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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.

Picatinny counters unmanned aircraft system threats

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:00am
As the military use of unmanned aircraft systems has increased dramatically, including by entities that may pose a threat to the United States, scientists at Picatinny Arsenal are part of the effort to counter potential threats to U.S. armed forces by such systems.

Nangarhar Province police work to get out vote in upcoming election

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:00am
Police in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, with advice from their International Security Assistance Force counterparts, are already preparing to ensure their residents will be able to vote safely in Afghanistan's national election this spring.

80th Training Command instructor competition underway

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:00am
Six Soldiers from the 102nd and 94th Training Divisions are participating in the 80th Training Command's (TASS) eighth Instructor of the Year competition at the 100th Training Division (OS) headquarters at Fort Knox, Ky., Jan. 6, 2014.

Picatinny counters Unmanned Aerial System threats

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:00am
As the military use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems has increased dramatically, including by entities that may pose a threat to the United States, scientists at Picatinny Arsenal are part of the effort to counter potential threats to U.S. armed forces by such systems.

Legislation changing UCMJ, especially for sex crimes

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:00am
The National Defense Authorization Act, passed last month, requires sweeping changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice, particularly in cases of rape and sexual assault.

California Guard veteran fights back against military suicides

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:00am
When it comes to veterans committing suicide, Save A Warrior founder Jake Clark minces no words.

Soldiers handle live demolitions, make improvised charges during Kuwait training

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:00am
Soldiers of 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, handled live demolitions and made improvised charges during training at the Udairi Range Complex near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Dec. 30, 2013.

Dragoons advise, prep Afghan police for upcoming elections

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:00am
Troopers with Combined Task Force Dragoon continue their mission of advising Afghan National Security Forces in preparation for the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.

Army conducting joint study to improve bone health in military personnel

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:00am
Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine have teamed up with the Trainee Health Surveillance Flight 559th Medical Group's Basic Military Training Team at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, to determine whether increased vitamin D and calcium intake can improve bone health in military personnel.

Combining network management tools makes managing network easier, saves money

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:00am
The Army is moving to simplify and reduce the number of network management tools its communication officers use to manage the tactical communications network, moving from deliveries of stove-piped tool sets across various systems and echelons to an integrated system.

Mass. Guard mobilizes to support severe snowstorm

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:00am
Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick mobilized nearly 400 Soldiers and Airmen of the Massachusetts National Guard early Thursday morning in response to a severe January snowstorm that dumped nearly two-feet of snow in areas of Central and Western Massachusetts.

Bullet-stopping helmet returned to Soldier at All-American Bowl

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:00am
When former Army Spc. Chance Darby was reunited in San Antonio, Jan. 4, 2013, with the Advanced Combat Helmet that saved his life in Afghanistan, he said the headgear had successfully stopped an enemy rifle bullet, but left him with two big headaches.

AER begins accepting scholarship applications

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:00am
Army Emergency Relief has opened its scholarship application period for the 2014-15 school year.

Army Cadet draws on personal experience at Army National Combine

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:00am
Like a seasoned leader, Travis Watson is barking out orders, moving back and forth and gesturing all at once as he directs a group of high school football players on the field in the Alamodome in San Antonio.