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Approximately 30 Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command departed for the Philippines, Nov. 17, 2013, to assist in Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda relief efforts.
Retirees and family members should activate the forwarding function in their Army Knowledge Online account profile before Dec. 31, 2013, when their email will no longer be accessible.
The Directorate of Public Works at Fort Carson received the 2013 Federal Energy Management Program Director's Award during a ceremony at the Department of Interior's Sidney R. Yates Auditorium, in Washington, D.C.
Twenty-four elite warriors are reporting to Fort Lee, Va., for the Best Warrior Competition, three days of tough challenges, in which two winners -- the Soldier of the Year, and the Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year -- will emerge.
The Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team beat a squad of seasoned NFL veterans and alumni Nov. 16, 2013, at Bishop O'Connell High School, as part of Warrior Care Month.
Nations in the Pacific region deal with changing weather patterns on a yearly basis. Some of these changes will funnel in heavy rains, hurricanes, tsunamis, and typhoons -- along with volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.
Mastering the inner workings of an Army vessel can be challenging, especially when there is more than one vessel to be proficient on.
In the early 1990s, as the old Soviet Union was in its final stages of collapse, the United States saw an opportunity to promote peace, minimize regional instability and encourage democracy in the region with what would later be called the State Partnership Program.
The Fires Center of Excellence Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate at Fort Sill, Okla., is celebrating a major victory after the Paladin Integrated Management program received Milestone C approval within the Defense Acquisition System.
U.S. and South Korean Army leaders gathered for an alliance festival at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, on the future headquarters post for American military forces in Korea, Nov. 15, 2013.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited Natick Soldier Systems Center, Nov. 15, 2013, to tour its facilities and learn more about the research and development done to keep Soldiers safe and provide them with a better quality of life during deployments.
Secretary of the Army John McHugh was at the Military Ocean Terminal Concord (Calif.) to assess the facility's requirements and capabilities for the safe and secure delivery of munitions to and from the U.S. Pacific Command area of operation, Nov. 15, 2013.
The Army's Rapid Equipping Force is fielding mission-critical equipment to deployed Soldiers, including "hybrid" solar-battery-generator systems that save fuel; 57 are now in Afghanistan, 20 in Tran-Sahara Africa, 12 in Honduras and several in the Philippines.
Service members' families serve the nation and are the force behind the total force, a senior Defense Department official said, Nov. 13, 2013.
The Army displayed energy-efficient technologies, in the Pentagon courtyard that are used or being developed to make Soldiers more effective on the battlefield, Nov. 14, 2013.
The $5.35 billion authorized for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects to mitigate damage caused by Hurricane Sandy is enough to reduce future risk, the Army's chief of Engineers told Congress.
The newly appointed U.S. surgeon general met with Public Health Service officers assigned to 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Nov. 7, 2013, and toured the Department of Defense Telehealth and Technology center.
Underway this month is the Network Integration Evaluation 14.1, the sixth in a series of semi-annual field exercises that incorporate Soldier feedback to improve and simplify network systems, leverage industry innovation on emerging capabilities and validate new tactics, techniques and procedures -- while also reducing the burden of network integration on operational forces.
Commissaries will soon begin scanning customers' Department of Defense ID cards during checkout, as the Defense Commissary Agency continues its pursuit to deliver a 21st century benefit.