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Army News

June 13, 2016
US, Polish Forces execute battalion air assault during Anakonda 16
Over 35 NATO helicopters from the Polish 1st Army Aviation Brigade, 25th Air Cavalry Brigade and the U.S. 12th Combat Aviation Brigade "Task Force Griffin," participated in a battalion size air assault of over 400 Sky Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, during exercise exercise Anakonda 16 at the 21st Tactical Air Base in Swidwin, Poland, June 10-11.
June 9, 2016
Army Total Force partnerships improving readiness
More National Guard and Reserve units are partnering with the active component under the Army Forces Command Total Force Partnership Program, and one of the latest is an infantry brigade combat team from California.

Navy News

September 23, 2016
Black Dart Exercise Tests Counter—UAS Capabilities Aboard USS Jason Dunham, USS Lassen
Guided—missile destroyers USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and USS Lassen (DDG 82) tested counter—unmanned aerial system (C—UAS) capabilities during exercise Black Dart off the coast of Destin, Florida, Sept. 20.
September 23, 2016
U.S. Naval War College hosts 22nd International Seapower Symposium
U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island welcomed the 22nd edition of the Chief of Naval Operations' International Seapower Symposium (ISS) which began Sept. 20 with senior representatives from more than 100 nations attending.

101st Airborne News

September 14, 2016
Lifeliners commemorate September 11th
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Sgt. Zachary Patt was an 18-year-old store manager at a shoe store in Spartanburg, South Carolina, on September 11, 2001. "I had fallen asleep [at home] with the television on, so when I woke up, I watched the whole thing unfold," explained Patt, now a food service noncommissioned officer with 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliners," 101st Airborne Division.
September 6, 2016
Providing higher headquarters sustainment mission command at combat training centers
The 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade headquarters was the first unit of its kind to exercise mission command of sustainment units at the Joint Readiness Training Center. This type of training provides new opportunities for sustainment brigades, but more could be done to improve the concept.