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  • 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.

  • U.S. Army Europe focusing on future cyber defense capabilities within region

    Dec 17, 2014

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Europe's communications division and the 5th Signal Command began building new partnerships between with their Estonian allies and enhancing allied cyber defense capabilities during a visit to NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence in Tallin, Estonia, Dec. 3-5, 2014.

  • Social network safety: How to protect your identity online

    Dec 15, 2014

    As a result of recent world events and a continual effort to protect the force, special agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit, are strongly recommending that anyone affiliated with the U.S. military, review their social media accounts to make sure they are using the best security settings to protect their online profiles.

  • CSA makes first visit to Huachuca, learns of post's unique capabilities

    Dec 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona, leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post, Dec. 8-9, 2014, highlighting the unique capabilities found at the post, which support the new Army Operating Concept, leader development and the future of the Army.

  • NEC scores well in annual security review, highest scores in continental U.S.

    Dec 8, 2014

    The recent data security breaches involving such companies as Home Depot and Target, as well as the WikiLeaks site that aims to post sensitive government information are examples that highlight the difficulty in maintaining sound information security.

  • Army listens to community concerns about potential force reductions

    Dec 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Department of the Army is reaching out to gather verbal community-unique considerations during community listening sessions being conducted at 30 communities across the Army. Fort Huachuca is one of them.

  • Network upgrade coming in 2015

    Dec 4, 2014

    The Department of the Army, in partnership with the Defense Information Security Agency, is focusing efforts to provide a single, secure, standards-based network across the Department of Defense. The 7th Signal Command and the 106th Signal Brigade will spearhead this effort at Anniston Army Depot beginning in the first quarter of 2015.

  • CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

    Nov 26, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning the greater Army community about a new carjacking scam targeting unsuspecting holiday shoppers.

  • Army Cyber branch offers Soldiers new challenges, opportunities

    Nov 24, 2014

    Soldiers who want to defend the nation in cyberspace, as part of the Army's newest and most technologically advanced career field, now have an Army branch to join that will take its place alongside infantry, artillery and the other Army combat arms branches.

  • Right frequency for radio testing: Teaming, innovation

    Nov 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground's (USAEPG) new Tactical Radio Center is supporting Product Manager, Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio (PdM MNVR) in testing the Army's next-generation radio systems, here.

  • Long-term TDY rates change to save Army $9 million annually

    Nov 19, 2014

    Long-term temporary duty rules that became effective Nov. 1, 2014, across the Department of Defense, are expected to result in an annual savings of $22 million, of which nearly $9 million will be reaped for the Army each year, according to the service's chief for compensation and entitlements.

  • Hon. Shyu's reaction as NIE 15.1 comes to a conclusion: 'more efficient and systems are doing well'

    Nov 18, 2014

    Prior to the conclusion of Network Integration Evaluation 15.1, the Hon. Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)), visited Fort Bliss, Texas and the surrounding areas to observe the Soldier evaluation process in action.

  • Seven Army generals talk leadership with ROTC cadets

    Nov 14, 2014

    Howard University recently hosted eight senior Army leaders and more than 300 Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets, as part of cadet mentoring and professional development.

  • 35th Signal Brigade Soldiers leave for Africa Ebola response mission

    Nov 13, 2014

    On the eve of Veterans Day, about 70 Soldiers from the 35th Signal Brigade (Theater Tactical), began their journey to Monrovia, Liberia, from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to serve in the battle to contain the Ebola virus outbreak.

  • 78th Signal Battalion re-adopt Arnn Elementary

    Nov 10, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 10, 2014) -- Lt. Col. Thaddeus Underwood, commander of 78th Signal Battalion, signed the pledge of sponsorship Nov. 6 to re-adopt Arnn Elementary School, here.

  • Cyber Center of Excellence CG shares vision at town hall

    Nov 7, 2014

    Service members and federal employees filled the hall to hear the commanding general's vision for the installation and updates on the transformation to the Cyber CoE. Fogarty opened with a reminder that although the main focus appears to be on cyber, signal remains a crucial component. He asked the audience -- many of whom were signal Soldiers -- to keep an open mind, adding it's not a replacement of the Signal Corps, but instead an integration.

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot, partners modernize worldwide satellite communications system

    Nov 6, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Engineers and technicians here are engaged in a worldwide, multi-year, multi-million dollar mission to modernize a satellite communications system used by the entire Defense Department.

  • G-6: Lighter commo needed to 'bridge gap'

    Nov 6, 2014

    The Army's general in charge of all things tied to the network said one of his top priorities is to build lighter communications systems, during the Association of the U.S. Army Institute of Land Warfare breakfast, Nov. 5, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia.

  • CSM Daniel A. Dailey selected to be next Sergeant Major of the Army

    Nov 3, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno announced today that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey will become the 15th sergeant major of the Army January 30, 2015.

  • Fort Huachuca's first CFC Walk designed to heighten awareness

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 2014 Fort Huachuca Combined Federal Campaign personnel held a CFC Awareness Walk Wednesday morning at Warrior/Sentinel Field to heighten awareness among members of the Fort Huachuca community about the annual fundraising campaign.

  • Warrior Care Month

    Oct 30, 2014

    Each November, the Army commemorates Warrior Care Month. This is a time where the military community reaffirms their commitment to the best recovery and reintegration for the nation's wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and the professionals who support them.

  • Army expanding leadership and talent development opportunities for civilian corps

    Oct 29, 2014

    In an effort to increase talent management opportunities for civilian employees, the Army recently polled 400 civilians in GS-11 and GS-12 positions across all Army Career Programs to determine what types of training and professional development opportunities appealed to them.

  • 1st Signal Brigade hosts "All Things Pacific" Week

    Oct 27, 2014

    As part of the focus on the Pacific, the 1st Signal Brigade hosted an "All Things Pacific" week Oct. 7-9 at USAG Yongsan to review the current and future state of signal capabilities, practices and projects in the region.

  • Army network connects Soldiers, NGOs in Ebola response mission

    Oct 23, 2014

    The Army is deploying tactical network and mission command capabilities to the area that will provide the infrastructure for improved communications between U.S. Africa Command, deploying units, non-governmental organizations and other partners in Operation United Assistance.

  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Think before posting on social media

    Oct 23, 2014

    Soldiers, their Family members and DOD civilian employees should be thoughtful about the content they post to online social media sites whether it is mission-related or not.

  • Cancer-surviving Hawaii Reserve Soldier wins seven medals at wounded warrior games

    Oct 22, 2014

    U.S. Army Reservist Sgt. Kawaiola Nahale, 311th Signal Command, was diagnosed with malignant breast cancer in April, 2013. A year and three surgeries later, she is not only cancer free, but has returned home to Hawaii from the Invictus Games in London and Warrior Games in Colorado where she represented the U.S. Army and was one of the only 2 Hawaiian Soldiers who qualified to compete. She won 7 medals in swimming.

  • Signal Soldiers Conduct Sling Load Training

    Oct 22, 2014

    Soldiers, Leaders, and Korean Augmentees to the United States Army gathered to participate in sling load training that was conducted by Soldiers of the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade at taxiway D, here on Oct. 16.

  • Network Integration Evaluation 15.1 in high gear at Fort Bliss

    Oct 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Forces Command commanding general visited the Brigade Modernization Command at Fort Bliss, Texas, Oct. 21, to observe field tests of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, which could leverage proven technology down to the company level of maneuver brigades for the first time, during Network Integration Evaluation 15.1.

  • ARCYBER commander discusses initiatives

    Oct 21, 2014

    U.S. Army Cyber Command's Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon sat down with reporters Oct. 13, 2014, at the Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, in Washington, D.C., to discuss the development of the command and cyber security initiatives.

  • Guard activates first cyber protection team, issues new shoulder sleeve insignia

    Oct 20, 2014

    The Army National Guard's first cyber protection team received its new shoulder sleeve insignia, Oct. 7, 2014, during a ceremony conducted by U.S. Army Cyber Command/Second Army, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

  • 35th Signal Brigade Soldiers prepare to aid in Africa Ebola response mission

    Oct 20, 2014

    About 175 Soldiers from the 35th Signal Brigade (Theater Tactical), are heading to West Africa in late October to provide their communications equipment and expertise to the fight against the Ebola virus disease outbreak

  • Army Cyber capabilities increasing to include Guard, Reserve

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Army's top cyberspace experts said increasing digital capabilities of the force include 11 cyber protection brigades in the National Guard, and 400 more Cyber Soldiers in the Army Reserve.

  • Cybersecurity is Everyone's Mission

    Oct 16, 2014

    Today's Army depends on cyberspace. In fact, every sector of our national economy, our government and society relies on access to a stable, safe and resilient cyberspace. Maintaining our freedom to operate in cyberspace and protecting critical information is the essence of cybersecurity.

  • CSA: 'Trusted professionals' essence of what it means to be Soldiers

    Oct 14, 2014

    "Whether it be along the DMZ in Korea, the mountains of Afghanistan, the deserts of Iraq, the plains of Eastern Europe, the savannahs of Central and West Africa, there stand our nation's trusted professionals," said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno.

  • Army's NIE 15.1 continues to adapt network, evaluate emerging technology

    Oct 14, 2014

    Within 24 hours the 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division (2/1 AD) took on five Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), two IED finds, two air assault missions, two route and reconnaissance missions, and two attack missions. And that's just the pilot phase.

  • Networking an expeditionary Army stressed at MILCOM panel

    Oct 10, 2014

    From agile command posts to mission command systems that are ready to go at moment's notice, the Army is focused on delivering tactical network solutions that enable an expeditionary force, senior leaders said.

  • Safety Doesn't Just Happen

    Oct 7, 2014

    "Safe driving or riding doesn't just happen. It's a byproduct of receiving the right training and education, exercising self-discipline, meeting standards and assessing one's ability to execute a given task."

  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014

    Oct 1, 2014

    The Army team is counting on you to act responsibly and report misuse or suspect activity in cyberspace to your chain of command. By dedicating ourselves to increased online security we help stay Army Strong.

  • Army adds education on supervising civilian employees to brigade-level Pre-Command Course curriculum

    Oct 1, 2014

    To better educate senior military leaders on how to more effectively lead and develop Army civilians within their commands, the Army Management Staff College (AMSC) and the School for Command Preparation (SCP) have teamed together and modified existing Mission Command seminars to include discussions about supervising the Army Civilian Corps.

  • Every Army Soldier, civilian, contractor critical part of cyber defense

    Sep 29, 2014

    During cybersecurity awareness month in October, the Army is focusing on cybersecurity policies, practices and training to improve overall readiness. As part of this effort, commanders at all levels will lead cybersecurity awareness activities.

  • Enhancing resiliency: Forces Command Soldiers intervene, help Army "battle buddies"

    Sep 29, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command units across the United States are helping ensure suicide prevention and awareness among their Soldiers, Forces Command G-1 personnel officials say.

  • Wounded Warrior spreads message of resiliency

    Sep 28, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- Carlos Evans, former Sgt. of the United States Marine Corps and native of Puerto Rico, traveled nearly 7,000 miles to visit the Camp Humphreys community Sept. 27, 2014 here.

  • Army, Air Force move data over same network for first time at Joint Base San Antonio

    Sep 24, 2014

    This month, the Army and Air Force achieved major network security and capacity upgrades at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, in partnership with the Defense Information Systems Agency. This is the first Department of Defense location to achieve the pairing of new switching technologies and security stacks. In addition, network speed for end users has increased dramatically.

  • CSA on Army budget: Fiscal year 2016 is breaking point

    Sep 22, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno cautioned a Defense Writers Group in Washington, D.C., Sept. 19, 2014, should sequestration resume in fiscal year 2016, "it will be very difficult for us to lead around the world."

  • Back to School supply drive helps needy students

    Sep 19, 2014

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- A rainbow of colorful backpacks, notebooks, crayons and other school supplies greeted the children as they filed past a table in the school library, picked their favorites and exchanged high-fives with the Soldiers. The Soldiers, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 311th Signal Command (Theater), presented the school supplies to the Fern Elementary School faculty and students, visited and took photos with the students and teachers.

  • Cyber CoE holds first change of command

    Sep 12, 2014

    Maj. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson relinquished command of the Cyber CoE and Fort Gordon to Stephen G. Fogarty during the center's first-ever change-of-command ceremony held on Barton Field. Patterson took command of the U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon in July 2012.

  • Army Cyber Protection Brigade Activates at Fort Gordon

    Sep 12, 2014

    A new Army Cyber Protection Brigade officially activated Friday [Sept.5, 2014] during a ceremony at Fort Gordon's Barton Field Reviewing Stand Parade Field. Colonel Donald Bray assumed command of the unit from Lt. Col. Philippe Persaud, the unit's interim commander, during the ceremony.

  • Assessing Army Safety

    Sep 12, 2014

    As the new director of Army Safety and commanding general of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, I look forward to working with Army leaders and safety professionals at all levels to preserve our Army's readiness through the prevention of accidental loss of our Soldiers, civilians, Family members and vital resources. First, however, I'd like to recognize some of those whose efforts have been so instrumental in turning the accidental loss arrow downward over the past few years.

  • Army investing in Soldiers, civilians to fight war against hackers

    Sep 12, 2014

    The commander who oversees the Army's cyber world spoke at the monthly breakfast of the Association of the U.S. Army on the 13th anniversary of 9/11, saying the information technology that company commanders have at their disposal today is equivalent to what a division commander had in 2001.

  • 1st Signal Brigade provides communications support during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 exercise

    Sep 10, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade is a key component in providing communications services to customers across the Korean Peninsula and proved to be up to the challenge during the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 exercise.

  • Army recognizes logistics units for excellence

    Sep 10, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno recognized the hard work and dedication of logistics units with the Army's Combined Logistics Excellence Awards, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 10, 2014.

  • Army Launches New Safety Campaign

    Sep 8, 2014

    The Army launched the first installment of its new two-year seasonal safety awareness campaign today.