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  • South Korean President Reaffirms US-ROK Alliance, Vows to Strengthen Defense on Fifth Anniversary of

    Mar 27, 2015

    Republic of Korea President Park, Geun Hye joined bereaved family members, surviving crew members, senior government officials and military officers at the Daejon National Cemetery Mar. 26 on the fifth anniversary of the North Korean attack on the South Korean Navy Pohang-class Corvette Cheonan to mourn the loss of 46 sailors who perished on board and an underwater demolition team Warrant Officer who lost his life during search efforts.

  • Interoperability improved during annual Key Resolve exercise

    Mar 26, 2015

    CAMP MOBILE, South Korea -- There may be some truth to the proverbial saying: "time heals all wounds"; but the scars of history are an enduring reminder to prepare for the future.

  • Leaders meet to discuss Bagram security operations

    Mar 26, 2015

    Key leaders met in Bagram District, March 26, with district governor, Abdul Qadusi, to discuss coordination and synchronization efforts for future security operations.

  • Army releases spring/summer safety campaign

    Mar 26, 2015

    The Army's annual spring/summer safety campaign was recently released online by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • Sequestration would force involuntary separation of combat vets

    Mar 26, 2015

    Dropping the Army's end strength to 450,000 would require the involuntary separation of about 14,000 Soldiers, Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, the Army's vice chief of staff, told lawmakers, March 25.

  • Army Europe expands Operation Atlantic Resolve training to Romania, Bulgaria

    Mar 24, 2015

    Paratroopers, from U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Airborne Brigade, and Soldiers, from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, conducted an early-entry training exercise together with Romanian allies, March 24, to mark the expansion of Operation Atlantic Resolve, or OAR, into Romania and Bulgaria.

  • National Guard needs continued investment, generals tell Congress

    Mar 21, 2015

    Continuing to invest in the National Guard to ensure it remains accessible, responsive and capable will provide the nation a force that is proven on the battlefield and in the homeland.

  • Platoon sergeants mentor future platoon leaders

    Mar 18, 2015

    Before the crack of dawn, a group of senior noncommissioned officers with the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Greywolf," 1st Cavalry Division, piled into a van to begin their road trip from Fort Hood to Austin, Texas.

  • Watch, join the conversation as senior leaders discuss the future of the Army

    Mar 13, 2015

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Senior leaders will discuss the challenges the Army faces and the way ahead for the future force during the upcoming 2015 Global Force Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Ala., March 31 to April 2.

  • International ethical training to strengthen alliances

    Mar 12, 2015

    U.S. Army Chaplain (Maj.) Eric Dean strenghtens international relationships by providing a group of German Christian university students ethical training using the "Just War" theory.

  • Unit sharpens skills, uses interpreters as combat multipliers

    Mar 12, 2015

    FORT POLK, La. -- The Joint Readiness Training Center here is renowned for its capacity to train rotational training units for combat, humanitarian assistance and other contingency missions. "Bottom line is that we're focused on the infantry brigade combat team and all the enablers we're able to bring to bear," said Lt. Col. Stephen Shrader, Brigade Mission Command senior observer-controller / trainer.

  • Allyn encourages network modernization during visit

    Mar 12, 2015

    From live operational updates on board a C-17 aircraft, to satellite terminals the size of a briefcase, to wireless command posts, new communications technologies will support the Army's "ability to get there faster with a lighter footprint," Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn said.

  • New training system helps defend against ground-fired missiles

    Mar 9, 2015

    Army engineers have developed an advanced system to train aircraft crews to protect aircraft and crewmembers against threats such as shoulder-fired, surface-to-air missiles.

  • Army Warfighter Experiment highlights new technologies

    Mar 9, 2015

    Three Army technologies were in play at the recently conducted Army Expeditionary Warfighter Experiment on Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • Europe-based U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers train for disaster response

    Mar 8, 2015

    During the exercise Citizen Response 15, Soldiers from the Kaiserslautern, Germany-based 7th Civil Support Command tested their ability to deploy with other U.S. military services and allied partners in the aftermath of an earthquake.

  • ATEC Commander talks cyber testing at local ITEA Cyber Luncheon

    Mar 6, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley, commander of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, served as this year's keynote speaker at an International Test and Evaluation Association cyber security workshop February 26, 2015, at Water's Edge Events Center in Belcamp.

  • One team, one fight, One Army School System

    Mar 6, 2015

    Sgt. Christopher Flowers, an active duty Soldier assigned to U.S. Africa Command, was surprised when he found out that he was scheduled to attend an Army Reserve school taught by Army Reserve instructors. The Human Resource Specialist said he was confused because Soldiers in his career field usually attend the Advanced Leader Course at Fort Jackson, S.C. "I was a little afraid at first, you know? 'This don't sound right'," Flowers said he thought to himself.

  • Sustainment and the Army Operating Concept

    Mar 4, 2015

    This Q&A with the commander of the Army Training and Doctrine Command highlights how sustainment training and operations will support the future fight.

  • Army transformation and the role of tables of distribution and allowances

    Mar 4, 2015

    Tables of distribution and allowances can be used to experiment with new unit structures and mission sets, leverage emerging technologies, and document unique equipment sets.

  • Synchronizing sustainment efforts in a time of change

    Mar 4, 2015

    The Army G-4 staff is using several approaches to generate focus, synchronize efforts, and make the most efficient use of limited resources.

  • Womens History Month

    Mar 4, 2015

  • Gun Safety Is No Accident

    Mar 3, 2015

    We are Soldiers! From the moment we step off the bus and report in at the reception station, we are introduced to the Army's values and strict standards of discipline. Drill sergeants enforce these standards and capitalize on every opportunity to ensure we're focused, trained and ready to do what the Army requires, to defend this nation if, when and where it may be necessary.

  • Exercise Spartan Pegasus demonstrates joint military partnership

    Feb 26, 2015

    Paratroopers, with U.S. Army Alaska's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, performed the largest U.S. airborne mission north of the Arctic Circle in more than a decade during Spartan Pegasus 15, Feb. 24.

  • Cav families experience gunnery

    Feb 20, 2015

    The 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, hosted a Family Gunnery Day for families to get a better picture of what their Soldiers do in the field Feb. 7 at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • STEM education is critical to the nation, RDECOM leader tells chamber

    Feb 20, 2015

    HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (Feb. 20, 2015) -- Encouraging young students to pursue careers in science and engineering is vital to national defense and the economy, a U.S. Army leader told about 100 people at the Harford County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Feb. 19.

  • USAMRMC Wins Excellence in Technology Transfer Award

    Feb 20, 2015

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's Office of Research and Technology Applications, or Medical Technology Transfer Office, will receive recognition for the successful technology transfer of the ArmedXpertâ„¢ DNA deconvolution software.

  • SHARP Summit: Changing culture difficult, panel says

    Feb 19, 2015

    Changing the culture is the toughest job that Army leaders will have in combating sexual violence, a civilian panel told service leaders, Feb. 18.

  • Feb. 17, 2015-- VCSA_Dawson and Adams Distinguished Service Cross

    Feb 18, 2015

    Feb. 17, 2015-- VCSA_Dawson and Adams Distinguished Service Cross

  • STEM: Robotics competition brings engineering to life

    Feb 18, 2015

    As part of USACE's strategy to increase Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) initiatives the Louisville District became involved with judging VEX Robotics competitions--the fastest growing STEM game in the world.

  • SHARP Summit 2015: Army news and information

    Feb 18, 2015

    The 8th I. A.M. Strong Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention (SHARP) Summit, Feb. 18-19, 2015.

  • Families build resiliency with FOCUS

    Feb 18, 2015

    Military families encounter numerous stressors in their life and the stresses of their counterparts while dealing with extra stressors and transitions that come with military life such as a child attending new schools, moving and multiple deployments. The FOCUS Program on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, helps families deal with these issues, free of cost.

  • Fort Jackson officer among first females in Ranger assessment

    Feb 12, 2015

    A Fort Jackson officer was among the first female Soldiers to attend the Ranger Training Assessment Course at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • America's Light Infantry: Fort Drum marks 10th Mountain Division's three decades in North Country

    Feb 12, 2015

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When the Department of Defense made a decision to reactivate the 10th Mountain Division as a "light infantry" unit Sept. 11, 1984, only a handful of current Fort Drum Soldiers were even in the Army at that time: nine to be exact. While most Fort Drum Soldiers were still in grade school by the time the division was activated in New York, 1,164 weren't even born yet.

  • 10 NATO Allies come together to plan major crisis response exercise

    Feb 12, 2015

    Military planners from 10 NATO nations came together in Hohenfels, Germany to plan for exercise Swift Response, Feb. 9-11, 2015.

  • 100th, 102d Training Division Soldiers claim 80th Training Command 2015 'Best Warrior' titles

    Feb 11, 2015

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas -- Staff Sgt. Jordan Stubblefield, 100th Training Division, and Spc. Rachel Bower, 102nd TD, won the 80th Training Command Best Warrior Competition here in the non-commissioned officer and lower enlisted Soldier categories, respectively, Feb. 5-7, 2015. "It is an honor, especially among these competitors, to win as best warrior," Stubblefield said. "I could not have made it without my sponsor who propelled me through."

  • Warrior Brigade kicks off with Cobra Gold 15

    Feb 11, 2015

    U.S. Soldiers with the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, or 2SBCT, 25th ID, stood alongside Thai soldiers from the 31-1st Infantry Regiment, or 31-1 IN, King's Guard Rapid Deployment Force, during Cobra Gold 15's opening ceremony at Royal Thai Army's Camp 31-1, near Lop Buri, Thailand, Feb. 10.

  • Warrior Brigade Soldiers believes in SHARP program

    Feb 11, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault is a problem that is not only hunting our nation but our Army as well. So how do we stop it? Throughout the entire Army; formations have been taking a proactive approach by training and qualifying leaders about the problem and educating them on how to properly deal and assist victims who has been evolved in said situations.

  • Army gives Soldier-wellness programs high priority in budget

    Feb 11, 2015

    Even as the drawdown continues and modernization and training funds are imperiled further by the threat of another round of sequestration, the Army will do all it can to protect "core" Ready and Resilient Campaign programs, or R2C, said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn.

  • Train, Advise, Assist Command - South troops receive combat patch in historic tradition

    Feb 9, 2015

    Service members of NATO Train, Advise, Assist Command - South received a special honor at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 8.

  • 6-17 CAV Returns from South Korea Feb. 9, 2015

    Feb 9, 2015

    WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Soldiers, leaders and Family members of the U.S. Army Aviation Task Force welcomed the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment back from its nine-month rotation to Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Feb. 9, 2015.

  • Senior leaders gather for cyber summit

    Feb 6, 2015

    The growing importance of cyber operations brought more than 100 seniors leaders from around the Army and Department of Defense to Fort Gordon, Feb. 4, to plan for the unique infrastructure needs of cyber warriors.

  • Vice Chief of Staff visits TAAC-S

    Feb 6, 2015

  • Allyn visits Army Europe, praises role in Operation Atlantic Resolve

    Feb 6, 2015

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn recently visited U.S. Army Europe headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany, and received several briefings there.

  • 40th ESB returns to Fort Huachuca after nine-month deployment

    Feb 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion arrived home on Fort Huachuca Wednesday at Libby Army Airfield. Approximately 300 Soldiers returned after performing communications contingency operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in southwest Asia.

  • 'They go bang-bang, we go boom-boom'

    Feb 6, 2015

    Driving throughout the training area here and along the roads where Soldiers train, there are signs warning passersby of possible overhead artillery fire. The loud booms echoing throughout Fort Hood and its surrounding cities lets those who hear the sounds know when Soldiers are training, whether in daytime or at night.

  • 80th Training Command (TASS) Soldiers compete for 2015 'best warrior' title

    Feb 5, 2015

    Camp Bullis, Texas (Feb. 5, 2015) --Approximately 15 Reserve Soldiers from across the nation kicked off the 80th Training Command (TASS) annual Best Warrior Competition here today.

  • Cub Scouts, Army Corps of Engineers partner to foster environmental awareness

    Feb 4, 2015

    Baltimore District Army Corps organized a guided tour of the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island for a Cub Scout troop on Jan. 25, 2015 as part of the district's ongoing STEM program.

  • US, Slovenian signaleers train together, build interoperability

    Feb 4, 2015

    Signaleers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade and the Slovenian Armed Forces conducted combined radio training in Postonja, Slovenia from Jan. 22 to Feb. 2, 2015 as part of Exercise Agile Titan.

  • NY Reservists pull off OPD ahead of Afghanistan deployment

    Feb 2, 2015

    NORTH FORT HOOD, Texas -- Some Reserve Soldiers training here for deployment to Operation Resolute Support in Afghanistan took the chance to evaluate their preparedness as leaders during an officer professional development program session Jan.16.

  • Jan. 29, 2015-- VCSA's remarks at AUSA Hot Topic Army Aviation

    Jan 30, 2015

  • Vice chief addresses sequestration effects on Army aviation

    Jan 29, 2015

    Just as the Army chief of staff recently testified before lawmakers warning of the damage another round of sequestration would cause, Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn echoed the chief's words to many connected to the Army aviation community, Jan. 29.

  • Air Defense Soldiers Learn about Resiliency

    Jan 26, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. - With the demands of today's Army, many Soldiers find themselves facing a myriad of personal issues as a result of psychological distress. These issues plague their physical, mental, and emotional states, and many individuals do not find the time to properly evaluate their own comprehensive fitness and get the help they need to recover.

  • Team APG partners with local STEM community to host 2014 FIRST Lego League

    Jan 24, 2015

    Team Aberdeen Proving Ground partnered with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and 'For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,' known as FIRST, hosted the 2014 FIRST Lego League robotics competition for students age 9-14, Saturday, January 24 at U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.

  • Accidents down in first quarter 2015

    Jan 23, 2015

    Accidental Soldier fatalities were down 8 percent at the close of the first quarter of fiscal 2015, continuing the downward trend that culminated in the Army's safest year on record during 2014.

  • Jan. 20, 2015-- VCSA's remarks at Caraboa Luncheon

    Jan 22, 2015

  • Army honors Chandler for helping overcome challenges

    Jan 22, 2015

    Soldiers and Army senior leaders met at the Pentagon, Jan. 22, during a celebration of the career of Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, who will retire from military service after a 33 year career, Jan. 30.

  • Army takes next step to merge C2, intelligence traffic onto WIN-T

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Army has taken the next step in merging operational and intelligence traffic onto the WIN-T transport. The Army can realize significant cost savings in money, resources and satellite bandwidth by converging intelligence and C2 onto a common platform, an expert said.

  • Cavalry conducts final flight of Kiowa Warriors, case colors

    Jan 20, 2015

    It was a bittersweet day for the Soldiers of the 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment with the casing of the unit colors in preparation for an operational deployment to the Korea peninsula and a final flight of the Kiowa Warrior helicopters, Jan. 15.

  • Responsibly retrograding radioactives

    Jan 19, 2015

    Army Field Support Battalion - Afghanistan has assembled a team that incorporates expertise from the battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, 4th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, 1st Theater Sustainment Command and beyond to take a prudent approach to retrograding equipment containing radioactive isotopes and trace amounts of radioactive material.

  • DCGS-A supports 101st global efforts to contain spread of Ebola

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, AZ -- The Army's primary intelligence weapon system is supporting the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), deployed as the headquarters unit for the military mission in Liberia to help contain, track and stop the spread of Ebola in support of Operation United Assistance.

  • ATEC bids farewell to senior leader Bob Carter, recognizes 31 years of service

    Jan 15, 2015

    Described by his colleagues as humble, calm, cool and collected, Robert "Bob" Carter (Senior Executive Service), executive technical director, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, hopes to leave a legacy of what he sees as his most impactful role as a leader--developing people.

  • 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tri-Signed Letter

    Jan 15, 2015

    Celebrating Martin Luther King Day "Remember, Celebrate, Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off!" "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?" - Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Why innovation matters to the Army

    Jan 15, 2015

    Even in the face of drawdowns and budget challenges, the Army must continue to think of new and better ways to improve the force, and that's exactly what participants were asked to do during the Unified Quest Innovation Symposium Jan. 13-15.

  • Sensors keep the enemy in sight

    Jan 14, 2015

    New technology is spawning better sensors and helping the Army of today to dominate the battlefield of tomorrow.

  • U.S. troops resume Atlantic Resolve training in Eastern Europe

    Jan 14, 2015

    2CR and other troops head east to work with allied and partner nations.

  • Joint Forces Command United Assistance service members stick to standards

    Jan 14, 2015

    Whether they are learning new techniques to stay mentally resilient, exercising to stay physically strong, or washing their hands and applying hand sanitizer to prevent illness, Service members deployed under Joint Forces Command - United Assistance, in Monrovia, Liberia, are always taking steps to stay healthy.

  • Soldiers hone basic skills with 21st century equipment

    Jan 14, 2015

    Army Reserve Soldiers from the Deployable Command Post One, 412th Theater Engineer Command, trained on basic Soldier movement and communication skills in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Jan. 11.

  • Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

    Jan 14, 2015

    "Life's most persistent and urgent question is what are you doing for others? - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Navajo commander strives to be an example for the next generation

    Jan 13, 2015

    The wind from powerful air-conditioning units whips between the stacks of servers, switchboards and cables. Each aisle of servers is a one-way passage for either cold air blowing in, or oven-like air blowing out. Soldiers of the 580th Signal Company pass through these passages as they maintain each piece of the puzzle that creates the U.S. military's communication networks in Bagram Airfield and much of Afghanistan.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord hosts first NCO SHARP Summit

    Jan 13, 2015

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord became the first Army post to hold a non-commissioned officer Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention summit Jan. 9 at the McChord Chapel Support Center.

  • Spartans train for 2015 Best Ranger Competition

    Jan 13, 2015

    Spc. Ronald Barholm with Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron (Airborne), 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, swims during one of three timed water events during the first phase of the Best Ranger Selection competition on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska Jan 12, 2015. The Best Ranger Selection Competition is being held over the next several weeks to pick the best Rangers from the Spartan Brigade to compete in the 2015 Best Ranger Competition held at Fort Benning, Ga. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric-James Estrada/Released)

  • Realistic training demonstrates unit ability to rapidly deploy

    Jan 12, 2015

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 11th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division demonstrates their ability to rapidly deploy in support of 25th ID Contingency Response Force (CRF) mission by working and airmen from the 535th Airlift Squadron, 15th Wing work side-by-side Jan. 8th on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

  • Fort Knox conducts community listening as Army plans for cutbacks

    Jan 7, 2015

    Representatives from local and Kentucky state governments as well as local community leaders, educators, and citizens, gathered before representatives of the Headquarters Department of the Army to layout their concerns for any further reductions and cutbacks at Fort Knox that might occur as the Army prepares to downsize. They also provided ideas, facts and possible plans for the Army to save money by utilizing more of the installation.

  • Army salutes STEM hero

    Jan 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command recognizes employees who go above and beyond in support of science, technology, engineering and mathematics educational outreach.

  • Changing the game: The 2015 Army All-American Bowl

    Jan 5, 2015

    As the players step from the tunnel into the glaring light, they squint, briefly allowing their eyes to adjust. Once they are able, they slowly look around, taking in the sights; the screaming fans, the jumping, yelling cheerleaders, and jumbled mass of steel overhead that is the stadium's dome. This is the 2015 Army All-American Bowl.

  • Best in class: 21st TSC Soldiers help students get the grade

    Jan 5, 2015

    What happens when you combine the top one percent of noncommissioned officers in the Army with local high school students? A combination of learning, inspiration, assistance, communication and excellence in mentoring.

  • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

    Dec 23, 2014

    U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

  • Pacific's only Army dive unit conducts underwater change of command

    Dec 23, 2014

    The Pacific theater's only Army dive unit, the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, changed leadership with Capt. Robert J. Meyer relinquishing command to Capt. Troy F. Davidson, during an underwater ceremony, Dec. 18, 2014, at the bottom of Richardson Pool on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearance

    Dec 22, 2014

    The new Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment is a mobile phone-based application designed to help medical providers identify cases of traumatic brain injury in almost any setting, which may help clinicians diagnose a patient in as little as five minutes.

  • Chicago-land high school community honor wounded warrior with new home

    Dec 21, 2014

    Retired Army Sgt. Jason Smith deployed to southern Afghanistan in March 25, 2012, for an eight-month deployment; during the halfway mark, on July 25, an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated causing severe injuries to Smith's arms and hands and amputation of both his legs.

  • Walker awarded Bronze Star Medal

    Dec 8, 2014

    Lt. Col. Marvin L. Walker awarded Bronze Star Medal for year-long tour commanding AFSBn-Bagram.

  • 2014 Army-Navy Game: America's Game

    Dec 8, 2014

    The Black Knights of Army and Midshipmen of Navy will square off for the 115th time for one of the most storied rivalries in college sports on Dec. 13, 2014, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland, for the 2014 Army-Navy Game.

  • Remote village thankful for U.S. help in fighting Ebola

    Dec 8, 2014

    When the Ebola virus found the remote village of Tappita, Liberia, it took more than a day for it to be properly diagnosed. Soon, it will take a matter of minutes. A new Ebola Treatment Unit will open in Tappita within the month.

  • Women in "Steel" Battalion make history

    Dec 8, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea --In May of 2012, United States Army leaders announced that women would be eligible to enter combat-related jobs previously barred to them. By opening up military occupational specialties that were once only available to men, female Soldiers were now able to fill the ranks of certain combat units throughout the Army.

  • 25th ID hosts The Army's Actions on December 7, 1941 Commemoration

    Dec 8, 2014

    "December 7, 1941- a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people will, through their righteous might, win through to absolute victory." -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

  • Major General Harry Greene remembered, honored at USAWC Alumni Memorial

    Nov 13, 2014

    A surprisingly pretty, crisp November day provided backdrop for a ceremony both somber and life-affirming. Friends, family, teammates, and Army War College classmates and faculty gathered today to honor the memory of Maj. Gen. Harold J. 'Harry' Greene at the USAWC Alumni Memorial. Killed in Kabul, Afghanistan on Aug. 5, 2014, he was buried at Arlington National Cemetery Aug. 15.

  • Town halls address Ebola concerns

    Nov 13, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG hosted three town halls to educate the community on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) at the APG North (Aberdeen) post theater Oct. 29 and the APG South (Edgewood) conference center Oct. 30.

  • Hiring Heroes Career Fair helps vets find jobs

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Department of Defense hosted a Hiring Heroes Career Fair Nov. 6 for transitioning service members, wounded warriors, veterans and family members Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • LTG Perna Honors Army Spouses at Operation Home Cooking

    Nov 12, 2014

    LTG and Mrs. Gus Perna recently participated in Operation Home Cooking at the Washington Convention Center. Several hundred Army spouses got tips from celebrity chefs, including former Navy Chef Chris Kyler.

  • 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing Hall of Heroes Induction

    Nov 12, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Gen. Daniel B. Allyn speaks during a Hall of Heroes induction ceremony, in honor of U.S. Army 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing, at the Pentagon, Washington, Nov. 7, 2014. Cushing was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Gettysburg July 3, 1863. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Laura Buchta/Released)

  • Nov. 07, 2014-- VCSA's remarks at Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Nov 7, 2014

    Gen. Daniel B. Allyn delivers speech at Pentagon Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

  • Cushing faithful 'til death, says SecArmy at Hall of Heroes

    Nov 7, 2014

    First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing remained at his post, wounded but fighting valiantly until he was shot dead. Beside his cannon he fell, "blackened by powder and soaked red by blood," said Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh at the Pentagon Ceremony inducting the Civil War officer into the Pentagon Hall of Heroes.

  • Pacific engineers target leader development through Best Squad competition

    Nov 6, 2014

    The 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, trained and tested foundational squad-level skills through an intense 10-day Best Squad competition, Oct. 23-29, 2014, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • 10th Mountain Division warriors earn Soldier's Medal for heroism

    Nov 6, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff awarded the Soldier's Medal to three Soldiers at Fort Drum for their actions in helping to save a distressed boater on the Black River earlier this year.

  • 2014 National American Indian Heritage Month tri-signed letter

    Nov 3, 2014

    National American Indian Heritage Month is a time of reflection as members of our community honor the immeasurable contributions of American Indians for building our Nation and supporting the Military Services.

  • 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade loads up for mission to Africa

    Oct 25, 2014

  • New Multidisciplinary SHARP Resource Center Opens on Schofield

    Oct 23, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, HAWAII -- Schofield Barracks and U.S. Army Hawaii opened the doors to the Army's Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention Resource Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 17 signifying a consolidated effort to combat sexual harassment and assault.

  • Activation of 14th MDB Strengthens US - Japan Alliance

    Oct 23, 2014

    The 14th Missile Defense Battery, 100th Missile Defense Brigade, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, was activated, Oct. 22, 2014, during a ceremony at Kyogamisaki, Japan.

  • Human Dimension: Army Medicine part of culture change

    Oct 22, 2014

    Winning wars in the future will not be about who has the best technology or the latest weapons. The difference between success and failure will be the "human dimension."

  • ROTC cadets to lead in increasingly complex world

    Oct 21, 2014

    The Army is training the officers of tomorrow to face the challenges of an increasingly complex world, the commander of the U.S. Army Cadet Command said.

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