FORT BRAGG

Equal in All Ways; Fighting the Firefly

Story by MAJ Thomas Cieslak on 02/09/2019 "There was a terrible explosion. Twigs flew through the air, pine needles began to fall, dead branches and dust, and dead logs went up" said Richard Barnhouse to Oregon's Mail Tribune, describing the detonation of a Japanese bomb. However, Barnhouse not talking about
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Sgt. 1st Class Esteban Sepulveda: Charting his own path to success

Sgt. 1st Class Esteban Sepulveda: Charting his own path to success Annette P. Gomes, Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. - "The military is a success pool, and it's what you do with the opportunities that are presented that make all the difference." - Sgt. 1st Class Esteban Sepulveda Sgt.1st
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Capt. Casey Turner: The comeback kid

Capt. Casey Turner: The comeback kid By Annette Pauline Gomes Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. U.S. Army Capt. Casey Turner didn't have to look very far when deciding on a career, the blueprint was already laid out for her. "I grew up with this overwhelming sense of patriotism, America
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Rakkasan Soldiers train with Air Defenders

Story by MAJ John Moore on 02/07/2019 If it flies, it dies. That's a motto occasionally used throughout the air defense community. Air defenders, sometimes called "duck hunters" in a tongue-in-cheek manner, have an increasingly important role within the Army as it shifts focus from counterinsurgency operations to preparing for
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USMA Class of 2019 cadets select their first duty stations at Post Night

Story by Brandon OConnor on 02/07/2019 WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Under the U.S. Military Academy's draft-style Post Night format things can change in an instant, something Class of 2019 Cadet Nikiay Comer found out the hard way. During Post Night, Firstie cadets are divided by the branches they received i
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Womack AMC honors Army Nurse Corps 118 birthday

Story by Robert Kerns on 02/05/2019 FORT BRAGG, N.C.People from across Fort Bragg and the local community gathered in Womack Army Medical Center's Weaver Auditorium to celebrate the U.S. Army Nurse Corps 118 birthday, February 1. Civilians, medical professionals both active duty and retired braved the cold weather to honor
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Womack Soldiers strive to be the Best Warrior

Story by Twana Atkinson on 02/05/2019 WOMACK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, FORT BRAGG, N.C. Soldiers from Womack Army Medical Center arrive at Towel Stadium at dawn to participate in this years Womack Best Warrior competition January 28. The two-day competition challenged Soldiers mental and physical agility through a variety of events.
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The 2-130th AOB welcomes new commander

Story by CPT Briana McFarland on 02/05/2019 FORT BRAGG, NC The North Carolina Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 130th Aviation Regiment (2-130th Airfield Operations Battalion) hosts a change of command ceremony at the North Carolina Military Academy at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Feb. 3. The 2-130th AOB Commander Lt. Col.
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US Soldiers transfer authority for Atlantic Resolve Signal support mission in Poland

Story by William King on 02/05/2019 BOLESLAWIEC, Poland A Relief in Place/Transfer of Authority (RIP/TOA) ceremony Jan. 23, 2019, in Boleslawiec, Poland, marked the end of a nine-month deployment for one U.S. Army Signal company and the beginning for another. During the ceremony, Bravo Company, 151st Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 228th
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The 2-130th AOB welcomes new commander

Story by CPT Briana McFarland on 02/04/2019 FORT BRAGG, NC The North Carolina Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 130th Aviation Regiment (2-130th Airfield Operations Battalion) hosts a change of command ceremony at the North Carolina Military Academy at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Feb. 3. The 2-130th AOB Commander Lt. Col.
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Oklahoma's 160th Field Artillery welcomes new commander, honors another.

Story by SGT Anthony Jones on 01/17/2019 CHANDLER, Okla. - Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 160th Field Artillery Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, gathered to welcome their new commander and honor their outgoing commander with a change of command ceremony in Chandler, Oklahoma, on Jan. 12. The Soldiers were
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