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  • CSA taps captains for talent-management ideas

    Jul 12, 2014

    The Army wants to put the right people in the right jobs at the right time -- especially with shrinking budgets and manpower and an uncertain global security environment -- but does it do that very well?

  • Army Chief of Staff visits ROTC Cadets at summer training

    Jul 11, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno spoke for more than an hour to Army ROTC Leadership Development Assessment Course Cadets, July 10, 2014, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, with a valuable message to help them in their journey as Army officers.

  • Army enterprise apps must move to core data centers

    Jul 10, 2014

    The Army is looking to save money by eliminating enterprise applications that are obsolete or redundant, as well as closing data centers to produce greater efficiencies.

  • WANTED - Special Agents: CID launches online application portal

    Jul 10, 2014

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

  • Performance Triad app now available

    Jul 10, 2014

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

  • Corps of Engineers explores public-private partnerships

    Jul 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is exploring the possibility of partnering with the private sector for projects in America's waterways and ports.

  • Soldier Life Cycle changes way Army preps troops for eventual transition

    Jul 10, 2014

    On Oct. 1, 2014, Soldiers will begin to have a more defined plan for transitioning out of the Army with the implementation of the Soldier Life Cycle.

  • Army watercraft supports 25th Infantry Division, 3rd Marines during RIMPAC 2014

    Jul 9, 2014

    Logistic Support Vessel-2, the U.S. Army Vessel CW3 Harold A. Clinger, got underway from its home port July 2, 2014, to conduct the first of eight surface lifts between Kaneohe Bay and Kawaihae Harbor, Hawaii, in support of the 3rd Marine Regiment as part of the biennial Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise.

  • Security Assistance Command delivers bridges to Nepal for humanitarian assistance

    Jul 9, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command delivered four Acrow Roadway Bridges to the country of Nepal through its Foreign Military Sales program. The bridges are in preparation to support future humanitarian assistance and disaster relief within their region.

  • Interservice Rifle Championship brings out marksmen

    Jul 9, 2014

    Marksmen throughout the Department of Defense are competing this week in the 53rd Annual Interservice Rifle Championship at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

  • Harbormaster troops demonstrate expeditionary capability during RIMPAC 2014

    Jul 9, 2014

    The 545th Transportation Harbormaster Detachment and 73rd Signal Company set up the Harbormaster Command and Control Center at Ford Island, Hawaii, July 8, 2014, to provide command and control of watercraft assets in surface/vertical lift, casualty evacuation, and Logistics over the Shore operations during the biennial Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise.

  • Learning from Northern Distribution Network operations

    Jul 8, 2014

    The Northern Distribution Network has improved policies and relationships between the United States and Central Asian countries. This article offers some recommendations on how the United States can gather and use lessons learned from its establishment.

  • 1st Cavalry female leads crew to historic 'Top Gun' gunnery title

    Jul 8, 2014

    Maj. Chrissy Cook made history in the 1st Cavalry Division two weeks ago when she led her Bradley crew to "Top Gun" status during gunnery, making her the first female Bradley commander to do so.

  • Army transitions from ACAP to Soldier for Life

    Jul 7, 2014

    The Army's Human Resources Command recently announced that the Army Career and Alumni Program has changed names effective immediately to Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program.

  • Army watercraft supporting Pacific 'pivot'

    Jul 7, 2014

    Because many Asian allies are peninsular or island nations, U.S. and allied planners across the Pacific are deploying Army watercraft for use during exercises, humanitarian relief missions and for potential contingency missions.

  • VCSA visits Fort Stewart, talks Army future

    Jul 3, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell spent July 1, 2014, on Fort Stewart meeting with senior leaders to discuss the Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign.

  • SMA visits Germany, discusses Army profession, Soldier issues

    Jul 3, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Ray Chandler and his wife Jeanne met with Soldiers, families and senior leaders to discuss key issues throughout the U.S. Army Europe community, during a visit to Germany, June 30-July 2, 2014.

  • Army moving education content to cloud for better access

    Jul 3, 2014

    Eighteen months ago, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command began migrating education content to the dotcom cloud, a commercially-operated bank of servers.

  • Army publishes SHARP campaign plan

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Army must take conscious steps to identify and reduce the environmental risks, predatory behaviors, and personal vulnerabilities associated with sexual assault and harassment, said the Army's G-1.

  • Installations to open SHARP Resource Centers

    Jul 2, 2014

    The Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program aims to synchronize and professionalize victim advocacy services by establishing SHARP Resource Centers on military installations across the globe.

  • Under Secretary Carson poses 10 questions to Army

    Jul 1, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson posed 10 questions to members of the Association of the U.S. Army at their monthly breakfast, June 26, 2014, dealing with the size and composition of the Army, modernization and readiness.

  • Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

    Jul 1, 2014

    The Army-led Future Vertical Lift program is being developed to replace the service's aging helicopter fleet, and the aircraft of other services, at some point in the future.

  • 173rd Airborne Brigade paratroopers rotate training forces

    Jun 30, 2014

    Paratroopers from 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment jumped into Latvia with their combat equipment June 25, 2014, as the 173rd Airborne Brigade rotated units here for training during their unscheduled land forces exercise training alongside NATO allies.

  • Chief of Engineers urges U.S. infrastructure improvement

    Jun 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers faces aging technology, shortage of funding and a lack of citizen awareness, said its commander.

  • Vice chief nominated as new ISAF commander

    Jun 26, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell received a presidential nomination to serve as commander of NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan.

  • SecArmy McHugh speaks at 59th CASA conference

    Jun 26, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh spoke to 68 civilian aides to the secretary of the Army about the future of the Army during the 59th annual CASA conference, June 24, 2014, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

  • Army looking for new ways to provide training and education materials

    Jun 24, 2014

    The use of mobile devices for distributed learning was a topic of discussion at the Training and Education 2025 and Beyond Industry Forum that brought together Army officials and defense industry representatives, June 18-19, 2014, at Fort Eustis, Virginia.

  • Combined Arms Center commander: Army's future depends on training, education

    Jun 24, 2014

    The commanding general of the Combined Arms Center delivered the keynote speech at the Training and Education 2025 and Beyond Industry Forum, June 18, 2014, at Fort Eustis, Virginia.

  • Exercise Khaan Quest 2014 begins in Mongolia

    Jun 24, 2014

    Hundreds of service members and distinguished guests from U.S. Army Pacific and surrounding countries gathered for the Khaan Quest 2014 opening ceremony, held at the Mongolian Armed Forces Peace Support Operations Training Center at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, June 20, 2014.

  • Ryan Pitts to receive Medal of Honor for combat actions in Afghanistan

    Jun 23, 2014

    The White House announced today that former Staff. Sgt. Ryan Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor for his combat actions during an enemy engagement in Wanat, in the Waygal Valley of northeastern Afghanistan, July 13, 2008.

  • Soldiers re-enlist at Pentagon during Army birthday celebration

    Jun 23, 2014

    On June 19, 2014, the two brothers, along with 11 other Soldiers, re-enlisted during a ceremony in the Pentagon courtyard. The event coincided with celebrations in honor of the Army's 239th birthday.

  • Former Soldier to receive Medal of Honor for fierce battle in Afghanistan

    Jun 23, 2014

    "This award isn't about what I did; it's about what we did as a team," former Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts said, about being selected for the Medal of Honor for actions on July 13, 2008, when an estimated 200 insurgents attacked a vehicle patrol base in Wanat, Afghanistan, killing nine Soldiers. Soldiers fought with all they had, some to the death, Pitts said. The Medal of Honor "belongs to everybody who was there that day."

  • Army celebrates 239 years of history at 2014 Army Birthday Ball

    Jun 22, 2014

    More than 1,000 Soldiers and family members attended the 2014 Army Birthday Ball, June 21, 2014, at National Harbor, Maryland, as the capstone event on a week of celebration coinciding with the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14.

  • Army celebrates its birthday at Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 20, 2014

    Nearly 2,000 visitors to the National Capital Region helped celebrate the Army's 239th birthday as they watched Twilight Tattoo, a high-energy military spectacular featuring Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," June 18, 2014, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia.

  • Army announces 33,000 positions now available to women

    Jun 20, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh signed a directive authorizing more opportunities for women to serve in a wider range of roles within the Army profession.

  • Atterbury hosts SMA, sergeants major from across nation

    Jun 19, 2014

    Camp Atterbury-Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, played host to more than 60 senior enlisted representatives from nearly every state and territory in the country, and the District of Columbia, June 16-19, 2014, as they attended the 2014 Army National Guard Senior Enlisted Professional Development Workshop.

  • Washington Nationals recognize, honor Soldiers

    Jun 19, 2014

    The Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team played a part in the 239th United States Army Birthday week by honoring Soldiers at their game against the Houston Astros, June 18, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

  • New Army careers begin on Army's 239th Birthday

    Jun 18, 2014

    Twenty young American's raised their hands and became Soldiers during a ceremony held at Phillies Citizens Bank Park Stadium shortly before the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs, 7 to 4, in Philadelphia, June 14, 2014.

  • CSA: 'Once a Soldier, always a Soldier'

    Jun 18, 2014

    "I'm incredibly proud to represent the men and women of the United States Army," Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno told legislators at the 239th Army birthday ceremony and cake cutting at the Capitol, June 18, 2014.

  • Army War College community welcomes new commandant

    Jun 17, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Bill Rapp took command of the Army War College from outgoing Commandant Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, during a change-of-command ceremony presided over by Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John Campbell, at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., June 13, 2014.

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

    Jun 17, 2014

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

  • Commission seeks service members' compensation preferences

    Jun 16, 2014

    The commission tasked by President Barack Obama and Congress to modernize military compensation and benefits programs is seeking input from service members on their preferences.

  • Exchange of A model Black Hawks generates significant cost savings

    Jun 16, 2014

    The Utility Helicopters Project Office handed over the logbook and keys for three UH-60A Black Hawk aircraft to Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation during an aircraft exchange/sale, June 11, 2014, at the Madison County Executive Airport in Meridianville, Ala.

  • Army secretary honors fallen at Arlington commemoration

    Jun 16, 2014

    Army Secretary John M. McHugh praised the fallen from the nation's wars June 15, 2014, during a commemoration of Arlington National Cemetery's 150th anniversary in the cemetery's amphitheater, in Arlington, Va.

  • Expert: Army must adapt to globalization

    Jun 13, 2014

    Students in the Maneuver Captains Career Course got a look into the workings of a globalized world June 5, 2014, during the latest installment of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • Army secretary, SMA launch Army birthday events, present Purple Hearts

    Jun 13, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III laid a wreath at the tomb of the Army's first commander-in-chief, President George Washington, and presented Purple Hearts to two Soldiers, at Washington's Mt. Vernon estate in Alexandria, Va., June 13, 2014.

  • Army celebrates 239th birthday in New York City

    Jun 13, 2014

    The U.S. Army and the people of New York City commemorated the Army's 239th birthday and celebrated this year's theme -- "America's Army: Our Profession," June 13, 2014, in Bryant Park, in New York City, N.Y.

  • SecArmy McHugh examines comprehensive training at NATO's Joint Warfare Center

    Jun 11, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh was at NATO's Joint Warfare Center in Stavanger, Norway, June 9, 2014, to meet with leaders and Soldiers and to assess the U.S. Army's manning and support to NATO.

  • Campbell to class of 2014: Build a force that nations everywhere will respect

    Jun 11, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army General John Campbell linked the strategic achievement of D-Day to his expectations for The War College Class of 2014, in his commencement remarks to students, families, faculty, and friends at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., June 6, 2014.

  • Program offers partially paid break from Army

    Jun 11, 2014

    The Career Intermission Pilot Program will provide some Soldiers an opportunity to take a sabbatical-type break from the Army to pursue other interests.

  • Corps of Engineers finishes Afghanistan projects, closes South Area Office

    Jun 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed another chapter in Afghanistan as the Transatlantic Afghanistan District's South Area Office was inactivated in a ceremony June 6, 2014, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • SMA Chandler to Bliss Soldiers: Character, commitment, competence essential to Army Profession

    Jun 10, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler and his wife Jeanne visited the Soldiers, families, and training and quality of life activities at Fort Bliss, Texas, June 4-5, 2014.

  • AMC, FORSCOM focus on readiness

    Jun 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general of the U.S. Army Forces Command, for an update on AMC's global alignment and role in supporting the Army as its focus shifts to the future.

  • Kushnick, Macy, Hoge awards reward innovation, experimentation needed to keep Army relevant

    Jun 9, 2014

    "The world is rapidly changing, and we must change with it to remain relevant," said Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson at the annual William H. Kushnick, John W. Macy Jr. and Nick Hoge awards ceremony, in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.

  • Army kicks off first-of-many 239th birthday events

    Jun 8, 2014

    Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."

  • Army Learning Model 2015 takes shape at Ordnance School

    Jun 6, 2014

    The Army's schoolhouse learning model is evolving. Fading are images of instructors standing at podiums and distributing information via computer slideshows; practices that emphasize muscle memory as the chief means to learning; and classrooms bound by walls.

  • Continental Congress authorizes Army

    Jun 5, 2014

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

  • Soldiers from Army's first regionally aligned brigade brief Congress

    Jun 5, 2014

    Six Soldiers from the Army's first regionally aligned brigade shared their experiences on and off the African continent during several open and closed-door sessions with congressional staff May 27, 2014, on Capitol Hill.

  • Vice chief on leadership: Latch on to mentors

    Jun 5, 2014

    An important aspect of leader development not learned in a classroom setting is the importance of seeking out good mentors, explained the Army Vice Chief of Staff to a meeting of the Asian American Government Executives Network, June 5, 2014, in Arlington, Va.

  • Older Chinook helicopters auctioned to commercial buyers

    Jun 4, 2014

    The Army completed the sale in April, of the first 10 CH-47D Chinook helicopters that were auctioned through the General Services Administration website.

  • 'Big Red One' Soldiers arrive in France for D-Day commemoration

    Jun 3, 2014

    Soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division, along with other units within the United States Army, have been asked to support the commemorative ceremonies for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France.

  • Cost-saving strategies pay off for 'transformative leaders'

    Jun 3, 2014

    Capt. Lauren M. Hamlin and Michael R. Wilson were each presented with a Pace Award by Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson during a ceremony in the Pentagon, June 3, 2014.

  • MacArthur Leadership Awards go to 28 officers

    Jun 2, 2014

    The Army chief of staff recognized 28 company-grade commissioned and warrant officers for epitomizing the ideals of the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Awards -- duty, honor, country -- during a standing-room-only ceremony in the Pentagon auditorium, June 30, 2014.

  • TRADOC recognizes Army's best instructors

    May 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recognized the best instructors in the Army during a ceremony at the Morelli Auditorium on Fort Eustis, Va., May 30, 2014.

  • Force Development director: Army values worthy of daily discussion

    May 29, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Robert M. Dyess said he encourages other leaders to spend a few minutes every day in small groups with their Soldiers and civilians, discussing one Army value.

  • Army vice chief conducts first Facebook Soldier for Life town hall

    May 29, 2014

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell took questions "virtually" from the field for an hour, May 29, 2014, on a variety of subjects related to the Soldier for Life campaign.

  • Odierno to NIE 14.2 Soldiers, Marines: Joint Operations are future

    May 28, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno thanked joint and coalition partners for their contributions that made Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 a success.

  • Is the Army a business?

    May 28, 2014

    The director of the Army Office of Business Transformation asked members of the Association of the U.S. Army at its 270th Institute of Land Warfare breakfast May 28, 2014, whether they thought the Army was a business.

  • Problem solvers tackle Army complexity

    May 28, 2014

    The complexity of the Army makes it difficult sometimes to articulate its needs and missions, said Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson at the service's annual Force Management seminar, at the Pentagon, May 28, 2014.

  • U.S., Austrian armies train together at Combined Resolve II

    May 27, 2014

    U.S. and Austrian Soldiers jumped out of Army UH-60 Black Hawks and Austrian helicopters to begin an air assault mission to attack and defend an operating base during Combined Resolve II.

  • Odierno presents GI Film Festival Spirit Award

    May 27, 2014

    In its eighth year, the GI Film Festival premiered 56 movies last week celebrating the indomitable warrior spirit of America's Soldiers, from the Civil War through Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • AMC commander talks sustainment at AUSA forum

    May 23, 2014

    The commander of Army Materiel Command stressed partnership, collaboration and communication with industry as the key to navigating the challenging times currently faced by the Army, May 20, 2014, during the Association of the United States Army's Sustainment "Hot Topic" Forum, in Arlington, Va.

  • Army announces plan to open special ops aviation positions to women

    May 23, 2014

    The Department of Defense notified Congress May 23, 2014, of the U.S. Army and U.S. Special Operations Command plan to eliminate gender restrictions within previously closed units of the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command.

  • Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

    May 23, 2014

    Getting audited is something most taxpayers admit they dread. But those same citizens might be heartened to know that government agencies that receive their tax dollars are audited just the same, to ensure that money is properly spent

  • NATO forces train for multinational future during Combined Resolve II

    May 22, 2014

    Multinational military exercise Combined Resolve II, being conducted at the Joint Multinational Training Command in Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr Training Areas, Germany, from May 15 to June 30, 2014, with more than 4,000 participants, includes military personnel from Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and the U.S.

  • China-U.S. cooperating on natural disaster mitigation, says top Army engineer

    May 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is cooperating with China on a number of fronts involving areas of mutual interest, such as storm and earthquake mitigation, according to the USACE commander.

  • Army crowns top tank crew

    May 21, 2014

    Fort Benning's 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, beat out 16 other tank crews May 15, 2014, to win the second biennial Sullivan Cup competition on Harmony Church, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Tail as important as tooth in combat, says top logistician

    May 21, 2014

    "I truly understand we want the pointy end of the spear and a lot of trigger pullers; but just saying 'reduce the tail, reduce the tail,'" is a risky proposition, said Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, deputy chief of staff, G-4, referring to the "tooth-to-tail" ratio.

  • Transportation Chief: Atrophied deployment skills must be bolstered

    May 21, 2014

    The Army has been at war for nearly 13 years now in Afghanistan. And while many units have deployed, some multiple times, Army leaders say units may be lacking the pre-deployment readiness skills that will be necessary for future operations.

  • McHugh's attention on regionally aligned forces at Combined Resolve II

    May 20, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh focused on the implementation of U.S. Army Europe's regionally aligned forces concept while observing Soldiers and NATO and European partners at exercise Combined Resolve II at the U.S. Army's Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, May 17, 2014.

  • Contracting panel addresses initiatives, challenges

    May 20, 2014

    Army and industry leaders discussed the important role of contracting in support of future forces in a panel at the Association of the U.S. Army's "Sustaining Force 2025" seminar in Arlington, Va., May 20, 2014.

  • Vice Chief: Sustainment innovation key to Army of tomorrow

    May 20, 2014

    Logistics innovations are needed "to match the advances that we're trying to make with our combat forces," said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell.

  • SecArmy McHugh discusses strategic capabilities with U.S. Army Europe

    May 19, 2014

    The Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe had the opportunity May 16, 2014, to gain Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh's insights into the command's strategic capabilities and activities in Poland and the Baltics.

  • McHugh: Challenging multi-national training key to maintaining reserve-component readiness

    May 16, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh said May 15, 2014, that continuing to offer challenging NATO exercises to National Guard units is key to maintaining the component as the nation's operational reserve.

  • White becomes 10th Soldier to receive Medal of Honor since 9/11

    May 14, 2014

    Former Sgt. Kyle Jerome White was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony May 13, 2014, making him the sixth living Army recipient, and the 14th service member overall, to earn the medal in either Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • Army Spouse of Year leads military family legal network

    May 13, 2014

    Reda Hicks, an Army wife and attorney who works to improve the lives of military families, was recognized Friday as Army Spouse of the Year.

  • VCSA Campbell visits Soldiers during Network Integration Evaluation 14.2

    May 13, 2014

    The vice chief of staff of the Army visited the Network Integration Evaluation 14.2, which is currently being executed at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • New undersecretary highlights value of service, sacrifice

    May 12, 2014

    Brad R. Carson was sworn in as the Under Secretary of the Army during a ceremony at the Pentagon, May 9, 2014.

  • Commissary, TRICARE adjustments needed to retain readiness, senators told

    May 12, 2014

    Slowing the growth of military pay and housing allowances, reducing commissary subsidies and adjusting TRICARE costs will save $31 billion over the next five years and enable enhanced readiness, senior leaders told lawmakers.

  • Sony's 'Play Station' division signs up with Army in PaYS partnership

    May 12, 2014

    For some Soldiers leaving the Army, they've already got a job interview lined up with one of more than 500 private-sector companies.

  • Fort Hood Soldier sets historic moment for pilot program

    May 9, 2014

    Fort Hood, Texas, recently was selected to host a pilot Active Component to Reserve Component program for Soldiers approaching their estimated time of separation window.

  • Aviators eager to witness birth of Future Vertical Lift aircraft

    May 8, 2014

    Pilots want to fly it, mechanics want to maintain it, but no one knows for sure what the Future Vertical Lift aircraft will look like or what its characteristics will be once it cracks its shell and hatches.

  • Pocket guide spells out specifics of clothing allowance

    May 8, 2014

    For the first time ever, a handy pocket guide for Soldiers is now available to explain the specifics of their annual Clothing Replacement Allowance.

  • Vice chief, wife named recipients of Easter Seals Advocacy Awards

    May 8, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell and his wife, Ann, were honored May 6, 2014, as recipients of the 2014 Advocacy Award by the chapter of the Easter Seals organization which serves the national capital region.

  • Vice chief: Army aviation needs its innovators to stay

    May 7, 2014

    Despite a shrinking budget and drawdown, Army aviation needs to retain its most valuable resource -- its bold and innovative Soldiers, said the Army's vice chief of staff.

  • Army aviation soaring high despite plummeting budget

    May 7, 2014

    Army aviation's funding is down to bare bones, but its portfolios make up the largest portion of the Army's RDA budget, said the service's top research, development and acquisition official.

  • Odierno briefed on AMC's global reach, way ahead

    May 5, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., May 2, 2014, to receive an "AMC Futures" briefing.

  • Odierno helps Army honor 'sacrifices of our EOD heroes'

    May 5, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno took part in the 45th Annual Explosive Ordnance Disposal Memorial Ceremony at the EOD Memorial on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., May 3, 2014.

  • Soldier, civilian employees honored with 2014 SecArmy Awards

    May 5, 2014

    Army civilian Carl E. Marchlewicz didn't even think twice before running into a burning home to rescue six children. He was among 12 people honored during the 2014 Secretary of the Army Awards.

  • Advocacy program established for victims

    May 2, 2014

    The Secretary of the Army fully established a special victim's advocacy program Nov. 1, 2013, that entitles victims of sexual assault to legal representation from the moment the victim reports the crime through the conclusion of all legal proceedings against the alleged perpetrator.