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  • Army Reserve supports Cadet Summer Training

    Jun 5, 2015

    Almost 1600 of the nearly 5000 instructors for CST are Army Reservists.

  • CSA honors Army War College Class of 2015: intellectual, strategic, necessary

    Jun 5, 2015

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno honored the graduating Army War College Class of 2015 with formal remarks at a cool and colorful ceremony today on the historic parade ground of 258- year old Carlisle Barracks, Pa.

  • NCOA instructors earn coveted senior instructor badges

    Jun 4, 2015

    A Fort Leonard Wood noncommissioned officer became the first of three instructors on post to be awarded the Senior Army Instructor Badge.

  • Cadet Summer Training Prepares "Leaders for Life"

    Jun 4, 2015

    Cadet Summer Training opens as the first wave of nearly 9,000 Army ROTC cadets, and more than 4,500 instructors, settle into Fort Knox.

  • Command establishes enlisted pathways to become a cyber operations specialist

    Jun 3, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command, or HRC, has announced the personnel transition strategy and procedures for reclassification to Military Occupational Specialty 17C, or MOS 17C, cyber operations specialist, for active-duty Army enlisted personnel.

  • 80th Training Command's carpentry, masonry course builds solid foundation for soldiers

    Jun 3, 2015

    It's a rainy May day in New Jersey and Master Sgt. Darrell McAllister, course manager of the 80th Training Command's carpentry and masonry course at Fort Dix, is quizzing his class of more than a dozen soldiers on the specifics of pouring concrete as he leads them in impromptu push-ups. As his students will soon discover, succeeding in the field of carpentry and masonry will require both mental acuity and physical toughness, something for which McAllister is now cleverly preparing them. By the end of the two-week course, soldiers will have learned the basics of construction, from how to properly utilize shop tools and the raw tools around them to accomplish the mission to mixing mortar into concrete and laying a concrete slab.

  • Army hosts Cyberspace Industry and Innovation Day

    Jun 3, 2015

    The Cyberspace Industry and Innovation Day, held on May 28 at the MITRE facility in McLean, Va., emphasized this collective tactic by bringing in industry and academia to meet with representatives from the Army cyber community to discuss requirements, expected funding profiles, the creation of a Cyber Innovation Challenge, and the possible establishment of a cyber consortium. Presenters also laid out the current cyber environment and emerging cyber gaps.

  • Soldiers make 'better, faster decisions' due to Army modernization

    Jun 3, 2015

    The mission at hand for System of Systems Engineering and Integration, Capability Package Directorate, is to create the architecture and design integration of capability sets, provide support to program managers and field the sets to brigade combat teams.

  • Scenes from Fort Leonard Wood's FOX Sports Midwest telecast 'This One's For You'

    Jun 3, 2015

    According to Fox Sports Midwest, the May 29th pregame and game were among the most-watched this season on FOX Sports Midwest, with a peak of 90,000 viewers who watched the pregame show from Fort Leonard Wood and 518,000 viewers who watched the game. According to data courtesy of Nielsen Media, it was the highest-rated program of the night on TV in St. Louis, said Geoff Goldman, Fox Sports Midwest media relations.

  • Army to introduce new command post wireless capability

    Jun 2, 2015

    By going wireless, command posts not only shed cumbersome cabling, but network set up and tear down times are cut from hours to minutes, making jumps easier and faster.

  • Michigan guardsmen hone combat skills in depot shops

    May 29, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Dozens of National Guardsmen from the 1073rd Support Maintenance Company, Greenville, Michigan, spent two weeks here honing their skills through a wide range of training opportunities.

  • 58th Trans. hosts truck rodeo

    May 28, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood's Training Area 228 parking lot was transformed into a rodeo Friday.

  • Construction underway for AIT training complex at Fort Leonard Wood

    May 28, 2015

    Construction has begun on the 84th Chemical Battalion's Advanced Individual Training Complex that will enhance the teaching of future Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Soldiers.

  • Missing Fort Sill Soldier's body found

    May 28, 2015

    The somber search for Staff Sgt. David Lee Hawkins ended at 2:48 p.m. May 21 after Soldiers manning an observation post spotted his body in Medicine Creek.

  • Six Fort Sill Soldiers prove mastery of infantry skills

    May 28, 2015

    After a week of mental and physical tests, only six of 41 Soldiers earned the Expert Infantryman Badge.

  • 214th Fires Brigade, support battalion deactivate at Fort Sill

    May 28, 2015

    Soldiers, families, veterans and friends of the 214th Fires Brigade gathered May 21 at Rinehart Fitness Center to pay one final tribute to the "Leaders Brigade" and the 168th "Make it Happen" Brigade Support Battalion, and see the historic colors cased.

  • Soldier becomes first to gain gunsmith certification at small arms course graduation

    May 27, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 27, 2015) -- A Virginia National Guardsman has become the first advanced individual training Soldier to earn gunsmith certification upon graduation from the Ordnance School's 91F10 Small Arms/Artillery Repairer Course.

  • Lethality battalion meets MCoE mission

    May 26, 2015

    1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, is becoming the Lethality Battalion to meet the Maneuver Center of Excellence's mission of producing maneuver leader, Soldiers and formations that are smart, fast, lethal and precise.

  • USASMA to host grand opening for new NCO Heritage and Education Center

    May 25, 2015

    The NCO Heritage and Education Center has been revitalized and will be used as an extension of the classroom for students attending the Sergeants Major Course, as well as the other courses executed at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy.

  • Accreditation: TRADOC team ensures training on course

    May 22, 2015

    In years past, the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence was named an Institution of Excellence by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, and now Fort Rucker is hoping to continue that trend.

  • Maj. Gen. Grigsby congratulates graduates of the Army's leadership factory

    May 22, 2015

    "I called you SAMS leaders for a reason" Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby told the graduates of The U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies. The school graduated 126 officers, including 15 international officers from 11 countries, and six federal civilian employees representing four federal agencies at the Lewis and Clark Center at Fort Leavenworth, May 21.

  • Army's mid-tier radio advances battlefield network

    May 21, 2015

    With vehicles that are equipped with a new high-bandwidth networking radio, Soldiers can move across the battlefield, rapidly exchanging mission-critical voice messages, images and video with their commanders.

  • Ordnance School recognizes 2015 hall of fame inductees

    May 21, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 21, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Ordnance School paid tribute to its 2015 Hall of Fame inductees during a retreat ceremony May 14 at Whittington Field.

  • Commentary: Envisioning the Future of Computing

    May 21, 2015

    With advanced computers, the U.S. Army continues to see improvements and efficiencies. But where will we be in 10 years?

  • Ordnance Corps welcomes new regimental chief warrant officer

    May 21, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 21, 2015) -- Chief Warrant Officer 5 Richard C. Myers Jr., became the 9th Regimental CWO of the Ordnance Corps during a May 14 change of responsibility ceremony here in Ball Auditorium on the Ordnance Campus.

  • Former CENTCOM commander provides energy security leader professional development

    May 21, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 21, 2015) -- Members of the Fort Lee community attended a leader professional development session focused on the importance of energy security May 14 at the Lee Theater.

  • Instructors receive resiliency schooling

    May 21, 2015

    A group of Air Defense Artillery instructors were removed from their schoolhouse environment and were schooled themselves on how to be more resilient.

  • Soldiers pin on instructor badges

    May 21, 2015

    A group of noncommissioned officers pinned on a badge May 12 not worn by many in the Army. The Noncommissioned Officers Academy staff held their first Army Instructor Badge Recognition ceremony.

  • Army outfits first vehicles with electronic stability control

    May 20, 2015

    Electronic stability control, or ESC, is a computerized technology designed to improve vehicle stability and has been common in commercial automobiles for more than a decade. Thanks to a development effort initiated in 2010 by the U.S. Army's Program Office for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles, or APO MRAP, the entire MaxxPro Family of MRAPs will soon sport ESC. This integration makes MRAPs the first U.S. Army vehicle platform to incorporate this important safety technology.

  • Cadet Command's 1st Brigade changes leadership

    May 20, 2015

    Col. Daniel Kelley and Command Sgt. Maj. Kenny Clayborn take over the brigade whose 11 proggrams commission nearly 650 new lieutenants every year.

  • Top Army ROTC programs win MacArthur Awards

    May 20, 2015

    The top programs in each of the Command's eight brigades are honored for their performances during the 2013-14 school year.

  • MCoE command sergeant major commended with farewell ceremony

    May 20, 2015

    The Fort Benning community held a farewell ceremony for Maneuver Center of Excellence Command Sgt. Maj. Tim Guden May 18 in the Regimental Room at the Benning Club.

  • Computer simulations improve lethality

    May 19, 2015

    With the steady increase in computing power, engineers are able to improve lethality with sophisticated computer models by eliminating unworkable designs.

  • Cadet Command presents 2015 Awards of Excellence

    May 19, 2015

    U.S. Army Cadet Command recognized 12 individuals for their contribution to preparing the next generation of Army leaders.

  • Chief of staff retires after 31 years of service

    May 18, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The chief of staff for the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, formally retired from the Army after 31 years of military service and said his goodbyes during a May 8 ceremony at Fitch Auditorium, Alvarado Hall.

  • Hon. Shyu on NIE: the Army has benefited tremendously

    May 18, 2015

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics & Technology, Hon. Heidi Shyu, touched down at Fort Bliss, Texas, this past week to obtain Soldier feedback on the systems being evaluated during Network Integration Evaluation 15.2 or NIE.

  • TRADOC Reserve Instructor of the Year credits mentorship for his success

    May 18, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. --- Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper, commander 80th Training Command, cited Sgt. 1st Class Raymundo Soto's dedication, professionalism, and selfless service as he presented the Intelligence Analyst senior instructor with the 2014 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Reserve Instructor of the Year award during a ceremony here, May 12, 2015. Impressed with Soto's accomplishment, Sgt. Maj. Jose Schneegans, operations sergeant major 321st Civil Affairs Brigade, San Antonio, Texas, remembers a time when then Spc. Soto was a different Soldier. He was sometimes late to Battle Assemblies, his uniform was less than 100 percent and he barely passed the Army Physical Fitness Test. Schneegans, who at the time was a staff sergeant, decided to have what he refers to as a pep talk with the young Soldier. Soto said it was a butt chewing.

  • Computers harness language translation

    May 13, 2015

    While leading a medical training team in Kabul, Afghanistan, a U.S. Navy commander became frustrated as he faced the challenge of interpreting complex medical information.

  • Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center celebrates Language Day 2015

    May 12, 2015

    The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center held Language Day 2015 at the Presidio of Monterey, California, May 8 to promote and encourage cultural understanding and customs found around the world.

  • Defense Health Board conducts quarterly meeting at CAC

    May 12, 2015

    The Defense Health Board conducted its quarterly meeting at Fort Leavenworth's Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center May 12-13. Each quarter the board conducts an open forum to publicly deliberate current taskings and receive information briefings.

  • 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment wins 2015 Gainey Cup

    May 12, 2015

    The six-man scout squad, from 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, out of Vilseck, Germany, took the title of the 2015 William J. (Joe) Gainey Cup Best Scout Squad.

  • Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments

    May 11, 2015

    The Army is analyzing cyberspace requirements and outlining potential technical investments based on its Cyber Materiel Development Strategy, released in February 2015.

  • PEO workers receive Army acquisition awards

    May 11, 2015

    The Program Executive Offices for Aviation and Missiles and Space took the opportunity to recognize some of their workforce superstars during the 25th Army Acquisition and Contracting Awards April 28 in Huntsville.

  • Civilian takes reins of fixed wing aircraft product office

    May 11, 2015

    The Program Executive Office for Aviation held its first change of charter in which a Department of the Army civilian assumed responsibility as a centralized selection board civilian product director.

  • Army activates new aviation cargo product directorate

    May 11, 2015

    The Program Executive Office for Aviation marked a milestone with the activation of the Cargo International product directorate during a ceremony May 7.

  • Armed reconnaissance helicopter ends journey

    May 11, 2015

    The Army has closed an important chapter in Army aviation. Joined by colleagues, Army aviators and friends, the product office for Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter cased its colors during a ceremony May 7.

  • Warrior Leader Course successful in the Czech Republic

    May 8, 2015

    For the first time, 44 Czech soldiers participated in the United States Army Warrior Leader Course from April 13 to May 5, 2015 in Praslavice, Czech Republic.

  • CSM Salinas is NTC's Interim Command Sergeant Major as CSM Travers is reassigned to ARCIC

    May 8, 2015

    In a ceremony on Fort Irwin on April 30, Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen J. Travers relinquished responsibility of serving as the National Training Center's senior enlisted advisor to its commanding general, Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Martin. Assuming the duties of overseeing the policies, standards, and conduct of all Soldiers serving on Fort Irwin is former NTC Operations Group Command Sergeant Major Noe R. Salinas. Salinas will serve as NTC's Interim Command Sergeant Major, until the Department of the Army assigns a permanent replacement for Travers.

  • Recruiting challenges among discussions at annual CASA conference

    May 8, 2015

    The state of Army recruiting was a major topic during the annual Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army Conference in Huntsville, Alabama, May 5.

  • Miniaturization: Where good ideas, technology meet

    May 7, 2015

    Miniaturization and advances in computing have had an enormous impact on all aspects of life - especially in the realm of digital image and signal processing.

  • Quartermasters honor fallen Soldier at site dedicated to his memory

    May 7, 2015

    Five Gold Star Family members - including the parents of fallen warrior Spc. Trevor Win'E - were among the guests of honor at a May 1 Quartermaster School Petroleum and Water Department Moment of Remembrance Ceremony here.

  • Conference looks at Fires future

    May 7, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Guests from around the world swarmed Snow Hall May 4-6 for the Fires Conference to sample the latest industry technology and discover how the Fires force is evolving.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Soldier helps repatriate remains

    May 7, 2015

    A Fort Leonard Wood captain helped repatriate the remains of a Vietnam-era Soldier whose only connection to him is they are Soldiers from the same Missouri town.

  • Fort Leonard Wood SHARP summit calls leaders to action against sexual assault

    May 7, 2015

    Army leaders at every level are working to establish command climates of trust and accountability and are joining with Soldiers across the Army in a commitment to free the Army of sexual assault and harassment.

  • Fort Sill NCOs vie for Drill Sergeant of Year

    May 7, 2015

    Five Fort Sill drill sergeants competed to be the post's Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • 'Big Deuce' holds leader challenge at LETRA

    May 7, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers in 2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery changed up their physical training conditions with a competition pitting senior leaders versus less senior leaders.

  • Army, campuses continue to tackle challenges of harassment, assault

    May 7, 2015

    The locations are different, but the goal is the same, and for the second year in a row, the Army and academia partnered to find ways to put an end to sexual harassment and sexual assault.

  • Empowered to make a change: Workshop helps Soldiers deter sexual assault

    May 7, 2015

    Empowering Soldiers with the skills to take on the task of defending the nation is what the Army does best, but empowering them with the knowledge to combat drug and alcohol abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence is another invaluable skill that today's Soldier is learning.

  • SHARP: Social worker talks response process

    May 7, 2015

    Few things are more essential than time when it comes to responding to and resolving cases of sexual assault and harassment.

  • Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium & Advance Planning Briefing for Industry

    May 6, 2015

    The 2015 Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium & Advance Planning Briefing for Industry will be held Aug. 4-6, 2015, in Novi, MI.

  • Researchers create virtual humans

    May 5, 2015

    New research aims to get robots and humans to speak the same language to improve communication in fast-moving and unpredictable situations.

  • CGSC Historians contribute to Eisenhower Documentary

    May 5, 2015

    The Commandant of the Command and General Staff College and four members of the college's faculty were interviewed for portions of an upcoming documentary on President Dwight D. Eisenhower May 3.

  • Soldier-led Army modernization efforts kick off as NIE 15.2 begins

    May 5, 2015

    As the Army continues to focus on readiness and modernization, Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, just kicked off their assessment of various capabilities. They are doing so through Network Integration Evaluation 15.2 or NIE, which is an initiative that will provide capabilities to the network in 2020.

  • Transitioning from manual to automated machining

    May 4, 2015

    The Army is transitioning from training Soldiers on outdated machining techniques to training on current industry standard machining technology and equipment.

  • Autonomous aerial resupply systems needed in BCTs

    May 4, 2015

    Unmanned aerial systems could provide significant aerial resupply capabilities for the BCTs of the Army of 2025.

  • A strategic solution to bridging the gap in operational movement control

    May 4, 2015

    The theater movement control element can enable more precise movement control and bridge the gap between doctrine and the ability to integrate that doctrine with other nations' systems.

  • New alignment enhances training, planning, and resourcing

    May 4, 2015

    Sustainment brigades will soon be aligned with divisions to meet the needs of today's Army.

  • Army scientists aim to revolutionize Soldier communication

    May 4, 2015

    Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are investigating communication with a computer or phone without making a sound or moving a single muscle, and it may revolutionize both medical applications and battlefield communications.

  • 80th Training Command familiarizes new leaders with The Army School System

    May 3, 2015

    After spending a week attending The Army School System Leader Course hosted by the 80th Training Command, Sgt. 1st Class Howard Dennis, who has spent the majority of his Army career in the operational and functional environment, said the class has given him a better understanding of TASS. The course, conducted quarterly, familiarizes leaders who transfer from the operational and functional environment with TASS policies and procedures in accordance with U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Regulation 350-18.

  • Army researchers explore the future of computing

    May 1, 2015

    Supercomputers and new kinds of algorithms are making a big difference as Army scientists explore what is possible with future computing, a senior computer researcher said.

  • Army Training Network now accessible without a CAC card

    May 1, 2015

    Soldiers can now use smart phones and computer tablets to access the Army's primary website for training information.

  • Army awards contracts for Rifleman Radio

    Apr 30, 2015

    The U.S. Army announced that it awarded contracts to two vendors -- Harris Corporation and Thales Defense and Security Incorporated -- for its Handheld, Manpack and Small-form Fit (HMS) Rifleman Radio.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers win Best Sapper 2015

    Apr 30, 2015

    A pair of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Soldiers recently emerged victorious from Fort Leonard Wood's grueling 2015 Best Sapper Competition.

  • Engineers bid farewell to CSM

    Apr 30, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Butler Kendrick Jr. relinquished the senior enlisted adviser responsibilities as the school's 17th regimental command sergeant major, during a relinquishment-of-responsibility ceremony held at the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Plaza.

  • SFL Transition Summit time to showcase skills

    Apr 30, 2015

    The Fort Leonard Wood Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program, in partnership with the Army Community Service Employment Readiness Office and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will host a Missouri Service Member for Life Transition Summit Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Master Resilience Training preps leaders for success

    Apr 30, 2015

    Physical fitness is not the only hallmark of the U.S. Army -- resilience also ranks high in developing strong Soldiers, Army civilians and Families.

  • Engineers plan for 2025, beyond

    Apr 30, 2015

    The U.S. Army Engineer School wrapped up Engineer Regimental week Friday, setting the course for 2025 and beyond.

  • Tactical Training Center-Dix Instructors, students endorse new Army Learning Model

    Apr 29, 2015

    Nearly two years ago, Staff Sgt. Thomas Gambrel attended the Foundation Instructor Facilitator Course designed to have Army Reserve instructors modify their traditional lecture styled teaching method to a more facilitative approach. Now Gambrel says, in 2015 the new standard is paying dividends at Tactical Training Center-Dix where he's an assistant instructor teaching the Army Plumber Course. This teaching style, which implements principles of adult learning is meant for established Soldiers looking to learn an additional Military Occupational Specialty. It reduces instructor-led slide presentations and incorporates students' knowledge, skills, and experiences.

  • Army looks at credentialing Soldiers for jobs

    Apr 29, 2015

    While the Army does a great job of training Soldiers for the battlefield, it needs to do a better job of getting members credentialed for the civilian marketplace, said Maj. Gen. Rex A. Spitler during the American Legion National Credentialing Summit in Washington, D.C., April 28.

  • Citizenship helps Soldier give his family better life

    Apr 29, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 29, 2015) -- Living in a housing community where 15 families share a single electric line is a fact of life for many in Jamaica.

  • The new frontline: school initiative puts onus on students to help prevent sexual misconduct

    Apr 29, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 29, 2015) -- Fort Lee's 59th Ordnance Brigade is using a new strategy in its efforts to eradicate sexual assault and sexual harassment from its ranks.

  • 'Building capability to win'

    Apr 28, 2015

    For the next 10 years, the U.S. Army will operate under a new concept that realigns the focus of battle to building capabilities rather than buying things with which to fight.

  • 80th Training Command logistician earns top honor

    Apr 27, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Donya Cox is the supply sergeant that a commander wants on his or her staff. Lt. Col. Gina Gentile, the 80th Training Command (TASS) deputy head of logistics, directed that comment to potential commanders within the ranks of the 80th's headquarters company after presenting Cox with the Honorable Order of St. Martin, bronze medal, during a ceremony in Richmond, Va., April 18, 2015.

  • Brave Rifles Ranger-team reflects on elite soldier competition

    Apr 27, 2015

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition is a test of physical endurance and mental wits. Many will compete, but only a few teams will actually complete the grueling 62-hour event. The competition was started in 1982 and continues today as one of the U.S. Army's elite endurance competitions. The easy option for most teams is to stop when they feel like they can't push themselves any farther, but for two infantrymen from the 3d Cavalry Regiment, quitting was never an option.

  • Active duty, Reserve Soldiers collaborate in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 25, 2015

    RICHMOND, Va. - After Spc. Bethuel Kiplagat finished ahead of approximately 60 runners in the 80th Training Command (TASS) headquarters' third annual 5k run and walk in observance of Sexual Assault and Awareness Month, he said service members should set the standard for sexual assault prevention and serve as examples for the rest of society.

  • Fort Leonard Wood holds final roll call for fallen Sappers

    Apr 24, 2015

    The last roll call for three engineer Soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation's freedom in 2014 was held Thursday.

  • Soldiers vie for CASCOM Ultimate Warrior titles

    Apr 23, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 23, 2015) -- Four Soldiers were hailed as winners of the annual CASCOM Ultimate Warrior Competition conducted here April 14-17.

  • Inseparable: Twins cause double take

    Apr 23, 2015

    Except for the two minutes when one was delivered before the other, two Soldiers in training on Fort Leonard Wood have been together their whole lives. That togetherness continues as the fraternal twins find themselves in the same brigade, battalion, platoon and even bunk.

  • Fort Leonard Wood's WTU among 10 set to close in 2016

    Apr 23, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood's Warrior Transition Unit, or WTU, is one of 10 scheduled to inactivate next year, according to a U.S. Army announcement April 17.

  • New Army technologies support in-flight communications, expeditionary command posts

    Apr 23, 2015

    The Army is delivering new technologies to the Global Response Force that will help transform the concept of a command post from a stationary, tented shelter to a mobile enabler for expeditionary mission command - including during operations in flight and early entry into developing situations.

  • Above the Best: 8 Soldiers vie for top honors in Army Aviation-wide competition

    Apr 23, 2015

    Being a Soldier is full of challenges and it takes a special kind of Soldier to conquer those challenges at a level to earn best of the best status.

  • Energy adviser visits Fort Leonard Wood

    Apr 23, 2015

    The Army's top energy adviser visited Fort Leonard Wood Tuesday.

  • SHARP officials seek to be agents of change

    Apr 23, 2015

    The Army's goal for the Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention program can be summed up with one word: change.

  • Trail Bosses' leadership streamlines validation for Network Integration Evaluation 15.2

    Apr 23, 2015

    Systems gearing up to be evaluated during Network Integration Evaluation 15.2, also known as NIE, finished spending their final weeks within the controlled Integration Motor Pool. During the Validation Exercise or VALEX, System of Systems Engineering and Integration, Capability Package Directorate, power up equipment integrated onto vehicles in order to establish and validate the network.

  • Hiring summit at Fort Leonard Wood creates avenue for new career

    Apr 23, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood's free Transition Summit, scheduled May 5 to 6, will address each of those areas.

  • 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.