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TRADOC: Strategic Landpower concept to change doctrine

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 12:00am
The Army's doctrine will change dramatically in the near future as joint leaders develop the operational concept of Strategic Landpower, said Gen. Robert W. Cone.

Hagel, Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander Lead MLK Remembrance Event

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 12:00am
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel honored the legacy and memory of Martin Luther King Jr., Jan. 16, 2014, at the Pentagon's annual MLK Day observance. Joining the secretary to give the event's keynote speech was Army Col. Gregory D. Gadson, who lost both legs above the knee and suffered severe arm and hand injuries during his third deployment to Iraq. Gadson now serves as garrison commander of Fort Belvoir, Va.

'Maj. Clo' feels the heat at Natick

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 12:00am
If he's a bit of a hot head these days, you'll have to excuse him. "Maj. Clo" is just doing his job. Lately, he's literally been feeling the heat at work, because Maj. Clo is the thermal test manikin at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine.

2014 Army Business Transformation Report: Providing readiness at best value

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:00am
The 2014 Army Business Transformation Report outlines the Army's efforts to improve governance over the Army's Business Mission Area, assert audit readiness, enable cost-informed enterprise governance, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business operations, reduce overhead in institutional headquarters, and lower the costs of the Army business IT portfolio.

G-8: Soldier levels could drop to 420,000 by 2019

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:00am
The G-8 reiterated what the secretary of the Army and chief of staff have both said about downsizing Soldier levels to under 450,000 -- "even at 450, it's a high risk for the mission sets and mission tasks that have been given to us."

Bullville Army Reserve engineers win Sapper competition

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:00am
Companies of the 854th Engineer Battalion participated in a Sapper Stakes competition during a three-day battle assembly at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., recently.

Army aviation has 'unique capabilities' for civil support, consequence management

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:00am
From floods to earthquakes, Army aviation takes on a range of missions during times of crises to save lives and protect the health and well-being of affected populations in the United States and abroad.

Vice chief discusses SHARP, Army restructure during visit to Hood

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:00am
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell visited with leaders and Soldiers, including a select group of female troops from across Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014.

Taming sustainment costs key to keeping Army aviation aloft

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:00am
Sustainment costs are eating away at Army aviation and new approaches are needed to rein in the costs, said Maj. Gen. Lynn A. Collyar.

Retiring Army Guard director: Preserve this national treasure

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:00am
Retiring after 43 years serving the nation, the director of the Army National Guard challenged his successors to maintain the standard of a force at a 377-year peak.

Fort Stewart Soldier named finalist for USO Volunteer of the Year

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:00am
A Fort Stewart Soldier deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom was honored as the United Service Organizations' 2013 Southwest Asia Volunteer of the Year in a ceremony at Fort Stewart, Ga., Jan. 14, 2013.

Army aviation flying smarter into fiscal squeeze

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:00am
As Army aviation's flight path continues through the drawdown and budgetary constraints, it will swap some helicopters around and defund others, said Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum.

Odierno pleased with Fort Leonard Wood's value, unique capabilities

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:00am
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno visited the operations on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., for the first time, Jan. 13, 2014,

TRICARE ends walk-in admin services at 189 facilities

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:00am
TRICARE military health plan service centers will end administrative walk-in services in the United States, April 1, 2014, Pentagon officials said Jan. 13, 2014.

Safety top priority on chem-demil ship, officials say

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:00am
The mission involving the Field Deployable Hydrolysis System, which will be used aboard the cargo ship MV Cape Ray later this month as part of a U.N. mission to destroy bulk chemical weapons from Syria, is expected to begin Jan. 17, 2014.

Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On…Not A Day Off

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:00am
This year, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service will be recognized on Jan. 20.

Afghan army conducts independent large-scale operation

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:00am
Afghan National Security Forces independently conducted one of the largest operations in the history of the ANSF in late December 2013, in a mission that covered four provinces in southern Afghanistan.

Golden thanks Gangnam for supporting Eighth Army

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:00am
The Eighth Army deputy commanding general for operations thanked the residents of the South Korean capital's Gangnam District for their support of Eighth Army.

3rd Inf. Div. focuses sexual assault training on 'bystanders'

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:00am
Thirty senior non-commissioned officers from 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team and 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, recently became the first Soldiers in the division to be officially certified as Bystander Intervention facilitators.

Changes to enlisted separation policy aim to provide Soldiers options

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:00am
The Enlisted Voluntary Early Separation Program and Enlisted Involuntary Early Separation Program have some important changes that took effect Jan. 1, 2014.