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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.

World War II veterans make emotional visit to their memorial in D.C.

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:00pm
Members of the 'Greatest Generation' receive a hero's welcome at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., for their service decades ago.

Largest class of Army spouses undergo Master Resilience Training

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:00pm
Some 29 spouses and 36 Soldiers at Fort Bragg, N.C., recently finished the 10-day Master Resilience Trainer course.

SecArmy: Tracking 'insider threats' challenging

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army has done "a great deal since the tragedies at Fort Hood in 2009" to track the "insider threat but something happened, something went wrong, and we need to know what that was," Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh told lawmakers April 3, 2014.

Improved coating for howitzer spindles to save money, reduce environmental impact

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army engineers' efforts to implement an improved coating for howitzer breech spindles will provide several benefits -- easing the logistical burden on Soldiers, reducing hazardous waste and saving millions of dollars.

SMA Chandler's Fort Gordon visit spreads message of challenge, change

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:00pm
Not even a full day after the official publication of Army Regulation 670-1, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III took the stage at Fort Gordon, Ga., to elaborate on expected changes across the Army and to address Soldiers' questions during a tour of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence, April 1-2, 2014.

Latest 'Virtual Battle Space' release adds realism to scenarios, avatars

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 11:00pm
The most recent version of the Army's 3D virtual training game, Virtual Battle Space 3, allows players to personalize their avatar within the simulation and the scenes and scenarios look a lot more real as well.