News

Corps jumps for first time following deployment

Story by Pvt. Daniel Alkana | 22nd MPAD
Soldiers with the XVIII Airborne Corps headquarters made their first jump in over a year, parachuting from a C130H Hercules onto Sicily Drop Zone,  Sept. 18. JUMP

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Freeze dried plasma gets air dropped

Story by Sgt.  Brian Micheliche | 22nd MPAD
According to U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, bleeding is the leading case of death on the battlefield. Methods to transport freeze dried plasma are currently underway. PLASMA

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Airmen, paratroopers join forces in  exercise

Story by Airman Kiaundra Miller | 92d Air Refueling Wing PAO
Joint Coalition Forces simulated a Joint Forcible Entry maneuver against a simulated enemy-held airbase during Exercise Mobility Guardian, Sept. 13 through 14. EXERCISE

Community

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Family fun for everyone at Fort Bragg Fall Carnival

Time: Mon.-Fri. gates open at 5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. gates open at 1 p.m.
Date: Monday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 20
Location: Fort Bragg Fairgrounds
Details: Enjoy carnival rides, live entertainment, midway games and food. Event is open to the public. CARNIVAL

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Highest bidder gets goods at FMWR Auction

Time: Registration begins at 8 a.m.; Auction starts at 10 a.m.
Date: Thursday, Oct. 17
Location: Building 2-2818, Jackson Street
Details: Furniture, tools antiques, electronics and Family and MWR property will be sold to the highest bidder. AUCTION

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Touchdown! Commander's Cup Flag Football in play 

Time: 6 p.m.
Date: Through Friday, Dec. 6
Location: Hedrick, Towle and Pope turf fields
Details: The Commander's Cup Flag Football is open to all active duty Soldiers. The cost is free. FOOTBALL

Health and Wellness

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Severe lung injury increasing with E-cigarettes

Article by Army Public Health Center
Confirmed cases and deaths continue to increase with vaping. Until more is known Soldiers, Army civilians and their Family members are encouraged to consider not using e-cigarette or vaping products due to lung injury associated with their use. SEVERE

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Unit survey helps gauge readiness, resilience

Article by Kyra Davenport, SR2 Strategic Communications
Self-care is becoming increasingly important in today's culture. The U.S. Army has taken self-care a step further by making it a regular part of Soldier care with The Unit Risk Inventory Survey, or URI. SURVEY

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TRICARE's dental, medical is separate enrollment

Article by TRICARE
Not sure if you have dental coverage? Did you enroll in a dental plan? Your TRICARE dental and medical benefits are separate benefits. You need to enroll in each separately. ENROLLMENT