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Connecting to those who fought for us

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 12:00am
A century ago on this date, an armistice was signed to end World War I -- the war to end all wars. History has shown, though, that conflict did not stop with that agreement. Through the decades, America has fought many other times in support of its ideals.

U.S. Army to roll out new Army Greens uniform

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 12:00am
The United States Army announced today that it is adopting an iconic uniform -- the "Army Greens" -- as its new service uniform. The Army Greens will be fielded to Soldiers reporting to their first units as early as the summer of 2020.

Army generals engage with cadets in annual development conference

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:00am
In partnership with U.S. Army Cadet Command, Army senior leaders, active and retired, a unique opportunity to interact and coach the future generation of agile and adaptive leaders from 20 universities and seven Junior ROTC programs during the Army Senior Leader Development Conference at Howard University, Nov. 7.

America's first female Soldiers on screen for WWI centennial

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- When Jim Theres first read about the "Hello Girls" of World War I, he knew the story of America's first female Soldiers needed to be told on the silver screen.

1st Cavalry Division puts a Shadow in the sky

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:00am
Trzebien, Poland -- The RQ-7B Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft system's engine roared as it slingshots off a mobile launch ramp at Horsemen Flight Landing Strip in Trzebien, Poland, Nov. 2 and into the bright horizon during another day of training for Soldiers assigned to Delta Company, 91st Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

Afghan-born Soldier returns home to be advisor for new Army unit

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:00am
KABUL, Afghanistan -- As an Afghan-American linguist, Sgt. Zabi Abraham strives to help the two countries he loves.

Army must update logistics operations as part of modernization efforts, lieutenant general says

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:00am
FORT MEADE, Md. -- Autonomous vehicles and brigade combat teams that will be able to sustain themselves for a week in the field were among initiatives outlined by the Army's G-4, Lt. Gen. Aundre Piggee, Nov. 6.

In Kabul, Army advisors help Afghans tighten security to deter bomb attacks

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 12:00am
As the beating heart of Afghanistan, the city of Kabul relies on several checkpoints to screen vehicles and people traveling along its major arteries.

Advising at the corps and below, US Soldiers ensure Afghans are ready to fight

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 12:00am
FORWARD OPERATING BASE ALTIMUR, Afghanistan -- On a brief trip to see their friends again, a group of advisors inside UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters descended onto this Afghan National Army base.

Soldiers who immortalized Vietnam valor on film return to Pentagon

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- Much of the excellent photography and motion pictures of the Vietnam War were captured by the troops themselves, not just by the civilian news media, said former Army Capt. William D. San Hamel.

Mattis shares threat assessments behind new National Defense Strategy

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary James N. Mattis shared the thinking behind the new National Defense Strategy during a discussion at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington on Tuesday.

First-time Invictus Games competitors enjoying the experience

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 12:00am
SYDNEY -- The 2018 Invictus Games started Oct. 20 and competitors, staff members, family and friends are excited for the fourth iteration of the competition. With a record 18 allied nations participating, the Invictus Games has grown immensely in popularity and stature since its inaugural event in London in 2014. It has become the pinnacle event for many wounded, ill and injured service members around the world who compete in adaptive sports.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade unit rotation

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today in spring 2019 rotation to Afghanistan of the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to provide training and advising assistance to Afghan National Security Forces.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters unit rotation

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the early 2019 rotation to Afghanistan of the 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 1st Infantry Division units' rotation

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the winter 2018-2019 rotation to Europe and Afghanistan of three 1st Infantry Division units stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade unit rotation

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the early 2019 rotation to Afghanistan of the 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 3rd BCT, 4th Infantry Division unit rotation

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the spring 2019 rotation to Kuwait of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado.

Department of the Army announces upcoming 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division unit rotation

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The Department of the Army announced today the winter 2018 rotation to Iraq of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Army strives to better enable small businesses in seminar

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:00am
As Army leaders push modernization and acquisition reform, efforts are underway to make it easier for small businesses to step up and fill in gaps.

After hitting milestones, Futures Command looks ahead to more

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- In just a year, the Army Futures Command has officially stood up, opened a headquarters in the Texas capital, and created a group of cross-functional teams currently working to streamline an outdated acquisition process.

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