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  • Twilight Tattoo marks 238 years of Army history

    Jun 13, 2013

    At a reception before launching the pageantry of the Army's 238th birthday, Twilight Tattoo, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John Campbell asked the audience to continue supporting and remembering Soldiers going into harm's way.

  • 238th Army birthday celebrations kick off at Mount Vernon

    Jun 12, 2013

    Army birthday celebrations began somberly in the nation's capital with a wreath laying at the tomb of the Continental Army's first general, George Washington, at his Mount Vernon estate in Alexandria, Va., June 10, 2013.

  • SMA on sexual assault: Commitment to 'Army profession' required

    Jun 11, 2013

    "We have challenges when it comes to sexual assault, because from my perspective, we're not really sure what the Army profession, character and commitment is all about," said the Army's top enlisted Soldier.

  • McHugh creates greater oversight, screening of those who aid victims

    Jun 11, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh detailed a new directive that will make the Army the first military branch to require behavioral health screenings for those who counsel sexual assault victims, during remarks at the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention conference, June 11, 2013, at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

  • Odierno spotlights leader development strategy at Army War College graduation

    Jun 8, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno discussed the Army War College education in context to the Army's new Leader Development Strategy 2013, during his speech at the graduation ceremony for resident class of 2013, at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., June 8, 2013.

  • Department of Defense Self-Service Logon to enable access to online DOD self-service sites

    Jun 7, 2013

    As Army Knowledge Online moves to next-generation enterprise services, Army retirees and family members will access DOD online self-service sites through the more secure Department of Defense Self-Service Logon, called "DS Logon."

  • Net Zero provides energy security, saves resources, protects Soldiers

    Jun 6, 2013

    The Army's "Net Zero" energy initiative is a model for the private sector and a testament to the "art of the possible," said the assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment.

  • DKO goes offline, AKO to transition over years

    Jun 6, 2013

    Defense Knowledge Online was discontinued May 31, 2013, but officials said Army Knowledge Online will be available for at least two or three more years.

  • Guard, Reserve Soldiers can opt for reduced-age retirement

    Jun 5, 2013

    More reserve-component Soldiers are now eligible to receive retirement pay before they reach age 60, if they meet certain criteria and choose to do so voluntarily.

  • Career managers initiate dialog with senior noncommissioned officers

    Jun 4, 2013

    Sergeants first class, master sergeants and first sergeants now have a benefit only sergeants major previously enjoyed -- a dialogue with their career managers before a new assignment takes effect.

  • Odierno: Sexual assault, harassment cannot be tolerated in Army

    Jun 4, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno says sexual assault and sexual harassment in the Army are serious problems that the Army is vigorously addressing.

  • Under Secretary, Vice Chief: Support for deployed troops Army's top fiscal priority

    Jun 4, 2013

    As two of the Army's most senior leaders address fiscal challenges and the complexities of combat operations in Afghanistan, they remain firmly committed to the Army's number one fiscal priority, supporting the warfighter.

  • Army leadership outlines fiscal challenges, importance of U.S. Army Europe

    Jun 3, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell addressed an array of issues that impact the future of the Army during their visit with U.S. Army Europe leadership, June 1, 2013, at Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Soldiers to see fewer PCS moves

    Jun 3, 2013

    The Army would like its enlisted Soldiers to remain on station for at least 36 months, and career managers are aiming to see that they will, said a director from Human Resource Command.

  • Manning trial begins at Fort Meade

    Jun 3, 2013

    The trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning started at Fort Meade, Md., June 3, 2013, with Manning not contesting the charges that he leaked classified information while stationed in Iraq in 2009 and 2010 as an intelligence analyst.

  • Chandler brings resilience, accountability message to Fort Hood Soldiers, civilians

    May 31, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III spent three days at Fort Hood, Texas, and managed to cover a good portion of the largest military installation in the country during his visit time.

  • CSA presents 28 junior officers with MacArthur Leadership Awards

    May 31, 2013

    Twenty eight company-grade officers were honored at a Pentagon ceremony, May 30, 2013, with the prestigious General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.

  • With drawdown in Afghanistan, Army regional alignments likely to increase

    May 31, 2013

    Globally, and across the total force in fiscal year 2013, the Army could engage in nearly 6,000 different activities, in more than 160 countries, and involving as many as 60,000 Soldiers and Army civilians as part of its "regionally aligned forces" concept.

  • Army promotes National Safety Month

    May 30, 2013

    June is National Safety Month, and senior Army leaders are asking Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and their family members to educate one another on risk and influence behaviors surrounding the leading causes of preventable injury and death.

  • Field feeding: food service Soldiers learn to prepare meals in less-than-ideal environments

    May 30, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 30, 2013) -- If you've attended the annual Military Culinary Arts Training Event here, you probably walked away with some understanding of what food service operations are like in a garrison.

  • CSA: Emerging global threats call for innovative approaches

    May 30, 2013

    "This is the most uncertain time in my 37 years of service," said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, referring to an increasingly complex global environment. He described that environment and what the Army needs to do to remain relevant and ready.

  • SMA joins veterans, families for Memorial Day ceremony in Texas

    May 29, 2013

    The sergeant major of the Army joined veterans of every conflict since World War II for a solemn Memorial Day ceremony at the Georgetown-Williamson County, Texas, Veterans Memorial Plaza, May 27, 2013.

  • Army recognizes recipients of 2012 environmental awards

    May 29, 2013

    Recipients of the Army's 2012 environmental awards were selected for their positive impact on the Army mission, saving resources, restoring the environment, and protecting Soldiers and civilians.

  • Army renews Project Warrior program

    May 29, 2013

    The Army is restarting a program to pass on insights and knowledge from the Combat Training Centers to benefit the U.S. Training and Doctrine Command Centers of Excellence and the force.

  • Commissaries plan for Monday furloughs

    May 28, 2013

    When furloughs are implemented, most military commissaries will close one day a week on Mondays, said the director and chief executive officer of the Defense Commissary Agency. Between July 8 and Sept. 30, 2013, there will be eleven additional days commissaries are closed, days they are not normally closed.

  • USMA Class of 2013 enters profession of arms

    May 25, 2013

    More than one thousand hats flew into the air at Michie Stadium at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., May 25, 2013, and jubilation followed for the Class of 2013.

  • Army's 2014 modernization plan prioritizes Soldiers in fight

    May 24, 2013

    The Army's fiscal year 2014 Equipment Modernization Plan, now working its way through Congress, prioritizes equipping warfighters in Afghanistan while simultaneously preparing for an uncertain future.

  • 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.

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