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Monster snowfall brings out National Guard

Monster snowfall brings out National Guard

Members of the New York National Guard were out in force Wednesday in western New York, where snow had piled up to six feet in some areas.more

Joint Task Force United Assistance commander hosts virtual town hall meeting

Joint Task Force United Assistance commander hosts virtual town hall meeting

Soldiers and families of the 36th Engineer Brigade, gathered in the brigade's conference room to participate in a virtual town hall meeting hosted by Maj. Gen. Gary Volesky, Joint Task Force United...more

Guard, Reserve Soldiers to mobilize for Ebola relief

Guard, Reserve Soldiers to mobilize for Ebola relief

More than 2,000 Army National Guard and Army Reserve troops will be mobilized in support of Operation United Assistance in West Africa, the Department of Defense has announced.more

Mock disaster showcases new communications for National Guard and first responders

Mock disaster showcases new communications for National Guard and first responders

When the Army National Guard rolls in with its new Disaster Incident Response Emergency Communications Terminal system, they can immediately provide 4G/Wi-Fi, commercial phone and internet access...more

Volesky: Fewer Soldiers will deploy to West Africa than planned

Volesky: Fewer Soldiers will deploy to West Africa than planned

Nearly 2,200 U.S. troops are in West Africa today, working to stop the spread of Ebola, and that number will peak just short of 3,000 next month, according to the task force commander.more

35th Signal Brigade Soldiers leave for Africa Ebola response mission

35th Signal Brigade Soldiers leave for Africa Ebola response mission

On the eve of Veterans Day, about 70 Soldiers from the 35th Signal Brigade (Theater Tactical), began their journey to Monrovia, Liberia, from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to serve in the battle to...more

Tubmanburg ETU brings partnership through critical mission

Tubmanburg ETU brings partnership through critical mission

In 2014, the most widespread epidemic of the Ebola virus disease hit western African countries like never before. Many people feared the epidemic would cause total mayhem. Some countries have...more

Service members in Liberia receive morale booster

Service members in Liberia receive morale booster

Hot quality meals were served for the first time on Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, as well as other locations across Liberia, Nov. 9, 2014. The meal provided a well-needed change of...more

SDDC units deploy equipment, supplies to support Ebola response

SDDC units deploy equipment, supplies to support Ebola response

The U.S. Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 832nd and 842nd Transportation Battalions, located at the ports of Jacksonville, Florida, and Beaumont, Texas, respectively, loaded...more

Controlled monitoring procedures, post-deployment housing location identified for Germany

Controlled monitoring procedures, post-deployment housing location identified for Germany

Out of an abundance of caution and to ensure the Ebola virus does not spread into Germany via U.S. military personnel, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command has developed a plan for controlled...more

Ebola treatment unit for medical workers to open

Ebola treatment unit for medical workers to open

The Monrovia Medical Unit, an Ebola treatment unit constructed specifically for the treatment of medical workers who were infected while caring for Ebola patients, is scheduled to open Nov. 8...more

Service members, civilians train to defend against infectious diseases

Service members, civilians train to defend against infectious diseases

A team of experts from the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases taught Service members on how to use necessary equipment while working around infectious patients...more

Operation United Assistance Soldiers train first class of Ebola treatment unit workers

Operation United Assistance Soldiers train first class of Ebola treatment unit workers

The Joint Forces Command-United Assistance DOD Ebola Training Team completed training the first class of workers who will staff the Ebola treatment units, Oct. 31, 2014, at the National Police...more

Troops in Liberia help train Ebola treatment providers

Troops in Liberia help train Ebola treatment providers

The Joint Forces Command -- United Assistance Department of Defense Ebola Training Team, or DETT, graduated the first class of health care providers, who started work at Ebola treatment units, or...more

Dempsey, Battaglia explain rationale for post-Africa deployment Ebola Virus Disease monitoring

Dempsey, Battaglia explain rationale for post-Africa deployment Ebola Virus Disease monitoring

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, his senior enlisted adviser, said they see the reintegration program troops will undergo...more

Army Sustainment Command assists in combating Ebola in West Africa

Army Sustainment Command assists in combating Ebola in West Africa

The U.S. Army Sustainment Command is providing direct support to Operation United Assistance to combat Ebola in West Africa. The command's Army Prepositioned Stocks program was tasked to assist in...more

Engineers train for Africa mission

Engineers train for Africa mission

About 150 Soldiers trained on how to properly put on and take off protective equipment on Fort Carson Oct. 23 in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Liberia as part of Operation United...more

414th CSB Supports the Fight Against Ebola

414th CSB Supports the Fight Against Ebola

U.S. Army forces began deploying in late September in order to support the U.S. Agency for International Development mission to combat Ebola in West African nations and contracting officers were...more

Rader clinic staff rehearses for Ebola Virus Disease response

Rader clinic staff rehearses for Ebola Virus Disease response

Doctors and nurses at Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, performed a drill Oct. 24, 2014, to better prepare health care providers in the event a...more

Corps of Engineers mission in West Africa aimed at supporting Ebola containment

Corps of Engineers mission in West Africa aimed at supporting Ebola containment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has joined the fight against Ebola in West Africa. The main body of Europe District's Forward Engineer Support Team-Advanced departed Oct. 21, 2014, for Monrovia...more

Army's Ebola Epidemic Response Efforts

Army's Ebola Epidemic Response Efforts

U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), as the Department of Defense lead for coordinating defense support of civil authorities in the United States, has been given the mission to stand up a joint...more