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VCSA: Fiscal constraints mean 'greater risk' in modernization

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell said the Army is reducing its end strength as "rapidly and as responsibly," while doing its best to meet its operational requirements, during testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, subcommittee on Airland, April 9, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

SMA lists 'Top 5' concerns of Soldiers

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Possible changes to military retirement ranks as the number-one concern of Soldiers, the Army's top enlisted member told senators during testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, personnel subcommittee, April 9, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

International sniper competition tests top shooters' tactical skills

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
Sniper teams from around the globe converged on the Special Forces Sniper Course at Fort Bragg, N.C., to put their skills to the test in this year's United States Army Special Operations Command International Sniper Competition.

Installation Management Command welcomes new commander

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
Lt. Gen. David Halverson took command of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command from Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter during a ceremony April 8, 2014, on MacArthur Parade Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Exchange warns shoppers about used-vehicle scams

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army & Exchange Service is warning military shoppers about scammers posing as service members offering to broker the sale of used boats, cars and motorcycles through the Exchange.

Odierno: Army faces 'tough' choices in uncertain fiscal times

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
The chief of staff of the Army told senators "tough" choices must be made in uncertain fiscal times, and up to 46 percent of active brigade combat teams might need to be cut if full sequestration hits in 2016, during a hearing, April 8, 2014, on the active Army and Reserve force mix related to the Defense Authorization request for fiscal year 2015 and the Future Years Defense Program.

CSA: Army has much to learn about what happened, why at Fort Hood

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
The chief of staff of the Army said there is still much to learn about what happened at Fort Hood, Texas, and why, but changes made after a 2009 shooting spree prevented the tragedy from being "much worse.

Saber Guardian 2014: Forces from 12 nations cap exercise in Bulgaria

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
After a week of scenario-driven, computer-based humanitarian assistance operations, exercise Saber Guardian 2014 officially came to end, April 3, 2014.

Wiesbaden aviators support president's visit to Europe

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
Wiesbaden's 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment, provided support to President Barack Obama and his entourage of White House press corps, Secret Service and other support personnel during a visit to Europe March 18-26. The 1-214th sent 26 Soldiers, six UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and five UC-35 jets to escort the presidential party.

Champoux: Alliance serves as 'insurance policy'

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
The top U.S. Army commander in South Korea said the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance serves as an "insurance policy" for the global economy by maintaining stability in Northeast Asia.

Soldier battling cancer 'carries on' for the fallen

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
It has become a familiar, symbolic sight -- Capt. Justin Fitch walking along local roads, carrying his rucksack.

Fort Bragg leader, wife embrace 'new normal' in fight against cancer

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
With his doctor's permission and the unexpected company of his wife, Heather, Fort Bragg Soldier Col. Lenny Kness, chief of staff, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), stayed on track and they ran side-by-side through the streets of the nation's capital. For the first time that they could remember, the couple slowed down to enjoy the scenery, wave to people and slap hands along the way.

Hammack testifies on 2015 budget, calls for BRAC in 2017

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army's assistant secretary for Installations, Energy and Environment was up on Capitol Hill April 2, 2014, to justify the Army's fiscal year 2015 military construction and Army family housing budget request, which reflects an overall 39 percent reduction from fiscal year 2014, in MILCON accounts.

NY Guardsmen score big in Best Warrior Competition

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
Three New York Army National Guard Soldiers were named Best Warrior's following a weekend competition at Camp Smith Training Site, N.Y., held April 4-6, 2014.

White House hosts Army Olympic, Paralympic athletes

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
When the president and first lady honored members of Team USA last week, the packed East Room included a special group: elite athletes who also serve the nation in the Army.

Sex-offender registry among top Army Family Action Plan issues

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
While the Army is aware of the status of every Soldier convicted of a sex offense, no such searchable database exists that identifies convicted sex-offender family members and Army civilians who may live and work on Army installations.

German, American Soldiers, polizei train together

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
American and German Soldiers teamed up on Baumholder's Military Training Area, Germany, March 24-27, 2014, to hone their tactics, techniques and procedures associated with convoy operations.

Troops to Teachers program offers post-Army careers

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
In the coming months, an influx of Soldiers will begin the year-long process of transitioning out of the military, and one program can help Soldiers utilize Army abilities by engaging students as teachers.

Fort Hood shooting claims four, wounds 16, investigation continues

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:00pm
A shooting incident at Fort Hood, Texas, April 2, 2014, claimed the lives of four Fort Hood Soldiers, including the alleged gunman, and injured another 16.

Fort Hood shooting claims 3, wounds 16, investigation continues

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:00pm
A shooting incident at Fort Hood, Texas, April 2, 2014, claimed the lives of four Fort Hood Soldiers, including the alleged gunman, and injured another 16.