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  • Budgets, force reduction on service members' minds

    Feb 16, 2012

    The senior enlisted advisors for the four military services met on Capitol Hill today to discuss with lawmakers issues on the minds of service members. It turns out that for many, it's the same as what's on lawmaker's minds: the budget.

  • Army senior leaders visit 9/11 Memorial

    Feb 15, 2012

    Army senior leaders, including Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, along with other general officers and their spouses toured the 9/11 Memorial in New York Feb. 14.

  • Mission becomes battle for treasure

    Feb 15, 2012

    When telling how his team recovered more than 6,000 of Iraq's treasures from eight different countries, Marine Reserve Col. Matthew Bogdanos is very much like a tour guide, taking his audiences on a journey deep into ancient history.

  • Soldier earns USA Wrestler of Week title

    Feb 15, 2012

    Greco-Roman wrestler Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers won a record sixth heavyweight title at the 2012 Dave Schultz Memorial International and was subsequently named Wrestler of the Week for Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2012, by USA Wrestling.

  • U.S. team trains Malawi Defence Force in convoy ops

    Feb 14, 2012

    As part of the Africa Deployment Assistance Partnership Team, three U.S. Army instructors traveled to Salima, Malawi, to help 22 personnel from the Malawi Defence Force hone their skills in convoy operations, Jan. 16-20, 2012.

  • Army rolls out 2013 budget request

    Feb 14, 2012

    Despite cutbacks, the Army's fiscal year 2013 budget request includes a pay increase of 1.7 percent for Soldiers, as well as allowance increases of 3.9 percent for housing and a 3.4 for subsistence.

  • Eighth Army hosts SHARP training in South Korea

    Feb 14, 2012

    Eighth Army like the rest of the Army is serious about stamping out sexual assault, so it's taken sexual assault prevention training to all camps and garrisons in South Korea throughout the month of February.

  • Army brings prototype scout vehicle to Chicago Auto Show

    Feb 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army's newest concept models are among about 1,000 vehicles on display at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show.

  • Guard partnership program seen among solutions in constrained environment

    Feb 14, 2012

    During the fifth Unified Quest seminar last week, many participants said one Army National Guard program could go far in expanding capabilities for the force of the future.

  • Army blood drive seeking targeted donors

    Feb 13, 2012

    The goal of the Army's new blood drive campaign, beginning today, is to match a donor's blood type with a specific need, rather than simply issuing a general call for donations.

  • Soldiers prep for onset of second increment of Army network

    Feb 13, 2012

    Soldiers began the 10-week New Equipment Training in January in advance of the WIN-T Increment 2 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation, scheduled for May.

  • Military athletes compete to enter 2012 Warrior Games

    Feb 13, 2012

    Wounded warriors came from as far away as the Pacific Northwest to show their stuff on the track and field and in swimming trials to earn a spot to compete in the third year of the Warrior Games.

  • Congressional staffers see robotics, interact with Soldiers

    Feb 10, 2012

    More than 400 staffers from Capitol Hill learned about advances in the training and equipping of Soldiers Jan. 31, 2012, at the fourth annual Army Day on Capitol Hill.

  • Medical Soldiers share training in Mali during Atlas Accord

    Feb 10, 2012

    Soldiers of the 807th Medical Deployment Support Command, Fort Douglas, Utah, are sharing their expertise with their Malian medical defense forces counterparts during Atlas Accord 12 in Mopti, Mali, Feb. 7-15.

  • Army Rangers test new software-defined radio

    Feb 10, 2012

    The U.S. Army's 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan recently completed an operational assessment of the software-programmable Joint Tactical Radio Systems Rifleman Radio.

  • New Soldiering roles for women ensure best use of talent

    Feb 10, 2012

    The Army announced Feb. 9, 2012, a broadening of opportunities for female Soldiers, something the service's chief of staff said is meant to take better advantage of all the talent in uniform.

  • Aging infrastructure threatens U.S. security, says USACE nominee

    Feb 9, 2012

    A national strategy is needed to determine U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project priorities and funding, said Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick to the Senate Armed Services Committee Feb. 9, 2012.

  • Army to open 6 jobs, combat battalion staff positions to women

    Feb 9, 2012

    The Army announced its intent Feb. 9, 2012, to open six occupational specialties and more than 13,000 positions in combat units to women.

  • Bye bye BCGs: New glasses issued to trainees

    Feb 8, 2012

    Military recruits who wear glasses won't be issued S9s or "birth control glasses" anymore -- the nickname given to the iconic glasses because many service members believe that while wearing the frames, it is impossible to appear attractive.

  • Cobra Gold begins in Thailand

    Feb 8, 2012

    Excercise Cobra Gold 2012, the United States' largest multilateral exercise in the Asia-Pacific region, officially began Feb. 7, 2012, in Thailand.

  • Army's top signal officer tours C4ISR campus, explores acquisitions efficiencies

    Feb 8, 2012

    Members of Team C4ISR showed promise becoming a reality to Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence, the Army's chief information officer/G6, Jan. 30, 2012, during her visit to the C4ISR Center of Excellence.

  • Army looking to ensure PTSD diagnosis consistent

    Feb 8, 2012

    The Army's surgeon general told members of Congress that the service is investigating how post-traumatic stress disorder is diagnosed to ensure consistency at all hospitals.

  • Roach's Thrift Shop: Corporal's efforts save Army money

    Feb 7, 2012

    Boots, coats, pants, patches, and just about everything else uniform-related can be found at what troops in Kuwait are calling "Roach's Thrift Shop" at Camp Arifjan's Zone 6.

  • Civilian Record Brief provides snapshot of employee's data

    Feb 7, 2012

    The Army has developed a Civilian Record Brief for civilian employees and their supervisors.

  • Former Israeli soldier finds footing in National Guard

    Feb 7, 2012

    Last summer, near the Sea of Galilee in the northern Israeli settlement of Mitzpe Adi, Daniel J. Houten finished up routine repairs on an Israeli Army M113 armored personnel carrier. As he shut the hood, he also closed the door on another chapter in his life.

  • Yama Sakura 61 cultural events augment exercise

    Feb 7, 2012

    This year's Yama Sakura exercise has been the largest bilateral exercise between the U.S. Army Pacific and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force since the Great Tohoku Earthquake in March 2011.

  • Soldiers watch Super Bowl in war zone

    Feb 6, 2012

    When Giants quarterback Eli Manning hit wide receiver Victor Cruz for a two-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter of Super Bowl XLVI, nearly 7,000 miles from Indianapolis, in a tent just north of the Afghan-Pakistan border, the crowd erupted, breaking the early-morning silence on the dark, muddy forward operating base.

  • All-Army loses stranglehold on Armed Forces Boxing

    Feb 6, 2012

    For the first time in 21 years, the All-Army Boxing Team lost its stranglehold on gold Feb. 3 at the 2012 Armed Forces Boxing Championships. Two Soldiers won their division, but the Marine Corps took home the team title.

  • Super Bowl party benefits wounded warriors

    Feb 6, 2012

    Just days before Super Bowl XLVI, Jim McMahon, the retired NFL, two-time Super Bowl champ, hosted the Fourth Annual Swang N' Super Bowl Bash at the historic Rathskeller where charity donations from NFL players and celebrities were raised to benefit wounded warriors.

  • Survey asks for PT uniform recommendations

    Feb 6, 2012

    The Army wants Soldier input about a potential upgrade to the Army's physical fitness uniform.

  • They began life hard but both now serve as role models

    Feb 3, 2012

    When Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Shawn Michael Hibbard was was paired with all-star football player Eli Harold for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas, they found they shared similar hardships from the past, along with similar aspirations for the future.

  • IG testifies to Congress: Arlington Cemetery making progress

    Feb 3, 2012

    Within the last two years, Arlington National Cemetery has seen much progress in correcting gravesite deficiencies, increasing customer service, and instituting effective computer recordkeeping, said the Army's inspector general.

  • Army showing strong in Armed Forces Boxing preliminaries

    Feb 3, 2012

    The preliminaries of the 2012 Armed Forces Boxing Championship at Camp Pendleton, Calif., are complete and the Army team has seven fighters going to the finals Feb. 3.

  • New first aid kit being developed at Natick

    Feb 2, 2012

    The new Individual First Aid Kit being developed at the Natick Soldier Systems Center eventually will be carried by every Soldier in a combat environment.

  • Regenerative medicine striving to grow human organs

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine is working with consortiums toward growing body parts for wounded warriors.

  • Agency completes mission to destroy chemical weapons

    Feb 2, 2012

    The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency completed the destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile at Deseret Chemical Depot in Utah Jan. 21, 2012.

  • Army reduced 'energy intensity' by 4 percent last year

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Army's overall "energy intensity" went down last year, said the Army's lead on energy-use reduction.

  • Europe troops rehearse for beginning of Patriot Express flights

    Feb 1, 2012

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's, 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center conducted a walk-through rehearsal at the Ramstein Airport, Jan. 30, 2012, in preparation for the Ramstein Gateway Reception Center's first Patriot Express flight, which is set to arrive Feb. 7.

  • DOD working toward fully functional prosthetic arms

    Feb 1, 2012

    A robotic arm, dubbed "Luke," after the Jedi with the mechanical hand, served as the centerpiece for a Jan. 31, 2012, discussion during the 2012 Military Health System Conference regarding advancements in prosthetics.

  • Force cuts may mean new job for some Soldiers

    Jan 31, 2012

    With the Army leaving Iraq by the end of the month and large drawdowns coming in Afghanistan, some Soldiers may be asked to change their military occupational specialty or leave the Army before they planned, said the Army's top NCO.

  • Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Jan 31, 2012

    The thunderous sound of the gun volley that echoed across Washington, Jan. 31, marked the end to an acclaimed and storied military career for Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli.

  • Austin sworn in as vice chief of staff

    Jan 31, 2012

    Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III was sworn in as the Army's 33rd vice chief of staff during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Reserve Soldiers 'more relevant' than ever

    Jan 31, 2012

    Amidst concerns of budget and troop reductions, Reserve Soldiers remain a critical component of America's defense, said the chief of the Army Reserve.

  • Alaska's engineers build ice bridges

    Jan 31, 2012

    Since mid-January, members of the 56th Engineer Company have been braving the Alaskan cold and dark to construct ice bridges to safely move Soldiers, weapons and equipment across the expanses of both the Tanana River and the Big Delta River near Delta Junction and Fort Greely.

  • Program connects Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers with units

    Jan 30, 2012

    The newly created Individual Ready Reserve Affiliation Program allows IRR Soldiers and their families to maintain a connection to the military community through an affiliation with the local reserve-component unit that is closest to their home.

  • Soldiers help turn swords into plowshares

    Jan 30, 2012

    Turning swords into plowshares is not what comes to mind when one thinks about the mission of Soldiers. But this is exactly what some are doing to bring peace and stability to a troubled region: Afghanistan.

  • Odierno: Force reductions will be responsible, controlled

    Jan 27, 2012

    The Army will draw down in size by as many as 80,000 Soldiers over the next six years. That reduction includes the elimination of at least eight brigade combat teams.

  • SMA visit focuses on Army transition

    Jan 26, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler visited Fort Jackson last week to talk about training issues and to brief Soldiers and noncommissioned officers about upcoming changes and challenges.

  • Arlington National Cemetery recovers nearly $27 million from prior years

    Jan 26, 2012

    Although widely disseminated in the news that Arlington National Cemetery was still missing $12 million, this is not the case. In fact, ANC has recovered $26,763,199.69 from prior fiscal years -- back to 2004 -- that was obligated but not disbursed.

  • New road win for Border Patrol, airborne Soldiers

    Jan 26, 2012

    The first phase of a new road being constructed by 40 airborne engineers from Alaska will pave the way for quicker Border Patrol response times along the U.S. and Mexico border.

  • Some Soldiers must make re-enlistment decision now

    Jan 25, 2012

    Some Soldiers will need to reenlist by Jan. 31, 2012, or they won't get to stay in the Army.

  • Odierno: Army seeks increased partnerships in Asia

    Jan 25, 2012

    The Army is looking for increased opportunities to partner with allies in Asia, including both Korea and Japan.

  • Editorial: Black Women in American History and Culture

    Jan 24, 2012

    African American women have played a vital role in the history of our nation and our Army since the American Revolution. Their patriotism, loyalty and leadership, coupled with their hard work, intellect and artistic expression, have enriched the African American community and the nation as a whole. In slavery and freedom, their struggles have been at the heart of the human experience, and their fight against racism and sexism serve as a testament to their perseverance to overcome adversity.

  • WCAP race walker Nunn makes U.S. Olympic Team at 50K

    Jan 24, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Staff Sgt. John Nunn earned a berth in the London Olympic Games by winning the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for 50K Race Walk with a time of 4 hours, 4 minutes, 41 seconds in Santee, Calif., on Jan. 22.

  • Study concludes Master Resilience Training effective

    Jan 24, 2012

    The Master Resilience Training aspect of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness is working well. That's the conclusion an Army report, released last month, covering a 15-month period of statistical evaluation.

  • Soldier-Athletes compete to honor brothers, sisters in arms

    Jan 24, 2012

    The 2012 All-Army Boxing Championship concluded Saturday at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., setting the team that will go forward and represent the Army at the Armed Forces Boxing Championship at Camp Pendleton, Calif., beginning Jan. 31, 2012.

  • As Army downsizes, Soldiers must remain competitive

    Jan 23, 2012

    The past 10 years of war assured many Soldiers an assignment or promotion with a high degree of certainty, said an official with the Promotions branch. That's no longer necessarily the case.

  • Wounded Warrior headed to Paralympic Games

    Jan 23, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Josh Olson of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit is the first active-duty Soldier to be nominated for the Paralympic Games and first active-duty service member to ever be nominated to compete in shooting sports at the games.

  • Net Zero means 'more fuel for the fight'

    Jan 23, 2012

    Net Zero for the Army means a reduction in energy used, in water used, and in waste produced. For Soldiers it can mean lives saved and more resources to train to fight.

  • Installations making progress toward 'Net Zero' by 2020

    Jan 20, 2012

    Representatives from 18 installations attended the Army's Net Zero Energy Installations Conference in Chicago this week to brief their progress and share pilot projects such as solar photovoltaic panels and using sensors to find water leaks.

  • The Army wants you -- to vote!

    Jan 20, 2012

    Officials at the Human Resources Command want to ensure that the entire Army family understands the importance of voting, and want to make it as easy as possible.

  • New order strengthens Army's transition assistance

    Jan 20, 2012

    All Soldiers planning to separate from the Army are now required to begin their transition process at least a year before leaving, according to a Department of the Army execution order signed Dec. 29, 2011.

  • U.S. Army Field Band has big plans for 2012

    Jan 19, 2012

    The Army Field Band has quite a lineup scheduled for 2012, with performances ranging from Arkansas to Iowa and a lot in between.

  • Accessions Command discontinued

    Jan 19, 2012

    A Fort Knox, Ky., ceremony Wednesday marked the end of the Accessions Command, which is being discontinued in a cost-cutting measure ordered by the Department of the Army.

  • Olympic boxing hopeful vies for All-Army title Saturday

    Jan 19, 2012

    Sgt. Charles Blackwell has been the veteran leader at the Army Boxing Camp this week at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and Jan. 21 he fights for the 201-pound All-Army title and a chance to compete for an empty slot on the U.S. Olympic Team.

  • Reduction of stigma to seeking help has begun, says Chiarelli

    Jan 19, 2012

    The Army released a study today on behavioral health and reported that the number of suicides decreased this past year and more Soldiers are seeking treatment for their problems.

  • SMA discusses future of force with Army South Soldiers

    Jan 18, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited U.S. Army South Headquarters, conducted a town hall meeting with more than 300 enlisted Soldiers at Blesse Auditorium on Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and spoke about possible upcoming policy changes Jan. 6, 2012.

  • Football referee urges remembrance of military

    Jan 18, 2012

    Raul Mendoza officiates football all over south Texas, from Pop Warner up through high school, but his favorite game is the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

  • Guard troops train for threefold Afghan mission

    Jan 18, 2012

    A Georgia Army National Guard unit now deploying expects to play a significant role in the reduction of U.S. forces in Afghanistan and is prepared to help turn over bases to Afghan forces.

  • Net Zero conference begins in Chicago

    Jan 18, 2012

    Representatives from installations named in April as pilots for the Army's Net Zero Installation Strategy are meeting in Chicago this week to brief their progress.

  • Vigilant Pursuit system aims to improve field intelligence

    Jan 18, 2012

    The Army is looking to decrease the time between intelligence data collection and Soldier action by the spring with the Vigilant Pursuit system.

  • Money-saving energy initiatives get spotlight in Afghanistan

    Jan 17, 2012

    Cutting-edge technology and energy initiatives for Operation Enduring Freedom bring energy-efficient and reliable power generation to forward-deployed units.

  • Army acquisition executive emphasizes affordability

    Jan 17, 2012

    From firing a new enhanced performance round to actively seeking input from mid-career managers, Heidi Shyu's whirlwind visit Dec. 20, 2011, to Picatinny Arsenal included a town hall in which she underscored the need to streamline acquisition.

  • Army expert receives national recognition for combating sexual assault

    Jan 17, 2012

    A military professional from the U.S. Army Law Enforcement community will be recognized in a big way this April for his significant contributions in combating sexual assault and violence against women.

  • Calway leads military runners in U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials

    Jan 17, 2012

    Capt. Kelly Calway carved five minutes off her personal best and led all military runners with a 25th-place finish in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials Jan. 14, 2012.

  • Aging Kiowa, vertical unmanned aerial systems among aviation challenges

    Jan 13, 2012

    The Army expects to test a new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance air vehicle in Afghanistan this summer.

  • Army one step closer to replacement of ACU pattern

    Jan 13, 2012

    The Army is now one step closer to selecting a new set of camouflage patterns that could replace what Soldiers are wearing now in most places.

  • Radio personality urges change at MLK Day observance

    Jan 13, 2012

    Radio talk-show host Joe Madison posed a provocative question to the large crowd attending the installation's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day community observance Jan. 12.

  • TRADOC: Army must reverse to focus on training

    Jan 13, 2012

    It's time for the Army to reverse gears after 10 years of war, said the service's leading proponent of training and doctrine.

  • Military spouse employment focus of career fair

    Jan 13, 2012

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched the fourth pillar of its Hiring Our Heroes initiative today during the Military Spouse Career Forum at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Army pauses migration to Joint Enterprise Email

    Jan 13, 2012

    The Army has suspended its migration to Joint Enterprise Email to comply with provisions in the FY 2012 National Defense Authorization Act signed into law Dec. 31.

  • Army shooters hit their mark at All-American Bowl

    Jan 12, 2012

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit's Shotgun team started off the New Year in Texas displaying their skills as part of the week's long worth of activities leading up to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Jan. 3-7. The team hosted dozens of civilian Army advocates, commonly known as Centers of Influence, at the San Antonio Gun Club. COIs guide young people down the right path towards their future and provide them with all of the information that the Army and ROTC offer our nation's youth.

  • Army shooters hit their mark at All-American Bowl

    Jan 12, 2012

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit's Shotgun team started off the New Year in Texas displaying their skills as part of the week's activities leading up to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Jan. 3-7.

  • Guard assists Alaska community buried in snow

    Jan 12, 2012

    Alaska National Guard members arrived in Cordova Sunday afternoon to help the citizens in this small Alaska town dig out from a series of winter storms.

  • Army Strong Zone helps keep troops in touch with Americans

    Jan 12, 2012

    The U.S. Army generated more than a million recruiting leads during the past 15 years from the "Army Strong Zone," a sea of interactive displays and exhibits adjacent to the Alamodome during football bowl games.

  • Army outlines challenges for aviation branch

    Jan 12, 2012

    In remarks before members of the Association of the U.S. Army, the commander of the Army's Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker, Ala., stressed that while there's no doubt Army aviation continues to meet the needs of the nation today, significant challenges lie ahead for Army aviation as it grows.

  • Army helps bring virtual health care to Albanian hospitals

    Jan 11, 2012

    Telemedicine is connecting even the most remote regions of Albania to the global medical community, with the help of U.S. Army Europe, the Corps of Engineers and USAID.

  • Training kicks off for NATO mentors in Afghanistan

    Jan 11, 2012

    Almost 300 troops from eight countries, all bound for Afghanistan to mentor Afghan National Security Forces, kicked off a rigorous pre-deployment training rotation esterday in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • Soldiers to construct new roads for Border Patrol

    Jan 11, 2012

    Alaska-based engineers completed the first airborne operation into Fort Huachuca in more than a decade Jan. 6, 2012, in order to build a strip of roadway along the Mexican border.

  • AirLand Battle doctrine architect interred at Arlington National Cemetery

    Jan 11, 2012

    The four-star general credited with formulating the Army's AirLand Battle doctrine, which was instrumental in defeating the Iraqi Army twice, was interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., following a rite of interment at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Chapel, Jan. 11, 2012.

  • Former major sentenced to prison for bribery, money laundering

    Jan 10, 2012

    Eddie Pressley, 41, a former U.S. Army contracting officer in Kuwait, was sentenced Thursday to 144 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his participation in a bribery and money-laundering scheme related to contracts in Iraq.

  • Sixth Guard battalion transitions to Longbow Apache

    Jan 10, 2012

    The Missouri National Guard's 1-135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion began the new year with a roll-out ceremony that officially transitioned the battalion to an AH-64D Apache Longbow unit.

  • Installation managing vehicle reduction

    Jan 9, 2012

    Fort Belvoir, Va., will soon experience a significant reduction in its General Service Administration vehicle fleet as installations worldwide assess their transportation needs.

  • All-American Bowl introduces civic leaders to Army

    Jan 9, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno spoke Friday to about 100 community, business and education leaders from around the nation about partnering with the Army.

  • Editorial: Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

    Jan 9, 2012

    The Army's senior leadership, including Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, and Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, released this message regarding the Martin Luther King Day recognition, Jan. 16.

  • West tops East in Army All-American Bowl

    Jan 9, 2012

    Quarterback Cyler Miles and wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham connected for the longest touchdown in U.S. Army All-American Bowl history and were named co-Most Valuable Players after helping the West to a 24-12 victory over the East on Jan. 7, 2012, at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

  • Army All-American Bowl pairs band of brothers

    Jan 6, 2012

    The best high school football players in the nation are paired with Soldier-Heroes this week before the game televised live by NBC, Jan. 7, beginning at noon CST.

  • Army acquires recoilless, shoulder-fired weapon

    Jan 6, 2012

    The U.S. Army Soldiers in Afghanistan are now firing an 84mm, reusable, recoilless shoulder-fired conventional munition able to destroy enemy targets hidden behind rocks, trees and buildings, service officials said.

  • Odierno greets Army All-American Bowl players

    Jan 6, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno greets the best high school football players from east and west of the Mississippi who will compete in the Army All-American Bowl Jan. 7 in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Reserve website offers 600,000 jobs to veterans

    Jan 6, 2012

    The large number of veterans coming out of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are a good resource for American businesses looking for great employees, said an Army Reserve general.

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