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ADELPHI, Md. (Nov. 26, 2013) -- Army researchers are building a portable drug detector that, soon, could help military and civil law enforcement agencies throughout the country more quickly catch synthetic drug abuse.
Army researchers are building a portable drug detector that, soon, could help military and civil law enforcement agencies throughout the country more quickly catch synthetic drug abuse.
The Army's Enterprise Management Decision Support, or EMDS, was selected as the best information technology program of 2013 by FedScoop 50, which honors 50 of the most innovative people and technologies within the federal government.
Team Tobyhanna, Pa., is taking a pioneering approach to installing the Army's next generation SATCOM ground terminals using a plan that exceeds the depot's annual Value Engineering Proposal cost avoidance goal by more than 276 percent.
In an ever-changing world, demand for U.S. involvement in humanitarian assistance and stability operations will increase, said the former Army chief of staff who founded the service's Peacekeeping Institute 20 years ago.
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, chief of Army Reserve, was inducted into the Military Hall of Honor, Nov. 23, 2013, during the weekend-long LSU Salutes celebration co-sponsored by Louisiana State University and Cadets of the Ole War Skule.
Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella went all the way to the top after winning 351st Civil Affairs Command Best Warrior Competition, at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., in the spring.
Landlocked in the Southern Alps, the small Balkan country of Slovenia is not only taking on a greater role in its regional defense, but is becoming a larger presence in NATO missions outside its region. That commitment to the alliance is currently on display in Hohenfels, Germany, during exercise Combined Resolve 2013 as the Slovenian Army is fielding one of the battalions leading the training effort.
Army civilians have until Dec. 9, 2013, to decide whether or not to continue their health care plan and provider or switch.
As of a Nov. 7, 2013, Army directive, Soldiers seeking same-sex marriages are entitled, in some cases, to an amount of administrative leave in order to travel to a location where such marriages are legal.
The winners of the Army's 2013 Best Warrior Competition credit their success in the intense challenge to hard work and the support from their command and family.
Soldiers are making plans to be with families and friends and those stationed overseas are calling, writing or using social media to contact loved ones back home. Dining facilities worldwide are gearing up to provide the feast of traditional turkey or ham with all the fixings.
Top American and South Korean military leaders praised the Republic of Korea Army's first four-star general at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Nov. 22, 2013, on his 93rd birthday.
Gung-ho spirits were the norm as wounded-warrior athletes from the four services, U.S. Special Operations Command and the Department of Veterans Affairs clashed at the 3rd Annual Joint Services Sitting Volleyball Tournament, in recognition of Warrior Care Month, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Pentagon Athletic Club.
The Army recently purchased 36 Maveric unmanned aerial systems, as a result of an urgent request from Soldiers in combat.
The 2013 Best Warrior Competition concluded Nov. 22, 2013, at Fort Lee, Va., with the announcement of the 2013 Soldier and Non-commissioned Officer of the Year winners.
Winners of the 2013 U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition is announced. The Noncommissioned Officer of the Year is Sgt. 1st Class Jason J. Manella, assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve Command. The Soldier of the Year is Spc. Adam Christensen, assigned to the U.S. Army Pacific Command.
The Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., announced this week that it received a contract valued at nearly $1 million to manufacture 155 mm cannon carrier assemblies for the Army's TACOM Life Cycle Management Command.
Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit recently spent a week sharing their expert marksmanship skills with the nation's future leaders and competitive shooters.
Serbia is one of eight partner nations participating in Combined Resolve 2013, a multi-national interoperability exercise, held at the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, Nov. 7-27, 2013.