Soldier Today


Tuesday, July 17, 2018
From the SMA’s Leader Book

I don?t want you to have a master?s in education. I want you to have a Ph.D. in soldiering. If you get that Ph.D. in soldiering, we will get you promoted.
SMA Robert E. Hall, USA Ret.

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Professional Development

The Lautenberg Amendment

This amendment makes it unlawful for any person to transfer, issue, sell or otherwise dispose of firearms or ammunition to any person whom he or she knows or has reasonable cause to believe has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. As a Soldier, if you are convicted under the Lautenberg Amendment, enlistment/re-enlistment is prohibited and cannot be waived, you cannot attend any service school, you cannot be promoted to the next higher grade, and you are nondeployable for missions that require possession of firearms or ammunition.


Summit Rescue on Mount Hood


Chinook pilot describes Mount Hood rescue

Oregon Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook crew members CW4 Donald Ford, CW2 John Hoffman, SSG Steven Kirkpatrick, SGT Jeremy Maddox and SGT James McKnight rescued six rescuers and a climber who planned to end his life from the summit of Mount Hood, OR. Click on the photo to view the impressive skills of this CH-47 crew.


Today’s Number Is 100


The World War II-era Quonset huts at Pohakuloa Training Area, HI

The Army plans to demolish nearly 100 World War II-era Quonset huts at Pohakuloa Training Area on the Big Island of Hawaii. Read more


New Assignments

On behalf of the Sergeant Major of the Army

Command Sergeant Major Jerry E. Jacobitz, 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, OK, has been selected as the Command Sergeant Major, 32nd AAMDC, Fort Bliss, TX.



Health and Fitness


Cottage cheese is healthy and nutritious

Cottage cheese is a fresh cheese, so it does not undergo an aging or ripening process to develop flavor. One of the biggest benefits of cottage cheese is the high amount of casein protein found in it. Casein is a slowly absorbed protein that promotes muscle gain and helps prevent muscle breakdown. Cottage cheese is also a good source of magnesium. Most of the magnesium in our body is concentrated in the bones. Magnesium acts as a catalyst in promoting biochemical reactions; it activates various enzymes in our body, maintains muscle and nerve functioning, and supports the immune system. It also helps maintain blood sugar levels and prevents heart attacks, constipation, psychiatric disorders and migraines.

Humor

SGM Angela Zigler was near retirement and planning for her transition into the civilian job sector. Her husband was a huge Chevrolet fan and was hinting about what he wanted for their upcoming anniversary. He said: ?I want something shiny that goes from 0 to 150 in about 3 seconds.? On the day of the couple?s anniversary, Zigler handed her husband a nicely wrapped package. Looking a little puzzled, her husband began unwrapping his anniversary gift to find a new bathroom scale.


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