1HBCT - ("Raiders")

1st (Heavy) Brigade Combat Team (Raiders)

Mission statement

The mission of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, "Raider," is to, on order, deploy to anywhere in the world, conduct full spectrum operations in support of the combatant commander's objectives, and redeploys to Fort Carson, Colorado.

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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Mon, 12 Nov 2018 23:00:04 ESTFORSCOM

    • 2018 Expert Field Medical Badge competition at Fort Bragg puts Soldiers abilities to the test Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTCapt. Yesenia Gilfranco, a health service administrator, checks the time as she reaches the half-way mark during the Expert Field Medical Badge 20k ruck march Nov. 8, 2018 on Fort Bragg, NC. "This competition isn't just for me," said Gilfranco. "I am doing this for my late husband as well. This is my second time competing, and I wont stop until I've earned the badge." (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Dustin Biven / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
    • 2018 Expert Field Medical Badge competition at Fort Bragg puts Soldiers abilities to the test Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTA Soldier competing for the Expert Field Medical Badge sprints the last few meters of the EFMB 12-mile ruck march Nov. 8, 2018, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The EFMB was established to showcase and recognize medical Soldiers for their exceptional skill level and competence in the medical field. The testing consists of a written exam, land navigation, three separate combat testing lanes and concludes with a 12-mile ruck march. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Dustin Biven / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
    • Expert Field Medical Badge competition puts Soldiers abilities to the test Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTA combat medic assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., readies his equipment before embarking on his final evaluation lane while competing for the Expert Field Medical Badge Nov. 6, 2018, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The first week of testing introduces the candidates to all the tasks that they'll be expected to complete to earn the coveted badge. The EFMB was established to showcase and recognize medical Soldiers for their exceptional skill level and competence in the medical field. The testing consists of a written exam, land navigation, three separate combat testing lanes and concludes with a 12-mile ruck march. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Dustin Biven / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
    • FORSCOM Frontline - Nov. 9, 2018 Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTThis week: First Corps Lt. receives Army's highest peacetime award; Senior Leader: Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, provided remarks honoring our veterans in advance of Veteran's Day; On Point: Veteran's Day; plus news and photographs about FORSCOM Soldiers and units around the globe.
    • 44th Medical Brigade hosts Expert Field Medical Badge competition Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTA combat medic assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., checks a simulated injured Soldier for additional bleeding while competing for the Expert Field Medical Badge Nov. 3, 2018, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The first week of testing introduces the candidates to all the tasks that they'll be expected to complete to earn the coveted badge. The EFMB was established to showcase and recognize medical Soldiers for their exceptional skill level and competence in the medical field. The testing consists of a written exam, land navigation, three separate combat testing lanes and concludes with a 12-mile ruck march. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Dustin Biven / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
    • 44th Medical Brigade hosts Expert Field Medical Badge competition Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTA combat medic competing for the Expert Field Medical Badge signals to his team how to properly search for hazards Nov. 3, 2018, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The first week of testing introduces the candidates to all the tasks that they'll be expected to complete to earn the coveted badge. The EFMB was established to showcase and recognize medical Soldiers for their exceptional skill level and competence in the medical field. The testing consists of a written exam, land navigation, three separate combat testing lanes and concludes with a 12-mile ruck march. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Dustin Biven / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
    • Army medical troops compete at Fort Bragg for coveted Expert Field Medical Badge Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTSpc. Ian Doucet, veterinary food inspection specialist assigned to the 248th Medical Detachment Veterinary Service Support, 44th Medical Brigade, inserts the catheter to an IV for a simulated casualty during the 2018 Expert Field Medical Badge testing on Fort Bragg, N.C., Nov. 4, 2018. The EFMB was established to showcase and recognize medical Soldiers for their exceptional skill level and competence in the medical field. The testing consists of a written exam, land navigation, three separate combat testing lanes and concludes with a 12-mile ruck march. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Matt Britton / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
    • Prairie Assurance quake drill preps Guard, first responders Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTImagine sleeping peacefully in bed, you're awakened by a subtle shaking. Not sure what's going on, you step out of bed to investigate, as you move through your house, the rumble intensifies to a shake, then a full-on roil. The pictures on your walls crash to the ground; the ground beneath you lurches and heaves. You look out of the window and see waves of earth travel down a nearby road.
    • All American Engineers Train to Breach, Have a Blast Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTEngineer paratroopers trained to breach doorways and battlefield obstacles using demolitions Nov. 6, 2018 on Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
    • Preparation for Large Scale Combat Operations dominates discussion at FORSCOM G1 Manning Conference Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTMaj. Gen. Jason T. Evans, Army Human Resources Command commanding general, and HRC recently hosted E. Eric (Rick) Porter, U.S. Army Forces Command Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 and his team for the FORSCOM G1 Manning Conference in support of Army readiness. Senior leaders met at Ft. Knox Oct. 29-Nov. 1 to focus on predictability and optimization of manning.
    • Vermont again a finalist for Army Communities of Excellence Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTThe Vermont Army National Guard was selected as an Army Communities of Excellence finalist from the 54 states and territories that submitted ACOE applications to the National Guard Bureau in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
    • NY National Guard hosts South African Defense partners Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTNEW YORK -- South African National Defense Force and Department of Defense officials locked down plans for joint U.S./South African military training in 2019 during a three-day meeting November 6-8, at Fort Hamilton.
    • 1st Cavalry Division puts a Shadow in the sky Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTTrzebien, Poland -- The RQ-7B Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft system's engine roared as it slingshots off a mobile launch ramp at Horsemen Flight Landing Strip in Trzebien, Poland, Nov. 2 and into the bright horizon during another day of training for Soldiers assigned to Delta Company, 91st Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.
    • III Corps' Maj. Gen. Ken Kamper visits NIE 18.2 at Camp McGregor, N.M. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTIII Corps' Maj. Gen. Ken Kamper visits NIE 18.2 at Camp McGregor, N.M.
    • Army Reserve cyber leader prepares for next phase of mission readiness Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 ESTADELPHI, Md. -- An Army Reserve cyber command in the greater D.C. area welcomed a new commander to the ranks during what proved to be a weekend of recognition and advancement.
  • III Corps RSS Feed Mon, 12 Nov 2018 23:00:06 ESTIII 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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