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Army developing ways to improve household goods process

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 12:00am
The Army is making improvements to the household goods, or HHG, process to help alleviate some of the stress attributed to a permanent change of station move.

New protective gear saves Soldier's life

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 12:00am
Less than a week after receiving his new Integrated Head Protective System, or IHPS, the neck mandible saved the Soldier's life in Afghanistan.

Army researchers test human-like robots

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 12:00am
Army researchers recently tested ground robots performing military-style exercises, much like Soldier counterparts, at a robotics testing site in Pennsylvania recently as part of a 10-year research project designed to push the research boundaries in robotics and autonomy.

New parachute system for low altitude airdrops tested at Fort Bragg

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 12:00am
82nd Airborne Division Soldiers tested a parachute system that allows delivery of military equipment and mass supply loads at lower altitudes during tactical airdrop operations.

Cadet Media Group capturing life of cadets in video, photos

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 12:00am
The Cadet Media Group formed four years ago and officially became a Directorate of Cadet Activities club for this academic year. The club includes photographers and videographers who work to capture the life of cadets in ways no one else can.

People are centerpiece of the Army, not 'interchangeable parts,' says CSA

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 12:00am
The Army plans to test a new approach to talent management this fiscal year on how to select battalion commanders before possibly extending it to other ranks, said the Army's top officer.

New efforts aim to improve 'quality of service' for Soldiers, Families

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 12:00am
The Army is pumping more funds into military housing, while finding ways to ease challenges when Soldiers and families head to a new duty station.

First Soldiers awarded Expert Soldier Badge

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:00am
Eleven top-performing Soldiers from around the Army came together Tuesday to receive the Army's first-ever Expert Soldier Badges.

Soldier-athletes win the 35th annual Army Ten-Miler

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:00am
After a 10 mile run trailing around national monuments in Washington, D.C., Spc. Lawi Lalang, from Fort Carson, a member of the 2019 All-Army Ten Miler team, crossed the finish line with a time of 48:38, making him the men's champion of the 2019 Army Ten Miler. Spc. Elvin Kibet, also a member of the 2019 All-Army Ten Miler team, earned first in the women division with a time of 54:05.

Defender exercise to deploy 20,000 Soldiers to project power in Europe

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:00am
Army leaders in Europe revealed details Tuesday of a massive exercise that will send 20,000 U.S. Soldiers to the continent next spring to conduct force projection and readiness training across 10 countries.

New goggles bring AI to Soldier training

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:00am
The Army is now testing virtual-reality goggles that will allow Soldiers to rehearse combat missions that they are about to undertake.

High-speed video section has the key to 'stopping time'

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:00am
Capturing the high-speed video for a test at Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) entails a lot more than simply setting up a camera and walking away. The technology behind these ultrahigh-speed video cameras demands an entire network to run their programs and entails detailed planning and setup. These cameras are so rapid you can see sound moving through the air, they can capture a sound wave in a photograph.

Army Guard improves readiness, supports National Defense Strategy

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:00am
Army Lt. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, the director of the Army National Guard, said the Army National Guard met its end strength and recruiting numbers over the past year, thanks to the efforts of recruiters and leaders at every level.

SecArmy highlights top priorities at AUSA opening

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 12:00am
After a personal look at Soldiers who make up today's Army, the service's new secretary delved deeper Monday into what the force needs to compete against near-peer threats.

Army to build three Multi-Domain Task Forces using lessons from pilot

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 12:00am
As the Multi-Domain Task Force pilot program nears its end, the Army is now using lessons from it to establish three similar task forces.

Army volleyball player recovers from ACL injury in time for Military World Games

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:00am
Army Capt. Justine Stremick, the 2018 Army athlete of the year, returns to the court just in time to practice for the Military World Games in Wuhan, China, Oct. 18-28.

Answers to top questions about ACFT equipment fielding

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:00am
At a recent Facebook Live event on the new Army Combat Fitness Test, viewers posted more than 2,700 questions and comments -- many concerning equipment. Here are answers to the top six questions that were posed related to fielding the ACFT equipment.

Shok Valley weapons sergeant to receive Medal of Honor

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:00am
A weapons sergeant with the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) who heroically fought up a mountain through a barrage of enemy fire to help rescue his detachment members will receive the Medal of Honor.

Soldier learns it takes two to earn coveted medical badge

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:00am
U.S. Army Spc. Thomas DeMarsico, a combat medic assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Polk, earns the Expert Field Medical Badge at Fort Hood, Texas on Oct. 4, 2019 after initially being disquailifed the month prior at Fort Bliss.

Discussion planned on future efforts for virtual training

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 12:00am
Efforts continue on developing the next generation of virtual trainers intended to support Soldiers and small-unit training. Many of them will be highlighted at this year's Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition.