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87-year-old grad still enjoys marching with new cadets

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:00am
This year as Wallace Ward stepped off from Camp Buckner before dawn with India Company, Ward, who graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in the Class of 1958, earned the distinction of being the oldest graduate to participate in the annual tradition.

Army veterans find healing in new underwater memorial

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:00am
As soon as Shawn Campbell saw his name on a plaque next to a statue sunken 40 feet on the seafloor, the memories of Soldiers he had once served with flooded his mind.

AI Task Force taking giant leaps forward

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:00am
From their office overlooking a bay of autonomous vehicles and robotics, members of a small Army task force are collaborating with academic partners to develop artificial intelligence systems for applications ranging from aircraft maintenance to talent management.

Soldier channels training and courage during tragedy

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:00am
Pfc. Glendon Oakley, a native of Killeen, Texas and an automated logistical specialist assigned to 504th Composite Supply Company, 142nd Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 1st Armored Division Sustainment Brigade, helped children to safety during the active shooter tragedy in El Paso, Texas, August 3.

Civilian creed defines purpose of Army workforce

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:00am
Following in the path of former leaders, Gen. James McConville re-emphasized the strength and value of the Army's civilian workforce when he was sworn in as the Army's 40th chief of staff Aug. 9. McConville understands the importance of taking care of every person in the Army, telling the Army News Service that "People are the Army. They are our greatest strength, our most important weapon system."

Soldier recruits wife to join Army

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:00am
Staff Sgt. Joshua Mitchell is used to talking with various people about military careers and the benefits that are offered to those who choose to wear the uniform and serve their country as a Soldier. As a recruiter in the Malden, Massachusetts area, he is constantly talking to strangers, even off-duty, according to his wife Eunjee.

Army intern earns premier scholarship in STEM

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 12:00am
An Army intern has received the nation's premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.

Milley discusses Army changes as he passes authority

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 12:00am
The Army has experienced fundamental, generational change in the past four years under the leadership of Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley. The general turned over the reins of America's senior service in a ceremony Aug. 9 to Gen. James C. McConville. The Senate has confirmed Milley to succeed Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the end of September.

New initiative captures sustainability award for the Army Corps

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 12:00am
When an agency that focuses primarily on developing large infrastructure projects, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers does, wins an award for sustainability, that is a meaningful achievement.

Putting in sweat: Soldier gives all to make fitness team

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 12:00am
High-intensity training started as a way to get back into shape and later evolved into a means to compete. As a member of the Army Warrior Fitness Team, Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Zayas is determined to represent himself and the Army at high-level competitions, all while encouraging others to join the service he admires.

Prototype facility improves usability, reduces complexity of Army mission-command system

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 12:00am
AFC is helping get essential mission-command capabilities to the field faster by using rapid prototyping to design kits that are streamlining and simplifying the installation of these systems into tactical vehicles.

New chief of staff: Taking care of people key to winning the fight

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 12:00am
Gen. James McConville, who was sworn in as the Army's 40th chief of staff on Friday, said he credits his father for inspiring him to join the military.

A hard lesson learned now guides priorities for new SMA

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 12:00am
It's a grim, daily reminder for Grinston, who was sworn in as the 16th sergeant major of the Army on Friday, of a lesson learned -- a painful one that now drives much of his priorities to build a more combat-ready force.

Cyber-intel officer mentors local youth

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 12:00am
In computer labs across the nation, students train for the country's largest annual cyber defense contest, CyberPatriot. However, without the tools and guidance needed, one school lost its competitive edge -- until a group of cyber professionals led by 1st Lt. Conner Wissmann, 781st Military Intelligence Battalion, volunteered to help.

Army Wellness Centers offer Soldiers, Families world-class fitness services

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:00am
Did you know there is a world-class team of experts at an Army Wellness Center near you with access to cutting-edge technology just waiting to help? No need to hire a personal trainer, your AWC offers free services and programs to help you meet your fitness goals.

Former Army Ranger helps save man on commercial jet

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:00am
Before his flight left from Charlotte, Norvel Turner Jr. heard a fellow passenger yell for help. After running to catch the flight heading to Columbia, S.C., a 59-year-old man had collapsed in the aisle a few rows behind Turner.

Innovative AI system could help make Army fuel cells more efficient

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 12:00am
As part of an effort to address the gap the U.S. Army faces in the need for long-lasting power and batteries for warfighters, the Army Research Office funded a research team who developed an artificial intelligence system that officials say identifies a promising material for creating more efficient fuel cells.

Army training helps Soldier save driver's life

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 12:00am
When Matt Oldham saw the black SUV erupt in flames, he sprinted toward the fire. The Army specialist's heart raced as he approached the injured driver, whose vehicle had collided into the brick building across the street from the Dallas Holocaust Museum, where he worked as a security guard.

Guard tests disaster response with civilian partners

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 12:00am
Vigilant Guard kicked off Monday with a flurry of activity, with first responders and emergency management personnel from across Ohio working together during a variety of disaster scenarios designed to test their skills and their teamwork.

Army general, SOCOM commander emphasizes character to new SEALs

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 12:00am
Army Gen. Richard D. Clarke, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, addressed SEAL qualification training graduates during their graduation ceremony in San Diego, Aug. 2, 2019.