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Husband and wife, both three-star generals, share secrets to dual Family success

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 12:00am
During the onset of Operation Iraqi Freedom the Richardson family faced a difficult dilemma. James and Laura Richardson, Army officers with promising careers, both received orders to deploy to Iraq.

National Museum of the U.S. Army to open in June 2020

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army announced today that the National Museum of the United States Army will open to the public on June 4, 2020 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Exercise prepares Reserve units to be self-sustaining in tactical objectives

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 12:00am
"Get down! Get away from the gate!" yelled Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Nitendra Prasad, Platoon Sergeant, 645th Inland Cargo Transfer Company, Las Vegas, Nev.

Army committed to developing capable civilian workforce

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 12:00am
When employers talk about providing opportunities for workforce professional growth, the response from their employees is often: "Show me the commitment." Investing in its workforce is exactly what the Army has done. Professional growth and career development are high on the priority list for Army civilians, with a host of training opportunities coordinated through the Army's Career Programs and including the Civilian Education System, and the Enterprise Talent Management and Senior Enterprise Talent Management training programs.

Army offers more than $80,000 in re-up bonuses

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 12:00am
Effective Sept. 9, Soldiers willing to reenlist in some of the Army's most in-demand careers have the chance to receive up to $81,000 in lump-sum bonuses -- the highest amount in more than five years, officials announced today.

IMCOM leaders host housing manager symposium

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 12:00am
More than 60 Army housing managers from installations around the world travelled to San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 19-23, for the inaugural housing executive course hosted by Installation Management Command.

First enlisted female to graduate from Ranger School reflects on experience

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 12:00am
Staff Sgt. Amanda Kelley said her graduation from Ranger School paved the way for her current assignment with the Third Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Soldier achieves highest score ever recorded for ACFT

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 12:00am
Major Timothy Cox, the executive officer for the 22nd Chemical Battalion, set a new standard by obtaining a 600 -- the highest score ever recorded -- on the Army Combat Fitness Test.

Women's Equality Day: Inclusion, talent management is the way ahead

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 12:00am
Observed on Aug. 26, Women's Equality Day commemorates the adoption of the 19th Amendment in 1920, and two Army generals discussed how the suffrage movement paved the way for women to serve equally in the armed forces.

From fitness guru to beauty queen, Army officer crushes goals while helping others

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:00am
As a young girl, 1st Lt. Angie DiMattia saw softball as her way out of an impoverished life. It also fed her competitive side that later forged her into a chiseled bodybuilder and United States of America's Ms. Colorado.

2019 Drill Sergeant of the Year demonstrates resilience

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:00am
After five days, over 70 tested events and hundreds of evaluated standards, the U.S. Army named its top drill sergeant in a ceremony hosted by the Center for Initial Military Training, or CIMT, the lead in the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, for all initial entry training.

Soldiers "at the heart of" modernizing warfighter gear

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:00am
Army leaders met with industry partners Tuesday to focus on new ways to outfit Soldiers with lighter weight, wireless, and tech-compatible systems. They looked at revamping the Adaptive Squad Architecture. The restructure pinpoints Soldiers, at the individual and squad level, as the linchpin for ASA's future modernizations. It's one of the largest reconstructions conducted by PEO Soldier.

Army showcases new electronic warfare tech

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 12:00am
The Army is advancing its ground-based precision navigation and timing, or PNT, technology to counter spoofing threats and improve operations in a multi-domain environment.

Army overhauls small arms training with tougher standards, combat-like rigor

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army has drawn up a sweeping overhaul of how it will train Soldiers in using small arms -- rifles, pistols and automatic rifles -- a revamp that adds tougher standards and combat-like rigor to training and testing marksmanship.

This road-tested Army training plan can help you avoid injuries

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 12:00am
For many participants, training for a longer race like the Army Ten-Miler involves discipline and dedication, but it's going to take more than a good pair of running shoes to avoid injuries -- runners need to have confidence and a road-tested training plan.

Army to take industry approach to upgrade capabilities

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 12:00am
While automakers and other industries are good at streamlining their processes to incorporate the latest technologies and roll out new models in a relatively short time to stay ahead of the competition, the Army traditionally has been slow to identify and field new capabilities, Acting Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy said.

Burpee beast: ROTC cadet sets world record during fundraiser

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 12:00am
An Army cadet from Michigan State University recently set a Guinness World Record for the most chest-to-ground burpees completed in 12 hours, and he raised more than $7,800 for his nonprofit group for wounded veterans. 4,689. That's the number of burpees Bryan Abell, a 23-year-old ROTC cadet, accomplished July 7 in his hometown of Milford, Michigan. His original goal was 4,500, the minimum number required by Guinness to set the record, but Abell kept going when there was time to spare.

Army develops cold spray technology to repair Bradley gun mounts

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 12:00am
Repairing a 40-ton armored vehicle is a lot harder than having your car fixed at a neighborhood auto repair shop. Tactical armored vehicles require specialized repair procedures, which is very costly. What if repairing routine wear and tear on an Army vehicle was inexpensive and as easy as fixing your car? With funding from the Army's Manufacturing Technology Program, a team of scientists and engineers from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory, Ground Vehicle Systems Center and the Armaments Center, as well as Bradley Product Manager and Red River Army Depot worked together to develop a cold spray process to repair costly turret gun mounts on the Army's M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

Patriot force halfway thru major modernization

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:00am
The Army's Patriot missile battalions are upgrading their fire-control computers, communications, radars and manning stations while adding longer-range missiles.

Guard dives into water survival training in Poland

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:00am
Members from NATO's enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland, alongside members from the Polish 15th Mechanized Infantry Brigade participated in a water survival course, Aug. 14.

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