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Soldiers past, present strike bronze at Sochi Games

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 12:00am
Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb and current WCAP brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt teamed with civilians Curt Tomasevicz and Steve Langton to secure Team USA's 28th and final medal of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 23, 2014.

President announces 24 veterans to receive Medals of Honor

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:00am
President Barack Obama announced Feb. 21, 2014, that he will award the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans during a March 18, 2014, ceremony at the White House.

SMA Chandler to NTC Soldiers: Trust, respect essential to Army profession

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:00am
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III discussed the themes of trust and respect with a group of junior enlisted Soldiers at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. Feb. 19, 2014.

Two new programs broaden opportunities for eligible Soldiers

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:00am
Soldiers looking for challenges beyond their regular military training, in national security policy or strategic decision making, for instance, might consider applying for one of two newly available programs through the Army's Broadening Opportunity Program.

Army coaches help U.S. women make Olympic history

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:00am
Two Olympic coaches from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program had an unofficial hand in Team USA earning two Olympic medals in women's bobsled competition, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Army recognizes institute's biotechnology advances with $48 million renewal

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:00am
The Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies contract with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Army Research Office, was extended in December 2013, providing an additional $48 million over three years to study high performance biological systems and the translation of these to engineering systems of benefit to Soldier.

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.