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Army coach leads Team USA to more Olympic medals
Feb 16, 2014
Team USA Olympic skeleton coach Vermont Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Tuffy Latour helped coach Team USA's Noelle Pikus-Pace to an Olympic silver medal and Matt Antoine to a bronze at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
Georgia Army, Air Guardsmen help Augusta residents in wake of Winter Storm Pax
Feb 13, 2014
Georgia Army and Air National Guardsmen joined forces in Augusta to assist local responders during Winter Storm Pax. More than 80 Georgia Air National Guardsmen from Savannah's 165th Air Support Operations Squadron joined Army National Guardsmen of the 878th Engineering Battalion in a cooperative effort.
Soldiers skid to 14th place in Olympic luge doubles
Feb 12, 2014
Team USA's Utah National Guard Sgt. Preston Griffall and New York Army National Guard Sgt. Matt Mortensen finished 14th in Olympic luge doubles, after skidding in turn five of their second run, at the Sanki Sliding Center, Russia, Feb. 12, 2014.
Army recognizes innovative environmental practices, partnerships
Feb 10, 2014
One ammunition plant, three installations, and three environmental teams recognized for their outstanding environmental and sustainability program achievements with Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards for fiscal year 2013. The Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards represent the highest honor in the field of environmental science and sustainability conferred by the Army.
Soldiers see Russian history at Sochi Opening Ceremony
Feb 9, 2014
Soldiers from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program and Army National Guard witnessed a dazzling exhibition of Russian history during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Veterans attend school museum opening in Korea
Feb 7, 2014
Veterans from the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division returned to the school they helped to build in Gapyeong, South Korea, for the opening of a museum, Feb. 7, 2014, that chronicles the 62-year relationship between the school and the division.
New York National Guard launches citizens' emergency training program
Feb 6, 2014
New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are on the front lines of New York's program to help citizens prepare for emergencies.
Soldiers weather storm, peers at historic U.S. Army Small Arms Championship
Feb 5, 2014
The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit hosted the 2014 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship, Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2014, at Fort Benning, Ga.
McHugh: Signals indicate culture changing on sexual assault, leaders must embrace trust
Feb 3, 2014
Soldiers who are victims of sexual assault are showing more willingness to report crimes against them, a sign that there is growing confidence in the Army's commitment to investigating such crimes and providing support to victims, according to Army leaders.
Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC unveils new National Guard ambulance
Jan 30, 2014
The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center in Illinois, rolled out the newest Humvee ambulance, Tuesday.
S.C. National Guard responds to Winter Storm Leon
Jan 30, 2014
As Winter Storm Leon was gearing up to blast the southeastern portion of the United States with snow and ice, members of the South Carolina National Guard at the Joint Operations Center in West Columbia, S.C., kept a watchful eye on weather maps and began preparations to address potential impacts around the state.
Four N.Y. Guard Soldier/athletes head for Winter Olympics in Sochi
Jan 23, 2014
Four New York Army National Guard Soldiers will be part of the United States Olympic team at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in February.
Guard personnel part of multi-state West Virginia water-sampling operation
Jan 22, 2014
Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, along with personnel from other states, are using the skills and training they have for sampling and identifying unknown chemical or biological agents to help West Virginia officials evaluate the quality of water after a chemical spill left more than 300,000 residents without drinking water.
Five Soldiers selected for U.S. Olympic Bobsled Team
Jan 21, 2014
Five Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program have been selected for the U.S. Olympic men's bobsled team that will compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
Army aviation has 'unique capabilities' for civil support, consequence management
Jan 15, 2014
From floods to earthquakes, Army aviation takes on a range of missions during times of crises to save lives and protect the health and well-being of affected populations in the United States and abroad.
Retiring Army Guard director: Preserve this national treasure
Jan 14, 2014
Retiring after 43 years serving the nation, the director of the Army National Guard challenged his successors to maintain the standard of a force at a 377-year peak.
One Army School System brings active, Guard, Reserve together for training
Jan 9, 2014
The One Army School System standardizes education for Army schools regardless of component, so once the transition is complete, active-duty and Reserve Soldiers, as well as National Guardsmen, will be able to train at 80th Training Command facilities.
C-23 Sherpa makes final flight as Army Guard retires aircraft
Jan 9, 2014
The sounds of the C-23 Sherpa are now a thing of the past as the Army National Guard bids farewell to the venerable aircraft after two decades of service.
California Guard veteran fights back against military suicides
Jan 7, 2014
When it comes to veterans committing suicide, Save A Warrior founder Jake Clark minces no words.
Mass. Guard mobilizes to support severe snowstorm
Jan 6, 2014
Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick mobilized nearly 400 Soldiers and Airmen of the Massachusetts National Guard early Thursday morning in response to a severe January snowstorm that dumped nearly two-feet of snow in areas of Central and Western Massachusetts.
Brooke Army Medical Center delivers San Antonio's first baby of 2014
Jan 2, 2014
Born at 12:03 a.m., Jan. 1, 2014, the birth of Zane Huesca Rodriguez not only marked the first baby of the year for Brooke Army Medical Center, but also the first of the year for San Antonio.
Guardsman credited with helping save life in Devils Lake
Dec 31, 2013
A North Dakota National Guard Soldier said his military training helped him know what to do when he witnessed a man collapse in Devils Lake, N.D., recently.
Guam Guard Soldiers depart Afghanistan
Dec 30, 2013
Operation Enduring Freedom is quickly coming to a close for the Guam Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment. Task Force Guam's first wave of troops departed Afghanistan and will soon return to United States soil to commence a redeployment process.
Georgia Guardsmen support largest military exercise in 60 years on the Korean Peninsula
Dec 27, 2013
While Georgia Guardsmen at home were celebrating the 377th birthday of the National Guard, Headquarters Company of the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade was participating in Warpath III, near Seoul, South Korea.
N.Y. Guard to render final honors for 10,000 veterans by end of 2013
Dec 26, 2013
The New York Army National Guard Honor Guard expects to perform about 10,000 military funerals for veterans during 2013.
Task Force Guam donates boots to Afghan security guards
Dec 26, 2013
Members of 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard donated more than 120 pairs of boots to an Afghan security organization.
Soldier surprises family as 'Scuba Claus'
Dec 23, 2013
A Minnesota National Guardsman made a huge splash on his return from a deployment to Afghanistan when he surprised his children as Scuba Claus at the Mall of America's Sea Life Aquarium in Bloomington, Minn., Dec. 22, 2013.
Guard biathlete takes third place in IBU Cup trials
Dec 20, 2013
Pfc. Wynn Roberts finished third overall in the International Biathlon Union Cup trials, Dec. 14-18, 2013, at Mt. Itasca, Minn., narrowly missing a berth on the U.S. World Cup Team and a possible chance to compete in the Winter Olympics.
National Guard Soldiers teach leadership
Dec 9, 2013
More than 200 students from Kawananakoa Middle School learned about leadership, teamwork and trust the same way Soldiers do during a recent trip, here, when two separate groups of eighth-grade students participated in the Leadership Reaction Course, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 14-15, 2013.
National Guard competes for Best Ranger teams
Nov 27, 2013
Twenty-two National Guard Soldiers from 13 states competed for nine open slots, Nov. 20, 2013, at Fort Benning, Ga., to participate in the competition next spring.
U.S., China conduct Disaster Management Exchange
Nov 21, 2013
Soldiers from United States Army Pacific, Hawaii Army National Guard and Army Corps of Engineers along with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency participated with the People's Liberation Army in a Disaster Management Exchange, Nov. 12-14, 2013, at Marine Corps Training Area-Bellows, Hawaii.
Soldiers hit ground running first day of `Best Warrior'
Nov 21, 2013
From the pre-dawn hours to after the sun dipped below the horizon, the Army's finest warriors were pushed to their limits both physically and mentally during the first day of the Army's 2013 Best Warrior Competition.
National Guard, ROTC Cadets partner for security cooperation missions
Nov 18, 2013
In the early 1990s, as the old Soviet Union was in its final stages of collapse, the United States saw an opportunity to promote peace, minimize regional instability and encourage democracy in the region with what would later be called the State Partnership Program.
Commissaries to start scanning IDs
Nov 14, 2013
Commissaries will soon begin scanning customers' Department of Defense ID cards during checkout, as the Defense Commissary Agency continues its pursuit to deliver a 21st century benefit.
Slots filling up fast for Army's premier marksmanship training event
Nov 6, 2013
The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, in conjunction with the Maneuver Center of Excellence, will host the 2014 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships, Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2013, at Fort Benning, Ga.
Indiana National Guard hosts multi-agency explosives training
Nov 6, 2013
The Indiana National Guard hosted explosive-detection training for local, state and national first responders, Nov. 4, 2013.
N.C. Guard remains ready, relevant in State Partnership Program
Nov 1, 2013
Since its inception in 1996, when the North Carolina National Guard first initiated its State Partnership Program in Moldova, the state has emphasized creating and maintaining valuable and enduring relationships through this program.
NY Guard aviators deploying to Horn of Africa
Oct 31, 2013
A small unit of New York Army National Guard aviators who fly the military's C-12 transport plane are heading for Fort Hood, Texas, before deploying to the Horn of Africa, in November.
Afghan aviators resupply remote bases with partnered close-air support
Oct 28, 2013
The Afghan Air Force, which has made steady gains in its operational capacity since 2007, took over resupply operations to Barg-e-Matal district, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan, and other remote bases in the area, from the International Security Assistance Force, in early spring of 2013.
Medal of Honor recipient shares bond with Calif. Guardsmen
Oct 24, 2013
California National Guardsmen were witnesses to the heroism of Medal of Honor recipient Capt. William Swenson during the 2009 Battle of Ganjgal in Afghanistan.
Regionally aligned forces continue to organize despite budget uncertainties
Oct 23, 2013
As forces draw down from Afghanistan, more are available for regional alignment, said the Army's top forces generation leader.
Senior leaders ask for input to keep family programs
Oct 22, 2013
While Army family programs will remain a top priority for the service, the current fiscal situation means cuts and readjustments will have to be made, the Army's top leaders said Oct. 21, 2013.
Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness expands resilience training to Army leaders
Oct 16, 2013
The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program launched its Executive Resilience and Performance Course Armywide, Oct. 16, 2013.
Fiscal year 2013 was Army's safest year
Oct 16, 2013
Fiscal year 2013 was the Army's safest year to date, according to end-of-year data recently released by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center.
CSA lays out strategic priorities for uncertain future
Oct 16, 2013
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno laid out his strategic priorities in an email to the entire force, and with an attached document, Oct. 16, 2013, for the Total Army -- the active-duty Army, the Army National Guard, and the U.S. Army Reserve -- so they will remain ready to accomplish the range of military operations they may perform in an unpredictable future.
Multi-component command trains for retrograde mission
Oct 15, 2013
Army Reserve and Army National Guard Engineer Soldiers from Arkansas, South Carolina, Virginia, Missouri and Ohio recently completed their Cumulative Training Exercise at Camp Shelby Miss., with the assistance of the 177th Armored Brigade, First Army Division East.
South Dakota Guard unit cleans up remnants of Afghanistan war
Oct 14, 2013
The South Dakota Army National Guard's 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, sustains the four transportation units and ordnance company they manage at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, and they are also helping units in Regional Command-South drawdown equipment.
Reservists, National Guardsmen on standby for resumption of training funds
Oct 10, 2013
The Army Reserve and the National Guard say they are on standby to see what happens in Congress, as they wait for the resumption of funding for inactive and active-duty training.
Budget standoff forces postponement of Army's Best Warrior competition
Oct 9, 2013
The budget standoff in the nation's capital has stalled the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition, which had been set to take place at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 15-17, 2013.
Texas Guard DART-W continues to assist with Colorado flood response
Oct 9, 2013
The Texas Army National Guard's 36th Infantry Division's Domestic All-Hazards Response Team-West continues to coordinate assistance requests and support for the Colorado flood relief effort.
FORSCOM affirms First Army's multi-component training as way ahead
Oct 8, 2013
Gen. Daniel Allyn, commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command, recently met with Army Reserve, Army National Guard and active-duty Soldiers to focus on the future of combat effectiveness of the Total Army team.
First Army, Guard add unmanned aerial system capability to pre-deployment training
Oct 8, 2013
Getting a clearer picture of the enemy helps Soldiers more effectively accomplish their mission, and Army National Guard Soldiers deploying through the Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Miss., have a new intelligence tool to help get that picture.
Bold Quest testing coalition capabilities for future
Sep 24, 2013
More than 1,000 coalition forces from 12 allied nations gathered at five training centers across Indiana to participate in Bold Quest 13.2, Sept. 8-21, 2013.
Indiana Guardsman shaves head for cancer charity
Sep 24, 2013
Soldiers keep their hair closely cropped per regulation, but one female Indiana National Guard Soldier shaved her head for cancer awareness during an event to help a fellow Guardsman, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Shelbyville, Ind., National Guard Armory.
Matching tradition: 'Dustoff' lifts patient care to higher level
Sep 24, 2013
The MedEvac platoon at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, is comprised of Soldiers from the Michigan and New Hampshire National Guard, and continues the Dustoff tradition of providing timely aid to injured service members on or off the battlefield.
Guard continues to assist flood victims in Colorado
Sep 20, 2013
More than 750 members of the Colorado National Guard continue to respond to flooding throughout the central Colorado area and for many, taking part in the effort is something that's left an indelible mark.
Military flood evacuation mission continues in Colorado
Sep 17, 2013
Members of the Colorado and Wyoming National Guard, along with the U.S. Army's 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, from Fort Carson, Colo., are continuing their support of civil authorities in Colorado flood evacuation operations.
Soldiers rescue more than 2,100 from Colorado floods
Sep 16, 2013
Colorado National Guard and active-duty Soldiers have rescued more than 2,100 people and hundreds of pets displaced by flooding in Colorado.
Multi-component training ensures readiness of Total Army Force
Sep 12, 2013
First Army Division East recently demonstrated its ability to conduct multi-component training to ensure the readiness of the Total Army Force in a fiscally constrained environment, joining internal and external active duty forces with reserve-component forces and showcasing relationships built over a decade of war.
Winnefeld: National Guard program one of nation's best foreign policy bargains
Sep 11, 2013
The National Guard State Partnership Program is "one of the best foreign policy bargains our nation has," the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the 2013 Reserve Forces Policy Board Annual Dinner in Arlington, Va., Sept. 4, 2013.
NY Guard Soldiers' experiences part of 9/11 Tribute Center web exhibit
Sep 11, 2013
The ground zero experiences of five New York National Guard Soldiers are featured in a new online exhibit of the 9/11 Tribute Center. The Tribute Center released the exhibit, "The National Guard: Stories of September 11th told by those who were there," as part of the commemoration of the 12th anniversary of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Guardsman reflects on 9/11 attack, surviving subsequent suicide attempt
Sep 10, 2013
Even Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 2 Clifford Bauman tried to pull his gaze from a news story about the aftermath of the 9/11 attack, his mind took him back in time to a place and time he never wanted to see again.
SHARP: Soldiers need character in addition to competence
Sep 10, 2013
To eliminate sexual assault in the Army, all Soldiers are going to need more than just the know-how to do their jobs," said the new SHARP program director. "They're also going to need character -- to ensure they uphold Army values."
Same-sex spouses of Soldiers now receiving benefits
Sep 4, 2013
Same-sex spouses of service members are eligible to receive identification cards and all associated benefits, effective Sept. 3, 2013, according to a Department of Defense memorandum.
Training emphasizes 'new normal,' integrates military readiness, civilian deployments
Sep 4, 2013
Scenarios are used to build relationships between students of the Foreign Service Institute and Indiana National Guard Soldiers during an immersion course directed by 205th Infantry Brigade trainer/mentors at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, near Butlerville, Ind.
Trainer/mentors ensure Guard unit meets training objective
Sep 3, 2013
Despite the drawdown in Afghanistan, National Guard units must continue to train to maintain their readiness to support the nation's defense. According to the senior enlisted advisor of the National Guard's 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, the training First Army Division East team recently brought his unit is second to none.
Vice chief Campbell: Suicide prevention 365-day-a-year mission
Sep 3, 2013
September is suicide awareness month and while the Army will highlight suicide prevention this month, the service's vice chief said the effort is year-round.
New pre-deployment training center at Bliss combines 3 previous mobilization sites
Sep 3, 2013
The Continental U.S. Replacement Center is now fully operational at Fort Bliss, Texas, processing about 150 war fighters per weekly cycle, with an expected increase to more than 400.
Instructor earns 4th Bronze Star
Aug 30, 2013
Sgt. 1st Class John Melson was honored at Fort Benning, Ga., Aug. 23, 2013, as he was presented the Bronze Star Medal with "V" device for valor, for his actions more than four years ago while fighting off a Taliban ambush in Gerani, Afghanistan.
'First in Support' Soldiers augment Hawaii Army National Guard, provide higher command
Aug 29, 2013
Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, were augmented with Soldiers from the Hawaii Army National Guard and Croatian Army, to form the simulated 70th Infantry Division headquarters, during the international training exercise Immediate Response 13, being conducted at Petar Zrinski Barracks, Croatia, Aug. 19-31, 2013.
National Guard battles Northern California wildfires
Aug 27, 2013
Nearly a dozen aircraft and crews from the California Air and Army National Guard are battling wildfires across Northern California.
Chiefs: National Guard, Reserves should remain strong, operational
Aug 26, 2013
The National Guard and Reserves should remain strong operational forces, senior leaders of the seven Reserve components said recently.
First Army advises, assists Illinois National Guard during annual training
Aug 19, 2013
As the Army draws down the number of Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan, reserve-component units are more frequently turning to First Army to assist them in maintaining their readiness.
'Vibrant Response' trains troops for nuclear disaster
Aug 16, 2013
Civil Support teams trained to help the nation recover in the aftermath of a nuclear explosion, during the Vibrant Response 13-2 field training exercise at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., Aug. 10-17, 2013.
First responder skills, professionalism on display during nuclear disaster exercise
Aug 13, 2013
The world is still a very dangerous place, noted a two-star general after arriving at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., to visit the Vibrant Response exercise, which simulates the detonation of nuclear bombs in two Ohio cities.
Trainer/Mentors ensure reserve-component readiness
Aug 12, 2013
First Army Division East trainer/mentors play an integral role in ensuring reserve-component units maintain a high degree of readiness. Recently when members of the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, a National Guard unit, conducted a command post exercise at Fort Drum, N.Y., Soldiers from 4th Cavalry Brigade, First Army Division East, were standing ready as trainer/mentors and subject matter experts.
New York Army National Guard instructors qualify infantry Soldiers
Aug 12, 2013
Combining steep learning curves with the steep terrain at Camp Smith, N.Y., Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 106th Regional Training Institute, turn Army Reserve and National Guard clerks, quartermasters, and mechanics into infantrymen.
Michigan, Indiana National Guard units train in realistic environment
Aug 11, 2013
Soldiers from the Michigan and Indiana National Guard began their domestic response training during Vibrant Response 13-2, Aug. 10, 2013.
Man-down scenario provides direct insight for leader
Aug 5, 2013
The 52nd Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team from Columbus, Ohio, and the 103rd Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team from Fort Richardson, Alaska, were called in to assess a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear incident, Aug. 1, 2013, during the U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) lead Exercise Vibrant Response 13-2, at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind.
Texas Guardsmen train with Australian army for Talisman Saber
Jul 29, 2013
Texas' 36th Infantry Division deployed approximately 150 Soldiers to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 14-29, 2013, to participate in the fifth Talisman Saber training exercise.
Army looking at opening more combat jobs to women
Jul 22, 2013
Last month the Army announced its plan to integrate women into combat roles, opening positions within 27 brigade combat teams, which include nine National Guard brigade combat teams.
N.Y. Guard Soldier recognized for courage under fire
Jul 19, 2013
New York Army National Guard Sgt. Joshua Young was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor, July 19, 2013, in a ceremony at the Glenville, N.Y., Armed Forces Reserve Center.
Depot upgrades Humvee ambulances for Army National Guard
Jul 16, 2013
Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., has joined forces with Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., to produce 72 new M997A3 Humvee Ambulances for the Army National Guard.
Fort Hamilton dedicates Bluff to fallen Soldier
Jul 16, 2013
Fort Hamilton, N.Y., honored its bluff to a fallen Soldier and Fire Department of New York firefighter, June 13, 2013, at the post theater during Army birthday celebration week.
Operation Rising Star calling garrisons - deadline looms
Jul 15, 2013
Army Entertainment is getting set to launch the ninth season of Operation Rising Star, a military singing contest based on the American Idol format. Garrisons have until July 29, 2013, to register for local competition, which will be contested in September and/or October.
SecArmy says furlough will degrade Guard readiness
Jul 12, 2013
Secretary of the Army John McHugh again warned that sequestration continues to threaten military readiness.
N.Y. Army Guard helps Mohawk Valley rebuild, recover from July flash floods
Jul 9, 2013
Using bulldozers, excavators, and just plain muscle, about 250 New York Army National Guard troops cleared tons of rocky debris from flood-ravaged waterways in the towns of German Flatts and Fort Plain, N.Y., and helped Village of Mohawk residents remove rotting, muddy, and sodden property from their homes.
A complex fire: Chaplain duties hit home for Colorado National Guard clergyman
Jul 8, 2013
First Lt. Justin Cowan, chaplain, said he knew the day he walked out his door in early June to see huge plumes of smoke -- the beginnings of the West Fork Complex fire -- there was a possibility the Colorado National Guard would be called to help his community.
Resilient Soldier goes from 0-24 to Wrestling World Championships
Jul 3, 2013
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestler Spc. Caylor Williams went from 0-24 and getting pinned 22 times as a freshman at Palm Bay (Fla.) High School, to earning a berth in the 2013 FILA Wrestling World Championships.
North Carolina National Guard helps rescue injured hiker after tornado
Jun 26, 2013
A distress call went out in the late afternoon June 14, 2013, concerning a hiker who had been injured in Great Smoky Mountain National Park in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
National Guard firefighters headed home soon
Jun 20, 2013
As the Black Forest fire reached 85 percent containment, June 18, 2013, Colorado National Guard firefighters were released from the fire line.
Saber Strike 2013 demonstrates multinational partnership in Baltics
Jun 18, 2013
Saber Strike 2013 concluded June 13, 2013, as training locations in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia held closing ceremonies to commemorate two weeks of multinational exercises in the Baltics.
Army describes plans for integrating women into combat
Jun 18, 2013
No later than Jan. 1, 2016, women will be able to apply to all military occupational specialties, and to all Army units, across the total force.
Guard members man Colorado fire lines on Father's Day
Jun 17, 2013
Even thought the Black Forest fire was 65 percent contained as of June 17, 2013, the 22-square-mile blaze kept at least 150 Colorado National Guard members busy, including those fathers who were away from home the one day of the year set aside to honor them.
Colorado Guard aircrews assisting in Black Forest fire relief efforts
Jun 14, 2013
Personnel from the Colorado Army National Guard are continuing to assist civil authorities with firefighting support at the Black Forest fire in El Paso County, Colo.
Guardsmen train for upcoming law and order mission
Jun 11, 2013
More than 40 Kentucky Army National Guardsmen conducted mission specific training under the guidance and direction of fellow military police trainer/mentors assigned to 1-307th Infantry Battalion, 174th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division East.
Guard, Reserve Soldiers can opt for reduced-age retirement
Jun 5, 2013
More reserve-component Soldiers are now eligible to receive retirement pay before they reach age 60, if they meet certain criteria and choose to do so voluntarily.
CSA presents 28 junior officers with MacArthur Leadership Awards
May 31, 2013
Twenty eight company-grade officers were honored at a Pentagon ceremony, May 30, 2013, with the prestigious General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.
With drawdown in Afghanistan, Army regional alignments likely to increase
May 31, 2013
Globally, and across the total force in fiscal year 2013, the Army could engage in nearly 6,000 different activities, in more than 160 countries, and involving as many as 60,000 Soldiers and Army civilians as part of its "regionally aligned forces" concept.
Medical First Responders course taught during Angkor Sentinel 2013
May 27, 2013
The Medical First Responders course was conducted with the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and Idaho National Guard Soldiers during Angkor Sentinel 2013, May 18-27, 2013.