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  • Fellowship program offers sergeants major a master's degree in education

    Feb 24, 2015

    Twenty sergeants major will soon have an opportunity to teach the next generation of sergeants major through a fellowship program at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, or USASMA, at Fort Bliss, Texas, worth $27,000 per student.

  • Riggers keep Airborne units jumping

    Feb 24, 2015

    "I will be sure, always." The riggers of E Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, live by this motto, and having provided 73,000 parachutes to support Fort Benning and all the Airborne points of instruction that were conducted in fiscal 2014, they are not the only ones whose life work depends on it.

  • African Land Forces Summit 15 ends with a beginning

    Feb 23, 2015

    It was about advancing friendship, partnership and building trust, said Maj. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, commander of U.S. Army Africa, upon the close of the African Land Forces Summit in Dakar, Senegal.

  • African Land Forces Summit 2015 begins

    Feb 20, 2015

    DAKAR, Senegal -- African Land Forces Summit 2015 kicked off today with land force commanders from 36 African nations in attendance. The event, otherwise known as ALFS, will run from Feb. 9-12, in Dakar, Senegal. Attendees, all general officers from countries spanning the African continent, will conduct meetings to address mutual interests and concerns, as well as have a chance to solidify relationships.

  • Fort Jackson town hall addresses RIF cuts

    Feb 19, 2015

    Fort Jackson's command group addressed a pending Reduction in Force for the Army Training Center during a town hall meeting last week.

  • Fort Jackson units partner with schools

    Feb 19, 2015

    Fort Jackson units partner with a number of schools in the Midlands as part of the post's Command Outreach Program.

  • Sill Soldiers travel to Hood to earn wings

    Feb 19, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Sill Soldiers received an opportunity not typically afforded to them: they went to Air Assault School.

  • Fort Rucker set to host listening session

    Feb 19, 2015

    Fort Rucker is set to host a community listening session Monday, Feb. 23, in the post theater from 6-8 p.m.

  • Advancements provide innovative, realistic training

    Feb 19, 2015

    Today's Army aviation leaders can augment the training process with innovative training techniques and live, virtual, constructive, gaming, and mission command technologies.

  • Female Soldier makes launcher chief history

    Feb 19, 2015

    A female Soldier who attended attended AIT Multiple Launch Rocket System training is the first woman 13M MOS to enter the NCO Corps and be assigned as a launcher chief.

  • Drill sergeants train on MEDEVAC at Fort Sill

    Feb 19, 2015

    Drill sergeants from B Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery, recently received their quarterly air medical evacuation training, and boosted medical evacuation, or MEDEVAC, training for Basic Combat Training Soldiers.

  • Army training must be more realistic

    Feb 18, 2015

    The Force 2025 Realistic Training Industry Forum, which brought together 250 Army and industry leaders to discuss how to create realistic training.

  • Technology can make Army training more challenging

    Feb 18, 2015

    Army training must become more agile and adaptive to prepare units and leaders for tomorrow's challenges, Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Martin said. Martin, the deputy commanding general of the Combined Arms Center - Training, addressed 250 Army and industry leaders on Feb. 5 at the Force 2025 Realistic Training Industry Forum at Fort Leavenworth. He said Army leaders recently studied training, and found strengths and weaknesses.

  • Army training must integrate warfighting functions

    Feb 18, 2015

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- Army training must integrate warfighting functions and prepare units to work with civilians, joint forces and partner nations to win in a complex world, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster said. McMaster, director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, spoke Feb. 5 at the Force 2025 Realistic Training Industry Forum. Some 250 Army and industry leaders attended the forum to discuss realistic training as part of the Human Dimension.

  • Course prepares NCOs for successful outcomes

    Feb 18, 2015

    Fifteen non-commissioned officers of this installation graduated from a demanding, four-week course here, Feb. 11. The NCOs -- from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 916th Support Brigade and Operations Group -- completed Battle Staff Non-commissioned Officer Course 06-15, which was administered by video teleconference from the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas. The training is considered a milestone in career progression for senior NCOs. It instructs on specific staff duties, makes NCOs familiar with the duties of other staff sections, and prepares NCOs to serve in battalion and higher level staff positions -- according to the USASMA Web site.

  • Track star's son graduates from Basic Combat Training

    Feb 12, 2015

    Like many other Soldiers, Pvt. Bakim Lewis joined the Army to continue the family tradition of representing the United States -- although he does so in a slightly different way than his father.

  • Fort Jackson officer among first females in Ranger assessment

    Feb 12, 2015

    A Fort Jackson officer was among the first female Soldiers to attend the Ranger Training Assessment Course at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • African Land Forces Summit 2015 begins

    Feb 11, 2015

    African Land Forces Summit 2015 kicked off today with land force commanders from 36 African nations in attendance. The event, otherwise known as ALFS, will run from Feb. 9-12, in Dakar, Senegal. Attendees, all general officers from countries spanning the African continent, will conduct meetings to address mutual interests and concerns, as well as have a chance to solidify relationships.

  • Drill Sergeant Academy builds better prepared leaders

    Feb 10, 2015

    Feedback from the field regarding the Army Drill Sergeant Academy's change in August 2014 to Army Learning Model training is positive, said Sgt. Maj. Ed Roderiques, the academy's deputy commandant.

  • 'Triple Nickles' honor black Airborne legacy

    Feb 10, 2015

    For those who are Airborne or Air Assault qualified, the William W. Williams chapter of the 555th Parachute Infantry Association is seeking new members. The association is also known as the Triple Nickles, and traces its history to the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, the first black parachute organization in the Army.

  • Jump week requires focus, recollection of all training

    Feb 10, 2015

    The Soldiers of the U.S. Army Basic Airborne Course faced their fears from 34 feet in ground week and were hoisted to 250 feet in tower week, but nothing compares to being flown at 1,200 feet in a U.S. Air Force C-130. The Soldiers of C Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, have reached jump week.

  • NCOA cadre awarded new badge for instructors

    Feb 10, 2015

    History was made on Fort Benning Feb. 2, as the Henry A. Caro NCO Academy presented select cadre with the Army Instructor Badge for the first time here.

  • MCoE leaders discuss personnel reductions

    Feb 10, 2015

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence held a town hall meeting for its TRADOC employees on the topic of personnel reductions Feb. 4 at McGinnis-Wickam Hall's Marshall Auditorium.

  • Soldiers prepare for gender-integrated Ranger Course

    Feb 10, 2015

    The first of four gender-integrated iterations of the Ranger Training Assessment Course at the Army National Guard's Warrior Training Center here concluded Jan. 30 with 58 of 122 Soldiers successfully meeting all requirements.

  • Medics train for confidence

    Feb 9, 2015

    A Stryker comes to a sudden stop outside a small green tent dropping its back ramp, Soldiers spill out looking for help for a fellow battle buddy with multiple life threatening injuries.

  • TACOM Commander speaks at Army Evalution Center Leadership Cohort

    Feb 6, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham (standing), commander of the U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Command, serves as a guest speaker at the Army Evaluation Center's 2015 Aberdeen Proving Ground Senior Leader Cohort Summit February 4, at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters at APG.

  • Change of leadership at Fort Leonard Wood NCOA

    Feb 6, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Curtis Johnson relinquished commandancy of the U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officers Academy at a relinquishment of command ceremony Jan. 28 in Lincoln Hall Auditorium.

  • 40th ESB returns to Fort Huachuca after nine-month deployment

    Feb 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion arrived home on Fort Huachuca Wednesday at Libby Army Airfield. Approximately 300 Soldiers returned after performing communications contingency operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in southwest Asia.

  • SHARP reaches out to help victims, engage community

    Feb 6, 2015

    According to 101st Airborne Division Lt. Col. James Clarke, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program manager, sexual assault incidents are decreasing, while reports are increasing from last year's statistics. These findings point to increased confidence in the SHARP program as a whole, Clarke said, and that it is effectively combating sexual assault and harassment locally. Clarke explained how increased reporting is actually a good sign.

  • Captain captures photos out of this world

    Feb 6, 2015

    Capt. Joe Spracklen, an Air Defense Artillery Captains Career Course student, sits in the dark waiting. He has spent countless hours researching and preparing. He sets up his many pieces of equipment as he tracks the movement of his long-range target - the stars.

  • Resilient Soldier leads in basic training

    Feb 6, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Pvt. Jacup Miers, from Yuma, Ariz., was resilient before he ever put on the Army uniform. He wears the look of determination in his eyes. He tells of his life before the military as if he is listing the facts, nothing more:

  • Air defense Soldiers earn rite of passage

    Feb 6, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- "No one is more professional than I. I am a noncommissioned officer, a leader of Soldiers."

  • Keeping a watchful eye

    Feb 6, 2015

    "Two steps forward, move!" The command echoed across a mass formation of Soldiers. In unison, they boomed "one, two" as they marched closer to a group of simulated detainees who were creating a mass disturbance.

  • Army chooses new senior executive for chemical, biological center

    Feb 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army announced the selection of a new senior executive for the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Jan. 26, 2015.

  • Fort Jackson NCO receives Soldier's Medal

    Feb 5, 2015

    At the start of 2014, a Soldier's error almost proved fatal. A private dropped a live hand grenade in the bay, forcing quick action by her instructor, Sgt. 1st Class Adam Lane, who received the Soldier's Medal for his role in the incident in a ceremony Friday at the NCO Club.

  • Fort Lee team wins LogistXGames

    Feb 5, 2015

    SANDSTON, Va. (Feb. 5, 2014) -- A team of 14 active duty and Reserve Soldiers from Fort Lee topped their opponents to win the inaugural Richmond LogistXGames held Jan. 29 near Richmond International Airport.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers' excellence celebrated

    Feb 5, 2015

    The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill recognized its 2014 NCO, Soldier, and Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • TRADOC commanding general visits Fort Lee

    Feb 5, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 5, 2015) -- The commanding general of Training and Doctrine Command visited Fort Lee Monday and discussed various topics critical to the Army's operational effectiveness in the near future.

  • AIT cannon crewmembers join ranks of field artillery

    Feb 5, 2015

    Thirty-nine Soldiers were pinned with the field artillery branch insignia as they became the Army's newest cannon crewmembers, or military occupational specialty 13B.

  • Soldier chefs vie for Fort Sill's best vittles

    Feb 5, 2015

    Food service specialists competed in the annual Fort Sill Chef of the Year competition.

  • 4MEB spearheads combined arms breach

    Feb 5, 2015

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Missouri -- "Practice doesn't make perfect but practice makes permanent," said 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division engineering officer, Capt. Joel Thompson. "So the more you do it the better you are at something. You have to keep doing it so it becomes perfect." Thompson was speaking about the recently concluded combined arms breach exercise conducted at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Jan. 29.

  • TRADOC names WOCC Institution of Excellence

    Feb 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army Warrant Officer Career College added to Fort Rucker's reputation for excellence when it was officially named an Institution of Excellence by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • TAOG conducts 1st field training

    Feb 5, 2015

    Different forms of training can be seen performed on Fort Rucker daily, but there's also training that's not seen by many -- field-training exercises that put Soldiers to the test out in the field.

  • 80th Training Command (TASS) Soldiers compete for 2015 'best warrior' title

    Feb 5, 2015

    Camp Bullis, Texas (Feb. 5, 2015) --Approximately 15 Reserve Soldiers from across the nation kicked off the 80th Training Command (TASS) annual Best Warrior Competition here today.

  • Natick Soldiers commit to serve during youth basketball program

    Feb 4, 2015

    A group of human research volunteers from the Natick Soldier Systems Center participated alongside members of the Boston Celtics as part of the Commitment to Service initiative during a Jr. Celtics event at Madison Park High School in Roxbury, Mass., Jan. 31.

  • TRADOC commanding general spells out new Army operating concept

    Feb 4, 2015

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, described the Army's new operating concept, "Win in a Complex World," as the blueprint for Army forces to operate and accomplish objectives in unknown, unknowable and constantly changing environments.

  • Division West, Dutch generals discuss training prospects

    Feb 4, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Dutch officers met with the Division West commanding general here Jan. 29 to discuss potential training opportunities for their units. "It was an office call between the commander of Division West and the Air Commodore of the Dutch Defense Helicopter Command, and the Dutch 11th Airmobile Brigade commander, to discuss possible cooperative opportunities," said Col. Christopher Albus, 166th Aviation Brigade commander, who was present at the meeting.

  • Rapid Equipping Force moves under TRADOC

    Feb 4, 2015

    The Army's Rapid Equipping Force, created in 2002 to more quickly meet the materiel needs of commanders operating in Afghanistan, was officially transferred, Jan. 30, to the Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Sea Dragons Sharpen Intervention Skills in ASIST Training

    Feb 4, 2015

    Soldiers of all ranks from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command identify intervention techniques during, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 27-28 January.

  • 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment's Vision Explained

    Feb 4, 2015

    Col. Kevin L. Jacobi, commander of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, discusses with Regimental Vision.

  • Cadet Command holds major planning meeting for 2015 ROTC Cadet Summer Training

    Feb 3, 2015

    More than 300 personnel gathered at Fort Knox last week to plan for the largest CONUS-based training event: ROTC Cadet Summer Training

  • DoD official speaks on media's role

    Feb 3, 2015

    The role of the media as it pertains to the Army was the topic of the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program, as Col. Steve Warren, the director of press operations for the Department of Defense, visited Fort Benning Jan. 28.

  • EOD Company completes decisive action training

    Feb 2, 2015

    FORT DRUM, New York -- The 725th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company returned to Fort Drum this week following a decisive action training rotation at the U.S. Army's premier light infantry training center.

  • Army, AMC leadership address strategy

    Jan 30, 2015

    U.S. Army Materiel Command leaders highlighted lessons learned and the work the command is doing across the globe during a briefing to the Chief of Staff of the Army, Jan. 29.

  • Web portal helps commanders use resources at Integrated Training Environment

    Jan 30, 2015

    Now commanders have online access to the best practices for conducting training exercises that combine live and virtual training.

  • Tookmanian accepts role as top 14th MP Brigade NCO

    Jan 29, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. David Tookmanian is now the 14th Military Police Brigade's top noncommissioned officer.

  • Fort Leonard Wood competition clears the way to crown best Sapper team

    Jan 29, 2015

    Applications for engineers wanting to compete for the title of Best Sapper are now being accepted.

  • Fort Leonard Wood plaque ceremony honors CST members killed helping accident victim

    Jan 29, 2015

    A plaque dedication ceremony was held Jan. 21 in the 1st Lt. Terry Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Responder Training facility to honor two Florida National Guard Civil Support Team members who lost their lives while rendering aid to others.

  • Military, civilian leaders gather for exchange

    Jan 29, 2015

    "Leadership Through a Changing Environment" was the theme of the third Army Leader Exchange, a series of talks on leadership from national and local civilian and military leaders, Jan. 27 in the Lewis and Clark Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • 2-13th Avn. Regt. dedicates building to honor fallen hero

    Jan 29, 2015

    If you ask what kind of people buildings are named after, the chaplain for Army Aviation's Unmanned Aircraft Systems community will say it's the kind of people who change the face of America.

  • Training prepares Soldiers, Families for reintegration

    Jan 29, 2015

    One of the most important aspects of training a Soldier can go through is the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape, or SERE, training. However, surviving through captivity is just half the battle, and Fort Rucker and U.S. Army South want to make sure that Soldiers are taken care of throughout the entire process.

  • ADA battalion focuses on mental fitness

    Jan 29, 2015

    T SILL, Okla. -- With the demands of today's Army, many Soldiers find themselves facing myriad personal issues as a result of psychological distress.

  • Hagel 'quintessentially American,' Obama says at farewell tribute

    Jan 29, 2015

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2015 -- President Barack Obama hosted an armed forces farewell tribute to retiring Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia.

  • Army cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

    Jan 28, 2015

    Army cyber defenders released code to help detect and understand cyber attacks.

  • Materiel Common Operating Picture provides unprecedented view of logistics readiness

    Jan 28, 2015

    For more than a year, the U.S. Army Materiel Command has been hard at work developing a system that provides an overall picture of logistics readiness across the Army. The command wanted to aggregate data and provide leaders access to timely information in a user-friendly, easy-to-interpret online dashboard format.

  • ARCIC continues to explore innovation

    Jan 28, 2015

    Through a continuing partnership with academia, TRADOC's Army Capabilities Integration Center provided another opportunity for leader development during the third event in the ARCIC Distinguished Speaker Series held Jan. 23 on Fort Eustis, Virginia.

  • TRADOC commander emphasizes new operating concept at USAREUR headquarters

    Jan 27, 2015

    Gen. David Perkins, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, visited U.S. Army Europe headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany, Jan. 26, to speak with leaders about the Army's new operating concept; win in a complex world.

  • Improved Army system, training to increase vigilance

    Jan 27, 2015

    Soldiers of a U.S. Army research center have worked to improve training for fellow Soldiers on a quick-reaction intelligence capability that better supports the system in the field and potentially reduces reliance on reach-back and in-field contractor support.

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony -- 1st Brigade 100th Training Division has new home

    Jan 27, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - A ribbon cutting ceremony held outside a newly redesigned facility marked the transfer of the 1st Brigade Headquarters (Military Intelligence) 100th Division to Fort Huachuca on Jan. 23.

  • Airbeam technology evolves from Natick to the field to Carnegie Hall

    Jan 26, 2015

    The wide-reaching, overarching success of airbeam technology is music to Natick's ears. The technology has made its debut in a new incarnation as a part of a surprisingly luxurious rental tent used for a gala on the rooftop of Carnegie Hall.

  • Sill opens Terminal High Altitude Area Defense training

    Jan 26, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Fires Center of Excellence is adding Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) to its training arsenal under the Air Defense Artillery School. The training is being done in a new building, dedicated Jan. 23 as the Lt. Gen. C.J. LeVan THAAD Instructional Facility.

  • TRADOC commander visits Allied Spirit I in Hohenfels, Germany

    Jan 25, 2015

    TRADOC Commander Gen. David Perkins visited Hohenfels, Germany, Jan. 25, 2015, to observe exercise Allied Spirit I and share his vision on the Army's new operating concept, 'Win in a complex world.'

  • Civilian experts talk finance, organizations at CGSC

    Jan 23, 2015

    Command and General Staff College students and faculty got a taste of civilian university instruction this week when lecturers from the University of California-Berkeley made presentations on personal finance and organizational structure.

  • Fort Leonard Wood training course preps the few females that want to lead the way

    Jan 22, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood female Soldiers striving to become one of the first Ranger-qualified females now have a training course structured specifically to help with their quest.

  • Soldiers show excellence in supplying trainees

    Jan 22, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The 434th Field Artillery Brigade recently won Training and Doctrine Awards for Supply Excellence at the battery and brigade levels.

  • Future joint concepts focus on human elements

    Jan 22, 2015

    A panel of military officers discussed the concepts of the Strategic Landpower Task Force Jan. 16 at the Center for Strategic International Studies in Washington, D.C.

  • Training shift increases importance of simulations

    Jan 22, 2015

    Under the Army Force Generation cycle, deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan revolved around unit training events designed for a specific mission.

  • Fort Leonard Wood takes SHARP to local high school

    Jan 21, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood is taking Sexual Harassment/Assault Response training to the high school.

  • Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future

    Jan 21, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, Army Combined Arms Center, or CAC, commanding general, visited Fort Sill, Jan. 20, to discuss the Army's greatest asset -- its Soldiers -- and how the "human dimension" is vital to combating current and future conflicts.

  • Future of Army Sensors

    Jan 20, 2015

    Army science and technology officials are seeking ways to improve situational awareness, mobility, lethality and the maintainability and effectiveness of Army systems.

  • Own the Weather: Flying in Degraded Visual Environments

    Jan 19, 2015

    Army researchers are going after solutions to help aircraft crews navigate in degraded visual environments, where weather, obscurants or obstacles may prove hazardous and even lethal.

  • Getting better: 128th Avn. improves facilities, training

    Jan 16, 2015

    As Army Aviation evolves, so must the maintenance facilities and training aids that go along with it.

  • JSTARS plays critical role in Operation Desert Storm

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - On Jan. 14, 1991, the Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System (now referred to as JSTARS, but at that time stressed as the "Joint" STARS) had its first operational mission as part of Operation Desert Shield in the Persian Gulf.

  • Biosensors: Lab seeks to replace antibodies

    Jan 15, 2015

    Just as the human immune system deploys antibodies to destroy bacteria that have infiltrated the body to cause harm, Army scientists may deploy biosensors to detect harmful microorganisms.

  • MP school welcomes new CSM

    Jan 15, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Woodring is the U.S. Army Military Police School's 12th regimental command sergeant major after a change of responsibility Jan. 8.

  • CAC Commander Speaks to SHARP Students

    Jan 15, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, spoke with students from the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program's (SHARP) Sexual Assault Response Coordinator and Victim Advocate (SARC/VA) Course at the SHARP Academy at Fort Leavenworth.

  • Why innovation matters to the Army

    Jan 15, 2015

    Even in the face of drawdowns and budget challenges, the Army must continue to think of new and better ways to improve the force, and that's exactly what participants were asked to do during the Unified Quest Innovation Symposium Jan. 13-15.

  • Sill female first to tackle Ranger course

    Jan 15, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Second lieutenant Kelly Derienzo shed her long hair Jan. 11 to be one of the first women allowed to go to Fort Benning's Pre-Ranger Course.

  • New allotment policy in effect

    Jan 15, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- In an effort to stop businesses from taking advantage of Soldiers, the Department of Defense has prohibited the use of allotments to purchase, lease or rent personal property.

  • Technology virtually transforms staff rides

    Jan 15, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Since 2005, the Combat Studies Institute has provided the Army with a new platform for leader development with virtual staff rides.

  • U.S. Cyber Command, NSA commander discusses state of cyber efforts

    Jan 15, 2015

    Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, or USCYBERCOM, and director of the National Security Agency, addressed staff and faculty during the first Leadership Professional Development series event of 2015, Jan. 9, 2015.

  • Community bids A Battery, 1-14th Field Artillery so long

    Jan 15, 2015

    The 214th Fires Brigade's family and Lawton-Fort Sill community members gathered Jan. 9 at Rinehart Fitness Center to bid farewell and good luck to Task Force Assassin, A Battery, 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery.

  • 31st ADA Brigade Patriot crews fire

    Jan 15, 2015

    On Dec. 8, A Battery, 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery conducted a deployment readiness exercise (DRE).

  • Sensors keep the enemy in sight

    Jan 14, 2015

    New technology is spawning better sensors and helping the Army of today to dominate the battlefield of tomorrow.

  • Army researchers gather to discuss aviation initiatives

    Jan 14, 2015

    Army researchers and engineers are gathering at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Jan. 14-16, to discuss research initiatives and focus on closing technology gaps on futuristic aviation-sustainment concepts that could forever change Army aviation -- from air-vehicle design to usage and maintenance and real-time mission planning.

  • Sensor Technology: Engineers find keys to autonomous future

    Jan 13, 2015

    Sensors are making the Army's ground vehicle fleet more intelligent by providing a safer, more agile operating environment for American Soldiers.

  • Former Fort Benning commander calls for focus on loyalty

    Jan 13, 2015

    A former Fort Benning commanding general visited the Maneuver Center of Excellence Jan. 8 to share his views on leadership as part of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • Army scientists improve early bio-threat detection

    Jan 12, 2015

    Army researchers are looking at novel ways to test the latest technologies, including a systems-approach to sensor installation and compatibility.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers react to roadside bombs

    Jan 12, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Loud booms rang out across the forest at Rhine Ordnance Barracks as Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, encountered a simulated roadside bomb as they trained for convoy operations. For some, it was the first time they experienced an improvised explosive device detonating outside their Humvee. For others, the Jan. 11 exercise was a reminder of the dangers often faced downrange. For Staff Sgt. Daniel Vidican, who has already deployed to a combat zone, the simulated attack was a great refresher.

  • Transportation School touts advantages of traveling Master Driver Course

    Jan 12, 2015

    Citing advantages like improved deployment capability, cost effectiveness and tailor-made blocks of instruction, the Army Driver Standardization Office at the U.S. Army Transportation School here is promoting the mobile training program it launched in 2014.