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  • Three Army heroes honored by PenFed Foundation

    May 24, 2013

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

  • CSA awards outstanding civilian service medals at Twilight Tattoo

    May 23, 2013

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

  • NCO Journal goes digital

    May 22, 2013

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

  • Army launches 'Know the Signs' summer safety campaign

    May 22, 2013

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

  • Army releases 2012 Net Zero Progress Report

    May 22, 2013

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

  • Senators told that young Soldiers targeted by scams, predators

    May 22, 2013

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

  • Army makes final delivery of IA-407s to the Iraqis

    May 21, 2013

    The Project Office for Armed Scout Helicopters, along with several representatives from different organizations on Redstone Arsenal, Ala., made the eighth delivery of the Iraqi Armed-407 Bell helicopters to Iraq.

  • Army Europe provides venue for U.S., multinational Special Forces training

    May 20, 2013

    The 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), from Fort Carson, Colo., met Special Forces units from four European nations at Grafenwoehr Training Area, April 16-28, to prepare for an upcoming mission in Afghanistan.

  • DOD schools, Corps of Engineers partner to advance STEM education

    May 20, 2013

    The Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Defense Education Activity chose an elementary school to announce a new partnership meant to advance science, technology, engineering and math education in schools, May 20, 2013, in Quantico, Va.

  • Fort Bliss unveils Army's first microgrid

    May 17, 2013

    Fort Bliss, Texas, has unveiled the Army's first microgrid that will reduce output, save money, provide energy security, and be a model for other microgrids throughout the base.

  • Soldiers must consider OPSEC when using social media

    May 16, 2013

    It's as easy as a click of a mouse or a tap on a smartphone, and in a few seconds sensitive Army information might be shared that could get Soldiers killed.

  • Army supports president's request for 2015 BRAC round

    May 15, 2013

    As the Army cuts the number of Soldiers in its ranks, there will be an excess of infrastructure in place that used to support those Soldiers. Maintaining that extra unused infrastructure could mean other critical Army programs will suffer, said a senior official.

  • Odierno tells Fort Riley, 1st ID: 'We have to do more'

    May 15, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno conducted several engagements with 1st Infantry Division Soldiers and family members at Fort Riley, Kan., May 14, 2013.

  • New look for Cadet leadership course

    May 14, 2013

    Cadet Command is revamping the training Cadets receive at the Leader Development and Assessment Course, to keep up with the fluidity of today's battlefield.

  • Army operations on Korean Peninsula protected from sequestration

    May 14, 2013

    Army operations on the Korean Peninsula remain a top priority and are being protected from the impacts of sequestration, said the Army Pacific Commander.

  • Hagel announces fewer furlough days for DOD employees

    May 14, 2013

    After weeks of review, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded budget cuts will require most of the department's civilian employees to be furloughed beginning in July, but that because of other efforts to deal with the shortfall, only half of the 22 days originally envisioned as temporary layoffs will now be necessary.

  • Army Training Network becomes more user friendly

    May 13, 2013

    New features on the Army Training Network website now make it easier for Soldiers and commanders to access vital training materials.

  • Major changes ahead for ROTC order of merit, branching processes

    May 13, 2013

    Order of merit rankings used to spell doom for some Cadets wanting popular branches. Changes to the list and the assessment process to take effect this fall are now giving them a better shot at landing their career field of choice.

  • Next command boards require 'opt in, all in' for eligible officers

    May 13, 2013

    This September, field grade officers who want to be considered for command positions and key billets will have to actively make it known they wish to compete. Unlike in years past, they will no longer be passively entered into competition for these important Army leadership positions.

  • Warriors light torch to kick off 2013 Warrior Games

    May 11, 2013

    The official start of the 2013 Warrior Games began when Navy Lt. Bradley Snyder, with the help of Prince Harry and Olympian Missy Franklin, lit the official cauldron, May 11, 2013, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Army Secretary: Training conducted at Fort Leonard Wood relevant to today's threats

    May 10, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., May 9-10, 2013, for the second time during his tenure as the top Army official, but this trip was different than his last venture on post.

  • Army secretary calls sexual assault 'sickening,' vows continued action

    May 9, 2013

    The Army's secretary told lawmakers that leadership across the Army is not pleased with the number of sexual assaults occurring in the ranks, and that any progress made thus far to combat it is simply "nowhere good enough."

  • Army Under Secretary: Fiscal challenges threaten readiness

    May 9, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal discussed the impacts of the Army's current fiscal situation and highlighted the importance of support from the American public during the state of Washington's annual 9th Congressional District Day at the U.S. Capitol, May 9, 2013.

  • Training enhancements target reckless motorcyclists

    May 8, 2013

    Army officials are hopeful that enhancements to a mandated motorcycle safety training course will better target the No. 1 killer of Soldier riders.

  • Pace Award winners help Army in business enterprise transformation

    May 8, 2013

    The Pace Awards for 2012 were presented to an officer and civilian for their outstanding contributions while serving in significant staff assignments that benefit the Army by providing substantial financial savings, or technological or military development.

  • Army leaders say sequestration affects modernization, readiness

    May 8, 2013

    Sequestration is dramatically affecting Army modernization programs, Army leaders said.

  • Odierno: Readiness issues pose risk to U.S. security

    May 7, 2013

    A smaller Army still needs to be ready, and sequester issues on top of previous budget cuts are impacting readiness accounts, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno.

  • MilUniversity adds to Army online learning opportunities

    May 7, 2013

    A new learning portal provides enhanced training and access to Department of Defense professional networking tools.

  • Red Cross honors supporters at 'Salute to Service' gala

    May 6, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, his wife Linda, and several others were honored at the Red Cross "A Salute to Service" gala, in Washington, D.C., May 4, 2013.

  • U.S. Army Europe hosts Chief of Staff of the Army

    May 3, 2013

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno focused on helping the force understand the Army's ongoing transformation, and spending time with commanders, Soldiers, civilians employees, and their families, during his three-day visit to three U.S. Army garrisons in Europe this week.

  • Army G1 visits, addresses Army Ready and Resilient

    May 3, 2013

    The U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G1, visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 26, 2013, to meet with leaders to discuss the Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign.

  • Better information improving Army readiness decisions

    May 3, 2013

    Army leaders face challenging decisions regarding manpower, readiness and modernization as budget strictures and uncertainties continue. Now more than ever, leaders need data that is both reliable as well as understandable so they can make better informed decisions.

  • 109th Military Intelligence Battalion wins top MI award

    May 3, 2013

    The 109th Military Intelligence Battalion, "Task Force Disruptor," of the 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, learned, April 15, 2013, that it had earned top honors as the best military intelligence unit in the Army.

  • Employment numbers nearly triple initial 'Joining Forces' goal

    May 2, 2013

    Some 290,000 veterans and military spouses have been hired since the inception of the "Joining Forces" initiative two years ago, nearly tripling the initial goal, First Lady Michelle Obama announced in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2013

  • Maneuver Center of Excellence to use university model to maximize efficiency

    May 1, 2013

    Since the Armor and Infantry schools have been co-located at Fort Benning, Ga., the Maneuver School of Excellence plans to functionally realign its brigades to streamline brigade structure, maximize efficiency and reduce redundancy, while still maintaining branch-specific traditions, cultures and skills.

  • Odierno visits 'Sky Soldiers,' Vicenza community

    May 1, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited the Vicenza Military Community in Italy, from April 30 to May 1, 2013, where he toured U.S. Army Africa operational facilities, met Soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team "Sky Soldiers," and held a Town Hall meeting open to Soldiers, Army civilians, local national employees, contractors and family members.

  • Army wins top award for innovation

    Apr 30, 2013

    The U.S. Army has been named one of the world's most innovative research organizations, after earning more than 300 patents for new technologies in a three-year period.

  • Secretary favors 'third party' approach to engage Congress

    Apr 30, 2013

    Army leaders may not make the best advocates when it comes to convincing Congress and the American people which systems Soldiers really need, said the Army's secretary.

  • Mil-to-mil couples must now 'opt-in' to Family SGLI coverage

    Apr 29, 2013

    Service members married to other service members are no longer automatically enrolled in the Family Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance program, Pentagon officials said. They must now opt into the coverage.

  • Budget cuts mean Army must consider where it will buy weapons

    Apr 29, 2013

    With sequestration firmly in place, the Army will be buying a lot less stuff, and leaders are concerned about ensuring the businesses they buy things from don't wither.

  • Master fitness mobile training teams going Army-wide

    Apr 26, 2013

    The Army graduated the first class of "Master Fitness Trainers" to have been taught by one of the service's six new mobile training teams, April 19, 2013, at Fort Knox, Ky.

  • National summit melds citizen-Soldier needs with civilian support

    Apr 26, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III joined a broad mix of nearly 300 DOD, healthcare and civilian academic professionals from 30 states who met in Ann Arbor, Mich., to discuss the need to work collaboratively to address the resiliency needs of Reserve and National Guard service members and their families.

  • Army says fiscal year 2014 budget request 'meets future challenges'

    Apr 26, 2013

    The fiscal year 2014 budget "meets future challenges, strengthens global engagements, provides for resets, sustains the industrial base and fulfills commitments to Soldiers, civilians and families," the Army's top civilian leader told lawmakers.

  • Army combating sexual assault using 'team approach'

    Apr 24, 2013

    In the third year of its campaign against sexual assault and harassment, the Army is focusing on cultural change, more effective training, and prosecutorial efforts that use a "team approach."

  • Army seeks round of base closure, realignment for 2015

    Apr 24, 2013

    The Army says a round of base realignment and closure for fiscal year 2015 is necessary to save tax dollars, consolidate resources and adapt to force reductions.

  • Website links employers with transitioning Soldiers

    Apr 23, 2013

    Transitioning Soldiers, veterans and family members now have a place to post their resumes and look for jobs. At the same place, employers can search for new workers and post their own announcements.

  • Army honors 14 people for exceptional service

    Apr 23, 2013

    The Army has honored 14 people for outstanding contributions that strengthened the Army mission, in categories including diversity and leadership, exceptional civilian service, and "suggester" of the year -- for a person with an innovative money-saving idea.

  • Army says no-go on extended tours for Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Apr 23, 2013

    Last month, the Army's senior-most officer told lawmakers that budget cuts could result in a decrease in training readiness for follow-on forces to Afghanistan which might result in extended tours for Soldiers already there. That is no longer the case.

  • BenĂ©t Laboratories leads DOD challenge to harness private sector innovation

    Apr 22, 2013

    DOD-operated manufacturing centers have hundreds, if not thousands, of machines that for the most part operate independently. A new DOD challenge seeks to harness ideas and applications to improve defense manufacturing.

  • Hands-on tour paints big logistics picture for Army under secretary

    Apr 22, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, gained a new perspective of warfighter logisticians after observing and discussing training with students, instructors and leaders at the Sustainment Center of Excellence at Fort Lee, Va., April 18, 2013.

  • VA expedites decisions for long-standing claims

    Apr 22, 2013

    The Veterans Affairs Department is expediting compensation claims decisions for veterans who have waited one year or longer, VA officials announced April 19, 2013.

  • Army deaths spur successful campaign against supplements

    Apr 19, 2013

    A "David-and-Goliath" scenario, an Army installation commander standing up to a multi-billion-dollar industry over the deaths of three of his Soldiers, has borne fruit in a national Food and Drug Administration warning and the drugmaker's decision to stop production of a controversial dietary supplement.

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh: This is why we own the night

    Apr 19, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh received a demonstration of some of the Army's current and future technologies, today, during a visit to Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate at Fort Belvoir, Va., April 18, 2013.

  • Budget cuts will affect readiness, Army leader says

    Apr 18, 2013

    The Army's under secretary said with sequestration in place and deep cuts requested, the Army is concerned about how it can train, equip and sustain Soldiers to be ready when called upon.

  • Fort Benning Rangers win 2013 Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 17, 2013

    A team representing the Ranger Training Brigade at Fort Benning, Ga., has won the 2013 David E. Granger Best Ranger Competition.

  • Hagel eliminates 'Distinguished Warfare Medal'

    Apr 16, 2013

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has eliminated the Distinguished Warfare Medal, DOD officials announced, April 15, 2013.

  • Fort Bragg Soldier chosen as 2013 Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

    Apr 16, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Josalette R. Simmons has been selected as the Army's Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for 2013 for her pivotal efforts and dedication in transitioning XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, N.C., from the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program to the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program.

  • Budget challenges impacting Army readiness

    Apr 16, 2013

    Army leaders told Congress that the readiness Americans have come to expect in these uncertain times is at risk if sequestration and continuing resolutions are allowed to continue.

  • Marshall seminar recognizes Cadet Command's best

    Apr 15, 2013

    Some 187 senior Cadets are taking part in the 36th annual George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar, on the campus of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.

  • Strategy conference tackles land power, strategic issues facing nation

    Apr 15, 2013

    Experts from academia, military and government converged on Carlisle Barracks, Pa., to discuss links between land power and vital strategic issues facing the nation and the world, during the Army War College Strategy Conference April 9-11, 2013.

  • Army's financial managers committed to improving fiscal readiness

    Apr 15, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal expressed the Army's appreciation for the vital efforts of uniform and civilian personnel assigned to the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management & Comptroller during an address to the financial managers, April 15, 2013, at the Pentagon.

  • Army synchronizes resources to strengthen readiness, resilience

    Apr 15, 2013

    The Army has aligned and synchronized services to give Soldiers access to the resources they need to strengthen readiness and resilience, said the sergeant major of the Army.

  • Army supports another BRAC round in fiscal year 2015

    Apr 14, 2013

    The Army's assistant secretary for Installations, Energy and Environment was back on Capitol Hill along with Defense Department and service counterparts to request another round of base realignment and closure in fiscal year 2015.

  • Army chaplain inducted into Hall of Heroes

    Apr 12, 2013

    An Army chaplain and Medal of Honor recipient, Capt. Emil J. Kapaun, was posthumously inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, April 12, 2013.

  • Medal of Honor awarded to Army chaplain

    Apr 11, 2013

    An Army chaplain, Capt. Emil J. Kapaun, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, April 11, 2013, for his actions leading up to his capture as a prisoner of war in North Korea.

  • Funding for mental health research yielding results

    Apr 11, 2013

    Research advances in mental health and care provided for Soldiers is light years ahead of what it was during the beginning of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the director of Army Medical Command told Congress.

  • Army assures commercial mobile devices are secure

    Apr 10, 2013

    The Army agrees with the recently released DOD Inspector General report that found two Army organizations did not follow policies for tracking and configuring commercial mobile devices using the Android, Apple iOS, and Windows operating systems between October 2010 and May 2012.

  • In 2014, Soldiers get 1 percent raise, 3.9 percent increase in BAH

    Apr 10, 2013

    Soldiers will see a one percent pay raise in 2014. Their untaxed paycheck will also benefit from a 3.9 percent increase in basic allowance for housing and a 3.4 percent increase in basic allowance for subsistence as well.

  • Army senior leaders, VA improving Soldiers' disability process, benefits timing

    Apr 9, 2013

    About 82 percent of the Army's major units are now meeting the Defense Department's Medical Evaluation Board goal of processing Soldiers' disability evaluations within 100 days, significantly reducing a backlog that sometimes took eight months or longer in recent years.

  • Soldier Show puts entertaining spin on readiness, resilience

    Apr 9, 2013

    The 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show is getting set to embark on a "Ready and Resilient" tour of installations across the nation.

  • Chairman of Joint Chiefs visits 'Commando Brigade' in Afghanistan

    Apr 8, 2013

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Security Forces Assistance Brigade at Forward Operating Base Sharana, April 7, 2013.

  • 'Screaming Eagle' Soldier receives Silver Star, re-enlists in the Army

    Apr 8, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Loheide was awarded the Silver Star Medal at a special ceremony, April 5, 2013, at Fort Campbell, Ky., for heroic actions as a platoon leader assigned to the 2nd Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), during Operation Strong Eagle while deployed to Afghanistan in June 2010.

  • Army kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 5, 2013

    The Army launched its official recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in the courtyard of the Pentagon, April 5, 2013, with the announcement of a new theme meant to convey how the service hopes to eradicate sexual assault within the ranks.

  • Selective Early Retirement Board could affect 1,200 field grade officers

    Apr 5, 2013

    In August, the Army will convene a Selective Early Retirement Board for lieutenant colonels and colonels. The move is just one part of a larger Army effort to meet its congressionally mandated end strength reduction.

  • Army Announces 2013 Warrior Games Team

    Apr 4, 2013

    The Warrior Transition Command announced the Army team for the 2013 Warrior Games, April 3, 2013, in Alexandria, Va.

  • Army researches small device to reduce female UTIs

    Apr 4, 2013

    Research is underway to determine how one small device is specifically benefiting the health of military women serving in Afghanistan, and for future deployed environments.

  • Hammack focuses on the Organic Industrial Base, installation resiliency

    Apr 4, 2013

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of Army Materiel Command, welcomed Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations Energy and Environment, to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., April 3, 2013.

  • New Army Sports Program to pit battalion against battalion

    Apr 4, 2013

    If Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno has his way, super-athletic battalions someday will be crowned sports champions of the U.S. Army.

  • Commitment to helping sexual assault victims earns honors

    Apr 4, 2013

    The Defense Department is honoring six sexual assault response coordinators this month for their outstanding efforts in assisting victims of sexual assault and for their commitment to preventing this crime.

  • Army chief talks aviation, sequestration at Fort Rucker

    Apr 3, 2013

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno got a first-hand look at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and spoke about the effects of sequestration on the community, during a visit to Fort Rucker, Ala., April 1-2, 2013.

  • Army developing models for most survivable combat vehicle

    Apr 2, 2013

    In order to protect Soldiers' lives, military vehicles in combat must be capable of surviving severe hostile fires. When hit with large hostile fire weapons, internally stowed ammunition may react resulting in catastrophic loss of life and system.

  • Security Assistance Enterprise engages Pacific partners

    Apr 2, 2013

    Recent visits by U.S. Army Security Assistance Command senior leaders to the Philippines, Australia, and the Republic of Korea, afforded the opportunity to discuss current and potential security assistance and Foreign Military Sales cases and issues.

  • Army to hold force reduction, realignment 'listening sessions'

    Apr 2, 2013

    The Army is holding listening sessions at installations throughout the U.S. in April to hear what communities think about the force reductions and restructuring that are likely to impact their areas.

  • Military working cat program underway at 'The Old Guard'

    Apr 1, 2013

    Always setting the standard and paving the way for the Army, The 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), will be the first unit to employ military working cats.

  • DOD releases update to sexual assault prevention, response policy

    Apr 1, 2013

    The Department of Defense released updated policies and procedures aimed at combating sexual assaults in the military and improving care for victims, March 28, 2013.

  • NIE 'trail bosses' help Soldiers better understand equipment

    Apr 1, 2013

    "Trail bosses" are a group of officers who help ensure the successful execution of the massive, biannual Network Integration Exercise that takes place at Fort Bliss, Texas, and at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Army energy summit at West Point focuses on operational energy and power

    Mar 31, 2013

    The U.S. Military Academy hosted the Army Energy-Informed Culture Summit with key leaders from Department of the Army G-4, U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command, Training and Doctrine Command and West Point, March 27, 2013.

  • Hagel announces fewer furlough days for civilians

    Mar 31, 2013

    The Defense Department has revised from 22 to 14 the number of days hundreds of thousands of civilian employees could be furloughed this year because of the budget sequester, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced March 28, 2013.

  • SMA Chandler discusses balancing retrograde, readiness, budget with warfighters

    Mar 29, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III met with warfighters at Forward Operating Base Frontenac, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, March 26, 2013, to discuss the current state of the Army and how budget cuts may impact the mission.

  • Soldiers to get safer artillery rounds

    Mar 29, 2013

    Beginning in March 2014, the Army will take delivery of new artillery rounds which will be safer and deliver the same performance as those currently used, said an engineer who tested them.

  • Army women honor past, look to future

    Mar 28, 2013

    From the American Revolutionary War to today, women have served important roles in the Army. They've made history and blazed a trail for the next generation of women who will serve.

  • Troops to get commercial tickets for rest and recuperation flights

    Mar 28, 2013

    Beginning in April, service members going on rest & recuperation leave will be issued commercial tickets to their leave destination, instead of seats on charter flights.

  • Team CBRNE leverages technology to advance, protect warfighters

    Mar 28, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, Ph.D., met with Team CBRNE's experienced Soldiers, scientists, engineers, and technicians to see firsthand how they develop and refine technologies to support service members, interagency partners, through coordination with private industry and academia.

  • Redstone leaders learn about resiliency programs

    Mar 27, 2013

    Senior leaders at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., learned about the Army's Ready and Resilient campaign, and Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program, during a briefing, March 20, 2013.

  • Citizen-Soldiers find employment assistance through VOW/TAP

    Mar 27, 2013

    Division West's 402nd Field Artillery Brigade and the Directorate of Mobilization and Demobilization recently began implementing the training as part of the 14-day demobilization process for all redeploying Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • DOD looks at funding's effect on personnel, programs

    Mar 27, 2013

    Defense Department officials are looking at the recently signed continuing resolution that funds the government for the rest of the fiscal year to discern how the legislation affects personnel and programs, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said, March 27, 2013.

  • Medal of Honor recipients honor citizen-heroes for selfless service

    Mar 26, 2013

    Twenty-one Medal of Honor recipients who put their lives on the line in extraordinary ways and circumstances paid tribute to four citizen-heroes who also went above and beyond for their fellow man.

  • SecArmy: Strong safety culture results in accident reduction

    Mar 22, 2013

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center officials recently hosted Secretary of the Army John McHugh at the center's state-of-the-art Crash Dynamics Lab.

  • Army entering period of innovation, critical investments

    Mar 22, 2013

    The Army learned the art of adaptation throughout the last 12 years of war, but is now moving into a period of innovation that will require critical investments for the force of the future.

  • 'Invisible wounds' taking toll, Congress told

    Mar 21, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, the Army's deputy chief of staff, G-1, and other DOD leaders testified March 21, 2013, to the House Armed Services, Military Personnel Subcommittee hearing on suicide prevention.