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  • Inputs into Army exercises increase command awareness of cyber threat

    Aug 17, 2012

    An increased focus on training and leader development can help commanders at all levels better understand the threat to America posed by adversaries in the cyber domain, said the commander of Army Cyber Command, during the Aug. 16 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association TechNet Land Forces East conference in Baltimore.

  • Army, industry partner to solve network capability gaps

    Aug 16, 2012

    As the Army gears up to field its first integrated package of tactical communications equipment to deploying Soldiers, the service is already partnering with industry to enhance those technologies for the next capability set.

  • Army intel oversight agencies pool resources

    Aug 16, 2012

    A covenant signing took place in the Pentagon, Aug. 14, 2012, formalizing the consolidation of three Army intelligence activities into an organization with a new name.

  • Army, industry partner to solve network capability gaps

    Aug 16, 2012

    As the Army gears up to field its first integrated package of tactical communications equipment to deploying Soldiers, the service is already partnering with industry to enhance those technologies for the next capability set.

  • Planners evaluate large Vibrant Response exercise

    Aug 15, 2012

    More than 9,000 Soldiers and civilians from numerous local, state and federal agencies participated in Vibrant Response 13, along with their equipment -- mobile labs, helicopters, heavy equipment and so on -- spread out over 5,000 square miles of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky.

  • First female four-star general retires from Army

    Aug 15, 2012

    The first woman to serve as a four-star general in both the Army and the U.S. armed forces, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody retired Aug. 15, 2012, after 38 years in uniform.

  • Army Cyber tells AFCEA about measures to 'prevent, shape, and win'

    Aug 15, 2012

    The Army needs to integrate cyberspace considerations into operational planning across the board: That was the message Army Cyber Command presented to technology company representatives and contractors Tuesday.

  • Zero tolerance in Army for bullying, hazing

    Aug 13, 2012

    All service members have a personal responsibility to intervene in and stop any occurrences of hazing or bullying, said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, in a recent statement.

  • Military athletes at London games enjoy Army family support

    Aug 13, 2012

    U.S. military athletes at the London 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony, Aug. 12, 2012, had more than just fans cheering them on throughout the games.

  • Nunn finishes 43rd in Olympic 50-k race walk

    Aug 12, 2012

    Staff Sgt. John Nunn worked his way forward in the final laps of the Olympic 50-kilometer race walk Aug. 11, 2012, to finish 43rd with a personal-best time of 4 hours, 3 minutes, 28 seconds.

  • Soldiers begin command post training for NIE 13.1

    Aug 10, 2012

    Soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, began honing their skills at the Mission Training Center the first week in August, in preparation for the upcoming Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 exercise scheduled for the fall.

  • Army National Guard announces best Soldier, best NCO winners

    Aug 10, 2012

    Competing among themselves and an unfavorable environment, seven Soldiers and seven noncommissioned officers came head-to-head during the Army National Guard's Best Warrior Competition, July 29, 2012, to contest who was the best of the best.

  • Soldiers brief British youth at Windsor Castle

    Aug 9, 2012

    Seizing the opportunity to take a rest from the madness of the Olympic games, Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit took time out to showcase the Army to the locals of Windsor, England, Aug. 8, 2012.

  • DeLoach takes bronze in Olympic long jump

    Aug 9, 2012

    Air Force family member Janay DeLoach leaped 6.89 meters Wednesday night at Olympic stadium to take the bronze medal in women's long jump.

  • National Guard expands Midwest, Southwest wildfire support

    Aug 8, 2012

    With an already busy wildfire season under its belt, the National Guard has expanded firefighting efforts in several states throughout the Midwest and Southwest, where they have activated more than 100 personnel and multiple aircraft.

  • First flight test successful for Army's Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle air vehicle

    Aug 8, 2012

    For more than 90 minutes, the hybrid air vehicle known as the Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle stayed afloat above Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Aug. 7, 2012

  • Vets gather at Arlington to mark 70th anniversary of Guadalcanal

    Aug 8, 2012

    Seventy years after the Aug. 7, 1942, start to what would be a brutal, six-month-long battle over an island in the South Pacific, veterans of Guadalcanal gathered at Arlington National Cemetery to pay respects to their fellow Marines, Soldiers, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen.

  • Lester finishes eighth in Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling

    Aug 8, 2012

    Team USA coaches did not recognize their wrestler as Spc. Justin "Harry" Lester as he finished eighth in the Olympic men's Greco-Roman 66-kilogram tournament, Aug. 7, 2012, at ExCel North Arena 2.

  • London Games leave Mango dreaming about Rio

    Aug 6, 2012

    Sgt. Spenser Mango learned in London that much work must be done if he wants to medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Byers' Greco-Roman Olympic day ends early

    Aug 6, 2012

    Army Greco-Roman wrestler Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers was eliminated from the Olympic heavyweight tournament after two matches, Aug. 6, 2012, at ExCel North Arena 2 in London.

  • Parker misses mark in Olympic shooting finale

    Aug 6, 2012

    Four-time Olympian Sgt. 1st Class Jason Parker headed into the third round of the Olympic three-positions rifle competition, Aug. 6, 2012, just one shot out of medal contention, but finished 30th.

  • Szarenski closes out Olympic career

    Aug 5, 2012

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program pistol shooter Sgt. 1st Class Daryl Szarenski competed Aug. 5, 2012, in the men's 50-meter free pistol competition, his last event as an Olympian.

  • Army wife Gray wins Olympic gold in 3-positions rifle

    Aug 4, 2012

    Jamie Gray, wife of U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shooter Staff Sgt. Hank Gray, won an Olympic gold medal in the women's 50-meter three-positions rifle event Aug. 4, 2012, at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London.

  • Two Army marksmen miss medal round by millimeters

    Aug 4, 2012

    The difference between shooting for an Olympic medal and watching from the stands came down to fractions of an inch for two U.S. Soldiers competing Aug. 3, 2012, in 50-meter prone rifle at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London.

  • Soldier watches wife win gold from across pond

    Aug 4, 2012

    As Jamie Gray was conquering her past demons in women's three-position rifle Aug. 4, 2012, at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London, her husband, Staff Sgt. Hank Gray, was glued to the couple's 17-inch computer monitor, watching a live stream of the event.

  • Army standardizes PTSD diagnosis, treatment

    Aug 3, 2012

    The Army, along with the other military services and the Department of Veterans Affairs, is standardizing the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • Army spouse comes up short in Olympic pistol event

    Aug 2, 2012

    Olympic shooter Petty Officer 1st Class Sandra Uptagrafft, wife of U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Sgt. 1st Class Eric Uptatgrafft, competed in her second event at the London Olympics, Aug. 1, 2012, finishing in 28th place overall in women's 25-meter sport pistol at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London.

  • VA program offers vets between ages 35-60 new education opportunities

    Aug 2, 2012

    Unemployed veterans between 35 and 60 years old have an opportunity to begin a new career in one of more than 211 high-demand occupations by applying for enrollment in the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, launched as part of the Vow to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.

  • Double trap shooters ambushed in London

    Aug 2, 2012

    U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shotgun shooters Staff Sgt. Josh Richmond and Sgt. Glenn Eller fell short of their lofty expectations in the Olympic double-trap competition Wednesday at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

  • Former Women's Army Corps commandant dies at age 101

    Aug 2, 2012

    Former Women's Army Corps commandant and advocate for women's military service, Mary Louise Rasmuson, died July 30, 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska, at age 101.

  • Kelsey finishes fourth in Olympic fencing

    Aug 2, 2012

    Air Force Reserve Capt. Seth Kelsey finished one touch away from a medal Wednesday in Olympic épeé individual fencing at ExCel Centre in London.

  • Making money without marijuana: Afghan farmers enabled to grow legal crops

    Jul 31, 2012

    With assistance from the U.S. Agency for International Development and U.S. Army civil affairs, farmers in Afghanistan now network with traders to sell legal crops such as melons for higher prices than illegal crops in markets such as India and Dubai.

  • Soldiers help Native Americans finish canoe journey

    Jul 31, 2012

    Soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., helped members of the Quileute tribe move approximately 100 canoes out of the water at the completion of the tribe's two-week journey, July 29, 2012.

  • Hancock first Olympic champion to repeat in men's skeet

    Jul 31, 2012

    In double record-setting fashion, Sgt. Vincent Hancock became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in men's skeet July 31, 2012, at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London.

  • Behavioral changes hold key to energy efficiency throughout Army

    Jul 31, 2012

    The Army's energy chief continues to press home the need for energy efficiency saying that stewardship of water and power resources begins with behavioral changes by Soldiers top down, not solely with investments in technologies and new equipment.

  • Szarenski finishes 23rd in Olympic air pistol event

    Jul 30, 2012

    Four-time Olympian Sgt. 1st Class Daryl Szarenski knew right away that his game was not clicking in the Olympic 10-meter air pistol qualification round July 28, 2012, at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London.

  • Military athletes march in London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony

    Jul 30, 2012

    U.S. service members were among more than 10,000 athletes from across the world who marched into Olympic Stadium July 27 during the Opening Ceremony of Olympiad XXX.

  • Hancock set for golden repeat in Olympic skeet

    Jul 30, 2012

    After three rounds of shooting July 30, 2012, Sgt. Vincent Hancock is in first place in defense of his Olympic gold medal in men's skeet at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

  • Louisiana National Guard pins first female general officer

    Jul 30, 2012

    The Louisiana National Guard welcomed its first female general officer during a promotion ceremony, July 27, 2012, at the Jackson Barracks Museum in New Orleans.

  • Military leaders put final touches on catastrophic incident exercise

    Jul 30, 2012

    With fewer than 24 hours until the hypothetical detonation of a 10-kiloton nuclear device in a major Midwestern city, military exercise specialists were putting the final touches on a national catastrophic incident exercise that will test more than 9,000 service members and civilians in 11 training locations and airfields spread across 5,000 square miles in southern Indiana and northern Kentucky.

  • Two-time Army Olympian teaches race walking on Today Show

    Jul 29, 2012

    Army Olympian Staff Sgt. John Nunn showed Americans how to race walk Monday morning on NBC's Today Show.

  • Jitters get best of Uptagrafft in Olympic pistol debut

    Jul 29, 2012

    Despite having a difficult Olympic debut, Navy Reserve Petty Officer 1st Class Sandra Uptagrafft's experience in London, July 29, 2012, featured enough goose bumps and memories to last a lifetime.

  • Army spouse competes in first medal event of London Olympics

    Jul 29, 2012

    In front of an enthusiastic crowd eager to witness presentation of the first medals of the London Olympic Games, Jamie Gray, wife of a U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Soldier, competed in women's 10-meter air rifle June 28 at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

  • First Lady brings 'Let's Move' to London Games

    Jul 27, 2012

    First Lady Michelle Obama and a plethora of former and current U.S. Olympic stars helped musical performers entertain children July 27, 2012, during "Let's Move! London Tic-Toc."

  • Nothing but business for Szarenski's fourth Olympic Games

    Jul 26, 2012

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program pistol shooter Sgt. 1st Class Daryl Szarenski is taking a business-like approach to his fourth Olympic Games.

  • Rapid Equipping Force displays new technology at Pentagon

    Jul 26, 2012

    When Soldiers in the field have an immediate need for a new technology or piece of equipment, they don't have time to wait for it: They need it now.

  • General says ARCYBER progresses, prepares for cyberspace future

    Jul 26, 2012

    The Army's top cyberspace warrior told Congress that the work of the Army Cyber Command adds to national security. Lt. Gen. Rhett Hernandez, commanding general of U.S. Army Cyber Command, 2nd Army, testified before the House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, July 25, 2012.

  • Marine boxer hopes unique style will garner Olympic gold

    Jul 26, 2012

    After leading the U.S. boxing team in warm-ups Thursday, Marine Corps Sgt. Jamel Herring demonstrated the unique style and speed that may earn him an Olympic medal.

  • GFEBS completes final Wave for Full Deployment - changes way Army does business

    Jul 24, 2012

    During a time of increased scrutiny of government spending, the General Fund Enterprise Business System, or GFEBS, steps forward to transform the way Army manages its finance and real property accounting.

  • Army tightens body fat standards for some recruits

    Jul 24, 2012

    All male recruits age 17-20 who enlisted after May 16, 2012, must now have a body fat percentage of 24 or less before they begin basic training. For female recruits in that age category, their body fat must be at 30 percent or less.

  • Army researcher receives top White House award for scientific excellence

    Jul 23, 2012

    A young researcher from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine has received top honors for scientific excellence.

  • DOD to mark anniversary of Korean War armistice

    Jul 23, 2012

    Friday at Arlington National Cemetery, the Department of Defense and the Army will recognize veterans of the Korean War and will also commemorate the 59th anniversary of the July 27, 1953, signing of the armistice that ended fighting on the peninsula.

  • Army leaders to conduct 'health of the force' visits at 6 installations

    Jul 22, 2012

    Army senior leaders, led by Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, will tour several Army installations this week to assess the health of the force.

  • Verification, innovation key to success for NIE 13.2 candidate capabilities

    Jul 20, 2012

    During an industry day at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., July 19, 2012, which was meant to keep the industrial base informed about requirements to support the upcoming Network Integration Evaluation 13.2, Army officials said the performance of systems in a controlled and repeatable environment will identify issues with equipment prior to placing it in an operational environment.

  • Women Soldiers to test female-specific body armor

    Jul 19, 2012

    Today, both male and female Soldiers wear body armor that has been designed for men. But the Army plans to field to women next summer a new type of body armor -- designed for them -- that will be shorter in the torso with more customized adjustments specific to the female form.

  • ARNEWS senior correspondent no longer walks beat

    Jul 18, 2012

    The Army lost one of its best advocates Tuesday when William "Rob" McIlvaine died at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.

  • Robotics Rodeo highlights advances in life-saving technologies

    Jul 17, 2012

    The 2012 Robotics Rodeo held at Fort Benning, Ga., June 20-29, 2012, allowed manufacturers to showcase the latest robotics technology designed to defeat battlefield threats, especially improvised explosive devices.

  • Stryker units in Afghanistan now equipped with precision mortars

    Jul 16, 2012

    The first-ever Accelerated Precision Mortar Initiative round fired from a Stryker vehicle in Afghanistan accomplished what few conventional 120mm high-explosive mortars can achieve: a direct hit on a target with the first round fired.

  • Army vessel rescues civilian sailor from sinking sailboat

    Jul 16, 2012

    The Army Reserve vessel USAV Robert T. Kuroda, responded to a U.S. Coast Guard request for assistance in the rescue of a civilian on a disabled sailboat, near San Nicholas Island, Calif., July 9, 2012.

  • Afghan National Army soldiers soar with Operation Eagle's Flight

    Jul 16, 2012

    Afghan field artillery soldiers displayed deployment-ready skill, under the direction of deployment-ready leadership, during Exercise Eagle's Flight at Patrol Base Sorkh Bid in northern Kandahar province, Afghanistan, July 11, 2012.

  • Golden Cargo puts Reservists, Guardsmen to work

    Jul 13, 2012

    Golden Cargo takes place across the western half the United States this month as members of the U.S. Army Reserve, National Guard and Navy work alongside civilians in the handling and shipping of ammunition to strategic locations.

  • LOGCAP completes base de-scoping for turnover of FOB Dubs

    Jul 13, 2012

    Fowrard Operating Base Dubs was the first U.S. and coalition base to have LOGCAP services turned off in preparation for the base to be turned over to Government of the Islamic Repubic of Afghanistan.

  • Deputy Reserve chief receives NAACP award

    Jul 13, 2012

    The deputy chief of the Army Reserve received the 2012 Benjamin L. Hooks Distinguished Service Award for promoting equal opportunity at the annual conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, July 10, 2012.

  • Mine dogs clear Afghan roads

    Jul 12, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Andrew Black moved back toward the Huskey mine clearance vehicle to watch from a safe distance as a team traced the wire of a suspected improvised explosive device back toward the road. His military working dog, Lobo, was held on the end of a leash and the pair was taking a short break after searching the last 500 meters.

  • Army releases third quarter accident data

    Jul 12, 2012

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center data show the third quarter of fiscal year 2012 has been the deadliest yet this year regarding accidents, with 42 Soldiers lost between April 1 and June 30.

  • Soldiers help provide much-needed relief to Panjwai

    Jul 11, 2012

    U.S. Soldiers stood outside the gate of the district of Panjwai's headquarters July 5, 212, to deliver humanitarian aid packages to local villagers. The program is directed at those who have fallen on hard times or have been forced to leave their villages due to insurgent activities in the area.

  • Army to discontinue NASCAR sponsorship

    Jul 11, 2012

    After this year, the Army will no longer sponsor a NASCAR team as part of its national branding and accession efforts. But the service will continue other programs to attract new Soldiers and keep itself in the public eye.

  • Warrior Transition Command leaders reflect on future

    Jul 11, 2012

    Army Medical Command leaders reflected on the past and looked to the future of the Warrior Transition Command during the organization's second change of command, July 10, 2012, in the Pentagon auditorium.

  • Army remodels 6 hotels for lodging privatization

    Jul 10, 2012

    The Army is well on its way to accomplishing its goal of building and remodeling lodging facilities at 42 bases in both the United States and Puerto Rico.

  • Kenyan-Americans make noise for Army at U.S. Olympic Track Trials

    Jul 10, 2012

    The "Kenyan Connection" made a lot of noise for the U.S. Army during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

  • Integrative Cardiac Health Project building healthier lives

    Jul 10, 2012

    A wellness program launched at the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1999 is still helping people today. Take Navy Capt. Brent George.

  • Robotics rodeo showcases new technologies

    Jul 9, 2012

    More than 40 vendors and five universities showcased nearly 75 different technologies during the 2012 Robotics Rodeo at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Computer simulations created to train Soldiers on howitzers

    Jul 9, 2012

    Two Soldiers and two Marines made their virtual debut last month while helping Picatinny Arsenal engineers create a computer trainer for the M777A2 Lightweight 155mm Towed Howitzer.

  • Landscapers 'give back' to vets, fallen at Arlington

    Jul 9, 2012

    More than 400 volunteers from children to adults descended on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, Va., June 9, 2012, for the 16th annual Renewal and Remembrance, to honor the nation's veterans and fallen service members.

  • Missouri National Guard Soldier dies in training exercise in Guatemala

    Jul 6, 2012

    Missouri National Guard Staff Sgt. Robert J. Traxel, 34, of Union, Mo. died July 2 while performing his annual training duties in support of Beyond the Horizon Guatemala.

  • Afghan Local Police celebrate graduation

    Jul 5, 2012

    Afghan Local Police in Zharay District celebrated the graduation of 45 policemen during a ceremony, July 3, 2012 on Forward Operating Base Azizzullah.

  • Army Corps of Engineers breaks ground on Hawaii marsh project

    Jul 5, 2012

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground for the construction of the Kawainui Marsh Environmental Restoration Project, June 28, 2012, in Kailua, O'ahu, Hawaii.

  • Mickowski makes metric mile final at Olympic track trials

    Jul 3, 2012

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Capt. John Mickowski came up 400 meters short in his bid for a berth in the London Olympic Games.

  • Army to deliver new network technologies

    Jul 3, 2012

    Army leaders said plans are underway to deliver eight brigade combat teams of integrated, capability-enhancing networking technologies beginning in October.

  • Tri-Nation competition highlights partnership between U.S., European allies

    Jul 3, 2012

    Soldiers from the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion competed against mixed military teams the Czech Republic and Germany during the Tri-Nation Competition, June 26-28, 2012, in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • West Virginia woman signs on as first female Bradley mechanic

    Jul 3, 2012

    Cicely Verstein didn't plan on breaking any new ground when she enlisted in the Army. But the job she selected at the recruiting station has thrust her into the military spotlight.

  • New Information Processing Center to consolidate information assets in Europe

    Jul 2, 2012

    German and American officials broke ground for the next stage in transformation on Wiesbaden's Clay Kaserne in Germany, June 28, 2012.

  • Fort Carson engineers, firefighters help contain Waldo Canyon blaze

    Jul 2, 2012

    With the sun slipping behind the mountains, more than 100 Army engineers from the 4th and 52nd Engineer Battalions worked tirelessly to set up a base of operations and begin making firebreaks before dark.

  • Army radar to allow UAS to fly in National Air Space

    Jul 2, 2012

    The MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system will be able to train in the same airspace as the Boeing 747 by March 2014, with the help of the Army-developed Ground Based Sense and Avoid system.

  • Afghan flight medics train for air treatment

    Jun 29, 2012

    As the U.S. continues to prepare Afghan forces to conduct operations independent of U.S. support, the Army is training Afghan medics to properly implement medical care while in flight.

  • Fort Carson helps with evacuees as wildfire rages

    Jun 29, 2012

    Fort Carson, Colo., opened its doors, June 26, 2012, to displaced service members and families forced to flee their homes due to the danger posed by the out-of-control Waldo Canyon wildfire.

  • New tactical network set to begin fielding in the fall

    Jun 29, 2012

    New equipment and training, part of the Army's "Capability Set 13" begins fielding in October. The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, out of at Fort Bliss, Texas, will be the first recipients of more than 15 new systems included in the set.

  • Address updates essential for absentee voting

    Jun 29, 2012

    With nearly 151,000 Soldiers serving abroad, the secretary of Defense designated June 28 through July 7, 2012, as Armed Forces Voters Week to get the word out about absentee ballots.

  • Army National Guard fights Colorado fires on ground, in air

    Jun 28, 2012

    As Colorado continues to fight wildfires throughout the state, the Army is actively offering resources to state, local and federal officials, as well as displaced residents.

  • DOD releases do's, don'ts for military voters

    Jun 28, 2012

    With election season fast approaching, the Department of Defense published a set of guidelines June 19, 2012, for military personnel detailing what's allowed and what's restricted when participating in political activities.

  • Kenyan-American runners represent U.S. Army in Olympic Trials finals

    Jun 28, 2012

    The "Kenyan Connection" struck twice for the U.S. Army June 25 at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials as Spc. Augustus Maiyo qualified for the 3,000-meter steeplechase final and Spc. Robert Cheseret qualified for the 5,000-meter final which runs this evening.

  • Double amputee takes command of Fort Belvoir

    Jun 27, 2012

    For the first time in the Army's history, a double amputee has taken the reins as garrison commander of a major installation.

  • Smartphone app coming for Arlington National Cemetery

    Jun 27, 2012

    A new smartphone app, due out this fall, will be able to provide a virtual tour of Arlington National Cemetery, list events there and help visitors locate gravesites.

  • Capitol Hill PTSD awareness event highlights struggles, triumphs

    Jun 27, 2012

    The sergeant major of the Army and its surgeon general were among those who spoke June 27, 2012, on Capitol Hill about the Army's efforts to battle the devastating effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and other brain injuries.

  • Africa Endeavor tests 36 nations' communications skills

    Jun 27, 2012

    Sponsored by U.S. Africa Command, 36 nations joined together to conduct Africa Endeavor, the largest joint interoperability communications exercise ever held on the African continent, June 18-27, 2012.

  • In short term, Gray Eagle trades reliability for capability

    Jun 27, 2012

    The Army's MQ-1C Gray Eagle program is under its estimated budget, and is also meeting expected availability rates in theater.

  • Team USA loaded with Soldiers for London Olympic Games

    Jun 26, 2012

    The U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program will send its strongest contingent of athletes and coaches to the 2012 Olympic Games in London since the program's inception in 1997.

  • Reserve CEO outlines Army's push for better energy use

    Jun 25, 2012

    Army Reserve Command Chief Executive Officer Addison Davis spoke June 25, 2012, before the Association of Climate Change Officers' annual Defense, National Security and Climate Change conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Chirlee finishes 15th in 10,000 meters at U.S. Olympic Trials

    Jun 25, 2012

    Downpour conditions perfectly suited for Oregon Ducks did not fare well for U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program runner Spc. Joseph Chirlee, a naturalized citizen from Marakwet, Kenya.

  • Warrior Games athletes recognized at Pentagon

    Jun 25, 2012

    Military and Olympic leaders recognized 50 Wounded Warriors, including 10 Army athletes, for their athletic achievements at the 2012 Warrior Games during a June 25, 2012, ceremony in the Pentagon courtyard.

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