News Stories

May 4, 2016

A first-class act

In 2008, a sailboat became overdue after leaving port in Florida en route to Rhode Island.Several air stations along the eastern seaboard dispatched helicopters to assist in the search. As the hours

May 3, 2016

Teaching anytime, anywhere

In 2009, Tracy L. DeMarco, then an Air Force master sergeant, deployed to Forward Operating Base Farah in Afghanistan for nearly a year.For DeMarco, the best part about Afghanistan was the Afghan

April 13, 2016

Grammar glamour: Preparatory course promotes student success in BPASC

When Pvt. Hubert Delany started the Basic Public Affairs Specialist Course at the Defense Information School at Fort Meade, he immediately recognized that there were basic grammar deficiencies he had

April 6, 2016

Driven to serve: DINFOS bus drivers go the extra mile

At 10:57 a.m. on an early spring day, a warm breeze and the soft sound of country music can be heard on Fort Meade’s Defense Information School shuttle bus.Three junior enlisted service members wait

April 6, 2016

1st Cav Soldier takes top DA journalism award

Many Soldiers are unsung heroes who complete their day-to-day missions not seeking praise, and even fewer receive the admiration they often deserve.  But only one Trooper can say she is the best in

Feb. 22, 2016

New public affairs specialist demonstrates passion for service

In 2012, Amy Carle scheduled a trip to New York with a team of co-workers to volunteer at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.Hurricane Sandy struck shortly before the team’s arrival,

Feb. 22, 2016

Civilian of Quarter inspires students to be better storytellers

Robert W. Stenberg’s  journey to becoming the Civilian of the Quarter at the Defense Information School on Fort Meade started with a change in occupational specialty.When Stenberg joined the Air Force

Feb. 5, 2016

DINFOS instructor recognized for passion to teach

At age 7, the Defense Information School Civilian of the Year recipient for 2015 knew she wanted to be a teacher.Andrea J. Batts-Latson told her mother about her aspirations as her mother sipped on

Feb. 5, 2016

‘Life is too easy to stress’

Mike Griffith, the director of logistics for the Defense Information School on Fort Meade, is not only the boss but also a close friend of Sidney A. Williams Jr., the support services supervisor for

Feb. 4, 2016

DINFOS award winner inspires students’ confidence

Her infectious smile, stylish appearance and bubbly personality make it difficult to imagine that Brooksann Epiceno was ever a painfully shy teenager who spent her school years reading with teachers