FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — Into the woods and through a lake with 85-pound rucksacks on their backs is how 3rd Brigade Combat Team, “Greywolf,” 1st Cavalry Division engineer teams conquered the Best Sapper Competition, April 22, at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
An up-armored vehicle crept along a soggy pathway spewing mud as it traveled. Suddenly, a target appeared a few hundred feet from the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle. Read more
A new blood donation bus sits in the parking lot in front of Fort Hood’s Robertson Blood Center Monday, prior to a final operational readiness inspection. The bus will provide a climate controlled, mobile site for donor screening and blood, platelet and plasma collection and will enable RBC … Read more
III Corps and Fort Hood honored 19 Soldiers at the monthly retirement ceremony held Friday at Phantom Warrior Center. Recognized for their service were: Lt. Col. Shannon Ayers, Lt. Col. Dikila Jones, Maj. William Rene-Rodriguez, Maj. Lucas Morales, Chief Warrant Officer 4 James Wright, Chief… Read more
WAXAHACHIE — Not too long ago, one of my friends who is deployed overseas, Sgt. 1st Class Erick Rodriguez, pondered after a short scan of my Facebook photos: “How do you (get) to go to so many Renaissance festivals?” Naturally, I retorted that they are happening all the time during a two-mon… Read more
Students at schools on Fort Hood took part in a special program that encourages students to explore the pages of books, arm themselves with information and share new discoveries with their friends during a presentation April 27. Read more
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced a sexual assault retaliation prevention and response strategy, saying both sexual assault and retaliation against those who report it are attacks against the values of the military, April 28. Read more
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Retired Sgt. 1st Class Sualauvi “Sua” Tuimalealifano, a member of U.S. Special Operations Command’s Military Adaptive Sports Program, continues to progress beyond what medical professionals thought possible as he trains for the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Florida. Read more