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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 Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:00:03 ESTFORSCOM

    • Scholarships for Military Children deadline is Feb. 17 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTFORT LEE, Va. -- Although 2017 is just getting underway, many forward-looking military families are preparing for college enrollment in the fall by finalizing their Fisher House Foundation "Scholarships for Military Children" applications in time for the program's Feb. 17 deadline.
    • Virginia Guard personnel to support 58th Presidential Inauguration Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTSANDSTON, Va. -- Nearly 300 Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen will join a force of approximately 7,500 National Guard personnel from 40 states and territories supporting the 58th Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, D. C. Virginia Guard personnel will assist with traffic control, crowd management, communications, medical and chaplain support, and additional personnel from the Virginia Army National Guard, Virginia Air National Guard and Virginia Defense Force will conduct mission command and sustainment support in Sandston and other locations in the state.
    • FORSCOM Frontline - Jan. 20, 2017 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTThis week: 10th Combat Aviation Brigade readies for Operation Atlantic Resolve; Senior Leader: SECARMY's final challenge; On Point: Occupational Physical Assessment Test; "All American Legacy" Podcast , plus news and photographs about FORSCOM Soldiers and units from across the nation.
    • Army charts a course toward blended retirement in 2018 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTBeginning Jan. 1, 2018, blended retirement takes effect for all new uniformed service members. Also beginning then certain current service members will be able to opt into the new system.
    • Fanning, Murphy send farewell message to the force Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTIt has been the greatest honor of our lives to serve alongside you, the Soldiers, Civilians, and Families who make up our Army family. Your profound sense of duty, selfless service, and personal courage have inspired us, guided us, and will continue to motivate us as we leave office.
    • Massachusetts National Guardsman aids at school bus crash Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTWALTHAM, Mass. -- When Capt. David Wilson, a Massachusetts National Guardsman from Charlton, Mass., saw the partially overturned school bus off I-95 he couldn't have known that there were 22 children and two adults on board, he just knew that people could be hurt.UA-87633511-1
    • 'Devil' brigade Soldier builds resiliency in face of adversity Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTMilitary service can place extreme stresses on a Soldier, both physically and mentally. Soldiers must be prepared to battle multiple personal challenges while operating in some of the most extreme conditions far away from home. Physically, Soldiers prepare by conducting physical training as a part of their daily work schedule as well as participating in regularly occurring job specific training to ensure they remain at the peak of their profession. However, preparing for the mental stresses that come with military service can be just as important as how a Soldier prepares their body.
    • Florida National Guard spearheads support for the 58th Presidential Inauguration Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTWashington, D.C. -- Approximately 340 Soldiers and Airmen from the Florida National Guard are scheduled to assist with the upcoming presidential inauguration on Friday.UA-87633511-1
    • 1-151st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion conducts Air Mission Commander training Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTEASTOVER, S.C. - When multiple aircraft take to the skies, one person in charge makes the decisions that can determine the outcome of the mission. For this reason, it is critical for that pilot to be trained to take command of multiple crews and aircraft.UA-87633511-1
    • FORSCOM senior enlisted adviser emphasizes readiness during visit to Fort Drum Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The U.S. Army Forces Command senior enlisted adviser met with Soldiers and leaders from the 10th Mountain Division (LI) during a visit Jan. 10-11 to Fort Drum.
    • 10th Mountain Division selects shooters for U.S. Army Small Arms Competition Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The 10th Mountain Division Light Fighters School has selected the team of Soldiers who will compete in the 2017 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship, after a tryout that took place Jan. 9-12 on Fort Drum.
    • 'Big Red One' mounted color guard to march in 58th Presidential Inaugural Parade Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTThe 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will be represented on horseback by the Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard during the 58th Presidential Inaugural Parade in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20. The CGMCG will ride 13 horses to the parade to include two draft horses that will lead the team's 1871-era escort wagon.
    • Army senior leaders meet at Bliss for command post huddle Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTArmy leaders met at Fort Bliss, Texas, Jan. 18, 2017 for a command post huddle. Commanders discussed how to make command posts smaller, more mobile and survivable.
    • About 7,500 Guard Soldiers and Airmen join forces with civilian agencies on inauguration Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTARLINGTON, Va. - The day before Donald J Trump raises his hand to take the oath as the 45th president of the United States, National Guard members from all over the nation and territories were rehearsing their roles to support the 58th Presidential Inauguration.UA-87633511-1
    • Fort Bliss-based aviation unit set to deploy Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTApproximately 400 Soldiers and 24 AH-64 Apache helicopters from 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas, will deploy to Europe this February for a nine-month rotation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
  • I Corps RSS Feed Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:00:05 ESTI Corps

    • Scholarships for Military Children deadline is Feb. 17 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTFORT LEE, Va. -- Although 2017 is just getting underway, many forward-looking military families are preparing for college enrollment in the fall by finalizing their Fisher House Foundation "Scholarships for Military Children" applications in time for the program's Feb. 17 deadline.
    • JBLM behavioral health panel aims to better connect service members and Vets to services Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTJoint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington - Leaders and behavioral health experts from communities in and around Joint Base Lewis-McChord, held a behavioral health and wellness panel discussion at French Theater, Jan. 18.
    • Soldiers can view promotion results in the field, on smartphones Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTThe U.S Army Human Resources Command website has undergone several updates in the past year that give users several options when it comes to searching, viewing and getting alerted of updated information.
    • Defense Secretary: Taking the long view, investing for the future Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 ESTBelow is my exit memo to President Barack Obama outlining some of the many accomplishments of the Department of Defense over the past eight years, my vision for the country's future, and the work that remains in order to achieve that vision. Each cabinet secretary has provided his or her own memo to the president as of today. All of them can be seen at http://go.wh.gov/CabinetInReview.
    • "Wolfhound Santa" Travels to Osaka, Japan to deliver Gifts to the Children of Holy Family Home Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 ESTThe holiday spirit of gift giving thrives within the 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, the "Wolfhounds," who for over 60 years have remained committed to caring for the children of the Holy Family Home orphanage in Osaka, Japan.
    • Young patient ignites holiday spirit Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 ESTEvery year, Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., picks one young patient to help leadership light the Christmas tree and menorah in the Medical Mall to kick off the holiday season.
    • 51st ESB test capabilities during Desert Hawk Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 ESTSignal Soldiers from the 51st Expeditionary Signal Battalion from Joint Base Lewis-McChord tested their capabilities during a deployment to Arizona to participate in Operation Desert Hawk which concluded Dec. 14.
    • Photo Essay: Mount Rainier Shines as Raptor Aviators Soar Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 ESTU.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk and AH-64E Apache helicopter pilots assigned to 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, 7th Infantry Division conduct training flights at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Dec. 7, 2016. Pilots spend countless hours honing their skills during both day and night training flights.
    • Japan, U.S. forces unite in Yama Sakura 71 Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 ESTThe Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and U.S. Army united together for a bilateral training exercise known as Yama Sakura 71, Dec. 1-13 on Camp Kengun, Japan.
    • I Corps Soldiers help save injured Japanese civilian Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 ESTNo one expects to be a first responder to a medical emergency, but that is exactly what happened to three I Corps Soldiers during a cultural excursion while supporting exercise Yama Sakura, an annual bilateral training exercise between the U.S. and Japan Ground Self Defense Force.
    • General officer jumps into action, saves another general's life Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 ESTFor the past 20 years, retired Gen. Mike Carns, former vice chief of staff, U.S. Air Force, has served as a senior fellow for newly promoted general officers, rear admirals, and senior executive service civilians, who attend the National Defense University's Capstone course, located at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C. Capstone is five weeks long and usually consists of 50 or more attendees who are traditionally called fellows.
    • Department of the Army announces 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, 7th Infantry Division deployment Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 ESTWASHINGTON -- The Department of the Army announced today the deployment of 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, stationed in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, with approximately 800 soldiers to Afghanistan this winter. This deployment is part of a regular rotation of forces in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
    • Community members thanked at open house Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 ESTFrom scuba to adaptive skiing, and from career assistance to financial donations, community organizations are an integral part to supporting the recovery of Soldiers at the Warrior Transition Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. On Nov. 16, the WTB joined with the Soldier and Family Assistance Center to open their doors to community supporters in an open house as a part of the Army's Warrior Care Month.
    • Madigan recognized for inpatient satisfaction Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 ESTMadigan Army Medical Center staff received accolades for their efforts to improve the inpatient experience at a ceremony on Nov. 18 at Letterman Auditorium, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. I Corps Commander Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza thanked a cross-section of clinical and administrative staff for their commitment to integrate patients' feedback into real changes, which resulted in five consecutive quarters of improvement as shown through the Tricare Inpatient Satisfaction Survey.
    • NCO recognized for acts of heroism Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 ESTJOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- A noncommissioned officer with 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, was awarded the Army Commendation Medal Nov. 18, 2016, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., for her assistance in a multiple-vehicle accident.
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