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  • FLW Soldiers learn to master fitness

    Nov 20, 2014

    The difference between a pushup and an eight-count pushup is a higher Army Physical Fitness Test score. That knowledge and other secrets were unveiled as the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School conducted a four-week class on Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Construction begins on Fort Leonard Wood's new weapons simulator

    Nov 20, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood, broke ground signaling the start of construction on a $3.5-million simulator building, Nov. 13.

  • Lieutenants pilot new course load in Field Artillery BOLC-B

    Nov 20, 2014

    Students in Field Artillery Basic Officer Leader Course-B Class Nos. 6-14 and 7-14 learned not only how to fire on a gun line and operate a fire direction center, but also the complexities of serving as joint fires observers.

  • Army researchers develop pocket-sized aerial surveillance device

    Nov 19, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are developing technologies for a pocket-sized aerial surveillance device for Soldiers and small units operating in challenging ground environments.

  • The Leaders Guide to the ITE helps when you can't train live all of the time

    Nov 18, 2014

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- The Army recently issued a new guide to help brigade and battalion commanders create tough, realistic training by using the Integrated Training Environment.

  • Hon. Shyu's reaction as NIE 15.1 comes to a conclusion: 'more efficient and systems are doing well'

    Nov 18, 2014

    Prior to the conclusion of Network Integration Evaluation 15.1, the Hon. Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)), visited Fort Bliss, Texas and the surrounding areas to observe the Soldier evaluation process in action.

  • Women to serve as observers, advisers for potential Ranger Course Assessment

    Nov 18, 2014

    Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade selected 31 female Soldiers to serve as observers and advisers for a potential Ranger Course Assessment that would begin this spring.

  • AWG course brings Army Learning Model to life

    Nov 18, 2014

    The Army Learning Model is fast becoming the way ahead for Soldier education throughout the Army, and as U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command develops Soldiers, it must also develop the instructors who teach the future force.

  • Soldiers of the future will generate their own power

    Nov 17, 2014

    Wearable technologies may provide U.S. Soldiers with on-the-move, portable energy and reduce the weight of gear they carry into combat.

  • Seven Army generals talk leadership with ROTC cadets

    Nov 14, 2014

    Howard University recently hosted eight senior Army leaders and more than 300 Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets, as part of cadet mentoring and professional development.

  • Several challenging leadership development opportunities now open to Army civilians

    Nov 14, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Nov. 14, 2014) -- The application window for GS-12 and GS-13 Army civilians to attend Command and General Staff Officer Course, and participate in additional new professional development opportunities, begins March 2015.

  • Fort Leonard Wood fireman awarded Army award for valor

    Nov 14, 2014

    A Fort Leonard Wood fireman was awarded the Secretary of the Army's Award for Valor during the 4th Quarter Awards of Excellence ceremony held Nov. 5 in Lincoln Hall Auditorium.

  • Professional development program breaks ground for Army civilians

    Nov 14, 2014

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command has established a professional development program for its civilians at Fort Eustis, Virginia, that could be replicated across the Army.

  • Education fair brings 30 school reps here Nov. 18

    Nov 13, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Army Continuing Education joins forces with educators from across the country to celebrate American Education Week Nov. 17 through 21. This year's theme "Army Continuing Education Army Strong, Education Stronger" reinforces the Army's commitment to provide quality education for Soldiers worldwide.

  • Load, fire: Airmen, Soldiers team up for joint training

    Nov 13, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- With the goal to boost readiness and take advantage of having an Air Force base close to Fort Sill, the "Steel Warriors" of 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery conducted a rapid infiltration exercise Nov. 6.

  • One last Hooah at 1,500 feet

    Nov 13, 2014

    For Chief Warrant Officer 5 Joseph Jimenez, Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department command airdrop advisor, rigging parachutes has been a way of life for the last 39 years. Jimenez felt there was no better way to say goodbye to the Army than with a last jump from a C-130 Hercules aircraft at 1,500 feet during a Nov. 6 training exercise at Fort Pickett.

  • Army updates reg defining inappropriate relationships

    Nov 13, 2014

    Gossip -- arguably a favorite "sport" in our society -- ranks right up there with football and basketball for things we like to talk about. And, even better, it's never out of season.

  • USACE civilians get introduction into the life of a FLW Soldier in Training

    Nov 13, 2014

    Civilian-federal employees from the United States Army Corps of Engineers -- Kansas City District got a taste of the life of an Army Soldier in Training during a three-day visit to Fort Leonard Wood Oct. 29-31, as part of their Leadership Development Program.

  • Fort Leonard Wood gears up for American Education Week

    Nov 13, 2014

    Education benefits are often considered one of the prime benefits for military members, and Fort Leonard Wood has a resource geared for service members and their Families to get the maximum reward in pursuit of higher education.

  • FLW service members get to practice with St. Louis Rams

    Nov 13, 2014

    As part of their Salute to the Services week, the St. Louis Rams opened their outdoor practice session to more than 100 military members from all branches of the services Friday.

  • Army completes environmental study for possible force reductions

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Department of the Army announces the availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact for the Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment. The Army evaluated the environmental impacts of potential reductions of active-component Soldiers and Army civilians (Army employees) at 30 installations. The Army determined that there are no significant impacts, other than socioeconomic impacts, and that preparation of an environmental impact statement is not required.

  • Unbroken Line of Vets Keeps America Free, Biden Says

    Nov 12, 2014

    An unbroken line of veterans has kept the United States and its freedoms safe since the founding of the republic, Vice President Joe Biden said today at America's most sacred shrine.

  • Perkins to civilians: See the big picture, solve the big problems

    Nov 12, 2014

    The leader of the command responsible for shaping the future U.S. Army, shared some of his leadership principles and insights with Army civilians during a professional development session, Nov. 4, 2014, at Fort Eustis, Virginia.

  • AFAP conference reviews 46 issues

    Nov 11, 2014

    This year's Army Family Action Program Conference wrapped up Oct. 30 with dozens of issues submitted by Soldiers and Family members.

  • Remote lethality: Army researchers address a host of challenges

    Nov 10, 2014

    In popular culture, the idea of robots that perform human-like functions has a special hold on the imagination, based on real-life examples like space exploration, unmanned aerial drones and stoked by futuristic scenarios in movies like the "Terminator" series.

  • Army focuses on autonomous system development

    Nov 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army has invested in robotics technology for many years, and the focus is ever increasing toward autonomous system development.

  • JROTC Raider National compares to other extreme sport races

    Nov 10, 2014

    Forty nine schools and 87 teams from across the United States met at the Gerald Lawhorn Scouting Base, located an hour south of Atlanta, for the JROTC Raider Nationals, Nov 8-9, 2014.

  • Morris replaces Hall as top enlisted Ordnance Soldier

    Nov 10, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Clinton G. Hall passed the Ordnance Corps mantle of responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Edward C. Morris during a Regimental Command Sergeant Major Change of Responsibility ceremony Nov. 3 on Whittington Parade Field here.

  • Army Production premieres 'iSoldier' newscast

    Nov 10, 2014

    Soldiers at Defense Media Activity-Army Broadcasting recently premiered the new iSoldier newscast, a new multi-media program aimed at younger Soldiers.

  • JROTC "Raider National" tests Cadets from across the country

    Nov 10, 2014

    Junior ROTC competition in central Georgia is a physical and mental challenge for 1,210 cadets from across the United States.

  • Aviation enterprise views challenges on horizon

    Nov 10, 2014

    The Army aviation community had the opportunity to collaborate and work together to continue to lean forward to provide the best equipment to the Soldiers at the Army Aviation Association of America's 41st annual Joseph P. Cribbins Symposium at the Von Braun Center on Nov. 5-6.

  • Fort Jackson proactive in Ebola prevention

    Nov 7, 2014

    Installation leadership gathered Tuesday at the Soldier Support Institute to discuss the proactive measures being taken to monitor for potential contacts with the Ebola virus at Fort Jackson.

  • Fit for duty -- Firefighter completes Master Fitness Trainer Course

    Nov 7, 2014

    A Fort Jackson firefighter recently completed an advanced fitness course usually reserved for Soldiers.

  • 50 years of partnership: Fort Rucker, German Liaison celebrate anniversary

    Nov 7, 2014

    As two German Aviators received their wings during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum, Fort Rucker paid tribute to a relationship 50 years in the making.

  • Cyber Center of Excellence CG shares vision at town hall

    Nov 7, 2014

    Service members and federal employees filled the hall to hear the commanding general's vision for the installation and updates on the transformation to the Cyber CoE. Fogarty opened with a reminder that although the main focus appears to be on cyber, signal remains a crucial component. He asked the audience -- many of whom were signal Soldiers -- to keep an open mind, adding it's not a replacement of the Signal Corps, but instead an integration.

  • Leaders learn three approaches to stop sexual harassment

    Nov 7, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill leaders received an eye-opening experience Oct. 29 when a specialist in sexual assault and sexual violence told them if we just tell Soldiers to stop committing sexual violence, it won't work and we have to acknowledge obstacles to the prevention process.

  • Autonomy-enabled technology provides pathway to future

    Nov 6, 2014

    Army engineers from the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Warren, Michigan, are developing technology solutions for autonomy-enabled systems.

  • Terrain walk provides leaders up-close view of FLW capabilities

    Nov 6, 2014

    Some things you have to see with your own eyes to grasp the magnitude is the rational behind Fort Leonard Wood senior leaders getting a close-up look at training on the installation Oct. 29.

  • MSCoE conducts strategic review, professional development

    Nov 6, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood senior leaders participated in a two-day strategic review and professional development event, which focused on promulgating the Army's priorities and assessing the Fort Leonard Wood campaign plan.

  • Army Rising Star, Fort Leonard Wood Soldier to perform at White House

    Nov 6, 2014

    In celebration of the men and women who serve the United States, Sgt. Christiana Ball, 787th Military Police Battalion drill sergeant, is scheduled to perform at the White House today as a part of the "In Performance at the White House" series and the Joining Forces initiative.

  • Fort Sill career counselor of year competes at corps level

    Nov 6, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Lisa Gammon, 168th Brigade Support Battalion career counselor, recently traveled to Fort Carson, Colo., where she competed for and won the 4th Infantry Division's Career Counselor of the Year.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers practice muddy recoveries

    Nov 6, 2014

    Soldiers from 66th Forward Support Company "Renegades," trained on maintenance operations Oct. 27-29, to ensure they could recover a broke down or stuck vehicle anytime, anywhere and under any condition.

  • Natick hosts Food Science and Industry Day

    Nov 6, 2014

    Science and the spirit of collaboration ruled the day on Oct. 30 at the first Food Science and Industry Day held by the Combat Feeding Directorate, Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Field artillery officers see another side of munitions

    Nov 6, 2014

    McALESTER, Okla. -- It's not often that Army field artillery officers have the opportunity to see where the rounds their troops use for training and in combat are manufactured.

  • Unforgotten Grit -- A Civil War hero remembered

    Nov 6, 2014

    An Army reception for the family of Medal of Honor recipient 1st Lt. Alonzo Cushing in Arlington, Va., Nov. 5, 2014. Cushing distinguished himself during combat operations against an armed enemy in the vicinity of Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 3, 1863. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller/Released)

  • Chief of Staff Challenges Aviation Community on Class A Accident Rate

    Nov 5, 2014

    Aviation leaders and all rated and non-rated aircrew members have been issued this challenge by Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army: Reduce our manned aviation Class A mishap rate to below 1.0 per 100K flight hours. If we measured our Fiscal Year 14 results against this metric, we would have missed the mark because our mishap rate increased from last year's rate of 0.81 to this year's rate of 1.52.

  • Ranger School - forging warriors for the future

    Nov 4, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson watches as Ranger candidates conduct the Combat Water Survival Assessment portion of Ranger school at Victory Pond, Fort Benning, Ga., Nov. 3, 2014. Maj. Gen. Austin S. Miller, the commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Col. David G. Fivecoat, the commander of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade, provided an overview and detailed explanation of the MCoE's mission and current and future requirements. (U.S. Army photos by Patrick Albright/Released)

  • Helping Soldiers shed pounds

    Nov 4, 2014

    Each day, drill sergeants assist basic trainees in their efforts to become highly motivated, well-disciplined, physically and mentally fit Soldiers. For Staff Sgt. Michael Duvall, that includes going the extra mile to help them lose weight and transform their diets.

  • Providing movement support for two training exercises simultaneously

    Nov 3, 2014

    While supporting a network integrated evaluation and a brigade gunnery, the 15th Sustainment Brigade's SPO Mobility section learned valuable lessons for future operations.

  • Developing strategy in complex organizations

    Nov 3, 2014

    A strategic plan is a communication tool for sharing the organization's vision and aligning resources to accomplish critical goals.

  • Optimizing C4ISR field support for today's Army

    Nov 3, 2014

    A new field support concept for network and mission command systems makes Soldiers the first line of defense for troubleshooting command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems.

  • Army researchers envision future robots

    Nov 3, 2014

    The U.S. Army is investing in robotics research and development with a vision of increasing autonomy.

  • CSM Daniel A. Dailey selected to be next Sergeant Major of the Army

    Nov 3, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno announced today that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey will become the 15th sergeant major of the Army January 30, 2015.

  • TRADOC command sergeant major picked to be next SMA

    Nov 3, 2014

    The senior enlisted adviser of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command has been selected to be the 15th sergeant major of the Army, Army senior leaders announced Nov. 3, 2014.

  • CALL sends team to train Kosovo military

    Nov 3, 2014

    The Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) deployed a two-person training team on to Kosovo Oct. 6-17 to provide advice and assistance to the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) in establishing a lessons learned program.

  • Cooking up a new job at the 80th TASS Training Center

    Nov 1, 2014

    Too many cooks in the kitchen can sometimes cause problems, but for Soldiers going through the Food Service Specialist course offered by the 80th TASS Training Center, one more cook in the kitchen is a problem solver.

  • FH Soldiers take Army Master Fitness Training Course, prepare to train others to become fit

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Army Master Fitness Training Course, MFT, arrived at Fort Huachuca Sept. 15 through Oct. 9 so trainers could prepare Soldiers for the physical demands of war and educate them on fitness.

  • Staff sergeant to graduate from Basic Combat Training

    Oct 30, 2014

    Whereas many of the Soldiers in next week's Basic Combat Training graduation are privates fresh out of high school, one staff sergeant can look back on two deployments to Iraq and 11 years of prior service.

  • CBRN School welcomes senior enlisted advisor

    Oct 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Kraus Jr. as their newest regimental command sergeant major, during an assumption of responsibility ceremony held Oct. 22 in Nutter Field House.

  • Network Integration Evaluation: Aviation plays key role in maturing tactical network

    Oct 30, 2014

    Army Aviation plays a key role in semi-annual evaluations designed to integrate and mature the Army's tactical network.

  • Army evaluates DARPA's futuristic soft exosuit

    Oct 28, 2014

    Army researchers are evaluating prototype devices developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Warrior Web Program.

  • Army honors ARL team for role in Squad Overmatch Study

    Oct 28, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Orlando, Florida were recently recognized as members of the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Team of the Quarter for The PM TRADE Squad Overmatch Study Team for distinguishing themselves for 'exceptionally outstanding achievements.'

  • Benedictine College Students Gain Leadership Insights from CAC Commander

    Oct 28, 2014

    Students and faculty members at the Atchison, Kansas campus of Benedictine College met with the Commander of the U.S. Army's Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown on 27 Oct. to discuss his top ten leadership thoughts.

  • Army sets 21-day quarantine for Soldiers leaving West Africa

    Oct 28, 2014

    Army leaders have directed that Soldiers returning from Ebola-response efforts in West Africa go to a 21-day quarantine-like program.

  • Hundreds seek Expert Infantryman Badge

    Oct 28, 2014

    Approximately 800 Soldiers spent a week prepping for their attempts to earn the Expert Infantryman Badge Oct. 20-24.

  • Top DoD official says DLIFLC the premier foreign language provider

    Oct 27, 2014

    Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Jessica L. Garfola Wright, says that the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center is the premier language provider to the Department of Defense, not only for resident instruction but also online foreign language training materials.

  • Commandants Pre-Command Course graduates final pilot class

    Oct 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, handed out certificates of graduation October 23, to the 13 students who made up the final pilot class of the Commandants Pre-Command Course.

  • Army network connects Soldiers, NGOs in Ebola response mission

    Oct 23, 2014

    The Army is deploying tactical network and mission command capabilities to the area that will provide the infrastructure for improved communications between U.S. Africa Command, deploying units, non-governmental organizations and other partners in Operation United Assistance.

  • Drill sergeant awarded Purple Heart Medal

    Oct 23, 2014

    A field artilleryman-turned drill-sergeant was awarded the Purple Heart Medal Oct. 17 in front of his Basic Combat Training Soldiers.

  • Lightning Challenge -- 165th cadre put to test

    Oct 23, 2014

    The 165th Infantry Brigade conducted its semiannual Lightning Challenge Friday -- a daylong competition to test the stamina and technical competence of the officers, non-commissioned officers and cadre in the brigade on a variety of physical and mental tasks.

  • Drill sergeants, cadre test for German Armed Forces Badge

    Oct 23, 2014

    Drill sergeants and cadre from two 434th Field Artillery Brigade battalions tested for the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency Aug. 25-28.

  • Soldiers train with Altus Airmen for upcoming mission

    Oct 23, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fourth Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery continued training by certifying unit air load teams for an upcoming Contingency Expeditionary Force mission.

  • Spouses' Aviation Day: Spouses earn wings, experience training

    Oct 23, 2014

    It's not often that Army spouses get to experience what it's like to be a Soldier going through training, but during Fort Rucker's Spouses' Aviation Day, a few were able to do just that.

  • 'Red Dragons' roll out to training range

    Oct 23, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery held a convoy live fire exercise Oct. 9 here giving Soldiers a break from their regular routines to get back to the basics. The training tested Soldiers on a variety of Army warrior tasks and prepared them for contingency operations.

  • Nett Warrior cables surpass expectations

    Oct 23, 2014

    Team Tobyhanna surpassed customer expectations by fabricating thousands of cables destined for wear by Soldiers outfitted with the Army's Nett Warrior equipment.

  • Army considering major changes for recruiting

    Oct 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Recruiting Command is considering a number of dramatic changes to help deal with what it perceives as an extremely challenging recruiting environment in coming years.

  • Human Dimension: Army Medicine part of culture change

    Oct 22, 2014

    Winning wars in the future will not be about who has the best technology or the latest weapons. The difference between success and failure will be the "human dimension."

  • 80th Training Command (TASS) Instructor of the Year credits resilience for achievement

    Oct 22, 2014

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Oct. 22, 2014) --- Sgt. 1st Class Raymundo Soto, an All Source Intelligence Analyst senior instructor assigned to 6th Military Intelligence Battalion/95th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 100th Training Division, beat out seven other competitors to win the 80th Training Command (TASS) Instructor of the Year Competition here Oct. 20 and 21.

  • TRADOC commander: Empowering others best way to progress

    Oct 22, 2014

    Empowerment is a two-way street between subordinates and supervisors, said Gen. David G. Perkins, Training and Doctrine Command commanding general, during the Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., Oct. 15, 2014.

  • Presidio dedicates building to Medal of Honor recipient

    Oct 22, 2014

    More than 100 people turned out for the ribbon cutting and dedication of the Presidio of Monterey's newest instructional building in honor of a Medal of Honor recipient and language graduate here Oct. 17.

  • Network Integration Evaluation 15.1 in high gear at Fort Bliss

    Oct 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Forces Command commanding general visited the Brigade Modernization Command at Fort Bliss, Texas, Oct. 21, to observe field tests of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, which could leverage proven technology down to the company level of maneuver brigades for the first time, during Network Integration Evaluation 15.1.

  • Leaders: Adaptable network critical for Army to 'Win in a Complex World'

    Oct 21, 2014

    As U.S. forces deploy to West Africa to help counter the Ebola outbreak, the Army is surging tactical communications technologies to help connect Soldiers, aid workers and other mission partners across vast and undeveloped terrain.

  • ROTC cadets to lead in increasingly complex world

    Oct 21, 2014

    The Army is training the officers of tomorrow to face the challenges of an increasingly complex world, the commander of the U.S. Army Cadet Command said.

  • Forum studies bleak recruiting future of the all-volunteer Army

    Oct 20, 2014

    U.S. Army Recruiting Command gathered leading public and private sector thinkers to study the future of recruiting as the quality of the prospect pool dwindles.

  • Army leaders say ethics integral part of all Soldiers' actions

    Oct 20, 2014

    The Army profession demands that Soldiers adhere to the Army ethic at all times, Chief of Staff the Army Gen. Ray Odierno said, at an AUSA panel on "Why and How We Serve."

  • Leaders get a firsthand look at the modern operational network at NIE 15.1

    Oct 20, 2014

    In order to gain a true understanding of NIE's progression and accomplishments, senior Army leadership, government officials and thought leaders from across country received a firsthand look into the evolution and current stance of the operational network. These distinguished visitors visited NIE 15.1 at the start of the evaluations.

  • Carson: Changes needed in Army's 'archaic' retention, promotion system

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Army needs to make serious institutional changes in order to retain and develop the best Soldiers, the Army's under secretary said.

  • Speed of innovation key in Army Operating Concept

    Oct 17, 2014

    Both the Army and America's adversaries enhance their prowess on the battlefield with technological innovation. But to be successful against an array of unknown enemies, the Army must focus not just on innovation, but on the speed with which it can deliver that innovation to Soldiers.

  • Army Operating Concept expands definition of combined arms

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Army Operating Concept, published Oct. 7, 2014, expands the idea of joint combined-arms operations to include intergovernmental and special operations capabilities, said Gen. Herbert R. McMaster Jr.

  • Cobra Medic Combat Water Survival Training

    Oct 17, 2014

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Soldiers from Company C, 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division conducted Combat Water Survival Training (CWST) while simultaneously implementing their Medic Table VI and Basic Life Support (BLS) skills with an Automated External Defribulator (AED) on Oct. 1 at Helamano Military Reserve in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

  • Fort Jackson activates 10th Basic Combat Training Battalion

    Oct 16, 2014

    A provisional battalion for Basic Combat Training is activating on Fort Jackson this week. Designated the "Lightning Battalion," the new organization is a product of consolidating Soldiers from five companies from around the installation.

  • MPs build resiliency with CIPS

    Oct 16, 2014

    Ten years after it's conception, the U.S. Army Military Police School's Critical Incident Peer Support Course based out of Fort Leonard Wood is still going strong.

  • USASMA ACEs evaluation: Courses receive additional college credits for Soldiers

    Oct 16, 2014

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy -- the proponent for all NCOES common core courses, the Battle Staff NCO Course and Structured Self Development (SSD) -- recently scored an "A+" on its evaluation from the American Council on Education or ACE.

  • New York ROTC team honors cadet at Army 10-mile race

    Oct 16, 2014

    Robert Jahn, an international food distributor from upstate New York, lost his son Trevor, an ROTC Cadet and a senior at Ithaca college, in a car accident in 2005. Now, Robert sponsors a team of Cadets and cadre from the area in the Army Ten Miler each year, in memory of his son.

  • Evolving history: Museum reworks displays to keep perspective fresh

    Oct 16, 2014

    Museums are a record of the slow, constant change and evolution in the world that people participate in every day, and this record itself is constantly being updated at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum by a staff that recognizes the importance of building the future on the foundations of the past.

  • Commandant promoted to brigadier general

    Oct 16, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The field artillery branch has one of the Army's newest brigadier generals as its leader. Brig. Gen. William Turner, FA School Commandant and chief of FA, was promoted Oct. 9 on Old Post Quadrangle.

  • Under SecArmy Carson: Civilian employees 'indispensable' from Afghanistan to Africa

    Oct 16, 2014

    As the troop drawdown in Afghanistan continues, the demand for Army civilian employees there will increase, predicted the service's under secretary, who pledged to continue support for civilian career program development worldwide.

  • Korean language contest officials recognize Presidio students

    Oct 15, 2014

    The 2014 Korean Hangul Day Award Ceremony for the Yonsei University Writing Contest and the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Korean Video Contest was held inside the Tin Barn Oct.9

  • Army researchers evaluate Soldier performance

    Oct 14, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Fort Leonard Wood field element recently completed a live-fire experiment with the modular protective system multipurpose guard tower on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

  • CSA: 'Trusted professionals' essence of what it means to be Soldiers

    Oct 14, 2014

    "Whether it be along the DMZ in Korea, the mountains of Afghanistan, the deserts of Iraq, the plains of Eastern Europe, the savannahs of Central and West Africa, there stand our nation's trusted professionals," said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno.

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