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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.

Performance Triad warm-up changes prepare body to perform

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:00am
The Army substituted static stretches for the more dynamic Preparatory Drill with the introduction of the Physical Readiness Training program. Now, the Performance Triad encourages Soldiers to prepare to perform every time they hit the gym, not just during unit physical training.

Engineer troops wrap up 2013 by improving ranges, mitigating brush-fire risk

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:00am
Troops from the 523rd Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, answered the call from U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and Range Control Department in December, completing a week-long berm-improvement mission at the Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, range, where recurring brush fires have started.

Army team to destroy Syrian chemical weapons afloat

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:00am
Some 64 specialists from the Army's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center are expected to depart for the Mediterranean in about two weeks aboard the ship MV Cape Ray to destroy chemical weapons from Syria.

Contracting command members support OCSJX-14

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:00am
Approximately 100 Soldiers and civilian members from throughout the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are among the more than 500 taking part in the Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014, scheduled for Jan. 7-31, 2014, at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Army civilians praised for expertise in support of U.N. mission

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:00am
Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal accompanied Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall to meet with Army civilians responsible for installing the Field Deployable Hydrolysis Systems aboard the U.S. Navy's MV Cape Ray, in Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 2, 2014.

U.S. Army All-American plays to honor dad

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:00am
Alabama golden boy, Shaun Hamilton, will join the ranks of great All-American linebackers at the 14th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Jan. 4, 2014.