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  • Building work force top challenge for Cyber Command

    Sep 24, 2010

    Building the cyber force is the biggest challenge for the new U.S. Cyber Command, the agency's commander told congress. The new U.S. Cyber Command, which is charged with protecting Department of Defense computer networks, is now approaching full operational capability at Fort Meade, Md., said Gen. Keith B. Alexander, commander, U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency Sept. 23 before the House Armed Services Committee.

  • Command's colors changes hands

    Sep 22, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence passed the reins of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) to Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper in a ceremony Sept. 22 here at Barnes Field House.

  • NETOPS-MG Napper Quote

    Sep 21, 2010

  • Chief of Signal addresses I.T. industry leaders

    Sep 20, 2010

    The Chief of Signal met with industry leaders last week to present a look at future military needs.

  • 'Big Red One' debuts new communication system

    Sep 18, 2010

    With the push of a button, the 1st Infantry Division's Operations Center launched the newest version of the Command Post of the Future, called Battle Command 10, or CPOF BC10.

  • Volunteer organization fires up the grill for 72nd ESB

    Sep 16, 2010

    MANNHEIM, Germany (Sept. 10, 2010) -- Seven hundred fresh grilled steaks were prepared and served by volunteers from the Steak Team Mission, a nonprofit group based in Dallas, Texas, to over 500 Soldiers and family members of the 7th Signal Brigade and the Mannheim community showing their support to the newly redeployed Soldiers. (Photo by Spc. Ida Tate, HHC, 7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade)

  • New Commanding General takes charge of 7th Signal Command

    Sep 9, 2010

    Brig. Gen. LaWarren Patterson assumed command of 7th Signal Command (Theater) from Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper during a ceremony at Fort Gordon's Barton Parade Field Pavilion Sept. 8.

  • Combined Endeavor brings forces from 40 nations together to streamline communications

    Sep 9, 2010

    About 1,400 participants of more than 40 countries and organizations gathered at the Joint Multinational Simulations Center at the Grafenwoehr (Germany) Training Area for the U.S. European Command exercise Combined Endeavor 2010, the world's largest military communications and information systems exercise.

  • Patterson Assumes Command of 7th Signal Command

    Sep 7, 2010

    Brigadier General LaWarren V. Patterson assumed command of 7th Signal Command (Theater), Sept. 8, 2010 during a ceremony at Fort. Gordon, Ga.

  • C4ISR Materiel Enterprise opportunities and challenges presented at LandWarNet 2010

    Aug 30, 2010

    Army Team C4ISR members briefed conference attendees about topics related to this year's LandWarNet theme of providing global cyber-dominance to joint/combined commanders. Strong opened the C4ISR Materiel Enterprise track sessions by summarizing the purpose, mission, organizational structure and challenges of the enterprise.

  • Signal officers win 'Apps for the Army' contest

    Aug 27, 2010

    Maj. Gregory Motes, Capt. Christopher Braunstein and Capt. Stacey Osborn assigned to Fort Gordon developed a mobile phone application that explains the program, and it won first place in the "Apps For the Army" contest.

  • Deputy CG bids farewell

    Aug 24, 2010

    Brig. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson, who served as the second-in-command for the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) since October 2008, left to take command of the 7th Signal Command (Theater) in Fort Gordon, Ga.

  • Agencies work to prevent, counter cyber crime

    Aug 19, 2010

    News agencies across the United States have been highlighting an alarming, invisible and rising threat, affecting citizens and therefore service members, worldwide.

  • CECOM attends LandWarNet 2010, exhibits capabilities

    Aug 16, 2010

    CECOM Commander, Maj. Gen. Randolph P. Strong, introduced the organizational members of the Army Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Enterprise, and discussed the role it plays in the Army's Materiel Enterprise. He defined each member's missions and explained how each organization provides life-cycle management and support to current and future cyber capabilities.

  • Preparing Signal Officers, Soldiers for the Fight

    Aug 9, 2010

    The article is overall about preparing Signal Officers and Soldiers for the Fight and specifically about a FORSCOM initiative of Signal Support Teams or SST's.

  • LandWarNet 2010 lauded as huge success

    Aug 6, 2010

    The United States Army's premiere information technology and cyberspace operations showcase, LandWarNet 2010, came to a close last week in Tampa, Fla.

  • Chiarelli: Enemy acquiring technology faster

    Aug 5, 2010

    The Army needs to modernize the way it's allowed to buy technology, so it can put the best tools in the hands of the warfighter faster than the enemy pushes technology out to its foot soldiers, said the Army's vice chief of staff.

  • 'Apps for Army' to shape future software acquisition

    Aug 4, 2010

    Knowledge learned from the Army's recent "Apps for the Army" application-development challenge will be used to help the service more quickly acquire software applications.

  • LandWarNet 2010 launches in Tampa

    Aug 4, 2010

    The United States ArmyAca,!a,,cs premiere information technology/cyberspace operations showcase, LandWarNet 2010, kicked off Tuesday in Tampa, Fla.

  • Building out network top priority for Army

    Aug 4, 2010

    Top Army leaders are keenly focused on building out the Army information network said the Army's chief information officer.

  • Tough competition brings out the best

    Jul 30, 2010

    Coverage of the U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition, held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord from July 26 through July 30

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Competition Day 3

    Jul 28, 2010

    Photos depicting Soldiers firing M4 carbine during the rifle range portion of the U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, 28 July.

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned of the Year Competition Day 2

    Jul 28, 2010

    Photos depict 16 Soldiers competing in a series of events during the U.S. Forces Command Soldier / NCO of the Year at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, 27 July.

  • U.S. Army Signal Center, Regimental Signal Corps, Fort Gordon receive new commander

    Jul 27, 2010

  • Signal Soldiers compete for NCO, Soldier of Year titles

    Jul 9, 2010

    These 13 Soldiers, who were selected as the best of the best in their respective Signal commands around the world, converged on Fort Huachuca to test their skills June 14-18 in the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • AKO security changes block access for some; users urged to take action

    Jul 8, 2010

    A recent series of beind-the-scenes security changes at Army Knowledge Online has caused some users to no longer be able to access the web-based portal.

  • 9th Signal Command selects the best of the best

    Jun 25, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) named its Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year for 2010 during a ceremony Friday, in Greely Hall auditorium. Earning the title of 'NCO of the Year for 2010' was Staff Sgt. James Becker, representing the 1st Signal Brigade, Korea; and earning the title of 'Soldier of the Year for 2010' was Spc. Brian Williams, representing the 21st Signal Brigade, Fort Detrick, Md.

  • Goodbye - for now: 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion Soldiers deploy

    Jun 10, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Approximately 400 soldiers from Fort Huachuca are on their way to Iraq for a 12-month deployment.

  • 5th Signal Command participates in Hessentag

    Jun 8, 2010

  • Mannheim Community lends its support

    Jun 8, 2010

  • Awarding Safety Excellence

    Jun 8, 2010

  • New commanding general slated for 7th Signal Command

    Jun 4, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Lawarren V. Patterson will become the commanding general of 7th Signal Command (Theater), replacing Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper. A date for the change of command ceremony has not yet been set.

  • 7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade returns home

    Jun 3, 2010

    7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade returns home from 12 month-long deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

  • 307th deploys in support of surge efforts

    May 26, 2010

    For the first time since the Vietnam War, friends and family members of Soldiers from the 307th Integrated Theater Signal Battalion's Headquarters and Headquarters and Bravo Companies gathered May 24 to bid farewell to the Soldiers at a deployment ceremony at Helemano Military Reservation in Wahiawa.

  • Golden Knights help mark Signal Corps Anniversary

    May 20, 2010

    Ten nervous but excited Soldiers from 7th Signal Command (Theater) and Fort Gordon, Ga., participated in tandem free fall parachute jumps with members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, recently to help commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Army's Signal Corps.

  • Soldiers parachute for Signal Corps anniversary

    May 20, 2010

    Ten nervous but excited Soldiers from Fort Gordon, Ga., participated in tandem free fall parachute jumps with members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, recently to help commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Army's Signal Corps.

  • Empowering Mannheim community children through literature

    May 17, 2010

  • Soldier Practices Marksmanship with Simulator

    May 14, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Samuel Lagrou, 7th Signal Command (Theater), Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Gordon, Ga., practices marksmanship on the Engagement Skills Trainer (EST) 2000 during the 7th Signal Command (Theater) Soldier of the Year competition held at Fort Gordon, Ga., recently.

  • Soldier Dons Gas Mask

    May 13, 2010

    Soldier Dons Gas Mask During Competition

  • Fires Seminar briefings Web casting again this year

    May 13, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--The Fires Seminar at Fort Sill again reaches out to officers and Soldiers throughout the world by Web casting briefings on May 18-20. To access these briefings, users will have to sign for an account with Defense Connect Online and log onto that service at the appropriate times. Because of recent upgrades to the service, users are reminded that they will have to reset their passwords as part of the log on process.

  • Soldier Zeroing M-16 Rifle Sight

    May 13, 2010

    Soldier zeros M-16 Rifle during SOY competition.

  • 7th Signal Command Selects NCO, Soldier of the Year

    May 12, 2010

    FORT GORDON, Ga. -- Marksmanship, physical fitness, day and night land navigation' Check. Quick egress from the High-Mobility Multipurpose Vehicle Egress Assistance Trainer after roll over' Roger. Up early' Tasked past darkness' Oh, yea. Tear-gassed, inspected, tested, grilled, drilled' Check, again.

  • Army program captures and stores wisdom

    Apr 26, 2010

    U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has launched a program to harvest and store knowledge in a single, searchable location. The goal is to build a wisdom infrastructure in order to mitigate potential knowledge loss within the command as members of its workforce begin to retire.

  • Signal Corps community's recent progress good, gaps in support to operational force still exist

    Apr 23, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (April 23, 2010) - Progress was made during the last year, but more is needed from the Signal Corps community to fill gaps in its support of the operational force, said the commander of the U.S. Army's largest Command Thursday in Atlanta. Gen. Charles C. Campbell, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, delivered the message to the audience of more than 250 people gathered for the Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association's sixth annual Tactical C4 Conference. Campbell reminded the audience that he had addressed them at their conference last year and among the topics covered were his recommendations on how to close those gaps.

  • Defense Comes Alive With Avatars

    Apr 23, 2010

    Hollywood director James Cameron may have made the term "avatar" a hot commodity in the world of science fiction movies, but it's the Program Executive Office for Missiles and REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Space that is using the concept of virtual personas in the real-life preparation of Soldiers for the battlefield. The Virtual, Interactive, Collaborative, Training, Resource/Environment laboratory, located at Northrop Grumman facilities in Huntsville, uses computer-generated avatars - movable, three-dimensional images representing Soldiers in a cyberspace environment - and simulated battle scenarios for war fighter training as part of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System development effort.

  • Internet-Based Capabilities enhanced on U.S. Army Europe networks

    Apr 14, 2010

  • 43rd Signal Battalion hits process improvement home runs with Lean Six Sigma

    Apr 1, 2010

    43rd Signal Battalion hits process improvement home runs with Lean Six Sigma.

  • Battalion cases colors, prepares to deploy

    Mar 25, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Soldiers of the 86th Signal Battalion held a casing ceremony at Brown Parade Field, March 25. The historic ceremony marks the battalion's first deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. For the past 90 days, the Soldiers have been going through intense training and preparation, said Lt. Col. Paul Craft, commander of the 86th Sig Bn.

  • Army, Apple meet to discuss hand-held solutions for Soldiers

    Mar 22, 2010

    Leaders from the Army's technology command visited Apple, Inc. to discuss the use of Apple products in Army business and battlefield operations.

  • 324th ESB toubleshoot data links during COMEX

    Mar 19, 2010

    Signal Soldiers with the 324th Signal Batallion (Expeditionary) brought all their companies together to conduct a communications exercise at Fort Gordon, Ga., where the 324th ESB and their brigade headquarters, 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, are located.

  • Post NEC to get new 'Remedy'

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Fort Jackson's Network Enterprise Center recently received training to institute a new web-based program aimed at providing better customer service.

  • Army names Europe print, broadcast specialists among best for 2009

    Mar 18, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Army print and broadcast media specialists from units and garrisons across Europe are being honored by the Department of the Army for their contributions to informing and entertaining audiences theater- and worldwide.

  • G-6 launches 'Apps for the Army' challenge

    Mar 1, 2010

    The Army announced its first internal applications-development challenge. The program, called "Apps for the Army," or A4A, gives Army personnel the opportunity to demonstrate their software- development skills.

  • Army communicators play critical role in supporting civil affairs operations in Haiti

    Mar 1, 2010

    Soldiers assigned to the communications directorate for the Joint Forces Special Operations Component Command have played a critical role in supporting Civil Affairs and other humanitarian operations conducted in Haiti during Operation Unified Response.

  • NEC urges users to beware of scareware

    Feb 26, 2010

    The Network Enterprise Center is experiencing a spike in virus-infected computers as machines are corrupted by a new type of Internet scam: Scareware.

  • A tactical commander's vision of ideal communications

    Feb 17, 2010

    The ability to access Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) data from the platoon through brigade levels at any time and from any location is paramount to the successful execution of full spectrum operations.

  • Deputy's move signals 'gravitational' shift

    Feb 1, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- The top civilian employee of the CECOM LCMC will begin work Feb. 1 in temporary office space at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Md., a critical milestone in a series of events that will center the 8,500-person-strong command at its new location later this year.

  • NETCOM honors retirees in Greely Hall ceremony

    Jan 22, 2010

    Five people were recognized for their government service in a ceremony held in Greely Hall here Jan. 21. Two of the honorees participated in a hallway ribbon cutting for the official dedication of the Golden Corridor.

  • New global network to reshape Army

    Jan 19, 2010

    Known mainly for its role in infantry, the Army is transforming to a service which is also information-technology based.

  • Communication technologies could prove to be vital assets in ongoing military operations

    Jan 19, 2010

    The U.S. Army's Acquisition Executive said communication technologies slated to field in the next several years, such as Joint Tactical Radio Systems (JTRS) and Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T), could prove to be vital assets in the ongoing war in Afghanistan -- speaking to an audience of industry and military professionals on Jan. 14 at the ninth annual "Army IT Day" put on by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association of Northern Virginia.

  • 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion conducts Validation Exercise, prepares company for deployment

    Jan 19, 2010

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany (Feb. 1, 2010) -- In 2008, after returning from a 15-month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, 5th Signal Command's 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion had a full year of redeployment, restationing and reset. They began the process of relocating from Mannheim to Schweinfurt as part of Global Rebasing and Restructuring and kicked off 2010 with a validation exercise designed to test and authenticate their equipment.

  • Communication technologies could prove to be vital assets in ongoing military operations

    Jan 19, 2010

    The U.S. Army's Acquisition Executive said communication technologies slated to field in the next several years, such as Joint Tactical Radio Systems (JTRS) and Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T), could prove to be vital assets in the ongoing war in Afghanistan -- speaking to an audience of industry and military professionals on Jan. 14 at the ninth annual "Army IT Day" put on by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association of Northern Virginia.

  • Enemies in Cyberspace Seek to Destroy Home Computers, Files; Free Anti-Virus Software Downloads Avai

    Jan 14, 2010

    Conficker worm, botnet, GhostNet, viruses, scareware; these and many other threats make operating in cyberspace scary and dangerous.

  • Celebrate the holidays with safety in mind

    Dec 15, 2009

    Celebrate the holidays with safety in mind

  • U.S. Army, Pacific Contingency Command Post conducts first exercise in Japan

    Dec 14, 2009

    The U.S. Army, Pacific Contingency Command Post took the operational lead for Exercise Yama Sakura 57, providing the groundwork for a successful bilateral exercise with the Northern Army of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.

  • Chief of Staff makes first visit to Fort Huachuca

    Dec 3, 2009

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. made his first visit to Fort Huachuca Tuesday and Wednesday to receive briefings from the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and U.S. Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command.

  • G-6 says iPhone approach could help Army

    Nov 25, 2009

    Using Apple's iPhone application approval process as an example, the Army's chief information officer said emulating industry could help speed up the development and approval of Army network applications.

  • Can commercial industry quench the Army's thirst for connectivity'

    Nov 23, 2009

    NEW YORK -- As troops continue to deploy to diverse theatres such as Afghanistan where existing communications infrastructure is limited, the Army's demand for connectivity continues to grow. Commercial companies can be a part of the solution.

  • Army Artist

    Nov 20, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Mark Bennett of the 54th Signal Battalion, 160th Brigade, who is the artist and mind behind the new military-themed Desert Voice comic strip 'O.N.E', freehand sketches the Third Army 'A' as other drawings and a copy of his new book 'Sunjata: Book 1, The Blood Wars' lie close at hand.

  • Syracuse University offers Signaleers grad school credit

    Nov 19, 2009

    The U.S. Army's Signal Center of Excellence (SIGCOE) formalized a new academic partnership with Syracuse University Oct. 30 in New York.

  • Army developing global network

    Nov 17, 2009

    In the future, Soldier should be able to access the Army's global network anywhere in the world using capabilities similar to a Blackberry or iPhone, said the Army's chief information officer.

  • 5th Signal Command Introduces Full Spectrum

    Nov 17, 2009

    5th Signal Command Introduces "Full Spectrum"

  • NETCOM Soldier's long road leads her down path to success

    Nov 12, 2009

    An information technology specialist, Staff Sgt. Rosy Cueva, Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army), will soon be leaving her job in the unit's G-3 training division and going back to the U.S. Army Signal School where she attended Advanced Individual Training-but this time, she will be there not to learn a new job-but to lead the next generation of signal Soldiers as a platoon sergeant for AIT students.

  • Experts gather for Cyber Operations Symposium

    Nov 5, 2009

    The Combined Arms Center Capability Development Integration Directorate hosted a Cyberspace Operations Symposium Oct. 27-30 at Fort Leavenworth. More than 100 attendees from more than 25 organizations across Training and Doctrine Command and the greater community of interest actively participated in the symposium to further cyberspace operations capability development work. Working groups spent the first two days refining the Cyberspace Operations Concept Capability Plan.

  • 5th Signal Command says hello to new home in Wiesbaden

    Oct 30, 2009

    A story and photos from 5th Signal Command's colors uncasing story in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Awarding 50 years of government service

    Oct 29, 2009

    TITLE:Awarding 50 years of government service WEB LINK: www.5sigcmd.army.mil Mr Hollis award GEN Ham BG Smith.jpg: WIESBADEN, Germany (October 29, 2009) -- Gen. Carter Ham (right), commander, U.S. Army Europe, and Brig. Gen. Jeffrey G. Smith, Jr. (left), commander, 5th Signal Command, stand with Winston A. Hollis (center) in 5th Signal's conference room, after he was presented with a 50-years of U.S. government service certificate by Ham. "We have a very capable and dedicated civilian work force who are just as dedicated as military Soldiers," said Ham. Hollis has served the last 11 years in 5th Signal as a logistics management specialist. (Photo by Kristopher Joseph, 5th Signal Command) Mr Hollis award GEN Ham.jpg: WIESBADEN, Germany (October 29, 2009) -- Gen. Carter Ham (right), commander, U.S. Army Europe, applaudes Winston A. Hollis in 5th Signal's conference room, after he was presented with a 50-years of U.S. government service certificate by Ham. "We have a very capable and dedicated civilian work force who are just as dedicated as military Soldiers," said Ham. Hollis has served the last 11 years in 5th Signal as a logistics management specialist. (Photo by Kristopher Joseph, 5th Signal Command)

  • Huachuca Soldiers run Army Ten-miler in D.C.

    Oct 16, 2009

    Back from a trip to Washington, D.C., one local Soldier is settling back into his job here after running in the Army Ten-Miler Oct. 4. Sgt. Rene Gonzalez, unit supply specialist, Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army), was selected to compete on behalf of the installation, along with nine other Soldiers.

  • NETCOM Soldier 'Cowboys Up' in Phoenix

    Oct 16, 2009

    For the second straight year, Sgt. 1st Class Lisa Cowboy, retention office operations noncommissioned officer, lassoed a win and was named NETCOM's Career Counselor of the Year for 2009.

  • Operational Control of U.S. Army IMCOM's information management functions expected to be invisi

    Oct 15, 2009

  • LandWarNet takes joint-service approach

    Oct 8, 2009

    Leadership from across the services Wednesday discussed the importance of making the Army's LandWarNet part of a joint enterprise.

  • IT organization changes affiliation, name

    Oct 8, 2009

    As of Oct. 1, Fort Jackson no longer has a Directorate of Information Management. Instead, DOIM is now known as the U.S. Army Signal Network Enterprise Center, or NEC.

  • 35th Signal Brigade begins mission

    Oct 5, 2009

  • Peer to Peer encourages Soldiers to 'make a movie, save a life'

    Oct 1, 2009

    2nd annual competition features $2000 prize FORT RUCKER, Ala. (Oct. 1, 2009) Aca,!" The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center is calling all Soldiers to put their best safety stories on camera for the chance to win $2,000 as part of the 2nd Annual Peer to Peer Safety Video Competition.

  • Army users prepare for update to Vista software

    Sep 29, 2009

    In an effort to improve network security, the Department of Defense has mandated the migration of all Windows-based computers to Microsoft's Vista operating system.

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  • AMCOM Embraces Social Media Venues

    Sep 18, 2009

    The Aviation and Missile Command can now be found on two popular social media sites, Facebook and Twitter. "Social media is the most effective and least expensive tool to reach the largest audience possible," Ginger Stephens, AMCOM chief of Public and Congressional Affairs, said. "It allows us to quickly and efficiently update our troops, work force, and the general public on what's going on at the Aviation and Missile Command. It also serves as a great recruiting tool, showing the younger generation that the Army is up on the current trends and actually ahead of the curve." AMCOM's mission is quite simple: to get the Soldier what they need, before they need it, in order to do their job. This includes the fielding and sustainment of new or upgraded weapons and aviation platforms. "We recognize the importance of engaging on social media platforms, such as those where AMCOM is engaged," Lt. Col. Kevin Arata, chief of the newly established Army Public Affairs Online and Social Media Division, said. "This is how and where our audience gets much of their news."

  • 55th Combat Camera Soldier receives Purple Heart, Joint Service Commendation

    Sep 18, 2009

    On Sept. 1, before a crowd of family members and Combat Camera Soldiers, Maj. Dan C. Wood II, commander of Combat Camera re-presented the Purple Heart to Marcy during a ceremony at McGill Training Center. The award was accompanied by the Combat Action Badge and the Joint Service Commendation Medal as well as other gifts, such as a lifetime membership to the Veterans Of Foreign Wars.

  • Encrypted key distribution over SIPR unlocks lifesaving capability

    Sep 10, 2009

    To avoid having to physically courier electronic encryption data known as encrypted key across the battlefield, Project Manager Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T) has developed a new capability to send it electronically over the Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET).

  • MilWiki receives Army's top knowledge management honor

    Sep 1, 2009

    Since its inception more than a year ago, milWiki has surpassed more than 37,000 users, 10,000 pages, and 4,000 individual articles and remains under pilot to become a centralized point for updating Army field manual doctrine. Now, it is the recipient of the top Army award for knowledge management.

  • Signal Command icon retires after 54 years

    Sep 1, 2009

    Betty Olson, known as 'Miss Betty' formally here, secretary to the commanding general for the Army's Signal Command at Fort Huachuca for more than 40 years and a federal employee for the last 54 years, retired Aug. 27, one day after a daylong celebration of her achievements as one of this post's longest recorded employees.

  • Individuals, organizations receive technology awards

    Aug 25, 2009

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (August 20)-The 2009 LandWarNet Conference came to a close today with an awards ceremony at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

  • Global Network Enterprise Construct to Restore Balance on the Network

    Aug 25, 2009

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Through the Global Network Enterprise Construct (GNEC), the objective is to restore balance on the Army's network in parallel with the Chief of Staff of the Army's goal to restore balance throughout the Army, according to Lt. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sorenson.

  • U.S. Army Commander in Europe: We have to build alliances

    Aug 25, 2009

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- During the opening speech of the LandWarNet 2009 conference, Gen. Carter F. Ham harked back to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and drew parallels between it and walls that exist in the governance of the Army's network.

  • Building trust at 2009 LandWarNet Conference

    Aug 18, 2009

    "You have to think big. You have to think together." That was the first of many messages from the key speaker at the opening plenary session of the 2009 LandWarNet Conference here. The LWN Conference runs Aug. 18-22, and is a joint knowledge symposium headed by the Army's Chief Information Office/G-6 and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association designed to bring government and industry together to share ideas, best business practices, and future initiatives.

  • Night ops

    Aug 7, 2009

    A photo slideshow showing U.S. Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and Afghan National Security Forces patrolling Khost province during an air-assault mission that was part of operation Champion Sword, Aug. 2.

  • Warfighter Information Network-Tactical: 'It's real, it's here and it works'

    Jul 28, 2009

    Warfighter Information Network-Tactical has shaped the tactical Army's ability to move and support combat forces.

  • Army's radio inventory provides depth of versatile solutions to combat scenarios

    Jul 28, 2009

    Today's Army radios are designed to be versatile and adaptable to the specific combat scenario. The Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) is designed to provide increasingly robust communications to meet current and future needs.

  • Overcoming the sounds of silence: Rifleman Radio improves Soldier communication field

    Jul 24, 2009

  • Command Post of the Future program nears fielding of 6,000th unit

    Jul 13, 2009

    With nearly 6,000 systems currently fielded, the Command Post of the Future empowers warfighters to visualize the battlespace and synchronize the elements of combat power while simultaneously collaborating and sharing data in near-real time.

  • TRADOC connects via Social Media

    Jul 9, 2009

    Web-based collaboration tools, generally known as social media, are changing the way people stay connected. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is working to leverage social media in training Army leaders to be more adaptive and agile in their conduct of operations, and to broaden discussion across the Army and with the public.

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