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  • Iraqi officer trains at MCoE

    Oct 24, 2012

    When the Maneuver Center of Excellence provides training to soldiers from partner countries, it's not just international students who benefit. For military on both sides, it's a learning experience, said Maj. Manny Acosta, who has been instructing both foreign and American military for almost two years with the Maneuver Captains Career Course. "American Soldiers see everything through American eyes," he said. "The international soldiers see things a little differently. When we get their point of view on an operation we planned or a vignette we're discussing, they bring a whole different perspective." A Special Forces Soldier who also speaks Arabic, Acosta is currently a small group instructor for an Iraqi captain whose name is omitted for security reasons. Acosta said the student has been able to provide insightful feedback during tactical discussions in the classroom.

  • Versatility critical to future Army capabilities

    Oct 24, 2012

    The Army is looking ahead as it prepares for the security challenges of 2020 and beyond. During the 2012 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, senior leaders highlighted the value of both adaptability and versatility as the Army focuses on this critical transition period.

  • October is National Depression Awareness Month

    Oct 24, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - October is National Depression Awareness Month for the Army, and the 2012 theme is "Redefining Strength -- Get Screened, Seek Care." Oct. 11 was "National Depression Screening Day" and was recognized across the United States. Education was spread on the signs and symptoms of depression. Free behavioral health screenings were available as well.

  • Quartermasters support legal training

    Oct 24, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. - Brig. Gen. Flora D. Darpino, Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School commandant, and Col. John E. O'Neil IV, Quartermaster School commandant, sign a memorandum of agreement Oct. 24 supporting advanced individual training students attending the paralegal specialists course.

  • U.S. Army Women's Museum to be featured in documentary

    Oct 24, 2012

    History came alive Oct. 23, as the U.S. Army Women's Museum participated in a documentary highlighting the service of women in the armed forces.

  • CASCOM employee receives Superior Civilian Service Award

    Oct 22, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, presented Terry Moody, CASCOM G8 (Resource Management) management and manpower division chief, the Superior Civilian Service Award Oct. 10.

  • Army launches smart Operational Energy use campaign, identifies 10 initiatives

    Oct 22, 2012

    The Army launched "The Power is In Your Hands" campaign Oct. 23, 2012, to encourage Soldiers to use energy smarter on the battlefield.

  • Cadet Command deputy: Army-HACU partnership making process, but more to do

    Oct 22, 2012

    U.S. Army Cadet Command, which is the largest provider of college scholarships in America, awarded $29 million in benefits to Hispanic-serving institutions over the last five years.

  • Iron scouts train at NIE 13.1

    Oct 22, 2012

  • Infantrymen get first dose of urban ops

    Oct 19, 2012

    Urban operations -- for Infantrymen, it's a foundational skill they'll use frequently throughout their careers. For the 210 Infantrymen in F Company, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, it's the newest skill they've learned. Spc. Matthew Batzel, who chose the Special Forces Enlistment Option when he joined the Army, said the realistic urban operations training helped him feel more ready to fill his role as a Soldier. "We haven't done anything quite like this yet," he said. "This is the exciting stuff. This is why a lot of people joined. The little things are starting to make sense -- why we do certain things. I definitely feel more comfortable becoming a Soldier."

  • Medics on the move: NIE Soldiers receive healthcare in the field

    Oct 19, 2012

    The medics of Company C, also known as the Cobras, provide medical support to Soldiers in the most remote desert locations of El Paso, Texas, and Dona Ana, N.M., during Network Integration Evaluation 13.1.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 27 October 1983

    Oct 19, 2012

    Twenty-nine years ago this week, twenty-three technical intelligence (TECHINT) analysts from the 513th Military Intelligence Group deployed to the Caribbean Island of Grenada in support of Operation URGENT FURY.

  • Westphal: Roles of the Army Reserve and National Guard critical to the Army of the future

    Oct 18, 2012

    Under Secretary Joseph W. Westphal discusses the future of the Army with the Army Reserve Forces Policy Committee's fall session at the Pentagon, 17 October, 2012, Washington, DC. The Committee is chaired by Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz, Commanding General of the Militia of the District of Columbia National Guard, and meets quarterly to advise the Secretary of the Army on key issues regarding the roles of the Army Reserve and National Guard. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • 2012 Best Warrior Competition NCO and Soldier Board

    Oct 18, 2012

    On the final day of the 2012 U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition, the competing Soldiers will appear before an NCO or Soldier board comprised of sergeants major from 12 different commands throughout the Army. The Oct. 18 board is taking place at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Aviation spouses soar, earn wings

    Oct 18, 2012

    Fifty-nine women and one man earned their Aviator wings Oct. 12 after successfully completing Aviation Spouse Day on Fort Rucker.

  • Days tell of Fort Sill Frontier Army story

    Oct 18, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The post hosted its annual Frontier Army Days Oct. 13-14, which depicted Army life in 1869, when the fort was founded.

  • Best Warrior contestants appear before Army's senior noncommissioned officers

    Oct 18, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 18, 2012) -- Soldiers of the 2012 Best Warrior Competition exhibited nervousness, anticipation and a wide range of other emotions in preparation for the final Best Warrior event: the board appearance. Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III presided over the panel that included the Army's most senior noncommissioned officers.

  • 2012 Best Warrior Competition APFT

    Oct 17, 2012

    Day two of the 2012 Best Warrior Competition started with a 5 a.m. Army Physical Fitness Test at Williams Stadium, Fort Lee, Va. Thousands of AIT students cheered for the 24 competitors as they completed the pushup, sit-up and 2-mile run events.

  • 2012 Best Warrior Competition APFT

    Oct 17, 2012

    Day two of the 2012 Best Warrior Competition started with a 5 a.m. Army Physical Fitness Test at Williams Stadium, Fort Lee, Va. Thousands of AIT students cheered for the 24 competitors as they completed the pushup, sit-up and 2-mile run events.

  • Final FTX of BCT

    Oct 17, 2012

    In week nine, Company C, 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment wrapped up Basic Combat Training with a demanding final exercise, then ended the week on a high -- a Rite of Passage ceremony where they were welcomed to the U.S. Army, officially obtaining the title of Soldier.

  • Army Reserve fills vacant female drill sergeant jobs

    Oct 17, 2012

    When Fort Leonard Wood found itself short on female drill sergeants, they turned to the one Army organization that could help -- the Army Reserve. To help fill the vacancies, 20 Army Reserve female drill sergeants will be on post for the next six months. They will be distributed across the Engineer, Military Police and Chemical Brigades as needed.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Fire Department hosts open house

    Oct 17, 2012

    To celebrate Fire Prevention Week, the Fort Leonard Wood Fire Department capped the annual week of safety education by hosting an open house at Fire Station No. 1 on Oct. 13.

  • Fort Jackson training new Soldiers with Virtual Battlespace 2 simulator

    Oct 16, 2012

    A Fort Jackson, S.C., battalion is piloting a new training tool that will look familiar to many new Soldiers. Virtual Battlespace 2 offers battlefield simulations that allow instructors to create new scenarios and engage the simulation from multiple viewpoints.

  • Cadet Command exceeds commissioning mission

    Oct 16, 2012

    For the second consecutive year Army ROTC has exceeded its Department of the Army-assigned mission.

  • Best Warriors test land navigation skills

    Oct 16, 2012

    Twenty four of the Army's Soldiers began the second day of 2012 Best Warrior Competition with a written examination, followed by a day land navigation event, uniform preparation and night urban orienteering. The day navigation event was arguably the highlight of the day. Soldiers were required to use a compass, map and protractor in locating five points within a three-hour period. The traditional land navigation event has not been included in Best Warrior since 2008.

  • 2012 Best Warrior Competition begins at Fort Lee

    Oct 15, 2012

    Twenty-four of the Army's finest warriors converged at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 14, 2012, to engage in a fast-paced and intense battle against themselves and each other as participants of the premier Soldier skills competition.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 15 October 1946

    Oct 15, 2012

    After World War I, the Army's cryptographic elements were transferred to the Signal Corps at Fort Monmouth. On October 5, 1942, the Cryptographic Division transferred from Fort Monmouth to Vint Hill Farms Station, Virginia and became known as the Signal Corps Cryptographic School.

  • CASCOM Soldier receives Purple Heart

    Oct 15, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, presented the Purple Heart medal to Chief Warrant Officer 4 Leonard R. Levy, CASCOM armament capabilities developer, Oct. 12.

  • Aviation grad follows parents' flight path

    Oct 15, 2012

    Anticipation filled the air as almost 50 Aviators came together at the post theater during the Initial Entry Rotary Wing Aviator Course graduation ceremony to be pinned with their wings, with one graduate continuing a Family tradition in Army Aviation.

  • Army civilian workforce runs, walks for health

    Oct 15, 2012

    More than 200 Army civilians and leaders with the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood participated in the 3rd semiannual Civilian Fun Run/Walk Oct. 12 at Gammon Field.

  • 58th Transportation Battalion, DOT work to bridge training gaps

    Oct 13, 2012

    The Department of Defense and Department of Transportation sent representatives to Fort Leonard Wood in September to review the 58th Transportation Battalion Motor Transport Operator Course and determine the gaps between military and commercial truck driver training with the goal to make it easier for Soldier truck drivers to gain a commercial drivers license.

  • Marine makes Sapper history - twice

    Oct 13, 2012

    The Sapper Leader Course has been molding superior Army engineer leaders since 1985. Now, Marine Capt. Kathryn Neff has put her mark on the elite school's history -- not once, but twice. According to Capt. John Chambers, Sapper Leader Course chief of training, Neff is the first female Marine to graduate the course and the first Marine to be the Sapper Spirit Awardee -- the student who obtained the most points during the class, graduating with honors.

  • Cadet Command surpasses recruiting mission

    Oct 12, 2012

    For the second straight year, Cadet Command exceeded its commissioning goal, adding 5,880 second lieutenants to the Army's officer ranks.

  • ADA Soldiers deploy to Middle East

    Oct 11, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- As their families and friends stood together in a show of support, Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery deployed from Fort Sill to their temporary duty assignment in the Middle East.

  • State leaders get taste of Army life

    Oct 11, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- A group of 50 leaders from across Oklahoma visited Fort Sill Oct. 4-6. This group was made up of people who know what it takes to run a business, make the decisions to stay afloat during tough economic times and know how to manage employees. What they learned was what it takes to be a Soldier.

  • ADA Soldier achieves Forces Command excellence

    Oct 11, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Soldiers across the Army strive for excellence pushing themselves to be the best at physical training or to improve themselves and excel at their warrior craft. Spc. Thomas Moreland, unit supply clerk for C Battery, 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery, recently excelled by winning the Forces Command Supply Excellence Award.

  • Operations groups team up to train brigades

    Oct 11, 2012

    When Fort Leavenworth's Mission Command Training Program supports a unit's warfighter exercise, it takes more than just a few phone calls to get the job done.

  • TRADOC schools train joint, interagency, multinational students

    Oct 10, 2012

    By the end of fiscal year 2012, more than 500,000 Soldiers will have completed courses taught by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command instructors.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 10 October 1974

    Oct 9, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ - The US Army's Intelligence Museum opened at Fort Huachuca with a ribbon cutting by MG Harold Aaron, the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence. The Sphinx was moved from Fort Holabird to Fort Huachuca and took up position in front of the museum.

  • Global logistics concept discussed during FORSCOM commanders forum

    Oct 4, 2012

    Logistics for the Army of 2020 was a key topic discussed during the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) commander's forum held Oct. 2-3 in the FORSCOM headquarters at Marshall Hall.

  • Post stands up to suicide

    Oct 4, 2012

    More than 3,000 Fort Rucker Soldiers ran along a 3-mile route lined with 232 pairs of combat boots that represented comrades in arms who took their own lives in the past year during the post's suicide prevention stand down Sept. 27.

  • Fort Lee community focus energies on prevention of suicide, sexual misconduct

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 4, 2012) -- The serious messages of suicide prevention reverberated loudly and resolutely within the confines of Fort Lee Sept. 27 as community members gathered in every corner of the installation for a day of awareness and training designed to stem a growing and somewhat consistent problem.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers stand-down to fight suicide

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla-- Fort Sill conducted a postwide suicide stand-down Sept. 27. All Soldiers and civilian government workers were directed to participate in different training activities around the post. Six sessions were conducted at Sheridan Theater, with more than 5,000 Soldiers and civilians attending.

  • Sill recognizes latest elite in ranks

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill recognized its newest Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inductees, and Fires Center of Excellence noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the third quarter during a ceremony Sept. 26 at the Patriot Club.

  • Suicide prevention is key in Army

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - As part of the Army's September's National Suicide Prevention month, Fort Huachuca's Army Substance Abuse Program held a installation wide event, Stand Down Day for Suicide Prevention on Sept. 27. The discussions were mandatory and were held at three different locations and times throughout the day, giving the more than 6,000 attendees a chance to participate. The lectures were held at Cochise Theater, Murr Community Center and Eifler Fitness Center.

  • Vote like it matters

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The Department of Defense has designated Sept. 27-Oct. 6 as Absentee Voting Week for military service members, their family members and citizens living outside the United States.

  • ADA AIT Soldiers test knowledge afield

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Advanced Individual Training Soldiers from B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery completed their field training exercise Sept. 20 providing communications to fire control teams, and command and control decision makers.

  • WHINSEC earns 2012 Dr. William J. Perry Award

    Oct 3, 2012

    The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation has received the Dr. William J. Perry Award for Excellence in Security and Defense Education from the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, a component of the U.S. National Defense University, Washington, DC.

  • Army tightens fitness standards for students entering professional military education

    Oct 1, 2012

    Pre-war height, weight and physical fitness standards are coming back for Soldiers entering professional military education courses, on or after Nov. 1, 2012.

  • Battling suicidal thoughts: A Soldier's story

    Sep 28, 2012

    For Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Ferguson, the Army has been his life since he was 19 years old. After having his left leg amputated from injuries he suffered in Iraq, struggling through multiple surgeries and rehabilitation, he eventually found himself facing depression and considering suicide.

  • Military Intelligence -- this week in history

    Sep 28, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - An Intelligence Organization and Stationing Study, ratified by the Army leadership in 1975, paved the way for the eventual consolidation of MI Training at the US Army Intelligence Center and School (USAICS), which had been located at Fort Huachuca since 1971.

  • CASCOM embraces center's mission, enhances synergy through alignment

    Sep 28, 2012

    In an effort to further align core functions, on October 1 the U.S. Army is transferring responsibility of the Defense Ammunition Center, currently aligned under the Army Materiel Command, to the Combined Arms Support Command, which is a major subordinate organization of the Training and Doctrine Command. CASCOM develops, trains and educates service members and civilians, supports unit training and designs, builds and synchronizes a versatile mix of capabilities, formations and equipment.

  • Newly trained instructors boost combatives program

    Sep 28, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Fifteen Soldiers from the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion graduated from the Basic Combatives Course with a small ceremony held inside the Price Fitness Center Sept. 19.

  • AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition underway, 'out of order'

    Sep 27, 2012

    Soldiers seeking the title of 2012 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year encountered an unanticipated turn of events at the competition going on now at Fort Eustis, Va.

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    Sep 27, 2012

  • CG preps leaders for suicide stand down

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill officers, civilians and noncommissioned officers filled Sheridan Theater Sept. 25 to learn more about preventing sexual assault and suicide.

  • Joint Fires Observers make battlefield impact

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The two-week Joint Fires Observer course trains service members to call in close air support, surface-to-surface fires, and Naval surface fires to support ground movement (maneuver).

  • Governor visits Fort Rucker

    Sep 27, 2012

    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley visited Fort Rucker Sept. 20 and toured the various airfields and training facilities on the installation to experience the home of Army Aviation firsthand.

  • German Armed Forces proficiency badge competition returns for fall

    Sep 27, 2012

    Soldiers can compete and show their dexterity by participating in the training and testing for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge Oct. 1 to Nov. 2.

  • Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum restores WWII weapon

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum received a rare piece of artillery and its staff is having it restored on post.

  • Suicides prompt stand-down

    Sep 27, 2012

    An Armywide suicide prevention stand down is set for today.

  • SMA hands out excellence coins at Fort Sill

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Sgt. maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III presented his coins to three Soldiers of the 75th Fires Brigade.

  • Active, Reserve Soldiers team up to take top prize at MP Warfighter Challenge

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo.,--For the first time during its 16-year history, a military corrections specialist was a member a three-Soldier team which took home the top prize at the Military Police Warfighter Challenge held here from Sept. 15 - 19.

  • Cameron University ROTC cadets train on Soldier skills

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Cameron University Army ROTC cadets conducted their fall semester three-day field training exercise at Camp Eagle here.

  • Westphal recognizes contributions of veterans, outlines future of Army

    Sep 26, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal was in Minnesota to show the Army's appreciation for National Guard Soldiers at Camp Ripley, and discuss the future of the Army with heroes from a different era.

  • Cone discusses command progress, suicide prevention during town hall

    Sep 25, 2012

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command led a town hall meeting Sept. 13, 2012, at Jacobs Theater on Fort Eustis, Va., where he shared the command's progress over the last year, and held a question-and-answer session with the Soldiers and civilians assigned to TRADOC.

  • Cadet Command names top 10 cadets on the national Order of Merit List

    Sep 25, 2012

    The top Army ROTC cadets in the nation are featured.

  • Westphal: National Guard key component in Army transformation

    Sep 24, 2012

    Undersecretary of the Army Joseph Westphal and Gen. John Vessey, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, toured Camp Ripley, Minn., Sept. 22, 2012. The visit was the first for Westphal and gave him time to meet Soldiers and receive a background of the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Trainers to help Soldiers 'optimize physical readiness'

    Sep 21, 2012

    The pilot course for the Army's new Master Fitness Training Program will hold its graduation ceremony, Sept. 21, 2012, at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Army applies Soldier feedback, NIE results as it readies network upgrade for fielding

    Sep 21, 2012

    Having used legacy communications equipment during tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Rayfield is ready to see the Army send its new mobile network to the field.

  • TRADOC commander describes key initiatives, stresses importance of lessons learned in battle

    Sep 21, 2012

    "Supporting the current fight," was among the three areas of focus Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of the US Army Training and Doctrine Command, conveyed to Soldiers and defense industry leaders during this year's Maneuver Conference in Columbus, Ga., Sept. 18.

  • New Chemical suit for Aviators

    Sep 21, 2012

    Soldiers from the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division become the first Army unit in the continental U.S. to receive the latest Joint Protective Aircrew Ensemble, Sept. 20, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The JPACE is a flame resistant, light weight, chemical and biological protective coverall that resembles a standard flight suit worn over the physical fitness uniform and consists of an inner CB lining attached to an outer shell.

  • Space Shuttle Endeavour flies over of Presidio of Monterey

    Sep 21, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - For about an hour, Monterey spectators anxiously awaited the arrival of Space Shuttle Endeavour, which was supposed to fly over the Monterey Bay Aquarium before heading to Los Angeles. However, when the shuttle finally appeared about 10:55 a.m., Sept. 21, it was quite a surprise to see the shuttle head not down the coast, but toward the Presidio.

  • Military credentialing initiatives a top priority for TRADOC

    Sep 21, 2012

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- In June, President Barack Obama announced a "We Can't Wait" initiative to help service members obtain civilian credentials and licenses for manufacturing and other high-demand skills they received from attending military schools.

  • Army completely redesigns new recruiter training

    Sep 20, 2012

    In a move to rapidly embrace the new Army Learning Model, the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute's Recruiting and Retention School at Fort Jackson, S.C., has completely redesigned the Army Recruiter and Center Commander courses - from the curriculum and facilitation, to the number of students, to the students' duty uniform, to the physical appearance and layout of the classrooms.

  • What's new in Army Recruiter training?

    Sep 20, 2012

    So what's really different in the redesigned Army Recruiter (ARC) and Center Commander (CCC) courses? An easier question to answer would be, "What hasn't changed?" What the schoolhouse does - train noncommissioned officers to recruit for the Army - hasn't changed; it's how they do it that's been turned upside down.

  • Robots in the house

    Sep 20, 2012

    For two weeks in September, the Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., hosted a series of hands-on events as part of a Dismounted Engineer Mobility System Military Utility Assessment to help determine what functions were needed on particular robots and what was missing.

  • Combined Federal Campaign aims to raise $1.15 million

    Sep 20, 2012

    The Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign kicked off its fundraising efforts Sept. 17 with an event at the Landing that showcased the different organizations that people can donate to.

  • SMA tours Fort Sill, talks Army future

    Sep 20, 2012

    The Sergeant Major of the Army visited Fort Sill, Okla., last week, meeting with Soldiers and their families, and observing training on the installation.

  • MPs host regimental week

    Sep 20, 2012

    Fort Leonard Wood is currently hosting the annual gathering of the U.S. Army's Military Police Soldiers until Saturday. This year marks the 71st Anniversary of the U.S. Army Military Police Corps Regiment.

  • 'Bruiser Battalion' adds self-study to AIT course

    Sep 20, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.--3rd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery, the Bruiser Battalion, develops, educates and trains Patriot Advanced Individual Training, Warrant Officer Basic Course, Patriot Master Gunner Course and select partner nations to generate proficient Patriot military occupational skills and versatile warriors to the operational force.

  • Sponsors honored for hosting military students

    Sep 20, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The Fires Center of Excellence International Student Division recognized its host sponsor families during a ceremony Sept. 12 at the Patriot Club. More than 30 families and individuals were honored for opening their hearts and homes to international military students attending training at Fort Sill.

  • Soldiers test their mettle in Expert Infantryman challenges

    Sep 20, 2012

    Dozens of Fort Jackson Soldiers vie for the coveted Expert Infantryman Badge this week, taking part in extensive field tests.

  • Army's best AIT platoon sergeants to compete for top honors

    Sep 19, 2012

    The Army's top nine advanced individual training platoon sergeants will contend for the title of 2012 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year during a competition at Fort Eustis, Va., Sept. 24-28, 2012.

  • Army gears up for next Network Integration Evaluation

    Sep 17, 2012

    As preparations for the Army's Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 kick into high gear, Soldiers, engineers, combat developers and test officials have joined forces at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M., to provide full-time support to what will be the fourth iteration in a series of semi-annual field exercises designed to further integrate and mature the Army's tactical network, and accelerate the way network technologies are delivered to Soldiers through integrated "capability sets" of communications gear.

  • Culinary team prepares to go for gold at Olympics

    Sep 17, 2012

    The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team, which is managed by the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence, Quartermaster School, Combined Arms Support Command, is the military's national culinary team. The JCCoE trains and develops food service leaders, from all services, throughout their careers from advanced individual training through advanced professional courses.

  • Officer shares lessons after friend's suicide

    Sep 14, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 13, 2012) -- Second Lieutenant Noelle Edinger was home on leave in Wyomissing, Pa., in late April when a close friend of hers committed suicide -- an act that ended his life and changed hers.

  • 16th Quartermaster Company closes shop

    Sep 14, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 13, 2012) -- Another unit of the 49th Quartermaster Group was inactivated here Friday during a ceremony at the Post Field House.

  • Army general visits ROTC battalion; discusses leadership

    Sep 14, 2012

    Cadets from Santa Clara University talked leadership and the latest developments in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) assessment process with Lieutenant General David G. Perkins, commander, Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. during his visit to the university Sept. 12.

  • Delegates address issues at AFAP conference

    Sep 14, 2012

    Representatives from each of Cadet Command's eight brigades convene to devise recommendations and solutions to help improve the quality of life for those throughout the organization.

  • Leaders look at Army of the Future

    Sep 14, 2012

    As the Army transitions away from wartime commitments, what should the strategic focus be for future challenges and what will the Army of tomorrow and beyond look like?

  • West Point Branch Week offers education, mentorship for cadets

    Sep 13, 2012

    The U.S. Military Academy's Department of Military Instruction hosted its first Branch Week, Sept. 10-15, 2012, bringing in several hundred tons of military equipment, vehicles and weapons for the academy's spin on a college career fair.

  • CAC briefs USAACE staff, faculty on Doctrine 2015

    Sep 13, 2012

    Fewer, faster, shorter, clearer and more accessible. While most people associated with the Army wouldn't associate those terms with the service's doctrine publications, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is looking to change that with its Doctrine 2015 program.

  • Westphal: Leader development essential to Army of the Future

    Sep 13, 2012

    By the time the students in today's Command and General Staff College Intermediate Level Education class are leading the Army, the Army of the Future will already be here, the under secretary of the Army said last week.

  • CBRN School welcomes new commandant

    Sep 13, 2012

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs became the commandant of the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School and 27th Chief of Chemical in a ceremony held at the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence plaza Sept. 7.

  • Army rolls out networked Capability Set 13

    Sep 12, 2012

    To meet the aggressive schedule the Army set for Capability Set 13 fielding, dozens of engineers and support personnel at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Warren, Mich., have spent the last six months immersed in design, integration and production activities on the first five "super configuration" mine-resistant, ambush-protected prototype vehicles equipped with CS 13 assets.

  • TRADOC CG presents award, participates in ISLC

    Sep 12, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Commanding General, Gen. Robert Cone, visited Fort Huachuca earlier this week to present at the Intelligence Senior Leadership Conference and present a safety award.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 16 September, 1975

    Sep 12, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - USAICS Develops Doctrine, Organization and Operations Concepts for CEWI Units

  • TRADOC deputy CG tours Combined Arms Support Command

    Sep 12, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Halverson tours Combined Arms Support Command

  • Centurion Pins hails accomplishments, dedication of cadet team captains

    Sep 12, 2012

    Forty-two cadet captains from 42 competitive club sports teams were honored Sept. 7 at Washington Hall to recognize the accomplishments and dedication of their leadership. Cadet competitive sports clubs are not as well known as football, soccer and various other corps squad sport teams.

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