Category: Leadership

Soldiers must complete school before promotion

Soldiers must complete school before promotion

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Soldiers will no longer be promoted without first having successfully completed related professional military education courses, according to a recently signed Army Directive.

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Wars fought by ground troops, new Army chief says

Wars fought by ground troops, new Army chief says

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Continued freedom in America requires a continued commitment to maintaining strong, equipped, well-led and well-trained ground forces, said the Army’s 39th Chief of Staff, Gen. Mark A. Milley.

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Milley confirmed as chief of staff of Army

Milley confirmed as chief of staff of Army

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Story and photo by David Vergun Army News Service   WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Gen. Mark A. Milley, Aug. 5, to become the 39th chief of staff of the Army. He succeeded Gen. Ray Odierno in a change-of-responsibility ceremony, Aug. 6, on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia. Milley: “Winning fundamental.” At his […]

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Brooks encourages ‘One Team’ to practice antiterrorism awareness in August

Brooks encourages ‘One Team’ to practice antiterrorism awareness in August

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

August marks the Army’s Antiterrorism Awareness Month, and while we raise our focus and emphasis during this sixth annual observance, I also encourage every member of the “One Team” to maintain a constant state of vigilance year-round.

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Tropic Lightning troopers earn their spurs

Tropic Lightning troopers earn their spurs

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Stryker cavalry troopers conducted a time-honored spur ride for the privilege of earning and wearing the coveted silver spurs, July 29-30.

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4960th MFTB welcomes new commander

4960th MFTB welcomes new commander

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Friends, Soldiers, ohana and guests attended the 4960th Multi-Functional Training Brigade change-of-command ceremony, here, Sunday.

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USARPAC welcomes new edition to ‘One Team’

USARPAC welcomes new edition to ‘One Team’

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the wind brushed across the colors of the 15 subordinate and theater-enabling commands, Maj. Gen. Christopher Hughes was honored at a Flying V ceremony, here, July 23.

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599th changes command aboard Mighty Mo

599th changes command aboard Mighty Mo

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Col. Shannon C. Cox relinquished command of the 599th Transportation Brigade to Col. James M. Smith in a change of command ceremony, July 23, on the fantail deck of the Battleship Missouri Memorial,

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18th MEDCOM welcomes Sammartino

18th MEDCOM welcomes Sammartino

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

A morning filled with rain showers was also filled with sorrow and happiness as Col. Bret Ackermann, outgoing commander, 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) relinquished command to Col. Ann Sammartino, here, July 10.

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Senator Hirono visits

Senator Hirono visits

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

“The opportunities to witness firsthand the Tropic Lightning Academy’s Jungle Operation Training Center and engage with senior division leaders gave me a deeper appreciation of the specialized training provided to our soldiers in order for our Army to be regionally engaged and globally responsive.”

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