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A single purpose: Combat ready

Army News - 16 hours 26 min ago
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 535th Military Police Battalion and it's down-trace units conduct a situational training exercise (STX) on Army Warrior Tasks (AWT) and battle drills during a two-day field training exercise.

First enlisted female graduates Army's Sapper Leader Course

Army News - 16 hours 26 min ago
Sergeant Hailey Falk is the Army's first enlisted female Soldier to graduate from the rigorous Sapper Leader Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, since the program's inception in 1985.

DOD Scaling Up Effort to Develop Hypersonics

Army News - 16 hours 26 min ago
The Defense Department is looking to step up its development of hypersonic weapons -- missiles that travel more than five times faster than the speed of sound -- DOD leaders said at the National Defense Industrial Association-sponsored "Hypersonics Senior Executive Series" here today.

Staying vigilant through the holidays

Army News - 16 hours 26 min ago
The holiday season is upon us, with festivities such as Christmas markets, celebrations, concerts, and other public gatherings. Though these activities are sources of fun and enjoyment, potential risk is always present. U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz force protection officials remind military personnel and their families to exercise caution and stay vigilant through the holidays.

Artificial intelligence experts address getting capabilities to warfighters

Army News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:00am
Two Defense Department artificial-intelligence experts testified on Capitol Hill yesterday on DOD's efforts to transform delivery of capabilities enabled by artificial intelligence to the nation's warfighters.

Like Clockwork: Task Force Spartan Soldiers a source of power, stability in the Middle East

Army News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:00am
Maintaining a lethal force to deter regional aggression is a common Task Force Spartan objective among exercises scheduled to kick off throughout the Middle East in December 2018.

Army wins Packard Award for rapid delivery of electronic warfare prototypes

Army News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:00am
For their efforts in answering an Operational Needs Statement from U.S. Army Europe and delivering first-of-a-kind electronic warfare prototypes for brigade and below, the Army Rapid Capabilities Office and Project Manager Electronic Warfare & Cyber have earned the 2018 David Packard Award for Acquisition Excellence.

Exoskeleton event brings teams together to advance exoskeleton technology

Army News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:00am
Stakeholders gathered on Dec. 3, 2018, at Fort Drum, New York, for a hands-on forum to advance exoskeleton technologies and capabilities.

Task Force commander: ISIS forces degraded from caliphate to caves

Army News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- At one time, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria controlled a self-proclaimed caliphate that stretched from Syria to Iraq, but now that force in Iraq has been degraded so much that the remnants are hiding in caves, deep wadis and tunnels in the desert and hills of western Iraq's austere terrain, the commander of Task Force Rifles told Pentagon reporters today.

Security Forum to help align stakeholders in East Africa

Army News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:00am
More than 30 U.S. embassy representatives from 12 East Africa countries will attend the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) East Africa Security Forum (EASF), December 11-13 at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

Army secretary approves new Intellectual Property Management Policy

Army News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:00am
Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper approved the new Intellectual Property Management Policy on Dec. 7, which provides the force with a "deliberate and balanced" strategy to sustain readiness, drive modernization, and foster private innovation.

Time running out to opt into Blended Retirement System

Army News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:00am
Less than a month remains for Soldiers to opt into the Blended Retirement System and so far only 19 percent of those eligible have switched to the new plan.

Six New York National Guard Soldiers will be part of National Army Museum

Army News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:00am
When the National Museum of the United States Army opens to the public outside Washington, D.C. in 2020, six New York Army National Guard Soldiers will be a permanent part of it.

MIT cadet earns two bronze medals in elite martial arts competition

Army News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:00am
Last month, Cadet Lucy Lee traveled to Myanmar where she captured two bronze medals in the Taolu World Cup, an elite Wushu martial arts competition.

US Army, UK researchers study jet lag remedy in Brunei

Army News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:00am
Could breathing reduced oxygen help warfighters recover from jet lag faster? In an effort to find out, U.S. Army and U.K. researchers recently conducted a jet lag study on British warfighters who traveled to the lush rainforests of Brunei.

Trump picks Milley for chairman of Joint Chiefs

Army News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 12:00am
On a frigid afternoon in Philadelphia, President Trump stood with his next top military advisor prior to the annual Army-Navy football game.

Cadets revel in annual rivalry as Army wins third straight against Navy

Army News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 12:00am
The Army Black Knights football team upended Navy 17-10 and held off a late Midshipmen surge Saturday night. It was the No. 22 Black Knights' third straight win over their rival.

ESPORTS warriors wanted: Army seeks Soldiers for competitive online gaming team

Army News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:00am
U.S. Army Recruiting Command is seeking current Soldiers to become part of the new U.S. Army esports team.

22-week Infantry OSUT pilot program trainees graduate at forefront of Soldier Lethality

Army News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:00am
The pilot class for the 22-week One-Station Unit Training for Infantry Soldiers graduated Dec. 7, 2018, on Inouye Field at the National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Georgia.

Futures Command reveals new insignia as it 'forges' ahead

Army News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:00am
The Army Futures Command now officially has a shoulder sleeve insignia and distinctive unit insignia that its Soldiers will wear while they work toward modernizing the Army.