FORT BRAGG NEWS

Fort Bragg MWR Hosts Neon Night Run

Story by PV2 Brittany Downing on 09/23/2019 FORT BRAGG, N.C. Sep. 21, 2019 Soldiers, families and friends participated in the 5th Annual Fort Bragg Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Neon Night Run Sept. 21, 2019 on Fort Bragg, N.C The event was open to all ages and MWR gifted
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Freeze dried plasma gets air dropped

Story by SGT Brian Micheliche on 09/23/2019 FORT BRAGG, N.C. According to U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, bleeding is the leading case of death on the battlefield. When service members receive serious wounds, they are often transported to a surgical team for treatment. These casualties often suffer from
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Aggressive depot repair capability improves readiness

Adaptive depot repair capability is fortifying warfighter readiness at five Army installations in the continental United States (CONUS) and overseas. The blending of skills and abilities from Tobyhanna Army Depot and the U.S. Communications-Electronics and Army Materiel commands is the cornerstone of the Depot Maintenance Forward (DMF) initiative. DMF i
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Air Force successfully defends Alpha Warrior Inter-Service title

Story by Deborah Aragon on 09/23/2019 The Air Force won its second straight Alpha Warrior Inter-Service Championship over the Army and Navy Sept. 14 at Retama Park here. The grueling competition saw the three, six-person teams tackling more than 30 obstacles at the Alpha Warrior Proving Ground, the same place
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Lincoln Military Housing residents have their voices heard at JBSA's fourth housing town hall

Story by COL Catherine Wilkinson on 09/23/2019 Residents of Lincoln Military Housing at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston participated in a town hall with JBSA and LMH leaders at the Military and Family Readiness Center here Sept. 18. The town hall, the fourth of its kind to be held
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5th Annual Special Victims Summit Declares Response and Prevention Everyone's Responsibility

Story by SGT Jeremiah Meaney on 09/22/2019 The Fort Bragg 5th Annual Special Victims Summit was held September 19th and 20th at the Iron Mike Conference Center. Over 800 members of law enforcement, medical professionals, attorneys, Army leaders, and victim advocates were in attendance as presenters shared their expertise i
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Secretary of the Army Visits Soldiers Deployed for Defeat ISIS Mission

Story by SrA Valerie Halbert on 09/22/2019 Acting Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy visited Headquarters, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, September 21, 2019 to receive an operational update and learn about the Army's total force contributions to the defeat Daesh (ISIS) mission. "It's great to get out
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XVIII Airborne Corps troopers jump for first time following year-long deployment

Story by PV2 Daniel Alkana on 09/21/2019 FORT BRAGG, N.C. Soldiers with the XVIII Airborne Corps headquarters made their first jump in over a year, Sept. 18, 2019 at Fort Bragg, N.C., parachuting from a C130H Hercules. The Corps' returned from Iraq after serving for more than a year a
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Airmen, U.S. Army participate in Joint Forcible Entry exercise

Story by Amn Kiaundra Miller on 09/20/2019 Joint Coalition Forces simulated a Joint Forcible Entry maneuver against a simulated enemy-held airbase during Air Mobility Command's flagship Exercise Mobility Guardian, Sept. 13-14. U.S. Army soldiers from Fort Bragg's 82nd Airborne Division and U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Liaison Officers from the
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Volunteer Spotlight: Melanie Beasley

Story by Wendy Arevalo on 09/20/2019 FORT KNOX, Ky. Though she no longer serves in the Army, Army spouse Melanie Beasley is the perfect example of someone living the Army value of selfless service. Since 2017, she has logged 678.6 hours as a volunteer with the 1st Theater Sustainment Command
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From college student, to Soldier, now U.S. Army FORSCOM Best Warrior 2019

Story by SGT Andrew McNeil on 09/17/2019 FORT BRAGG, N.C. The sun cut through the leafy canopy of a North Carolina wood line illuminating a map on the ground. It was made with lines in the dirt, sticks and other scraps. A spent smoke grenade represented the building where a
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