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FORT HOOD — A few hundred family and friends waited anxiously in the stadium seats at Cooper Field on Fort Hood as they anxiously waited for the returning troops.

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Fort Hood’s 3rd Cavalry Regiment “Brave Rifles” officially transferred their mission in Iraq to the 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne,” 101st Airborne Division, from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, during a ceremony this week in Baghdad, Iraq.

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FORT HOOD — Family members, friends and fellow soldiers gathered Friday at Abrams Physical Fitness Center to welcome home 127 troopers from Fort Hood’s 3rd Cavalry Regimen following a nine-month deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

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CAMP CASEY, South Korea — After a nine-month rotation in South Korea, 2nd Brigade “Black Jack” Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, soldiers returned home to the Great Place, passing the mission off last week to another 1st Cavalry Division unit, the 1st Brigade “Ironhorse” Combat Team.

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WASHINGTON — Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are wearing down the forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said today while describing the coalition air campaign and the evolving train-and-assist mission.

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During a Monday interview on post, the brigade commander of a Fort Hood soldier and his military working dog who were injured in a bomb blast in Afghanistan talked about the incident and the outpouring of support the soldier and his family have had since.

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CAMP HOVEY, South Korea — Spc. Solomon Weaver is a 21-year-old tanker from Patterson, Calif., serving with the Delta Company Desperados of the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

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CAMP CASEY, South Korea — The soldiers of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are settling in to their new homes on Camps Casey and Hovey located outside Dongducheon, South Korea.

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CAMP CASEY, South Korea — The soldiers of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are settling in to their new homes on Camps Casey and Hovey located outside Dongducheon, South Korea.

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CAMP CASEY, South Korea — The soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, have spent the last month crossing the Pacific Ocean to assume their posts among the camps bordering the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea.

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KUWAIT — Soldiers with the 1st Sustainment Command-Operational Command Post partnered with their Kuwait army counterparts during a sustainment and logistics focused tabletop training exercise known as Kazma II at the Kuwait Ministry of Defense Logistic Operations Command, April 12-16.

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BAGHDAD — The top U.S. military officer urged Iraqi leaders on Monday to take steps to ensure the effectiveness of U.S. and allied security aid, calling for additional reforms to military leadership and pay systems and increased recruitment of troops to fight the Islamic State.

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LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Train, Advise, Assist Command East held a casing and uncasing ceremony for the outgoing “Brave Rifles” of 3rd Cavalry Regiment and incoming 3rd “Rakkasans” Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, at Tactical Base Gamberi on Sunday.

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PAYNESVILLE, Liberia — After arriving in Liberia in mid-October to help fight the spread of the Ebola virus during Operation United Assistance, Joint Forces Command–United Assistance, 36th Engineer Brigade soldiers are preparing to hand the National Police Training Academy back to the Liberi…

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RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, South Korea — Members of 3rd Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division held gunnery Feb. 5-8 at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex. The gunnery, which will be one of the last for 1st Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division will con…

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BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — The monthly Task Force Wrangler Safety Council meeting, held Jan. 15, at Army Field Support Battalion Afghanistan, provided a venue for unit representatives to report on safety programs, initiatives, training, successes and challenges. The forum facilitated cro…

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BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghansitan — Engineers normally work in platoon or company-sized elements but for the hard-working Wranglers from the 4th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, they have assisted in descoping Bagram Airfield and parts of Afghanistan as a two-man shop.

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BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — To be considered a proficient marksman, all soldiers are required to know how to operate and use their assigned weapons such as the M-16, M-4 carbine and the M-240B machine gun.

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KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — The leadership of Train, Advise, Assist Command-South — led by the 1st Cavalry Division — passed from Brig. Gen. Douglas Gabram to Brig. Gen. Viet Luong on Jan. 10 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

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