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Arlington Cemetery celebrates 150, honoring first Soldier buried

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Exactly 150 years ago on May 13, 1864, Pvt. William Henry Christman became the first Soldier to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

Smartphone app aids victims of sexual assault

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recently developed a "We Care" app that can be used by victims of sexual assault, those who witness sexual harassment or assault, and those in need of suicide prevention help.

Country singer, veteran Craig Morgan marks his 11th trip to deployed troops

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Country music artist and Army veteran Craig Morgan, in his 11th Armed Forces Entertainment tour overseas since Sept. 11, 2001, toured several locations through Kabul and Regional Command-East, performing for thousands of deployed troops and civilians, signing autographs and meeting with Soldiers, May 4-9, 2014.

Army Spouse of Year leads military family legal network

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Reda Hicks, an Army wife and attorney who works to improve the lives of military families, was recognized Friday as Army Spouse of the Year.

'Strike Brigade' vets to mark deployment anniversary

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Combat veterans of the 2nd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team will mark the 10th anniversary of the U.S. Army's historic first operational deployment from South Korea this August.

Army South marks official start to Beyond the Horizon-Dominican Republic

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army South marked the official start of Beyond the Horizon-Dominican Republic 2014, during a ceremony in Barahona, Dominican Republic, May 6, 2014, where U.S. military engineers and medical professionals arrived to conduct real-world training, while providing needed services to communities throughout the country.

Sony's 'Play Station' division signs up with Army in PaYS partnership

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
For some Soldiers leaving the Army, they've already got a job interview lined up with one of more than 500 private-sector companies.

Arlington National Cemetery to celebrate 150 years

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
"Arlington at 150" is the theme for Arlington National Cemetery's sesquicentennial celebrations, slated to run from May 13 to June 16, 2014.

Army designing next-generation protective mask

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
In 2013, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center scientists, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., began designing concepts for the next generation of chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear respirators.

Mission Command Conference seeks to inspire future officers

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
The Mission Command Conference was attended by the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2014, and several dozen ROTC cadets and U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen, April 22-25, 2014.

New undersecretary highlights value of service, sacrifice

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
Brad R. Carson was sworn in as the Under Secretary of the Army during a ceremony at the Pentagon, May 9, 2014.

Commissary, TRICARE adjustments needed to retain readiness, senators told

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
Slowing the growth of military pay and housing allowances, reducing commissary subsidies and adjusting TRICARE costs will save $31 billion over the next five years and enable enhanced readiness, senior leaders told lawmakers.

American, Canadian paratroopers jump in to Poland for exercise

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
American and Canadian paratroopers conducted a combined parachute operation onto Bledowska Drop Zone, Poland, May 5, 2014, to begin combined airborne infantry training with their Polish allies.

New tactical app helps reduce Unit Task Reorganization burden

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army is set to evaluate a new tactical app that could reduce a process that now requires several days and even weeks to plan and execute, down to three clicks and three minutes.

Fort Hood Soldier sets historic moment for pilot program

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Fort Hood, Texas, recently was selected to host a pilot Active Component to Reserve Component program for Soldiers approaching their estimated time of separation window.

Special Operations Command leads development of 'Iron Man' suit

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Special Operations Command is using unprecedented outreach and collaboration to develop something special with revolutionary capabilities.

Apache-UAV teaming combines 'best capabilities of man, machine'

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:00pm
Apache helicopters, teamed with Gray Eagle and Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles, are a winning combo, according to a U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command official.

Pocket guide spells out specifics of clothing allowance

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:00pm
For the first time ever, a handy pocket guide for Soldiers is now available to explain the specifics of their annual Clothing Replacement Allowance.

Vice chief, wife named recipients of Easter Seals Advocacy Awards

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:00pm
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell and his wife, Ann, were honored May 6, 2014, as recipients of the 2014 Advocacy Award by the chapter of the Easter Seals organization which serves the national capital region.

Army's testing of foreign mine boots yields valuable data, officials say

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:00pm
A team from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has leveraged its international reach to identify, research and test a mine-protective boot for American Soldiers. RDECOM's International Technology Center-Latin America initiated the search.