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'Ms. Veteran America' uses title to tell Army story, support homeless female Veterans

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:00pm
Staff Sgt. Allaina Guitron uses her title of "Ms. Veteran America" to tell her Army story, support

Former sergeant to receive Medal of Honor for Afghanistan actions

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Former Army Sgt. Kyle Jerome White will receive the Medal of Honor during a May 13 ceremony at the White House, President Obama announced, April 15, 2014.

N.Y. Guard Soldiers support filming of new TV thriller

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
New York Army National Guard aviators, Honor Guard members and infantry Soldiers supported the filming of scenes for the new Universal Television/ NBC TV series "State of Affairs," April 3, 2014.

National Guard Soldiers remember Boston Marathon

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Already, a year has passed, but three Massachusetts Army National Guard Soldiers who helped save bombing victims at last year's Boston Marathon can still recall most details, as if the event had taken place yesterday.

Army first-aid kits include new eye shield

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
The new rigid eye shield is now part of the revised individual first-aid kit that was distributed to troops in the fall. When properly worn, the shields can protect the eye from further damage after an initial eye injury is sustained.

Army bids farewell to its tireless advocate, Dr. Westphal

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Former Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal's "record of achievement and accomplishment these last four-plus years have really been beyond impressive," said Secretary of the Army John McHugh.

Sleep deprivation not uncommon for Soldiers

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Sleep deprivation isn't just from insomnia or all-night partying. In the Army, lack of sleep often results from operational requirements or high-operations tempo training, said a brigade combat team commander.

Cyber Network Defender MOS now open to NCOs

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
A new military occupational specialty, 25D Cyber Network Defender, is now open to staff sergeants, sergeants first class and master sergeants in the active component, per Military Personnel Message 14-085.

Natick employees to return to Boston Marathon

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Shivaun Pacitto never doubted that she would be back to run again this year. Pacitto was at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon when the bombs went off, but she fortunately was unhurt. The day after, before the bombing suspects were identified, she had vowed not to be intimidated by terrorists.

Alaskan exercise tests Oregon Guard's CERFP agility

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Nearly 200 Soldiers and Airmen of the Oregon National Guard's highly trained emergency response team participated with the Hawaii National Guard during Vigilant Guard-Alaska 2014, near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 24 through April 3, 2014.

TRADOC relooking NCO education with eye to 'adaptation'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army is conducting a complete re-assessment of its NCO education system for the first time since 1976, said the general who just took the helm of Training and Doctrine Command.

Social media helping destabilize world, strategist says at War College

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Twitter, Facebook and other types of social media are contributing to global instability, said Robert D. Kaplan, chief geopolitical analyst for Stratfor -- a team of intelligence experts.

Task Force Bayonet holds training exercise in Korea

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Task Force Bayonet conducted a combined live fire exercise at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex, South Korean near the world's most heavily guarded border, April 11, 2014.

NCOs giving 'oak tree' counseling to benefit Soldiers

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Army leaders are providing "under the oak tree" counseling, to improve their Soldier's health and resilience, said Col. Michael J. Talley, assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, Army Medical Command.

Army resilience shifting from 'bystander' to 'intervention' model

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign is now focusing on "intervention," not on "bystander" behaviors, said the director of the Army's R2C program.

Surgeon general says brain health 'new frontier'

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Optimizing brain health can have immense benefits for readiness, resiliency and the health of Soldiers, said the Army's surgeon general as she opened two-day consortium on the topic.

Fort Hood medical teams spring into action, save lives amid tragedy

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Evil reared its ugly head on Fort Hood, Texas, again April 2, 2014, and once again the everyday heroes of the "Great Place" rose up to meet it head-on. At the tip of that spear, as always, were the emergency responders who charged into the disorder and confusion to save lives.

CASCOM top sustainers test skills, take first steps toward top Army titles

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Ten Soldiers from Combined Arms Support Command units near and far gathered at Fort Lee, Va., for a week-long competitive throw-down known as "Ultimate Warrior," an annual combined Soldier skills event.

Leader Development Assessment Course challenges Cadets, evaluates their potential

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
When the last graduation ceremony for Army ROTC's 2014 Leader Development Assessment Course concludes on Brooks Parade Field at Fort Knox, Ky., in August, this rite of passage will mark the end of LDAC's first iteration at its new home.

Military K-9s experience MedEvac training at Camp Bondsteel

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Soldiers with Multinational Battle Group-East completed a week-long MedEvac training April 2, 2014, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.