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  • 3rd Chem Brigade welcomes new top noncommissioned officer

    Jul 12, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. John Hawley relinquished responsibility of the 3rd Chemical Brigade to Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Aldenberg during a change-of-responsibility ceremony in Fort Leonard Wood's Shea Gym July 2.

  • USAACE names new commander

    Jul 12, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum will be the next commanding general of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker, the Army announced July 9.

  • MPs maintain 24-hour vigilance on Fort Leonard Wood

    Jul 12, 2012

    As the duty day closes on Fort Leonard Wood, the military police station gears up for evening patrols. Run by a team of civilians and military personnel, the MP station is open 24/7 to respond to crime and help prevent it.

  • Air Defense Artillery Leader returns to Fort Sill

    Jul 12, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (12 June 2012) -- Col. Donald Fryc was honored as the Air Defense Artillery School commandant and chief of ADA during a reveille ceremony July 9, in front of McNair Hall.

  • 111th Military Intelligence Brigade to change commanders

    Jul 12, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- 111th Military Intelligence Brigade to change commanders

  • Ordnance School's 59th Ord Brigade gets new commander

    Jul 12, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va.(JULY 5, 2012)- The 59th Ordnance Brigade conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Whittington Field on the Ordnance Campus.

  • Sill Soldiers prepare for All Army combatives

    Jul 12, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A team of 14 Soldiers are sharpening their Modern Army Combatives Program skills in preparation for the Army Combatives Championship at Fort Hood, Texas, July 25-28.

  • Cooking course gives students EDGE

    Jul 12, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 12, 2012)- Military Family member Tatyana Magee said she had a deft touch when it came to flipping pancakes, but outside of that, didn't know much about cooking so she attended a cooking course.

  • Army releases third quarter accident data

    Jul 12, 2012

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center data show the third quarter of fiscal year 2012 has been the deadliest yet this year regarding accidents, with 42 Soldiers lost between April 1 and June 30.

  • WHINSEC board of visitors meet

    Jul 12, 2012

    The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation's board of visitors, a federally chartered oversight committee, met in its annual Columbus session June 27-28. The June 27 session, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Columbus, included information updates from Michael Fortin, Office of the Secretary of Defense Policy Division; Francisco Palmieri, Department of State Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Brig. Gen. Daniel Hokanson, representing U.S. Northern Command; and Gen. Douglas Fraser, commander of U.S. Southern Command.

  • Partnering with education important to Army

    Jul 11, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Henry Huntley, U.S. Army Recruiting Command's deputy commanding general, was asked to speak to Kentucky principals about the challenges facing today's students and how the Army is partnering with educators to make a difference.

  • Marksmanship Unit Soldier reinvents career, set to make history

    Jul 11, 2012

    Nine years after losing his leg in a rocket-propelled grenade attack while on patrol in Iraq, Sgt. 1st Class Josh Olson has reinvented his Army career. Going from an Infantry squad leader to a wounded warrior, he is now a Paralympic shooter.

  • Fort Benning's Good Hope Training Area opens

    Jul 11, 2012

    The first class of lieutenants to begin training at the Armor School's Basic Officer Leader Course after it moved to Fort Benning, Ga., is now the first group to conduct a field-training exercise in the Good Hope Maneuver Training Area, which officially opened July 9, 2012.

  • Robotics rodeo showcases new technologies

    Jul 9, 2012

    More than 40 vendors and five universities showcased nearly 75 different technologies during the 2012 Robotics Rodeo at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • DS graduates entire platoon

    Jul 6, 2012

    Forty-five Soldiers in 1st Platoon, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, graduated from basic training Tuesday. Standing in formation on Soldier Field at the National Infantry Museum, they represented 100 percent of the Soldiers who first joined the platoon nine-and-a-half weeks ago, which was a goal set by Staff Sgt. Deon Pearman.

  • NCO Academy sharpens leadership

    Jul 6, 2012

    The NCO creed states: "All Soldiers are entitled to outstanding leadership; I will provide that leadership." But how does an NCO learn leadership? One could argue that much of it begins at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy's Warrior Leader Course. The 17-day course is geared toward specialists and sergeants. Most have either recently taken a position of responsibility over Soldiers or will upon return to their unit.

  • Ordnance School training brigade gets new commander

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va.(JULY 5, 2012)- The 59th Ordnance Brigade conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Whittington Field on the Ordnance Campus.

  • Fort Lee officer touts TRICARE benefit

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 5, 2012)- Capt. Grace Hurlocker will always be grateful for the "perks" of military life, particularly the health care benefits that are giving her daughter a better chance at a happy, healthy future.

  • Military Intelligence Branch and Corps celebrate anniversaries, open heritage walkway

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. -- Last Friday, the Military Intelligence Corps held a recognition and ribbon cutting ceremony to honor its founding members and open the new Military Intelligence Soldier Heritage Walkway. The event was part of the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence celebration of the 50th anniversary of the MI Branch and 25th anniversary of the MI Corps.

  • Simulator helps ADA students train for fight

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Air defenders at Fort Sill now have a new Patriot missile system simulator. Students began using the Cognitive Air Defense Training Systems, or CAD-TS, in June at Monti Hall.

  • Fort Sill hosts its first Garner's Cup contest

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade hosted the return of the Garner's Cup Competition June 25 at the Henry Post Army Airfield.

  • New commander takes control of 1-11th Avn.

    Jul 5, 2012

    Fort Rucker welcomed the new commander of the 1st Battalion, 11th Aviation Regiment, during a ceremony at Howze Field June 28.

  • 428th FA Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The 428th Field Artillery Brigade welcomed a new commander June 29 at the Old Post Quadrangle.

  • Gary Sinise visits Soldiers, families at Fort Rucker

    Jul 5, 2012

    Before his scheduled appearance at Freedom Fest actor Gary Sinise made a few unexpected visits to Soldiers and family members, July 2, 2012.

  • Family, friends honor pioneer in Aviation

    Jul 5, 2012

    It's not often that people have the opportunity to know someone who paved the way for others to follow, but those who knew retired CW5 Mary C. Smalley had the chance to know a pioneer for women in Aviation.

  • 214th Fires Brigade selects best logistician

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The 214th Fires Brigade kicked off its 2nd Annual Best LOG Competition in the early morning June 26.

  • Parker looks to make fourth time a charm in London

    Jul 3, 2012

    It happens to the best of them. Ask John Elway. Or Lebron James. Being at the top of their profession doesn't mean a championship comes right away. It takes perseverance and hard work.

  • AWG's Concepts and Integration Squadron changes command

    Jul 3, 2012

    "(The Concepts Integration Squadron) directly works to defeat current and emerging threats ... threats that are often irregular, asymmetric and hybrid, and are increasingly clever, adaptive and networked," Mahaney said. "The way I see it, they own the meeting point where not only concepts are tested and integrated together, but where they are then taken to meet reality."

  • Field sanitation training empowers 159th CAB Soldiers

    Jul 3, 2012

    Soldiers with the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade buckled down for a 40-hour field sanitation certification class beginning June 22 to learn how to protect themselves and their battle buddies against diseases in field environments.

  • From Recruiting Command to the White House

    Jul 3, 2012

    In August, Army recruiter Staff Sgt. Kyle Busby starts a three-year tour with the White House Medical Unit, which provides comprehensive medical care to the president, vice president and their immediate families.

  • USAREC Improves 79R Career Management

    Jul 3, 2012

    For the first time in Recruiting Command history career recruiters have an assignment branch of sorts that parallels the way the rest of the enlisted career management field (CMF) cells are set up in the U.S. Army Human Resources Command.

  • Military Intelligence Corps activates

    Jul 3, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. -- On July 1, 1987, the Military Intelligence Corps was activated under the U.S. Army Regimental System. This was the culmination of a four-year process, intended to offer Soldier stabilization and affiliation.

  • West Virginia woman signs on as first female Bradley mechanic

    Jul 3, 2012

    Cicely Verstein didn't plan on breaking any new ground when she enlisted in the Army. But the job she selected at the recruiting station has thrust her into the military spotlight.

  • Family of WW2 infantryman receives postumous awards

    Jul 2, 2012

  • Ex-NBA ref blows whistle on PTSD

    Jun 29, 2012

    Bob Delaney said it's time to change the way people think about post traumatic stress.

  • Dining facility aims for taste of victory

    Jun 29, 2012

    Linda Watson, manager of the Drill Sergeant School dining facility, said she wasn't worried about preparing for her evaluation in this year's Philip A. Connelly Awards. The program is held annually to recognize excellence in the preparation and serving of food in both garrison and field environments, but Watson said the dining facility's staff had done nothing special to prepare for last week's evaluation.

  • Fallen Soldier recognized with building dedication

    Jun 29, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- A Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center graduate was memorialized with a building dedication June 22 in recognition of his bravery and selflessness in paying the ultimate sacrifice for his country.

  • MCTP hosts mass atrocity prevention, response exercise

    Jun 29, 2012

  • 59th Ordnance Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 29, 2012

    Col. Thomas A. Rivard assumed command of the U.S. Army Ordnance School's 59th Ordnance Brigade in a ceremony June 29 on Whittington Field.

  • TRADOC officer experiences life in Australia as liaison officer

    Jun 28, 2012

    The opportunity to travel abroad and experience foreign cultures such as Australia may only be a dream for some, but not for Maj. Trent Upton, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's liaison officer to the Australian Army's Forces Command Headquarters -- where he has spent the last eight months at a place called Paddington.

  • TRADOC leaders discuss future fight, way ahead with 21st century training

    Jun 28, 2012

    A focus on revitalizing home station training and incorporating more challenging leader development are two components set to earmark the Army's way ahead for the fighting force and 21st century training.

  • Under Secretary salutes Army Safety

    Jun 28, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal got an in-depth look at the daily operations of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center at Fort Rucker, Ala., during a visit June 26, 2012.

  • Westphal visits Fort Rucker

    Jun 28, 2012

    Observing Aviation training firsthand and interacting with the Soldiers going through flight school were just a few of the reasons Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal said he visited Fort Rucker June 25-26.

  • 'Providers' bid farewell to 'Victory' Bn

    Jun 28, 2012

    The Victory Battalion said it's goodbyes to the Marne Family, June 21. The 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division, cased their colors for inactivation.

  • Multitask Equals Multirisk

    Jun 28, 2012

    I was tired as I sat in class thinking, "I can't wait to get in my bed." I'd woken up at 4:30 that morning to report to work and, as soon as I got off, headed to class. As I tried to pay attention during the four-hour-long class, I kept wishing it would get over early. I had already worked 40 hours that week and it was only Wednesday.

  • Guiding to Safety

    Jun 28, 2012

    Moving large pieces of equipment in tight spaces requires a properly trained and positioned ground guide. However, it only takes a split second to lose sight of your ground guide, or for him or her to make a wrong move that could result in major damage to a piece of equipment or, even worse, a fatal injury. The Army's equipment is often large and can be awkward to move into position, and rough terrain and adverse weather create extra hazards.

  • What Would You Do?

    Jun 28, 2012

    Our mission was to conduct a multiship air assault of ground forces. We were under night vision goggles with less than 20 percent illumination and below 300 feet above ground level. I suddenly noticed out of the left side of my field of view a set of wires perpendicular to our route of flight. At that exact moment, my left-side door gunner announced, "Wires!"

  • 30th ADA welcomes new commander

    Jun 28, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The 30th Air Defense Artillery Brigade welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 22 at Polo Field on Fort Sill.

  • Ordnance Training Detachment dons new patch

    Jun 28, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- A new era for the Ordnance Training Detachment at Fort Sill began with the activation of a student company June 22.

  • Retreat honors departing general

    Jun 28, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Farewells reached a crescendo June 23 when the Lawton-Fort Sill community honored Brig. Gen. Daniel Karbler at a retreat ceremony in front of McNair Hall on Fort Sill.

  • Fort Leonard Wood CBRN teams compete

    Jun 28, 2012

    The U.S. Chemical Corps Regiment commemorated its 94th anniversary by kicking off a two-week celebration with the Best Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Warrior Competition June 17-22.

  • Like this! Fort Leonard Wood drill sergeant answers questions from public live via Facebook

    Jun 28, 2012

    With the popularity of social media, Fort Leonard Wood is using the Internet to bring one of the post's most knowledgeable assets directly to personal computers around the world -- drill sergeants.

  • CASCOM commander tours Ordnance School

    Jun 28, 2012

    CASCOM commander tours Ordnance School

  • Drill Sergeant of the Year competition ends, winners to be announced

    Jun 28, 2012

    Within hours, the active and reserve component 2012 Drill Sergeants of the Year will be announced.

  • Pair of first-time Olympians ready for the spotlight

    Jun 27, 2012

    They've pictured themselves there, in Olympic Stadium, walking through the tunnel out into the open air in front of thousands in the stands and millions watching on television.

  • Battling toxic leadership

    Jun 27, 2012

  • Behind the Veil

    Jun 27, 2012

  • CASCOM commander retires after 34 years of service

    Jun 27, 2012

    Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge bid farewell to the Army June 26 after serving 34 years on active duty. Hundreds gathered at the 1st Logistical Command War Memorial to celebrate the career of the former Combined Arms Support Command commanding general.

  • West Point cadets discuss R-Day, training for the Class of 2016

    Jun 27, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (June, 27, 2012) -- It's all about precision and attention to details leading up to Reception Day as the cadet cadre prepares to welcome in the new cadets to the Class of 2016 on Monday.

  • Becoming proficient in Army Profession and Ethic training

    Jun 27, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (June 27, 2012) -- Since its inception in July 2010, the Master Army Profession and Ethic Trainer, or MAPET, course has provided more than 200 Army professionals with the latest methods, tools and techniques for managing professional character development.

  • Wyche takes command of Combined Arms Support Command

    Jun 27, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche assumed command of the Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence in a ceremony June 26 on Sgt. William W. Seay Parade Field.

  • Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors stay on the move on day 3

    Jun 27, 2012

    Movement and more movement defined day three of the 2012 Drill Sergeant of the Year competition at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Carlisle Barracks Army Wellness Center set to open in July

    Jun 26, 2012

    The Carlisle Barracks Army Wellness Center, set to begin operations in July, marks another important milestone in the Army's campaign to improve the well-being of Soldiers, family members, retirees and Army civilian employees.

  • Service members gather at Presidio to honor fallen sailor

    Jun 26, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Students, staff and faculty at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center gathered May 31 to pay tribute to Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason M. Steen, who died unexpectedly while camping with friends May 19.

  • Network Integration Evaluation, Agile Process bring about fundamental change

    Jun 26, 2012

    Experts from U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command discussed the Network Integration Evaluations and the Agile Process during the Virginia Peninsula General Douglas MacArthur Chapter of the Association of the United States Army professional development forum in Williamsburg, Va., June 21, 2012.

  • Drill sergeants competing for 2012 title maintain high spirits on second day of competition

    Jun 26, 2012

    Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors completed day two of the four-day Drill Sergeant of the Year competition, June 26, 2012, at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Army chief talks Warfighter, future force during Fort Hood visit

    Jun 25, 2012

    The future Army force must be able to respond to complex missions quickly with flexibility and adaptability in all formations, explained Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno, June 22, 2012, at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • After almost two decades with the Army, Marines head home

    Jun 25, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- On June 22, eight Marines became the last class of Utilities Equipment Repairers to graduate from the U.S. Army Ordnance School. While the ceremony represented the end of a 17-year joint Army/Marine endeavor, it signified the beginning of a new level of training for the Marines.

  • Get your ACT together, IDP makes planning your future easy

    Jun 25, 2012

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. - Are you an Army Soldier, officer or Army civilian who has an individual development plan, or IDP, due in the near future?

  • TRADOC commander outlines transition to Army of the Future

    Jun 25, 2012

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command had an opportunity to share his thoughts on the Army of the Future with the local chapter of the Association of the United States Army during a professional development forum in Williamsburg, Va., June 21, 2012.

  • CASCOM energizes Army's focus on Operational Energy

    Jun 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command tasked U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command in July 2011 to serve as the agency responsible for leading and coordinating a multifunctional development team.

  • Final Farewell

    Jun 25, 2012

    As he prepared to leave the headquarters building for the final time, Combined Arms Support Command Soldiers and civilian employees surprised Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge, CASCOM and Sustainment Center of Excellence commanding general, by lining the hallway of the building to bid him farewell.

  • Ordnance Soldiers return from Afghanistan

    Jun 25, 2012

    Maintenance Training Team completes five month deployment.

  • 2012 Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors complete day one

    Jun 25, 2012

    Six of the U.S. Army's best drill sergeants began vying for the title of 2012 Army Drill Sergeant of the Year, June 25, 2012, at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Army Under Secretary discusses the Army's better business practices at Wharton Leadership Conference

    Jun 25, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal discusses Army transformation and instituting better business practices Army wide at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania's 16th annual Wharton Leadership Conference, June 20, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pa.

  • Word to the wise: Minn. school new academic bowl champs

    Jun 24, 2012

    Knowledge is king as Saint Thomas Academy wins the Army and tri-services quiz bowl titles at the annual Junior ROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl event.

  • JLAB participants get new perspective on history

    Jun 23, 2012

    Junior ROTC Cadets from across the country are taking part this weekend in an annual leadership symposium and academic bowl, offering opportunities for personal and professional development.

  • QLLEX keeps the Army rolling along

    Jun 22, 2012

    Nothing in the military moves without fuel, and for more than 2,100 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics exercise provides the opportunity to hone their petroleum distribution skills.

  • ACES team receives honorary plaque for support during POTUS visit

    Jun 22, 2012

    For their excellence, unquestionable team work and dedication to Soldiers and Family Members, the Army Continuing Education System's team was recognized for their distinguished work when President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle visited the home of the Third Infantry Division as the selected installation to sign an executive order protecting Soldiers, Family Members and veterans from education fraud and scams of federal education benefits in April.

  • TRADOC leaders speak at mission command

    Jun 22, 2012

    The 2012 Association of the United States Army Mission Command Symposium, Kansas City, Mo. hosted a professional development forum on Mission Command, and kicked off the two-day event which included Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and Lt. Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center. The Army leaders discussed partnering with Forces Command (FORSCOM), training leader competencies, the concept of regionally aligned forces and more.

  • New commanding general for U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

    Jun 22, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Edens assumed command June 22 of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center from Brig Gen. William T. Wolf.

  • Property Accountability Campaign -- 2 Years of Success

    Jun 22, 2012

    This July marks the two year anniversary of the Chief of Staff of the Army's Property Accountability Campaign, and the accomplishments achieved in those two years deserve recognition.

  • Army Learning Model is key in Mission Command education

    Jun 21, 2012

    Implementing the Army Learning Model to accomplish mission command was discussed by Army leaders during the Mission Command Leader Education Panel at the AUSA Mission Command Symposium, June 19, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Lee dedicates tree to honor most senior fallen military member of Afghan war

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 21, 2012) -- Fort Lee honored a fallen Quartermaster Soldier here June 14 at a tree dedication ceremony near the 1st Logistics Memorial along Lee Avenue.

  • Sill honors departing deputy CG

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Friends and dignitaries from Lawton-Fort Sill gathered to honor Fort Sill's departing senior civilian during a retreat ceremony June 15 in front of McNair Hall. Kirby Brown was the first civilian deputy to the commanding general of the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill arriving here in August 2007. He now moves on to the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • Diamond Brigade tests Soldiers in 'endurathon'

    Jun 21, 2012

    Officers and senior noncommissioned officers with the 75th Fires Brigade hosted the brigade's first Red Dragon Endurathon, June 1, 2012, at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Quartermasters uphold traditions with regimental review, induct seven into hall of fame

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 21, 2012) -- Retired Maj. Gen. Joe M. Ernst made it clear that achievement rarely comes without the support of others.

  • Sill celebrates Army birthday No. 237

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill celebrated the Army's 237th birthday and Flag Day with a ceremony June 14 outside McNair Hall. Hundreds of service members, employees, family, friends and leaders from the Lawton-Fort Sill community attended the annual, half-hour morning celebration.

  • Cookout brings WTU, SFAC together

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 June 2012) -- The Fort Sill Warrior Transition Unit celebrated the Army's 237th birthday in a special way June 14. They combined the birthday celebration with a cookout for wounded warriors and their families in observance of Father's Day.

  • 434th FA Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 June 2012) -- The 434th Field Artillery Brigade welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 12 at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • 1-13th Avn. welcomes new commander

    Jun 21, 2012

    Fort Rucker welcomed the new commander of the 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment during a ceremony at Howze Field June 19.

  • Full spectrum: Army pilots, Unmanned Aircraft Systems operators to team up on battlefield

    Jun 21, 2012

    Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems will take on a new role as a Combat Aviation Brigade element with the upcoming deployment this fall of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • Fort Rucker provides virtual training for deploying combat aviation brigades

    Jun 21, 2012

    When it's time to go to war, the first step into theater for deploying combat aviation brigades is not on foreign soil. It's at Fort Rucker, Ala., where the final phase of the brigade training takes place.

  • Competitors prove their warrior spirit

    Jun 21, 2012

    Our 2012 Platoon Sergeant, NCO and Soldier of the Year competition truly tested the mental and physical strength as well as the tactical and technical abilities of 10 Fort Jackson warriors.

  • Fort Jackson Soldiers put bodies, minds to the test in competitions

    Jun 21, 2012

    Ten of Fort Jackson's best Soldiers vied for the titles of Platoon Sergeant of the Year, Noncommissioned Officer of the Year and Soldier of the Year during a competition June 12-15.

  • Army, TRADOC set Soldiers up for success with job credentialing

    Jun 21, 2012

    The Army's Training and Doctrine Command is working to increase opportunities for Soldiers to receive civilian credentialing for attending military schools.

  • Fort Benning ushers in new commanding general

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning welcomed a new leader Wednesday. After formally receiving his second star, Maj. Gen. H.R. McMaster succeeded Maj. Gen. Robert Brown during a change of command ceremony at the National Infantry Museum's Soldier Field. McMaster takes over as the installation's 53rd commanding general and third to lead the MCoE.

  • MCoE honors fallen officers

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence has named two facilities at McGinnis-Wickam Hall after a pair of lieutenant colonels killed in the war on terrorism. A first-floor lecture hall is now officially known as Derby Auditorium in honor of Lt. Col. Garnet "Gary" R. Derby, while a classroom on the east side of the headquarters building was designated the Fenty Room for Lt. Col. Joseph J. Fenty Jr. The dual dedication ceremonies, which kicked off in Marshall Auditorium, took place Monday. About 700 people attended, including the Families of both men.

  • Army's top enlisted Soldier makes first-time visit to FH

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Army's most senior non-commissioned officer made his first visit to Fort Huachuca this week. The 14th Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond Chandler III and his wife Jeanne visited the installation on Monday and Tuesday.

  • U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit welcomes new commander

    Jun 20, 2012

    Soldiers, civilians, friends and family members of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit welcomed a new commander on Wednesday to the 'Home of Champions.' Lt. Col. Don King, Jr. assumed command from Lt. Col. Daniel Hodne at the unit's Ceremony Hill located adjacent to Pool Range Complex. Hodne, who commanded the unit for three years, is headed to the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa.

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