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Current Personnel:
Andrea Adkins-Hutchins
Maj. Scott M Betts
Dennis Bohannon
Gary Bonaccorso
Melissa Burlovich
Tara Clements
Maj. Alayne Conway
Master Sgt. Robert Couture
K-K Curry
William Deacon
Lt. Col. Laurel Devine
Jennifer Donegan
Col. Martin Downie
Emma Dozier
Sgt. Maj. Troy Falardeau
Anna Fox
Renee Francis-Turner
Maj. Beth Frazee
Zachary Friedman
Master Sgt. William Gabbard
Lt. Col. Benjamin Garrett
Wayne Hall
Master Sgt. Michelle Johnson
Seyed Khadem
Nancy Kim
Lt. Col. Kirk Luedeke
Deepa Mahendru
Khelyn Mickles
Staff Sgt. Margaret Nelson
Maj. Christopher Ophardt
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Lt. Col. Donald Peters
Paul Prince
Sgt. Maj. Richard Puckett
Ratia Purdy
Samantha Reho
Maj. Jose Reyes
Cheryl Ryefield
Patrick Slawinski
Paula Smith
Staff Sgt. Dale Sweetnam
Justin Taylor
John Toniolli
Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
Britney Walker
Staff Sgt. Kevin Walko
Erica Weidner

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Recent Photos

2015 Army Trials 2015 Army Trials
Army Trials cycling athletes draw spectators during the first Army Trials athletic event at Fort Bliss, Texas, March 29. From the left, Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew T....
Army Trials Army Trials
Individual attention from coaches is enhancing the training opportunity for competitors at the Army Trials. From left, assistant coaches Daryl Waller and Billy Denby,...
2015 Army Trials 2015 Army Trials
Using an Air Arms s400 10 meter indoor air rifle, Sgt. Barry T. Crawford, a combat engineer assigned to the Community Care Unit at Fort Hood, Texas, aims for the 10...
2015 Army Trials 2015 Army Trials
U.S. Army adaptive reconditioning site coordinators enjoy some down time in the city of El Paso, Texas. They are at Fort Bliss supporting Army Trials athletes....
First Team honors 96-year-old WWII veteran First Team honors 96-year-old WWII veteran
Ninety six-year-old WWII veteran, Sgt. Clinton Woodley, watches as Maj. Gen. Michael Bills, commanding general 1st Cavalry Division, pins on the last of four awards...
Soldiers say hello and goodbye to Drawsko Pomorskie citizens Soldiers say hello and goodbye to Drawsko Pomorskie citizens
U.S. Soldiers line up to park Strykers in a staging area prior to the ceremony hosted by the town mayor thanking 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment Soldiers while...


Recent Video

2015 Army Trials El Paso tour 2015 Army Trials El Paso tour
U.S. Army Active Duty and Veteran athletes, coaches, and staff participate in a tour of downtown El Paso sponsored by the MWR for the 2015 Army Trials at Fort...
Soldier of the Year for Indiana Soldier of the Year for Indiana
The early morning spring temperature at Camp Atterbury was only 30 degrees when the non-commissioned officers and junior enlisted – from the Indiana Army National...
3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment Says Goodbye to Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment Says Goodbye to...
Soldiers assigned to "Killer" troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment begin their week-long trek through Poland, The Czech Republic and Germany as part of Dragoon...
2015 Army Trials Shooting and Archery training 2015 Army Trials Shooting and Archery training
U.S. Active Duty and Veteran athletes practice archery and shooting at the Milan Gym for the 2015 Army Trials, Fort Bliss, Texas, March 24, 2015. Approximately 80...
2015 Army Trials 2015 Army Trials
U.S. Army Active Duty and Veteran athletes conduct swimming practice in preparation for the 2015 Army Trials at the Aquatic Training Center, Fort Bliss, Texas, March...
Warrior Trials: US Army Sgt. Jodie Lemons Warrior Trials: US Army Sgt. Jodie Lemons
U.S. Army Sgt. Jodie Lemons of the Walter Reed Warrior Transition Unit gives an interview whie preparing for the 2015 Army Trials at Fort Bliss, Tx. on March 27,...


Recent News Stories

El Paso embraces 2015 Army Trials athletes El Paso embraces 2015 Army Trials athletes
The city of El Paso welcomed about 80 active duty and retired Soldiers, as well as their coaches, master resilience trainers, and other support staff on a tour of the...
Army athlete ‘shoots’ for spot on Team Army Army athlete ‘shoots’ for spot on Team Army
At 6’4,” 270 lbs., Sgt. Barry T. Crawford, or “Bear” as he is affectionately called, is one of the top athletes here at Fort Bliss, Texas, vying for a spot on...
From player to coach, his love for the game remains the same From player to coach, his love for the game remains the same
It’s no wonder that Uros Davidovic was selected as the head coach of the Army sitting volleyball team; his sentiment on winning volleyball games mirrors that of...
Team USA volleyballer comes to help, leaves inspired Team USA volleyballer comes to help, leaves inspired
It’s not every day that you’ll hear a professional athlete say that an amateur in the sport has helped her, but in the case of Nicky Nieves, a power hitter on the...
With a drive to win, you try harder With a drive to win, you try harder
Retired Staff Sgt. Alexander Shaw hopes to make his mark in and outside of the athletic arena. From Clarkesville, Tennessee, he is currently attempting to make the...
Polish, US troops display mechanized vehicles in Drawsko Pomorskie Polish, US troops display mechanized vehicles in Drawsko...
During a ceremony to thank members of “Killer” Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment for their time and commitment, and to welcome the 1st Armor Brigade...


Recent Audio

CW3 Timothy Sifuentes
CW3 Timothy Sifuentes talks to a KGLE-AM reporter about the Army Trials to potentially participate in the Warrior Games as part of the Army team
Staff Sgt. Cory Davis
Staff Sgt. Cory Davis, San Diego, Calif., talks to a Patriot Profiles reporter about his work as a avionics mechanic, his background, his injury and participating in...
Spc. Sydney Davis
Spc. Sydney Davis, Virginia, talks to a KOA-AM reporter about her injury and participating the U.S. Army Trials.
Lt. Chris Parks
Lt. Chris Parks, Kempner, Texas, talks to a Patriot Profiles reporter about his work as a combat medic and physician's assistant, his injury to his heel which led to...
Capt. Noah Washington
Capt. Noah Washington talks to a Clarion Ledger reporter about the Army Trials to potentially participate in the Warrior Games as part of the Army team
Sgt. Jodie Lemons
Sgt. Jodie Lemons, from Danbury, Conn., talks to a Danbury Patch reporter about trying out at the Army Trials, in Fort Bliss, Texas, to potentially participate in the...


Recent Publications

FORSCOM Frontline - 03.27.2015
FORSCOM Frontline - 03.27.2015
This week: Army trailblazers applaud expanding role of women; Army Chief of Staff praises Soldiers; Use/Lose Leave rules changing; Army Posture Statement; plus news and...
The 1st Infantry Division Post - 03.26.2015
The 1st Infantry Division Post - 03.26.2015
The First Infantry Division Post is the official newspaper of Fort Riley, Kansas, home to the Big Red One. Stories in this issue include: Titan Fury; 'Pale Riders' finish...
FORSCOM Frontline - 03.20.2015
FORSCOM Frontline - 03.20.2015
This week: 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade female Apache helicopter pilot; First Army committed to reserve component readiness; measures to prevent retaliation against those...
The Bayonet - 03.19.2015
The Bayonet - 03.19.2015
We are pleased to present you with the March 2015 edition of the Bayonet magazine. As you may have noticed from the cover, the Bayonet has become a joint...
The 1st Infantry Division Post - 03.19.2015
The 1st Infantry Division Post - 03.19.2015
The First Infantry Division Post is the official newspaper off the Big Red One and Fort Riley, Kansas. Stories in this issue include: A Return To Normandy; A Cut Above;...
Golden Guidon - 03.18.2015
Golden Guidon - 03.18.2015
USAG Fort Hunter Liggett Official Quarterly publication POC Amy Phillips, (831) 386-2690 amy.phillips.civ@mail.mil


Podcasts

U.S. Army Bloggers Roundtable
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The Army’s Online and Social Media Division hosts Bloggers Roundtables - phone interviews that connect bloggers and online journalists to Senior Army Leaders and subject matter experts. Army Bloggers Roundtables focus...