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Have a good idea for the Army? Here is your chance to shine

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:00am
The Army has implemented a formal process to capture and evaluate grassroots, personal readiness and resilience initiatives, before considering the idea for potential Army-wide use.

US Army teams with Fijian military for exercise Cartwheel 2019

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:00am
Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, Inf. Brigade Combat Team, 25th Inf. Division from, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, arrived at Nadi International Airport July 27, 2019, to partner with the 3rd Fijin Infantry Regiment (RFMF) for a series of bilateral military-to-military exercises, collectively named Exercise Cartwheel 2019.

Recruiter of MOH recipient: Recruiters are the Army's ambassadors to the nation

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:00am
When he was selected for recruiting duty in 1997, he never imagined the impact it would have on the Army or himself.

Army captains to take GRE to assess talent

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:00am
Army officers enrolled in the Captains Career Course must take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) during the course beginning this summer.

Agile Spirit 19 kicks off in Georgia

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:00am
Military personnel have been preparing continuously for this Agile Spirit 19. For the last five days Soldiers have come together on different training sites scattered across the country of Georgia, including Orpholo Training Area, Senaki Air Base, and Vaziani Training Area.

Army Soldier wins Gold at Pan American Games

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:00am
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Sarah Beard won the Gold Medal in Women's Three-Position Rifle at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru July 28.

National Guard physician devotes career to serving veterans, Soldiers

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 12:00am
Maj. Andrea "Doc" Hickman attached to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Battalion, 113th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard, talks about her dual experience as a family medicine physician for the Guard and a primary healthcare provider at Veterans Affairs in Des Moines.

Stryker BCT Soldiers bolster relationships through Pacific Pathways

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 12:00am
More than 600 Soldiers with the 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat team helped build readiness and strengthen partnerships in Thailand, the Philippines and Palau, in support of Pacific Pathways 19-1.

'Forged at 50': Action officer competes in ninth Army Ten-Miler

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 12:00am
This year marks an important milestone for Army Lt. Col. Ron Cole -- he's turning 50 and he'll be competing in his ninth Army Ten-Miler in October.

Secretary Esper thanks Soldiers in farewell message

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 12:00am
Being secretary of the Army was "a dream of a lifetime," said Mark T. Esper, during his farewell address in the role a day after swearing in as defense secretary.

Program offers proactive measures to assess health of Soldiers, Army civilians

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army's Deployment Health Assessment Program (DHAP) identifies deployment-related health problems and connects Soldiers and Army Civilians with the right care when needed and ensures that Soldiers are assessed pre and post combat.

Alaska Army National Guard responds to wildfires

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 12:00am
The Alaska Army National Guard assisted local and state authorities in response to multiple wildfires throughout the state July 2-16, flying helicopters to scoop 600-gallon buckets of water from lakes and releasing over fires and hot spots.

Guardsmen train with African ally to strengthen security, defense

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 12:00am
More than 170 Soldiers and Airmen with National Guard units from N.C., Ala., and N.J. traveled to Botswana to partner with approximately 300 Botswana Defense Force service members at the Thebaphatswa Air Base, July 9-18, 2019 as part of Operation Upward Minuteman 2019. Upward Minuteman 2019 was a U.S. Africa Command exercise promoting the U.S. National Guard's State Partnership Program on the African Continent.

Cadet thrives in environment she had no plans to enter

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 12:00am
Class of 2020 Cadet Eden-Elizabeth Phillips is serving as the regimental commander for Cadet Field Training, the six-week long summer training program for the Class of 2022.

Battle scenarios test medical units' ability to save lives abroad

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 12:00am
As the helicopters begin landing nearby and ambulances wheel up to the the combat support hospital triage area, personnel behind the scenes supporting the Global Medic exercise ensure everything is set to fully test the capabilities of the units participating in the medical portion of Combat Support Training Exercise 78-19-02 held at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., June 8-28, 2019.

'Walking blood banks' fill gap for medical care in field environment

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 12:00am
The XVIII Airborne Corps and the Armed Services Blood Program are partnering to identify Soldiers with blood type O who have low levels of antibodies in their blood. These individuals have the ability to provide an immediate blood donation to an injured person of any blood type that needs a transfusion at or near the point of injury.

Esper becomes 27th Defense Secretary

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 12:00am
Dr. Mark T. Esper became the 27th defense secretary Tuesday during an early evening White House swearing-in ceremony.

Feats of strength: Soldiers compete in 1,000-Pound Challenge

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 12:00am
Soldiers stationed at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania compete in the 1,000 Pound Challenge June, 25, 2019. The 1,000 Pound Challenge is a weightlifting event consisting of a squat, bench press and deadlift. The 1,000 pound club is a way to acknowledge the physical achievement and dedication to training at the MKAB fitness centers.

Army boosts Soldier battery power for greater lethality, mobility

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 12:00am
AFC is helping to increase Soldier lethality and survivability through the research and development of lighter batteries with more power and extended runtimes.

Guard teams up with Hungarian forces in live-fire exercise

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 12:00am
National Guard units joined with the U.S. Army and Hungarian Defense Forces (HDF), who partnered for a live-fire training exercise as a part of Breakthrough 2019 on June 12.