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In nation's capital, ground officially broken for National WWI Memorial

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:00am
Descendants of Soldiers and other veterans of World War I will soon be able to visit a national memorial in the nation's capital that commemorates the sacrifices of their great-grandfathers who fought in "the Great War."

'Helping fellow Americans': Soldiers work tirelessly to bring Puerto Rico's power back

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:00am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico --The Joint Field Office for the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria is located in the Puerto Rico Convention Center in the Isla Grande section of San Juan. One can see the Navy's hospital ship USNS Comfort docked in the harbor nearby. The command and control of the nation's Maria recovery effort takes place here.

Using his own plane, recruiter flies around remote Alaska to fill Army ranks

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:00am
BETHEL, Alaska -- As a new recruiter working remote Alaskan villages scattered across an area larger than many U.S. states, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Masterman was on a path to defeat.

Technology enhances military intelligence training, capabilities for Soldiers

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:00am
FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The radio crackles and a hush falls over a group of military intelligence Soldiers from D Company, 41st Brigade Engineer Battalion. They gather around a map inside the command tent and listen as a Soldier provides an update. He and his company are conducting a foot patrol and they need to cross a waterway, but they have arrived to find that the bridge is impassable.

To honor the fallen: inside the Dover Port Mortuary

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:00am
DOVER, Del. -- In keeping with the Department of Defense's commitment to honor its fallen warriors, the Port Mortuary was established in 1955 at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.

NATO plus-up will give Afghan forces an offensive boost, Army general says

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- With an increase in troops, the U.S. and NATO strategy in Afghanistan has a good chance of enabling Afghan security forces to do more to secure their country, the Resolute Support mission commander said during a news conference in Brussels last week.

Commando Soldiers reflect on historic 10th Mountain deployment to Iraq's 'Triangle of Death'

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00am
Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division (LI) reflect on a historic mission to Iraq, 10 years later.

Commando Soldiers reflect on historic 10th Mountain Division deployment to Iraq's 'Triangle of Death

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00am
Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division (LI) reflect on a historic mission to Iraq, 10 years later.

Synthetic training to become prevalent Army-wide, says LTG Lundy

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00am
Operating in a synthetic environment -- which for Soldiers means combat training in a computer-generated, realistic feeling environment --- will increasingly augment live training at home station and combat training centers, said Lt. Gen. Mike Lundy.

Modernization turnaround worth the effort, says acting SecArmy McCarthy

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00am
Acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy spoke Nov. 8, 2017, during an Association of the U.S. Army breakfast in Arlington, Virginia. The secretary said pursuing improvements to Army readiness is a worthy challenge because if successful, it will be Soldiers on the ground who reap the benefits.

National Archives pays tribute to Vietnam War veterans

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00am
To coincide with Veterans Day 2017, a new exhibit opens Nov. 10 at the National Archives here. It is meant to educate visitors of the patriotism, service, and sacrifice of the many that served their country during the Vietnam War era.

Exercise Artemis Strike showcases Army's ability to work seamlessly with multinational partners

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00am
CHANIA, Greece -- More than 200 soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command participated in Artemis Strike 2017, a German-led multinational tactical live fire exercise Nov. 2-9, 2017 at the NATO Missile Firing Installation in Chania, Greece.

Army scouts latest drone technology at SOCOM ThunderDrone event

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00am
Enter the unassuming brick building in historic Ybor City, Fl. and there's the buzz of drones in the air and sound of robots on the ground. There's an autonomous drone that launches from a moving truck or boat to support a convoy on the move, then tracks the vehicle while orbiting around and monitoring nearby threats. There's a pistol-packing robot that can sneak into buildings, climb stairs, send 360-degree views of the site and then lock on a target and shoot. And there are drones that work together in a swarm to relay information and then autonomously reconfigure their position to reestablish communications if a fellow drone goes down. Welcome to ThunderDrone.

Green Beret uses military training to save civilian's life

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00am
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Every day provides an opportunity to help someone else. Sometimes this is in small ways, and sometimes this is in large ways. Staff Sgt. Matt Grantham, 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), completed a small act that impacted a stranger in a large way.

Army jumpmaster instructor's pride in Native American heritage transfers to mission focus

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00am
FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Staff Sgt. Nacona Oxendine's military family extends through generations. His father served in the Marine Corps and the Army before retiring from military service in 1996. His father's father served in the military along with many of his uncles.

Army's world-class aviators train ROTC cadets, future leaders

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00am
FORT HOOD, Texas -- Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets enrolled at Baylor University received first-hand experience on Army aviation when they partnered with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 244th Regiment, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Nov. 4 at Baylor University.

Cadets get rare access to senior leaders, decades of experience

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:00am
When the Army Senior Leader Forum began four years ago, Cadet Karriem Davis was a freshman, new to Howard University's ROTC program. Ever since, the forums have allowed him to learn more about the Army by picking the brains of some of its top leaders.

Trump warns North Korea not to underestimate US-South Korean will

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- President Donald J. Trump warned North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un yesterday not to underestimate the will and power of the United States and urged him to rid his country of nuclear weapons.

Unlikely allies help Puerto Rican mother see Soldier son graduate

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:00am
FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- It took "mom-battle buddies," who met over social media hundreds of miles apart, to gather unlikely allies to help one Puerto Rican mother witness her son graduate Nov. 2 from Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

Task Force Wraith trains to respond swiftly to chemical attack

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:00am
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade's Task Force Wraith completed combined training with the 208th Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Company and Camp Buehring's emergency services at Udairi Landing Zone, Kuwait, Oct. 24, 2017 to increase their capability to respond to a chemical attack.

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