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  • Westphal: Collaboration with industry saves Army money

    Oct 19, 2012

    Industry forums such as this week's Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition can save the Army money through collaboration on best business practices, service officials said.

  • Army engineers develop chargers for phones, laptops in combat

    Oct 18, 2012

    A team of U.S. Army engineers are developing new battery chargers for smartphones, tablet computers and laptops for deployed Soldiers without access to a traditional electrical grid. They have engineered and built prototypes for 8-port, 4-port, and 2-port USB chargers, as well as an AC/USB adaptor -- all of which use a military standard battery such as the BB-2590 as the main power source.

  • JLTV program moves into EMD phase

    Oct 18, 2012

    The U.S. Army-led Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program is beginning a 33-month Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase to test and prepare the next-generation vehicles for a Limited User Test, Capabilities Production Document and Milestone C procurement decision in fiscal year 2015, service officials said.

  • Falcon Brigade training for new global threat

    Oct 18, 2012

    After 36 hours at Pope Army Airfield, double-checking their gear and rehearsing their mission, nearly 1,300 paratroopers took off into the night Oct. 9, 2012, on board 21 C-130 and C-17 aircraft.

  • Green Berets pay tribute to JFK at Arlington National Cemetery

    Oct 18, 2012

    Soldiers representing every unit within Army Special Forces Command (Airborne) gathered at the John F. Kennedy graveside, Oct. 18, 2012, to pay tribute to the president who recognized more than 50 years ago the importance of a dedicated counter-insurgency/unconventional warfare force and authorized the wearing of the green beret.

  • Corps of Engineers learning to do 'less with less'

    Oct 17, 2012

    When money is tight and times are trying, families, corporations and government organizations alike can be heard around the globe repeating the timeless mantra, "do more with less."

  • Guardsman teaches teachers in Afghanistan

    Oct 17, 2012

    From a New York classroom to a meeting room in the middle of Afghanistan, Sgt. Andrew Brechko never stops teaching.

  • Runners set for Army Ten-Miler showdown

    Oct 17, 2012

    "The Kenyan Connection" of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program is set to defend the International Cup in the 28th running of the Army Ten-Miler, Oct. 21, 2012, at the Pentagon.

  • EOD explodes old munitions in Kosovo

    Oct 16, 2012

    Soldiers from the 217th Explosives Ordnance Disposal Company, California Army National Guard, respond to, evaluate, and dispose of explosives in Kosovo, one of the most heavily mined regions in the world.

  • Iron Brigade prepares for NIE 13.1

    Oct 16, 2012

    Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, Texas, are gearing up for the Army's upcoming Network Integration Evaluation 13.1.

  • Army offers early retirement opportunity for Soldiers

    Oct 16, 2012

    Soldiers with at least 15 but less than 20 years of service may be eligible for early retirement.

  • 2012 Best Warrior Competition begins at Fort Lee

    Oct 15, 2012

    Twenty-four of the Army's finest warriors converged at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 14, 2012, to engage in a fast-paced and intense battle against themselves and each other as participants of the premier Soldier skills competition.

  • Army receives go-ahead on Manpack radio production

    Oct 15, 2012

    The Army has received authorization to continue production of an advanced radio that will link Soldiers at the company level and below with real-time information passed on its holistic tactical communications network.

  • Army completes first pilot Stryker exchange vehicle

    Oct 15, 2012

    Last week, the Army completed the first vehicle in their ground-breaking Stryker Double V-Hull exchange program. The program exchanges flat-bottom Stryker hulls for the newer DVH design.

  • 'Saber Junction' tests U.S., partners' interoperability

    Oct 15, 2012

    About 1,800 troops from 18 European nations are now training in Germany for the post-Afghanistan fight, using the U.S. Army's most-current doctrine for unified land operations.

  • Army honors widow who helps families turn grief into hope

    Oct 12, 2012

    After losing her husband in 1992, Bonnie Carroll channeled her grief into a support organization that provides hope and comfort to the surviving families of service members.

  • 'Capital Shield' tests Army's first responders in nation's capital

    Oct 12, 2012

    Soldiers with the 911th Engineer Company (Technical Rescue) dug through the rubble of a collapsed building in Washington, D.C., Oct. 11, 2012, as part of the "Capital Shield 13" regional training exercise.

  • Panetta spells out DOD roles in cyberdefense

    Oct 12, 2012

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta spelled out in detail the Defense Department's responsibility in cybersecurity during a speech to the Business Executives for National Security meeting in New York, Oct. 11, 2012.

  • CSA salutes civilians for service to Soldiers, families

    Oct 12, 2012

    Five civilians were honored for their service to Soldiers and their families at a special Twilight Tattoo hosted by the Army chief of staff, Oct. 11, 2012, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • New driver's training complex in Germany aims to save lives

    Oct 12, 2012

    The Joint Multinational Training Command opened a new state-of-the-art Advanced Driver's Training Complex in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Oct. 4, 2012.

  • Westphal: No cuts to SOF, intel, cyber

    Oct 11, 2012

    Even as the Army faces a period of budget constraint, it will protect or increase funding for special operations, intelligence and reconnaissance programs, along with space and cyberspace capabilities, said Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal.

  • Army to honor doctor for fighting deadly viruses

    Oct 10, 2012

    A retired Army doctor who helped develop vaccines to protect troops from meningitis, AIDS, hepatitis, diarrhea, and many other infectious diseases, will be among civilians saluted Oct. 11, 2012.

  • Patrols increasing confidence of Afghan Army

    Oct 10, 2012

    As task forces across Afghanistan continue to adjust to their role as trainers, mentors and enablers, the members of the Afghan National Security Forces are also learning to adjust.

  • Army conducts safety testing on networked vehicles

    Oct 9, 2012

    The Army has completed safety release testing for a new fleet of networked vehicles, paving the way for Soldiers to begin training on them this month.

  • Afghan, ISAF police disrupt narcotics smuggling with help from hounds

    Oct 9, 2012

    The recent threat of insider attacks temporarily slowed partnered activities in Afghanistan recently, but the Soldiers of 563rd Military Police Company reunited with their Afghan Uniform Police partners for the highly-successful Operation Clean Sweep conducted in districts throughout Kandahar City, Oct. 3, 2012.

  • Retroactive Stop Loss pay deadline set for Oct. 21

    Oct 9, 2012

    The final deadline for Soldiers, veterans and beneficiaries to file for Retroactive Stop Loss special pay has been set at Oct. 21, after which they will no longer be able to apply for the benefit which averages $3,600 per claim.

  • Army chemical battalion returns to 2ID in Korea

    Oct 5, 2012

    The Department of the Army announced Sept. 4 the relocation of the 23rd Chemical Battalion from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to Camp Stanley in Uijeongbu, South Korea.

  • Armed forces inaugural task force stands up

    Oct 5, 2012

    A joint task force has been established to coordinate all military ceremonial support for January's presidential inauguration.

  • 'Lightning' air defenders ready to protect skies over National Capital Region

    Oct 5, 2012

    About 200 Florida Army National Guard Soldiers are now standing watch over the skies of Washington, D.C., and its surrounding area, having recently passed a seven-month training and testing process that has led to their support of Operation Noble Eagle.

  • Combat effectiveness focus of Energy Awareness Month

    Oct 4, 2012

    Improved energy efficiency ties directly to mission success, said Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment.

  • Shyu sworn in as assistant secretary of Army

    Oct 4, 2012

    Heidi Shyu was formally sworn into office as the as assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, Oct. 4, 2012, by Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, following her Senate confirmation.

  • Soldier selected for White House Fellowship

    Oct 3, 2012

    Maj. Archie L. Bates III is one of 15 professionals nation-wide who have been appointed to the 2012-2013 class of White House Fellows.

  • 36th ID assumes disaster-coordination mission in West

    Oct 3, 2012

    The Texas Army National Guard's 36th Infantry Division assumed command and control of the Guard's Domestic All-Hazards Response Mission-West this week, requiring the division to synchronize the Guard's response to disasters west of the Mississippi River.

  • Army developing new fixed-wing aircraft

    Oct 1, 2012

    The Army is refining an initial capabilities document for a new fixed-wing utility aircraft that is designed to replace more than 112 airframes with a common platform. The new platform should be able to perform a range of key mission sets and services, officials said.

  • Army refines airburst technology, XM25 'Punisher'

    Sep 28, 2012

    The U.S. Army is preparing to conduct a second Forward Operational Assessment of its XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement airburst weapon system.

  • Battling suicidal thoughts: A Soldier's story

    Sep 28, 2012

    For Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Ferguson, the Army has been his life since he was 19 years old. After having his left leg amputated from injuries he suffered in Iraq, struggling through multiple surgeries and rehabilitation, he eventually found himself facing depression and considering suicide.

  • Arghandab River crossing in Afghanistan brings new hope to Mizan

    Sep 28, 2012

    Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces teamed to clear the Mizan Bowl area of insurgents in early September during the military operation Kalak Hode 5.

  • CSA talks about suicide prevention

    Sep 28, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno opened the service-wide suicide prevention stand down Sept. 27, 2012, morning by announcing that 237 Soldiers have potentially taken their lives so far this year and that the Army will step up its resilience training to combat the problem.

  • Soldiers push comm. systems integration to next level during VALEX

    Sep 28, 2012

    The day after Labor Day, Soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, began their validation exercise that involves the installation, configuration, integration and validation of thousands of pieces of equipment, much of it new technology that is networked into hundreds of vehicles.

  • Army women win Armed Forces Softball Championship

    Sep 27, 2012

    Terri "Mama T" Andreoni, a 40-year-old, hard-hitting pitcher, led the All-Army women to a 5-4 victory over defending champion All-Air Force in the gold-medal game of the 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championships, Sept. 20, 2012, at the Cannoneer Complex on Fort Sill, Okla.

  • All-Army women dedicate Armed Forces crown to fallen Soldier

    Sep 27, 2012

    The All-Army women's softball team dedicated its 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championship to third baseman Cpl. Ashley Walker and her late husband, Sgt. Brian Walker, who was killed May 13, 2012, in Afghanistan.

  • Congress told IEDs will remain 'weapon of choice' for decades

    Sep 26, 2012

    Improvised explosive devices, and the networks that use these asymmetric weapons, will remain an enduring threat to U.S. forces and the nation for decades to come, the Defense Department's top counter-IED official told lawmakers, Sept. 20, 2012.

  • Army aims outreach at Hispanic community

    Sep 26, 2012

    Soldiers of Hispanic heritage have a long and illustrious history of contributing to the Army above and beyond the call of duty, according to Mari Monserrate, the Army's Hispanic Outreach liaison.

  • SMA on suicide: 'It's okay to seek help'

    Sep 26, 2012

    "It's a source of strength to ask for help and we are all about being strong in the Army," said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, on the eve of the Army-wide suicide stand-down.

  • Chaplains step up 'Strong Bonds' to halt suicides

    Sep 26, 2012

    As part of a push to prevent suicides, Army chaplains want 50,000 Soldiers and additional family members to attend their "Strong Bonds" retreats over the next three months.

  • Southern Strike III takes swing at enemy forces, supplies

    Sep 25, 2012

    Long after midnight with most residents fast asleep, 3rd Zone Afghan Border Police and International Security Assistance Force members quietly launched their surprise air assault mission in conjunction with Operation Southern Strike III, an Afghan-led mission that took place in Spin Boldak and Takhteh Pol districts of Afghanistan, Sept. 1-9, 2012.

  • Army examines feasibility of integrating 4G LTE with tactical network

    Sep 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army employed a 4G cellular network this summer at its integrated capabilities testbed at Fort Dix, N.J.; this was done to address integration with current network designs and to enable actionable intelligence for dismounted squads.

  • All-Army men win 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championship

    Sep 25, 2012

    A new pitcher and a rookie slugger helped the All-Army men end Air Force's mini-dynasty at the 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championships played Sept. 16-20, 2012, at the Cannoneer Complex on Fort Sill, Okla.

  • MP community remembers their fallen at Arlington

    Sep 25, 2012

    On the eve of the birth of the Military Police Corps 70 years ago, the Army's provost marshal opened a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., to remember the 20 MPs who have fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan this year.

  • Soldiers reminded about importance of voting

    Sep 25, 2012

    Today is National Voter Registration Day, and the Army wants Soldiers to recognize "the importance of voting, a right they have fought to defend," said Lt. Col. Paul Amrhein, chief of Soldiers Program Branch, Human Resources Command.

  • Master Fitness Trainer grads to impact Soldier 'lifespace'

    Sep 24, 2012

    The 31 Master Fitness Trainer pilot program students were told at their graduation they would "play a pivotal role in influencing Soldier fitness and health throughout their lifespace," Sept. 21, 2012,

  • 'Net Zero' water experts meet to discuss pilot program

    Sep 24, 2012

    Army installations are working on ways to conserve water, from pipe-leak-detection systems, to the use of drought-resistant grasses on post golf courses.

  • Trainers to help Soldiers 'optimize physical readiness'

    Sep 21, 2012

    The pilot course for the Army's new Master Fitness Training Program will hold its graduation ceremony, Sept. 21, 2012, at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Commanders key to success of new fitness program

    Sep 21, 2012

    The Master Fitness Training program, which was discontinued by the Army in 2001 and was recently reactivated, graduated its first pilot class, Sept. 21, 2012, at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • New transition assistance program ready for rollout

    Sep 21, 2012

    Parts of a new transition assistance program were tested this summer and TAP will be ready for all separating service members over the next few months, officials reported to lawmakers, Sept. 20, 2012.

  • Course redesigns produce better prepared Army recruiters, commanders

    Sep 20, 2012

    The general consensus among recent Recruiting Center Commander Course graduates is that the newly redesigned CCC is better preparing them to be leaders in small-unit recruiting and the Army Recruiter Course is better preparing Soldiers for recruiting duty.

  • American fashion trends set by Natick?

    Sep 20, 2012

    When it comes to fashion, America looks to, well, the Natick Soldier Systems Center, as it turns out.

  • Army to change Officer Evaluation Reports

    Sep 20, 2012

    New rating forms will be adopted next year as the Army implements significant changes to its Officer Evaluation System.

  • Army announces greatest inventions of 2011

    Sep 19, 2012

    U.S. Army officials announced the winners of its 2011 greatest inventions competition, Sept. 19, 2012.

  • Army delivers fuel-efficient generators, 'right-size' power to Afghanistan

    Sep 19, 2012

    As the U.S. Army changes its energy culture through policy and new technologies, it is already fielding its next generation of streamlined operational energy systems to Afghanistan.

  • Army explores tactical 4G telemedicine

    Sep 19, 2012

    The U.S. Army explored whether real-time, electronic point-of-treatment care was possible or practical this summer at its integrated capabilities testbed at Fort Dix, N.J.

  • Suicide prevention stand down set for Sept. 27

    Sep 18, 2012

    In two days the Army will conduct a suicide prevention stand down worldwide to focus on promoting good health, teammate involvement, risk reduction and resilience training.

  • Deploying Soldiers test new female body armor prototype

    Sep 18, 2012

    Female Soldiers at Fort Campbell, Ky., preparing for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan are getting a chance to weigh in on the latest innovation in personal protective equipment: body armor designed specifically to fit them.

  • Army designing tastier meats for field rations

    Sep 18, 2012

    The Army is teaming up with industry to develop a tastier, healthier meat product that uses an innovative dehydrating process.

  • Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems community partners with academia

    Sep 18, 2012

    The U.S. Army's Project Manager for Unmanned Aircraft Systems is establishing partnerships with a handful of academic institutions as a way to further research, advance technology and maximize progress emerging from lessons learned in combat, service officials said.

  • Active Army's only petroleum and water group brings end to storied past

    Sep 17, 2012

    For those who've lived and worked at Fort Lee,Va., over the past decade or so, the images were commonplace and unmistakable.

  • Odds improve for Soldiers aiming for fellowships

    Sep 17, 2012

    Before last year, Soldiers applying for fellowships or scholarships could only choose one program per year. If they didn't get that program, they'd likely miss the deadline for another. That's all changed -- for the better.

  • Networked vehicles readied for delivery to 10th Mountain Division

    Sep 17, 2012

    The Army is ramping up limited production on a new fleet of networked mine resistant, ambush protected vehicles, as part of a sweeping effort to transform its tactical communications network.

  • Dempsey: U.S. must remain engaged with Muslim world

    Sep 17, 2012

    The recent anti-American demonstrations that have occurred in many Muslim countries "demands for us to be more engaged, not less engaged," the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today during an aircraft flight from Sibiu, Romania, to Ankara, Turkey.

  • Leaders look at Army of the Future

    Sep 14, 2012

    As the Army transitions away from wartime commitments, what should the strategic focus be for future challenges and what will the Army of tomorrow and beyond look like?

  • Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees on National Public Lands Day

    Sep 13, 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers will waive day-use fees at more than 2,400 Corps-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29, 2012.

  • Military couple avert Soldier's suicide attempt

    Sep 13, 2012

    One evening in late July, military police called Sgt. 1st Class Danny Licciardi saying that a Soldier whom he knew needed help.

  • Westphal: Leader development essential to Army of the Future

    Sep 13, 2012

    By the time the students in today's Command and General Staff College Intermediate Level Education class are leading the Army, the Army of the Future will already be here, the under secretary of the Army said last week.

  • Army, NFL report to Congress on brain-injury initiatives

    Sep 13, 2012

    The Army has made more progress in studying traumatic brain injury in the last 10 years than it made in the previous 50, said the service's vice chief.

  • Wounded warrior presents former president with Infantry Silver Dollar

    Sep 13, 2012

    An injured officer who battled to stay on active duty presented the U.S. Mint's commemorative Infantry coin to former President Bush following his speech at a leadership forum in Columbus, Ga.

  • Missouri Guardsmen kick off 'Eastern Accord' in Tanzania

    Sep 12, 2012

    Members from the Missouri Army National Guard's 110th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade and representatives from seven East African countries began at 10-day training exercise in Tanzania, Africa.

  • Marines, DARPA test robot at Myer

    Sep 12, 2012

    The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab in partnership with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Boston Dynamic tested an autonomous robot on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Sept. 10.

  • Homeland Security AW2 vet to speak at Warrior-Family Symposium

    Sep 12, 2012

    Retired Capt. Alvin Shell, an Army Wounded Warrior Program veteran who now serves as Force Protection Branch officer at the Department of Homeland Security, will be a panelist Sept. 13 at the 2012 Warrior-Family Symposium.

  • NFL legend launches Suicide Prevention Fair

    Sep 12, 2012

    Dallas Cowboy legend and 1982 Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker opened the Army Suicide Prevention Month Health Fair in the Pentagon courtyard here, Sept. 12, 2012, by penning autographs on posters, photos, magazines and replica helmets.

  • Ham: Guard essential to Africa partnerships

    Sep 11, 2012

    The National Guard is vital to Africa Command, said the commander of U.S. Africa Command.

  • On 9/11, Soldiers in Afghanistan reminded Army takes care of its own

    Sep 11, 2012

    Soldiers first entered Afghanistan less than a month after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in New York City, Shanksville, Pa., and the Pentagon. Eleven years later, Soldiers are still fighting there and Army leaders want them to remember the reason and know that while they battle abroad, their families back home are being taken care of.

  • Commentary: Looking beyond 9/11 plus 11

    Sep 11, 2012

    When the smoke cleared after Sept. 11, 2001, what remained was a national sense of unity and patriotism.

  • Army ready with vaccine for flu season

    Sep 10, 2012

    The Army has ordered nearly 2 million doses of vaccine to immunize all Soldiers, their families, civilian employees and retirees for the upcoming flu season.

  • Grass becomes 27th chief of National Guard Bureau

    Sep 10, 2012

    Gen. Frank Grass became the 27th chief of the National Guard Bureau in a Pentagon ceremony, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • CTC conference focuses on changes in Army training

    Sep 10, 2012

    The Combat Training Center Commanders Conference discussed how the Army will adjust live training events and exercises to respond to the post-Iraq and soon to be post-Afghanistan operational environments.

  • Pentagon hosts all-academy women's volleyball tournament

    Sep 10, 2012

    For the first time ever, the Pentagon hosted a two-day National Collegiate Athletic Association women's volleyball tournament that brought together the three service academies with the Citadel and the University of Denver.

  • Master fitness trainers make comeback

    Sep 10, 2012

    The Army's Master Fitness Training Course, discontinued in 2001, will soon be back. The pilot course for the new MFTC, which began Aug. 27, 2012, is underway at Fort Jackson, S.C., and the class of about 30 Soldiers will graduate Sept. 21.

  • September 11, 2012--11 years later: Honoring the fallen - moving forward

    Sep 10, 2012

    For Americans, the date "September 11, 2001" evokes very distinct memories of that specific time in our lives when the world, as we knew it, changed forever. Our memories mark this day far more poignantly than any words ever will.

  • Soldiers, NHRA race team swap roles

    Sep 10, 2012

    As the saying goes, to really understand someone, walk a mile their shoes. That was the idea underlying a crew swap between Soldiers at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind., and the Cruz Pedregon Racing team, of the National Hotrod Racing Association.

  • Grass takes oath as National Guard chief

    Sep 8, 2012

    Gen. Frank Grass became the 27th chief of the National Guard Bureau in a change of responsibility ceremony, Sept. 7, 2012, at the Pentagon.

  • Academy women's volleyball teams compete at Pentagon

    Sep 7, 2012

    The Black Knights women's volleyball team will compete Friday evening and Saturday in the inaugural Armed Forces Tournament at the Pentagon.

  • Alaska Soldiers train 'down under'

    Sep 5, 2012

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Alaska trudged through streams, rope-climbed steep gullies and low crawled through the jungle as they trained in northeast Australia.

  • North Dakota Guard, tribes dedicate Lakota helicopter

    Sep 5, 2012

    More than 500 people showed up Sept. 4, 2012, to dedicate the North Dakota Army National Guard's newest helicopter, the UH-72A Lakota, at a ceremony which included a tribal blessing of the aircraft.

  • 18th Financial Management Center helps open Afghan bank branch

    Sep 4, 2012

    Direct deposit and online banking, including using a smart-phone, is a common occurrence for many U.S. service members, but for members of the Afghan National Police simply getting paid can mean putting their life at risk.

  • Former Army cadet wins Paralympic silver

    Sep 4, 2012

    Former U.S. Military Academy cadet Jennifer Schuble won a silver medal in the 500-meter time trial paracycling event, Sept. 1, 2012, at the Olympic Park's Velodrome in London.

  • 'Samurai' spirit prevails during MEDEX 12

    Sep 4, 2012

    Soldiers from the 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion supported more than 200 active, Reserve and Guard personnel in Japan who were taking part in U.S. Army Pacific's 2012 Medical Exercise.

  • Rifleman Radio, Nett Warrior increase situational awareness in field

    Sep 4, 2012

    During training in New Mexico the last week of August, Soldiers with the 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, learned the benefits of having the Rifleman Radio and Nett Warrior systems with them in the field.

  • Paralympic Games motivate U.S. wounded warriors

    Sep 3, 2012

    A group of Europe-based wounded warriors traveled to London to observe the 2012 Paralympic Games and said they are motivated by the athletes.

  • NFL, Army both work to combat traumatic brain injury

    Aug 31, 2012

    The Army and National Football League are both working to improve awareness of traumatic brain injury and further research into its causes, prevention and treatment.

  • SMA Chandler: Army must do better at keeping hazing in check

    Aug 31, 2012

    While hazing can be confused with a rite of passage into an organization, especially one as large as and with as much history as the military, it is something the Army does not tolerate, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, during a visit to Fort Rucker, Ala.

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