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Kosovo's Task Force Medical works to establish food sanitation system

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:00pm
Members of Multinational Battle Group-East's Task Force Medical invited Kosovo's food inspectors to their food handlers class on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, May 19, 2014, to help lay a foundation for a long lasting system in a region.

Odierno to NIE 14.2 Soldiers, Marines: Joint Operations are future

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:00pm
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno thanked joint and coalition partners for their contributions that made Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 a success.

Problem solvers tackle Army complexity

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:00pm
The complexity of the Army makes it difficult sometimes to articulate its needs and missions, said Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson at the service's annual Force Management seminar, at the Pentagon, May 28, 2014.

Soldiers test skills, Army Mountaineering Kit against North America's tallest peak

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:00pm
Seven Soldiers from 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, arrived at Kahiltna Glacier Base Camp, May 21, 2014, in preparation for their ascent of Mount McKinley, Alaska, the highest peak in North America.

Automotive engineers explore future mobility, protection

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:00pm
When Gen. Dennis Via, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general, visited the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center earlier this year, he said, "We don't know where the next contingency will be, but there will be another contingency."

Army tests network capabilities at NIE 14.2

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:00pm
With an unprecedented level of Joint and international involvement, Network Integration Evaluation 14.2, the seventh in a series of semi-annual field evaluations which focused on improvement and simplification of the Army's networked capabilities, came to a close May 22, 2014, at Fort Bliss, Texas.

U.S., Austrian armies train together at Combined Resolve II

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. and Austrian Soldiers jumped out of Army UH-60 Black Hawks and Austrian helicopters to begin an air assault mission to attack and defend an operating base during Combined Resolve II.

Secretary of the Army performs impromptu re-enlistment in Latvia

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:00pm
When Secretary of the Army John McHugh challenged members of the Michigan National Guard May 20, 2014, to "ask me anything," during a luncheon and discussion at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, it's unlikely he was prepared for what came next.

Tens of thousands draw attention to POWs, MIAs as part of Rolling Thunder XXVII

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 11:00pm
As part of the Rolling Thunder XXVII motorcycle rally, tens of thousands of veterans and their supports gathered on their motorcycles this Memorial Day weekend in the nation's capital to draw attention to service members who may still be prisoners of war, or who are still missing in action.

Old Guard Soldiers honor fallen with flags at Arlington graves

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00pm
Across Arlington National Cemetery this weekend, adjacent to each of the often stark white, simple grave stones, a tiny American flag has been placed into the ground as a tribute to the service and sacrifice of the nation's fallen service members who rest there.

Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00pm
Getting audited is something most taxpayers admit they dread. But those same citizens might be heartened to know that government agencies that receive their tax dollars are audited just the same, to ensure that money is properly spent

AMC commander talks sustainment at AUSA forum

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00pm
The commander of Army Materiel Command stressed partnership, collaboration and communication with industry as the key to navigating the challenging times currently faced by the Army, May 20, 2014, during the Association of the United States Army's Sustainment "Hot Topic" Forum, in Arlington, Va.

U.S. Army Special Operations Command remembers, pays tribute to fallen heroes

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00pm
Family members and fellow Soldiers from throughout the U.S. Army Special Operations community gathered May 22, 2014, at Fort Bragg, N.C., to pay tribute and respect to fallen Special Operations Soldiers, in a memorial ceremony.

Army announces plan to open special ops aviation positions to women

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00pm
The Department of Defense notified Congress May 23, 2014, of the U.S. Army and U.S. Special Operations Command plan to eliminate gender restrictions within previously closed units of the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command.

Insect-inspired technology to extend situational awareness

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:00pm
Soldiers' missions frequently lead them to locations where they must assess the status of structures, and where the presence of threats is not immediately known or easily detectable.

Army, NASA, university collaboration promotes additive manufacturing

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:00pm
Additive manufacturing is changing the way organizations design and manufacture products around the world.

Beefier carbines en route to Soldiers

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:00pm
A thicker barrel will efficiently dissipate heat in the new M4-A1 carbine, should a Soldier need to flip the selector to auto, according to Soldiers overseeing the new configuration now being added to the M4.

China-U.S. cooperating on natural disaster mitigation, says top Army engineer

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is cooperating with China on a number of fronts involving areas of mutual interest, such as storm and earthquake mitigation, according to the USACE commander.

NATO forces train for multinational future during Combined Resolve II

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:00pm
Multinational military exercise Combined Resolve II, being conducted at the Joint Multinational Training Command in Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr Training Areas, Germany, from May 15 to June 30, 2014, with more than 4,000 participants, includes military personnel from Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and the U.S.

Researchers enable next generation of Army's construction simulation

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army researchers are developing technologies to enable the next generation of simulators for training uniformed construction and combat engineers.