• June 13, 2021

Tags : 1st Armored Division

1st Armored Division announces death of Noncommissioned Officer

Sunday afternoon, officials with the 1st Armored Division (1AD) announced the death of a noncommissioned officer at Fort Bliss. 27 year old Staff Sgt. John D.S. Bailey was found dead on January  14, in an on-post residence on Fort Bliss. Staff Sgt. Bailey was pronounced dead by Fort Bliss Department of Emergency Services personnel. “We […]Read More

Ft. Bliss’s 2ABCT helps train Kuwait National Guard on weapons

In a socially distanced ceremony full of senior military leaders from the Kuwait National Guard and 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Soldiers of the KNG were awarded course completion certificates near Kuwait City, Kuwait on December 7, 2020. Kuwait National Guard Soldiers completed a week-long familiarization course on the M242 Bushmaster weapon […]Read More

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