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AAFES supports ARNORTH, service members with mobile store at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
April 13, 2020
A customer purchases items inside the Mobile Field Exchange trailer at the Mission Training Complex at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

Army hospitals ready in New York, Seattle
April 2, 2020
Checking out medical equipment

Army North responds to COVID-19
March 26, 2020
Soldiers stock supplies

Caisson Platoon honors fallen heroes
March 6, 2020
Caisson Platoon Memorial Guard

Exercise Sudden Response 20 showcases task force support to civil authorities
February 5, 2020
Service members assigned to the 3rd Platoon, 68th Engineer Company urban rescue team conduct a car rescue during a simulated urban search and rescue mission Jan. 25 as part of Exercise Sudden Response 20.

ARNORTH leader observes joint U.S.-Canadian Army training
January 28, 2020
Maj. Gen. David Glaser, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) deputy commanding general, met with Major-General Stephen Cadden, Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre commander, and Col. David Gardner, Joint Readiness Training Center, Operations Group commander, to observe U.S. and Canadian Armed Forces exercising together Jan. 21 at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Sergeant Major of the Army visits JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
January 16, 2020
During a visit to Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Grinston joined senior Army noncommissioned officers from across the post during a morning Physical Readiness Training led by U.S. Army North, Jan. 15.  The visit was an opportunity to show how leaders here are preparing to tackle the upcoming Army Combat Fitness Test. The test, which will become the required physical test of record effective October 2020, is designed to transform the culture of Army fitness to ensure Soldiers are fit to fight.

U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) celebrates 77 years
January 13, 2020
Spc. Dazhir Walker, 323d U.S. Army Band “Fort Sam’s Own;” Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, commanding general, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) and senior commander, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston and JBSA-Camp Bullis, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Willie Noles; and Army North Command Sgt. Maj. Alberto Delgado, senior enlisted leader, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston and JBSA-Camp Bullis, cut a cake to celebrate Fifth Army’s 77th birthday at the Military & Family Readiness Center at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Jan. 10.

323rd Army Band commander promoted to top warrant officer grade
January 2, 2020
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jonathan D. Ward, commander and band master of “Fort Sam’s Own” 323rd U.S. Army Band, receives the Oath of Office upon his promotion to Chief Warrant Officer 5 from Brig. Gen. Walter Duzzny, U.S. Army North Deputy Commanding General-Support, at the University of the Incarnate Word’s Luella Bennack Concert Hall, San Antonio, TX, Dec. 3, 2019.

ARNORTH leaders visit Soldiers at southern border
December 2, 2019
Pvt. 1st Class Jon Solano, an infantryman assigned to Bravo Company, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, gives Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson, Commanding General, U.S. Army North, a demonstration on the operation of the mobile surveillance camera truck near Tucson, Arizona, Nov. 26, during a visit to service members working along the U.S. southern border.

Present meets past at Fort Sam Houston Museum
November 29, 2019
Jacqueline Davis(left), Fort Sam Houston Museum director, shows Mary Jean Eisenhower, granddaughter of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, artifacts from her grandfather's life, during her visit to the Fort Sam Houston Museum Nov. 22. During her visit, Eisenhower also toured the U.S. Army North headquarters and visited the Eisenhower quarters, still in use today. President Eisenhower was stationed at Fort Sam Houston both as a lieutenant and a colonel, and he even met his wife, Mamie, at the Army post.

Excess ARNORTH computer equipment provides educational opportunities
November 18, 2019
Army Staff Sgt. Marvin Tyler Nelson and Sgt. 1st Class Eugenio Moya, U.S. Army North, pack computers for transport to Wilkinson County High School in Woodville, Mississippi. The computers are being donated to the school through the Department of Defense’s Computers for Learning program.

Army North heads underground to train in NYC
October 3, 2019
Members of U.S. Army Reserve chemical and medical companies provide immediate assistance to a simulated casualty during a mock subway joint exercise at the FDNY’s Training Academy, Randalls Island in New York, Sept. 26. The training, planned by the U.S. Army North Civil Support Training Activity, incorporated elements from the U.S. Army Reserve, New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority, and New York City Emergency Management, and was geared toward creating a holistic response effort that helped test the core competencies of Defense Support of Civil Authorities mission in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear response.

Army North to take stage, highlight mission at 2019 AUSA meeting
October 3, 2019
Army North Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, will join two panel discussions during the annual AUSA meeting, happening Oct. 14-16.

ARNORTH NCO earns Soldier's Medal for heroism
September 25, 2019
Maj. Gen. David P. Glaser, U.S. Army North Deputy Commanding General-Operations, presented the Soldier’s Medal to Sgt. James Miller, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, at Fort Sam Houston Sept. 24. Miller was recognized with the Soldier’s Medal for selflessly pulling a woman from a burning vehicle in May 2017. Maj. Gen. Glaser was the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command Commander when the award started processing and was honored to present the medal.

Lincoln Military Housing residents have voices heard at JBSA- Fort Sam Houston housing town hall
September 20, 2019
Mike Mathews, Army Support Activity deputy manager, speaks to residents during a town hall focused on quality of life in housing at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Sept. 18. Joining him at the table are (from left) Col. Sam Fiol, 502nd Force Support Group commander; Col. Pete Velesky, 502nd Air Base Wing vice commander; Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, U.S. Army North commander; and Allyson McKay, Lincoln Military Housing Executive Director.

Army North responds to Hurricane Dorian by staging forces, equipment
September 20, 2019
Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, commander, U.S. Army North, talks to Soldiers during her visit with states leaders impacted by Hurricane Dorian at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, Sept. 6. Army North helps protect the nation by coordinating active duty military support to state and federal partners during disasters.

Husband and wife, both three-star generals, share secrets to dual family success
August 28, 2019
Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson and Lt. Gen. James Richardson discuss their dual military family life, which has spanned more than three decades. Dual military families are family units where both parents serve in the military. Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson is the commanding general of U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. Lt. Gen. James Richardson serves as the deputy commanding general of Army Futures Command in Austin,

Army North civilian is a 2019 Joint Women’s Meritorious Service Award recipient
August 26, 2019
Martha Wilkins (center), Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer, U.S. Army North, was recognized as one of the 2019 Joint Women’s Meritorious Service Award recipients, at the Joint Women's Leadership Symposium  held in Washington D.C., Aug. 23. The 32nd Annual symposium, which is the largest gathering of women in uniform in the nation, brings together women serving in the Department of Defense and Coast Guard including civilians, officers, enlisted and cadets. JWLS has become a crucial component in the professional growth and development of women in our Armed Forces.

Joint Base San Antonio honors the 'Greatest Generation'
August 23, 2019
Brig. Gen. Walter Duzzny (left), deputy commanding general of U.S. Army North, listens to the stories of Tuskegee Airmen James Bynum and Theodore Johnson after a ceremony honoring World War II Veterans for their service and sacrifice at the Military and Family Readiness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 20. The ceremony was hosted by the FSH Survivor Outreach Services Support Program in partnership with the FSH Gold Star Families as a way to honor the WWII veterans who were unable to travel to France for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day.