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  • Test your Warrior Ethos: Fort Leonard Wood combatives tournament set for September

    Jul 30, 2015

    There is one Soldier who doesn't need to showcase his hand-to-hand combat skills at the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Post-Level Combatives Tournament, scheduled Sept. 9 to 11 at Davidson Fitness Center.

  • Not In My Squad: First sergeant talks trust

    Jul 30, 2015

    I am continuing to talk with leaders around post to gain their perspectives on Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey's initiative to empower young leaders to know and care for those they lead, before the culminating Leader Professional Development sessions at 1 p.m. Aug. 20 in Baker Theater and 1 p.m. Sept. 2 in Abrams Theater. This week, I asked 1st Sgt. Jimmy Robles, Headquarters and Headquarters Company first sergeant, 1st Engineer Brigade, to discuss the senior leader level of this initiative.

  • Fort Leonard Wood MPs host law enforcement explorers

    Jul 30, 2015

    Summer camp took on a new meaning at Fort Leonard Wood's U.S. Army Military Police School this year.

  • New technologies signify shift in assessing Army innovation, shaping requirements

    Jul 29, 2015

    Fort Bliss, Texas, is a hub for Army technological innovation. This fall, it will not just be the technology that is innovative; but also the event in which new technologies will be reviewed.

  • LeaderMap App Delivers Leadership Development Support to Army Professionals on the go

    Jul 29, 2015

    The Center for Army Leadership -- a subordinate organization of the Mission Command Center of Excellence at the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center -- has developed the LeaderMap app to augment FM 6-22: Leader Development.

  • 1st Combat Aviation Brigade hosts ROTC cadets

    Jul 29, 2015

    ROTC cadets joined aviators of the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, as they supported a 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team exercise July 16 at Fort Riley. Six ROTC cadets observed and learned how aviation officers planned and conducted multiple air lifts supporting a squad live fire for the 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd ABCT.

  • Center for Army Lessons Learned celebrates 30 years of service to the Army

    Jul 24, 2015

    The Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) celebrates 30 years of service to the Army. Established on August 1, 1985 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas the center is responsible for collecting, analyzing, disseminating, and archiving lessons and best practices throughout the Army, other services, and coalition partners.

  • McHugh delivers capstone address at Army War College

    Jul 24, 2015

    Army Secretary John M. McHugh delivered the capstone address to the Army War College student body in Bliss Hall, July 23, culminating the Distance Education Class of 2015's 2nd resident phase at Carlisle.

  • Gen. David G. Perkins offers congratulations and words of encouragement

    Jul 24, 2015

    Two years of reading Clausewitz while on vacation, missing soccer games, date nights and trying to find a reliable internet connection downrange to make that last-minute forum post all came to a fruitful end July 24 as the Army War College Distance Education Class of 2015 graduated under a sunny sky on the historic Parade Grounds of Carlisle Barracks

  • Fort Leonard Wood Soldier awarded Purple Heart for combat injuries

    Jul 23, 2015

    A Fort Leonard Wood Soldier became the recipient of one of the nation's oldest combat medals Friday.

  • Fort Leonard Wood commanding general to receive second star at special ceremony

    Jul 23, 2015

    A promotion ceremony for Brig. Gen. Kent Savre, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. July 30 on the MSCoE Plaza.

  • Sapper Leader Course increases class schedule

    Jul 23, 2015

    The 28-day Sapper Leader Course, which the Army boasts as one of its hardest courses, will increase the number of classes from nine to 15 per year beginning this October, at Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Fort Sill welcomes its new chief of staff

    Jul 23, 2015

    Col. Tracy Banister, outgoing Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill chief of staff, said goodbye to his team and his friends while welcoming Col. Paul Hossenlopp, the new chief of staff.

  • Family, drive to succeed pushes Soldier

    Jul 23, 2015

    Today Smith is a 31-year-old Army specialist attending basic training at Fort Sill, Okla., and an Officer Candidate School candidate. Smith said breaking free from the inner city streets was hard and that many individuals are unable to rise above, either because of lack of resources or a lack of drive. For some a loss of a friend through gang violence may be motivation enough to find a way out, but what drove Smith wasn't just the violence he witnessed but something he experienced earlier, as a fifth grader.

  • Not In My Squad: Fort Leonard Wood Soldier of the Year perspective

    Jul 23, 2015

    Service members, leaders, civilians, Families and teammates: Below is a perspective from Fort Leonard Wood's Soldier of the Year, Spc. Elliot Whitehead, concerning Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey's initiative to empower young leaders to know and care for those they lead.

  • Combat 'multi-tool' unit trains to send engineers to Sapper School

    Jul 22, 2015

    The 374th Engineer Company (Sapper) spent two weeks in the field training - 12 to 18 hours each day - to prepare their leaders for the elite Sapper Leader Course.

  • CASCOM hosts Congressman, Florida delegation to discuss credentialing

    Jul 22, 2015

    Congressman David W. Jolly, Florida 13th District, paid a visit to the Combined Arms Support Command here July 17 and was taken on a tour of its schools and the surrounding installation. The visit provided insight into the curriculum, technology and techniques used to train logistics Soldiers and the credentialing opportunities available to them.

  • New York National Guard Soldiers master sling-load skills at annual training

    Jul 21, 2015

    It's like standing under a hurricane hanging just above your head.

  • Future Army nanosatellites to empower Soldiers

    Jul 20, 2015

    One Army project is making the future of satellite communications more responsive to Soldiers' needs.

  • Enabling command post capabilities from the hatch or at the halt

    Jul 20, 2015

    The Expeditionary Command Post Capabilities project, or ECPC, has developed three prototype flexible command post designs and technology demonstrators that keep commanders "on-the-move and at-the-ready" from company through corps.

  • New York Army Guard Cavalry Troopers hone mortar skills at annual training

    Jul 20, 2015

    Soldiers assigned to the New York Army National Guard's 2nd Squadron 101st Cavalry have been hard at work here honing their mortar marksmanship skills while supporting the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team's (IBCT) annual training. The training brought together mortar crews from each of the squadron's three troops, Alpha, Bravo and Charlie, to train with the M120 and M224 mortar. "We've got a lot of rounds to shoot," said Staff Sgt. John Brois, a section leader with Troop Alpha, out of Geneva, New York. The M224 Mortar is a 60mm, weapon with an effective range of nearly 3,500 meters. The M120, is twice the size of the M224, and can fire mortars nearly twice as far.

  • Army leaders: Operating concept can be brought to life by enabling mission command

    Jul 16, 2015

    During the Association of the United States Army's latest "network hot topic" series last week, in Arlington, Virginia, Department of Defense and industry leaders shared their focus on the Army's Operating Concept and how enabling mission command in a Joint and coalition environment is bringing its principles to life.

  • Training management course helps commanders

    Jul 15, 2015

    The Combined Arms Training Center, or CATC, conducted its pilot Unit Training Management Leader Development Course here, July 13-17.

  • Soldiers weigh in on Army uniform changes

    Jul 15, 2015

    Soldiers should check their emails in the coming weeks for the chance to provide input on possible revisions to aspects of the Army uniform and wear policy.

  • Getting Requirements Right

    Jul 14, 2015

    The Army delivered mission-essential and lifesaving QRCs to Soldiers during more than a dozen years at war. As a result, the Army is faced with the challenge of documenting requirements in order to transition those capabilities to programs of record. The following observations and opinions derive not just from personal experiences, but from professional discussions with peers, subordinates and leaders in TRADOC and the acquisition workforce. This article was originally published in the July - September 2015 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Army researchers develop 'One display to rule them all'

    Jul 13, 2015

    U.S. Army researchers reduce the cognitive load on Soldiers by streamlining critical surveillance functions as part of counter-explosive, route clearance missions inside the Medium Mine Protected Vehicle, known as MMPV.

  • Command works to keep Soldiers in boots after active-duty service

    Jul 13, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command is paving the way for Soldiers to move from active duty to the Army Reserve and National Guard in a deliberate, sensible transition that works for the individual service member while retaining skilled personnel and racking up significant savings for the Army.

  • 80th Training Command's Interior Electrician Course sparks career goals for soldiers

    Jul 11, 2015

    Staff Sgt. Zachary Batista's opinion regarding the importance of electrical engineering could easily serve as the slogan for the 80th Training Command's entry-level Interior Electrician course taught at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

  • Fort Sill positive after Army announces reductions

    Jul 10, 2015

    Fort Sill, Okla. -- Fort Sill was extremely pleased when final numbers were tabulated after the Army announced 40,000 cuts to its active force today.

  • Medical officers diagnosed with training

    Jul 10, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Thirty eight medical officers left clinical environments across the United States to learn basic soldiering skills at Fort Sill. Soldiers and cadre in 30th Air Defense Artillery Brigade worked together to run the Army Medical Department Direct Commissioning Course pilot program.

  • Innovative Army technology gains new potential

    Jul 9, 2015

    As drone technology gains greater public attention, along with its potential for hostile action against American targets, Army engineers adapt ongoing research to counter aerial systems that could threaten Soldiers.

  • NCOER changes after nearly 3 decades: New reporting system billed as gateway to talent management

    Jul 9, 2015

    Noncommissioned officer evaluation reports, or NCOER's, are slated to change in 2016, after nearly 30 years. Fort Leonard Wood has training sessions planned through the end of July.

  • Army announces force structure decisions and stationing plans

    Jul 9, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood is projected to lose 774 positions, between now and fiscal year 2017, as part of cuts announced today by the Department of the Army.

  • Officer Candidate School hall of fame honors artillerymen

    Jul 9, 2015

    The Fort Sill Artillery Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame honors prominent coast, field, and air defense artillery officers.

  • Interview: Innovate the Future

    Jul 7, 2015

    Army Materiel Command Chief Technology Officer Patrick O'Neill gives his vision for building a culture of innovation in the U.S. Army.

  • Top Warrant Officer Career College Graduate Awards Renamed to Honor Esteemed Veterans

    Jul 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army Warrant Officer Career College's Distinguished Honor Graduate and Leadership awards have been recently renamed to recognize the incredible accomplishments of retired chief warrant officers Doris Allen and William Ruf.

  • From Concept to Delivery

    Jul 7, 2015

    A Q&A with ARCIC's Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins and Army AL&T magazine on the importance of defining requirements within Army Acquisition. This article was first published in the July - September issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • New commanding general at helm of Center for Initial Military Training

    Jul 7, 2015

    The Army command that transforms nearly 144,000 civilian volunteers into Soldiers and officers annually welcomed a new commanding general Thursday, July 2, 2015. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command transferred command authority of Center for Initial Military Training from Maj. Gen. Ross E. Ridge to Maj. Gen. Anthony C. Funkhouser in a historically first change of command ceremony at its headquarters at Fort Eustis, Virginia.

  • Reservist Leadership, Capabilities Benefited Army in Two Ways

    Jul 7, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When it comes to the nation's "citizen Soldiers," the skills and capabilities developed during the work week in a civilian career can turn into a substantial benefit for the Army on the weekends.

  • Rapid prototyping leads to airborne command post solution

    Jul 6, 2015

    The Enroute Mission Command Capability, or EMC2, is a network communications system that provides real-time, in-flight situational awareness to commanders and paratroopers to better support forcible entry operations from takeoff to jump.

  • Fort Lee to gain 1,900 AIT students as result of Fort Jackson school closing

    Jul 2, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 2, 2015) -- The Ordnance School's Wheel Maintenance Training Department is scheduled to accommodate a projected 1,900 additional Soldiers annually when the Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic School at Fort Jackson, S.C., closes its doors Sept. 30.

  • MCoE welcomes new CSM

    Jul 2, 2015

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Metheny as the senior NCO to the MCoE and Fort Benning command team during a ceremony June 25 at the Benning Club.

  • Dragon Soldiers celebrate

    Jul 2, 2015

    The Chemical Corps Regiment celebrated their 97th anniversary with a full lineup of regimental week events June 20-27.

  • WOBC conducts joint HAZMAT exercise

    Jul 2, 2015

    Their job is to suit up in an airtight bag with a view and a self-contained breathing apparatus. When seconds count, they are their unit's hazardous materials expert technicians. They are Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear warrant officers.

  • Commentary -- MRT rids one of mental weeds

    Jul 2, 2015

    While pulling grass and other nuisance plants from around my sweet potatoes I felt like I would never see fresh dirt again. Then I discovered the Master Resilience Training connection. Just as I was about to throw in my rake, I started to sort through my MRT lessons.

  • Soldiers ride, remember, honor

    Jul 2, 2015

    Officers and noncommissioned officers of 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery completed a professional development exercise during a battalion staff ride June 19, here. More than 20 senior leaders from the unit delivered several Fort Sill specific, historical briefs at locations like Medicine Bluffs and the Old Post Quadrangle. The historic facts were derived from the book "Carbine and Lance: The Story of Old Fort Sill," by Col. Wilbur Sturtevant Nye.

  • 2-18th FA fires up 'Desert Heat'

    Jul 2, 2015

    In the middle of the Mojave Desert, about halfway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, lies the National Training Center (NTC) at Fort Irwin, Calif. In this 1,000-square-mile section of desert 200 Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery worked through a large scale joint training exercise -- Operation Desert Heat.

  • MCCC students fight OPFOR hand-to-hand

    Jul 1, 2015

    Maneuver Center of Excellence Soldiers train to be smart, fast, lethal and precise. The Maneuver Captains Career Course students use combatives training to take old hospital.

  • Army publishes new doctrine about leader development

    Jul 1, 2015

    Leader development is a top priority as the Army seeks to maintain a competitive edge in a continually uncertain and complex world.

  • New York Army National Guard EOD teams sharpen their bomb disposal skills at Raven's Challenge

    Jul 1, 2015

    Donning 70 pound protective suits in scorching heat, New York Army National Guard Soldiers engaged explosive devices left in banks and restaurants, utilized state-of-the-art robotics and electronics, saved hostages from collar bombs, raided home-made explosive labs, and rescued children from terrorists on a bus. Then they did it all over again. Sixty Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard's 501st Explosive Ordnance Device (EOD) Battalion, and 1108th EOD Company trained for a week alongside 300 domestic and international EOD military and law enforcement personnel during an exercise called Raven's Challenge at the New York State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany NY, June 22-26.

  • Students visit Army Corps, talk careers with recruiters

    Jul 1, 2015

    U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, SEATTLE DISTRICT, Wash. -- Seventeen high school students visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District headquarters for a week to learn more about careers within the Army Corps of Engineers, Jun. 8-12.

  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Promotes 57 Faculty Members

    Jun 23, 2015

    The Command and General Staff College selected 57 faculty members for academic promotion for the academic year 2015-2016 that begins on August 10. Academic promotion recognizes excellence in the faculty characterized by sustained superior performance across the four domains of faculty development--teaching, scholarship, service and faculty development.

  • 1st Armored Division Stryker brigade trains with mobile network at NTC

    Jun 22, 2015

    In mid-June, 1/1 AD finished its National Training Center rotation that included utilizing WIN-T Increment 2 integrated onto Stryker platforms in an operationally relevant environment.

  • Fort Leonard Wood helps Springfield Cardinals honor military

    Jun 22, 2015

    Several Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen from Fort Leonard Wood joined the 399th Army Band and Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Color Guard at the Springfield Cardinals Military Appreciation game Saturday.

  • American Dream U returns to Presidio for career-inspiration event

    Jun 20, 2015

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Military community members turned out for a return entrepreneurial and career-inspiration presentation here by American Dream U June 19 and 20.

  • Nett Warrior: Fort Campbell Soldiers train with subject matter experts

    Jun 19, 2015

    Fort Campbell Soldiers have been learning to use the Nett Warrior system that was fielded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd brigade combat teams more than 18 months ago. But for the past three months 101st Airborne Division units have been improving their proficiency with one-on-one support from the equipment's subject matter experts.

  • Army puts Gray Eagle, One System Remote Video Terminal through test

    Jun 19, 2015

    The Army has finished its follow on test and evaluation, or FOTE, on the MQ-1C Gray Eagle and Initial Test and Evaluation on the One System Remote Video Terminal at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, California.

  • Army aviation executive gives industry update

    Jun 19, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Bob Marion, program executive officer for aviation, speaks on the Army aviation portfolio during the Association of the U.S. Army's "Update for Industry" event June 5 at the Jackson Center in Huntsville.

  • Award-winning app boosts unmanned aircraft training

    Jun 19, 2015

    Unmanned aircraft systems operators now have the option to train anywhere, anytime and in real time without having to sit in a classroom or be co-located with the other UAS operator.

  • Army, Air Force take bomb disposal to new level with lasers

    Jun 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army and Air Force are working together to develop mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles with laser technology.

  • New leader slated for Ordnance Corps

    Jun 18, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 18, 2015) -- Brig. Gen. John F. Haley wrapped up his tour as the Chief of Ordnance with a relinquishment of command ceremony Friday in the maintenance high bay at Hatcher Hall on the Ordnance Campus.

  • Quartermaster takes helm at Army Logistics University

    Jun 18, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 18, 2015) -- By his own account, Col. Thomas J. Rogers' speech went a bit long despite the fact he avoided mentioning many of the dignitaries present. It wasn't intentional, declared the new commandant of the Army Logistics University, but it was more important to spend the time sharing a short list of commitments.

  • Young student scientists represent the future

    Jun 18, 2015

    Middle school students convening here this week for the eCYBERMISSION National Judging and Educational Event were told they had become honorary U.S. Army scientists and engineers and that they represent the future of the American scientific community.

  • Trainees queue up for taste of Army history, customs

    Jun 18, 2015

    About 600 of the Army's newest Soldiers, who haven't even started Basic Combat Training, learned about the history, mission, heritage and their role in the organization June 12, as the 95th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) celebrated the Army birthday at Fort Sill.

  • Course takes guesswork out of traffic investigations

    Jun 18, 2015

    A 17-day Traffic Management and Collision Investigation course on Fort Leonard Wood takes the guesswork out of traffic investigations.

  • Latest in Army training

    Jun 16, 2015

  • USASMA celebrates, bids farewell to Class 65

    Jun 16, 2015

    It was a week to beat all weeks as the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy celebrated the accomplishments of the 454 students of Sergeants Major Course Class 65 -- a class that had within its ranks 37 international students from 30 different countries as well as members of the Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard.

  • USASMA recognizes international students, inducts four into Hall of Fame

    Jun 16, 2015

    The United States Army Sergeants Major Academy ceremoniously recognized the academic accomplishments of the 37 international students of Sergeants Major Course Class 65 June 11, by awarding them the International Military Student Badge. The Academy also recognized the service of four of its Military Professional Exchange Program instructors and inducted four former international military students into the International Military Student Hall of Fame.

  • Army moves to electronic publishing

    Jun 15, 2015

    The Army is pushing knowledge to the point of need by making e-Publications, or EPUB, available for download to Soldiers' mobile devices.

  • 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.

  • Summit seeks solutions to military's recruiting challenges

    Jun 12, 2015

    Military leaders receive briefing on recruiting challenges

  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College graduates 1100

    Jun 12, 2015

    More than 1100 officers graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer Course here today. The graduating class includes mid-career officers from all American armed forces as well as 69 international officers and 16 federal government civilian employees from other agencies. The graduation ceremony is at the post's Lewis and Clark Center.

  • Fort Leonard Wood BOLC conducts inaugural joint training exercise

    Jun 11, 2015

    More than 100 newly commissioned Army lieutenants at Fort Leonard Wood tested their leadership skills during a joint regimental training exercise Friday.

  • Fort Carson Soldiers provide training to future Army officers

    Jun 8, 2015

    Reserve Soldiers are contributing across the entire spectrum of operations required to execute Cadet Summer Training successfully.

  • Army Reserve to support Cadet Summer Training

    Jun 5, 2015

    Reserve Soldiers play crucial role in ensuring mission success

  • Army Reserve supports Cadet Summer Training

    Jun 5, 2015

    Almost 1600 of the nearly 5000 instructors for CST are Army Reservists.

  • CSA honors Army War College Class of 2015: intellectual, strategic, necessary

    Jun 5, 2015

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno honored the graduating Army War College Class of 2015 with formal remarks at a cool and colorful ceremony today on the historic parade ground of 258- year old Carlisle Barracks, Pa.

  • NCOA instructors earn coveted senior instructor badges

    Jun 4, 2015

    A Fort Leonard Wood noncommissioned officer became the first of three instructors on post to be awarded the Senior Army Instructor Badge.

  • Cadet Summer Training Prepares "Leaders for Life"

    Jun 4, 2015

    Cadet Summer Training opens as the first wave of nearly 9,000 Army ROTC cadets, and more than 4,500 instructors, settle into Fort Knox.

  • Command establishes enlisted pathways to become a cyber operations specialist

    Jun 3, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command, or HRC, has announced the personnel transition strategy and procedures for reclassification to Military Occupational Specialty 17C, or MOS 17C, cyber operations specialist, for active-duty Army enlisted personnel.

  • 80th Training Command's carpentry, masonry course builds solid foundation for soldiers

    Jun 3, 2015

    It's a rainy May day in New Jersey and Master Sgt. Darrell McAllister, course manager of the 80th Training Command's carpentry and masonry course at Fort Dix, is quizzing his class of more than a dozen soldiers on the specifics of pouring concrete as he leads them in impromptu push-ups. As his students will soon discover, succeeding in the field of carpentry and masonry will require both mental acuity and physical toughness, something for which McAllister is now cleverly preparing them. By the end of the two-week course, soldiers will have learned the basics of construction, from how to properly utilize shop tools and the raw tools around them to accomplish the mission to mixing mortar into concrete and laying a concrete slab.

  • Army hosts Cyberspace Industry and Innovation Day

    Jun 3, 2015

    The Cyberspace Industry and Innovation Day, held on May 28 at the MITRE facility in McLean, Va., emphasized this collective tactic by bringing in industry and academia to meet with representatives from the Army cyber community to discuss requirements, expected funding profiles, the creation of a Cyber Innovation Challenge, and the possible establishment of a cyber consortium. Presenters also laid out the current cyber environment and emerging cyber gaps.

  • Soldiers make 'better, faster decisions' due to Army modernization

    Jun 3, 2015

    The mission at hand for System of Systems Engineering and Integration, Capability Package Directorate, is to create the architecture and design integration of capability sets, provide support to program managers and field the sets to brigade combat teams.

  • Scenes from Fort Leonard Wood's FOX Sports Midwest telecast 'This One's For You'

    Jun 3, 2015

    According to Fox Sports Midwest, the May 29th pregame and game were among the most-watched this season on FOX Sports Midwest, with a peak of 90,000 viewers who watched the pregame show from Fort Leonard Wood and 518,000 viewers who watched the game. According to data courtesy of Nielsen Media, it was the highest-rated program of the night on TV in St. Louis, said Geoff Goldman, Fox Sports Midwest media relations.

  • Army to introduce new command post wireless capability

    Jun 2, 2015

    By going wireless, command posts not only shed cumbersome cabling, but network set up and tear down times are cut from hours to minutes, making jumps easier and faster.

  • Michigan guardsmen hone combat skills in depot shops

    May 29, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Dozens of National Guardsmen from the 1073rd Support Maintenance Company, Greenville, Michigan, spent two weeks here honing their skills through a wide range of training opportunities.

  • 58th Trans. hosts truck rodeo

    May 28, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood's Training Area 228 parking lot was transformed into a rodeo Friday.

  • Construction underway for AIT training complex at Fort Leonard Wood

    May 28, 2015

    Construction has begun on the 84th Chemical Battalion's Advanced Individual Training Complex that will enhance the teaching of future Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Soldiers.

  • Missing Fort Sill Soldier's body found

    May 28, 2015

    The somber search for Staff Sgt. David Lee Hawkins ended at 2:48 p.m. May 21 after Soldiers manning an observation post spotted his body in Medicine Creek.

  • Six Fort Sill Soldiers prove mastery of infantry skills

    May 28, 2015

    After a week of mental and physical tests, only six of 41 Soldiers earned the Expert Infantryman Badge.

  • 214th Fires Brigade, support battalion deactivate at Fort Sill

    May 28, 2015

    Soldiers, families, veterans and friends of the 214th Fires Brigade gathered May 21 at Rinehart Fitness Center to pay one final tribute to the "Leaders Brigade" and the 168th "Make it Happen" Brigade Support Battalion, and see the historic colors cased.

  • Soldier becomes first to gain gunsmith certification at small arms course graduation

    May 27, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 27, 2015) -- A Virginia National Guardsman has become the first advanced individual training Soldier to earn gunsmith certification upon graduation from the Ordnance School's 91F10 Small Arms/Artillery Repairer Course.

  • Lethality battalion meets MCoE mission

    May 26, 2015

    1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, is becoming the Lethality Battalion to meet the Maneuver Center of Excellence's mission of producing maneuver leader, Soldiers and formations that are smart, fast, lethal and precise.

  • USASMA to host grand opening for new NCO Heritage and Education Center

    May 25, 2015

    The NCO Heritage and Education Center has been revitalized and will be used as an extension of the classroom for students attending the Sergeants Major Course, as well as the other courses executed at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy.

  • Accreditation: TRADOC team ensures training on course

    May 22, 2015

    In years past, the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence was named an Institution of Excellence by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, and now Fort Rucker is hoping to continue that trend.

  • Maj. Gen. Grigsby congratulates graduates of the Army's leadership factory

    May 22, 2015

    "I called you SAMS leaders for a reason" Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby told the graduates of The U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies. The school graduated 126 officers, including 15 international officers from 11 countries, and six federal civilian employees representing four federal agencies at the Lewis and Clark Center at Fort Leavenworth, May 21.

  • Army's mid-tier radio advances battlefield network

    May 21, 2015

    With vehicles that are equipped with a new high-bandwidth networking radio, Soldiers can move across the battlefield, rapidly exchanging mission-critical voice messages, images and video with their commanders.

  • Ordnance School recognizes 2015 hall of fame inductees

    May 21, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 21, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Ordnance School paid tribute to its 2015 Hall of Fame inductees during a retreat ceremony May 14 at Whittington Field.

  • Commentary: Envisioning the Future of Computing

    May 21, 2015

    With advanced computers, the U.S. Army continues to see improvements and efficiencies. But where will we be in 10 years?

  • Ordnance Corps welcomes new regimental chief warrant officer

    May 21, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 21, 2015) -- Chief Warrant Officer 5 Richard C. Myers Jr., became the 9th Regimental CWO of the Ordnance Corps during a May 14 change of responsibility ceremony here in Ball Auditorium on the Ordnance Campus.