Archive: Jan 2014

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  • Spartan Brigade demonstrates UAS capabilities, partner with the Arctic Wolves Brigade for FTX

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    An RQ7 "Shadow" Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operated by Paratroopers with Bravo Company, 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, flies off its launcher Jan. 30, 2014, at Forward Operating Base Sparta at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The UAS has the capability to cover vast distances of territory and can stay aloft for several hours at a time, all the while sending real-time, important battlefield information back to commanders. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • Spartan Brigade demonstrates UAS capabilities, partner with the Arctic Wolves Brigade for FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    A convoy of Strykers from the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, get ready for a mission after refueling at Forward Operating Base Sparta Jan. 20, 2014, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The Stryker unit from the "Arctic Wolves" Brigade made the nearly 400-mile trip from Fort Wainwright in support of a nine-day field training exercise for their sister brigade, the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne). (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • DENTAC deploys force on post during February, Children's Dental Health Month

    Jan 31, 2014

    Members of the Fort Leonard Wood Dental Activity are slated to visit the Clarke Library, post elementary schools, and child development centers throughout the month of February during Children's Dental Health Month.

  • Detachment A recognized for Cold War efforts in commemorative stone laying ceremony

    Jan 31, 2014

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Jan. 31, 2014) -- Friends and family gathered at the U.S. Army Special Operations Command memorial plaza to honor Detachment A and their 28 years of valorous actions in Eastern Europe from August 1956 to 30 December 1984 in a Memorial Stone Dedication and Colors retirement ceremony Jan. 30, 2014.

  • 55th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers return from deployment

    Feb 3, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A second group of Soldiers from the 55th Sustainment Brigade returned to the United States Jan. 17 after a six-month deployment to Afghanistan.

  • German Silver Cross of Honor presented to Army civilian

    Feb 3, 2014

    A retired Army major who now oversees the service's personnel exchange program and sends Soldiers to schools of other nations became the first American civilian at the Pentagon to be presented the German Silver Cross of Honor of the Bundeswehr.

  • Soldiers take on the cold at WAREX

    Feb 3, 2014

    JOINT BASE McGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. - Freezing temperatures, continuous snowfall and equipment malfunctions didn't dampen the spirits of Soldiers participating in this year's Warrior Exercise here recently.

  • Army confirms Rapid Equipping Force as 'enduring'

    Feb 4, 2014

    The Army has affirmed the continued existence of its Rapid Equipping Force, thus maintaining the service's ability to quickly address Soldier non-standard equipment needs.

  • Robbins awarded Purple Heart for injuries received in Afghanistan

    Feb 6, 2014

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Staff Sgt. Nathan T. Robbins, a U.S. Army Reserve Soldier with the 689th Engineer Company (Route Clearance) in Orlando, Fla., 841st Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, was presented with a Purple Heart by Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, deputy commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, for injuries received while on a route clearance mission in Afghanistan last year.

  • Eustis FDO contracting director retires

    Jan 31, 2014

    One of the command's most experienced acquisition professionals retires this week after more than 33 years of federal service.

  • James Armistead Lafayette, (1760-1832)

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - February is Black History Month. It is the legacy of historian Carter G. Woodson who was born to former slaves in Virginia in 1875. Early in life, Woodson�'s story included farm worker, manual laborer, garbage truck driver, and coal miner. After he graduated from college, Woodson taught black youth in West Virginia, served the War Department in the Philippines from 1903 to 1907, and traveled the world, teaching at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. He eventually earned a Master�'s degree in History, Romance languages, and Literature from the University of Chicago and a doctorate in history from Harvard University. Woodson co-founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and committed his life�'s work to the early black history movement.

  • 200th MPCOM Leadership visits DoD Criminal Investigation Task Force

    Jan 31, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Phillip M. Churn, deputy commanding general for operations of the 200th Military Police Command, recently visited the Department of Defense Criminal Investigation Task Force (CITF) for a briefing about the command.

  • Leadership lessons from AMC's top civilian

    Jan 31, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Department of the Army Civilians from across Team Redstone filled the Summit here for professional development and leadership training at the third annual Department of the Army Civilian Leadership Summit, Thursday, Jan. 30.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps Rear Detachment Commander visits 3d ESC

    Jan 31, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Clarence K. K. Chinn, the rear detachment commander of XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C., visited the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Jan. 23 at Harris Hall.

  • It counts: Intramural basketball tips off

    Jan 31, 2014

    Preseason is over and two teams took to the court to tip-off the 2014 Fort Rucker Intramural Basketball season.

  • Clinic earns $1.25 million by patients returning survey

    Jan 31, 2014

    Patients at Lyster Army Health Clinic, who have been filling out and returning their Army Provider Level Satisfaction Surveys, earned the clinic $1.25 million in fiscal year 2013.

  • 402nd AFSB conducts reinforcement SHARP training

    Jan 31, 2014

  • History: If walls could talk, the tales they'd tell

    Jan 31, 2014

    Many types of people have called Fort Rucker home through the years, giving the area a rich heritage blended from all walks of life, from Native Americans to early settlers to prisoners of war. If the walls in the buildings that still stand here could communicate what they have seen, they might tell those listening many remarkable tales.

  • Boldly Transforming Leadership Development

    Feb 5, 2014

    What makes good leaders? And what is the best way to develop them? These are the questions with which U.S. Army Cadet Command wrestles as it changes its development models. Improving the curriculum, changing the way it is delivered and taught, and teaching Cadets how to think, not what to think, is a formula Maj. Gen. Jefforey Smith, commanding general, U.S. Army Cadet Command, said he thinks will successfully develop well-rounded leaders of character.

  • Fort Rucker honors 11 retirees

    Jan 31, 2014

    The quarterly retirement ceremony took place Jan. 24 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum where friends and Family gathered to honor nine Soldiers and two civilians who served the United States with distinction.

  • BHS, JROTC students gain archery team

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - This year the Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, or JROTC, was introduced to a new sport. The 2013/14 school year is the first time JROTC has an archery team. It is open to all Buena High School students interested in joining. The group practices on Tuesday and Thursday after school on the BHS football field.

  • National Childrens Dental Health Month begins Saturday

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - February is National Children's Dental Health Month, an annual event sponsored by the American Dental Association. The purpose is to educate the public about the importance of children's dental health.

  • CSA visits Conan O'Brien; discusses Soldier 4 Life program

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Natick researchers developing technology to prevent heat injury in working dogs

    Feb 4, 2014

    Through partnerships with the military working dogs community, local police K-9 units, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory, the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine will be developing products and strategies to reduce heat injuries and sustain performance in working dogs for military and law enforcement.

  • Fort Huachuca opens Tax Center's doors

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - As W-2s, 1099s, and other documents begin to arrive in the mail, Fort Huachuca kicked off the 2013 tax season with the grand opening of the Tax Assistance Center, or TAC, Monday, located in Building 22324 on Christy Ave.

  • Teacher turns personal experiences into lessons

    Jan 31, 2014

    Children pour into the classroom as the bell rings and prepare to take on the day, but one teacher has prepared her entire life to do what she loves most -- teach.

  • Primary school lesson benefits local shelters

    Jan 31, 2014

    Faculty members at the Fort Rucker Primary school made sure that children were able to celebrate their 100th day in session with service and learning.

  • Spotlight on USACE Galveston District's Dwayne Johnson

    Feb 2, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas (Jan. 31, 2014) -- A career that allows Dwayne Johnson to get close to nature and keeps him on his toes was exactly what he got when he accepted a position as a biologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District 22 years ago.

  • Aviators benefit from cockpit trainers

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Rucker has many tools to help Soldiers get their boots off the ground, but there is one thing that student pilots can never do enough of -- practice, and that is something officials believe is key to flying above the rest.

  • School shows teamwork at state competition

    Jan 31, 2014

  • MomoCon: Annual convention is back

    Jan 31, 2014

  • 1st Air Cav warrant officer puts others before self, volunteers to better community

    Jan 31, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Being a Soldier and a single mother of two, some might say she has her work cut out for her.

  • Present and future soldiers celebrate Military Appreciation Night

    Nov 30, -0001

    Current and future soldiers were celebrated during the Military Appreciation Night held during basketball games at Tiger Arena on Savannah State University Campus Jan. 27.

  • Armor chief receives 1st star

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Six honored at first quarterly IRC of year

    Feb 21, 2014

  • HHB 1-10 FA tops C Company, 1-29 in OT

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Facebook town hall open to community

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Fort receives recognition for blood donations, holds blood drive

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In keeping with January being National Blood Donor Month, the Armed Services Blood Program, or ASBP, recognized Fort Huachuca as the number-one contributing blood donor to the Blood Donor Center at Fort Bliss, Texas, in 2013. On Tuesday in Eifler Fitness Center, ASBP announced 697 pints of blood -- more than 87 gallons -- were collected on post last year. This is the second year in a row Fort Huachuca came in as the top donor.

  • AMC Hosts Small Business Industry Outreach Event

    Jan 31, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Registration is now open for the Feb. 18 Team Redstone Small Business Industry Outreach hosted by the U.S. Army Materiel Command. Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. at the Summit. A networking event begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Overlook.

  • Program offers recovery for injured Soldiers

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Fire: Take care with electrical outlets

    Jan 31, 2014

  • FBI trains FH community on child cyber safety, security

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Fort Huachuca's Community Health Promotion Council, in partnership with the FBI, presented two sessions of Cyber Safety & Security Training for adults, to provide expert advice on keeping themselves and their children safe on the Internet, at Murr Community Center on Tuesday.

  • Tax law may help spouses

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Fort Valley ROTC trains for Ranger Challenge

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Monthly security classes cover variety of topics

    Jan 31, 2014

  • NCAA track, cross-country champion Tim Nelson begins new challenges in Army

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Rifle Club shooter qualifies for Junior Olympics

    Jan 31, 2014

  • SMDC inspires future science leaders

    Jan 31, 2014

    Local high school students visit SMDC to learn about engineering opportunities

  • Commentary: Best Pro Bowl in years

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Good Leadership Leads to Success

    Jan 31, 2014

    A lack a leadership resulst in failure and failure is not an option

  • Baumholder Smith Elementary School holds Health Fair

    Jan 31, 2014

    Baumholder Smith Elementary School focused on health by holding Health Fair Jan. 16. The activities were divided into 30-minute time blocks and aimed to educate the students on all aspects of health, wellness, fitness and lifestyle improvements.

  • Holly-Eva Blood Drive

    Jan 31, 2014

    Members of the Wiesbaden U.S. Army Military Community gather at the Tony Bass Fitness Center to donate blood during the third annual Holly-Eva Blood Drive. This is the third annual community Holly-Eva Blood Drive organized by Master Sgt. Clark Kuhling and the American Red Cross.

  • Tax Centers now open for business

    Feb 3, 2014

    Get those W-2s, 1099s and receipts ready

  • German Middle School class interviews commander

    Feb 3, 2014

    "I really like Germany and I love it here at Baumholder, the area is so beautiful. But as a Soldier, I have to continue to move on in my military career, which also means that I have to return to the U.S.," said Lt. Col. Michael Sullivan, commander, U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, in an interview with students of the Realschule Plus (German Middle School) of Birkenfeld.

  • US Navy flyover bridge moved into place

    Nov 30, -0001

    A tied arch bridge, known as the flyover bridge, was moved into place over the Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway connecting Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility (NSA II), Jan. 30.

  • 21st TSC provides logistical support to EAS equipment transportation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Their journey started months ago and brought them all the way to Germany to benefit U.S. soldiers and their allies. The trip is the result of coordination between multiple U.S. Army organizations and civilian contractors, and included ramps, trains, cranes and boats, but they have arrived.

  • Dental clinic open house spotlights services, initiatives

    Feb 5, 2014

    Baumholder's Dental Clinic held its second annual open house Jan. 29 to help spotlight the clinic's many services and opportunities for Soldiers and Family members. It's called an open house but it's more of a dental expo where community members are introduced to dental topics like an initiative called Go First Class, dental insurance and dental services for Soldiers and Family members.

  • Climbing to the Top

    Jan 31, 2014

    Soldiers representing each of the battalions that make up the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot, came together at Forward Operating Base Fenty Jan. 23, to see who is the brigade's best for the 1st Quarter of the new year.

  • ACS schedules workshops for teen summer employment

    Jan 31, 2014

    Employment opportunities for teenagers are available on Fort Jackson and in the surrounding areas this summer for diligent and persistent job seekers.

  • Heavy armor returns to Europe to support rotational forces

    Jan 31, 2014

    More than 50 U.S. Army M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks and M2A3/M3A3 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles rolled into the Grafenwoehr Training Area this week as the final shipment of the European Activity Set.

  • Tax Season Gets Underway at KMC

    Jan 31, 2014

    Doors opened at tax centers across the Kaiserslautern Military Community following a ribbon-cutting event Jan. 28 on Kleber Kaserne.

  • IMCOM Europe welcomes new senior enlisted advisor

    Jan 31, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Romeo Montez III joins the IMCOM Europe team.

  • RC East Commander; farewell visit to Task Force Patriot

    Jan 31, 2014

    U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James McConville made his final visit to Forward Operating Base Gamberi Jan. 29, 2014. McConville will soon relinquish command of Regional Command East in Afghanistan. 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot currently occupies FOB Gamberi and supports the Train Advise and Assist Command Northeast mission of mentoring the 201st Afghan National Army Corps in RC East's North of Kabul area of responsibility.

  • Engineer retires from Technical Center

    Jan 31, 2014

    Ready to visit far-flung family

  • Team member retires

    Jan 31, 2014

    Future Warfare Center says farewell to long-time coworker

  • Tech Center loses another to retirement

    Jan 31, 2014

    Admin support heads for new frontiers

  • Military Police take to sky with unit's Ravens

    Jan 30, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Silently circling high above the ground, the RQ-11 Raven's (an unmanned aerial vehicle) camera focused in on its target. The operator, Sgt. Jason Lundquist, controlled the Raven's actions from a ground station. He zoomed in on his target, taking multiple pictures as his aircraft made another pass. He was on a reconnaissance mission and these photos may save someone's life in the future.

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    Mount Susitna, nicknamed "Sleeping Lady," is seen in the distant horizon as a leader with the drop zone safety team from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, checks the ground-level wind speed Jan. 28, 2014, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, move off of the drop zone as two Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft carrying more Spartan paratroopers approach for another pass, during an airborne operation on the first day of a nine-day field training exercise Jan. 28, 2014, at the Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The operation further validates the Spartan Brigade's constant state of readiness as the Army's only active airborne force for the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • UAS flight at JBER

    Nov 30, -0001

    A paratrooper from Bravo Company, 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, prepares to launch an RQ7 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) on the training grounds at Forward Operating Base Sparta on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 30, 2014. The UAS launch is part of the Spartan Brigade's nine-day field training exercise focusing on rapid deployment, forced entry, and follow-on lodgment expansion. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Eric-James Estrada)

  • UAS flight at JBER

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers from Bravo Company, 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division prepare to launch an RQ7 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) on the training grounds at Forward Operating Base Sparta on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 30, 2014. The UAS launch is part of a larger nine-day field training exercise designed to enhance its readiness and ability to quickly respond to crisis, contingencies, and humanitarian missions in the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Eric-James Estrada)

  • UAS flight at JBER

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers from Bravo Company, 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division prepare to launch an RQ7 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) on the training grounds at Forward Operating Base Sparta on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 30, 2014. The UAS launch is part of the Spartan Brigade's nine-day field training exercise focusing on rapid deployment, forced entry, and follow-on lodgment expansion. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Eric-James Estrada)

  • UAS flight at JBER

    Nov 30, -0001

    Chief Warrant Officer George Summers, of Bravo Company, 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, speaks with KTUU news reporter Corey Allen Young about the launching of the RQ7 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 30, 2014. The UAS launch is part of a larger nine-day field training exercise designed to enhance its readiness and ability to quickly respond to crisis, contingencies, and humanitarian missions in the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Eric-James Estrada)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    Army jump master 1st Sgt. Michael Palm, with Headquarters Company, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, makes his way across the ice-covered landing strip at the Malemute Drop Zone Jan. 28, 2014, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Palm, along with 195 other Spartan paratroopers exited two Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft as part of a larger nine-day field training exercise designed to enhance its readiness and ability to quickly respond to crisis, contingencies, and humanitarian missions in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • Corps help Wounded Warriors transition back into workforce

    Nov 30, -0001

    Wounded Warriors from the Operation Warfighter Program employ job internships to ease their transition from military service to civilian life.

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    Army Pfc. Ricky Alvarez, with Apache Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, hailing from Belton, Texas, recovers his parachute after landing on the drop zone during an airborne operation Jan. 28, 2014, at the Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    A convoy of vehicles from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, is pictured through a Humvee's rear-view mirror as it moves through the training area Jan. 25, 2014, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Paratroopers with the Spartan Brigade moved the equipment along the route as part of a large nine-day field training exercise designed to enhance the unit's readiness and ability to quickly respond to crisis, contingencies, and humanitarian missions in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, board two Army CH-47 Chinook helicopters as part of a follow-on mission after an airborne operation Jan. 28, 2014, at the Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The Spartan Brigade paratroopers jumped out of two Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft as part of a larger nine-day field training exercise designed to enhance its readiness and ability to quickly respond to crisis, contingencies, and humanitarian missions in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter makes an aerial turn on its way to pick up paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Jan. 28, 2014, at the Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The Spartan Brigade's paratroopers exited Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft earlier in the day to kick off a nine-day field training exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, exit from two Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during an airborne operation on the first day of a nine-day field training exercise Jan. 28, 2014, at the Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The operation further validates the Spartan Brigade's constant state of readiness as the Army's only active airborne force for the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    A paratrooper with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, makes his way off the frozen drop zone Jan. 28, 2014, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The Spartan Brigade conducted the airborne operation as part of a larger, nine-day field training exercise designed to enhance its readiness and ability to quickly respond to crisis, contingencies, and humanitarian missions in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, exit from two Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during an airborne operation on the first day of a nine-day field training exercise Jan. 28, 2014 at the Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The operation further validates the Spartan Brigade's constant state of readiness as the Army's only active airborne force for the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)

  • Scouting the Battle

    Jan 30, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Joe A. Galvan, a Platoon Sergeant assigned to D Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, surveys the terrain for the enemies�' positions during Battle Period Three of a Decisive Action Rotation on Fort Irwin, Calif., Jan. 28. The DA rotation enables the training unit to battle a military threat in a controlled environment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. David N. Beckstrom, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Public Affairs / Released)

  • To the Fight

    Jan 30, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Joe A. Galvan, a Platoon Sergeant assigned to D Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, surveys the terrain for the enemies�' positions during Battle Period Three of a Decisive Action Rotation on Fort Irwin, Calif., Jan. 28. The DA rotation enables the training unit to battle a military threat in a controlled environment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. David N. Beckstrom, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Public Affairs / Released)

  • Military Police take to sky with unit's Ravens

    Jan 31, 2014

    Soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, who will operate the RQ-11 Raven unmanned aircraft system, learn about the system during a two-week Raven certification course.

  • Civil Affairs looking for highly qualified Soldiers

    Jan 31, 2014

    Above the zone but below the radar, a little known military occupation specialty, Civil Affairs, is looking to recruit motivated Soldiers, enlisted as well as officers.

  • Blazing the Trail

    Feb 16, 2014

    A Trooper assigned to C Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, surveys the terrain for the enemies positions during Battle Period Three of a Decisive Action Rotation on Fort Irwin, Calif., Jan. 28. The DA rotation enables the training unit to battle a military threat in a controlled environment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. David N. Beckstrom, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Public Affairs / Released)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    A crew chief with Bravo Company, 1-52nd Aviation Regiment "Sugar Bears" from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, observes the Alaskan landscape over Malamute Drop Zone from a CH-47 Chinook Helicopter on Joint-Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 29, 2014, during an airborne operation with paratroopers of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division. The airborne operation is one of many ongoing operations during a nine-day brigade-wide field training exercise to validate the Army's only active airborne force for the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Eric-James Estrada)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Pfc. Colton Thompson (center) of Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, waits to jump onto Malamute Drop Zone from a CH-47 Chinook Helicopter on Joint-Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 29, 2014. The jump is one of many ongoing operations during the nine-day brigade-wide field training exercise to validate the Army's only active airborne force for the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Eric-James Estrada)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX 2014

    Jan 30, 2014

    Paratroopers from Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, observe a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter moves into position to lift a Howitzer artillery gun at Bryant Army Airfield on Joint-Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska Jan. 29, 2014. This training is one of many ongoing operations during the nine-day brigade-wide field training exercise to validate the Army�'s only active airborne force for the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Eric-James Estrada)

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers with Comanche Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, board a CH-47 Chinook Helicopter at Bryant Army Airfield on Joint-Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 29, 2014. The jump is one of many ongoing operations during the nine-day brigade-wide field training exercise to validate the Army's only active airborne force for the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Spartan Brigade Winter FTX 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers with Comanche Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, board a CH-47 Chinook Helicopter at Bryant Army Airfield on Joint-Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 29, 2014. The jump is one of many ongoing operations during the nine-day brigade-wide field training exercise to validate the Army's only active airborne force for the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Jan. 29, 2014 -- Col. James Lewis remarks: Martin Luther King Jr. Observance

    Jan 30, 2014

  • Knowledge newsletter 1/29/14

    Jan 30, 2014

  • King's dream begins in heart

    Jan 30, 2014

    Almost 400 people remained fixed on the words of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command's chief counsel whose own personal struggles to overcome hardships of neglectful and abusive foster care and homelessness set the context of hope during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance here Jan. 29.

  • Event honors Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    Jan 31, 2014

    The Fort Jackson community celebrated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in an event at the Solomon Center Jan. 24.

  • Fort Lee starts second phase of $200 million AIT barracks project

    Jan 30, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 30, 2014) -- Work has begun on phase two of a three-phase renovation and construction project for the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade.

  • An eye on ammo

    Jan 30, 2014

    Quality assurance specialists make sure Soldiers' ammunition needs are safely met.

  • DENTAC Soldier finishes Air Assault School

    Jan 30, 2014

    A Fort Jackson dental technician graduated with honors Jan. 17 from the Air Assault School at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • China battalion ends, begins new chapter

    Jan 30, 2014

    Lt. Col. Joel Smith relinquished command of 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, to Lt. Col. Nathan Minami during a ceremony held on Cottrell Field, Fort Stewart, Ga., Jan. 27, 2014.

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