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Army ROTC scholarship available for Army Guard members

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 12:00am
Army National Guard members taking part in ROTC are eligible to receive a scholarship covering tuition costs and other education expenses.

The making of a drill sergeant: Transforming civilians into Soldiers

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 12:00am
Watching the Army recruits run to their designated location, the drill sergeant could feel the tension, the excitement, the anticipation. The only question now was, who was more excited--her or the trainees?

Top 2019 Soldiers' stories range from saving lives to spotlighting fitness

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 12:00am
Some of the biggest stories of the year highlighted people, "the Army's No. 1 resource," as emphasized by senior leaders.

Kentucky Guard first to receive ACFT equipment

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army's new Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2020. In order to meet that timeline, equipment for the ACFT has started shipping - and the Kentucky National Guard is the first of all three Army components (active, guard, reserve) to receive the initial fielding.

Mobile battlefield devices show great potential thanks to Army research

Thu, 12/26/2019 - 12:00am
Soldiers on the battlefield are not able to rely on high-powered bulky devices or the cloud to conduct operations, so how can they efficiently run the programs and algorithms needed to be successful in their missions?

Battle of the Bulge veteran shares his story

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 12:00am
An Army veteran of the Battle of the Bulge made the history books come alive with his short speech during a 75th anniversary commemoration in Bastogne, Belgium.

Combat artist documents Army life

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 12:00am
On Belvoir's Theote Road, the U.S. Army Museum Support Center has been springing to life, as workers navigate through the 120,000 square-foot warehouse, gathering, wrapping, and boxing artwork for transport down the road to the National Museum of the U.S. Army, scheduled to open in June. Tucked inside this building is a modest art studio with brushes on the table and sketches taped to the wall, and one special artist -- the Army Artist in Residence.

Army veteran makes 300 wooden toys for needy children

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 12:00am
Since the 1970s, Army veteran Jim Annis has been a real-life Santa to the children in his community.

NetWars competition tests knowledge, skills of military cyber warriors

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 12:00am
The Army was represented well during this year's NetWars competition, designed to provide training and assess the proficiencies of cyber personnel.

Esper, Milley commemorate Battle of the Bulge 75th anniversary

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 12:00am
Military and civilian dignitaries from Europe and the United States were in Belgium today to mark the anniversary of one of the most important battles of World War II: the Battle of the Bulge.

Meet the first enlisted female Guard Soldiers to graduate Ranger School

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 12:00am
Two Soldiers from the South Carolina and Pennsylvania National Guard are the first enlisted National Guard females to graduate from U.S. Army Ranger School.

New marketing job lets officers steward Army brand

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 12:00am
Starting early next year, officers looking for a new calling may discover one as marketers. Last week, the Army's latest functional area began selecting eligible Soldiers and the application process will run through Jan. 19.

Top stories of 2019: ESB, bonuses to talent management

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 12:00am
This past year, the Army approved standards for the Army Combat Fitness Test, introduced a new proficiency badge and altered how it promotes Soldiers. The Army also began the groundwork to better manage its talent, while a leadership shuffle brought in new top brass.

101st Soldiers share personal ties to Battle of the Bulge

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 12:00am
Seventy-five years ago in Bastogne, Belgium, German soldiers captured American Pfc. Marold Peterson of the 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division.

West Point seniors forge ahead after final Army-Navy game

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 12:00am
As the stadium emptied following the 120th Army-Navy game, its conclusion marked the last time many of the West Point players would wear their college football uniform. But it also brought them one step closer in their Army journey.

Simon Sinek talks leadership at Army Profession Forum

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 12:00am
What can a motivational speaker from the private sector teach the Army about leadership? Maybe more than we think. Building effective teams, whether in business or the military, is about building trust, says best-selling author Simon Sinek.

Army-Navy rivalry: It's more than the game

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:00am
The 120th meeting between Army and Navy will commence Saturday, Dec 14th, 2019 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The academies will tangle once again as the Naval Academy continues its pursuit of the 2019 Commander-in Chief's Trophy.

Recruiting, retention key to more force diversity

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:00am
The Army is more diverse, talented, and lethal than ever, says a top personnel officer, with more strives yet to be made in recruiting and retention.

Army smart machining solution to drive down cost, deliver better weapons to Soldiers

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:00am
For Soldiers in the field, having the right weapons is critical to winning battles. These weapons systems, which range from cannons and mortars to vehicle armor kits, will not only improve readiness and modernize the Army, but also protect Soldiers. To improve the efficiency of producing weapon systems, the Army is using Smart Machining Solution, or SMS, to research and design weapons and deliver capabilities more quickly to Soldiers.

Troxell reflects on four years in military's top enlisted post

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:00am
After 37 years in the Army -- and having served the last four as the third senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff -- Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell is ready to move on.

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