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  • Army cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

    Jan 28, 2015

    Army cyber defenders released code to help detect and understand cyber attacks.

  • Army Special Operations Command evolves in changing world

    Jan 27, 2015

    Special operations must continue to evolve as the military faces increasing unconventional threats, said Lt. Gen. Charles T. Cleveland, commander of U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

  • Army Corps of Engineers caring for people, environment

    Jan 27, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been working on important projects worldwide that often go unnoticed -- as compared to a large natural disaster when Corps activities get more visibility. Here are some snapshots of work they've been doing just over the last several weeks.

  • Mississippi National Guard assists in NATO exercise

    Jan 27, 2015

    Though not on a deployment, some Soldiers of the Mississippi National Guard are far from home. They aren't enduring the hardships of a foreign war and they're not where you would expect to find these so called "weekend warriors."

  • Improved Army system, training to increase vigilance

    Jan 27, 2015

    Soldiers of a U.S. Army research center have worked to improve training for fellow Soldiers on a quick-reaction intelligence capability that better supports the system in the field and potentially reduces reliance on reach-back and in-field contractor support.

  • TRADOC commander emphasizes new operating concept at USAREUR headquarters

    Jan 27, 2015

    Gen. David Perkins, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, visited U.S. Army Europe headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany, Jan. 26, to speak with leaders about the Army's new operating concept; win in a complex world.

  • Army proves new watercraft capabilities

    Jan 26, 2015

    The Army established a new proven watercraft capability on White Beach Naval Base, Okinawa, Jan. 20-22, that can improve efficiency and save time in future sea operations.

  • Disaster Management Exchange 2015 concludes in China

    Jan 26, 2015

    Closing ceremonies for the 10th Disaster Management Exchange, or DME, were held in Haikou on Hainan Island, China, Jan. 18.

  • Army Corps of Engineers improves VA, Army medical facilities

    Jan 26, 2015

    When it comes to waterway and storm mitigation projects, the United States turns to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or USACE, for assistance.

  • TRADOC commander visits Allied Spirit I in Hohenfels, Germany

    Jan 25, 2015

    TRADOC Commander Gen. David Perkins visited Hohenfels, Germany, Jan. 25, 2015, to observe exercise Allied Spirit I and share his vision on the Army's new operating concept, 'Win in a complex world.'

  • THAAD schoolhouse opens at Fort Sill

    Jan 23, 2015

    Soldiers destined to operate the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system will now learn their trade from fellow Soldiers. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Instructional Facility opened at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Jan. 23. Already, four classes are underway at the schoolhouse.

  • Pacific partner engagements remain increasingly innovative, effective

    Jan 23, 2015

    The Army has always had a footprint in the Pacific region. But in the past, training exercises with those nations were not linked together in a meaningful way that would reflect complex operational dynamics, said Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza.

  • Fort Campbell community stands against cuts

    Jan 23, 2015

    More than 1,500 Fort Campbell Soldiers, civilians and retirees, as well as local elected officials and other community leaders gathered on post, Jan. 20, for a meeting that could very well determine the future of the installation.

  • Uncertainty means Army must be prepared for multiple threats

    Jan 23, 2015

    When the Army began implementing defense cuts in 2011 and 2012, and drawdown operations kicked off in Iraq and Afghanistan, military leadership believed the world would require less intervention on the part of U.S. forces. That has not proven to be the case.

  • Arctic Wolves validate new Army training concept

    Jan 23, 2015

    U.S. Army Alaska's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, "Arctic Wolves" from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, is assisting The National Training Center in validating a new 18-day training cycle that will provide units with 22 percent more time to hone their war-fighting skills.

  • U.S. Army Europe's Medical Brigade trains future expert field medics

    Jan 23, 2015

    The 30th Medical Brigade conducted an exercise Jan. 12-15 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area to provide Soldiers from the 30th Medical Brigade Headquarters, 212th Combat Support Hospital and 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional) with hands-on training to prepare themselves for the intensity and intricacies of the upcoming U.S. Army in Europe Expert Field Medic Badge competition in March.

  • Army honors Chandler for helping overcome challenges

    Jan 22, 2015

    Soldiers and Army senior leaders met at the Pentagon, Jan. 22, during a celebration of the career of Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, who will retire from military service after a 33 year career, Jan. 30.

  • Future joint concepts focus on human elements

    Jan 22, 2015

    A panel of military officers discussed the concepts of the Strategic Landpower Task Force Jan. 16 at the Center for Strategic International Studies in Washington, D.C.

  • Army hears from Puget Sound community on potential force reductions

    Jan 22, 2015

    Area community members and elected officials filled the conference center at a local college Wednesday to voice their concerns to Army leaders regarding potentially losing a significant number of troops from Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

  • Afghan, Pakistani military leaders coordinate border security

    Jan 22, 2015

    Leaders from the 201st and 203rd Afghan National Army Corps, Afghan Border Police zones 301 and 402, the 11th Pakistan Army Corps, and a delegation from Resolute Support headquarters met to discuss border security at an event hosted by Train, Advise, Assist Command - East at Operational Base Fenty in Afghanistan, Jan. 18, 2015.

  • Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future

    Jan 21, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, Army Combined Arms Center, or CAC, commanding general, visited Fort Sill, Jan. 20, to discuss the Army's greatest asset -- its Soldiers -- and how the "human dimension" is vital to combating current and future conflicts.

  • Partnership enhances resilience, understanding of ethics, profession

    Jan 21, 2015

    At the core of the Army is a resilient professional who lives by the Army ethics, said the director of the Army Resiliency Directorate, G1.

  • Army, industry partners prep Soldiers for jobs

    Jan 21, 2015

    A new program is training Soldiers to drive commercial trucks when they transition out of the Army.

  • Research team shapes future of combat rations

    Jan 21, 2015

    The Consumer Research Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center has posted an online questionnaire that will help the center's Combat Feeding Directorate determine the direction it will take with future operational rations.

  • Multiple agencies come together to replace EAS Howitzer tubes

    Jan 21, 2015

    With the U.S. Army's European Rotational Force in full swing and units continually rotating throughout Europe to train and work with allied partners, it is the responsibility of the Army Field Support Battalion - Germany, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command to make sure the equipment Soldiers will work with are ready and operational.

  • Army advances bio-threat detector

    Jan 21, 2015

    The Army's second-generation Tactical Biological Detector will provide Soldiers with a lightweight, low-power, highly effective biological detector, officials said.

  • Cavalry conducts final flight of Kiowa Warriors, case colors

    Jan 20, 2015

    It was a bittersweet day for the Soldiers of the 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment with the casing of the unit colors in preparation for an operational deployment to the Korea peninsula and a final flight of the Kiowa Warrior helicopters, Jan. 15.

  • 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment conducts annual multilateral training

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Rangers of 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, came together beginning Jan. 11 for two weeks of multilateral training, during which time a variety of exercises were conducted.

  • Counterinsurgency expert visits Fort Detrick to share lessons of modern warfare

    Jan 20, 2015

    Seated at a small table within the offices of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's, USAMRMC, Combat Casualty Care Research Program, Dr. John Nagl nodded his head in silence as he listened to stories about the future.

  • Fort Hood shooting victim seeks to inspire others

    Jan 20, 2015

    An Army officer, who was severely wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood last year, is using his near-death experience to give others a new lease on life.

  • Soldiers Engage in SHARP Training in Afghanistan

    Jan 20, 2015

    Sexual harassment and sexual assault violate everything the U.S. Army stands for. Deployed leaders from the 5th Battalion 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, gathered their Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) representatives, to aggressively tackle training, but in a way that Soldiers would remember it.

  • The Spartan Brigade comes to an end, with the promise of a new beginning

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Spartans have put down their shields, taken off their helmets, and laid their spears to rest. At least this is what the headline would have read if the topic of discussion were the inactivation of the famous army of ancient Grecian times. Unfortunately the news of the day is about the inactivation of a different group of Spartans - the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Spartans" to be precise.

  • Responsibly retrograding radioactives

    Jan 19, 2015

    Army Field Support Battalion - Afghanistan has assembled a team that incorporates expertise from the battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, 4th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, 1st Theater Sustainment Command and beyond to take a prudent approach to retrograding equipment containing radioactive isotopes and trace amounts of radioactive material.

  • 2nd Cavalry Regiment arrives ready for Allied Spirit I

    Jan 18, 2015

    Strykers, Humvees and light-utility vehicles pulled into Hohenfels Training Area as troopers, assigned to 4th (Saber) Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, arrived prepared to start training with their NATO allies during Allied Spirit I in Hohenfels, Germany, Jan. 12.

  • Army colonel raises suicide awareness from green to blue

    Jan 16, 2015

    Service members stationed throughout Pearl Harbor joined Lt. Col. George Corbari, strategic plans and policy officer at U.S. Army Pacific, or USARPAC, for a suicide awareness presentation at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Memorial Chapel, Jan. 14.

  • Soldiers in WTUs receive remote care in communities

    Jan 16, 2015

    Active, Guard and Reserve Soldiers assigned to warrior transition units, which may be hundreds of miles from where they live, now have access to community-based, outpatient care and services in their hometowns.

  • Soldiers' 'Sacrifice, Service' spark success in Afghanistan

    Jan 15, 2015

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited Service members on Bagram Airfield, Jan. 14, during his first trip to Afghanistan since the transition from Operation Enduring Freedom to Resolute Support.

  • North Dakota aviators support Southwest border mission

    Jan 14, 2015

    A group of about 35 North Dakota National Guard aviators mustered on the southwest border in Texas to support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's ongoing operations there.

  • Joint Forces Command United Assistance service members stick to standards

    Jan 14, 2015

    Whether they are learning new techniques to stay mentally resilient, exercising to stay physically strong, or washing their hands and applying hand sanitizer to prevent illness, Service members deployed under Joint Forces Command - United Assistance, in Monrovia, Liberia, are always taking steps to stay healthy.

  • Women in service review rollout due January 2016

    Jan 13, 2015

    The services have been working on gender-neutral standards for all occupations and the secretary of defense is scheduled to announce final decisions to integrate or exclude any remaining occupations closed to women on or about Jan. 1, 2016.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord hosts first NCO SHARP Summit

    Jan 13, 2015

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord became the first Army post to hold a non-commissioned officer Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention summit Jan. 9 at the McChord Chapel Support Center.

  • Army researchers develop batteries that don't corrode

    Jan 13, 2015

    New, lighter batteries are under development for Soldiers now, in-house, at the Army Research Laboratory here.

  • Division West deactivates first brigade under Bold Shift

    Jan 12, 2015

    As part of the Army's required drawdown, First Army Division West's 191st Infantry Brigade cased its colors during a deactivation ceremony, Jan. 8, at Soldier Field House.

  • U.S. Soldiers resume Atlantic Resolve in Eastern Europe

    Jan 12, 2015

    The training of allied and partner land forces under Operation Atlantic Resolve resumed this week as 75 Stryker combat vehicles from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment arrived in Eastern Europe, Pentagon Press spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren said.

  • White House video highlights Army's 3-D scanning capabilities

    Jan 12, 2015

    The White House released a video documenting how a Smithsonian-led team created the first 3-D models of a president. The video highlights the use of an Army-funded Light Stage scanning system, which was key to creating the highest resolution digital model that has ever been made of a head of state.

  • New DTMS improves training management, tracking Soldiers' training records

    Jan 12, 2015

    Improvements to the Army's premier training management tool make it easier for commanders to plan exercises and keep track of their Soldiers training records. The new version of the Digital Training Management System, or DTMS, launched at the end of 2014.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers react to roadside bombs

    Jan 12, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Loud booms rang out across the forest at Rhine Ordnance Barracks as Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, encountered a simulated roadside bomb as they trained for convoy operations. For some, it was the first time they experienced an improvised explosive device detonating outside their Humvee. For others, the Jan. 11 exercise was a reminder of the dangers often faced downrange. For Staff Sgt. Daniel Vidican, who has already deployed to a combat zone, the simulated attack was a great refresher.

  • Army releases vision and strategy for installations, energy and environment through 2025

    Jan 12, 2015

    The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, released the Army's vision and strategy through 2025 to help meet future challenges and succeed in future operating environments.

  • Troops advise Afghans on Pakistan military border coordination

    Jan 9, 2015

    Leaders from NATO's Resolute Support headquarters and Train, Advise, Assist Command-East, or TAAC-E, traveled for a meeting with Afghan National Security Forces leaders to the Khyber Border Coordination Center, or KBCC, near the Torkham Gate area of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border in eastern Nangarhar province, Jan. 4.

  • Soldiers overcome environmental challenges to fitness in Alaska

    Jan 9, 2015

    Polar bears thrive in Alaska as do Arctic wolves -- particularly the Arctic Wolves of 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team's 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, at Fort Wainwright, near Fairbanks, thanks to the Performance Triad.

  • Cavalry Soldiers wrap up successful Atlantic Resolve rotation

    Jan 9, 2015

    Soldiers assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, had the opportunity to train alongside more than 13 different nations during multiple international exercises in Eastern Europe, Sept. 15 to Dec. 31.

  • Army Game Studio creates virtual training environments for Soldiers

    Jan 9, 2015

    Becoming a software developer for the "America's Army" video game at the U.S. Army Game Studio was an unlikely career choice for Matt Roberts, who was not a "big gamer" growing up. But after serving as a Soldier in the Army, Roberts was drawn to this career as a way to empower others.

  • Demonstrating resilience: increasing mental and physical strength through adaptive reconditioning

    Jan 8, 2015

    Adaptive reconditioning contributes to a successful recovery for Soldiers, whether they are transitioning back to active duty or to civilian life. In fact, Service members who participate in adaptive sports are likely to reap a variety of benefits, which include but are not limited to less stress, reduction of dependency of pain and depression medication, building relationships with others, and decreasing body weight and fat.

  • SMA builds upon partnerships for transitioning Soldiers

    Jan 8, 2015

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III visited UPS Inc. world headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky, to lead a roundtable discussion with company leaders and area Soldiers to hear feedback about the Army's transition assistance program, Jan. 7, 2015.

  • Army historian corrects myths on Battle of New Orleans' 200th anniversary

    Jan 8, 2015

    The British never sailed up the Mississippi River during the Battle of New Orleans, fought 200 years ago, Jan. 8, 1815, according to a senior historian at the U.S. Army Center of Military History.

  • Veteran caretakers continue service at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

    Jan 8, 2015

    The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, or NMCP, is the final resting place for many military veterans who served across the globe. The grave sites and memory of these men and women are maintained with dignity, compassion and respect by military veteran caretakers every day to ensure they are honored.

  • Medical laboratory leads task force in Liberia

    Jan 8, 2015

    The 1st Area Medical Laboratory is leading a joint task force that is operating six Ebola testing laboratories in Liberia.

  • Fort Hood receives redeploying Soldiers from Operation United Assistance

    Jan 8, 2015

    Fort Hood received its initial cohort of 87 Soldiers that were in support of Operation United Assistance, Jan. 7. The Soldiers are from the 36th Engineer Brigade returning from Liberia, West Africa, where they have been deployed since October 2014.

  • Lightweight antenna increases Army agility

    Jan 8, 2015

    Inflatable ground satellite antennas are aiding in the expeditionary nature of U.S. and coalition forces, enabling them to achieve high-bandwidth network connectivity anywhere in the world from small deployable packages.

  • Odierno outlines priorities for new SMA

    Jan 7, 2015

    Priorities for the new sergeant major of the Army include working on eliminating sexual assault in the Army, and focusing on home station training and readiness, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno.

  • New Year's slim-down resolution achieved with team support

    Jan 7, 2015

    With some help from friends, Veronica Crute completed her 2014 New Year's resolution to lose 62 pounds and she now has another resolution for 2015 -- to lose 50 more.

  • Legislation changes UCMJ for victims of sexual assault

    Jan 7, 2015

    The fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, signed into law last month, significantly changes the Uniform Code of Military Justice in cases pertaining to rape and sexual assault.

  • Aircraft survivability testing lights up the night

    Jan 7, 2015

    Redstone Test Center conducts aircracraft survivability testing to improve against the threats our Soldiers face in the operational environments of today.

  • Sensors move Army closer to common environment

    Jan 7, 2015

    The Army envisions a future where sensors dynamically interact with each other while sharing information with Soldiers. Its researchers are one step closer to enabling this common operating environment through the development of a foundational software architecture.

  • CSA, SMA hold virtual town hall

    Jan 6, 2015

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III interacted with Soldiers during a virtual town hall from Google's Washington headquarters.

  • AER now accepting scholarship applications

    Jan 6, 2015

    Army Emergency Relief has begun accepting applications for next year's scholarships and the application period will remain open through May 1.

  • Expert discusses importance of tactical combat casualty care

    Jan 6, 2015

    Future Army leaders were exposed to the importance of tactical combat casualty care, Dec. 17, during the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • Sustainers complete historic mission

    Jan 6, 2015

    The 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, ESC, commemorated the culmination of its mission with a casing ceremony, Dec. 1, at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.

  • Army releases RFP for competitive radio marketplace

    Jan 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army has released request for proposals, or RFPs, to procure additional rifleman radios using full and open competition.

  • 2014 Was a Year of Transition and Drawdown for USFOR-A

    Jan 6, 2015

    With the start of Resolute Support, and the continuing drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, 2015 will be a period of accelerating change for U.S. Forces Afghanistan. This year will be challenging, but the transition has been relatively smooth due to the already successful retrograde operations accomplished in 2014.

  • Natick researchers integrate Soldier sensors

    Jan 6, 2015

    To the modern dismounted warfighter, the saying "knowledge is power" is true, especially when making quick decisions based on limited information.

  • Ebola workshop highlights collaborations to develop and test vaccines

    Jan 5, 2015

    Experts from the Department of Defense and Health and Human Services jointly sponsored an Ebola vaccine workshop, Dec. 12, in Rockville, Maryland.

  • Mentorship group meets with Army leaders at All-American Bowl

    Jan 5, 2015

    Army leaders gathered in San Antonio at the All-American Bowl last week to discuss recruiting and retention.

  • Changing the game: The 2015 Army All-American Bowl

    Jan 5, 2015

    As the players step from the tunnel into the glaring light, they squint, briefly allowing their eyes to adjust. Once they are able, they slowly look around, taking in the sights; the screaming fans, the jumping, yelling cheerleaders, and jumbled mass of steel overhead that is the stadium's dome. This is the 2015 Army All-American Bowl.

  • Soldiers creating a lasting bond

    Jan 5, 2015

    The winter in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, can get intense. Thick, heavy snow flakes cover the ground this time of year. What adds even more to the frosty weather is a Soldier's detachment from his family back home. Nevertheless, Soldiers from 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade always reach out to their South Korean neighbors who also feel the bite from the cold December winter.

  • Army salutes STEM hero

    Jan 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command recognizes employees who go above and beyond in support of science, technology, engineering and mathematics educational outreach.

  • Army helps America celebrate new year at NHL Winter Classic

    Jan 2, 2015

    The Army helped ring in the new year with a much-anticipated event -- the 2015 NHL Winter Classic game that honored the nation's military in pre- and in-game festivities.

  • Army medical department establishes enlisted subject matter expert program

    Jan 2, 2015

    In August 2014, over 50 enlisted Soldiers, spanning the ranks of staff sergeant to sergeant major, attended the newly established and revitalized subject-matter expert, or SME, training session. Upon completion, all Soldiers received certificates of training and letters appointing each as the Army Medical Department, or AMEDD, SME to the Army Medical Command sergeant major and surgeon general for their respective military occupational specialties, or MOS, and/or additional skill identifiers, ASI.

  • Secret of successful goal attainment revealed

    Jan 2, 2015

    Goals - especially New Year's resolutions this time of year are great to have: losing weight, stopping smoking, earning a college degree, eating healthy, paying off credit cards and so on. Problem is, it's one thing to have a goal and another to successfully complete it.

  • Telehealth collaboration enabled Army family to remain together

    Jan 2, 2015

    The Daniels family is reunited for this holidays season at Fort Stewart, Georgia; but a few years ago, a daughter's illness threatened to turn their world upside-down.

  • Army sensors research enables future capabilities

    Jan 1, 2015

    Army scientists and engineers are advancing sensors research in hopes of giving future Soldiers enhanced situational awareness.

  • 608th Construction Management Team retrograde Afghanistan

    Dec 31, 2014

    Soldiers from the 608th Engineer Detachment, Construction Management Team, 4th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade have been spearheading retrograde missions all over Afghanistan. Their primary mission was to assist with the closing and transfers of Forward Operating Bases, manage and schedule de-scoping projects, and to provide guidance to higher headquarters during the resizing of all FOBs in Regional Commands South, Southwest, East, North, and in the capitol.

  • Hunting the good stuff during resiliency training

    Dec 31, 2014

    In this month's resiliency training entitled "Goal Setting and Hunt the Good Stuff," U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command Master Resiliency trainers addressed how to plan and pusue goals during a recent training session at the Aberdeen Proving Ground Recreation Center.

  • Soldiers prepare to ring in the New Year, having accomplished much in 2014

    Dec 31, 2014

    As 2014 draws to a close, the Americans can justifiably be proud of their trusted professional Soldiers who have served selflessly throughout the world, helping fight Ebola in West Africa, shoring up morale of East European partners by training with them, assisting the fight against extremists in Iraq and Afghanistan, and doing the good work in myriad of other places.

  • Overseas adoption: An Army officer's lifelong journey to finding family

    Dec 31, 2014

    For one Army officer the choice to give back to his country by serving in the military brought the chance to meet the mother he never met and another mother that he had always wanted.

  • Joint Task Force-Bravo brings medical care to more than 1,500 in remote Honduran villages

    Dec 31, 2014

    Joint Task Force Bravo's, or JTF-B Medical Element, or MEDEL, Joint Security Forces, and the 1-228th Aviation Regiment partnered with the Honduran Ministry of Health and the Honduran Military to provide medical care to more than 1,500 people over two days in Tipimuna and Auka, two remote villages in the Gracias a Dios region of Honduras, during a Medical Readiness Training Exercise, or MEDRETE, Dec. 15-18.

  • Natick pitches innovation in forum for ideas

    Dec 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, has come up with a new way to spark out-of-the-box thinking, risk-taking, and employee participation. The center implemented the "Bootstrap Initiative and Pitch Day."

  • Soldiers "High Five," give back to local community

    Dec 30, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- When living in another country, understanding differences in culture can be one of the biggest concerns people have. Getting along harmoniously with local nationals might seem intimidating and the language barrier makes it even more so. However, getting together with the community to lend a helping hand can help break the ice.

  • Center approves release of RACER cost estimating software update

    Dec 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise has approved the release of a new version of the Remedial Action Cost Engineering and Requirements (RACER) software.

  • Disaster assistance for lava-flow victims considered

    Dec 30, 2014

    Federal civilian employees living on the Big Island of Hawaii and impacted by the current lava flow may be eligible for emergency financial assistance.

  • Japanese thank Soldiers for tsunami, earthquake recovery assistance

    Dec 30, 2014

    March 11, 2011 is a date Command Sgt. Maj. Ron Joshua, and his wife, Maj. Rachel Joshua will never forget. They were in central Tokyo on their way to a Strong Bonds marriage retreat, sponsored by an Army chaplain, he said, when suddenly the ground shook violently. Joshua turned to his wife and said, "Oh my God, what is that?"

  • How to report a crime to Army CID

    Dec 30, 2014

    Special Agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command want to remind Soldiers, civilians, and family members about how they can report a crime 24/7 to Army Criminal Investigation Command.

  • Task Force Sabre transfers local school to Afghan leaders

    Dec 29, 2014

    Task Force Sabre conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a school built by coalition forces for Afghan children after months of construction, Dec. 24, 2014.

  • Multinational Soldiers participate in EULEX Olympics

    Dec 29, 2014

    What started as a challenge and teasing among friends on who is the strongest grew to a multinational strongman competition with 31 participants from six different countries and three different organizations.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers offers aid to community during crisis

    Dec 29, 2014

    The Army Reserve is often cited as a premier community-based force, providing life-saving and life-sustaining capabilities to the citizens it serves. On Dec. 8, the Maj. Gen. Benjamin L. Hunton U.S. Army Reserve Center did just that in the aftermath of a small plane that crashed into a local neighborhood here.

  • Operation Enduring Freedom comes to an end

    Dec 29, 2014

    President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel each issued statements today marking the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Army Europe and Turkish commanders discuss strong alliance

    Dec 29, 2014

    Commanders from the United States and Turkey met, Dec. 26, 2014, at the Turkish 5th Armored Brigade Headquarters, to continue to develop and strengthen the alliance between the two nations. U.S. Army Europe Commanding General Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges met with Turkish 5th Armor Brigade Commander Brig. Gen. Cemalettin Dogan, and discussed the importance of the alliance within the region.

  • Service members in Liberia usher in holiday season

    Dec 27, 2014

    The holiday season is among the Service members deployed to Liberia in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission, Operation United Assistance. Despite being away from their loved ones, together they remain mentally, spiritually and physically tough, and determined to enjoy the season.

  • President calls USFOR-A Soldiers on Christmas Day

    Dec 25, 2014

    The Commander in Chief, President Barack Obama, called two Task Force Sabre Soldiers today, to thank them for their service, offer encouragement and wish them and their families a Merry Christmas.

  • AMPV program's EMD contract awarded to BAE

    Dec 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army announced Dec. 23 that BAE Systems Land & Armaments, L.P. was selected for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development contract for the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle.The AMPV is a replacement for many of the M113 armored personnel carrier in the coming years.

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