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  • 20th CBRNE to participate in Army-wide evaluation

    Sep 24, 2015

    The U.S. Army's only formation that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats will participate in the Network Integration Evaluation, or NIE, here Sept. 25 - Oct. 8.

  • Cameron University ROTC cadets learn leadership at Fort Sill sites

    Sep 24, 2015

    About 50 Cameron University Army ROTC cadets were at Fort Sill Sept. 18-19, for their fall Leadership Training Exercise (LTX) learning rifle marksmanship, land navigation, tactical operations and teambuilding skills.

  • Fanning to be nominated as Army secretary

    Sep 21, 2015

    President Barack Obama announced his intent Friday to nominate seven individuals to key administration posts, included among those is Eric K. Fanning, who will be nominated for the position of Army secretary.

  • Pvt. Meosha Morris, MOS12B: the fruit of WITA policy

    Sep 19, 2015

    Women in the Army policies are brought to fruition with the enlistment of Pvt. Meosha Morris, of Adel, Ga., the first noncommissioned female Soldier to enlist into MOS12B, Combat Engineer. Coincidentally, she joined from Jacksonville Battalion, commanded by Lt. Col. Sharlene Pigg, who previously worked as the Branch Chief at Women in the Army (WITA) Assignment Policy, ODCS G-1, Pentagon, drafting policy to help integrate females into units and occupations previously closed to women.

  • Recruiting command commits to bringing on more linguists

    Sep 18, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Jeffery Snow, commanding general of U.S. Army Recruiting Command, headquartered on Fort Knox, Kentucky, visited the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center at the Presidio of Monterey, California, Sept. 17.

  • Fort Leonard Wood's top NCO focuses on servant leadership at LPD

    Sep 17, 2015

    In a leader professional development session held at Abrams Theater Sept. 2, Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Ward, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood command sergeant major, talked to noncommissioned officers and junior Soldiers about what is important when it comes to being an Army leader.

  • Lt. Gen. Hodges Gives Sound Advice to CGSC, SAMS Students

    Sep 17, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general of United States Army Europe, visited Fort Leavenworth Tuesday and spoke to students from both the Command General and Staff College (CGSC) and the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS). The purpose of his visit was to advise up-and-coming field-grade officers how to make the most of the resources they have to succeed in their mission.

  • Combatives skills put to test during Fort Leonard Wood tournament

    Sep 17, 2015

    The final tournament for the Fort Leonard Wood combatives season, which showcased 14 of the installation's toughest hand-to-hand combat warriors, concluded Friday.

  • Warrant officers inherit new Stryker replica at Fort Leonard Wood

    Sep 17, 2015

    Recently, CBRN warrant officers gained some elbow room though, as Fort Leonard Wood became one of only two Army installations to offer a working replica of the nuclear, biological, chemical reconnaissance vehicle, or Stryker, which detects the presence of toxic agents in the field.

  • Army's Regional Hub Nodes to provide phone and internet service when disasters strike

    Sep 17, 2015

    In the wake of the recent anniversaries of Hurricane Katrina and 9/11, the Army is finalizing a new capability that will provide commercial phone and internet service to first responders when disaster strikes.

  • SHARP: Leaders gather to discuss readiness, trust

    Sep 17, 2015

    U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker senior leaders came together to discuss criteria of the Army Profession, which strengthen the readiness of the force -- Character, Commitment and Competence. When there is a break down in these, it can lead to unit and combat readiness issues such as sexual assault.

  • Dark journeys need company, support, encouragement

    Sep 17, 2015

    His journey as a chaplain started at Fort Irwin, California. It didn't take long for him to learn that phone calls after midnight were never good. Arriving at a home after a 2 a.m. phone call, he stepped up to the screen door and looking into the house. He could see the arms a spouse were wrapped in towels and blood soaked. Seeing him, she stood up. She looked him right in the eye and said something like, "You can keep me from bleeding, but you can't keep me from dying." And then collapsed unconscious on the floor.

  • Hispanic service members likely to find success in civilian life

    Sep 16, 2015

    Alexandria, Virginia -- During national Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15- Oct. 15) the U.S. Army celebrates the more than 236 years of support of the nation and securing of peace around the world by Hispanic Soldiers.

  • Innovation, technology keys to Army maintaining 'overmatch'

    Sep 16, 2015

    The U.S. Army needs to turn out innovation and technology faster than its enemies in order to maintain "overmatch" said Training and Doctrine Command's deputy commanding general for futures.

  • TRADOC creates pilot program to better develop supervisors

    Sep 15, 2015

    Developing leadership and management competencies is at the heart of a new Training and Doctrine Command pilot supervisory program. The Supervisor's Development Course-Supplemental, which was created by TRADOC's G1/4, took place Aug. 31-Sept 3 at the Maritime Training Campus, on Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

  • Enhanced Engagement Training Conference Aims to Bring Positive Change to Army's Modern Civilian Work

    Sep 14, 2015

    Fort Leavenworth was host to the Enhanced Engagement Training Conference (E2TC) at the Lewis and Clark Center Wednesday, Sept. 9 and Thursday Sept. 10. The event brought together several of the Department of the Army's senior most leaders in an effort to craft reasonable solutions to address issues facing the Army's modern civilian workforce.

  • JOTC course forces leaders to think outside the box

    Sep 14, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- Deployed a staff sergeant is tasked to receive vital information from a village elder. The unit and the village have a good working relationship and trust is beginning to form. The staff sergeant meets up with the elder's security guard to escort his squad safely into the village. As he approaches the elder to introduce himself things take a drastic turn. "Who are you and why are you here," the elder says. The squad leader replies with, "We are here for a meeting, and your security guard escorted us." The elder has no security guard and was unaware of any meeting. Now, what does the squad leader do? It's time to think on his feet and make decisions that could save the lives of everyone involved. Just imagine the degree of difficulty involved in this life-changing decision.

  • Users test new SHARP software application

    Sep 11, 2015

    Former and current commanders and senior noncommissioned officers took part in a one-day software test here to validate the ELITE SHARP Command Team Trainer laptop-based training application.

  • Flight medic students get real: Exercise provides experience of saving lives in flight conditions

    Sep 10, 2015

    Treating severely wounded patients is a serious challenge under the best of circumstances, but trying to save lives in the back of an aircraft hundreds of feet in the air while getting buffeted by gale force winds in a cramped environment with loud noise all around can greatly complicate matters.

  • Army research center graduates first armament graduate students

    Sep 10, 2015

    A new chapter in developing and educating world-class armament engineers and scientists took place here Sept. 10th when eight students were recognized during the Armament Graduate School's first commencement ceremony.

  • Drill sergeant through the columns

    Sep 9, 2015

    Army Reserve drill sergeant, Sgt. 1st Class Ervin Brewster, of Company C, 1st Bn., 518th Inf. Reg., 98th Training Div. (IET), inspects a formation of Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets during a drill and ceremony lab that was being conducted by drill sergeants from the division, at Clemson University Sept. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

  • 98th Division drill sergeant marches a formation

    Sep 9, 2015

    Army Reserve drill sergeant, Staff Sgt. Robin Brown of Belton, S.C., with Company C, 1st Bn., 518th Inf. Reg., 98th Training Div. (IET), teaches a formation of Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets the proper way to march in formation during a lab conducted by drill sergeants from the division at Clemson's Bowman Field, Sept. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

  • Drill sergeant teaches ROTC cadets the proper way to salute

    Sep 9, 2015

    Army Reserve 1st Sgt. Anthony Childs, of Company C, 1st Bn., 518th Inf. Reg., 98th Training Div. (IET), shows a Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet the proper way to salute during a drill and ceremony lab held by drill sergeants of the division on Clemson's Bowman Field, Sept. 3, 2105. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

  • Fall in!

    Sep 9, 2015

    Fall in! Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets rush to form up as Army Reserve drill sergeant, Sgt. 1st Class Ervin Brewster, of Company C, 1st Bn., 518th Inf. Reg., 98th Training Div. (IET), stands at attention waiting for them during a drill and ceremony lab that was being conducted by drill sergeants from the division, at Clemson University Sept. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

  • How to stand at ease

    Sep 9, 2015

    Army Reserve drill sergeant, Staff Sgt. Blake Howell of Belton, S.C., teaches a Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet the proper way to stand at ease during a drill and ceremony lab conducted by drill sergeants from the division on Clemson's Bowman Field, Sept. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

  • Drill sergeant teaches ROTC cadets how to march in formation

    Sep 9, 2015

    Army Reserve drill sergeant, Sgt. 1st Class Ervin Brewster of Simpsonville, S.C., with Company C, 1st Bn., 518th Inf. Reg., 98th Training Div. (IET), inspects a formation of Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets during a drill and ceremony lab that was being conducted by drill sergeants from the division, at Clemson University Sept. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

  • Drill sergeant teaches the salute

    Sep 9, 2015

    Army Reserve drill sergeant, Staff Sgt. Blake Howell of Belton, S.C., inspects the arm and hand positions of Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets while teaching them the proper way to salute during a drill and ceremony lab conducted by drill sergeants from the division on Clemson's Bowman Field, Sept. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

  • Drill sergeant in the midst

    Sep 9, 2015

    Army Reserve drill sergeant, Sgt. 1st Class Ervin Brewster, of Company C, 1st Bn., 518th Inf. Reg., 98th Training Div. (IET), listens to a question from a Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet during a drill and ceremony lab that was being conducted by drill sergeants from the division, at Clemson University Sept. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

  • Army expands planning for cyber future

    Sep 8, 2015

    The U.S. Army requirements, acquisition, and research and development cyber community met here to collaborate on various cyber initiatives, Aug. 5-7.

  • Where the rubber meets the road at Fort Leonard Wood

    Sep 3, 2015

    For Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, or TACOM, Transport Support, now known as TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, the shop that maintains many of Fort Leonard Wood's military training vehicles, it moves on tires; lots of tires.

  • Special agents get their start on Fort Leonard Wood

    Sep 3, 2015

    The U.S. Army's version of crime scene investigators get their start on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, attending the U.S. Army Military Police School.

  • Fort Leonard Wood learns about leadership, gaining followers

    Sep 3, 2015

    "The Science of Leadership and Art of Gaining Followers," is slated to be held in Fort Leonard Wood's Thurman Hall, Sept. 9 and 10, with Warren Blank, president of The Leadership Group, out of Vero Beach, Florida, instructing.

  • Fort Leonard Wood observes Suicide Prevention Month

    Sep 3, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood joins the Army in observing September as Suicide Prevention Month.

  • SHARP: Fort Rucker, USAACE combat harassment, assault

    Sep 3, 2015

    Sexual assault and harassment continue to occur throughout the armed forces, but Fort Rucker is bringing awareness to the forefront to keep senior leaders educated on the matter.

  • TRADOC deputy talks culture, language

    Sep 3, 2015

    The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center welcomed Lt. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum, deputy commanding general and chief of staff of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command on Fort Eustis, Virginia, to the Presidio of Monterey, California, Sept. 2.

  • The need to expand training and education on nonstandard logistics

    Aug 31, 2015

    Nonstandard logistics is an important component of unconventional warfare, but no existing course focuses solely on the subject.

  • Integrating the SPO medical section into BCT medical planning and operations

    Aug 31, 2015

    Synchronizing brigade combat team medical support is achieved when medical units and officers are performing their intended functions.

  • An expeditionary mindset: Ready for anything

    Aug 31, 2015

    The Army needs a well-planned and well-executed logistics leader development campaign in order to develop an expeditionary mindset.

  • The Army Logistics University leverages expertise through cross-cohort training

    Aug 31, 2015

    The Army Logistics University provides Basic Officer Leader Course students with the opportunity to work directly with noncommissioned officers and warrant officers as part of their training.

  • Estimating force structure manpower and MHE capabilities

    Aug 31, 2015

    Transaction-based models help Army units determine the requirements needed to accomplish the mission.

  • Developing a multinational logistics common operational picture

    Aug 31, 2015

    When developing a multinational logistics common operational picture in a decisive action training environment, logisticians must consider four essential elements.

  • Training solutions for Army National Guard sustainers

    Aug 31, 2015

    The Sustainment Training Center provides practical technical and tactical training for all types of National Guard sustainment Soldiers.

  • AMCOM Brings 'Who's Who' In Army Aviation To Redstone

    Aug 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- From Alaska to Connecticut, from Georgia to Washington, from Kentucky to Arizona, aviators and aviation maintenance Soldiers from across the Army converged at Redstone Arsenal last week for the Aviation and Missile Command's AMCOM 101 for Aviation.

  • Army Four-Star Commends Aviation Contribution To War Fighters

    Aug 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army leadership views events like last week's AMCOM 101 as an investment -- an investment for the Army as it provides professional and technical development for its Soldiers, an investment for the Aviation and Missile Command as it shares its knowledge base and resources with Soldiers, and an investment for the Soldiers who are not only learning about Army policy and technology but also getting a chance to network and view capabilities.

  • Brig. Gen. Kem Named First-Ever Provost of Recently Launched Army University

    Aug 31, 2015

    Brig. Gen. John S. Kem assumes responsibility as the first provost of the Army University and deputy commandant of the Command and General Staff College in ceremonies Monday, Aug. 31 at Fuller Hall on Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • USASMA inducts two into Hall of Honor

    Aug 31, 2015

    The United States Army Sergeants Major Academy recognized the singular and cumulative achievements of two individuals who have made significant contributions to the Academy and the Noncommissioned Officer Education System in a ceremony held Aug. 28 in the Academy's Cooper Lecture Center.

  • USASMA welcomes Sergeants Major Course Class 66

    Aug 31, 2015

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy began its 66th iteration of the Sergeants Major Course August 28 welcoming in the 584 students who comprise the class during opening ceremonies in the Academy's Cooper Lecture Center. On hand to mark the event was Command Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Joe Gainey, the first Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who was the guest speaker.

  • Senior leader course helps military engineers construct path to success

    Aug 28, 2015

    It's day two of the two-week Horizontal Construction Engineers Senior Leader Course on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Soldiers from across the country are gathered at a multi-purpose bridge site taking measurements and working on calculating the rapid classification of fixed bridges.

  • USASMA's Fellowship Program logs on

    Aug 27, 2015

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Fellowship Program logged on with the Pennsylvania State University's (Penn State) World Campus August 20 when the first 20 sergeants major selected for the program received their orientation briefings from their faculty advisor Dr. William Diehl, Ph. D., coordinator of Online Graduate Programs in the Adult Education Program and Assistant Professor at the university.

  • Preventing Soldier suicides: One month of awareness won't fix the problem

    Aug 27, 2015

    Statistics on suicide in the military seem cold. Rational. Impersonal. But suicide itself is anything but cold and rational -- it's ugly and, even when you think you know what to do, it seems impossible to fight. The Army Medical Command calls suicide "the Army's unceasing enemy."

  • New commandant takes charge of USAMPS at Fort Leonard Wood

    Aug 27, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood's U.S. Army Military Police School welcomed Brig. Gen. Kevin Vereen as its newest commandant in a change-of-commandancy ceremony held at the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Plaza, Aug. 21.

  • Army prepares systems, partner nations for network exercise

    Aug 27, 2015

    Several unit command posts and a full fleet of tactical vehicles are built and ready to be equipped with the most advanced technology the Army has to offer.

  • Army Reserve brigade exchange ideas with Canadian counterparts

    Aug 27, 2015

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. - Sgt. 1st Class John Reyes' passion for teaching was evident during the two weeks he spent at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering in New Brunswick, Canada. Although he was there to observe and advise, Reyes could not resist giving on-the-spot instruction to students training to be military engineers. For example, while the students were setting up Mobile Floating Bridges and rafts, similar to the U.S. Army's Improved Ribbon Bridge, he offered some quick safety tips, which they adopted.

  • A new vehicle for savings

    Aug 26, 2015

    PEO MS and Letterkenny Depot partner on improving radar platforms, and create process standards that align with Better Buying Power initiatives on enduring competition while rapidly fielding equipment to the warfighter and sustaining the organic industrial base. This article was first published in the July - September issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Guardsman to get Soldiers Medal for subduing gunman on train

    Aug 26, 2015

    Spc. Aleksander R. Skarlatos, one of three Americans who subdued a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train, will be awarded the Soldiers Medal - the United States Army's highest award for acts of heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.

  • Army Chief of Staff Attends Ranger School Graduation

    Aug 26, 2015

  • Celebrating Women's Equality Day

    Aug 26, 2015

    Ninety-five years ago, the 19th Amendment was ratified, signaling a momentous commitment to equal rights for all Americans. As we acknowledge women's struggles and celebrate their right to vote, we also recognize women in the Army for their tremendous contributions and relentless spirit in helping to keep this nation free.

  • SHARP summit attendees explore harsh realities of sexual misconduct

    Aug 26, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 26) -- From start to finish, the inaugural CASCOM-Fort Lee SHARP (Sexual Harassment/Assault Awareness and Reporting Program) Summit at the Army Logistics University here Friday was an unfiltered and frequently harsh look at sexual misconduct in the military.

  • Staff Sergeant Makes Razor Sharp Impression

    Aug 26, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A shift in Army aviation strategy has led Staff Sgt. Brody Rasor to make a change in his military occupational specialty mid-way through his career.

  • Well-Known Combat Studies Institute Book Charges Headlong Into the Digital Age

    Aug 25, 2015

    The Combat Studies Institute has enhanced the well-known work entitled Wanat: Combat Action in Afghanistan, 2008 with the iBook format. This updated version incorporates digital 3-D terrain views, video from both U.S. and insurgent perspectives, infographics and other interactive features.

  • Not In My Squad -- America's Army: Our profession

    Aug 20, 2015

    "We are Trusted Professionals," reminds our Army team that wherever we are, we represent the American people.

  • Chem-Bio-Nuke Soldiers train for next NIE with briefcase-sized comms equipment

    Aug 19, 2015

    When 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Command teams step into realistic threat scenarios during the next Network Integration Evaluation (NIE), multiple defense, government and civilian agencies will back them virtually via the Global Rapid Response Information Package (GRRIP) -- a portable satellite communication package smaller than a piece of carry-on luggage.

  • Acting Army undersecretary visits Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Aug 18, 2015

    The Army's second highest ranking civilian official met with Soldiers and civilians from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Aug. 18.

  • Identifying the most expert Infantrymen

    Aug 18, 2015

    Changes to the Expert Infantryman Badge test will become the standard following the completion of four pilot EIB tests to be administered between August and October, said Command Sgt. Maj. Wilbert Engram, Infantry School command sergeant major.

  • Army advances rapid acquisition for cyber defense

    Aug 17, 2015

    The Army is moving forward with a unique approach that will enable rapid acquisition of defensive cyber capabilities in response to emerging requirements.

  • Gunnery sergeant sets the bar, becomes Lee's first Marine Master Instructor

    Aug 17, 2015

    Gunnery Sgt. Carlos Lemus became the first Marine on Fort Lee to achieve Master Instructor certification Aug. 4. Lemus, a machinist instructor Marine Corps Detachment here, earned the certification in less than three years. He said that he did it for the junior Marines he instructs, as much as for himself.

  • Deadline for new cyber military occupational specialty applications looms

    Aug 17, 2015

    The Army is looking for Soldiers, who want to sign on as part of the cyber branch.

  • New York Army Guard Welcomes Newest Lieutenants

    Aug 15, 2015

    Seven newly commissioned New York Army National Guard second lieutenants will report to their assigned units after successfully completing New York's Officer Candidate School and pinning their new gold bars here Aug. 15.

  • Army ROTC Cadet Summer Training graduates last regiment for 2015

    Aug 14, 2015

    The CST commandant assesses how Cadet Command executed all its summer training courses for cadets.

  • Troops sharpen skills during leaders course

    Aug 14, 2015

    U.S. Soldiers discover enemy troops planting improvised explosive devices on the road to a weapons of mass destruction site.

  • CASCOM, Fort Lee welcomes new commanding general

    Aug 13, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 13, 2015) -- Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams -- a 32-year Quartermaster Corps officer with extensive experience in logistical support for deployed troops -- assumed the title of commanding general for CASCOM and Fort Lee during a mid-morning ceremony Friday on Sgt. Seay Field outside of Mifflin Hall.

  • U.S. Army Engineer School commandant gets first star

    Aug 13, 2015

    Another Fort Leonard Wood officer will be called general, after the second general-officer-promotion ceremony in the past two weeks took place Aug. 6.

  • Incoming U.S. Army Military Police School commandant to pin on brigadier general rank

    Aug 13, 2015

    A military police officer, who is no stranger to Fort Leonard Wood, will ascend to the general-officer ranks and a day later take command of the U.S. Army Military Police School.

  • Fort Leonard Wood commanding general provides 90-day assessment

    Aug 13, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Kent Savre, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, presented his 90-day assessment and leader professional development seminar to the installation's senior leaders in Lincoln Hall Auditorium Aug. 4.

  • Not In My Squad: Civilians vital to Army, also trusted professionals

    Aug 13, 2015

    Below is a perspective from a Fort Leonard Wood paralegal concerning Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey's initiative to empower young leaders to know and care for those they lead.

  • Diehard' Soldiers play with Spiders: Unit first to detonate new system at Fort Riley

    Aug 13, 2015

    FORT RILEY, Kansas -- Soldiers assigned to Company A, 1st Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, participated in training with the M-7 Spider Landmine July 31 at Range 7.

  • Big trouble in Little Chicago: Basic training culminates with FTX

    Aug 13, 2015

    Basic Combat Training culminates with a weeklong Field Training Exercise III -- where new Soldiers use every skill they've learned in BCT.

  • Fort Sill NCO earns Master Instructor Badge

    Aug 13, 2015

  • 3rd Quartermaster General honored with monument dedication

    Aug 13, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Ronald Kirklin, the 53rd Quartermaster General, delivered a heart-felt speech to the General Society Sons of the Revolution and the Valley Forge community highlighting the life and remarkable military career of Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, the Army's 3rd Quartermaster General.

  • TRADOC names 2015 NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Aug 7, 2015

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Thompson, Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, representing the Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning, Georgia, won the title as TRADOC's NCO of the Year, while Sgt. Raymond Nichols, Aviation Center of Excellence, Fort Rucker, Alabama, was named TRADOC's Soldier of the Year during the competition's recognition luncheon Aug. 7.

  • Test your Warrior Ethos: Fort Leonard Wood combatives tournament set for September

    Jul 30, 2015

    There is one Soldier who doesn't need to showcase his hand-to-hand combat skills at the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Post-Level Combatives Tournament, scheduled Sept. 9 to 11 at Davidson Fitness Center.

  • Not In My Squad: First sergeant talks trust

    Jul 30, 2015

    I am continuing to talk with leaders around post to gain their perspectives on Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey's initiative to empower young leaders to know and care for those they lead, before the culminating Leader Professional Development sessions at 1 p.m. Aug. 20 in Baker Theater and 1 p.m. Sept. 2 in Abrams Theater. This week, I asked 1st Sgt. Jimmy Robles, Headquarters and Headquarters Company first sergeant, 1st Engineer Brigade, to discuss the senior leader level of this initiative.

  • Fort Leonard Wood MPs host law enforcement explorers

    Jul 30, 2015

    Summer camp took on a new meaning at Fort Leonard Wood's U.S. Army Military Police School this year.

  • New technologies signify shift in assessing Army innovation, shaping requirements

    Jul 29, 2015

    Fort Bliss, Texas, is a hub for Army technological innovation. This fall, it will not just be the technology that is innovative; but also the event in which new technologies will be reviewed.

  • LeaderMap App Delivers Leadership Development Support to Army Professionals on the go

    Jul 29, 2015

    The Center for Army Leadership -- a subordinate organization of the Mission Command Center of Excellence at the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center -- has developed the LeaderMap app to augment FM 6-22: Leader Development.

  • 1st Combat Aviation Brigade hosts ROTC cadets

    Jul 29, 2015

    ROTC cadets joined aviators of the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, as they supported a 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team exercise July 16 at Fort Riley. Six ROTC cadets observed and learned how aviation officers planned and conducted multiple air lifts supporting a squad live fire for the 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd ABCT.

  • Center for Army Lessons Learned celebrates 30 years of service to the Army

    Jul 24, 2015

    The Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) celebrates 30 years of service to the Army. Established on August 1, 1985 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas the center is responsible for collecting, analyzing, disseminating, and archiving lessons and best practices throughout the Army, other services, and coalition partners.

  • McHugh delivers capstone address at Army War College

    Jul 24, 2015

    Army Secretary John M. McHugh delivered the capstone address to the Army War College student body in Bliss Hall, July 23, culminating the Distance Education Class of 2015's 2nd resident phase at Carlisle.

  • Gen. David G. Perkins offers congratulations and words of encouragement

    Jul 24, 2015

    Two years of reading Clausewitz while on vacation, missing soccer games, date nights and trying to find a reliable internet connection downrange to make that last-minute forum post all came to a fruitful end July 24 as the Army War College Distance Education Class of 2015 graduated under a sunny sky on the historic Parade Grounds of Carlisle Barracks

  • Fort Leonard Wood Soldier awarded Purple Heart for combat injuries

    Jul 23, 2015

    A Fort Leonard Wood Soldier became the recipient of one of the nation's oldest combat medals Friday.

  • Fort Leonard Wood commanding general to receive second star at special ceremony

    Jul 23, 2015

    A promotion ceremony for Brig. Gen. Kent Savre, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. July 30 on the MSCoE Plaza.

  • Sapper Leader Course increases class schedule

    Jul 23, 2015

    The 28-day Sapper Leader Course, which the Army boasts as one of its hardest courses, will increase the number of classes from nine to 15 per year beginning this October, at Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Fort Sill welcomes its new chief of staff

    Jul 23, 2015

    Col. Tracy Banister, outgoing Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill chief of staff, said goodbye to his team and his friends while welcoming Col. Paul Hossenlopp, the new chief of staff.

  • Family, drive to succeed pushes Soldier

    Jul 23, 2015

    Today Smith is a 31-year-old Army specialist attending basic training at Fort Sill, Okla., and an Officer Candidate School candidate. Smith said breaking free from the inner city streets was hard and that many individuals are unable to rise above, either because of lack of resources or a lack of drive. For some a loss of a friend through gang violence may be motivation enough to find a way out, but what drove Smith wasn't just the violence he witnessed but something he experienced earlier, as a fifth grader.

  • Not In My Squad: Fort Leonard Wood Soldier of the Year perspective

    Jul 23, 2015

    Service members, leaders, civilians, Families and teammates: Below is a perspective from Fort Leonard Wood's Soldier of the Year, Spc. Elliot Whitehead, concerning Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey's initiative to empower young leaders to know and care for those they lead.

  • Combat 'multi-tool' unit trains to send engineers to Sapper School

    Jul 22, 2015

    The 374th Engineer Company (Sapper) spent two weeks in the field training - 12 to 18 hours each day - to prepare their leaders for the elite Sapper Leader Course.

  • CASCOM hosts Congressman, Florida delegation to discuss credentialing

    Jul 22, 2015

    Congressman David W. Jolly, Florida 13th District, paid a visit to the Combined Arms Support Command here July 17 and was taken on a tour of its schools and the surrounding installation. The visit provided insight into the curriculum, technology and techniques used to train logistics Soldiers and the credentialing opportunities available to them.

  • New York National Guard Soldiers master sling-load skills at annual training

    Jul 21, 2015

    It's like standing under a hurricane hanging just above your head.

  • Future Army nanosatellites to empower Soldiers

    Jul 20, 2015

    One Army project is making the future of satellite communications more responsive to Soldiers' needs.

  • Enabling command post capabilities from the hatch or at the halt

    Jul 20, 2015

    The Expeditionary Command Post Capabilities project, or ECPC, has developed three prototype flexible command post designs and technology demonstrators that keep commanders "on-the-move and at-the-ready" from company through corps.