1st Battalion 12th Infantry Regiment

1st Battalion,12th Infantry Regiment

Mission Statement

The mission of the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, "Warriors," is to deploy and conduct security operations to create and preserve the conditions for 4th Brigade Combat Team to achieve assigned objectives. It would maintains balanced readiness to, on order, deploy, fight and win in any theater of operation while supporting the 4th Brigade Combat Team, training to increase lethality, survivability, operational tempo, sustainability, and versatility.

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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:00:03 ESTFORSCOM

    • West Virginia Army Guard performs aerial rescue mission Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTAircrew members of the West Virginia Army National Guard's Company C., 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion (MEDEVAC), located in Williamstown, W.Va., provided a successful aerial rescue mission via U.S. Army HH-60 Blackhawk for a civilian trapped in his vehicle due to flood waters at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
    • National Guard holds funeral honors training in New Orleans Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe Louisiana National Guard Military Funeral Honors Program hosted 12 Guardsmen from Arkansas, Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Indiana, Oklahoma, and New York for an Army National Guard Level II Funeral Honors Instructor Certification Course at Jackson Barracks in New Orleans, Feb. 4-16.
    • Devil brigade strives for perfection Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTWhen your team is No. 1, it's a constant challenge to stay at the top. As a member of one of the top career counseling and retention teams in the Army, connecting with 40 soldiers every week is the ultimate goal. In order to be effective at retaining top quality personnel, it's important to talk to as many soldiers as possible.
    • 'Soldiers helping Soldiers' defines what Army Emergency Relief is all about, as Fort Drum kicks off Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe Army Emergency Relief program is all about Soldiers helping Soldiers, and AER representatives from across the 10th Mountain Division (LI) met Feb. 19 to help kick off the annual campaign at Fort Drum.
    • 2019 Best CBRN Warrior Competition registration open Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School is searching for competitors from across the Army for the 2019 Best CBRN Warrior Competition. The school is accepting applications now through March 15.
    • Fort Drum community members observe African American / Black History Month Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTThe Fort Drum community welcomed Ty Stone, president of Jefferson Community College, as the guest speaker for the annual African American/Black History Month observance Feb. 20 at the Commons.
    • 101st Airborne Division Soldiers earn Distinguished Flying Cross Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTKABUL, Afghanistan -- Five Soldiers from Company C, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) were presented with the Distinguished Flying Cross during a ceremony held at the Resolute Support Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan. 5, 2019.
    • Military members pay tribute to Marvel comic book legend, Army veteran in Hollywood Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTAs a child, Maj. Scotty Autin loved reading Marvel comic books. One of his favorite characters was Gambit, a fictional quick-handed, card-playing thief from New Orleans. "Considering I'm from Louisiana, I was always drawn to Gambit," said Autin, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. "I read all the comics that featured him and watched the X-Men animated series just to see him. I remember as a 10-year-old, I would practice throwing playing cards just to be like him." So when Autin was invited to participate in "Excelsior! A Celebration of the Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible and Uncanny Life of Stan Lee" Jan. 30 at The Creative Life, or TCL, Chinese Theatre, formerly known as Grauman's Chinese Theatre, in Hollywood, it was an offer he couldn't refuse.
    • Bulldogs engage in battle-focused medical training Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTCAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea - Combat medic specialists with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division (Rotational), joined together for field care training, Feb 14.
    • National Guard units partner for joint aviation training in Arabian Gulf Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTAviators with the Minnesota, Texas and Utah National Guards, led by the Kansas National Guard's 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation Regiment, practice landing and taking off during deck landing qualification training aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) in the Arabian Gulf on Feb. 4.
    • It's not about your hair, it's about your heart Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTAt only 22-years-old, Spc. Imani Gayle balances college, serving in the National Guard, a fashion career, and charitable work assisting young girls with Alopecia, a condition that causes hair loss. A native of Irvington, N.J., Gayle also has Alopecia and has marketed her signature look for work with various clothing and jewelry designers in the New York City area.
    • Army conducts Battle Staff NCO Course for only 2nd time in Afghanistan Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTSixteen Soldiers from the Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade graduated Feb. 13 from the Army's Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course in the midst of the unit preparing to redeploy back to its home station at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as part of the 101st Airborne Division.
    • Hell Fighters receive heroes' welcome 100 years ago in New York Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTIt's African-American History Month and a fitting time to recall the black Soldiers of the New York National Guard's 15th Infantry Regiment, who never got a parade when they left for World War I in 1917.
    • Retire Rich: Why Soldiers should take advantage of the Thrift Savings Plan Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers hoping to experience long-term financial wellbeing should be aware of the opportunity and benefits presented by the Thrift Savings Plan -- or TSP.
    • Journey continues for handler injured during deployment Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers from the 91st Military Police Battalion welcomed home two of their own when Spc. Alec Alcoser and his military working dog Alex were met with cheers and applause Feb. 12 at Fort Drum. Alcoser and Alex were assigned to 8th Military Police Detachment, 91st MP Battalion, 16th MP Brigade, when they deployed to Afghanistan and were severely injured in a suicide bombing last August during a foot patrol outside Bagram Airfield.
  • III Corps RSS Feed Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:00:06 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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