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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 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:21:09 EDTFORSCOM

    • The U.S. Army, GM and Raytheon partner on advanced training initiative for transitioning Soldiers Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTARLINGTON, VA, (July 29, 2014) --The U.S. Army, General Motors (NYSE:GM) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced they are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life. The Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program, a multi-year partnership between the two companies and the Army, will begin in August at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. The initiative demonstrates a strong commitment to helping veterans succeed by connecting them with education and career opportunities outside of the military service. Shifting Gears will be part of the Army's Soldier for Life support program, which helps soldiers reintegrate into their communities after leaving the Army.
    • 2916th Aviation Battalion receives new commander Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe 2916th Aviation Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, conducted a change of command ceremony here, July 24. Lieutenant Col. William Garber III took command of the 2916th after receiving the unit colors from 916th Commander Col. Matthew Ruedi. Outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Fernando Guadalupe, bid farewell to the organization he led for two years.
    • Yellow Ribbon event helps Reserve MPs, loved ones prepare for deployment Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhen Soldiers are told they will deploy, the last thing they need is to get overwhelmed by everything they must do before leaving. For Army Reserve Soldiers of the 361st Military Police Company and 362nd Military Police Detachment, an opportunity to get ahead of potential problems came at a Yellow Ribbon event July 11-13.
    • Family readiness group provides support for Army Reserve families Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTAn Army Reserve unit in Ashley, Pennsylvania, is ensuring connections between family members through its family readiness group.
    • Under Secretary Carson tours CBRNE organizations at Aberdeen Proving Ground Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTUnder Secretary of the Army Brad Carson toured Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, to learn about the installation's expertise in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives defense.
    • MCoE bids farewell to Chief of Armor Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- Soldiers, veterans, Family members and others from across the tricommunity area came together to bid farewell to Armor School commandant and 48th Chief of Armor Brig. Gen. Leopoldo Quintas July 25 at Derby Auditorium.
    • 'Big Red One' combatives team continues winning streak Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTMembers of the Fort Riley Modern Army Combatives Institute continued their winning streak at the annual Sunflower State Games jiujitsu tournament July 26. Fort Riley and 1st Infantry Division Soldiers teamed with competitors from the Combative Sports Center out of Manhattan to take home the first place jiujitsu team trophy.
    • Odierno discusses leadership development, Army future with Fort Carson Soldiers Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTArmy Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno talked with leaders and Soldiers while taking a tour of Fort Carson, Colorado, July 24, 2014.
    • Army Chief of Staff visits 4th CAB Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT CARSON, COLO. -- Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Ordierno, and Commanding General Maj. Gen. Paul J. LaCamera, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, visited 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Inf. Div., at Butts Army Airfield on Fort Carson, Colo., July 24, 2014. Odierno talked with "Iron Eagle" Leaders and Soldiers, and toured the CAB's hangars and flight tower. (Photos by Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Office, 4th Infantry Division/Released)
    • New York National Guard training takes to skies Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTNew York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion, conducted integration Annual Training in support of their fellow New York Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Battalion, at Fort Drum, N.Y., July 19-22, 2014.
    • Under secretary visits Fort Sill, shares Army future Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTUnder Secretary of the Army Brad Carson visited Fort Sill, Oklahoma, July 22, 2014, to talk with Maj. Gen. John Rossi, about his new command, and other post leaders about the future of the Army, and the Fires Center of Excellence's role in it.
    • Warhawks dig talons into combatives Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTKANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - As the U.S. presence in Afghanistan draws down, units stay vigilant in their mission and training to secure the stability of Afghanistan and its people. Part of this enormous task involves the individual combat readiness of each Soldier. Task Force Warhawk leadership has provided an opportunity for their Soldiers to be certified level-one under the Modern Army Combatives Program while stationed at Shindand Airfield, Afghanistan.
    • 20th CBRNE Command Soldiers compete for top honors Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland -- Soldiers from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) tested their mettle in the Best Warrior Competition here July 21 - 25.
    • TOWs return to Fort Riley: 'Big Red One' infantrymen fire live anti-tank missiles Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFifteen M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle crews were the first Fort Riley Soldiers in more than a decade to fire live, tube-launched, optically-tracked, wire-guided anti-tank missiles -- commonly known as TOW missiles -- during a training exercise July 22.
    • EOD troops train with federal agencies during exercise Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the 744th EOD Company honed their life-saving and mission-enabling skills in a joint and interagency exercise at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.
  • I Corps RSS Feed Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:21:16 EDTI Corps

    • 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
    • TF Spearhead cooks excel, provide good food in austere conditions Wed, 02 Nov 2011 00:00:00 EDTWhen three Soldiers, all food operations specialists from Task Force Spearhead, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, were placed at a remote FOB in western Afghanistan, they were asked to simply perform to standard. They have done more than that though, they have excelled.
    • TF Spearhead rules the skies of the 'wild' RC West Wed, 02 Nov 2011 00:00:00 EDTProviding constant aerial support can sometimes be an arduous task, as flight crews, medics and maintainers must be fully vigilant and aware while protecting the skies and ground below 24 hours a day. This has been the mission for the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade over the last eight years in Iraq and now Afghanistan, with this proud tradition continuing to be upheld by Task Force Spearhead of the 1st ACB as they are the only active duty aviation unit in Regional Command West conducting full spectrum operations.
    • Soldiers of the 156th Military Police detachment lay down the law Wed, 02 Nov 2011 00:00:00 EDTThe primary objective of the 156th Military Police Detachment, attached to the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, is to keep law and order in northern Afghanistan.
    • LTG Curtis Scaparrotti attends Regional Command - Capital transfer of authority Tue, 01 Nov 2011 00:00:00 EDTA series of photographs of Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, commander of ISAF Joint Command and I Corps, at the Regional Command - Capital transfer of authority ceremony in Kabul Oct. 26.
    • A place to call home Fri, 16 Sep 2011 00:00:00 EDTJoint Base Lewis-McChord Soldier-engineers pitch in to push local Habitat for Humanity project over the top.
    • Running to remember Fri, 16 Sep 2011 00:00:00 EDTGroup commemorates fallen loved ones by participating in 9/11 memorial event
    • Community holds annual FOOFARAW in appreciation of military Tue, 13 Sep 2011 00:00:00 EDTMore than 100 servicemembers boarded yachts and participated in the 49th annual FOOFARAW, an annual military appreciation event sponsored by the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce and members of the Olympia Yacht Club
    • Rising Star hopefuls shine during competition - 30 auditioned, 16 selected to compete Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 EDTJOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - On Sept. 1, the 2011 Operation Rising Star kicked off its annual singing contest with auditions at the Cascade Community Center here. It was open to all military branches, including family members. The contest is hosted by 37 installations, each claiming a winner. The winner gets 500 dollars, second place gets 250, and third place gets $100. The playing field is then narrowed down to 12 finalists, who will compete against each other in San Antonio. Only one talented singer can be crowned the 2011 Rising Star.
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