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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.

Reducing battlefield deaths goal of medical fellowship

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:00am
A physician who was a former Army Special Forces combat medic designed a fellowship program, which he hopes will improve the survival of battlefield casualties.

Decisive action training environment preps lieutenants for future operations

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:00am
The tactics team of the Basic Officer Leader Department at the Army Logistics University at Fort Lee, Va., created a field training exercise that incorporates the decisive action training environment, to teach junior logistics officers how to support in this environment.

10th Mountain Division Soldiers teach Afghan mortarmen 60mm mortar system

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:00am
Members of the 4th Brigade, 201st Afghan National Army Corps, finished more than a month of training on the 60mm mortar weapon system at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Afghanistan, with instructors from 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Task Force Patriot, with a cumulative live-fire exercise, Jan. 8, 2014.

Corps of Engineers provides 'life support' for VA hospital during electrical upgrade

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:00am
This fall, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) completed a electrical distribution system upgrade at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in New York City. The work had little impact on patients and provided significant cost savings.

New sexual assault prevention chief briefs on academy report

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:00am
While all three U.S. service academies are compliant with Defense Department sexual assault prevention and response policies, more needs to be done to change the culture that allows the crime to continue, the new chief of DOD's Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Office said Jan. 10, 2014, during a press conference at the Pentagon.

TRADOC partners with William & Mary for research, training opportunities

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:00am
The College of William & Mary and U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command reaffirmed their partnership, Jan. 10, 2014, to develop internships, research and training opportunities for both William & Mary students and TRADOC Soldiers in the field of national security.