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  • Army investigators lead probe into leaks

    Jul 28, 2010

    The Pentagon has launched an investigation to find out how thousands of classified military documents were leaked to the group WikiLeaks.org.

  • NAACP awards go to Army leaders

    Jul 27, 2010

    The NAACP gave its top military service awards for 2010 to three Army leaders for their contributions to equal opportunity in the military.

  • Pentagon assesses leaked documents

    Jul 27, 2010

    The Pentagon Monday condemned the actions of the group Wikileaks.org, which released thousands of classified U.S. military documents on its website Sunday night.

  • DoD needs completed 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' surveys

    Jul 26, 2010

    Only about 10 percent of the 400,000 servicemembers asked to complete a survey about possible repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law have responded so far, and DoD officials said they need to hear from the rest.

  • U.S. Army recognizes Gen. McChrystal's 34 years of service

    Jul 24, 2010

    The U.S. Army celebrated a distinguished officer's 34 years of service to the nation during the retirement ceremony for Gen. Stanley J. McChrystal on Fort Lesley J. McNair, Friday. "Gen. McChrystal has made lasting contributions to our Army and our country," said Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army Chief of Staff. McChrystal was lauded as a true warrior, scholar and statesman and an expert at irregular warfare, hybrid warfare, counter-insurgency and counterterrorism. Mrs. Annie McChrystal, his wife, was singled out for her dedication and volunteer work with Soldiers, families and especially wounded warriors.

  • Army Logistics University hosts historic uncasing ceremony

    Jul 23, 2010

    Fort Lee welcomed its first, fully operational training unit for Army transportation students Friday.

  • DoD employees may be furloughed if supplement not passed

    Jul 22, 2010

    The Army may need to furlough civilian employees in mid-August and may later run out of money for active-duty pay should Congress fail to pass a wartime supplemental appropriation.

  • Troops must understand the 'why' of the fight, Odierno says

    Jul 22, 2010

    With his tenure winding down as commander of U.S. Forces Iraq, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno shared with reporters some of his lessons learned on asymmetric warfare and the U.S. military's needs of the future.

  • Army must identify 'hidden redundancies'

    Jul 21, 2010

    In order for the Army to meet budget goals set by the Department of Defense, it must review its equipment portfolios and identify systems that provide redundant capabilities.

  • Huntoon returns to West Point as 58th Superintendent

    Jul 19, 2010

    Despite the morning's rainfall, Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon Jr. described it as a beautiful day Monday as he became the 58th Superintendent at West Point.

  • 2010 brings major transformation to Basic Combat Training

    Jul 19, 2010

    This year, Basic Combat Training has gone through a transformation.

  • West Point welcomes new superintendent

    Jul 16, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Buster Hagenbeck relinquished command as superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy today to Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon Jr. today and he said there is no one better to guide West Point forward during this era of persistent conflict.

  • Fort Drum marks 25 years as 10th Mountain Division home

    Jul 16, 2010

    Fort Drum celebrated 25 years as home to the 10th Mountain Division during the post's annual Mountainfest open house July 1.

  • Acquisition reform plays key role in Pentagon's cost savings

    Jul 16, 2010

    The Defense Department has the opportunity to save billions of taxpayer dollars through acquisitions reform, but only if it grows its workforce with the right federal workers in place to oversee contracts.

  • iWatch promotes community awareness

    Jul 15, 2010

    With August recognized as Antiterrorism Awareness Month, the Army is promoting a campaign encouraging and training communities to become extensions of the service's overall force protection plan.

  • Lack of supplemental funding poses problems for Pentagon

    Jul 15, 2010

    Because Congress has yet to pass a supplemental funding bill, the Defense Department must start taking measures to ensure uninterrupted war operations.

  • Indiana farm creates training realism for Soldiers, agriculture teams

    Jul 14, 2010

    The goats are being milked, the horse is waiting to be fed and the barn cats are rolling around with each other in the afternoon heat.

  • Course marks 45 years of turning students into leaders

    Jul 14, 2010

    Waves of college students striving to become U.S. Army officers are spending an intense month at Fort Knox this summer with the annual Leader's Training Course, which marks its 45th anniversary this year.

  • Army's largest command welcomes new Command Sergeant Major

    Jul 13, 2010

    Guns fired in salute as the Army's largest command welcomed its 16th Command Sergeant Major during a Change of Responsibility ceremony in front of U.S. Army Forces Command's headquarters, July 12.

  • Obama announces return of the SAVE award

    Jul 13, 2010

    President Barack Obama wants federal employees to submit their ideas for eliminating government waste and saving American taxpayers' money as part of the 2010 SAVE Award program.

  • Second phase of security guard conversion begins in August

    Jul 12, 2010

    Next month, the Army will begin the second phase of converting almost 3,100 installation access control point security guard positions from contractor to federal employee status at 46 locations in the continental United States, Hawaii and Alaska.

  • Survey will permit informed decisions, official says

    Jul 12, 2010

    Survey responses on the possible repeal of the law that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military will allow leaders to make informed decisions.

  • Future Army officers get early introduction to special operations at Fort Bragg

    Jul 9, 2010

    The U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School has opened three special operations forces courses to senior U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and U.S. Army Cadet Command cadets over the summer: Special Forces Assessment and Selection and the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape course at Fort Bragg, and the Combat Diver Qualification Course in Key West.

  • Leaders urge participation in 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' survey

    Jul 9, 2010

    Noting the importance of getting the opinions of those who would be most affected by a possible repeal of the so-called "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates Thursday urged servicemembers to provide their input.

  • Recruiters become drill sergeants

    Jul 8, 2010

    Recruiter Sgt. 1st Class Keven Parr's way of life is about to change substantially. This month, he starts his new assignment at Fort Sill, Okla., as a drill sergeant.

  • Business transformation leaders speak at Army finance conference

    Jul 6, 2010

    The Army's first chief management officer, Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal, and the Army Office of Business Transformation acting director, Lt. Gen. Robert Durban, spoke to participants of the first Army Financial Improvement Plan Conference about transforming and improving Army business processes.

  • Human Resources Command moves to Fort Knox

    Jul 2, 2010

    Two Soldiers with ceremonial rifles flanked three others, each carrying a flag important to the U.S. Army Human Resources Command: the American flag, the Army flag and a third, covered flag.

  • FORSCOM, USARC coordinate BRAC relocation

    Jul 1, 2010

    Planners and leaders from U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S Army Reserve Command met to coordinate the next milestone in Base Realignment and Closure relocation of the two commands to Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • New class of West Point cadets include former Soldiers, NCOs

    Jul 1, 2010

    Among the West Point Class of 2014 are 17 combat veterans and nearly 50 active-duty military members. The Soldier Admission Program opens 170 slots each year for all members of the armed forces.

  • Senate unanimously confirms Petraeus

    Jul 1, 2010

    The Senate Wednesday unanimously confirmed Gen. David H. Petraeus to be commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan.

  • McHugh addresses graves, management at Arlington National Cemetery

    Jun 30, 2010

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh told lawmakers the Army is working now to resolve issues of mishandled gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery and to ensure that the management problems discovered there do not happen again.

  • Puerto Rican government issues birth certificate extension

    Jun 30, 2010

    The government of Puerto Rico on Monday extended the validity of current birth certificates until Sept. 30, giving U.S. citizens born on the island more time to apply for and receive the new, security-enhanced certificates.

  • Sergeant of the Guard's last walk

    Jun 29, 2010

    Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, Sergeant of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, lays a rose at the Tomb in remembrance of his final walk on June 25. Sentinels lay roses signifying leaving the Tomb, and the love they have for the job and the Unknowns.

  • Army employees receive Presidential Rank Awards

    Jun 29, 2010

    Army employees who received the Presidential Rank Award Monday saved the service an estimated $4 billion with efficiencies and advanced technology in areas such as infrared sensor technology and tactical software.

  • Soldiers train-up for sniper school

    Jun 28, 2010

    The snipers of 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are readying a handful of Soldiers for the U.S. Army's Sniper School.

  • SMA: New enlisted promotion policy in works

    Jun 28, 2010

    Soldiers in Baghdad were paid a visit by the Army's senior most sergeant June 24, who spoke on a number of issues affecting junior-enlisted Soldiers.

  • Chief of Staff visits Fort Gordon, helps Signal Corps celebrate 150th birthday

    Jun 28, 2010

    The Army Chief of Staff visited the home of the Signal Corps June 25 to commemorate its past and celebrate its future.

  • SDDC works to address problems during peak move season

    Jun 25, 2010

    Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command announced it is addressing recent missed and cancelled household goods pickups for military servicemembers going through permanent change of station moves.

  • Fort Huachuca hosts collaborative law enforcement training

    Jun 25, 2010

    Personnel from various law enforcement agencies came together to participate in a unique training scenario, at Fort Huachuca's Smith Middle School, June 17.

  • Judgment, civilian control of military key to Obama's decision to accept resignation

    Jun 25, 2010

    Judgment and civilian control of the military were at the heart of President Barack Obama's decision to accept Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal's resignation as the NATO and U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said June 24, 2010.

  • Army Chief of Staff recognizes logistics excellence

    Jun 24, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr. recognized outstanding Army Logisticians at the 6th Annual Combined Excellence Logistics Awards.

  • President accepts McChrystal's resignation, nominates Petraeus

    Jun 24, 2010

    President Barack Obama Wednesday accepted Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal's resignation as the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, calling it the right decision for national security.

  • Odierno to use combat lessons to develop joint doctrine

    Jun 24, 2010

    President Barack Obama's nominee for the top U.S. Joint Forces Command post said he will utilize the lessons he has learned during three combat command tours in Iraq if he is confirmed to lead the nation's joint force provider.

  • North Korea attacks across 38th parallel, 60 years ago

    Jun 23, 2010

    Sixty years ago, the Korean War became the first major armed clash between the free world and Communist forces, as the so-called Cold War turned hot.

  • Military parents voice education concerns to leaders

    Jun 23, 2010

    Top U.S. and military leaders took part in a roundtable discussion with parents at the elementary school on Fort Belvoir, Va., to gain greater insight into the education challenges military families face.

  • General charged with changing how Army fights honored at Pentagon

    Jun 23, 2010

    Retired Gen. Donn A. Starry is considered to be the architect of the 1980s' AirLand Battle Doctrine, which transformed how the Army fights conventional wars. Even though he retired more than 25 years ago, his lasting contributions to the Army were recognized recently.

  • Gates reviews military spouse career program

    Jun 22, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is grappling with the best way to reopen the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts program to new applicants, concerned that the program has morphed beyond its original intent and cost estimates.

  • Puerto Rican Soldiers, families need new birth certificates

    Jun 22, 2010

    Servicemembers and their families who were born in Puerto Rico will need to obtain a new birth certificate starting July 1, although the Defense Department will honor the certificate they used to establish their identity and to enroll for military benefits prior to that date.

  • Drill sergeant leaders weigh in on competition, basic training changes

    Jun 21, 2010

    The Drill Sergeant of the Year competition has brought the Army's top drill sergeants together to contend for the active and Reserve title for decades, but this year marked the first time they would be evaluated by drill sergeant leaders.

  • Army dominates 2010 Interservice Pistol Championship

    Jun 21, 2010

    The Army prevailed once again as Soldiers from U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit dominated the competition at the 51st Interservice Pistol Championship matches held here June 14-18.

  • Mobile teams, new school help turn back PME backlog

    Jun 18, 2010

    A new academy and mobile training teams are two of the tools the Army is using now to successfully fight the backlog of Soldiers needing professional military education.

  • Human Resources Command cases colors for move to Fort Knox

    Jun 17, 2010

    The Army Human Resources Command in Alexandria, Va., cased its colors on June 16 in preparation of the command's move to Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Soldiers from Iraq to Indiana celebrate Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 17, 2010

    Soldiers in Iraq and the U.S. celebrated the Army's 235th birthday in a variety of non-conventional ways, enjoying the occasion with morale-boosting runs, barbecues and concerts.

  • Warrant Officer Summit addresses 'legacy'

    Jun 17, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Jon L. Trost discussed the Army's Warrant Officer program's future at the inaugural Warrant Officer Summit, June 9.

  • Gates: Budget request reflects Pentagon's reform agenda

    Jun 17, 2010

    The fiscal 2011 defense budget request continues and builds on the reforms of the fiscal 2010 budget, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told the Senate Appropriations Committee's subcommittee on defense Wednesday.

  • Congress celebrates 235 years of Army's response to call

    Jun 16, 2010

    House and Senate Army Caucus leaders joined Army leadership on Capitol Hill Tuesday night in celebrating the Army's 235th Birthday.

  • Soldiers first to graduate from language detachments

    Jun 16, 2010

    More than 370 Soldiers graduated June 11 from new language courses meant to prepare them for Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers graduate from Afghan language, culture program

    Jun 15, 2010

    Nearly 300 Fort Carson Soldiers graduated from a seven week Dari and Pashto language class June 11, in advance of their deployment to Afghanistan where they will be expected to help their battalion commanders better interact with the local population.

  • Leaders lay wreath to begin Army's birthday

    Jun 15, 2010

    Senior Army leaders began the Army's birthday June 14 with an early-morning wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Gates cites leaders' responsibilities at Army birthday event

    Jun 15, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates helped to celebrate the Army's 235th birthday at a Pentagon courtyard ceremony and imparted a message for its leadership to always make time to listen to what their troops have to say.

  • Slideshow: The 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition - Day 1

    Jun 14, 2010

    The competition portion of the 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year began June 14. Eight of the Army's best training NCOs from across the nation are competing for the title of 2010 U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year from June 14 to June 18. The competitors include five active-duty and three U.S. Army Reserve drill sergeants. One winner will be selected from each service component. The first day's events featured in the photos include zeroing an M-16, a stress shoot, combat qualification, leading new Soldiers through exercise, combatives and uniform inspection.

  • Army celebrates 235 years of 'liberating millions'

    Jun 14, 2010

    The Army celebrated its 235th birthday Monday in the center courtyard of the Pentagon, with a cake-cutting and re-enlistment ceremony.

  • Army chief of staff visits Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Jun 14, 2010

    The ongoing progress of Joint Base Lewis-McChord was showcased to one of the most senior visitors yet, June 11. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. met with leaders of JBLM, who detailed the roll out and inception of the combined base.

  • McHugh: Focus must shift to 'generating force'

    Jun 14, 2010

    The Army's system for producing agile, adaptive, creative Soldiers is strained by nine years of war, said the service's secretary.

  • Army Staff College graduates 985

    Jun 11, 2010

    U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry advised the nearly 1,000 new graduates of the Army's Command and General Staff College to bridge a cultural gap and work with civilians from other government agencies as part of nation-building efforts in Afghanistan.

  • 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition begins June 14

    Jun 11, 2010

    The Army's top eight drill sergeants from across the nation will gather here June 14-18 to compete for the title of 2010 U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year. This year, five active and three U.S. Army Reserve drill sergeants will compete. Winners from the active component and the reserve component will be selected as top drill sergeant for 2010.

  • Arlington Cemetery officials punished for poor management

    Jun 11, 2010

    The top two officials in charge of Arlington National Cemetery here were disciplined after an Army investigation found the cemetery's management to be "dysfunctional," Army Secretary John M. McHugh announced today at the Pentagon.

  • IG reports prompt management changes at Arlington National Cemetery

    Jun 10, 2010

    The Army announced management changes at Arlington National Cemetery today after revealing findings of unmarked gravesites, improper handling of cremated remains and discrepancies in burial records there.

  • Fort Riley becomes home to the 1st Warrior Transition Battalion complex

    Jun 8, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -"This is truly a historic day, a mark of tangible commitment providing the absolute best care for our wounded warriors," said Brig. Gen. David Petersen, 1st Infantry Division and deputy commanding general - rear, May 27 during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Fort Riley's Warrior Transition Battalion Complex.

  • HUD allocates $58 million to help homeless veterans

    Jun 8, 2010

    A program announced last week by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will provide $58.6 million to get homeless veterans off the streets this year.

  • New environment to make Army training more cost efficient

    Jun 8, 2010

    More than 170 Army training leaders and staff members met May 24-25 to bring to reality a training concept that would cut costs, match "whole of government" expectations and reach a new generation of servicemembers.

  • Korean War veterans commemorate 'three hard nights' of battle

    Jun 7, 2010

    Waving flags, school children and Republic of Korea and U.S. Army Soldiers in full dress uniform greeted veterans of a little known but pivotal battle of the Korean War - the battle of Chipyong-ni, a small town about 90-minutes east of Uijeongbu.

  • Army seeks balance with rapid acquisition

    Jun 4, 2010

    The difference between rapid acquisition and traditional acquisition can be as much as six years.

  • Army tests training rounds for shoulder-launched weapon

    Jun 4, 2010

    The Maneuver Battle Lab spent four days evaluating a pair of sub-caliber training rounds for a shoulder-launched weapon used to engage armored vehicles from confined or enclosed positions to identify which one best prepares Soldiers to fire the real thing.

  • Building dedicated, named for 9/11 victim

    Jun 4, 2010

    In a May 27 ceremony, Fort Knox Commander Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley joined the Maude family in memorializing Lt. Gen. Timothy Maude -- killed in the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon -- for whom the Human Resource Center of Excellence building will be named.

  • Book helps children celebrate Army's birthday, understand Army history

    Jun 4, 2010

    As the Army prepares to celebrate its 235th birthday, three women have taken the broad theme of the Army's long tradition and history and transformed it into a series of books designed for children.

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    Jun 4, 2010

    Opinions are "absolutely critical" in implementing policy for a repeal of the law that bans gays and lesbians from openly serving in the military, the nation's top military officer told Soldiers on Fort Bragg, N.C., June 2.

  • Thurman becomes 18th commander of U.S. Army's largest command

    Jun 3, 2010

    Gen. James D. Thurman became the 18th commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command during a ceremony on on Fort McPherson, Ga., June 3. Thurman succeeded Gen. Charles C. Campbell, who retired after 40 years of service.

  • Army secretary observes training, expansion at Fort Benning

    Jun 2, 2010

    The Army's top civilian leader praised the "huge muscle movement" taking place to produce the Maneuver Center of Excellence while making his first official visit June 2 to Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Army announces winners of Fire, Emergency Services awards

    Jun 2, 2010

    The Army has announced its winners for the 2009 Fire and Emergency Services awards for special achievements of individuals, teams and fire departments.

  • Vietnam combat lessons apply today, Mullen says

    Jun 2, 2010

    The military's top officer called on Vietnam veterans to stay connected with today's servicemembers, saying their lessons learned, especially with post-traumatic stress disorder, can help veterans of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Last continuously serving Army officer with Vietnam experience to retire after 40 years of service

    Jun 1, 2010

    After 40 years of Army service dating back to the Vietnam War, Gen. Charles C. Campbell, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, will retire, during a combined retirement/change of command ceremony, June 3.

  • Obama backs Gates in budget debate

    Jun 1, 2010

    President Barack Obama promised to veto any legislation that includes funding for an alternate engine for the F-35 joint strike fighter or more C-17 cargo jets, expressing his "strong support" for Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates' budget-reform effort.

  • Gates addresses troops on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal

    Jun 1, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told troops worldwide that any repeal of the so-called "don't ask don't tell" law will be delayed until the ongoing Defense Department high-level review is completed, and only after he, the president and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff all can certify that the department is ready to make the change without hurting unit cohesion, military readiness, military effectiveness, and recruiting and retention.

  • Army implements strategic plan to improve safety

    May 28, 2010

    The "101 Critical Days of Summer" campaign, which began on Memorial Day, and the larger National Safety Month observation during June, provide opportunity to focus on the goals outlined in the latest version of the Army Safety and Occupational Health Strategic Plan that was released in February.

  • Accessions takes helm from Armor at Knox

    May 28, 2010

    Fort Knox witnessed the last chapter of the Armor Center during a transfer of authority ceremony May 27. During the ceremony, Maj. Gen. James Milano, the Fort Knox commander and 44th Chief of Armor, relinquished command of the installation to Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, commander, U.S. Army Accessions Command.

  • Army teens take challenges, benefits of Army life to Congress

    May 27, 2010

    The Army's Child, Youth and School Services program, which heads the Army Teen Panel, recently honored the sacrifices of Army children, while also educating members of Congress about the benefits, experiences and challenges of being a military teen.

  • Fort Monroe handoff to preserve history, military housing

    May 27, 2010

    When the Army vacates historic Fort Monroe next year, the plan is to convert it to a National Park, yet lease an office complex inside and continue to house military families there.

  • Pace award honors standouts at Army headquarters

    May 26, 2010

    Two Department of the Army headquarters innovators were honored for their contribution and service during 2009 at the Pentagon Tuesday.

  • Gates can accept 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' amendment

    May 26, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates can accept a proposed congressional amendment overturning the ban on gay men and lesbians serving openly in the military, but would prefer that lawmakers wait until a Defense Department review to assess its full impact is completed.

  • Chiarelli: Armor School moving home to Benning

    May 25, 2010

    "The Armor Center will cease to exist in one week," said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli in his opening remarks to the audience gathered at Waybur Theater for the Armor Warfighting Conference last week.

  • U.S., South Korea increase military exercises following attack

    May 25, 2010

    The U.S. and South Korean militaries will undergo two new training exercises in light of last week's finding that North Korea sank a South Korean navy ship, killing 46 sailors.

  • Odierno selected to lead U.S. Joint Forces Command

    May 25, 2010

    President Barack Obama has nominated Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, the present commander of U.S. Forces Iraq, to head U.S. Joint Forces Command.

  • First Army move on track

    May 24, 2010

    First Army's planned move to Rock Island Arsenal next year is on track. Military and civilian officials marked the completion of the first construction phase of the unit's future headquarters during a ceremony May 20. First Army, currently at Fort Gillem, Ga., is slated to be operating on Rock Island Arsenal by June 2011. The move is part of the Base Realignment and Closure legislation. Bldg. 68 dates to 1881 and is undergoing extensive renovations to accommodate an estimated 550 workers.

  • West Point Class of 2010 celebrates landmark accomplishments

    May 22, 2010

    Just over a thousand hats took flight May 22 marking the graduation of the West Point Class of 2010 and the transformation of cadets into commissioned second lieutenants. After the hats were tossed and with diplomas in hand, the officers exchanged hugs, handshakes and back slaps among colleagues, Family and friends at Michie Stadium.

  • Senior Leaders study past to shape future

    May 21, 2010

    U.S. Army, Pacific leaders are taking advantage of a year-long program designed to study war in the Pacific, with the added benefit of visiting former battlefields and talking to veterans who were there.

  • West Point marks 30 years of coed graduates

    May 20, 2010

    Saturday's graduation at the U.S. Military Academy will mark 30 years since the first women joined "the long gray line" of West Point graduates.

  • HRC move impacts Army board dates

    May 20, 2010

    Some promotion boards, along with command and school selection boards, are convening earlier or later than usual this year, due to the Human Resources Command relocating to Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Soldiers applying humanitarian assistance learned overseas at home

    May 20, 2010

    "They work so hard to do everything you do, here at work, with reset, with training and then, for them to volunteer their time to go out and do these things on weekends, it's a selfless move."

  • New West Point superintendent nominated

    May 20, 2010

    Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon Jr. was nominated May 18 to be the 58th Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Huntoon is a 1973 West Point graduate and was commissioned into the infantry.