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Drone technology achieves new heights at Yuma Proving Ground

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:00am
In 2010, the Zephyr unmanned aircraft stayed aloft for two straight weeks above U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG), setting a world record. Last summer, an upgraded Zephyr returned to YPG and flew continuously for 25 days, 23 hours, and 57 minutes within YPG's 2,000 square miles of restricted airspace at altitudes well above those normally achieved by commercial airplanes.

Army leaders mentor students at BEYA

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:00am
Army senior leaders had an opportunity Friday to mentor high-school students in science, technology, engineering and math during the 33rd annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Global Competitiveness Conference.

Students partner with Soldiers to learn about drones, tech careers

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:00am
Young professionals in the civilian and military unmanned aerial systems worlds came together Feb. 7, 2019, at Fort Riley.

New Army app provides mobile access to HR, pay records

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:00am
With the Army's new Integrated Personnel and Pay System, Soldiers across the Active, National Guard and Reserve Components gain mobile access to HR and pay records

Newest electronic warfare vehicle tested at Fort Irwin

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:00am
The Army's newest electronic warfare vehicle was tested at the Army's toughest training ground, the National Training Center in Fort Irwin California in January.

Army aligning modernization programs with other services

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:00am
The Army collaborates now more than ever with the Air Force and Navy, and development of a hypersonic weapon is a good example, senior leaders said on a panel Friday at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Materiel enterprise leaders talk synchronization, future

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:00am
As military operational tempo remains high, the leaders across the Army's primary logistics and sustainment command should remain nested to meet changing requirements and priorities. That was the message from Army Materiel Command's Commander Gen. Gus Perna to the leadership teams of AMC's major subordinate commands at the semiannual Commanders Forum, Feb. 5-6.

Installation Management Command to realign under Army Materiel Command

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:00am
The Installation Management Command will realign as a major subordinate command under the Army Materiel Command by March 1 in an effort to enhance readiness across Army installations, officials announced Friday.

New virtual trainer improves marksmanship skills

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am
The Louisiana Army National Guard recently trained 12 Soldiers on a new virtual simulation marksmanship training system at Camp Beauregard in Pineville, last month.

Army Cyber Institute welcomes reserve Soldiers

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 12:00am
The weekend of January 25- 27 marked a historic event for both the Army Cyber Institute at West Point and the 335th Signal Command's Army Reserve Cyber Operations Group, as an active duty component and a reserve element joined cyber forces for the benefit of our nation.

SMA: Readiness directly tied to quality of life for Soldiers, families

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 12:00am
While funding for quality of life initiatives, among other efforts, led to a historic retention rate last year, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey told lawmakers Thursday that more can still be done.

Soldiers learn arctic survival from northern neighbors

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 12:00am
Nearly 40 Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry Regiment, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, traveled to British Columbia, Canada, Jan. 24-28, 2019, to participate in the Westie Avalanche Exercise alongside the Royal Westminster Regiment (RWR), 39th Canadian Brigade Group (CBG). Westie Avalanche is an introduction to arctic warfare focusing on winter survivability, cold weather tent operations, and light infantry winter mobility. The purpose of the exercise is to build winter survival skills while cultivating relationships between North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies.

ARCHIEzzle tells Soldier's story on YouTube

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 12:00am
Serving as a recruiter in Brentwood, California, Staff Sgt. Archie Masibay, also known as ARCHIEzzle, highlights Army topics that inform, entertain, and motivate others. And while "Archiezzle" is just an online persona, Masibay interacts with his YouTube and other social media community to answer questions potential recruits may have before joining the Army.

Combat aviation brigade transitions to electronic flight bags

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 12:00am
The 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) has migrated to Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs), which will streamline the aircrews' functionality through the use of electronic devices.

Quality of life, retention, among service priorities

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 12:00am
As service members continue to be heavily tasked overseas, separation from families and the impact of deployments on children rank as top areas of concern, a Blue Star Family survey revealed.

Senior leaders discuss upcoming moves to ease family concerns

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 12:00am
Senior Army leaders highlighted Tuesday actions now taking place to address concerns brought up by family members four months ago during a town hall.

Army explosives experts compete for top honors in Hawaii

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 12:00am
Two-man Explosive Ordnance Teams (EOD) from Korea, Alaska, and Hawaii compete in the EOD Team of the Year competition in Hawaii.

Guard members to see expanded use of robots

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 12:00am
The use of robots continues to grow within the National Guard and Guard members are likely to soon see additional robots with expanded capabilities, said an Army National Guard acquisitions official.

Army reaches milestones in modernizing recruiting efforts

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 12:00am
The Army has reached several milestones to modernizing recruiting, since approving the Fiscal Year 2019 Army Accessions Campaign Plan in November. The new plan, approved by Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, detailed the 12-month plan for Army recruiting and represented the first major overhaul to recruiting practices in nearly a decade.

Forum highlights priorities, future of Army aviation

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 12:00am
The Army's senior Aviator, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville emphasized key Army priorities of readiness, modernization, and managing the Army's most important weapons system -- its people, as he spoke at the Aviation Senior Leader Forum.