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July 18, 2023

First Army OC/Ts partner with Mississippi's 1-155th at Fort Bliss

The Mississippi Army National Guard's 1-155th Infantry Regiment trained for real-world missions under the watchful eye of First Army recently. The goal was to familiarize Soldiers with a rapid response capable of a quick, mobile reaction in whatever

July 10, 2023

157th CATB validates Army National Guard Air Defense partners for upcomi...

Observer coach/trainers from 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 157th Combined Arms Training Brigade, First Army Division East, recently partnered with 1st Battalion, 174th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Ohio Army National Guard,

July 7, 2023

The Ready Brigade Hosts 30th ABCT for XCTC

National Guardsmen of the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team executed an eXportable Combat Training Capability exercise, or XCTC, while receiving evaluations from 188th Infantry Brigade’s Observer Coach/Trainers on Fort Stewart, June 13-28, 2023.An

Nov. 7, 2022

Army Reserve logisticians prepare for deployment to Middle East

In preparation for their upcoming deployment to the Middle East, subject matter experts and trainers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command assisted the Soldiers from the Army Reserve’s 143rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command to successfully

Aug. 9, 2022

First Army, Virginia National Guard complete support of XCTC at Fort Drum

Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 3647th Maintenance Company and the 1033rd Engineer Company successfully completed their support of a New Jersey National Guard brigade’s XCTC rotation July 30, 2022, at Fort Drum, New York. 

Aug. 2, 2022

Pershing Strike 22: First Army partners with Reserve Component units for...

In the event of a full-scale war, the United States will need multiple installations up and running to get Reserve Component units into the fight. With that in mind, First Army has joined its enterprise partners and Reserve Component units for

June 29, 2022

Spouse’s Spirit: 4th CAV says good-bye to revered team member

Proverbs 31:27 describes a virtuous woman as one “who takes care of the needs of her household.”As a chaplain’s wife, Jade Jeon has opened her heart beyond the walls of her home to make the Army’s Soldiers and their families a part of her household.

June 24, 2022

Georgia Army Guard Hones Readiness at XCTC Exercise

Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 177th Brigade Engineer Battalion familiarized themselves with M2 and M249 machine guns and M4A1 carbines during an Exportable Combat Training Capabilities exercise June 22.The exercise enables

June 23, 2022

188th OC/Ts oversee unique training at XCTC

FORT STEWART, Ga. (June 23, 2022)- Observer Coach Trainers of 188th Infantry Brigade recently oversaw the Air Assault Raid training conducted by Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers of C Battery, 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, 48th

June 10, 2022

4th CAV completes first Spur Ride in six years

Twenty-six Soldiers assigned to 4th Cavalry Multi-Functional Training Brigade completed a Spur Ride June 2, 2022. 4th CAV had not conducted a Spur Ride since 2016, when the Brigade was reorganized by the Army.“In every Cavalry unit in the Army, a

June 8, 2022

65th FAB leads multi-state XCTC exercise at Orchard Combat Training Cent...

The Utah National Guard’s 65th Field Artillery Brigade, “America’s Thunder,” is participating in Western Strike 22, a large-scale, multi-state field artillery training exercise, June 7-16, 2022, at Orchard Combat Training Center near Boise, Idaho.

May 2, 2022

First Army Soldier gets big parenting win at Pentagon

The old military adage goes, “If the Army wanted you to have a family, they would have issued you one.” For Major Sam Winkler, this way of thinking simply was not good enough for today’s Army.Parenthood in the military “should be celebrated and