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Alaskan exercise tests Oregon Guard's CERFP agility

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Nearly 200 Soldiers and Airmen of the Oregon National Guard's highly trained emergency response team participated with the Hawaii National Guard during Vigilant Guard-Alaska 2014, near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 24 through April 3, 2014.

TRADOC relooking NCO education with eye to 'adaptation'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army is conducting a complete re-assessment of its NCO education system for the first time since 1976, said the general who just took the helm of Training and Doctrine Command.

Social media helping destabilize world, strategist says at War College

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Twitter, Facebook and other types of social media are contributing to global instability, said Robert D. Kaplan, chief geopolitical analyst for Stratfor -- a team of intelligence experts.

Task Force Bayonet holds training exercise in Korea

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Task Force Bayonet conducted a combined live fire exercise at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex, South Korean near the world's most heavily guarded border, April 11, 2014.

NCOs giving 'oak tree' counseling to benefit Soldiers

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Army leaders are providing "under the oak tree" counseling, to improve their Soldier's health and resilience, said Col. Michael J. Talley, assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, Army Medical Command.

Army resilience shifting from 'bystander' to 'intervention' model

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign is now focusing on "intervention," not on "bystander" behaviors, said the director of the Army's R2C program.

Surgeon general says brain health 'new frontier'

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Optimizing brain health can have immense benefits for readiness, resiliency and the health of Soldiers, said the Army's surgeon general as she opened two-day consortium on the topic.

Fort Hood medical teams spring into action, save lives amid tragedy

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Evil reared its ugly head on Fort Hood, Texas, again April 2, 2014, and once again the everyday heroes of the "Great Place" rose up to meet it head-on. At the tip of that spear, as always, were the emergency responders who charged into the disorder and confusion to save lives.

CASCOM top sustainers test skills, take first steps toward top Army titles

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Ten Soldiers from Combined Arms Support Command units near and far gathered at Fort Lee, Va., for a week-long competitive throw-down known as "Ultimate Warrior," an annual combined Soldier skills event.

Leader Development Assessment Course challenges Cadets, evaluates their potential

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
When the last graduation ceremony for Army ROTC's 2014 Leader Development Assessment Course concludes on Brooks Parade Field at Fort Knox, Ky., in August, this rite of passage will mark the end of LDAC's first iteration at its new home.

Military K-9s experience MedEvac training at Camp Bondsteel

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Soldiers with Multinational Battle Group-East completed a week-long MedEvac training April 2, 2014, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.

101st Airborne Division conducts brigade air assault

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
For the first time in more than a decade, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted a large-scale air assault training operation, at Fort Campbell, Ky., April 4-8, 2014.

TRADOC teams with universities, colleges to conduct SHARP discussions

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command took a historic step toward eliminating sexual assault and sexual harassment not only in the Army, but in the local community, when the command held its first partnership discussion with local academia at the Fort Eustis Club on Fort Eustis, Va., April 3, 2014.

War College students, Army leaders discuss promoting ideas during 'Leader Day' discussion

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson, and other senior Army leaders, participated in 'Leader Day' discussions with U.S. Army War College students about the Army's future strategic responsibilities, April 8, 2014, at Bliss Hall on Carlisle Barracks, Pa.

VCSA: Fiscal constraints mean 'greater risk' in modernization

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell said the Army is reducing its end strength as "rapidly and as responsibly," while doing its best to meet its operational requirements, during testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, subcommittee on Airland, April 9, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

SMA lists 'Top 5' concerns of Soldiers

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Possible changes to military retirement ranks as the number-one concern of Soldiers, the Army's top enlisted member told senators during testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, personnel subcommittee, April 9, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

International sniper competition tests top shooters' tactical skills

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
Sniper teams from around the globe converged on the Special Forces Sniper Course at Fort Bragg, N.C., to put their skills to the test in this year's United States Army Special Operations Command International Sniper Competition.

Installation Management Command welcomes new commander

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
Lt. Gen. David Halverson took command of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command from Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter during a ceremony April 8, 2014, on MacArthur Parade Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Exchange warns shoppers about used-vehicle scams

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army & Exchange Service is warning military shoppers about scammers posing as service members offering to broker the sale of used boats, cars and motorcycles through the Exchange.

Odierno: Army faces 'tough' choices in uncertain fiscal times

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
The chief of staff of the Army told senators "tough" choices must be made in uncertain fiscal times, and up to 46 percent of active brigade combat teams might need to be cut if full sequestration hits in 2016, during a hearing, April 8, 2014, on the active Army and Reserve force mix related to the Defense Authorization request for fiscal year 2015 and the Future Years Defense Program.