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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 Tue, 05 May 2015 11:00:04 EDTFORSCOM

    • 80th Training Command logistician earns top honor Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTSgt. 1st Class Donya Cox is the supply sergeant that a commander wants on his or her staff. Lt. Col. Gina Gentile, the 80th Training Command (TASS) deputy head of logistics, directed that comment to potential commanders within the ranks of the 80th's headquarters company after presenting Cox with the Honorable Order of St. Martin, bronze medal, during a ceremony in Richmond, Va., April 18, 2015.
    • Respite care changes allow more flexibility Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTMany spouses recently said "see you later" to their 101st Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers who deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel. The spouses who were left behind are responsible for keeping things going on the homefront. Many have little ones, who require care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But months on end as the primary caregiver on top of other responsibilities can lead to little time for one's self or to even run errands alone. Luckily, Fort Campbell's Child, Youth and School Services provides up to 16 hours per child of free respite care to children of deployed Soldiers.
    • Current JRTC rotation among last to use A-10 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTFORT POLK, La. ---- The A-10 Thunderbolt II, nicknamed the "Warthog" because of its physical attributes, has played an important role in military missions since its introduction in the 1970s. But all good things, eventually … hesitantly yet necessarily … must come to an end The Warthog is destined for the chopping block as fiscal restraints and plans for future capabilities are considered by the military. As Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh said during a State of the Air Force briefing held Jan. 15 at the Pentagon, "It's not about not liking or not wanting the A-10. It's about some very tough decisions that we have to make to recapitalize an Air Force for the threat 10 years from now." Pilots and ground forces alike malign the divestment of this iconic aircraft, citing its proven battle record. But the aircraft's competency is not in question. "No one is contesting the (A-10) platform, people or missions," said Air Force Lt. Col. Gage Evert, commander (and A-10 pilot), 548th Combat Training Squadron, housed here at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk. "But Air Force leadership is faced with fiscal constraints and has to make tough choices to prepare the Air Force for future fights. This is a necessary cut that has to happen."
    • Soldier uses sports to stay resilient, motivated Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTDrive, camaraderie and a chance to be an athlete again drove one Army specialist from her hospital room to the archery range, track field and courts here to compete during the Army Trials.
    • JRTC tour highlights training capabilities Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTFort Polk, La. ---- For three Girl Scouts, the decision was unanimous. The explosions were the best part. The three scouts, along with their troop leader, were among a group of 135 people that toured the Joint Readiness Training Center training area commonly referred to as "The Box", April 11.
    • ACS class teaches self-defense: Participants learn basic skills to ward off attacks Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTFort Campbell Army Community Service taught a hands-on instructional seminar on self-defense to teach participants basic defensive and evasive skills to use in case of attack.
    • Cav kid earns elite NASA opportunity Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTAmong parents some sentiments are fairly universal, like the desire to see their children excel in academics, sports and extracurricular activities. Or the desire to see their children set challenging goals for themselves and then achieve them. Or even the simple desire to see their children happy. One 1st Cavalry Division Family has recently seen all of these wants become reality.
    • Combined Resolve IV to exercise Army's regionally-aligned forces Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe U.S. Army will exercise its regionally-aligned forces to Europe at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas during Exercise Combined Resolve IV, May 1 - June 26.
    • SHARP trailblazers reflect on program's start Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTSince Fort Drum's Sexual Harassment / Assault Response and Prevention program began in 2012, it has evolved to educate Soldiers, Civilians and Families on being accountable for solving problems and to act as an advocate for victims of harassment and assault through interagency coordination.
    • SHARP conference aims to motivate Soldiers to fight the enemy within Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers gathered to witness the testimonies of survivors of sexual assault during the Sexual Harassment / Assault Response and Prevention conference April 15 and 16, at the Main Post Chapel on Fort Drum.
    • 'Not in my squad': Aviation leaders get tough on SHARP Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTLeaders of 10th Combat Aviation Brigade recently gathered to focus on Sexual Harassment / Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, training in observance of a recent presidential proclamation declaring April as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
    • New Army technologies support in-flight communications, expeditionary command posts Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe Army is delivering new technologies to the Global Response Force that will help transform the concept of a command post from a stationary, tented shelter to a mobile enabler for expeditionary mission command - including during operations in flight and early entry into developing situations.
    • 1-58th AOB welcomes new commander Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe 1st Battalion, 58th Aviation Regiment (Airfield Operations) welcomed a new commander and bid farewell to the previous leader during a change of command ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum April 15.
    • Dailey sets sights on military education Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe importance of improving military education while continually improving the Army profession were two topics Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey shared with members of the Fort Carson community, April 20-21.
    • Trail Bosses' leadership streamlines validation for Network Integration Evaluation 15.2 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTSystems gearing up to be evaluated during Network Integration Evaluation 15.2, also known as NIE, finished spending their final weeks within the controlled Integration Motor Pool. During the Validation Exercise or VALEX, System of Systems Engineering and Integration, Capability Package Directorate, power up equipment integrated onto vehicles in order to establish and validate the network.
  • I Corps RSS Feed Tue, 05 May 2015 11:00:07 EDTI Corps

    • Forward together we go Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTForward together we go, or in Hindi, Chalein Saath Saath!! The U.S. Army Pacific and I Corps welcomed the Indian army to the 19th India-U.S. Land Forces Executive Steering Group at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 11-13.
    • 555th Engineer Soldiers showcase counter IED skill sets Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from the 555th Engineer Brigade showcased their engineer operations and systems skills to counterparts from a delegation of the Indian Army Feb. 19.
    • Dailey outlines initiatives, priorities on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTSgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey made his first official troop visit to discuss the Army's priorities, outline his initiatives, and get feedback from Soldiers on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, March 2-3.
    • 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.
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