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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.

CROWS second screen boosts situational awareness for vehicle crews

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:00am
Army engineers developed a cabling system to route the video signal from the Common Remotely Operated Weapons Station gunner's fire control unit in the back of a tactical vehicle to the Driver's Vision Enhancer screen situated in the front of a vehicle.

Odierno: International cooperation critical in today's complex world

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:00am
The cooperation between the Army and foreign militaries is critical in tackling the complex problems facing the world today, explained Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno during a foreign military attaché reception at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Jan. 9, 2014.

Sustainment Soldiers support troops through sling load operations

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:00am
No matter what obstacles arise two riggers with Task Force Lifeliner make sure they successfully complete their daily mission with skill as sling load operators.

Overseas training connects Reservists, active duty, multinational partners

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:00am
The military training exercise Combined Resolve 2013 brought two California National Guard Infantrymen together for special training with service members from throughout Europe and the U.S., to the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany.

Fort Rucker home to famous sergeant

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:00am
The polar vortex that has swirled around the continental U.S. has caused a few zoos to bring in their arctic animals, but it takes more than a chill wind to frighten Fort Rucker's resident white carnivore.

One Army School System brings active, Guard, Reserve together for training

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:00am
The One Army School System standardizes education for Army schools regardless of component, so once the transition is complete, active-duty and Reserve Soldiers, as well as National Guardsmen, will be able to train at 80th Training Command facilities.

C-23 Sherpa makes final flight as Army Guard retires aircraft

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:00am
The sounds of the C-23 Sherpa are now a thing of the past as the Army National Guard bids farewell to the venerable aircraft after two decades of service.

Warrior Transition Command restructuring as numbers fall

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:00am
With the numbers of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers steadily declining over the last 14 months to its lowest levels since 2007, the Warrior Transition Command will restructure over the next nine months.

4th Inf. Div. continues partnership in Kuwait

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:00am
Senior leaders from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, met with their Kuwaiti counterparts for a partnership meeting at Kuwait Land Forces Base, Kuwait, Dec. 23, 2015.

Afghan security forces discuss new checkpoint after clearing operation in Paktika

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:00am
Afghan National Security Forces detained a suspected insurgent during a clearing operation Jan. 5, 2013, and then held a security shura with village elders in Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

25th Inf. Div. Strykers look to future during exercise in Korea

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:00am
More than 80 staff members of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, recently participated in the Warpath exercise in the Republic of Korea, as a subordinate brigade to the 2nd Infantry Division.

Civil Affairs Soldiers learn to become guardians of history

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:00am
During a recent trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Hollywood came to life as more than 40 Soldiers with the 353rd Civil Affairs Command learned how to become modern day guardians of history.

Army rebalancing to Pacific, seeking other alignments

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:00am
With U.S. forces drawing down in Afghanistan, the Army is rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific region and seeking other regional alignments, said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno.

Arctic Wolves train to survive, 'own the Arctic'

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:00am
Soldiers in Alaska participate in yearly training designed to maintain the critical skills required to operate in an arctic environment, and prepare mentally and physically to operate safely and effectively in what is an inherently dangerous environment.