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Army researchers enhance AI critical to Soldier-machine teamwork

Army News - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 12:00am
Future Soldiers will need to trust AI and machine learning agents

Strategy-driven budget helps hedge against capability erosion

Army News - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 12:00am
The U.S. military remains the best trained, best equipped and best led military force in the world, but that lead is eroding and technology changes have stressed the United States' industrial-age capabilities, concepts and processes, fundamentally changing the character of war, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

West Point cadet honors great-grandfather's legacy at academy

Army News - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 12:00am
Class of 2023 Cadet Jonathan Parham entered the U.S. Military Academy 90 years to the day of his great-grandfather Alonzo Parham. Jonathan brought his great-grandfather's West Point sweater with him to the academy.

Center for Molecular Science works to protect, care for Soldiers

Army News - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 12:00am
The U.S. Military Academy's Center for Molecular Science conducts research into a wide variety of fields. Everything is made up of molecules, so the areas of research are considerably more vast than the tiny particles being studied in the center.

Progress made in trans-state professional license agreements for military spouses

Army News - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 12:00am
The Defense Department -- working with state governments -- is making it easier for military spouses' professional licenses to be accepted in their new state when service members are transferred, a DOD official said.

Role models inspire leader to mentor next generation

Army News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:00am
Being a good role model and leader means preparing young Soldiers and civilians for the future, according to one of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command's directors.

Army astronaut swears in recruits in first-ever ceremony from space

Army News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:00am
An Army astronaut swore in nearly 1,000 recruits from space Wednesday as part of the first nationwide Oath of Enlistment ceremony from the International Space Station.

Program places 96% of separating Soldiers

Army News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:00am
Last year, the Army's Career Skills Programs helped 4,782 Soldiers transition from military service into a civilian career, according to Installation Management Command officials. Army's CSP had a 96% employment placement rate in 2019 and has given troops a chance to master various skills needed for the civilian workforce since its inception.

Additive manufacturing to provide Soldiers with cutting-edge munitions

Army News - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 12:00am
Army researchers push the application of 3-D printing to new boundaries.

Georgian soldier reunites with US military surgeons who saved his life

Army News - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 12:00am
A reunion destined for Hollywood was made possible with the opening of a newly constructed Wounded Warrior Rehabilitation Center in Tserovani, Georgia, Jan. 27, where U.S. Soldiers and Airmen were reunited with a Georgian wounded warrior whose life they saved years earlier.

World's longest-running military exercise commences in Thailand

Army News - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 12:00am
Exercise Cobra Gold 2020, the crown jewel of the enduring U.S-Thai relationship, officially started Feb. 25, 2020 at a ceremony at Camp Akathotsarot, Phitsanulok, Thailand.

Future Soldiers may get improved helmet padding

Army News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 12:00am
Army researchers explore 3-D printing and new materials.

Digital technology helping Army exceed 2020 recruitment goals

Army News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 12:00am
After changing the way it interests young people, the Army is on course to exceed its recruiting goals for another year in a row, said the force's top recruiting officer.

Veteran swears oath of enlistment at age 79

Army News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 12:00am
At the age of 79, David Jager is likely the oldest enlistment in Utah National Guard history.

Military leaders discuss hypersonics, supply chain vulnerabilities

Army News - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 12:00am
The nation's top military leaders today discussed challenges to getting hypersonic weapons from blueprint to production during a question-and-answer session at a Washington think tank.

Going Green: Eco-friendly plastic to replace Soldier's supplies in battle

Army News - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 12:00am
Advanced 3D printing from recycled plastic is an eco-friendly way to strengthen operational readiness, curb supply chain reliance, and improve troop safety, says a top Army scientist -- with testing and evaluations on a mobile lab set for next year.

Military health system changes focus on readiness

Army News - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 12:00am
The Military Health System is implementing significant reforms aimed at building a more integrated and effective system of readiness and health, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said.

Nearly 800 Soldiers return home after Middle East deployment

Army News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 12:00am
Nearly 800 Paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, along with members of the 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, the 3rd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment and several enabler teams from the Immediate Response Force Brigade (IRF) began their redeployment from the Middle East back to Fort Bragg, N.C.

CSA: Strong partnerships serve as deterrent to armed conflict

Army News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 12:00am
As Army leaders look toward the next steps in modernizing the force, they stressed the importance of working with allied partners both in Europe and in Southeast Asia.

Changes to promotion process provide officers more career flexibility

Army News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 12:00am
The Army has initiated changes to its promotion process, allowing qualified officers a chance to "opt-in" for early promotion consideration, Army Talent Management Task Force leaders said Thursday.

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