Firebase Saham: A day in the life of joint-artillerymen securing the Iraq border

Story by CPT Jason Welch on 12/18/2018 The crackle of machine gun fire and the dull thuds of distant explosions reminded 3rd Cavalry Regiment troopers at Firebase Saham that the battle against ISIS was not far away. Troopers assigned to the Field Artillery Squadron, "Steel," and 3rd Squadron, "Thunder," helped
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Navy SEAL History: Part 2

Story by PO2 Taylor Stinson on 12/18/2018 Due to their clandestine nature, few know how the U.S. Navy SEALs (Sea, Air, and Land) became the widely known and feared warriors they are today. This famous cadre grew from humble beginnings on the beaches of Fort Pierce, Florida, to warriors tasked
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71st EOD hosts mass competition, identifies top team

Story by SSG Lance Pounds on 12/17/2018 FORT CARSON, Colo. The 71st Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), located at Fort Carson, Colorado, hosted its largest Team of the Year (ToY) competition at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Dec. 2-7, to evaluate the mental and physical fortitude and the technical skill of the
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Army, Air Force performs HIMARS exercise in C-17

Story by A1C Jessica Blair on 12/17/2018 U.S. Army and Air Force units performed an exercise loading 90 thousand pounds of M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems onto a C-17 Globemaster III, here, Dec. 13, 2018. The 6th Airlift Squadron from Joint Base MDL and 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery
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X-MAS MARKS THE SPOT': MCoE Band plays holiday concert at Columbus' RiverCenter

Story by Bryan Gatchell on 12/17/2018 COLUMBUS, Ga. (Dec. 17, 2018) Capt. Aaron Morris, the Maneuver Center of Excellence Band director and commander, turned to the audience, who had stood to clap. He held up his index finger following "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," which the band had played
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Woodpecker season is something to tweet about

By Elyssa Vondra Fort Jackson Leader A tweet-worthy red-cockaded woodpecker nesting season paid homage to Fort Jackson's RCW program. This endangered species' population growth on Fort Jackson set records in 2018. Post officials are optimistic the increased numbers of birds may lessen or eliminate training restrictions in RCW habitat i
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