Army fields modernized handgun system to MPs
Feb. 15, 2019 - The U.S. Army began fielding M17 and M18 Modular Handgun Systems to the Military Police School at Fort Leonard Wood in December to replace the force's aging Beretta M9, a weapon that has been in use since the mid-1980s and is quickly reaching its serviceability limits.
210th RSG special projects, facilities support Fort Bliss mobilization station
Feb. 14, 2019 - Ever since April 2018, Army Reserve Soldiers of the 210th Regional Support Group, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, have painstakingly functioned as an essential component of the Mobilization and Deployment Brigade – Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security at Fort Bliss, Texas. Abiding by the brigade’s motto of ‘support the troops,’ the 210th RSG supplement their civilian counterparts to deliver logistical and administrative support to pre- and post-mobilization units that continuously rotate through this installation.
Game on! Ordnance School Soldier tapped for Army ESports Team
Feb. 14, 2019 - An Ordnance School Soldier and lifelong video game enthusiast has accomplished the improbable. Staff Sgt. Michael Showes, a wheeled vehicle recovery instructor here, earned a coveted spot on the fledgling Army ESports Team in December after only two months of competitive experience. He was surprised, to say the least.