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Current NewsJune 25, 2015 509th Signal Battalion welcomes new commander 509th Signal Battalion Commander Lt. Col Brent Skinner, left, receives the battalion colors from 2nd Signal Brigade Commander Col. Edward Buck Jr., during a change of command ceremony on Caserma Del Din June 25. Skinner assumes command of the 509th from Lt. Col. Schawn L. Branch, who will move on to the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence at Ft. Gordon, GeorgiaThree WHS seniors complete STEM/CSI program Col. Jimmy L. Hall Jr., commander of 5th Signal Command, and Sgt. Maj. Robert Brown, 5th Signal Command G3 sergeant major, present award certificates and 5th Signal Command coins to seniors Angelica Doby, Jonah Friel and Kyle Barry at the Senior and Junior Student Recognition & Celebration June 3 at Wiesbaden High School.June 17, 2015 509th Signal Battalion wins Army Supply Excellence Award Gen. Ray Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army, accompanied by Lt. Gen. Gustave Perna, U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G4, and Brig. Gen. Ronald Kirklin, U.S. Army Quartermaster General, presents a Supply Excellence Award to Taleh Aliyev, 509th Signal Battalion S4, at the Combined Logistics Excellence Awards ceremony June 10, 2015 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. The 509th Signal Battalion won a Supply Excellence Award, a total Army program that recognizes units for extraordinary supply and support operations, property accountability and resource management.NETCOM Best Warriors shine in Arizona desert Sgt. Bryan Thomas, representing the 5th SC(T), climbs a rope ladder on the tall tower at the Fort Huachuca Obstacle Course during the first day of NETCOM's Best Warrior Competition5th Signal Command, BwCISCOM formalize partnership at signing ceremony Brig. Gen. Dr. Michael Faerber, deputy commander of the Bundeswehr Communication and Information Systems Command, and Col. Jimmy L. Hall Jr., commander of 5th Signal Command and the U.S. Army Europe Chief Information Officer/G6, sign a German-U.S. interoperability cooperation agreement May 27, 2015 at the 5th Signal Command headquarters on Clay Kaserne. The agreement establishes an Interoperability Cooperation Group and formalizes a cooperative relationship initiated last year to share best practices, conduct cross-training and develop interoperability between BwCISCOM and 5th Signal Command.May 24, 2015 2nd Signal Brigade Soldiers help honor fallen in Normandy A color guard from the 2nd Signal Brigade marches in to present the U.S. and French colors at a Memorial Day ceremony May 24, 2015 at the Normandy American Cemetery in France.Signal Soldiers hone skills during Fearless Elk Sgt. Reginald Clinton, Tropo operator and maintainer assigned to Company C, 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, operates a Tropospheric Scatter Communications System during Operation Fearless Elk, May 18, 2015 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area. The Tropo team was training to increase their proficiency in beyond line of sight communications.May 4,2015 Several leaders from 2nd Signal Brigade, including brigade commander Col. Ed Buck and Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Schehl, represented U.S. Army Europe at a ceremony May 4, 2015 in Eerde, The Netherlands. The ceremony, just a few days ahead of V-E Day, commemorated the sacrifice and fighting valor of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division during Operation Market Garden in 1944. Several of the local citizens and students from a nearby school participated in the ceremony and helped lay a wreath next to a small monument to the 501st PIR. The ceremony was a great leader development opportunity and helped build relations with our Dutch Allies. Strong Europe!April 24, 2015 Hall addresses Team Signal during town hall WIESBADEN, Germany -- Col. Jimmy L. Hall Jr., commander of 5th Signal Command and the U.S. Army Europe Chief Information Officer/G6, discussed Europe signal force restructuring at a town hall April 24, 2015 at the Tony Bass Theater at Clay Kaserne.
Hall spoke to members of Team Signal in the Wiesbaden area, including 5th Signal Command, 2nd Signal Brigade, 102nd Signal Battalion and the USAREUR G6, in an effort to communicate with the workforce on a number of topics such as mandated force reductions, current operations and Theater Signal Mission Analysis.The 5th Signal command team, along with Annamaria Doby, 5th Signal Command SHARP program specialist, visited the U.S. Army Europe SHARP Resource Center April 27, 2015 in Sembach, Germany. Sgt. 1st Class Maurice Reed, lead SARC, said the center has been open since January and is the first of its kind in Europe. Col. Jimmy L. Hall Jr., commander of 5th Signal Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Harry Mercado, 5th Signal Command, presented a 5th Signal Command coin to Reed after touring the center and learning how it has already helped several Soldiers in the community with training and actual cases.US Army Cyber Center of Excellence commander talks cyber with German signal Soldiers Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commanding general of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, and Maj. Gen. Heinrich-Wilhelm Steiner, commander of the the Bundeswehr Communication and Information Systems Command, sign a certificate of partnership March 31, 2015 at BwCISCOM's headquarters in Bonn, Germany. The partnership, according to Steiner, will improve operational readiness and professional excellence by promoting understanding and exchange of expertise.