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Astronaut speaks to cadets on his International Space Station experience

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:00am
Twenty years after joining the U.S. Military Academy faculty for a short stint as a physics professor, retired Col. Mark Vande Hei returned to West Point to talk to cadets about his current job-NASA astronaut.

Many nationalities, one US Army

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:00am
The United States provides opportunities for people from all walks of life. Two Soldiers deployed to Kuwait with 184th Sustainment Command may have been born and raised in different nations, but they chose to serve in the U.S. Army.

US deploys THAAD anti-missile system in first deployment to Romania

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:00am
Approximately 100 soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas, deployed to Romania in April as the NATO's Aegis Ashore Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) site undergoes a long-planned upgrade. The soldiers will temporarily emplace a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system at the remote site for approximately three months.

Land forces key to free, open Indo-Asia Pacific

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:00am
While the Indo-Asia Pacific region is mostly ocean, land forces are crucial to ensure it remains free and open so nations can prosper, the region's top U.S. Army officer said Tuesday.

After 75 years, retired colonel returns to represent D-Day class

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:00am
Twenty-one members of the D-Day Class, as they have become known over the years, are still alive. Tuesday, retired Col. Doniphan Carter represented the class on the occasion of its 75th reunion by serving as the wreath layer during the annual ceremony prior to the alumni review parade.

Families 'pay it forward' with input to improve Army housing

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:00am
Current Army Family housing residents on Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area were able to provide direct input and ideas aimed at improving the quality of life for future residents.

Army Futures leveraging mission command for effective Soldier, robot teams

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:00am
Army Futures Command is developing new mission command concepts that will enable Soldiers and robots to operate as effective teams in the future. The Command of Robotic Systems program, or CoRS, integrates emerging artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies with mission command capabilities to improve Soldiers' decision-making during the planning, preparation and execution of their missions.

Army on track to meet FY19 recruitment goals, add more women to combat arms

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:00am
The Army is on the path to meet its fiscal year 2019 recruiting mission: to bring 68,000 Soldiers into the active component, 15,600 into the Army Reserve, and 39,000 into the National Guard, said the Army's G-1. At the same time, the Army is maintaining its high entry standards while further increasing positions for women in brigade combat teams.

Army-funded research boosts memory of AI systems

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:00am
A project of the U.S. Army has developed a new framework for deep neural networks that allows artificial intelligence systems to better learn new tasks while forgetting less of what they have learned regarding previous tasks.

Army honors Gold Star Families with unveiling of new memorial

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:00am
Gold Star family members, local dignitaries and guests gathered on Plum Point near the Top of the Bay banquet hall on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, to witness the unveiling of the new Legacy Forest Memorial during the Gold Star Spouses & Family Tea event, May 19, 2019.

Army to conduct assessment of alternate ACFT events

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:00am
Following successful initial field testing, Army senior leaders have approved the development of alternate Army Combat Fitness Test assessments for selected Soldiers with permanent profiles that prevent full participation in the 6-event test.

Army announces alternate assessments for ACFT field testing

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:00am
Following successful initial field testing, Army senior leaders have approved the development of alternate Army Combat Fitness Test assessments for selected Soldiers with permanent profiles that prevent full participation in the 6-event test.

Mad Scientist initiative helps illustrate 'realm of the possible'

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:00am
A Mad Scientist conference in Austin, Texas, recently addressed robotics, artificial intelligence and autonomy, the future of space, planetary habitability, and the legal and ethical dilemmas surrounding disruptive technologies.

UNC Charlotte student awarded ROTC Medal of Heroism

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:00am
The ROTC Medal of Heroism was posthumously awarded to the family of Riley Howell during a private ceremony held at the University of North Carolina Charlotte May 11 in recognition of his actions when a gunman opened fire on students at the school April 30.

Former Sen. Dole, a decorated WWII veteran, promoted to colonel

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:00am
Longtime politician Bob Dole, who was severely wounded in World War II by German gunfire, was honorably promoted to colonel Thursday in a private ceremony at the WWII Memorial.

Soldiers train with Army's first personal Unmanned Aerial System

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:00am
PEO Soldier fielded the first personal Unmanned Aerial System in the U.S. Army to Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, April 29th - May 3rd, 2019 at Fort Bragg, NC. Soldiers inventoried the Soldier Borne Sensors (SBS) system while also receiving classroom instruction and hands on training on the system. New Army technology like the SBS mitigates future losses of life and injuries by having a drone do dangerous work that combat Soldiers would usually perform on their own.

Program helps certify Soldiers as firefighters

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:00am
Soldiers leaving military service have a lot to prepare for as they transition from active duty to the civilian workforce. Thanks to the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program, this transition can set Soldiers up for success through the sometimes tricky process of translating military service and military occupational specialties to civilian workforce skills, resume writing and opportunities to participate in vocational certificate programs.

Soldiers save man's life in Cincinnati thanks to SMART program

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:00am
Two New Mexico Guard Soldiers serving at the Christ Hospital in Cincinnati save a life with the skills they learned from the Strategic Medical Asset Readiness Training (SMART) program.

Ensuring readiness for Soldiers and Families

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:00am
As the Army's most important asset, Soldiers, and the Families who support them, are the top priority in the mission to ensure readiness. From the uniforms they wear to the gear they receive prior to a deployment to the military hardware they are trained to operate, Army Materiel Command is committed to providing the best in equipment to ensure Soldier readiness for the battlefield. Likewise, from recreational facilities and fitness programs to housing and on-post social services, AMC is committed to ensuring Soldiers and their loved ones have the capabilities to be resilient and ready to address life challenges, and live productive lives as military Families.

Latest battlefield technologies on display during MSSPIX

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army Futures Command and the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence held a demonstration day May 9 at Training Area 190, showing off new technologies being employed on the battlefield.

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