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Joint Base San Antonio
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Army North (Fifth Army)
U.S. Army North celebrates U.S. Army’s 247th birthday, inducts new ‘Distinguished Quartermasters’
June 15, 2022
— U.S. Army North celebrated the U.S. Army’s 247th birthday in a June 14 ceremony, which included the induction of new Distinguished Quartermasters and the traditional cutting of the birthday cake at the historic Quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
Military hospital support to FEMA expands in Colorado, Michigan and New Mexico, continues in two states
December 6, 2021
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 55 military medical personnel will deploy in three new teams – one 15-person team to Colorado, one 20-person team to Michigan, and one 20-person team to New Mexico – to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients...
ARNORTH to oversee military vaccination support to FEMA in Georgia, Ohio
March 9, 2021
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 440 Department of Defense military medical and support personnel will deploy to Georgia and Ohio to support two state-run, federally supported Community Vaccination Centers. U.S. Army North, the Joint Force Land Component Command of U.S. Northern Command, will oversee the multi-service military COVID-19 response operation in support of state and federal vaccination efforts...
ARNORTH oversees California COVID-19 response operation
December 28, 2020
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 75 U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force military medical personnel have deployed to California as part of a Department of Defense COVID-19 response operation...
ARNORTH's Civil Support Training Activity conducts response training in San Antonio
November 19, 2020
— U.S. Army North’s Civil Support Training Activity conducted a response training exercise at several San Antonio locations Nov. 5-8...
ARNORTH adjusts COVID-19 operations as demand for federal military support decreases
September 23, 2020
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Army North, U.S. Northern Command's Joint Force Land Component Command, adjusted its COVID-19 operations, and as of Sept. 23, all of the approximately 740 federal military medical and support professionals from the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force who deployed to Texas and California in July have returned to their home units...
Army North Caisson horses get visit from the farrier
September 23, 2020
— The Fort Sam Houston Caisson Platoon, one of two active duty caisson units in the U.S. Army, proudly honors fallen members of the military with funeral honors at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Regular care for the unit’s 18 horses falls to eight Soldiers, with advising from the Herd Manager and Horse Trainer, as well as weekly equine hoof care visits...
U.S. Army Reserve units join U.S. Army North COVID-19 operations in Texas
July 29, 2020
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, three U.S. Army Reserve Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces deployed as part of the Department of Defense’s ongoing COVID-19 operations in Texas...
U.S. Army North ready to battle COVID-19 after busy spring
July 16, 2020
— Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, the head of U.S. Northern Command’s land forces spoke recently of the lessons learned from its ongoing battle against COVID-19, as the command prepares to send more troops to hotspots in Texas and California...
ARNORTH to oversee military COVID-19 operations in Texas, California
July 13, 2020
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and state officials, approximately 740 Department of Defense medical and support professionals from the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force are assigned as part of DOD’s ongoing COVID-19 operations in Texas and California. As part of the whole-of-America response, U.S. Army North, U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Forces Land Component Command, will oversee the military operation in support of federal efforts and the state...
ARNORTH holds Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion change of command ceremony
July 9, 2020
— Col. Niave Knell, U.S. Army North Chief of Staff, passes the unit colors to the incoming commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Lt. Col. Richard Teta, during the battalion’s change of command ceremony at the Quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 8...
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 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...
With COVID-19 comes scams – let the buyer beware!
April 7, 2020
— Playing on our fears about COVID-19 and the economy in general, scammers are trying to sell things like fake medical treatments and equipment using ads on social media, unsolicited text messages and robocalls...
323rd Army Band commander promoted to top warrant officer grade
January 2, 2020
— Jonathan D. Ward, the commander and band master of “Fort Sam’s Own” 323rd U.S. Army Band was recently promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 5...
Homeland Defense: our nation’s new frontline
November 15, 2019
— Once again, the Association of the United States Army delivered on their commitment to provide an informative and impactful forum on all things Army at this year’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Oct. 13-16. AUSA featured presentations on the state of the Army and its future, as well as panel discussions on military and national security topics...
ARNORTH evaluates ANG Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team
October 28, 2019
— Evaluators from U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston observed the Pennsylvania National Guard’s 3rd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Oct. 25, checking on its ability to identify nuclear, radiological, chemical and biological contaminants, advise on response measures...
Army North participates in Hurricane Dorian preparation
September 5, 2019
— Members of U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) have been participating in preparations for Hurricane Dorian hitting the eastern seaboard of the United States...
Task Force-51 Soldiers from U.S. Army North support Ohio exercise
August 7, 2019
— Task Force-51 Soldiers from U.S. Army North’s rapidly deployable headquarters deployed from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in support of Vigilant Guard-Ohio disaster and emergency response exercise Aug 3-4...
Army North takes part in Vibrant Response/Guardian Response exercises
May 22, 2019
— An Army North Observer, Controller, Trainer evaluates Soldiers from 68th Engineer Construction Company, Task Force Operations, Joint Task Force-Civil Support, or JTF-CS, conducting urban search and rescue tasks during Exercise Guardian Response at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Indiana May 4...