ORCHARD COMBAT TRAINING CENTER, Idaho Active Army and Idaho National Guard units have spent the last month at the Orchard Combat Training Center in Idaho as the Army continues its total force integration of active, National Guard and reserve units.
Family, friends and members of the JBLM community gathered together for the 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, deployment ceremony at JBLM, Aug. 22.
WASHINGTON A new Army Physical Fitness Uniform will become available service-wide, beginning in October next year.
The 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, is about to get even more maneuverable on the battlefield.
Ten soldiers of the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, gathered for a 10-mile endurance run as they prepared for the upcoming Seattle Marathon.
Squads of the 5-20 Inf. compared soldier skills in a competition Aug. 8.
Soldiers from the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, paired resiliency with warrior tasks and battle drills during Sentinel Sage II at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Aug. 14.
WASHINGTON The Army will roll out its new, improved camouflage uniforms in summer 2015; the current uniform will be retired by summer 2018.
ARLINGTON, Va. The Army rolls out more transition programs, including job fairs and employment counseling services, as the troop drawdown picks up momentum.
1-37 FA Soldiers test on the Call for Fire trainer which brings together classroom instruction, computer skills
U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY 816th EAS Airmen help build pallets of food and water for humanitarian air drop in Iraq.
The 102nd and 758th Forward Surgical Teams train in the field and in labs July 24, even performing minor surgeries, to validate their deployment skills.
Fort Hunter-Liggett, CALIF. The 593rd ESC and elements of 3rd Bde., 2nd Inf. Div. join National Guard and Reserve forces at Fort Hunter-Liggett, Calif. for a 24-day joint exercise and learn to work together as a team.
The 2212th Mobilization Support Battalion is being deployed to Fort Hood, Texas effective Sept. 1. A farewell ceremony was hosted for them on Aug. 1 at the Carey Theater on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Col. Bryan Runion's broad range of experiences gives him unique credentials for command of 446th Mission Support Group, JBLM McChord Field. Runion, who took command July 13, said the focus of his command is “accountability.” For details about his background, see News in Brief on Page A2.
WASHINGTON Army study looks at ‘Developing Mental Armor for Soldiers’
WASHINGTON Whenever unemployment increases, there are always media stories about CEOs and small-business owners desperately seeking workers skilled in high-demand occupations.
Life is not a smooth road; its bumpy and full of obstacles. In the Air Force, how Airmen deal with the challenges they face depends on how resilient they are.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. The Army is creating a standard marketplace of tactical communications hardware to support the Common Operating Environment initiative and deliver a familiar and intuitive experience for Soldiers.
SEATTLE The Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. held their 69th annual convention in Seattle Saturday to elect new leadership and board members.