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  • Army harnesses sun to reduce casualties from sniper attacks

    Jun 13, 2013

    The U.S. Army is harnessing the elements to help reduce casualties from sniper attacks on forward operating bases.

  • Infrastructure costs eating into readiness, says Army leader

    Jun 13, 2013

    Millions of dollars are being wasted maintaining buildings and installations that are underutilized and dilapidated, said the Army's top custodian of those spaces.

  • Twilight Tattoo marks 238 years of Army history

    Jun 13, 2013

    At a reception before launching the pageantry of the Army's 238th birthday, Twilight Tattoo, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John Campbell asked the audience to continue supporting and remembering Soldiers going into harm's way.

  • Westphal celebrates Army birthday with wounded warriors

    Jun 13, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal celebrated the Army's 238th birthday with a cake-cutting and a tribute to wounded warriors, at Fort Belvoir, Va. June 13, 2013.

  • Army scientist discusses developing Soldier solutions 'at the speed of war'

    Jun 12, 2013

    Mike Anthony recently completed a six-month deployment in which he served as U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Field Assistance in Science and Technology-Center director, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Course prepares medical personnel in evidence collection

    Jun 12, 2013

    The 65th Medical Brigade sponsored a two week inter-service standardized forensics collecting course in May, to ensure sexual assault forensic exams are conducted in a timely, sensitive, dignified, and victim-centered manner.

  • 238th Army birthday celebrations kick off at Mount Vernon

    Jun 12, 2013

    Army birthday celebrations began somberly in the nation's capital with a wreath laying at the tomb of the Continental Army's first general, George Washington, at his Mount Vernon estate in Alexandria, Va., June 10, 2013.

  • Allied EOD troops hold counter IED demonstration

    Jun 12, 2013

    American and South Korean Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians conducted a combined counter Improvised Explosive Device demonstration at the Republic of Korea Army Ammunition Command Headquarters in Jeonui, South Korea, June 11, 2013.

  • V Corps inactivates after nearly a century of service to U.S. Army

    Jun 12, 2013

    V Corps marked its inactivation after nearly a century of prestigious service to the U.S. Army, with a ceremony at Wiesbaden's Schloss Biebrich, Germany, June 12, 2013.

  • Beyond the Horizon to leave lasting impact in Panama

    Jun 12, 2013

    As Soldiers and Airmen wrap up the final weeks of humanitarian assistance projects in isolated regions of Panama during Beyond the Horizon 2013, they're leaving behind a long-term impact, the commander of Joint Task Force Panama said.

  • SMA on sexual assault: Commitment to 'Army profession' required

    Jun 11, 2013

    "We have challenges when it comes to sexual assault, because from my perspective, we're not really sure what the Army profession, character and commitment is all about," said the Army's top enlisted Soldier.

  • McHugh creates greater oversight, screening of those who aid victims

    Jun 11, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh detailed a new directive that will make the Army the first military branch to require behavioral health screenings for those who counsel sexual assault victims, during remarks at the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention conference, June 11, 2013, at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

  • Exercise Eager Lion begins in Jordan

    Jun 11, 2013

    Exercise Eager Lion kicked off in Jordan this week as U.S. service members began training with military forces from 19 nations.

  • Pacific Soldiers partner to help veterans

    Jun 11, 2013

    Ten Soldiers from 311th Signal Command (Theater), and five Soldiers from 500th Military Intelligence Brigade, participated in a veterans outreach program sponsored by United States Army Pacific at the Tripler Army Medical Center - Center for the Aging in Hawaii, June 11, 2013.

  • Working to bring home missing brothers, sisters

    Jun 10, 2013

    Jason Kaye and other members of the Joint Prisoner of War, Missing in Action Accounting Command seek to account for every American service member missing in this nation's conflicts since World War II.

  • Top ROK military leader thanks American Soldiers

    Jun 10, 2013

    The senior officer in the South Korean military thanked U.S. Soldiers for their enduring commitment to security on the Korean Peninsula, June 7, 2013, during the Eighth Army Ball, at the Seoul Grand Hyatt.

  • Army researchers chase helicopter performance gains

    Jun 10, 2013

    A new study by Army researchers looks at inserting carbon nanotubes into the structural design of helicopter rotor blades to improve performance.

  • Army North hosts Northern Command complex catastrophe session

    Jun 10, 2013

    Military leaders at all levels and federal partner agencies met June 5, 2013, to participate in a one-day tabletop exercise, hosted by U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), in the historic Quadrangle at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • U.S., Indonesia complete earthquake, tsunami preparedness exercise

    Jun 10, 2013

    The governments of Indonesia and the U.S. conduct a regular Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange, called Pacific Resilience, which was held June 3-6, 2013, at the Indonesia Peace & Security Center in Sentul, Indonesia.

  • Disaster relief exercise builds relationships in Asia-Pacific region

    Jun 9, 2013

    Trust and teamwork are some of the key components of humanitarian aid, according to some United States Army and Indonesian military officers who took part in a Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange, held at the International Peace and Security Center in Sentul, Idonesia, June 3-6, 2013.

  • 'Manchus' demilitarize Combat Outpost Talukan in Southern Afghanistan

    Jun 8, 2013

    Soldiers of Company B, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment "Manchu," tore apart the combat outpost in Southern Afghanistan that was their home for nearly seven months, May 30, 2013.

  • Odierno spotlights leader development strategy at Army War College graduation

    Jun 8, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno discussed the Army War College education in context to the Army's new Leader Development Strategy 2013, during his speech at the graduation ceremony for resident class of 2013, at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., June 8, 2013.

  • Continental Congress authorizes Army

    Jun 7, 2013

    When the American Revolutionary War broke out in 1775, the original 13 colonies did not have a shared army, but instead, a collection of independent colonial militias.

  • Washington takes command of Continental Army in 1775

    Jun 7, 2013

    Before the American colonies even made their declaration of independence, the Second Continental Congress gathered together in Philadelphia 238 years ago to create a standing Army and select a commander in chief.

  • Rangers among first leaders of America's Army

    Jun 7, 2013

    When Congress established the Continental Army on June 14, 1775, the original 10 Rifle Companies were composed heavily of frontiersmen and some leaders of the militia already fighting were veterans of a unit known as Roger's Rangers.

  • New pet rules affect U.S. military personnel in Korea

    Jun 7, 2013

    A new pet law affects U.S. military personnel bringing pets into South Korea, according to an Army veterinary official at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

  • Department of Defense Self-Service Logon to enable access to online DOD self-service sites

    Jun 7, 2013

    As Army Knowledge Online moves to next-generation enterprise services, Army retirees and family members will access DOD online self-service sites through the more secure Department of Defense Self-Service Logon, called "DS Logon."

  • Fort Campbell air warriors light up Oklahoma sky with C-RAM

    Jun 6, 2013

    Sixty air defenders from B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery, from Fort Campbell, Ky., participated in a C-RAM live fire as part of their six-week predeployment certification.

  • Bradley Fighting Vehicle maintenance course graduates first female Soldiers

    Jun 6, 2013

    The first five female Soldiers to become Bradley Fighting Vehicle maintainers graduated May 31, 2013, on Harmony Church at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Blood donors assist with Oklahoma tornado relief

    Jun 6, 2013

    Soldiers from the 168th Brigade Support Battalion coordinated with the Dallas American Red Cross to hold a blood drive to aid with Oklahoma tornado relief efforts.

  • Net Zero provides energy security, saves resources, protects Soldiers

    Jun 6, 2013

    The Army's "Net Zero" energy initiative is a model for the private sector and a testament to the "art of the possible," said the assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment.

  • DKO goes offline, AKO to transition over years

    Jun 6, 2013

    Defense Knowledge Online was discontinued May 31, 2013, but officials said Army Knowledge Online will be available for at least two or three more years.

  • Hohenfels NCO saves life of local German man

    Jun 5, 2013

    A Hohenfels non-commissioned officer's heroic actions saved the life of a German citizen who suffered critical injuries in a motorcycle accident near the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Germany.

  • 85th Support Command celebrates Army's 238th birthday

    Jun 5, 2013

    Members of the 85th Support Command, which is located approximately 25 miles northwest of Chicago, held a cake-cutting ceremony, June 1, 2013, in honor of the Army's 238th Birthday.

  • Guard, Reserve Soldiers can opt for reduced-age retirement

    Jun 5, 2013

    More reserve-component Soldiers are now eligible to receive retirement pay before they reach age 60, if they meet certain criteria and choose to do so voluntarily.

  • Army officer wins 2013 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship

    Jun 5, 2013

    Capt. Nicholas Sterghos of Fort Hood, Texas, won the men's division of the 2013 Armed Forces Triathlon Championships at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif., June 1, 2013

  • Heftier unmanned ground vehicle offers more lifting, hauling strength

    Jun 4, 2013

    A small car can't pull a heavy trailer. Sports utility vehicles don't have a compact car's fuel efficiency. A perfect, one-size-fits-all vehicle doesn't exist. The same goes for unmanned ground vehicles, known as UGVs.

  • Afghan forces lead combined patrol with U.S. Soldiers

    Jun 4, 2013

    Afghan police and Soldiers, along with Soldiers from Troop C, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted a foot patrol, May 22, 2013, from Combat Outpost Baraki Barak, Afghanistan, to make their presence known in the area and to resupply Afghan soldiers located in Baraki Rajan.

  • Career managers initiate dialog with senior noncommissioned officers

    Jun 4, 2013

    Sergeants first class, master sergeants and first sergeants now have a benefit only sergeants major previously enjoyed -- a dialogue with their career managers before a new assignment takes effect.

  • Seventh-annual Pacific disaster response exercise begins in Indonesia

    Jun 4, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific, in partnership with the Tentara Nasional Indonesia, began their seventh-annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange at the International Peace and Security Center in Sentul, Indonesia, June 3, 2013.

  • Odierno: Sexual assault, harassment cannot be tolerated in Army

    Jun 4, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno says sexual assault and sexual harassment in the Army are serious problems that the Army is vigorously addressing.

  • Under Secretary, Vice Chief: Support for deployed troops Army's top fiscal priority

    Jun 4, 2013

    As two of the Army's most senior leaders address fiscal challenges and the complexities of combat operations in Afghanistan, they remain firmly committed to the Army's number one fiscal priority, supporting the warfighter.

  • Westphal awards Purple Heart medals to Soldiers wounded in southern Afghanistan

    Jun 4, 2013

    Sgt. Joseph Moore, Pfc. Steven Bergen and Staff Sgt. Jose Canales received Purple Heart Medals from Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, during a ceremony, May 31, 2013, on Forward Operating Base Masum Ghar, Afghanistan.

  • 'Above-normal' hurricane season arrives, requires preparation

    Jun 3, 2013

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center predicted an "above-normal" hurricane season for 2013. Military communities in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast should assess how vulnerable they are, and review their emergency plans to ensure they weather the storm safely.

  • Army releases new leaders' handbook on cybersecurity

    Jun 3, 2013

    The Army published a new handbook this month to provide leaders of all levels with the information and tools needed to address today's cybersecurity challenges, and to ensure organizations adopt the necessary practices to protect their information and the Army network.

  • Army organization chooses milBook to reach broader audience

    Jun 3, 2013

    Linking people around the globe, milBook, an internal military social media tool similar to Facebook and LinkedIn, recently became the choice site for 41 Army Professional Forums.

  • Chaplains qualified to provide more than spiritual guidance

    Jun 3, 2013

    Most people know that chaplains provide for the religious needs of Soldiers and their families, irrespective of religious or faith background. But, they also are available to assist Soldiers and families with a variety of secular problems as well.

  • Army leadership outlines fiscal challenges, importance of U.S. Army Europe

    Jun 3, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell addressed an array of issues that impact the future of the Army during their visit with U.S. Army Europe leadership, June 1, 2013, at Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Soldiers to see fewer PCS moves

    Jun 3, 2013

    The Army would like its enlisted Soldiers to remain on station for at least 36 months, and career managers are aiming to see that they will, said a director from Human Resource Command.

  • Manning trial begins at Fort Meade

    Jun 3, 2013

    The trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning started at Fort Meade, Md., June 3, 2013, with Manning not contesting the charges that he leaked classified information while stationed in Iraq in 2009 and 2010 as an intelligence analyst.

  • 1st Armored Division troops aligned with CENTCOM, ready for Eager Lion kick-off

    Jun 3, 2013

    About 100 Soldiers from the 1st Armored Division are now in Jordan as part of an advance headquarters element that will pave the way for follow-on Soldiers in the June "Eager Lion" exercise there.

  • Army Supercomputing Research Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground opens new facility

    Jun 2, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Supercomputing Research Center will host an invitation-only open house, June 10, 2013, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Army's new mobile network to support its Afghan security mission

    May 31, 2013

    As the U.S. mission in Afghanistan evolves from full spectrum combat operations to a support role in helping Afghan forces take hold of their country's security, unit commanders emphasize the need for network mobility. Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, the Army's improved tactical network communications backbone, was designed to fulfill such a mission.

  • Between a 'rock or something' and an MRE

    May 31, 2013

    The Flameless Ration Heater, developed at Natick to warm up Meals, Ready-to-Eat in the field, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

  • U.S., ROK forces conduct combined river crossing

    May 31, 2013

    U.S. and South Korean forces practiced bridging operations during a river crossing exercise in Yeoncheon, South Korea, a border town close to the Korean Demilitarized Zone, May 30, 2013.

  • Chandler brings resilience, accountability message to Fort Hood Soldiers, civilians

    May 31, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III spent three days at Fort Hood, Texas, and managed to cover a good portion of the largest military installation in the country during his visit time.

  • CSA presents 28 junior officers with MacArthur Leadership Awards

    May 31, 2013

    Twenty eight company-grade officers were honored at a Pentagon ceremony, May 30, 2013, with the prestigious General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.

  • With drawdown in Afghanistan, Army regional alignments likely to increase

    May 31, 2013

    Globally, and across the total force in fiscal year 2013, the Army could engage in nearly 6,000 different activities, in more than 160 countries, and involving as many as 60,000 Soldiers and Army civilians as part of its "regionally aligned forces" concept.

  • New reality-style TV series lets potential recruits live Army life

    May 31, 2013

    Nine potential Army recruits will decide whether to become a Soldier in a new reality-style TV series that debuted, June 2, 2013.

  • Para-swimmer Soldier exemplifies resilience, trains for Paralympics

    May 31, 2013

    Spc. Elizabeth Wasil used swimming to rehabilitate from bilateral hip injuries sustained in Iraq and wound up in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program training for a shot at making Team USA for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Army senior leaders discuss fiscal priorities, support for force during visit to Italy

    May 30, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell met with Soldiers and the civilian work force in Vicenza, Italy, May 28, 2013, to discuss current Army priorities and gain situational awareness of key initiatives and programs.

  • White Sands builds 'enemy tanks' on budget

    May 30, 2013

    A target system has gotten an upgrade at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., to become a more accurate, flexible threat representation for use in future training and testing missions in place of real vehicles.

  • Army promotes National Safety Month

    May 30, 2013

    June is National Safety Month, and senior Army leaders are asking Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and their family members to educate one another on risk and influence behaviors surrounding the leading causes of preventable injury and death.

  • CSA: Emerging global threats call for innovative approaches

    May 30, 2013

    "This is the most uncertain time in my 37 years of service," said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, referring to an increasingly complex global environment. He described that environment and what the Army needs to do to remain relevant and ready.

  • SMA joins veterans, families for Memorial Day ceremony in Texas

    May 29, 2013

    The sergeant major of the Army joined veterans of every conflict since World War II for a solemn Memorial Day ceremony at the Georgetown-Williamson County, Texas, Veterans Memorial Plaza, May 27, 2013.

  • Airborne test directorate puts new parachute through its paces

    May 29, 2013

    The Airborne and Special Operations Test Directorate conducted a rigorous operational test recently on the new Military Free Fall Advanced Ram-Air Parachute System, a non-developmental item that is about to replace the nearly 20-year-old MC-4 parachute system for all service branches, according to the test officer.

  • Army recognizes recipients of 2012 environmental awards

    May 29, 2013

    Recipients of the Army's 2012 environmental awards were selected for their positive impact on the Army mission, saving resources, restoring the environment, and protecting Soldiers and civilians.

  • Army renews Project Warrior program

    May 29, 2013

    The Army is restarting a program to pass on insights and knowledge from the Combat Training Centers to benefit the U.S. Training and Doctrine Command Centers of Excellence and the force.

  • 3 Afghan National Police headquarters facilities now complete in Western Afghanistan

    May 28, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed construction of three Afghan Uniform Police headquarters facilities in Western Afghanistan, well ahead of schedule.

  • Air assault, the Afghan way

    May 28, 2013

    Afghan forces took the lead in an operation that joined Afghan National Security Forces with U.S. Army advisers, to drive back insurgents harassing the inhabitants of Hesarak in western Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, May 15-18, 2013.

  • Army explores futuristic uniform for SOCOM

    May 28, 2013

    Army researchers are responding to a request from the U.S. Special Operations Command for technologies to help develop a revolutionary Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit.

  • Army North's Task Force 51 tackles homeland mission from Fort Bliss, Fort Sam Houston

    May 28, 2013

    If the United States is unlucky enough to have multiple, massive incidents simultaneously, Army North, as U.S. Northern Command's Joint Force Land Component Command, has the mission and the expertise to lead and coordinate with units from both active and reserve bases across the U.S. to provide the appropriate support to the lead federal agency at the appropriate time.

  • CSI: Spin Boldak, Afghanistan

    May 28, 2013

    Afghan Border and Uniformed Police received tactical site exploitation training, April 22-25, 2013, in the Spin Boldak district, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

  • Corps of Engineers begins post-Sandy comprehensive study of North Atlantic coast

    May 28, 2013

    As directed by Congress with the passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriation Act of 2013, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scientists and engineers launched a collaborative study, May 28, 2013, to determine how best to reduce flood and storm damage risks for people and communities along the North Atlantic coast.

  • Commissaries plan for Monday furloughs

    May 28, 2013

    When furloughs are implemented, most military commissaries will close one day a week on Mondays, said the director and chief executive officer of the Defense Commissary Agency. Between July 8 and Sept. 30, 2013, there will be eleven additional days commissaries are closed, days they are not normally closed.

  • Korean War veterans honored at battle ceremony

    May 28, 2013

    Korean War veterans attended a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of the Nevada Outposts Battle at Yangju, South Korea, May 28, 2013.

  • Medical First Responders course taught during Angkor Sentinel 2013

    May 27, 2013

    The Medical First Responders course was conducted with the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and Idaho National Guard Soldiers during Angkor Sentinel 2013, May 18-27, 2013.

  • Fallen heroes remembered by Soldiers in Afghanistan

    May 27, 2013

    A multinational group of service members and civilians came together at Marne Garden-Forward inside of the Third Infantry Division headquarters compound at Kandahar Airfield, Afganistan, to recognize and pay tribute to our fallen heroes.

  • At Rolling Thunder, veterans, supporters, draw attention to prisoners of war, missing in action

    May 27, 2013

    Thousands of motorcyclists gathered in the vast parking lots surrounding the Pentagon to rally in advance of the 2013 Rolling Thunder "Ride for Freedom" around the National Mall in Washington, D.C., over Memorial Day weekend.

  • USMA Class of 2013 enters profession of arms

    May 25, 2013

    More than one thousand hats flew into the air at Michie Stadium at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., May 25, 2013, and jubilation followed for the Class of 2013.

  • Mobile Tower System delivers life-saving upgrades

    May 24, 2013

    The Army is replacing the 1960's era air traffic control system with the Mobile Tower System, which provides an effective and reliable solution that can be deployed anywhere in the world, in any weather condition and will support both military and civilian air operations.

  • Oklahoma Guard Soldiers respond to killer twister in their own backyard

    May 24, 2013

    For members of the 63rd Civil Support Team, their mission following the killer tornado, May 20, 2013, was more personal -- they knew people directly affected and some Soldiers even lived in the devastation path.

  • Army's 2014 modernization plan prioritizes Soldiers in fight

    May 24, 2013

    The Army's fiscal year 2014 Equipment Modernization Plan, now working its way through Congress, prioritizes equipping warfighters in Afghanistan while simultaneously preparing for an uncertain future.

  • 'Old Guard' Soldiers honor fallen with flags at Arlington graves

    May 24, 2013

    A sea of tiny American flags flutters gently in the breeze now at Arlington National Cemetery, Va. The flags were placed at gravesites, May 23, 2013, in tribute to the service and sacrifice of the nation's fallen service members who rest there.

  • Three Army heroes honored by PenFed Foundation

    May 24, 2013

    At the Ninth Annual Night of Heroes Gala a garrison commander, a former Army chief of staff and an Army spouse received top honors from non-profit sponsor Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation for their support and dedication in helping to meet the needs of Soldiers, veterans, wounded warriors and families.

  • Knee brace puts 'a spring in your step'

    May 23, 2013

    Weight, hinge design, and assistive power of a quasi-passive exoskeleton were studied at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center here to see how these factors affect the way an individual walks.

  • 'Currahees' uncase colors in Afghanistan

    May 23, 2013

    The 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahees," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), participated in a transfer of authority ceremony held at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, May 22, 2013.

  • UAV pilots maintain situational awareness above battlefield

    May 23, 2013

    Unmanned aerial vehicle pilots maintain an "eye-in-the-sky" view providing real-time surveillance high above the battlefield in order to keep Soldiers safe from unexpected "enemy" attacks, at the U.S. Army National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • CSA awards outstanding civilian service medals at Twilight Tattoo

    May 23, 2013

    More than 1,000 sightseers, veterans and children dressed in pink, blue, green and yellow t-shirts from schools around the country turned out for a special "twilight tattoo" at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., to share in the presentation of service medals to five civilians for their contributions to Soldiers, wounded warriors and their families.

  • Two Soldiers win national Golden Gloves championships

    May 23, 2013

    Two Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, Spc. Marquis Moore and Spc. Steven Nelson, won their weight classes at the 2013 National Golden Gloves Boxing Championships at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on May 18.

  • PM Force Sustainment Systems looks ahead, supports Pacific strategy

    May 22, 2013

    What covers half the world's surface, contains 50 percent of its population, and spans 9,000 miles and 16 time zones? Give up? Well, it's the U.S. Pacific Command area of operation.

  • Picatinny supports patenting West Point cadet inventions

    May 22, 2013

    Like something that must have fallen off of Batman's utility belt, U.S. Military Academy Cadets Killian Burns, Sungi Cho, Steven Davidson, Max Saurwein invented the "Light Weight Short Gap Defeat and Anchor System."

  • NCO Journal goes digital

    May 22, 2013

    The Army's official magazine for non-commissioned officer professional development, the NCO Journal, has moved online.

  • 'Dagger University' prepares Soldiers for missions to Africa

    May 22, 2013

    Soldiers with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Dagger," 1st Infantry Division, have known about their regional alignment with the continent of Africa for a while now, but that doesn't mean the excitement of the unique mission-set has worn off, especially with some Soldiers having gone and come back after successfully completing their mission.

  • Army launches 'Know the Signs' summer safety campaign

    May 22, 2013

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center commences its official summer safety campaign and encourages all Soldiers, Department of the Army Civilians and Family members to remain prepared for the fun and hazards associated with warmer weather.

  • Army releases 2012 Net Zero Progress Report

    May 22, 2013

    The Army has released the Net Zero Pilot Installation Initiative Progress Report for 2012, containing information useful to all installations in implementing Net Zero. The Army now plans to issue a policy this year that will expand the Net Zero Initiative to all permanent Army installations.

  • Best Warriors honor veteran of World War II, Korea, Vietnam

    May 22, 2013

    Retired Sgt. Tomas Fajardo, who served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, was honored by Soldiers who competed in the 2013 Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, Best Warrior Competition during their awards ceremony at Fort Sam Houston Theatre and the barbecue that followed at The Quadrangle.

  • Army ROTC returns to City College of New York

    May 22, 2013

    Retired Gen. Colin Powell helped his alma mater welcome Army ROTC back to campus after more than 40 years.

  • Senators told that young Soldiers targeted by scams, predators

    May 22, 2013

    Loan sharks and shady academic institutions are scamming Soldiers and their families said the Army's top leaders in testimony to a Senate Appropriations subcommittee.

  • WWII vet gets 'Order of the Rising Sun' from Japan's ambassador

    May 22, 2013

    The government of Japan has bestowed one of that nation's highest honors on a Japanese-American, a former U.S. Soldier and World War II veteran, for his work furthering relationships between the Japanese and Americans.

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