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  • 10th Mountain Division deputy commander receives promotion to brigadier general

    Oct 10, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers, friends, Family and community members gathered Oct. 1 on post to congratulate Brig. Gen. Carl A. Alex, 10th Mountain Division (LI) deputy commanding general for support, on earning his first star.

  • Warrior Brigade cases colors, heads home from Afghanistan

    Oct 10, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE GHAZNI, Afghanistan -- Soldiers of Cross Functional Team Warrior held a transition ceremony Oct. 1 to visually signify what has been in place for some time: that Afghan National Security Forces are in the lead and have what it takes to fight and win.

  • Women Soldiers added to Sill combat unit

    Oct 10, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- On a hot Monday morning at Fort Sill, Pfc. Leanne Wilson is under the cab of her assigned M270A1 Multiple Launch Rocket System conducting routine preventive maintenance checks and services.

  • FORSCOM Commander praises headquarters team for "unwavering commitment"

    Oct 10, 2013

    In the face of fiscal uncertainty and recent on-and-off furloughs of civilian employees, the U.S. Army Forces Command headquarters remains firmly committed to providing ready forces and building leaders within its ranks, said Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, the FORSCOM commanding general, during an all-hands assembly with his headquarters staff Oct. 9 on Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • 296 BSB delivers more than beans, bullets, benzene and Band-Aids

    Oct 10, 2013

    Amateurs think tactics, professionals think logistics. That's the motto of the Soldiers assigned to 296th Brigade Support Battalion, 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division.

  • 181st Soldier selected FORSCOM NCO of the Year runner up

    Oct 9, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Brett Oldenburger, a trainer/mentor with the 1st Battalion, 310th Infantry Regiment, distinguished himself among the elite when he placed second in the 2013 FORSCOM Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition earlier this summer.

  • Snapshots: a taste of what we do on our post

    Oct 9, 2013

    U.S. Army soldiers with Company A, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, pull into the motor pool after completing a presence patrol at Combat Outpost Sultan Khel, Wardak province, Afghanistan, Oct. 6, 2013. During the patrol, Company A partnered with Afghan National Civil Order Police officers to meet with and engage the local population. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • 4-9 Cavalry: An indispensable part of the mission

    Oct 9, 2013

    The 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division soldiers are in Afghanistan serving outside their typical cavalry role.

  • FORSCOM affirms First Army's multi-component training as way ahead

    Oct 8, 2013

    Gen. Daniel Allyn, commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command, recently met with Army Reserve, Army National Guard and active-duty Soldiers to focus on the future of combat effectiveness of the Total Army team.

  • 555th Engineer Brigade redeploys

    Oct 8, 2013

    Approximately 200 soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 555th Engineer Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, and the advance party from the 864th Engineer Battalion, returned home to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan, Oct. 4.

  • Arrowhead soldiers take on global response force mission

    Oct 8, 2013

    Apache Company is ready to take the reins as part of the Department of Defense's global response force after several months of what seemed like endless training at times.

  • Community comes together to help terminally ill Soldier

    Oct 7, 2013

    A terminally ill Soldier and his family received a lot more help than they could have imagined on moving day, after a large response to a post on a well-known social media networking site.

  • Currahees pull security at FOB Lightning

    Oct 7, 2013

    U.S. Army Soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provide security during a battle drill on Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan, Oct. 2-3.

  • 1-76 FA's howitzer prowess keeps enemy at bay

    Oct 7, 2013

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dave Carbary (left), of Sterling Heights, Mich., a section chief with Battery A, 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, verifies the sight picture on a 105 mm M119A2 howitzer while Battery A's Staff Sgt. Jahrahrah Gousby (seated), a gunner from Brooklyn, N.Y., and Spc. Victor Aguilar, an assistant gunner from Lake Dallas, Texas, prepare to discharge the weapon during a dry-fire exercise at Combat Outpost Sultan Kheyl, Wardak province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2013. The M119A2 howitzer is capable of hitting targets up to 12 miles away. Since the Battery A fire team arrived at Sultan Kheyl in September, enemy mortar and rocket attacks against the COP have been dramatically reduced, largely due to the fire team's accuracy and quick response time. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • Mortar's fire in the field, exercise for excellence

    Oct 7, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., (Sept. 19, 2013) -- More than 20 Soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) participated in a mortar fire field training exercise, September 19, 2013. Two mortar teams worked in unison with forward observers to shoot more than 100 mortar rounds in order increase both groups' proficiency. The live fire portion is the culminating event of the exercise once teams have successfully completed their gunner's exams, fire direction center certifications, and safety checks.

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy award ceremony

    Oct 4, 2013

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Cook, a cannon crewmember with Battery A, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands read to receive his medallion and induction in to the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, during a ceremony at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Sept. 24, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy award ceremony

    Oct 4, 2013

    (From left) U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Danielle A. Whitaker, Sgt. 1st Class Tcherry Samedy and Sgt. 1st Class Spencer A. Headley, all with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, were inducted in the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during a ceremony, Sept. 17, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

  • Currahees take to the range

    Oct 4, 2013

    Cpl. Patrick W. Franzen and Spc. Travis S. Suho both with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), change the barrel of a M240B 7.62mm machine gun while conducting a machine gun range on Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktia province, Afghanistan, Sept. 27, 2013.

  • Currahees take to the range

    Oct 4, 2013

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct a machine gun range on Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktia province, Afghanistan, Sept. 27, 2013.

  • Soldiers hone skills at Udairi

    Oct 1, 2013

    After a week of intense training at Udairi Range, Kuwait soldiers of the "Iron Knights" Battalion, demonstrated their ability to engage enemies with deadly force under pressure, during a stress shoot competition, Sept. 19.

  • Bold Quest OC/Ts use technology, train in multi-component, joint environment

    Oct 1, 2013

    CAMP ATTERBURY JOINT MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, Ind -- More than 30 Soldiers from the 157th and 205th Infantry Brigades, First Army Division East, recently led training on key initiatives for Bold Quest 13-2, one of the most anticipated coalition demonstrations held at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind., and Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Butlerville, Ind.

  • I Corps 1st Sergeant of the Year talks about what it means to be 'more professional than I'

    Oct 1, 2013

    "No one is more professional than I." These are first words of the creed of the noncommissioned officer, and the premise of the Army's enlisted leaders. At Joint Base Lewis-McChord, no one exemplifies those words more than 1st Sgt. Eric Olsen, the first sergeant for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • 'Peacemaker' advisory team completes mission in eastern Afghanistan

    Sep 30, 2013

    Advisers with the 36th Engineer Brigade, attached to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, were recognized at a ceremony, Sept. 25, 2013, on Camp Maiwand, Afghanistan, as their advisory mission to the Afghan National Army 4th Infantry Brigade, 203rd Corps, came to an end.

  • Guardsmen train in multi-component environment

    Sep 30, 2013

    FORT STEWART, Ga. -- America's fighting Army is ready to go, anytime, anywhere, any mission. Recently, the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, a Georgia National Guard unit based out of Macon, GA, conducted readiness training at Fort Stewart to prepare both for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan and for a regionally aligned mission in support of U.S. Army's Southern Command. First Army Division East's 188th Infantry Brigade's Observer Controller/Trainers provided training assistance to the Georgia Guardsmen throughout.

  • Rising Thunder rumbles through the Yakima hills

    Sep 30, 2013

    The hills rumbled with explosions as helicopters, tanks and tactical vehicles descended on Yakima Training Center, Wash., for Operation Rising Thunder, Sept. 3-24. After two decades of interaction, the training continues to sustain and develop a relationship between the U.S. Army and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.

  • ANA conducts walk and shoot LFX

    Sep 29, 2013

    Gen. Karimi, chief of general staff (center), and Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commander, Regional Command - East, observe the walk and shoot live-fire exercise by members of the 1st Brigade, 203rd Afghan National Army Corps at Camp Parsa, Afghanistan, Sept. 26, 2013. The live-fire exercise consisted of the employment of a pair of D30 122 mm howitzers, dismounted infantry with mortars, and BM-12 107 mm rocket launchers, focusing on the brigade's ability to employ indirect fire and maneuver. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs office)

  • Engineers build living quarters on FOB Lightning

    Sep 28, 2013

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- U.S. Army Soldiers with the 149th Vertical Construction Company, Kentucky National Guard, construct living quarters that will be used as living quarters for Soldiers on Forward Operating Base Lightning, Sept 22, 2013.

  • Currahee special troops receive awards

    Sep 28, 2013

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- U.S. Army Soldiers with the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), receive awards at an awards ceremony at Forward Operating Base Salerno, on Sept. 18, 2013.

  • 'Devil' Brigade Soldier helps comrade in need

    Sep 27, 2013

    Pfc. Patrick Hernandez saw the signs. Another Soldier in his section wasn't himself. He was distant, down in the dumps, "seemed like he was having a real hard time." When the Soldier didn't show up for a pre-field training gear drop off one Sunday in early February and didn't answer phone calls, Hernandez began putting the pieces together. He remembered the Soldier talking about a gun he recently bought, so he and others could go shooting at a range. He lived in the barracks and planned to store it at a friend's off-post house. Hernandez called and found out the weapon never showed up.

  • Unit's twist on SHARP instruction includes role playing, rewards

    Sep 26, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 26, 2013) -- The concept is simple. Ditch the dry speeches and static PowerPoint slides, and use role players, open dialogue and candy rewards to encourage audience participation.

  • FORSCOM names top career counselors for 2013

    Sep 26, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Two non-commissioned officers were named the best career counselors in the Army's largest command, during a ceremony at Marshall Hall, Sept. 25.

  • Spartan Brigade cases colors for deployment to Afghanistan

    Sep 26, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Hundreds of Family Members and community leaders gathered at Sexton Field, filling the seats, bleachers and finding spots on the grass, to honor the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI) "Spartans," during a deployment ceremony Monday.

  • Tiger Scouts visits the Wings of Destiny

    Sep 25, 2013

    A pilot from A Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) hosted a group of Tiger Scouts for an introduction to Army aviation at Fort Campbell, Ky., September 18, 2013.

  • U.S. Army Reserve 412th Theater Engineer Command receives High Flying EAGLE Award

    Sep 25, 2013

    U.S. Army Reserve 412th Theater Engineer Command received the High Flying EAGLE Award from Army Reserve Internal Review, Sept. 23, 2013 at the George A. Morris Army Reserve Center in Vicksburg, Miss. The High Flying EAGLE Award is given to units for achieving 94 percent or higher in Military Equipment/General Equipment accountability conducted by the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Financial Management and Audit Readiness. The 412th TEC achieved a 98.38 percent rate from October 2012 through July 2013 for equipment valued over $1.5 billion.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates leadership serving with honor, pride

    Sep 25, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers and Civilians gathered at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Tuesday for a Hispanic Heritage Month observance hosted by the Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence.

  • Matching tradition: 'Dustoff' lifts patient care to higher level

    Sep 24, 2013

    The MedEvac platoon at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, is comprised of Soldiers from the Michigan and New Hampshire National Guard, and continues the Dustoff tradition of providing timely aid to injured service members on or off the battlefield.

  • Army Ten-Miler shadow run held at Bagram Air Field

    Sep 24, 2013

    More than 700 U.S. and coalition force service members and civilians representing eight different countries gathered in the early morning to participate in a shadow run for the 29th Annual Army Ten-Miler hosted by Combined Joint Task Force - 101, at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Sept. 22.

  • Former commander visits FORSCOM headquarters, shares knowledge with current staff

    Sep 23, 2013

    Retired Army Gen. Charles C. Campbell returned to U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), Sept. 19, for a look at the command's Marshall Hall headquarters complex, and to conduct a professional development discussion on leadership perspectives in managing change.

  • Sappers prepare newest Soldiers for deployment

    Sep 23, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to the 570th Sapper Company conducted a five-day training exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Sept. 16-20, 2013, that providing leadership with evaluations in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan next year.

  • 'Raiders Return' celebration welcomes back Stryker brigade

    Sep 23, 2013

    Soldiers from 4-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, took center stage as they marched in a parade and then joined residents and community members of the city of Lakewood, Wash., during a "Raiders Return" celebration, Sept. 15.

  • 'Dagger' Soldier selected to wrestle for his country

    Sep 23, 2013

    Capt. William "Billy" Simpson, a field artillery officer with 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, was recently accepted into the U.S. Army's World Class Athlete Program. He will receive the support and training to compete and succeed in national and international competitions including the Olympic Games while maintaining a professional military career and promoting the U.S. Army to the world.

  • 'Tomahawks' from three battalions gather for 23rd Infantry Regiment Run

    Sep 23, 2013

    In the early morning hours of Sept. 19, 2013, members of the 23rd Infantry Regiment "Tomahawks" - to include 1st Battalion from 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division; 2nd Battalion from 4-2 SBCT; and 4th Battalion from 2-2 SBCT - gathered at the Battle of Chipyong-ni Memorial Rock in front of 1-23's Battalion headquarters. They assembled to take part in a three-mile regiment run, which was followed up with information about the 23rd Infantry Regiment Tomahawk Association. It was the first time in recent memory that the entire 23rd Regiment was gathered together in one place, at the same time.

  • Afghan forces learn air-to-ground integration

    Sep 22, 2013

    Three Afghan National Army fire support officers and two staff officers with the 4th Infantry Brigade, 203rd Corps, conducted an air-to-ground integration exercise, Sept. 18, 2013, near Hunter Base in eastern Afghanistan.

  • Afghan Police, US advisers meet to better counteract IEDs in Nangarhar province

    Sep 22, 2013

    Afghan Uniformed Police (AUP) Lt. Col. Ashozubillah, the deputy operations officer of provincial headquarters takes notes during a meeting at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 12, 2013. Security Forces Advisory and Assistance Team Blue, based at Forward Operating Base Fenty, met with their AUP counterparts to gain a better understanding of the AUP's operations to counteract roadside bombs in Nangarhar province. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Julieanne Morse/Released)

  • A Legion of Angels

    Sep 21, 2013

    Women of the International Security Assistance Forces within the Zabul Province, continue supporting the efforts of training, mentoring and assisting the people of Afghanistan by carrying out the duties and responsibilities entailed by their specific job.

  • Vanguard engineers awarded Bronze Star for valor

    Sep 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Morse, a heavy equipment operator and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Steven Wagner, a combat engineer, and both squad leaders with Company A, 4-3 Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, were awarded the Bronze Star Medal with a Valor device, Sept. 9, in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, for heroism in combat.

  • National Guard preps to support drawdown in Afghanistan

    Sep 20, 2013

    CAMP SHELBY, Miss. -- National Guard Soldiers hailing from Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts recently completed a culminating training exercise in preparation for a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan to close or convert military sites for other uses by the Afghan Security Forces and local communities.

  • What it takes to win

    Sep 20, 2013

    "Build your body like you would a Forward Operating Base defense perimeter," advised Army Capt. Adam Storms, the 174th Infantry Brigade 2013 Best Officer. "You wouldn't allow a breach in the perimeter to remain a weak spot; you would strengthen it just as you should strengthen your body with a smart, safe, and functional training program."

  • Scouts conduct field training, exercise reconnaissance skills

    Sep 20, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., (Sept. 5, 2013) -- Soldiers assigned to Troop B, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct a three day Field Training Exercise to enhance their Soldiers scout abilities at Fort Campbell, Ky., Sept. 5, 2013. "The objective of this exercise was to validate our scout team's ability to conduct reconnaissance and perform their individual tasks," said Capt. Andrew Jenkins, Commander of Troop B. "This is our first time in the field since our redeployment." While in the field, "Beast" Troop tested their Soldiers on weapons recognition, land navigation, team leader training and reconnaissance during their FTX.

  • Sappers prepares newest Soldiers for deployment

    Sep 20, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to the 570th Sapper Company conducted a five-day training exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Sept. 16-20 that providing leadership with evaluations in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan next year.

  • CID cyber tips: Protecting your online identity

    Sep 19, 2013

    Now more than ever, Soldiers, Army civilians, and family members rely on the Internet to work, study, stay connected with family and friends, pay their bills or simply unwind. For criminals, the Internet provides an endless stream of potential targets to be victimized.

  • Mountain Mudder: 'Dirty' event attracts adventurous athletes

    Sep 19, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- There was dirt, grime and plenty of mud to go around during the post's first Mountain Mudder event Thursday.

  • 1st BCT 'Warriors' get warm welcome home at Fort Drum

    Sep 19, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), returned to Fort Drum on Thursday, as their nine-month deployment to Afghanistan draws to a close.

  • Soldiers at FOB Mehtar Lam conduct base defense exercise

    Sep 19, 2013

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- September may be the most unpredictable month for 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), troops deployed to eastern Afghanistan.

  • Strategic landpower must remain focus

    Sep 18, 2013

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command said he believes the Army should increase its focus on Strategic Landpower, despite the scheduled withdrawal from major operations in Afghanistan in 2014.

  • Global readiness remains paramount

    Sep 18, 2013

    The commander of U. S. Army Forces Command, Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, addressed "Global Responsiveness and Regional Engagement" during the Maneuver Warfighter Conference at McGinnis-Wickam Hall's Marshall Auditorium Sept. 10.

  • 210th Fires Bde. taking steps to improve unit climate

    Sep 17, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Brinton, 210th Fires Brigade command sergeant major, held a censor session for the females Soldiers of the brigade to discuss sexual harassment, sexual assault, equal opportunity, and any other topics or issues they might want to discuss at the Memorial Chapel on Camp Casey Sept. 16. 210th Fire Bde. goal is to eliminate sexual harassment and sexual assaults by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army family. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs/Released).

  • 'Proud Americans' sling equipment

    Sep 17, 2013

    Several Soldiers assigned to Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, conducted an air assault sling load training exercise to enhance unit readiness by moving assets and equipment across a designated area located on Marshall Air Field to training area 16, Fort Riley, Kan., on Sept. 13.

  • Engineers help clean up catastrophic mudslide

    Sep 17, 2013

    Fort Carson Soldiers have been called out beginning Sept. 13 to support recovery efforts due to massive flooding statewide from significant amounts of rainfall, including an Air Force station, across the street on Cheyenne Mountain.

  • 'Devil' Brigade leaders participate in Operation Krypteia

    Sep 17, 2013

    Officers and senior noncommissioned officers from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, participated in Operation Krypteia on Sept. 6. Operation Krypteia was a teambuilding and morale event centered on innovation, adaptability, physical resiliency and commitment to the team.

  • Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    Sep 16, 2013

    U.S. Army Pfc. Cory Tinsley, of Sweet Water, Ala., a dismounted member of Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and coalition forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • Citizen-Soldier is money in the bank

    Sep 14, 2013

    Kevin McCreadie, president and CEO of PNC Capital Advisors, says he wishes he had more employees like Col. Martin Schulz, commander 3rd Brigade, 100th Division, an Army Reserve command headquartered at Fort Totten, N.Y.

  • Battalion conducts team leader training

    Sep 13, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., (Aug. 22, 2013) -- Team leaders assigned to 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), took part in administrative classes, an obstacle course and leadership classes given by past and present Rakkasans. The three-day course was designed to provide both veteran and new team leaders of 1-187 techniques and procedures to best lead, counsel and mentor their Soldiers. "This three day course had a lot of great information for me to learn," said Pfc. Thomas Zajicek, a mortarman assigned to Company A, 1-187. "I learned many ways to help my Soldiers with any issue."

  • Army's newest GO has passion to lead, serve nation

    Sep 13, 2013

    During his initial service obligation as a young lieutenant, Bill Gayler received two important pieces of advice that changed his life's path and paved the way to the achievement he celebrated Sept. 3.

  • Multi-component training ensures readiness of Total Army Force

    Sep 12, 2013

    First Army Division East recently demonstrated its ability to conduct multi-component training to ensure the readiness of the Total Army Force in a fiscally constrained environment, joining internal and external active duty forces with reserve-component forces and showcasing relationships built over a decade of war.

  • Army leaders pay tribute to troops on 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 12, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal and Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell thanked all the men and women of the armed forces in their remarks at the "Invincible Spirit Festival," Sept. 11, 2013, at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Soldier creativity, ingenuity improves deployed location

    Sep 12, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers of C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery, have been hard at work defending critical assets from aerial attack in Turkey.

  • 15th Trans Co. Soldiers train in Louisiana

    Sep 12, 2013

    FORTPOLK, La. -- Eighty-four 15th Transportation Company Soldiers provided sustainment support to more than 6,000 3rd Brigade Combat Team Soldiers at the Army's Joint Readiness Training Center Aug. 1 to Sept. 6 here.

  • Fort Carson civil affairs battalion holds 1st annual training

    Sep 12, 2013

    The one-year anniversary of the 440th Civil Affairs Battalion is Sept. 15. The unit recently completed its first annual training at Fort Carson July 13-26.

  • Pooch sniffs out things that could go bang

    Sep 12, 2013

    U.S. Army Sgt. Coma, a tactical explosive detector dog assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, is urged through a practice course by his handler, Spc. Alex Serna, at Forward Operating Base Tagab, Kapisa province, Afghanistan, Sept. 6, 2013. Serna is from Fort Wayne, Ind., and is with Company A, 2nd Bn. Coma, a German shepherd, is trained to detect the scents various explosive components emit and alert his handler. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • 75th Fires Brigade Soldiers return from deployment

    Sep 12, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- More than 75 Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 75th Fires Brigade, received a received a loud and thunderous applause from family members, friends, fellow Soldiers and veterans Sept. 3 as they marched through the doors of Rinehart Fitness Center here.

  • Maneuver conference under way

    Sep 11, 2013

    The Army's Infantry, Armor and Cavalry communities are coming together for the 2013 Maneuver Warfighter Conference in McGinnis-Wickam Hall, which runs through Friday. Keynote speakers from across the Army will address the conference's theme, "Developing a Common Vision to Adapt the Maneuver Force for the Challenges of Tomorrow."

  • Training to achieve readiness at the best value

    Sep 11, 2013

    FORSCOM Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Cost and Economics (DASA-CE) develop a pilot program to train and certify individuals in cost management at all levels of planning and execution. The Cost Management Basics Certification course was developed and its first class graduated all phases of instruction Aug. 29, 2013 at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Allyn: Global readiness remains paramount despite drawdown

    Sep 11, 2013

    The commander of U. S. Army Forces Command, Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, addressed "Global Responsiveness and Regional Engagement" during the Maneuver Warfighter Conference at McGinnis-Wickam Hall's Marshall Auditorium Sept. 10.

  • Characterizing urban terrains and building types to protect Soldiers on the battlefield

    Sep 11, 2013

    With a dramatic increase in military operations in the urban terrain, the Army recognized the importance of being able to effectively operate in a variety of urban environments. With the desire to better understand and characterize these environments, and the building types found in the urban environment, it led to the discovery that there is a need to better understand weapon effects against these building types.

  • FORSCOM mobilization systems expert retires

    Sep 10, 2013

    U.S. Army Forces Command hosted an Aug. 27, 2013 retirement ceremony to honor Bruce Carlson, a mobilization systems specialist. Carlson served the Army for more than 42 years, as a Soldier and civilian employee.

  • TALON IV training keeps Soldiers safe

    Sep 10, 2013

    With anything from a pipe to a pressure cooker, the enemy, using a power source, main charge and an initiation system, can create an improvised explosive device with devastating results. First Army Division East trainer/mentors use every tool in their kitbag to show deploying Active and Reserve Component Soldiers how to recognize and combat them.

  • Westphal briefs Stewart-Hunter community, pays tribute to fallen Soldiers

    Sep 9, 2013

    The Army's second-highest-ranking civilian visited Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., and Savannah, Ga., Sept. 4-6, 2013, to share his thanks with Soldiers, families, and Army civilians, and to talk about the vital role the area's port plays in national defense and the economy.

  • US team trains, certifies Afghan soldiers on the big guns

    Sep 9, 2013

    An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier with 4th Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 201st Corps, braces himself while a D-30 122 mm howitzer fires during certification exercises at Forward Operating Base Tagab, Kapisa province, Afghanistan, Sept. 5, 2013. U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, trained and certified the ANA throughout eastern Afghanistan advising and instructing ANA artillery soldiers on the proper handling of D-30s, a Soviet-made heavy artillery weapon capable of engaging targets more than 15 kilometers away. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor/Released)

  • Ancient fortress marks site for advisory transition in Afghanistan

    Sep 7, 2013

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A fortress dating back to the 5th century, once occupied by the Mongolian warlord Genghis Khan, a focus-point for the first and second Anglo-Afghan War, and a pivotal point in the history of Afghanistan, served as the setting officially marking the next level of advising to the Afghan National Army from American forces.

  • Fort Irwin rallies to repair, mitigate damaged caused by epic flash flooding

    Sep 6, 2013

    An Aug. 25 monsoon storm caused significant damage at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin.

  • Army Under Secretary touts economic, military readines benefits of harbor improvments

    Sep 5, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal visited Savannah, Ga., Sept. 4, 2013, to meet with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Ports Authority, Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, and the mayors of Savannah and Hinesville.

  • First Army training prepares civilians for deployment

    Sep 5, 2013

    A meeting with local shopkeepers turns violent as insurgents attack the civilians and their security forces. A rocket-propelled grenade lands just behind the last vehicle and small arms fire crackles in the air as a convey of civilian and military personnel pull out of the marketplace. "Nine o'clock, your nine o'clock," screamed Spc. Kathrynne Mwangi, a financial technician with the 38th Sustainment Brigade, to the gunner, Spc. Bradlee Joiner, with the 2-151st Infantry Battalion, as she pushed her foot down on the gas pedal and pulled the steering wheel sharply to the right.

  • Army Safe Autumn Campaign now available

    Sep 4, 2013

    With the passing of Labor Day, minds turn from the lazy days of summer to thoughts of football parties, hunting season and exercise in the great outdoors. Just like any other season, however, autumn can be a risky time of year.

  • As deployment wraps up, Triple Nickel engineers ready to finish strong

    Sep 4, 2013

    U.S. Theater Engineer Brigade headquarters building up to a strong finish in Afghanistan.

  • Individual augmentees keep busy during Ft. Bliss CRC weekly predeployment cycle

    Sep 4, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- The Continental U.S. Replacement Center is not totally new to Fort Bliss, but has returned after more than five years running as separate entities across the United States.

  • CONUS Replacement Center accepts first iteration at Fort Bliss

    Sep 4, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- The Continental U.S. (CONUS) Replacement Center is now fully operational, processing about 150 war fighters per weekly cycle, with an expected increase to more than 400.

  • From flagged to fit: Soldier conquers weight issue, opens doors on military career

    Sep 4, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Doing well on an Army physical fitness test can be difficult for some Soldiers and extremely easy for others.

  • 'The New Normal' integrates military readiness, civilian deployment training

    Sep 3, 2013

    Two men approached Pfc. Terrance Rogers as he and his men secured the building where civilian and military personnel were meeting with village leaders. Rogers smiled while he used hand signals and the little bit of Dari he'd learned in training to ask the men questions about their family and Afghanistan, keeping them engaged long enough to allow the meeting between personnel from the Department of State, Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and local village leaders to conclude. Afterwards, the translator came out and helped the men negotiate a land issue.

  • 3rd ID artillerymen support ground forces, gain experience in Afghanistan

    Aug 31, 2013

    U.S. Army field artillerymen with 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, provide heavy artillery support as Afghan and U.S. ground maneuver forces conduct operations to increase security in Logar province.

  • 'Vanguard' medic answers call, saves lives

    Aug 29, 2013

    Spc. Tyler Ivester was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, with Valor Device, Aug. 1, 2013, for saving the lives of four of his fellow Soldiers after their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device, April 17, 2013, in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.

  • Army Wellness Center opens at Fort Drum

    Aug 29, 2013

    Soldiers, civilians and family members celebrated the opening of the new Army Wellness Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. The 5,000-square-foot facility is the 12th wellness center to open across the Army. It offers standardized services and state-of-the-art equipment free of charge to all DOD ID card holders.

  • FORSCOM command team congratulates 725th EOD

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A team of explosive ordnance disposal technicians at Fort Drum received recognition from the commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command on Aug. 21 for their response to an emergency call from civilian officials downstate.

  • Commander conducts challenging leader professional development

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The Army is physically demanding, and physical training is the most important training Soldiers perform each and every day. Physical training promotes esprit de corps and builds teams. More importantly, when done right, it's a key component of readiness, and it's what makes Soldiers "Mountain Ready and Mountain Tough!"

  • 92nd Military Police Battalion receives new vehicles via rail

    Aug 29, 2013

    Making their way from Red River, Texas, 129 humvees arrived on Fort Leonard Wood Saturday for distribution to the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 92nd Military Police Battalion.

  • Engineer brigade honors soldiers they lost

    Aug 29, 2013

    The Triple Nickel Fallen Warriors Memorial, a large, gray granite wall that normally stands silent, provides a place for quiet reflection to remember 555th Engineer Brigade soldiers who were killed in action.

  • Westphal reinforces contributions, resiliency of Army's civilian workforce

    Aug 29, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph Westphal, Ph.D., made a visit to Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Aug. 29, 2013, to meet with garrison and United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence leaders, Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians regarding the future of Fort Huachuca and the surrounding communities.

  • Staff Sgt. Ty Carter speaks at Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Aug 28, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter speaks during his Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony at the Pentagon, Aug. 27, 2013.

  • Second COP Keating hero receives Medal of Honor

    Aug 28, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ty Carter humbly stood as President Barack Obama placed the Medal of Honor around his neck, during a ceremony Aug. 26, at the White House.

  • Behavioral health clinic takes care of Soldiers

    Aug 28, 2013

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