FORT BRAGG

Brigade-level subordinate command sees leadership change

Story by Debra Valine on 06/17/2019 The Security Assistance Training Management Organization will conduct an awards ceremony and a relinquishment of command ceremony Friday at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Col. Eric Flesch, the SATMO commander since July 2017, is leaving to become the brigade commander at the 165th Infantry Brigade
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Blanchfield welcomes new commander during change of command ceremony

Story by Maria Christina Yager on 06/17/2019 FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Tennessee-native Col. Patrick T. Birchfield assumed command of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Fort Campbell during a change of command ceremony June 17 at the Family Resource Center. Birchfield replaced Col. Anthony McQueen,
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Womack fosters partnership to help fight against sexual assault

Story by Twana Atkinson on 06/17/2019 WOMACK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, FORT BRAGG, N.C. Dozens of Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiners from Womack Army Medical Center and military Judge Advocate Generals from all across Fort Bragg participated in a two-day competency training session June 13-14. The second annual training session allowed
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100 All Americans Represent during D-Day 75 Commemorations

Story by SFC Daniel Wallace on 06/14/2019 Each year, at the beginning of June, the quite seaside region of Normandy, France comes alive. Shops that sit closed much of the year prepare for business. Towns are decorated with the flags of America, Britain, Canada, and other countries. Banners with face
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Womack Army Medical Center holds ceremony as U.S. Army turns 244

Story by Patricia Beal on 06/14/2019 WOMACK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, FORT BRAGG, N.C. Womack personnel gathered by the Weaver Auditorium to celebrate the U.S. Army's 244th birthday at noon today. Vice Adm. Raquel C. Bono, Defense Health Agency Director, joined Womack's youngest and oldest Soldiers, Pvt. Erica Mercado and Lt.
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Chicago area woman honors her husband's World War II service, 40 years after his death

Story by SGT David Lietz on 06/14/2019 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - In 1937 a young Chicago woman named Aida Garaffa lived across the street from a young man named Gerald "Jerry" Bonsonto. A trip to a local shop would join the two hearts together in love. "My sister and I
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ProCamps: Select military bases get youth football events with NFL athletes thanks to commissary promotion

Story by Rick Brink on 06/14/2019 By Rick Brink, DeCA public affairs specialist Note: See videos on the agency's YouTube page related to ProCamps by clicking https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0KuFR7HGIs&spfreload=10 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77OeAsxt7_k. FORT LEE, Va. This summer boys and girls in 11 military communities will be able to enjoy a football ProCamp event
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Journey to Leadership students graduate at Rock Island Arsenal

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 06/12/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. The U.S. Army Sustainment Command hosted a graduation ceremony for 28 employees who completed in the Journey to Leadership program, here, June 6. The JTL program was created by ASC to select and develop high-potential individuals ready to fill future
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NASA, ONR & NSWC PHD Eye Potential Partnership with Fiber Optics Sensing Systems

Story by Mark Sashegyi on 06/11/2019 Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) recently hosted research engineers and representatives from NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to brainstorm partnership opportunities that could lead to improved fleet maintenance capabilities using fiber optic
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20th CBRNE Selects its Best Warriors for 2019

Story by Angel D. Martinez-Navedo on 06/11/2019 Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. - Eight Soldiers from the 48th Chemical Brigade, 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 71st Ordnance Group (EOD), and the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Headquarters and Headquarters Company completed the 20th CBRNE Command Best Warrior Competitio
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Womack expands ophthalmology services

Story by Twana Atkinson on 04/01/2019 WOMACK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, FORT BRAGG, N.C. Womack Army Medical Center's Ophthalmology Clinic has expanded their services to support a collaborative initiative that services the Fort Bragg beneficiary community. In November, the ophthalmology staff increased in order to combine resources with Fayetteville Veterans Affair
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