TRADOC News Features
Army SASH Tab helps create a conversation to end sexual harassment and assault
By David Overson | Sept. 21, 2020
JOINT BASE LANGLEY - EUSTIS, Va. – Soldiers Against Sexual Assault/Harassment, or SASH - is making its way throughout the Army, one teal tab at a time. Staff Sgt. Saquawia Pennington, an Army victim advocate assigned to 111th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, takes a great deal of pride in wearing the teal tab on her Army combat uniform to ensure Soldiers know who their representatives are at a glance, and providing the sexual harassment/assault response and prevention training required to trainees in order to wear one too.

Privates 2nd Class Carlos Fontanez and Ari Till, of A Battery, 1st Battalion, 19th Field Artillery, wear their new ranks after being promoted Sept. 18, 2020, outside battalion headquarters at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. The Training and Doctrine Command commander approved their promotion, which occurred in their third week of being in the Army. (Photo Credit: Fort Sill Tribune staff)
2 basic combat trainees stop suicide attempt, receive 'battlefield promotions'
By Fort Sill Tribune staff | Sept. 22, 2020
Two basic combat trainees who stopped the suicide attempt of another trainee were given “on-the-spot” promotions during a ceremony Sept. 18 at Fort Sill.

A Soldier from the 62nd Ordnance Co. lifts his arms in a sign of victory after his fellow teammates successfully complete the EOD bomb suit race during EOD Recruiting Day festivities at Fort Carson, Colo., Sept. 2, 2020. 
(U.S. Army photo by Emily Peacock)
EOD Recruiting Day Shines Light On Explosive Career Field
By Emily Peacock | Sept. 17, 2020
Explosive ordnance disposal technicians stationed throughout the United States gathered virtually Sept. 3 to bring awareness to one of the Army’s most explosive career fields.

Staff Sgt. Monte Gould, a 59-year-old graduate of Basic Combat Training speaks with Brig. Gen. Milford H. ‘Beags’ Beagle Jr., Fort Jackson’s commander during a pause during rifle marksmanship training. Gould, who had also gone through Marine Corps boot camp, recently spoke about what training was like for him. (Courtesy Photo) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)
'Just completely different' 59-year-old BCT graduate reflects on the experience
By Rebekah O'Donnell | Sept. 14, 2020
Fifty-nine-year-old Marine and Army Reserve veteran, Staff Sgt. Monte Gould graduated from Basic Combat Training with the 1st Battalion 34th Infantry Regiment Aug. 27, making him the oldest individual to complete this version of the BCT (but not the oldest to complete BCT ever. In 1999, a 68-year-old entered Basic Training). Not only did Gould complete BCT, but he finished in the top 10 percent of his training cycle. Gould’s unit cadre said his “candor, leadership expertise and technical proficiency are unmatched.”

New recruiting patch with inverted colors designed by Sgt. 1st Class Eddie Haddle.
USAREC to launch new shoulder sleeve insignia Sept. 14
By | Sept. 10, 2020
Tradition runs deep in the U.S. Army, and unit patches are just one staple in an organization steeped in history. On Sept. 14, 2020, U.S. Army Recruiting Command’s 48-year-old patch will get an official makeover.
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Everyone can help prevent a suicide - The WeCare App supports the Suicide Prevention Campaign and serves as a ready resource access tool 24/7 for those feeling alone and considering suicide, or those concerned about someone who might be. Preventing suicide is everyone's responsibility and we encourage Soldiers, civilians and family members to make the effort and download the WeCare App. It’s FREE and available to download at both Apple Store and Google Play, as well as the TRADOC App Gateway (TAG).

IF YOU or SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS IN CRISIS DON’T WAIT - Contact The Veteran/Military Crisis Line: In the U.S. Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

In Europe: Call 00800 1273 8255 or DSN 118. In Korea: Call 0808 555 118 or DSN 118. In Afghanistan: Call 00 1 800 273 8255 or DSN 111. 

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