After putting six Best Warrior candidates through 12 events in three days, First Army named its top and Soldier of 2015. Military working dogs and their handlers experienced a grueling week on Fort Carson, Colo. recently as the post hosted testing. FORSCOM in the news Public Affairs units in action 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Students attending the XVIII Airborne Corps Air Assault School rappel from a UH60M Black Hawk helicopter on Fort Bragg, N.C., July 29, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd L. Pouliot) A 10th Mountain Division female brigadier general is the to serve as deputy commanding general in an Army light infantry division. The 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command hosted Saudi Arabian Explosive Ordnance Disposal leaders. British Royal Air Force leaders recently visited the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. FRONTLINEU.S. Army Forces CommandAugust 14, 2015 | Volume V, Issue 31 FORSCOM is by design a Total Force command... We are one Army, one Army, working together -shoulder to shoulder -to build and sustain highly trained and disciplined Soldiers and formations in accordance with Army standards -we are expert in our and win in ground combat against any enemy. Gen. Robert B. Abrams Commanding General, FORSCOM Aug. 10, 2015, Fort Bragg, N.C. Senior Leaders A Total Force Command...On Point JFEX Dragon Spear descends on NTCMore than 600 U. S. Army Paratroopers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, studded the twilight sky over the Mojave Desert during a joint service exercise dubbed Joint Forcible Entry (JFE) -Dragon Spear, Aug. 5. The exercise was the largest joint training activity in more than a decade at the National Training Center, comprising more than 1,500 Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division, 75th Ranger Regiment and Special Forces, all demonstrating the Armys ability to project decisive combat power anywhere in the world. By Carol Eubanks and Bob Harrison, FORSCOM Public Affairs Gen. Robert B. Abrams took charge of the Armys largest command as Gen. Mark A. Milley, relinquished the U.S. Army Forces Command col ors and departed for duty in Washington, D.C., to become the 39th chief of staff of the Army. By accepting the colors bearing the distinctive blue, white and red disk that makes up the U.S. Army Forces Command insignia, Abrams became the 22nd commanding general of FORSCOM. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odier general to lead FORSCOM since hes been the Armys chief of staff, but the good news is they all seem to go on to bigger and better things. Abrams most recent assignment was as the senior military assistant to the Secretary of De fense. that hes going to run with this command and take it to new heights and in doing so, hes going to prepare our Army for probably one of the most the unpredictable, said Odierno. Hes going to help us to continue to develop our most important asset, which is our leaders -will carry this Army forward as we go. In his remarks, Abrams said that he was excited to be in the U.S. Army Forces Command formation. FORSCOMs record over the last 14 years have been of meeting requirements, [and has] been nothing short of heroic and frequently aweinspiring. Readiness is and remains our number one priority. Everything we do supports building and sustain readiness. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Army chief of staff, passes the U.S. Army Forces Command organizational colors to Gen. Robert B. Abrams signifying Abrams assumption of command, while outgoing commander Gen. Mark A. Milley and FORSCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Scott C. Schroeder look on. (U.S. Army photo by Bob Harrison)Abrams takes command, Milley departs to become 39th Army Chief of Staff Shortly after taking command, Gen. Robert B. Abrams dispatched his to the FORSCOM team of Army Soldiers and Civilians.
TOP SHOTSHere are the best photos from FORSCOM Public Affairs professionals world-wide. For more photos and information, click these photos or visit army.mil/forscom archives FRONTLINEThis weeks FORSCOM PA Summary (CAC required) Headquarters, U.S. Army Forces Command 4700 Knox St., Fort Bragg, NC 28310-5000 email@example.com The U.S. Army Forces Command Frontline is a weekly authorized newsletter highlighting FORSCOM-related news Above Soldiers assigned to A Company, 307th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, row a Zodiac boat across Mott Lake on Fort Bragg, N.C., July 30, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) Left An M1A2 Abrams main battle tank, assigned to 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, engages a target while an M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Grady Jones) Right Soldiers assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, prepare to attach a M1151 Humvee to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter assigned to the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, Aug. 4, 2015, on Fort Bragg, N.C. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Adan Cazarez) Left Soldiers of B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field salute using M119A3 105mm towed howitzers during the U.S. Army Forces Command change of command ceremony, Aug 10, 2015 at Fort Bragg, N.C. (U.S. Army photo by Jim Hinnant) Above Pfc. Abdoulie Baldeh, a UH-60 Black Hawk repairer assigned to D Company, 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, conducts an inspection during preventative maintenance, checks and services, Aug. 11, 2015, on Fort Drum, N.Y. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Osama Ayyad)