FORT LEE, Va. (May 27, 2015) — A Virginia National Guardsman has become the first advanced individual training Soldier to earn gunsmith certification upon graduation from the Ordnance School’s 91F10 Small Arms/Artillery Repairer Course.
Archive for May, 2015
FORT SILL, Okla. (May 21, 2015) — A group of noncommissioned officers pinned on a badge May 12 not worn by many in the Army. The Noncommissioned Officers Academy staff held their first Army Instructor Badge Recognition ceremony.
“I called you SAMS leaders for a reason” Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby told the graduates of The U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies. The school graduated 126 officers, including 15 international officers from 11 countries, and six federal civilian employees representing four federal agencies at the Lewis and Clark Center at Fort Leavenworth, May 21.
FORT RUCKER, Ala. (May 22, 2015) — In years past, the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence was named an Institution of Excellence by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, and now Fort Rucker is hoping to continue that trend.
Veterans have been moved to tears as exhibits conjure memories of the battles of their past, and future leaders have been inspired during school field trips to the Museum of the Noncommissioned Officer at Fort Bliss, Texas. The nondescript building has preserved and displayed the grand history of the U.S. Army NCO Corps since the museum opened in 1981, and it has recently been transformed into something greater.