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U.S. Army North (Fifth Army)
Army North welcomes new commander, says farewell to Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson
September 10, 2021
— U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) conducted a change of command ceremony at their headquarters in the historic Quadrangle on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston on Sept. 9, 2021...
ARNORTH military hospital support to FEMA begins in Alabama, expands further in Louisiana
August 31, 2021
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 20 military medical personnel were deployed to Dothan, Alabama, and another 20 deployed to Alexandria, Louisiana, to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients in local hospitals...
ARNORTH supports NIFC in California wildland fire ground response operation
August 30, 2021
— At the request of the National Interagency Fire Center, approximately 200 U.S. Army Soldiers will support a wildland fire ground response operation in Northern California...
ARNORTH to participate in Vigilant Guard, test response capabilities during exercises
August 6, 2021
— U.S. Army North, U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command, will participate in a series of full-scale, all-hazard disaster response exercises known as Vigilant Guard. This exercise is sponsored by U.S. Northern Command and the National Guard Bureau and will take place across the Southeast region of the United States Aug. 5-Sept. 3, 2021...
Distinguished Army veteran, veterinarian celebrates 100 years
July 30, 2021
— Retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Charles V.L. “Chuck” Elia celebrated his 100th birthday July 27, 2021, at a ceremony hosted by U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) at their Quadrangle headquarters atJoint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
ARNORTH command surgeon retires after 41 years of U.S. Army service
July 19, 2021
— Maj. Gen. Daniel J. Dire, Joint Force Land Component Command surgeon, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), retired after 41 years of service during a ceremony at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston historic Quadrangle July 17...
ARNORTH celebrates 103rd Army Warrant Officer Corps Birthday
July 13, 2021
— U.S. Army North hosted the 103rd Warrant Officer birthday celebration at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 9. Since 1918, warrant officers have served with great distinction, as leaders, mentors, advisors and technical experts...
Soldiers conduct 50-gun Fourth of July salute at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
July 7, 2021
— U.S. Army North Soldiers fired cannons during a Salute to the Nation ceremony at the Main Flag Pole at MacArthur Parade Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 4. The Soldiers fired 50 rounds as a salute to each of the 50 states...
ARNORTH deputy commanding general retires after 36 years of service
June 29, 2021
— U.S. Army Maj. Gen. David P. Glaser concluded his career June 11 after 36 years of service overseeing Army operations throughout the United States and overseas...
ARNORTH ends COVID-19 vaccination mission, leaders look back on effort
June 24, 2021
— With more than 5 million vaccinations administered, the Army has concluded its COVID-19 support mission, which found Soldiers helping others and building trust within some of the nation’s hardest-hit communities, Army leaders recently said...
ARNORTH hosts interagency partners, prepares for all-hazards response operations and 2021 hurricane season
June 8, 2021
— U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) hosted more than 200 military and civilian partners, who gathered both in person and virtually, for a Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept Drill at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 3...
ARNORTH to oversee military vaccination support to FEMA in Kentucky
April 27, 2021
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 30 Department of Defense military medical and support personnel will deploy to Kentucky to support federal vaccination efforts in partnership with the state...
ARNORTH oversees military vaccination support to FEMA in Michigan
March 16, 2021
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 220 Department of Defense military medical and support personnel will deploy to Michigan to support a state-run, federally supported Community Vaccination Center...
Fifth Army’s 92nd ID only full division with Buffalo Soldiers in WWII European Theater
February 11, 2021
— In honor of Black History Month, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) recognizes the 92nd Infantry Division (Buffalo) as the only African American infantry division to see combat in Europe during World War II, fighting in the Italian Campaign...
ARNORTH to oversee new military COVID-19 response in Texas, adjust support in two states
January 27, 2021
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 80 military medical personnel from across the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Air Force, will deploy to Texas as part of a Department of Defense COVID-19 response operation. U.S. Army North, the Joint Force Land Component Command of U.S Northern Command, will oversee the military COVID-19 response in support of federal efforts and the state...
ARNORTH supports whole-of-government COVID-19 pandemic response
January 26, 2021
— U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, remains committed to providing flexible U.S. Department of Defense support to the whole-of-America COVID-19 response...
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston views heard during Army’s ‘Your Voice Matters’ listening tour
October 26, 2020
— To better understand the opinions and concerns of more than 1.4 million U.S. Army personnel, including both Soldiers and Civilians, and to improve diversity, equity and inclusion across the force and build cohesive teams, Army senior leaders directed a worldwide listening tour take place through fiscal year 2022...
ARNORTH adjusts military wildland fire ground response operations in California
October 9, 2020
— At the request of the National Interagency Fire Center and in support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, U.S. Army North, which is U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command, recently adjusted its joint wildland fire ground response operations in California...
U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) troops fighting wildfires in California
September 18, 2020
— In the midst of the California wildfires, there are over 200 U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) Soldiers supporting wildland fire ground response operations in the August complex, located in the densely forested northern part of the state...
U.S. Army North supports Texas agencies during pandemic, beyond
September 14, 2020
— As COVID-19 cases began to surge this summer in Texas, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, joining forces with the Texas Military Department and Texas Division of Emergency Management to combat the disease...