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3rd Infantry Division

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The 3rd Infantry Division is the United States Army infantry division based at Fort Stewart, Georgia. It is a direct subordinate unit of the 18th Airborne Corps and U.S. Army Forces Command The 3rd Infantry Division was the first conventional U.S. unit to enter Baghdad during the 2003 invasion, and the first division to serve four tours in Iraq. Its current organization includes four brigade combat teams, one aviation brigade, and support elements.

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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Thu, 24 Aug 2017 05:00:04 EDTFORSCOM

    • Aviation Soldiers test their skill and cunning in Falcon's Talon exercise Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTLIEPAJA, Latvia -- Flying low and fast over the countryside, U.S. Army Soldiers of the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, scattered on a mission that would test their skill and cunning while trying to survive in enemy-held territory over four days across Latvia.
    • JETS airdropped at Bragg to test suitability, reliability, survivability Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTFORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Forward observers, experts in calling for fires directing artillery and mortar fire onto enemy targets, hit the mark in testing a new piece of targeting equipment here recently. "Black Falcon" Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, put their hands on the Joint Effects Targeting System (JETS) -- a modular, man-portable, hand-held, day/night, all-weather, target observation, location, and designation system.
    • Maine Soldier serves country both on and off duty Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTAUGUSTA, Maine -- Some National Guard Soldiers choose to serve as infantrymen, medics, mechanics, and even lawyers or doctors. Spc. Justin Theriault does not fill any of these roles, but he plays an essential part in the National Guard nonetheless. Theriault is an experienced heavy equipment operator for the 185th Engineer Support Company and works for the U.S. Border Patrol when not at drill.
    • Evander Holyfield visits Marne Soldiers Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTAs 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers trained at Newman Gym, former professional boxer Evander Holyfield made a surprise visit, Aug 18, at Fort Stewart, Georgia, to show his thanks to the Marne Division for their relentless hard work and sacrifice. Eyes bulged and mouths dropped as 'The Real Deal Holyfield' walked through the workout areas. Soldiers, young and old, all briefly paused their workout to greet Holyfield and to snap a selfie with a legend in the ring.
    • Teammates in the Guard; Opponents in the sky Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTIt's common for Guardsmen to grow up in a unit and stay there for most of their career. This uniqueness brings a plethora of opportunities for connections to be made on the civilian side. Need an electrician? There's probably one in your unit. Need someone in Information Technology? Look among your ranks. Need a news station helicopter pilot? You can find three at the Oklahoma Army National Guard's aviation facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma.UA-87633511-1
    • Female Field Artillery Officer Paves Way for Future of Combat Arms Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTDuring World War I, women were allowed to join the military and serve as nurses and support staff. Since then, the military has taken leaps and bounds to level out the playing field for men and women serving their country.
    • 'Big Red One' honors 85 additional service members in Victory Park Ceremony Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe names of 85 service members were added to those already enshrined in Victory Park, adjacent to the 1st Infantry Division headquarters building on Fort Riley, in an Aug. 22 ceremony, part of this year's Victory Week.
    • Army Secretary focused on readiness and lethality Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTTwo weeks after being sworn in as the Army's senior civilian leader, Acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy visited commands at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Aug. 17.
    • National Guard leads innovation for weapons of mass destruction civil support teams Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTLEXINGTON, Ky. -- National Guard weapons of mass destruction civil support teams are there to respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents throughout the homeland, and advise and assist local and civil authorities on response measures.
    • Task Force Rough Riders completes joint ARFEX training with Iraqi Security Forces Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe ARFEX built upon previous engagements and increases the interoperability between US and Iraqi forces during Operation Inherent Resolve, the campaign to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
    • BSB gets key supplies to armor brigade spread over Europe Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and its forward-deployed battalions rely on 64th Brigade Support Battalion to feed their forward support companies from afar with parts needed to keep armor equipment running and supplies to keep Soldiers going.
    • Soldiers gear up for solar eclipse Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTWASHINGTON -- On Monday, Aug. 21, the United States will experience a solar eclipse, where the moon passes between the sun and the Earth. For Soldiers on some Army installations, the entire sun will appear to vanish for a few minutes, and during that time they will experience total darkness. For other Soldiers, the moon will only partially obscure the sun. UA-84299839-1
    • Aviation Soldiers usher in a new era of warfare Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTAL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq -- With the advent of new technology, junior leaders in the US Army currently have a larger strategic impact and handle more responsibility than ever before. Nowhere is this more prevalent than the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade's Company D, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, which uses the Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Spartan Shield.
    • Newly activated Guard unit to bolster Army Cyber forces Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTTF Echo consists of 138 National Guard members from seven states and highlights the Total Army's capability and focus to support cyber operations and carry out defense of the Army network. UA-84299839-1
    • Shark Therapy: Wounded Soldiers learn coping skills in a shark tank Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTJOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- The four Soldiers who stood over the shark tank knew what creatures lurked below. But as large flashes of gray streaked across the dark water, they willingly dove in to see if what many find terrifying could actually be therapeutic.
  • XVIII Corps RSS Feed Thu, 24 Aug 2017 05:00:04 EDTXVIII Corps

    • Celebrating 242 years of America's Army Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe Army was formed on 14 June 1775 when Congress authorized ten companies of "Expert Riflemen" to defend our fledgling republic and secure our independence. The Continental Army and today's Army share a lineage, but also an indomitable spirit of service and sacrifice.
    • TOW Missile Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDTA Soldier from Delta Company, 1-187 Infantry Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) fires a TOW Missile at an ISIS-K position in Eastern Afghanistan. 1-187 Infantry Battalion ("Leader Rakkasans") is the Theater Response Force for United States Forces -- Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
    • Safety awareness presentation aims to reduce off-duty accidents Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDTWith the onset of summer and the anticipated rise of off-duty accidents, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center launched its annual off-duty safety awareness presentation recently. UA-92122513-1
    • OTC Soldiers exchange PT garb for paintball gear at BLORA Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDTBELTON LAKE OUTDOOR RECREATION AREA, FORT HOOD, Texas -- Tactical fun took care of the Monday-morning physical fitness training doldrums for a group of Soldiers at the Warrior Adventure Quest paintball course here. Billed as a team building exercise, 16 U.S. Army Operational Test Command Soldiers opted for the morning of fun, followed by a picnic lunch.
    • Technology provides ability to save lives through telesurgery Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDTFORT BRAGG, N.C. -- It's 3 a.m. and a physician assistant (PA) deployed to a remote location in Africa is sound asleep. All is quiet until an urgent radio call from a Special Forces medic out in the field breaks the silence. A Special Forces Soldier was wounded while conducting clearing operations in a nearby village, and a few of his comrades are transporting him to the PA's location.
    • Soldier for life: Gen. Colin Powell discusses his Vietnam War experience Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDTWASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Colin Powell said he was "Very proud to call myself a Vietnam Veteran" in remarks delivered at the Pentagon Auditorium on Thursday.
    • Army improves mobility, readiness with new secure wireless systems Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division (1/3 ID) is the first unit to train with the Army's Secure Wireless capability at the National Training Center (NTC) at Fort Irwin. Throughout the unit's entire NTC rotation, Soldiers successfully utilized the Secure Wireless solution to provide untethered network connections to the brigade main command post, enabling secure wireless voice, video and data exchange, and wireless mission command on systems such as Command Post Of the Future.
    • Identifying Unsafe Motorcycle Helmets Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDTIt's clear, motorcycle helmets save lives. To help protect the lives of riders, the U.S. Department of Transportation requires that all motorcycle helmets sold in the United States meet Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 218. This standard defines minimum levels of performance that helmets must meet to protect the head and brain in the event of a crash. UA-92122513-1
    • Enhanced Medic Training at WAMC provides new culture for Army medics Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDTIn every military conflict throughout history, medics have proved their worth by providing care for those injured on the battlefield.
    • Airborne testers ensure Army equipment survivability when dropped from above Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTFort Bragg, North Carolina -- A new parachute system designed to deliver light supplies and heavy equipment to ground troops is at its half-way point in operational testing here by Tennessee Army Reserve parachute riggers.
    • Today We Honor; SECARMY Memorial Day Message Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTToday, we honor the brave men and women who made the supreme sacrifice in defense of our nation. For the past 149 years, Memorial Day has been set aside to decorate the gravesites of our fallen Service Members as a way of paying homage.
    • Safety awareness presentation aims to reduce off-duty accidents Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTWith the onset of summer and the anticipated rise of off-duty accidents, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center launched its annual off-duty safety awareness presentation today. UA-92122513-1
    • Memorial Day and Summer Safety Message 2017 Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTGeneral Robert B. Abrams and Command Sgt. Maj. Scott C. Schroeder, U.S Army Forces Command commanding general and command sergeant major, respectively, have released the command's message for Memorial Day 2017. As Memorial Day is traditionally known as the beginning of Summer, the message includes safety precautions all should keep in mind throughout the Summer season.
    • Army recognizes best Lean Six Sigma initiatives Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTSaving millions of dollars, the recipients of this year's Lean Six Sigma excellence awards reduced processing times, improved health of the force and increased readiness.
    • Director of Army Aviation visits US Soldiers at Lielvarde Sat, 13 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTLIELVARDE, Latvia - Maj. Gen. Erik C. Peterson, the Director of Army Aviation, visited Soldiers at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, May 12. Peterson visited several locations on the airbase, to include the control tower, the hangar, and the dining facility.
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