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The commanding general of the top U.S. Army formation in South Korea said the Republic of Korea-U.S. alliance is the strongest military alliance in the world.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno was honored with a National Football Foundation Distinguished American Award, Dec. 10, 2013, in New York City.
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Soldiers defended home snow as if Olympic dreams depended upon their performances at the International Bobsled & Skeleton Federation's 2013 World Cup stop, Dec. 6-7, 2013, at Utah Olympic Park in Park City.
Current technologies such as Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, the Army's mobile tactical communications network backbone, and emerging solutions like the Modular Integrated Command Post -- a vehicle that efficiently provides networking equipment and power to support a command post -- are enhancing a commander's ability to lead from anywhere on the battlefield.
Beginning Dec. 20, 2013, Soldiers will be eligible for expedited pre-flight screening at airports, meaning they'll be able to get into the express line where they don't need to remove their shoes and belts or take laptops out of their baggage.
One of the most important missions the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers carries out is reducing the risk of flooding. The Summersville Dam in West Virginia, the second largest earthen dam east of the Mississippi River, is designed to do just. During the most recent comprehensive inspection, which occurs once every 10 years, engineers discovered a problem; last month they engineered a solution.
More than 200 students from Kawananakoa Middle School learned about leadership, teamwork and trust the same way Soldiers do during a recent trip, here, when two separate groups of eighth-grade students participated in the Leadership Reaction Course, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 14-15, 2013.
Like many students at the University of Texas, Austin, Army ROTC Cadets dressed up for Halloween. However, their destination was not an on-campus party but for an alternative way to learn about a topic that is serious to the Army.
The Army Logistics University and Virginia Commonwealth University have partnered to create a new degree program to support Soldiers. The Master of Supply Chain Management is slated to begin in fall 2014 and will emphasize innovation, critical thinking and logistics management.
Boosting spirits and bringing holiday cheer, a gingerbread house of the U.S. Capitol greets Army leaders at the Army Executive Dining Facility at the Pentagon.
Fifteen Soldiers made history when they were awarded the newest Army military occupational specialty, 25D, cyber network defender, during a graduation ceremony Nov. 27, 2013, held in Alexander Hall at Fort Gordon, Ga.
The Army is now issuing to Soldiers the more robust, more streamlined "Individual First Aid Kit II" as replacement for the older kit which was built inside an ammunition pouch for a Squad Automatic Weapon.
"Patriot" Soldiers with C Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, left Forward Operating Base Torkham, Afghanistan, for a dismounted patrol, Nov. 18, 2013, that took them over some mountains to an Afghan Border Police checkpoint a couple kilometers away near the village of Goloco.
The Army's Rapid Equipping Force will host a "Make-A-Thon" event, Dec. 9-13, 2013, at Fort Benning, Ga., to develop a mobile command post that is mounted on a commonly available Army Lightweight Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle.
Some Soldiers receiving special duty assignment pay, or SDAP, are now seeing an increase in payments or seeing it for the first time, while others will soon see less.
"We've had some challenges with employers, and most of that could improve with better communications," said the chief of the Army Reserve and commander of the Army Reserve Command.
The Army had to scrap more than $250 million in energy projects during fiscal year 2013 in order to comply with the Budget Control Act, said the service's deputy assistant secretary for energy and sustainability.
Now that Thanksgiving Day leftovers have all been put away and the first of December has arrived, community members' thoughts are turning to the Christmas season and many are busy engaging in that classic annual tradition of decorating the house and yard with holiday lights, inflatable snowmen and Santa, animated reindeer and sleighs and a variety of other twinkling ornaments.
Cohesion was the word of the day when joint forces in the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility conducted a joint air insertion exercise. Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, also known as "Cold Steel" Soldiers, executed the joint-exercise with Sailors and Marines that increased combat effectiveness across branches.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, there will be a cap on the number of semester hours that can be taken using Tuition Assistance, and tighter TA eligibility rules.