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 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:00:03 EDTFORSCOM

    • 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade Soldiers conduct tactical convoy training Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTFORT BENNING, Ga. -- Soldiers from 92nd Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade conducted Close Combat Tactical Training at the Clark Simulation Center at Fort Benning, Georgia on October 16, 2017.
    • California Army National Guard members receive outpouring of support while fighting fires Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTNAPA, Calif. -- While California Army National Guard Soldiers are responding to the Northern California wildfires, they have received an incredible outpouring of support from the local communities. From the point of view of many of the Guardsmen on the ground, there are not enough words to express thanks for the generosity received from local civilians.
    • FORSCOM Frontline - Oct. 20, 2017 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTThis week: Progress continues as military aids Hurricane Maria recovery; Senior Leaders: CSA -- Task No. 1 -- Army readiness; On Point: Empowering Antiterrorism Coordinators; Weblink: "Readiness=Fight Tonight!", plus news and photographs about FORSCOM Soldiers and units from across the nation.
    • Army helps unveil WWI commemorative coin Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTWASHINGTON -- Army leaders helped the U.S. Mint unveil a World War I commemorative coin on Oct. 9 that will partially fund a national memorial honoring the 4.7 million U.S. veterans who served in that conflict.
    • Proud, Honored to serve Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTBy Staff Sgt. Johnathan Hoover 11th ADA BDE Public Affairs AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar - The 11th Air Defense Artillery "Imperial" Brigade conducted a transfer of authority ceremony with the 108th Air Defense Artillery "Spartan" Brigade at the Blatchford-Preston Complex Theater on Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Oct. 14, 2017. The ceremony signaled the end of the Spartan's mission and the beginning of Imperial's.
    • 29th CAB welcomes new wave of future NCOs Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTCAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait - Over 90 Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade graduated from Camp Buehring's Basic Leadership Course since the CAB's arrival in the Middle East in April 2017.
    • Fort Drum's EOD technicians support communities across New York state and beyond Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from 754th Ordnance Company (EOD), 192nd Ordnance Battalion, 10th Mountain Division Sustainment Brigade, are active in communities around Fort Drum, and the support they extend is unique to their profession.
    • California Guard members pay respect to fallen firefighter Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe California Army National Guard respectfully honored a volunteer firefighter who died in the Northern California wildfires.
    • Report to work, save a life: Soldiers help rescue missing elderly woman Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTTUPELO, Miss. -- It was just a normal weekend at drill for two Mississippi National Guard members -- report in on time, jump into the day's training -- then help save a life.
    • Neighbors helping neighbors: Army National Guard Soldiers purifying water in Puerto Rico Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- In the western part of Puerto Rico, near the coastal towns of Aguadilla, Isabela, and Quebradillas, water treatment specialists from the 105th Quartermaster Water Purification and Distribution Company, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, are helping their neighbors by purifying water from the river and the ocean.
    • South Carolina National Guard continues to provide support in Puerto Rico Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTMore than 150 South Carolina National Guard Soldiers from five different engineer units in the 59th Troop Command continue providing support in Puerto Rico since packing their chainsaws and boarding aircraft at McEntire Joint National Guard Base in South Carolina over two weeks ago, beginning October 1, 2017. They were requested to assist recovery efforts to help the citizens of Puerto Rico as they struggled to rebuild their communities and their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria that devastated the island.
    • U.S. Army Reserve female staff noncommissioned officer among first to graduate from Combat Engineer Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTSgt. 1st Class Ella Pearson with the U.S. Army Reserve's 344th Engineer Company, 926th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, based in Tallahassee, Florida, saw the need for mentorship for young female Soldiers who held the military occupational specialty (MOS) of 12B or combat engineer in her company.
    • FORSCOM general visits 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army Forces Command Commanding General Robert Abrams visits the newly established 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade located on Fort Benning, Georgia, on Sept. 15.
    • Puerto Rican engineers depart theater early to support families following hurricane Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers of the 215th Engineer Company (Vertical), Puerto Rico National Guard, are on their way home after a transfer of authority ceremony conducted Monday with the Army Reserve's 306th Engineer Company (Vertical) from Farmingdale, New York, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.
    • XVIII Airborne Corps Welcomes New Command Sergeant Major Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe XVIII Airborne Corps welcomed a new command sergeant major Wednesday, during a change of responsibility ceremony at the Main Post Parade Field. Command Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Jones passed the reigns to Command Sgt. Maj. Charles W. Albertson.
  • III Corps RSS Feed Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:00:05 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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