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  • Course graduates 19 Mission Command System Integrators

    May 19, 2014

    Nineteen soldiers graduated from the Mission Command Systems Integrator (MCSI) Course in a ceremony, April 18th, at the Directorate of Training and Strategy, ready to begin their new duties as Systems Integrators in their unit's command posts.

  • Fort Leonard Wood MPs test new body armor vest

    May 16, 2014

    More than 20 Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., military police officers tested the regiment's newest body armor vests May 5-9, 2014.

  • Cyber training environment at Fort Gordon gets upgrade

    May 16, 2014

    Referred to as the Cyber Operations Training Environment, the site provides an opportunity to train top to bottom network connectivity from the strategic level down to the user. It has the ability to conduct cyber network offense and cyber network defensive operations by delivering injects such as denial of service attacks, malware, and viruses causing defensive actions.

  • Researchers consider miniature robots to enhance capabilities

    May 15, 2014

    A small team of elite special forces operators must hunt down a highly sought after terrorist leader. This terrorist has taken refuge in an urban environment, which offers concealment behind an array of structures, walls and other obstacles.

  • Hundreds of Special Olympics athletes compete on Fort Jackson

    May 15, 2014

    Almost a thousand athletes from around South Carolina visited Fort Jackson last weekend for this year's Special Olympics summer games, and they were given a hero's welcome upon their arrival Friday evening at the Solomon Center.

  • Training the trainer: exercise course teaches Army's new fitness approach

    May 15, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 15, 2014) -- Forty-nine Fort Lee Soldiers are in the midst of a training course that aims to provide them with the expertise and know-how to advise commanders on the administration of the Army's newest physical fitness program.

  • Sill Soldiers learn water survival

    May 15, 2014

    Fort Sill, Okla. -- When the Army loses a Soldier, that grief is felt throughout the ranks. Although every death cannot be prevented, the Soldiers do the best they can through training exercises.

  • Spouses get to experience Aviation training firsthand

    May 15, 2014

    Army spouses often hear about how much their Soldiers must endure during training, but it can be hard to appreciate just what Soldiers go through until they walk a mile in their boots.

  • AWG members compete for NCO of the Year

    May 6, 2014

    Members of the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group conduct an AWG Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Competition April 7-10 at Fort Meade, Md. The four day competition focused on the Soldiers' ability to shoot, move, communicate and medicate. The competition included a 12.5 road march, Combat Army Physical Fitness Test, a weapons range where the NCOs were required to fire both the M4 Carbine and the M9 Pistol, a Medical and Communication Stations where they had to assess, render aid and medically evacuate a mock casualty via the nine line medevac procedure, a few mystery events that ranged from a written essays to engaging the media, and concluded with an NCO of the Year Board panel. The winner of the competition ultimately competes at the Training and Doctrine Command level and subsequently the Department of the Army level.

  • Mission Command Training Program receives Army Superior Unit Award

    May 6, 2014

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- The Army Superior Unit Award (ASUA) was presented on May 5 to the Mission Command Training Program in recognition of its support of the Global War on Terror and operations in support of Homeland Security. This award recognizes the importance of the training Mission Command Training Program provided to army, corps and division and brigade commanders and staffs during fiscal year 2011.

  • Snipers demonstrate human-type targets

    May 6, 2014

  • Mission Command Logistics: The Starfish and the Spider

    May 5, 2014

    In this article, the authors applaud the mission command philosophy but also caution that the mission command approach is not always appropriate.

  • Logistics simulations for battle staff training

    May 5, 2014

    The Battle Command Sustainment Support System allows sustainment Soldiers to gain experience in supporting the fight without going to the field to train.

  • Sustainment for the Army of 2020

    May 5, 2014

    A new division-aligned force structure will provide sustainment capabilities from echelons above brigade through combat sustainment support battalions.

  • The impact of enterprise resource planning systems on Army sustainment

    May 5, 2014

    Enterprise resource planning systems improve equipment management, parts and supply ordering, and financial accountability.

  • Sustainment synchronization: Key to supporting operational units

    May 5, 2014

    An observer-coach/trainer from the Joint Readiness Training Center explains some of the common areas that cause units to fall short in sustaining operational units.

  • Army Civilians Vital to the Army Profession

    May 5, 2014

    Since 1985, the first week in May has been set aside to honor and thank the men and women of our Nation's government workforce. This observance has special resonance in the United States Army, which has a long tradition of professional, honorable, and dedicated public servants entrusted with duties vital to our national security. During Public Service Recognition Week, we pause to recognize the tremendous contributions our Civilians make every day for our Soldiers, their Families and our Nation.

  • Culture, language skills position future leaders for success

    May 5, 2014

    U.S. Army ROTC Cadets are participating in the ROTC Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, designed to immerse ROTC cadets in various languages, cultures and socio-economic situations so they can learn, through personal experience, that theirs is not the only culture in the world.

  • McCaskill: Fort Leonard Wood crucial to nation's strength

    May 1, 2014

    The highest ranking Democratic woman in the history of the Senate Armed Services Committee visited Fort Leonard Wood April 24 and said the post's mission is critical to the nation's military and its future.

  • SMA stresses importance of character, commitment, competence to Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers

    Apr 28, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III told attendees a Soldier's character, commitment and competence are keys to helping the Army combat sexual assaults and suicides in the Army, during a town hall at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 25, 2014.

  • Importance of cultural education-through the eyes of a former ROTC Cadet

    Apr 25, 2014

    Col. John Bessler is in his fourth year as a roundtable presenter for the George C. Marshall Seminar. He has spent the last half of his career developing and studying cultural relations within the assignments he has been given. Culture is important to tomorrow's officers, Bessler explained, because they need to better understand viewpoints outside of their own, particularly when they are in someone else's backyard.

  • New TRADOC commander visits Home of Sustainment

    Apr 24, 2014

    The Combined Arms Support Command here hosted an April 22 visit by Gen. David G. Perkins, the new commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Fort Jackson leaders share thoughts on SHARP program

    Apr 21, 2014

    As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Department of Defense is calling on service members in April to recognize and understand the seriousness of sexual assault in the military. On Fort Jackson, that initiative took the form of a SHARP summit at the post's NCO Club on Tuesday, bringing together senior leaders, representatives of the University of South Carolina and other guests to discuss the issue.

  • Army, Marines train with South Korean Army to improve fire-support operations

    Apr 20, 2014

    Field Artillery Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Division, U. S. Marines and Republic of Korea Army soldiers conducted a combined joint live-fire exercise in Rocket Valley near Cheorwon, South Korea, March 24-28, 2014.

  • First major Arizona wildfire of 2014 burns in Huachuca Mountains

    Apr 18, 2014

    A wildfire, the Brown Fire, was sparked Sunday on Fort Huachuca in a remote location in the Huachuca Mountains and drew national attention and multi-agency firefighting resources to Southeast Arizona where wildfire suppression efforts continued as of Thursday morning.

  • Post celebrates Days of Remembrance with observance ceremony, discussion panels

    Apr 18, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The Military Equal Opportunity Office in conjunction with the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence hosted the Days of Remembrance Observance April 9, which was preceded by three different discussion panels on post.

  • Presidio breaks ground for new dining facility

    Apr 18, 2014

    The new Presidio of Monterey DFAC facility will face the Monterey Bay and provide student service members with scenic hilltop views of the Pacific while simultaneously alleviating overcrowding and delay for DLIFLC students on the run. Designed to be both practical and pleasant, the new state-of-the -art facility enhances the quality of life for service members stationed on the Presidio.

  • 25th Infantry Division team wins Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 17, 2014

    For the first time since 1995, a team representing the 25th Infantry Division took home top honors at the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition.

  • Twin brothers train forces in Army, Marine Corps

    Apr 17, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Twin brothers are taking it upon themselves to train future forces in the Army and Marine Corps.

  • WWII vets rededicate 95th Training Division memorial at Fort Sill

    Apr 17, 2014

    The rededication of the 95th Training Division (Initial Entry Training) Memorial was held April 11 at the Armed Forces Reserve Center on Fort Sill.

  • Soldiers learn how to train in Oklahoma heat

    Apr 17, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- As Fort Sill temperatures rise and fall like a roller coaster, 434th Field Artillery Brigade Soldiers trained April 8 on heat casualty prevention. �"I think we are at a greater risk for a heat injury this month than we will be in August. We get some of those days now where it's 40 in the morning, 80 in the afternoon that 40 degree temperature swing is huge," said Col. Michael Dvoracek, 434th FA commander.

  • Soldiers have options to explore before Army restructure

    Apr 17, 2014

    The Army is restructuring from 510,000 active duty Soldiers to 490,000 in a number of ways. Natural attrition through End Term of Service dates is one, but there are also programs to make sure quality Soldiers stay in.

  • Army Training Network improves readiness, makes commanders' jobs easier

    Apr 17, 2014

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- The Army Training Network (ATN) provides trainers and commanders with the tools they need to prepare units and develop leaders. A new TRADOC video helps explain ATN's benefits.

  • Fort Leonard Wood honors the fallen

    Apr 17, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood honors the fallen

  • Sandhurst competition creates environment for leadership training

    Apr 17, 2014

    Cadets from all over the world came together to see who was the best of the best at the 2014 Sandhurst Military Skills Competition, April 11-12, 2014, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

  • Day in the life: WOCC instructor strives to keep Army strong

    Apr 17, 2014

    For some people, becoming an instructor is more about boosting their resume and getting a distinguished badge. Some choose the path to make better Soldiers and to ensure the Army will always be strong.

  • NIE 14.2 teams with Bold Quest to assess coalition force integration

    Apr 16, 2014

    Planning and training for Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 is well underway with the major events slated to start at the end of April and lead to the Joint Staff J-6 Bold Quest exercise.

  • Event coordinator determined to continue JROTC showcase event

    Apr 12, 2014

    This year's Army JROTC National Drill Classic was held without a sponsor after Justin Gates, event director for the drill classic, heard that congressional budget cuts would affect the funding. He did it because, "We are the people that these kids count on, and this event is important to them." JROTC students such as Dennis Muentes, who attends Xavier High School in New York and lives in a rough area in the South Bronx, said without JROTC and programs like the drill competitions, he would another statistic of the neighborhood in which he lives.

  • TRADOC relooking NCO education with eye to 'adaptation'

    Apr 11, 2014

    The Army is conducting a complete re-assessment of its NCO education system for the first time since 1976, said the general who just took the helm of Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Oklahoma cadets refine leadership skills at Joint FTX

    Apr 10, 2014

    Oklahoma's four senior Army ROTC programs came together at Fort Sill for a joint field training exercise April 3-6.

  • Soldiers in training earn Army Value tags

    Apr 10, 2014

    Soldiers may know and live the Army Values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage -- but some Basic Combat Training Soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood are earning value tags for behavior exemplifying their meaning.

  • CASCOM top sustainers test skills, take first steps toward top Army titles

    Apr 10, 2014

    Ten Soldiers from Combined Arms Support Command units near and far gathered at Fort Lee, Va., for a week-long competitive throw-down known as "Ultimate Warrior," an annual combined Soldier skills event.

  • Leader Development Assessment Course challenges Cadets, evaluates their potential

    Apr 10, 2014

    When the last graduation ceremony for Army ROTC's 2014 Leader Development Assessment Course concludes on Brooks Parade Field at Fort Knox, Ky., in August, this rite of passage will mark the end of LDAC's first iteration at its new home.

  • ADA Soldiers 'master' Avenger training

    Apr 10, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Most Soldiers are trained to be experts on their weapon system, but Soldiers in the Avenger Master Gunner Course, must be experts on training and safety, too.

  • TRADOC teams with universities, colleges to conduct SHARP discussions

    Apr 9, 2014

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command took a historic step toward eliminating sexual assault and sexual harassment not only in the Army, but in the local community, when the command held its first partnership discussion with local academia at the Fort Eustis Club on Fort Eustis, Va., April 3, 2014.

  • Trainees enter Army with higher education

    Apr 3, 2014

    With 27 four-year degrees, six master's degrees and one doctorate, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery is a highly educated group of Basic Combat Training Soldiers.

  • SHARP: No tolerance for sexual harassment, sexual assault

    Apr 2, 2014

    Sometimes people inadvertently do something that is not acceptable, and other times they purposefully harm others, but no matter what the case, the Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention program aims to eliminate sexual harassment and assault from the Army.

  • Future leaders follow leaders: Fort Leonard Wood general challenges Tiger Battalion cadets

    Apr 1, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Leslie Smith, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, entered "Tiger country" March 26 to address an assembly of more than 230 of Waynesville High School's Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets. Smith, who was a member of the JROTC when he was in high school, wanted to reach out to these students and future leaders by providing a positive influence and setting an example to follow.

  • Network After Next

    Apr 1, 2014

    NIE consistency and more competition will drive industry innovation. This article was originally published in the Jan. - March 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • IBOLC students conduct room-clearing exercise

    Apr 1, 2014

  • MCCC instructors can pursue grad degrees

    Apr 1, 2014

  • Team of brothers set for 2014 BRC

    Apr 1, 2014

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fort celebrates women of character, courage, commitment

    Mar 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Women's History Month theme this year is "Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment," honoring the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination and tenacity of women.

  • Automated shoot houses improving training

    Mar 28, 2014

    The Army is automating shoot houses throughout the force to improve training while saving time and money.

  • New command team assumes lead of Aviation, USAACE, Fort Rucker

    Mar 28, 2014

    Hundreds of Soldiers stood in formation as members of the Fort Rucker and Wiregrass communities looked on to welcome a new command team to the installation.

  • Day in the Life: ATC keeps Aviators flying above the best

    Mar 28, 2014

    He calmly calls out to Firebird 69 and soon the Apache pulls off Lane No. 1. He checks the sky for the fifth time in a minute, out of habit even though he knows nothing will be there, just in case anything might hinder the bird's takeoff.

  • NCOA gives back to community

    Mar 28, 2014

    Life as a Soldier is about commitment in service to one's nation, and Soldiers of Fort Rucker's NCO Academy makes sure to extend that service to their local community.

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

    Mar 28, 2014

    The Army's sexual assault training consultant's remarks were frank and open to commanders and leaders attending Fort Leonard Wood's Sexual Assault Response Team Seminar Thursday.

  • Presidio celebrates Women's History Month

    Mar 28, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- During the Presidio event, keynote speaker, Air Force Col. Ginger L. Wallace, shared her experiences meeting and working with women of great courage in Afghanistan.

  • Target practice -- Simulator acquaints new Soldiers with weapons

    Mar 27, 2014

    The Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 allows new Soldiers to get acquainted with weapons on a simulated firing range, providing realistic marksmanship and combat scenario training for common small arms and crew-served weapons in the Army inventory.

  • 55-year-old back in basic training after 37 years

    Mar 27, 2014

    Soldiers from Company D, 3rd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, look just like any other Soldiers from a Basic Combat Training company -- but one individual has people doing double takes. That's because Sgt. 1st Class John Taffe is 55 years old.

  • Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 27, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood's Soldiers, Seabees and Marines put their top service members to the test for the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence 2014 Best Warrior competition.

  • Vietnam artillery veterans reunite at Fort Sill

    Mar 27, 2014

    About 35 veterans who served with the 1st Battalion, 321st Field Artillery met at Fort Sill March 20-22 for a unit reunion.

  • Carson sworn in as 31st Under Secretary of U.S. Army

    Mar 27, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh swore in Brad R. Carson as the 31st Under Secretary of the Army and Chief Management Officer of the Army, during an informal ceremony amongst family, friends and colleagues at the Pentagon.

  • TRADOC CG to senior NCOs: Paint the big picture

    Mar 26, 2014

    Rounding out his first week as the new commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. David G. Perkins sat down with command and staff sergeants major at the unit's headquarters here, March 21.

  • Mission Command Lessons Learned from Apollo 13 Engineer

    Mar 26, 2014

    Recently, members of Mission Command Training Program's Operations Group Sierra met with John Aaron, a key NASA during the Apollo 13 mission to share how the group has used his experience to teach thousands of Soldiers about Mission Command.

  • New instructional methods challenge students to become critical thinkers

    Mar 26, 2014

    Skills-Based Training, which is a new instructional method implemented at the Ordnance School at Fort Lee, Va., has gradually gained acceptance and support.

  • Guard, Soldiers fly manned, unmanned aircraft, train together

    Mar 25, 2014

    Initial entry training Soldiers assigned to the 2-13th Aviation Regiment, at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and Army National Guard members assigned to the 1-285th Armed Reconnaissance Battalion, from Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana, Ariz., have recently combined their training efforts using a concept known as manned/unmanned teaming operations.

  • New MCoE CSM assumes responsibility

    Mar 25, 2014

  • Commandants Pre-Command Course graduates first class

    Mar 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, made history March 16 by handing out certificates of completion to the 12 students who made up the first class of the Commandants Pre-Command Course.

  • Day in the Life: HOST instructors teach lifelong skills

    Mar 21, 2014

    Many people are familiar with aircraft-crash-water training from movies such as "An Officer and a Gentleman," and although the training has changed drastically over the last 30 years, instructors are still teaching potential Aviators skills they can take with them in their daily lives.

  • Training for Decisive Action

    Mar 21, 2014

    This new publication presents a collection of 35 personal insights from leaders across various rotational units and from the National Training Center's Opposing Force. Training for Decisive Action provides a unique view of how the NTC serves as an engine of change for Army collective training, preserving core competencies while guiding new initiatives in tactical doctrine as the Force transitions to face emerging threats.

  • From '1984' to 2025: Army, industry focus on next-generation network

    Mar 20, 2014

    From touchscreens and mission apps for Soldiers to wireless networking for command posts, Army senior leaders today outlined their vision for a powerful, yet simple to operate tactical network designed to support both a more expeditionary force and a generation of Soldiers who are digital natives.

  • Reserve moves toward embedding master fitness trainers

    Mar 20, 2014

    The Army Reserve is taking a step toward embedding master fitness trainers into its units. Six Reserve Soldiers are currently in training to become certified master fitness instructors. Five of the Soldiers completed Phase I of the training at the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School here last week, the sixth is in the second phase of the program.

  • MPs hold first combined Rite of Passage

    Mar 20, 2014

    Military police officers and Soldiers are accustomed to fighting side-by-side, but on Feb. 26, both lieutenants and Advanced Individual Training Soldiers made MP regiment history as they experienced a Rite of Passage Ceremony together at Fort Leonard Wood's Memorial Grove.

  • Ex-NFL player tackles Basic Combat Training

    Mar 20, 2014

    Basic combat trainee Spc. Will Robinson is a former NFL lineman, who enlisted in the Army Reserve.

  • TRADOC welcomes new commanding general

    Mar 18, 2014

    Gen. David Perkins assumed command of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command from Gen. Robert Cone, during a change-of-command ceremony at Fort Eustis, Va., March 14, 2014.

  • Aviation exercise forges partnerships in Europe

    Mar 18, 2014

    U.S. Army Europe is currently undergoing one of the largest aviation training exercises in recent history to prepare the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • New leadership at the 94th Training Division as Brig. Gen. Cornett retires

    Mar 18, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Mar. 16, 2014) -- Col. Steven W. Ainsworth assumed command of The 94th Training Division (FS), replacing Brig. Gen. Don. Cornett, Jr., during a Change of Command ceremony at Soldier's Field House.

  • Culinary training event results announced

    Mar 17, 2014

    Although the 39th Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event may be over, the experience that more than 200 food service professionals gained will have a lasting impact on culinary programs across the Armed Forces. The event featured 465 judged entries, which made the gathering of culinarians the leading training opportunity for military chefs.

  • USARIEM researchers study Soldiers' running styles

    Mar 14, 2014

    At a time when running barefoot or with so-called minimalist shoes has gained increasing traction, researchers at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass., decided to study how Soldiers run during physical training and if running style contributes to training-related injuries.

  • Nonlethal: deny, move, disperse

    Mar 14, 2014

    Broadcasts of demonstrators protesting and storming buildings are flooding media outlets right now, making it obvious why Fort Leonard Wood's Interservice Nonlethal Individual Weapons Instructor Course is critical to our current society.

  • Recruit fights cancer to become Soldier

    Mar 14, 2014

    When one Fort Leonard Wood Soldier graduates Advanced Individual Training tomorrow, the occasion will mark a nearly two-year battle to fulfill his desire to become a Soldier.

  • Sisters, Brothers in Arms Program to build resiliency

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az- Soldiers and Civilians of all ranks and both genders joined Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca's commanding general, at Murr Community Center March 7, for the first session for Sisters in Arms, a part of the new Sisters and Brothers in Arms Mentorship Program.

  • Teams fire up MKTs, produce fine dining with field equipment

    Mar 14, 2014

    More than 200 food service personnel, representing military bases around the world and each branch of service, participated in the March 9-13 training event. They were put to the test in many different ways, including one challenge -- the Military Hot Food Kitchen category -- that required them to produce a five-star meal on Mobile Kitchen Trailers.

  • Women's History Month: WACs at the Presidio

    Mar 14, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The cover of the May 12, 1944, issue of the Fort Ord Panorama shows Technician Third Grade Margery Barrett. Barrett, a member of the Women's Army Corps, served at the Presidio of Monterey, after recently serving in Algiers.

  • Sons of Sudan reunited at Army Logistics University

    Mar 13, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 13, 2014) -- A coincidence is when two related events occur at the same place or time. A miracle is a circumstance that defies explanation and is usually associated with divine intervention.

  • Air Defense Artillery School welcomes new commandant

    Mar 13, 2014

    The U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery School (USAADASCH) welcomed a new commandant and chief of ADA at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Basic Combat trainee West Point bound

    Mar 13, 2014

    Pvt. Tyler Gness is going to attend the United States Military Academy to become an officer, but first he is completing Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill.

  • 3-2nd ADA earns excellence in safety

    Mar 13, 2014

    Third Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery added the Army Safety Excellence Streamer to its colors during a ceremony March 3, at Fort Sill.

  • Combs aims to make difference

    Mar 13, 2014

    Command of U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox, Maj. Gen. Jefforey Smith relinquished command to Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs in a ceremony at Waybur Theater on Fort Knox March 6.

  • New Army Quartermaster Museum exhibits feature riggers, laundry specialties

    Mar 12, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 13, 2014The new Quartermaster Museum Aerial Delivery and Field Service exhibit was unveiled at a grand opening ceremony March 6.

  • Participants learn to refine culinary techniques during skills event

    Mar 12, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 13, 2013) -- Training is one thing.

  • Thousands of Field Artillery officer jobs open to women

    Mar 12, 2014

    The Army has opened about 3,600 Field Artillery officer positions to women.

  • Study assesses physical demands for combat arms

    Mar 12, 2014

    Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Ga., completed physically demanding tasks of combat jobs, as part of an Army study that is determining "gender neutral" standards as women integrate into combat roles.

  • Cadet Command and Fort Knox welcome new commander

    Mar 10, 2014

    Brig. gen. Peggy Combs assumes command from Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith