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U.S. Army, Australian leaders talk research, development cooperation

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 12:00am
Australia's chief defense scientist met with U.S. Army leaders Jan. 27, 2014, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to explore opportunities for research and development partnerships.

S.C. National Guard responds to Winter Storm Leon

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 12:00am
As Winter Storm Leon was gearing up to blast the southeastern portion of the United States with snow and ice, members of the South Carolina National Guard at the Joint Operations Center in West Columbia, S.C., kept a watchful eye on weather maps and began preparations to address potential impacts around the state.

Army launches eight-week SHARP pilot course

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:00am
The Army launched an eight-week Sexual Harassment/Assault Prevention and Response Program Schoolhouse Pilot program at Fort Belvoir, Va., Jan. 27, 2014, to better prepare sexual assault response coordinators, victim advocates and trainers.

Champoux sends message to mark Lunar New Year

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:00am
The Eighth Army commander sent a message to the Korean people to mark the Lunar New Year.

Band of Brother's Easy Company returns from Afghanistan, ends era

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:00am
The last group of Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), consisting mainly of Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, returned home in the early hours of Jan. 26, 2014, marking the end of an era for the brigade.

Army researchers inspire commercial rifle fire control systems

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:00am
Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory go about their business every day working on projects to help better serve the military and its members who protect our country. Sometimes the research inspires commercial companies to do additional research and expand on certain aspects to develop products of their own.

Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness launches new social media platform Army-wide

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:00am
The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program launched a new social media platform Jan. 27, 2014, called ArmyFit, for Soldiers, their families and Army civilians.

U.S., Canada partner to upgrade Canadian howitzer

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:00am
The Canadian Army has enlisted the help of Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., engineers to evaluate the life-span of their World War II-era C3 Howitzer.

U.S. bobsledders 'right where we want to be going into Sochi'

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:00am
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt, former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb, as well as Curt Tomasevicz and Steve Langton, won the 2013-14 World Cup season finale in four-man bobsled, Jan. 26 in Koenigssee, Germany. The victory gave the "Night Train 2" team added confidence heading to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7-23, in Sochi, Russia.

Sapper Leader Course helps turn Soldiers into premier combat engineers

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:00am
The Sapper Leader Course is an engineer specific 28-day course designed to turn Soldiers into Sapper leaders. During the challenging course, Soldiers are transformed into elite combat engineers by becoming experts in specific engineer tasks, infantry skills, mountaineering, airborne and air assault operations.

Army, veterans groups focus on reintegration for Soldiers

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:00am
Army leaders discussed budget issues, challenges of transition, Army future, and health of the force with veterans' service organizations and military service organizations, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Pentagon.

Squad leaders motivate Soldiers toward better health

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:00am
The Army's Performance Triad program -- which aims to increase Soldier performance through an increased emphasis on adequate sleep, physical activity, and proper nutrition -- is showing signs of success in part because responsibility for its implementation has been pushed to the lowest level of command.

Fellowships, scholarships offer officers career-broadening opportunities

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:00am
Officers looking for challenges beyond their military training might want to consider applying for some civilian education opportunities. There are four scholarships and fellowships within the Broadening Opportunity Program. The deadline for application for each is Feb. 28, 2014.

Nine Soldiers named to 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:00am
Nine Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are members of the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete or coach at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7-24, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The United States Olympic Committee officially announced the team Jan. 27, 2014.

Military engineers helps build homes for Navajo Nation

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:00am
Soldiers from the 389th Engineer Company, stationed in Middletown, Iowa, along with Navy Seabees and Air Force engineers, worked with the Southwest Indian Foundation in Gallup, N.M., this September, to provide homes for the Navajo Nation.

Army to open 33,000 positions to female Soldiers in April

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:00am
The Office of the Secretary of Defense recently notified Congress of the Army's intent to open those 33,000 positions to women. The change is expected to take place in April 2014.

Army to open 33,000 positions to women Soldiers in April

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:00am
The Office of the Secretary of Defense recently notified Congress of the Army's intent to open those 33,000 positions to women. The change is expected to take place in April 2014.

2-4 Infantry continues to advise, assist Afghan forces in Parwan Province

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:00am
Advising and assisting their Afghan National Security Forces counterparts remains the primary objective of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment "Warrior," for the remainder of their deployment.

'Arrowhead' lieutenant paves way for female Soldiers

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:00am
Every generation has its pioneers, its trailblazers; persons who pave the way for the next generation. The Army is no exception.

CSA: Army continues with 'mind-boggling' missions

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 12:00am
The Army's chief of staff said contrary to what many people may think, the Army has been doing anything but slowing down and becoming stagnant, despite cash flow and end-strength issues.