New approved Army Combat Fitness Test
56th is Army Combat Fitness ready!
The 56th Signal Battalion would like to wish MSG Christopher Ogline best wishes at the Sergeant Major Academy and SFC Berta Castro farewell and good luck on her next PCS assignment. The battalion will certainly miss these outstanding Noncommissioned Officers.
CH Glen Thompson and SGT Sabrina Mireles coordinated a spiritual fitness event at the Power Park Fitness in Spring Branch, TX. The UMT built team resiliency by strengthen the HHD 56th Soldiers with high intensity challenges. This Ninja Warrior training and Obstacle Course Training presented a challenging sport that the Soldiers had to overcome together with a determination to succeed.
LTC Dallas Powell (aka Mercury) participated in a spiritual fitness event at the Power Park Fitness Obstacle Course and represented the 56th Signal Battalion at completing sphere throwing.
On Wednesday, July 4th, SGT Ashley Mitchell from USANEC-SOUTHCOM reenlisted in the US Army for another five years. The ceremony was conducted by 2LT Jonas Pelayo at the Miami Marlins Stadium prior to the baseball game. The entire Battalion is proud of SGT MItchell and all her accomplishments not only in her previous time in the Company, but also in her current role as an integral member of the CG's Communications Team. Way to go!
(The hometown Marlins blanked the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0.)
HHD, 56th Signal Battalion Soldiers conducts a battlefield rotation on 18-21 June 2018 in El Salvador during operation Beyond the Horizon FY18.
The 56th Signal Battalion Commander LTC Dallas A. Powell Jr. had the honor of promoting 1LT Jacob Burkett on the tail of a hovering CH-47 Chinook. The backdrop is one of many spectacular waterfalls in the country of Honduras and a short flight from Soto Cano Air Base. The 56th Signal Battalion Command Team visited the Soldiers deployed to Beyond The Horizon 18 Honduras and El Salvador and subsequently flew to Miami, FL to conduct the Quarterly Training Brief to the 106th Signal Brigade Command Team. To finalize their trip they continued onto Tampa for a KLAS equipment capabilities discussion and stopped off to visit SMDC GC3T Soldiers in Huntsville, AL.
June 9, 2018 The 56th Signal Battalion Command Team, LTC Dallas Powell and CSM Bryan Pfeifer attended the Army 243rd Birthday Ball celebration.
The 56th Signal Battalion Soldiers participated in a JBSA Fort Sam Houston post run to celebrate the Army's 243rd Birthday.
1 June 2018 Congratulations to SGT Jones and SPC Mireles HHD, 56th Signal Battalion Soldiers as they graduated from the Basic Leaders Course at Fort Hood, TX.
HHD, 56th Safety Stand Down with MADD and SAPD SAFFE division on Drunk Driving awareness.
56th Signal Battalion Newsletter March 2018
USANEC-SC Safety Stand down includes preparing for the Hurricane Season in Miami FL.