Archive: Mar 2014

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  • Engineers role redefined in changing Army

    Apr 8, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Army engineers are entering a new era by making their way into specialized battalions in an effort to better support brigade combat teams in the future. The transition kicked off in October, transforming brigade special troops battalions across the Army into brigade engineer battalions. The 91st "Saber" Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division recently completed its transition, making the unit a topic of discussion during Engineer Week, March 31 to April 3 here.

  • Soldiers partner with Marine aviators to enhance training

    Mar 31, 2014

    Army personnel and Marine aviators here joined forces March 4 to create personal security training above and beyond the ordinary for a detachment of Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • Army Audit one of Fed's best workplaces for 4th year

    Mar 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Audit Agency was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in the federal government by the Partnership for Public Service for the fourth straight year.

  • HI Medal of Honor presented to families of fallen warriors

    Mar 31, 2014

    In a special joint session of the Hawaii State Senate and the Hawaii House of Representatives, the legislature gathered, Tuesday, to present the Hawaii Medal of Honor (HMOH) to the families of Hawaii's fallen war heroes.

  • 19th MP Bn. (CID) recognized as best in Army

    Mar 31, 2014

    Being a member of the Military Police Corps is a difficult task.

  • Lifeliners train to prevent abuse

    Mar 31, 2014

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Soldiers from the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, participated in Family Advocacy Program training March 10-11, 2014, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The mandatory training helps Soldiers identify indicators of domestic abuse and provides resources to help Soldiers prevent abuse.

  • Retiree credits Army Intramurals for his success on the courts

    Apr 1, 2014

    Retired Sgt. 1st Class Donnie Eppley, an NCAA Men's Division I College Basketball Official, began his officiating career in 1985, just four years after enlisting in the Army.

  • CSTX wraps up, 2-313th Logistics Support Battalion soldiers provide invaluable support

    Apr 1, 2014

    Army Reserve soldiers from 2-313th Logisitics Support Battalion, 72d Field Artillery Brigade, got hands-on experience during the Combat Support Training Exercise, or CSTX, held here Feb. 13 to Mar. 6.

  • Wounded Warriors, Veterans attend annual expo

    Apr 1, 2014

    "If we helped one person today, we were successful," said Sil Gomez, Workforce Management Specialist for Red River Army Depot. Helping the growing population of Veterans and Wounded Warriors is exactly what members of RRAD set out to do during the third annual Wounded Warrior and Veterans�' Expo on March 19.

  • USASMA Historian helps others ride with Pancho Villa

    Mar 31, 2014

    In the predawn hours of March 9, 1916 Francisco �"Pancho" Villa and his band of several hundred villistas descended upon the town of Columbus, N.M., in hopes of obtaining needed military equipment, supplies and horses that were in the hands of the 13th Cavalry garrisoned in Camp Furlong. USASMA's historian Dr. Robert Bouilly has chronicled Villa's raid in a staff ride.

  • JMC Launches SHARP Campaign during April

    Mar 31, 2014

  • TRADOC welcomes new deputy commanding general

    Mar 31, 2014

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command welcomed its newest deputy commanding general and chief of staff as Lt. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum assumed responsibility from Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson during a ceremony at Wylie Theater here March 28.

  • Army tightens personal appearance, tattoo policy

    Apr 1, 2014

    The number, size and placement of tattoos have been dialed back under revised Army Regulation 670-1, which governs the Army's grooming standards and proper wear of the uniform.

  • Point system, enhanced enforcement for Arsenal Island traffic

    Mar 31, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL -- (March 31, 2014) On Feb. 1, Col. Elmer Speights, Jr., Garrison Commander, approved Rock Island Arsenal Regulation 190-5, Rock Island Arsenal Traffic Regulation, to establish policies, rules, and procedures to ensure the safe and efficient movement of vehicles and personnel on Arsenal Island. The purpose of the changes are to promote a safe living and working environment at Arsenal Island and to bring Rock Island Arsenal in compliance with DoD and Army traffic management and enforcement regulations, which are commonly applied at military installations worldwide.

  • Olympic gold medalist helps reenlist Arrowhead soldier

    Nov 30, -0001

    Enlisting in today's all-volunteer Army is a big deal. Reenlisting in the Army during a time of war is an even bigger deal, which is why Hope Solo, an American soccer goalkeeper and a two-time Olympic gold medalist from Richland, Wash., was on hand for the reenlistment of Spc. Diana Zuniga at Memorial Stadium in Seattle March 27.

  • Space Soldiers lead the pack during triathlon

    Apr 9, 2014

    JTAGS-CENTCOM Soldiers placed well during event

  • Army Medicine's secure healthcare messaging fielding near completion

    Apr 1, 2014

    Army Medicine is near completion in the implementation of its secure healthcare-messaging system, the Army Medicine Secure Messaging Service, to all 52 of its military treatment facilities worldwide.

  • SDDC POLAD speaks to students during university's Global Awareness Week

    Apr 1, 2014

    SCOTT AFB, Ill., March 31, 2014 -- Students at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville got to hear firsthand what it's like to be, and what it takes to become, a globetrotting Foreign Service Officer working for the U.S. Department of State Thursday as part of the campus' annual Global Awareness Week.

  • POLADs from Scott AFB enlighten college students during university's Global Awareness Week

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    Students at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville got to hear firsthand what it's like to be, and what it takes to become, a globetrotting Foreign Service Officer working for the U.S. Department of State Thursday as part of the campus' annual Global Awareness Week.

  • Exercise Dauntless Resolve increases joint unit's response in nuclear incident scenario

    Mar 31, 2014

    Exercise Dauntless Resolve supports

  • CGMCG seeks public's help in naming new Mustang

    Mar 31, 2014

    FORT RILEY -- The Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard is seeking the public's help in naming its newest mount, a buckskin Mustang.

  • 3rd ABCT heads east, trains for disaster response

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    A woman screams out for her baby to wake up. A crowd shouts, demanding food. Others are looting stores and vandalizing cars. A city is in shambles. On March 24, Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, were the first to get the deployment alert. A 9.2 magnitude earthquake had hit Guardian City, and they needed to help control the streets by keeping residents away from collapsed buildings and guiding them to local and federal agencies providing food, water, medical services and shelter.

  • Secretary swears in new Civilian Aide

    Mar 31, 2014

  • Army expert in fighting sexual assaults speaks at Fort Leonard Wood

    Mar 31, 2014

    Bridget Ryan, a highly qualified expert assigned to the Trial Counsel Assistance Program of the Army's Office of Judge Advocate General, speaks to Fort Leonard Wood commanders and leaders, March 27, during the post's Sexual Assault Response Team Seminar.

  • Navigating to the Badge

    Mar 31, 2014

    About 50 soldiers huddle into a tent deep into the ranges at Joint Base McGuire Dix-Lakehurst, as the canvas walls shudder from unrelenting winds. The sounds of rhythmic blasts from other sites go off in the background but no one takes notice. Every soldier stays laser-focused on the instructions ahead for their land navigation portion of the Expert Field Medical Badge.

  • Army Family's Performance Triad Journey

    Mar 31, 2014

    Sgt. Amanda Tucker, a Public Affairs Specialist with the 82nd Sustainment Brigade at Fort Bragg, N.C., has been following the tenets of the Performance Triad with her family. Tucker balances her duties as a Soldier while raising two toddlers and an eight year-old with her fiancé as well as attending college.

  • The Army Surgeon General Meets with Caroline Kennedy in Japan

    Apr 1, 2014

    D.C.'s Cherry Blossoms may not have quite bloomed yet due to winter over staying its welcome, however, the Cherry Blossom brooch that the U.S. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho gifted to the Honorable Caroline Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador to Japan, is in full bloom.

  • 413th CSB Peacekeepers conquer the Spartan challenge

    Apr 3, 2014

    Once again, members of the 413th Contracting Support Brigade; "Peacekeepers" competed in the challenging Spartan Race. According to the Peacekeepers, team members were ready for the 3.2 mile, 15-obstacle course challenge conducted within the Aloha Stadium.

  • Community thanks CASCOM for volunteer support at schools

    Mar 31, 2014

    The Chesterfield County School Board hosted a yearly recognition breakfast March 28 for businesses and community organizations, who volunteer in support of the public school system. The Combined Arms Support Command was named the 2014 Community Partner of the Year in support of schools. CASCOM connects Fort Lee Soldiers with schools through activities that include mentoring, physical fitness initiatives, leadership development programs and playground and school track improvements.

  • Red Legs build relationships with Fires Cup golf tournament

    Mar 31, 2014

    Field artillery soldiers from across 3rd Infantry Division competed in the Fires Cup Golf Tournament at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart, Ga., March 21. The soldiers raised more than $1,000 to offset the cost of tickets for the annual St. Barbara's Ball.

  • Medical Specialists Vie for Expert Field Medical Badge

    Apr 1, 2014

    About 180 service members stepped into formation on Joint Base McGuire Dix-Lakehurst March 23, accepting the challenge to compete for the Expert Field Medical Badge (EFMB), one of the most coveted achievements in military medicine.

  • An Army Wife "Doing Her Bit" in World War I, The Story of Genevieve Young Hitt

    Mar 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - During Women's History Month, the Army highlights the contributions of women in its ranks. These women certainly should be commended for choosing to serve their country throughout history in times of peace and war.

  • Watch your back: April Fools' Day in Bavaria

    Mar 31, 2014

    Like in the United States, mischief is alive on April Fools' Day in Bavaria

  • 44 heft iron at Fort Sill power lift contest

    Mar 31, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The strength of the community was literally showcased March 22 at Rinehart Fitness Center for the second annual 3rd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery's March Mayhem Power Lifting Competition.

  • Women's future needs support for change

    Mar 31, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Sgt. Maj. Mia Walton, Army Surgeon General's senior equal opportunity adviser, explained how women have been breaking barriers in years past, and how they will continue to do so in the future. Her answer: support.

  • US Army Europe aviation, infantry brigades conduct live-fire to prepare aviators for deployment

    Apr 2, 2014

    Soldiers and aircraft from U.S. Army Europe's 12th Combat Aviation Brigade partnered with their infantry colleagues from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) and U.S. Air Force fighters for a Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise at Germany's Grafenwoehr Training Area, March 28, 2014, to help prepare the 12th CAB for deployment.

  • Easter traditions provide colorful displays

    Mar 31, 2014

    While many German and American Easter traditions overlap, each culture has a unique perspective.

  • USAREUR Kaiser Brass brings MK the music

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    The U.S. Army Europe Kaiser Brass Band brought U.S. service members and Romanian civilians alike musical entertainment during their visit to Mihail Kogalniceanu Airbase, Romania, March 28-29.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. makes Air Defense Artillery History

    Mar 31, 2014

    SOUTHWEST ASIA- Being a part of an organization like the U.S. Army that is almost 250 years old it isn;'t easy to be the first at many things. Many have come before you and many will come after you so leaving a mark in U.S. Army history is no easy feat.

  • 2-44 ADA conducts Patching Ceremony

    Mar 31, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Soldiers of 2nd Battalion 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, recently marked their right to wear the Shoulder Sleeve Insignia-Former Wartime Service, commonly referred to as a 'Combat Patch' with a Patching Ceremony held on March 13, 2014.

  • Regional Cyber Center-Korea secures, defends Army networks

    Apr 1, 2014

    Korea Theater Network Operations Security Center and Regional Computer Emergency Response Teams-Korea officially merged late last year to become the 6th Regional Cyber Center-Korea. The merger enables the 6th RCC-K to secure and defend the U.S. Army network against cyber attacks while providing network availability and quality of service to our customers across the Korean peninsula...

  • Army testing combat boots, camouflage patterns

    Apr 1, 2014

    Young Soldiers often want to wear a uniform that looks cool, while lawmakers want cost effectiveness, but the Army's priority is protecting the Soldier from harm.

  • Natick's 'model' employee

    Apr 4, 2014

    When Steve Smith was growing up in Wayland, Mass., he would go to a movie like "Star Wars," rush home, and try to replicate the technology he had seen using parts from models that he had already built.

  • TTC Knox impresses CASCOM quality assurance team

    Mar 30, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Scott Milward didn't know what to expect after a two person quality assurance team from Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee Va., conducted an accreditation assessment of the Unit Supply Specialist reclassification course at 8th/104th Quartermaster Battalion, 1st Brigade, 94th Training Division, Fort Knox Ky., March 17-20, 2014.

  • 7th CSC, partner nations get to know each other during Saber Guardian 14 cultural day

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with the 7th Civil Support Command, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, along with servicemembers and civilians from various other units throughout the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, participated in a cultural day with soldiers from 11 partner nations prior to the official start of exercise Saber Guardian 14 March 28.

  • Video: Army Leaders Kick-Off Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Mar 29, 2014

    Video: Army Leaders Kick-Off Sexual Assault Awareness Month

  • 'Take back your Army' from sexual predators, SecArmy implores

    Mar 29, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, March 28, 2014) -- "Take back your Army from those who harm or assault our Soldiers. Take back your Army from those who ignore the values and who stain our honor. Take back our Army from those who fail to lead," said Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh.

  • New Fort Wainwright Self Defense Class for Soldiers and Spouses

    Mar 28, 2014

    Soldiers and Spouses at Fort Wainwright, Alaska can now find the fitness, confidence and skill to defend themselves against would-be attackers. Instructors with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Combatives Center hold a free self defense class three nights a week for those needing the emotional and physical fitness to protect themselves. The class covers a diverse range of skills that increase your overall fitness and know-how so that the students are able to defend themselves.

  • 3rd Special Forces Group Valor Awards Ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lt. Gen. Charles Cleveland, U.S. Army Special Operations Commander, presented 103 awards to 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) soldiers during a 3rd SFG (A) Valor Awards Ceremony at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School auditorium March 27, 2014. Eight Silver Stars, 27 Bronze Star Medals for valor, 32 Purple Hearts and 36 Army Commendation Medals for valor were awarded.

  • MWD supports special operations forces

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. James Bethea of Washington , assigned to 550th MWD Det., 42nd MP Det., 16th MP Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C. during a previous deployment to Afghanistan with MWD Jeta supporting Special Operations Forces there. Jeta is now retired and lives with Capt. Morgan Beck of Greenville, Mich., assigned to 407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N. C. (U. S. Army courtesy photo, date unkown, released)

  • Retirement goes to the dogs

    Nov 30, -0001

    Retired military working dog Doc poses during an interview Oct. 9 at Woods Park on Pope Army Airfield, Fort Bragg, N.C. Doc is diagnosed with canine post traumatic stress disorder following a mortar attack in Afghanistan.

  • Retirement goes to the dogs

    Nov 30, -0001

    Doc, a retired military working dog, is the face of canine post traumatic stress disorder for fundraising and awareness. Doc was injured in Afghanistan while deployed as a MWD, and refused to work following the explosion. He exhibited other signs of trauma as well. Sgt. Chloe Wells, founder of two organizations to support C-PTSD and R-MWDs, gives Doc a "forever home." Canine PTSD awareness of Fayetteville, N.C., seeks to raise awareness, funding for veterinary care, and connect area dog trainers with military, law enforcement, and shelter animals that suffer from traumatic events. The sister organization Retired Military Working Dog Support Inc. raises funds to defray the veterinary costs and travel for retired MWD during and after the adoption process. Wells is assigned to 407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, here. Military Working Dog Adoptions at www.militaryworkingdogadoptions.com is a site dedicated to those who would like to give a "forever home" to a retired military working dog. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Retirement goes to the dogs

    Nov 30, -0001

    Capt. Morgan Beck of Greenville, Mich., a former company commander in the 407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., enjoys agility classes with retired military working dog Jeta Oct. 18 near Fayetteville, N.C.

  • Military working dog supports special operations

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. James Bethea of Washington, right, assigned to 550th MWD Det., 42nd MP Det., 16th MP Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C. during a previous deployment to Afghanistan with MWD Jeta supporting Special Operations Forces there. Jeta is now retired and lives with Capt. Morgan Beck of Greenville, Mich., assigned to 407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (U. S. Army courtesy photo, date unknown, released)

  • Military working dog team delivers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. James Bethea of Washington, right, assigned to 550th MWD Det., 42nd MP Det., 16th MP Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C. during a previous deployment to Afghanistan with MWD Jeta supporting Special Operations Forces there. Jeta is now retired and lives with Capt. Morgan Beck of Greenville, Mich., assigned to 407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (U. S. Army courtesy photo, date unknown, released)

  • Veteran military working dog enjoys retirement

    Nov 30, -0001

    Retired military working dog Bak enjoys a life of play with his new family following retirement in May 2013. Master Sgt. Scott Peirsol of Seattle has found a special bond with the veteran soldier as he recovers from knee surgery. Peirsol and his family adopted Bak in June 2013, when he retired from service with the U.S. Army in Korea. The two enjoy fetch at the Peirsol home in Spring Lake, N.C., Sept. 20

  • Veteran military working dog enjoys retirement

    Nov 30, -0001

    Retired military working dog Bak wants to play, but has a bandaged foot due to ant bites that left his paw sore to walk on. Master Sgt. Scott Peirsol and his family adopted Bak to gift him a "forever home" in thanks for his service to the United States of America.

  • Military working dogs serve with distinction

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. James Bethea of Washington, D.C., assigned to 550th MWD Detachment, 42nd MP Detachment, 16th MP Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., during a previous deployment to Afghanistan with MWD Jeta supporting special operations forces there. Jeta is now retired and lives with Capt. Morgan Beck of Greenville, Mich., assigned to 407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (U.S. Army courtesy photo, date unknown, released)

  • Military working dog serves with distinction

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. James Bethea of Washington, D.C., assigned to 550th MWD Detachment, 42nd MP Detachment, 16th MP Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., during a previous deployment to Afghanistan with MWD Jeta supporting special operations forces there. Jeta is now retired and lives with Capt. Morgan Beck of Greenville, Mich., assigned to 407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (U.S. Army courtesy photo, date unknown, released)

  • Dr. Stanley thanks soldiers for service

    Nov 30, -0001

    Dr. Charles Stanley greets each soldier as though they were the only two present during a visit at Fort Bragg, N. C. to thank soldiers personally for their service to the nation. Stanley, who grew up during the great depression and WW II, is a widely known radio and television evangelist, radio Hall of Fame inductee in 1988, and executive of In Touch, a world-wide ministry he is founder of. (U. S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Dr. Stanley thanks unit ministry teams for service

    Nov 30, -0001

    Dr. Charles Stanley greets Emma G. Simpson assigned to Forces Command as a unit ministry team member, during a visit at Fort Bragg, N. C. to thank soldiers personally for their service to the nation. Stanley, who grew up during the great depression and WW II, is a widely known radio and television evangelist, radio Hall of Fame inductee in 1988, and executive of In Touch, a world-wide ministry he is founder of. (U. S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Dr. Stanley thanks chaplains for service

    Nov 30, -0001

    Dr. Charles Stanley left and Chaplain Maj. William H. Horton, II assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade exchange words of encouragement here Nov. 6. Stanley visits with soldiers at Fort Bragg to thank them personally for their service to the nation. Stanley, who grew up during the great depression and WW II, is a widely known radio and television evangelist, radio Hall of Fame inductee in 1988, and executive of In Touch, a world-wide ministry he is founder of. (U. S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Thankgiving prayer breakfast

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade at Fort Bragg, N. C. gather for a Thanksgiving prayer breakfast Nov. 14, 2013. The brigade food service manager Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jobeth D. Yamboa prepares 150 serving of breakfast in a home sized kitchen for the event. (U. S. Army Photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair, 16th MP Brigade Public Affairs Office)

  • 16th MP Brigade Thanksgiving prayer breakfast

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade at Fort Bragg, N. C. gather for a Thanksgiving prayer breakfast Nov. 14, 2013. The Brigade Commander Col. Alexaner Conyers is the Thanksgiving prayer breakfast speaker. "As the President of the United States, George Washington proclaimed the first nation-wide Thanksgiving celebration marking Nov. 26, 1789 as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by many with grateful hearts to the Almighty God," said Conyers. (U. S. Army Photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair, 16th MP Brigade Public Affairs Office)

  • Thanksgiving prayer band

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade at Fort Bragg, N. C. gather for a Thanksgiving prayer breakfast Nov. 14, 2013. A worship praise team consisting of Soldiers from units across Fort Bragg present music for those gathered. (U. S. Army Photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair, 16th MP Brigade Public Affairs Office)

  • 16th Military Police give thanks

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    Soldiers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade at Fort Bragg, N. C. gather for a Thanksgiving prayer breakfast Nov. 14, 2013. The Brigade Commander Col. Alexaner Conyers is the Thanksgiving prayer breakfast speaker. "As the President of the United States, George Washington proclaimed the first nation-wide Thanksgiving celebration marking Nov. 26, 1789 as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by many with grateful hearts to the Almighty God," said Conyers. (U. S. Army Photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair, 16th MP Brigade Public Affairs Office)

  • Thanksgiving is our heritage

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade at Fort Bragg, N. C. gather for a Thanksgiving prayer breakfast Nov. 14, 2013. The Brigade Commander Col. Alexaner Conyers is the Thanksgiving prayer breakfast speaker. "As the President of the United States, George Washington proclaimed the first nation-wide Thanksgiving celebration marking Nov. 26, 1789 as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by many with grateful hearts to the Almighty God," said Conyers. (U. S. Army Photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair, 16th MP Brigade Public Affairs Office)

  • Police departments train to protect

    Nov 30, -0001

    Multiple departments practice serving a notional warrant in an apartment sized complex Nov. 8. At Fort Bragg, N.C., The Fort Bragg Special Reaction Team hosts North Carolina sheriffs and police departments special reaction and tactical training exercise. The teams practice rappelling from a multi-story structure, respond to a notional officer down call, operate in a smoky or chemical environment performing search and rescue, and serve a search warrant at an apartment complex in a joint-team scenario. The military operations on urban terrain range here, provides similar structures to those encountered by law enforcement officers. This is the second year the North Carolina Tactical Officer Association has held SRT training at Fort Bragg.

  • Special reaction teams train to protect

    Nov 30, -0001

    Multiple departments practice serving a notional warrant in an apartment-sized complex Nov. 8. At Fort Bragg, N.C., the Fort Bragg Special Reaction Team hosts North Carolina sheriffs and police departments special reaction and tactical training exercise. The teams practice rappelling from a multi-story structure, respond to a notional officer down call, operate in a smoky or chemical environment performing search and rescue, and serve a search warrant at an apartment complex in a joint-team scenario. The military operations on urban terrain range here, provides similar structures to those encountered by law enforcement officers. This is the second year the North Carolina Tactical Officer Association has held SRT training at Fort Bragg.

  • Training to rescue

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    A sheriff's deputy from Cumberland County practices rappelling from a multistory building at Fort Bragg, N.C. Nov. 8. The Fort Bragg Special Reaction Team hosts North Carolina sheriffs and police departments special reaction and tactical training exercise here Nov. 8. The teams practice rappelling from a multi-story structure, respond to a notional officer down call, operate in a smoky or chemical environment performing search and rescue, and serve a search warrant at an apartment complex in a joint-team scenario. The military operations on urban terrain range here provides similar structures to those encountered by law enforcement officers. This is the second year the North Carolina Tactical Officer Association has held SRT training at Fort Bragg.

  • Protect, serve, defend, rescue

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    A sheriff's deputy from Durham County practices rappelling from a multistory building at Fort Bragg, N.C. Nov. 8. The Fort Bragg Special Reaction Team hosts North Carolina sheriffs and police departments special reaction and tactical training exercise here Nov. 8. The teams practice rappelling from a multi-story structure, respond to a notional officer down call, operate in a smoky or chemical environment performing search and rescue, and serve a search warrant at an apartment complex in a joint-team scenario. The military operations on urban terrain range here provides similar structures to those encountered by law enforcement officers. This is the second year the North Carolina Tactical Officer Association has held SRT training at Fort Bragg.

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C. conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013 here. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liason to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers line up in manifest order for identification varification.The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19 following a three-week food drive. (U. S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to benefit the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers with the 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C. conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013, here. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liaison to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers line up in manifest order for identification varification. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19 following a three week food drive. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Train to serve

    Nov 30, -0001

    A Cumberland County sheriff's deputy on the departments special reaction team rappells from a multi-story structure during a training event sponsored by the North Carolina Tactical Officer's Association at Fort Bragg, N.C., Nov. 8. The training allows teams from the triangle region of North Carolina to collaborate on skills and techniques.

  • Law enforcement teams conduct collaborative training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Wake County sheriff's deputies perform a search and evacuation for a notional officer down call during collaborative training by multiple units at Fort Bragg Nov. 18. The Fort Bragg Special Reaction Team hosts North Carolina sheriffs and police departments special reaction and tactical training exercise. The teams practice rappelling from a multi-story structure, respond to a notional officer down call, operate in a smoky or chemical environment performing search and rescue, and serve a search warrant at an apartment complex in a joint-team scenario. The military operations on urban terrain range here provides similar structures to those encountered by law enforcement officers. This is the second year the North Carolina Tactical Officer Association has held SRT training at Fort Bragg.

  • Special reaction officers share techniques

    Nov 30, -0001

    Fort Bragg Special Reaction Team hosts North Carolina sheriffs and police departments special reaction and tactical training exercise here Nov. 8. The teams practice rappelling from a multi-story structure, respond to a notional officer down call, operate in a smoky or chemical environment performing search and rescue, and serve a search warrant at an apartment complex in a joint-team scenario. The military operations on urban terrain range here provides similar structures to those encountered by law enforcement officers. This is the second year the North Carolina Tactical Officer Association has held SRT training at Fort Bragg.

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013, here. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liason to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers line up in manifest order for identification varification. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19 following a three week food drive. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013 here. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liason to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers practice landing prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19 following a three-week food drive. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013 here. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liason to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers practice landing prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N. C. Nov. 19 following a three-week food drive. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers rehearse for an airborne operation at the "mock doors," a training aid similar to aircraft used for parachute operations. The 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013, here. The German airborne operation allows U. S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liason to XVIII Airborne Corps, here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. Soldiers. For many soldiers this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers rehearse the jump commands at the 'mock door,' a airframe sized training aid, prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19, following a three-week food drive. (U. S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers rehearse for a foreign led jump, Nov. 18. The 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C. The German airborne operation allows U. S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liaison to XVIII Airborne Corps, here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U. S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers rehearse the jump commands at the "mock door," a airframe sized training aid, prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19 following a three-week food drive. (U. S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers rehearse a German led jump, Nov. 8. The 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., conducts the second canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liaison to XVIII Airborne Corps, here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers rehearse the jump commands at the "mock door," a airframe sized training aid, prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19 following a three-week food drive. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Sivak, second left, and Col. Alexander Conyers rehearse with paratroopers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade, Nov. 8. The 16th MP BDE, Fort Bragg, N.C. conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N. C. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany serving as German liaison to XVIII Airborne Corps, here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers rehearse the jump commands at the "mock door," a airframe sized training aid, prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N. C. Nov. 19 following a three-week food drive. (U. S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013, here. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liason to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. soldiers rehearse the jump commands at the "mock door," a airframe sized training aid, prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19, following a three-week food drive. (U. S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Charles E. Colson of assigned to 118th Military Police Company, 503rd MP Battalion 16th MP Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., boards a mock airframe for a jump rehearsal, Nov. 18. The 16th MP BDE conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013, here. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liason to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers rehearse the jump commands at the "mock door," a airframe sized training aid, prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19, following a three week food drive. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pfc. Kara B. Morton of Milton Fla., a military policeman and Sgt. 1st Class James T. Carroll, of Sebago Lake, Maine, both assigned to 108th Military Police Company, 503rd MP Battalion, 16th MP Brigade, and Sgt. Veronica L. Calzada of Cape May Court House, N. J., assigned to 65th MP Company, hook up static lines at the mock door rehearsal for a foreign jump, Nov. 18. Soldiers participate in the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liaison to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U. S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers rehearse the jump commands at the "mock door," an airframe sized training aid, prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19 following a three-week food drive. (U. S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    German airborne jumpmaster Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serves as German liason to XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, N.C. and rehearses jump procedures with U.S. paratroopers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade, Nov. 18. The 16th MP BDE, Fort Bragg, N.C., conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013, here. The German airborne operation allows U. S. soldiers to earn German jump wings. Hahnlein serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U. S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U. S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers rehearse the jump commands at the "mock door," an airframe sized training aid, prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19 following a three-week food drive. (U. S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., conducts the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013, here. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liaison to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers rehearse the jump commands at the "mock door," an airframe sized training aid, prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19, following a three-week food drive. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    The last paratrooper in line gives the jumpmaster a hand slap signifying that all jumpers are good to go during a rehearsal at Fort Bragg, Nov. 8. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liaison to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U. S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. Soldiers rehearse the jump commands at the "mock door," an airframe sized training aid, prior to the airborne operation. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19 following a three-week food drive. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Jumpmaster Command Sgt. Major Jeffrey A. Maddox, CSM for 503rd Military Police Battalion, 16th MP Brigade, here, conducts jumpmaster parachute inspection for Sgt. Nathan Gavel of Vero Beach, Fla., a military policeman assigned to 21st MP Company, 503rd MP BN, 16th MP BDE, Fort Bragg, N.C., prior to a foreign jump here Nov. 18. The U.S. soldiers participate in the second annual canned food drive jump to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C. The German airborne operation allows U.S. soldiers to earn German wings. German Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, serving as German liason to XVIII Airborne Corps here. Hahnlein also serves as jumpmaster for the foreign wing jump for U.S. soldiers. For many soldiers, this was jump number six to eight, with the first five jumps being at the U. S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Ga. The 16th MP Brigade donates 1,244 pounds of canned and dry food to 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville, N.C., Nov. 19, following a three-week food drive. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Barry St. Clair)

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade descend over Sicily drop zone during a foreign airborne operation here, Nov. 18, earning German jump wings.

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Jumpmaster Sgt. 1st Class Kyle Feigum, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N. C., performs jumpmaster personnel inspection for Capt. Marissa F. Ballesteros, company commander of 21st MP Company, 503rd MP Battalion, 16th MP Brigade prior to a foreign wing exchange airborne operation Nov. 18. The jump concludes a three-week canned food drive to benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank of Fayetteville, N.C. with 1,244 pounds of food. The jump is led by German jumpmaster Sgt. Maj. Ronny Hahnlein, of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, a liaison to XVIII Airborne Corps here. The 52 soldiers who participated in the jump receive German jump wings.

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., march into sunlight at Green Ramp, Pope Army Airfield to load a C-130 Hercules aircraft for an airborne operation over Sicily drop zone here, Nov. 18.

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    A paratrooper assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade descends over Sicily drop zone during a foreign airborne operation here Nov. 18 earning German jump wings.

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    A paratrooper assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade descends over Sicily drop zone during a foreign airborne operation here Nov. 18 earning German jump wings.

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade descends over Sicily drop zone during a foreign airborne operation here Nov. 18 earning German jump wings.

  • Jump to feed the hungry

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers assigned to 16th Military Police Brigade rehearse prior to a foreign airborne operation here Nov. 18 to earn German jump wings.

  • Christmas at the firehouse

    Nov 30, -0001

    The fire crew deployed to Fort Bragg Firehouse #1 Christmas Day: from left, Lt. Chip McDaniel, FF Matt Pugh, FF Jonathan Strickland, FF Raymond Drury, FF Jason Conaway, Lt. William Williams, FF Justin Shepherd, Master FF, Phillip Bartholomew, Capt. Paul Dixon. Firefighters work 24 hours on and 24 hours off, train with others their lives depend on, in a home away from home atmosphere.

  • Christmas in the firehouse

    Nov 30, -0001

    Bulletin board art from school children at Fort Bragg Firehouse #1 is on display during Christmas Day.

  • Christmas Day at the firehouse

    Nov 30, -0001

    Fort Bragg Fire Capt. Paul Dixon stirs macaroni and cheese he prepared for Christmas dinner with the fire crew at Firehouse #1 on Christmas Day. Several firefighters' family members joined them for the meal at the firehouse.

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