Story by Dana Thornbury on 09/17/2018
This question of readiness was the foundation of the visit between Palmer and Army Maj. Gen. Daniel Mitchell, commander for U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command.
Rows of chairs were filled with family members, close friends and fellow military members. As the ceremony began, all eyes were on the couple standing up front.
Story by Michael Strasser on 09/14/2018
Although this is not a health concern affecting people living on post, officials realize that Fort Drum community members may have questions following the recent report from Reuters news agency that children were at risk for lead poisoning at privatized housing on some Army installations.
Story by Christine June on 09/14/2018
As part of the Marshall Center's Program on Cyber Security Studies, this Marshall Center workshop, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program, was specifically designed for cyber security, law enforcement and counterterrorism experts nominated by German and American embassies globally, said Professor Phil Lark, the PCSS course director.
Story by Keith Hayes on 09/13/2018
William Atkinson, deputy chief, Marine Corps Police Department, said the gate near the landmark Peggy Sue's 50's Dinner on Yermo Road as of September 10, is now the main entrance for all workers aboard the Annex 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District manages 336,106 acres of public lands, 3,800 miles of shoreline and 201,385 water acres in the Cumberland River Basin, where it's the government's responsibility to preserve and protect cultural resources.
Story by San Luciano Vera on 09/12/2018
Colloton, who took command of the Division in July, formerly commanded the LA District from July 2013 to July 2015. She also commanded the Albuquerque District from July 2008 to July 2010. Colloton previously served with the LA District as the High Desert Area Officer, which included a deployment to Iraq in 2003 with the South Pacific Division Forward Engineer Support Team.
Story by CPT Joseph Siemandel on 09/11/2018
That is what the 2018 Best Warrior Competition was all about. Guardsmen from across the state pushed themselves to their physical and mental breaking points during the four-day competition.
Story by Rachel Gray on 09/11/2018
For two weeks in late August, the 18th Field Artillery Brigade (18th FA Brigade) in Fort Bragg, N.C., fielded and trained on the new M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Software System Suite Version 8.0 (V8); the first government developed and owned fire control system (FCS) software for an Acquisition Category (ACAT) 1 combat weapon system. The V8 software fielding marked a historic milestone for the United States government, unveiling its capability to successfully create and maintain its own FCS software without outsourcing to private companies. This fielding also revealed the positive, excited feedback and high demand from 18th FA Brigade Soldiers, the U.S. Army's premier HIMARS brigade.
Story by LCpl Isabella Ortega on 09/08/2018
The Battle of Okinawa was the last battle of World War II. One of the most historic events during the Battle of Okinawa took place at Maeda Escarpment, Okinawa, Japan, or Hacksaw Ridge. The battle on Hacksaw Ridge took place on a 400-foot cliff and lasted 11 days. The Japanese soldiers utilized underground tunnels and bunkers across the ridge which forced American troops to scale the cliff-like terrain to get to the enemy. Both sides bore heavy losses, but on May 6, 1945, the Americans gained control of Hacksaw Ridge.
The WTIs were challenged in each element of the WTI "Warrior, Thinker, Teacher" that included; instructor skills, tactical simulations, and immersion into tactics, techniques, and procedures.
Story by Bryan Magana on 09/07/2018
"My family can tell you I've wanted to be a fighter pilot forever," said Sabric, the first female commander of the 419th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. "I've always been fascinated with air and space."
Story by Patricia Dubiel on 09/07/2018"It is unusual for an engineer, especially one so young in his career, to go to Ranger school," said Command Sgt. Major James Mitchell, 46th Eng Bn command sergeant major. "For a young man to be that focused speaks volumes about what he is going to become in the future."