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  • Army works toward common fire control across weapons platforms

    Apr 23, 2015

    Nothing is more basic to a warfighter than aiming and firing a weapon and coordinating that task with others - a process known as fire control. But ever since weapons systems became computerized, there is not been a common fire control system across the various Army weapons platforms.

  • Troops remain vigilant on solemn 100th anniversary

    Apr 22, 2015

    On Flanders Fields, 100 years ago today, chemical warfare became a battlefield reality that Soldiers have had to prepare for ever since.

  • Army leaders stress industry partnership on network, cyber needs

    Apr 22, 2015

    Urging industry partners to look beyond current budget constraints and plan to deliver technologies Soldiers will need in the future, Army senior leaders hosted an industry feedback forum focused on modernizing tactical network and mission command capabilities for Force 2025 and Beyond.

  • 20 female Soldiers complete gender-integrated RTACs

    Apr 21, 2015

    Nineteen female Soldiers made history April 20 when they began the first gender-integrated Ranger Course assessment on Fort Benning.

  • Ranger instructor to PCS to Italy for pilot program

    Apr 21, 2015

    A Ranger instructor from 5th Ranger Training Battalion, Dahlonega, Georgia, will be the first of his unit to travel to Italy in May to train with the Italian army's 4th Alpine Regiment as part a new Italian Ranger Reciprocal Exchange Position program.

  • The academic side of war fighting: How the Army resolves differences among multinational partners

    Apr 18, 2015

    The Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) has many unique challenges to face for units coming to train here. The Joint Combined Academic Program (JCAP) is meant to help incoming training come up with solutions for these challenges earlier, so their training runs smoother.

  • Sill Soldiers exercise with 1st Armored Division

    Apr 17, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Second Battalion, 18th Field Artillery recently participated in a large-scale exercise with more than 6,000 Soldiers from the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • 3-D shape database improves fit of clothing, equipment

    Apr 17, 2015

    A new database at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center is a perfect fit for America's Soldiers. The ANSUR II 3-D Shape Database uses three-dimensional shapes and contour data to improve the fit of clothing and equipment for warfighters.

  • From combat to connoisseur--one vets journey

    Apr 17, 2015

    When Fred Minnick joined the Oklahoma National Guard, becoming the bourbon industry's foremost spirits tasting expert was not on his mind. In fact, "bourbon" wasn't really part of his vocabulary. But a 2003-2004 deployment to Mosul, Iraq and therapy for PTSD changed all that.

  • Command trains for Global Response Force mission

    Apr 17, 2015

    Soldiers, from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command are training for the Global Response Force mission on Fort Polk, La., this month.

  • Phoenix forges its leaders

    Apr 17, 2015

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Missouri -- Some leaders with the 92nd Military Police "Phoenix" Battalion, part of the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, conducted a unit leader development program, April 9, at Fort Leonard Wood.

  • CAC Hosts Global HD Conference

    Apr 17, 2015

    Coalition partners representing 23 countries met at a forum on 15-16 April to share ideas and best practices on how they are developing leaders in the face of emerging strategic challenges during first Global Human Dimension Conference at the Frontier Conference Center on Fort Leavenworth.

  • 240th Army Birthday

    Apr 17, 2015

    Save the Date for 2015 Army Birthday Ball at Washington Hilton Registration for the event will open May 4th

  • Fort Leonard Wood's 1st Engr. Bde. has new top NCO

    Apr 16, 2015

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- The 1st Engineer Brigade at Fort Leonard Wood welcomed its newest senior noncommissioned officer Monday.

  • Doctor takes dose of BCT at Fort Leonard Wood as prescription for self-improvement

    Apr 16, 2015

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 16, 2015) -- As if completing seven years of schooling to obtain a medical degree isn't hard enough, a physician is trying to add Soldier to his list of accomplishments.

  • Heroic action earns Soldier's Medal

    Apr 16, 2015

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- When a Fort Leonard Wood Soldier saw a private struggle to get a live grenade over the wall, he grabbed the Soldier and used his body to shield the Soldier from the ensuing blast.

  • PAO journalist at Fort Leonard Wood is Army's top civilian journalist for 2014

    Apr 16, 2015

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office's photojournalist Melissa Buckley is the U.S. Army's top civilian journalist for 2014.

  • BAE Systems delivers first upgraded Paladin

    Apr 16, 2015

    ELGIN, Okla. -- BAE Systems of Elgin, Okla., delivered the first low-rate initial production (LRIP) M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer April 9 bringing the Army one step closer to gaining a more lethal and responsive howitzer in its arsenal.

  • Operation Overblast makes impact in Utah

    Apr 16, 2015

    After traveling more than 900 miles in three days, a convoy carrying approximately 80 Soldiers arrived at Tooele Army Depot (TEAD), Utah, to conduct ammunition logistical training April 6-10. Ammunition specialists from the 13th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade augmented the civilian workforce in conducting munitions operations at a strategic level while providing training on other military specialties.

  • Game of Drones: Sill Soldiers awarded at NTC

    Apr 16, 2015

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-- A noncommissioned officer from 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery (Red Dragons) was recently recognized by the National Training Center (NTC) at Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • Soldiers, family brought together by training

    Apr 16, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Typically Army training takes a Soldier away from family, but that's not the case for the Moriartys.

  • U.S. Army hosts Manpack Radio pre-solicitation day, following release of draft RFP

    Apr 16, 2015

    The U.S. Army hosted a pre-solicitation day on April 16 to discuss its plans to procure next-generation Manpack Radios through full and open competition. The event was attended by 69 people, representing 10 companies.

  • 688th RPOE Soldier honored for volunteer service

    Apr 16, 2015

    Joint Base Langley-Eustis (April 15, 2015) -- Army Sgt. Anthony C. Robles, Motor Transport Operator for the 688th Rapid Port Opening Element, 833rd Transportation Battalion, 597th Transportation Brigade, was recognized April 15 in a ceremony at the Fort Eustis Club, by U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Ross E. Ridge, Initial Military Training Center, Training and Doctrine Command deputy commanding general and 733rd Mission Support Group commander, Army Col. William S. Galbraith. Robles received a Volunteer Certificate of Appreciation for his involvement in coaching and mentoring military youth over the past year at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

  • Hiring fair at Fort Leonard Wood part of Soldier For Life Transition Summit

    Apr 16, 2015

    A hiring fair, employment workshops and networking events are part of the Fort Leonard Wood Missouri Soldier for Life Transition Summit scheduled May 5 to 6. The summit is open to all service members.

  • Outlaws, desert, train

    Apr 16, 2015

    The 515th Engineer Company recently completed a training stint at the National Training Center, located in Fort Irwin, California, supporting the Fort Riley-based 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, March 14 -- April 10.

  • Four things 'Strong Europe' provides for the Army

    Apr 15, 2015

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Europe provided a unique opportunity for professional development when he spoke to Soldiers and civilians at U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's headquarters here April 13.

  • Training ramps readiness for Reservists at Tobyhanna Army Depot

    Apr 14, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. --Reservists from every military branch can learn communications-electronics systems troubleshooting and repair techniques here to improve their maintenance and repair readiness. The depot, which enhanced Army and Marine reservist electronic capabilities for years, is now expanding the joint training program to include Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard Military Occupational Specialties (MOS).

  • Ranger training events draw top Army leaders

    Apr 14, 2015

    The annual Best Ranger Competition brought thousands of people to Fort Benning, April 10-13, to witness the Army's best of the best compete.

  • ARTB team takes home top honors at 2015 BRC

    Apr 14, 2015

    For an Army-leading 13th time, a team from the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade earned top honors at the 2015 David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition.

  • Best Ranger calls for pace, toughness

    Apr 14, 2015

    The 32nd annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition held here April 10-12 challenged 102 Soldiers both physically and mentally and recognized the team who could move furthest, fastest and fight hardest in a matter of 60 hours of strenuous activity.

  • Army continues to provide rapid engineering, prototyping in Afghanistan

    Apr 13, 2015

    Despite the drawdown of American Soldiers in Afghanistan, the U.S. Army engineering community is continuing to develop rapid technological solutions.

  • Army aviation continues efforts for technology development

    Apr 13, 2015

    The Army recently extended technology investment agreements with two commercial companies to continue concept refinement and technology maturation for future vertical lift research.

  • Sheryl Sandberg: Women, diversity are 'mission critical' in military, workplace

    Apr 10, 2015

    The military can take the lead in breaking down the biases against women and people of diverse backgrounds, to create a stronger force and set the path for the nation.

  • Brothers attend BCT together at Fort Leonard Wood

    Apr 10, 2015

    The bond between siblings is extra-special, even more so when they are going through Basic Combat Training at the same time. In honor of National Siblings Day, we are highlighting the Boozer brothers of 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Chemical Brigade.

  • Clothing repair taught for final time at Quartermaster School

    Apr 9, 2015

    The Quartermaster School's shower, laundry, and clothing repair course recently taught the last lessons of a craft that has been around for thousands of years.

  • Infantrymen display skills during EIB test

    Apr 9, 2015

    At the beginning of Expert Infantryman Badge qualifications last week, 79 Soldiers had qualified to put their skills to the test. Of those, just seven Soldiers were left standing when the event came to an end five days later.

  • Fort Lee quartermaster brigade honors its newest citizens

    Apr 9, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 9, 2015) -- A dozen Soldiers received their U.S. citizenship during a naturalization ceremony March 31 at the Soldier Support Center.

  • Fort Leonard Wood welcomes new command

    Apr 9, 2015

    Under the attentive eye of hundreds of service members in formation on Gammon Field and guests, Brig. Gen. Kent Savre took command of the U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood from Maj. Gen. Leslie Smith Tuesday.

  • Ward takes responsibility as Fort Leonard Wood CSM

    Apr 9, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Ward took possession of the noncommissioned officer's sword from Command Sgt. Maj. Terrence Murphy Tuesday on Gammon Field -- signifying Ward as the new U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood command sergeant major.

  • Fort Leonard Wood SAAPM activities to raise awareness

    Apr 9, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood is hosting a slate of activities to raise awareness and educate on the prevention of sexual violence in observance of April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

  • McMaster outlines innovation, potential risks

    Apr 9, 2015

    When it comes to the challenge of finding ways to innovate the Army to win in a complex world, Army leaders must be in tune with the risks and fallacies that could lead to undermining their own efforts. Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, deputy commander, futures/director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, Training and Doctrine Command, addressed attendees of the 2015 AUSA Global Force Symposium on "Army Innovation Under Force 2025 and Beyond" March 31.

  • Honoring innovation: AAAA recognizes USAACE contributions, units, people

    Apr 9, 2015

    Members of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence were recognized for their innovation in Army Aviation over the past year at the Army Aviation Association of America's annual forum in Nashville, Tennessee, March 30.

  • Soldiers benefit from new CROWS maintenance training program

    Apr 9, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Tobyhanna Army Depot employees were recognized for boosting educational opportunities for Soldiers and civilians who maintain Army vehicle-mounted weapon systems.

  • Fort Sill Marine earns rare meritorious promotion

    Apr 9, 2015

    A Fort Sill Marine Corps Artillery Detachment instructor was one of two Marines out of 180,000 selected for a special promotion.

  • Fort Sill Garrison welcomes new CSM

    Apr 9, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Walter Puckett Jr. became the new Fort Sill Garrison CSM during a change of responsibility ceremony March 30.

  • Joint-kill exercise covers air space battle

    Apr 9, 2015

    Fort Sill's 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade sent one of its three ADA Fire Control Officer teams to the Joint Kill-Chain Exercises at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.

  • Field artillery leaders certify on howitzers

    Apr 9, 2015

    Senior leaders in C Battery, 1st Battalion, 78th Field Artillery took to the field March 31 through April 1 for their annual big three certification.

  • Allyn: Leader development is key to 'win in complex world'

    Apr 8, 2015

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn addressed the senior U.S. and international military officers and civilian leaders during the Army War College, or USAWC's, Army Leader Day, April 7.

  • Army combat veterans mold future CBRNE leaders

    Apr 8, 2015

    GUNPOWDER RANGE, Maryland -- Soldiers patrol the foggy tree line, paying attention to every detail, every movement and every sound.

  • Odierno stresses modernization during Aberdeen Proving Ground visit

    Apr 8, 2015

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visited Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., April 7, to observe several of the Army's signature modernization efforts and encourage Soldiers and civilians to "keep driving forward."

  • Fort Leonard Wood to assess new field kitchen

    Apr 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army's mobile kitchen will be put to the test on Fort Leonard Wood during a demonstration that will assess new energy-efficient appliances used to feed about 1,000 Soldiers, April 21.

  • Aviation executive gives update on fleet portfolio

    Apr 7, 2015

    Set priorities, make prudent choices and continue to modernize Army aviation systems in ways that provide the best aviation force for the nation within the resources available. That was a key message that the Army's top aviation executive relayed to attendees at the annual Army Aviation Association of America Summit March 31 in Nashville.

  • Aviation branch chief sets priorities for future

    Apr 7, 2015

    The Army's aviation branch chief relayed his priorities to industry members and the Army aviation acquisition community during his presentation at the Army Aviation Association of America Summit March 30-31 in Nashville.

  • Army receives 100th E model Apache

    Apr 7, 2015

    The Army marked another milestone and accepted delivery of the 100th AH-64E Apache attack helicopter from Boeing on March 20.

  • SHARP workshop invites military, academia to share best practices

    Apr 6, 2015

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center leaders welcomed local military and academia representatives to the Presidio of Monterey for a two-day Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention workshop recently.

  • Army releases Manpack Radio draft RFP for competitive radio marketplace

    Apr 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army has released a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for full and open competition to procure additional Manpack Radios.

  • Army Strategy Conference to define First Principles for 21st Century Defense

    Apr 6, 2015

    A new kind of conference this week will give a fresh look at the fundamentals of defense in the 21st Century. The Army Strategy Conference is a two-and-half day virtual conference for worldwide participation, 7-9 April. Listen/watch at your desktop -- www.carlisle.army.mil. Participate by Twitter #StratConf.

  • Avoid common mistakes, boost cyber security

    Apr 3, 2015

    Regional Network Enterprise Center -- Bluegrass Region officials at Fort Campbell are emphasizing the need for year round cyber security as the installation prepares for the upcoming Cyber Command Readiness Inspection.

  • Army defines identity of professionalism

    Apr 3, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Army has been preaching professionalism for years now, but like any other word in the English language, it is meaningless unless the definition is understood.

  • ADA Soldiers vie for cooking award

    Apr 3, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. -- Food service specialists from Fort Sill cooked and served their best creations in the annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event March 7 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Sill officer Army coach of year

    Apr 3, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond O'dierno named Lt. Col. Nate Johnson of Fort Sill as the Army Coach of the Year during the Association of the U.S. Army Global Force Symposium April 1 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • CASCOM continues its commitment to SHARP

    Apr 3, 2015

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month and today Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, along with Command Sgt. Maj. Terry E. Parham Sr., Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee command sergeant major, signed a proclamation renewing the command's commitment to ending sexual harassment and assault.

  • Zeladaparedes is new Maneuver Support Center of Excellence NCOA commandant

    Apr 2, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Alma Zeladaparedes took command of the U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officers Academy during an assumption-of-commandancy ceremony Tuesday in Lincoln Hall Auditorium.

  • Fort Leonard Wood announces best warrior winners

    Apr 2, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood's Best Warriors of 2015 come from different brigades and detachments across the installation.

  • Reality star visits Fort Leonard Wood to attend girlfriend's graduation

    Apr 2, 2015

    He has been known as the 2014 Ultimate "Men's Health" Guy, a current "Dancing with the Stars" contestant and an Army veteran, but now Noah Galloway can add "proud Army boyfriend" to the list.

  • Cyber challenges addressed at AUSA

    Apr 2, 2015

    The enemy is no longer simply holding a gun or standing on a battlefield. "The capabilities to prevent cyber attacks, to mitigate cyber attacks, and to make sure that the information we that have in our networks and across our processes (are protected) -- it's critical for us at this time," said Maj. Gen. Daniel Hughes, program executive officer, Command, Control and Communications.

  • Leaders course marks milestone for Army

    Apr 2, 2015

    The general, who commands the nation's only military formation that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive, or CBRNE, threats, said the first CBRNE Leaders Course marked a milestone for the Army.

  • Fort Sill Industrial Training Complex boon to transitioning Soldiers

    Apr 2, 2015

    The Fort Sill Industrial Training Complex held a grand opening as it graduated its second class, and welcomed potential industry partners during an open house.

  • 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade sweeps quarterly awards

    Apr 2, 2015

    Two Soldiers from the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade were recognized as the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill NCO, and Soldier of the Quarter.

  • US Army Cyber Center of Excellence commander talks cyber with German signal Soldiers

    Apr 1, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commanding general of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, spoke to about 100 Soldiers of the Bundeswehr Communication and Information Systems Command on the evolving role of cyber in U.S. Army operations at BwCISCOM's headquarters in Bonn, Germany.

  • McMaster outlines innovation, potential risks for Force 2025, beyond

    Apr 1, 2015

    When it comes to the challenge of finding ways to innovate the Army to win in a complex world, Army leaders must be in tune with the risks and fallacies that could lead to undermining their own efforts.

  • Perkins outlines how and why to 'Win in a Complex World'

    Apr 1, 2015

    Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, discussed the Army's way ahead during the opening day of the 2015 Global Force Symposium at the Van Braun Center here, March 31.

  • AMC enables, sustains readiness in increasingly complex world

    Apr 1, 2015

    The Army Materiel Command's top leader said today's Army is consuming readiness as fast as it can be generated.

  • Innovation and collaboration key for equipping the future force

    Apr 1, 2015

    "Innovation, innovation, innovation" is the key for science and technology in order to win in a complex world, said the Army Materiel Command's Chief Technology Officer Patrick O'Neill at the AUSA Global Force Symposium here, Wednesday, Apr. 1.

  • Colloquium 2015: Majors offer thoughts on Army Operating Concept

    Mar 31, 2015

    The Army Operating Concept assumes a relatively small all-volunteer force will be up to the task of facing a large, well-equipped foe, said Maj. Thomas Root during Colloquium 2015 on Fort Leavenworth, Kan., March 31.

  • Commander: Outfoxing wily, evil foe tall order

    Mar 31, 2015

    The enemy can adapt more readily than we can," and a reason they can do so is "they're native to ambiguous environments," said Lt. Gen. Bob Brown, commander of the Combined Arms Center, as he addressed 300 ROTC and U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., cadets on Fort Leavenworth, Kan., March 31.

  • CASCOM honors nation's 10th president

    Mar 29, 2015

    Combined Arms Support Command personnel paid tribute to President John Tyler, the nation's 10th president, in a traditional wreath-laying ceremony held at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Va., on March 29. Family members of President Tyler were in attendance and listened as Brig. Gen. John P. Sullivan, Chief of Transportation and Transportation School commandant, delivered remarks on behalf of President Barrack Obama.

  • UAS shifts focus to building capability

    Mar 27, 2015

    When Army Aviation first assumed proponency for the Army's Unmanned Aircraft Systems, the systems were viewed as a disposable materiel solution.

  • Israeli starts second military career in United States

    Mar 27, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- While the United States argues with Israel over the issue of a Palestinian state, Spc. Ana Kolodko is far removed and is only focused on passing Fort Sill's Basic Combat Training.

  • Battle begins for Best Warrior title

    Mar 26, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood's Soldiers, Seabees and Marines will put their top service members to the test during the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence 2015 Best Warrior Competition March 23 through March 27.

  • Fort Sill honors legacy of code talkers

    Mar 26, 2015

    Fort Sill payed tribute to the service of Native Americans to the military with the dedication of its new Central Issue Facility as Code Talker Hall.

  • Inaugural CBRNE Leaders Course held in Maryland

    Mar 26, 2015

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army's 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) are participating in the first CBRNE Leaders Course at Gunpowder Range, Maryland, March 24 - April 2.

  • UAE soldiers train at Fort Lee

    Mar 26, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 26, 2015) -- While foreign military students are a common sight at the various schools here, an entire class of soldiers from the same country at the same time is a bit out of the ordinary.

  • National Guard needs continued investment, generals tell Congress

    Mar 21, 2015

    Continuing to invest in the National Guard to ensure it remains accessible, responsive and capable will provide the nation a force that is proven on the battlefield and in the homeland.

  • Pershing Rifles meet in Richmond

    Mar 20, 2015

    More than 400 college ROTC and high school JROTC cadets from across the country gathered at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on March 14 for the 2015 John J. Pershing Memorial Drill Competition.

  • U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School designated an Army Center of Excellence (CoE)

    Mar 20, 2015

    On February 19, 2015, Headquarters, Department of the Army, designated the Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDDC&S) as the Army's Health Readiness Center of Excellence (COE).

  • Commentary: Army researchers seek future aviation gains

    Mar 19, 2015

    Aviation is a foundational capability the Army brings to the joint force to prevent conflict, shape security environments and dominate the battlefield.

  • Omaha updated to meet new standard

    Mar 19, 2015

    Post Command Sergeant Major William Hain conducted NCO professional development training March 11 at the recently renovated Omaha Beach Range. The new course design is focused on enhancing decision-making capabilities of Soldiers in Basic Combat Training.

  • Leaders emphasize teamwork during SHARP summit

    Mar 19, 2015

    Fort Jackson leaders held a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, summit Friday at the Officers' Club.

  • Army looks to 2040 fires mission

    Mar 19, 2015

    Army leaders and researchers met at Fort Sill to discuss the Soldier force and the technologies needed to fight in the fires battlefield in the year 2040 and beyond.

  • Game on for FLW Best Warrior hopefuls

    Mar 19, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood's Soldiers, Seabees and Marines will put their top service members to the test during the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence 2014 Best Warrior competition Monday through March 27.

  • Communication key to FLW joint-firepower training

    Mar 19, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood's Cannon Range is not usually a training area used by Basic Combat Training Soldiers, but one battalion is trying to change that.

  • Improving training, one visit at a time

    Mar 19, 2015

    Since the days of Baron von Steuben at Valley Forge, the U.S. Army has trained recruits, molding civilians into Soldiers to fight its nation's wars. And since 1975, the Fire Department of New York has taken recruits and made them into firefighters at its Probationary Firefighter's School on Randall's Island.

  • Masterful performances propel chefs to victory

    Mar 19, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. -- Chefs from the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade and Network Enterprise Technology Command competed during the 40th annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event March 7 -- 12 here.

  • Chemical Corps officer breaks barriers in military

    Mar 18, 2015

    A Chemical Corps officer assigned to the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) has played a pioneering role in gender integration in the U.S. military.

  • Platoon sergeants mentor future platoon leaders

    Mar 18, 2015

    Before the crack of dawn, a group of senior noncommissioned officers with the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Greywolf," 1st Cavalry Division, piled into a van to begin their road trip from Fort Hood to Austin, Texas.

  • U.S. Army Human Resources Command drills trainers to roll out new report

    Mar 17, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command will train a cadre of Soldiers and dispatch them across the Army to spearhead the implementation of a new Non-commissioned Officer Evaluation Report scheduled for roll-out this autumn.

  • Asymmetric Warfare Group receives top honor

    Mar 17, 2015

    The Asymmetric Warfare Group held a ceremony Thursday at its headquarters here in recognition of receiving the Army Superior Unit Award.

  • KATUSA Program Key to Enduring Partnership between U.S. and Republic of Korea

    Mar 17, 2015

    The U.S. and the Republic of Korea (ROK) will commemorate 65 years of partnership since both nations first amalgamated in June 1950 as the US-ROK Alliance (the Alliance) to repel the invasion by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

  • Future of Army Aviation Research: Q&A with lead researcher

    Mar 16, 2015

    Dr. Bill Lewis is the director of the Aviation Development Directorate for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research and Development Center at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.