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Staff Sergeant Ethan Rodgers of 7th Army Training Center, Europe's 2016 "Best NCO Warrior," completes a grueling 12-mile foot march Aug. 11 during 2016 USAREUR Best Warrior Competition held at the Grafenwoehr Training Area. The Blaine, Tennessee native triumphed in the NCO category over eight other command-level victors. He'll represent USAREUR during the Army-wide BWC slated for Sept. 26-Oct. 3 at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Frank Brown Jr., 18th Military Police Brigade Public Affairs)

USAREUR’s ‘ultimate warriors’ overcome intense competition

The U.S. Army Europe and 21st Theater Sustainment Command senior enlisted leaders unveiled the region’s top troops as the 2016 European Best Warrior Competition reached a thrilling climax before an enthusiastic audience of more than 200 Soldiers, leaders and distinguished visitors Aug. 11 at the Tower Barracks Physical Fitness Center.

August 16, 2016 ×
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program race walker Staff Sgt. John Nunn receives an American flag from his daughter Ella after winning the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for the 50-kilometer race walk February 21, 2016, in Santee, California. Nunn won the event with a personal-best time of 4 hours, 3 minutes, 21 seconds on the 31-mile course to earn his third Olympic berth. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo)

Soldier at Olympic opening: ‘My heart was full of American pride.’

For race walker Staff Sgt. John Nunn, the charm of walking in his third Olympic opening ceremony was being able to simultaneously communicate with his 12-year-old daughter in Texas.

August 10, 2016 ×
Col. Benjamin C. Jones, right, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, and Stephen Povilaitis, left, Installation Management Command ADVON team leader at Mihail Kogâlniceanu Air Base, Romania, listen to a briefing on the transfer of base operations from USAREUR to IMCOM during Jones' first visit to the site, which is overseen by USAG Ansbach.

Ansbach garrison commander visits Camp MK site in Romania

The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander and the director of operations for the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management visited the U.S. military installation at Mihail Kogâlniceanu Air Base here Aug. 3 and 4.

August 10, 2016 ×
Spc. Jonathan Cyr, Anvil Company, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment mounts a 50 caliber machine gun onto a M1A2 Abrams tank, July 21, 2016 before heading out to the field for training.

Anvil Company preps for situational training exercise in Bulgaria

The Soldiers of Anvil Company, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, have rolled out to the fields of Bulgaria, July 21, 2016 to conduct an 11-day field exercise consisting of platoon and company level situational training exercises (STX).

July 27, 2016 ×
Summer most critical time to prevent off-post accidents according to tri-signed letter on safety

Summer most critical time to prevent off-post accidents according to tri-signed letter on safety

Eric K. Fanning, secretary of the Army, Gen. Mark A. Milley, chief of staff of the Army, and Command Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey released a tri-signed letter on safety. Read it here.

June 22, 2016 ×
Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning and Pvt. 1st Class Jacob Hauser earned their cake doing push-ups. Hauser starred in two of the #EarnYourCake clips that sparked Fannings impromptu visit to LSA Warhammer, June 14. (Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Hilary Klotz, 16th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs Officer)

Message from Secretary of Army talks Anakonda, Army’s 241st B-day, priorities as secretary

Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning sent a message to the Army team concerning his priorities as the secretary. His priorities include taking care of Soldiers, Civilians, and their Families; developing capabilities to counter emerging threats; and meaningful acquisition reform.

June 22, 2016 ×
In this U.S. Army file photo, a Soldier uses a smartphone. Remember, the U.S. Army has not authorized any common access card readers for smartphones.

Watch your back for CAC hack attack: Army neither supports nor recognizes smartphone CAC readers

A free application for certain smartphones was recently released with which users can scan the barcode on the front of Common Access Cards (CAC). The Army does not support this app, and CAC users definitely should not use it.

June 2, 2016 ×
Fort Bliss Iron Eagles arrive in Germany

Fort Bliss Iron Eagles arrive in Germany

About 250 Soldiers of the 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade, “Iron Eagles,” from Fort Bliss, Texas, arrived here, April 26, at Albrecht Dürer Airport.

April 29, 2016 ×
Ansbach to transition to simplified DoD request for child care website in September

Ansbach to transition to simplified DoD request for child care website in September

The Army is transitioning to a new single-portal Department of Defense website designed to make it easier for Soldiers to find the child care they need.

April 4, 2016 ×
BOSS president leads from the front

BOSS president leads from the front

Significant developments in one’s career can come from unlikely places. For one Soldier, a community recreation program gave him growth opportunities far beyond what he had imagined.

February 24, 2016 ×