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  • Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearance

    Dec 22, 2014

    The new Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment is a mobile phone-based application designed to help medical providers identify cases of traumatic brain injury in almost any setting, which may help clinicians diagnose a patient in as little as five minutes.

  • Drawdown impacting communities significantly, environment not impacted

    Dec 22, 2014

    The drawdown is and will continue to impact many communities across America and in turn, communities have an impact on the drawdown as well, according to a recent report.

  • Army Statement on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Investigation

    Dec 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 22, 2014) -- After a thorough investigation and a comprehensive legal review, the investigation concerning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been forwarded to a General Courts Martial Convening Authority, Gen. Mark Milley, Commanding General of Forces Command.

  • Army Electronic Proving Ground Commander briefs Arizona Members of Congress

    Dec 22, 2014

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - Col. Ray Compton, commander, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, briefs Senators John McCain (left) and Jeff Flake (center) with Representative-elect Martha McSally (right), while Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence looks on at the Fort Huachuca's Libby Army Air Field on Dec. 18. Compton explained that the Army is able to test sophisticated intelligence systems at Fort Huachuca because of the unique synergy of the units based there, which allows earlier Soldier involvement in test and creates training opportunities for those involved. The Army Electronic Proving Ground is the designated developmental tester for Army command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

  • Soldiers to get one-percent pay raise in New Year

    Dec 22, 2014

    Most Soldiers will receive a one-percent increase in basic pay in January along with a 2.9-percent increase in their basic allowance for subsistence.

  • Unified Data: Mission Command information to those who need it

    Dec 22, 2014

    Unified Data is a suite of technologies that will combine data from across echelons into one, authoritative server at brigade and above for all of the warfighting function capabilities.

  • Social network safety: How to protect your identity online

    Dec 15, 2014

    As a result of recent world events and a continual effort to protect the force, special agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit, are strongly recommending that anyone affiliated with the U.S. military, review their social media accounts to make sure they are using the best security settings to protect their online profiles.

  • Soldier uniforms may one day detect, neutralize biological threats

    Dec 15, 2014

    Scientists at the Army Research Laboratory have developed and are producing in small batches synthetic peptides they believe will serve as great replacements for animal-grown antibodies currently used to detect biological hazards.

  • Australian Army visits CERDEC in preparation for NIE 17.1

    Dec 15, 2014

    The Australian Army G6 visited the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, Dec. 9, as part of initial coordination efforts leading up to his military's participation in the Network Integration Evaluation. The visit is a continuation of a broader collaboration between the Australian Defense forces and the U.S. Army to improve interoperability during multi-national coalition operations.

  • Why I Serve: Signal Soldier continues legacy of service

    Dec 12, 2014

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- With a proud heritage of military service and the influence of growing up in a strong military community, it seemed inevitable Spc. Dana Spurgeon-Moore would serve her nation as a member of the military.

  • G-6 CIO/Information Technology

    Dec 12, 2014

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  • SHARP app puts help in Soldiers' hands

    Dec 12, 2014

    FORT BENNING -- A new Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) "WeCare" app was developed for the Army. The app supplies users with hotline numbers, links and manuals to aid in seeking support during a difficult time, whether it is a suicidal situation or case of sexual assault.

  • CSA makes first visit to Huachuca, learns of post's unique capabilities

    Dec 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona, leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post, Dec. 8-9, 2014, highlighting the unique capabilities found at the post, which support the new Army Operating Concept, leader development and the future of the Army.

  • Looking for career progression? Join the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce

    Dec 11, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 7, 2014) -- With critical installation management vacancies in deployed locations open now, U.S. Army Installation Management Command employees have additional career development opportunities at their fingertips.

  • New allotment rule protects troops from lending scams

    Dec 4, 2014

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed a policy change in new paycheck allotments to prevent unscrupulous commercial lenders from taking advantage of troops and their families, Pentagon officials said, Nov. 21, 2014.

  • Take charge of your online identity

    Dec 4, 2014

    I encourage you to review your own social media accounts and ask that your family members do the same. Personal security and operational security go hand in hand; they are vital to our workforce and nation's security and it is everyone's responsibility to practice OPSEC.

  • Network upgrade coming in 2015

    Dec 4, 2014

    The Department of the Army, in partnership with the Defense Information Security Agency, is focusing efforts to provide a single, secure, standards-based network across the Department of Defense. The 7th Signal Command and the 106th Signal Brigade will spearhead this effort at Anniston Army Depot beginning in the first quarter of 2015.

  • Army's mobile satellite network enables rapid fire missions

    Dec 2, 2014

    During the latest test of the Army's mobile tactical communications network, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, a field artillery battalion used the Soldier Network Extension to extend the range of their fire support operations to the tactical edge and significantly cut the length of time it takes to process their fires missions.

  • CECOM workforce targeted during cyber security exercise

    Dec 2, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland- -The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) conducted a no-notice cyber security exercise known as "Cyber Shield II" October 21st and 22nd 2014 to evaluate the command's response and engagement capabilities during potential cyber attacks.

  • 'Open season' shopping for federal employee health care could result in savings

    Dec 1, 2014

    Many federal employees say they're happy with their health insurance and are not planning to shop around for other plans. That would be a mistake, said Federal Employees Health Benefits expert Walton Francis, who is also an economist. He estimated that some 50 percent of FEHB enrollees could save around $2,000 a year by choosing a plan with lower premiums and out-of-pocket costs.

  • How to make most of doctor's appointment

    Dec 1, 2014

    For some patients, going to the doctor results in getting the "white coat syndrome," in which blood pressure and heart rates go up just from being in a clinical setting. Likewise, many patients can find themselves being less self-advocating than they might normally be, especially if they don't quite understand everything the doctor is saying.

  • Army Cyber branch offers Soldiers new challenges, opportunities

    Nov 24, 2014

    Soldiers who want to defend the nation in cyberspace, as part of the Army's newest and most technologically advanced career field, now have an Army branch to join that will take its place alongside infantry, artillery and the other Army combat arms branches.

  • Cyber Center of Excellence CG shares vision at town hall

    Nov 7, 2014

    Service members and federal employees filled the hall to hear the commanding general's vision for the installation and updates on the transformation to the Cyber CoE. Fogarty opened with a reminder that although the main focus appears to be on cyber, signal remains a crucial component. He asked the audience -- many of whom were signal Soldiers -- to keep an open mind, adding it's not a replacement of the Signal Corps, but instead an integration.

  • Camp Roberts conducts Satellite Earth Terminal Station Complex ground-breaking

    Nov 7, 2014

    Leaders of the 514th Signal Company hosted a ground-breaking ceremony at the Camp Roberts Satellite Communications Station Oct. 30.

  • Expo highlights new, emerging technology

    Nov 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) and the Federal Direct Access Expositions (FDAE) co-hosted the Fall Technology Expo at APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center Oct. 22.

  • 1st Armored Division Stryker brigade trains on Army's mobile network

    Nov 5, 2014

    To increase unit versatility and operational flexibility across the force, the Army is working to bring modernized mission command network capability to all formations and echelons, including Stryker units, which are now receiving the service's mobile tactical communications network backbone -- Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2.

  • A Bucket Instead of a Rag: The Simple Trick to Transfer Experience

    Oct 9, 2014

    In my position as the aviation director within the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, I have had the incredible opportunity to speak with leaders and Soldiers within many of our combat aviation brigades.

  • Start spreading the news -- Program allows Soldiers to share their accomplishments

    Oct 9, 2014

    Fort Jackson Soldiers are telling their Army stories with the help of the Joint Hometown News Service Program. The program allows Soldiers to fill out a form with basic information about their accomplishments, which is then forwarded to news organizations in their hometowns.

  • 2014 National Depression Awareness Month

    Oct 8, 2014

    October is National Depression Awareness Month. In observance, the U.S. Army will join several organizations across America, Oct. 9, in recognition of National Depression Screening Day to inform the public about the signs and symptoms of depression.

  • 150-year old Confederate diary gives up its secrets to volunteer code breaker

    Oct 8, 2014

    A university professor who is also a former government code breaker, and a retired college financial aid director teamed up to transcribe and decode the secrets in a 150-year old Confederate diary discovered in the collections of the New York State Military Museum, in Saratoga Springs, New York.

  • Veteran finds dignity in service

    Oct 8, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - During the Vietnam War, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) operated 10 major air bases in South Vietnam.

  • Safety Doesn't Just Happen

    Oct 7, 2014

    "Safe driving or riding doesn't just happen. It's a byproduct of receiving the right training and education, exercising self-discipline, meeting standards and assessing one's ability to execute a given task."

  • Sensor development, testing enhanced by networked construct

    Oct 3, 2014

    What started as a venture to reduce the cost and time for developing and testing elements of the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance Surveillance System (EMARSS), the Army's newest aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platform, in the Joint Technical Integration Facility (JTIF) has turned into an opportunity for the Army to test the path forward for many of its ISR sensors and verify and validate interoperability with its premiere intelligence system, the Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A).

  • Installation mailrooms cutting down on junk mail

    Oct 3, 2014

    In an effort to cut down on unsolicited mail, known as "junk mail," and save on postage used to forward mail to Soldiers who have transferred, some installation mail rooms have subscribed to a no-fee service known as Waste-free Mail.

  • Fire prevention: Fresh batteries provide life-saving seconds

    Oct 3, 2014

    A few seconds spent to check the batteries in a smoke detector could provide Families just enough time to exit their home in the event of a fire-related emergency.

  • Oct. 3, 2014--SecArmy remarks at Army Cyber Institute Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Oct 3, 2014

    Secrtary of the Army's remarks-as delivered-at the Army Cyber Institute Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at West Point, NY.

  • Equine therapy available at Hilltop Riding Stables

    Oct 3, 2014

    Fort Gordon Hilltop Riding Stables offers Special Assistance Riding, or more frequently termed equine therapy. The program is called "Making Dreams Possible." Special assistance riding, equine or hippo therapy is available for children, adults and wounded service members.

  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014

    Oct 1, 2014

    The Army team is counting on you to act responsibly and report misuse or suspect activity in cyberspace to your chain of command. By dedicating ourselves to increased online security we help stay Army Strong.

  • It's only days away! MDW's Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 1, 2014

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington's (MDW) Army Ten-Miler will be celebrating its 30th anniversary at this year's race scheduled for Sunday, October 12.

  • Army adds education on supervising civilian employees to brigade-level Pre-Command Course curriculum

    Oct 1, 2014

    To better educate senior military leaders on how to more effectively lead and develop Army civilians within their commands, the Army Management Staff College (AMSC) and the School for Command Preparation (SCP) have teamed together and modified existing Mission Command seminars to include discussions about supervising the Army Civilian Corps.

  • Army capability supports National Guard/first responder communications during emergencies

    Sep 29, 2014

    A new rapidly deployable Disaster Incident Response Emergency Communications Terminal provides collaboration and communication services at incident sites that link local responders and emergency managers with state and federal authorities.

  • Enhancing resiliency: Forces Command Soldiers intervene, help Army "battle buddies"

    Sep 29, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command units across the United States are helping ensure suicide prevention and awareness among their Soldiers, Forces Command G-1 personnel officials say.

  • Cyber CoE holds first change of command

    Sep 12, 2014

    Maj. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson relinquished command of the Cyber CoE and Fort Gordon to Stephen G. Fogarty during the center's first-ever change-of-command ceremony held on Barton Field. Patterson took command of the U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon in July 2012.

  • CFC: Universal Giving offers new opportunities

    Sep 12, 2014

    A new Combined Federal Campaign program, which was tested in this area over the last three years, allows donors to choose a localized charity that might be on the other side of the country.

  • Help readily available to prevent suicides

    Sep 12, 2014

    September is Suicide Prevention Month and the Army is doing its best to get the word out about suicide prevention, but Army Substance Abuse Program officials say the first line of defense starts with people.

  • Hatch Act restricts personnel's political activities

    Sep 12, 2014

    Since 1939, military members and federal employees have been subject to restricted election season activities.

  • Steelhead Triathlon

    Sep 12, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - "We had a total of 150 participants, including team members," said Leslie Woods, chief of Sports, Fitness and Aquatics. Woods founded the triathlon, consisting of swimming, biking and running, in 1994, and has continued organizing the event every year since.

  • Army Cyber Protection Brigade Activates at Fort Gordon

    Sep 12, 2014

    A new Army Cyber Protection Brigade officially activated Friday [Sept.5, 2014] during a ceremony at Fort Gordon's Barton Field Reviewing Stand Parade Field. Colonel Donald Bray assumed command of the unit from Lt. Col. Philippe Persaud, the unit's interim commander, during the ceremony.

  • Program develops strong Army spouses

    Sep 11, 2014

    Growing Spouses Army Strong (GSAS) is a program meant to equip those who are along for the Army ride with a better understanding of what they are undertaking.

  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park offers nature, history

    Sep 9, 2014

    If your idea of a perfect day trip includes learning about history, hiking or experiencing nature -- or a combination of all three -- Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is right up your alley.

  • Army satellite communications connect enduring forces, evolve for the future

    Aug 19, 2014

    As the U.S. operational footprint in Afghanistan diminishes, the Army's portfolio of ground satellite terminals will continue to support operations -- enabling enduring forces to communicate in the region for as long as the mission requires.

  • 21st Signal Brigade Welcomes New Command Team

    Aug 18, 2014

    Col. Mark Baxter relinquished command of the 21st Signal Brigade to Col. Seena Tucker during a change of command and change of responsibility ceremony July 25 at Fort Detrick, Maryland.

  • Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlights intelligence on-the-move, technology demonstrations

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Army's participation in Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlighted increased on-the-move intelligence capabilities using the Tactical Intelligence Ground Station, an element of the Distributed Common Ground System -- Army, or DCGS-A.

  • Army researcher fighting Ebola on front lines

    Aug 6, 2014

    Army researchers are working on developing vaccines for the deadly Ebola virus, as well as combating the spread of the virus and caring for those who are infected. The virus has recently killed more than 800 in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.

  • Army general killed in Afghanistan

    Aug 6, 2014

    An American general was killed Aug. 5, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan, by an individual wearing a uniform of the Afghan National Security Forces.

  • Officials fielding CTOC across command

    Aug 5, 2014

    An acquisition database application developed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to better manage contracting operations and enhance customer support and contract management is being fielded across the Mission and Installation Contracting Command.

  • CIA interviews open to military, veterans

    Aug 5, 2014

    Passionate about continuing an exciting, rewarding and impactful career? Do you have a four-year degree or, are you less than a year from completion?

  • Six Flags now features water park

    Aug 5, 2014

    For more than 45 years, Six Flags Over Georgia, located in Austell, Georgia, has provided guests with thrills, Family fun and entertainment.

  • Three things to know during Anti-terrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 1, 2014

    Each year, the Army sets aside August to raise awareness of its ongoing efforts to protect Soldiers and their families, Department of the Army civilians and contractors from terrorist threats.

  • SMA: The Army Ethic 'doorway' to profession

    Aug 1, 2014

    The Army Ethic is the "doorway" into our profession, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, during an interview with senior Army leaders at the conclusion of the CSA Army Profession Symposium, held at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 30-31, 2014.

  • WWII veterans honored, Mountain re-dedicated

    Aug 1, 2014

    10th Mountain Division Soldiers, veterans and Family Members gathered at the base of Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington N.Y., for the annual re-dedication ceremony held, July 29.

  • Around DoD: 10 things to know for August

    Aug 1, 2014

    Here's 10 things happening now around the Department of Defense you should be aware of:

  • Civilian Wellness Program aims to boost morale, promote healthy lifestyles

    Aug 1, 2014

    The Civilian Wellness program provides federal civilian employees with an incentive to participate in physical activity during work hours.

  • Back-to-school time calls for vaccinations

    Aug 1, 2014

    Immunization is one of the most important things a parent can do to protect their children's health.

  • August is Army Antiterrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 1, 2014

    The senior leaders of the U.S. Army have proclaimed August as the Army's Anti-terrorism Awareness Month.

  • State-of-the-art Cyber Center opens in Wiesbaden

    Jul 28, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden marked another milestone July 22 with the opening of the Lt. Gen. Robert E. Gray Cyber Center Europe. Members of the Gray family joined U.S. military and German civilian leaders from U.S. Army Europe; 5th Signal Command; USAG Wiesbaden; the Corps of Engineers, Europe District; the Hessen Construction Agency and other organizations in celebrating the opening of the state-of-the-art, 52,000-square-foot facility on Wiesbaden's Clay Kaserne.

  • NETCOM commanding general to pin on second star

    Jul 25, 2014

    Brig. Gen. John B. Morrison Jr., NETCOM commanding general, will be promoted to major general.

  • WANTED - Special Agents: CID launches online application portal

    Jul 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, recently launched a new centralized recruiting program, part of which features an online application process aimed at recruiting qualified Soldiers to become CID Special Agents.

  • Policy letter sets standards with local emphasis

    Jul 10, 2014

    An updated Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood Command Policy 18 went into effect last month. Policy 18 sets standards for the wear and appearance of uniforms with a local emphasis.

  • Soldiers explain how World Cup fever takes hold

    Jul 10, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The world's most popular sporting event kicked off last month in Brazil and runs until this weekend, with the final match scheduled for July 13.

  • Performance Triad app now available

    Jul 10, 2014

    Army Medicine is committed to reaching beneficiaries where they live. The Performance Triad application (v1.0) is now available to do just that.

  • Norwich Graduate Assumes Command of Army IT Unit

    Jul 10, 2014

    Brigadier General John W. Baker, a 1985 graduate of Norwich University, assumed command of 7th Signal Command (Theater) from Col. Arlester Vernon, Jr. during an assumption of command ceremony at Fort Gordon's Barton Parade Field Pavilion Friday, June 27.

  • JBSA-Fort Sam Houston pilots massive network infrastructure modernization effort

    Jul 10, 2014

  • How to report a crime to Army CID: '1-844-ARMY- CID' released

    Jun 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, continues its campaign to combat crime in the Army by adding a new toll-free telephone number, 1-844-ARMY-CID (844-276-9243), designed to be easy to remember allowing Soldiers, civilians and family members to report a crime 24/7.

  • Opportunities abound for those summer days

    Jun 17, 2014

    Summertime presents opportunities for travel, vacation and relaxation - which means it's time to find a fun location with discounts and good deals, while maintaining a budget.

  • Leaders: Network, cyber key to Force 2025

    Jun 17, 2014

    Networks and cyber are "the commander's business" today -- and will be fundamental to executing the vision of Force 2025, Army senior leaders said.

  • Wi-Fi, 4G LTE hits battlefield

    Jun 13, 2014

    The Army is introducing the power of 4G to the battlefield, providing coverage that stretches across a forward operating base so Soldiers can access mission information from their smartphones, not their desks.

  • 93rd Signal deems Fort Rucker Network Enterprise Center best

    Jun 13, 2014

    When it comes to winning awards, Fort Rucker is no stranger to the feat, and the installation's Network Enterprise Center continues that commitment to excellence with its most recent win.

  • Setting traps: Army invention helps prevent mosquito-borne disease

    Jun 13, 2014

    It took more than 20 years, but a device invented by Army entomologists to control the population of mosquitoes that carry diseases is now available to installations.

  • Army Materiel Command Executive Deputy Provides Civilians Career Guidance

    Jun 13, 2014

    The Army Materiel Command's executive deputy to the commanding general, John B. Nerger, conducted a career development forum to Headquarters, Joint Munitions Command employees here, June 11.

  • Consumer law -- what to do after you have paid off your mortgage?

    Jun 13, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- (June 13, 2014) Congratulations! You have just paid off your home mortgage. All done, right? Well, sort of. There are at least five key steps to insuring your mortgage free future is a bright one. First, get a "Satisfaction of Mortgage Statement." This is proof that your lender paid off the balance of your loan with your last regular payment or your bulk payment. This is the key document to have in your possession and should be kept with all of your important personal papers like your will, posers of attorney, birth certificates, passports and the like.

  • Don't let student loan debt get you in trouble

    Jun 13, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- In the last 30 years, the average tuition at a public four-year college has tripled. Accumulating too much student loan debt can present new college graduates with overwhelming monthly payments, subjecting them to a risk of default, poor credit, and other adverse financial consequences.

  • Bergdahl begins next phase of recovery in San Antonio

    Jun 13, 2014

    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the American Soldier freed in Afghanistan after nearly five years of captivity last month, has entered the next phase of his recovery in stable condition at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, where he arrived early this morning on a military flight from Germany.

  • Distracted driving: an Armywide hazard

    Jun 11, 2014

    In January 2014, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center released a 19-question survey tailored specifically for respondents to report their perceptions of distracted driving, awareness of hazards and potential legal implications, and whether they have knowingly participated in any activity that distracted them while driving. A random sample of 1,099 Soldiers was selected for the survey, and some findings are outlined below.

  • Korean American shares experiences during Fort Gordon observance

    Jun 9, 2014

    The 35th Signal Brigade (Theater Tactical) hosted Fort Gordon's command program May 29 in Alexander Hall. "Mr. Eugene Yu is living the American dream," Edmonson said. "His is the life of an immigrant who came to the United States with nothing more than a dream and the promise of opportunity. The Yu family immigrated from South Korea to Augusta over 40 years ago and Eugene has called Georgia home ever since."

  • Soldier pursues dream while serving at Fort Gordon

    Jun 9, 2014

    Sergeant Darius Riggins works as a systems support specialist and writer/instructor during the day. At night, and occasionally well into the morning, he writes and performs music. Raised in Augusta, Georgia, Riggins, with 15th Regimental Signal Brigade, started his musical aspirations as a young child singing in his church choir. Soon after enlisting in the U.S. Army, Riggins moved to Korea in 2006. While stationed there, he met a musician who had a music recording studio, and he learned about the process of making music.

  • Army program goes green by recycling equipment

    Jun 6, 2014

    Recycling paper and plastic is one way to be more green. The Army, however, is going green on a different scale -- by recycling radio equipment.

  • Marines, Soldiers test new blue force tracking system at NIE 14.2

    Jun 5, 2014

    The Army's next-generation situational awareness and friendly force tracking system received an unprecedented workout by Soldiers and Marines, during the Army's Network Integration Evaluation 14.2, which concluded May 22, 2014.

  • Are you walking the talk?

    Jun 5, 2014

    While it is disheartening to hear stories of junior enlisted Soldiers making poor decisions and paying for them with their lives, it is demoralizing to hear stories of Army leaders who do the same. Odds are the behaviors demonstrated by these Soldiers -- even the leaders -- were not first-time occurrences, and someone else probably had the opportunity to observe the behaviors in action. What do leaders convey to their Soldiers when they act irresponsibly? Perhaps some of the young Soldiers' poor decisions were a result of messages received from their leaders' actions.

  • The U.S. Army celebrates 239 years of service

    Jun 4, 2014

    On Saturday June 14th, we proudly celebrate the 239th birthday of the United States Army. For more than two centuries, the Nation has entrusted the Army with preserving its peace and freedom, and defending its democracy.

  • How much fluid do I really need during my race or workout? Q's and A's

    Jun 4, 2014

    How much fluid do I really need to drink during my race or workout? This first response is now outdated, I'll share it anyway: Prior to 2007, guidelines from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Academy of Sports Medicine recommended the following:

  • The Transformational Power of a Solid Commander Chaplain Relationship

    Jun 4, 2014

    Chaplains are special staff officers who advise commanders on religion, ethics, morals, and morale. This article outlines best practices regarding the important relationship between chaplain and commander to proactively address issues and dynamics in their unit formations.

  • Advancing waveforms plays a key role in creating Army radio marketplace

    Jun 4, 2014

    The Army's goal to create a "radio marketplace" is becoming a reality as the Project Manager for Tactical Radios (PM TR) moves forward to procure next-generation radio hardware from multiple vendors. At the same time, the Army continues to advance the software so that all of these products can interoperate as part of a holistic, integrated network.

  • Army scientists teleport data to demonstrate potential for secure communications

    Jun 3, 2014

    Teleportation, a long-standing staple in the world of science fiction, has become a reality for scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Md., in terms of battlefield data and image processing.

  • A program for our emerging leaders

    Jun 3, 2014

    Army acquisition career education and training update.

  • Bold Quest test ups ante at NIE with JOLTED TACTICS test

    Jun 3, 2014

    The international test and training event known as Bold Quest is leveraging the Network Integration Evaluation to test new systems, and changing the game for NIE participants.

  • Center offers post 9/11 GI Bill info

    Jun 3, 2014

    The post 9/11 GI Bill benefits can be challenging to understand, but that's one reason it's important to visit the Army Continuing Education System's education center for guidance.

  • Mmmm, blueberries season: Almost ripe for the pickin'

    Jun 3, 2014

    Have you made your Father's Day plans yet? I have a suggestion - blueberry picking in the morning and Robin Beach at Callaway Gardens in the afternoon. Sounds fun, right?

  • New leadership team for Pacific Signaleers

    Jun 2, 2014

    The 311th Signal Command (Theater) welcomed a new leadership team for the Soldiers and Civilians supporting the Army's Signal mission throughout the Pacific region during two official ceremonies on Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle Parade Field Wednesday, May 28.

  • Force Development director: Army values worthy of daily discussion

    May 30, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, May 30, 2014) -- A Soldier's day is chock-full of activities, from physical training and inspections, to tactics and job-specific tasks. Despite busy schedules, Maj. Gen. Robert M. Dyess said he encourages other leaders -- in his case branch or division chiefs -- to spend a few minutes every day in small groups with their Soldiers and civilians, discussing one Army value.