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  • Army S&T officials discuss collaboration to support Soldiers

    Apr 25, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- About 50 senior U.S. Army science and technology officials discussed new methods to bring capabilities to Soldiers faster April 24. During the Science, Technology, and Engineering Executive Forum, uniformed and civilian leaders from across the Army focused on implementing faster and less expensive methods to transition research and development. Dale A. Ormond, director of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, said his goal is to improve the ability to field technology by better understanding the Army's program executive offices' needs.

  • Fort Leonard Wood honors 13 as 'Instructor of the Year'

    Apr 25, 2012

    The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood honored 13 instructors who competed against their peers and earned the "Instructor of the Year" award for 2011 in Lincoln Hall Auditorium Monday.

  • 38 teams compete for title of 2012 Best Sapper at Fort Leonard Wood

    Apr 25, 2012

    One competitor described the competition as smashing the 28-day Sapper Leader Course into 53 hours of grueling tasks spread across Fort Leonard Wood. Now two engineers have proven they are the 2012 Best Sappers -- Capt. Mike Kendall and Staff Sgt. Frank Batts, from the 82 Airborne Division, in Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • 11th ACR conducts Basic Sniper Observer Course

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- "Ready… ready… fire" is shouted out over a desert firing range as Sgt. Gil Landtiser, a Trooper with Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, fires a shot. Landtiser then confirms his shot and then moves on to the next target.

  • Units tap JCATS to measure training goals

    Apr 25, 2012

    The Clarke Simulation Center on Harmony Church has a place where all units can practice mission command. A multipurpose tool called Joint Combat and Tactical Simulation can be tailored around an "infinite number of scenarios" to prepare leaders in planning, creating staff positions, battle tracking and proper communication procedures before and after live training events, said George Ford, the facility's constructive simulations chief. Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below, or FBCB2, and Command Post of the Future capabilities are fully integrated into JCATS exercises.

  • U.S. troops a force against genocide

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 25, 2012) -- American military personnel are in a unique position to stop genocide, a retired Army chaplain told more than 100 service members and civilians gathered at Liberty Chapel April 18 for Fort Lee's Holocaust Day of Remembrance Observance.

  • Sustainers take training to new heights

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. (April 25, 2012) -- New York Army National Guard assault helicopter battalion aerial gunnery exercise at Fort A.P. Hill April 17 presented a unique training opportunity for participants of the 16th Ordnance Battalion Sustainment Warrior Field Training Exercise rotation 12-19.

  • Army launches new resource for Army civilian training, leader development

    Apr 25, 2012

    The Army launched a one-stop website consolidating information about Civilian training, competitive professional development and leader development opportunities.

  • Army Logistics University students get unique look at Civil War battle

    Apr 25, 2012

    HOPEWELL, Va. (April 25, 2012) -- All officers experience staff rides throughout their Army careers, but very few take a look at the operational strategic level like students from the Theater Logistics Studies Program from the Army Logistics University here.

  • Soldier loses 114 Pounds to join ranks

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 25, 2012) -- His face was a shade redder, his brow seemed moist and he looked a bit uneasy.

  • Training Goes Beyond the Basics

    Apr 25, 2012

    Capitol Recruiting Co. Station Commanders and Noncommissioned Officers from Capitol Company's seven stations teamed up with 10 Army Reserve Drill Sergeants to make this Future Soldier Training Program (FSTP) event much more than just a basic training readiness event. The Future Soldiers were put into teams by ship date instead of by recruiting station.

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition day one

    Apr 24, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition got underway at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The contest measures Soldiers' physical and mental toughness, and is designed to identify the best competitors among the 13,000 Soldiers within the command. Twenty-four Soldiers from the TEC's subordinate units took part in day one events that included an Army Physical Fitness Test, a written exam, a technical essay as well as day and night land navigation courses. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from the competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command, and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort Mc Coy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

  • Strolling down memory lane

    Apr 24, 2012

    Alumni of the Transportation Corps officer candidate class of 1967 visited Fort Eustis Monday to see how the place has changed since they attended training 45 years ago. Highlights of their installation tour included visits to the Transportation Museum, simulation center and the water port on the James River.

  • Secretary of Army recognizes innovation

    Apr 24, 2012

    Four Soldiers who built a training device to teach service members to safely exit an overturned Humvee were among 22 troops and civilians honored April 24, 2012, as part of the 2012 Secretary of the Army Awards.

  • McHugh: Important time for the TRADOC mission

    Apr 23, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh traveled to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command headquarters at Fort Eustis, Va., April 20, 2012, to receive briefings from TRADOC leaders on the Army Profession, doctrine, leader development, and training and education.

  • Army leaders discuss S&T strategy, priorities to deliver solutions

    Apr 23, 2012

    The deputy assistant secretary of the Army for research and technology led a dialogue among six officials from across the Army's scientific community, April 18, 2012, at the National Defense Industrial Association's 13th Annual Science and Engineering Technology Conference at North Charleston, S.C.

  • 'NBA Cares' rep talks post traumatic stress

    Apr 23, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Former NBA referee and now "NBA Cares" ambassador Bob Delaney visited Fort Sill April 11 to speak with Soldiers about his experiences with post traumatic stress.

  • Airborne field artillery trains on, above Fort Sill

    Apr 23, 2012

    Elements of the 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg, N.C., parachuted into one of Fort Sill's drop zones last week for a joint fires exercise.

  • ADA competes for best shooter

    Apr 23, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- A battlefield is a competition. The stakes are life and death and the winner does not receive a trophy. Commander Col. Daniel Garcia, emphasized this mentality with his 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade Gunfighter Competition April 10-12.

  • Former FA Soldier recalls military service

    Apr 23, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Hours before paratroopers from Fort Bragg, N.C., jumped from a C-17 for a fires training mission, Donald Stevenson stood on the ground envious. "I wish I could go jump with them, but I don't think they'll allow old former Soldiers to do that," he said. "I'll just stand on the side and watch the young Soldiers do it."

  • Brothers in arms: The Rowlands of the 411th Engineer Brigade

    Apr 22, 2012

    2nd Lt. Benjamin Rowland, deploying with the 411th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, embraces his father during the unit's farewell ceremony at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, N.Y., April 19, 2012.

  • Army Secretary discusses the future of the force at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

    Apr 22, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh discusses the future of the force at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Headquarters, April 20, 2012 at Joint Base Langley--Eustis, Va.

  • DOD Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance

    Apr 21, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh meets a Holocaust survivor and lights a candle at the DOD Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance.

  • Cadets endure grueling Sandhurst course

    Apr 21, 2012

    While they might have prepared for weeks to face the grueling Sandhurst Competition course, there's no real way to know what challenges the course will pose.

  • Red Dragons recognize volunteers

    Apr 20, 2012

    Fort Sill, Okla. -- Transition can present many challenges for an Army family as they establish roots and routines involving new assignments, locations, and living conditions. One of the best ways family members can adjust to the constant challenges of Army life is to volunteer. When family members volunteer, they have an opportunity to display their skills and contribute within the battalion and community.

  • Cadets take aim at Sandhurst title as event opens with marksmanship

    Apr 20, 2012

    The annual Sandhurst Competition is under way at West Point, N.Y. Day 1 is highlighted by marksmanship.

  • CTC conference discusses future of training

    Apr 20, 2012

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- Future training at the Combat Training Centers and at home stations was a major topic of discussion at this week's CTC Conference. The conference drew participants from across the Army, the sister services and international partners.

  • Professional Development for Logisticians

    Apr 20, 2012

    Have you been looking for some professional development opportunities to improve your knowledge base and perspective? Here are a few upcoming events that focus on both the Army and DoD logistics communities with some highly noted speakers.

  • ROTC cadets learn skills and leadership at NSC

    Apr 20, 2012

    Fifteen ROTC cadets from Nebraska had some fun and learned some valuable lessons Friday at the National Simulation Center (NSC). The event was hosted by the TRADOC Capability Manager for Gaming (TCM Gaming), which is part of the NSC.

  • Local VFW post adopts quartermaster unit

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 19, 2012)- Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2239 officially adopted the 54th Quartermaster Company Monday as part of the national VFW Adopt-a-Unit program.

  • Teamwork helps Troopers: Long-standing tradition remains with Cavalry earning spurs

    Apr 19, 2012

    Dropped off into an unknown location with only a map and a compass, 32 teams of more than 300 Soldiers tested their proficiency against enemy detection and their willpower to undergo more than 18 miles of grueling reconnaissance tasks, April 10-11, 2012.

  • NBA ambassador talks post traumatic stress

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (April 19, 2012) -- Former NBA referee and now "NBA Cares" ambassador Bob Delaney visited Fort Sill April 11 to speak with Soldiers about his experiences with post traumatic stress.

  • SMA: 'Smaller Army' still full of opportunity

    Apr 19, 2012

    Troops back from Iraq and beginning the move out of Afghanistan will find a "smaller Army" as the U.S. military enters an era of shrinking budgets, but advancement possibilities are alive and well for those who wish to stay in uniform, the top enlisted Soldier said Thursday.

  • Future is the focus at Senior Enlisted Leaders Conference

    Apr 18, 2012

    Senior NCOs meet to discuss the future at Senior Enlisted Leaders Training Conference April 1-4.

  • Sustainability impacts post's future

    Apr 18, 2012

    Simple changes in the daily lives of people on Fort Rucker can make a huge impact on the future of the installation and what it can provide for generations to come.

  • USAWC Strategy Conference: Collaborative approach is key to future U.S. grand strategy

    Apr 18, 2012

    Strategists from all branches of military service, international partners, industry, and academia gathered at the U.S. Army War College last week for a three-day event focused on the future of U.S. grand strategy.

  • Special Operations team takes 2012 Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 16, 2012

    A team from the United States Army Special Operations Command won the 29th Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition, April 15, 2012, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Academy at Camp Shelby trains logistics Soldiers retrograde skills

    Apr 16, 2012

    A team of Soldiers with the 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, flew from Kuwait to Camp Shelby, Miss., last month to train deploying Soldiers in their area of expertise.

  • Army explores 'Human Dimension' during Unified Quest seminar

    Apr 16, 2012

    Experts from inside and outside the Army will meet April 17-20, 2012, to discuss how the Army can use the "Human Dimension" concept to better understand how it recruits, trains, develops, and retains the best personnel for the future Army.

  • I'll raise you two 4-stars! Army Senior Leader's Recognize NCO Special Agent

    Apr 16, 2012

    Throughout history, the success or failure of America's military has been directly linked to the caliber of non-commissioned officers (NCOs) serving within its ranks. During a standing room only ceremony at the Pentagon recently, two of the Army's senior leaders made time to promote Master Sgt. Keith Ford, a CID special agent with the Protective Services Battalion, 701st Military Police Group (CID), and recognized his contributions to both the Army and the NCO corps.

  • TRADOC commanding general tours Fort Leonard Wood

    Apr 16, 2012

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command commanding general Gen. Robert W. Cone and his wife, Jill, visited Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 12. It's his second tour of the post since becoming TRADOC commander last year.

  • The road to Best Ranger continues for 34 teams

    Apr 14, 2012

    Day two of the 29th Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition continued today with 34 of the 50 teams remaining. Following a mentally and physically grueling first day, teams competed in an estimated 15-mile, overnight foot march to Todd Field for additional challenges at Ranger Day Stakes.

  • Third Infantry Division children reflect on being Army kids

    Apr 13, 2012

    Although most military month observances reflect on the past as well as looking toward the future, no observance holds the future in such high regard as the Month of the Military Child.

  • Collective Training Directorate changes its name

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- The Collective Training Directorate (CTD) is changing its name to reflect its broader responsibilities. The organization's new name is the Training Management Directorate (TMD).

  • Westphal discusses Army-to-Army cooperation with Mexican Ambassador

    Apr 13, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal met with Mexican Ambassador to the United States Arturo Sarukhan, April 13, 2012, at the Pentagon, to discuss Army-to-Army cooperation efforts and regional security issues.

  • Army looking at 'probable, possible, unthinkable'

    Apr 13, 2012

    The Army's general tasked with projecting the future operating environment said that cyber attacks, "Arab Spring" rebellions and the economy are issues that could affect the military beyond the next decade.

  • Best Ranger Competition under way at Fort Benning

    Apr 13, 2012

  • 50 teams compete on first day of Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning

    Apr 13, 2012

    Fifty two-man teams began competing in the 29th Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition April 13.

  • Roberts takes command of Fort Jackson

    Apr 12, 2012

    Fort Jackson has a new commander. Brig. Gen. Bryan Roberts, former deputy commander of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command at Fort Knox, Ky., assumed command Tuesday of the Army Training Center and Fort Jackson from outgoing commander, Maj. Gen. James Milano.

  • Fort Lee Soldier earns Ultimate Warrior title

    Apr 12, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 12, 2012) - A 23rd Quartermaster Brigade Soldier captured first place in the Combined Arms Support Command's Ultimate Warrior Competition that took place April 3-4 at Fort Lee and Fort A.P. Hill.

  • Music Under the Alabama Stars April 20

    Apr 12, 2012

    Fort Rucker's 98th Army "Silver Wings" Band strikes up its popular concert series Music Under the Alabama Stars April 20, and the band also plans a special event for the Army's birthday in June.

  • Aim Point 2030, Aviation Campaign Plan focus of annual gathering

    Apr 12, 2012

    The Army Aviation Association of America's 2012 professional forum and exhibition revolved around themes of change, the Army Aviation 'Aim Point' 2030 and the Army Aviation Enterprise Campaign Plan April 1-4 in Nashville.

  • 3 officers enter International Hall of Fame

    Apr 12, 2012

    Three international military officers were inducted into the International Hall of Fame April 5 at Fort Leavenworth. The Command and General Staff College honors past graduates who have gone on to hold the highest position in their nation's armed forces or an equivalent position in a multinational military organization. Some have even become heads of state in their home countries. Honorees were Gen. Erdal Ceylanoglu, commander, Turkish Land Forces; Brig. Gen. Iurie Dominic, chief of the main staff, commandant of the National Army, Republic of Moldova; and Brig. Gen. Roland Maunday, chief of Defence Staff, Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force. Their photos will hang on the fourth floor of the Lewis and Clark Center with those of others who have been inducted into the International Hall of Fame.

  • Fort Benning prepares for female trainees

    Apr 11, 2012

    Officials at the 194th Armored Brigade said they could begin training female Soldiers right now, if necessary. It's just a matter of when the Army decides to send them here.

  • Fort Jackson welcomes new commander

    Apr 11, 2012

    Fort Jackson welcomes Brig. Gen. Bryan Roberts as its 45th commander.

  • Field set for 29th annual Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 11, 2012

    The 29th installment of the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition begins April 13, 2012, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Third Army commander offers advice to West Point class

    Apr 11, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (April 11, 2012) -- As Class of 2012 cadets look forward to their graduation next month, they are listening and talking to Soldiers and officers who have been in command of Soldiers or who have been in combat--basically those people who have been there and done that. One of those senior officers, Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Third Army commanding general, spoke to the Class of 2012 at a Senior Leader Series for the MX400 class April 4.

  • Engineers prep for ENFORCE 2012 at Fort Leonard Wood

    Apr 11, 2012

    Engineers from across the globe are making their way to Fort Leonard Wood for ENFORCE 2012 "Engineers for the Wars We Fight" -- kicking off Tuesday.

  • Past Best Sapper winners shape upcoming Fort Leonard Wood competition

    Apr 11, 2012

    The Best Sapper competition will kick off in one week with a new demanding edge thanks to two of this year's organizers, Capt. Joel Groves and Capt. John Chambers -- both former Best Sapper competition winners.

  • West Point hosts Negotiation Conference

    Apr 10, 2012

    The third iteration of the West Point Negotiation Conference closed March 30, 2012, with a simulation exercise at Trophy Point.

  • Army examining what capabilities "make sense" for the network of the future

    Apr 10, 2012

    Network modernization is an Army priority. The U.S. Army will assess capabilities and emerging C4ISR technologies as part of its efforts to shape the future network when its annual integrated capabilities event begins at Fort Dix, N.J., April 16. The work will support initiatives to provide actionable intelligence at the squad level and improved situational awareness to dismounted Soldiers. The event, which provides an opportunity for stakeholders from across the DoD to integrate and exercise future force capabilities, will also inform efforts to accelerate and recapitalize C4ISR technologies into the current force, thus supporting the Agile acquisition process.

  • Army undersecretary visits TRADOC

    Apr 9, 2012

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command welcomed the undersecretary of the Army to its new home on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., April 4, 2012.

  • Maj. Gen. McDonald relinquishes command to Maj. Gen. Smith

    Apr 9, 2012

    On Friday Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald, commander of Fort Knox and Cadet Command, relinquished command to Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith.

  • New senior Army civilian joins Executive Service ranks

    Apr 9, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, deputy commanding general/chief of staff, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), hosted the induction into the Senior Executive Service (SES) of Mr. Guy C. Beougher, April 9, 2012, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The SES member serves a critical role between government leadership and the civilian workers who implement leadership directives. Beougher is the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G4 (Logistics) for FORSCOM. The ceremony was the first of its type since the command's headquarters relocated to Fort Bragg from Fort McPherson, Ga., in 2011.

  • Top Michigan construction firms, Army COE bring Army's 'greenest' lab to life

    Apr 9, 2012

    More than 300 of the nation's top government, industry and academic leaders will tour a unique lab April 11 that is not only the cornerstone of the Army's next-generation of power and energy initiatives but also the Army's most environmentally conscious laboratory.

  • Soldier aims to inspire, survive, thrive despite living with illness

    Apr 6, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 6, 2012) -- The plan is set. Sgt. 1st Class Patrick J. Kelly of Mike Company, 244th Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, will lace up his boots, throw a 50-pound rucksack over his shoulders and march around the installation until he has covered 25 miles.

  • Secretary of the Army announces program to aid civilian employees

    Apr 6, 2012

    New directive encourages greater Army civilian professional development

  • Fort Rucker honors Women of Year with ceremony

    Apr 6, 2012

    More than 30 women were nominated, but only six were given the title Women of the Year at an awards ceremony March 29 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Smith takes Cadet Command's helm

    Apr 6, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Jefforey Smith became Cadet Command's 10th senior leader in a ceremony at Fort Knox, Ky., April 6, 2012.

  • Milano: Thank you, Fort Jackson

    Apr 5, 2012

    As my wife, Kim, and I prepare to depart Fort Jackson after nearly two years of duty at this wonderful installation, we are filled with mixed emotions and fond memories.

  • Jordanian army gets first-hand look at SSI facilities

    Apr 5, 2012

    Jordanian military dignitaries got a look last week at how the Soldier Support Institute plans and implements leadership training.

  • Civilian AMSC instructor named TRADOC's best

    Apr 5, 2012

    Erika Brooks is the first member of the Army Management Staff College faculty to receive "Civilian Educator of the Year" award for Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Soldiers pack hope for the hungry

    Apr 5, 2012

    Twenty-nine students with Adjutant General Captain Career Course participated in a community service project Saturday at Harvest Hope Food Bank. Harvest Hope is a non-profit, hunger relief organization that collects items to package and deliver to people in need.

  • Military Review celebrates 90 years

    Apr 5, 2012

    Military Review celebrated its 90th anniversary April 2, with a proclamation and small reception. The first edition was published Feb. 10, 1922, the same year Reader's Digest began publishing. Its first official name was Instructors' Summary of Military Articles, but the name was changed in 1942. Military Review is a professional forum for anyone interested in national defense, and serves as a continuing education tool for Soldiers pursuing leadership development. It is published in English, Spanish and Portuguese and in the past has also been published in Arabic and French. Articles are accepted from anyone, including civilians, international military, sister service members and noncommissioned officers. It publishes about 140,000 copies a year and distributes worldwide.

  • Milano reflects on command time

    Apr 5, 2012

    When Maj. Gen. James Milano hands over the reins of the Army Training Center and Fort Jackson to Brig. Gen. Bryan Roberts Tuesday, it will mark the end of Milano's 33-year career in the Army.

  • Ribbon campaigns combat alcohol, sexual abuse

    Apr 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (5 April 2012) -- Red, and teal colored ribbons around Fort Sill are part of a dual emphasis on alcohol abuse and sexual assault during April.

  • Inspectors evaluate Sill DFACs' services

    Apr 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (5 April 2012) -- Fort Sill dining facilities competed against each other through a rigorous inspection process which evaluated for nutritious tasty meals, cleanliness, customer satisfaction and providing diners with nutrition awareness information.

  • Safety professional gets Army certification

    Apr 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (5 April 2012) -- Ronnell Hargrove, Fires Center of Excellence safety specialist, recently completed all requirements for his Career-Program 12 professional certification for his duties in safety and occupational health.

  • ADA wins post intramural hoops title

    Apr 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Shelton Moore, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 3rd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery coach, said his team needed strong guard play to beat HHB, 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery team in the intramural basketball finale March 29 at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • Fort Sill hosts Special Olympics for third consecutive year

    Apr 5, 2012

    Fort Sill, Okla., hosted the Great Plains Area 4 Special Olympics, March 30, 2012, at Prichard Field for the third consecutive year.

  • TRADOC builds partner capacity with Land Force Doctrine and Training Systems

    Apr 5, 2012

  • McMaster tapped for promotion, command of Benning

    Apr 4, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (April 4, 2012) -- The Chief of Staff of the Army announced March 27 the selection of Brig. Gen. Herbert .R. McMaster Jr., for promotion to major general and Command of the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE) and Fort Benning.

  • On a much bigger scale: Infantry lieutenants introduced to Armor elements

    Apr 4, 2012

    The home of the Maneuver Center of Excellence is living up to its name with the inclusion of Armor instruction in the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course.

  • Marine combat instructors share Infantry tactics

    Apr 4, 2012

    The Army and Marine Corps Infantry schools are seeing how the other half lives this spring.

  • Robotic University opens new facility on Fort Leonard Wood

    Apr 4, 2012

    Fittingly, on Tuesday a Talon robot cut the ribbon on the new Robotic Systems Joint Project Office Robotic University at Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Crime scene evidence collection now part of Military Police AIT

    Apr 4, 2012

    For anyone who has watched "CSI," they know that collecting evidence at a crime scene requires accuracy, attention to detail and speed before the elements degrade the site, and now, military police personnel going through Advanced Individual Training are acquiring those same CSI skills.

  • Regiment honors veterans at Torchlight Ceremony

    Apr 4, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (April 4, 2012) -- The 46th Infantry Regiment honored its combat heritage and switched gears a bit at this year's Torchlight Ceremony. The annual tradition took place at dusk March 27 in Memorial Grove, a small patch outside the unit's headquarters on Sand Hill that represents "strength, purity and rebirth," its leaders said. The event pays tribute to all regimental veterans from World War II through Vietnam and up to today. It began in 1987 at Fort Knox, Ky., and continued a second year on Fort Benning. In a largely symbolic move, the regiment also re-designated 2nd Battalion -- the first Fort Knox battalion headquarters to arrive here under Base Realignment and Closure at the end of 2010 -- as 1st Battalion, casing the old colors and shifting responsibility for the unit's basic combat training mission.

  • Paralegal AIT course begins at Fort Lee

    Apr 4, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 4, 2012) -- Fort Lee's newest military occupational specialty producing school started training March 26 in the trailers near the Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department building.

  • Army Profession completes year of study, releases first report

    Apr 2, 2012

    The Center for the Army Profession and Ethic at West Point, N.Y., released the Army Profession campaign's first report, today, which provides findings and recommendations following a year of assessing and reviewing the Army profession.

  • 449th Engineer Company train at NTC in preparation for deployment

    Mar 31, 2012

    Reserve Soldiers from the 449th Engineer Company, 926th Engineer Brigade, perform a dismounted roadside bomb search during a route clearance convoy at the National Training Center. (Photo: Spc. Devin M. Wood, 412th TEC Public Affairs)

  • Army drill championships head to San Antonio

    Mar 31, 2012

    Douglas MacArthur High School wins both the armed and unarmed titles in the first Army National JROTC Drill Championships.

  • Westphal discusses the future of the Army with 1st Mission Support Command

    Mar 30, 2012

    Westphal discusses the future of the Army with 1st Mission Support Command

  • Air Force commander visits TRADOC

    Mar 30, 2012

    Gen. Gilmary M. Hostage, commander of U.S. Air Force's Air Combat Command, met with Lt. Gen. John Sterling, deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, during Hostage's visit to Fort Eustis, Va., March 29, 2012. In addition to meeting with Sterling and discussing the tasks TRADOC executes for the Army, Hostage also received a tour of Fort Eustis and a mission brief by the 733d Mission Support Group during his visit. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Steven Schneider)

  • Cone discusses mentorship with West Point cadets

    Mar 30, 2012

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, was the guest speaker Friday at the Distinguished Leader Series, hosted by the West Point Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership.

  • Westphal: Diversity is Army's strength, leadership it's cornerstone

    Mar 30, 2012

    Emphasizing the importance of diversity and leadership within the U.S. Army, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal delivered the keynote address to more than 175 cadets during the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras' ROTC ball.

  • Fort Leonard Wood observes Women's History Month

    Mar 29, 2012

    The 1st Engineer Brigade hosted the Fort Leonard Wood's National Women's History Month observance and luncheon at the Pershing Community Center March 21.

  • Seabee detachment builds for success at Fort Leonard Wood

    Mar 29, 2012

    A company of Navy Reservists visited Fort Leonard Wood March 21-25 to complete construction projects for the post, as part of their training requirements.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Soldier wins coveted MacArthur Leadership award

    Mar 29, 2012

    Out of thousands, only 14 active-duty Soldiers Army-wide had what it takes to win the prestigious Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award this year -- two of them from the U. S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, one of them from Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Fort Leonard Wood rec areas get makeover

    Mar 29, 2012

    Troops and their Families are already enjoying the upgrades on two recreation areas on post -- the U.S. Army Engineer School Running Trail and Colyer Park.

  • Fort Leonard Wood leaders participate in sustainable Ozarks planning

    Mar 29, 2012

    Dr. Rebecca Johnson, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence deputy to the commanding general and Col. Charles Williams, Fort Leonard Wood garrison commander, spoke at a Sustainable Ozarks Partnership conference held the second week of March. The Sustainable Ozarks Partnership is being led and coordinated by the Leonard Wood Institute with initial funding to establish the non-profit entity provided by the Army.

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