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USASMA is briefed on nutrition during ‘Eat Right to Fight’
SPC. SAMUEL J. PHILLIPS                                                                                                                                nutrients from food. When you are taking
NCO Journal                                                                                                                                            supplements, it is hard to regulate how
    The Army Physical Fitness Research                                                                                                                 much of each nutrient you are ingesting,
Institute, an education and research pro-                                                                                                              which can lead to serious health issues
gram based out of the U.S. Army War                                                                                                                    and even death.”
College, warns members of the United                                                                                                                      In the end, ensuring everyone is edu-
States Army Sergeants Major Academy                                                                                                                    cated on nutrition, including knowing
about the dangers of improper nutrition,                                                                                                               proper diet practices and avoiding myths
fad diets and the use of supplements dur-                                                                                                              and fads, not only ensures they will live
ing a brief in the East Auditorium Sept.                                                                                                               healthier, happier lives, but also ensures
22.                                                                                                                                                    they will be able to enjoy life longer,
    The hour-long briefing, titled “Eat                                                                                                                Eiland said.
Right to Fight,” covered an array of nutri-                                                                                                               “Eat Right to Fight” is just one of
tional topics such as the current Army                                                                                                                 many briefings given throughout the year
body fat standards, causes of weight gain,                                                                                                             at USASMA designed to promote healthy
fad diets and the use of supplements.                                                                                                                  living.
    “We want to ensure everyone at the                                                                                                                    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major
academy has the tools and knowledge to                                                                         SPC. SAMUEL J. PHILLIPS / NCO Journal
                                                                                                                                                       Academy’s mission is to develop agile
make healthy decisions,” said Jennifer        Jennifer Eiland, a registered dietitian with Army Physical Fitness Research Institute,                   and adaptive noncommissioned officers
Eiland, a registered dietitian with APFRI.    warns students, staff and faculty of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy                      and enlisted Soldiers through profession-
    Throughout the brief, students, staff     about the dangers of improper nutrition, fad diets and the use of supplements during a                   al military educational opportunities that
and faculty of USASMA learned success-        brief in the East Auditorium Sept. 22.                                                                   meet the challenges of full-spectrum
ful weight management takes a lot more                                                                                                                 operations in an era of persistent conflict.
effort than many of them had thought.         went to see Miss Eiland for advice.”            said. “I mean, some of the things people                    Located at Fort Bliss, the academy
    “A lot of people are surprised to find        Darby said he has since gone to every       try to do to lose weight are just plain                  provides courses that have an Armywide
out they are actually fighting nature,”       briefing APFRI offers at the academy.           ridiculous.”                                             focus; every NCO in the Army is educat-
Eiland said “In the past food was not as          “I always go to the briefings, even if it      Eiland said they are more than just                   ed by USASMA or its products. It is
plentiful. Our bodies naturally go            is one I have already been to,” Darby           ridiculous; they can be downright dan-                   home to the Sergeants Major Course, the
through a feast-famine cycle, only today,     said. “You never know when new infor-           gerous.                                                  Battle Staff NCO Course, Advanced
the famine never comes, and our bodies        mation will come out or you might learn            “Fad diets frequently lack important                  Leader Course Common Core instruction
just keep storing what it doesn’t need as     something you didn’t catch the first            nutrients the body requires,” Eiland said.               and Structured Self-Development. With
fat.”                                         time.”                                          “Also, any weight lost while on the diet is              SSD, the academy will touch every
    Eiland said while it’s hard to over-          “The field of nutrition is constantly       usually water or muscle, not fat. There                  enlisted Soldier in the Army. The acade-
come this natural impulse; it is absolute-    evolving,” Eiland said. “Every day, nutri-      have also been reports of people develop-                my is also sought out by other armies
ly vital to living a healthy life.            tionists are coming out with new research       ing serious health problems such as                      throughout the world as the leader in
    “Attending this briefing was a contin-    findings, or a new diet is being market-        headaches, anxiety, depression and a                     enlisted education – an institution that is
uation of my ongoing personal involve-        ed.”                                            decreased metabolic rate.”                               moving from a military organization that
ment with APFRI,” said retired Sgt. Maj.          Another reason it is important for peo-        Fad diets are not the only weight loss-               trains, to an academic institute that edu-
David Darby, a training specialist with       ple to be educated: so they can determine       related thing that can cause health issues,              cates Soldiers.
the Directorate of Training, Doctrine and     what information is legitimate and what         Eiland said.                                                For more information about USAS-
Education. “A few months ago, I got           is just another fad diet, Eiland said.             “Another big issue in the Army is                     MA, visit https://usasma.bliss.army.
some test results back from my doctor             “I’m surprised at some of the myths         dietary supplements,” Eiland said. “It is                mil/site/default.asp.
that showed that I was pre-diabetic, so I     and fads people get caught up in,” Darby        much safer for Soldiers to get all of their
                                                                                                                                        FORT BLISS MONITOR • SEPTEMBER 30, 2010 •        13B
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    highlights armed forces
COMPILED BY DONITA KELLEY                         formances including Tim Weber, Greg Poe
Fort Bliss Public Affairs Office                  Airshows and the Jet-Powered School
    From vintage to state-of-the-art aircraft,    Bus. Activities on the ground include
all branches of the military, as well as          something for everyone in the family, from
civilian and commercial aircraft, will            stage entertainment, aircraft static dis-
showcase America’s finest at this year’s          plays, Trade Sho, to the Children’s Play
Amigo Airsho, Oct. 16 and 17.                     Area.
    The Airsho takes place at Biggs Army             Fort Bliss Soldiers and their families,
Airfield located at East Fort Bliss. Gates        DoD-registered vehicles and DoD-issued
open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. With ground           ID cardholders can park in the decaled
activities galore, there is also a lot to watch   vehicle parking areas located on main post
in the skies over El Paso. The                    and East Fort Bliss. The Fort Bliss Shuttle
Ambassadors in Blue return to the skies of        Office modified their routes for Oct. 16
El Paso highlighting this year’s show. The        and 17 and will pick up DoD-issued ID
                                                                                                                                                                               COURTESY PHOTOS
U.S. Air Force’s Thunderbirds will                cardholders at these lots and shuttle them      Maj. John Klatt, aerobatic pilot for the ANG’s, “Guarding America, Defending Freedom,”
demonstrate air superiority with their pre-       between the show site and these parking         will perform at the Amigo Airsho Oct. 16 and 17 at Biggs Army Airfield.
cision drills.                                    areas. The decaled parking areas are locat-
    For more than 44 years, the Army’s            ed at the Centennial Banquet and                Tickets will be available at the Airsho      offices are located at Bldg. 1743 and their
“Golden Knights” have wowed audiences             Conference Center and the open area north       entrance gates; however, military dis-       outlet in the PX Food Court area. For tick-
at air shows and various competitions. The        of Stafford Dining Facility. The main post      counted tickets will be $10 each, and this   et information, call 568-7506.
Golden Knights not only perform at air            shuttle will make its normal run, but           includes adults and children ages 6 to 11.       For show information, visit www.
shows, compete on an international level          include a stop at the open area north of        Children 5 and under get in free. ITR        amigoairsho.org or call 562-6446.
and perform high-profile tandems, they            Stafford DFAC. Shuttles will run a contin-
also visit high schools and work with local       uous circuit to the Airsho entrance from 9
recruiters showing young adults the
numerous opportunities the Army has for
                                                  a.m. to 8 p.m. Parking and the shuttle ride
                                                  are at no cost to those attending the Airsho,      Win VIP Amigo Airsho tickets
them.                                             but you will need to show your military ID
    America’s best pilots will proudly                                                                  Want to win VIP Amigo Airsho           mitted for a drawing to win the tickets.
                                                  to catch the military shuttles. The Airsho’s
demonstrate some of their aircraft’s capa-                                                           tickets?                                  Callers need to call the Public Affairs
                                                  admission charge has not changed from
bilities. The Air Force’s A-10 West                                                                     You can win four VIP Chalet tickets    Office at 568-4601 between 2 and 4
                                                  previous years. Once again, all Soldiers
Demonstration Team will leave the audi-                                                              to the 2010 Amigo Airsho allowing         p.m. Thursday and Friday.
                                                  get in free. Active-duty and retired military
ence in awe as they demonstrate the capa-                                                            you entry to the show and front-row          The drawing for the winner’s name
                                                  personnel can pick up their free tickets by
bilities of the A-10 Thunderbolt II.                                                                 seats. In addition to a front-row seat,   will take place at the PAO at 11 a.m.
                                                  showing their ID cards at both ITR loca-
    Needing a break from looking up, per-                                                            the ticket includes a meal and refresh-   Oct. 12. This week’s question is:
                                                  tions. These locations and the entrance
sonnel from the units on Fort Bliss and the                                                          ments.                                    When was the last time the U.S.
                                                  gates to the Airsho are the only locations
German         Air     Force        Command                                                             The Monitor is running a trivia        Navy’s Blue Angels headlined the
                                                  the free tickets will be available.
USA/Canada will be ready to discuss their                                                            question today and next week asking       Amigo Airsho?
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More than a day’s work: Soldiers help clean up Anthony, N.M.
SGT. R. J. GILBERT                                                         spanning four blocks in the heart of
2nd BCT, 1st Armored Div. Public Affairs                                   Anthony, N.M.
   On Sept. 18, 40 Fort Bliss Soldiers,                                       The idea, which was the brainchild
along with a couple of their family                                        of both Sgt. Maj. Kerry Guthrie, oper-
members, assisted a mixed group of                                         ations sergeant major of 2nd Brigade
approximately 150 Anthony, N.M.,                                           Combat Team, 1st Armored Division,
residents and Doña Ana County volun-                                       and the first mayor of newly incorpo-
teers in cleaning up a two-mile radius                                     rated Anthony, N.M., Ramón S.
                                                                           Gonzalez, had been germinating since
                                                                           June and finally came to fruition last
                                                                           weekend.
                                                                              The effort proved to be both suc-
                                                                           cessful and collaborative.
                                                                              “We had people coming in from the
                                                                           county [of Doña Ana] and from the
                                                                           city [of Anthony] that made contribu-
                                                                           tions to water and food and even
                                                                           money for the stuff we needed for the
                                                                           cookout,” said Gonzalez. “We had the
                                                                           South-central Disposal supply rolloffs
                                                                           for the cleanup and we filled 11 of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PHOTOS BY SGT. R. J. GILBERT / 2nd BCT, 1st Armored Div. Public Affairs
                                                                           them. Also, Anthony Waterworks and                                                  Sgt. Maj. Kerry Guthrie, brigade operations sergeant major with Headquarters and
                                                                           Sanitation District and the Doña Ana                                                Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st
                                                                           County each contributed a front loader                                              Armored Division, addresses his group of 40 Soldiers before beginning the cleanup, Sept.
                                                                           and a dump truck.”                                                                  18.
                                                                              The success of the collaboration
                                                                           came not only from hard work, but                                                   and where I am at.”                                                                              Pels, training room noncommissioned
                                                                           from genuine camaraderie and appre-                                                    It was clear to the “Iron” Brigade                                                            officer in charge assigned to D
                                                                           ciation for the collective efforts of the                                           Soldiers that the people of Anthony                                                              Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry
                                                                           day’s labor.                                                                        were thankful for their assistance;                                                              Regt., 2nd BCT. “I also got to work
                                                                              “Everyone was friendly with every-                                               however, there was more than just the                                                            with some civilians that I would not
                                                                           one,” said Spc. John Voss, a driver                                                 reward of warm interactions and a job                                                            have had the opportunity to work with
                                                                           assigned to Headquarters and                                                        well done garnered from the streets of                                                           if I hadn’t done that detail. We did
Joe A. Munoz, a unit supply specialist with                                Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st                                               Anthony. The foundation of potential-                                                            some [cleaning up] and then we start-
Headquarters and Headquarters Company,                                     Cavalry Regiment. “We were just                                                     ly long-lasting bonds was forged under                                                           ed lifting heavy things after. It was an
1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 2nd                                    picking stuff up and talking and there                                              the heat and auspices of strenuous                                                               intrinsically rewarding project and we
Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored                                           were a couple people that came up to                                                labor and the New Mexico sun, capped                                                             got some good barbecue to boot.”
Division, picks up garbage during the                                      us and thanked us for coming out and                                                with a barbecue.                                                                                    Future projects like this one are
beautification process for Anthony, N.M.,                                  helping. I got a sense of pride. It just                                               “I got to see the community and                                                               already in the works.
Sept. 18.                                                                  made me feel better about what I do                                                 bond with civilians,” said Sgt. Jeffrey




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18B • SEPTEMBER 30, 2010 • FORT BLISS MONITOR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 FORT BLISS MONITOR • SEPTEMBER 30, 2010 •                                                                         19B

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (From top right down)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             A Soldier rappels from a tower during Air Assault
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             School Sept. 23.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cpl. David Morera, Task Force Outlaw, 5th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Armored Brigade, climbs down the “weaver”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             obstacle during the “Zero Day” of Air Assault




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY NATALIE M. HINOJOS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             School Sept. 14.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Sgt. 1st Class Edward Broadnax, 1st Battalion,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             362nd Air Defense Artillery, “Renegades,” 5th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Armored Bde., is congratulated by Command Sgt.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Maj. Russell K. Reimers, 2nd BCT, 1st Armored
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Div., during the Air Assault School graduation cer-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             emony held on Noel Parade Field Friday. Reimers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             was the guest speaker at the Air Assault School
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             graduation and presented Broadnax and three
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             other honor graduates to the left with distinctive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   STAFF SGT. APRIL MELTON / 5th Armored Bde., First Army Div. West Public Affairs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             honor graduate plaques.




                                                                                                                                                                                           STAFF SGT. APRIL MELTON / 5th Armored Bde., First Army Div. West Public Affairs
          Soldiers run across the flight line after their helicopter orientation flight during Air Assault School at Biggs Army Airfield Sept. 16.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   STAFF SGT. APRIL MELTON / 5th Armored Bde., First Army Div. West Public Affairs




                  “    It’s what I needed. It’s a
                  challenging change of pace after
                   long hours of static trainng. It
                   really helped me check where
                            I am physically.

                                                                 ”
                                                             – Cpl. David Morera
                                                     Charlie Team, Task Force Outlaw
                                                                   5th Armored Bde.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Story by Staff Sgt. April Melton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and Maj. Jason Fetterolf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5th Armored Bde., First Army Div.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   West Public Affairs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     MAJ. JASON FETTEROLF / 5th Armored Bde., First Army Div. West Public Affairs




                                                     Assault Badge and the 2B                    two-mile run, and an inspection of         entation, slingload operations,                  students in the class.                               ing and tedious packing lists; one                lenging change of pace after long            chanting “Air Assault, Air Assault.”

             T
                    he Army’s Air Assault
                    School has the reputation        Additional Skill Identifier on Noel         equipment before continuing train-         proper rappelling techniques and                    “I received a better                              missing item could cause the stu-                 hours of static training. It really             Broadnax was one of four honor
                    of being one of the most         Parade Field here Friday.                   ing.                                       fast-rope techniques.                            understanding of today’s                             dent to fail the school immediately.              helped me check where I am physi-            graduates recognized at the gradua-
          physically and mentally challeng-             Although the training is manda-             “It’s a chance to see if I can still       “Slingload was the reason for                young Soldiers and what                                  “We prepared and inspected                     cally,” said Cpl. David Morera,              tion ceremony held Friday.
          ing training available anywhere in         tory for some, a group of 13 volun-         hang with the young guys. Plus, I          taking the course,” said class leader       their concerns and desires are as                         loads. Attention to detail is very                Charlie Team, Task Force Outlaw,                With a 72 percent course reten-
          the Army. A handful of the 298 stu-        teer 5th Armored Brigade Soldiers           think it inspires them,” said 50-          1st Lt. Jesse Kittel, 3rd Bn., 361st    far as career opportunities and liv-                          important. Equipment can be dam-                  5th Armored Bde.                             tion rate, compared to the overall
          dents who started the course Sept.         were among the graduates, and               year-old Sgt. 1st Class William            Combat Support Regt. “We are not        ing conditions [go]. I appreciate that                        aged or personnel can be killed,”                    Forty-four-year-old Sgt. 1st              class retention rate of 48 percent,
          13 decided to take on the challenge        three Soldiers in this group – aged         Neumann, a Soldier with 21 years           training infantry units right now but   we have some good, young leaders                              said Staff Sgt. Jose Leal, 1st Bn.,               Class Edward Broadnax, observer              not only are 5th Armored Bde.
          despite the fact they were older           41, 44 and 50 – proved age is only          in the Army and assigned to 3rd            if we were, we would need to know       and that the future of the Army is                            361st Regt., “Redhawk,” 5th                       controller/trainer with 1st Bn.,             Soldiers known as the Army’s pre-
          than 40 – the age at which most            a number.                                   Battalion, 361st Combat Support            this stuff in order to teach it.”       bright,” explained 41-year-old Maj.                           Armored Bde.                                      362nd Air Defense Artillery,                 mier trainers, continually challeng-
          think more about retiring than per-           Servicemembers are not consid-           Regiment, “Mountain Warrior,” 5th             Although focused on teaching         Derek Ulehla, executive officer                                  As a culminating training event,               “Renegades,” 5th Armored Bde.,               ing joint warfighters to prepare for
          spiring.                                   ered “Air Assault students” until           Armored Bde.                               airborne helicopter operations, the     from 3rd Bn., 361st Combat                                    students must also complete a 12-                 finished the road march in two               combat operations in Iraq,
             Eleven days later, 142 Soldiers,        after successful completion of Zero            The Air Assault School trains           course facilitated the learning of      Support Regt.                                                 mile road march with weapon and                   hours, 15 minutes, the fastest time,         Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay and
          Airmen and cadets coming from              Day, the first day of the course,           Soldiers to conduct airborne heli-         other unanticipated valuable les-          Open to both males and females,                            combat-loaded rucksack within                     far ahead of his classmates, often           beyond, they are now known as
          units on post as well as from across       which requires students to com-             copter operations. During the              sons, particularly due to the inter-    the course combines helicopter                                three hours in order to graduate.                 running the course as sweat                  unrivaled competitors – where age
          the U.S. were awarded the Air              plete a grueling obstacle course,           course, students learn aircraft ori-       play between the younger and older      insertion techniques, physical train-                            “It’s what I needed. It’s a chal-              streamed down his body while                 knows no limit.
20B • SEPTEMBER 30, 2010 • FORT BLISS MONITOR


BAAD biker rally promotes honorable tendencies
VIRGINIA REZA                                together and help raise awareness on var-
Fort Bliss Public Affairs                    ious subjects that have caused so many
   The day was cloudy, but their minds       tragedies,” said Guile.
were clear with a single purpose of rais-        One group participating at the run was
ing awareness of the dangers of drinking     the Sword of the Spirit, which rides to
and riding during the Bikers Against         promote noble virtues. The congregation
Drunk Drivers run held Sunday.               visits bikers who are hospitalized and
   The event was coordinated by Larry        they also conduct free weddings and
Galvan, president of the Survivors Clean     funerals for all riders.
and Sober club and chairman for the El           The Mission Riders, also participants
Paso Motorcycle Coalition, in conjunc-       at the event, is another group that rides to
tion with Rob Guile, Fort Bliss Army         raise funds for the Miracle League of El
Substance Abuse Program prevention           Paso, which serves children ages 3 and
coordinator. More than 300 bike afi-         up suffering from physical or mental dis-
cionados attended. The purpose of the        abilities.
18th annual BADD rally was to promote            Other riders were just there to support
DUI awareness, suicide prevention and        the cause.
motorcycle safety.                               “The run was a great success,” said                                                                  PHOTOS BY VIRGINIA REZA / Fort Bliss Public Affairs
   The ride began at Barnett Harley          Galvan. “This is the first year the Army’s     The Sword of the Spirit group rides into Rudy’s Barbecue during the Bikers against Drunk
Davidson, worked its way to Leo’s            Substance Abuse Program joins us and           Drivers run Sunday.
Mexican Restaurant, followed by a            we really appreciate the opportunity to
Transmountain top stop, then a descent       work together.”
to Rudy’s Barbecue with the final desti-         The Christian biker community will
nation at Album Park. At all stops, riders   hold Biker Appreciation Oct. 24 at the
drew from decks of cards, which allowed      Sword of the Spirit Motorcycle Ministry
them to win prizes for the best and worst    of El Paso, located at 10490 Dyer, in
hands at the post run festivities.           honor of fallen bikers to show gratitude
   For many, their cards did not provide     for outreaches and charities benefitting
prizes, but at the end of the run, they      from bikers’ support.
were all winners as their contribution           Soldiers are reminded of the safety
will help others find a road to recovery.    requirements mandated by the Army
Proceeds will benefit the Life               Motorcycle Safety Program (Army
Restoration Center, a local substance        Regulation 385-10) the Military Police
abuse treatment facility.                    Traffic Regulation (AR 190-5) and the
   At the park, booths were set up by        commanding general’s Policy Letter A-
ASAP and Peak Behavioral Hospital            6, Motorcycle Safety Requirements
personnel, who passed out safety infor-      Policy.
mation. Riders also participated in an           “Remember, prevention, safety and
auction and motorcycle adventure             awareness is everyone’s responsibility,”
games.                                       added Guile.                                   Larry Galvan, president of the Survivors Clean and Sober Club and chairman for the El
   “We are here to help the community            For more information, call ASAP at         Paso Motorcycle Coalition, far right, and his wife Pat, register participants at the Bikers
of El Paso and Fort Bliss Soldiers get       568-1033.                                      against Drunk Drivers run held Sunday.

				
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