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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.

Army North welcomes new deputy commanding general
July 24, 2019
Maj. Gen. David P. Glaser, the new U.S. Army North Deputy Commanding General-Operations, speaks during his welcome ceremony at the Quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 23.

Senior enlisted advisor to Joint Chiefs chairman visits Army North
July 18, 2019
Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, held a Senior Noncommissioned Officer forum during his visit to U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) July 17.Troxell's visit to Army North was his first stop while visiting service members throughout Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson takes command of U.S. Army North
July 9, 2019
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson, incoming U.S. Army North commander, accepts the Army North (Fifth Army) colors from U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, commanding general, U.S. Northern Command, during the change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 8. Richardson most recently served at U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where she was the deputy commanding general.

U.S. Army North conducts change of command July 8
June 27, 2019
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan (left), who has commanded U.S. Army North for the last three years, will relinquish command to Lt. Gen Laura J. Richardson (right).

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Caisson Team dedicates horse in Sergeant Major of the Army's name
June 25, 2019
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey and members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and U.S. Army North's caisson team stands with Dailey, the newest member of the ARNORTH's caisson team, during a horse dedication at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 17. Caisson horses with ARNORTH have been named in honor of retired Sergeants Major of the Army and Medal of Honor recipients from Fifth Army in World War II.

U.S. Army North evaluates North Carolina National Guard unit
June 24, 2019
Soldiers and Airmen from the 42nd Civil Support Team are evaluated on core tasks while conducting training at the Buncombe County Training Center June 13 as part of a U.S. Army North validation training exercise in Woodfin, North Carolina.

U.S. Army North hosts 2019 Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept Drill
June 24, 2019
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, U.S. Army North commanding general, hosts personnel from federal, state, U.S. Territories and military agencies at the 2019 ARNORTH Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept Drill at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 12. The ROC Drill helped synchronize active duty military support efforts with federal, state, territorial and local partners to ensure seamless support in a hurricane response event.

Army North Headquarters Support Company welcomes new commander
June 7, 2019
Lt. Col. Timothy Hickman (center), U.S. Army North Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion commander, stands at attention with Capt. Adam C. Crawford (right), outgoing commander for the ARNORTH Headquarters Support Company, and Capt. Stephanie E. Hecker (left), incoming commander for HSC, after the passing of the guidon during a change of command ceremony at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston stables June 3. The change of command ceremony represents the passing of responsibilities for a unit from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander.

Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey visits JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
May 30, 2019
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey visited with members of U.S. Army North at the Fort Sam Houston Stables and the Fort Sam Houston Museum May 22. Dailey visited Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston to provide remarks at the expansion launch of Misadventures in Money Management program.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston leaders host second family housing town hall
March 22, 2019
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan (center), U.S. Army North commander and senior Army commander for Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, as well as other JBSA-Fort Sam Houston and Lincoln Military Housing leaders, addressed additional housing concerns at the second Army Family Housing Town Hall. This town hall provided an update for housing residents and new steps residents can utilize to help with issues in the future.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston leaders host family housing town hall, address resident issues
February 25, 2019
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan (second from left), U.S. Army North Commander and Senior Army Commander for Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, as well as leaders from JBSA-Fort Sam Houston like Brig. Gen. Laura L. Lenderman (left), 502nd Air Base Wing and JBSA commander, and Lincoln Military Housing officials answer questions and address issues from Soldiers and their families during a town hall meeting at the Lincoln Military Housing Community Center Feb. 21. The town hall was a platform for Soldiers and family members to provide information and gain feedback as part of an ongoing U.S. Army-wide effort to resolve unsatisfactory conditions in Army family housing.

Newest member of the Fort Sam Houston Caisson makes his debut
February 21, 2019
Chandler, the Fort Sam Caisson Platoon’s newest “Cap” horse, stands during the Feb. 5, 2019 funeral for retired Brig. Gen. Joseph D. Schott . Staff Sgt. Joshua Rightenour, a member of the Caisson platoon, holds his reins. Rightenour said participating in military funerals is a “very humbling experience.” He added “everyone we do these services for served honorably. It’s just one little thing we can give back to them.”

ARNORTH CG Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan receives Distinguished Eagle Scout Award
February 14, 2019
U.S. Army North Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan (second from left) was presented the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award at the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council Brunch Feb. 13 in San Antonio. Buchanan, who attained the rank of Eagle Scout in 1973, was presented this award for exceptionally distinguished service in his military career and to the community. Only one in every 1,000 Eagle Scouts has been awarded this high honor. Pictured (from left to right) are Mike Crownover, National Eagle Scout Association Chairman; Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan; Jim Lynch, Alamo Area Council Commissioner; Jim Jeffrey, Alamo Area Council President; and Michael de los Santos, Alamo Area Council Scout Executive.

U.S. Army North preps for Army Combat Fitness Test
February 11, 2019
1st Sgt. Johnna M. Covington, Headquarters Support Company first sergeant, works on proper techniques for the Hand-Release Push-Up during training for the Army Combat Fitness Test at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Jan. 28. The ACFT is designed to provide Soldiers with a modern assessment of their physical fitness and help them maintain a high level of fitness while ensuring they are capable of handling physically demanding combat situations.

543rd Engineer Detachment geospatial engineers paint a picture for border mission
December 10, 2018
Pfc. Matthew J. McGill, 543rd Engineer Detachment geospatial engineer, reviews geospatial imagery for a port of entry along the border from Texas to California. The detachment began their part of the border support mission by analyzing maps and refining data to paint a picture of the operating areas for commanders and decision-makers to better visualize their areas of operations.

Army North commander among leaders stressing cohesion during Hurricane Michael relief efforts
October 12, 2018
Members of the National Guard conduct search and rescue operations in North Carolina last month following Hurricane Florence. Disaster preparedness and unity of effort will be an Army priority, Army leaders said Oct. 9, 2018 during the annual AUSA meeting. With Hurricane Michael making landfall in Florida, Army leaders said they re-evaluated their response procedures after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico last year.