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  • 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.

  • Never forget -- a day of remembrance

    Sep 12, 2012

    Fort Huachuca hosted a remembrance ceremony on Tuesday, at the Main Post Chapel to remember and honor those affected during the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • 11th TTSB Soldier and NCO of Year Competition held

    Sep 12, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers from the 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade competed in the 11th TTSB Soldier and Noncommissioned-Officer of the Year Competition Sept. 5 at the 11th TTSB headquarters on Fort Huachuca.

  • They are no longer with us: USAWC remembers 9/11

    Sep 11, 2012

    Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett joined Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo and the United States Army War College community to begin Sept. 11, 2012 with this somber reminder and a ceremony dedicated to the college alumni, police, firemen, emergency responders, civilians and the members of the US Armed Forces who perished on September 11, 2001 and those who have sacrificed their lives in the past decade defending the nation.

  • CTC conference focuses on changes in Army training

    Sep 10, 2012

    The Combat Training Center Commanders Conference discussed how the Army will adjust live training events and exercises to respond to the post-Iraq and soon to be post-Afghanistan operational environments.

  • Presidio's 229th MI Bn. changes command

    Sep 10, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Presidio of Monterey community members turned out to say good-bye to one leader while they welcomed another when 229th Military Intelligence Battalion leadership changed hands during a change-of-command ceremony here Aug. 24.

  • Integrated Training Environment testing at Fort Hood begins

    Sep 10, 2012

    Soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Division today began a field test of an innovative system that harnesses Army training technology in a new way.

  • Master fitness trainers make comeback

    Sep 10, 2012

    The Army's Master Fitness Training Course, discontinued in 2001, will soon be back. The pilot course for the new MFTC, which began Aug. 27, 2012, is underway at Fort Jackson, S.C., and the class of about 30 Soldiers will graduate Sept. 21.

  • September 11, 2012--11 years later: Honoring the fallen - moving forward

    Sep 10, 2012

    For Americans, the date "September 11, 2001" evokes very distinct memories of that specific time in our lives when the world, as we knew it, changed forever. Our memories mark this day far more poignantly than any words ever will.

  • Army evaluates coalition communications through NIE process

    Sep 7, 2012

    The U.S. Army is bringing coalition partners into its future tactical communications network through the Network Integration Evaluation process.

  • MP Corps to celebrate 71st anniversary, hold annual conference

    Sep 7, 2012

    Fort Leonard Wood is scheduled to host the annual gathering of the U.S. Army's Military Police Soldiers from Sept. 17-22 on post. This year marks the 71st anniversary of the U.S. Army Military Police Corps Regiment.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history 15 September, 1945

    Sep 7, 2012

    Formation of the Army Security Agency

  • Cadet Command welcomes new enlisted leader

    Sep 7, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Howard succeeds Command Sgt. Maj. Hershel Turner, whose six-year tenure was the longest in the organization's history.

  • Turner wraps up tenure as command's top enlisted leader

    Sep 6, 2012

    After six years with Cadet Command, Command Sgt. Maj. Hershel Turner will hand over his responsibilities Friday to Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Howard.

  • Challenge builds esprit de corps

    Sep 6, 2012

    Students of the Adjutant General Captains Career Course, Class 902-12, participated in a warrior challenge event at Weston Lake, Aug. 23.

  • ADA Soldiers perfect rail loading techniques

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- One of the many challenges of a deployment is just getting you and your equipment there. Soldiers from the "I Strike" 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery took the first step in ensuring their equipment's arrival overseas by conducting rail load operations.

  • Warrior Adventure Quest seeks to recondition Soldiers

    Sep 6, 2012

    Recovering from a deployment can be difficult for many Soldiers. That's why Installation Management Command developed a program of high-intensity activities to help bring Soldiers back to a stateside state of mind.

  • Sill Soldier receives Purple Heart

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- "Attention to orders!" said 1st Lt. Miguel Arroliga, the human resource officer in charge assigned to 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery. Before a crowd of fellow service members and Nunley's family, Brig. Gen. Donald MacWillie, 1st Infantry Division deputy commanding general for support, awarded the Purple Heart to the Soldier, a section chief assigned to B Battery, 2-18th FA at the battalion's war room.

  • Victory starts here

    Sep 6, 2012

    New Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment conquer Victory Tower during recent Basic Combat Training exercises.

  • 75th FiB Soldier wins Sill quarterly award

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- An artilleryman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery was selected as the Fort Sill and Fires Center of Excellence Soldier of the Quarter after a two-day competition Aug. 9-10.

  • USAWC stability publication on the street

    Sep 5, 2012

    Army Doctrine Publication ADP 3-07 and Army Doctrine Reference Publication ADRP 3-07, Stability, posted September 1, 2012.

  • Prevent Soldier suicides

    Sep 5, 2012

  • Senior leaders combat hazing

    Sep 5, 2012

  • Kick, punch, slam: Soldiers learn Level II Army Combatives

    Sep 5, 2012

    Thirty-one Soldiers from across Fort Leonard Wood, in a variety of jobs and units, came together for 3rd Chemical Brigade's Level II Combatives Training. The two-week course would give them experience at Level II, and give them the skills to instruct combatives in their unit.

  • Quartermaster Corps welcome new commander

    Sep 5, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 5, 2012) -- Command of the Quartermaster School and Corps changed hands in a ceremony Aug. 30 at the 262nd QM Battalion Parade Field.

  • Joint Logistics Over the Shore: Waterborne Soldiers - The Force Behind the Trident

    Aug 30, 2012

    The Trident pier is maintained by the 331st Transport Company, "Causeway or No Way", 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade. The Roll-On/Roll-Off Discharge Facility pier conducts missions that are respected as the most dangerous in the watercraft field. It takes every ounce of muscle and sweat from the approximately 100 Soldiers assigned to the company to assemble the 1,200-foot pier. The highly anticipated Joint Logistics-Over-the-Shore exercise held this summer at Fort Story, Va. showcased the Trident pier and the strength of the troops involved

  • Foreign military delegates tour Fort Lee

    Aug 30, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 30, 2012) -- Foreign military officers from eight countries in Southwest Asia paid a visit to Fort Lee Monday and Tuesday to learn more about the Combined Arms Support Command and the training mission of the Sustainment Center of Excellence.

  • Quartermasters conduct Woman's Equality Day Run

    Aug 30, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 30, 2012) -- Fort Lee's 49th Quartermaster Group conducted a Women's Equality Day Run to celebrate Women's Equality Day.

  • Soldiers develop new skills, confidence in BCT

    Aug 30, 2012

    New skills and new challenges awaited Soldiers from Company C, 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment during their second week of Basic Combat Training. Chemical defense, first aid and physical fitness training were all part of the week, but it was the CS gas (tear gas) Confidence Chamber on Aug. 21 that challenged their courage.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history 6 September, 2012

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Several events, peaking with the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, underscored the need for changes to Human Intelligence (HUMINT) policy.

  • SMA Chandler visits Fort Rucker

    Aug 30, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited Fort Rucker Aug. 22-23 to see the different training that goes on at the installation, as well as speak with Soldiers and Families about bringing professionalism back to the Army.

  • USAACE welcomes new deputy

    Aug 30, 2012

    The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence welcomed a new deputy commander to the installation and said farewell to a familiar face during a ceremony Aug. 24.

  • Army Chief of Staff, NFL commissioner sign joint TBI initiative

    Aug 30, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Aug. 30, 2012) -- The U.S. Military Academy hosted a joint panel discussion with the Army and the NFL Aug. 30 to promote cultural change on traumatic brain injury, Soldier-athlete awareness and reducing the stigma caused by seeking treatment for concussions and other brain-related injuries.

  • West Point commemorates Women's Equality Day

    Aug 29, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Aug. 29, 2012) -- The West Point Equal Opportunity Office, the Simon Center for the Professional Military Ethic, the U.S. Corps of Cadets Respect staff and the Margaret Corbin Forum hosted the annual Women's Equality Day luncheon at the West Point Club Aug. 24. The event began with a brief history of the women's suffrage movement by Class of 2013 Cadet Elizabeth Kim.

  • Thirty-two cadets, midshipmen attend Stevens Conference

    Aug 29, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Aug. 29, 2012) -- Thirty-two top cadet leaders from service academies across the country including the U.S. Military, Naval, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine Academies attended the annual Robert T. Stevens Service Academies Leaders' Conference beginning Aug. 27 at Eisenhower Hall and spent four days attending seminars and workshops on leadership.

  • Exercise 'forges' agile, adaptive leaders

    Aug 29, 2012

    "Leader Forge" -- the name refers to a 10-day period of continuous operations conducted by students in Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course and held about two weeks from graduation. Another round of lieutenants, 130 in D Company, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, have just wrapped up the exercise, which started early last week.

  • 101st Airborne Division female Soldiers first to test prototype body armor

    Aug 28, 2012

    While advances in female Army Combat Uniforms are already available, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) first suggested changes be made to Improved Outer Tactical Vests for women in 2009.

  • Three-event APFT retained pending baseline Soldier physical readiness study

    Aug 24, 2012

    The Army will retain the current three-event Army Physical Fitness Test, pending a study to determine the best method to measure baseline Soldier physical readiness.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history August 26, 2012

    Aug 24, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - General Pershing Creates Assistant Chief of Staff, G2

  • 4-3 ADA excels at SPEAR evaluation

    Aug 24, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- As 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery Soldiers prepare for an upcoming deployment, the unit is doing everything it can to prepare its Soldiers for the task ahead.

  • Soldiers learn total fitness

    Aug 24, 2012

    Soldiers from the 75th Fires Brigade and various units assigned to Fort Sill, Okla., attended the Commander's Total Fitness Course, Aug. 6-10, 2012, at the digital training facility here.

  • Army recruiting criminal investigators

    Aug 24, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is seeking qualified applicants to become highly-trained criminal investigators.

  • 15W UAS operators learn ground, flight skills on FH

    Aug 23, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Typically, Fort Huachuca enjoys more than 300 days a year of favorable unmanned aircraft systems flying weather due to the sunshine in its arid desert location. On top of that, there is available airspace and infrastructure at the airfield at the Black Tower training facility available to support UAS operations. Due to this, Soldiers entering into the military occupational specialty 15W, unmanned aircraft systems operators, learn their craft on the installation. This includes both on-the-ground and flight training.

  • Civilian leadership training revamped

    Aug 23, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- With Armywide budget cuts, Col. Paul Hossenlopp, Fort Sill Garrison commander is focused not only on Soldiers, but on the civilian workforce. "My number one priority has always been to keep everyone employed. My number two priority is to offer you opportunities to develop," said Hossenlopp.

  • Soldiers volunteer to train Civil Air Patrol cadets

    Aug 23, 2012

    Cadets of nearly every age from the Dothan and Montgomery Civil Air Patrol squadrons met Aug. 17 at Fort Rucker Range Area 16 to participate in a land navigation course with Soldiers from Fort Rucker to learn how to properly traverse the landscape.

  • Cadet Command welcomes new deputy

    Aug 23, 2012

    Col. Erik Peterson replaces Col. Peggy Combs as deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Cadet Command

  • Allied liaison officers provide link

    Aug 23, 2012

    Allied liaison officers are part of the force on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and represent eight different nations.

  • Getting adjusted: Life in Basic Combat Training

    Aug 23, 2012

    The four privates the GUIDON is following in this series have successfully completed their first week of Basic Combat Training. "The new Charlie Comanche Soldiers are getting adjusted to life here in Basic Combat Training," said Lt. Col. Erik Anderson, 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment commander. "They are off to a great start as they begin their journey to transform from civilian volunteer to a U.S. Army Soldier." The focus of this first week of BCT is learning how to look, act and walk like a Soldier.

  • Ravens fly over Schofield

    Aug 23, 2012

    Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division participated in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle training, Aug. 21, 2012, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Deputy commander reflects on tenure with Cadet Command

    Aug 22, 2012

    Col. Peggy Combs departs Cadet Command on Thursday en route to her next assignment as commandant of the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and a promotion to brigadier general.

  • Transportation Corps hosts Vietnam War commemoration

    Aug 22, 2012

    The Transportation Corps, in partnership with the U.S. Army Quartermaster and Women's museums, hosted a 50th commemoration of the Vietnam War, Aug. 17, 2012, at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Olson ready to make Paralympic history

    Aug 22, 2012

    Years of determination, hard work and resilience have led Sgt. 1st Class Josh Olson to the cusp of making history at the 2012 London Paralympic Games.

  • Post gateway to grace official state map cover

    Aug 22, 2012

    ATLANTA -- The State Transportation Board voted Thursday to showcase the Columbus Gateway entrance to Fort Benning on the cover of Georgia's official state map. The Victory Drive entrance to Fort Benning serves as a welcome to Soldiers and visitors alike.

  • Paratrooper sculpture 'hallmark' of Airborne School

    Aug 22, 2012

    Passersby on Edwards Street may notice something new on the Fort Benning landscape. An abstract metal sculpture of a paratrooper with an open parachute was installed this summer on Eubanks Field, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Vietnam-era transporters gather at Fort Lee

    Aug 22, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 22, 2012) -- Like many before him, retired Sgt. 1st Class Dan Kritzer received a less-than-enthusiastic welcome upon his return to the United States after serving in Vietnam.

  • New Training Management Doctrine on its way

    Aug 21, 2012

    The new manuals are part of the Doctrine 2015 that restructures how the Army develops and publishes doctrinal manuals. Several of these new manuals have already been put into print, such as Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 3-0 and 5-0, but on Aug. 31 it is expected that most of the remaining foundational manuals will be complete and made available to the public.

  • 'Vanguard' Soldiers field precision-guided mortar munitions

    Aug 20, 2012

    Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, now have a more accurate method of firing indirect mortar rounds into congested areas, if necessary, after fielding the Accelerated Precision Mortar Initiative cartridge over the past three weeks at Fort Stewart, Ga.

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