Category: Deployed Forces

Maintenance is a key tool of leadership

Maintenance is a key tool of leadership

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

If done properly and at correct times, maintenance in the Army allows units to stay combat-ready.

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Deployment receives support from more than 7,500 miles away

Deployment receives support from more than 7,500 miles away

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

At a potluck dinner and Family Readiness Group meeting, here, Jan. 21, 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion members welcomed new Soldiers, enjoyed camaraderie and provided support to one another, as they had during Alpha Company’s recent nine-month deployment.

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19th MPs welcome home four of their own

19th MPs welcome home four of their own

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

After nearly 70 hours of travel, including a one-day flight delay from Manas, Kyrgyzstan, and a layover in Baltimore the night before, the walk through the airport terminal to baggage claim, where even more Soldiers and friends awaited the MPs’ arrival, signaled the happy conclusion to a nine-month deployment overseas.

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NY schoolchildren remember troops at Christmas

NY schoolchildren remember troops at Christmas

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

“He knew exactly what the boxes were for — he spent two deployments in Iraq. With tears in his eyes, he thanked us and wanted us to know what this would do for troop morale. He made our day.”

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YIR: Dynamic 311th Sig. team gives premier support in this year

YIR: Dynamic 311th Sig. team gives premier support in this year

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

“As our nation’s defense focus shifts to the Pacific, it will be the 311th that will provide the example of communications readiness for the rest of the Army,” said Maj. Gen. LaWarren Patterson, commander, Signal Center of Excellence.

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Surveyors work to improve Afghanistan’s busiest Entry Control Point

Surveyors work to improve Afghanistan’s busiest Entry Control Point

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 130th Engineer Brigade, currently serving as the Theater Engineer Brigade, Joint Task Force Sapper, is overseeing construction operations and upgrades in and around one of the Bagram Air Force Base’s Entry Control Points (ECP).

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2SBCT warriors partner with Marines and NZ forces

2SBCT warriors partner with Marines and NZ forces

| December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Southern Katipo 13 is a multinational military training exercise on the North and South Island of New Zealand lasting from Nov. 4-29.

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TF Hannibal earns Schutzenschnur badge

TF Hannibal earns Schutzenschnur badge

| December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

“The machine gun was awesome,” said 1st Lt. Joann Marquez, 524th CSSB. “Its power was impressive, and the German soldiers were excellent teachers and trainers.”

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Philippine recovery effort takes on great energy

Philippine recovery effort takes on great energy

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

13,000 U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines are engaged in the relief effort. Troops have delivered 1,300 tons of relief supplies, logged nearly 1,000 flight hours moving 1,200 relief workers into Tacloban, and airlifted more than 8,000 survivors out of affected areas.

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8th TSC deploys for  super typhoon relief

8th TSC deploys for super typhoon relief

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command departed for the Philippines this week to assist in Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda relief efforts.

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