U.S. Army Europe conducts exercise Saber Junction
Exercise Saber Junction, one of U.S. Army Europe's premier training events, is scheduled to run from Aug. 25, through Sept. 11, 2014, at several locations throughout Europe.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Security enterprise builds partnership with Liberian Army
Two groups of Security Assistance Command Soldiers, from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, traveled to Liberia, to teach members of the Liberian Army how to build a stronger non-commissioned officer corps.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Joint Task Force-Bravo helps provide 1,400 Hondurans with medical care
Joint Task Force-Bravo helped provide medical care to more than 1,400 Hondurans, and performed 11 surgeries, during a Medical Readiness Training Exercise and Mobile Surgical Team engagement, Aug. 11-15, 2014, in the Honduran towns of San Juan del Sitio, Correderos, and Santa Barbara.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Immediate Response 14 kicks off with team-building exercises
Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, and their allies from various European nations, conducted a physical-fitness competition in Postojna, Slovenia, in order to promote camaraderie with the start of combined exercise Immediate Response 14, Aug. 19, 2014.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Fort Polk unit teaches building bridges for a better Afghanistan
Approximately 15 Afghan National Army Soldiers with National Engineering Brigade, and Afghan civilian engineers came to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 9-13, 2014, to gain a better understanding of the bridge technologies coalition forces have brought to their country.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
U.S. range clearance effort in Afghanistan led by Huntsville Center team
Cleaning up U.S. military training ranges in Afghanistan and returning the land to the Afghan people in a usable condition has become the mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
173rd Airborne paratroopers never tire of jumping from planes
Despite all the planning, double checking and potential hazards associated with airborne operations, jumping out of a C-130 aircraft never loses its charm for paratroopers with 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
20th CBRNE Soldiers head south for Panamax
Soldiers from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), are supporting Panamax, a U.S Southern Command-sponsored multinational exercise taking place in the United States and Central America.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Army divers aid in Cambodia de-mining
Army divers from the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, certified equipped, trained and certified Cambodian Mine Action Center divers on military diving protocol and salvage diving operations, last year. This year the U.S. Army divers are back in Cambodia as the on-going partnership between the two nations continues.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Paratroopers, Latvians develop understanding through training, planning
Jumping from a C-130 served as a warmup for 173rd Airborne Brigade paratroopers, before beginning a two-day helicopter infiltration exercise with Latvian Soldiers in Adazi, Latvia, July 22, 2014.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
 
Women’s Equality Day Quiz
Women’s Equality Day 2014 “Women are succeeding like never before. […]

Women’s Equality Day 2014

“Women are succeeding like never before.
Their contributions are growing our economy and advancing our nation.
But despite these gains, the dreams of too many mothers and daughters continue to be deferred and denied.
When women are given the opportunity to succeed, they do. There is still more work to do and more doors of opportunity to open.”

-  President Barack Obama August 25, 2014

In honor of Women’s Equality Day we invite you to participate in a quiz to test your knowledge of Women in the Army.

 bray_2 In 1989, over 700 women went to Panama in support of Operation Just Cause. I led 30 Soldiers of the 988th Military Police Company into combat to seize an enemy objective near Panama City. My role ignited the debate over the role of women in combat roles in the Army. Who am I?
 kennedy_2 I was the first woman to achieve and hold the rank of lieutenant general. My promotion also led to my being named the Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, G-2.Who am I?
 seccareccio I am the first woman to graduate from a military occupational specialty previously closed to women (13M). The first class of female Soldiers in the 13M, Multiple Launch Rocket System Crewmember military occupation specialty, graduated Advanced Individual Training April 30, 2013, at Fort Sill. Who am I?
 jones I am one of the first female Soldiers to graduate Artillery Mechanic course. History was made, July 16, 2013, as the first women to attend the U.S. Army Ordnance School’s Artillery Mechanic (91P). The 15-week military occupational specialty has, until the beginning of this class, been restricted to male students. Who am I?
 lewis_3 I was in the first class of women to graduate from West Point in 1980 and I later served as commander and district engineer of the Gulf Region Division’s Central District, where I was responsible for engineering and construction management support of deployed forces and Iraqi reconstruction in Baghdad and Al Anbar provinces, Iraq. Who am I? 
 burcham_2 I am the first woman to be promoted to a general officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jan. 27, 2012, in the Corps’ Washington, D.C. headquarters. Who am I?

Please check back on Thursday for the answers to the quiz and to see how well you did!

-          Army Live

 

 

 


Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:16 +0000
 
Water Operations Training

The U.S. Army posted a photo:

Water Operations Training

Cpl. Denise Houston, a Ridgeland, S.C., native, hangs on to a Zodiac boat as she, along with fellow Soldiers, try to get the watercraft turned back over Aug. 14 at Fort Leonard Wood's Training Area 250 Lake. Troops from the Forward Support Company, 94th Engineer Battalion, part of the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, were challenged with various tasks, including boat drills and swimming with waterproofed gear.


Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:51:44 -0700
Ruck March

The U.S. Army posted a photo:

Ruck March

CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – Soldiers with Kosovo Force’s Multinational Battle Group-East compete in a seven-mile ruck march as part of the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge testing, Aug. 7. The badge, which is issued by the German army, tests participants in various physical fitness tasks and can be earned at the bronze, silver and gold levels. The badge can be earned and worn by U.S. service members. (Photo by Sgt. Cody Barber, 11th Public Affairs Detachment)


Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:47:28 -0700
Simulated Casualty Training

The U.S. Army posted a photo:

Simulated Casualty Training

CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – Soldiers with Kosovo Force’s Multinational Battle Group-East carry a simulated casualty to a waiting medevac helicopter during training for the Expert Field Medical Badge testing event in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Aug. 10. Combat medics can compete for the EFMB, which tests their proficiency in medical tasks, physical fitness and marksmanship, and is one of the Army’s most coveted badges. (Photo by Sgt. Cody Barber, 11th Public Affairs Detachment)


Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:47:27 -0700
Fallen Soldier Display

The U.S. Army posted a photo:

Fallen Soldier Display

Helmet atop the Fallen Soldier Display in honor of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene during a memorial ceremony at the Pentagon, 13 Aug. 2014. Greene was killed Aug. 5 in an insider attack while deployed to Afghanistan. He will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery on 14 Aug. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)


Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:22:40 -0700
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The U.S. Army posted a photo:

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The Army paid tribute in a memorial ceremony at the Pentagon to Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene 13 Aug. 2014. Greene was killed in an insider attack while deployed to Afghanistan on 5 Aug. 2014. He will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery 14 Aug. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)


Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:22:40 -0700
 
U.S. Army Europe conducts exercise Saber Junction
Exercise Saber Junction, one of U.S. Army Europe's premier training events, is scheduled to run from Aug. 25, through Sept. 11, 2014, at several locations throughout Europe.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Community Showcase, back-to-school run
U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach held its annual Community Showcase Aug. 23, 2014 at Urlas Housing.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Fresh faces, high hopes
USAG Bavaria community welcomes students back to school
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Ansbach members learn resilience techniques by 'hunting for good stuff'
Soldiers, civilians and spouses of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, Germany, took part in the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program's Executive Resilience and Performance Course at the Von Steuben Community Center, Aug. 18, 2014.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Immediate Response 14 kicks off with team-building exercises
Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, and their allies from various European nations, conducted a physical-fitness competition in Postojna, Slovenia, in order to promote camaraderie with the start of combined exercise Immediate Response 14, Aug. 19, 2014.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Command message: With summer vacation over, children must stay safe going back to school
Col. Christopher M. Benson, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, reminds parents and motorists to maintain caution on the street as the new school year begins.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
A new class of leaders
NCO Academy trains future U.S. and international junior leaders
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
JMTC names its Best Warriors
Pvt. Benjamin Ranew, Staff Sgt. William Chavis and 1st Lt. Mitchell Messick make the cut
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Dustoff detachment returns from downrange
Soldiers from Company C, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment, returned Aug. 19 from a deployment to Kuwait. The unit, which is moving to Grafenwöhr, hosted a welcoming ceremony -- marking the last time medevac Soldiers redeploy to Landstuhl's heliport.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Was ist los in Franken? Aug. 22 through Sept. 5, 2014
"Was ist los in Franken?" details off-post community events and activities occurring throughout Lower, Upper and Middle Franconia.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
 
Fifth annual disaster relief exercise closes in Bangladesh
The fifth annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Relief Exercise and Exchange (PR DREE) drew to an end during a closing ceremony at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka Thursday.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
20th CBRNE training prepares Soldiers for all hazards
The 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) is operating with ground combat units during decisive action training rotations at the U.S. Army's premier training centers.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
State bird touches down at Wheeler
Several nene geese (Branta sandvicensis) landed at a construction site east of the runway, here, Aug. 14.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
19th ESC supports during UFG
CAMP WALKER, Daegu -- The Life Support Area hosted by the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 'Team 19' is providing housing services to more than 520 multinational Soldiers across the world in support of Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise 2014.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Singapore's top defense chief honors the fallen during trip to Washington
Lt. Gen. Ng Chee Meng, Chief of Defense Force, Singapore Armed Forces, paid his respects to America's fallen during an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Army Engineers, MPs conduct route clearance at JRTC
Months of training were put to the test for 1st Platoon, 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, as they supported 3rd Brigade (Rakkasans), 101st Airborne Division during Joint Readiness Training Center rotation 14-09.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
PRMC's Newest Air Assault Graduates
Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) graduated five Soldiers from the Air Assault course hosted by 25th Infantry Division (Lightning Academy) at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii on Aug. 18, 2014. The Soldiers participated in the 12-day course training on operations such as Air Assault, sling-load and rappelling. Pictured are the graduates with PRMC Command as followed (from left to right): Col. John McMurray, PRMC Ops Officer in Charge (OIC), Capt. Angela Weston of Bravo Company, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), 2nd Lt. Nathan Cox of Bravo Company, TAMC, Sgt. Cory Bell of Bravo Company, TAMC, Spc. Derek Winegar of MEDDAC-Japan, Pfc. DeQuan Davis of Alpha Company, TAMC, and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Luciano, PRMC Command Sergeant Major. Holding the Alpha and Bravo guidons are Staff Sgt. Kurt Krause (left), TAMC and Sgt. Letisha Fleming (right), TAMC.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Sergeant Major of the Army talks Fort Huachuca's leadership, success in Army's future
Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As force reduction kicks into gear, Soldiers can't help but begin to question what the future of the Army will hold -- and those assigned to Fort Huachuca are no different.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Hawaii-based team named Army's 2014 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of Year
A three-Soldier team from the 706th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, won the top prize in the 2014 EOD Team of the Year Competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2014 kicks off, 8th TSC supports
Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2014, a 10-day annual computerized command-and-control exercise, kicked off, Aug. 18, 2014.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
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