Headquarter and Headquarters Company

Headquarter and Headquarters Company

On 25 January 1968, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 42nd Military Police Group was constituted in the Regular Army and activated in Germany.The group was charged with providing customs enforcement and maintaining liaison and cooperation with German customs authorities at all levels. In addition, the group is responsible for establishing customs policies and procedures for the Federal Republic of Germany and to negotiate with German authorities on questions of procedure and US forces entitlements arising from tax and customs issues within the NATO Status of Forces Agreement. It received a Meritorious Unit Commendation for its outstanding job performing this role. In 1969, the group received its own distinctive unit insignia.

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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:00:04 ESTFORSCOM

    • Bulldog Soldiers volunteer at local school Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea -- Soldiers with 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division volunteered at Humphreys Central Elementary School movie night Nov. 14.
    • Deployed Soldiers take strides toward financial independence in Bagram, Afghanistan Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTBAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- While deployed, Soldiers bear the burden of dealing with real life issues that affect mental agility, morale and mood. Throughout various formations in Afghanistan, service members navigate through combat related stress, family separation, martial issues, mourning the death of loved ones and even financial mismanagement. All these things can influence performance and have adverse effects. Since arriving in Afghanistan, leaders assigned to 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade have relied on their innovation, implementing programs and training plans that help Soldiers stay resilient and prepared during their time abroad. One leader that has had a tremendous impact on Soldiers and D.A Civilians across Bagram Airfield is Maj. Jeremy Duncan.
    • Pink with a purpose Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTRead about how one company with the 504th Military Intelligence Brigade supported breast cancer awareness by wearing pink, inviting a community member, and hosting a bake sale.
    • Tenn. National Guard joins in historic Anakonda-18 exercise Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTOn Nov. 9, NATO's joint training exercise ANAKONDA-18 (AN-18) kicked off with an opening ceremony, making it the seventh iteration of this key training event. The ten day exercise involved over 17,500 Soldiers, ten countries, and spanned from Poland to Lithuania to the Baltic Sea.
    • Fort Hood Soldiers support local food drive Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers from across Fort Hood, Texas provided support to the Central Texas Food for Families food drive on November, 16.
    • 35th Combat Aviation Brigade Commander Visits With Soldiers Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTU.S. Army National Guard Col. Charles Hausman, commander of the 35th Combat Aviation Brigade, spent time visiting work areas and speaking with Soldiers of the 935th Aviation Support Battalion at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 6, 2018.
    • Guam National Guard plays role in moving supplies to Saipan Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTAmphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) worked with 254th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE), from the Guam Air National Guard, to transport vehicles and supplies from the Guam Army National Guard to Saipan by both sea and air Nov. 17.
    • 1st Armored Division participates in Warfighter Exercise to enhance operational readiness Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTFORT BLISS - The 1st Armored Division participated in the Warfighter 19-2 exercise November 4-15, across several training sites here in the sprawling military installation in preparation for future contingency operations. Warfighter was the culminating e
    • 10th Mountain Division Band to perform three free holiday concerts in local communities Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTThe 10th Mountain Division (LI) Band is preparing to spread some "joy to the world" with three holiday concerts in December.
    • U.S. Army and the nation's educators continue partnership for leadership symposium Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTBrig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, center, commanding general of the 85th United States Army Reserve Support Command, discusses her personal Army story to educators, principals and counselors during the 2018 U.S. Army Leadership Symposium held at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, November 7-9, 2018. The symposium, hosted by Army Marketing & Research Group, was held with organizations that the U.S. Army formed partnerships with, beginning in 2013: The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the American School Counselor Association. The purpose of the symposium was to create a collaboration between the organizations, and gain insights and priorities of each organization. A goal of the symposium was to increase awareness of Army careers, training and education opportunities, with a focus on leadership, that educators may not be aware exist. Belanger was amongst one of the Army senior leaders that participated in the event to provide insight and personal Army stories to educators and staff. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
    • Panther Brigade Uses Crucible of Ground Combat to Test Technology Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTFort Bragg-based paratroopers recently concluded an intensive training exercise requiring them to test what may be the U.S. Army's next step in Mission-Command technology.
    • "Intense Attention to Every Detail" Gator Paratroopers Prepare Thanksgiving Feast for Panther Brigad Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTCulinary Specialists assigned to the 82nd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division worked late into the night to prepare for the brigade's Thanksgiving feast Monday, November 19, 2018.
    • 'Task Force Bulldog' kicks off Walk to Korea Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTFORT BLISS, Texas - November is Military Family Month and at Biggs Park, Nov. 3, Soldiers and Families of Task Force Bulldog, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Bulldog," 1st Armored Division kicked off their Walk to Korea initiative to figuratively show their Soldiers deployed to the Republic of Korea they are with them every step of the way.
    • Fort Bragg Soldier honored at NY Jets Game Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTNot even a cold day in East Rutherford, N.J. could wipe the smile off Sgt. 1st Class Ricky Jimenez's face as he watched the match-up between the N.Y. Jets and the Buffalo Bills.
    • FORSCOM Frontline - Nov. 16, 2018 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTThis week: FORSCOM Manning Conference discusses combat operations; Senior Leader: Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the Army, provided remarks during his visit to Fort Carson, CO; On Point: Terrorist Threat Information & Suspicious Activity Reporting; plus news and photographs about FORSCOM Soldiers and units around the globe.
  • I Corps RSS Feed Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:00:06 ESTI Corps

    • America's First Corps hones readiness at Warfighter Exercise 19-1 Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTSgt. Jacob Stromberg and Spc. Lonnie Williams from the Intelligence and Support Company set up a Secure Mobile Anti-jam Reliable Tactical Terminal, SMART-T, system configuration during Warfighter Exercise 19-1, a tactical command post exercise that was held from October 2-10, 2018 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord that included units from across America's First Corps and attached components from the Army National Guard. This exercise gave the units the opportunity to hone their skills and test their capabilities through simulated battle drills. (U.S Army photo by Sgt. William Brown)
    • America's First Corps hones readiness at Warfighter Exercise 19-1 Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTSpc. Aaron Lung and Spc. Armando Ramos from the Intelligence and Support Company conduct helpdesk operations by trouble shooting issues that Soldiers are having in the command operations information center during Warfighter Exercise 19-1. WFX 19-1 is a tactical command post exercise that was held from October 2-10, 2018 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord that included units from across America's First Corps and attached components from the Army National Guard. This exercise gave the units the opportunity to hone their skills and test their capabilities through simulated battle drills. (U.S Army photo by Sgt. William Brown)
    • America's First Corps hones readiness at Warfighter Exercise 19-1 Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTFrom front left to right, I Corps Chief of Staff Colonel Mario Diaz, I Corps Deputy Commanding General William Graham, I Corps Operations Sgt. Maj. Victor Ballesteros, Deputy Commanding General -Operations Michel-Henri St-Louis, receive a brief on the current status of the battle simulation during Warfighter Exercise 19-1, a tactical command post exercise that was held from October 2-10, 2018 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord that included units from across America's First Corps and attached components from the Army National Guard. This exercise gave the units the opportunity to hone their skills and test their capabilities through simulated battle drills. (U.S Army photo by Sgt. William Brown) (This photo has been altered for security purposes by blurring classified materials)
    • America's First Corps hones readiness at Warfighter Exercise 19-1 Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTSpc. Stephen Elum, a generator mechanic with America's First Corps Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, troubleshoots a generator during Warfighter Exercise 19-1, a tactical command post exercise that was held from October 2-10, 2018 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Elum expertise as a generator mechanic plays a key role in maintaining the generator systems that provide power during training exercises and deployment operations, which allows I Corps to be able to deploy anywhere in the world and be self sufficient. (U.S Army photo by Sgt. William Brown)
    • I Corps ensures commo readiness Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTWhether it is commanders providing orders to their subordinates, or units coordinating to effectively complete the mission on the battlefield, communication is vital. The task of ensuring that soldiers have the ability to the communicate falls on the Army's Nodal network systems operator-maintainer.
    • Protectors lead JBLM Army Ten Miler team Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTThree of the five male runners on the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Army Ten Miler team are from the 42nd Military Police Brigade, and they all hope to finish the race in less than an hour.
    • Madigan staff prepare for patient decon Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTJOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- If there's an accident involving a fuel truck on Interstate 5, first responders would perform a rudimentary decontamination of anyone involved. Then, for those needing to be seen as patients at Madigan Army Medical Center or requiring a more thorough cleaning, the patient decontamination team from Madigan would be called into action.
    • Soldiers Spotlight: Meet Spc. Patrick Sjoding Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTStaff Sgt. Alyssa Willis, America's First Corps Base Defense Operations Center's Operations Noncommissioned Officer, provides mentorship to radio telecommunication operator Spc. Patrick Sjoding during Warfighter Exercise 19-1. Warfighter Exercise 19-1 is an organizational mission command training exercise that began on October 1, 2018 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord that included units from across America's First Corps and attached components from the Army National Guard. This exercise gave the units the opportunity to hone their skills and test their capabilities through simulated battle drills.
    • Soldiers Spotlight: Meet Spc. Patrick Sjoding Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTSpc. Patrick Sjoding, from America's First Corps Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, conducts a radio operations check as the radio telecommunication operator during Warfighter Exercise 19-1. Warfighter Exercise 19-1 is an organizational mission command training exercise that began on October 1, 2018 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord that included units from across America's First Corps and attached components from the Army National Guard. This exercise gave the units the opportunity to hone their skills and test their capabilities through simulated battle drills.
    • Soldier Spotlight: Meet Pfc. Caleb Green Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTPfc. Caleb Green from I Corps' 17th Field Artillery Brigade, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion. Works with his team to conducts training missions During the Warfighter Exercise 19-1, a tactical command post exercise held October 1, 2018 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
    • Protectors compete for Soldier of the Quarter honors Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTSgt. Cheyenne Harris, an MP with 571st Military Police company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, is graded on her ability to operate communications systems during the brigade's Soldier of the Quarter competition on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
    • Field exercise gives JBLM MPs 'unique' training opportunity Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from 42d Military Police Bde on Joint Base Lewis-McChord conducted field training that combined combat support operations with detention operations.
    • 1-2 SBCT alerted to support 1st Inf. Div. at NTC Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTJOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Soldiers from the 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team received notice to deploy to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California.
    • America's Corps Honors 100 years of Courage. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTFlag bears fold the American Flag in front of the I Corps headquarters building during the "100 years of Courage" ceremony held on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, August 9th, 2018. The ceremony was to honor those who served and dedicated themselves over the past 100 years within I Corps. I Corps was activated on January 15th, 1918, in France during World War I, marking a great achievement of 100 years of honor, tradition and courage of units deploying, fighting, winning and innovating in complex wars and missions around the world. To close out the ceremony and the all celebrations for the "100 years of Courage," a retreat ceremony of the American flag was prepared guided by a speech dedicating each fold to the many sacrifices and duties that the American Soldier performs.
    • Courage Ready 18-02; 180807-A-EQ788-561 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers with 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Divsion and Charger Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division from Fort Wainwright, Alaska take cover from hostile fire during Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise Courage Ready 18-02 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Aug. 7, 2018 . The Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise tests and validates our ability to deploy and operate as an integrated, cohesive team of America's First Corps Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians, and local and state partners.
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