XVIII Airborne Corps

Mission Statement:

The XVIII Airborne Corps is superbly trained in tactical operational and strategic levels of war and is capable of exercising the nation's ability to conduct strategic forced entry operations, any where in the world on 18 hours notice. They have been widely recognized as a superbly trained force capable of operating from peace operations to general-purpose war and capable of conducting large-scale joint and combined operations.

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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00:04 EDTFORSCOM

    • Pennsylvania Guard Guard continues search and rescue from Myrtle Beach, S.C. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTMembers of the Pennsylvania National Guard launched multiple search and rescue missions in South Carolina from McEntire Joint National Guard Base.
    • Indiana National Guard departs for North Carolina to support Hurricane Florence relief Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTThe 38th Combat Aviation Brigade deployed to Raleigh, North Carolina, on Sept. 16 to support Hurricane Florence relief efforts.
    • Major changes could affect your security clearance Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTAs of July 27, the Department of Defense will continuously monitor individual's security eligibility through the new Continuous Evaluation program. This new policy mandates that individuals who hold a security clearance will be continuously evaluated to determine if they meet the requirements to maintain that clearance. The security clearance renewal due every six to 10 years is still in effect.
    • US Army continues support to local and federal agencies for Hurricane Florence response Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army Soldiers help distribute supplies across the Carolinas -- while at the same time, support evacuations and search-and-rescue operations across flooded areas. President Donald Trump arrived in the Carolinas to see first-hand the devastation and recovery efforts across the southeast. FEMA and various federal agencies, including the Army National Guard, provided briefings and assessments of the damage and ongoing support to the impacted areas.
    • South Carolina Post-Florence Beach Assessments Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTHurricane Florence barreled toward the east coast of the United States at a historically slow pace for weeks before making landfall on Wrightsville Beach, N.C. The coastline of South Carolina was spared the direct force of Hurricane Florence, however the exact extent of any impacts still needed to be determined by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District.
    • Greywolf Conducts Company STX Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTFORT HOOD, Texas-- A M1A2 Abrams tank with C Co. 2nd Battalion 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division moves to defensive positions during company Situational Training Exercises. All 37 of the Brigade's companies were training in order to be certified and validated in preparation for the Brigade's upcoming National Training Center Rotation.
    • Greywolf Engineers conduct obstacle reduction training Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTFORT HOOD, Texas-- Sappers with A Co. 3rd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division prepare a Bangalore Torpedo during obstacle reduction training. The training included launching a Mine Clearing Line Charge, plowing and proofing the lane followed by the reduction of another obstacle using Bangalore Torpedoes.
    • 'Brave Rifles' Strykers host Colombian military Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTFORT HOOD, Texas- Leaders and troopers with the 3rd Cavalry Regiment "Brave Rifles" briefed Colombian army Brig. Gen. Alberto Sepulveda, commander, Seventh Division, and students from the Colombian Joint Forces Staff College, about a few of the regiment's force capabilities as a Stryker cavalry Sept. 12, 2018.
    • New York National Guard assigned to Hurricane Florence response missions Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTTwo CH-47 Chinook heavy lift helicopters departed the New York Army National Guard flight facility in Rochester Monday morning with eight Soldiers to assist in the Hurricane Florence response in South Carolina.
    • 'It's not over': Rescue missions continue in Hurricane Florence's aftermath Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTFORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Soldiers continue to help evacuate residents in flood-ravaged communities along North Carolina's coastal plains days after Hurricane Florence made landfall.
    • Army Reserve lawyers support emergency operations during Hurricane Florence Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTAs Hurricane Florence made landfall in the Carolinas Sept. 14, U.S. Army Reserve Legal Command Soldiers were ready to provide military support to civil authorities during emergency operations.
    • New Jersey Senator Puts Boots on Ground Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Sen. Cory Booker, a New Jersey congressman, recently led a congressional delegation visit to Afghanistan, in May, during which he had the opportunity to meet soldiers at Train, Advise, and Assist Command-East (TAAC-E) to receive first-hand information on military operations.
    • A time of emergency means it's time to serve for this South Carolina National Guardsman Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTGEORGETOWN, S.C. -- Service during times of crisis is nothing new to Staff Sgt. Marvin Miller, a military policeman with the South Carolina National Guard's 133rd Military Police Company. Miller has served the Guard and his fellow citizens for the past 17 years, and it was a national emergency that energized his calling to serve.
    • Army CID warns Army community of disaster fraud schemes, scams Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTWASHINGTON -- The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is alerting the Army community to be on the lookout for "disaster fraud" charitable schemes and repair scams.
    • Defenders prepare to support Hurricane Florence relief efforts Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTThe Soldiers of the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command take proactive measures in the event they are called to assist with disaster relief efforts to those hit by Hurricane Florence Sept. 14.
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    • 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliners" Train to Sustain Life Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade (RSSB) conducted tactical combat lifesaver training (CLS), on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.
    • Forces Command Leaders Synchronize to Be 'Ready Now' Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army senior leaders -- commanders, staff and senior noncommissioned officers -- gathered at U.S. Army Forces Command Headquarters on Fort Bragg, N.C., to synchronize their understanding of FORSCOM's roles, priorities and key initiatives to assist Total Army units in building and sustaining readiness as well as training for the regular Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve.
    • 82nd Airborne Best Medic Competition tests knowledge, fortitude Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDTTwo paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division distinguished themselves above their peers during a grueling competition on Fort Bragg held July 25-26.
    • Suicide Prevention: Affirmation of Life Wed, 25 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers throughout the 3rd Infantry Division participated in an Affirmation of Life event hosted by the 3rd ID Artillery at Fort Stewart, Georgia, July 20.
    • Airborne testing for next generation weapon sight complete Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDTFORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Static line airborne insertion testing is complete here on the next generation of weapon sights Soldiers are going to see in the future.
    • Secretary Esper shares Army Vision in visit to 101st Airborne Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDTFORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- The Secretary of the Army, Dr. Mark T. Esper, shared his recently published Army Vision with Soldiers, leaders, families and civilians of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell, during a visit July 10, 2018.
    • Screaming Eagles, community members partner for Golden Knights tandem jump Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDTFORT CAMPBELL, KY -- The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) invited prominent city officials and key leaders from Kentucky and Tennessee to participate in a tandem jump with the U.S. Army's Golden Knights Parachute Team at Clarksville Regional Airport's Outlaw Field, March 2-3.
    • 1-87 Infantry Soldiers return to Fort Drum from deployment in Africa Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDTNearly 100 Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), reunited with family and friends March 12 upon returning to Fort Drum from a six-month deployment to Africa.
    • Panther Brigade Hosts Janney Cup Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDTLieutenants assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division competed in the Janney Cup competition March 8 and 9 on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The brigade hosts the Janney Cup each year in honor of 2nd Lt. Richard Janney, a member of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment killed during the Normandy Invasion when the vehicle he was driving struck a land mine.
    • Concussions: early treatment for healing Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 ESTThe month of March is dedicated to brain injury awareness and prevention. Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), also referred to more commonly as a concussion, is a very common injury in the civilian and military sector.
    • "There Was Never A Plan "B Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 ESTAs a child, Capt. Oleksandr Ishchuk dreamed of becoming an officer in the Ukrainian Army. Today, he is fulfilling his life's calling as a Chaplain in the United States Army's 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.
    • JMRC prepares units for Kosovo mission Thu, 08 Mar 2018 00:00:00 ESTHOHENFELS, Germany (March 8, 2018) -- Observer-Coach/Trainers (O-C/T's) from the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) trained Soldiers from the California Army National Guard's 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, and 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, participating in a mission rehearsal exercise (MRE) for an impending mission in Kosovo at Hohenfels Training Area, Feb. 18 -- March 12.
    • Army equips first unit with inflatable satellite communications Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:00:00 ESTIn support of initial entry and other tactical edge missions, the Army equipped its first unit -- the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division -- with the new inflatable satellite communications system known as Transportable Tactical Command Communications, or T2C2, to enable expeditionary mission command and situational awareness in the heart of evolving fights.
    • Fort Bragg hosts Army wide combatives tournament Sat, 03 Mar 2018 00:00:00 ESTFort Bragg hosted the Armed Forces Combatives Tournament last week. Soldiers stationed all over the world came to compete in the event, which culminated in championship rounds on Saturday. This year, a team tactical component was added to help demonstrate combatives in a real life situation. Soldier-competitors from Fort Bragg, Fort Campbell, Ky, and Fort Carson, Colo., competed in the team tactical portion of the 2018 Combatives Tournament, Friday.
    • Townsend takes command of TRADOC Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 ESTGen. Stephen J. Townsend assumed command of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command from Gen. David G. Perkins during a ceremony on Fort Eustis, Virginia, March 2.
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