3rd BCT - Special Troops Bn

Mission Statement

The mission of the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team is to deploy and provide communications, intelligence, and mobility and security support to enable the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division to accomplish assigned objectives.

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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:00:03 ESTFORSCOM

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Wounded Warriors rely on music, camaraderie to heal Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers at the Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Drum, New York have had their share of challenges and are using music to help them on their road to recovery. Soldiers at the WTU have started a weekly guitar group that provides them with many positive aides to their recovery.
    • 101st and 98th Expeditionary Signal Battalions Transfer of Authority Ceremony Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTCAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- The 101st and 98th Expeditionary Signal Battalions held a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Buehring, Kuwait on Jan 18, 2019.
    • Vermont Guard Soldier saves woman's life Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTSgt. 1st Class Damian A. Larose, incentives manager, Vermont National Guard, visits the property where he rescued June Collins from house fire on Dec. 28, 2018. Larose was first-on-the-scene after contacting 911 and his actions made the difference between the woman's life and death.
    • Preparing the BSMC for deployment to the Korean Peninsula Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe brigade support medical company of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, trained and prepared for a deployment to Korea.
    • Mountain Sappers prepare for winter challenge Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers assigned to 41st Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division pull an Ahkio sled during snowshoe physical training in preparation for the upcoming "D-Series" Winter Challenge, January 17, 2018, at Fort Drum, New York. Last year 41st EN, the "Mountain Sapper" battalion, placed first in the competition. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Paige Behringer)
    • Medical training becomes a matter of life and death Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTTraining is what Soldiers do to prepare for missions during both peace and war time. Training is designed and simulated to be as realistic and demanding as possible. But what happens when a training event becomes a real world situation where someone's life is on the line? Some Soldiers from the 1st Medical Brigade, 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, experienced this very situation at Camp Bullis in San Antonio, Texas.
    • Fort Bragg Soldier, breast cancer survivor, fights on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTFORT BRAGG, N.C. - Going through her normal daily routine of physical readiness training, getting her children ready for school and then herself ready for the rigors of life in the Army, Staff Sergeant Tikkora Dixon didn't think much about a lump she felt during her monthly breast exam.
    • Hodgkins brings wealth of knowledge to 20th CBRNE Command Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command is getting to know its sixth senior enlisted advisor since the command's 2004 establishment. Command Sgt. Maj. Henney Hodgkins comes to the 20th after serving as the U.S. Army CBRN School Regimental Command Sergeant Major.
    • Mountain Sappers meet MG Milhorn Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 ESTMaj. Gen. Jeffrey Milhorn, commander of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - North Atlantic Division, led a profesional development discussion for leaders in the 41st and 7th Engineer Battalions during his visit to Fort Drum, New York, January 17, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Paige Behringer)
  • III Corps RSS Feed Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:00:05 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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