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Project Convergence 2022 to demonstrate futuristic joint, multinational warfighting technologies: ➡️ spr.ly/6012MpLt4 PC22 will experiment with capabilities that protect against air and missile threats as well as those that will allow us to defeat anti-access defenses.
Ribbon cutting opens new Fort Benning barracks: ➡️ spr.ly/6013Mn23S The @SavannahCorps supervised the design & construction of sections A and G -- each covering approximately 40,500 square feet in size -- with significant improvements, both inside and outside.
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers protect from potential danger ➡️ spr.ly/6015Mn2Rb #USArmy EOD Soldiers were called by the Washington State Police Bomb Squad when the Wahkiakum County Historical Society Museum discovered an old round lacking proper safety paperwork.
Soldiers from the 6th Ranger Training Battalion, won the @TRADOC's 2022 inaugural #BestSquadCompetition, held Sept. 11-16, @FortBenning, Georgia. The winning squad will move on to compete against other teams for the title of the U.S. Army's Best Squad.
.@PentagonPresSec: As of this morning, the Florida National Guard has more than 3,200 soldiers and airmen on State Active Duty with another 1,800-plus in the pipeline.
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Soldier from Africa wants to shape healthcare for the Army ➡️ spr.ly/6011Mn2FV Sgt. Alexander Amoah has lofty career goals but ones he believes he can achieve. He completed his master’s in health administration in 2019 & has begun his doctoral in health administration.
#Soldiers of the Alaska Army National Guard board a C-17 Globemaster III for transport to Eielson Air Force Base to pick up additional service members, Sept. 21, 2022. Approximately 100 members were activated following a disaster declaration issued Sept. 17. 📸: Victoria Granadot
Lifelong passion leads to Fort Leavenworth Stables director position: ➡️ army.mil/article/260449… From a very early age, Jackie Dunham has been involved with taking care of animals. Fast forward, and she is now the director of the Fort Leavenworth Stables Activity.
Fort Bragg set to host first-ever #USArmy Best Squad Competition: ➡️ spr.ly/6019Mn2NZ The week-long competition will assess each squad on their technical and tactical proficiency, as well as their ability to work as a disciplined and cohesive team.
Of the almost 200 female Soldiers who have completed the notoriously difficult 28-day SLC since it opened its doors to females in 1999, only nine have been in the enlisted ranks. Sanchez, a native of Ecuador, is the only one to instruct future Sappers.
Staff Sgt. Ariana Sanchez 2022: First Female Sapper Leader Course Instructor
Michele Pearce 2020: First Hispanic American Female Army General Counsel Pearce served as the number two attorney in the Department of the Army providing legal and policy advice to Army senior leaders until January 2021.
Lt. Col. Marisol Chalas 2019: First Latina National Guard Blackhawk Helicopter Pilot Chalas moved from the Dominican Republic to the U.S. at age nine and enlisted in 1990. In 2001, she was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Aviation branch.
Brig. Gen. Irene “Ramba” Zoppi 2017: First Female Puerto Rican General Officer in @USArmyReserve Zoppi began her military career in 1985. Today, she's a program director for the National Intelligence University.
Col. (Ret.) Maritza Sáenz Ryan 2006: First Woman and First Hispanic West Point Department Head A West Point grad, she was part of the 3rd class to include women cadets. Ryan was named head of its Department of Law after presidential nomination and confirmation by Congress.
2nd Lt. Carmen Lozano Dumler 1944: One of the First Puerto Rican Women to Become a U.S. Army Officer Dumler was commissioned into the Army Nurse Corps on August 21, 1944. During World War II, she served as an interpreter and helped care for wounded servicemembers.
Pfc. Carmen Garcia Rosado 1944: Among the First 200 Puerto Rican Women Recruited to the WAC Her book "LAS WACS-Participacion de la Mujer Boricua en la Segunda Guerra Mundial" is the first to document the experiences of the first Puerto Rican women who served in World War II.
Tec 4 Carmen Contreras-Bozak 1942: First Hispanic American to Serve in the Women’s Army Corps She served with the Army Signal Corps during World War II, where she sent and received coded messages between Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s headquarters and the battlefield.
Loreta Janeta Velazquez 1860: Spy in the Civil War Cuban-born wife of a Confederate Soldier, Velazquez enlisted in the Army disguised as a man using the name Lt. Harry T. Buford without her husband’s knowledge.
Today, in honor of #HispanicHeritageMonth, we take a look at 9 Notable Hispanic Women in #ArmyHistory 🧵 ⬇️6
Today is Human Resources Professional Day. Thank you to all of the human resource professionals for a job well done in support of the Army Medicine Readiness mission. #PeopleFirst | #HumanResources
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Lead from the front! 💪 Team@CECOMAPGG at Aberdeen Proving Ground, lead by Maj. Gen. Edmonson, are on the move getting their best sprint-drag-carries in during their command team ACFT. #MondayMotivationnm
#USArmy Soldiers assigned to "Mustang Squadron," 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, drive an M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams tank to marker during a combined arms live fire exercise at Fort Stewart, Georgia, Sept. 1, 2022. 📸: Pfc. Bernabe Lopez IIIU
More than 70 #Soldiers from Fort Campbell units earned the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge during a qualification event. Soldiers completed a fitness test, 100-meter swim in uniform, pistol qualification & 12k road march to earn the badge. 📸 Capt. David G. MoehlingO
Modernized Mustang Squadron certifies lethality at combined arms live exercise: ➡️ spr.ly/6011MpboV The squadron conducted a combined arms live-fire exercise, or CALFEX, to assess and certify platoons on their ability to maneuver tactically.
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers earn German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge: ➡️ army.mil/article/260042… U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers earned the prestigious German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge during a competition on Fort Campbell in late August.
A Georgian Armed Forces T-72 tank fires during a combined arms live fire demonstration at the Vaziani training area in the country of Georgia during exercise Noble Partner, Sept. 9, 2022. 📸: Staff Sgt. Thomas Morti
Brig. Gen. Michelle M. T. Letcher, @armyfutures Chief of Staff, discusses the importance of advancing digital engineering efforts during the Digital Engineering One-On-One Engagements event, which took place in Austin, Texas, from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, 2022. 📸: Patrick HunterS
Army explores new digital engineering tools as part of holistic modernization: ➡️ spr.ly/6010MrV2n Understanding how to corral disparate tech systems & data sources into a cohesive suite of digital tools & analytic platforms is imperative to future operational success.
12th Combat Aviation Brigade soars during Noble Partner 22: ➡️ army.mil/article/260208… Noble Partner allows approximately 2,400 U.S. military members & 19 other nations to conduct situational training exercises, live-fire exercises, and combined mechanized maneuvers.
Army leaders implement measures to bolster recruiting: ➡️ army.mil/article/260123… The service’s top officer said the branch remains steadfast in its commitment to reaching its end strength targets but will continue to seek candidates that meet its rigorous qualifications.
The #USArmy switch to semimonthly pay for #Soldiers is almost here. To learn more about this change, go to ➡️ spr.ly/6019MRM55
Thank you for joining us today for a panel discussion with Col. Maritza Lagares, Staff Sgt. Raquel Flores and Mr. Hamilton Lopezcruz in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
.@PentagonPresSec: Today, @SecDef issued a memo outlining a series of actions the @DeptofDefense will take to improve how we support our service members and their families, and to address in a comprehensive way some of the important issues they care about.
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I believe, very personally, that this Department holds a sacred obligation to honor and support our Service members and their families. To this end, I'm announcing a set of immediate and long-term actions to help strengthen their economic security and stability. (1/3)
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Virginia Guard Red Dragons Earn Their Spurs in Kenya: ➡️ spr.ly/6011MROcv #USArmy and @usairforce service members participate in physically and mentally challenging events for the chance to become a spur holder.
The @iii_corps is the first unit equipped with the Cyber Situational Understanding (SU) capability, which ingests data from multiple #USArmy programs of record and converges that information as a cyber-overlay into the Command Post Computing Environment software. 📸 U.S. ArmyP
ARSOUTH leads working group with Central American countries: ➡️ army.mil/article/260104… CENTAM Working Group includes armies from three Latin American nations: El Salvador, Guatemala & Honduras. The event marked the third time all participating nations gathered to coordinate.
Digital cyber overlay strengthens operational picture for tactical commanders: ➡️ army.mil/article/260062… To provide cyber & electronic warfare tools to maneuver forces, @iii_corps recently received an initial version of Cyber Situation Understanding, or Cyber SU, capability.
‘Prevent 22 in ‘22’: @FortKnoxKY shares strategy for Suicide Awareness, Prevention Month: ➡️ spr.ly/6011M31TR The heart of their efforts at Fort Knox target health promotion, risk reduction and #suicideprevention.
Cadet broadens experience with internship at Army testing installation: ➡️ spr.ly/6019MROib “Because of this experience, I'll try to think of every possible way it could fail so that we can work around it, make it better & make sure it does not fail in its environment.”
#MedalofHonor recipient Major (ret.) John Duffy has some advice for those considering military service -- and its benefits, both in & out of uniform. 🇺🇸 #WednesdayWisdomom #ServewithHonorohO
Army officer, Miss Spirit of St. Louis pageant winner eyes Miss Missouri title next: ➡️ army.mil/article/260048… First Lt. Donna Gilbert was crowned Miss Spirit of St. Louis, Aug. 29. The win qualifies her to compete for Miss Missouri 2023, and if successful, Miss America 2024.
Soldiers with @PRNationalGuard have rescued dozens of people caught in flash flooding caused by Hurricane Fiona, which knocked out power to the entire island and caused severe flooding. #HurricaneFiona
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