1st Infantry Division

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Name: 1st Infantry Division
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 3 reports

8 soldiers wounded in Basilan ambush

By Teofilo P. Garcia Jr.ZAMBOANGA CITY – Government forces have launched pursuit operation against the Abu Sayyaf bandits who staged an ambush that injured eight soldiers in the nearby island province of Basilan, officials disclosed Thursday.Army’s 1st ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Suspected Abu Sayyaf member captured in Zamboanga City

A suspected Abu Sayyaf bandit facing kidnapping charges was arrested by government security forces in Zamboanga City on Wednesday, a regional military spokesman said Thursday. Citing field reports, Capt. Franco Suelto of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division ... [Published GMA News Online - 9 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Kansas Common Sense - Fighting Potential Cuts at Ft. Riley and Ft. Leavenworth

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by Kansas Senator Jerry Moran:Hello,Welcome to "Kansas Common Sense." Thanks for your continued interest in receiving my weekly newsletter. Please feel free to forward it on to your family and friends ... [Published HighBeam Research - 18 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Water Operations Training

The U.S. Army posted a photo: Cpl. Denise Houston, a Ridgeland, S.C., native, hangs on to a Zodiac boat as she, along with fellow Soldiers, try to get the watercraft turned back over Aug. 14 at Fort Leonard Wood's Training Area 250 Lake. Troops ... [Published U.S. Army - Flickr Images - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

4th MEB troops dive into water operations training

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- Soldiers from the 94th Engineer Battalion's Forward Support Company spent a morning outside of their comfort zone as they conducted a water operations training exercise Aug. 14.Troops from the FSC, 94th Eng. Bn., part of the ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Woman abducted in Zamboanga

10:26 pmby ZAMBOANGA CITY : Unidentified gunmen seized a woman in Zamboanga City in the southern Philippines and authorities were tracking down the assailants who fled on a motorized boat with their victim.Capt. Franco Suelto, a spokesman for the 1st ... [Published Manila Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Randy Schriver promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 5 in U.S. Army Reserve

CW5 Randy L. Schriver, Waynesboro and formerly of Chambersburg, was recently promoted to his current rank of master chief warrant officer in the U.S. Army Reserve.CW5 is the highest level of a warrant officer's career, with few attaining the rank in the ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Base Defense Exercise

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - Soldiers practice threat response and base defense during an exercise on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Infantry Division, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment clear a compound from insurgent forces during ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

U.S., Southern Africa Strategic Partnership Takes Center Stage during Exercise Southern Accord 14

Salima, Malawi—Command Sgt. Maj. Larry H. Orvis, command sergeant major, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division greets some of the local children during Southern Accord 14, July 15, 2014. The...For ... [Published United States Army - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

‘Devil Brigade’ Soldiers turn out in force for health and wellness fair

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait – The “Devil Brigade” Soldiers turned out in force to take advantage of the health and wellness fair sponsored by 452nd Combat Support Hospital Aug. 12.The event is a part of the brigade’s Ready and Resilient program, whose goal ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Army announces recruitment of new soldiers

By MARY MAE ABELLONDIPOLOG CITY – The 101st Infantry Brigade of 1st Tabak Division, Philippine Army (PA) is now recruiting interested applicants to join the army.Col. Apolinario Y. Alobba, 101st Brigade commander, urged those interested to take the pre-entry ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Senator Roberts & Kansas Delegation to Army: Ft. Riley and Ft. Leavenworth Critical to National Military Strategy and Kansas

ANDOVER, KS – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today sent letters, signed by the Kansas congressional delegation, to Secretary of the Army John McHugh and General Raymond Odierno, Army Chief of Staff, to fight potential cuts to personnel and operations at Ft. ... [Published U.S. Senator Pat Roberts - Aug 14 2014]

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"It helps to be a well-rounded and trained Soldier in today's Army," Francis said of the experience. "This gives you better insight of what goes on outside of the motor pool."
"It's an honor to be selected," Schriver said. "Out of 110 applicants that went up, eight were selected and I was among that eight. The love, encouragement and support of my wife Tina gave me the motivation to peruse this goal and the belief that I could obtain it."
...First Infantry Division Soldiers supporting the mission made the most of their time in Malawi. "It was great seeing our Soldiers take advantage of down time to interact with the local population and gain cultural experience, visit game reserves, and volunteer at the local orphanage" said Orvis...
"It's not clear what the political objective would be for any military action there" he said

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8 soldiers wounded in Basilan ambush [Published Business Week Mindanao - 3 hours ago]
10 injured in ambush, landmine blast in Basilan [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 4 hours ago]
5 soldiers, 3 militiamen wounded in Basilan ambush [Published Sun Star Network - 4 hours ago]
Suspected Abu Sayyaf member captured in Zamboan... [Published GMA News Online - 9 hours ago]
Abu Sayyaf member bagged in Zamboanga City oper... [Published Manila Times - 10 hours ago]
Alleged Abu Sayyaf leader captured in Zamboanga... [Published Interaksyon - 10 hours ago]
Kansas Common Sense - Fighting Potential Cuts a... [Published HighBeam Research - 18 hours ago]
Water Operations Training [Published U.S. Army - Flickr Images - 20 hours ago]
4th MEB troops dive into water operations training [Published DVIDS - Aug 19 2014]
Woman abducted in Zamboanga [Published Manila Times - Aug 19 2014]
1st ABCT medics train with Navy corpsmen [Published DVIDS - Aug 18 2014]
Randy Schriver promoted to Chief Warrant Office... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Aug 15 2014]
Base Defense Exercise [Published DVIDS - Aug 15 2014]
U.S., Southern Africa Strategic Partnership Tak... [Published United States Army - Aug 15 2014]
US veterans 'angry' as they watch Iraq militant... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 14 2014]
‘Devil Brigade’ Soldiers turn out in force for ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 14 2014]
Army announces recruitment of new soldiers [Published Business Week Mindanao - Aug 14 2014]
Senator Roberts & Kansas Delegation to Army: Ft... [Published U.S. Senator Pat Roberts - Aug 14 2014]
MacFarland ready to lead ‘great team’ [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Aug 13 2014]
Washington fights fire with fire in Libya [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
Retiring CAFGUs Receive Separation Benefits [Published Daily Zamboanga Times - Aug 12 2014]
Soldiers train in XCTC exercise at Fort McCoy [Published United States Army - Aug 12 2014]
Vietnam vet to receive medals [Published Dayton Daily News - Aug 11 2014]
‘Devil Brigade’ officers mentor future Army lea... [Published DVIDS - Aug 10 2014]
'Dreadnaught' take sobering approach to combati... [Published DVIDS - Aug 10 2014]
Why I serve: Former Iraqi soldier immigrates to... [Published DVIDS - Aug 10 2014]
‘Devil Brigade’ learns a cautionary tale of the... [Published DVIDS - Aug 10 2014]
1st ABCT combat medics enhance skill set [Published DVIDS - Aug 10 2014]
III Corps welcomes MacFarland as Milley heads t... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Aug 09 2014]
Fort Leavenworth could face massive cuts as Arm... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 08 2014]
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Water Operations Training [Published U.S. Army - Flickr Images - 20 hours ago]
The U.S. Army posted a photo: Cpl. Denise Houston, a Ridgeland, S.C., native, hangs on to a Zodiac boat as she, along with fellow Soldiers, try to get the watercraft turned back over Aug. 14 at Fort Leonard Wood's Training Area 250 Lake. Troops ...
Liveblogging World War II: August 7, 1944: Mortain [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 07 2014]
From Rick Atkinson, The Guns at Last Light:Such a place was Mortain, a village of 1,300, twenty miles east of Avranches.... The last German occupier in Mortain had been gunned down on August 3 by a French policeman armed with a nineteenth-century rifle ...
Liveblogging World War II: August 7, 1944: Mortain [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 07 2014]
From Rick Atkinson, The Guns at Last Light: Such a place was Mortain, a village of 1,300, twenty miles east of Avranches.... The last German occupier in Mortain had been gunned down on August 3 by a French policeman armed with a nineteenth-century ...
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regi... [Published U.S. Army - Flickr Images - Jun 27 2014]
The U.S. Army posted a photo: Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, interact with role players during asituational training exercise in Exercise Western Accord 14, June ...
‘Big Red One’ Soldiers arrive in France for D-D... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jun 05 2014]
NORMANDY, France (June 3, 2014) — A foot taps feverishly. Eyes wonder in every direction. Suddenly, the screech of aircraft tires hitting the ground pierces the roaring calm. As the aircraft comes to a halt, Soldiers begin gathering their gear and ...
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