FORT HAMILTON

Hamilton's Own' celebrates 243 years of service

Story by Amanda Kim Stairrett on 01/16/2019 The nation's oldest active-duty unit still serving celebrated its 243rd birthday on its namesake's 262nd birthday Jan. 11 at Fort Riley. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment "Hamilton's Own" gathered with their families and guests to honor a lineage that
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Photo Essay: CWOC students complete snowshoe training, familiarization during class ops at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/14/2019 Students in Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 19-02 completed a ruck march while wearing snowshoes and backpacks as well as while pulling ahkio sleds Jan. 9, 2019, at Fort McCoy, Wis. CWOC students are trained on a variety of cold-weather subjects, including snowshoe training
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Fort McCoy's first CWOC class for winter 2018-19 season completes training with 39 students

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/04/2019 Just days before the first class for Fort McCoy's Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) started Dec. 3 for the 2018-19 winter season, about eight inches of snow fell at the installation, helping kick off the training season. "Getting the snow was a bonus," said Bill
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Students take icy plunge for cold-weather operations training at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/04/2019 Big Sandy Lake on Fort McCoy's South Post was covered with several inches of ice Dec. 13 when 39 students in Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 19-01 began their cold-water immersion training. The training is part of the curriculum for CWOC. A large hole
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NAD Commander visits District, regional stakeholders

Story by AnnMarie Harvie on 12/19/2018 Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Milhorn, North Atlantic Division Commander, went on site visits and met with federal and local partners during his trip to the New England District Oct. 23 and 24. The general stated in his Oct. 11 virtual town meeting that he had
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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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Soldiers, DA civilians complete notable careers

Story by Kevin Fleming on 12/14/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Seven retirees with a combined 177 years of service were honored at the Rock Island Arsenal Retirement Ceremony in Heritage Hall, here, Dec. 13. Three Soldiers and four Department of the Army civilians participated in the combined ceremony, which i
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Six NY National Guard Soldiers will be part of National Army Museum

Story by Eric Durr on 12/07/2018 BROOKLYN--When the National Museum of the United States Army opens to the public outside Washington, D.C. in 2020, six New York Army National Guard Soldiers will be a permanent part of it. The six men who serve at the New York National Guard Headquarter
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Fort McCoy prepares to begin 2018-19 Cold-Weather Operations Course training season

Story by Scott Sturkol on 11/21/2018 Fort McCoy's third season of training with the Cold-Weather Operations Course begins Dec. 3 with the first of six, 14-day class sessions planned for the winter of 2018-19. The goal is to train as many as 300 service members during the training season. During
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NY National Guard Hosts South African Defense Partners to plan engagements

Story by COL Richard Goldenberg on 11/08/2018 NEW YORK -- South African National Defense Force and Department of Defense officials locked down plans for joint U.S./South African military training in 2019 during a three-day meeting November 6-8, 2018 at Fort Hamilton. The meeting was hosted by the New York National
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None Shall Pass: 100th Missile Defense Brigade marks 15 years of homeland missile defense

Story by SSG Zachary Sheely on 10/31/2018 "What if free people could live secure in the knowledge that their security did not rest upon the threat of instant retaliation to a Soviet attack? That we could intercept and destroy strategic ballistic missiles before they reached our own soil, or that
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