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  • Pilot course bolsters effort to stamp out sexual assault

    Mar 21, 2014

    "The Army still struggles with sexual assault and harassment. We're trying to get the processes and training in place so people realize we won't tolerate this," said the Army's chief of staff.

  • Changes at AAFES aimed at improved shopping experience

    Mar 21, 2014

    Subtle but important changes are taking place within Exchange stores that might not be noticed by customers, said the AAFES chief executive officer.

  • From '1984' to 2025: Army, industry focus on next-generation network

    Mar 20, 2014

    From touchscreens and mission apps for Soldiers to wireless networking for command posts, Army senior leaders today outlined their vision for a powerful, yet simple to operate tactical network designed to support both a more expeditionary force and a generation of Soldiers who are digital natives.

  • U.S. Army Africa Soldier's 'biggest hero' receives Medal of Honor

    Mar 20, 2014

    March 18, 2014, was a day unlike any other day for Sgt. 1st Class Frederick Hinton from U.S. Army Africa's Logistics Directorate. It's the day President Barack Obama awarded his biggest hero, who just happens to be his uncle, retired Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris, the Medal of Honor.

  • Soldier feeding, helping homeless goes viral on social media

    Mar 20, 2014

    Soldiers serve their country every day. But a photo posted March 3 on social media of an anonymous First Army Soldier giving pizza to the homeless highlighted this commitment at the community level.

  • Reserve moves toward embedding master fitness trainers

    Mar 20, 2014

    The Army Reserve is taking a step toward embedding master fitness trainers into its units. Six Reserve Soldiers are currently in training to become certified master fitness instructors. Five of the Soldiers completed Phase I of the training at the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School here last week, the sixth is in the second phase of the program.

  • Training takes top priority in budget decisions

    Mar 20, 2014

    For fiscal year 2015, the Army is programming 19 combat training center rotations as well as seven division- and three corps-level mission command exercises that will all focus on decisive-action engagements.

  • Retired K9 finds peace with veteran family

    Mar 20, 2014

    Thomas and Angela Boggs welcomed Max, a 10-year-old retired military working dog, into their home on Fort Irwin, Calif., after adopting the Belgian Malinois, Oct. 23, 2013.

  • Medal of Honor recipients, Vietnam heroes visit 'The Wall'

    Mar 20, 2014

    After their induction into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes March 19, 2014, two Vietnam veterans went to the memorial simply known as "The Wall."

  • Army Field Band returns to touring after year of restricted travel

    Mar 19, 2014

    After more than a year of restricted travel, the U.S. Army Field Band returns to the road this month where they will share the Army story with Americans in the Northeast.

  • South Korean ministry honors late 8th Army commander, son

    Mar 19, 2014

    The South Korean Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs selected a former Eighth Army commander and his U.S. Air Force pilot son as the Korean War heroes of the month, for March 2014.

  • Turning base camp waste into energy

    Mar 19, 2014

    One 150-person base camp in Afghanistan can produce as much as 1,000 pounds of solid waste a day. The Expeditionary Basing and Collective Protection Directorate of the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center would like to turn a negative into a positive, and solve another problem simultaneously, by converting that waste into energy that could help power U.S. base camps overseas.

  • BenĂ©t Labs' mortar redesign to help infantrymen become more lethal, safer

    Mar 19, 2014

    No sooner than a new mortar system is fielded, Infantrymen demand that it be made better in regards to extended range, increased lethality or capability, and reduced weight. This triggers the entire Army research community, from those who improve the lethality of ammunition to those who design the delivery system, to work on parallel and converging fields of science to achieve a common goal.

  • 'Live synthetic' Army's next generation of simulation

    Mar 19, 2014

    The Future Holistic Training Environment Live Synthetic will fuse live training with simulation environments in the coming years.

  • Pentagon inducts 24 Medal of Honor recipients into Hall of Heroes

    Mar 19, 2014

    The newest Medal of Honor recipients -- 24 veterans who received the honor decades after their extraordinary heroism in three wars -- have been inducted into the Pentagon Hall of Heroes.

  • TRADOC welcomes new commanding general

    Mar 18, 2014

    Gen. David Perkins assumed command of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command from Gen. Robert Cone, during a change-of-command ceremony at Fort Eustis, Va., March 14, 2014.

  • Army at 'tipping point' of unmanned aircraft system capabilities

    Mar 18, 2014

    "We're on the tipping point of unmanned aerial systems' ability to deliver capability to the Soldier," said Col. Thomas von Eschenbach.

  • Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

    Mar 18, 2014

    Before heading to the White House to honor his namesake and uncle, music artist Lenny Kravitz paused to reflect on the life and legacy of Pfc. Leonard Kravitz, who was killed in action in Korea and received the Medal of Honor, March 18, 2014.

  • Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

    Mar 18, 2014

    Twenty-four U.S. Army veterans from three wars -- World War II, Korea and Vietnam -- received upgrades to the highest military decoration for uncommon bravery and gallantry at a White House ceremony Tuesday.

  • USA beats Russia for gold in sled hockey

    Mar 17, 2014

    A goal by U.S. Marine Corps veteran Josh Sweeney won gold for USA's Sled Hockey Team in a 1-0 victory over Russia, March 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

  • Army studies using technology to improve logistics

    Mar 14, 2014

    A National Research Council committee studying ways to reduce the size of the Army's logistical demands met with Research, Development and Engineering Command experts recently to look at technologies that may help the Army reach that goal.

  • 'Fighting 69th' leads way on St. Patrick's Day for 163rd time

    Mar 14, 2014

    The New York National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, will lead New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade for the 163rd time, March 17, 2014.

  • USARIEM researchers study Soldiers' running styles

    Mar 14, 2014

    At a time when running barefoot or with so-called minimalist shoes has gained increasing traction, researchers at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass., decided to study how Soldiers run during physical training and if running style contributes to training-related injuries.

  • SMA Chandler: Fewer deployments, more training in Army future

    Mar 14, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III spent March 13-14, 2014, at Fort Stewart, Ga., observing training and talking to Soldiers about the future of the Army.

  • Army on budget, on schedule with hypersonic missile program

    Mar 14, 2014

    In August, the Army expects to again test its Advanced Hypersonic Weapon Technology Demonstration. The results of that test will help determine the system's future.

  • Congress told Army needs another BRAC round

    Mar 14, 2014

    The Army has excess infrastructure that is expensive to maintain. Under a tight budget, funds used to maintain that infrastructure could be better spent on Soldier readiness, officials told lawmakers, March 12, 2014.

  • Energy expert reveals simple, low/no-cost energy habits to save millions

    Mar 13, 2014

    Lyman Parkhurst, a Sain Engineering Associates inspector who regularly visits Army installations as part of Installation Management Command's annual Energy and Awareness Conservation Assessments, visited USAG Ansbach in late January and revealed simple, low/no-cost energy habit changes community members can make that could be saving millions of dollars.

  • Military relationships with China under consideration

    Mar 13, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno said a military training relationship with China is possible as the U.S. strengthens its presence in the Asia-Pacific theater.

  • Tobyhanna lands Gray Eagle Ground Control Station repairs

    Mar 12, 2014

    The Army, Marine Corps, Air Force and Navy have named Tobyhanna the Depot Source of Repair for the Gray Eagle, or MQ-1C, Unmanned Aircraft System Ground Control Stations.

  • Soldier Show cast, crew prepare to 'Stand Strong'

    Mar 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command has selected 19 cast and 2 crew to deliver the "Stand Strong" theme to garrisons, starting April 11, 2014.

  • JUPITR program takes shape on Korean Peninsula

    Mar 12, 2014

    The Joint United States Forces Korea Portal and Integrated Threat Recognition advanced technology demonstration is underway and already making a difference to the Korean Peninsula.

  • Former 82nd Airborne general lands in Korea

    Mar 12, 2014

    Eighth Army welcomed its new deputy commanding general for operations during Exercise Key Resolve 2014.

  • SMA Chandler applauds strength, dedication of Army women

    Mar 12, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III was the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Army Women's Foundation Hall of Fame Reception and Summit at the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill, March 12, 2014.

  • Security assistance trainers provide leadership training for Armenian troops

    Mar 12, 2014

    Six military members from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization and the Kansas Army National Guard, led a Warrior Leader Course at the Warrant Officer School in Yerevan, Armenia, from Feb. 24 to March 1, 2014.

  • Thousands of Field Artillery officer jobs open to women

    Mar 12, 2014

    The Army has opened about 3,600 Field Artillery officer positions to women.

  • Study assesses physical demands for combat arms

    Mar 12, 2014

    Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Ga., completed physically demanding tasks of combat jobs, as part of an Army study that is determining "gender neutral" standards as women integrate into combat roles.

  • Eye injuries avoidable with use of eye protection

    Mar 11, 2014

    March is National Save Your Vision Month, and the Defense Department wants service members to take care of their eyes by wearing eye protection when performing dangerous work, reducing eye strain and routinely undergoing eye examinations.

  • 20 military chefs compete for culinary titles, Armed Forces Chef of Year

    Mar 11, 2014

    More than 200 military chefs descended upon Fort Lee, Va., March 8, 2014, for the 39th Annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event, and 20 entered their kitchens March 9, 2014, to compete for bragging rights as the 2014 Armed Forces Chef of the Year.

  • Casualty notification process emphasizes dignity, respect

    Mar 11, 2014

    Casualty notifications have changed in a number of significant ways over recent years, and two chaplains who have been involved in the process explain the demanding duty.

  • Army consolidates network enablers to boost simplicity

    Mar 11, 2014

    As the Army moves to a streamlined and more user-friendly tactical network, the hardware, software and processes that keep it running and secure are realigning to reduce complexity and costs.

  • Soldiers could impact direction of America -- by voting

    Mar 11, 2014

    The 2014 mid-term election season has already started and will continue until Sept. 16, 2014. Although Nov. 4 is election day, mid-September is the deadline for requesting absentee ballots.

  • Online ToolBox offers Army leaders a gateway of resources, references, tips

    Mar 11, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command unveiled March 12 the FORSCOM Leader Development ToolBox, an online resource for leaders across all Army components and cohorts: Officer, NCO, Warrant Officer, Army Soldiers and Civilian employees.

  • Army developing new training opportunities for civilians

    Mar 11, 2014

    Army civilians seeking leadership opportunities now have a more effective roadmap for advancements and new assignments.

  • Resilient Soldier in goal for Paralympic Team USA

    Mar 10, 2014

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Paralympic Program goalie Sgt. Jen Lee was selected for the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team that will compete in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • 'Armed with Science' pilot episode features defense breakthroughs

    Mar 10, 2014

    The Pentagon Channel's pilot episode of Armed with Science is airing at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. (EST), March 10, 2014, and will delve into Army Research Laboratory and Naval Research Laboratory science that shapes the future of defense.

  • Army network boosts speed, simplicity during test

    Mar 10, 2014

    With drastically reduced startup and shutdown times, a new, easy to use graphical interface and improved troubleshooting tools, the Army's mobile tactical network backbone system recently completed a key test.

  • 'Giant among giants,' Medal of Honor recipient Ehlers laid to rest

    Mar 10, 2014

    Walter D. Ehlers, the last surviving recipient of the Medal of Honor from the Normandy campaign, was laid to rest March 8, 2014, at Riverside National Cemetery, Calif., in a ceremony attended by family, friends and admirers who came to pay their final respects to a great man.

  • MORE is better when it comes to food rations

    Mar 10, 2014

    Warfighters in extreme, demanding operational environments need additional sustenance to complete their missions successfully -- they simply need MORE.

  • Eight Army vets competing on U.S. Paralympic Team

    Mar 10, 2014

    An active-duty Soldier and seven Army veterans are competing this week in the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • Combatant commanders: National Guard builds global partnerships, proven on battlefield

    Mar 8, 2014

    The National Guard builds enduring global partnerships and is proven on the battlefield, combatant commanders told Congress March 5, 2014.

  • Eighth Army trains with South Korean allies during Key Resolve

    Mar 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army's top operational command on the Korean Peninsula began training with its South Korean allies and joint service counterparts during exercises Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, which collectively run from Feb. 24 to April 18, 2014.

  • Picatinny scaling up in-house chemicals production to shun higher costs

    Mar 7, 2014

    Picatinny scientists and engineers have established a pilot production facility to create the Army's only in-house process for scaling up chemical compounds, a move that could save money by not having to rely on costlier compounds from outside suppliers.

  • Paralympic Games open in Sochi

    Mar 7, 2014

    The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games opened March 7, 2014, with a ceremony called "Breaking the Ice," and Staff Sgt. Jen Lee, backup goalie for the USA sled hockey team, was among athletes there.

  • Senior leader spouses gain program awareness, enhance camaraderie

    Mar 6, 2014

    Dr. Jill Biden invited the spouses of National Guard senior leaders to the vice president's official residence Wednesday and encouraged them to spread the word about programs that support service members.

  • Bodybuilding champion serves as Pentagon chaplain assistant

    Mar 6, 2014

    Serving as the only chaplain assistant at the Pentagon Chaplain's Office -- responsible for facilitating religious support to 25,000 service members and civilians from all branches of the military -- you wouldn't think Staff Sgt. Denises Veitia would get bored easily. When it came to her physical fitness, though, she felt she needed a new challenge. So, she became a competitive bodybuilder.

  • Baby your brain: Know the signs of TBI, get plenty of rest and keep an eye out for vision problems

    Feb 28, 2014

    Baby your brain: Know the signs of TBI, get plenty of rest and keep an eye out for vision problems.

  • Panel addresses Anti-Access/Area Denial at AUSA

    Feb 28, 2014

    Anti-Access/Area Denial, or A2AD, sounds like it could be a new football zone defense. But, in fact, A2AD was fleshed out by a five-member panel, including Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Commander, Feb. 27, 2014, at the AUSA Winter Symposium and Exposition, in Huntsville's Von Braun Center.

  • Army researchers focus on partnerships

    Feb 25, 2014

    Army researchers, scientists and engineers are collaborating and sharing to leverage limited resources and discover leap-ahead technologies.

  • Joint IED defeat capability to endure, at smaller size

    Feb 25, 2014

    The Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization is still relevant and is needed for future conflicts, but its size is expected to shrink significantly, according to its director.

  • Odierno thanks U.S. troops, praises South Korean allies

    Feb 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army's top general made his second visit to South Korea, Feb. 23-25, 2014.

  • Colin Powell: Open chain of command key to problem solving

    Feb 25, 2014

    Retired Gen. Colin Powell held a book-signing event at the Pentagon, Feb. 25, 2014, and discussed leadership in the military, after the event.

  • Army celebrates accomplishments of African-American women

    Feb 25, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Marcia M. Anderson, the Army's first female African-American two-star general, spoke at a Department of Defense Reserve Affairs Black History Month event at the Pentagon, Feb. 25, 2014.

  • Army Chief of Staff wraps up Pacific trip in Republic of Korea

    Feb 25, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno recently returned from a visit to South Korea, Feb. 23-25, 2014.

  • Shyu outlines strategy for modernization at AUSA

    Feb 24, 2014

    To prepare the Army for tomorrow, the seeds must be planted today, Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, told attendees of the Association of the United States Army's Winter Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Feb. 19, 2014.

  • Medal of Honor recipient Ty Carter waging war on PTSD

    Feb 24, 2014

    NATICK, Mass. (Feb. 24, 2014) -- Staff Sgt. Ty Carter has two words for Soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, "Get help." The Medal of Honor recipient brought this message to the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center Feb. 19.

  • Cone shares Army focus for Force 2025

    Feb 24, 2014

    The commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command mapped out the Army's path forward for attendees of the Association of the United States Army's 2014 Winter Symposium in Huntsville, Ala., as he spoke on Force 2025, Feb. 20, 2014.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Camp Humphreys

    Feb 24, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visited the Camp Humphreys Military Community in South Korea, Feb. 24, 2014, where he got a first-hand look at many of the transformation initiatives and construction projects currently underway there.

  • Olympic Closing Ceremony reflects Russian culture

    Feb 24, 2014

    From famous novelists to the Bolshoi Ballet, athletes were immersed in the cultural heritage of Russia during the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

  • Army's top NCO gets feedback from Soldiers, families at NTC

    Feb 24, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited with leadership, Soldiers, families and community members of the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Feb. 19-20, 2014.

  • Army introduces four new mountaineering, climbing kits

    Feb 24, 2014

    Soldiers at the Army Mountain Warfare School here are slated to receive new equipment designed to improve their performance and give them "Spiderman-like" abilities. The equipment is part of the improved Army Mountaineering Kit.

  • African-American struggle for equality in Army during Vietnam still instructive

    Feb 24, 2014

    During a Feb. 24, 2014, seminar at the Pentagon, Dr. Isaac Hampton II discussed race relations in the Army during the 1960s and early 1970s, primarily as it related to African-American officers.

  • Soldiers past, present strike bronze at Sochi Games

    Feb 23, 2014

    Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb and current WCAP brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt teamed with civilians Curt Tomasevicz and Steve Langton to secure Team USA's 28th and final medal of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 23, 2014.

  • President announces 24 veterans to receive Medals of Honor

    Feb 21, 2014

    President Barack Obama announced Feb. 21, 2014, that he will award the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans during a March 18, 2014, ceremony at the White House.

  • SMA Chandler to NTC Soldiers: Trust, respect essential to Army profession

    Feb 21, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III discussed the themes of trust and respect with a group of junior enlisted Soldiers at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. Feb. 19, 2014.

  • Army recognizes institute's biotechnology advances with $48 million renewal

    Feb 20, 2014

    The Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies contract with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Army Research Office, was extended in December 2013, providing an additional $48 million over three years to study high performance biological systems and the translation of these to engineering systems of benefit to Soldier.

  • Two new programs broaden opportunities for eligible Soldiers

    Feb 20, 2014

    Soldiers looking for challenges beyond their regular military training, in national security policy or strategic decision making, for instance, might consider applying for one of two newly available programs through the Army's Broadening Opportunity Program.

  • Army coaches help U.S. women make Olympic history

    Feb 20, 2014

    Two Olympic coaches from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program had an unofficial hand in Team USA earning two Olympic medals in women's bobsled competition, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

  • Waypoint #2: Follow up to CSA's Marching Orders

    Feb 19, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno recently issued Waypoint #2, a follow up to his Marching Orders issued in January 2012, titled "America's Force of Decisive Action."

  • Military training helps Soldier-athletes conquer luge challenges

    Feb 19, 2014

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Olympians Utah National Guard Sgt. Preston Griffall and Sgt. Matt Mortensen attribute their readiness and resilience in the sport of luge to characteristics of teamwork and trust derived from military training.

  • Skier says Army father helped her achieve Olympic dream

    Feb 19, 2014

    U.S. Olympic skier Jacqueline Wiles, 21, said the support of her Army father has been instrumental in allowing her to ski competitively and achieve her dream of getting to Sochi for the winter games.

  • Husband, wife Army scientists receive Black Engineer of the Year Awards

    Feb 19, 2014

    Two U.S. Army computer scientists were recognized for their individual contributions to the scientific community at the annual Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Conference, Feb. 8, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

  • Corps of Engineers commander sees funding returning to pre-9/11 levels by 2020

    Feb 19, 2014

    The Army's chief engineer said last week that about two-thirds of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's budget is for military programs, but he expects to see continued reductions as funding for those programs returns to pre-9/11 levels.

  • Commander presents AMC Perspective at Winter AUSA

    Feb 19, 2014

    Army Materiel Command's top leader began the discussion Feb. 19, 2014, at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Ala., by emphasizing the suitability of this year's theme to the current status of the Army.

  • AUSA panel discussion addresses partnerships

    Feb 19, 2014

    Business leaders joined government officials Feb. 19, 2014, for the panel discussion, Industrial Partnerships for Force 2025 and Beyond, at the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium and Exposition at Huntsville, Ala.

  • Spartan Brigade demonstrates quick response, airborne ability at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 19, 2014

    "Spartan" paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, demonstrated their unique ability to rapidly deploy and conduct a forced entry airborne assault during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 at the Khok Kathiam Royal Thai Air Force Base in Lopburi, Thailand, Feb. 15, 2014.

  • Tennessee Guard brings fight from field to digital battlefield

    Feb 19, 2014

    For Soldiers of Tennessee National Guard's 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, the past three months were split between virtual and field training environments at the Volunteer Training Site-Catoosa, Ga.

  • 173rd paratroopers assist Slovenian partners during ice storm

    Feb 18, 2014

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) arrived in Slovenia early on the morning of Feb. 11, 2014, with generators bound for Postojna, a city hard hit by an ice storm thought to be the worst natural disaster here in the last 100 years.

  • About 2,850 Guard members assist during Winter Storm Pax

    Feb 18, 2014

    About 2,850 Soldiers and Airmen were on duty in nine states and the District of Columbia, assisting stranded motorists, pulling semi-trailers out of ditches with heavy-duty wreckers, transporting law enforcement and firefighting personnel, in the wake of Winter Storm Pax.

  • 465th Engineer Company conducts training, benefits community

    Feb 18, 2014

    Through partnerships with the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Birmingham, the 465th Engineer Company conducted an Individual Readiness Training mission that brought new light to Edgewater, Ala., Feb. 8, 2014.

  • Former Soldier wins Olympic bobsled bronze

    Feb 18, 2014

    Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb and Team USA civilian brakeman Steve Langton became the first U.S. athletes in 62 years to win a two-man bobsled Olympic medal by taking the bronze at Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014.

  • 'Sisters in Arms' program goes international at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 18, 2014

    Women representing several countries participated in the first-of-its-kind International Sisters in Arms meeting, Feb. 17, 2014, at Camp Akatosarot, Phitsanulok, Kingdom of Thailand, during Cobra Gold 2014.

  • Army Reserve unit first to join Army Wellness Center program

    Feb 18, 2014

    Soldiers of the 7221st Medical Support Unit, Newark, Del., were the first Army Reserve Soldiers to undergo the battery of metabolic and fitness tests associated with the Army Wellness Center Program during an event held here at Kirk Army Medical Center. at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Feb. 8, 2014.

  • Wisconsin Guard engineers power Romanian transit facility development effort

    Feb 18, 2014

    The MK Passenger Transit Center at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania, marks a significant achievement for military engineers, including the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 924th Engineer Facilities Detachment.

  • Strykers take first step in move to Fort Carson

    Feb 18, 2014

    Earlier this month, the first Double V-Hull Stryker vehicles began to arrive at Fort Carson, Colo., just weeks after the Army announced the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, would convert to a Stryker Brigade Combat Team.

  • Air Assault training challenges Soldiers at 'Great Place'

    Feb 18, 2014

    How do Soldiers train for and earn the coveted Army Air Assault badge? Enduring 10 days of fast-paced training may not seem so harsh to some, but under grueling weather conditions and long hours, trainees are pushed to their maximum potential -- physically and mentally.

  • 1-21 Infantry 'Gimlets' go native in Thailand

    Feb 17, 2014

    Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment "Gimlets," 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in multiple Thai led Jungle Survival Training classes in Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Thailand, throughout the month of February, as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.

  • Army coach leads Team USA to more Olympic medals

    Feb 16, 2014

    Team USA Olympic skeleton coach Vermont Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Tuffy Latour helped coach Team USA's Noelle Pikus-Pace to an Olympic silver medal and Matt Antoine to a bronze at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

  • U.S. Army aviation pioneer flies into sunset

    Feb 13, 2014

    The top U.S. Army aviator in South Korea completed his 33-year career, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Feb. 13, 2014.

  • Georgia Army, Air Guardsmen help Augusta residents in wake of Winter Storm Pax

    Feb 13, 2014

    Georgia Army and Air National Guardsmen joined forces in Augusta to assist local responders during Winter Storm Pax. More than 80 Georgia Air National Guardsmen from Savannah's 165th Air Support Operations Squadron joined Army National Guardsmen of the 878th Engineering Battalion in a cooperative effort.

  • Avenger crew members transition to C-RAM

    Feb 13, 2014

    About 70 Soldiers from B Battery, 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., performed live-fire Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar training.

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