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Skier says Army father helped her achieve Olympic dream

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:00am
U.S. Olympic skier Jacqueline Wiles, 21, said the support of her Army father has been instrumental in allowing her to ski competitively and achieve her dream of getting to Sochi for the winter games.

Husband, wife Army scientists receive Black Engineer of the Year Awards

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:00am
Two U.S. Army computer scientists were recognized for their individual contributions to the scientific community at the annual Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Conference, Feb. 8, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

Commander presents AMC Perspective at Winter AUSA

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:00am
Army Materiel Command's top leader began the discussion Feb. 19, 2014, at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Ala., by emphasizing the suitability of this year's theme to the current status of the Army.

Waypoint #2: Follow up to CSA's Marching Orders

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:00am
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno recently issued Waypoint #2, a follow up to his Marching Orders issued in January 2012, titled "America's Force of Decisive Action."

AUSA panel discussion addresses partnerships

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:00am
Business leaders joined government officials Feb. 19, 2014, for the panel discussion, Industrial Partnerships for Force 2025 and Beyond, at the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium and Exposition at Huntsville, Ala.

Spartan Brigade demonstrates quick response, airborne ability at Cobra Gold 2014

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:00am
"Spartan" paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, demonstrated their unique ability to rapidly deploy and conduct a forced entry airborne assault during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 at the Khok Kathiam Royal Thai Air Force Base in Lopburi, Thailand, Feb. 15, 2014.

Tennessee Guard brings fight from field to digital battlefield

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:00am
For Soldiers of Tennessee National Guard's 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, the past three months were split between virtual and field training environments at the Volunteer Training Site-Catoosa, Ga.

Corps of Engineers commander sees funding returning to pre-9/11 levels by 2020

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:00am
The Army's chief engineer said last week that about two-thirds of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's budget is for military programs, but he expects to see continued reductions as funding for those programs returns to pre-9/11 levels.

Military training helps Soldier-athletes conquer luge challenges

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:00am
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Olympians Utah National Guard Sgt. Preston Griffall and Sgt. Matt Mortensen attribute their readiness and resilience in the sport of luge to characteristics of teamwork and trust derived from military training.

Army Reserve unit first to join Army Wellness Center program

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:00am
Soldiers of the 7221st Medical Support Unit, Newark, Del., were the first Army Reserve Soldiers to undergo the battery of metabolic and fitness tests associated with the Army Wellness Center Program during an event held here at Kirk Army Medical Center. at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Feb. 8, 2014.

Former Soldier wins Olympic bobsled bronze

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:00am
Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb and Team USA civilian brakeman Steve Langton became the first U.S. athletes in 62 years to win a two-man bobsled Olympic medal by taking the bronze at Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014.

Wisconsin Guard engineers power Romanian transit facility development effort

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:00am
The MK Passenger Transit Center at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania, marks a significant achievement for military engineers, including the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 924th Engineer Facilities Detachment.

'Sisters in Arms' program goes international at Cobra Gold 2014

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:00am
Women representing several countries participated in the first-of-its-kind International Sisters in Arms meeting, Feb. 17, 2014, at Camp Akatosarot, Phitsanulok, Kingdom of Thailand, during Cobra Gold 2014.

Air Assault training challenges Soldiers at 'Great Place'

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:00am
How do Soldiers train for and earn the coveted Army Air Assault badge? Enduring 10 days of fast-paced training may not seem so harsh to some, but under grueling weather conditions and long hours, trainees are pushed to their maximum potential -- physically and mentally.

Strykers take first step in move to Fort Carson

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:00am
Earlier this month, the first Double V-Hull Stryker vehicles began to arrive at Fort Carson, Colo., just weeks after the Army announced the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, would convert to a Stryker Brigade Combat Team.

173rd paratroopers assist Slovenian partners during ice storm

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:00am
Paratroopers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) arrived in Slovenia early on the morning of Feb. 11, 2014, with generators bound for Postojna, a city hard hit by an ice storm thought to be the worst natural disaster here in the last 100 years.

465th Engineer Company conducts training, benefits community

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:00am
Through partnerships with the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Birmingham, the 465th Engineer Company conducted an Individual Readiness Training mission that brought new light to Edgewater, Ala., Feb. 8, 2014.

About 2,850 Guard members assist during Winter Storm Pax

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:00am
About 2,850 Soldiers and Airmen were on duty in nine states and the District of Columbia, assisting stranded motorists, pulling semi-trailers out of ditches with heavy-duty wreckers, transporting law enforcement and firefighting personnel, in the wake of Winter Storm Pax.

1-21 Infantry 'Gimlets' go native in Thailand

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:00am
Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment "Gimlets," 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in multiple Thai led Jungle Survival Training classes in Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Thailand, throughout the month of February, as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.

1-21st Infantry 'Gimlets' go native in Thailand

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:00am
Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment "Gimlets," 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in multiple Thai led Jungle Survival Training classes in Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Thailand, throughout the month of February, as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.