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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.
New York Army National Guard troops earn German Military Proficiency Badge
Aug 11, 2014
New York Army National Guard Soldiers have the opportunity to earn the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge at the Camp Smith Training Site, New York, thanks to a partnership between the 53rd Troop Command and the German army liaison to the United States Military Academy, at West Point, New York.
North Carolina Guard joint team prepares for cyber threats
Aug 11, 2014
Over the past five years, the North Carolina National Guard has built a group of information technology professionals who make up its Joint Cyber Defense Team.
Soldiers to get new camo uniform beginning next summer
Aug 6, 2014
Beginning in the fall of 2015, the Army will begin issuing to new Soldiers an Army Combat Uniform that bears the "Operational Camouflage Pattern."
Connecticut Guard bridge company trains at West Thompson Lake
Aug 5, 2014
The 250th Multi-Role Bridge Company of the Connecticut Army National Guard arrived at West Thompson Lake, Connecticut, June 15, 2014, to begin three days of their annual training.
Army Human Resources Command leader offers reshaping insight
Aug 4, 2014
As the Army moves toward reduced troop numbers, leaders must continue to ensure the most agile and adaptive Soldiers continue to serve, according to the commander of the Army Human Resources Command, speaking at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Aug. 1, 2014.
Vice chief: Relationship building matters most in time of uncertainty
Aug 4, 2014
Building personal relationships -- whether with lawmakers, with state governors or with political and military leaders of nations engaged in the war on terror -- is just as important, sometimes even more so, as the ability to project force, said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell.
First Army's 'Bold Shift' to focus on pre-mob training
Jul 28, 2014
In addition to running mobilization sites, First U.S. Army has been given the mission of focusing on pre-mobilization training of the National Guard and Army Reserve.
New York National Guard training takes to skies
Jul 25, 2014
New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion, conducted integration Annual Training in support of their fellow New York Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Battalion, at Fort Drum, N.Y., July 19-22, 2014.
Senior leaders explain Army's drawdown plan
Jul 24, 2014
The drawdown, particularly involuntary separations, is a huge issue for the Army, officials said, especially since the strength of the Army is its people and the trust they have in each other.
SD Guard shares knowledge with Suriname military on reserve force operations
Jul 21, 2014
The South Dakota National Guard hosted three key leaders from the Suriname Armed Forces at Camp Rapid, in Rapid City, S.D., July 10-14, 2014, to share information on the structure and operational processes of the National Guard as a reserve force.
New Jersey Guard hosting unique OCS for Albanians
Jul 14, 2014
Twenty-four Albanian Soldiers are currently in New Jersey training at a first-of-its-kind officer candidate school conducted by the National Guard, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.
CSA taps captains for talent-management ideas
Jul 12, 2014
The Army wants to put the right people in the right jobs at the right time -- especially with shrinking budgets and manpower and an uncertain global security environment -- but does it do that very well?
Army Chief of Staff visits ROTC Cadets at summer training
Jul 11, 2014
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno spoke for more than an hour to Army ROTC Leadership Development Assessment Course Cadets, July 10, 2014, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, with a valuable message to help them in their journey as Army officers.
Performance Triad app now available
Jul 10, 2014
Army Medicine is committed to reaching beneficiaries where they live. The Performance Triad application (v1.0) is now available to do just that.
42nd Infantry Division veterans mark 10-year anniversary of historic mobilization
Jun 29, 2014
On the 100th anniversary of the spark that began World War I, Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans of the New York Army National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division, gathered at Fort Drum, New York, June 28, 2014, to mark their own historic 10-year commemoration of the unit's historic mobilization, in 2004.