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U.S. Army North (Fifth Army)
Army North holds virtual Army birthday ceremony
June 17, 2020
— U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) held a virtual recogition ceremony for the U.S. Army's 245th Birthday at the Quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 12...
U.S. Army North concludes COVID-19 response operation
June 5, 2020
— U.S. Army North, as U.S. Northern Command's Joint Force Land Component Command, concludes its current COVID-19 response operation as support to two remaining public hospitals in New York City drew to an end June 3...
Army Chief of Staff, Sgt. Maj. of Army visit JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
April 24, 2020
— Military personnel assigned and augmenting units at Joint Base San Antonio showcased an array of capabilities around the installation to Gen. James McConville, the 40th and current U.S. Army Chief of Staff, and Sgt. Maj. Of the Army Michael A. Grinston, as they visited Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 23...
U.S. Army North continues response to COVID-19
April 17, 2020
— U.S. Army North, as U.S Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command, or JFLCC, continues the rapid integration of medical capabilities in several locations around the country, while remaining flexible to rapidly respond to emerging needs as part of the Department of Defense’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic...
ARNORTH CG visits New York, New Jersey field medical sites
April 15, 2020
— Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, commanding general of U.S. Army North at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, recently visited field medical sites at the Javits New York Medical Station in New York City and the Edison Field Medical Site in Edison, New Jersey, to view medical operations...
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...
U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) celebrates 77 years
January 13, 2020
— It was 77 years ago when Fifth Army officially activated, Jan. 5, 1943, at Oujda, French Morocco. In 2004, with its rich, vibrant history that originated during the ongoing battles of World War II, Fifth Army became U.S. Army North...
ARNORTH leaders visit Soldiers at southern border
December 2, 2019
— Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, U.S. Army North Commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Alberto Delgado, Army North Senior Enlisted Advisor, visited service members along the southern border Nov. 25-26...
Present meets past at Fort Sam Houston Museum
November 29, 2019
— Jacqueline Davis, 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...
Excess ARNORTH computer equipment provides educational opportunities
November 18, 2019
— In the early morning hours of Nov. 15, U.S. Army North personnel at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston quietly loaded 100 excess laptops and peripherals into a rental trailer, which departed the area headed east. Its final destination was Wilkinson County High School in Woodville, Mississippi, thanks to the Department of Defense’s Computers for Learning program...
Army North heads underground to train in NYC
October 3, 2019
— The U.S. Army North Civil Support Training Activity's mission is to conduct training and evaluation of units within the Defense Department’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear, or CBRN Response Enterprise, also known as CRE...
Army North welcomes new deputy commanding general
July 24, 2019
— Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson, U.S. Army North Commanding General, welcomed Maj. Gen. David P. Glaser, the new U.S. Army North Deputy Commanding General-Operations, during a 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...
Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson takes command of U.S. Army North
July 9, 2019
— U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) conducted a change of command ceremony at Staff Post Field on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 8...
U.S. Army North conducts change of command July 8
June 27, 2019
— U.S. Army North will conduct a change of command ceremony at Staff Post Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston at 9 a.m. July 8. Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, who has commanded U.S. Army North for the last three years, will relinquish command to Lt. Gen Laura J. Richardson. Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, commanding general, U.S. Northern Command, will host the ceremony. ...
U.S. Army North evaluates North Carolina National Guard unit
June 24, 2019
— Every 18 months, the 42nd Civil Support Team is required to be validated on core tasks, such as the decontamination process, identifying threats and materials, and coordinating with civilian authorities in a realistic setting. This validation proves that the unit is ready to respond to a chemical, radiological or biological event. U.S. Army North provides training and evaluates specialized units in the National Guard to meet homeland defense and homeland security mission sets...
Army celebrates 244th birthday at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
June 18, 2019
— Cadences echoed across Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston as 2,000 Soldiers celebrated the 244th Army Birthday with an Army run, early on June 13. Joining the Soldiers in a 3 1/2-mile run were Airmen from across JBSA, as well as civilians, friends and family members. At the conclusion of the run, the oldest and youngest Soldiers present, Col. William Bruce, deputy director for Dental Directorate G-3/5/7, and Spc. Dazhir Walker, a musician with the 323rd Army Band "Fort Sam's Own," joined Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commanding general, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), and ARNORTH Command Sgt. Maj. Alberto Delgado in the cake cutting ceremony. The run is one of several events the Army units participated in to celebrate the Army's birthday June 14...
JBSA leaders recognize contributions of military children at proclamation signing
March 29, 2019
— Joint Base San Antonio leaders recognized the contributions of military children and families during a proclamation ceremony designating April as Month of the Military Child at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston March 29...
Newest member of the Fort Sam Houston Caisson makes his debut
February 21, 2019
— On a cool and wet February morning at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, the newest member of the Fort Sam Houston Caisson team prepared to make his first appearance with the Military Funeral Honors Platoon...
Soaring Valor flight brings World War II veterans, high school students together for New Orleans trip
October 19, 2018
— They came from different services. They had different experiences serving their nation during World War II. They fought in different countries. But the 40 WWII veterans gathered at the San Antonio International Airport Oct. 17 had one thing in common: Patriotism … Honor ... Pride. ...