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  • Army chief of operations visits TRADOC

    Nov 21, 2012

    Lt. Gen. John Campbell, U.S. Army deputy chief of staff G-3/5/7, traveled to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command headquarters on Fort Eustis, Va., Nov. 15 to meet with command leadership and get a firsthand look at the hands-on training TRADOC students receive.

  • Fair educates Wounded Warriors for future

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- As part of the observance of Wounded Warrior Care Month in November, the Fort Sill Education Services Division hosted an education fair Nov. 8 at Truman Center to provide information for Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers.

  • USAREC 1SG OF THE YEAR 2012 -- 1SG Jonathan D. Jackson

    Nov 21, 2012

    USAREC First Sergeant of the Year 2012, 1SG Jonathan Jackson, Gainesville Company, Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion

  • Ordnance welcomes new Regimental Command Sgt. Maj.

    Nov 20, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- The U.S. Army Ordnance School welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Clinton G. Hall as the 11th regimental command sergeant major during an assumption of responsiblity ceremony Nov. 16.

  • 2 West Point cadets named Rhodes scholars

    Nov 20, 2012

    Two U.S. Military Academy seniors were named Rhodes scholars and will join 30 other American representatives at the University of Oxford in 2013 to pursue a master's degree in their chosen field of study.

  • Fort Huachuca chooses 'the best'

    Nov 20, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Last week, 11 of Fort Huachuca's top Soldiers competed for the title of Fort Huachuca's 'Best Warriors' of 2012.

  • November-December Recruiter Journal Now Online

    Nov 19, 2012

    In this issue: Forging America's Strength: FY13 Priorities, Army Reserve Recruiting TTPs, Market Share Explained - Part 1, Safeguarding PII, USAREC Makes Skilled Linguist Mission for 1st Time, Indiana Recruiters Implement Shipper Ceremony, Nashville NCOs Run Boot Camp for Teachers, Raleigh NCOs compete in Fitness Challenge, and more.

  • Kansas City Chiefs show appreciation for military with game, events on field

    Nov 19, 2012

    Soldiers from Fort Leavenworth, Kan., 50 in all, shared the unique opportunity of re-enlisting on the playing field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., before the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs military appreciation game, Nov. 18, 2012.

  • USAMU takes first in sniper competition

    Nov 16, 2012

    A first-place plaque inscribed with the phrase "12th annual International Sniper Competition" was awarded Nov. 7 to Staff Sgt. Daniel Horner and Spc. Tyler Payne, the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit duo who beat out 35 teams to take the top title in the open class at this year's event, held Nov. 2-5 on Fort Benning.

  • Videos added to teach AARs and ROC Drills

    Nov 16, 2012

    The Army Training Network (ATN) has added two new videos to train Soldiers and develop Army leaders. One video demonstrates how to conduct an After Action Review (AAR), and another shows how to conduct a Rehearsal of Concept drill, or ROC drill.

  • Prescribed burns maintain training lands

    Nov 16, 2012

    A prescribed fire is a planned fire used as a management tool by many area landowners. Each year, Fort Benning's Land Management Branch burns approximately 30,000 acres of Fort Benning training lands using prescribed fire methods.

  • "Iron Brigade" soldiers get fired up at shoot house during NIE

    Nov 16, 2012

    During the rigorous weeks of training in support of the Network Integration Evaluation 13.1, Fort Bliss, soldiers were responsible for assessing modernized equipment that would mature the army's tactical network and further improve the future of the U.S. Army.

  • Marksmanship academy shows Army's adaptability

    Nov 16, 2012

    The Eagle Marksmanship Academy at Fort Campbell, Ky., is a train-the-trainer program the Sabalauski Air Assault School offers to teach leaders how to coach and mentor Soldiers on marksmanship.

  • Teams visit posts to teach unit training management skills and knowledge

    Nov 16, 2012

    Mobile Training Teams will visit nine posts across the Army to teach training managers and trainers how to plan, prepare, execute and assess unit training.

  • Panthers visit post

    Nov 15, 2012

  • Army training for DATE with hybrid threats

    Nov 14, 2012

    Last month, about 1,200 Soldiers parachuted into the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La., to participate in a "Decisive Action Training Environment" exercise meant to prepare them for the hybrid threats the Army will likely face as it shifts away from engagement in Afghanistan.

  • Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson attended grand opening of the new Soldiers Experience exhibit at USAHEC

    Nov 14, 2012

    Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson, TRADOC Deputy Commanding General, attended the grand opening of the new Soldiers Experience exhibit at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center today.

  • 'Soldiers Experience' gallery opens at Carlisle Barracks

    Nov 14, 2012

    The Soldiers Experience exhibit -- a 7,000-square foot gallery -- opened Nov. 9, 2012, at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pa..

  • Bravo Company nabs inaugural Maintainer's Cup at Fort Lee

    Nov 14, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 14, 2012) -- A new tradition was born here during the early morning hours of Nov. 3.

  • Army Strong

    Nov 13, 2012

    Brig. Gen. David K. MacEwen, commanding general of the Soldier Support Institute at Fort Jackson, S.C., enlists 171 Soldiers into the armed forces during a football game Nov. 8.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. Nov 1921

    Nov 8, 2012

    Concerned about large-scale ship-building programs in the US, Great Britain, and Japan following World War I, US President Warren G. Harding organized the Washington Naval Conference in late 1921. The conference was held in Washington DC and nine nations attended. Harding's goal was to establish limits on the number and tonnage of warships of each nation. In addition to concerns of a naval arms race, Harding and other nations were concerned about Japanese expansion in the Pacific.

  • TRADOC commanding general visits Fort Sill

    Nov 8, 2012

  • Daring Warrior continues tradition of excellence

    Nov 8, 2012

  • One Army School System increases training effectiveness, capacity

    Nov 5, 2012

    Army readiness is the key objective of the One Army School System, a system that establishes common standards for individual training and maximizes the opportunities for active duty soldiers to train at Reserve or National Guard courses, and vice versa.

  • Two trainees share MOS, platoon, DNA

    Nov 5, 2012

    Pfc. Austin and Pfc. Zachary Conn have done everything together since the day they were born: Feb. 20, 1993. Nineteen years and four months later they enlisted together in the Army National Guard, and most recently, the pair completed nine weeks of basic training on Sand Hill at Fort Benning, Ga. -- always side by side.

  • Army adapting to face 'deep future' threats

    Nov 5, 2012

    During the recent 2012 Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, members of the Institute of Land Warfare's "Thinking Past Tomorrow -- Where is the Army Going?" panel described the Army of the future, with a focus on the concepts and capabilities needed to meet future unknown threats.

  • USAMU Olympians hailed in nation's Capitol

    Oct 31, 2012

    Soldier Olympians from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit made the rounds in Washington D.C., Oct. 19-24, 2012, talking about their summer and helping inspire Soldiers and civilians alike.

  • Coley puts exclamation on breakthrough year

    Oct 31, 2012

    Spc. Shane Coley, with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, won the 2012 United States Practical Shooting Association open division national championship, Oct. 19, 2012, at the Desert Sportsman's Rifle and Pistol Club in Las Vegas. Coley won his first national championship and, at the age of 21, became the youngest champion in the sport's history.

  • U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit holds action-packed camp for junior shooters

    Oct 31, 2012

    Junior shooters from across the country descended on Fort Benning, Ga., Oct. 26-28, 2012, for the Fifth-Annual U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Action Shooting Junior Clinic at Krilling Range.

  • Soldiers at NIE evaluating capabilities in tactical context

    Oct 31, 2012

    More than 3,800 Soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, deployed to the field Oct. 15, 2012, to begin the evaluation of capabilities in a tactical environment.

  • TRADOC deputy chief of staff recognizes knowledge management interns at ODU

    Oct 31, 2012

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Four interns received recognition awards from Maj. Gen. Mark MacCarley, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's deputy chief of staff during their graduation from the Army-sponsored Agile Knowledge Management Training program at Old Dominion University, Oct. 17.

  • New Warrior Leader Course to begin in January

    Oct 31, 2012

    Preparing Soldiers for the Army of 2020 means restructuring a critical link in the Noncommissioned Officer Education System chain that prepares Soldiers for future leadership -- the Warrior Leader Course.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 1 Nov 1941

    Oct 26, 2012

    Japanese Language School opened at Presidio of San Francisco 1 November 1941.

  • West Point cadets compete to earn slots at top-class training programs

    Oct 25, 2012

    More than 300 U.S. Military Academy cadets endured a rigorous day-long selection process Oct. 20, 2012, all in the hopes of securing the best military training opportunity next summer.

  • Former undercover cop discusses PTSD

    Oct 25, 2012

    Bob Delaney, NBA referee and former undercover police officer, spoke to Soldiers, Families and civilians on post-traumatic stress at the post theater during his visit to Fort Rucker Oct. 23-24.

  • Medics lend skills to Best Warrior Competition

    Oct 25, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 25, 2012) -- Each fall for the past nine years, military and civilian employees throughout Fort Lee have teamed up to support the Department of Army Best Warrior Competition -- an event that brings 24 of the service's top Soldiers together to test their military skills and mettle in a series of challenges that exude the highest Army standards.

  • Odierno visits Fort Jackson

    Oct 25, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits Fort Jackson Oct. 25.

  • Westphal: Maintaining connection with American public critical to future of Army

    Oct 25, 2012

    "Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army are critical in connecting our Army with the American public, " said Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal while discussing the future of the Army with 36 Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army during the 2012 CASA Fall Conference.

  • 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.

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