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82nd Airborne Division descends on the Baltics for Swift Response exercise

Army News - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:00am
RUKLA, Lithuania -- Just over a century since first stepping foot in Europe, members of the All American Division once again traversed the Atlantic Ocean to demonstrate the unique capabilities that few other units in the United States military can emulate.

Army general updates on Taliban cease-fire, progress, South Asia strategy in Afghanistan

Army News - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- Afghanistan is making progress toward peace even as fighting continues, the commander of NATO's Resolute Support mission said Friday.

'Always ready, always there': Army, Air Guardsmen keeping citizens safe as Hawaii volcano erupts

Army News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:00am
HILO, Hawaii -- Hawaii National Guard service members are on duty to keep their fellow citizens safe as the Kilauea volcano continues spewing lava.

The Army Vision: Behind the 10-year plan to help the Army win today's and tomorrow's battles

Army News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- In 1973, as the draft ended and America withdrew from Vietnam, the Army made it a priority to catch and keep the technological edge in weapons and equipment -- setting up the formation of Training and Doctrine Command and Forces Command.

Logisticians can pave career path with free credentialing program

Army News - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:00am
FORT LEE, Va. (June 5, 2018) --Two nationally recognized credentials are available free of charge to Soldiers holding select quartermaster military occupational specialties.

82nd Airborne Division Honors WWII Paratroopers in Normandy

Army News - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:00am
The twin engines of Douglas, C-47 Skytrains cut through the dead of night silence as the aircrafts journey through the sky, across the English Channel.

Army to field Squad Designated Marksman Rifle in September

Army News - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- The new Squad Designated Marksman Rifle, or SDM-R, is scheduled to be fielded at the brigade level starting in September, according to the Program Executive Office Soldier.

USACE, Navajo Nation meet to facilitate future partnerships

Army News - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:00am
The commanders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque, Los Angeles, and Sacramento districts joined USACE's South Pacific Division commander for a collaborative meeting with representatives from several departments and agencies within the Navajo Nation, April 23-25, 2018. This was the first regional partnership meeting organized by The Corps of Engineers Tribal Nations Technical Center of Expertise.

Army Secretary Esper announces 'Army Vision' for 2028

Army News - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- A new "Army Vision" spells out how the Army intends to prepare for possible warfare against near-peer competitors such as China and Russia, while simultaneously conducting irregular warfare, said the service's secretary.

Soldiers filling vital role in Saber Strike exercise through water purification

Army News - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:00am
OLESZNA K DRAWSKOW POMORSKIEGO, Poland -- Service members from 19 different nations have come together in Poland to enhance their military knowledge and capabilities during Exercise Saber Strike 18. The 240th Composite Supply Company from Baumholder, Germany, has taken a vital role in this year's exercise.

Army researchers headed for development of high performance lightweight helmet

Army News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- Army researchers in Massachusetts are developing technology that may soon yield a lightweight combat helmet that provides more protection than anything ever fielded.

101st Division's Red Knights hone air assault artillery capabilities with 'fight tonight' mentality

Army News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:00am
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- As the battalion master gunner, it is Sgt. 1st Class Warren Jenkins' duty to verify artillerymen from 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Artillery Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, are proficient in their artillery skills.

'America's greatest heroes': Trump, defense leaders honor the fallen

Army News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- America will forever remember the service and sacrifice of those who fought and died for the nation's freedom, President Donald J. Trump said today at the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery.

Department of the Army announces upcoming XVIII Airborne Corps Headquarters deployment

Army News - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the fall 2018 deployment of the XVIII Airborne Corps Headquarters stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Iraq.

Operation Roundup Targets ISIS Remnants in Syria

Army News - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- In Operation Roundup, Syrian Democratic Forces continue to defeat remnants of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters in Syria's Middle Euphrates River valley, Army Col. Rob Manning, the Pentagon's director of press operations, told reporters yesterday.

Secretary of the Army Esper: TRADOC critical to the future Army

Army News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:00am
The secretary of the Army gained a more in-depth understanding of how U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command designs, acquires, builds and improves the Army during his first visit to the command May 18.

Army announces the stationing of three Security Force Assistance Brigades

Army News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- The Department of the Army announced today the stationing of the 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigades (SFAB) at Fort Hood, Texas; the 4th SFAB at Fort Carson, Colorado; and the 5th SFAB at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. SFABs are specialized units whose core mission is to conduct advise-and-assist operations with allied and partner nations.

Army in 'significantly better shape' than just two years ago, say Milley, Esper

Army News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:00am
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. -- Despite weathering several years of fiscal uncertainty, the state of the Army's formations has improved, and if called upon today it is certain to prevail in any conflict, said the service's secretary.

Army in 'significantly better shape' than just two years ago, Milley says

Army News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:00am
Despite weathering several years of fiscal uncertainty, the state of the Army's formations has improved, and if called upon today, it is certain to prevail in any conflict, said the service's secretary.

Game-changing weaponry in development, says Army secretary

Army News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:00am
Within a decade, if not sooner, leap-ahead technologies like lasers, hypersonic weapons, mobile and secure networks and unmanned/autonomous air and ground vehicles will likely reside in combat formations, said the Army's secretary.

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