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Iowa Sappers drive on over unforgiving Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., terrain

Story by MSG Duff E. McFadden on 05/17/2017 Iowa combat engineers drive on By Master Sgt. Duff E. McFadden "Hey, just one more event. Let's do it. One more event. Let's go." Cold, drenched with rain, and reduced to a painful, six-inch shuffle, two Iowans continued to find the tenacity
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Louisiana Lullaby

Story by MAJ Chad Ashe on 05/11/2017 FORT POLK, La. Joseph "Jack" C. Rogillio used to listen to a familiar song, "Louisiana Lullaby," on the juke box after his ship watching duties scouting for enemy ships in Kure Beach, N.C. He was like many young men of that time, preparing
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Armor meets light infantry as Cottonbalers depart for JRTC rotation

Story by MAJ Randy Ready on 05/09/2017 (FORT STEWART, Ga.) Soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment are headed to Fort Polk, Louisiana to take part in a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center from May 8-25. The Cottonbalers will be sending a mechanized company team of
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10th CAB finds readiness at Mountain Peak's summit

Story by SPC Thomas Scaggs on 05/09/2017 FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade completed its iteration of 10th Mountain Division (LI)'s annual Mountain Peak exercise at Fort Drum on Tuesday, braving the North Country's first bouts of cold weather and a long stretch of rain. The exercise
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Quartermaster School gets new command sergeant major

Story by Patrick Buffett on 04/20/2017 FORT LEE, Va. (April 20, 2017) -- Command Sgt. Maj. Sean J. Rice became the 13th Regimental CSM of the Quartermaster Corps during a change of responsibility ceremony Friday in the Lee Club. The Aurora, Colo., native is just a few months shy of
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Nighthawks spring into Joint Readiness Training Center

Story by MAJ Christopher Matthews on 04/20/2017 EDINBURGH, Ind. Indiana National Guard Soldiers with the 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducted their final training exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana before heading to their Joint Readiness Training Center rotation at Fort Polk, Louisiana later this summer. Approximately 2,200 Soldiers with the
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