FORT BRAGG NEWS

Health officials warn of vaping dangers as death, illness toll rises across nation

Story by Eric Pilgrim on 09/05/2019 The nation's leading health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Federal Drug Administration have taken notice to what many are describing as a growing epidemic of vaping-related deaths and illnesses. One death involved an unidentified Oregon resident, who was rushed to the
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Army Reserve "Winged Warriors" provide military air travel at a moment's notice

Story by MSG Michel Sauret on 09/05/2019 FORT BRAGG, N.C. Within hours, the commanding general of the Army Reserve needs reliable flights to see troops face-to-face, whether training through the summer months or responding to real-world missions during hurricane season. With Hurricane Dorian approaching the Carolinas, U.S. Army Reserve Soldier
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Army Reserve EPLOs partner with FEMA, Fort Bragg for Hurricane Dorian response

Story by Timothy Hale on 09/04/2019 As Hurricane Dorian crawls up the Southeastern United States, U.S. Army Reserve Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers, or EPLOs, are working with federal and military officials to prepare for any recovery operations, if they are needed. EPLOs are fielded from the 76th Operational Response Command,
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DLA poised to support relief operations in wake of Hurricane Dorian

Story by DLA Public Affairs on 09/04/2019 The Defense Logistics Agency is prepositioning necessities like food and fuel along the east coast for first responders who'll support relief operations in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. The agency began preparations more than a week in advance of Dorian's projected track. A
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Fort Bragg combatives instructor takes honors in her first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament

Story by PV2 Carlos Cuebas Fantauzzi on 09/03/2019 FORT BRAGG, N.C., July 12, 2019 Air as cold as the inside of a freezer fills the basement of the United States Army Combative School here. Growls of intensity echo down the hallway, filling the area. On the left, at the end
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New Management: Defense Health Agency ushers in new era for NHC Corpus Christi

Story by Dale Davis on 08/29/2019 The Defense Health Agency will officially assume responsibility for administration and management of Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi on Oct. 1, 2019. The transition is part of the Military Health System's ongoing transformation efforts called for by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act
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Army Forces Command determines Best Warrior

Story by SPC Justin Stafford on 08/28/2019 Sixteen Soldiers from units across the U.S. Army Forces Command competed for the coveted title of FORSCOM Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during the 2019 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg, N.C. and Fort Stewart, Ga., Aug. 16 through 21. The
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53rd IBCT Conducts War-like' training at XCTC

Story by SGT Michael Baltz on 08/28/2019 CAMP SHELBY, Miss., August 11, 2019 (Story by: Sgt. Michael Baltz) Moving as a company element, divided into platoons and squads, Florida Army National Guard Soldiers with the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team conduct lane training exercises while participating in the Army National
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NCNG: Welcomes 16 New Lieutenants to its Citizen-Soldier Ranks

Story by SSG Leticia Samuels on 08/27/2019 FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The North Carolina National Guard 139th Regional Training Institute held a commissioning ceremony as part of their traditional and accelerated Officer Candidate School (OCS) programs at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, here, on Aug. 24,
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Air Force supports Army during joint BMTW exercise

Story by SrA Cody Miller on 08/27/2019 Joint Base Charleston, S.C. -- Airmen from Joint Base Charleston, S.C. and Little Rock Air Force Base, A.D. were sent to Pope Army Airfield, N.C. in support of Battalion Mass Tactical Week, Aug. 18-23, 2019. BMTW is a joint exercise involving the U.S.
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New Management: Same Great Care You Can Trust

Story by Christina Clarke on 08/27/2019 The Defense Health Agency will officially assume responsibility for administration and management of U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Naples, Italy no later than Oct. 1, 2021. The transition is part of the Military Health System's ongoing transformation efforts called for by Congress in the National
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