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Football players from Baylor University trained with Soldiers from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at the end of April. A senior NCO with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, pulled a drowning infant from a pool, April 23, performing CPR that saved the childs life. FORSCOM in the news Public Affairs units in action 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Sgt. Edward Sharpe, section chief, 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, discusses the 109A6 Paladin artillery system with Col. Eugenijus Vosylius, commandant of the Lithuanian Military Academy, during exercise Flaming Thunder, held at the General Silvestras Zlikaliskas Training Area in Pabrade, Lithuania, April 22, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jarred Woods) Military Appreciation MonthNational Military Appreciation Month is to encourage the nation to publicly demonstrate their and successes made by Service members. The theme for this years commemoration is United States Armed Forces: Honor, Recognize & Remember. The way ahead for First Army in a time of transition was the focus of the First Army Commanders Conference held 27-30 April at Rock Island, Ill. Active Army, Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers trained as a Total Force 15-04 on Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash. recently. Command was honored at an EOD Warrior Foundation ceremony, May 2. FRONTLINEU.S. Army Forces CommandMay 8, 2015 | Volume V, Issue 18 Today marks the conclusion of yet another chapter in the Corps storied history. XVIII Airborne Corps is an incredible organization that strikes fast and hard, and always brings victory. Gen. Mark A. Milley Commanding General, FORSCOM May 5, 2015, Fort Bragg, N.C. Senior Leaders Milley salutes airborne corpsOn Point Islander Heritage Month Month is celebrated each May to recognize the contributions of Asian important anniversaries: the arrival May 7, 1843, and the completion of the transcontinental railroad by predominantly Chinese laborers on May 10, 1869. This years theme is Many Cultures, One Voice: Promote Equality and Inclusion, American Soldiers, civilians, and Family members who have helped shape the history and make Americas Army a model institution for diversity and inclusion. By Sgt. 1st Class Vin Stevens, XVIII Airborne Corps Public Affairs Stephen J. Townsend took command of the XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg during a change of command ceremony on Fort Braggs Main Post Parade Field. Townsends previous assignment was as the commander of the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. Gen. Mark A. Milley, commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command, presided over the ceremony. Today marks the conclusion of yet another chapter in the Corps storied history, said Milley. XVIII Airborne Corps is an incredible organization that strikes fast and hard, and always brings victory. outgoing commander Lt. Gen. Joseph Ander son passed the units colors to Milley, who then passed the colors to Townsend, completing the transfer of authority. Following the formal ceremony, Anderson thanked the troops and the Fort Bragg commu nity for their team effort in making the Corps suc cessful. tion and pride knowing this Corps lived up to all to standard, said Anderson. Townsend followed Anderson with brief re marks to the audience, thanking him and the Fort Bragg community for the warm welcome. crisis comes, and the phones start ringing, the XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg will be ready. general to the uniform of his father, Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, May 5, 2015, at Fort Bragg, N.C., prior to the change of command ceremony where Townsend took command of XVIII Airborne Corps & Fort Bragg, from Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson. (U.S. Army photo by Jim Hinnant)Townsend gets third star, takes command of Sky Dragons


TOP SHOTS archives FRONTLINEThis weeks FORSCOM PA Summary The U.S. Army Forces Command Frontline is a weekly authorized newsletter highlighting FORSCOM-related news from Above Spc. Carissa Payeur, health care specialist, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, negotiates a barbed-wire obstacle during the divisions 2015 Soldier of the Year competition on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 22, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sierra A. Fown) Left Sgt. Shaun Reed, combat engineer, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, loads the main gun of an M1A2 Abrams main battle tank, April 21, 2015, at Camp Konotop, Poland. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Marcus Floyd) Left Pfc. Levi Lynch, B Company, 91st Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, shows members of the Baylor University football team the M249 light machine gun, April 25, 2015, at Fort Hood, Texas. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Fred Brown) Right Sgt. Edward Sharp (left), Sgt. Enrique Melero (right), and Spc. Pedro Scott, (bottom right), 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, move their M109A6 Paladin artillery system into position during an exercise at the General Silvestras Zilkaliskas training area, Pabrade, Lithuania, April 21, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. James Avery) Above 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, demonstrates a balanced shooting stance Buehring, Kuwait, April 29, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Gregory T. Summers)