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First Army Division West deactivated the 166th Aviation Brigade and 479th Field Artillery Brigade at Fort Hood, Texas, in June. Several hundred I Corps Soldiers recently headed for Australia to participate in the sixth iteration of the biennial Talisman Sabre exercise, July 4-19. FORSCOM in the news Public Affairs units in action 13th Public Affairs Detachment Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, participate in a ceremony, June 19, 2015, at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland during exercise Saber Strike. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Marcus Floyd) Career Skills ProgramThe Army Career Skills Program is an element of the Military Life Cycle that encourages Soldiers to capitalize on training opportunities during transition to turn their military skills into post-service careers. The 4th Infantry Division Mission Command Element temporarily moved its headquarters from Germany to Lithuania during Operation Atlantic Resolve. The 1st Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment participated in a mission rehearsal exercise recently at Fort Hood, Texas, in preparation for deployment. The Armys longest serving will retire during a ceremony July 10 at Fort Hood, Texas, after more than 43 years of service FRONTLINEU.S. Army Forces CommandJuly 10, 2015 | Volume V, Issue 26 As with any military effort, there will be periods of progress but there are also going to be some setbacks ISILs recent losses in both Syria and Iraq prove that ISIL can and will be defeated . Barack Obama President of the United States July 6, 2015, Washington Senior Leaders President discusses strategyOn Point Strategic advantage in a complex worldThe Army Vision 2015-2025: Strategic Advantage in a Complex World is the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff of t he Armys guidance for building an Army to meet the nations needs over the next 10 years and beyond. The Army Vision capabilities the U.S. Army provides in support of the nation. The Army of 2025 and Beyond will effectively employ lethal and non-lethal over-match against any achieve national interests. Leveraging the Total Force, it will consist of a balanced, versatile mix of scalable, expeditionary forces that can rapidly deploy to any place on the globe and conduct sustained operations within the full range of military operations. By DoD News, Defense Media Activity announced force structure decisions and station ing plans for the reduction of the regular Army from 490,000 to 450,000 Soldiers. The reduc tion of force structure will occur in FY 2016 and 2017. The end-strength reduction of 40,000 will be completed by the end of FY 2018, and will be accompanied by the reduction of 17,000 Army civilian employees adding that the cuts will affect nearly every Army installation in the United States and overseas. As part of these reductions, the number of regular Army brigade combat teams, the basic deployable units of maneuver in the Army, will continue to decline from a wartime high of 45 to 30 by the end of FY 2017. The Army will convert the 3rd Infantry Divi sions 3rd Brigade Combat Team and the 25th Infantry Divisions 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team into smaller units -maneuver battalion task forces -by the end of FY 2017. Brigade combat teams consist of about 4,000 Soldiers; the battalion task forces will have about 1,050 Soldiers. The 25th Infantry Divisions 2nd Brigade Combat Team will remain a brigade combat team, but will convert its primary maneuver platform. Cur rently a Stryker brigade combat team, it will become an infantry brigade combat team without Stryker combat vehicles. Budget constraints are forcing the Armys reduction, said Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson, the Armys deputy chief of staff for operations and plans. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, sprint (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Charlie Emmons)Army announces force structure, stationing decisions


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 During Fort Drum, New Yorks annual Mountain Remembrance ceremony on June 23, 2015, Soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division render honors to six 10th Mountain Division Soldiers who died in 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Melody Everly) Left Staff Sgt. Joshua A. Hall, squad leader with 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, Department, prior to him jumping from the Advanced Airborne Schools 34-foot tower at Fort Bragg, N.C., June 30, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods) Left A U.S. Army M1A2 Abrams tank from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Combined Resolve IV, June 26, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Marcus Rauchenberger) Right IV (left), commanding general, 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Harold E. Dunn IV, accompanied by their Family members and the 20th CBRNE the Bel Air, Md., Independence Day Parade, July 4, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Nate London) Above Ordnance Companies, set up static and interactive displays about