2nd Bn - 23rd Infantry Regt

The 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment was first constituted on 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company B, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry and organized on 8 July 1861 at Fort Trumbull, Connecticut. The unit was redesignated on 30 April 1862 as Company C, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry and reorganized and redesignated on 21 September 1866 as Company B, 23rd Infantry.

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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:00:05 ESTFORSCOM

    • First Army visits 184th Sustainment Command Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTMaj. Gen. Terrance "Terry" McKenrick, commanding general of First Army Division East, Brig. Gen. Clint E. Walker, commanding general of the 184th Sustainment Command, and Col. Millard "Guy" Reedy, 184th Sustainment Command chief of staff, discuss the 184th's deployment process at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Jan. 23, 2019. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica McNabb)
    • First Army Visits 1st Theater Sustainment Command's Operational Command Post Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTSenior Leaders from all components of the U.S. Army pause for a photo while meeting at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Jan. 23, 2019. Pictured from left: Command Sgt. Maj. Carl A. Fagan, 1st Army Division East senior enlisted advisor; Maj. Gen. Flem B. "Donnie" Walker, commanding general First Theater Sustainment Command; Maj. Gen. Terrance "Terry" McKenrick, commanding general 1st Army Div. East; Brig. Gen. Clint E. Walker, commanding general 184 Sustainment Command; and Command Sgt. Jason Little, 184th Sustainment Command senior enlisted advisor. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica McNabb)
    • 10th Mountain Division Artillery's historic colors return to Fort Drum Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTCurrent and former members of the 10th Mountain Division Artillery (DIVARTY) help unveil the World War II U.S. colors during a ceremony Jan. 22 at Fort Drum, New York. The colors were previously displayed at DIVARTY headquarters until its deactivation in 2004 and have been returned by retired Maj. Charles Thompson, former DIVARTY personnel officer.
    • Active, Reserve, Guard leaders participate in SDDC-hosted Task Force Reserve Component Summit Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTSenior active duty, Reserve and National Guard commanders and logisticians gathered for a Task Force Reserve Component Summit hosted by the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) at Scott AFB, Ill. Jan 17.
    • Army implements joint duty assignment credit guidance for officers Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe Army recently implemented new guidelines on joint duty assignment credit for officers as outlined in Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 1300.19, DoD Joint Officer Management Program. As of April 3, 2018, Army Officers serving in a standard joint duty assignment are eligible for joint duty assignment credit after accumulating 24 month, points or a combination of both.
    • Three states, two times zones and one brigade's culminating mission Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) was spread across Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana in the central and eastern time zones from Nov. 28 to Dec. 9, with one training mission: to defeat their enemy.
    • Top enlisted National Guard leader visits Djibouti Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe command sergeant major of the National Guard Bureau, U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Kepner, visited Army and Air National Guard members working for the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa from Jan. 15-19.
    • Brigade withstands training crucible, gears up for rotation Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTAs the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) goes through its paces at the crucible known as the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) at Fort Polk, the goal is to prepare Soldiers to handle situations that might - or will - arise during their deployment to Afghanistan later this year.
    • Multinational exercise encourages Soldiers to take on new roles, challenges Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTU.S. Soldiers of 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division along with more than 5,500 service members from 16 nations participated in the first phase of Combined Resolve XI at the Joint Multinational Training Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Nov. 26-Dec.14, 2018.
    • Battalion uses innovative technology to promote fitness, resiliency Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTAs the Army transitions to the Army Combat Fitness Test to assess Soldier fitness levels, the Maryland Army National Guard's 629th Military Intelligence Battalion has embraced a program designed to enhance individual physical fitness routines while preparing for the new test.
    • Guard cyber units evolve as cyber threats continue Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTJust as the cyber threat has continued to evolve and grow, so too have the National Guard's cyber teams and cyber capabilities, said Guard officials during a cyber roundtable discussion at the Pentagon.
    • Fort Drum community gathers to honor life, legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTFort Drum community members gathered Jan. 16 at the Commons to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event was hosted by the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, which will also support a blood drive on MLK Day, Jan. 21.
    • New York National Guard Soldiers, Airmen assist law enforcement in New York City security missions Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTNew York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen went up in the air and down in the ground Jan 10 and 14 as part of their mission to help law enforcement agencies deter terrorism in New York City.
    • FORSCOM Frontline - Jan. 18, 2019 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTThis week: FORSCOM CSM visits JBLM; Senior Leader: LTG Laura Richardson, Acting CG, FORSCOM and CSM Michael Grinston, CSM, FORSCOM, provided remarks on the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; On Point: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; plus news and photographs about FORSCOM Soldiers and units around the globe.
    • National Guard program emphasizes women's role in peace, security Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe Nevada National Guard State Partnership Program hosted an international exchange of experts in January that focused on the inclusion of women in peace and security efforts and resulted in significant progress on a draft United Nations national action plan for the Kingdom of Tonga.
  • I Corps RSS Feed Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:00:06 ESTI Corps

    • 716th MPs train for Defense CBRN Response Force Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTFORT EUSTIS, Virginia -- Ten Soldiers assigned to the 716th Military Police Battalion (MP Bn.), 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, participated in the Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Response Force - Joint Operations Center (JOC) at Fort Eustis, Va., Dec. 11-13, 2018.
    • America's First Corps honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTJOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WASH. -- A choir belted as service members and civilians from all different walks of life gathered under one roof to celebrate and honor the legacy of the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • FORSCOM CSM visits JBLM Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTCommand Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, U.S. Forces Command's highest-ranking senior enlisted advisors in the Army visits Joint Base Lewis-McChord. He is the former CSM for America's First Corps at JBLM. His main priorities on this mission involved gaining feedback from enlisted Soldiers and hosting a professional development forum.
    • I Corps leader visits 42nd MP Bde Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTMaj. Gen. William Graham, I Corps Deputy Commanding General, visited 42nd Military Police Brigade to meet with Soldiers and get an up-close view of 42nd MP's daily operations. Staff Sgt. Mike Moore, 51st Military Police Detachment, explains some of the equipment MPs use on their patrol duties. During Graham's visit, he got a tour of 42nd MP's law enforcement capabilities, including the different patrol cars and protective gear military police on Joint Base Lewis-McChord utilize.
    • I Corps leader visits 42nd MP Bde Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTMaj. Gen. William Graham, I Corps Deputy Commanding General, visited 42nd Military Police Brigade to meet with Soldiers and get an up-close view of 42nd MP's daily operations. During Graham's visit, he got a tour of 42nd MP's law enforcement capabilities, including the different patrol cars and protective gear military police on Joint Base Lewis-McChord utilize.
    • FORSCOM Eagle Award presented to 42nd MP Bde unit Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTCommand Sgt. Maj. Michael Grinston, FORSCOM Command Sergeant Major, congratulates Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 504th Military Police Battalion, on winning the U.S. Forces Command Eagle Award, which honors the best military police company, detachment and canine detachment. Standing with CSM Grinston are 42nd MP Bde leadership Col. Thomas Russell-Tutty and CSM N.C. Laird; 504th MP Bn leadership Lt. Col. Israel Thompson and SGM Antonio Cox; and HHD leadership Capt. Raquel Feldman and Sgt. 1st Class Axel Castellanos.
    • Commanding Generals recognize outstanding Soldiers at Yama Sakura 75 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan-- America's First Corps Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky, and the Japan Northern Army Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Masato Taura, are recognizing Soldiers in a daily Hero of the Battle ceremony for their contributions during Yama Sakura 75 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan.
    • U.S. and Japan Army medical staff unite at Yama Sakura 75 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCol. Mikio Takeshima, M.D., Northern Army Headquarters surgeon, Japan Ground Self Defense Force (left) and Col Robert Forsten, D.O., America's First Corps surgeon, prepare to sign a medical support agreement during Yama Sakura 75 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, Dec. 10, 2018. This agreement allows mutual medical support between the forces as needed, including patient evacuation, casualty treatment and patient logistics, during the course of the exercise. Yama Sakura is a bilateral exercise that combines the capabilities of the U.S. Army and the JGSDF and solidifies the working relationship between the forces. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erica Earl
    • U.S. and Japan Army medical staff unite at Yama Sakura 75 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCol Robert Forsten, D.O., America's First Corps surgeon (right) signs a medical support agreement with Col. Mikio Takeshima, M.D., Northern Army Headquarters surgeon, Japan Ground Self Defense Force during Yama Sakura 75 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, Dec. 10, 2018. This agreement allows mutual medical support between the forces as needed, including patient evacuation, casualty treatment and patient logistics, during the course of the exercise. Yama Sakura is a bilateral exercise that combines the capabilities of the U.S. Army and the JGSDF and solidifies the working relationship between the forces. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erica Earl
    • U.S. and Japan Army medical staff unite at Yama Sakura 75 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCol. Mikio Takeshima, M.D. Northern Army Headquarters surgeon, Japan Ground Self Defense Force (left) signs a medical support agreement with Col Robert Forsten, D.O., America's First Corps surgeon, during Yama Sakura 75 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, Dec. 10, 2018. This agreement allows mutual medical support between the forces as needed, including patient evacuation, casualty treatment and patient logistics, during the course of the exercise. Yama Sakura is a bilateral exercise that combines the capabilities of the U.S. Army and the JGSDF and solidifies the working relationship between the forces. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erica Earl
    • United States Army Pacific Command, Senior Enlisted Advisor, Visits Japan For Exercise Yama Sakura Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCommand Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Jones, United States Army Pacific Command Senior Enlisted Advisor, traveled to Camp-Chitose, on Hakkaido, Japan Dec. 11, 2018 to visit with Servicemembers participating in Exercise Yama Sakura 75.
    • U.S. Ambassador Hagerty and USARPAC Commander visit Yama Sakura 75 Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan-- The U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Ambassador William Hagerty, met with officials and toured Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, during Yama Sakura 75, Dec. 12, 2018.
    • U.S. and Japan unite in flag raising ceremony at Yama Sakura 75 Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan-- Soldiers from America's First Corps and the Japan Northern Army joined together to raise their nations' flags in unison during Yama Sakura 75 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, Dec 11, 2018.
    • Exercise Yama Sakura enhances U.S. and Japanese combat readiness Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan-- The United States and Japanese national anthems sounded throughout the gymnasium as two formations of Soldiers, representing different cultures, ideas and languages, stood side by side. Each Soldier raised a fist in the air and, in response to their respective generals, shouted "Tomoni maie!" Onward together.
    • Japan Ground Self Defense Force official visits Yama Sakura 75 Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan-- The Director of Operations of the Joint Staff Office for the Japan Ground Self Defense Force, Lt. Gen. Atsushi Hikita, visited the Yama Sakura 75 exercise site at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, Dec. 11, 2018.
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