III Corps

The mission of III Corps is to, when directed, deploy to a theater of operations, conduct military operations and redeploy. As the Nation's Counteroffensive Force, III Corps trains, mobilizes, deploys, and sustains ready forces; on order, conducts decisive full-spectrum joint or combined operations.

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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Thu, 24 Aug 2017 05:00:04 EDTFORSCOM

    • Aviation Soldiers test their skill and cunning in Falcon's Talon exercise Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTLIEPAJA, Latvia -- Flying low and fast over the countryside, U.S. Army Soldiers of the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, scattered on a mission that would test their skill and cunning while trying to survive in enemy-held territory over four days across Latvia.
    • JETS airdropped at Bragg to test suitability, reliability, survivability Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTFORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Forward observers, experts in calling for fires directing artillery and mortar fire onto enemy targets, hit the mark in testing a new piece of targeting equipment here recently. "Black Falcon" Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, put their hands on the Joint Effects Targeting System (JETS) -- a modular, man-portable, hand-held, day/night, all-weather, target observation, location, and designation system.
    • Maine Soldier serves country both on and off duty Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTAUGUSTA, Maine -- Some National Guard Soldiers choose to serve as infantrymen, medics, mechanics, and even lawyers or doctors. Spc. Justin Theriault does not fill any of these roles, but he plays an essential part in the National Guard nonetheless. Theriault is an experienced heavy equipment operator for the 185th Engineer Support Company and works for the U.S. Border Patrol when not at drill.
    • Evander Holyfield visits Marne Soldiers Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTAs 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers trained at Newman Gym, former professional boxer Evander Holyfield made a surprise visit, Aug 18, at Fort Stewart, Georgia, to show his thanks to the Marne Division for their relentless hard work and sacrifice. Eyes bulged and mouths dropped as 'The Real Deal Holyfield' walked through the workout areas. Soldiers, young and old, all briefly paused their workout to greet Holyfield and to snap a selfie with a legend in the ring.
    • Teammates in the Guard; Opponents in the sky Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTIt's common for Guardsmen to grow up in a unit and stay there for most of their career. This uniqueness brings a plethora of opportunities for connections to be made on the civilian side. Need an electrician? There's probably one in your unit. Need someone in Information Technology? Look among your ranks. Need a news station helicopter pilot? You can find three at the Oklahoma Army National Guard's aviation facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma.UA-87633511-1
    • Female Field Artillery Officer Paves Way for Future of Combat Arms Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTDuring World War I, women were allowed to join the military and serve as nurses and support staff. Since then, the military has taken leaps and bounds to level out the playing field for men and women serving their country.
    • 'Big Red One' honors 85 additional service members in Victory Park Ceremony Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe names of 85 service members were added to those already enshrined in Victory Park, adjacent to the 1st Infantry Division headquarters building on Fort Riley, in an Aug. 22 ceremony, part of this year's Victory Week.
    • Army Secretary focused on readiness and lethality Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTTwo weeks after being sworn in as the Army's senior civilian leader, Acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy visited commands at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Aug. 17.
    • National Guard leads innovation for weapons of mass destruction civil support teams Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTLEXINGTON, Ky. -- National Guard weapons of mass destruction civil support teams are there to respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents throughout the homeland, and advise and assist local and civil authorities on response measures.
    • Task Force Rough Riders completes joint ARFEX training with Iraqi Security Forces Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe ARFEX built upon previous engagements and increases the interoperability between US and Iraqi forces during Operation Inherent Resolve, the campaign to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
    • BSB gets key supplies to armor brigade spread over Europe Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and its forward-deployed battalions rely on 64th Brigade Support Battalion to feed their forward support companies from afar with parts needed to keep armor equipment running and supplies to keep Soldiers going.
    • Soldiers gear up for solar eclipse Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTWASHINGTON -- On Monday, Aug. 21, the United States will experience a solar eclipse, where the moon passes between the sun and the Earth. For Soldiers on some Army installations, the entire sun will appear to vanish for a few minutes, and during that time they will experience total darkness. For other Soldiers, the moon will only partially obscure the sun. UA-84299839-1
    • Aviation Soldiers usher in a new era of warfare Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTAL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq -- With the advent of new technology, junior leaders in the US Army currently have a larger strategic impact and handle more responsibility than ever before. Nowhere is this more prevalent than the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade's Company D, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, which uses the Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Spartan Shield.
    • Newly activated Guard unit to bolster Army Cyber forces Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTTF Echo consists of 138 National Guard members from seven states and highlights the Total Army's capability and focus to support cyber operations and carry out defense of the Army network. UA-84299839-1
    • Shark Therapy: Wounded Soldiers learn coping skills in a shark tank Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTJOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- The four Soldiers who stood over the shark tank knew what creatures lurked below. But as large flashes of gray streaked across the dark water, they willingly dove in to see if what many find terrifying could actually be therapeutic.
  • III Corps RSS Feed Thu, 24 Aug 2017 05:00:07 EDTIII Corps

    • Fort Hood offers recognition for Vietnam vets Wed, 11 Apr 2012 00:00:00 EDTFort Hood, Texas, and the surrounding communities will gather May 21, 2012, on the installation to give area Vietnam veterans the recognition and welcome home they deserve.
    • Saber Squadron counters indirect fire operations Mon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTThe Soldiers of Bandit Troop, 6th ‘Saber’ Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, along with their Iraqi Security Force partners, sought out insurgents attempting to use indirect fire assets against the local security forces in Wasit province, Iraq, by conducting area reconnaissance, July 6, 2011.
    • 1st Air Cavalry conducts rare sling load operation in Afghanistan Mon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted a rare sling load operation July 6, 2011, using a CH-47F Chinook helicopter to transport another Chinook helicopter from Camp Kunduz to Camp Marmal, Afghanistan.
    • Darnall committed to customer service; wants patient feedback Mon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTGood customer service costs nothing, but it is priceless in terms of what it means to the patients and staff at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center. Patients have the opportunity to anonymously provide feedback on their hospital visit by either completing an Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) comment and/or filling out the Army Provider Level Satisfaction Survey (APLSS).
    • Leaders debate way ahead for 'Great Place' Thu, 07 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTSenior leaders on the Great Place joined III Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr. to work on the installation's way ahead.
    • Six years success in southern Iraq, Mission complete for U.S. reconstruction team Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTThe Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq have accomplished much over the last eight years and in Babil Province, one team has thousands of success stories to its name.
    • Using meds beyond 6-month dispense date forbidden Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers who take their prescription medications six months after dispensation and pop positive on a urinalysis test could see their careers go down the toilet.
    • First AFAP EFMP Focus Forum held Tue, 05 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTFORT HOOD, Texas - Dozens of issues were discussed regarding the Exceptional Family Member Program at the first Army Family Action Plan EFMP Focus Forum June 21. Out of all the issues, three were deemed the most critical by the forum participants and will become part of the Fort Hood AFAP.
    • Dust, heat no deterrent for Fourth of July fun Tue, 05 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTContingency Operating Site Kalsu is often a dusty and uncomfortably hot place in July. Despite the dismal conditions, Soldiers and civilian employees came out in droves to celebrate America’s Independence Day with sports, food and relaxation.
    • Despite triple-digit heat, thousands celebrate Fourth of July at Fort Hood Tue, 05 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTTriple-digit heat didn't prevent Fort Hood Soldiers and families from celebrating the Fourth of July during Freedom Fest 2011.
    • Combatives: Fighter gives III Corps veteran presence Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTOn a fight night in Hawaii in 2008, a squad volunteered their platoon sergeant into the ring as a joke. But it wasn't a joke for his opponent, who ended up with a broken nose and collarbone.
    • Keeping this summer safe Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTFORT HOOD, Texas - Summer is here. Soldiers and their Families are out in force on area lakes, at the pools and outside enjoying the sunshine and hot weather. Along with summer and its associated outdoor activities comes a renewed emphasis on safety while enjoying outdoor activities and the need for battle buddies to look out for one another.
    • Online levy brief begins; saving customers time, post money Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 EDTFort Hood’s Directorate of Human Resources has changed the way Soldiers complete levy brief requirements for reassignments, making the levy brief process faster and easier for customers.
    • Staying fit through deployment Mon, 21 Feb 2011 06:19:44 ESTBABIL, Iraq- Soldiers often set goals to achieve while deployed, finishing college, learning to play an instrument or, one of the most popular, getting in better shape. Often, Soldiers have hectic schedules during deployment and find it hard to schedul
    • Musayyib celebrates new civic center Mon, 21 Feb 2011 05:43:15 ESTBABIL, Iraq- The Babil Provincial Reconstruction Team, 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment and local provincial government officials held an opening ceremony in Musayyib, Iraq, Feb. 12, for the Musayyib Civic Center. The ceremony celebrated the n
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