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Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Gary M. Rose inducted into Hall of Heroes

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:00am
Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Gary M. Rose's military service number, RA18846904, was one of the many things on his mind, Oct. 24, as he prepared for his induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon.

U.S. Transportation Command's trailblazing transition to cloud computing enhances cyber processes

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:00am
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- U.S. Transportation Command is the first Department of Defense organization to initiate migration of its cyber domain to a commercial cloud provider to improve mission assurance, while strengthening information technology efficiency and effectiveness.

G-1 highlights Army's efforts to achieve end-strength goals

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:00am
Lt. Gen. Thomas Seamands, the Army's Deputy Chief of Staff, discussed new initiatives for the service to increase retention and strengthen the overall force Oct. 11 at the 2017 Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington.

Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Mike Rose inducted into Hall of Heroes

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:00am
Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Mike Rose's military service number, RA18846904, was one of the many things on his mind, Oct. 24, as he prepared for his induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon.

Army deploys Kestrel Eye satellite

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:00am
While the Army has long been considered America's land force, many of the Army's Soldiers and civilians depend upon space to perform their missions.

Army moving rapidly on plans for lightweight armored combat vehicle

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:00am
The Army will ask industry next month to provide proposals for a lightweight armored combat vehicle known as the Mobile Protected Firepower or MPF vehicle, and plans call for fielding the system under a rapid acquisition effort.

Like Soldiers, Army robots will one day follow commander intent

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:00am
While robots today operate under the direct supervision of dedicated controllers, the Army is hoping to one day take advantage of robots with more autonomy, said Dr. Stuart Young.

Amid wildfire ruins, California Army National Guard Soldiers nurture a little tree of hope

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:00am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- It seems appropriate that in the historical home of Luther Burbank, a luminary in California's agriculture and horticulture history, this story should center around a tree and that this tree would become a rallying point for a neighborhood destroyed by the recent Tubbs fire.

Soldiers with dependents reminded to keep records up to date

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:00am
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. -- Soldiers who receive a basic allowance for housing and have dependents are reminded to keep their records up to date to prevent any disruptions in their BAH entitlements, according to experts within the Army's Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1.

Army's tactical network equipment providing communication lifelines in hurricane devastation

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:00am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- In the aftermath of the monster hurricanes that hit the U.S. mainland and its island territories, the Army is providing the network communications needed to help get these storm ravaged areas back on their feet. Where communication infrastructure was damaged or destroyed, Army units are using their own organic tactical network transport equipment such as Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, or WIN-T, small deployable satellite terminals and the friendly force tracking system called Joint Battle Command-Platform, or JBC-P, to bridge the gap in communications until the local infrastructure can be restored.

New uniform provides lighter weight without breaking sweat

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:00am
The current Army Combat Uniform top weighs in at about 650 grams, or about 1.4 pounds. It's got a lot of pockets and multiple layers of fabric. When it gets wet, it tends to stay wet. And when it's hot out, it tends to keep Soldiers hot.

Exercise Warhorse Fury ensures readiness, builds cohesion

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:00am
ORCHARD COMBAT TRAINING CENTER, Idaho -- A cold wind swept across the land in the early morning as a Stryker Combat Vehicle made its way into position. Inside the more than 16 tons of steel, a crew scanned for targets in the area. Suddenly, a deafening and repeating burst of machine gun fire was heard as the Stryker's gunner engaged targets with the vehicle's M2 50 Cal. With the targets destroyed, the Stryker Combat Vehicle pressed on to find other potential targets in the seemingly endless and unforgiving terrain.

Army's mortarmen bring firepower to the infantry

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:00am
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- On any given day, the indirect fire infantrymen of the 173rd Airborne Brigade could serve in any number of roles -- as a paratrooper, an infantry Soldier, or in their specialty as the "mortarmen," handling the artillery units of the brigade. Whatever their role, the mortarmen are ready to execute their tasks with ambitious intent to rapidly deliver death at the doorstep of the enemy.

Panel showcases talent, provides glimpse into Army cyber operations

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON -- The Army Cyber Command is recruiting a variety of cybersecurity talent from industry, government and academia to bolster the service's cyber teams.

Army developing lasers that pierce fog, dust to destroy targets

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:00am
A lot of people think that high-energy lasers, or HELs, can't penetrate fog, rain and dust, an expert said, adding that's just plain wrong.

2nd Infantry Division Artillery stays ready to 'fight tonight' with training exercise

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:00am
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Dozens of Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division Artillery, stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, participated in a deployment readiness exercise, Oct. 16-18, in preparation for an upcoming deployment to the Republic of Korea.

Army lab works to improve mobility in cold weather operations

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:00am
HANOVER, N.H. -- Mobility and maneuverability experts know that movements on the battlefield can be severely impacted by winter conditions. Frozen and thawing ground, snow and ice significantly affect the performance of both wheeled and tracked vehicles. With a long history of supporting the warfighter on the battleground, researchers at the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory have been providing solutions to a broad range of terrain and mobility challenges.

Army's motarmen bring firepower to the infantry

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:00am
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- On any given day, the indirect fire infantrymen of the 173rd Airborne Brigade could serve in any number of roles -- as a paratrooper, an infantry Soldier, or in their specialty as the "motarmen," handling the artillery units of the brigade. Whatever their role, the motarmen are ready to execute their tasks with ambitious intent to rapidly deliver death at the doorstep of the enemy.

Army, DOD officials outline defense modernization priorities

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:00am
Getting effective, cutting-edge technologies into the hands of warfighters has often been a slow and laborious process, said Steffanie B. Easter.

1st Security Force Assistance Brigade Soldiers conduct tactical convoy training

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:00am
FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Soldiers from 92nd Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade conducted Close Combat Tactical Training at the Clark Simulation Center at Fort Benning, Georgia on October 16, 2017.

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