Building stronger bonds away from home
Dec. 14, 2018 - The echoes down the hall carry laughter of small children enjoying much-needed time away from their parents. With eager smiles and a small fort created in the center of the room, the little ones have found refuge in the small hotel ballroom.
The Holiday Spirit of Operation Toy Drop Continues
Dec. 14, 2018 - The skies were once again full of paratroopers as the Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop kicked off its 21st year. This year’s operation had volunteers from Fayetteville and the surrounding areas, to include family members, friends and community members, collecting, sorting and distributing toys to 13 organizations throughout North Carolina.
22-week Infantry OSUT pilot program trainees graduate at forefront of Soldier Lethality
Dec. 14, 2018 - The pilot class for the 22-week One-Station Unit Training for Infantry Soldiers graduated DEc. 7, 2019, on Inouye Field at the National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Ga.
The pilot program resulted in significantly fewer Soldiers leaving the class, at graduation less than 6 percent attrition compared to 10 to 12 percent for the 14-week Infantry OSUT.
Making winter warriors
Dec. 13, 2018 - In the extreme cold and snowy terrain of Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers are taking part in the physically and mentally challenging Cold-Weather Operations Training, which began Dec. 3.