Suicide prevention and intervention
In an effort to make leaders and Soldiers more efficient first responders to a Soldier who is expressing the intent to commit suicide, the Army Suicide Prevention Program has put in place several programs to ensure that a Soldier’s suicidal expressio...
Fort Bragg spouses learn to protect themselves
While Soldiers have a mission to serve and protect the country, their spouses are on an equally important mission — protecting and preserving the Family. Due to deployments or field training, these women are left home alone with the children
Golden Knights conquer skies
In 1959, the Strategic Army Command Parachute Team, or STRAC, was formed by 19 airborne Soldiers from various military units. Brig. Gen. Joseph Stilwell Jr. gathered the Soldiers with the intent of competing in what was then the new, and Soviet-domin...
Improvement plans in works for underwater operations school
Students enter the water for the 3,000-meter open water swim in Fleming Bay off of Key West, Florida, during the Combat Diver Qualification Course March 11, 2010. The school is part of the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School l...
Robin Sage exercise set to begin next week
Special Forces candidates will participate in the Robin Sage training exercise, held within 15 North Carolina counties as the final test of their Special Forces Qualification Course training.
Task Force Viking stone laying ceremony
The 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) (Provisional) paid tribute to the Airmen, Marines and Soldiers of Task Force Viking during a stone laying ceremony at the U.S. Army Special Operations Command Headquarters’ Memorial Plaza, June 30.
Summer training safety guidelines
As summer begins, many Soldiers will be out in the field training for various exercises. During this time, it’s very important to practice safe procedures and exercise precaution when dealing with the various hazards that come with summer training
Everything is connected to Physical Training
Every month, Soldiers compete at the Fort Bragg Noncommissioned Officer Academy for the title of Iron warrior. Out of every class, only two Soldiers win the distinguished award. They must endure a grueling test, which includes rope climbs, chain craw...
USASOC welcomes its first command chief warrant officer
The United States Army Special Operations Command inducted its first command chief warrant officer, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Heriberto Serrano Jr., during a ceremony June 18, inside the Heritage Auditorium at the command headquarters
Re-purposed chutes save Special Operation Command money
We are becoming a disposable society; one where it is easier to buy a new printer than buying the expensive ink cartridges. The U.S. Army Special Operation Command, or USASOC, is joining that society with its new cargo parachute systems.
Terror at Bragg
For Womack Army Medical Center personnel, Friday was a bad day to be at Fort Bragg.
Tennis clinic returns to Fort Bragg
Former sports journalist and tennis professional, Dick Stockton brought his Blue Sky Foundation’s T3 (Thanking Troops through Tennis) clinic to Fort Bragg, Saturday. The foundation was founded by Stockton in 1988.
Army fields new flying command post
The Global Response Force of the XVIII Airborne Corps supports unique and often dangerous early entry missions, and because they are first in, they need as much situational awareness as possible.
Combat aviation brigade remains ready
The modern 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade took shape in January 2006. As part of the reorganization, the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Aviation Regiment, and the 122nd Aviation Support Battalion were created through the reflagging and fu...
Logistics exercise brings together U.S., Kuwait militaries
Soldiers with the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) – operational command post partnered with their Kuwait army counterparts during a sustainment and logistics focused tabletop training exercise known as Kazma II at the Kuwait Ministry of Defense Log...
82nd Airborne Division change of responsibility
Command Sgt. Maj. LaMarquis Knowles relinquished responsibility of the 82nd Airborne Division to Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Green during a change of responsibility ceremony on Fort Bragg, April 27.
Think before you post
Why should your posts on social media matter to you? Because as a Soldier, you always need to consider the potential consequences of your behavior under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Just because you put something on social media does not mea...
The amazing race against sexual assault
1st Sustainment Command (Theater) Soldiers participated in the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program Amazing Race at the 1st TSC headquarters building April 22.
Prisoners of war share stories of survival
Today marked 40 years since the fall of Saigon to North Vietnamese forces and the end of the Vietnam War. But, for three men who spent years of their lives as prisoners of war, the memories of that era remain fresh.
Human trafficking is at our back door
When someone mentions human trafficking, many of us immediately imagine Liam Neeson violently taking on a brood of foreigners in an effort to get his daughter back from a European vacation gone wrong. Seldom, if ever, do we consider the possibility t...