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  • Liaison officer offers free French refresher

    Aug 29, 2014

    Since his arrival at Fort Rucker, the French liaison officer has embraced its Soldiers, Families, civilians and surrounding communities with enthusiasm. Now, this distinguished officer has arranged to conduct a free French language and culture class at the post.

  • Teenagers become Soldiers while still in high school

    Aug 28, 2014

    A handful of Soldiers graduating this week had enlisted through the Army's split option program, which allowed them to take part in Basic Combat Training during the summer break between their junior and senior years of high school.

  • Cadets train with 3-34th

    Aug 28, 2014

    Forty-four ROTC cadets from across the nation spent their summer as interns with the 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment. The internship, which is called Drill Cadet Leader Training, allowed cadets to receive experience as platoon leaders in the Basic Combat Training environment.

  • Fort Leonard Wood breaks ground on new AIT complex

    Aug 28, 2014

    A groundbreaking ceremony for a new Advanced Individual Training Complex officially set construction in motion Aug. 19.

  • Fort Sill unit gives cadets field artillery experience

    Aug 28, 2014

    Throughout the summer, the 214th Fires Brigade has hosted more than 40 cadets from the U.S. Military Academy and various ROTC programs as a part of the Army Cadet Troop Leadership Training program.

  • Sill simulator trains Stinger crews

    Aug 28, 2014

    Inside the Improved Moving Target Simulator, Fort Sill's (Okla.) newest Avenger crewmembers are encapsulated in training necessary to take down enemy aerial targets.

  • Twins train together in basic training

    Aug 28, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers in D Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery were seeing double as Pvts. Daniel and Stephan Self entered Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill.

  • Army prepares for dangers lurking in 'deep future' megacities

    Aug 28, 2014

    Within about two decades, roughly 60 percent of the world's population will live in cities, particularly megacities of more than 10 million, and this week's Exercise Unified Quest focused on a megacity with inhabitants bent on terror and destruction.

  • End of an era: Last OH-58D Kiowa Aviator class to graduate

    Aug 25, 2014

    A legacy decades in the making is coming to an end, as eight students from the last OH-58D Kiowa Warrior class prepare to graduate at Fort Rucker, Alabama.

  • Maj. Gen A.C. Roper assumes command of the 80th Training Command (TASS)

    Aug 24, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. -- Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper took over the reins of the 80th Training Command (TASS) from Maj. Gen. Bill Gerety in a ceremony officiated by Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson, deputy chief Army Reserve, at the Fort Lee Field House Aug. 23, 2014.

  • SMA Chandler challenges USASMA students to think about future of Army, NCO Corps

    Aug 24, 2014

    As Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III spoke to the incoming class of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Aug. 22, 2014, at Fort Bliss, Texas, he challenged members of Class 65 to look to the future and decide what kind of Army and NCO Corps they want to have.

  • Special delivery: 1-58th AOB conducts sling-load training

    Aug 22, 2014

    Blending excitement with a dash of fear, Soldiers from the 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion, Air Traffic Control Company battled powerful CH-47 Chinook rotorwash that pulled at their minds and bodies while taking on a sling-load training mission Aug. 11 and 15.

  • Wargame to examine the fall of a 'megacity'

    Aug 18, 2014

    The challenges, opportunities and potential approaches for the U.S. Army to conduct operations in complex urban environments will be the focus of the Deep Futures Wargame, being conducted Aug. 17-22, 2014, at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.

  • Under Secretary challenges Army senior leaders to revamp civilian career management

    Aug 15, 2014

    Army Under Secretary Brad R. Carson hosted a two-day session at the Pentagon last month, which was meant to help shape policy changes regarding how the Army hires, trains, develops, and sustains its civilian workforce.

  • TRADOC accreditation team to visit USAICoE

    Aug 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca's Quality Assurance Office, or QAO, has the mission to prepare the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, USAICoE, for the Training and Doctrine Command's accreditation visit. A failed accreditation can affect the ability to train Soldiers and negatively impact the military training institution.

  • FTX challenge gets warriors back to basics

    Aug 15, 2014

    Members of B Battery "Bulldogs," 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery, completed a two-day field training exercise Aug. 5-6, at Blue Beaver Maneuver Range at Fort Sill.

  • Army's future relies on schoolhouse innovations, optimizing Soldiers' potential

    Aug 15, 2014

    The Commandant and Directors of Training (CDOT) Conference took place at Fort Leavenworth from Aug. 14-15. At the conference, Army leaders discussed the force's future as it transitions from an Army at war to an Army of preparation.

  • Community shows support for Fort Jackson

    Aug 14, 2014

    Community members throughout the Midlands have pledged their support for Fort Jackson since the Army announced in March what the impact of continued force reductions could mean for the installation.

  • Army strong: Soldier goes past physical training time; efforts enhance all aspects of his life

    Aug 14, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Pushing himself in more than just morning physical training Chief Warrant Officer 3 Aaron Foster, Warrant Officer Advanced Course (WOAC) student, has found exercise is not only his outlet, it's his passion.

  • MPs study new guard tower's capabilities

    Aug 14, 2014

    The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Battle Lab and the Army Research Lab Human Research and Engineering Directorate conducted a live-fire experiment with the Modular Protective System Multipurpose Guard Tower Aug. 4 to 6 on Fort Leonard Wood.

  • USAACE Soldier among 1st Instructor Badge awardees

    Aug 14, 2014

    A non-commissioned officer with the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence was among the first seven Soldier instructors to receive the Army Instructor Badge during a recognition ceremony in Alexandria, Va. July 17.

  • TRADOC names NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Aug 11, 2014

    After a week of challenging competition, the command responsible for training the Army chose its best Soldiers during the 2014 Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year ceremony here, Aug. 8.

  • Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlights intelligence on-the-move, technology demonstrations

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Army's participation in Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlighted increased on-the-move intelligence capabilities using the Tactical Intelligence Ground Station, an element of the Distributed Common Ground System -- Army, or DCGS-A.

  • Fort Huachuca Soldier pins first Army Instructor Badge

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Army began awarding Army Instructor Badges this summer to bolster the standing of the NCO instructors who teach the courses in the Noncommissioned Officer Education System, according to Liston Bailey, chief of the Institute for Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Learning Innovations and Initiatives Division, in the May 6 edition of the NCO Journal.

  • Fort Jackson Soldiers provide training support to Congolese army

    Aug 7, 2014

    Five Soldiers with the 165th Infantry Brigade, participated in a military-to-military training engagement program in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which focused on military law, military medicine and basic military tactical intelligence.

  • Efficient training critial to the success of NIE 15.1

    Aug 7, 2014

    The utilization and maintenance of systems during Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 15.1 is essential to the exercise. At Fort Bliss, Texas, New Equipment Training, also known as NET, is currently in its most robust stage with several classes being taught on Systems Under Evaluation and Systems Under Test.

  • High school graduates help train future recruiters

    Aug 7, 2014

    For four Columbia high school graduates, the Recruiting and Retention School was one of their first steps into the workforce and into the Army experience.

  • Courses prepare Soldiers for future; provide skills, professional credentialing

    Aug 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School on Fort Leonard Wood has received their re-accreditation through the International Fire Services Accreditation Congress in accordance to the 2013 National Fire Protection Association standards.

  • August set for antiterrorism focus

    Aug 7, 2014

    "If you see something, say something." August is the Army wide antiterrorism awareness month.

  • Sill Soldier awarded Army Instructor Badge

    Aug 7, 2014

    Fort Sill's Sgt. 1st Class Adrian Villareal, Senior Leaders Course (SLC) instructor, was one of seven Soldiers who became the first to receive the Army Instructor Badge during a recognition ceremony July 17 in Alexandria, Va.

  • Army civilian develops interview method to help unlock memories, reduce revictimization

    Aug 4, 2014

    A revolutionary approach to interviewing sexual assault victims, created by a Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, researcher, is obtaining more information about crimes -- potentially leading to more offender prosecutions.

  • Researchers focus on reducing weight of Army combat vehicles

    Aug 4, 2014

    Leading experts in military combat-vehicle research, engineering and design gathered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, July 29-31, 2014, to discuss a single goal: reducing the weight of the Army's tanks and infantry fighting vehicles by 40 percent in the coming decades.

  • Three things to know during Anti-terrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 1, 2014

    Each year, the Army sets aside August to raise awareness of its ongoing efforts to protect Soldiers and their families, Department of the Army civilians and contractors from terrorist threats.

  • Army values motivate girl from Baghdad to Soldier

    Jul 31, 2014

    A camouflage pencil and American Soldiers displaying Army Values led an Iraqi girl down the path to joining the U.S. Army.

  • Reserve Marines on post for CBRN MOS training

    Jul 31, 2014

    Reserve Marines from Kansas spent two weeks on Fort Leonard Wood focusing on their Military Occupation Specialty -- Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear defense.

  • Army brat makes move to Army cadet

    Jul 31, 2014

    Born to Army Sgt. 1st Class Shane Wolfe and Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Michell Mashburn, Kimberly Wolfe has embraced the military lifestyle since before she could walk. Now as a 2014 graduate of Waynesville High School, Wolfe will be following in her parent's footsteps, but will leave her own unique mark on her Family's history.

  • Fires Center of Excellence honors new Field Artillery commandant

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill honored its new and 51st Field Artillery School commandant and chief of FA with a 9 a.m. reveille ceremony July 23, in front of McNair Hall.

  • Fort Sill lifeguard saves teenager from lake

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers are trained to protect on land, but Staff Sgt. Ronnie Moore, Fires Center of Excellence, saved a life in water July 26, 2014, at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area.

  • CAC CSM visits Fort Rucker

    Jul 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Combined Arms Center command sergeant major visited Fort Rucker July 23 to inform Aviation Soldiers about the future of the NCO corps and spoke to more than 100 Soldiers, including students at Yano Hall and sergeants to command sergeants major at the NCO Academy.

  • CSA: Ethical dilemmas pose tough calls for Soldiers

    Jul 30, 2014

    One of the hardest things a Soldier will face in his or her career isn't necessarily the enemy. It might well be telling another Soldier that his or her behavior is ethically or morally wrong, said the Army chief of staff.

  • Army investigators warn public about romance scams

    Jul 30, 2014

    Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are once again warning internet users worldwide about cyber criminals involved in an online crime that CID has dubbed "the Romance Scam."

  • Rapid Equipping Force, PEO Soldier test targeting device at White Sands Missile Range

    Jul 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army's Rapid Equipping Force and PEO Soldier's Project Management Office PM Soldier Sensors and Lasers conducted a test of the Hand Held Precision Targeting Device, at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, in mid-July.

  • Army, GM, Raytheon partner on advanced training initiative for transitioning Soldiers

    Jul 29, 2014

    ARLINGTON, VA, (July 29, 2014) --The U.S. Army, General Motors and Raytheon Company, today announced they are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life. The Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program, a multi-year partnership between the two companies and the Army, will begin in August at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. The initiative demonstrates a strong commitment to helping veterans succeed by connecting them with education and career opportunities outside of the military service. Shifting Gears will be part of the Army's Soldier for Life support program, which helps soldiers reintegrate into their communities after leaving the Army.

  • Parachutes and parents: 2 Army Families continue Airborne legacy with jumps

    Jul 29, 2014

    Two Army Families. One with deep roots at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and the other with strong ties to Sand Hill at Fort Benning. To the outside observer they may appear different in many ways, but July 24, the Jollota and Rabun Families became part of the Army Airborne brotherhood as Chief Warrant Officer 5 Dan Jollota and his daughter, Cadet Third Class Erin Jollota, and Staff Sergeant Christopher Rabun and his son, Pfc. Christian Rabun, landed at the Fryar Drop Zone at Fort Benning.

  • CG: Honor to join MCoE team

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- To the Soldiers, civilians, Family members and friends of Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence, I want to express how humbled I am to be back at this great installation. In three decades of service, I have had the privilege of serving here previously and it always remains the place where many of us began our military service, and it is like coming home. What has remained constant through the years is the high caliber of people living and working on and around Fort Benning.

  • Orientation course planned for new MCOE senior leaders

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- Because Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence typically experience high senior leader turnover during the summer months, the MCoE will host the Maneuver Senior Leader Orientation Course Aug. 6-7.

  • MRSA a communitywide problem, study finds

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- A team of scientists from Martin Army Community Hospital conducted a study about skin infections with more than 30,000 trainees of the 198th and 192nd Infantry Training Brigades.

  • MCoE, ICoE connect via instructor exchanges

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- Students from the Maneuver Captains Career Course learned intelligence and security operations planning techniques from a Fort Huachuca, Arizona, military intelligence instructor as part of an instructor exchange between the Maneuver Center of Excellence and the Intelligence Center of Excellence.

  • MCoE bids farewell to Chief of Armor

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- Soldiers, veterans, Family members and others from across the tricommunity area came together to bid farewell to Armor School commandant and 48th Chief of Armor Brig. Gen. Leopoldo Quintas July 25 at Derby Auditorium.

  • First Soldiers awarded Army Instructor Badge

    Jul 28, 2014

    Seven Soldiers made Army history when they became the first instructors to receive the Army Instructor Badge during a recognition ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia, July 17, 2014.

  • Under secretary visits Fort Sill, shares Army future

    Jul 25, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson visited Fort Sill, Oklahoma, July 22, 2014, to talk with Maj. Gen. John Rossi, about his new command, and other post leaders about the future of the Army, and the Fires Center of Excellence's role in it.

  • Fort Jackson commanding general promoted

    Jul 24, 2014

    Fort Jackson is now led by one of the Army's newest two-star generals, Maj. Gen. Bradley Becker. Becker was promoted in a ceremony July 18 at Victory Field, where friends and family from across the country gathered to show their support.

  • Engineer BOLC students develop confidence one explosion at a time

    Jul 24, 2014

    To the engineer students who had just detonated their first explosive charges the sound of falling rocks and dirt pelting the bunker was music to their ears.

  • Fort Leonard Wood adds new hotel, dental facility to list of new construction

    Jul 24, 2014

    A state-of-the-art dental facility and new hotel are atop the list of Army military and private construction projects on Fort Leonard Wood, totaling more than $207 million.

  • Soldier Support Institute battalion cases colors

    Jul 24, 2014

    The Soldier Support Institute's Training Support Battalion cased its colors during a ceremony July 22 at the Solomon Center.

  • One team one fight: 1st Cav participates in new study

    Jul 24, 2014

    The secretary of defense rescinded the direct ground combat assignment rule, which stated that women could not serve in certain duty positions. While groundbreaking, this action did not open all of the military occupational specialties that are currently closed to women. In the effort to make strides toward opening all MOSs, the Army is executing a study to assess the physical demands required to do those jobs.

  • Lundy promoted to major general

    Jul 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commanding general was promoted to major general during a ceremony July 22 in the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • NG Soldiers train at Fort Leonard Wood's CDTF

    Jul 24, 2014

    Nearly 100 National Guard military police Soldiers underwent chemical defense training at Fort Leonard Wood's Chemical Defense Training Facility recently.

  • Sill Soldiers take on pre-Ranger training

    Jul 24, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A piece of material barely more than two inches wide is what 29 second lieutenants fought for July 21 in Rucker Park.

  • Air Traffic, Air Space course graduates largest class

    Jul 24, 2014

    One of the newest military occupation specialties in Army Aviation graduated its largest class July 21, signaling new interest in an important role in air traffic control.

  • Hundreds turn out for 'NFL Play 60' at Fort Leonard Wood

    Jul 24, 2014

    Hundreds of children ran, jumped, kicked and tackled their way to good health during NFL Play 60, held by the St. Louis Rams July 16 on Fort Leonard Wood's Gerlach Field. Designed for children ages 7 to 14 but open to all ages up to 18, the event let participants play at more than a dozen different activity stations from noon to 2 p.m.

  • TRADOC commander shares metaphors, wisdom . . . and his rank

    Jul 23, 2014

    Gen. David Perkins, TRADOC commanding general, spent July 22 visiting training sites and talking with Army ROTC cadets attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Knox.

  • MPs 'roughing it' as part of back-to-basics initiative

    Jul 22, 2014

    Students in the Military Police Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, are testing a type of training that is taking the Soldiers back to the basics by incorporating expeditionary operations into their class.

  • Best of the best: MCoE's top Soldier, NCO seek TRADOC award

    Jul 22, 2014

    Two of Fort Benning's best will be on display next week as Spc. Seth Biehl and Sgt. 1st Class Michael McQuality head to Fort Eustis, Virginia, for the TRADOC Soldier and NCO of the Year competitions.

  • 10 inducted into Ranger Hall of Fame

    Jul 22, 2014

    Ten Rangers were inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame July 16 during a ceremony at Fort Benning's Maneuver Center of Excellence McGinnis-Wickam Hall.

  • Scientist shares insights on decision making

    Jul 22, 2014

    Gary Klein, a senior scientist at MacroCognition LLC and author of Streetlights and Shadows: Searching for the Keys to Adaptive Decision Making, visited Fort Benning July 16 for the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • Contrary to popular belief, overhydration is possible

    Jul 22, 2014

    "Because we live in the South with high humidity and temperatures, it combines for a perfect atmosphere for overhydration," said Jill Carlson, Maneuver Center of Excellence safety director.

  • WHINSEC class opens with Flag Ceremony

    Jul 22, 2014

    The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation's Command and General Staff Officer Course Class of 2014-2015 began its year of study with a Flag Ceremony at the Benning Club July 16.

  • Sill gets Army on board 'green train'-ing

    Jul 17, 2014

    Fort Sill, Oklahoma, hosted training on the Army's newest fuel-efficient ultra-low emmitting N-ViroMotive locomotives, July 7-11, 2014.

  • Soldier loses more than 60 pounds to graduate basic

    Jul 17, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers' transformations in Basic Combat Training are usually evident on graduation day. They stand taller, they look a person in the eyes, their pride in achieving their training is evident. For one such Soldier, that pride was earned before graduation by overcoming his biggest obstacle: weight.

  • SECDEF visits Fort Rucker: 1-on-1 Q&A with Chuck Hagel

    Jul 17, 2014

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited the home of Army Aviation July 10 and took time to speak with senior leaders, visit and hold a question-and-answer session with hundreds of Soldiers and discuss the Army Aviation Restructure Initiative.

  • McMaster to lead development of future force

    Jul 16, 2014

    Immediately following his promotion, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, recently named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People, assumed that responsibility when he became the director of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Army Capabilities Integration Center July 15.

  • Software helps to protect Soldiers from traumatic combat injuries

    Jul 11, 2014

    ADELPHI, Md. (July 11, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate has fostered closer teaming across the Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat program by designing a customized software system that integrates a digital library, a management tool for requests for information and other unique resources.

  • Researchers improve smokes, obscurants technology

    Jul 11, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 11, 2014) -- During a recent event to study the performance of smoke and obscurants, researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate set out to improve the process of measuring transmissivity.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits ROTC Cadets at summer training

    Jul 11, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno spoke for more than an hour to Army ROTC Leadership Development Assessment Course Cadets, July 10, 2014, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, with a valuable message to help them in their journey as Army officers.

  • ACLC welcomes new commander

    Jul 11, 2014

    The U.S. Army Aviation Center Logistics Command welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony July 1 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Fort Leonard Wood meteorologists focus on safety

    Jul 10, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood meteorologists make sure the military community has the most up-to-date weather forecast.

  • Policy letter sets standards with local emphasis

    Jul 10, 2014

    An updated Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood Command Policy 18 went into effect last month. Policy 18 sets standards for the wear and appearance of uniforms with a local emphasis.

  • 'I am a professional' -- Profession of Arms a vital part of leader development

    Jul 10, 2014

    In 2010, the Army revived the discussion on a long-dormant subject -- the Profession of Arms.

  • Welcome to the Army -- 120th provides first steps for recruits to becoming Soldiers

    Jul 10, 2014

    Drill sergeants with the 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) make sure the Army's newest Soldiers are ready for Basic Combat Training.

  • Researchers visit Fort Sill for fires input

    Jul 10, 2014

    Two researchers from the Air Land Sea Application (ALSA) Center at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., visited Fort Sill June 24-25 to talk with fires experts as ALSA prepares to revise a joint fires publication this fall.

  • Soldier Life Cycle changes way Army preps troops for eventual transition

    Jul 10, 2014

    On Oct. 1, 2014, Soldiers will begin to have a more defined plan for transitioning out of the Army with the implementation of the Soldier Life Cycle.

  • Rapid Equipping Force uses 3-D printing on the frontline

    Jul 9, 2014

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (July 9, 2014) -- Combat frequently presents unexpected challenges, demanding rapid solutions. When faced with unique problems, Soldiers often devise quick fixes out of readily available materials. Whether minor changes to procedures or small modifications to equipment, adaptation routinely occurs at the tactical level on the battlefield.

  • Colonel Charles Young: Buffalo Soldier and Intelligence Officer

    Jul 9, 2014

    Fort huachuca, Arizona - More than 10,000 black men served in the regiments honorably called the Buffalo Soldiers. Some of these men, such as Henry O. Flipper and Benjamin O. Davis, are historically prominent and fairly well-known to students of American history. However, a great number remain unknown or their accomplishments buried as footnotes to history. One such man with a significant link to Fort Huachuca and military intelligence is Colonel Charles D. Young.

  • Developing future supply chain professionals

    Jul 8, 2014

    A new master's program will soon be available to Theater Logistics Planners Program attendees.

  • The 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary)

    Jul 8, 2014

    The Army has established a transportation brigade whose function is to provide port, terminal, and watercraft operations, including logistics over-the-shore.

  • Training a brigade support battalion at home station

    Jul 8, 2014

    This article outlines the home-station training of a brigade support battalion supporting an armored brigade combat team.

  • Mission Command: Differentiation and Integration

    Jul 8, 2014

    In this article, the authors address the organizational issues of differentiation and integration as they relate to mission command.

  • Rethinking Legacy and Functional Logistics

    Jul 8, 2014

    To improve efficiency, the Logistics Corps could realign into two functional areas: distribution and service.

  • LTG Alva R. Fitch Creates MI Branch

    Jul 7, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Alva R. Fitch graduated from the US Military Academy in 1930. The United States was in the midst of the Great Depression, still recovering from the loss of life and innocence that came from their participation in World War I. At the tender age of 23, the young 2nd Lieutenant couldn't have imagined that another war on a global scale was brewing overseas.

  • From ROTC Cadets to commissioned officers

    Jul 7, 2014

    The 1st and 2nd Regiments of the Army ROTC's Leader Development and Assessment Course graduated July 6, 2014, at Fort Knox, Ky. During the ceremony, 35 Cadets commissioned as second lieutenants, starting their careers as Army officers.

  • Fort Knox produces its first batch of LDAC graduates

    Jul 7, 2014

    The first regiments of the Leader Development and Assessment Course graduated Sunday, here, to the applause of their families and loved ones.

  • Paratroopers drop onto Fort Leonard Wood for training

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood's 1st Lt. Joseph Terry Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Training Facility was the site for specialized training by paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division during Exercise Steel Box.

  • Recruiting Company Commander's Daughter Named Army Military Child of Year

    Jul 3, 2014

    Company commander's daughter named Army Military Child of the Year for forming a foundation that supports the children of military heroes

  • Second course at Fort Lee to implement new training methodology

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 3, 2014) -- Another Ordnance School course here will soon implement the Skills Based Training program.

  • 309th MI Bn. gains new leader

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In a well-attended ceremony by both Soldiers and Civilians, Lt. Col. Laura Knapp, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion outgoing commander, passed the guidon to Lt. Col. Erich Spragg, incoming commander, June 20 on Fort Huachuca's Chaffee Parade Field.

  • OCS Hall of Fame inducts USAICoE chief of staff

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Col. Jeffrey Jennings, chief of staff of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, and an Arizona native, was inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School, or OCS, Hall of Fame during a ceremony May 19, in the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • NCOA instructor earns Order of Saint Michael

    Jun 27, 2014

    Before he said farewell to friends and coworkers, an NCO Academy instructor received the bronze Order of Saint Michael award June 20.

  • Above the Best: Aviator flourishes on All-Army Triathlon Team

    Jun 27, 2014

    Second Lt. Justine Emge, D Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment, represented the Army, May 31, 2014, at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, California, as she competed in the Armed Forces Triathlon Championship for the All-Army Triathlon Team.

  • Secretary Harvey tours CASCOM, explores training, troop transitions

    Jun 26, 2014

    The Combined Arms Support Command hosted a June 13 visit by John Harvey Jr., Virginia Secretary for Veteran's Affairs and Homeland Security.