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The 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, cased the colorsr of two of its units during an inactivation ceremony recently. More than 60 Soldiers from the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, were awarded Humanitarian Service Medals for work FORSCOM in the news Public Affairs units in action 13th Public Affairs Detachment Staff Sgt. Jose Nieves is the new DOD multiple-listing housing referral website dedicated to helping Service members, Families, and housing. It provides DOD consumers a streamlined approach to making informed housing choices. The Army helped ring in the New Year at the National Hockey League Winter Classic that honored the nations military during preand ingame festivities. Soldiers from the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, Brigade, were selected as 7th Infantry Division Soldier and NCO of the Quarter. Maj. Gen. Jeffrey N. Colt assumed command of First Army Division West in a ceremony recently on Cameron Field at Fort Hood, Texas. FRONTLINEU.S. Army Forces CommandJanuary 9, 2015 | Volume V, Issue 1 of our men and women in uniform, our combat mission in Afghanistan is ending, and the longest war in American history is coming to a responsible conclusion. President of the United States Dec. 28, 2014, WashingtonU.S. ends combat roleOn Point Antiterrorism Operations in Field UnitsThe Army antiterrorism awareness theme for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 is Antiterrorism Operations in Field Units. The audience for this theme includes operational forces as tenant units on Army installations or stand-alone facilities, forces in-transit to overseas locations, and units operationally deployed. Army units, whether housed on installations or standalone facilities, in-transit to overseas locations, conducting sustainment operations in foreign countries, or operationally deployed to combat or contingency missions remain targets for terrorists WASHINGTON (Jan. 5, 2015) -The formal mission to train Iraqi troops to take on Islamic State militants is underway. Defense Department spokesman Col. Steve Warren, told reporters that approximately 170 Soldiers from the Armys 1st Infantry Division are training four Iraqi army battalions near Taji. In addition, Marines are training soldiers from the Iraqi armys 7th Division at Al Asad Air Base in Anbar province, Warren said. The U.S. plans to conduct training at two other sites, Irbil and Besmaya, but it will be weeks before those are up and running, according to War ren. Warren said that all Iraqi troops in training have been vetted to make sure they dont have ties to the Islamic State or other terrorist groups. The U.S. and its allies plan on training 12 ISF and Peshmerga brigades. Lt. Gen. James Terry, the commander of Combined Joint Task ForceOperation Inherent Resolve, said that it will take a minimum of three years before the ISF and Kurdish Peshmerga are capable of defeating the Islamic State group. There are approximately 2,140 American troops in Iraq, 800 of which are engaged in pro viding security and force protection, and the re mainder are training, advising and assisting the ISF and Peshmerga. Although American ground forces are not en gaged in combat with the Islamic State, they are not completely out of harms way. Warren said that the Al Asad base is coming under regular ties as a result.1st Infantry Division training mission in Iraq is underway


TOP SHOTSHere are the best photos from FORSCOM Public Affairs professionals world-wide. For more photos and information, click these photos or visit archives FRONTLINEThis weeks FORSCOM PA Summary (CAC required) Headquarters, U.S. Army Forces Command 4700 Knox St., Fort Bragg, NC 28310-5000 The U.S. Army Forces Command Frontline is a weekly authorized newsletter highlighting FORSCOM-related news from Above Left Right Left Above