Tag: improvised explosive device

Veteran remembers fallen comrades in Iraq

Veteran remembers fallen comrades in Iraq

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

This Memorial Day, May 29, Americans will remember U.S. service members who died while serving their country.

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Amputee overcomes odds to ‘get the job done’

Amputee overcomes odds to ‘get the job done’

| May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The military is a very physical and demanding occupation, and Soldiers who choose to continue to serve after a combat-related injury can face overwhelming odds.

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25th ID trains to counter-IED threats in the Pacific

25th ID trains to counter-IED threats in the Pacific

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The pivot to the Pacific continues to increase the deployment of Soldiers throughout the region where improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, remain a threat to both military and civilian personnel.

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25th ID NCOs showcase leadership capabilities at LANPAC

25th ID NCOs showcase leadership capabilities at LANPAC

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Being the Army’s premiere experts on jungle operations and training isn’t the 25th Infantry Division’s only calling card.

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Soldier inducted into Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame

Soldier inducted into Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Advocate and founder of American Women Veterans Foundation, Sgt. 1st Class Genevieve Chase, senior special agent, Company C, 301st Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th MI Brigade, was inducted into the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame during its 8th Annual Summit and Reception, Tuesday, at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

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New DOD agency focuses on improvised threats

New DOD agency focuses on improvised threats

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Terri Moon Cronk DOD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON — Because it takes a network to defeat a network, the Defense Department debuted its newest agency to stay at the forefront of improvised threats, July 13. DOD’s Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency (JIDA) is built from what had been the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat […]

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29th BEB conducts battalion FTX

29th BEB conducts battalion FTX

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The smell of diesel engines, boots covered in mud, dirty uniforms and Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) were just everyday occurrences as the 29th Brigade Engineer Battalion, “Wayfinders,” 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, conducted a battalion Field Training Exercise (FTX), here, Jan. 20-28.

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Personal account highlights importance of upcoming strategy

Personal account highlights importance of upcoming strategy

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lt. Col George Corbari, U.S. Army-Pacific Command, Plans and Policy director, was invited to brief at the Pacific Regional Medical Command Strategic Off-Site held at Fort Shafter, Jan. 20-21.

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EOD leader, triple amputee earns DOD master rating badge

EOD leader, triple amputee earns DOD master rating badge

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Being injured is not the end of your life,” Walker explained. “You just have to keep trying. If you don’t try, it’s not going to get better.”

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561st and 95th Engineer companies train at PTA

561st and 95th Engineer companies train at PTA

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

While at PTA, the companies will participate in live-fire exercises, to include night fire and reflexive fire, and community events that invite schools to see the engineers’ equipment and continue on the combat road
construction.

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