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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Secretary McHugh discusses leaner, more capable Army

    Feb 12, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh had a candid discussion about the future of the Army during a meeting this week with senior leaders and Soldiers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.

  • Soldiers skid to 14th place in Olympic luge doubles

    Feb 12, 2014

    Team USA's Utah National Guard Sgt. Preston Griffall and New York Army National Guard Sgt. Matt Mortensen finished 14th in Olympic luge doubles, after skidding in turn five of their second run, at the Sanki Sliding Center, Russia, Feb. 12, 2014.

  • Odierno: Leader development No. 1 priority

    Feb 12, 2014

    Amidst the drawdown and the "hammer of sequestration," the Army's No. 1 priority in the budget continues to be leader development within both the officer and noncommissioned officer ranks, said the Chief of Staff of the Army, during a discussion at the Council on Foreign Relations, Feb. 11, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

  • SMA Chandler visits Bragg, discusses Army challenges, future

    Feb 12, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III sat down with Team Bragg's enlisted Soldiers at multiple venues this week for a candid discussion about the challenges, changes and priorities for tomorrow's Army.

  • 'Sky Soldiers' host Russian evaluators in Vincenza, Italy

    Feb 12, 2014

    A delegation of Russian soldiers visited paratroopers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), as part of a Vienna Document agreement evaluation in Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 28, 2014.

  • Hill 180 battle exemplifies U.S. Army's Pacific legacy

    Feb 12, 2014

    American and South Korean military officials remembered the Soldiers who fixed bayonets and charged up a mountain into withering enemy fire 63 years ago, during the Battle of Hill 180, at an anniversary ceremony on Osan Air Base, South Korea, Feb. 7, 2014.

  • Army daughter wins bronze in Olympic team figure skating

    Feb 12, 2014

    Army family member Ashley Wagner helped Team USA win a bronze medal in the inaugural team figure-skating event at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • Future of Fort Gordon on display during McHugh visit

    Feb 12, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh got an up-close look at the future of Fort Gordon, Ga., Feb. 10, 2014, during an afternoon visit to the installation.

  • Small groups key element of better SHARP training

    Feb 11, 2014

    Last month at the opening of the Army's SHARP conference, the service's chief of staff told attendees he's heard reports of "SHARP training fatigue" among junior Soldiers.

  • Army Under Secretary welcomes home division leadership, recognizes Fort Campbell as 'gem'

    Feb 11, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal visited Fort Campbell, Ky., Feb. 7, 2014, to welcome back the command group of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), as they returned from Afghanistan, where the division headquarters has spent the last year commanding Regional Command-East.

  • German, American wounded warriors compete on adaptive sports court

    Feb 11, 2014

    Soldiers of the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe competed against their German Army counterparts in adaptive wheelchair basketball action, to amass points for their respective companies in a Company Commander's Cup Challenge, at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center, Germany, Feb. 6, 2013.

  • Sexual assault prevention trainer makes it personal

    Feb 11, 2014

    "If you could keep one person safe, who would it be?" asks the petite woman in front of a roomful of military police men and women. "Bring that person to your mind's eye and constantly reflect on that person throughout this training."

  • Odierno calls on NATO Land Component Command in Turkey

    Feb 11, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visited with NATO Land Component Command Headquarters personnel at Izmar, Turkey, Feb. 4, 2014, to discuss the future of the Army and its NATO relationship.

  • 225th Brigade Support Battalion supports 1-21st Infantry 'Gimlets' during Exercise Cobra Gold 14

    Feb 10, 2014

    Soldiers of the 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, are supporting the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, during Exercise Cobra Gold, throughout February, in the Kingdom of Thailand.

  • VA national cemeteries continue to lead country in satisfaction survey

    Feb 10, 2014

    For the fifth consecutive time, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration has bested the nation's top corporations and other federal agencies in a prestigious, independent survey of customer satisfaction.

  • Thousands using new ArmyFit site for self-improvements

    Feb 10, 2014

    Since Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness launched its ArmyFit site two weeks ago, tens of thousands have logged on and are taking advantage of its features, designed to improve self-awareness in health and resilience.

  • Wounded Warriors set sights on Sochi gold

    Feb 10, 2014

    Three wounded warriors who recovered at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, are aiming to glide to gold in Sochi, Russia, next month.

  • AMC leader's visit to research lab gives insight into leap-ahead technologies

    Feb 10, 2014

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, the U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general, visited the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Feb. 7, 2014, to gain a deeper understanding of the research that is being conducted at the lab in support of Soldiers today, and those who will don the nation's uniform well into the future.

  • Old Hickory hydropower sparks interest of medical students

    Feb 10, 2014

    Seventeen students from Nashville General Hospital School of Radiology at Murrey Medical College received a hands-on review of principles in electricity when they took an in-depth tour of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District's Old Hickory Lock and Dam.

  • Army recognizes innovative environmental practices, partnerships

    Feb 10, 2014

    One ammunition plant, three installations, and three environmental teams recognized for their outstanding environmental and sustainability program achievements with Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards for fiscal year 2013. The Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards represent the highest honor in the field of environmental science and sustainability conferred by the Army.

  • U.S., African Soldiers train together in Kaiserslautern

    Feb 10, 2014

    Service members from around the world converged on the Kaiserslautern Military Community in Germany, to train international partners from Africa for Central Accord 14 Phase I, Feb. 3-7, 2014.

  • Lunar New Year volunteers deliver rice, friendship

    Feb 9, 2014

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea, helped celebrate the Lunar New Year by volunteering to deliver rice, ramen and toiletries to the less fortunate in a nearby community, Jan. 28, 2014.

  • Vice chief honors black engineers at 2014 BEYA conference

    Feb 9, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell served as the keynote speaker and presenter for two awards at this year's 9th Annual Stars and Stripes recognition dinner, Feb. 7, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

  • Soldiers see Russian history at Sochi Opening Ceremony

    Feb 9, 2014

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program and Army National Guard witnessed a dazzling exhibition of Russian history during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

  • Force management officer works range of projects as MITRE fellow

    Feb 7, 2014

    Lt. Col. Luis Solano, the Army's first fellow with the non-profit MITRE Corporation, is working on an array of projects to enhance his perspective on analyzing programs, decision making, and finding solutions.

  • Odierno, Ravens Coach Harbaugh visit troops in southern Afghanistan

    Feb 7, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited southern Afghanistan, Feb. 6-7, 2014, and met with deployed service members and received Regional Command (South) mission updates.

  • 'Vote for Fogt' campaign wins social media poll

    Feb 7, 2014

    While U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Capt. Chris Fogt won in online polling, six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick of Steamboat Springs, Colo., will carry the Stars & Stripes into Fisht Olympic Stadium during tonight's Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • Veterans attend school museum opening in Korea

    Feb 7, 2014

    Veterans from the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division returned to the school they helped to build in Gapyeong, South Korea, for the opening of a museum, Feb. 7, 2014, that chronicles the 62-year relationship between the school and the division.

  • CID warns scam website similar to legitimate benefits website

    Feb 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command wants to clarify a press release that was issued Feb. 6, 2014, to help avoid any possible confusion regarding a false website and the official U.S. Army benefits website for former and current service members.

  • Division Soldiers battle harsh conditions during Mountain Winter Challenge

    Feb 7, 2014

    Amidst temperatures as low as 16 degrees below zero with wind chill, 27 three-man teams from across the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), and Fort Drum, N.Y., competed Jan. 28-30, 2014, in this year's Mountain Winter Challenge.

  • Instructor pilot earns Broken Wing Award

    Feb 6, 2014

    As a flight crew flew a routine mission overseas, a loud bang was heard and the Black Hawk flown by one of Fort Rucker's own began to shake violently as it started to drop out of the sky, but an extraordinary Aviator's actions saved the lives of himself and three others, earning him an award that's rarity is matched only by his heroic actions.

  • SMA Chandler visits Joint Task Force Guantanamo

    Feb 6, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III toured Joint Task Force Guantanamo and visited with the Soldiers assigned to U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Feb. 5, 2014.

  • New York National Guard launches citizens' emergency training program

    Feb 6, 2014

    New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are on the front lines of New York's program to help citizens prepare for emergencies.

  • Africa engagements stress importance of security assistance

    Feb 6, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command conducted engagements with Uganda and Kenya military officers, State Department officials and Defense Department representatives from the respective countries' Offices of Security Cooperation last month.

  • Campbell: Values, teamwork define Army, NHL

    Feb 5, 2014

    One of the things the Army and the National Hockey League have in common is that both organizations are extremely selective about their membership, said the Army's vice chief of staff.

  • Keen Edge 2014 exercise tests U.S., Japanese air defense interoperability

    Feb 5, 2014

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command focused on testing its interoperability with its Japanese counterparts and other U.S. forces by participating in exercise Keen Edge 2014, Jan. 25-31, 2014, at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

  • Army adjusts retention control points for junior enlisted

    Feb 5, 2014

    The Army has announced changes to retention control points for Soldiers in the ranks of corporal through sergeant. The changes took effect Feb. 1, 2014.

  • Army doctors use detective work, teamwork, technology to protect health of force

    Feb 5, 2014

    Army doctors diagnose and successfully treat a host of potentially lethal diseases in Soldiers and family members on a routine basis, without much fanfare.

  • Soldiers weather storm, peers at historic U.S. Army Small Arms Championship

    Feb 5, 2014

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit hosted the 2014 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship, Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2014, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Instructor shares combat experience with students

    Feb 5, 2014

    A combat veteran who earned the Purple Heart in Iraq is teaching a new generation of U.S. and South Korean non-commissioned officers in Korea.

  • SMA: Soldiers have duty to end sexual assault, prevent suicides in Army

    Feb 5, 2014

    Soldiers have a duty to protect one another from sexual assault, help a battle buddy at risk for suicide, and create a safe and respectful environment for all members, said the sergeant major of the Army, Feb. 3, 2014, during a town hall at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Army aviators become 'Sea Warriors'

    Feb 4, 2014

    The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade added a different twist to the primary joint training exercise Koa Kai 14-1 around the islands of Kauai and Ni''ihau, Hawaii, Jan. 22-31, 2014.

  • New online GI Bill comparison tool now available

    Feb 4, 2014

    The Department of Veterans Affairs launched an online GI Bill Comparison Tool, Feb. 4, 2014, to make it easier for veterans, service members and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA's approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country.

  • Army's newest CIO gets third star

    Feb 4, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell was promoted by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, and assumed duties as the Army's new Chief Information Officer/G-6, during a ceremony Jan. 24, 2014, at Fort McNair, in Washington, D.C.

  • NATO certified 'ready' at Grafenwoehr

    Feb 4, 2014

    With twenty-six NATO nations, including the United States, reducing the size of their defense spending and capability, the commanding general of the Allied Land Command NATO said that's more reason to work together.

  • Army accidents continue downward trend

    Feb 4, 2014

    Following the Army's safest year on record, accidental fatalities fell once again during the first quarter of fiscal 2014, according to data recently released by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center.

  • Corps of Engineers considers Afghanistan construction projects some of best

    Feb 3, 2014

    In the remote district of Shorabak, situated in Helmand Province, is a newly built Afghan National Army installation, which the Transatlantic Division commander believes is some of the best construction he's seen in Afghanistan.

  • NFL Pro Bowl stars share time with wounded warriors, community

    Feb 3, 2014

    The NFL stars came to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Jan. 22, 2014, to spend some quality time with Soldiers.

  • McHugh: Signals indicate culture changing on sexual assault, leaders must embrace trust

    Feb 3, 2014

    Soldiers who are victims of sexual assault are showing more willingness to report crimes against them, a sign that there is growing confidence in the Army's commitment to investigating such crimes and providing support to victims, according to Army leaders.

  • U.S. Army Africa training helps African nations secure their own borders

    Feb 3, 2014

    In support of its mission to enable full spectrum operations while conducting sustained security engagements with African land forces, the training U.S. Army Africa is providing to different African nations is helping them secure their own borders as well as their own regions.

  • Number of suicides in Army drops in 2013

    Feb 3, 2014

    The number of suicides in the Army dropped last year, compared to 2012, according to the Army deputy chief of staff, G-1.

  • Army unveils 'Gold Star' PSA honoring survivors of fallen

    Feb 3, 2014

    The Army announced Jan. 29, 2014, that it will release three public service announcements over the next year to increase awareness of DOD-issued gold star and next-of-kin lapel pins.

  • NASA remembers its own at Arlington National Cemetery

    Feb 3, 2014

    Fallen astronauts, shuttle commanders and crews were memorialized at multiple sites inside Arlington National Cemetery, Jan. 31, 2014, during NASA's day of remembrance.

  • Free falling: Natick helps military paratroopers

    Feb 3, 2014

    Product Manager Soldier Clothing and Individual Equipment, working with the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, is tackling the capability gaps in oxygen supply, navigation and extreme temperatures associated with high-altitude parachutist missions.

  • German Silver Cross of Honor presented to Army civilian

    Jan 31, 2014

    A retired Army major who now oversees the service's personnel exchange program and sends Soldiers to schools of other nations became the first American civilian at the Pentagon to be presented the German Silver Cross of Honor of the Bundeswehr.

  • Army confirms Rapid Equipping Force as 'enduring'

    Jan 31, 2014

    The Army has affirmed the continued existence of its Rapid Equipping Force, thus maintaining the service's ability to quickly address Soldier non-standard equipment needs.

  • Natick researchers developing technology to prevent heat injury in working dogs

    Jan 31, 2014

    Through partnerships with the military working dogs community, local police K-9 units, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory, the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine will be developing products and strategies to reduce heat injuries and sustain performance in working dogs for military and law enforcement.

  • Military Police take to sky with unit's Ravens

    Jan 30, 2014

    Soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, who will operate the RQ-11 Raven unmanned aircraft system, learn about the system during a two-week Raven certification course.

  • Civil Affairs looking for highly qualified Soldiers

    Jan 30, 2014

    Above the zone but below the radar, a little known military occupation specialty, Civil Affairs, is looking to recruit motivated Soldiers, enlisted as well as officers.

  • AMC commander: Natick 'critical' to Army, nation

    Jan 30, 2014

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command visited Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass., to learn more about what is done on the installation to support America's warfighters.

  • BAMC teams with regional medical centers to save man's life

    Jan 30, 2014

    A specialized medical team from Brooke Army Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, teamed up with area hospitals recently in an overnight race to to save a man's life.

  • Banded together: Father, son achieve U.S. Army Band rarity

    Jan 30, 2014

    A father-son duo, with The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," will be making modern-day history by being the first father-son team in the band since World War II.

  • Army piloting teen resilience program to strengthen Army families

    Jan 30, 2014

    In an effort to further strengthen the Army family, the Army is extending resilience training to teenagers.

  • S.C. National Guard responds to Winter Storm Leon

    Jan 30, 2014

    As Winter Storm Leon was gearing up to blast the southeastern portion of the United States with snow and ice, members of the South Carolina National Guard at the Joint Operations Center in West Columbia, S.C., kept a watchful eye on weather maps and began preparations to address potential impacts around the state.

  • U.S. Army, Australian leaders talk research, development cooperation

    Jan 30, 2014

    Australia's chief defense scientist met with U.S. Army leaders Jan. 27, 2014, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to explore opportunities for research and development partnerships.

  • Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC unveils new National Guard ambulance

    Jan 30, 2014

    The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center in Illinois, rolled out the newest Humvee ambulance, Tuesday.

  • Army partnership supports science, technology, engineering, mathematics education

    Jan 30, 2014

    Deputy Commanding General and Deputy Chief of Engineers Maj. Gen. Todd Semonite, was among Army representatives helping support the U.S. Army All-American Bowl VEX Robotics Competition, where hundreds of students competed in San Antonio, in January of this year.

  • Army launches eight-week SHARP pilot course

    Jan 29, 2014

    The Army launched an eight-week Sexual Harassment/Assault Prevention and Response Program Schoolhouse Pilot program at Fort Belvoir, Va., Jan. 27, 2014, to better prepare sexual assault response coordinators, victim advocates and trainers.

  • Champoux sends message to mark Lunar New Year

    Jan 29, 2014

    The Eighth Army commander sent a message to the Korean people to mark the Lunar New Year.

  • Band of Brother's Easy Company returns from Afghanistan, ends era

    Jan 28, 2014

    The last group of Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), consisting mainly of Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, returned home in the early hours of Jan. 26, 2014, marking the end of an era for the brigade.

  • Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness launches new social media platform Army-wide

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program launched a new social media platform Jan. 27, 2014, called ArmyFit, for Soldiers, their families and Army civilians.

  • Army researchers inspire commercial rifle fire control systems

    Jan 28, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory go about their business every day working on projects to help better serve the military and its members who protect our country. Sometimes the research inspires commercial companies to do additional research and expand on certain aspects to develop products of their own.

  • U.S., Canada partner to upgrade Canadian howitzer

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Canadian Army has enlisted the help of Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., engineers to evaluate the life-span of their World War II-era C3 Howitzer.

  • Army to open 33,000 positions to female Soldiers in April

    Jan 27, 2014

    The Office of the Secretary of Defense recently notified Congress of the Army's intent to open those 33,000 positions to women. The change is expected to take place in April 2014.

  • Military engineers helps build homes for Navajo Nation

    Jan 27, 2014

    Soldiers from the 389th Engineer Company, stationed in Middletown, Iowa, along with Navy Seabees and Air Force engineers, worked with the Southwest Indian Foundation in Gallup, N.M., this September, to provide homes for the Navajo Nation.

  • Army, veterans groups focus on reintegration for Soldiers

    Jan 27, 2014

    Army leaders discussed budget issues, challenges of transition, Army future, and health of the force with veterans' service organizations and military service organizations, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Pentagon.

  • Sapper Leader Course helps turn Soldiers into premier combat engineers

    Jan 27, 2014

    The Sapper Leader Course is an engineer specific 28-day course designed to turn Soldiers into Sapper leaders. During the challenging course, Soldiers are transformed into elite combat engineers by becoming experts in specific engineer tasks, infantry skills, mountaineering, airborne and air assault operations.

  • Nine Soldiers named to 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

    Jan 27, 2014

    Nine Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are members of the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete or coach at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7-24, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The United States Olympic Committee officially announced the team Jan. 27, 2014.

  • Fellowships, scholarships offer officers career-broadening opportunities

    Jan 27, 2014

    Officers looking for challenges beyond their military training might want to consider applying for some civilian education opportunities. There are four scholarships and fellowships within the Broadening Opportunity Program. The deadline for application for each is Feb. 28, 2014.

  • U.S. bobsledders 'right where we want to be going into Sochi'

    Jan 27, 2014

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt, former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb, as well as Curt Tomasevicz and Steve Langton, won the 2013-14 World Cup season finale in four-man bobsled, Jan. 26 in Koenigssee, Germany. The victory gave the "Night Train 2" team added confidence heading to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7-23, in Sochi, Russia.

  • Squad leaders motivate Soldiers toward better health

    Jan 27, 2014

    The Army's Performance Triad program -- which aims to increase Soldier performance through an increased emphasis on adequate sleep, physical activity, and proper nutrition -- is showing signs of success in part because responsibility for its implementation has been pushed to the lowest level of command.

  • 2-4 Infantry continues to advise, assist Afghan forces in Parwan Province

    Jan 26, 2014

    Advising and assisting their Afghan National Security Forces counterparts remains the primary objective of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment "Warrior," for the remainder of their deployment.

  • 'Arrowhead' lieutenant paves way for female Soldiers

    Jan 26, 2014

    Every generation has its pioneers, its trailblazers; persons who pave the way for the next generation. The Army is no exception.

  • CSA: Army continues with 'mind-boggling' missions

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Army's chief of staff said contrary to what many people may think, the Army has been doing anything but slowing down and becoming stagnant, despite cash flow and end-strength issues.

  • Army Vice Chief visits Redstone Arsenal

    Jan 24, 2014

    At a time when the Army is reducing its budget and its force, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell told Redstone Arsenal, Ala., leaders how they can be part of the solution.

  • Arlington Cemetery expansion continues into Fort Myer South Post

    Jan 24, 2014

    With the construction of the Millennium Project and the Navy Annex expansion, burials at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., and inurnments will be available to veterans and service members for the next half century.

  • Natick tests materials for U.S. Olympic Snowboarding Team uniforms

    Jan 24, 2014

    He shrugged it off as just another routine day in his lab, but testing conducted by Dr. Phil Gibson helped Burton Snowboards pick a fabric for uniforms that the U.S. Olympic Snowboarding Team will wear at next month's 2014 Winter Games.

  • ROTC program molds future U.S.-South Korea alliance leaders

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Eighth Army deputy commander for sustainment said the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program molds the future leaders who will defend freedom on the Korean Peninsula.

  • Reserve Soldiers use ammunition classification system to sort ammo, save Army money

    Jan 23, 2014

    Soldiers from the 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), arrived at the Ammunition Supply Point at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, and discovered a backlog of more than a million rounds of unsorted small arms ammunition.

  • Women leaders serve as role models, whether they realize it or not

    Jan 23, 2014

    Surgeon General of the Army Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho and Judge Advocate General of the Army Lt. Gen. Flora D. Darpino, spoke Jan. 22, 2014, before the Women Mayors' Caucus in Washington, D.C.

  • CID warns of Government Travel Card phishing scam

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.

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