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Raven's Challenge bomb tech exercise brings together Army, sister services, civilian agencies

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:00am
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Aug. 3, 2017 -- About 225 Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Belgian military explosive ordnance disposal technicians, along with bomb squads from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, are exchanging tactics, techniques and procedures during a Raven's Challenge XI exercise here.

Maximizing the 'golden hour' for battlefield medical treatment

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 12:00am
NATICK, Mass. -- It's known as the "golden hour," and it refers to the precious 60 minutes following a battlefield wound when proper medical treatment can be crucial to a Soldier's survival. To help make the most of that time, Ben Williams of the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate, or CFD, at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, has developed the Golden Hour Ambulatory Rescue Pack, or "Golden HARP," which is designed to keep medical supplies cool in hot climates.

Network Integration Exercise prepares Soldiers for future combat

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 12:00am
FORT BLISS, Texas -- Along with testing new equipment, Network Integration Evaluation 17.2 creates an opportunity for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and other participating units, to increase their readiness through realistic and demanding scenarios against peer or near-peer threats. UA-84299839-1

'Thunder Run' lead vehicle scout recalls storming Baghdad

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 12:00am
U.S. forces were rapidly approaching Baghdad at the end of March 2003. Inside the lead vehicle, an M-3 Bradley Cavalry Fighting Vehicle, was scout team leader Sgt. Tim Tutini. UA-84299839-1

McCarthy confirmed as under secretary of the Army

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to confirm former Army Ranger Ryan McCarthy as the next under secretary of the Army. UA-84299839-1

Farewell from Acting Secretary of the Army Robert Speer

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 12:00am
The greatest honor of my life has been my associations with you -- the Soldiers, Families, and Civilians of the U.S. Army.

Life-changing mission keeps lifesaving skills sharp

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 12:00am
WOLF POINT, Mont. -- When U.S. Army Reserve Soldier Sgt. Cynthia Lewis, a combat medic assigned to 7239th Medical Support Unit, found out she was going to participate in another Innovative Readiness Training mission for her unit's annual training this year, she was overcome with joy.

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