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Army News Service Division of Army Production

Since 1943, ARNEWS has been the Army's premier print wire service with the daily mission of telling the service's story to its internal audiences worldwide. The general public is also a tertiary audience that can now view articles on But the target audience remains the 6 million Soldiers, Family members, retirees, reserve-component troops, civilian employees and contractors worldwide who traditionally read the stories in their command newspapers.

ORGANIZATION: ARNEWS is located at the Defense Media Activity on Fort Meade, MD. It is one of two divisions, the other is Multimedia Division, of the Army Production Directorate serving the Department of the Army communication needs.

COVERAGE: ARNEWS reporters focus on covering strategic communications initiatives at Department of the Army headquarters. This includes new policy, pay and benefits, new equipment and new programs emphasized by Army leadership. Coverage of major operations and exercises is primarily based on submissions from the field.

FOCUS: Some of the strategic communications issues of recent and future focus include:

  • Continuous Transformation
  • Be All You Can Be (Possibilities)
  • Making a Difference
  • Army Life

If your unit requires assistance covering an Army-level topic, please complete the ARNEWS request form (below) and submit it to

ARNEWS Request Form 2024.pdf [PDF - 247.8 KB]

Multimedia Division of Army Production

What do Infantry Soldiers experience when they attend training at Fort Moore? In this video, we explain some of the key training events in forging an Infantry Soldier.

If you have questions about the Multimedia Division, please email