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Staff Sgt. Christopher Glass, an operations section construction supervisor for the 365th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, recently found out that one of his relatives has cancer and that it has metastasized to his neck. In response, Glass declared that he would shave his head to support his family back home.
Platoons from the 124th Engineer Company, attached to the 489th Engineer Battalion and the 82nd Sustainment Brigade-U.S. Central Command Materiel Recovery Element, have been participating in multiple projects in and around Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, which help with the transfer or the complete closure of forward operating bases, combat outposts, and camps throughout Afghanistan.
Although it's not yet Christmas or New Year's Eve, Soldiers around the globe are already attending parties, visiting with families and friends and some are volunteering their time and donations to help those less fortunate.
The radioactive material consolidation facility at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., is not well-known, but it provides an important function for the Department of Defense.
U.S. Army television ads address common misperceptions about serving in the Army and Army Reserve, while highlighting the diverse professional skills and careers available in the Army and through Army training.
A Minnesota National Guardsman made a huge splash on his return from a deployment to Afghanistan when he surprised his children as Scuba Claus at the Mall of America's Sea Life Aquarium in Bloomington, Minn., Dec. 22, 2013.
Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas, the core of Army aviation's maintenance, repair and overhaul for helicopters, engines and components, broke ground on a new modernized helicopter facility that will house painting operations for Army helicopters, this December.
After delivering groundbreaking communications technologies to Soldiers in Afghanistan, the Army should focus tactical network development efforts on simplifying tools and applications, right-sizing command posts and increasing operational flexibility, according to initial conclusions from the most recent Network Integration Evaluation.
The Eighth Army commanding general saluted U.S. troops in South Korea during the holiday season.
On Dec.29, 2013, chaplain assistants in the Army will celebrate their 104th anniversary. The Army officially created the position of chaplain assistant back on Dec. 28, 1909, authorizing a Soldier to provide full-time religious support.
Many family members of recently-deployed service members find themselves in a different role, with new responsibilities, upon their service member's return from combat.
Pfc. Wynn Roberts finished third overall in the International Biathlon Union Cup trials, Dec. 14-18, 2013, at Mt. Itasca, Minn., narrowly missing a berth on the U.S. World Cup Team and a possible chance to compete in the Winter Olympics.
With Amazon announcing a test for package delivery using drones, the skies could soon become crowded with unmanned aerial systems, so the Army is providing assistance that could soon regulate the flight of drones over U.S. airspace.
Drill sergeants and cadre in 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery, at Fort Sill, Okla., took a break from pushing their Soldiers, to test their own physical limits, Dec. 11, 2013, in their inaugural Gauntlet Challenge.
The 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Training Support Activity Europe, on U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, Germany, officially opened its new Convoy Live-Fire Course, Dec. 18, 2013.
Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal recently released the Army Business Management Strategy, which serves as the primary planning and execution document for activities associated with Army Business Transformation.
More than 300 U.S., German, French, Spanish, Estonian and Dutch paratroopers participated in four days of airborne operations during the annual International Jump Week over the Alzey Drop Zone, near Kaiserslautern, Germany, Dec. 16-19, 2013.
The Army extended the deadline for retirees and family members to activate the email forwarding function in their Army Knowledge Online account profile. The extension is for at least 30 days, to Jan. 31, 2014. Previously, the deadline was Dec. 31, 2013.
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center has joined an elite group of hospitals verified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level II Trauma Center.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno recognized the Soldier and Non-commissioned Officer of the Year during a ceremony in the Pentagon, which he hosted Dec. 18, 2013.