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France honors Army veteran, World War II hero

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 12:00am
Hundreds of people gathered in a South Georgia Medical Center lobby to honor a 93-year-old World War II hero. George Aigen was bestowed the highest honor in France: induction into the French Legion of Honor as a knight, or chevalier, April 11, 2019, in Valdosta, Ga.

'Cyber Warriors' selected to defend critical infrastructure

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 12:00am
The National Guard is standing up cyber warriors to protect the vulnerable critical infrastructure in the communities where they serve.

What Soldiers need to know about multi-domain ops, modernization

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:00am
The multi-domain operations concept and soon-to-be released modernization strategy will bring major changes to the Army as it prepares for a future conflict against a near-peer competitor.

Army to conduct survey gauging resident satisfaction with privatized housing

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:00am
The Army will conduct an online survey April 23 through May 24 to gather feedback about life in privatized RCI housing. Survey results will guide future decisions about Army housing and will effect generations of Soldiers and Families.

Ranger's positive outlook, perseverance brings success in competition

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:00am
Over 25 years ago, families and neighbors filled the streets of Danville, Virginia, to greet Soldiers returning home from deployment. Two brothers with matching toy guns, camouflage pants and A-10 Warthog t-shirts, stood amongst the crowd, as they cheered for the service members. "After that, all my brother and I wanted were "Ranger" haircuts," said U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Josiah Noble, a Ringgold, Virginia-native.

NCO exchange helps to advance Soldiers, collaboration

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 12:00am
U.S. Army and Jordan Armed Forces Soldiers conducted a noncommissioned officer Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) at the Jordan Armed Forces Noncommissioned Officer Academy (JAF NCOA) in Amman, Jordan April 6-10, 2019.

Robot swarms, new aircraft fleets to transform Army aviation

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:00am
In future combat, Army units may deploy a large unmanned aerial system that can serve as a mothership capable of unleashing swarms of autonomous aircraft for various missions.

Army diagnosing brain injuries through partnerships

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command maintains various teams of subject matter experts and funds extramural investigators devoted to finding preventative, diagnostic and treatment methods for the wide spectrum of brain injuries.

Soldier fights to become best Army boxer

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:00am
One Soldier keeps fighting to inspire his unit as he aspires to be a champion.

Exercise brings American firepower to European partners

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:00am
The 2nd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division from Fort Riley, Kan., participates in Allied Spirit X, a multinational exercise designed to develop and enhance NATO and key partner interoperability and readiness across specified warfighting functions, here, March 30 - Apr. 17, 2019.

Army considers additional multi-factor authentication measures

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:00am
The Army is looking into additional authentication measures to improve the security of information-technology systems while providing more options to access Army resources online. MFA requires users to prove their identity by presenting at least two points of verification across three major categories: something you know, something you have, and something you are, officials said.

Exercise offers veterinary outreach to community in Palau

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:00am
Palauans of the of the four-legged variety are receiving some special attention during a four-day veterinarian health outreach program that started April 15, 2019 in Koror, Palau. U.S. Army veterinarians and the Palau Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) teamed up to offer routine animal care including vaccinations, spays and neutering as a part of Exercise Palau.

Army launches registry to address housing health or safety concerns

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army Medical Command is establishing a Housing Environmental Health Response Registry to address housing health or safety concerns of current or former Army housing residents.

Vice chief awards Silver Stars for Afghan medevac mission

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:00am
When the first enemy bullet hit their HH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, Sgt. Armando Yanez and Cpl. Emmanuel Bynum initially thought the loud bang was from the metal end of a tether that fell.

Incentives proposed to better retain, progress Army pilots

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:00am
With nearly 10 percent of aviators now leaving the Army, many of them for commercial airline jobs, the general in charge of the aviation branch said adjustments are needed to reduce the historic attrition rate.

USMA Black wins Sandhurst 2019

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:00am
The win by USMA Black marked only the third win by a U.S. Military Academy team since 1993 when Sandhurst expanded to include ROTC and service academy teams from throughout the country and competitors from international military academies. USMA Company B3 broke through in 2011, but USMA Black now stands above as they add this year's victory to the title they claimed in 2017.

Veteran chaplain 'hacking hearts and minds' at Cyber Shield

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:00am
Soldiers and Airmen pound on keyboards. They talk with faces still glued to monitors as if they are talking to the computers and cables, their words a staccato of high tech jargon -- chaos monkey … button masher … clicktivism … the cloud … data boomerang …death by tweakage … enterprise data … hamster dance … huge pipes … ijack.

Army Corps team takes on water security mission in Africa

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:00am
Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hydraulic engineers traveled to Africa in mid-March to share their expertise on a variety of groundwater-related issues. The mission, requested by the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM), is designed to improve water security for the African nation. During drought conditions, the country has challenges in providing water to 100 percent of the population.

Fort Campbell team wins 2019 'Best Ranger' title for second time

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:00am
A team from the 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell, Ky., earned the title of "Best Rangers" during an awards ceremony at the Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters April 15 at Fort Benning.

Soldiers, science, tech showcased at Boston Army Week expo

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:00am
Apr. 19 is memorialized in Massachusetts as Patriots' Day (observed on the third Monday of April) and is known as a time of celebration of the Boston Marathon. In light of this historical significance, it was apropos that the first-ever "Meet Your Army" expo took place during Patriots' Day Weekend where Army Soldiers, science, and tech were showcased.