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  • 201st Military Intelligence Battalion cases colors anticipating deployment to Afghanistan

    Feb 11, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The 201st Military Intelligence Battalion cased its colors Feb. 5 as it prepares to deploy very soon to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • LMP Communicator Conducts Seminar for Future Users

    Feb 8, 2010

    Communicating effectively was the hot topic of a 2-day workshop hosted here, Jan. 12-13 by the Logistics Modernization Program Division for future LMP sites. Representatives and Communication Leads from Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) and Joint Munitions & Logistics (JM&L) participated in the workshop discussing ways to encourage workforce support for LMP implementation scheduled for later this year.

  • Under Secretary of the Army lands at Corpus Christi Army Depot

    Feb 8, 2010

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph Westphal learned first-hand about Army depot helicopter repair and recapitalization during his brief, but substantial tour of CCAD's facilities on Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Feb. 3.

  • Haiti 'food surge' aims to reach 2 million

    Feb 4, 2010

    There were smiles and these particular visions of joy were brought by the knowledge that the Haitian women would be able to feed their families for weeks instead of standing in line with their whole family to receive a single day's ration.

  • Military postal service to begin in Haiti

    Feb 4, 2010

    U.S. postal inspectors have arrived in Haiti to conduct security assessments and help prepare to set up an Army post office, as well as to assist with the restoration of mail service to the earthquake-ravaged country.

  • Commentary: Leadership means more than being a nice guy

    Feb 4, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - It is a lot easier to define leadership than it is to put your finger on the attributes of a good leader. There are as many ways to look at the question as there are ways to lead effectively. A common thread is often taking care of Soldiers. Looking out for your subordinates' well being is certainly an important consideration, but it always has to be tempered by the knowledge that accomplishing the mission might put those subordinates at grave risk.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord makes its debut

    Feb 4, 2010

    With the final tug of a canvas case, the unfurling and raising of its new flag, Joint Base Lewis-McChord began its history at 10 a.m. Monday during a ceremony in front of its new headquarters on what is now called "JBLM Lewis Main."

  • Town hall meetings address joint basing process, effects on garrison employees

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- U.S. Army Garrison commander, Col. Mary Garr hosted two town hall meetings Jan. 28 to inform Fort Sam Houston garrison employees about the progress of Joint Base San Antonio.

  • Army researching alternative methods of learning, injury assessment, aftercare for wounded Soldiers

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The idea behind its design incorporated ergonomics, a scientifically-based methodology for fabricating equipment and work spaces in order to fit the employee, reducing work-related injury and fatigue.

  • Virtual reality helps Soldiers deal with real world burn pain

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Military members who have combat burn injuries can suffer through some of the most intense and prolonged types of pain imaginable. Patients need daily care to clean the wound and daily physical therapy to stretch the newly healed skin.

  • Ribbon cutting opens new 470th MI headquarters

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The 470th Military Intelligence Brigade held a ribbon cutting ceremony Feb. 1 to mark the official opening of its new headquarters, Building 1070.

  • Sitting volleyball tourney fosters teamwork, camaraderie

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUTON, Texas -- The scene inside the Jimmy Brought Gym on Fort Sam Houston Jan. 26 could have been from any of the various tournaments held there except for one detail Aca,!" all the participants were sitting on the wooden floor.

  • 470th MI Bde. continues Haiti relief support

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Although the intense initial interest in the Haiti disaster is dissipating, Soldiers and civilians of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade and U.S. Army South continue their mission.

  • BOSS Zone opens at Benner Barracks

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Benner Barracks Jan. 29, opening the new BOSS Zone, a recreational outlet for Soldiers living in the barracks.

  • New program offers career exploration opportunities for high school students

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- High school students are preparing for real-world career experiences through the new Hired! Apprenticeship Program on Fort Sam Houston. The program provides teens, 15 to 18 years old, practice with resume writing, interviewing and job-site skills in Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation operations and other organizations.

  • Ice storm wreaks havoc, but Fort Sill recovering

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--An ice storm smacked Fort Sill Feb. 28 leaving thousands without power and hundreds of destroyed trees.

  • Former Iowa Army National Guardsman to Lead New York National Guard

    Feb 3, 2010

    ALBANY--Governor David A. Paterson announced today that he has appointed Brigadier General Patrick Murphy, a former Iowa Army National Guard officer, as the 52nd Adjutant General of New York State, to replace Major General Joseph Taluto upon his retirement on February 14. "Brigadier General Murphy is an outstanding officer who brings with him a wealth of experience integrating the National Guard and active military components into State emergency and security planning, homeland defense, and anti-terrorism activities," Governor Paterson said. "He has played a critical role in the New York National Guard's response to flooding in Western New York, providing emergency aid to other states, and refocusing the National Guard's Joint Task Force Empire Shield into a more capable security force in New York City."

  • General receives Trumpet Award for inspiring others

    Feb 2, 2010

    Gen. William E. Ward, commander, U.S. Africa Command, became a Trumpet Award recipient Saturday for his ability to inspire others.

  • Wounded warrior becomes first blind Soldier to take company command

    Feb 2, 2010

    Capt. Scotty Smiley became the first blind officer to assume company command as he accepted the guidon for a Warrior Transition Unit at West Point, N.Y., Monday.

  • FY11 budget includes $400 million for re-enlistment bonuses

    Feb 2, 2010

    The Army revealed its Fiscal Year 2011 budgets Feb. 1, including $143 billion to fund training and sustainment of the total force, and an additional $102 billion to fund operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • CSA addresses worldwide challenges at Brookings Institution

    Feb 1, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said as the Army looks to the future, his two key concerns are weapons of mass destruction in the hands of terrorists and countries that won't deny safe havens to those terrorists.

  • Guard assists seven states with winter-storm emergencies

    Feb 1, 2010

    Winter storms created dangerous conditions across the nation's midsection late last week and into the weekend, and more than 560 National Guard members were called out in seven states to deal with the mess.

  • Joint-base ceremony to begin new chapter for Lewis, McChord

    Jan 29, 2010

    FORT LEWIS, Wash. - Joint Base Lewis-McChord will begin its history at 10 a.m. Monday when Col. Thomas H. Brittain cases the colors of Fort Lewis' U.S. Army Garrison and unfurls those of the Joint Base Garrison.

  • Paratroopers continue to sustain Haiti relief effort

    Jan 29, 2010

    Eight pallets of medical supplies left Fort Bragg, N.C., last night for the Haiti relief effort, and the post continues to send containers of water and rations to be air-dropped onto the island.

  • PBS film chronicles untold story of African-American service

    Jan 29, 2010

    "For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots" will air during February on Public Broadcasting System stations across the country.

  • Study reveals patriotic, active kids suffer less deployment stress

    Jan 29, 2010

    Adolescents who believe that America supports the war in Iraq and Afghanistan and that Soldiers are making a difference in the world are less likely to suffer from anxiety and stress when their parent deploys, according to research unveiled Thursday.

  • William 'Billy' Mitchell -- 'The father of the United States Air Force' once liv

    Jan 28, 2010

    Fort Sam Houston, one of the oldest military installations in the United States, has been the home to many famous figures over the years. Construction began in 1876 and since its establishment; Fort Sam has played an integral part in American military history.

  • HHC training covers all facets of Solders' lives, duty

    Jan 28, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Headquarters and Headquarters Company weekly training begins in the classroom and includes a field component that gives Soldiers a well-rounded perspective on their roles in the Army by stressing the importance of knowing and living the principles that guide the United States government.

  • Brigade supports Unified Response with intelligence teams in Haiti

    Jan 28, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Morning came early Jan. 23 as Soldiers of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade drew weapons from their arms room at Fort Sam Houston and conducted pre-combat checks and inspections. By 5:10 a.m. they were on the Kelly Field Annex of Lackland Air Force Base with equipment loaded, bags stowed, goodbyes said and commanders' hands shaken before boarding a C-130 aircraft for Port-Au-Prince, Haiti.

  • New site offers realistic training for student Soldiers

    Jan 28, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Medical Department Center & School unveiled its new Deployable Medical Systems Equipment Training Site Jan. 25 at Camp Bullis.

  • Jan. 24: On the ground in Haiti with an Army public affairs NCO

    Jan 25, 2010

    A Soldier describes his experience in Haiti

  • Make a movie, save a life, win $2,000

    Jan 25, 2010

    Prizes totaling nearly $4,000 are still up for grabs as the 2nd Annual Peer to Peer Safety Video Competion heads into the final months.

  • ARNORTH CG visits 167th TSC

    Jan 22, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, commanding general, U.S. Army North, met with Maj. Gen. A.C. Blalock, adjutant general, Alabama National Guard, and Maj. Gen. Joe Harkey, commanding general, 167th Theater Sustainment Command, Jan. 20

  • Town hall meetings ease deployment worries for Families, Soldiers

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- As the 201st Military Intelligence Battalion gets ready to deploy overseas early this year, its members and Families have been preparing for the time of separation through town hall meetings, the last of which takes place Jan. 28.

  • AFAP delegates choose top five issues

    Jan 21, 2010

    On the final day of the 2010 Army Family Action Plan conference last week, delegates broke from their individual working groups and voted on their top five issues, three of which involve services for wounded or ill warriors.

  • Seven Soldiers make Team USA for Olympic Winter Games

    Jan 20, 2010

    Seven current and former members of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program have earned spots on Team USA for the XXI Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 12-28 in Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

  • Army North helps Haiti effort

    Jan 19, 2010

    The U.S. Army North headquarters based here is supporting the U.S. Southern Command-led effort to bring relief to the people of Haiti.

  • A-10 Warthog at night

    Jan 16, 2010

    An A-10 Warthog from the 355th takes off from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Army Secretary prioritizes support, acquisition reform, outreach

    Jan 7, 2010

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh gave Pentagon staffers a "preliminary report" Wednesday after his first three months in office, asking them to continue supporting Soldier and family programs, continue acquisition reform, and focus more on congressional outreach.

  • Army seeks additional CAB to reach dwell goal

    Jan 6, 2010

    In order to meet the Army's dwell-time goal, the service will add a new combat aviation brigade.

  • Asst. Sec. Def. for Homeland Defense visits ARNORTH, speaks to DSCA students

    Jan 6, 2010

    Dr. Paul Stockton, assistant secretary of defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs, visits with Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III (left), commanding general, U.S. Army North, and the command's senior leaders at Fort Sam Houston after Stockton spoke to a Defense Support of Civil Authorities course Jan. 5 in San Antonio.

  • NCO taps into medical database to process Soldier claims faster

    Jan 5, 2010

    A senior NCO at a warrior transition unit discovers access to the deployed medical records database and saves time processing Soldiers' medical claims.

  • ARNORTH's deputy CG promoted to major general (Photo Release)

    Dec 30, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, promoted to major general during a promotion ceremony Dec. 28 inside Army North's historic headquarters at the Quadrangle.

  • Army North members learn, share medical planning experience

    Dec 23, 2009

    Members of United States Army North were among the military and civilian attendees of the Homeland Security Medical Executive Course, which brought together medical professionals from local, state and federal agencies.

  • Lt. Gen. Swan takes command of U.S. Army North; Lt. Gen. Turner bids farewell after more than 35 yea

    Dec 16, 2009

    Lt. Gen. Swan takes command of U.S. Army North Lt. Gen. Turner bids farewell after more than 35 years service with U.S. Army

  • SMA urges Master Resilience Trainers to share knowledge

    Dec 11, 2009

    Soldiers and civilians attending the Master Resilience Training course in Philadelphia, Pa., were challenged by Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston Thursday to take the lessons learned here back their units and share them with Soldiers and families.

  • Photo entries sought for Heritage Project contest

    Dec 11, 2009

    Entries are being sought for the Fort Monroe Online Heritage Project Photo Contest. Everyone, to include the general public and military families stationed around the world, is encouraged to participate. The contest will continue through the end of January and winning photos will be published in the Fort Monroe newspaper, the "Casemate."

  • Vehicle Rodeo rounds up fun for Soldiers, Families

    Dec 11, 2009

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The 591st Medical Logistics Company hosted its first annual Vehicle Rodeo at Enforcer Field Nov. 12.

  • AMEDDC&S announces Instructor of the Year

    Dec 11, 2009

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Army Medical Department Center & School announced the winner of the Instructor of the Year competition Dec. 4 during a ceremony at the AMEDD Museum.

  • The New York National Guard Honors President Martin Van Buren on His 227th Birthday

    Dec 5, 2009

    New York Army National Guard Brig Gen. Patrick Murphy, Director of Joint Staff for the New York National Guard and New York State Chaplain Eric Olsen, lay a wreath at the gravesite of President Martin Van Buren in Kinderhook New York to commemorate his s227th Birthday on Dec. 5, 1782, accompanied by community members and a military honor guard. Military officers across the country traditionally mark presidential birthdays in this manner

  • ARNORTH Soldiers hone M-16, M-9 weapons skills at Camp Bullis

    Sep 22, 2009

    More than 50 Soldiers from U.S. Army North qualified with either the M-16 rifle or the M-9 pistol at Camp Bullis Sept. 15-18.

  • ARNORTH bids farewell to 3 comrades

    Aug 19, 2009

  • TF 51 arrives at Fort Leavenworth for Vibrant Response 2009

    Aug 19, 2009

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - U.S. Army North's Task Force 51 arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., July 31 for Vibrant Response 2009. The exercise will focus primarily on responding to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive incidents and is designed to confirm the readiness and abilities of incoming units that will fall under the CBRNE Consequence Management Response Force effective Oct. 1.

  • U.S. Army North NCOs adapt to new challenges during Vibrant Response 2009

    Aug 17, 2009

    Most Soldiers have come to expect that their next assignment will lead to another change in scenery on the eve of yet another deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • Servicemembers train to respond to domestic emergencies

    Aug 9, 2009

    Soldiers arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., for an exercise that will focus on responding to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive incidents and is designed to confirm the readiness and abilities of incoming units.

  • TF 51 arrives at Fort Leavenworth for Vibrant Response 2009

    Aug 4, 2009

  • U.S. Army North's TF51 prepares for Vibrant Response 2009

    Jul 24, 2009

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - In preparation for Vibrant Response 2009, the Soldiers and their civilian partners of U.S. Army North's Task Force 51 worked diligently during a training exercise at Rudder Army Reserve Center in San Antonio, July 13 to July 24, to prepare for the command post exercise portion of Vibrant Response. The Vibrant Response exercise will be conducted at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., from July 31 through August 14; it will focus primarily on responding to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive incidents.

  • ARNORTH NCO helps donate laptops to local school

    Jul 13, 2009

    When Sgt. 1st Class Rudy Hass was told to exchange his section's old laptops for new ones he asked the question "what can we do with the old laptops'" Instead of letting them go some place where they might sit for months without being used he registered them in the Department of Defense's computers for learning program.

  • ARNORTH Quarterly Recognition Ceremony

    Jul 10, 2009

    33 U.S. Army North Soldiers and civilians received the Humanitarian Service Medal during the ARNORTH quarterly recognition ceremony July 9 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The Humanitarian Service Medal was approved for service members who provided humanitarian assistance during Hurricanes Gustav and Ike relief operations September 1, 2008 to September 25, 2008.

  • Region IX DCE aids Hawaii during major hurricane exercise

    Jul 8, 2009

    It's a scenario that emergency responders in Hawaii hope will never happen. A Category 4 hurricane with winds exceeding 135 miles per hour and a storm surge of 15 feet aimed directly at Oahu's southern shore. But, it's an event that experts believe will happen sometime in the future and officials want to be as prepared as possible.

  • Alabama Guard's 46th CST Trains with the US Coast Guard

    Jul 8, 2009

    Mobile, Ala.- Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 (9-11), local, state and federal agencies have broadened their training exercises to depict various scenarios that are an increasing threat to the U.S. democracy and its citizen's way of life. Terrorist groups continue to upgrade and modify their weapons and execution methods while continuously searching for new and unexpected targets.

  • ARNORTH tests ability to respond

    Jul 8, 2009

    U.S. Army North participated in a June exercise intended to test its ability to respond to natural and manmade disasters. The exercise, Ardent Sentry 2009, was part of the national exercise program designed to rehearse the capabilities of the Department of Defense and other federal and state agencies to respond to homeland defense and civil support scenarios.

  • Conference brings MPEP Soldiers together

    May 20, 2009

    U.S. Army North (ARNORTH) held its first Military Personnel Exchange Program (MPEP) conference May 4-8 at Fort Sam Houston to better assess how MPEP Soldiers are working with their Canadian or Mexican counterparts.

  • ARNORTH Chaplain NCOs help retired Paratroopers display their heritage

    May 20, 2009

    U.S. Army North noncommissioned officers gathered with retired Paratroopers at the Drop Zone CafAfA and Bar, San Antonio, May 20 to present a parachute and parachute reserve to the Alamo Silver Wings Airborne Association to replace one that was stolen from the restaurant earlier this year.

  • Mullen visits Border Patrol

    Apr 20, 2009

    Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with U.S. Border Patrol agent Maria Valencia at a stop to observe the U.S. - Mexican border while in El Paso, Texas, April 17, 2009. Mullen also visited Joint Task Force-North, to better understand the current situation and violence that is plaguing the region.

  • Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept Drill 2009 Photos

    Apr 16, 2009

  • U.S. Army North helps put hurricane plans to the test

    Apr 8, 2009

    A step-by-step hurricane response drill this month will allow a host of state and federal agencies to test their disaster contingency plans before the June 1 start of hurricane season. More than 150 planners and consequence managers will assemble at Fort Belvoir April 14-15 for what has become an annual exercise before the start of hurricane season.

  • Fort Riley aviators deploy to support flood relief efforts

    Apr 1, 2009

    Six helicopters from the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade left Fort Riley, Kansas, over the weekend to join the flood relief mission along the Red River in eastern North Dakota. The Department of Defense assistance to North Dakota's responders and the Federal Emergency Management Agency is led by a Defense Coordinating Element of U.S. Army North. The helicopter task force provides specialized assistance from Army forces that stand ready to assist American's in need when crises strike the homeland.

  • U.S. Northern Command assists with North Dakota Flooding

    Mar 26, 2009

    U.S. Northern Command is coordinating Department of Defense's support to FEMA, state and local agencies in support of disaster operations in response to flooding in North Dakota. FEMA has requested, and USNORTHCOM will support, Grand Forks Air Force Base as a National Logistics Staging Area (NLSA). The NLSA will consist of five to 10 acres of space including 1,000 square feet of office space, necessary to support forward distribution of supplies and equipment to affected areas. There may also be access to the airfield.

  • JTF-CS tackles Sudden Response 2009 exercise

    Mar 23, 2009

    The specter of the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai in which 10 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks left more than 170 people dead, loomed large in the national consciousness as global media flashed images into American homes preparing for their Thanksgiving repasts. The gravity of this event was not ignored by the leadership of Joint Task Force Civil Support, based out of Fort Monroe. Sudden Response 2009 (SR-09), held Feb. 27 to March 6 at Naval Station Norfolk, addressed what to do if something similar happened on American soil. The Mumbai attacks were carried out by a small team of armed fanatics that targeted the tourist portion of IndiaAca,!a,,cs financial capital and largest city. For SR09, the scenario was translated to Orlando, Fla., also a city of major tourist attractions.

  • Stop-Loss stops in January, Army leaders say

    Mar 18, 2009

    That Army plans to phase out its reliance on stop-loss by January, Army leaders say.

  • Army North element teaches others while rehearsing critical skills

    Mar 6, 2009

    Members of a U.S. Army North element recently found themselves in a unique position - serving as both teachers and students during a weeklong exercise in Norfolk, Va.

  • ARNORTH focuses on suicide prevention

    Mar 4, 2009

    Soldiers and civilians from U.S. Army North took a "stand-down day" March 2 to discuss suicide and how to prevent it from happening anywhere within the Army family. The stand down comes after suicides in the Army hit a record high in 2008, with the suicide rate rising steadily for the past four years. Last year there were 128 confirmed suicides in the Army and 15 still under investigation. Lt. Gen. Thomas R. Turner, ARNORTH commanding general, started the morning emphasizing to all ARNORTH personnel the importance of the training and awareness within their sections.

  • National Guard gears up for 2009 hurricane season

    Feb 20, 2009

    Aca,!A"One team, one fightAca,!A? is the mantra for local, state and federal leaders preparing for a 2009 hurricane season that forecasters say could include nine major storms.

  • ARNORTH, FEMA host conference on nuclear terrorism

    Feb 4, 2009

    Aca,!A"The greatest danger to the American people is the threat of a terrorist attack with a nuclear weapon,Aca,!A? states the PresidentAca,!a,,cs foreign policy agenda published by the White House Jan. 21. This fact is an everyday reality for the men and women of U.S. Army North at Fort Sam Houston.

  • ARNORTH Change of Command

    Jan 7, 2009

    Lt. Gen. Thomas R. Turner (center), commanding general, U.S. Army North (ARNORTH) presides over the ARNORTH Headquarters and Headquarters Company change of command ceremony Jan. 6, 2009, at Fort Sam Houston. Maj. Thomas R. Hopkins (right) will replace Scott A. Peachey (left) and take command of HHC, which supports more than 500 Soldiers and civilians working at ARNORTH. ARNORTH is the Joint Force Land Component Command for U.S. Northern Command and conducts homeland defense and civil support missions in times of crisis throughout the U.S.

  • Command Delivers Connectivity During Crises

    Jan 5, 2009

    The U.S. Army sector of U.S. Northern Command is contributing to homeland security and defense by bringing communications where and when it is needed most. To enhance its ability to keep leaders and first responders connected, U.S. Army North recently opened a new network operations center at its home base in San Antonio. The center provides situational awareness of the plethora of connectivity equipment the organization literally sends out into the field during both natural and manmade crises.

  • ARNORTH looks back at 2008

    Dec 15, 2008

    In 2008 U. S. Army North was dealt its fair share of curve balls: from wildfires burning in California to back-to-back hurricanes targeting the southern United States and standing up a consequence management response force the command knocked each and every one out of the park.

  • General Thomas R. Turner II quote

    Dec 11, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Thomas R. Turner II, Commander, U.S. Army North

  • U.S. Northern Command

    Dec 3, 2008

  • Joint Task Force - North

    Dec 3, 2008

  • Joint Task Force - Civil Support

    Dec 3, 2008

  • ARNORTH PMO completes first force protection assessment since given new role

    Dec 3, 2008

    U.S. Army North (ARNORTH) completed its first force protection (FP) higher headquarters assessment from U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM) since assuming the mission in February 2008.

  • 63rd TAB gets new commander

    Dec 3, 2008

    Col. Aaron Thomas Barrier took command of the 63rd Theatre Aviation Brigade from Col. Benjamin F. Adams III during a change of command ceremony Nov. 1, 2008, at their home station in Frankfort, Ky.

  • Arctic Freeze exercise brings out the best in Alaska's Defense Department communicators

    Dec 3, 2008

    As the winter sun hung low along the horizon and temperatures hovered below freezing, arctic communicators from central Alaska joined together for an innovative and unique contingency communications exercise Nov. 12-16, 2008.

  • Command sharpens its skills in Exercise Vigilant Shield 2009

    Dec 2, 2008

    U.S. Army North participated in Vigilant Shield 09 Nov. 12 Aca,!" 18, 2008, along with U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM), Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other federal, state, local and international agencies.

  • U.S. Army North

    Dec 2, 2008

  • Secretary Geren visits U.S. Army North

    Oct 28, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visited U.S. Army North headquarters at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Oct. 28. ARNORTH is the Army service component command to U. S. Northern Command and is responsible for the ArmyAca,!a,,cs homeland defense, defense support of civil authorities and theater security cooperation in the NORTHCOM area.

  • Using the government travel card correctly

    Oct 9, 2008

    Do's and don'ts when using government travel card

  • Ready Army: Preparedness is a year-round effort

    Oct 9, 2008

    Preparing is a year round task

  • Getting Ready for "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Materiel Command competitor, checks the sling on his M16, while Sgt. 1st Class Darnyell Parker, Fort Lee Warrior Training Center instructor observes. The pre-combat checks and inspections were scheduled Sept. 30 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

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