Wed, April 28, 2010
Robotics demonstrations and displays, featuring military robots that replace Soldiers for high-risk battlefield tasks, will take place Wednesday, Apr. 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Carlisle Barracks Indian Field.
Tue, April 27, 2010
Local school educators honored
Local school educators honored by Army War College for work with military children. Pa. Secretary of Education joined Maj. Gen. Robert Williams for the special event.
Mon, April 26, 2010
AHEC's Ridgway Hall's new exhibit is open daily: "America’s Last Five Star General" with unique personal items and military artifacts of General Omar N. Bradley.
Mon, April 26, 2010
Starting April 26, Jim Thorpe Road from Claremont Road to the entrance of the Meadows, will be closed to traffic until approximately June 1 so that it can be widened and repaved allowing utilization of the new access control points.
Sat, April 24, 2010
Jim Thorpe Sports Days April 22-24 The annual events pits students from the Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force, Coast Guard, Interagency and International Fellow students against each other in an annual match up of the nation's senior service schools.
Fri, April 9, 2010
Jim Thorpe Sports Days April 22-24 The annual events pits students from the Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force, Coast Guard, Interagency and International Fellow students against each other in an annual match up of the nation's senior service schools.
Mon, April 5, 2010
Army War College students taking the Creative Leadership elective use different techniques to learn lessons.
Fri, April 2, 2010
Beginning April 3, the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center will resume weekend hours of operation from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through October 31.
Fri, March 26, 2010
The Army War College is a professional development experience. For the resident student, it is enriched by academic, social, physical and family programs that create the Army War College experience.
Mon, February 8, 2010
Michele S. Jones is Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense White House Liaison. She was previously the Army Reserve's first female command sergeant major. She will speak at the post's Black History observation.
Wed, February 3, 2010
School Age Services program earns kudos for safe and effective kid-friendly, kid-focused programs. Learn about registration and camp plans.
Thu, January 28, 2010
Great Decisions "Special Envoys" by J. Sherwood McGinnis now on video. Jan. 29's presentation will be Col. Tom Sheperd on "Preventing Genocide." Although the Feb 5 program was snowed out, two videos are posted for "Special Envoys" and "Preventing Genocide." Next: "US-China Security Relations."
Tue, January 26, 2010
Faculty member Jeff Caton credits Army Physical Fitness Research Institute and Jim Thorpe Gym fitness programs for a health and fitness make-over.
Thu, January 21, 2010
Check out the Army Combatives blog about Carlisle Barracks new class in jabs, punches and left hooks.
Wed, January 20, 2010
Carlisle Barracks recognizes National Prayer Breakfast February 4.
Tue, January 19, 2010
Spouses Club donates funds for Pennsylvanians through Project SHARE and the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors.
Mon, January 18, 2010
AHEC employee Randy Rakers honored for helping Wounded Warriors enjoy Pennsylvania outdoor adventures
Mon, January 18, 2010
Creating strong resilient Soldiers and Army Families: War College grad introduces Comprehensive Soldier Fitness
Thu, January 14, 2010
Retired Col. George Pappas, the founder of what is now known as the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, passed away on Jan. 5 at his home in Belvedere, Calif.
Fri, January 8, 2010
Great Decisions videos will posted online here as of Tuesday, Jan 26, bringing Army War College expertise to everyone interested in current topics in international security. Dr. J. Sherwood McGinnis, Dept of State, starts the weekly series by discussing the diplomatic contributions of 'Special Envoys.'
Thu, January 7, 2010
Dr. Martin Luther King commemorative program
Faculty instructor retired Col. Chuck Allen will lead the post's commemorative program for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Open to all, the program "A Day On, Not a Day Off" will be Thursday, Jan 14 at 12:15 pm in the Wil Washcoe Auditorium.
Wed, January 6, 2010
New classes in combatives start January 11, led by former NCO and Army combatives instructor Brian Sarjeant -- preparing students to return to the operational fight.
Mon, January 4, 2010
Carlisle Barracks H1N1 vaccination program is now on a walk-in basis to the Dunham Army Health Clinic's Immunization Clinic.
Sun, January 3, 2010
January Fitness Fever gets a jolt of support and opportunity with free group fitness classes January 4 - 15: Indoor Cycling, Pilates, Zumba and more.
Fri, November 13, 2009
Saturday matinee will be shown every other week at Reynolds Theater in addition to the regularly scheduled weekend movies.
Thu, November 12, 2009
Dunham Army Health Clinic has received Pennsylvania civilian vaccination supplies to support two more clinics for TRICARE civilians only.
Wed, November 11, 2009
U.S. Army War College professor Charles Allen participated in a series of panel discussions at Boston College moderated by media representatives like MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Vanity Fair editor Cullen Murphy.
Tue, November 10, 2009
Looking for the perfect present this holiday season? Volunteerism seems to be the preferred gift for the U.S. Army War College and Carlisle Barracks community.
Tue, November 10, 2009
The Army has worked hard on developing programs to maintain the psychological health of the service, but much more needs to be done, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said yesterday.
Mon, November 9, 2009
The role of NATO and the continued progress in Iraq and Afghanistan were the main theme of the 2009 Kermit Roosevelt Lecture Oct. 29 in Bliss Hall.
Fri, November 6, 2009
Most people in suicidal crisis will send warning signs that they are in trouble. If we can intervene in that period, people can be stopped and helped.
Wed, October 7, 2009
Vietnam Era Living History Event
A Vietnam War living history event on the Army Heritage Trail will bring re-enactors and vehicles, veterans and tourists to Carlisle, Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17.
Tue, October 6, 2009
Oktoberfest at Carlisle Barracks is an all-day, family-oriented event to be held on Indian Field, Ashburn Drive, on Saturday Oct. 17. Come out and enjoy the live entertainment, food and beverages, and fun activities for both adults and children that are scheduled throughout the day.
Thu, October 1, 2009
The Army Family Action Planning Conference is scheduled for Carlisle Barracks at noon to 4 p.m., Oct. 26-28 to consider issues and possible solutions for the post and the Army. To propose a topic or register to attend, read more.
Thu, October 1, 2009
Another phase in Army Family Housing construction celebrated new homes on Marshall Ridge for 58 Carlisle Barracks families.
Fri, September 18, 2009
Criminal enterprises and activities hobbled reconstruction and other US objectives in Iraq. Dr. Phil Williams explores the impact of criminals, militias and insurgents in the current SSI Newsletter.
Thu, September 17, 2009
Super Bowl champion Riki Ellison addressed Army War College students about his new role in missile defense.
Mon, August 17, 2009
SSI August Newsletter features the opinion piece, "The Role of Cuban Paramilitary Organizations (People's Militias) in the Post-Castro Era" by Dr. Max G. Manwaring, and highlights new SSI publications, news and events.
Fri, August 14, 2009
Historian Dr. Sarandis Papadopoulos will be a featured speaker about "Pentagon 9/11" for the free AHEC Kleber Reading at Ridgway Hall, Thu., Aug. 27 at 7:15 p.m. The principal co-author of the book, written for the Historian, OSD, Papadopoulos drew from 1300 oral history interviews and other sources to create the first book detailing the impact of the airliner crash into the Pentagon.
Thu, August 6, 2009
Interactive Army exhibits will create unique experiences with robots and helicopter simulations at the Army Heritage & Education Center on Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, August 18-19, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Army equipment displays will highlight current technology; and the Army Packbots obstacle course and Apache flight training simulator will invite participation. Army pilot Capt. Bill Hammac will among those talking about Army technology today.
Wed, August 5, 2009
The Army Physical Fitness Research Institute presented APFRI Health Day to the USAWC student body in the first week of classes, signaling the importance of the health and fitness messages for leaders.
Wed, August 5, 2009
The Military Family Program announced the yearlong calendar of classes and activities to prepare students and spouses for roles as senior leaders in developing and implementing personal, unit and community programs for Army Families. An Aug. 25 program for families introduces personality 'types' as a foundation for understanding and communication.
Tue, August 4, 2009
Carlisle Barracks construction moves forward, further changing the face of the installation. Major improvements are nearing completion for the updated Vehicle Access Control point at the post's Claremont Road entrance. New housing was completed for USAWC student families, and the next phase of homes for faculty and staff began construction this summer.
Tue, July 14, 2009
After a day as a Civil War Soldier in the July Reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg, a 7-year-old California boy surrounded himself with stories, papers and guns of Civil War Soldiers when he spent a day at the Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pa.
Tue, June 30, 2009
Everybody knows it's difficult to find good housing from across the nation or sometimes from across town. It's an old story that has a new ending: The Carlisle Barracks Housing Office is implementing a new, free internet-based housing referral system to overcome that problem, the Automated Housing Referral Network.
Fri, June 26, 2009
Clients of Dunham Army Health Clinic are seeing the benefits of the clinic's new schedule after just a few months.
Wed, June 17, 2009
Transnational crime, drug trafficking, homeland security, natural disasters, and health pandemics were all voiced as major concerns facing the Western Hemisphere in the next decade during a recent conference co-sponsored by the Army War College Strategic Studies Institute.
Wed, June 17, 2009
West Point Cadet Maggie Fountain was present for the Army War College''s Army birthday celebration outside Root Hall June 15. Fountain spent her summer as an intern at the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute.
Thu, June 11, 2009
New post housing in the Heritage Heights area is nearing completion and is ready for families of the new resident class to move in this summer.
Tue, June 9, 2009
Col. Thomas Torrance, deputy commandant presents Col. Robert Hume with a volunteer award for his work with the Cub Scouts Pack 173.
Tue, May 19, 2009
Visitors portraying new Army recruits stand at attention during an indoctrination ceremony during the 2009 Army Heritage Day May 16. The event saluted the American Soldier and highlight the NCO: Backbone of the Army.
Fri, May 15, 2009
International Fellows and sponsors meet at the Welcome Picnic. The event is held during the incoming IF class's orientation each year.
Wed, May 13, 2009
The Carlisle Barracks Outdoor Recreation office offers camping equipment like this camper, trips and game equipment. Anyone with a valid Department of Defense I.D. card has the ability to use Outdoor Rec, including active duty military, National Guardsmen, Reservists, DoD Civilians, contractors and family members.
Mon, April 27, 2009
Carlisle Barracks was recognized April 24 as a Tree City USA, but the post works to stay ''Green' through multiple environmental programs and initiatives.
Thu, April 9, 2009
Army Emergency Relief drive continues for Soldiers
In 2008, Carlisle Barracks raised more than $64,000 and paid out more than $82,000 in loans and grants. Worldwide, 71,000 Soldiers and families received help. The AER campaign continues to May 15. Contact AER at 717.245.4720.
Wed, April 8, 2009
Rear Admiral Mark H. Buzby referred to experience at Guantanamo Bay when he advised USAWC students about the primacy of ethics. Next in the commandants lecture series to focus on ethics is Ted Sorenson, speaker, writer, who served as special counsel and adviser to Pres. Kennedy, April 29.
Mon, April 6, 2009
Timeline living history program will salute the American Soldier and highlight the "NCO: Backbone of the Army" - a free, public event for Armed Forces Day: Saturday, May 15 from 9 a.m to 5 pm on the Army Heritage Trail.
Fri, April 3, 2009
Forestry Service will recognize Carlisle Barracks for 18th award at Earth Day - Arbor Day April 24 at 10 a.m. at Delaney Field Club house, with CDC children taking center stage in event.
Wed, April 1, 2009
Quang X. Pham, independent scholar, will speak at the Perspectives lecture, Army Heritage Education Center - Wed, April 22 at 7:15 pm at Ridgway Hall.
Wed, February 25, 2009
Why the Civil Rights Movement was an Insurgency, and Why it Matters
An Army Heritage Education Center Perspectives lecture by Dr. Mark Grimsley, Harold K. Johnston Visiting Professor of Military History, USAWC. Contact Mr. Lynch, AHEC, ph: 717-245-3803, email:, for additional information.
Wed, February 25, 2009
60th Anniversary of United Nations Peacekeeping Exhibit.
This Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute exhibit, co-sponsored by the United Nations, is intended to demonstrate and celebrate the role of the US military in over 60 years of the UN's efforts at peace operations. Contact COL Coplen, PKSOI, ph: 717 245-4423, email:, for additional information.
Wed, February 25, 2009
USAWC 2009 Strategy Conference: Strategic Implications of Emerging Technologies.
A research symposium to increase awareness and understanding of emerging technological developments and their potential implications for US strategic interests. Contact Dr. Echevarria, SSI, ph: 717 245 4058, email:, for additional information.
Wed, February 25, 2009
A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey.
An Army Heritage Education Center Perspectives lecture by Quang X. Pham, independent scholar. Contact Mr. Lynch, AHEC, ph: 717-245-3803, email:, for additional information.
Fri, February 20, 2009
The First Way of War: American War-Making on the Frontier, 1607-1814
An Army Heritage Education Center Perspectives lecture by Lieutenant Colonel John Grenier, PhD, USAF. Contact Mr. Lynch, AHEC, ph: 717-245-3803, email:, for additional information.
Fri, February 6, 2009
Army War College students got a first-hand look at the Army Enterprise system during a talk in Bliss Hall
Thu, February 5, 2009
Dr. Michael Walzer, professor emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, spoke to Army War College students in Bliss Hall Feb. 5 about the importance of ethics in military planning.