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Panther Brigade Uses Crucible of Ground Combat to Test Technology

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:00am
Fort Bragg-based paratroopers recently concluded an intensive training exercise requiring them to test what may be the U.S. Army's next step in Mission-Command technology.

Army Medical Department Board test intrathoracic pressure regulation therapy

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army is continuously looking to new technologies and testing new devices to increase battlefield survival rates. Recently the U.S. Army Medical Department Board conducted a test on an intrathoracic pressure regulation therapy (IPRT) device at Camp Bullis, Texas that researches hope will help save lives of the critically injured.

1st Armored Division participates in Warfighter Exercise to enhance operational readiness

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:00am
FORT BLISS - The 1st Armored Division participated in the Warfighter 19-2 exercise November 4-15, across several training sites here in the sprawling military installation in preparation for future contingency operations. Warfighter was the culminating e

Cyber force looks to grow with boost to electronic warfare

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:00am
With the cyber domain expected to see constant battles in future warfare, new efforts are underway to strengthen the Army's cyber force so it can defend forward against adversaries.

A beloved Soldier and the tokens he kept

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:00am
The "Old Soldier" has a basement full of history. At the age of 88, he has to walk gingerly down the steps. Coming around a bend in the stairway, he points to a "Moran St." sign encased behind glass in a wooden box.

Non-deployable directive to help Army work toward more 'lethal' force

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:00am
Over the past year, the Army has pushed the idea of reducing its non-deployable numbers to make its formations more lethal and ready. Now the service has it in writing.

La. Guard better prepares future leaders with revamped course

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:00am
The Louisiana Army National Guard's Multi-component Cadre Basic Leader Course (BLC) at Camp Cook in Ball implemented a new course curriculum at the end of the summer.

Modernization, people needed to drive Army's cyber capabilities

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:00am
With an increase in digital connectivity and a rapid development of technologies, such as advanced computing, big data analytics, and artificial intelligence, the character of war has changed, making cyberspace a critical battlefield of the 21st century and beyond, the U.S. Military Academy superintendent said Wednesday. A-84299839-1

Rapid Equipping Force in Afghanistan enables Soldiers' ideas into battlefield solutions

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:00am
At Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, there is a place that wants to know about your tactical problems. The forward team of the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force or REF, wants Soldiers to bring their ideas regarding equipment on how to accomplish their missions more efficiently.

Current cadets follow the sacrifices made by their grandparents in World War I

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:00am
Three generations have passed between the American Soldiers who fought and died upon the battlefields of France and cadets learning to be leaders in the Army at West Point. Although they never met, cadets whose ancestors fought in the Great War have still found inspiration from their forefathers' service as they prepare to begin their own.

There is help for anyone caring for a service member

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:00am
It's likely at some point in life one will hear a phrase like, "two heads are better than one" or "teamwork makes the dream work".

Fitness warriors wanted: Army establishing competitive team

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army Recruiting Command is seeking more than just Future Soldiers these days. As part of the Army's recent accessions overhaul, USAREC is recruiting current Soldiers who are elite athletes to become part of the new U.S. Army Warrior Fitness team.

Juggling fires and families: Calif. aviators make it work

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:00am
U.S. Army Sgt. Greg Fernandez stepped Monday into the hall of the Sacramento Army Aviation Support Facility to check on fires burning 400 miles away.

After recent rocket failure, Army astronaut confident about upcoming mission

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:00am
A month after a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a two-person crew failed in mid-air, an Army astronaut slated to head into space remains confident in her crew's upcoming launch.

Green to Gold Program provides opportunity for enlisted Soldiers to earn degree, commission

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:00am
2nd Lt. Blake Pickel began his career in the Army when he enlisted in 2007, today he serves as the Executive Officer for the Raider Brigade's support medical company after commissioning in 2017 through the Green to Gold scholarship program.

Soldier fights for his country in Afghanistan while chasing the American dream for his family

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:00am
Spc. Mohamed Sullaiman joined the United States Army from Freetown, Sierra Leone in 2015. He cites that he was, "inspired as an old man," but Sullaiman chose to serve not just for himself, he also knew it could give his family a better life.

Tent systems form building blocks to restore living conditions to Yutu survivors

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:00am
Service members assigned to Joint Task Group-Saipan assist with the assembly of temporary shelters for victims of Super Typhoon Yutu in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Telling stories through dance, Army veteran shares Native American culture

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:00am
The grassy hill surrounding the arena is packed full of spectators and family members. The emcee calls out a dancer's name; there's movement in the crowd. The competitor makes it into the arena, throws out his hoops for his sequence.

Don't stand in line: TSA Precheck open to military, DoD civilians

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:00am
Service members are trusted to defend the nation, surely they can be trusted when boarding a plane.

The Tragedy of LZ Albany: Teaching the lessons of a battle lost

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:00am
On November 17, 1965, Lt. Don Cornett along with 154 Troopers from 2/7 Cav were killed in the Ia Drang Valley at a small clearing known as Landing Zone Albany. He died less than 100 yards from where his best friend lay wounded. James Lawrence, a 77 year-old Vietnam veteran from Alabama, tells people about his best friend and the battle he died in whenever he gets the chance.