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  • Army names annual safety award recipients

    Sep 16, 2015

    Winners of the annual Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Awards were recently named by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • MIT cyber experts visit Army Cyber Command

    Sep 2, 2015

    Dr. Marc A. Zissman, associate head of the Cyber Security and Information Sciences Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory, speaks to Army Cyber Command leaders about developing cyber technology and operations, at ARCYBER headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Va., Sept. 1. For more ARCYBER images, visit the command's Flickr galleries at the link below.

  • Army prepares systems, partner nations for network exercise

    Aug 27, 2015

    Several unit command posts and a full fleet of tactical vehicles are built and ready to be equipped with the most advanced technology the Army has to offer.

  • Deadline for new cyber military occupational specialty applications looms

    Aug 17, 2015

    The Army is looking for Soldiers, who want to sign on as part of the cyber branch.

  • Challenging terrain provides realistic training for signal soldiers

    Aug 14, 2015

    Signal soldiers from the 505th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade (TTSB) tested their network skills during a war exercise located on Fort Hunter Liggett last month taking advantage of its rugged terrain to provide the troops with the most realistic training possible.

  • What Soldiers should know about the Qualitative Management Program

    Aug 11, 2015

    The following article provides an overview of the QMP process, explains why the Army has such a program, to whom it applies and to whom not, and provides a few tips on how to respond to notifications.

  • Army integrates tactical vehicles for fall assessments

    Aug 4, 2015

    Imagine large Army tactical vehicles as far as the eye can see -- that is the current state of the Integration Motor Pool at Fort Bliss, Texas. As preparation continues for this fall's Network Integration Evaluation 16.1/Army Warfighter Assessment, or NIE 16.1/AWA, hundreds of vehicles including Strykers, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles and command post vehicles are receiving installations of the Army's latest tactical communications systems.

  • US, allied cyber defenders discuss interoperability at Cyber Summit 2015

    Jul 29, 2015

    More than 140 cyber, communications and intelligence professionals from across Europe and as far away as Hawaii gathered in Wiesbaden for the Cyber Summit 2015, July 27-29.

  • New technologies signify shift in assessing Army innovation, shaping requirements

    Jul 29, 2015

    Fort Bliss, Texas, is a hub for Army technological innovation. This fall, it will not just be the technology that is innovative; but also the event in which new technologies will be reviewed.

  • Second Star: Brig. Gen. Baker Promoted to Major General

    Jul 8, 2015

    Brig. Gen. John W. Baker, commanding general, 7th Signal Command (Theater), was promoted to major general by Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson, assistant chief of staff, and commanding general, Installation Management Command, during a ceremony on July 7, 2015.

  • Signaliers provide communications for commanders, soldiers during Atlantic Resolve

    Jul 4, 2015

    During any military engagement, the ability of commanders to communicate quickly and effectively with their Soldiers can often determine the outcome of the battle. For the commanders of Operation Atlantic Resolve, this capability is provided by the Soldiers of the 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, headquartered in Grafenwöhr, Germany.

  • NETCOM inducts Soldier into Signal Cove of Remembrance

    Jul 1, 2015

    A solemn ceremony July 1, marked the addition of the 101st name into the Signal Cove of Remembrance.

  • 509th Signal Battalion welcomes new commander

    Jun 25, 2015

    The 509th Signal Battalion welcomed a new commander in a ceremony on Caserma Del Din here June 25.

  • 509th Signal Battalion wins Army Supply Excellence Award

    Jun 17, 2015

    The 509th Signal Battalion in Vicenza, Italy, was recently recognized as one of the Army's best in logistics, being named a winner in the Chief of Staff of the Army's Combined Logistics Excellence Awards.

  • 40th ESB bids farewell to one commander, welcomes another

    Jun 11, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Outgoing Commander Lt. Col. David Thomas relinquished command of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion to incoming Commander Lt. Col. Cora Henry, Wednesday morning during a change of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field.

  • Army observing National Safety Month in June

    Jun 10, 2015

    The Army is once again observing National Safety Month during June, and this year leaders and safety professionals will have an opportunity to benefit from a recent partnership with the National Safety Council.

  • Army Cyber Command Innovation program aims to harvest creativity, ideas

    Jun 5, 2015

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- U.S. Army Cyber Command's Innovation program is the result of ARCYBER leadership's desire to construct a process to tap into the wealth of individual and collective knowledge in the minds of members of the command and its affiliated organizations, to root out and share good ideas and bring them to life.

  • 173rd Airborne Brigade conducts multinational radio training

    Jun 5, 2015

    Signaleers, from the 173rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, hosted a combined radio telephone operators course for U.S. paratroopers and Dutch soldiers at Caserma Del Din in Vicenza, Italy, May 4-8, to increase radio interoperability between the two NATO allies.

  • Command establishes enlisted pathways to become a cyber operations specialist

    Jun 3, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command, or HRC, has announced the personnel transition strategy and procedures for reclassification to Military Occupational Specialty 17C, or MOS 17C, cyber operations specialist, for active-duty Army enlisted personnel.

  • Soldiers make 'better, faster decisions' due to Army modernization

    Jun 3, 2015

    The mission at hand for System of Systems Engineering and Integration, Capability Package Directorate, is to create the architecture and design integration of capability sets, provide support to program managers and field the sets to brigade combat teams.

  • 5th Signal Command, BwCISCOM formalize partnership at signing ceremony

    Jun 2, 2015

    The U.S. Army's 5th Signal Command and the Bundeswehr Communication and Information Systems Command (BwCISCOM) established an Interoperability Cooperation Group and pledged a closer working relationship with the signing of a German-U.S. interoperability cooperation agreement.

  • NETCOM Best Warriors shine in Arizona desert

    Jun 2, 2015

    An information technology specialist representing the 160th Signal Brigade, was named Soldier of the Year, and a video teleconference technician representing the 5th Signal Command, was named Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • 2nd Signal Brigade Soldiers help honor fallen in Normandy

    May 29, 2015

    A color guard from the 2nd Signal Brigade helped remember the past and honor the fallen during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery in France.

  • Wireless network increases computer capabilities, improves automation

    May 29, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Four teams of technicians here have finished installing nearly 200 wireless access points across Tobyhanna Army Depot that will improve shop floor automation and provide increased data entry capabilities.

  • Army offers selective retention bonuses to retain enlisted cyber warriors

    May 29, 2015

    Enlisted Soldiers are eligible for a cyber-specific selective retention bonus under provisions of a U.S. Army Human Resources Command military personnel message published this month. Soldiers, presently serving within the Cyber Mission Force and eligible to re-enlist, should contact their career counselors to pursue the bonus.

  • Admin specialist nets Junior Civilian of the Year honors

    May 26, 2015

    An Administrative Support Specialist assigned to the 525th Signal Company was selected as the 7th Signal Command (Theater) Junior Civilian of the Year.

  • Motorcycle safety is not just for May, but for entire year

    May 22, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Each year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration designates May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month which coincides with the beginning of motorcycle riding season for many Soldiers and also serves as the early kick-off for the annual 101 Critical Days of Summer Safety program.

  • Signal Soldiers hone skills during Fearless Elk

    May 19, 2015

    Soldiers from the 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion deployed to the Grafenwoehr Training Area May 11-20 to hone basic Soldier and signal-specific skills during Operation Fearless Elk.

  • Hon. Shyu on NIE: the Army has benefited tremendously

    May 18, 2015

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics & Technology, Hon. Heidi Shyu, touched down at Fort Bliss, Texas, this past week to obtain Soldier feedback on the systems being evaluated during Network Integration Evaluation 15.2 or NIE.

  • Cyber symposium sparks conversations to improve network security

    May 15, 2015

    The Northwest Cybersecurity Symposium was held on the campus of the University of Washington-Tacoma May 5, to inform and provoke discussions of the importance of unifying industries and government on the readiness and protecting our nations network systems. This event gave cybersecurity professionals from government, business and education sectors a forum to discuss changes in the U.S. strategy in dealing with cyberattacks.

  • Army Cyber Institute hosts summit, builds civilian/military cyber partnership

    May 15, 2015

    The Army Cyber Institute, in conjunction with Palo Alto Networks, hosted the inaugural Joint Service Academy Cyber Security Summit at West Point, N.Y., May 13-14. The summit brought together more than 100 leading information security space representatives from various backgrounds, including all four military service academies, the Department of Defense, civilian industry and academia.

  • Senior Army leaders challenge workforce to embrace technology, prevent Soldier loss

    May 15, 2015

    ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - Speaking at the Senior Safety and Occupational Health Summit held here April 12-17, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Farnsworth, director, Army Safety, and commanding general, U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center, challenged the 350 safety and occupational health professionals in attendance to not rest on their laurels, but to work together and exploit 21st century technology to identify and influence Soldier behavior to prevent accidents.

  • Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments

    May 11, 2015

    The Army is analyzing cyberspace requirements and outlining potential technical investments based on its Cyber Materiel Development Strategy, released in February 2015.

  • Soldier-led Army modernization efforts kick off as NIE 15.2 begins

    May 5, 2015

    As the Army continues to focus on readiness and modernization, Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, just kicked off their assessment of various capabilities. They are doing so through Network Integration Evaluation 15.2 or NIE, which is an initiative that will provide capabilities to the network in 2020.

  • Hall addresses Team Signal during town hall

    May 4, 2015

    Col. Jimmy L. Hall Jr., commander of 5th Signal Command and the U.S. Army Europe Chief Information Officer/G6, held a town hall with members of Team Signal in the Wiesbaden area, including 5th Signal Command, 2nd Signal Brigade, 102nd Signal Battalion and the USAREUR G6, in an effort to communicate with the workforce on a number of topics such as mandated force reductions, current operations and Theater Signal Mission Analysis.

  • USARCENT hosts 'Cyber Bowl,' promotes network security

    May 1, 2015

    Visit Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, for a Cyber Bowl to promote cyber awareness and security.

  • Trail Bosses' leadership streamlines validation for Network Integration Evaluation 15.2

    Apr 23, 2015

    Systems gearing up to be evaluated during Network Integration Evaluation 15.2, also known as NIE, finished spending their final weeks within the controlled Integration Motor Pool. During the Validation Exercise or VALEX, System of Systems Engineering and Integration, Capability Package Directorate, power up equipment integrated onto vehicles in order to establish and validate the network.

  • Army to observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    Apr 23, 2015

    The Army will continue its annual observance of national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month this May, giving leaders and Soldiers an extended opportunity to prepare for the riding season ahead.

  • Army leaders stress industry partnership on network, cyber needs

    Apr 22, 2015

    Urging industry partners to look beyond current budget constraints and plan to deliver technologies Soldiers will need in the future, Army senior leaders hosted an industry feedback forum focused on modernizing tactical network and mission command capabilities for Force 2025 and Beyond.

  • 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion hosts SHARP walk

    Apr 10, 2015

    Over 1,000 Soldiers, civilians, family members, and pets attended the walk on April 03 to raise awareness and take a firm stand against Sexual Assault and Harassment. Lt. Col. Vanessa K. Ragsdale, commander of the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, opened the auspicious event by introducing the guest of honor, Brig. Gen. Clayton M. Hutmacher, 2nd Infantry Division Deputy Commanding General for Sustainment.

  • 'Be a Voice' against sexual assault

    Apr 10, 2015

    Solders from across 1st Signal Brigade share how they can be a voice against Sexual Assault and Sexual Harrassment in today's Army.

  • Army Strategy Conference to define First Principles for 21st Century Defense

    Apr 6, 2015

    A new kind of conference this week will give a fresh look at the fundamentals of defense in the 21st Century. The Army Strategy Conference is a two-and-half day virtual conference for worldwide participation, 7-9 April. Listen/watch at your desktop -- Participate by Twitter #StratConf.

  • Last Call

    Apr 3, 2015

    About every 30 seconds in the United States, a driver using a cellphone is involved in a crash. In an effort to curb these preventable accidents, the National Safety Council is asking motorists to put down the phone and focus on the task at hand: driving.

  • Keeping Resiliency Relevant 365

    Apr 2, 2015

    The Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign combines multiple efforts and initiatives to improve the readiness and resilience of the total Army.

  • US Army Cyber Center of Excellence commander talks cyber with German signal Soldiers

    Apr 1, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commanding general of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, spoke to about 100 Soldiers of the Bundeswehr Communication and Information Systems Command on the evolving role of cyber in U.S. Army operations at BwCISCOM's headquarters in Bonn, Germany.

  • Civilian Workforce Transformation General Officer Steering Committee meets

    Mar 30, 2015

    The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civilian Personnel, Gwen DeFilippi, center, heads a Civilian Workforce Transformation (CWT) General Officer Steering Committee (GOSC) meeting at the Pentagon on 18 March 2015.

  • Army Cyber Institute, Army Cyber Command host second 'Cyber Talks' event

    Mar 27, 2015

    FORT LESLIE J. McNAIR, Washington, D.C. -- The Army Cyber Institute at West Point, N.Y., and U.S. Army Cyber Command continued to foster dialogue and share ideas among thought leaders and rising stars in the cyber operations community with the second in a series of daylong "Cyber Talks" at the National Defense University's Lincoln Hall here, March 18.

  • Army releases spring/summer safety campaign

    Mar 26, 2015

    The Army's annual spring/summer safety campaign was recently released online by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • German students, US Army chaplain mark 70th anniversary of Rhine River crossing in friendship

    Mar 25, 2015

    Chap. (Col.) Carleton Birch, 5th Signal Command chaplain, spoke about living as an American in Germany and about the role of Army chaplains to a class of about 150 upper-level high school students at the Kant-Gymnasium in Boppard, Germany.

  • Open application period for Army Civilian leadership training

    Mar 25, 2015

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower & Reserve Affairs (ASA (M&RA)) announced the open application period for the highly competitive Senior Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-14/15s and equivalents) and the newly developed Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-12/13s and equivalents), on March 25, 2015.

  • USAREUR G6 visits JMTC, meets with signal Soldiers

    Mar 20, 2015

    Col. Jimmy L. Hall Jr., U.S. Army Europe Chief Information Officer/G6, and Sgt. Maj. Ricardo Samudio, USAREUR G6 sergeant major, visited with signal Soldiers, leaders and exercise support staff at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command.

  • Masterful performances propel chefs to victory

    Mar 19, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. -- Chefs from the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade and Network Enterprise Technology Command competed during the 40th annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event March 7 -- 12 here.

  • NETCOM selects command's top Civilian

    Mar 13, 2015

    The Team Lead for the command's Find & Fix/Pro-active Analysis & Quick Reaction mission was selected as the command's 2014 Civilian of the Year.

  • Allyn encourages network modernization during visit

    Mar 12, 2015

    From live operational updates on board a C-17 aircraft, to satellite terminals the size of a briefcase, to wireless command posts, new communications technologies will support the Army's "ability to get there faster with a lighter footprint," Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn said.

  • Signal Brigade leadership visits ROK military sites during Key Resolve 15

    Mar 12, 2015

    The senior enlisted leader of 1st Signal Brigade conducted battlefield circulation to Korean military bases, including 5th Corps in Idong, the 6th Corps in Pocheon, and the 7th Corps in Icheon, Korea, March 11.

  • Unique Army tactical vehicles being integrated for Network Integration Evaluation 15.2

    Mar 6, 2015

    In preparation of Network Integration Evaluation, or NIE, 15.2, Fort Bliss, Texas, transforms into the epicenter for one-of-a-kind vehicles equipped with the most technologically advanced Army network systems.

  • Can you see me now? US, German signal units connect through VTC, test interoperability

    Mar 5, 2015

    U.S. and German signal units connected for the first successful videoteleconference between their units March 4, signaling a major step forward in interoperability for the two NATO alliance members.

  • Signal Soldier wins the NETCOM Career Counselor of the Year

    Mar 3, 2015

    The career counselor for 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, won Network Enterprise Technology Command Career Counselor of the Year on Feb 3.

  • Gun Safety Is No Accident

    Mar 3, 2015

    We are Soldiers! From the moment we step off the bus and report in at the reception station, we are introduced to the Army's values and strict standards of discipline. Drill sergeants enforce these standards and capitalize on every opportunity to ensure we're focused, trained and ready to do what the Army requires, to defend this nation if, when and where it may be necessary.

  • 1st Signal Brigade inspects local JROTC Cadets

    Feb 27, 2015

    YONGSON GARRISON, Korea -- Young cadets from the Seoul American High School Junior ROTC program gathered in their gymnasium for inspection on Feb. 26. Eight 1st Signal Brigade non-commissioned officers conducted the inspections for 140 young cadets. In addition to inspecting and grading their uniforms, the NCOs asked the cadets general military knowledge questions to gauge their understanding on military protocol.

  • Soldiers 'fight on arrival' with new blue force tracking system

    Feb 27, 2015

    The Army's next-generation mounted situational awareness capability is now officially in the hands of Soldiers.

  • Annual Installation Awards Banquet honors top personnel

    Feb 27, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca's "best of the best" for 2014 were honored Feb. 20 at the 2015 Annual Installation Awards Banquet at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

  • US, German Signal Soldiers train together, strengthen partnership

    Feb 26, 2015

    U.S. and German Signal Soldiers took advantage of an opportunity to familiarize themselves with each other's weapons systems, form friendships and strengthen a partnership that is shared between their units by participating in a pair of joint ranges this month.

  • German Soldiers on target, receive US marksmanship badges

    Feb 25, 2015

    Soldiers from the German Armed Force's Hessen State Command who recently qualified with U.S. weapons received their marksmanship badges at a ceremony Feb. 23 at the 5th Signal Command headquarters on Clay Kaserne.

  • McHugh details sequestration dangers, talks Army priorities

    Feb 25, 2015

    If sequestration triggers this year it will affect every person and mission the U.S. Army has, Army Secretary John McHugh said during a Defense Writer's Group breakfast, Feb. 25.

  • Bystanders need to protect victims of sexual predators, Soldiers say

    Feb 19, 2015

    Victims of sexual assault who reported what happened faced disbelief and retaliation from others, according to five Soldiers who spoke to dozens of general officers, including the Army chief of staff.

  • Dragon U Prepares Signal Soldiers to Support Korean Networks

    Feb 19, 2015

    The 36th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade has been conducting Dragon University during the month of Feb. to introduce new Soldiers to the networks and communications equipment used in Korea.

  • Georgetown students discuss policy challenges of cyberspace with commander of Army Cyber Command

    Feb 18, 2015

    The growth of cyberspace and the need to keep it secure present many complex public policy challenges that must be addressed in a rapidly changing domain, Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command and Second Army, told students and faculty at Georgetown University.

  • Army Reserve launches private-public partnership for cyber warriors

    Feb 17, 2015

    In the face of ever-evolving cyber challenges, the Army Reserve has launched a private-public partnership to build its network of cyber warriors.

  • Solar Field Ribbon Cutting Brings Community Together

    Feb 12, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona- In an endeavor towards sustainability, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Wednesday showcasing 57,420 solar panels that have begun providing renewable energy on Fort Huachuca. The sun beamed down brightly as Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison, Jr., Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and Deputy Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Cyber Command welcomed the crowd. The ceremony took place outside the Thunder Mountain Activity Center, with the solar array creating the backdrop.

  • Army, Navy leaders: New technology, joint collaboration advance comms for Asia-Pacific

    Feb 12, 2015

    The Army and Navy are working in lockstep to meet the demands of today's always-connected Soldiers and Sailors while addressing the unique communications challenges of the Asia-Pacific theater, senior leaders said.

  • Signal Brigade conducts combined decontamination exercise with South Korean army

    Feb 10, 2015

    Soldiers of 293rd Signal Company conducted a decontamination exercise, combined with the 50th Infantry Division of Republic of Korea, or R.O.K., Army, Feb. 5.

  • US, Italian Soldiers train together at NATO range in Belgium

    Feb 9, 2015

    Non-commissioned officers from the 39th Signal Battalion, 2nd Signal Brigade, 5th Signal Command, participated in a joint range with 15 Italian special operations forces paratroopers Jan. 29, 2015 at Chievres Airbase in Belgium.

  • Undersecretary of the Army Brad Carson visits Huachuca

    Feb 9, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona Undersecretary of the Army Brad Carson spent two days at Fort Huachuca on the final leg of his trip to the west coast to gather insight on Google, Palantir Technologies Inc., and the fort's operations and missions for a better understanding of current and future requirements and best business practices which could impact policy and procedures within the Department of the Army.

  • 40th ESB returns to Fort Huachuca after nine-month deployment

    Feb 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion arrived home on Fort Huachuca Wednesday at Libby Army Airfield. Approximately 300 Soldiers returned after performing communications contingency operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in southwest Asia.

  • Ferrell implements new network campaign plan to move Army forward

    Feb 6, 2015

    The Army's chief information officer/G-6 announced the implementation of the Army's Network Campaign Plan, which will guide the service through near-term and mid-term development, from 2015 through 2021 and beyond.

  • US, German Soldiers talk systems interoperability at USAG Wiesbaden Tech Expo

    Feb 3, 2015

    A group of nearly 30 members of the Bundeswehr Communication and Information Systems Command, hosted by 5th Signal Command, talked with exhibitors and looked for opportunities and technologies to enhance working relationships with the U.S. military at the USAG Wiesbaden Tech Expo Feb. 3 at the Tony Bass Fitness Center at Clay Kaserne.

  • Town halls educate U.S. Army Cyber Command and Second Army headquarters about move to Fort Gordon

    Jan 30, 2015

    FORT BELVOIR , Va. -- Members of the U.S. Army Cyber Command and Second Army headquarters community had an opportunity to learn about the organization's planned move to Georgia in the coming years during town hall sessions at ARCYBER's two primary operating bases here and Fort Meade, Md., Jan. 28 and 29.

  • Army cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

    Jan 28, 2015

    Army cyber defenders released code to help detect and understand cyber attacks.

  • Italian technical students visit Ederle and Del Din

    Jan 27, 2015

    Students of the technical high school "Silvio Ceccato" of Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza, visited Caserma Ederle for an exchange program with their American peers Jan. 13, and Caserma Del Din Jan. 20 to learn more on information technology.

  • Army identifies Soldiers for new Cyber Branch

    Jan 26, 2015

    Shortly after the secretary of the Army made Cyber a branch in September, a Cyber Voluntary Transfer Incentive Program was announced and the response has been "overwhelming," Human Resources Command officials said.

  • Team APG partners with local STEM community to host 2014 FIRST Lego League

    Jan 24, 2015

    Team Aberdeen Proving Ground partnered with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and 'For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,' known as FIRST, hosted the 2014 FIRST Lego League robotics competition for students age 9-14, Saturday, January 24 at U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.

  • Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence Welcomes Dragon Warriors

    Jan 23, 2015

    Col. Jimmy L. Hall Jr., commander, 5th Signal Command, USAREUR G6, Command Sgt. Maj. Harry Mercado, senior enlisted advisor, 5th Signal Command and two members of the 5th Signal Command G2, visited with members of the Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence in Tallinn, Estonia to discuss various ways to enhance interoperability and further enable the Alliance.

  • Signal Soldiers welcomed home

    Jan 23, 2015

    FORT GORDON, Ga.-- All seats were full, walls lined and corridors packed as the happy chatter of eager 518th Tactical Installation and Networking Company family and friends filled the U.S. Army Reserve Center of Fort Gordon, Georgia, Jan. 18. After nine months and several thousand miles, nothing but a door separated the Soldiers from the crowd and ceremony celebrating an end to their deployment to the Middle East.

  • Accidents down in first quarter 2015

    Jan 23, 2015

    Accidental Soldier fatalities were down 8 percent at the close of the first quarter of fiscal 2015, continuing the downward trend that culminated in the Army's safest year on record during 2014.

  • National Guard 29th ID Signal Company first to receive Army' network upgrades

    Jan 21, 2015

    The Army National Guard's C Signal Company, 29th Infantry Division (ID) Headquarters was one the first units to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day during World War II, and it's also the first unit across the entire Army to receive new communications upgrades.

  • Army, industry partners prep Soldiers for jobs

    Jan 21, 2015

    A new program is training Soldiers to drive commercial trucks when they transition out of the Army.

  • Partnership enhances resilience, understanding of ethics, profession

    Jan 21, 2015

    At the core of the Army is a resilient professional who lives by the Army ethics, said the director of the Army Resiliency Directorate, G1.

  • New Pacific Signal University at Schofield offers online, onsite classes

    Jan 21, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- After many months of planning and preparation, Pacific Signal University, the Communications-Electronics Command's newest location, opened its doors to students Aug. 1 and was formally stood up Oct. 1.

  • Army continues testing on mid-tier radio, prepares for NIE 15.2

    Jan 20, 2015

    Testing on Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radios conducted to prepare for NIE 15.2.

  • Army takes next step to merge C2, intelligence traffic onto WIN-T

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Army has taken the next step in merging operational and intelligence traffic onto the WIN-T transport. The Army can realize significant cost savings in money, resources and satellite bandwidth by converging intelligence and C2 onto a common platform, an expert said.

  • Fort Rucker's cyber readiness praised

    Jan 16, 2015

    Inspections are a normal part of any Soldier's routine, but it was Fort Rucker's network that was under the magnifying glass in December during the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection conducted by the Defense Information Systems Agency.

  • U.S. Cyber Command, NSA commander discusses state of cyber efforts

    Jan 15, 2015

    Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, or USCYBERCOM, and director of the National Security Agency, addressed staff and faculty during the first Leadership Professional Development series event of 2015, Jan. 9, 2015.

  • Navajo commander strives to be an example for the next generation

    Jan 13, 2015

    The wind from powerful air-conditioning units whips between the stacks of servers, switchboards and cables. Each aisle of servers is a one-way passage for either cold air blowing in, or oven-like air blowing out. Soldiers of the 580th Signal Company pass through these passages as they maintain each piece of the puzzle that creates the U.S. military's communication networks in Bagram Airfield and much of Afghanistan.

  • Army releases vision and strategy for installations, energy and environment through 2025

    Jan 12, 2015

    The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, released the Army's vision and strategy through 2025 to help meet future challenges and succeed in future operating environments.

  • Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers looks to Army ROTC for future partnership

    Jan 9, 2015

    One man's mission to have an impact on the next generation of leaders has led him to view the Army as an opportunity to develop more leaders among the Asian heritage community.

  • U.S. Army Europe details infrastructure consolidation changes

    Jan 8, 2015

    As announced today, the Department of Defense plans to implement several base closures and other efficiencies in its operations in Europe over the next eight years that will improve operations, eliminate excess infrastructure and reduce costs.

  • Signal Soldiers Conduct Joint Training With ROK Army

    Dec 30, 2014

    Soldiers of the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade and Republic of Korea Army Soldiers of the 51st Signal Communication Battalion gathered to participate in joint signal communications training at Base 51, here on Dec. 16.

  • Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearance

    Dec 22, 2014

    The new Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment is a mobile phone-based application designed to help medical providers identify cases of traumatic brain injury in almost any setting, which may help clinicians diagnose a patient in as little as five minutes.

  • Drawdown impacting communities significantly, environment not impacted

    Dec 22, 2014

    The drawdown is and will continue to impact many communities across America and in turn, communities have an impact on the drawdown as well, according to a recent report.