Updated: 27 min 40 sec ago
A small team of scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are collaborating with counterparts at the Communications-Electronics and the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Centers, to develop technology for lightweight, portable prototype systems that would convert Jet Propellant 8 to hydrogen on the spot.
Gunnery is in full swing this fall as the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, at Fort Hood, Texas, gears up for another brigade inclusive training exercise in November, and a rotation to the National Training Center in February.
When George Mahon looks back at the 91 years that have comprised his life, he has many things to be proud of. There are his five sons and a daughter, and his long-time career as a roofer. One facet of his past shines more brightly in his memory than all the rest, however.
After a comprehensive review of Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs across the country, the Army approved the closure of 13 ROTC programs over a two-year period to conclude at the end of the Academic Year 2014-2015.
First responders in the National Capital Region need to keep their skills at a high level of proficiency. Participating in Capital Shield 14 is one of the methods they used to maintain their expertise.
Army tactics and training are constantly changing to meet the threat on the battlefield, and one such example is the attack helicopter.
Soldiers with the 865th Army Reserve Combat Support Hospital, from Utica, N.Y., perfected their medical teamwork skills at one of the nation's leading simulation centers.
Five U.S. military athletes, including three from the Army World Class Athlete Program, combined to win 10 gold and two silver medals, Sept. 14-15, 2013, at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire's 2013 World Para-Track and Field Championships in Warendorf, Germany.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye honored the first Eighth Army commander of the Korean War during a dinner in Seoul, Sept. 30, 2013.
A baseline Soldier physical readiness training study was conducted Sept. 16-26, 2013, at Fort Carson, Colo., to develop a new physical readiness test designed around warrior tasks and battle drills.
The Medical Support Systems Project Management Office at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity works with military, government and industry partners to improve equipment and evacuation capabilities, giving minutes back, saving lives.
The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, in conjunction with the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Ga., will host the 2014 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships, from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, 2013.
Advisers with the 36th Engineer Brigade, attached to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, were recognized at a ceremony, Sept. 25, 2013, on Camp Maiwand, Afghanistan, as their advisory mission to the Afghan National Army 4th Infantry Brigade, 203rd Corps, came to an end.
Soldiers from the first Performance Triad pilot course are now teaching their own Soldiers how to improve their health and performance through proper nutrition, sleep and activity -- the three legs of the triad.
Army Emergency Relief announced a change in policy allowing sergeants first class and above direct access to assistance. This change, which became effective Sept. 30, 2013, enables senior non-commissioned officers to go directly to AER for assistance.
Despite a government shutdown, military commissaries overseas and all Army and Air Force Exchange Service facilities will continue operation.
In October, the Army will mark the 20th anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu, a 1993 conflict in Somalia that inspired the book "Black Hawk Down" and the mainstream movie of the same name.
Ten Soldiers of the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), stationed at Caserma Del Din, Italy, picked up their paint rollers and joined Vicenza locals, Sept. 21, 2013, to help repaint the Stadio "Romeo Menti."
Hundreds of Soldiers and civilians filled the Wiesbaden Fitness Center in Germany, Sept. 24, 2013, during Wiesbaden's Ready and Resilient training day.
The partnership between coalition forces and the Afghan National Army took a major step forward, Sept. 25, 2013, as the Kandahar Regional Military Hospital in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the hospital now being 100 percent Afghan led.