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Leaders of the 1st Infantry Division visited the University of Kansas recently to formalize the partnership resolution between the Big Red One and KU. First Army supported the Army Reserve, National Guard, active Army and the Air Force during a Exercise recently held at Camp Atterbury, Ind. FORSCOM in the news Public Affairs units in action 24th Press Camp Headquarters Capt. Sophia Hildreth, operational law attorney, 1st Armored Division, provides support to 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, during Iron Focus 16.1 at the Mission Training Center, Fort Bliss, Texas, Dec. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Lauren Wanda) NCO Evaluation ReportThe redesigned Army NCO Evaluation Report aligns the evaluation system with current Army doctrine, establishes and reinforces differentiates among three levels of NCO career achievement. The opening ceremony for Yama Sakura 69 was held at the Japan Ground Self Defense Force Middle Army Headquarters on Camp Itami, Japan recently. I Corps is validating new mobile network integrated on Stryker platforms to enable mission command on the move. U.S. Army Reserve Commands subordinate unit recently conducted a change-of-command at Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, Calif. FRONTLINEU.S. Army Forces CommandDec. 11, 2015 | Volume V, Issue 47 We cannot allow tragedy to pass unacknowledged. We must do whatever is needed to make certain that our Soldiers are training and operating safely. Gen. Robert B. Abrams Commanding General, FORSCOM Aviation Safety Stand Down Directive Dec. 3, 2015, Fort Bragg, N.C. Senior Leaders Aviation stand down concludesOn Point Impaired driving prevention key to Holiday safetyDecember is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. While observance, it is an important opportunity for leaders to engage their Soldiers on the hazards of drunk driving before the holiday exodus. At present, alcohol is not a major factor in most private motor vehicle accidents involving Soldiers. Yet the Army does experience a handful of drunk driving crashes every year. In December 1982, President Ronald Reagan signed a presidential proclamation announcing National Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Week, explained Pamela Morton, state victim coordinator for MADD Alabama. MADD was a key member of his presidential commission on drunk driving, and over time that awareness week has evolved into a month-long observance. By Cheryl Pellerin, DoD News WASHINGTON (Dec. 3, 2015) -Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that beginning in January, all military occupations and positions will be open to women, without exception. the secretary said women will be able to contrib ute to the Defense Department mission with no barriers at all in their way. and lead infantry Soldiers into combat, Carter added. Theyll be able to serve as Army Rangers and Green Berets, Navy SEALs, Marine Corps infantry, Air Force parajumpers, and everything else that was previously open only to men. Over the past three years, he added, senior civilian and military leaders across the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Special Opera tions Command have studied the integration of women into these positions. Last month I received their recommenda tions [and] the data, studies and surveys on which they were based regarding whether any of those remaining positions warrant a continued exemption from being opened to women, Carter said, noting that the Army, Navy, Air Force and SOCOM said none of the positions warranted exemptions. In a memorandum to the secretaries of all military departments and others, Carter directed the military services to open all military occupa tional specialties to women 30 days from today a waiting period required by law and by that date to provide updated implementation plans for integrating women into the positions now open to them. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announces the opening of all military occupations to women during a press Secretary of Defense: All military occupations open to women


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 Soldiers from the Joint Readiness Training Center Operations Group assault an objective during a Box Tour, Nov. 21, 2015, at Fort Polk, La. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Chad Ashe) Left Sgt. Tyler Koon, command post node team chief, 51st Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 593rd Sustainment Commmand (Expeditionary), negotiates a low crawl obstacle during the Rest Assured Challenge IV competition on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Nov. 24, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Quanesha Deloach) Spc. Deayerius Dukes, a food service specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, I Corps, prepares a salad topping during the Yama Sakura 69 Iron Chef Competition at Camp Itami, Japan, Dec. 5, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel Schroeder) Left Sgt. Daniel Young, an infantryman assigned to 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, a M320 40mm lightweight training exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Dec. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Freeman) Above Spc. Timmy Racke, an infantryman with 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, engages targets with a M240B machine gun during battle drills, Dec. 2, 2015, at Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin)