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FORSCOM frontline
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Frontline
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United States Army Forces Command frontline
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US Army Forces Command frontline
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The 4th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, recently assumed authority of aviation support for Operation Inherent Resolve. The 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade recently uncased the unit colors to mark the beginning deployment to Afghanistan. FORSCOM in the news Meet Your Army A Soldier from American Falls, Idaho, recently returned to share his experiences with the community and create awareness of Army career opportunities. Spc. Darin Blair a 91D generator equipment repairer with the 82nd Airborne Division, has been in the Army for two years and returned to his hometown for a 30-day assignment as part of the Armys Hometown Recruiter Assistance Program/Special Recruiting Assistance Program to educate youth, parents and community leaders about military life. Service Culture CampaignThe Service Culture Campaign is a sustained readiness plan and operation launched by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command in 2017. The campaign is key to developing highly effective teams capable of supporting installation senior commanders and Army readiness requirements. First Army Division East welcomed a new commanding general and command sergeant major during a recent ceremony on Fort Knox, Ky. The 82nd Airborne Division recently conducted a Change of Stole ceremony to bid farewell to one chaplain and welcome another to the division. Americas First Corps bid farewell to the Corps command chaplain during a recent Change of Stole ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. FRONTLINEU.S. Army Forces CommandJuly 13, 2018 | Volume VIII, Issue 27 The Army Combat Fitness Test will ignite a generational, cultural a cornerstone of individual Soldier combat readiness. Maj. Gen. Malcom B. Frost CG, Center for Initial Military Training July 9, 2018, Fort Eustis, Va. Senior Leaders Readiness to improveOn Point Army Combat Fitness TestThe Army approved a new all Active, National Guard and Reserve Soldiers that is highly correlated with combat readiness. The Army will execute the test through U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and the U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training. collective readiness and provide the nation with physically culture, reduce preventable injuries and associated attrition, and enhance Soldier mental toughness and stamina. By Staff Sgt. Michael Reinsch, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs It was a really, really hot night. We had a full moon, and our platoon was moving through Af ghan farmlands, said Staff Sgt. Kevin F. Aetonu, a squad leader for 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. We were doing some clearance operations through some compounds in Afghanistan, said 1st Lt. Tyler Wojtasinski, a platoon leader for 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment. Once the ele ments reached their limits toward the end of the Soldiers in the military often deploy to many selves in places where combat is a far off thought, and the day-to-day mission they are tasked with doesnt come close to dangerous. For Soldiers like Wojtasinski, Spc. Brad Cook and Spc. Miles L. Shoemaker, and Aetonu, from 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, that danger ambushed them during their most recent deployment to Afghanistan on Oct. 26, 2017. When we reached the edge of the buildShoemaker, a team leader for 1st Battalion, 87th Three elements of Soldiers were moving through the territory when they were ambushed by roughly 30 Taliban forces, who were using rocket propelled grenades, mortars and machine seem real at the time, said Cook, a machine gunner with 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment. But, everything kind of clicked. All the training that we had, everything built up to that moment, and we reacted. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, were awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor device and the Army Commendation Medal with Valor device for their Reinsch) 10th Mountain Division Soldiers receive awards for valor

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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 usarmy.bragg.forscom.list.pao-media-report-distro-list@mail.mil The U.S. Army Forces Command Frontline is a weekly authorized newsletter highlighting FORSCOM-related news from A Bradley Fighting Vehicle with 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Left Right Fort Drum community members, Gold Star Families and guests gathered in Memorial Mountain Remembrance Ceremony and honor 10th Mountain Division Soldiers who died in service around the Strasser) Left Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division Band Sgt. Micah Merrill) Maj. Peter Bogart)