• September 26, 2020

Tags : 1st Armored Division

Threads and Treads: 1st Armored Division Insignia turns 80

FORT BLISS, Texas – America’s Tank Division will be toasting “cheers to 80 years” this Jul. 15 in commemoration of eight decorated decades of service. Famously known by the moniker “Old Ironsides”, the 1st Armored Division is the oldest, most recognizable armor division in the U.S. Army. OLD IRONSIDES DESIGNATION As part of the mechanization […]Read More

Modern Adjutants: Embracing Technology as AG Corps turns 245

FORT BLISS, Texas – One of the oldest basic branches in the U.S. Army, the Adjutant General’s Corps celebrated its 245th birthday on June 16. While its origins and mission date back to the American Revolution and the formation of the Continental Army, today’s AG Soldiers use technology to provide the best in manpower, HR […]Read More

Fuel for the Fight: Nutrition and Immunity During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, Soldiers and their families have been forced to take on new lifestyles. For many, maintaining healthy dietary habits during this time is a struggle, but one that the Army has several programs to help with. In this precarious environment, it has never been more important to maintain a healthy […]Read More

Ft. Bliss’ 919th CBN Soldiers forge successes during Afghanistan deployment

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Soldiers from the 919th Contracting Battalion at Fort Bliss, who deployed to Afghanistan in August 2019 to lead Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan are redeploying this week. Commanded by Lt. Col. Eric Brooks, RCC-Afghanistan implemented effective contracting solutions to enable U.S. and coalition forces to build capacity and legitimacy for the Afghan National […]Read More

Ready First Soldier Command Sgt. Maj. Tony T. Towns to

FORT BLISS, Texas— Command Sgt. Maj. Tony T. Towns, the senior enlisted advisor with 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, is preparing to become the senior enlisted advisor for the U.S. Army Armor School at Fort Benning, Georgia, this summer. Towns joined the U.S. Army in 1995 to become an M1A1/A2 Abrams armor […]Read More