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Carlisle Barracks Army Base - Carlisle, PA




The wearing of denim serves as an affirmation of the participants' commitment to establishing a command climate of dignity and respect, as well as demonstrate the participants' pledge to support survivors of sexual assault.

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America’s Army Reserve began in 1908 as a small medical corps and has evolved into the most capable, combat-ready & lethal federal reserve force in the history of the Nation.

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Upton Hall is holding an emergency response exercise the afternoon of April 23. During this time some services and organizations will be unavailable. Carlisle Barracks is exercising their business continuity plans in the event of an emergency that requires evacuation of all personnel.

Calling all superheros -- as part of the celebration of the Month of the Military Child, the CYS Carlisle Barracks will host Superhero Dodgeball (costumes optional) on April 20, 7-9 p.m. at the McConnell Center and is open to all CYS members in 1st grade through high school.

The Carlisle Barracks community came together for a fun run April 14 to raise awareness and promote the prevention of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault. Can you find yourself in the gallery below?

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Former Carlisle Barracks Commander and Army War College resident student '16 Col. Kimberly A. Peeples assumed command of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, April 12. PHOTO: by Jim Dresbach

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"We are confident in our current capabilities, and we are confident in our current systems, relative to Russia, China, or anyone else, for that matter," said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, during testimony Thursday before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Congratulations to our own Lt. Col. Jason Hearn, Carlisle Barracks G1 for completing the Boston Marathon yesterday in 4:34 as part of “Team USO”. The USO team help to raise awareness to the USO mission.
Lt. Col. Jason Hearn (left) is with Jackie Edwards (3rd from left) and Lt. Col. Krisha MJ Andrews (2nd from right) along with the USO support team

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Heavy rains are expected tonight into tomorrow. Just a reminder that the lower parking level near the Letort Spring (behind 314 Lovell Ave) tends to flood with heavy rains and motorists may want to consider alternate parking areas.

The M249 Squad Automatic Weapon, or SAW, is an individually portable, gas operated, magazine or disintegrating metallic link-belt fed, light machine gun. The M249 engages point targets out to 800 meters, firing the improved NATO standard 5.56mm cartridge.

Live from Pierce Range, Team 51 shoots the M249.

Posted by US Army Fort Benning on Friday, April 13, 2018

The Carlisle Barracks DEERS/ID Card office will be closed to its regular customers on Monday and Tuesday, April 16 & 17 in order to issue CAC cards for the incoming International Fellows students. DEERS/ID Card services can be obtained at surrounding facilities located at Letterkenny Army Depot (717-267-8751), Naval Support Activity - Mechanicsburg (717-605-2276), and DLA DDC - New Cumberland (717-770-4567) during this time. Please call those facilities prior to going there because an appointment may be necessary to receive assistance.

In War Room's "Hybrid War: Attacking the 'Civil' in Civil Society: New Battle-Spaces in 21st Century Conflict," Buddhika Jayamaha and Franky Matisek contend that adversarial actions by Russia and China illustrate a new form of insidious hybrid warfare against civic society. Their hybrid warriors infiltrate American (and Western) civil society organizations – on both sides of the political spectrum – for the purposes of generating false debates that appear “American made,” but make citizens believe that they have opponents that are an existential threat. They argue that current Western political systems will be under duress for the foreseeable future, because we lack conceptual and legal frameworks for dealing with adversarial infiltration of civil society groups.

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Army War College officer to run Boston Marathon

When Jason Hearn runs the Boston Marathon April 16, his head and heart will be with the USO and all of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who are helped by the USO every day.

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Dickinson College Athletics is partnering with U.S. Army War College for Wearin' The Red Leadership Liaison program - where student-athletes and coaches connect with a Army War College students to collaborate on leadership development. Pictured (L-R) are head coach Scott McQuaig, sophomore Hannah Heiring, senior Caroline Gabriele, and Col. Arvid Hill
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Today we talked with the delegation National War College and the U.S. Army War College about #trade and #investment in Colombia, the balance of #TLC, the Pacific Alliance and China's role today.

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You are invited to attend the USAG and USAWC Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month event, at the Indian Field, Saturday, April 14 from 8:45 - 10 a.m. The event is open to everyone, bring family and friends. Register online at:

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Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day, the nation's annual commemoration of the Holocaust. Established to remember the victims and their suffering, and to not allow the truth of what happened to fade into history. Dr. Ray Millen, Professor of Security Sector Reform at PKSOI briefly goes over the stages of the Holocaust and discusses genocide, what are the factors and responsibilities of state governments.

Appearing on Thursday's Smart Talk is retired Lt. Col. Ray Millen a Professor of Security Sector Reform at the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute. He will discuss the events that transpired at Wannsee and the "final solution" to the German plan.
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Help celebrate #MonthoftheMilitaryChild with a free family movie night April 13 at 7 p.m. at the McConnell Youth Center. This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the Department of Defense designating April as Month of the Military Child.

As part of the Army's evolving unified tactical network, the TCN-L provides agile robust high-bandwidth satellite and line-of-sight network connections. It operates on-the-move in a convoy, at the quick halt, and at the stationary command post, and it enables mission command and voice, video and data communications anywhere in the world, without need of static infrastructure

Hear the next War Room Podcast as Peter Sparding and Col. Darrell Driver discuss the the transatlantic partnership. Sparding is a transatlantic fellow in the Washington office of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, where he works on foreign and economic policy developments in the United States and Europe. Driver is the Director of European Studies at the U.S. Army War College. #WarRoom

Carlisle Barracks will be testing and performing routine maintenance on the outdoor mass notification system April 10-11. During the next two days chimes or music may be heard as the system is tested but no actions are required.

Carlisle Barracks own Tom Vinette is profiled this week in the Sentinel's "5 Questions" column. Vinette serves as the anti-terrorism officer for Carlisle Barracks, and his work recently earned him recognition as the Carlisle Barracks Civilian Employee of the Year for fiscal year 2017.

The Bataan Memorial Death March honors a special group of World War II heroes responsible for the defense of the islands of Luzon, Corregidor and the harbor defense forts of the Philippines, on April 9, 1942.

Electives program offers U.S. Army War College students professional broadening opportunities and a deep dive into core curriculum.