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Mission Statement:

I Corps is designated as one of the active Army's contingency corps. I Corps stays prepared to deploy on short notice worldwide to command up to 5 divisions or a joint task force. I Corps also commands most Army units at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and conducts planning and liaison with other assigned active and Reserve component units located in the continental United States. I Corps is now able to deploy on short notice with both Active Army and Reserve Component forces.

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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:00:03 ESTFORSCOM

    • West Virginia Army Guard performs aerial rescue mission Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTAircrew members of the West Virginia Army National Guard's Company C., 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion (MEDEVAC), located in Williamstown, W.Va., provided a successful aerial rescue mission via U.S. Army HH-60 Blackhawk for a civilian trapped in his vehicle due to flood waters at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
    • National Guard holds funeral honors training in New Orleans Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe Louisiana National Guard Military Funeral Honors Program hosted 12 Guardsmen from Arkansas, Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Indiana, Oklahoma, and New York for an Army National Guard Level II Funeral Honors Instructor Certification Course at Jackson Barracks in New Orleans, Feb. 4-16.
    • Devil brigade strives for perfection Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTWhen your team is No. 1, it's a constant challenge to stay at the top. As a member of one of the top career counseling and retention teams in the Army, connecting with 40 soldiers every week is the ultimate goal. In order to be effective at retaining top quality personnel, it's important to talk to as many soldiers as possible.
    • 'Soldiers helping Soldiers' defines what Army Emergency Relief is all about, as Fort Drum kicks off Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe Army Emergency Relief program is all about Soldiers helping Soldiers, and AER representatives from across the 10th Mountain Division (LI) met Feb. 19 to help kick off the annual campaign at Fort Drum.
    • 2019 Best CBRN Warrior Competition registration open Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School is searching for competitors from across the Army for the 2019 Best CBRN Warrior Competition. The school is accepting applications now through March 15.
    • Fort Drum community members observe African American / Black History Month Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe Fort Drum community welcomed Ty Stone, president of Jefferson Community College, as the guest speaker for the annual African American/Black History Month observance Feb. 20 at the Commons.
    • 101st Airborne Division Soldiers earn Distinguished Flying Cross Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTKABUL, Afghanistan -- Five Soldiers from Company C, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) were presented with the Distinguished Flying Cross during a ceremony held at the Resolute Support Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan. 5, 2019.
    • Military members pay tribute to Marvel comic book legend, Army veteran in Hollywood Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTAs a child, Maj. Scotty Autin loved reading Marvel comic books. One of his favorite characters was Gambit, a fictional quick-handed, card-playing thief from New Orleans. "Considering I'm from Louisiana, I was always drawn to Gambit," said Autin, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. "I read all the comics that featured him and watched the X-Men animated series just to see him. I remember as a 10-year-old, I would practice throwing playing cards just to be like him." So when Autin was invited to participate in "Excelsior! A Celebration of the Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible and Uncanny Life of Stan Lee" Jan. 30 at The Creative Life, or TCL, Chinese Theatre, formerly known as Grauman's Chinese Theatre, in Hollywood, it was an offer he couldn't refuse.
    • Bulldogs engage in battle-focused medical training Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea - Combat medic specialists with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division (Rotational), joined together for field care training, Feb 14.
    • National Guard units partner for joint aviation training in Arabian Gulf Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTAviators with the Minnesota, Texas and Utah National Guards, led by the Kansas National Guard's 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation Regiment, practice landing and taking off during deck landing qualification training aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) in the Arabian Gulf on Feb. 4.
    • It's not about your hair, it's about your heart Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTAt only 22-years-old, Spc. Imani Gayle balances college, serving in the National Guard, a fashion career, and charitable work assisting young girls with Alopecia, a condition that causes hair loss. A native of Irvington, N.J., Gayle also has Alopecia and has marketed her signature look for work with various clothing and jewelry designers in the New York City area.
    • Army conducts Battle Staff NCO Course for only 2nd time in Afghanistan Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTSixteen Soldiers from the Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade graduated Feb. 13 from the Army's Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course in the midst of the unit preparing to redeploy back to its home station at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as part of the 101st Airborne Division.
    • Hell Fighters receive heroes' welcome 100 years ago in New York Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTIt's African-American History Month and a fitting time to recall the black Soldiers of the New York National Guard's 15th Infantry Regiment, who never got a parade when they left for World War I in 1917.
    • Retire Rich: Why Soldiers should take advantage of the Thrift Savings Plan Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers hoping to experience long-term financial wellbeing should be aware of the opportunity and benefits presented by the Thrift Savings Plan -- or TSP.
    • Journey continues for handler injured during deployment Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers from the 91st Military Police Battalion welcomed home two of their own when Spc. Alec Alcoser and his military working dog Alex were met with cheers and applause Feb. 12 at Fort Drum. Alcoser and Alex were assigned to 8th Military Police Detachment, 91st MP Battalion, 16th MP Brigade, when they deployed to Afghanistan and were severely injured in a suicide bombing last August during a foot patrol outside Bagram Airfield.
  • I Corps RSS Feed Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:00:06 ESTI Corps

    • Army culinary program allows JBLM Soldiers to train with executive chef Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTAdopt an Installation is a new program by the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence that partners installations with a certified executive chef.
    • 716th MPs train for Defense CBRN Response Force Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTFORT EUSTIS, Virginia -- Ten Soldiers assigned to the 716th Military Police Battalion (MP Bn.), 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, participated in the Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Response Force - Joint Operations Center (JOC) at Fort Eustis, Va., Dec. 11-13, 2018.
    • America's First Corps honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTJOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WASH. -- A choir belted as service members and civilians from all different walks of life gathered under one roof to celebrate and honor the legacy of the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • FORSCOM CSM visits JBLM Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTCommand Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, U.S. Forces Command's highest-ranking senior enlisted advisors in the Army visits Joint Base Lewis-McChord. He is the former CSM for America's First Corps at JBLM. His main priorities on this mission involved gaining feedback from enlisted Soldiers and hosting a professional development forum.
    • I Corps leader visits 42nd MP Bde Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTMaj. Gen. William Graham, I Corps Deputy Commanding General, visited 42nd Military Police Brigade to meet with Soldiers and get an up-close view of 42nd MP's daily operations. Staff Sgt. Mike Moore, 51st Military Police Detachment, explains some of the equipment MPs use on their patrol duties. During Graham's visit, he got a tour of 42nd MP's law enforcement capabilities, including the different patrol cars and protective gear military police on Joint Base Lewis-McChord utilize.
    • I Corps leader visits 42nd MP Bde Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTMaj. Gen. William Graham, I Corps Deputy Commanding General, visited 42nd Military Police Brigade to meet with Soldiers and get an up-close view of 42nd MP's daily operations. During Graham's visit, he got a tour of 42nd MP's law enforcement capabilities, including the different patrol cars and protective gear military police on Joint Base Lewis-McChord utilize.
    • FORSCOM Eagle Award presented to 42nd MP Bde unit Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTCommand Sgt. Maj. Michael Grinston, FORSCOM Command Sergeant Major, congratulates Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 504th Military Police Battalion, on winning the U.S. Forces Command Eagle Award, which honors the best military police company, detachment and canine detachment. Standing with CSM Grinston are 42nd MP Bde leadership Col. Thomas Russell-Tutty and CSM N.C. Laird; 504th MP Bn leadership Lt. Col. Israel Thompson and SGM Antonio Cox; and HHD leadership Capt. Raquel Feldman and Sgt. 1st Class Axel Castellanos.
    • Commanding Generals recognize outstanding Soldiers at Yama Sakura 75 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan-- America's First Corps Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky, and the Japan Northern Army Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Masato Taura, are recognizing Soldiers in a daily Hero of the Battle ceremony for their contributions during Yama Sakura 75 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan.
    • U.S. and Japan Army medical staff unite at Yama Sakura 75 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCol. Mikio Takeshima, M.D., Northern Army Headquarters surgeon, Japan Ground Self Defense Force (left) and Col Robert Forsten, D.O., America's First Corps surgeon, prepare to sign a medical support agreement during Yama Sakura 75 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, Dec. 10, 2018. This agreement allows mutual medical support between the forces as needed, including patient evacuation, casualty treatment and patient logistics, during the course of the exercise. Yama Sakura is a bilateral exercise that combines the capabilities of the U.S. Army and the JGSDF and solidifies the working relationship between the forces. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erica Earl
    • U.S. and Japan Army medical staff unite at Yama Sakura 75 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCol Robert Forsten, D.O., America's First Corps surgeon (right) signs a medical support agreement with Col. Mikio Takeshima, M.D., Northern Army Headquarters surgeon, Japan Ground Self Defense Force during Yama Sakura 75 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, Dec. 10, 2018. This agreement allows mutual medical support between the forces as needed, including patient evacuation, casualty treatment and patient logistics, during the course of the exercise. Yama Sakura is a bilateral exercise that combines the capabilities of the U.S. Army and the JGSDF and solidifies the working relationship between the forces. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erica Earl
    • U.S. and Japan Army medical staff unite at Yama Sakura 75 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCol. Mikio Takeshima, M.D. Northern Army Headquarters surgeon, Japan Ground Self Defense Force (left) signs a medical support agreement with Col Robert Forsten, D.O., America's First Corps surgeon, during Yama Sakura 75 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, Dec. 10, 2018. This agreement allows mutual medical support between the forces as needed, including patient evacuation, casualty treatment and patient logistics, during the course of the exercise. Yama Sakura is a bilateral exercise that combines the capabilities of the U.S. Army and the JGSDF and solidifies the working relationship between the forces. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erica Earl
    • United States Army Pacific Command, Senior Enlisted Advisor, Visits Japan For Exercise Yama Sakura Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCommand Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Jones, United States Army Pacific Command Senior Enlisted Advisor, traveled to Camp-Chitose, on Hakkaido, Japan Dec. 11, 2018 to visit with Servicemembers participating in Exercise Yama Sakura 75.
    • U.S. Ambassador Hagerty and USARPAC Commander visit Yama Sakura 75 Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan-- The U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Ambassador William Hagerty, met with officials and toured Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, during Yama Sakura 75, Dec. 12, 2018.
    • U.S. and Japan unite in flag raising ceremony at Yama Sakura 75 Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan-- Soldiers from America's First Corps and the Japan Northern Army joined together to raise their nations' flags in unison during Yama Sakura 75 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, Dec 11, 2018.
    • Exercise Yama Sakura enhances U.S. and Japanese combat readiness Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan-- The United States and Japanese national anthems sounded throughout the gymnasium as two formations of Soldiers, representing different cultures, ideas and languages, stood side by side. Each Soldier raised a fist in the air and, in response to their respective generals, shouted "Tomoni maie!" Onward together.
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