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Guard deployed as blizzard wallops East Coast
Jan 25, 2016
More than 2,200 National Guard personnel, from 11 states and the District of Columbia, assisted first responders and residents beleaguered by Jonas, a massive winter storm that hit the mid-Atlantic, Jan. 22-23.
SMA Dailey's Senior Enlisted Council focuses on personnel
Jan 21, 2016
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey sat down with senior sergeants major from around the U.S. Army to discuss issues that affect his biggest concern - the welfare of Soldiers - during a Senior Enlisted Council at the U.S. Army Human Resources Command on Fort Knox, Kentucky, Jan. 19-21.
Michigan National Guard activated to support Flint water crisis
Jan 15, 2016
Members, assigned to the Michigan National Guard, were formally activated Wednesday by Gov. Rick Snyder to assist in distributing water to the citizens of Flint. The Guard members will be assigned to five water distribution sites at fire stations in Flint and will help distribute water and filters to citizens in need.
North Carolina Guard tests storm response
Jan 12, 2016
Snow, sleet and ice cover central North Carolina as local authorities call for support. North Carolina Guard leaders in Goldsboro task Soldiers for an early morning mission. A carpenter, several students and medical technicians leave home, put on their uniform and reported for duty. This is a drill - a North Carolina National Guard domestic response drill.
Louisiana Guard prepares for winter flooding
Jan 8, 2016
The Louisiana National Guard has mobilized more than 70 personnel, with more expected in the coming days, to assist local, parish and state emergency officials in advance of expected river flooding at the request of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
Army logistics duo supply excellence
Jan 4, 2016
The military logistics business is not for the faint of heart. Supplies and equipment must be received, inventoried, stored, and issued under stringent rules of accountability.
Battalion helps hometown weather storm
Jan 4, 2016
The 717th Brigade Support Battalion based here is continuing to help its city through winter storm Goliath, which began Dec. 26. The battalion is helping to aid local emergency services and perform tasks to help get life back to normal for area residents.
Historic flood levels bring out the National Guard in Missouri, elsewhere
Dec 31, 2015
At least 625 National Guard Citizen-Soldiers and airmen are on duty as several southern and central states fought flooding triggered by rain and runoff.
New Mexico National Guard transports citizens during blizzard
Dec 30, 2015
One of the missions currently being performed by members of the New Mexico National Guard is the transportation of Roswell, New Mexico, citizens in need of dialysis treatments.
Buffalo Army National Guard Unit honored for unit video
Dec 30, 2015
A video produced by Buffalo's 152nd Engineer Company has been named winner of the New York National Guard's first unit video contest.
National Guard responds to call for disaster relief during Winter Storm Goliath
Dec 30, 2015
The New Mexico National Guard has been engaged in a state active-duty status since Dec. 26, and will continue to support the local communities affected by the blizzard until relieved of duty by Gov. Susana Martinez.
Updated Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report rating forms available online
Dec 10, 2015
U.S. Army Human Resources Command announced Monday the availability of the DA Form 2166-9 series, the revised Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report, and its activation in the web-based Evaluation Entry System.
National Guard leaders announce Health of the Force campaign; call-to-action
Dec 9, 2015
The National Guard's top officer recently called upon leadership throughout the Guard, asking that Soldiers and airmen, leaders and peers, to check in with one another during a Health of the Force campaign.
National Guard set to activate additional cyber units
Dec 9, 2015
As part of ongoing growth of cyber forces throughout the Department of Defense, the National Guard announced plans to activate 13 additional cyber units spread throughout 23 states by the end of fiscal year 2019.
Colombian army engineers view South Carolina flood response
Dec 1, 2015
Colombian army engineers visited with South Carolina Army National Guard engineers to learn more about the Guard's recent flood response efforts during a subject matter expert exchange, Nov. 15-21.
Louisiana National Guard cyber team trains to defend Web
Nov 23, 2015
More than 40 Louisiana National Guardsmen with the Cyber Defense Incident Response Team took part in a two-day training event at Louisiana State University's Stephenson Disaster Management Institute in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Nov. 14-15.
Army National Guard director: Two weeks annually, weekend per month enough?
Nov 18, 2015
Army National Guard troops go on active duty for at least 39 days a year for training and drill - but that may not be enough for the Guard, said its director, who is contemplating the amount of training time needed by Guard Soldiers so that he may provide an answer to the Army's chief of staff.
California National Guard Soldier saves 42 people from burning bus
Nov 5, 2015
Pfc. Jesse Hernandez doesn't think of himself as a hero, but just about everyone else does, especially 42 people who escaped from a burning charter bus after Hernandez forced open the bus's jammed door.
November designated as Month of the Military Family
Nov 3, 2015
Since 1993, the month of November has been recognized as Month of the Military Family across the Department of Defense as a way to thank all Family members, who have supported the career of a service member.
2016 voting season kicks off Army-wide push for registration
Nov 2, 2015
Wednesday will be the Army-wide kick-off to the 2016 voting season for Soldiers and their Families throughout the United States and around the world.
New Mexico National Guard airlifts dinosaur fossils
Oct 30, 2015
Aviators, infantrymen and transportation Soldiers, assigned to the New Mexico Army National Guard, assisted the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science with extracting fossils of two Pentaceratops dinosaur skulls from the badlands of New Mexico.
Dad proud of daughter's choice to play softball for Army
Oct 29, 2015
Watching his daughter lead the All-Armed Forces squad to an American Softball Association national championship reassured Al Ortenzo that she had made the right choice by attending West Point.
First Army completing 'Bold Shift' transformation
Oct 29, 2015
First Army is three years ahead of Department of the Army's schedule for transforming to a focus on pre-mobilization training for the reserve components.
North Carolina National Guard engineers aid South Carolina residents
Oct 14, 2015
Just a week after historic rainfall caused severe flooding in South Carolina, devastating lives, cities, and infrastructure, the examples witnessed across the state and in Eastover, Oct. 13, are neighbors helping neighbors.
Texas National Guard Soldiers receive state, federal Purple Hearts
Oct 7, 2015
Four Texas Army National Guard Soldiers, who are recovering at Brooke Army Medical Center here, received both state and federal Purple Heart medals during ceremonies at the Warrior and Family Support Center's Purple Heart Garden.
National Guard units in South Carolina deal with flood aftermath
Oct 7, 2015
National Guard Soldiers and airmen in South Carolina continue to battle the ravages of historic flooding from Hurricane Joaquin.
Perkins provides senior NCOs clarity on future Army
Oct 5, 2015
In an age of uncertainty, Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, spent the morning of Sept. 30 providing clarity on the Army's operating concept and the role of the senior noncommissioned officer in mission command.
More than 1,300 Guard members respond to flooding throughout East Coast
Oct 5, 2015
At least 1,300 members of the South Carolina National Guard were on duty Monday to assist local governments in the wake of the historic flooding that has caused several deaths in the rain-battered state.
National Guard continue response as western wildfires increase
Aug 27, 2015
More than 2,000 National Guard members are assisting state and local authorities in battling wildfires across five states in the western United States, more than double the number of Guard members, who were assisting last week. It is the largest National Guard response to a natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy in 2012, Guard officials said.
Guardsman to get Soldiers Medal for subduing gunman on train
Aug 26, 2015
Spc. Aleksander R. Skarlatos, one of three Americans who subdued a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train, will be awarded the Soldiers Medal - the United States Army's highest award for acts of heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.
National Guard medic awarded state's top military honor for heroism
Aug 25, 2015
Staff Sgt. Marlana Watson was spending a quiet night at her Syracuse home playing video games when the New York Army National Guard medic and Afghan War veteran, heard gunshots coming from the street outside.
Active-duty Soldiers to join Guard in battling wildfires
Aug 20, 2015
Defense Secretary Ash Carter approved the assignment of active-duty Soldiers to assist the National Interagency Fire Center, or NIFC, in battling wildfires in the western states, Aug. 17.
Exercise Western Accord 2015 opens
Jul 21, 2015
No uniform was the same as the one next to it as more than a dozen nations stood side by side to mark the opening of Western Accord 2015 at Harskamp, in the Netherlands, July 20.
Combat engineers play key role in New York Army National Guard Brigade's tactical training
Jul 15, 2015
Soldiers, assigned to Company A, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, from Lockport, New York, are hard at work supporting the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team's tactical training during annual training on Fort Drum, New York.
Guard battalion assumes command of multinational force in Kosovo
Jul 7, 2015
First Combined Arms Battalion, 252nd Armor Regiment Alpha Company, assumed responsibility for the Multinational Battle Group-East Forward Command Post during a transition of authority ceremony at Camp Marechal de Lattre De Tassigny in Kosovo, July 4.
Guard battles fires throughout Alaska
Jul 3, 2015
Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and aircrews, from the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, have been dropping hundreds of buckets of water on fires throughout the state since June 14.
New York National Guard Soldiers hone mission command skills
Jul 2, 2015
New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Kevin Ferreira maneuvered his computer-generated UH-60 helicopter above the pixelated terrain below. Ferreira, a member of the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, spoke through a microphone attached to a virtual reality headset. He and members of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade had a mission to execute: insert two long-range surveillance teams into enemy territory.
Alaska Army National Guard Black Hawk crews help fight Alaska fires
Jun 22, 2015
Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and aircrews, from the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, or 1-207th AVN, continue to conduct water bucket drops in support of recent wildfire suppression efforts in Alaska.
Alaska service members depart for peacekeeping exercise in Mongolia
Jun 17, 2015
Approximately 80 service members, from the Alaska National Guard, and U.S. Army Alaska's 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, departed here aboard two Alaska Air National Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft bound for Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, June 15.
New York Army National Guard aviators, Army Reserve civil affairs Soldiers train together
Jun 15, 2015
Soldiers, from the New York Army National Guard's Company A, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation Regiment, recently participated in a training exercise with Soldiers from two Army Reserve civil affairs units.
Grass: National Guard accessible, operational contributor to Total Force
Jun 11, 2015
Army Gen. Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, recently visited leaders and Service members in Belgium, Germany, Egypt, Djibouti, Israel and Kuwait.
German army nurses integrate with hospital during exercise
Jun 2, 2015
German army nurses are training side by side with the 212th Combat Support Hospital medics and nurses during Exercise Combined Resolve IV. The training, which began May 27, will end June 3.
Reel time: Maryland National Guard, Estonian bomb squad partner to save lives
Jun 2, 2015
The Maryland National Guard and Estonian Rescue Board have partnered to raise awareness of and educate the public about the unexploded ordnance issue in Estonia.
Women Soldiers take on unexpected roles
May 28, 2015
You might not expect a local female hair stylist or preschool teacher to be operating or fixing bulldozers, scrapers and dump trucks outside of their job, but for women serving in the South Dakota Army National Guard's 842nd Engineer Company, it is common.
Regional humanitarian exercise provides real-world training opportunity
May 19, 2015
In an effort to provide engineering and medical assistance to the citizens of El Salvador, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, along with partner nation counterparts, are participating in the U.S. Army South-led Beyond the Horizon humanitarian mission there, until June.
Pennsylvania Guard finance Soldiers honored at deployment ceremony
May 16, 2015
Approximately 25 Soldiers from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard's 828th Finance Management Support Detachment, 28th Finance Management Support Unit, 213th Regional Support Group were honored in a deployment ceremony at the Lebanon Readiness Center today.
Soldier's wife named Military Spouse of Year
May 8, 2015
Corie Weathers, an Army spouse, was named the 2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year, May 8, which also happens to be Military Spouse Appreciation Day.
Guard to align cyber capabilities to FEMA districts
Apr 29, 2015
This summer the National Guard will stand up 11 new cyber teams, seven for the Army component and four for the Air Guard, Gen. Frank J. Grass, National Guard Bureau chief, testified before Senate, April 29.
National Guard supports 2015 Boston Marathon
Apr 22, 2015
Massachusetts National Guard Soldiers and Airmen provided approximately 500 Soldiers and Airmen to assist federal, state and local police with public safety and support during the recent 119th Boston Marathon.
Zachary Parsons named National Guard Military Child of the Year
Apr 17, 2015
The 16-year-old son of an enlisted Missouri National Guardsman became the first National Guard Military Child of the Year at a Thursday evening awards ceremony here.
National Guard unit retrogrades aviation equipment worth $260 million
Apr 14, 2015
Soldiers, from 1100th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group, a Maryland National Guard unit, are nearing the end of a deployment that saw them retrograde 16 airframes and $260 million in Class IX aviation equipment from theater during their nine-month deployment while simultaneously supporting ongoing missions.
Clothing repair taught for final time at Quartermaster School
Apr 9, 2015
The Quartermaster School's shower, laundry, and clothing repair course recently taught the last lessons of a craft that has been around for thousands of years.
10th Combat Aviation Brigade aviators participate in joint training exercise
Mar 26, 2015
Flight crews, from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, and 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, participated recently in a joint offensive exercise with joint terminal attack controllers, from the Air Force's 20th Air Support Operations Squadron, as well as joint forward observers, from 1st and 2nd Brigade Combat Teams, in the restricted training area north of post.
Pennsylvania Guard participates in USFK exercise Key Resolve, supports Eighth Army
Mar 10, 2015
Soldiers from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard's 213th Regional Support Group are joining forces from around the world to participate in Key Resolve 2015.
New York National Guard Soldiers train for Guantanamo Bay mission
Mar 9, 2015
Fifty-six National Guard Soldiers, from the 42nd Infantry Division, prepared to deploy to the Caribbean by training in sub-zero temperatures and two-foot high snow drifts at the New York National Guard's training camp at Camp Smith Training Site.
National Guard responds to snowstorms
Mar 5, 2015
More than 400 National Guard troops in six states were assisting authorities during snowstorms in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, according to the National Guard Bureau.
Minnesota, Norwegian Service members retrace successful World War II mission
Feb 27, 2015
Airmen and Soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard participating in the 42nd American - Norwegian Reciprocal Troop Exchange retraced the steps of U.S. and Norwegian special operators 70 years ago who, during the final months of World War II, waged a successful sabotage campaign against German forces occupying Norway.
Pennsylvania's 252nd Engineers return home, attend Yellow Ribbon Event
Feb 17, 2015
The 252nd Engineer Company, 213th Regional Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, completed a post deployment Yellow Ribbon Event, here, earlier this month.
Cast, crew selected for "We Serve" Soldier Show
Feb 17, 2015
Following a St. Valentine's matinee of live auditions at the historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre, 18 Soldier-performers, four technicians, three production assistants and two drivers made the cut for the 2015 U.S. Army Soldier Show, Feb. 14.
Massachusetts deploys Guard members to clear snow
Feb 11, 2015
About 500 National Guard members have been deployed to assist with snow removal and cleanup efforts for areas of Massachusetts most affected by heavy snowfall from recent winter storms.
Mississippi National Guard assists in NATO exercise
Jan 27, 2015
Though not on a deployment, some Soldiers of the Mississippi National Guard are far from home. They aren't enduring the hardships of a foreign war and they're not where you would expect to find these so called "weekend warriors."
North Dakota aviators support Southwest border mission
Jan 14, 2015
A group of about 35 North Dakota National Guard aviators mustered on the southwest border in Texas to support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's ongoing operations there.
Pennsylvania Guard Soldiers Depart for Southwest Border Support Mission
Jan 6, 2015
Maj. Gen. Wesley Craig, Pennsylvania Adjutant General, Pennsylvania Guard leadership, friends and family gathered here Monday for a send-off ceremony for nine Soldiers assigned to the 28th Infantry Division, 28th Combat Aviation Brigade, 224th Aviation Regiment, 1st Battalion, Company B, Detachment 1.
Changing the game: The 2015 Army All-American Bowl
Jan 5, 2015
As the players step from the tunnel into the glaring light, they squint, briefly allowing their eyes to adjust. Once they are able, they slowly look around, taking in the sights; the screaming fans, the jumping, yelling cheerleaders, and jumbled mass of steel overhead that is the stadium's dome. This is the 2015 Army All-American Bowl.
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.
N.Y. Army National Guard Honor Guard teams to complete 9,600 funerals in 2014
Dec 22, 2014
New York Army National Guard Soldiers expect to provide military funeral honors for 9,600 families before 2014 comes to an end, at 11.59 p.m. on Dec. 31.
Danish military preps for Saber Strike 2015 with PA National Guard's 28th Infantry Division
Dec 12, 2014
FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa.- Members of the Danish military visited here Dec. 11, 2014, as part of a planning visit being conducted with the 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, in preparation for exercise Saber Strike 2015.
Army National Guard selects Soldiers for 2015 Best Ranger Competition teams
Nov 25, 2014
Army National Guard Soldiers traveled to Fort Benning, Georgia, Nov. 20, 2014, to compete for a spot on one of the National Guard's three or four, two-man teams that will compete in the 2015 Best Ranger Competition.
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.
Monster snowfall brings out National Guard
Nov 19, 2014
Members of the New York National Guard were out in force Wednesday in western New York, where snow had piled up to six feet in some areas.
Guard, Reserve Soldiers to mobilize for Ebola relief
Nov 18, 2014
More than 2,000 Army National Guard and Army Reserve troops will be mobilized in support of Operation United Assistance in West Africa, the Department of Defense has announced.
Mock disaster showcases new communications for National Guard and first responders
Nov 17, 2014
When the Army National Guard rolls in with its new Disaster Incident Response Emergency Communications Terminal system, they can immediately provide 4G/Wi-Fi, commercial phone and internet access, and the ability to connect all the disparate radios that various responders bring to the incident site.
State Partnership Program continues to grow in North Carolina
Nov 12, 2014
North Carolina National Guard Soldiers and Airmen showed their hometown service and global reach by recently deploying to Africa and Europe for a series of exercises with both of its State Partnership Program members, Moldova and Botswana.
NY Guard aviators move up to CH-47F
Nov 7, 2014
New York Army National Guard aviators in Rochester, New York, are now operating the Army's latest version of the venerable Chinook dual rotor helicopter -- the CH-47F.
Veterans Day deals available to troops
Nov 6, 2014
Many restaurants and retailers are offering Veterans Day discounts or free meals to service members and veterans. Some offers even extend to family members.
Pennsylvania National Guard breaks ground for new aviation maintenance instruction building
Oct 31, 2014
Maj. Gen. Wesley Craig, adjutant general of Pennsylvania, representatives from the Pennsylvania National Guard, elected officials, and members of Senate Builders and Leidos Engineering participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new aviation maintenance instruction building that will be part of the Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site (EAATS) here today.
NY Guard's 24th Civil Support Team hones skills at water supply site
Oct 30, 2014
Members of the New York National Guard's 24th Civil Support Team conducted a training mission in cooperation with the Suffolk County Water Authority at the authority's East Farmingdale, New York, pumping station, Oct. 27, 2014. The exercise tasked the survey team with determining whether or not terrorists had succeeded in dumping a nerve agent into the water supply.
NC Guard chaplain fights breast cancer on her own terms
Oct 28, 2014
On Oct. 12, 2014, in Franklinton, North Carolina, National Guard Chaplain Maj. Melissa Culbreth sat laughing and joking in a chair on the front porch of the farm where she works, while her signature red hair was braided into five braids.
Army to integrate mobilization training for all components
Oct 23, 2014
First U.S. Army's "Bold Shift" initiative to integrate the Army's active duty, National Guard and Army Reserve is "the right thing to do" for readiness today and for the future, a Defense Department official said at the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition last week.
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.
CSA, USO honor Soldiers for selfless service
Oct 20, 2014
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and other senior leaders joined the United Service Organizations in honoring Soldiers who exemplified selfless service, at the 2014 USO Gala in Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 2014.
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.
Carson: Changes needed in Army's 'archaic' retention, promotion system
Oct 17, 2014
The Army needs to make serious institutional changes in order to retain and develop the best Soldiers, the Army's under secretary said.
Five countries, two National Guards, one mission: Operation Atlantic Resolve
Oct 10, 2014
National Guard public affairs Soldiers from Illinois and Pennsylvania joined forces to augment U.S. Army Europe support Operation Atlantic Resolve, a series of exercises designed to demonstrate U.S. commitment to its NATO commitments and the collective security of America's allies and partners in Europe.
Army Reserve unit briefs active duty commanders in Army Total Force Policy environment
Oct 6, 2014
The 85th Support Command hosted a two-day orientation brief informing active-component brigade commanders, currently working in a Army Total Force Policy implementation between First Army Division-West, and the 85th Support Command, of Army Reserve processes and systems, Oct. 4-5, 2014, in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
MARS volunteers supporting Soldiers with radio communications
Sep 30, 2014
Volunteers from MARS are helping the Army improve its communications capabilities. They aren't little green Martians from science fiction novels, though. They're Military Auxiliary Radio, or MARS operators, supporting the Army with high-frequency radio operations.
Army capability supports National Guard/first responder communications during emergencies
Sep 29, 2014
A new rapidly deployable Disaster Incident Response Emergency Communications Terminal provides collaboration and communication services at incident sites that link local responders and emergency managers with state and federal authorities.
Fort Leonard Wood Soldier wins 2014 Drill Sergeant of Year Competition
Sep 22, 2014
A Fort Leonard Wood Soldier won the Training and Doctrine Command's 2014 Drill Sergeant of the Year title, at the end of this year's competition, Sept. 11, 2014, held at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
New NCOER expected to more accurately assess Soldiers' performance
Sep 18, 2014
On Aug. 1, 2014, the secretary of the Army approved the new Non-Commissioned Officer Evaluation Report. Implementation will be in September 2015.
BG Bobeck: Every suicide tragic, got to get to zero
Sep 18, 2014
The special assistant to the director, Army National Guard, spoke Sept. 18, 2014, at the Psychological Health and Resilience Summit at Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, Virginia.
Division West trainers oversee Wyoming Guard artillery unit re-mission
Sep 9, 2014
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 395th Field Artillery, 120th Infantry Brigade, began assessing a Wyoming National Guard unit's re-mission progress, as they switch from using towed M198 Howitzers, to the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System.
Indonesian-U.S. exercise Garuda Shield begins in East Java
Sep 2, 2014
Soldiers with the Tentara Nasional Indonesia Army and U.S. Army stood side-by-side at the parade square of Dodiklatpur in Asem Bagus, Indonesia, in an opening ceremony to officially mark the beginning of the 8th annual Garuda Shield exercise, Sept. 1, 2014.
Active duty, National Guard relearn Total Force Policy together
Aug 26, 2014
The Soldiers of the 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, are training at the Orchard Combat Training Center, south of Boise, Idaho, this month, demonstrating their ability to conduct fiscally responsible, multi-component training as part of the Army's Total Force Policy.
SMA Chandler challenges USASMA students to think about future of Army, NCO Corps
Aug 24, 2014
As Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III spoke to the incoming class of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Aug. 22, 2014, at Fort Bliss, Texas, he challenged members of Class 65 to look to the future and decide what kind of Army and NCO Corps they want to have.
Army warns: Soldiers beware of predatory lenders
Aug 22, 2014
While advertisements for payday loans and new merchandise are appealing, the Army is urging Soldiers to be fiscally smart and proceed with caution.
SMA addresses National Guard troops, discusses Army profession
Aug 20, 2014
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III emphasized professionalism during a visit with enlisted Soldiers assigned to the Army National Guard Readiness Center,in Arlington, Virginia, and surrounding installations, Aug. 15, 2014.
Civilian ER docs help New York Guard medics hone emergency medical skills
Aug 19, 2014
New York Army National Guard medical Soldiers turned their training up a notch Aug. 5, 2014, when they got some hands-on instruction from experienced emergency room doctors.
Total Army concept the future for National Guard
Aug 13, 2014
Commanding General U.S. Army Forces Command Gen. Daniel B. Allyn toured Fort Stewart, Ga., to observe the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team's eXportable Combat Training Capabilities exercise.
New Army PT uniforms result of Soldier feedback
Aug 11, 2014
A new Army Physical Fitness Uniform will become available service-wide, beginning in October next year.