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  • Shadow 'enhanced platoons' meet growing need in Afghanistan

    May 28, 2012

    When the Afghan theater commander called on the Army to increase the number of Shadow platoons in theater during the height of the 2011 Operation Enduring Freedom summer campaign, the Army was ready to answer the call.

  • Immediate Response 12 highlights multinational cooperation

    May 26, 2012

    Immediate Response 12, the multinational military exercise between U.S. Army Europe, U.S. Air Force, the Croatian Land Forces and partner militaries from six other Balkan nations, began with an opening ceremony in Slunj, Croatia, May 26, 2012.

  • Soldiers place 'Flags In' for Memorial Day

    May 25, 2012

    Soldiers placed more than 260,000 flags in front of gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery May 24 as part of the "Flag's In" tradition preceding Memorial Day weekend.

  • Army Secretary impressed with cyber studies program at Naval Postgraduate School

    May 24, 2012

    Army Secretary John McHugh visited the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., May 21, 2012, and got his own education on what the school offers the military and how the Army benefits from the educational opportunities provided at this international and joint educational institution.

  • Army chief of staff presents Outstanding Civilian Service Awards

    May 24, 2012

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, presented five Outstanding Civilian Service Awards during this week's Twilight Tattoo, in front more than a thousand visitors and residents of the nation's capital.

  • Bostick assumes command of Corps of Engineers

    May 24, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick became the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general and U.S. Army chief of engineers during an assumption of command ceremony at Baruch Auditorium at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C., May 22, 2012.

  • Army refining long-term MRAP plan

    May 24, 2012

    The Army is in the process of refining a long-term plan for its fleet of 20,000 mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles, service officials said.

  • Her passion helps military families build resilience

    May 24, 2012

    Gen. Ray Odierno, chief of staff of the Army, presented an Outstanding Civilian Service Award May 23, 2012, to a woman responsible for a new Sesame Street initiative for the children of deployed parents.

  • Army develops lighter, fuel-efficient generator

    May 23, 2012

    Army engineers were recognized for their collaborative efforts with small business to develop a transportable 100 kW generator that is 3,150 pounds lighter than those currently in theater.

  • Reserve components need equipment to keep Soldiers engaged, onboard

    May 23, 2012

    The Army Reserve has about 86 percent of the equipment it's supposed to have on hand. But that equipment is only 66 percent modernized. That's a problem for keeping Reserve Soldiers trained, and for keeping up morale, said its commander.

  • Twilight Tattoo honors Ravens coach, civic leaders

    May 23, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T Odierno honored Baltimore Ravens Coach John Harbaugh and four other civic leaders Wednesday evening for their service to Soldiers by inviting them as special guests to a "Twilight Tattoo."

  • Eller earns fourth Olympic berth in double trap

    May 22, 2012

    Reigning Olympic double trap gold medalist Sgt. Glenn Eller III earned his fourth Olympic berth at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Shotgun Team Trials, May 18-19, 2012, at the Tucson Trap & Skeet Club in Arizona.

  • Fisher House opens new site for families of wounded

    May 22, 2012

    A new Fisher House was opened at Fort Belvoir, Va., May 22, 2012, for the families of service members who wind up injured and find themselves in a military hospital.

  • Army commits to security through renewable energy

    May 22, 2012

    The assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, in a bloggers roundtable today, said one of the reasons the Army is committed to one gigawatt of renewable energy is security.

  • Army team begins Mount McKinley climb

    May 21, 2012

    Six instructors from Army's Northern Warfare Training Center cadre landed on the Kahiltna Glacier, Alaska, May 17, to begin a 14-to-20-day climb to the summit of Mount McKinley, also known as Denali

  • Taps anniversary honors national song of remembrance

    May 21, 2012

    Intermingled with song birds and reverent silence, 200 buglers from around the country collectively sounded America's most recognizable bugle call May 19, 2012, at Arlington National Cemetery for the 150th anniversary of "Taps."

  • Hancock dominates skeet at U.S. Olympic Shotgun Trials

    May 21, 2012

    Resembling the form that earned him a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Sgt. Vincent Hancock crushed skeet competitors at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Shotgun Team Trials May 18-20, 2012, at the Tucson Trap & Skeet Club in Arizona.

  • 'Installation as docking station' links home front to battlefield technologies

    May 18, 2012

    Soldiers at eight U.S. Army posts are the first to link into the "Installation as a Docking Station" system that allows access to the same IT systems and software used on the battlefield.

  • Ordnance Corps marks 200-year legacy

    May 18, 2012

    As part of the 200th anniversary celebration of the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps, a range training complex at Fort Lee, Va., was dedicated May 16, 2012, in honor of Lt. Col. Harry M. "Bulldog" Downer, who gave more than 40 years of service to the nation.

  • WCAP wrestler Lester expects nothing but gold from London

    May 18, 2012

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Greco-Roman wrestler Spc. Justin Lester has just one goal remaining on the mat.

  • Soldiers school public about Army during 2012 JSOH

    May 18, 2012

    The Army's Golden Knights and the Navy's Blue Angels headlined at the 2012 Joint Service Open House at Joint Base Andrews, which ran May 18-20, 2012.

  • Odierno: Sequestration could lead to hollow Army

    May 17, 2012

    It's possible the Army could be cut to 400,000 if the sequestration option spelled out in the Budget Control Act of 2011 goes into effect, the Army's chief of staff said May 17, 2012.

  • Sabo inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    May 17, 2012

    A day after Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, Army and Defense officials inducted him into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.

  • Boys of Bravo Company become 'Bravo Family' - finally

    May 17, 2012

    On the day after President Barack Obama presented Rose Mary Sabo-Brown, Spc. 4 Leslie Sabo's widow, with the Medal of Honor, Jim Waybright and other Soldiers who had fought alongside Sabo the day he was killed, sat down to remember the battle, their friend, and how the boys of Bravo Company have come together to be a family once again.

  • Odierno: Regional alignments to begin next year

    May 16, 2012

    The Army will begin implementing a regionally-aligned force concept next year to better support combatant commanders, Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno announced May 16.

  • Picatinny engineer pursues improved hand grenade

    May 16, 2012

    Picatinny Arsenal's Richard Lauch is pushing forward with a new design for a hand grenade fuze that will update what is basically a 100-year-old design.

  • Missouri Guard remains on mission 1 year after Joplin tornado

    May 16, 2012

    Within hours of the deadly Joplin tornado on May 22, 2011, Gov. Jay Nixon activated the Missouri National Guard and told the people of Joplin they would remain on duty as long as needed.

  • President presents Medal of Honor to Vietnam hero's widow

    May 16, 2012

    More than 42 years after performing selfless, heroic actions in Cambodia, which resulted in his death, Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. was recognized at a White House ceremony when his widow accepted the Medal of Honor on his behalf.

  • Remembering a hero: Medal of Honor recipient Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr.

    May 15, 2012

    Rose Mary Sabo-Brown vividly remembers May 15, 1970 as the worst day of her life. It was the day she learned that her new husband, Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. of the 101st Airborne Division, wasn't coming home from Vietnam.

  • Acquisition exec observes 'decisive action' training at NTC

    May 15, 2012

    Army Acquisition Executive Heidi Shyu visited the National Training Center not only to observe a wide range of equipment under fire, but also to discuss the new training methodology to prepare Soldiers for current and future-conflict scenarios.

  • Military families get free passes to national parks

    May 15, 2012

    From Alcatraz Island to Zion National Park, Soldiers and their families can visit more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, and other public lands around the nation this year, without paying entry fees.

  • Gallantry to be honored after 42 years

    May 15, 2012

    His company commander will never forget the sacrifice that Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. made for his fellow Soldiers in Vietnam.

  • Army Ten-Miler sells out in record time

    May 15, 2012

    This year the Army Ten-Miler, the third-largest 10-mile race in the world, filled its 30,000 runner field in record time. ATM officials announced that the 28th annual race shattered all previous race registration records for both the priority and general registrations.

  • Utah Guard linguists bridge language gap for 'Beyond the Horizon Guatemala'

    May 14, 2012

    Utah National Guard members from the 300th Military Intelligence Brigade are deployed as linguists in support of Beyond the Horizon Guatemala 2012 and are bridging the communication gulf between U.S. military personnel and the host nation's military and citizens.

  • Leaders say Network Integration Evaluation improving Army acquisition

    May 14, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Lt. Gen. Bill Phillips, military deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, stressed the value of the Network Integration Evaluation construct to obtain Soldier feedback and rapidly field network equipment to meet their needs, during a visit to White Sands Missile Range, N.M., last week.

  • Marksman embraces view from top

    May 14, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Daniel Horner recently won his fourth consecutive United States Practical Shooting Association Multi-gun National Championship in Las Vegas and his fifth overall.

  • Top acquisition official visits network evaluation, emphasizes science, technology

    May 13, 2012

    Army Acquisition Executive Heidi Shyu praised the ongoing Network Integration Evaluation and stressed the importance of blending science and technology into the modernization strategy while meeting with program managers, Soldiers and service leaders May 11, 2012, at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Fort Hood civil affairs brigade launches new civil information management course

    May 11, 2012

    Soldiers assigned to the 85th Civil Affairs Brigade recently took part in the first ever Civil Information Management class at Fort Hood, Texas, to learn assessment techniques and how to use the information gathered from those assessments.

  • Warriors come from warriors: a mother's perspective

    May 11, 2012

    Marilyn Durso cherishes a Mother's Day gift that she calls "a sweet acknowledgment from a son to his mother."

  • Westphal presents 50th Pace Award to auditor, G-6 officer

    May 10, 2012

    For the 50th consecutive year, the Pace Award was presented to an Army officer and Army civilian, for their outstanding performance in significant staff assignments that benefit the Army by providing substantial financial savings or technological or military development.

  • Austin: Army takes advantage of training opportunities with reduced OPTEMPO

    May 10, 2012

    With the military out of Iraq, there's more time for Soldiers to train for the next fight, the vice chief of staff of the Army said.

  • Chandler breaks biscuits with World Class Athlete Program Soldiers

    May 10, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III recently gained insights into Olympic training from Installation Management Command Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program.

  • Vice chief hosts Washingtonians at Twilight Tattoo

    May 10, 2012

    More than a thousand visitors to Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., walked, bused, drove and taxied during some nasty weather May 9, 2012, to watch the time-honored tradition of a "Twilight Tattoo."

  • Army awards health professions scholarships

    May 10, 2012

    During fiscal year 2011 the Army awarded health professions scholarships to 502 students, including 287 medical students and 127 dental students.

  • Odierno: Soldiers must take action to prevent sexual assault

    May 9, 2012

    In the Army's fight against sexual harassment and assault, Soldiers cannot be passive. They must recognize and confront other Soldiers engaged in offensive behavior or who may sexually assault someone.

  • Microemulsion could allow vaccines to be stockpiled long-term

    May 9, 2012

    At an Army medical lab in San Antonio, the observed stability of a recently concocted "microemulsion" could one day be key to the long-term stockpiling of important vaccines for distribution in case of disaster.

  • May 8: Victory in Europe Day

    May 8, 2012

    World War II was the largest and most violent armed conflict in the history of mankind, but by the early spring of 1945, the future looked bright for Allied forces in Europe.

  • SHARP takes messages to senior leaders at fifth summit

    May 8, 2012

    Sexual harassment and sexual assault continue to remain a scourge the Army intends to continue battling until both are wiped out.

  • Army Materiel Command brings 'last MRAP' to port

    May 7, 2012

    The last U.S. Army mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle to depart from Iraq arrived at the Port of Beaumont, Texas, May 6, 2012, on its way to the 1st Cavalry Brigade Division Museum at Fort Hood, Texas, for preservation and display.

  • Rebirth of old technique gives kidney transplant patients new lease on life

    May 7, 2012

    Clinical Research Coordinator Fred Gage and his team in the new kidney perfusion lab at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center resurrected a technique more than four decades old to give patients a new lease on life.

  • Wounded warriors compete for gold in track & field

    May 6, 2012

    The Army athletes took six gold, five silver and seven bronze medals during the track and field events May 4, at the 2012 Warrior Games held in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • PEO Soldier celebrates anniversary, welcomes new leader, unveils new logo

    May 5, 2012

    Its name may not sound particularly impressive, but on the tenth anniversary of Program Executive Office Soldier, arguably, no other Army organization has done more to add to the lethality, comfort and safety of the American service member.

  • U.S. Horse Detachment teaches smuggling operations at NTC

    May 4, 2012

    Insurgents and criminal elements in Afghanistan have shifted to smuggling for illicit funds and supplies. With the trafficking of weapons and drugs across international borders, the need for border security is at an all-time high.

  • Army marksmen earn 3 medals at Warrior Games

    May 4, 2012

    Army wounded warriors faced off in the third day of competition at the 2012 Warrior Games, May 3, 2012, winning three medals in the shooting competition at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • President signs order to counter abuse of veterans by schools

    May 4, 2012

    More than 10,000 Soldiers and family members watched April 27 as President Obama signed an executive order targeting "bad actors" in higher education whom he said have used aggressive and deceptive tactics to fleece money from veterans.

  • Afghan troops begin training with Mobile Strike Force Vehicle

    May 3, 2012

    The Afghanistan National Army's Mobile Strike Force Vehicle has cleared one of the final obstacles on its way to the battlefield with the start of its first Operator New Equipment Training, or OPNET class.

  • President speaks to troops at Bagram Airfield

    May 2, 2012

    President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance on Bagram Airfield to speak with U.S. troops stationed here during his trip to Afghanistan May 2.

  • SecArmy pays call on Army world-class athletes

    May 2, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited with nine Soldier Olympians and Paralympic hopefuls from Installation Management Command's U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, May 1, 2012, at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • WTU Soldiers say competition helps heal at Warrior Games

    May 2, 2012

    The Soldiers competing this week in the Warrior Games at Colorado Springs, Colo., are members of one of the 29 Warrior Transition Units spread across the Army.

  • JTRS advances 'Cognitive Radio' concept

    May 2, 2012

    The Joint Program Executive Office for Joint Tactical Radio Systems is moving closer to its vision of Cognitive Radio, a concept engineered to allow a family of software-programmable radios to better use portions of the available spectrum, service officials said.

  • Techniques help archers garner silver

    May 2, 2012

    The techniques of retired Staff Sgt. Jesse White and other Army archers helped them earn four silver medals May 2, 2012, in the 2012 Warrior Games.

  • First lady welcomes competitors to 2012 Warrior Games

    May 1, 2012

    First Lady Michelle Obama and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff welcomed wounded warriors from all branches of the military to the third annual Warrior Games, April 30, 2012, at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Soldiers execute realistic scenario, face hybrid threat as NIE begins

    May 1, 2012

    The Army's largest ever network field exercise rolled into action today, as more than 4,000 Soldiers began to execute a rigorous scenario designed to measure the performance and operational value of advanced tactical communications equipment under real-world conditions.

  • Patriot Brigade warrior awarded Silver Star

    May 1, 2012

    A sergeant was awarded the Silver Star today for clearing a basement of insurgents in Afghanistan and directing the medical evacuation of wounded comrades during a firefight.

  • Army asks for armed aerial scout demonstration

    May 1, 2012

    The Army released to industry a request for information about a replacement for the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior aircraft, April 25, 2012, including a proposal to industry to provide for the Army a demonstration of the current state of the art in rotary-wing aircraft and their subsystems.

  • Army women dominate 2012 Warrior Games cycling

    May 1, 2012

    The Army women's upright cycling team swept the competition at the 2012 Warrior Games, taking the top three positions. The men's recumbent team added another gold and bronze to the Army's medal count.

  • Maryland Army Guard unveils newest helicopter in its arsenal

    Apr 30, 2012

    The Maryland Army National Guard unveiled its first of four UH-72A Lakota helicopters, April 18, 2012. The aircraft will replace the older OH-58A Kiowa as their premier aircraft for civil support, search and rescue and homeland security missions.

  • Archer just misses London berth in Paralympic archery

    Apr 30, 2012

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program archer Sgt. Michael Lukow just missed earning a berth in the London Paralympic Games with a runner-up finish at the 2012 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for Archery.

  • Charges referred in Pvt. Danny Chen case

    Apr 30, 2012

    Charges have been referred to courts-martial against one officer and seven Soldiers relating to the alleged hazing and death of Pvt. Danny Chen, an infantryman who died in Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2011.

  • Senior Enterprise Talent Management program opens for Army civilians

    Apr 27, 2012

    Army civilians in the grades of GS-14/15 and equivalent employees, may now begin the self-nomination process for entry into the Army's Senior Enterprise Talent Management program.

  • Military kicks off War of 1812 bicentennial

    Apr 27, 2012

    The bicentennial of the War of 1812 was launched April 16, 2012, in New Orleans with a commemoration that revolved around the Navy's Fleet Week celebration there.

  • Civic leaders across nation observe training at Bragg

    Apr 27, 2012

    Thirty-seven business and civic leaders from across the nation attended a Joint Civilian Orientation Conference this week and observed training at five military installations.

  • Army will open previously closed jobs, units to women

    Apr 27, 2012

    The Army announced April 27, 2012, that it will begin a six-month assessment May 14 of an exception to the Direct Ground Combat Assignment Rule for female Soldiers.

  • Trainers prep instrumentation for Immediate Response 2012 exercise

    Apr 27, 2012

    The NATO exercise Immediate Response 2012 will be hosted this year in Croatia, and involves forces from that nation as well as from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Serbia, Slovakia, and the United States.

  • Concept vehicle rolls out to meet Detroit public

    Apr 26, 2012

    The Army debuted its latest concept vehicle that not only significantly improves upon fuel economy, it also has the capability to generate and export electric power to Soldiers in austere locations like Afghanistan.

  • Tripler uses cutting-edge procedures to manage pain

    Apr 26, 2012

    Advancements in the use of spinal cord stimulators for the treatment of chronic pain have brought relief to patients at the Integrative Pain Management Clinic here.

  • Senate asks hard questions on future of Army personnel

    Apr 26, 2012

    With the downsizing of the active force over the next few years, reliance will need to be placed on the reserve components to wage another long-term conflict, Army personnel leaders told lawmakers April 25, 2012.

  • SecArmy announces new division headquarters coming to Lewis-McChord

    Apr 26, 2012

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord will soon be home to the headquarters of the 7th Infantry Division, Secretary of the Army John McHugh announced April 26, 2012.

  • Army tests new medical air beam shelter

    Apr 25, 2012

    The 14th Combat Support Hospital and U.S. Army Medical Department board are wrapping up an assessment of a new air beam shelter that could lead to faster care of wounded troops on the battlefield.

  • Foreign military sales make partnerships strong, keep production lines hot

    Apr 25, 2012

    The Saudi government has purchased $17 billion in military hardware from the United States through U.S. government intermediaries, like the Army's Security Assistance Management Directorate.

  • Army Reserve Soldier competes in World Cavalry Championships

    Apr 25, 2012

    An Army Reserve Soldier won first place for the show jumping portion of the 2012 World Cavalry Championships held 200 miles west of Warsaw, Poland, April 18-22, 2012.

  • Biden visits Corps of Engineers project in Everglades

    Apr 24, 2012

    Vice President Joe Biden discussed the administration's efforts to restore the Everglades at the S-356 pump station, a component of the Modified Water Deliveries to Everglades National Park project in Miami-Dade County, Fla., April 23, 2012.

  • Secretary of Army recognizes innovation

    Apr 24, 2012

    Four Soldiers who built a training device to teach service members to safely exit an overturned Humvee were among 22 troops and civilians honored April 24, 2012, as part of the 2012 Secretary of the Army Awards.

  • President designates Fort Ord as national monument

    Apr 24, 2012

    President Barack Obama signed a proclamation April 20, 2012, designating Fort Ord, Calif., as a national monument under the Department of the Interior.

  • 82nd Airborne team takes 'Best Sapper' trophy

    Apr 23, 2012

    For the 2012 winners of the Best Sapper competition, laying claim to the trophy was well worth the 53 hours of ticks, mosquitoes and misery they endured trudging through the woods and trails of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 19-21, 2012.

  • DOD recognizes Sexual Assault Response Coordinator of Year

    Apr 23, 2012

    Master Sgt. William A. Downey was honored as the Army's Sexual Assault Response Coordinator of the Year in a DOD ceremony at the Pentagon Hall of Heroes April 18, 2012.

  • Soldiers run to remember Tillman

    Apr 23, 2012

    A total of 28,000 registered runners and wheelchair competitors came to Tempe, Ariz., Apr. 21, 2012, to compete in the 8th Annual "Pat's Run."

  • Three Soldiers make U.S. Olympic wrestling team

    Apr 23, 2012

    Three Greco-Roman wrestlers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program earned Olympic berths at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials for Wrestling, April 21-22, 2012.

  • Best Sapper slashes 36 from competition

    Apr 21, 2012

    Less than a third into the 50-mile, 50-hour 2012 Best Sapper competition, 18 of the two-Soldier teams were cut from enduring more misery and their bids for the top spot among peers.

  • Army Engineer School launches ENFORCE 2012

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Army Engineer School Wednesday launched ENFORCE, its annual regimental conference, bringing together more than 300 military engineers to focus on future operations, capabilities, threats and how the regiment will engineer in future conflicts into 2020.

  • 'Best Sapper' serves as crucible for engineer regiment

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Best Sapper competition, a centerpiece of the Army Engineer School's annual regimental conference, kicked off in the dark, early morning hours April 19, 2012, with 38 two-person teams participating -- the largest field yet to compete.

  • White House honors 'Champion of Change' for Afghanistan energy-saving

    Apr 20, 2012

    An Army Reserve officer who researched the effectiveness of energy-saving "micro-grid" technology in Afghanistan was among nine Americans honored as "Champions of Change" by the White House, April 19, 2012.

  • Foal Eagle: 25th ID mortar men put rounds on target in Korea

    Apr 19, 2012

    Soldiers from 1-21 Infantry out of Schofield Barracks in Hawaii participated in mortar training at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in South Korea, April 13, as part of Foal Eagle 2012.

  • Former Secretary of Army Resor dies at 94

    Apr 19, 2012

    Stanley Rogers Resor, who served six years as the secretary of the Army during the height of the Vietnam War, died at his Washington, D.C. home, April 17, 2012, at the age of 94.

  • Army extends smart card pilot for spouses, retirees

    Apr 19, 2012

    The Army recently extended its smartcard pilot for Army spouses and retirees through September after what officials called a very positive response to the pilot program, which began in October 2011.

  • 'Beyond Horizon' kicks off in Honduras, Guatemala

    Apr 19, 2012

    The Missouri Army National Guard this week took part in the U.S. Army South and host nation opening ceremonies for Beyond the Horizon 2012. Festivities took place in both Honduras and Guatemala -- where Missouri Guardsmen are slated to conduct real-world missions and provide humanitarian services.

  • Report shows slight increase in Army sexual assaults

    Apr 18, 2012

    In an annual Department of Defense report just released, the Army had a slight increase in reported sexual assaults.

  • Army surgeon on track to head off cancer before it starts

    Apr 18, 2012

    An Army doctor has helped develop a vaccine that he believes will prevent cancer, or at least its recurrence.

  • Soldiers set to wrestle for spots in London Olympic Games

    Apr 18, 2012

    Twenty-three Soldiers will compete for Olympic berths April 21-22, at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.

  • Vietnam hero to receive Medal of Honor posthumously

    Apr 17, 2012

    President Barack Obama has announced that Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr., a rifleman with the 101st Airborne Division, will posthumously receive the Medal of Honor May 16, 2012, for his actions during the Vietnam War.


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