A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, picks up an M119A3 howitzer from the 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Artillery at Latham Pickup Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C., April 29, 2016. The helicopters also carried Black Falcon ‪Paratroopers‬ to the pickup zone where the artillerymen emplaced the howitzers and conducted live fire operations. (82nd Airborne Division photo by 1st Lt. Robert Harrison)

Artillery Pickup

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, picks up an M119A3 howitzer from the 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Artillery at Latham Pickup Zone, Fort......READ MORE

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MISSION

Mission Statement:
FORSCOM prepares conventional forces to provide a sustained flow of trained and ready land power to Combatant Commanders in defense of the Nation at home and abroad.

Vision Statement:
For the Army of 2020, FORSCOM provides enhanced land power gaining operational depth and versatility through a mix of fully integrated Active and Reserve Component forces operating with our Unified Action Partners. Organizations will be expeditionary, campaign focused, and tailorable to provide Combatant Commanders the required capabilities to be decisive across the range of military operations.

Commanding General

"FORSCOM is by design a 'Total Force' command -- Army National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve, and the Active Component. We are one Army, one Army, working together -- shoulder to shoulder to build and sustain highly trained and disciplined Soldiers and formations in accordance with Army standards -- we are expert in our warfighting skills -- ready to deploy and win in ground combat against any enemy."

General Robert B. Abrams

Fort Bragg, N.C.
Aug. 10, 2015

Gen. Abrams' official biography and photograph

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