• April 14, 2021

Tags : 1st armored

3BCT Soldier learns it takes two to earn Expert Field

FORT BLISS, Texas — “I walked over to the NCO of my starting lane for land navigation and I asked him, ‘Hey sergeant, do you want me to line up behind you?’” said DeMarsico as he recalled the first time he participated in EFMB qualification testing. “He said I need your name and roster number. […]Read More

1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team Converts to Armored Brigade

After almost two decades of conducting counterinsurgency and stability operations, the Army is pivoting its strategic focus to countering the threat of near-peer adversaries. Part of its strategy is to add more firepower and protection to its force with the addition of a 16th armored brigade combat team. On June 20, the 1st Stryker Brigade […]Read More

1st Armored Division’s Major General Twitty Promoted, Will Leave Ft.

The Army announced April 28 the appointment of Maj. Gen. Stephen Twitty, Commanding General, 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, to the rank of Lieutenant General and assignment as Commanding General First United States Army, Rock Island, Illinois. “I am truly grateful for the appointment to the rank of Lieutenant General and the opportunity to […]Read More