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First-time Invictus Games competitors enjoying the experience

Army News - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 12:00am
SYDNEY -- The 2018 Invictus Games started Oct. 20 and competitors, staff members, family and friends are excited for the fourth iteration of the competition. With a record 18 allied nations participating, the Invictus Games has grown immensely in popularity and stature since its inaugural event in London in 2014. It has become the pinnacle event for many wounded, ill and injured service members around the world who compete in adaptive sports.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade unit rotation

Army News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today in spring 2019 rotation to Afghanistan of the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to provide training and advising assistance to Afghan National Security Forces.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters unit rotation

Army News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the early 2019 rotation to Afghanistan of the 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 1st Infantry Division units' rotation

Army News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the winter 2018-2019 rotation to Europe and Afghanistan of three 1st Infantry Division units stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade unit rotation

Army News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the early 2019 rotation to Afghanistan of the 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 3rd BCT, 4th Infantry Division unit rotation

Army News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the spring 2019 rotation to Kuwait of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division unit rotation

Army News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the winter 2018 rotation to Iraq of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Army strives to better enable small businesses in seminar

Army News - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:00am
As Army leaders push modernization and acquisition reform, efforts are underway to make it easier for small businesses to step up and fill in gaps.

After hitting milestones, Futures Command looks ahead to more

Army News - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- In just a year, the Army Futures Command has officially stood up, opened a headquarters in the Texas capital, and created a group of cross-functional teams currently working to streamline an outdated acquisition process.

Winners of Best Warrior contest announced, earn NCO, Soldier of the Year titles

Army News - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- The 22 Soldiers had barely settled into their rooms at Fort Lee, Virginia, when they faced their first test of the annual Best Warrior competition.

Guard members mobilize as Hurricane Michael approaches Florida

Army News - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:00am
Governors in Alabama, Florida and Georgia have declared states of emergency prior to the landfall of Hurricane Michael, which is expected to hit Florida's Panhandle on Wednesday as a dangerous Category 4 storm, packing fierce winds of approximately 140 mph and triggering massive storm surges.

Sgt. Maj. of the Army kicks off AUSA annual meeting with Battle Challenge

Army News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- Surrounded by a small group of Soldiers all dressed in physical training gear, Sgt. Maj. Of the Army Daniel A. Dailey kicked off the 2018 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition during a battle challenge event.

Innovators share ideas to modernize Army as part of new competition

Army News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- Twenty-five small companies plan to discuss their innovative ideas this week while competing to secure a portion of nearly $2 million as part of a new Army campaign to get after emerging technology that could help Soldiers in future warfare.

WCAP Soldier wins Army Ten-Miler in debut, Tanui repeats as top female finisher

Army News - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- Competing in his first Army Ten-Miler against 35,000 registered runners didn't faze Spc. Frankline Tonui. He and World Class Athlete Program teammate, Sgt. Evans Kirwa, led the pack for most of the race on a warm October Sunday morning.

AUSA to host interoperability forum

Army News - Fri, 10/05/2018 - 12:00am
The 2018 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting will address interoperability as one of eight Contemporary Military Forums.

Army-funded research wins 2018 Nobel Prizes in chemistry, physics

Army News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:00am
Professor Frances Arnold won a 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research initially funded by the U.S. Army in new enzyme production that led to the commercial, cost-effective synthesis of biofuels tested on the U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters in 2013, and are now approved by the aviation standards body for use in commercial aviation.

By living on Afghan base, Army advisors aim to better enable partners

Army News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:00am
CAMP MAIWAND, Afghanistan -- As dust swirled endlessly in the hot air and stuck to every piece of gear, a small group of U.S. Army advisors began to resettle into a no-frills compound at the heart of an Afghan National Army base.

Centcom commander discusses regional hotspots

Army News - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:00am
Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Iran are just a few of the hotspots the commander of U.S. Central Command spoke about this morning as he discussed the range of operations in the area during a Pentagon news conference.

Army hosts competition to find next-generation technological advances

Army News - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- "Innovation is the result of critical and creative thinking and the conversion of new ideas into valued outcomes." --U.S. Army Operating Concept, 2020-2040: Win in a Complex World

Military OneSource: Connecting you to your best MilLife

Army News - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- Army life is not easy. Most American families face challenges and stress from typical life events -- employment and work issues, paying the bills, finding quality child care, and dealing with relationships -- just to name a few. Military families, however, face additional trials unique to their voluntary service to the nation, such as frequent moves, Soldier deployments and family separations, and adjustment to Army language, organizations, and culture. All these challenges and problems add up to stress on Soldiers, Families and units -- stress that can detract from readiness.

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