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...
Medical staff trains to enhance performance
Womack Army Medical Center conducted a three-day, Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety training session for all surgery product line staff members, March 31 through April 2.
Paratrooper saves neighbor’s child
Spc. Joseph Moncada, a paratrooper with Company C, 127th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, has been credited by emergency service personnel with saving the life of his neighbor’s child.
Riggers train with ‘smart’ parachutes
This isn’t your grandfather’s parachute. The joint precision airdrop system uses an onboard global positioning system, much like those found on cell phones or in a car, to guide its cargo to a precise location on the ground, said Staff Sgt. Andrew...
Senior Army enlisted talks to Soldiers about Family, leadership
In a blur of town hall meetings, tours and conferences, it seems as though the sergeant major of the Army never gets a moment alone, but he insists that taking time for Family and establishing outlets is one of the healthiest things Soldiers can do f...
Nobody’s telling us ‘no’ anymore
At 5 feet 4 inches tall, Tristan Archambault, a pilot, has no problem maneuvering a giant machine that boasts a length of over 50 feet and a cruise speed of 175 mph. It’s what she’s trained to do. And she’s the only female in her unit who does it.
Fort Bragg honors Women’s History Month
Female servicemembers have asked for the opportunity to serve and even to die for the nation.
That was the message delivered by guest speaker, Chaplain Priscilla Mondt, at the Women’s History Month observance at Fort Bragg, March 12.
Preserving hidden history on Fort Bragg
From drill and ceremony, to creeds and cadences, history can be found, honored and upheld by Soldiers on a regular basis. While more prevalent military history is found in museums at each installation, Fort Bragg is also home to more than two dozen, ...