Leaders discuss future of logistical support
Leaders from the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and other units gathered together for a Theater Sustainment Reset Conference beginning in August at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
Carnival held for Gold Star Families
On Saturday, the clouds gave way and the summer rain seemed to pause for a bit as the annual Fort Bragg Survivor Outreach Services Carnival got underway. As the event began, children were excitedly running to play in the rainbow bounce house or throw...
Inside the mind of an instructor
Mention yoga in a crowded room and almost everyone will have an idea what to expect. Say power yoga and some participants might not know what’s coming.
A sign of enduring community involvement
A normal drive into the Fort Bragg/Fayetteville area is usually nothing special. However, now passers-by will be able to get an idea of just what this “Heros in Hometown” feeling is all about.
Creating tomorrows conservationists today
Creating sportsmen for tomorrow, that’s the idea behind Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Event, held at Wilson Park, Aug. 23. Most of today’s youth spend their playtime behind the television or computer playing video games rather than going outside. The Gre...
Paratroopers prepare for future outside military
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, military officials and employers joined more than 1,000 transitioning Soldiers, veterans and Family members for the Fort Bragg Jobs Summit, Aug. 13.
American, British paratroopers conduct joint exercise
Capitalizing on more than a decade of combined-U.S. and United Kingdom operations experience gained throughout the War on Terror, the 82nd Airborne Division is now taking the next step to achieve interoperability with coalition partners in the future...
Remembering the first jumpers
Each year, National Airborne Day is held to celebrate the first jumps from an aircraft by the U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon at Fort Benning, Georgia, in 1940.
‘Geronimo’ paratroopers vie to become scouts
Their test: plot a notional enemy’s location on a map, move undetected through dense groves of pines to observe the enemy, draw a three-dimensional sector sketch and return to the start point in four-hour’s time to report everything they observed to ...
Equal Opportunity Leaders’ Course
More than 40 stood by as racist and offensive statements were used against one of their peers. One Soldier, a female sergeant, had the courage to speak up. She challenged the authority within the room, but instead of speaking out to support her, the ...
Never a dull moment for enlisted aide
While some may think an enlisted aide position is a 'hey you', or a 'volun-told' assignment, it’s a hard-earned position that provides support and assistance to an assigned General Officer in fulfilling his duties.
Fort Bragg Garrison welcomes new deputy commander
The journey has been a long one for Justin Mitchell, but after various assignments and years of experience, Mitchell arrived at Fort Bragg in June to take over reins as the post’s new deputy garrison commander.
Airborne paratroopers conduct deployment readiness exercise
The 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division executed an emergency deployment readiness exercise July 14 to 18, that culminated with the unit jumping into Eglin Air Force Base, and conducting ...
Parachutes dried by sunlight
By harnessing the power of the sun, the parachute drying towers have made a significant advancement towards more eco-friendly energy usage at Fort Bragg.
Breaking, dancing and changing lives
For Cindy Foley, it was time to change the mainstream idea of hip-hop culture. She came up with a plan, a program that not only teaches children the art of break dancing, but also the valuable lesson of culture and heritage.
Certifed Green Boot
The Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security’s DA School and TNET Facility has been certified as a Green Boot agency by Sustainable Fort Bragg.
Range maintenance teams make training possible
As Soldiers form up for morning physical training, another group of tanned and tireless workers meet at Fort Bragg Range Control to gather their equipment and supplies for the day. By the time Soldiers leave to conduct personal hygiene, that same wea...
Black Falcons fire “killer junior” tactics
In a rarely executed live fire training event on Fort Bragg’s Observation Post 13, paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division employed their M119A3 howitzers in the “...
Disciples gather at historic church reunion
Hidden in a stand of majestic pines at the end of a dirt road in a far corner of Fort Bragg, Long Street Presbyterian Church stands as a testament to the Highland Scots who settled the Cape Fear Region of North Carolina and to their devout Christian ...
“I Was There” film workshop headed to Fort Bragg unit
The “I Was There” film workshop is scheduled to come to Fort Bragg, July 28 to 31 and is open and free to all veterans. It is slated to take place at the Corps Mission Support Element class room located at 2-1120 Macomb St.
Fort Bragg gets new police chief
On June 4, the Department of the Army Civilian Police for Fort Bragg appointed Chief Daniel Bjorklund as the post’s new police chief.
Army opens 33,000 jobs to women
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh signed a directive authorizing more opportunities for women to serve in a wider range of roles within the Army.
Retired military working dog finds home
Veteran comrades who deployed twice from Germany to Afghanistan reunited at Raleigh-Durham International Airport June 19, when retired military working dog, Iras, arrived to meet Staff Sgt. Andrew Wolf.