Category Archives: Military Training

Expert Infantryman Badge training increases Soldiers, unit readiness

“This means everything to me,” said Garcia, after completing the final event. “This is my profession, knowing that I am an expert at what I do makes me very proud. Everything I have earned in my military career means a lot, but especially my EIB.” Continue reading

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Jordan discusses installation’s training opportunities

LTC Andrew Q. Jordan, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort A.P. Hill, and CSM Robert L. Parker II, are interviewed by Drew Brooks of the Fayetteville Observer. Brooks was here to cover the Fort Bragg-based 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade undergoing aerial … Continue reading

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New vs. Old Fort A.P. Hill videos

Current U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill Hooah! video Old (legacy) U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill Hooah! video Which do you like best?

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Fort A.P. Hill hosts the 2016 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of the Year competition

Six EOD teams from across the Army will rally to compete in this championship event that will test the soldiers’ technical and tactical knowledge as well as their ability to perform important war-fighting munitions handling and disposal functions under challenging conditions. Continue reading

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Calling in backup; 2/8 Fox Co. trains for embassy reinforcement

“If there is any civil unrest in the area or if there is any danger of an embassy to be overrun or anything of that sort, we get sent in to reinforce it, to beef it up,” said Cpl. Charles White, a squad leader with the unit. “We train for any situation that may come up such as riots, mass casualties or shooters.” Continue reading

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