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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 Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:00:01 EDTFORSCOM

    • Army Secretary: SHARP needs to increase focus on prevention Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTWASHINGTON -- The Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program has done a lot of good work responding to sexual assaults, Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning told an audience of more than 100 Army SHARP professionals at the SHARP Program Improvement Forum. UA-84299839-1
    • At Best Warrior, Soldiers encounter rare challenges, talking dummies Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTFORT A.P. Hill, Va. (Army News Service) -- "We've got to get away from traditional training and get more realistic training like this," said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey at the Best Warrior Competition Wednesday, Sept. 28. UA-84299839-1
    • U.S. Army 2016 Best Warrior Competition Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army 2016 Best Warrior Competition (BWC) participants demonstrate their marksmanship and tactical combat casualty care capabilities during a live-fire exercise at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Sept. 28, 2016. The BWC is an annual weeklong event that will test 20 Soldiers from the 10 major commands Army-wide, on their physical and mental capabilities. The top NCO and Soldier will be announced Oct. 3, in Washington DC.
    • Troops feel 'burden of despair' during battalion training event Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTFORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 29, 2016) -- An early morning training event here Sept. 21 helped officers and enlisted leaders of the Ordnance School better understand the burden of those struggling with despair and suicidal thoughts.
    • Nighttime air-assault training preps 10th Combat Aviation Brigade for Mountain Peak Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTAviators from 2nd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, successfully completed a nighttime air-assault training operation with infantry Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Sept. 23 at Fort Drum.
    • Catamount Soldiers advance to Army Best Medic Competition Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTFour 10th Mountain Division (LI) teams composed of two Soldiers each underwent extreme mental and physical stress for more than two days to vie for the honor of representing the division at the upcoming Command Sgt. Maj. Jack L. Clark Jr. Army Best Medic Competition, Oct. 24-28, at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.
    • 1-32 Infantry Soldiers welcome veterans to celebrate regiment's 100th anniversary Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, also known as the "Chosin" Battalion, is the only currently active unit in the regiment. Soldiers of 1-32 Infantry hosted the regiment's 100th anniversary celebration Sept. 22 on Fort Drum.
    • U.S. Army 2016 Best Warrior Competition Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Soldiers, representing the 10 major commands Army-wide, prepare to step off on a 12-mile ruck march on Day four of the U.S. Army 2016 Best Warrior Competition (BWC) at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Sept. 29, 2016. The competition is a weeklong event that tests the skills, knowledge and professionalism of 20 Soldiers who earned the opportunity to compete for Noncommissioned Officer of the Year and Soldier of the Year. Winners will be announced Oct. 3, in Washington DC.
    • All The Way, One Step at a Time: NY Army National Guard Medic Earns Expert Field Medical Badge Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- On the heels of a major training exercise, New York Army National Guard Specialist Brady Douglass rose to the top of his field to earn the coveted Expert Field Medical Badge, or EFMB, here in early September. Douglass was one of 29 medics, out of 239, who bested a written test, simulated combat training lanes, a 12-mile ruck march and other challenges to win the EFMB. Douglass belongs to the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry and resides in Queens, N.Y. The EFMB qualification training and testing started on Aug. 20, and was capped with a graduation ceremony on Sept. 2.
    • 23rd Infantry Regimental Run Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers with the 23rd Infantry Regiment participate in an esprit de corps run on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Sept. 29. The soldiers conducted this run to commemorate the Regiment's 150th anniversary. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Christopher Prows, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
    • 23rd Infantry Regimental Run Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTLeaders with the 23rd Infantry Regiment throw their unit's tomahawk toward a target after an esprit de corps run on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Sept. 29. The soldiers conducted this run to commemorate the Regiment's 150th anniversary. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Christopher Prows, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
    • Murphy adds another first to resume - BCT graduation Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTFor Under Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy Sept. 29 was another first in his long Army career -- he witnessed his first Basic Combat Training graduation at Fort Jackson's Hilton Field. "This is the first graduation I have been a part of and that made it very special for me to be here to see 641 young Americans, these men and women … who will now serve during a time of war," said Murphy, who was Acting Secretary of the Army from Jan. 4, 2016 to May 18, 2016.
    • Hispanic heritage month celebrated at Fort Riley, Kansas Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTBeginning with a three-tune set of Hispanic music by the 1st Infantry Division Brass Band, Soldiers of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, hosted the 2016 Hispanic Heritage Observance Sept. 21 at Riley's Conference Center.
    • Army Reserve CSM visits Joint Base Lewis-McChord to support soldiers Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTIt's not every day that the U.S. Army Reserve Sergeant Major stops into visit. Check out what he has to say about the latest news for the Reserve.
    • Fort Hood celebrates Hispanic culture, contributions Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTStaff Sgt. Johnathan Hoover 2nd ABCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs FORT HOOD, Texas -- The 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division hosted the III Corps Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Sept. 22, at the Phantom Warrior Center on here to highlight the contributions Hispanics have brought to the country and the Army.
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    • Care for 22 Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTVeterans continue to take their own lives at an alarming rate. Current statistics show that 20 are committing suicide each day. U.S. Army Soldiers from The 593rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington are finding creative ways to decrease, and hopefully one day end, Veteran suicide.
    • Trust, collaboration gain successful rocket testing Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTThis week, Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade completed an artillery mission eight years in the making.
    • Camp Zama holds change of responsibility ceremony Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTCAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 28, 2016) - U.S. Army Garrison Japan held a change of responsibility ceremony Sept. 26 at Camp Zama Yano Field for Command Sgt. Maj. Rosalba Dumont-Carrion, USAG Japan's outgoing command sergeant major, and Command Sgt. Maj. Will Holland, the new command sergeant major.
    • U.S. Army 2016 Best Warrior Competition Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTContestants of the U.S. Army 2016 Best Warrior Competition wrapped up Day Two by conducting a day and night land navigation course, Sept 27, 2016, at Fort A.P. Hill, Va. The BWC is an annual weeklong event that will test 20 Soldiers from 10 major commands on their physical and mental capabilities. The top NCO and top Soldier will be announced Oct. 3, in Washington DC.
    • Raptor Resiliency Center takes flight Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers assigned to 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, along with families and friends celebrated the opening of the Raptor Soldier and Family Resiliency Center during a ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Sept. 23. The center provides a unique facility to bring together resources for physical, mental and spiritual fitness all under one roof.
    • Safety challenge grows with record firearms purchases Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTIf the number of Federal Bureau of Investigation background checks is any indication, Americans are buying personal weapons at a record clip. During 2015, background checks exceeded 23.1 million, the most since recordkeeping began in 1998.
    • Photo of the Week Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTIt's a 16th CAB takeover! The U.S. Army Soldiers of the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade rocked the vote in this week's photo contest for our featured photo of the week. If you have photos you would like to submit, use #weAREicorps on social media and look them for them here!
    • 593rd ESC Cares for 22 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTVeterans continue to take their own lives at an alarming rate. Current statistics show that 20 are committing suicide each day. All services have programs in place to help reduce, and maybe someday eliminate, suicide. They all also have a lot of "mandatory" training which, due to the frequency, and the type, (can you say Power point?) causes said servicemembers to lose focus on the fact that it's a serious problem that has not improved much in the past decade.
    • Opening ceremony of the 40th Pacific Armies Management Seminar Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTLeaders from 30 of 34 Armies across the Indo-Asia-Pacific gathered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sept. 26 for the opening ceremony of the 40th Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS XL) co-hosted by the Malaysian Army and U.S. Army Pacific.
    • Dehydration: Riding on Empty Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTAs a kid, I was into sports and played basketball in the park during summers in the Bronx. Back then, my coaches always warned me to stay hydrated. That's some advice I should've carried into adulthood.
    • Trained combat medics key to readiness, survival Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe key to survival on the battlefield is a trained and ready force.
    • US, Japanese forces conclude Rising Thunder with urban assault course Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTYAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, Wash. -- Loud shots echoed across the training area as the 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment and the 12th Regiment, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, maneuvered through the urban assault course Monday, Sept. 19. The course was the culminating event of Rising Thunder 2016, an annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. Army and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. The assault was composed of U.S. and Japanese infantry platoons, a Japanese tank section, and U.S. and Japanese sniper sections.GSDF.
    • Rising Thunder 2016 culminates at Yakima Training Center Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTYAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, Wash. -- The Yakima Valley shook today from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's Type 10 tanks and U.S. Army 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment's 60mm mortars. The two nations completed a combined arms live-fire exercise showcasing their ability to work together towards a common goal, while also learning from one another.
    • CALFEX urban assault course Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTU.S. and Japanese snipers are honing their skills at the combined arms live-fire exercise during Rising Thunder 2016. Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces are partnered with 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment "Legion", 7th Infantry Division.
    • A taste of America Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe Kesselring family of Tieton, Washington, provided Japan Service Members with a day of American leisure activities as part of a home visit program.
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