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  • Golden Dragons honor their history at Battle of Mogadishu

    Oct 8, 2015

    When Detroit native Cory Smith joined the Army in the early 1990s, he knew his life would be different, but he could not have predicted the magnitude of how much it would change.

  • USA cyclists finish 131K race at CISM World Games

    Oct 8, 2015

    USA's hopes for a medal in men's team cycling were dashed on the last hill as a group of French bikers charged and cut off America's designated sprinter, U.S. Air Force Maj. Ian Holt.

  • USA takes gold in sailing at CISM World Games

    Oct 8, 2015

    Team USA beat out Russia for gold in women's two-person dinghy sailing during the Military World Games in South Korea, Oct. 7.

  • Army Ten-Miler participants encouraged to 'run to honor'

    Oct 8, 2015

    Participants in the 31st anniversary running of the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C, or on a run anywhere in the world during Columbus Day weekend, are encouraged to honor fallen service members and their Families through the U.S. Army Installation Management Command's social media campaign called "Run to Honor."

  • Ranger grad inspires future candidates

    Oct 7, 2015

    Speaking to a room full of infantry lieutenants at the 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment Headquarters, Oct. 2, 2nd Lt. Michael Janowski hoped to motivate the recent Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course graduates with his story of resiliency as they prepared to begin the Ranger course, Oct. 4.

  • Texas National Guard Soldiers receive state, federal Purple Hearts

    Oct 7, 2015

    Four Texas Army National Guard Soldiers, who are recovering at Brooke Army Medical Center here, received both state and federal Purple Heart medals during ceremonies at the Warrior and Family Support Center's Purple Heart Garden.

  • Dailey to Best Warrior Competitors: this is unlike anything you've done before

    Oct 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army's premier enlisted competition representing major commands from across the force wouldn't be complete without the presence of the Army's top enlisted Soldier.

  • Native-born Iraqis become U.S. Army cryptologic linguists

    Oct 6, 2015

    Gazing out a window at 35,000 feet flying over American airspace for the first time, Salam, a native-born Iraqi, was amazed at how much green was prevalent on the ground below.

  • McHugh signs directive regarding breastfeeding, lactation support

    Oct 6, 2015

    Army Secretary John M. McHugh has approved Army Directive 2015-37 (Breastfeeding and Lactation Support Policy).

  • USA wins first three para golds at world games

    Oct 6, 2015

    U.S. service members earned the first three gold medals presented for para-athletics at the Military World Games.

  • Cancer claims crusader against veteran suicides

    Oct 5, 2015

    A retired Army major, who had devoted the final months of his life to raise awareness of veteran suicides, died of colon cancer after a long, courageous fight.

  • USA wins first basketball games at Military World Games

    Oct 5, 2015

    The U.S. Armed Forces men's basketball team slam-dunked their way to huge wins in their first two events this weekend in the CISM World Games at Andong Indoor Gymnasium.

  • Opening ceremonies at Military World Games stress peace

    Oct 3, 2015

    The 7,000 service members from 103 nations, who marched into the stadium for opening ceremonies of the Military World Games here Friday, included some who have recently been near conflict with each other.

  • Natick cultivates its future workforce

    Oct 2, 2015

    After spending a busy summer working in the laboratories, test kitchens, parachute shops and shelter systems at the Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center, the nation's next generation of top scientists and engineers are ready to launch their careers.

  • Hispanic Army Family proud of heritage, American citizenship

    Oct 2, 2015

    The smell of patelitos wafts through the air as the Army logistician prepares his uniform for school. As they start their day, he, originally from Cuba, and his Honduran wife, reflect on the importance of their respective Hispanic cultures and on being U.S. citizens during National Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Watervliet Arsenal adds luster, durability to today's howitzers

    Sep 30, 2015

    Given the fact that the Army does not have any new major weapon program starts involving the production of howitzer and tank cannons planned for the next decade, the Watervliet Arsenal now finds itself looking more and more at how it can incrementally modify the current fielded systems to bring workload to the Army's manufacturing center.

  • Army's longest-serving medical officer retires

    Sep 28, 2015

    For decades Col. Arthur Wittich has cared for service members and their Families, delivering an estimated 10,000 babies and ushering in the next generation of military Families. On Sept. 25, the oldest Soldier in the Military District of Washington retired after 44 years of service.

  • World War II veterans commemorate 71st anniversary of campaign in France

    Sep 28, 2015

    Four 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers, who had fought their way through Europe during World War II, were welcomed at Arlington National Cemetery, Sept. 19, as part of a commemoration of the 71st anniversary of the 6th Army Group's Campaign in France, which took place Aug. 15, 1944 through Feb. 9, 1945.

  • USA vs. Korea soccer to kick off Military World Games

    Sep 25, 2015

    One of the most anticipated matchups of the Military World Games will take place even before the 7,000 athletes from more than 100 nations march into the opening ceremonies, Oct. 2 in Mungyeong, South Korea.

  • Two Army marksmen earn 2016 U.S. Olympic Team seats

    Sep 25, 2015

    Two Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) are headed to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after earning automatic berths on the Olympic Team this month.

  • WWII Army cook's artistic acumen captures everyday life of Soldiers at war

    Sep 23, 2015

    War is a miserable business; when a Soldier isn't engaged in active combat, he's often bored. During World War II, Soldiers endured harsh weather, uncomfortable quarters and unsatisfying combat rations, but nothing could cure their ills faster than hot chow and mail, said Dr. Michael Lynch, research historian with the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.

  • U.S. Soldier reconnects with her Indonesian roots during Gema Bhakti

    Sep 23, 2015

    Deploying to a country, where 237 million inhabitants from more than 300 distinct native ethnic groups speak more than 700 different languages throughout the 17,500 islands straddling the equator, sounds like a daunting mission. However, for one U.S. Soldier, navigating the Indonesian culture and understanding the local dialect is easier than it sounds.

  • Soldiers take Taekwondo home to South Korea for World Games

    Sep 23, 2015

    Soldiers on the U.S. Armed Forces Taekwondo team are preparing to compete in the ancestral home of their martial art as they train for the Military World Games in South Korea.

  • Soldiers hold desperate line in one of 'Forgotten War's' bloodiest battles

    Sep 22, 2015

    It happened in a matter of minutes. Taking advantage of the thick, impenetrable fog, "a strong raiding party" from the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division had been preparing to sneak across to the western bank of the Naktong River, Aug. 31, 1950, with orders to destroy a suspected North Korean command post in an operation called Manchu.

  • Carter honors 3 who stopped gunman on Paris-bound train

    Sep 17, 2015

    On Aug. 21, three childhood friends were on a train bound for Paris when they heard a gunshot. Amidst screams and commotion, they quickly focused on a man wielding an AK-47, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

  • Soldiers prepare for civilian life after Army

    Sep 15, 2015

    One of the top priorities of Fort Benning's leadership is providing Soldiers with opportunities to prepare for life after the military, said Kevin Aker, transition services specialist at Fort Benning's Soldier for Life Center.

  • Ten-Miler Shadow Run, D.C. race include husband, wife teams racing together

    Sep 14, 2015

    From the Boston Marathon to Alaska's Mount McKinley and Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro, this husband and wife team, in more ways than one, has never let distance stand in their way. And even though their next adventure separates them by thousands of miles, they said they're still in it together.

  • Youth wrestler inspires Soldier at World Championships

    Sep 14, 2015

    A letter in a locker and a pair of patriotic socks helped propel Sgt. Caylor Williams to his personal-best performance at the World Wrestling Championships. In only his fourth season of Greco-Roman wrestling, Williams was inspired by a fourth-grader who took time to express his admiration of the Soldier-wrestler in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program.

  • Capitol Hill workout commemorates 9/11

    Sep 11, 2015

    Some congressional staffers, and even some military officers serving in legislative liaison positions here, might have never worked so hard as they did during a 9/11-themed "workout of the day" in the Upper Senate Park on Capitol Hill.

  • National program provides employment for wounded warriors

    Sep 10, 2015

    From the war zone to the workplace, the nation's wounded warriors are ready to serve. They did so, first, on the battlefield, where they suffered the physical or mental damage caused by war. Now, they are looking for ways to serve their nation in the workforce.

  • West Point ranks as the No. 2 public college in the US

    Sep 10, 2015

    A report released by U.S. News & World Report's 2016 edition of Best Colleges, Wednesday, ranked the U.S. Military Academy at West Point the No. 2 Top Public College along with several top five rankings in undergraduate engineering programs and high school counselors top college picks.

  • Sleep issues bedeviling Soldiers' health

    Sep 10, 2015

    After 17 hours without sleep, response time has been shown to be equivalent to a person with a blood alcohol content of .05 percent and 24 hours awake translates to a blood alcohol concentration of .10 percent, which is more than legally drunk.

  • Homeless, abused, high school dropout shares her struggles, triumphs

    Sep 9, 2015

    Linda Singh, a then 16-year-old high school honor student living in Frederick, Maryland, had dreams of playing basketball at the University of Maryland and majoring in engineering.

  • Warrior Transition Unit Soldier recovers from life's curveballs

    Sep 9, 2015

    Typically, a story about Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers brings to mind images of servicemen and servicewomen recovering from trauma and events on distant battlefields. For Staff Sgt. Kimberly McLaughlin, her battles have been fought closer to home.

  • Army Emergency Relief gives junior Soldiers direct access

    Sep 8, 2015

    Army Emergency Relief has just made it easier for junior Soldiers to request interest-free loans and grants.

  • Mother, daughter serve together in Germany

    Sep 4, 2015

    It's not every day you find two young women in vastly different life situations embark on an adventure together in a predominantly male organization. Rarer still, is when a mother with a prolific professional background in international security and her daughter, a recent high school graduate, both decide to capitalize on major life changes and pursue careers in the U.S. Army.

  • Vietnam vets commemorate 50th anniversary of 'helicopter war'

    Sep 4, 2015

    Hundreds of Vietnam combat helicopter pilots, their guests and Gold Star families planted a tree in Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 28, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. combat troops entering the Vietnam War.

  • Musicians bring healing to wounded warriors

    Sep 4, 2015

    Volunteers from the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" are using their musical skills to help their fellow service members cope with mental and physical challenges.

  • Army works to prevent suicide through education, intervention

    Sep 3, 2015

    Every day, not just World Suicide Prevention Day, is the time to speak up and talk about suicide prevention safely to make a positive impact on our mental health and well-being.

  • Summit panelists encourage job-seekers to leverage military experience, skills

    Sep 3, 2015

    More than 1,500 Soldiers, Family members and veterans gathered to attend the Fort Drum Transition Summit and Hiring Our Heroes career fair, Aug. 26-27.

  • West Point's Class of 2016 receives class rings

    Sep 3, 2015

    In a ceremony that began with the Class of 1835 to honor the tradition of the Long Gray Line, the Class of 2016 received their class rings during a ring ceremony at Trophy Point here, Aug. 28.

  • Womack Army Medical Center babies save lives through cord blood donation

    Sep 1, 2015

    Superheroes are born at Womack Army Medical Center, or WAMC, every day. Within 30 seconds of taking their first breath, these babies have potentially saved someone else's life by donating cord blood.

  • Army offers deployment resilience training to spouses

    Sep 1, 2015

    The Army offers deployment resilience training to spouses that is tailored to address unique challenges they may face during pre- and post-deployment.

  • Brain trauma experts talk impact, emerging care options

    Aug 28, 2015

    The health and longevity of the human brain took center stage at the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium during a media roundtable event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Aug. 19, featuring several of the country's premier experts on traumatic brain injury.

  • Army hosts first Armed Forces women's rugby camp

    Aug 28, 2015

    Sixteen service members - half of whom were Soldiers - reported to the military's first training camp for women's rugby, Aug. 23.

  • National Guard medic awarded state's top military honor for heroism

    Aug 25, 2015

    Staff Sgt. Marlana Watson was spending a quiet night at her Syracuse home playing video games when the New York Army National Guard medic and Afghan War veteran, heard gunshots coming from the street outside.

  • Army War College adds Gulf War case study to curriculum

    Aug 24, 2015

    When classes began Aug. 17, the U.S. Army War College introduced a new seven-day Introduction to Strategic Studies course, which includes a four-day Gulf War case study.

  • Civil War ironclad CSS Georgia recovers from Savannah River

    Aug 21, 2015

    As cities along the East Coast scramble to bolster their infrastructure and employ massive dredges to deepen their harbors, Savannah began its harbor expansion with a team of 10 people, who used wire baskets to raise a handful of objects at a time.

  • OPM allows Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance open season

    Aug 20, 2015

    For the first time in 11 years, the Office of Personnel Management is allowing open season and announced new 2016 premiums rates for the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance, or FEGLI, Program.

  • Antiterrorism Awareness Month message: Plan for worst

    Aug 20, 2015

    Terrorists have struck military targets in the United States, as well as overseas, and it is likely such attacks will continue. Terrorism experts caution to plan for the worst.

  • Small-town Army NCO shaped by family, war, football

    Aug 17, 2015

    Russ Currie had not yet been born when his uncle, Jerry Lee Patrick, was killed in Vietnam.

  • Army Reserve paratrooper helps raise awareness of PTSD, suicide

    Aug 13, 2015

    For one Army Reserve paratrooper, raising awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder and suicides took to new heights recently at the Saint Mere Eglise drop zone.

  • Make-A-Wish recipient reunites with Army general years later

    Aug 13, 2015

    It was more than 10 years ago when nine-year-old Evan Schneider was granted his wish as part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation to become an Army Ranger. Schneider was diagnosed with a heart defect before birth and had a heart transplant when he was just four weeks old.

  • Army railroaders undergoing dramatic change

    Aug 12, 2015

    A transporter in the rather obscure corner of logistics called rail operations, Sgt. 1st Class Elrick Richburg literally has a boot on each side of progress. He has logged 17 years as a rail Soldier in the traditional sense but has spent the past two years helping to shape a future marked by dramatic change.

  • Georgia conflict case of 'strategic surprise,' says expert

    Aug 10, 2015

    Russian intervention in Georgia in 2008 took the West by surprise in its rapidity and intensity, said Col. Bob Hamilton, who was there as chief of the Office of Defense Cooperation from 2006 to 2008.

  • Eisenhower surgeons add sophisticated new tool to toolbox

    Aug 10, 2015

    A long-standing technique preferred in most cases over open surgeries, laparoscopic surgery is minimally invasive surgery, sometimes called bandaid surgery or keyhole surgery. It is a surgical technique in which operations are performed through small incisions. The system went into regular use at Eisenhower Army Medical Center late last month.

  • Celebrating National Purple Heart Appreciation Day, a day to remember

    Aug 7, 2015

    On May 9, 2015, during a combat patrol around Bagram Airfield, Pfc. Matthew Aiken's vehicle was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device. As the vehicle's gunner, Aiken's upper torso and head were directly exposed to the detonation. At BAF's Craig Hospital, it was determined that he received a concussion because of his proximity to the detonation of the IED.

  • Hobby sustains, bolsters paratrooper's infantryman skills

    Aug 7, 2015

    Many paratroopers pursue hobbies that enrich their life when they're off duty. For some, it may be as simple as dropping a fishing line in the water and waiting for a bite; for others, it may be working with wood or spending quality family time at home. In Spc. Zachary P. Stafford's case, a hobby he has pursued since he was 5 or 6 years old not only enriches his life, it sustains and bolsters the skills he's required to perform in the Army. Stafford, an airborne infantryman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, is a competitive marksman.

  • Milley confirmed as CSA, Murphy nominated for under secretary

    Aug 6, 2015

    The Senate confirmed Gen. Mark A. Milley, Aug. 5, to become the 39th chief of staff of the Army.

  • 50 years ago: Army executes rapid buildup in Vietnam

    Aug 4, 2015

    In early 1965, about 50,000 U.S. troops, mostly advisors, were in South Vietnam. By the end of 1966, that number had grown to 385,000 with the majority being Army and by that time, they were on the offensive, said Frank L. Jones.

  • Soldiers pass Mountain Phase, inch closer to earning Ranger Tab

    Aug 4, 2015

    The U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence announced, July 31, that 125 men and two women met the standards to complete the Mountain Phase of the Ranger Course.

  • Health and nutrition program enhancing ARSOF Soldiers from the inside

    Aug 3, 2015

    U.S. Army Special Operations Forces are regarded as the Army's elite fighting force, armed with some of the best warriors this nation has to offer. The Army invests time, money and resources into training these select individuals to become masters of their craft. However, given the potential hazards of the daily lives of Special Operations Forces, the Army decided to test a new fitness, health and nutrition program tailored to their fitness and nutritional needs.

  • Protection against infectious diseases

    Aug 3, 2015

    Vaccines against disease are said to be one of the greatest public health interventions of the 20th century. Although these are seen as major achievements in health and wellness around the world, the discussion about vaccines continues.

  • 150 years ago: Army takes on peacekeeping duties in post-Civil War South

    Aug 3, 2015

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Army's first, large-scale occupation duty, following the end of the Confederacy. To commemorate the 1865 to 1877 occupation period, the Army's Center of Military History published a new pamphlet: "The Army and Reconstruction."

  • Mental skills training improving Soldier performance

    Aug 3, 2015

    Army researchers have found effective techniques to dramatically improve Soldiers' cognitive and physical abilities through a regimen of mental skills training.

  • Reserve Soldiers provide medical support during Walking Shield '15

    Aug 3, 2015

    U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers recently gave back to an American community in need, while gaining perspective on a culture that precedes the U.S. military.

  • Army vice, military kids race cars for science

    Jul 31, 2015

    Military kids got some face time with the Army's vice chief of staff last week during a science experiment using toy cars that was meant to broaden their understanding of collisions, speed, angles, slopes, kinetic energy and potential energy.

  • New York National Guard married couple headed to South Africa

    Jul 29, 2015

    A New York Army National Guard couple is off to the other side of the world for two years of duty and adventure.

  • Army leaders: Trust, ethic are foundation of force

    Jul 29, 2015

    The Army profession is built on trust that starts with every member of the total force, said the Army's most senior civilian and military leaders, who met for two days at West Point.

  • Army defends Best in Nation title at National Trophy Pistol Matches

    Jul 28, 2015

    The Army's Service Pistol Team won the National Trophy Pistol Team Match during the 2015 Civilian Marksmanship Program National Trophy Pistol Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio, July 12.

  • Army athletes, coaches bolster Team USA performance at Pan Am Games

    Jul 28, 2015

    Soldier-athletes from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, or WCAP, won two gold, one silver and five bronze medals as members of Team USA at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.

  • Fort Belvoir scuba shop dives in to serve patriot patrons

    Jul 27, 2015

    For Wounded Warrior Matthew Staton, the Patriot Scuba shop at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's Town Center on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, has helped give him a renewed sense of adventure.

  • VFW recognizes Army medics at 116th convention

    Jul 27, 2015

    In front of nearly 10,000 veterans from World War II through Afghanistan attending the 2015 Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention in Pittsburgh, July 18-22, the VFW honored all Army combat medics with one of its most prestigious annual awards.

  • Father, daughter Army National Guard pilots fly together

    Jul 27, 2015

    Warrant Officer Meghan Polis, a UH-60 pilot in the New York Army National Guard, doesn't remember it, but she logged her first three hours of helicopter flight time when she was only 3 months old.

  • Army hospital's surgical care ranks among best in nation

    Jul 24, 2015

    San Antonio Military Medical Center ranks among the top hospitals in the nation for surgical care, according to a recent report from the American College of Surgeons.

  • Army celebrates 50th anniversary of Army Community Service

    Jul 24, 2015

    "Soldiers will do anything if they know their Families are being cared for," said Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson, referring to Army Community Service, which is committed to caring for them.

  • Ranger saves life of drowning child

    Jul 21, 2015

    On the afternoon of July 11 at a local resident community pool area, Spc. Luke Smith and some friends were cleaning up after hosting a barbecue with fellow Rangers and their Families. Soon later, he realized a six-year-old child had fallen into a pool and drowned.

  • Soldier determined to never quit; living the creed

    Jul 21, 2015

    Shortly after completing basic combat training late in 2013, Pfc. Gustavo Moreno began defending his country, and literally fighting for his life. Moreno was diagnosed with T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, a rare subtype of adult non-Hodgkin cancer, commonly treated with intensive chemotherapy.

  • Soldier, combat dog share PTSD diagnosis, road to recovery

    Jul 20, 2015

    Up at 5 a.m., retired Staff Sgt. Matthew Bessler often speaks his first words of the day to his dog, Mike, who lives with him now in Powell, Wyoming, and who has deployed with him twice to Iraq.

  • Soldier earns Olympic berth in Modern Pentathlon at Pan American Games

    Jul 20, 2015

    Spc. Nathan Schrimsher earned an automatic berth into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a third-place finish in men's Modern Pentathlon at the 2015 Pan American Games, July 19.

  • Army civilian recognized by NAACP for workforce transformation

    Jul 17, 2015

    Stephanie C. Rainey, human resources program director, Civilian Human Resources Policy and Programs, U.S. Forces Korea, was named recipient of the 2015 Department of the Army's NAACP Roy Wilkins Renowned Service Award.

  • Soldier-athletes help Team USA win team title at PanAm Games

    Jul 17, 2015

    Capt. Jon Anderson and Sgt. Whitney Conder struck gold and Sgt. Spenser Mango won bronze helping Team USA win the Pan American Games Greco-Roman team title for the first time in 40 years.

  • Veteran looks back on life of military, civilian service as 80 nears

    Jul 16, 2015

    Dr. Robert Schloesser, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's former director of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, who will celebrate his 80th birthday in August, wrapped up a highly-lauded career in April after having served as an Army officer for 27 years including two tours to Vietnam and as an Army civilian for many more.

  • Drill sergeant does double duty as Taekwondo coach

    Jul 16, 2015

    Watching a group of Navy personnel train for deployment overseas wouldn't seem the ideal place to witness the head coach of the All-Military Taekwondo team in action, but it is. For the coach, Staff Sgt. Jonathan Fennell - also a drill sergeant with Task Force Marshall - preparing others to fight is an everyday occurrence.

  • Army hospital earns fourth 'Most Wired' honor for technology innovation

    Jul 16, 2015

    For the fourth consecutive year, San Antonio Military Medical Center has been named one of the nation's "Most Wired" medical facilities for its innovative use of health information technology.

  • All-Army triathlete rides road to pro

    Jul 15, 2015

    Underneath his quiet and cool demeanor, 1st Lt. Marcus Farris is ready to be unleashed on race days. A disciplined athlete, he has trained for many hours to represent and compete as a member of the All-Army Triathlon team.

  • US Soldiers pay-it-forward, help renovate Latvian orphanage

    Jul 14, 2015

    More than 40 kilometers outside of Latvia's capital city, Riga, there is a small orphanage, which is home to approximately 35 children.

  • Brooke Army Medical Center performs first robot-aided pediatric surgery

    Jul 14, 2015

    A 2-year-old boy has a shot at a better quality of life, thanks to a robot and a few skilled surgeons at Brooke Army Medical Center.

  • Rangers inducted into Ranger Hall of Fame

    Jul 14, 2015

    Sixteen Rangers were inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame during a ceremony at Marshall Auditorium in McGinnis-Wickam Hall, June 24.

  • Natick honors former Natick Soldier Systems Center commander killed in Afghanistan

    Jul 10, 2015

    To honor a former Natick Soldier Systems Center commander, who was killed in Afghanistan, the Town of Natick, Massachusetts, renamed the street that leads to the installation's gates, July 10.

  • Career Intermission Pilot Program offers Soldiers a break

    Jul 10, 2015

    Staff Sgt. Jessica Cotton had a tough choice to make. Should she reenlist in the Army or hang up her uniform and go be a lawyer?

  • WWII vets talk tenacity, even in the darkest times

    Jul 9, 2015

    U.S. Army Air Corps veterans talk about their World War II experiences, good and bad, and how staying positive helped keep them alive.

  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction finds a place in the military

    Jul 7, 2015

    Mindfulness-based meditation and the military are generally two things that one would not associate with one another.

  • Map expert seeks to help engineer command reach its destination

    Jul 6, 2015

    He's a self-proclaimed "map geek," and he's the first Soldier to join the newest geospatial cell at an engineer command in Illinois. And right now, he wants to find more Soldiers like him to join the team.

  • Soldiers finish strong in grueling Expedition Alaska Adventure Race

    Jul 6, 2015

    The Army Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Team finished strong in the 378-mile Expedition Alaska Adventure Race, July 5.

  • Alaskan military resort booms on Independence Day

    Jul 6, 2015

    The 3,500 population of the Alaskan town of Seward exploded to more than 40,000 with visitor influx over Independence Day weekend.

  • Leaders go 'Suits to Scrubs' to improve patient care

    Jul 6, 2015

    Brooke Army Medical Center's nurse leaders are trading their uniforms for scrubs each month to join their staff on the hospital frontlines.

  • Army team takes Interservice Rifle Championship

    Jul 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit took first place at the 54th annual Interservice Rifle Team Championship on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

  • Pentagon celebrates Iftar, honors service of Muslims

    Jul 2, 2015

    The Pentagon Chaplain's Office hosted an Iftar observance, July 1, to celebrate diversity and strength while honoring the service of Muslims to the nation.

  • Army researcher invents new ways for intelligence analysts to visualize, interact with information

    Jun 30, 2015

    Army researchers are improving how computers manage a myriad of images, which will help analysts across the DOD intelligence community.