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  • 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.

  • Soldier Overcomes Disabilities to Fulfill His Dream

    Oct 21, 2014

    On October 17, 2014, the Secretary of the Army, the Honorable John M. McHugh, called and congratulated Pvt. Washington on overcoming his impairments and his successful enlistment in the Army.

  • Talon warriors demonstrate air power

    Oct 20, 2014

    YANGPYEONG, South Korea -- Soldiers of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry carried rockets and large rounds of ammunition as they worked feverishly to prepare two AH-64D Longbow Apaches and two OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters during a combined rotary wing aircraft demonstration with elements of the Republic of Korea Army Aviation Operations Command Oct. 6, 2014.

  • 2ID Warrior dedicated to fitness, sets example

    Oct 20, 2014

    HOKKAIDO, Japan -- As part of their daily routine, U.S. Army Soldiers conduct physical readiness training across the globe. It's a way of life for those serving in the Armed Forces. Such fitness routines keep service members healthy, fit and ready to do whatever is needed to defend the American way of life.

  • Carson: Changes needed in Army's 'archaic' retention, promotion system

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Army needs to make serious institutional changes in order to retain and develop the best Soldiers, the Army's under secretary said.

  • Oct. 15, 2014 --VCSA's remarks at AUSA 4th Region Breakfast

    Oct 17, 2014

  • Fort Jackson activates 10th Basic Combat Training Battalion

    Oct 16, 2014

    A provisional battalion for Basic Combat Training is activating on Fort Jackson this week. Designated the "Lightning Battalion," the new organization is a product of consolidating Soldiers from five companies from around the installation.

  • Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Hispanic heritage with Latin rhythms, education

    Oct 16, 2014

    The smell of traditional Mexican cuisine and the sound of Latin rhythms filled the room during last week's National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

  • New York ROTC team honors cadet at Army 10-mile race

    Oct 16, 2014

    Robert Jahn, an international food distributor from upstate New York, lost his son Trevor, an ROTC Cadet and a senior at Ithaca college, in a car accident in 2005. Now, Robert sponsors a team of Cadets and cadre from the area in the Army Ten Miler each year, in memory of his son.

  • 94th Engineer Battalion cases colors

    Oct 16, 2014

    The wheelchair-bound former sergeant settled into the spot reserved for the distinguished guest as he watched his former battalion march onto Fort Leonard Wood's Gammon Field one last time.

  • Vice chief discusses Africa, AOC, future vehicle requirements

    Oct 16, 2014

    In a media roundtable at the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, Gen. Daniel Allyn talked with reporters Oct. 13, 2014, about troops deploying to Africa, the new Army Operating Concept, and how war-fighting concepts will determine vehicle types.

  • Senior leaders pledge renewed focus on family readiness, resilience

    Oct 16, 2014

    The Army's top leaders said in the face of changing missions and budget cuts, family readiness is more important than ever. They made the remarks in a town hall-style panel during a family forum at the Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., Oct. 15, 2014.

  • CSA: 'Trusted professionals' essence of what it means to be Soldiers

    Oct 14, 2014

    "Whether it be along the DMZ in Korea, the mountains of Afghanistan, the deserts of Iraq, the plains of Eastern Europe, the savannahs of Central and West Africa, there stand our nation's trusted professionals," said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno.

  • SecArmy opens AUSA with call for budget resolve

    Oct 13, 2014

    "We are the greatest land power the world has ever seen. We are the indispensable Army of the indispensable nation," said Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, referring to remarks President Obama made of the U.S. being the world's go-to nation when trouble arises.

  • Running ten Army miles for fun, honor

    Oct 12, 2014

    Cadet Jaye C. Gamble, a sophomore at the University of Virginia, and his father Jaye, ran this year's Army Ten Miler together--for fun. But, the Joe Callahan Running Club, from the East Tennessee State University ROTC, was running for a different reason--honor, for an alumni killed while training for last years race. Retired Lt. Col. Joseph Callahan was an ROTC graduate of East Tennessee State University was hit by an automobile and killed in 2013 while training for the race. His son ran with the ETSU running club which officially changed its name in Dec., 2013 to the "Joe Callahan Running Club."

  • New Home Welcomes Wounded Warrior

    Oct 10, 2014

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. -- There is a lovely young couple with a 1-year-old daughter living in a brand new home within view of Guntersville Lake. Each room, each brick on the exterior fa├žade, each door and window, and, indeed, everything about this new home was a gift from a community of patriots who came together to build it as a way to say "thank you" to a locally grown hero who went to war for his country and, in so doing, lost both legs below the knees. He also lost his left pinky finger, most of the use of his left hand, and suffered from damage to his left eye, and minor traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress disorder.

  • Safety Doesn't Just Happen

    Oct 7, 2014

    "Safe driving or riding doesn't just happen. It's a byproduct of receiving the right training and education, exercising self-discipline, meeting standards and assessing one's ability to execute a given task."

  • Unmanned aircraft soar with new capabilities for Apache teaming

    Oct 6, 2014

    The Program Executive Office for Aviation at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, has once again pushed the envelope of technology for its family of unmanned aircraft systems.

  • Another shot at interoperability equals readiness

    Oct 5, 2014

    ICHEON, South Korea -- U.S. Soldiers are required to retrain and qualify on their assigned weapon every year. This ensures that the perishable skill of marksmanship is never lost and troops are always trained and ready to "Fight Tonight."

  • Sept. 16, 2014 -- VCSA's remarks at Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Sep 17, 2014

  • Vietnam War Soldiers inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    Sep 16, 2014

    Two Vietnam War Soldiers who were presented with Medals of Honor for their valor beyond the call of duty, Sept. 15, 2014, at the White House, were celebrated and inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Sept. 16, 2014.

  • Sept. 10, 2014 -- VCSA's remarks at AUSA Hot Topic Medicine Symposium

    Sep 11, 2014

  • Army vice chief, surgeon general address future of Army Medicine

    Sep 10, 2014

    Army Medicine intends to reset and transform as operations wind down in Afghanistan, and how it will transform was the topic of a day-long professional development forum, Sept. 10, 2014, in Arlington, Va.

  • Wounded, ill, injured Army athletes join U.S. team at inaugural Invictus Games in London

    Sep 4, 2014

    Twenty-two wounded, ill and injured Army Soldiers and Veterans will join representatives from all branches of the United States military as part of the 100-member US Team at the inaugural Invictus Games in London, September 10-14, 2014. The Invictus Games were inspired by Prince Harry's visit to the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado where a British team joined U.S. military teams in archery, shooting, cycling, swimming, track and field, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball competitions.

  • General Daniel B. Allyn

    Aug 28, 2014

    General Daniel B. Allyn

  • Cav assists children for first day of school

    Aug 27, 2014

    Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment; 215th Brigade Support Battalion; and 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment assisted the students and parents on the first day of school Aug. 25 at the Miller Heights Elementary School, Bellaire Elementary School, and Venable Village Elementary School, respectively.

  • Local resident to receive Medal of Honor Sept. 15

    Aug 26, 2014

    President Barack Obama will present the Medal of Honor to Opelika, Alabama, resident and retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins, Sept. 15, 2014, at the White House.

  • FORSCOM commander visits VR '14

    Aug 21, 2014

    Members of the exercise command cell at Vibrant Response '14 brief Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command Gen. Daniel B. Allyn (second from left) about the exercise here July 22, 2014. Vibrant Response is a major field training exercise conducted by U.S. Northern Command and led by U.S. Army North. About 5,500 service members and civilians from the military and other federal and state agencies throughout the country are training to respond to a catastrophic domestic incident. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Anthony T. Zane)

  • Milley takes FORSCOM colors, Allyn departs Fort Bragg to become Army vice chief

    Aug 18, 2014

    Gen. Mark A. Milley took charge of the Army's largest command, Aug. 15, 2014, as his predecessor, Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, relinquished the U.S. Army Forces Command colors and departed for duty in Washington, D.C., to be the 35th vice chief of staff of the Army.

  • FORSCOM change-of-command ceremony

    Aug 18, 2014

    Outgoing U.S. Army Forces Command commanding general, Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, left, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, center, and incoming FORSCOM Commanding General Gen. Mark A. Milley, each render the hand salute during the playing of the National Anthem, Aug. 15, 2014, at a FORSCOM change-of-command ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Gen. Daniel B. Allyn visits AMC

    Aug 15, 2014

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, and Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general of the U.S. Army Forces Command, meet for an update on AMC's global alignment and role in supporting the Army as its focus shifts to the future.

  • Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene buried at Arlington National Cemetery

    Aug 15, 2014

    Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), gave final honors to Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene in section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, Aug. 14, 2014. Greene was the highest-ranking service member killed in combat since the Vietnam War.

  • Total Army concept the future for National Guard

    Aug 13, 2014

    Commanding General U.S. Army Forces Command Gen. Daniel B. Allyn toured Fort Stewart, Ga., to observe the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team's eXportable Combat Training Capabilities exercise.

  • Vice chief: Never forget where we put our Soldiers

    Aug 11, 2014

    "We still have Soldiers and families we need to continue to care for," said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell during his farewell ceremony Aug. 8, 2014, at the Pentagon.

  • SLIDESHOW: Specialist 4 Donald P. Sloat

    Aug 11, 2014

  • Army leadership school graduate brings his insight back to Ansbach

    Aug 8, 2014

    Patrick Kabuye, sports and fitness coordinator with U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, graduated earlier this summer from the Advanced Course of the Army Management Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Kabuye has since brough back his insight to improve USAG Ansbach.