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2nd Infantry Division

The 2nd Infantry Division's mission was to deter war. Should deterrence fail, the soldiers of the Warrior Division would stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their Korean allies, ready to defend "freedom's frontier."

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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:02:24 ESTFORSCOM

    • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTU.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat
    • Leading Army researcher: Future of autonomous vehicles Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTArmy Technology Magazine interviewed Paul D. Rogers, director of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan. Rogers provides executive management to deliver advanced technology solutions for all Department of Defense ground systems and combat support equipment.
    • Intelligence center develops DCGS-A tactical engagement teams to support mission command Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTAs the Army implements the new Army Operating Concept, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence developed the tactical engagement team concept to bring Distributed Common Ground System-Army subject matter experts to the operational Soldier, in support of mission command.
    • FORSCOM Holiday Concert in Fayetteville, N.C. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTThe Army Ground Forces Band performs holiday concert at the Crown Arena, Fayetteville, N.C. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.
    • One year later: 1st CAB Soldiers host candlelight vigil to honor fallen helicopter crew Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTChief Warrant Officer 2 Randy Billings, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Josh Silverman, Sgt. Chris Bohler, Spc. Terry Gordon, Sgt. 1st Class Omar Forde and Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams were honored Dec. 11 during a candlelight vigil in the 1st Infantry Division's Victory Park at Fort Riley, Kansas. The emotional event brought together families of the fallen, 1st CAB Soldiers and friends of the brigade.
    • Soldier uniforms may one day detect, neutralize biological threats Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTScientists at the Army Research Laboratory have developed and are producing in small batches synthetic peptides they believe will serve as great replacements for animal-grown antibodies currently used to detect biological hazards.
    • One last hooah: 'Proud Americans' train on fire, sling-load operations during last battalion trainin Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTEven as their brigade prepares for its upcoming inactivation, Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, spent Dec. 8-11 on the range, conducting a four-day field training exercise on Fort Riley in order to maintain their skills with heavy artillery like the howitzer, reinforce air assault capabilities and remain a globally available force.
    • JBLM Soldier brings the heat during culinary arts team tryouts Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTThe palpable scent of spices and steak filled the air as Sgt. Andrew Shurden, displayed his cooking skills at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Culinary Arts Team tryouts Nov. 18 - 21.
    • Fort Polk achieves FY14 retention goal Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTWith the Army facing budget cuts and reductions in its end strength numbers, one might think a retention noncommissioned officer would have a difficult job. But don't tell that to Sgt. Maj. Michael Redmon, command career counselor for Fort Polk. Redmon points to the post's FY14 totals as proof that at least on Fort Polk, retention NCO is a great job. "As far as being successful, with initial term Soldiers we were at 123 percent overall," Redmon said. "We were at 100 percent with mid-career Soldiers and 400 percent with careerists (staff sergeants with more than 10 years service). That gave us an aggregate of 121 percent. We were one of only two major subordinate commands that made our fourth quarter mission and we finished the year strong."
    • Army installs first Ground Based Sense and Avoid radar at Fort Hood Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTFORT HOOD, Texas -- The U.S. Army installed its first Ground Based Sense and Avoid system radar on Dec. 15 at Fort Hood, Texas, home to two MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System companies, and is one of five installations that have been identified to acquire the system.
    • First Team CG heads up Killeen parade Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EST
    • First Team trains new equal opportunity leaders Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTFORT HOOD, Texas -- The 1st Cavalry Division Equal Opportunity Office hosted its second iteration of the Equal Opportunity Leader's Course from Dec. 8 through 16 at the 1st Cavalry Division Soldier and Family Readiness Center at Fort Hood, Texas.
    • JFC-UA to transfer ETU resupply mission to World Food Program Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTTogether troops and their Liberian partners have paved the way for the World Food Program to take over supply operations for Ebola treatment units by mid-December.
    • 1st BCT takes top honors in Energy Cup Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTAt the beginning of May, each of Fort Campbell's 14 installation command buildings were equipped with 32-inch television monitors called "energy dashboards." Using these monitors, the energy and utilities branch of Fort Campbell's Directorate of Public Works was able to monitor the energy consumption of each location over a six-month period. It was the responsibility of each location's occupants to employ energy-savvy practices, in hopes of winning the installation's first-ever Commander's Energy Cup.
    • Tools for Resiliency Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTThe 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and National Training Center partners conducted semi-annual resiliency training and commander's cup challenge, here, during the week of Dec.8. The training is part of the Army's continuing effort to ensure Soldiers are fully trained and ready to cope with life's challenges.
  • I Corps RSS Feed Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:05:37 ESTI Corps

    • SMA Chandler visits Camp Zama, discusses Army Profession Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTSgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited Camp Zama, Japan, Nov. 24-25, 2014, as part of a tour of Japan and Korea.
    • Thanksgiving greetings from Gen. Mark A. Milley, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTGen. Mark A. Milley expresses his appreciation and wishes for a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday to the FORSCOM team of Soldiers, Army civilians and Family members.
    • Army Cyber branch offers Soldiers new challenges, opportunities Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers who want to defend the nation in cyberspace, as part of the Army's newest and most technologically advanced career field, now have an Army branch to join that will take its place alongside infantry, artillery and the other Army combat arms branches.
    • U.S. Army Pacific commander visits Lewis-McChord Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTGen. Vincent K. Brooks, the commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific, met with troops and senior leaders at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 18, 2014, to discuss the Army's strategic vision for the Pacific and how I Corps units will be part of the Army's continued focus on the region.
    • Joint Base Lewis-McChord discovers its next rising star Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTOperation Rising Star, a vocal competition for active duty military and their family members, recently named the winner for Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
    • JBLM Soldier brings new meaning to fitness Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTDragging tires across a field, heavy chains draped over fatigued shoulders and old-fashioned pushups are considered normal activities in physical training, but to do this while in a field training exercise is not so average.
    • Gryphons soar into Satsop Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTThe abandoned cooling towers at the Satsop Business Park were the backdrop for an unusual drama played out there, Nov. 12. What started out as a quiet, cold morning heated up when Soldiers moved in and began battling insurgents.
    • JBLM units prepare for 'WMD component' missions Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTIn what was described as historic, Operation Gryphon Longsword brought to bear the capabilities of some 1,400 service members and three units for the first exercise of its kind.
    • PACOM Sr. Enlisted Leader visits Stryker BCT Fri, 02 Nov 2012 00:00:00 EDTCommand Master Chief Mark W. Rudes, senior enlisted advisor to U.S. Pacific Command walks past a static display of Stryker vehicle variants from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Oct. 29 during a briefing here on the Strykers' capabilities and combat power by Staff Sgt. Jacob Rogers, squad leader in the 4th SBCT, 2nd Inf. Div. Raider Ready Reserve.
    • I Corps shifts to the Asia Pacific Region Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:00:00 EDTAmerica's Corps rebalances its efforts towards the Asia Pacific as part of the U.S. Defense Department's strategic realignment. I Corps Commander Lt. Gen. Robert Brown leads this shift as I Corps will be the operational force for U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM). Combat, Joint and Combined operational experience from Iraq and Afghanistan will serve I Corps well. Several exercises will talk place with our partner nations - Japan, Korea, Thailand, Phillipines, Australia among other countries. These exercises will culminate towards our Joint Task Force Certifcation in the Talisman Sabre exercise based in Australia. I Corps, along with 7th Infantry Division and other units at JBLM will provide many enablers in supporting PACOM's mission.
    • Deputy Commander visits Oregon State University Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:00:00 EDTI Corps Deputy Commander Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan visits Oregon State University to meet students and faculty to discuss a future partnership and the media/military relationship. MG Buchanan also met with the OSU President Dr. Ed Ray. Community Relations is a key component to the I Corps Commander's priorities. America's Corps appreciate our Pacific Northwest partners.
    • Tough Training with I Corps CSM, Sr. NCOs. Mangudai! Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:00:00 EDTCSM John Wayne Troxell led his senior non-commissioned officers in tough, demanding training, called Mangudai. Participants navigated the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) obstacle /confidence course, open-water rafting, and road-marching - all with little food and sleep. Participants include Soldiers, Marines and Airmen senior NCOs. The Magundai is a leadership/team building course designed to physically, mentally and emotionally test participants.
    • MEB, PEB processes aided by Counsel Thu, 03 Nov 2011 00:00:00 EDT
    • CFC donations help donors stay engaged Thu, 03 Nov 2011 00:00:00 EDT
    • German President visits 1st Air Cav Wed, 02 Nov 2011 00:00:00 EDT
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