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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.

Army coach leads Team USA to more Olympic medals

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 12:00am
Team USA Olympic skeleton coach Vermont Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Tuffy Latour helped coach Team USA's Noelle Pikus-Pace to an Olympic silver medal and Matt Antoine to a bronze at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

U.S. Army aviation pioneer flies into sunset

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:00am
The top U.S. Army aviator in South Korea completed his 33-year career, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Feb. 13, 2014.

Georgia Army, Air Guardsmen help Augusta residents in wake of Winter Storm Pax

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:00am
Georgia Army and Air National Guardsmen joined forces in Augusta to assist local responders during Winter Storm Pax. More than 80 Georgia Air National Guardsmen from Savannah's 165th Air Support Operations Squadron joined Army National Guardsmen of the 878th Engineering Battalion in a cooperative effort.

Avenger crew members transition to C-RAM

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:00am
About 70 Soldiers from B Battery, 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., performed live-fire Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar training.

Georgia Army and Air Guardsmen help Augusta residents

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:00am
Georgia Army and Air National Guardsmen joined forces in Augusta to assist local responders during Winter Storm Pax. More than 80 Georgia Air National Guardsmen from Savannah's 165th Air Support Operations Squadron joined Army National Guardsmen of the 878th Engineering Battalion in a cooperative effort.

Odierno: Leader development No. 1 priority

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:00am
Amidst the drawdown and the "hammer of sequestration," the Army's No. 1 priority in the budget continues to be leader development within both the officer and noncommissioned officer ranks, said the Chief of Staff of the Army, during a discussion at the Council on Foreign Relations, Feb. 11, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

Soldiers skid to 14th place in Olympic luge doubles

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:00am
Team USA's Utah National Guard Sgt. Preston Griffall and New York Army National Guard Sgt. Matt Mortensen finished 14th in Olympic luge doubles, after skidding in turn five of their second run, at the Sanki Sliding Center, Russia, Feb. 12, 2014.

Army daughter wins bronze in Olympic team figure skating

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:00am
Army family member Ashley Wagner helped Team USA win a bronze medal in the inaugural team figure-skating event at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Secretary McHugh discusses leaner, more capable Army

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:00am
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh had a candid discussion about the future of the Army during a meeting this week with senior leaders and Soldiers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.

'Sky Soldiers' host Russian evaluators in Vincenza, Italy

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:00am
A delegation of Russian soldiers visited paratroopers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), as part of a Vienna Document agreement evaluation in Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 28, 2014.

SMA Chandler visits Bragg, discusses Army challenges, future

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:00am
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III sat down with Team Bragg's enlisted Soldiers at multiple venues this week for a candid discussion about the challenges, changes and priorities for tomorrow's Army.

Future of Fort Gordon on display during McHugh visit

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:00am
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh got an up-close look at the future of Fort Gordon, Ga., Feb. 10, 2014, during an afternoon visit to the installation.

Army family member wins bronze in new Olympic team figure skating

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:00am
Army family member Ashley Wagner helped Team USA win a bronze medal in the inaugural team figure-skating event at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.