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  • FH BOLC graduate represents Army in cross country championship race

    Feb 6, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Former Fort Huachuca military intelligence officer, 2nd Lt. Margaret Smith, was selected to run as part of the All Army Cross Country team in the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship race, Feb. 15, in Boulder, Colo.

  • Rakkasans field test new equipment

    Feb 6, 2014

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Soldiers throughout the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) took part in a Brigade wide new equipment fielding exercise here which started Jan. 6 and ended Jan. 29. "We are out here fielding this equipment to not only work out the kinks but to also get better hands on training for everyone," said 1st Lt. Eric Williams, the Capability Set 2013 Planner assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd BCT, 101st Abn. Div. "This took the entire Brigade's effort to train up to this event as well as field the equipment." The Capability Set 2013 program is a communication system that not only allows Soldiers to use hand held devices to update locations and view maps, but to also combine that with an advanced radio network so that commanders can visually see where each Soldier is as well as communicate with that Soldier throughout the battlefield.

  • Wounded K-9 team returns home

    Feb 6, 2014

    A specialized search dog handler and his canine partner, both recovering from gunshot wounds during a battle in Afghanistan, returned home to Fort Leonard Wood Friday, greeted by their unit comrades of the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade.

  • DA POST certification enters second phase

    Feb 6, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood has been chosen to develop the Department of the Army wide Military Police Peace Officer Standards and Training program.

  • More to post museum than meets the eye

    Feb 6, 2014

    The artifacts on display at the Fort Leonard Wood museum are literally the tip of the iceberg compared to the entire collection.

  • FORSCOM unit takes annual SECDEF maintenance award

    Feb 6, 2014

    A FORSCOM unit was named the winner of the Annual Secretary of Defense "Phoenix" Award for excellence in unit or field-level maintenance! Representatives of Delta Company, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Aviation Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, from Fort Bragg, N.C., were presented with the unit award during a ceremony, Feb. 5, in the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits National Training Center

    Feb 6, 2014

    The Army's highest ranking general visited with Soldiers and various unit leaders at the National Training Center during a trip to the high desert, Jan. 30. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno met with NTC and Fort Irwin commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin, Operations Group officers, and leadership of the 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division - which wrapped up a four-week training rotation at the NTC.

  • Artillery, air crews execute HI-RAIN joint exercise

    Feb 6, 2014

    Since June 2013, 17th Fires Brigade, 62nd Airlift Wing, 446th Airlift Wing and JBLM, have planned and rehearsed the forcible entry capability of the C-17 Globemaster and HIMARS launcher as an operational and strategic strike package. To date, they have successfully completed more than nine missions.

  • Spartans help Afghan forces forge their future

    Feb 5, 2014

    In the early morning of Jan. 29, a synchronization meeting was convened by the representatives of the various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces, and as they moved through their agenda they shared critical information and decided the best course of action and in doing so, demonstrated the remarkable progress made possible by the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division's Operational Coordination Center Regional Security Force Advise and Assist team.

  • Spartans help Afghan forces forge their future

    Feb 5, 2014

    U.S. Army Maj. Darren Glenn (second from left) speaks with Afghan National Army Brig. Gen Mohammed Israr(second from right) as well Afghan National Army soldiers during a recent visit to the Operational Coordination Center-Regional's headquarters. Glenn is the executive officer in charge of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division's OCC-R Security Force Advise Assist Team, which is working side-by side with the OCC-R in an effort to help them improve the coordination of their security forces. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Javier Amador, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Task Force Patriot personal security detail conducts mission

    Feb 5, 2014

    4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot's command personal security detachment guards both the outgoing and incoming Regional Command-East commanders during their visit to see the 201st Afghan National Army Corps commander Jan. 29, 2014, at Forward Operating Base Gamberi.

  • Supporting Jalalabad's Police

    Feb 5, 2014

    Security Force Advise and Assist Team Blue, with 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, visits thier Afghan Police counterparts in Jalalabad alongside a few of their replacements from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, to familiarize them with their new area of operations and the officers they'll be working with.

  • Army Aviation Sees Change In Leadership

    Feb 5, 2014

    The Army celebrated the careers of two of its aviation officers Jan. 24, with the retirement of Redstone Arsenal's senior aviator, and the promotion of a 26-year career officer into the general ranks.

  • Go for the Green

    Feb 5, 2014

    For many years, the green-amber-red model has been a staple of military planning. It's the way we express readiness -- both visually and verbally -- for everything from budgets to training to real-time operations. And, in describing our status on risk management and safety, it's also very useful.

  • Stammer to assume Deputy Commanding General position

    Feb 5, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Mark R. Stammer, will assume one of the two deputy commanding general positions of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

  • Army accidents continue downward trend

    Feb 4, 2014

    Following the Army's safest year on record, accidental fatalities fell once again during the first quarter of fiscal 2014, according to data recently released by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center.

  • Commentary - Is it really Black History Month?

    Feb 4, 2014

    February is Black History Month, a time set aside to highlight the achievements of African Americans. As an American I am more than proud of the contributions made by my ancestors to making this nation, this world, a better place to live.

  • Tobyhanna supports anti-IED systems

    Feb 4, 2014

    Jason Hamilton, an electronics mechanic at Tobyhanna Army Depot, reassembles a Duke primary unit. The Duke is a counter improvised explosive device (IED) system that jams frequencies to neutralize the threat of IEDs.

  • Mobile classes address specific contracting concerns

    Feb 4, 2014

    It began four years ago to meet the need to certify the growing number of contracting interns. Now it has become a program that addresses specific areas of concern within the Army contracting community.

  • Tobyhanna supports anti-IED systems

    Feb 4, 2014

    Marie Flint, materiel handler, takes inventory of a pallet of Duke secondary units as they arrive at Tobyhanna Army Depot. The Duke is a counter improvised explosive device (IED) system that jams frequencies to neutralize the threat of IEDs.

  • Battalion CSM sets standard for Currahees

    Feb 4, 2014

    U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Dent, command sergeant major of 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), graduated with a group of 12 other Currahees from the Fort Campbell Sabalauski Air Assault School Jan. 24, 2013.

  • Company gets Soldiers mission-ready

    Feb 4, 2014

    Combat lifesaver qualification, combative level one and weapons training are the norm for Soldiers in-processing at the Aviation Mission Readiness Integration Company on Fort Carson. AMRIC is a 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, reception company that was formed to help Soldiers in-process the brigade and get mandatory training before reporting to their units.

  • Soldiers weather storm, peers at historic Small Arms Championship

    Feb 4, 2014

    More than 200 Soldiers from around the force competed against each other and Mother Nature at the history-making 2014 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship. Snow, ice and bone-chilling weather, combined with the highest female participation in two decades and the crowning of a five-time champ, made this year's iteration of the Army's premier marksmanship training event one to remember for years to come.

  • Students amaze Newsome during school visit

    Feb 4, 2014

    Maj. Jennifer Newsome talked all day while in school and didn�'t get into any trouble. Newsome, the Washington Division Chief, Army Contracting Command-Redstone, Ala., visited students at Louis J. Morris Elementary School in Huntsville, Ala., where she read to a group of first-graders and participated in a question and answer session with third- and fourth-graders. Newsome said the experience was nothing less than extraordinary.

  • Tobyhanna supports anti-IED systems

    Feb 4, 2014

  • COIN experts say operational context is key

    Feb 4, 2014

  • Performance Triad promotes habits vital for proper sleep

    Feb 4, 2014

  • Army Aviators become Sea Warriors

    Feb 4, 2014

    KAUAI, Hawaii--The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade added a different twist to the primary joint training exercise Koa Kai 14-1 around the islands of Kauai and Ni'ihau Jan. 22-31.

  • NCAA track, cross-country champion Tim Nelson begins new challenges in Army

    Feb 4, 2014

  • 80th Training Command Instructor of the year wins USARC level, advances to TRADOC

    Feb 4, 2014

    A little bit of shock combined with some excitement, that's how Sgt. 1St Class David Dimoff described how he felt after hearing that he had been selected as the United States Army Reserve Command instructor of the year in the non-commissioned officer category. The water purification specialist instructor assigned to the 8/80th Quartermaster Battalion, 94th Training Division said the achievement doesn't seem real.

  • NASA remembers its own at Arlington National Cemetery

    Feb 3, 2014

    Fallen astronauts, shuttle commanders and crews were memorialized at multiple sites inside Arlington National Cemetery, Jan. 31, 2014, during NASA's day of remembrance.

  • Army delivers COMSEC to the deployment line

    Feb 3, 2014

    The Project Director, Communications Security (PD COMSEC) team is working with its Army partners to bring cryptographic equipment into the standard process for authorization, ordering, and fielding equipment to soldiers.

  • Tobyhanna supports anti-IED systems

    Feb 3, 2014

    Michael Pavinich, an electronics mechanic at Tobyhanna Army Depot, performs an operational check on a THOR III system. The THOR uses three transceivers mounted on backpacks to jam radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

  • Tobyhanna supports anti-IED systems

    Feb 3, 2014

    Matthew Herlihy, an electronics mechanic at Tobyhanna Army Depot, reassembles a Duke secondary unit after performing a mechanical inspection. The Duke is a counter improvised explosive device (IED) system that jams frequencies to neutralize the threat of IEDs.

  • Operation Ammunition Clean Sweep

    Feb 1, 2014

    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan. Jan. 28. -- The Joint Munitions Command has been working toward the draw-down of various ordinances throughout theater with an initiative called Operation Ammunition Clean Sweep.

  • Operation Ammunition Clean Sweep

    Feb 1, 2014

    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan. Jan. 28. -- The Joint Munitions Command has been working toward the draw-down of various ordinances throughout theater with an initiative called Operation Ammunition Clean Sweep.

  • Operation Ammuniton Clean Sweep

    Feb 1, 2014

    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan. Jan. 28. -- The Joint Munitions Command has been working toward the draw-down of various ordinances throughout theater with an initiative called Operation Ammunition Clean Sweep.

  • Something to prove

    Feb 1, 2014

    "Doing all this definitely makes me see that if I put my mind to any task, I can accomplish it. I'm just looking forward to continuing as far as I can, push through my training, push through everything they throw at me, study more, practice more; all around it's going to be a good experience for me."

  • Fixing aircraft for the fight

    Feb 1, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan. Jan. 29. -- The 1107th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group of the Missouri National Guard, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, has been providing vital aviation repair and support for various aircraft here.

  • Fixing aircraft for the fight

    Feb 1, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan. Jan. 29. -- The 1107th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group of the Missouri National Guard, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, has been providing vital aviation repair and support for various aircraft here.

  • Fixing aircraft for the fight

    Feb 1, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan. Jan. 29. -- The 1107th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group of the Missouri National Guard, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, has been providing vital aviation repair and support for various aircraft here.

  • RC East Commander; farewell visit to Task Force Patriot

    Jan 31, 2014

    U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James McConville made his final visit to Forward Operating Base Gamberi Jan. 29, 2014. McConville will soon relinquish command of Regional Command East in Afghanistan. 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot currently occupies FOB Gamberi and supports the Train Advise and Assist Command Northeast mission of mentoring the 201st Afghan National Army Corps in RC East's North of Kabul area of responsibility.

  • Heavy armor returns to Europe to support rotational forces

    Jan 31, 2014

    More than 50 U.S. Army M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks and M2A3/M3A3 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles rolled into the Grafenwoehr Training Area this week as the final shipment of the European Activity Set.

  • Climbing to the Top

    Jan 31, 2014

    Soldiers representing each of the battalions that make up the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot, came together at Forward Operating Base Fenty Jan. 23, to see who is the brigade's best for the 1st Quarter of the new year.

  • NCAA track, cross-country champion Tim Nelson begins new challenges in Army

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Fort Valley ROTC trains for Ranger Challenge

    Jan 31, 2014

  • FBI trains FH community on child cyber safety, security

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Fort Huachuca's Community Health Promotion Council, in partnership with the FBI, presented two sessions of Cyber Safety & Security Training for adults, to provide expert advice on keeping themselves and their children safe on the Internet, at Murr Community Center on Tuesday.

  • Program offers recovery for injured Soldiers

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Six honored at first quarterly IRC of year

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Armor chief receives 1st star

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Fort Huachuca opens Tax Center's doors

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - As W-2s, 1099s, and other documents begin to arrive in the mail, Fort Huachuca kicked off the 2013 tax season with the grand opening of the Tax Assistance Center, or TAC, Monday, located in Building 22324 on Christy Ave.

  • National Childrens Dental Health Month begins Saturday

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - February is National Children's Dental Health Month, an annual event sponsored by the American Dental Association. The purpose is to educate the public about the importance of children's dental health.

  • BHS, JROTC students gain archery team

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - This year the Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, or JROTC, was introduced to a new sport. The 2013/14 school year is the first time JROTC has an archery team. It is open to all Buena High School students interested in joining. The group practices on Tuesday and Thursday after school on the BHS football field.

  • Boldly Transforming Leadership Development

    Jan 31, 2014

    What makes good leaders? And what is the best way to develop them? These are the questions with which U.S. Army Cadet Command wrestles as it changes its development models. Improving the curriculum, changing the way it is delivered and taught, and teaching Cadets how to think, not what to think, is a formula Maj. Gen. Jefforey Smith, commanding general, U.S. Army Cadet Command, said he thinks will successfully develop well-rounded leaders of character.

  • 200th MPCOM Leadership visits DoD Criminal Investigation Task Force

    Jan 31, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Phillip M. Churn, deputy commanding general for operations of the 200th Military Police Command, recently visited the Department of Defense Criminal Investigation Task Force (CITF) for a briefing about the command.

  • James Armistead Lafayette, (1760-1832)

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - February is Black History Month. It is the legacy of historian Carter G. Woodson who was born to former slaves in Virginia in 1875. Early in life, Woodson�'s story included farm worker, manual laborer, garbage truck driver, and coal miner. After he graduated from college, Woodson taught black youth in West Virginia, served the War Department in the Philippines from 1903 to 1907, and traveled the world, teaching at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. He eventually earned a Master�'s degree in History, Romance languages, and Literature from the University of Chicago and a doctorate in history from Harvard University. Woodson co-founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and committed his life�'s work to the early black history movement.

  • Multinational Soldiers deal with riots, fire at JMRC

    Jan 30, 2014

    "Get out of here!" Rioters yell as one hurls a Molotov cocktail at multinational Soldiers, bursting into a wave of fire that crashed against riot shields. Chanting and banging their batons on their shields in a rhythm, the wall of Soldiers pushed forward and the eased mob back. That is just one training scenario U.S. and multinational forces encountered during their rotation at Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany Jan. 13-31.

  • Denver school honors World War II hero Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware

    Jan 30, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware, a World War II Medal of Honor recipient and former Chief of Information, was honored with a plaque dedication at his alma mater, Denver's South High School.

  • Soldiers learn to train sponsors

    Jan 30, 2014

    Fort Carson's ACS conducted a sponsorship train-the-trainer course Jan. 21-22 to ensure that incoming Soldiers will have a valuable link for information on their new duty station.

  • Casualty Assistance Center provides support for grieving Families

    Jan 30, 2014

    It's a question that no military Family member ever wants to consider -- what happens when a Soldier dies? The focus of the Fort Carson Casualty Assistance Center is to guide Family members through the unthinkable.

  • Upcoming military culinary competition to be scaled back but more robust

    Jan 30, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 30, 2014) -- The Annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event has built a reputation for good food, good training and a healthy dose of competitiveness among its participants.

  • Actor Joshua Bitton thanks 3rd ID soldiers

    Jan 30, 2014

    The 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, held a ball, Jan. 17, in Savannah, to celebrate their success during their most recent deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Vanguard volunteers recognized for outstanding service

    Jan 30, 2014

    Exceptional volunteers of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, were recognized for their service during the brigade's deployment at a Vanguard volunteer recognition ceremony, Jan. 22., on the 4th IBCT Compound at Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Military Police take to sky with unit's Ravens

    Jan 30, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Silently circling high above the ground, the RQ-11 Raven's (an unmanned aerial vehicle) camera focused in on its target. The operator, Sgt. Jason Lundquist, controlled the Raven's actions from a ground station. He zoomed in on his target, taking multiple pictures as his aircraft made another pass. He was on a reconnaissance mission and these photos may save someone's life in the future.

  • Prepare for the worst - Contracting specialists train for a natural disaster

    Jan 29, 2014

    Whereas Hurricane Katrina killed 1,800 people, injured 17,000 and closed 30 hospitals, the double earthquake on the New Madrid fault line killed 3,500 people, injured 83,000 and damaged or destroyed 132 hospitals. Thankfully, the earthquakes are fictional, used as the basis of a scenario for Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014.

  • NTC, Fort Irwin commander receives second star. FORSCOM commander promotes Maj. Gen. Ted Martin

    Jan 29, 2014

    Major Gen. Ted Martin shook hands with Gen. Daniel Allyn after being pinned a second star in front of an audience of family, friends, leadership and Soldiers of this military installation. Allyn, commanding general of United States Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., placed a second star on Martin's uniform.

  • 6th Bn., 37th FA Regt. conducts live-fire qualification training

    Jan 29, 2014

    CHEOLWEON, Korea -- Soldiers from B Battery, 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct a live-fire qualification exercise at Rocket Valley near Cheolweon, South Korea Jan. 28, 2014. During the training, Soldiers from B Battery fired rockets from the M270A1 Multiple Launch Rocket System to test their equipment, developed crew cohesion, and built confidence in their skills. 210th FA Bde. is committed to combined training opportunities with key regional military partners to build an increased combined capability to defend Korea. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released). For more photos of this event visit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/210fib/sets/72157640294260316/

  • Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness launches new social media platform Army-wide

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program launched a new social media platform Jan. 27, 2014, called ArmyFit, for Soldiers, their families and Army civilians.

  • Band of Brother's Easy Company returns; End of an Era

    Jan 28, 2014

    The last group of Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), consisting mainly of Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, returned home in the early hours of Jan. 26, 2014, marking the end of an era for the brigade.

  • FORSCOM command team visits NTC

    Jan 28, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command commanding general and command sergeant major visit the Army National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. to discuss the recent training rotation of the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division this January. This rotation was based on a Pacific-focused scenario that fully integrated a Japanese Ground Defense Force unit.

  • AWTC opens to enhance AWG's capabilities

    Jan 28, 2014

  • 2ID soldiers deliver charcoal during GPO charity event

    Jan 27, 2014

    Forward deployed soldiers experience what it's like giving to the less fortunate community.

  • Rock Island Arsenal observes MLK Jr. Day

    Jan 27, 2014

    At Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, an observance was held Jan. 23 to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. It's a day to remember the iconic civil rights leader and minister remembered for preaching freedom, justice, and equality for all people of the United States.

  • Afghan National Army; picking up the intelligence signal

    Jan 27, 2014

    201st Afghan National Army Corps soldiers receive training on the Wolfhound signal scanning system during Afghanistan's first Wolfhound fielding and training class at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Jan. 25, 2014. The Wolfhound will allow the 201st ANA Corps to hear and locate the enemy's radio transmissions.

  • TAAC-NE commander farewells FOB Torkham with recognition

    Jan 27, 2014

    U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Ronald Lewis, commander of Train Advise and Assist Command-Northeast gives encouraging words, coins and achievement certificates to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Torkham, Jan. 23, 2014. Lewis made the trip as part of his farewell to the troops of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot who've supported TAAC-NE during his time as commander.

  • Grant Library serves the community

    Jan 27, 2014

    Children's tiny feet slap the ground and giggles fill the air, as their little hands reach for a book to look at before Story Time begins. An adult sits down with a book in hand and quiet quickly washes over the room as the children take their places to listen.

  • Military child donates hair for a noble cause

    Jan 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - An APG military child recently donated 15 inches of her own hair to benefit her peers suffering from long-term medical hair loss.

  • Bye bye birdie: UH-1B Iroquois removed from front of T-39

    Jan 27, 2014

    For more than 40 years, Soldiers, Family members, retirees, Veterans and visitors to Fort Campbell entered Gate 4 and passed by a vintage UH-1B Iroquois helicopter in front of Building T-39 on Screaming Eagle Boulevard. Bitterly cold winds and an overcast winter sky marked the end of that era Jan. 17 when 101st Combat Aviation Brigade Headquarters Soldiers removed the "Huey" from its podium for a complete restoration after years of weather damage and general wear and tear. "The helicopter itself has fallen on hard times. We have been working as hard as we can, doing all the things we know to do, to try and get that helicopter refurbished … It has been a battle and finally come to the point where we can't patch it together any longer," said John O'Brien, installation historian with the Pratt Museum. "[Garrision Commander] Col. [David "Buck"] Dellinger and Col. [Thomas] Drew, [commander of] the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade have done a tremendous thing in working together to get that aircraft restored."

  • Healthy New Year: 'Love Your Heart' kicks off ECFT 2014

    Jan 27, 2014

    On the first day of each year, people vow to make the year ahead their healthiest and fittest ever. Many times, however, that pledge never sees fruition. Even with the greatest intentions, all too often people lose their motivation after a month or two. The 2014 Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour, set to kickoff in February, offers the Fort Campbell, Clarksville, Hopkinsville and Oak Grove communities a challenging and fun way to keep those fitness goals, through a 10-month program of fitness activities for all levels of fitness and age groups. "We introduced the tour last year and encouraged people who weren't in a fitness lifestyle, to get off the couch and to try some new things and to make it a regular part of their life," said Melissa Schaffner, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Marketing Manager. "Last year we had more than 1,000 participants."

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Jan 26, 2014

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Jan 26, 2014

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • JSA Soldiers conduct training to secure the DMZ

    Jan 26, 2014

    WARRIOR BASE, South Korea -- Soldiers assigned to the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct team live fire exercise at story live fire complex near Warrior Base Jan. 23, 2014. The purpose of the training is to certify fire teams capable of employing in the military armistice commissioned headquarters area at the Korean Demilitarized Zone. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released).

  • 2-4 Infantry continues to advise, assist Afghan forces in Parwan Province

    Jan 26, 2014

    Advising and assisting their Afghan National Security Forces counterparts remains the primary objective of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment "Warrior," for the remainder of their deployment.

  • Another Link in the Chain

    Jan 25, 2014

    Coalition and Afghan National Army Leaders met at Forward Operating Base Jan. 22, to make plans to begin integrating Afghan Special Forces Commandos into 201st ANA Corps operations.

  • General officers welcome Task Force Patriot's newest aviators

    Jan 25, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Mark Milley and Maj. Gen. James McConville helped welcome 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot's newest attachment, the 3rd Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, by promoting a few Soldiers and rewarding a few with command coins.

  • AWTC opens to enhance AWG's capabilities

    Jan 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of its Asymmetric Warfare Training Center Jan. 24 here. Participants included State and local officials from Virginia, representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Training and Doctrine Command, and various others who attended to witness the historic event.

  • Sultan Khel Change of Command

    Jan 25, 2014

    Soldiers from Bravo "Battle" Company, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of 10th Mountain Division stand in formation during their company's change of command ceremony Jan. 24 at Assistance Platform Sultan Khel in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Sultan Khel Change of Command

    Jan 25, 2014

    Soldiers from Bravo "Battle" Company, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of 10th Mountain Division stand in formation during their company's change of command ceremony Jan. 24 at Assistance Platform Sultan Khel in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Sultan Khel Change of Command

    Jan 25, 2014

    Soldiers from Bravo "Battle" Company, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of 10th Mountain Division stand in formation during their company's change of command ceremony Jan. 24 at Assistance Platform Sultan Khel in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • 112th MI Brigade Inactivated, 29 January 1993

    Jan 24, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Massachusetts in January is generally pretty bleak and on this day in history the mood was somber as well. The troops formed on Rogers Field and the color guard encased the colors of the 112th Military Intelligence Brigade. It was the end of an era… or was it? Units have long and storied histories which are often interrupted by a "down time." It has to do with mission requirements, or national budgets, or downsizing, or a combination of the above. In the case of the 112th, it wasn't the first time the unit had been inactivated, and it wouldn't be the last.

  • Redskins; Cheering for Patriot troops at FOB Fenty

    Jan 24, 2014

    Cheerleaders for the Washington Redskins visited Forward Operating Base Fenty Jan. 22, 2014, put on a show and signed some autographs for the Task Force Patriot Soldiers there.

  • Check on Learning

    Jan 24, 2014

    International Security Assistance Force Joint Command's command team travelled to Forward Operating Base Gamberi Jan. 20, to visit with 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot Soldiers and check in on the training they are doing with their Afghan National Army counterparts.

  • Army, Air Force conduct load training

    Jan 24, 2014

    Fort Carson Soldiers and Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., made rapid-deployment load training look as easy as stacking children's blocks, during a joint exercise at Colorado Springs Airport, Jan. 14-16. Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team and 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, both from 4th Infantry Division, participated with the Air Force in a joint exercise to improve communication efforts and familiarize them with each other's military equipment.

  • New OER transition: HRC team informs officers on changes

    Jan 24, 2014

    As the Army switches to a new Officer Evaluation Report data input, submission procedures, and rating philosophy were critical focal points of a mobile training team on post Jan. 13 to 16.

  • SHARP program director's visit about insight

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Army's top civilian for the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, Dr. Christine Altendorf, visited Fort Leonard Wood Jan. 16.

  • Updated USO facility ready to serve Fort Leonard Wood troops

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Fort Leonard Wood USO Club has been a home away from home for thousands of troops -- but now it really feels like one.

  • Naturalization Oath Ceremony

    Jan 24, 2014

    Naturalization Oath Ceremony

  • Asymmetric Warfare Training Center opens at Fort A.P. Hill

    Jan 24, 2014

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- The Asymmetric Warfare Group officially opened its $90.1 million Asymmetric Warfare Training Center here today. The complex features state-of-the art training and range facilities that support the AWG mission of rapid material and non-material solution development as well as adaptability and resiliency training.

  • Army program secures critical component for artillery, mortar ammunition

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army is nearing completion on a project to eliminate its dependency on foreign countries for a critical energetic component in artillery and mortar ammunition, officials said.

  • KFOR aviation soldiers conduct hand over in Kosovo

    Jan 23, 2014

    Aviation soldiers with Task Force Warhorse, Kosovo Force 18, take command from Task Force Phalanx, KFOR 17, in a ceremony at Camp Bondsteel Jan. 20.

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