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A Soldier from the 984th Military Police Company, recently locked up several awards at the 40th Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event at Fort Lee, Va. Soldiers across the nation participated in the inaugural 20th CBRNE Command Leaders Course held recently at the Gunpowder Military Reservation, Md. FORSCOM in the news Public Affairs units in action 24th Press Camp Headquarters Pvt. Alonzo Reyes, petroleum supply specialist, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 1st Armored Division, fuels a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle while conducting a refuel on the move during exercise Iron Focus on Fort Bliss, Texas, March 30, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. George Gutierrez) Force 2025 and BeyondForce 2025 and Beyond is the Armys comprehensive strategy to change and deliver land-power capabilities as a strategic instrument of the future Joint Force. This effort will examine the challenges the nation faces in the future. U.S. Army Forces Commands Ground Forces Band recently performed with guest conductor Dr. Verena Msenbichler-Bryant during a concert in High Point, N.C. Soldiers, Family members, and retirees gathered on Fort Hood, Texas to watch as artillery history was made during a recent activation ceremony. Dignitaries and local residents joined 4th Infantry Division and German Soldiers on the 70th anniversary of the crossing of the Rhine River during World War II. FRONTLINEU.S. Army Forces CommandApril 10, 2015 | Volume V, Issue 14 Well continue to tirelessly and tenaciously focus on the well-being, safety and dignity of our American Soldiers and their equally dedicated and invaluable civilian corps. Honorable John M. McHugh Secretary of the Army March 31, 2015, Pentagon Senior Leaders Sexual assault prevention On Point Individual awareness key to force protectionThe Army antiterrorism awareness theme for the third quarter, Area of Responsibility Awareness. The audience for this theme includes operational forces assigned or conducting and personal). This theme reinforces and supports the Operations in Field Units. Army forces and individual travelers operating within or in-transit through OCONUS locations remain targets for terrorist attack. These units and individuals must maintain antiterrorism awareness and security to deter potential terrorist activities. By Walter T. Ham IV, 20th CBRNE Command Public Affairs U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) units from the Fort Carson, Colorado-based 71st EOD Group were recognized for their combat ser vice in Afghanistan. The 242nd EOD Battalion, 761st EOD Company and 663rd EOD Company received the Valor ous Unit Award during a ceremony on Fort Carson March 26. The Fort Campbell, Kentucky-based 52nd EOD Groups 705th EOD Company and 760th EOD Company also received the Valorous Unit Award. The 71st EOD Group and 52nd EOD Group are part of the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemi cal, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), the U.S. militarys only multifunctional command that combats global CBRNE threats. cannot be overlooked as it is awarded to units for the same level of gallantry and heroism as the Silver Star is for individuals, said Command Sgt. Maj. Derryl D. Valk, 71st EOD Group, who served as the 242nd EOD Battalion command sergeant major during part of the deployment. U.S. Army EOD technicians from 20th CBRNE Command have defeated more than 50,000 IEDs in Iraq and Afghanistan since the command was activated 10 years ago. Brig. Gen. JB Burton, the commanding general of the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Marylandbased 20th CBRNE Command, said the unit awards were a testament to the professionalism of 20th CBRNE EOD technicians. From combat operations to domestic De fense Support to Civil Authorities missions, our EOD techs save lives, protect property and de fend liberty, anytime and anywhere, said Burton. Capt. Matthew Waechter (left), company commander, and 1st Sgt. Thomas Hartman (right), 761st Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), attach a Valorous Unit Award streamer to the units guidon, carried by Staff Sgt. Jordan Hogberg, during a March 26, 2015, ceremony at Fort Carson, Colo. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Army) FORSCOM EOD units recognized for Afghanistan service


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 The 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team color guard present the National Colors during the pledge of allegiance at the Pioneer Middle School Military Appreciation night basketball game, April 3, 2015, on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Daniel Clark) Left Troopers assigned to 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, carry simulated casualties to a helicopter landing zone, March 20, 2015, at Fort Drum, N.Y. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer Bunn) Right Spc. Jessica Romero, 984th Military Police Company, 759th Military Police Battalion, creates cake decorations in the kitchen of the Wolf Dining Facility, Fort Carson, Colo., March 27, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Scott Prater) Below Former Sgt. Clinton Woodley, a 96-year-old WWII First Team veteran shares a laugh with Spc. Nathan Melton before an awards ceremony for Woodley at Fort Hood, Texas, March 27, 2015. (U.S Army photo by Sgt. Angel Turner) Above A paratrooper assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, prepares to land on Nijmegen Drop Zone after exiting a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, March