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Back in session: 'Night court' reinvesting more funds for modernization goals

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:00am
As the Army continues reshaping, "night court" sessions once again realigned funds to finance modernization priorities, and according to the Army's top civilian official, the fiscal probe isn't going anywhere.

National Guard continues to support earthquake relief in Puerto Rico

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:00am
More than 1,000 Army and Air National Guard members continue to provide disaster relief support to Puerto Rico in the wake of a series of earthquakes that have battered the island.

Army Reserve looking for top Inspector General candidates

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:00am
The Army Reserve Inspector General looks to fill its positions.

Female Soldier recounts historic Ranger School experience

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:00am
A Pennsylvania National Guard Soldier made history in December when she became one of the first two enlisted National Guard female Soldiers and the first female Soldier from the Pennsylvania National Guard to graduate from the Army's vaunted Ranger School.

Michigan National Guard paves path for career progression

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:00am
Michigan National Guard members now have another tool for enhancement of their military careers through an initiative recently developed through innovation, the General Technical Improvement Course (GTIC).

CSA: Strength, innovation essential to National Defense Strategy

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:00am
The National Defense Strategy describes how the Defense Department will be postured to be successful in the great power competition with Russia and China, the Army chief of staff said.

They've got your back: A sniper's role is crucial

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:00am
It was 2006, and Army Staff Sgt. Brett Johnson of the 1st Ranger Battalion peered through night-vision goggles, slowly moving with his squad toward a house in Iraq with a high-value target inside. They knew there were armed militants nearby, but they had no idea they were about to run into one.

MPs use new Modular Handgun System to train, qualify

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:00am
Soldiers and Civilians with the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Provost Marshal Office practiced and qualified with the Army's new weapons system during a range at the Oberdachstetten Training Area Jan. 9-10.

Cadet achieves max grade in total body fitness test

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:00am
Partway up the rope that marks the end of the ground-phase of the Indoor Obstacle Course Test, Class of 2021 Cadet Sophia Suri began to feel lightheaded.

Vehicle mechanics keep Army rolling throughout European theater

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:00am
Warm air carrying the smell of used motor oil and grease circulated through the open bay of the mechanic shop. While one mechanic combed through the colored tangle of wires exposed under the vehicle's dashboard, another mechanic scanned the various hoses and tubes under the hood of their assigned vehicle.

More deployments, stronger presence set for Pacific, says SecArmy

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:00am
Soldiers can count on more rotations to the Indo-Pacific beginning this year as the Army expands the scope, duration and scale of deployments there.

NY National Guard finds creative ways to train for new fitness test

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:00am
For Active duty Soldiers the day begins before sunrise; donning Army Physical Fitness Uniforms, and heading out to for PT. Daily physical fitness training is one of the essential tasks of a Soldier's day. For the part time Soldiers of the Army National Guard, maintaining the Army's demanding physical fitness standards means finding creative ways to exercise at home and on their own time, far away from the influences and guidance of unit leadership.

NY National Guard Soldiers train for new fitness test

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:00am
For active-duty Soldiers, the day begins before sunrise; donning Army physical fitness uniforms and heading out for PT.

Remote Army clinic sustains patient care for NATO and more

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:00am
Located just outside the Brussels-Capital Region, NATO's headquarters and the administrative center for the European Union, the Brussels Army Health Clinic is tasked with providing health care to U.S. military personnel, their families and others in one of the Army's handful of health clinics in an international military community.

Army Housing Summit set to forge path forward in housing reinvestment

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:00am
Nearly a year after assuming responsibility for all Army housing, Army Materiel Command will host a comprehensive review of the sweeping reforms and improvements made across the enterprise to ensure Soldiers and families have access to high quality on-post housing.

Soldier pierces through snow to improve life in Antarctica

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:00am
Army Sgt. 1st Class Peter Yokel was part of a team that recently upgraded cable equipment at McMurdo Station and the nearby Black Island communications facility in Antarctica, bringing television service to more Americans on the isolated continent.

US Army prepares for the Olympic year

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:00am
Soldier-athletes in the U.S. Army's World Class Athlete Program are gearing up for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo as trials approach.

Veterans, officials mark 75th anniversary of key WWII battle

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:00am
World War II veterans and military attachés from Australia and the Philippines commemorated the 75th anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II in the Pacific in Washington yesterday.

How 9/11 inspired a life of service for Army officer

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 12:00am
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Tatchie Manso, then a 20-year-old college student, was working in the storeroom of the Gap on Broadway, in Manhattan (seven blocks from the World Trade Center) when a coworker came back from his break and said something was going on outside. He and several other employees went outside to check it out.

US Forces began main battle for Philippines 75 years ago

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 12:00am
Seventy-five years ago, U.S. forces began the invasion of Luzon, the largest and most populous island in the Philippines, thereby fulfilling Army Gen. Douglas MacArthur's 1942 pledge to recapture the island from the Japanese.

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