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Joint Chiefs chairman: Defensive measures prevented casualties in Iranian attack

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 12:00am
Although Iranian missiles damaged equipment and infrastructure at U.S. and ally-occupied military installations in Iraq Tuesday, training and defensive readiness paid off in no lives being lost, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

Mentally and physically strong: Work ethic carries Army veterinarian

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 12:00am
Whether treating military working dogs or conducting physical fitness training, Capt. Danica Goodheart dedicates 110 percent. Her efforts paid off in August when she won a bodybuilding competition.

Trump: No casualties in Iranian missile attack, US won't allow nuclear Iran

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 12:00am
There were no American or Iraqi casualties as a result of the Iranian missile attacks on Al Asad Air Base and the city of Irbil in Iraq, President Donald J. Trump said today.

Army collaborates with FDA on advanced manufacturing, 3D printing

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 12:00am
As the Army embraces advanced manufacturing in its modernization strategies, medical logisticians are looking to 3D printing as a potential solution to ensure readiness of crucial equipment to support the force.

Esper: Iran has 'Big Off Ramp' to avoid further conflict

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 12:00am
The United States does not want a war with Iran, and it's not leaving Iraq, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said.

Puerto Rico National Guard helps respond to earthquake

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 12:00am
The Puerto Rico National Guard was activated Tuesday to help respond to earthquakes that caused heavy damage, some injuries, and at least one fatality in the southwest area of the island.

Preventing illness keeps Soldiers on mission

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 12:00am
Soldiers must be ready and capable to conduct the full range of military operations to defeat all enemies regardless of the threats they pose. But bad sanitation can keep them from the mission.

Army Recovery Care Program: Different name, mission the same

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 12:00am
The Army Warrior Care and Transition Program name has officially changed to the Army Recovery Care Program with the publication of Headquarters Department of the Army Executive Order 048-20.

Army scientist enhances future combat, wearable technology

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 12:00am
A group of Army scientists works to map out the cognitive mechanisms of the human system in order to seamlessly integrate future military technology into the daily lives of Soldiers.

Army introduces weld automation for next generation combat vehicles

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 12:00am
To improve the quality of combat vehicle weldments and reduce fabrication time, the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Manufacturing Technology program funded a project to develop a robotic manufacturing cell to automate heavy weld operations for combat vehicles. This cell is equipped with an advanced welding technology called High Energy Buried Arc Welding, which enables high-quality, thick-plate welds with minimal passes. The cell also contains a high-capacity, multi-axis positioning system that can manipulate multi-ton vehicle structures into ideal welding positions.

Pearl Harbor survivor relates his World War II odyssey

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 12:00am
In 1940, William P. Bonelli, 19, had no desire to join the military. The nation was not yet at war, but Bonelli, who followed the war news in Europe and Asia, said he knew deep inside that war was coming, and probably soon.

Specialized training for Army nurses advancing care for critically-ill patients

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 12:00am
Critical care nurses at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center recently participated in training to familiarize themselves with Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies, to advance capabilities of LRMC's Intensive Care Unit for patients with kidney failure.

Adaptation is key to determining network resilience in cyberattacks, study finds

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 12:00am
A new study shows that traditional markers of a computer network's resilience are not solely effective in determining its ability to accomplish missions.

Man sheds pounds, unhealthy habits to become a Citizen-Soldier

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 12:00am
Profile of 25-year-old Matt Logsdon from Ashtabula County in northeast Ohio, who through diet and exercise lost 145 pounds and improved his body fat by more than 30% in a year to become eligible to join the Ohio Army National Guard.

Defense bill to fund pay raise for military, civilian personnel

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 12:00am
Service members and Families will benefit from a $19.5 billion increase of the Defense Department's 2019 funding, including a 3.1% pay raise for military and civilian personnel and paid parental leave for civilians.

New entrance test to increase Soldier quality, reduce attrition

Wed, 01/01/2020 - 12:00am
A new military entrance exam is now being given to Army recruits to predict performance, behaviors, attitude, and attrition of potential Soldiers. The pilot program is designed to see how the Army can get best-fit recruits, even in jobs that require slightly higher standardized test scores than the applicant achieved.

Five siblings spend last holiday season together before basic training

Wed, 01/01/2020 - 12:00am
As the holiday season came to a close, Spc. Austin and Pfc. Haley Wierzbicki cherished the last moments they had with their family in Walnut, Illinois, before returning to their respective duty stations to start the new year. As a close-knit family of three sisters and two brothers, both Haley and Austin, and their parents, Nicole and Karl, acknowledged the significance behind this year's holiday visit.

Commissaries, exchanges welcoming more veterans in 2020

Tue, 12/31/2019 - 12:00am
Beginning New Year's Day, commissary and exchange facilities across the Department of Defense will open their doors to more than 4.1 million additional veterans nationwide, Army officials said.

Soldier lifts her way to record-setting achievements

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 12:00am
Idaho Army National Guardsman 1st Lt. Juanita "Christie" Goodrich's road to fitness started in 2014 with a hankering for a mocha coffee, but also a desire to get in shape. She decided to run for the coffee instead of drive. The coffee-runs became a daily routine, motivating her to first run nine miles, then 12 and finally 20.

Guard members reflect on 2019, prepare for new decade

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 12:00am
From cyber missions to training with international partners, supporting the war fight and responding to natural disasters, 2019 was a busy year for the National Guard.