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, ...
Soldiers conduct artillery training
February 19 was whipped by 15 mph winds and the weather felt like it was in the single digits. Soldiers of Battery C, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment braved the elements to conduct artillery training that included Tables 5 and ...
Wear Blue Run to Remember
Runners participating in this year’s All American Marathon and Mike to Mike Half Marathon at Fort Bragg, March 22, will have an opportunity to remember and honor those servicemembers gave their lives in combat.
3rd BCT Paratroopers honor fallen comrade in competition
When Staff Sgt. Daniel E. McIver laced up his sneakers in the morning, he wasn’t thinking about the approaching competition and how it would test his paratroopers, endurance or leadership; rather, McIver was thinking about how much a friend and falle...
Fort Bragg offers lifeguard training
Soldiers and civilians frequently use the pool at Tucker Indoor Pool to receive lifeguard training skills that will benefit them in their respective military and civilian lives.
Military veteran teaches the true essence of ninjutsu
Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael, Naruto, Raizo, Sub-Zero and Scorpion; these are just a few names that can be recalled as the most notable ninjas in today’s culture. Unfortunately not a single name on that list is real or even embodies ...
Soldiers deliver clothing to the homeless
Soldiers from the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), collected almost 300 pounds of winter clothing and delivered the goods to the Salvation Army center in Fayetteville, Jan. 30.
Military police graduate from police academy
Four military police noncommissioned officers from the 503d Military Police Battalion (Airborne), 16th Military Police Brigade, graduated from the Fayetteville Police Department’s Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy, alongside 21 civilian law enfo...
My crash course in puppy parenting
Two weeks before a meticulously planned cross-country move is typically not the time most people make life-changing decisions, but my husband, Roger, and I have always tended to go against the grain.
In the midst of tying up last-minute errands ...
Division paratroopers assess crisis response capabilities
They began to receive telephonic alerts at 4 a.m. on a Tuesday morning. They spent the day packing, planning and preparing for the sudden mission only hours away. In files, they marched out of the passenger sheds on Pope Field, parachutes on their ba...
3rd BCT paratroopers train on AK-47s
Paratroopers assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division disassemble a foreign AK-47 rifle, Jan. 22, during a class at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg. Special Forces Soldiers with the U.S...
Soldier for Life: Providing success for Soldiers lives
In June 2014, the secretary of the Army rebranded the Army Career and Alumni Program to the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program in order to help prepare transitioning Soldiers to civilian employment and educational opportunities.
Natick designs new rucksack for paratroopers
Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division approached Rich Landry of the Natick Soldier Systems Center to design a rucksack specifically for them. The new MOLLE 4000 is designed to carry everything paratroopers need while fitting inside the crowded...
Outdoor Recreation Excursions simplify adventure planning
Adventure awaits those who love the outdoors, courtesy of Fort Bragg Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Outdoor Recreation Excursions. If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, try skiing, snowboarding or white water rafting. Looking for som...
American, British artillerymen strengthen interoperability
Dense fog, cold and wet weather with the sounds of thick British accents everywhere seems like an average English day, until the accents were silenced by the boom of American artillery rounds reminding the British paratroopers they were on U.S. soil.
Induction ceremony marks milestone in Soldiers’ careers
Throughout history, the transition from junior enlisted to noncommissioned officers has been reserved for the best and most capable Soldiers. Army tradition prescribes that units honor this milestone with an induction ceremony marking the distinct pa...
Families receive 250 computers during give-a-thon
The Kramden Institute, with the assistance of Lenovo, donated 250 refurbished computers to military Families who don’t have computers in the home, to help kids learn computer skills and connect to the Internet. Lenovo employees explain computer basic...
Fort Bragg celebrates legacy of MLK
Members of the Fort Bragg community joined together to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during an observance, Jan. 14.