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  • Army Profession Doctrine Published on Army Birthday

    Jun 19, 2013

    The Army recently released ADRP 1, The Army Profession, which defines and describes the Army Profession and the Army Ethic. It identifies two mutually supportive communities of practice of the profession: the Profession of Arms and the Army Civilian Corps. It establishes the five essential characteristics that legitimize the Army as a profession: trust, military expertise, honorable service, esprit de corps, and stewardship of the profession. It also defines membership and certification of Army professionals in competence, character, and commitment. Visit http://cape.army.mil for more information. Find ADRP-1 at http://armypubs.army.mil/doctrine/DR_pubs/dr_a/pdf/adrp1.pdf.

  • Fort Benning changes garrison command

    Jun 19, 2013

    Col. Michail S. Huerter assumed command of the Fort Benning garrison Friday from Col. Jeffrey Fletcher during a ceremony in front of McGinnis-Wickam Hall. Huerter, a native of Topeka, Kan., began his career as an Infantryman at Fort Benning in 1990, and said he was proud to now call the Chattahoochee Valley home.

  • Pierce takes command of 197th Infantry Brigade

    Jun 19, 2013

    Lt. Col. Joseph Pierce assumed command of the 197th Infantry Brigade from Col. Michael Rauhut at a change of command ceremony June 13 at Doughboy Stadium.

  • Female Marine serves in all-male detachment

    Jun 19, 2013

    "There's a saying that every Marine is a rifleman, so you're trained that no matter what gender, height or weight … every Marine is trained to go into combat." However, the 20-year-old Green Bay, Wis., native said she never expected to become the only female Marine in her unit. As an administrative specialist for the USMC Detachment on Fort Benning, Cpl. Jessica Manning works and lives among more than 350 male counterparts.

  • Mission Command and leader development are essential to each other

    Jun 19, 2013

    The essence of executing Mission Command rests on leader development according to Lt. Gen. David G. Perkins, commander, Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth. His comment set the stage for the panel, "Leadership and Education for Mission Command."

  • Cyber Addressed at Mission Command Meeting

    Jun 19, 2013

    Senior Army leaders from the cyber and signal communities, a prominent journalist, and a representative from the civilian communications sector gathered to discuss the state of the Army's Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) and how they relate to Mission Command during the Association of the United States Army-hosted Mission Command Symposium held here, June 18-19.

  • Army updates 'eyes' of Apache helicopters

    Jun 18, 2013

    The Army is incorporating a new sensor capability into its Apache helicopters.

  • TRADOC top NCO helps celebrate 238th Army Birthday in Philadelphia

    Jun 18, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Dailey, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's senior enlisted adviser, and other Army leaders participated in activities in Philadelphia to celebrate Flag Day and the Army's 238th Birthday. Dailey served as a panel member discussing The Army Profession, which builds trust with the American people and consistently demonstrates military expertise, honorable service, esprit de corps, and effective stewardship. He also spoke with future soldiers who will soon enter the service, and participated in the ceremonial cutting of the Army Birthday cake.

  • Army leaders discuss mission command

    Jun 18, 2013

    KANSAS CITY, MO--Some of the US Army's top leaders, and military officers from around the globe met here Tuesday, June 18, to discuss the implementation of the Army's newest and arguably most significant warfighting function.

  • Cannoneers participate in TRADOC MOS study

    Jun 18, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (June 13, 2013) -- The Army uses Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery prerequisite scores for a recruit to get into a given military occupational specialty (MOS), and as a probable indicator of the Soldier's success to complete the MOS training. In the future, the Army will, similarly, have physical standard requirements which must be met by a recruit to qualify for a combat MOS.

  • Army fields new toolkit to streamline network management

    Jun 18, 2013

    The Army has fielded a new tool kit to help communications officers streamline how they manage the tactical network.

  • 'Subject to Recall' exhibit opens at Quartermaster museum

    Jun 17, 2013

    The U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum officially opened a new ordnance exhibit titled 'Subject to Recall: Collecting Intelligence' with a ribbon cutting ceremony June 17.

  • 'Subject to Recall' exhibit opens at Quartermaster museum

    Jun 17, 2013

    Keith Desbois, Combined Arms Support Command Public Affairs

  • 'Subject to Recall' exhibit opens at Quartermaster museum

    Jun 17, 2013

  • Father, son Reserve Soldiers cut Army Birthday Cake

    Jun 17, 2013

    It was a family affair when the Elizabethtown U.S. Army Recruiting Center marked the Army's 238th Birthday. The traditional birthday cake-cutting chores were handled by a father-and-son tandem of Army Reserve Soldiers while participants also heard one of Army Recruiting Command's top leaders talk about the importance of continued civilian support of their military.

  • Chicago Cubs honor U.S. Army Soldiers and veterans on eve of Army's 238th birthday

    Jun 14, 2013

    Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command, threw out the first pitch at a Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds game June 13, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Allyn is visiting the city to meet local veterans and community leaders while highlighting Army programs to support veterans as well as the Army's 238th birthday on June 14. Allyn's command, FORSCOM, is the Army's largest organization, providing training and readiness oversight for most conventional active-duty and reserve-component Army units based in the continental United States.

  • FH Select Honor Guard Soldiers receive awards, gratitude for selfless act

    Jun 14, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Three Soldiers from the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Huachuca Select Honor Guard received special recognition Monday for going above and beyond the call of duty to honor a fallen veteran. Staff Sgt. Jammy Frison, Staff Sgt. Ryan Rendina and Pfc. Orville Arel volunteered their own off-duty time to render honors at the memorial service of Alfred Bopp, a veteran Marine who served in the Korean War.

  • SHARP efforts gaining strength, workplace inspections enforced

    Jun 14, 2013

    The Army is taking aggressive measures to put a stop to sexual harassment and sexual assault, but further action is still necessary, according to Army surveys.

  • 238th Army Birthday cake cutting in Times Square

    Jun 14, 2013

  • Army War College celebrates 238th Army birthday

    Jun 14, 2013

    Carlisle Barracks celebrated the 238th Army Birthday with Soldiers, Veterans, and neighbors in surrounding communities who support our Soldiers and Army Families June 14 at the Army Heritage and Education Center multi-purpose room.

  • Major Gen. Allen Batschelet takes command of Army Recruiting Command

    Jun 14, 2013

    New commanding general in charge of Army Recruiting Command

  • FLW's oldest, youngest Soldiers, DA civilians take part in cake cutting ceremony

    Jun 14, 2013

    Fort Leonard Wood celebrates the Army's 238th birthday with a luncheon June 14 in the Pershing Community Center.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Willie C. Clemmons now CSM for USAREC

    Jun 14, 2013

    Army Recruiting Command gets new CSM

  • Engineer regiment welcomes new NCO at Fort Leonard Wood

    Jun 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army Engineer School hosted a change-of-responsibility ceremony to welcome Command Sgt. Maj. Butler Kendrick Jr., the Engineer Regiment's 17th command sergeant major, June 13 on the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Plaza.

  • Army's fitness program evolves

    Jun 14, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- If a personal trainer for the Baltimore Ravens came up to you and said 'this is the way the team does squats, or pushups,' you'd probably say, 'that's how it should be done. Why not? They're professional trainers.' The Army is looking at its Soldiers the same way. Soldiers are paid athletes, essentially. That is not all they are, but being physically ready for battle is a big task, and the Army is now putting personal trainers in units to make sure they are executing their exercises properly.

  • Learning the ropes

    Jun 13, 2013

    It's not much to look at. An oblong box of unpainted, unfinished wood, the small structure gives the future airborne Soldiers their first taste of jumping from a moving aircraft. Built to resemble the belly of a C-130 Hercules aircraft, parachuted Soldiers in the Airborne Orientation Course program connect to a static line and proceed, one by one, to leap through the door of the "aircraft."

  • The Bayonet goes out with bang

    Jun 13, 2013

    Fort Benning's command information newspaper changed its name in April, but The Bayonet finished its more than 70 years in print winning several newspaper awards for 2012.

  • Cannoneers participate in TRADOC MOS study

    Jun 13, 2013

    Scientists from the Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine were at Fort Sill June 5-6, and observed cannon crewmembers go through rigorous MOS 13B- specific tasks, as well as common Soldier tasks, as part of a gender-neutral physical standards study.

  • iWATCH enhances community awareness

    Jun 13, 2013

    The safety and security of people on Fort Rucker is one of the installation's top priorities, but responsibility lies with more than just law enforcement, according to antiterrorism officials -- it's shared with everybody.

  • Armor leaders build on their adaptability training

    Jun 12, 2013

    The Army is changing the way that they teach leaders to solve problems. The Armor Basic Officer Leader Course is one of the leading courses in that venture. Nicole Randall reports from Fort Benning's Hastings Range where instructors are using this technique to teach cavalry and tank collaboration.

  • Pulitzer Prize winner to speak on Fort Benning

    Jun 12, 2013

    Military historian and author Rick Atkinson will make a visit to Marshall Auditorium at 1:30 p.m. Thursday for the latest installment of the Combat Leader Speaker Program. Atkinson has written six books, including his latest work, The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945. The book is the final installment of Atkinson's "Liberation Trilogy," a narrative history of the U.S. military's role in the liberation of Europe in World War II. Atkinson has also won three Pulitzer Prizes -- in 1982 for national reporting, in 1999 for public service and in 2003 for history.

  • Quartermasters honor hall of fame inductees, distinguished members

    Jun 12, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 12, 2013) -- The Quartermaster Corps honored its Hall of Fame inductees and several Distinguished Units of the Regiment during the annual Regimental Review June 6 at the 262nd QM Battalion Parade Field.

  • New claims process improving service for USAREC, Cadet Command Families

    Jun 11, 2013

    This year USAREC and Cadet Command (USACC) personnel and others in remote locations (such as embassies or foreign military sales offices) will be able to take advantage of the Army Judge Advocate General Corps' pilot Remote Claims Assistance Program (RCAP) when it is time to file a claim against carriers or transportation service providers (TSP) for loss or damage to their household goods shipment, or other damage to or loss of their personal property incurred incident to service.

  • Maj. Gen. Keenan assumes command of SRMC

    Jun 11, 2013

    Maj. Gen. M. Ted Wong relinquished command of Southern Regional Medical Command to Maj. Gen. Jimmie O. Keenan during a change of command ceremony at the MacArthur parade field, Thursday, June 6.

  • Odierno spotlights leader development strategy at Army War College graduation

    Jun 8, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno discussed the Army War College education in context to the Army's new Leader Development Strategy 2013, during his speech at the graduation ceremony for resident class of 2013, at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., June 8, 2013.

  • The Big Payoff: Trans School moves field training to Fort Lee

    Jun 7, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 6, 2013) -- Just a few weeks ago, students of the Transportation School's Transportation Management Coordinator Course were participants in the Sustainment Warrior Field Training Exercise, a regularly scheduled, end-of-course training event staged at Fort A.P. Hill. It included 300-400 students from the Quartermaster and Ordnance schools and provided participants with an opportunity to showcase their technical and tactical skills in a field environment.

  • Army's chief engineer encourages next generation

    Jun 7, 2013

    To the casual observer it is just a photo, but to a young student in Virginia it means much more than that -- it's a dream.

  • Adjutant General's Corps welcomes 8 into Hall of Fame

    Jun 7, 2013

    Fort Jackson welcomed eight men and women into the Adjutant General's Corps Hall of Fame last week, a roster that included the deputy commandant of the Adjutant General School at Fort Jackson.

  • Superintendent leaves after eight years of educational service

    Jun 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - On June 27, Dr. Ronda Frueauff, Fort Huachuca Accommodations Schools superintendent, will close out eight years of civilian service to the Fort Huachuca community.

  • Deputy SECDEF visits Fort Rucker

    Jun 7, 2013

    Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter spoke to about 150 Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians at Fort Rucker June 4 during a visit to learn more about the Army's rotary-wing flight program and the importance of the installation to the state of Alabama.

  • 1-145th AVN changes command

    Jun 7, 2013

    The passing of a unit's color from one officer to another is a symbolic military tradition that is carried out during a transition between incoming and outgoing commanders.

  • Basic Combat Training Soldiers become U.S. Citizens

    Jun 6, 2013

    Forty-five Basic Combat Training Soldiers took a major step toward defending the American way of life when they became U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony May 30, at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Bradley Fighting Vehicle maintenance course graduates first female Soldiers

    Jun 6, 2013

    The first five female Soldiers to become Bradley Fighting Vehicle maintainers graduated May 31, 2013, on Harmony Church at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Benning civilians get furlough letters

    Jun 6, 2013

    Supervisors delivered approximately 4,000 furlough letters to Fort Benning's workforce this past week. Beginning July 8, Department of Defense civilians will take an unpaid furlough day each week until the Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year.

  • Soldiers earn emblem of combat

    Jun 6, 2013

    The "Steel Warriors" of 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery were excited to earn something that each Soldier desires, their shoulder sleeve insignia-former wartime service patch.

  • ABOLC helps clean up Pine Mountain Trail

    Jun 6, 2013

  • Adept Anglers

    Jun 6, 2013

  • Junior NCOs finish Warrior Leader Course

    Jun 6, 2013

    Henry Caro NCOA Soldiers participate in culminating exercise to test leadership

  • Last Forces Command battalion at Fort Lee closes shop

    Jun 6, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 6, 2013) -- Another chapter of the U.S. Forces Command closed on Fort Lee Friday as the 530th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion and two of its subordinate elements furled their guidons during an inactivation ceremony on Seay Field near CASCOM headquarters.

  • HHB, 210th Fires Brigade improves CBRN readiness

    Jun 6, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Members of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conducts Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear training on Camp Casey, South Korea, June 6, 2013. CBRN training is defensive in nature; it provides Soldiers the best possible chance of successfully operating in a contaminated environment. (U. S. Army photo by Cpl. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • CASCOM leader development focuses on sexual misconduct prevention

    Jun 5, 2013

    As the commanding general of the Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee, the top priority of Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, as well as the Army, is preventing sexual assault and sexual harassment. One of the avenues he has taken to spread the word is through leader professional development sessions.

  • Future Soldiers get to meet Gen. Cone at mega-Future Soldier event

    Jun 3, 2013

    Beckley Battalion Future Soldiers get to meet with GEN Cone, commander, TRADOC during a MEGA-Future Soldier event held at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

  • Army's new mobile network to support its Afghan security mission

    May 31, 2013

    As the U.S. mission in Afghanistan evolves from full spectrum combat operations to a support role in helping Afghan forces take hold of their country's security, unit commanders emphasize the need for network mobility. Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, the Army's improved tactical network communications backbone, was designed to fulfill such a mission.

  • Recruiting Company Commander receives top Army leadership award

    May 31, 2013

    Captain Thomas C. Billig has a reputation for exemplary leadership -- it is the reason he was selected to command the St. Paul, Minn., Recruiting Company. His demonstrated leadership skills -- in both infantry and recruiting units -- are the reason he was selected to receive the Calendar Year 2012 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.

  • Pacific Islander NCO motivates junior Aviation officers

    May 31, 2013

    It's an early Thursday morning like so many other Thursdays on Fort Rucker. Apache helicopters can be seen flying in the distance; runners make their way on a traffic-blocked road during physical training. Clouds keep the sun from view.

  • Cone talks challenges facing the force with local AUSA chapter

    May 31, 2013

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command took some time to talk with members of the Virginia Colonial Chapter Association of the United States Army during the chapter's annual professional development forum in Newport News, Va., May 22.

  • Future Soldiers visit Fort Eustis

    May 31, 2013

    FORT EUSTIS, VA. -- More than 50 future Soldiers from the Hampton Roads area visited Fort Eustis May 30 to interact with Army leadership, gleaning a better understanding of the careers they will soon begin.

  • Cadet Command welcomes new deputy commanding officer

    May 31, 2013

    Ceremony at the Patton Museum of Leadership welcomes Col. Maria R. Gervais and bids farewell to Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson.

  • Deputy commander to bid adieu to Cadet Command

    May 30, 2013

    Col. Maria Gervais to replace Brig. Gen. Erik Peterson in a ceremony Friday at Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Maneuver, aviation captains fight virtual battle

    May 30, 2013

    Students in the Maneuver Captains Career Course got a chance last week to collaborate with students in the Aviation Captains Career Course to retake a captured police station in downtown Columbus and return it to the government -- all without leaving their seats.

  • 192nd using, creating Leader Challenges

    May 30, 2013

    In April, the Center for the Advancement of Leader Development and Organizational Learning, conducted a workshop here in an effort to introduce Fort Benning leaders to Leader Challenge.

  • American Soldier wins award at UK academy

    May 30, 2013

    Once every four months, an Officer Candidate School graduate is selected to attend Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom as part of an exchange program between the U.K. and U.S. The most recent American Sandhurst graduate, 2nd Lt. Anwar Ross, completed the course in April and was presented with the Overseas Sword after being selected as the top overseas cadet. Ross has since returned to the U.S., and is currently enrolled in the Infantry Basic Officer Leadership Course as part of A Company, 11th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 199th Infantry Brigade.

  • 58 from 10 countries complete WHINSEC class

    May 30, 2013

    he Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation's Command and General Staff Officer Course Class of 2012-13 graduated in a ceremony in Marshall Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall May 22.

  • New officers meet old tanks in training experience

    May 30, 2013

  • 42 Soldiers earn Expert Infantryman Badge

    May 30, 2013

    Soldiers gathered Friday morning outside Fort Jackson's post headquarters to accept the elite Expert Infantryman Badge.

  • Sill area offers summer options

    May 30, 2013

  • 'Winged' Soldiers gather for Airborne Day at Fort Sill

    May 30, 2013

    Almost 200 Soldiers gathered for Fort Sill's Airborne Day May 23 -- each with a set of wings and a good jump story.

  • SSI instructor receives TRADOC honors

    May 30, 2013

    An instructor from the Soldier Support Institute was among the individuals recognized last week during the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command 2012 Instructor of the Year ceremony.

  • Field feeding: food service Soldiers learn to prepare meals in less-than-ideal environments

    May 30, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 30, 2013) -- If you've attended the annual Military Culinary Arts Training Event here, you probably walked away with some understanding of what food service operations are like in a garrison.

  • 214th FiB goes offsite to train leaders

    May 30, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The command teams from the 214th Fires Brigade were ready to partake in their quarterly Soldier caring boards May 14 and 15 in their normal conference room, however the brigade commander, Col. Timothy Daugherty, decided to make the boards more enjoyable by taking the group to Muskogee, Okla., for a few extracurricular events.

  • Army renews Project Warrior program

    May 29, 2013

    The Army is restarting a program to pass on insights and knowledge from the Combat Training Centers to benefit the U.S. Training and Doctrine Command Centers of Excellence and the force.

  • TRADOC senior NCO visits 'Home of Sustainment', views training

    May 28, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee command sergeant major, hosted a visit by Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command command sergeant major, to learn about initiatives and observe training May 23.

  • TRADOC recognizes 2012 Instructors of the Year

    May 28, 2013

    Gen Robert W. Cone, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, congratulated the winners of the 2012 TRADOC Instructors of the Year during the 24th Annual TRADOC IOY Awards May 22 at the TRADOC Headquarters on Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Fort Leavenworth Commemorates Memorial Day

    May 27, 2013

    The Fort Leavenworth community and leadership came together to commemorate the over 1.2 million American who gave their lives in defense of the Nation, today.

  • USMA Class of 2013 enters profession of arms

    May 25, 2013

    More than one thousand hats flew into the air at Michie Stadium at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., May 25, 2013, and jubilation followed for the Class of 2013.

  • Aviation unit here celebrates life of Soldier

    May 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Family members, friends and Soldiers from the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training Center 2nd Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment, gathered in Fort Huachuca's Main Post Chapel May 17 to remember and honor the life of recently deceased Staff Sgt. Keith Kiser. During the service, Kiser was described as having a robust personality along with a sense of humor. The number of peers and coworkers who packed the chapel, spilled into the entryway or watched from outside seemed to be a tribute to his popularity.

  • 2-13th Aviation Regiment welcomes new commander

    May 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The unit formerly known as the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training Battalion chose a fitting location for its change of command ceremony Wednesday. A small crowd gathered inside hanger 1 at Libby Army Airfield to witness the 2nd Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment's change of command. Lt. Col. Clinton Conzemius assumed command from Lt. Col. Victor Hamilton, whose new assignment will be as the deputy brigade commander, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, in South Korea.

  • B Troopers graduate, more members needed

    May 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The Fort Huachuca United States Army Garrison hosted the B Troop, 4th Cavalry (Memorial) Riding School Graduation Ceremony, May 17, on Brown Parade Field to honor the newest graduates.

  • Soldiers train to become leaders

    May 24, 2013

    There are several courses Soldiers must complete before pinning on prestigious Army Aviator wings. Among the first courses to complete is the seven-week long Basic Officer Leadership Course.

  • Finding multiple opportunities through Reserve service

    May 24, 2013

    As 1,500 Army ROTC Cadets commission this spring and are designated as Reserve Soldiers, many of them are finding ways to build successful military and civilian careers.

  • Fort Sill NCO knows plight of those with little

    May 23, 2013

  • IMCOM honors Fort Rucker for ACOE award

    May 23, 2013

    In a team effort, Fort Rucker came together as one to achieve the Army Community of Excellence Award Gold, and although the trophy isn't yet in the installation's hands, those directly involved were honored during a ceremony May 20.

  • NCO Journal goes digital

    May 22, 2013

    The Army's official magazine for non-commissioned officer professional development, the NCO Journal, has moved online.

  • Memorial Day: The Surrender of Soldiers to the Nation

    May 22, 2013

    Few people will challenge the significance of a Soldier's ultimate sacrifice. All men die, but for the sake of a higher cause the fallen Soldier's life is stripped away. Therefore it seems most people, and rightly so, consider fallen combatants worth honoring because of the untimely nature and violent condition of their deaths.

  • Army officers, wives form lifelong friendship through recruiting duty

    May 22, 2013

    Two Army captains who forged a lifelong friendship and started their families after they met at the Sacramento Recruiting Battalion are finding themselves just a few hours apart with new assignments on the East Coast.

  • New chief of ordnance takes command at Fort Lee

    May 22, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 22, 2013) -- The Ordnance Corps hosted a change of command ceremony to welcome the 38th Chief of Ordnance Friday on Whittington Parade Field.

  • Suicide prevention advocates visit Fort Lee

    May 22, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 22, 2013) -- The U.S. military suicide rate has steadily climbed over the past three years. In 2012, more than 349 active duty troops ended their lives, nearly 100 more than the number of troops who died in combat the same year and a 15 percent increase from 2011. One hundred and eighty-two of those deaths were Soldiers.

  • Three from CASCOM earn TRADOC instructor of year titles

    May 22, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 22, 2013) -- Two Army Logistics University staffers and another member of Team-CASCOM from the Soldier Support Institute at Fort Jackson, S.C., were among the individuals recognized Wednesday afternoon during a U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command 2012 Instructor of the Year ceremony.

  • SGT STAR goes mobile; Prospects get answers to questions anywhere, any time

    May 21, 2013

    The Army's intelligent virtual assistant (IVA) known as SGT STAR, which stands for 'Strong Trained And Ready,' is in Android app form on mobile devices, making him even easier to talk to and more accessible to the Millennial Generation -- the Army's target market.

  • Universities team up, provide realistic training

    May 21, 2013

    With cameras rolling, reporters bombarded the Soldier at the podium with hard-hitting questions. The Soldier, remaining calm and focused, responded to each with information about sustainment operations.

  • Area Educators honored by Army War College leaders

    May 20, 2013

    Army War College leaders honored top educators of the region's five school districts and Saint Patrick's School, while celebrating a strong commitment and caring support to military children.

  • Ordnance School welcomes new commandant

    May 20, 2013

    The U.S. Army Ordnance School welcomed Col. John F. "Jack" Haley as its new commandant and Chief of Ordnance, during a change of command ceremony May 17. Haley arrived at Fort Lee from the U.S. Army Materiel Command, where he served as the special assistant to the commanding general.

  • Army ROTC Cadets serve on education, humanitarian missions

    May 17, 2013

    Army ROTC cadets from all over the U.S will travel to one of forty countries with the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program this summer to assist lesser developed countries, exchange language and cultural experiences and build better relationships in these areas.

  • Recruiter Journal May-June magazine online

    May 17, 2013

    In the May-June issue of the Recruiter Journal: Future Soldier Leadership TTPs, Family Resource Guide updated, Recruiters become master resilience trainers, FSTS redesign captures Future Medical Officers and Soldiers, Recruiting Standards Directorate, new claims pilot program for USAREC Soldiers and Families, SGT Star goes mobile, and more.

  • Colonel ends nearly three decades of service

    May 17, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A retirement ceremony was held in honor of Col. Michael Popovich, Fort Huachuca Training and Doctrine Command, capability manager for Intelligence Sensors, on May 10 in Alvarado Hall.

  • Cargo Helicopters Change of Charter

    May 17, 2013

    The Army welcomed a new leader in Army aviation acquisition during a change of charter ceremony May 16.

  • USAREC ramps up in-house marketing production

    May 17, 2013

    Army Recruiting Command is now producing more in-house marketing materials to support the recruiting effort.

  • AWG targets NIE 13.2

    May 17, 2013

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- The Asymmetric Warfare Group, or AWG, the "operational arm" of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, is leveraging Network Integration Evaluation 13.2's multi-echelon training and live mission sets in which Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, are conducting tactical operations.

  • Select recruiters become master resilience trainers

    May 17, 2013

    Recruiting Command trains and certifies 70 recruiters and civilians as Master Resilience Trainers to support and execute resilience training for USAREC's geographically dispersed Soldiers, Families, staff and Future Soldiers.

  • ARCIC deputy commanding general visits NIE 13.2

    May 17, 2013

    DONA ANA RANGE COMPLEX, N.M. - Lt. Gen. Keith C. Walker, deputy commanding general, Futures and Director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center visited Fort Bliss and surrounding training areas to speak with leaders and Soldiers about emerging technology during the Network Integration Evaluation 13.2 on May 13.

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