Hodge said. “We celebrate your contributions and dedication.” Hodge said the installation couldn’t provide many of the services it does or meet some of its challenges without the

“If we paid a salary for each of you who performed these jobs, it would cost the installation more than $3 million,” Hodge said. “As a volunteer, you have built a legacy of service to the installation, and your contributions can’t be overstated.” During the reception, Bonnie Carroll spoke about the importance of volunteers to organizations like the one she heads, the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors and its importance service to military members, their Families and survivors. In a separate event held in March, Brig. Gen. Gwen Bingham welcomed more than 100 community members who earned the Presidential Volunteer Service Award, to an event where their service was celebrated. More PHOTO BY SUSAN GARLING American Red Cross volunteers Dorothy Fleming and than 600 Fort Lee community members earned Kim Hodder attend the Fort Lee Volunteer Appreciation the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for volunteer work in 2011. Reception April 19 at the Lee Club. The award recognizes the valuable contributions volunteers make in their communihelping hands of volunteers. Fort Lee volunteers answered the call to service and ties and encourage more people to serve, said Susan Loden, contributed more than 160,000 hours to many organiza- Army Volunteer Program manager said. tions including the USO, the American Red Cross, the Tax Assistance Center and the Fort Lee Stray Animal Facility. SEE HONORED, PAGE 29 The Jewelry You Want... The Credit You Deserve.®

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A Naval Medical Center – Portsmouth representative draws blood from Pvt. Kevin Bouknight, 262nd Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, during a blood drive Saturday at the battalion headquarters. More than 600 advanced individual training Soldiers and cadre volunteered to give blood. A total of 125 units were collected. The blood will go to the Naval Medical Center, which provides health care for all services and military Families, to include referrals from Fort Lee.

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Race Weekend Features Lee Troops, More A joint-service color guard from Fort Lee will open the NASCAR racing events Friday and Saturday evening at the Richmond International Raceway. Fans of the Sprint Cup Series will also see plenty of racing action as some of the top drivers on the national circuit compete each evening. The Virginia 529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Friday will feature Virginia native Elliott Sadler, worldwide star Travis Pastrana, Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and many more. Saturday’s Capital City 400 race, presented by Virginia is for Lovers, will include Virginia’s Denny Hamlin and Jeff Burton, defending series champion Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and other big-name drivers. Considered one of the most storied tracks in NASCAR, Richmond Raceway is teaming up with one of the most wellknown tourism brands in the country for the weekend race. Virginia is for Lovers is the longest-running state tourism slogan in the country and stands for “love, pure and simple,� according to the Virginia Tourism Corp. The slogan is meant to attract potential travelers from throughout the world who are looking to completely connect with loved ones on a great

Virginia vacation. One of the more popular tourism destinations in the state is the Richmond International Raceway, celebrating 60 Years of NASCAR this season. It has hosted Sprint Cup races since 1953, and boasts the third longest track in the circuit. The name of Saturday’s race – the Capital City 400 – pays homage to the track’s days of yore when RIR hosted NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races that included the “Capital City� name annually from 1962 to 1980. Gov. Bob McDonnell offered his support of Richmond Raceway and its partnership with the Virginia Tourism Corp. “Tourism is an instant revenue generator that creates jobs and tax revenue for Virginia,� he said. “This is the only state in the nation that hosts four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races each year, and they draw thousands of fans to tracks throughout Virginia.� The racing events generate an estimated $600 million in revenue for the state annually. “The commonwealth of Virginia is delighted to be the presenting sponsor of the Capital City 400,� said Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling. “NASCAR is not just great fun, but it is also big business having a huge economic impact on the metro Richmond

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Soldier Loses 114 Pounds to Join Ranks In early 2010, Leigh passed a commissioning physical at the Military Entrance Processing Station and went on to attend the His face was a shade redder, accelerated National Guard OCS his brow seemed moist and he in the summer of the same year. looked a bit uneasy. He was commissioned a few Second Lt. Jonathan S. Leigh months later. had just become lst Lt. Leigh in “When I was sworn in as a a promotion ceremony that took second lieutenant, I was 41 years place April 19 at the Ordnance and nine and a half months,” said School’ s Hatcher Hall. Leigh. “I actually had graduated Were his discomforts due to from the last OCS class in the the jitters many feel when they National Guard that would finish move up to the next rank? before I turned 42 so there was no Was it the presence of Maj. time to spare. It was a one-shot Gen. Ricky Adams who decided deal.” the promotion was important Leigh made that shot count. He enough to warrant his time? had eaten and exercised his way Perhaps, Leigh came to the to losing 114 pounds, and persudden realization that he had haps more noteworthy, completed achieved a milestone on a jourthe accelerated OCS program as a ney fraught with diligence and middle-ager. hard work. “It was harder to get through “This is a paid vacation for PHOTO BY T. ANTHONY BELL OCS at 41 than it was to lose 114 me,” he said with relief and Maj. Gen. Ricky Adams, now 1st. Lt. Jonathan S. Leigh, and Col. Gregg Goldsmith take pounds in six and a half months,” a sense of gratitude after the their positions in preparation for Leigh’s April 19 promotion ceremony at Hatcher Hall. he said. formalities.“My commander The promotion marked a milestone for the 43-year-old Leigh, currently enrolled in the Col. Gregg Goldsmith, assistant chose me and trusted me to come Explosive Ordnance Disposal Course. He shed more than 114 pounds to gain entrance chief of staff, ANG, Combined here and receive the training …” into the ANG’s Officer Candidate School. Arms Support Command, said he Leigh is a 43-year-old priorwas no less impressed with Leigh’s service enlisted Soldier curto get under the weight limit. perseverance and spoke to him directly when he said, rently enrolled in the 11-week Explosive “I figured out how much “Your attitude will carry you a lot further than you think,” Ordnance Disposal Course Phase 1. When weight I had to lose, how many noting Leigh’s recent successes and future aspirations. he finishes the 38-week Phase II of the calories a day I could consume, Adams, the deputy commanding general, Army course at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., he will how many calories per day I National Guard, Training and Doctrine Command, also return to his Army National Guard unit in needed to burn through exercise, addressed the subject of attitude, saying that it is often Arizona as “one of two EOD officers” in wrote that down and figured out the state, he said. on a week-by-week basis how a deciding factor. “You can kick rocks and get down about everything Several years ago, Leigh, who ended many pounds I had to lose,” said that’s happened to you in life, but there are people who his first stint with the Army in 1997, had Leigh. pick themselves up, blow that stuff off, move on and begun thinking about returning to the serThe plan was brutal, especialkeep their eyes on the prize. They’re the ones that wind vice, especially since the start of the wars ly from an exercise standpoint. up being successful,” he said. in Southwest Asia. Leigh said in an email that he Leigh acknowledged the achievements but noted “When I watched the videos of our biked more than 6,700 miles in there are a number of milestones that remain. One is Soldiers going to Iraq and Afghanistan a three-year period, roughly the tweaking his diet so that he doesn’t regain the weight. and coming back, I knew I had trained to distance to Arizona and back. He concedes, however, that there is a sweetness to be there with them,” said the former Scout “In the end, I was exercising wearing the uniform, and however discomforting his helicopter repairer. “I got tired of watching more than was healthy, more than journey may have been, he could take comfort in the (it) on TV. I thought that I should be there. four or five hours a day,” he said. I’m supposed to be there. I knew that I had “I don’t recommend it to people realization that he has membership in a special instituCONTRIBUTED PHOTO to do whatever it takes to get back in.” because it puts a lot of wear and tion.. It was 2009 and there was only one prob- First Lt. Jonathan Leigh as a tear on your body.” “I’m part of something now,” Leigh said. “When I lem with his aspirations: he weighted 380 380-pound civilian. Not only fighting to lose was a civilian and watching (the war) on TV, I was an pounds and was seriously out of shape. weight, Leigh was also in a skir- individual. When I swore to the oath of enlistment to Undoubtedly, it was a mountainous chalgo to OCS and swore to that oath of office as a second mish with time. lenge for the 6-foot-3-inch Brigham Young graduate. He “The maximum conditioning age in the National Guard is lieutenant, I was part of something that is out there in would have to bear down and carefully consider everything 42,” he said. “I had to be done with OCS and swear my oath the world doing something. That means everything to he put in his mouth and make every exercise repetition count of office before my 42nd birthday.” me.” by T. Anthony Bell

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Dr. Steve Anders, Quartermaster Corps historian, discusses Civil War operations at City Pointe (in Hopewell) to nearly 30 students of the

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TLOG Students Get Unique Look into Civil War by Amy Perry Production/News Assistant Editor

All officers experience staff rides throughout their Army careers, but very few take a look at the operational strategic level like students from the Theater Logistics Studies Program from the Army Logistics University here. The TLOG class produces officers – and now sergeants major – who are trained to operate at the sustainment brigade, expeditionary sustainment command and theater sustainment command levels, said Lt. Col. Alex Greenwich, TLOG director. Last week, nearly 30 students participated in a weeklong staff ride that examined the overland campaign led by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War. “We surpassed the traditional staff ride where tactical plans are the central focus. We looked at the battlefields. We talked about the events surrounding the battle that led to the decisions by Grant,” said Greenwich. “We wrapped it up at City Point (in Hopewell), which was the logistics hub for the remainder of the war and during the Siege of Petersburg. We looked at the operational logistics and how it impacted the Civil War.” The class studied the Wilderness Battlefield (near Fredericksburg), Spotsylvania Battlefield, Carmel Church and North Anna Battlefield, Hanover Battlefield, Cold Harbor Battlefield, Wilson Crossing (near the James River Crossing site), and City Point. On April 19, the class spent the morning discussing the logistics behind Grant’s crossing of the James River. Soldiers from Fort Eustis’ 1098th Transportation

Detachment, 24th Trans Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, traveled to Wilson Crossing with their Landing Craft Mechanized vessels to bring the TLOG students to the point where Grant’s forces crossed the river. “Whenever you look at a map of the James River, you can’t really gain an appreciation of the width of the river, and the fact that, despite the limited technology back then, they spanned the river with a pontoon bridge,” said Greenwich. “The James River is a tidal river so you get currents going both ways. When you get a chance to get them out of the classroom and look at the ground and orient it, there’s a much better appreciation of the terrain and what the Soldiers were going through during the war. “Of course, we could do this in a classroom, but you don’t get the impact,” he continued. “You don’t feel the weather, you don’t see the current.” Sgt. Maj. Sean Rice, an S-3 operations sergeant major from Fort Bragg’s 82nd Sustainment Brigade and the first enlisted Soldier to attend the TLOG course, was part of the group responsible for the briefing about the crossing of the James River. “The historian does a broad overview of it, and each of us is tasked to speak about a specific portion in detail,” Rice said. “It forces us to do research to bring light to the staff ride.” Actually going out to the place where Grant’s troops crossed the river really helped the class put the event into perspective, said Rice, and they could really imagine how they utilized joint operations between the Army and Navy to cross the river. Dr. Steve Anders, the CASCOM historian, helps guide the students through the battles. He and his Ordnance and

Transportation counterparts help teach the historical perspectives during the staff rides for officers going through ALU throughout their various classes. “These staff rides are training exercises,” said Anders. “The Army does hands-on training exercises as much as possible. The staff rides give the students a look at real events from the past. “You don’t know what lies ahead,” he continued. “And in the present, the operation tempo is fast moving. But the past is a way to examine how other armies have been successful.” The TLOG class has more involvement in its staff rides, as the students are responsible for briefing each aspect of the campaign, and Anders gives them an overview of the battles. In other classes, the historians and instructors have much more involvement. In studying the past, the class gets an opportunity to see the commonalities between operations past and present, said Anders. “As logistic Soldiers, they are interested in sustaining Soldiers,” Anders sad. “During this campaign, we watched how an army maneuvered in the field and kept its troops supplied. I remind them that from Hannibal to Hitler, from Caesar to Schwarzkopf, there are certain principles: one of them being that an army without supplies is a defeated army.” The most important aspect of the staff ride is integration where the students make connections from past operations to current ones, said Anders. “It’s important to make it not just a history lesson,” he said. “It’s a training exercise. If you don’t connect the past to the present, then it’s not a good exercise. The integration is key.”


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VSU Event Salutes American Troops Parrish and Dr. Horace Bingham. Dr. Robert A. Diggs, pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church and a veteran, delivered a message that reminded the troops and the About 200 Fort Lee Soldiers – most community of the courage and sense of of them from the 244th Quartermaster responsibility that must guide their lives. Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade – were among Bishop D.L. Gay of Higher Way Full Gospel the guests of honor at an April 10 Troops Baptist Church, Pastor Kevin M. Northam of Around the World observance at Virginia Olive Branch Baptist Church and Minister State University in Ettrick. Patricia K. Brown of Trinity Baptist Church The community program also attracted local each spoke to and prayed for the troops, politicians, business owners, religious leaders their Families and the community. and others who wanted to show their support Petersburg small business owner Karen of the U.S. military, particularly those who reR. Winston said, “This is a very important cently returned from or are currently deployed year for our country, our military and each in the Middle East or southwest Asia. and every American. Our troops are coming “The entire event was well received by home, and we need to celebrate that. the Soldiers,” said Lt. Col. Derell M. Bibbs, “While we do celebrate the return from commander of the 244th QM Bn. “The war, we must also appreciate and support Soldiers greatly appreciated the gratitude our troops who are still around the world that community leaders expressed for their keeping us safe,” she added. service and dedication.” The program, according to Winston, was Each Soldier received one of the more originally started to recognize one Soldier than 30,000 laminated scripture cards, CONTRIBUTED PHOTO many of which had been personalized with Fort Lee Soldiers focus on the speakers at the April 10 Troops Around returning to Iraq for his fourth tour. Now, the program welcomes troops from Fort handwritten messages by members of local the World event held at Virginia State University. Lee and the surrounding area who reprechurches. The remaining cards were brought sent American military stationed around back to be distributed throughout the 23rd QM Bde. cials in attendance were Del. Rosalyn Dance, Petersburg Petersburg Commonwealth Attorney Cassandra Stroud Mayor Brian Moore, VSU President Keith T. Miller, the world. “It is very humbling to know that we can do Connover served as mistress of ceremonies. Other offi- Petersburg Public School Superintendent Dr. Alvera something to say ‘thanks,’” said Winston. by lst Lt. Daniel M. Salley 244th Quartermaster Battalion

Taking a Swing at Good Times For 49th Families Kasinda Thomas, left, helps a child with her pinatabashing style during the April 13 Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 49th Quartermaster Group Family Readiness Group event. Thomas, an FRG leader, said she was thrilled with the turnout for the Hurricane Family Organization Day. Family members participated in physical readiness training with their Soldiers. Family activities includes games and a cookout as well as a visit to the company area. “With the support of the chain of command and Soldiers, the event went very smoothly, and everyone had a great time,” Thomas said.

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Slaght Named CASCOM Platoon Sgt. of the Year Sgt. 1st Class William Slaght of Mike Company, 244th Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, holds the trophy he received for winning the CASCOM Platoon Sergeant of the Year title. The April 10-11 CASCOM Ultimate Warrior competition gave participants a number of challenges. "It was a good experience," said Slaght. "It challenged me mentally and physically, and it tested my knowledge of these skills against my peers on the installation. This experience also helped me identify shortcomings that I can improve on." He will represent CASCOM in the TRADOC PSOY competition later this year.

Calico-To-Go Lucy, an 8-year-old calico, is one of three cats available for adoption this week at the Fort Lee Stray Animal Facility, building 11027. She has been neutered and had her front claws removed. She has lived with a young child. The adoption fee is $45. For details on animals and facility hours, call (804) 652-5979. See other animals on the facility’s Facebook page. PHOTO BY KATHRYN C. WEIGEL

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EVENTS ‘Sweet Charity’ Neil Simon’s comedy “Sweet Charity” opens May 4, 8 p.m., at the Lee Theater on Mahone Avenue. Set in New York City, the play follows the adventures and misadventures of Charity Hope Valentine, a naive dance hostess, as she searches for love. Memorable songs such as “Big Spender” and “If My Friends Could See Me Now” are among the play’s musical numbers. Performances will continue at 8 p.m. on May 5, 11, 12 and 19 and at 3 p.m. on May 6, 13 and 20. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for youths 16 and under. For details, call (804) 734-6629.

Troops to Teachers A Troops to Teachers briefing will be held at the Army Education Center, 700 Quarters Road, building 12400, Room 108, at 10 a.m. May 11. The Troops to Teachers program provides counseling and referral services to military personnel interested in a second career in public school teaching. The program reimburses up to $5,000 of the cost of approved teacher licensure programs. Participants may

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The Association of the United States Army will sponsor a golf tournament on April 27 at the Cardinal Golf Course Tee time is 12:30 p.m. The cost, $30 - $45, includes greens fee, cart, range balls and door prize drawings. To register, call (804) 734-0595 or 734-1563.

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Career Expo The Army Career and Alumni Program will hold a career expo May 31, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the Lee Club, 1100 Lee Ave. Military and prior military may pre-register online at www.CivilianJobs.com by May 15. Those who pre-register will be matched with companies based on the indi-

The Military Council of Catholic Women will hold a tea party hosted by Norma Medley on May 4, 9:30 a.m., in the Fellowship Room at Memorial Chapel. Officers for 2012-13 will be installed. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about MCCW and its activities. Free onsite watchcare will be available. For details, email Jeanine Majewski at majewskiAl@ aol.com.

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Troops Leave Petersburg Neighborhood Cleaner, Greener More than 50 Soldiers from the Ordnance and Quartermaster schools participated in an April 14 clean-up project in the Battersea neighborhood of Petersburg. The troops picked up trash and planted trees and other greenery along the streets. They also helped residents with junk removal. The community service project was organized by Pathways, a non-profit agency dedicated to the restoration of "the rich architectural foundation of Petersburg." Participating were Alpha Company, 832nd Ordnance Battalion and Bravo Co., 266th Quartermaster Bn. as well as four lieutenants from the Ordnance Basic Officer Leader Course 12-004. Staff Sgt. Ainsley Brown of Bravo Co. coordinated the project with Aimee Bushman of Pathways. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO


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The Fort Lee Area Spouses’ Club has a team participating in the third annual Prince George Relay for Life event on May 19, 11 a.m. - midnight, at the Prince George High School track. The event supports the American Cancer Society. To join the team, make a donation or complete a luminary, visit www.relayforlife.org/pgc. Participants may sign up to walk in 30-minute increments at www. signupgenius.com/go/20F0E4DAEAD2AAA8-relay. For details, contact Laurie Buffum at jlbuffum@ hotmail.com.

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Veterans Job Fair A traditional job fair will be supplemented by new interactive tools during the upcoming Veterans Got Talent event at the Lee Club, June 5, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. It is open to military identification card holders and veterans only. The event is hosted by the Army Career and Alumni Program in partnership with Winning the Training Game. More than 40 employers are expected for the event. For pre-registration and information, visit www. veteransgottalent.com or call (800) 737-0277.

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Arts, Crafts Contest The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Arts and Crafts Department will accept submissions for its annual arts and crafts contest May 1 - June 30. Assistance is available at the Picture Perfect Frame Shop, building 9024. Jpeg images of two- and three-dimensional entries must be submitted at https://artscrafts.fmwrc.army.mil by June 30. Entries may be ceramics, drawings, wood, prints, fibers, water-based painting, oil painting, glass, metals and jewelry. There is no entry fee, but participants must use an AKO email account to enter. For details, call (804) 734-6137.

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Family Fun Fest A Family Fun Fest is scheduled for May 4-6 in the parking lot area between the Fort Lee Commissary and Exchange. Featured activities will include the commissary’s Spring Case Lot Sale with discounts of up to 40 percent off popular brand-name items. The daily shopping hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The exchange’s contribution to the event will include displays by local vendors and inflatable bounce houses for kids. For details, call (804) 765-1650.

FITNESS & SPORTS Softball Tourney The Armed Forces Day Softball Tournament, hosted by the FMWR Sports Office, will be May 19-20. The registration deadline is May 17. The cost is $200 for military teams and $250 for non-military teams. Teams must register at the Sports Office, building 4320. For details, call (804) 765-3058.

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Golf Tournament at Fort Lee’s Cardinal Golf Course. The May 4 tournament has a four-man captain’s choice format. Costs are $45 for course members, $75 for civilians and military E-6 and above, and $45 for E-5 and below. Entries and fees may be mailed to Provost Marshal Office, Attn: Bike/ Community Police, 1900 Mahone Ave., Fort Lee, Va. 23801-1706. For details, call (804) 734-6461.

YOUTH A special dance class for home schooled students is available Mondays, 10:4511:45 a.m. at the Multi-program/SKIES Unlimited Facility. The class in ballet and tap is for students age 5-12. The cost is $34 per month For details, call (804) 734-0612.

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The 7th annual International Food Tasting to benefit the Petersburg Symphony Orchestra and a scholarship program will be held April 28, 1-4 p.m., in Old Towne Petersburg. Fifteen restaurants and caterers will participate in the fundraiser at the Petersburg Regional Art Center, 132 N. Sycamore St. There will also be a silent auction and music by the orchestra’s wind and string ensembles. Tickets are $30. For details, call (804) 732-7116.

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Softball intramural competition begins May 7. Companies interested in participating must register with the FMWR Sports Office, building 4320 by April 26. These intramurals are open to active duty, Family members and spouses only. There is no charge to participate. A pre-season tournament will be April 30 - May 3 and a post season tournament, July 30 - Aug. 2. For details, call (804) 765-3896.

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Poet to Speak Poet and writer Nathan Richardson will host “Poetry, Prose and Pizza� at the Prince George Library on April 26, 6 p.m. Participants are invited to take their own poetry or prose to recite. For details, call (804) 458-6329, ext. 1005, or visit www.arls.org.

Asian Celebration The Asian American Society of Central Virginia will host East Meets West on May 5, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. Third St., Richmond. Admission is free. For details, visit www.aasocv.org.

Scholarship Tourney The Roderick Malcolm Piggot Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is slated for May 11 at Dogwood Trace Golf Course, 3108 Homestead Drive, Petersburg, to raise funds to help send an area student to college. The registration deadline is May 5. The cost is $240 per four-person team. For details, call (804) 706-5836 or email rpmp231@ aol.com.

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Military Tattoo The Virginia International Tattoo is set for April 27-29 at Scope Arena, Norfolk. It will feature nearly 900 performers, including the U.S. Navy Band as well as other U.S. drill teams and marching units and bands from the United Kingdom, New Zealand, NATO, Canada, Belgium, Australia and Albania. For details, email dgardner@vafest.org or call (757) 282-2820.

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The Traveller is the authorized newspaper for Fort Lee, serving the needs of our local active duty soldiers, their families, and retiree/veterans in the tri-city area. We are seeking a sales account executive to represent our newspaper and service the Tri-city market. A successful candidate will: • Have a strong work ethic, and be a self motivator • Enjoy working with local clients in finding solutions that will assist them in promoting their businesses to the military through our product offerings of newspaper, online, and events. • Manage time wisely • Is results driven and goal-oriented • Has a minimum of 3 years sales, or similar experience, for this position • Someone that is committed to the military, community, and our company. Compensation package is salary and commission based. Estimated compensation $45-50,000, in addition to numerous benefits (401K programs, health, paid vacation, training, tuition reimbursement, mileage and more). All interested applicants should apply online at

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