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Dangers, consequences of prescription drug abuse

Posted May 6, 2016 by By Ronney Hester

Army regulation 600-85, paragraph 1-8 indicates the personal, organizational and professional consequences of substance abuse when it states: “Alcohol and drug abuse by Soldiers and civilian corps members can seriously damage their physical and behavioral health, jeopardize their safety and the safety of those around them, and can lead to criminal and administrative disciplinary actions….

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Operational Camouflage Pattern Army Combat Uniforms available July 1

Posted June 5, 2015 by Army Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 1) – The Army announced today the release of the Operational Camouflage Pattern in Soldier uniforms. The Operational Camouflage Pattern will be available for purchase in select military clothing sales stores beginning, July 1. Stores will receive the uniforms over a period of six months from July to November, and new Soldiers will…

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1st Infantry Division leaders prepare for National Training Cent
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LTP prepares ‘Devil Brigade’ leaders for upcoming rotation

Posted May 6, 2016 by Story and photo by Capt. Jonathan Camire

Commanders and staff from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, traveled from their home station at Fort Riley, Kan., to the National Training Center in late March to conduct leader training before a future rotation here. “Devil Brigade” commander Col. Timothy Hayden joined 1st ABCT battalion leaders and staff officers who spent…

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Public Service Recognition Week: How to Celebrate
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May 3-9 is Public Service Recognition Week

Posted May 1, 2015 by By The Partnership for Public Service

Celebrated the first full week in May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week is a time set aside to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. Our theme for PSRW 2015 is Government Works. Public servants do amazing things across our great nation, around the…

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Photos by Pfc. Jasmine Ballard, Operations Group
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Bulldog brigade completes rotation, readies for deployment

Posted May 6, 2016 by Public Affairs Office

The Army’s “Bulldog” brigade wrapped up a training rotation here the last week of April and, soon after, began moving equipment and Soldiers back to its home station of Fort Bliss, Texas. The 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, conducted a final validation of its readiness, while training four weeks at the National…

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Greywolf units stick together, support each other
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Greywolf units stick together, support each other

Posted March 4, 2016 by Story and photos by 1st Lt. Roque Mesa

Amid sunny skies and cool temps, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment “Chargers,” 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division came to wage “war” at the National Training Center. Chargers’ Soldiers arrived in the “box” Feb. 7 in support of 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division’s decisive action rotation. While the training enhanced the Chargers…

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11th ACR competes at Sullivan Cup

Posted May 6, 2016 by

Photo by Jason Miller, Public Affairs Office A M1 Abrams main battle tank from C Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, fires during preparation here for the 2016 Sullivan Cup Precision Gunnery Competition hosted by the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Ga., May 2-6. Each active component army division is invited to…

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Civilian Expeditionary Workforce

Posted March 4, 2016 by U.S. Central Command press release

Use your experience and expertise to support Department of Defense contingency operations by volunteering to deploy. The civilian deployment experience allows civilians to use their capabilities, experience, and knowledge as a crucial component of helping the DoD accomplish its mission abroad. United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) is seeking current, permanent DoD employees with strong technical…

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Waiting for ‘GO!’

Posted March 4, 2016 by Story and photos by Jason Miller

Operations Group team performs parachute jump Hand-picked United States Army Soldiers with Tarantula Team – one of several “critter” teams under Operations Group – conducted a static line parachute jump at Drop Zone Noah here, Feb. 2. The professionals conducted the currency jump from an UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter in order to continue providing invaluable observation,…

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3rd Cavalry Soldiers clear a town
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Brave Rifles execute decisive action mission at NTC

Posted March 4, 2016 by By Staff Sgt. Tomora Clark

“Train as you fight” is a common phrase uttered among Soldiers. It’s a phrase that alludes to the training mentality to be prepared to deploy in a moment’s notice, and that’s exactly what the 3rd Cavalry Regiment did here at the National Training Center – they trained for an upcoming deployment. The 3rd CR departed…

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