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Amputee Soldier set to attend Ranger School

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:00pm
When 1st Lt. David Brunett lost his leg after an improvised explosive device explosion in Afghanistan three years ago it permanently changed his physical appearance, but never changed his mind about going to Ranger School.

Aviators eager to witness birth of Future Vertical Lift aircraft

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:00pm
Pilots want to fly it, mechanics want to maintain it, but no one knows for sure what the Future Vertical Lift aircraft will look like or what its characteristics will be once it cracks its shell and hatches.

Army, industry partner to enhance network standards, security, simplicity

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:00pm
From an iTunes-like electronic marketplace for downloading security algorithms to network enclaves the size of a suitcase, the Army is joining with government and industry partners to advance communications technologies that support an expeditionary force.

New manual to shift Army aviation focus to air-ground

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:00pm
A completely re-written field manual for Army aviation, now in development, will be published in about a year. Field Manual 3-04 will reflect a strategic shift to air-ground operations.

Strong B.A.N.D.S. promotes fitness, resiliency

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:00pm
Army installations world-wide are banding together for the 4th annual Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign in recognition of "National Physical Fitness and Sports Month" during the month of May. Strong B.A.N.D.S. promotes physical fitness, nutrition, optimal health, and resilience by focusing on Balance, Activity, Nutrition, Determination, and Strength -- forming the acronym B.A.N.D.S.

President honors Army public servant for strides in Soldier protection

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:00pm
Dr. Ronald Polcawich, with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, was congratulated by President Barack Obama for his Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, at the White House, April 14, 2014.

Army aviation soaring high despite plummeting budget

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:00pm
Army aviation's funding is down to bare bones, but its portfolios make up the largest portion of the Army's RDA budget, said the service's top research, development and acquisition official.

Mortar packaging improvements save time, money

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:00pm
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (May 7, 2014) -- Picatinny engineers have devised improvements to the packaging of 60 mm smoke and illumination mortars that will save the Army money and allow Soldiers quicker access to the rounds during battles.

Vice chief: Army aviation needs its innovators to stay

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:00pm
Despite a shrinking budget and drawdown, Army aviation needs to retain its most valuable resource -- its bold and innovative Soldiers, said the Army's vice chief of staff.

Gadson: Teamwork crucial in law enforcement, public service

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 11:00pm
Speaking during Public Service Recognition Week and the 12th anniversary of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Col. Gregory D. Gadson said teamwork and collaboration are essential in the post-9/11 world.

American troops honored at Korean Cultural Night

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 11:00pm
Senior South Korean officials and U.S. military leaders honored American troops at the Korean Cultural Night dinner in Seoul, South Korea, May 2, 2014.

Culture, language skills position future leaders for success

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army ROTC Cadets are participating in the ROTC Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, designed to immerse ROTC cadets in various languages, cultures and socio-economic situations so they can learn, through personal experience, that theirs is not the only culture in the world.

Odierno helps Army honor 'sacrifices of our EOD heroes'

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno took part in the 45th Annual Explosive Ordnance Disposal Memorial Ceremony at the EOD Memorial on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., May 3, 2014.

Wounded warrior, transition battalion leader named national award finalist

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
A squad leader with Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe's Vilseck platoon was recently named a finalist for an American Association for People with Disabilities national leadership award.

DARPA's Warrior Web project may provide super-human enhancements

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Dismounted Soldiers carrying full battle gear are pushed to their physical limits. Soldiers often heft 100 pounds or more of essentials. How the Soldier of the future maintains a decisive edge may lie in innovations developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DARPA.

Army Ten-Miler priority registration begins, event celebrates 30th anniversary

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
This year the Army celebrates the 30th anniversary of its 10-mile race, Oct. 12, 2014, in the nation's capital.

Soldier, civilian employees honored with 2014 SecArmy Awards

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Army civilian Carl E. Marchlewicz didn't even think twice before running into a burning home to rescue six children. He was among 12 people honored during the 2014 Secretary of the Army Awards.

Culture, language skills set future leaders for success

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army ROTC Cadets are participating in the ROTC Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, designed to immerse ROTC cadets in various languages, cultures and socio-economic situations so they can learn, through personal experience, that theirs is not the only culture in the world.

Odierno briefed on AMC's global reach, way ahead

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., May 2, 2014, to receive an "AMC Futures" briefing.

'Knight's Brigade' blocks, braces way to Combined Resolve II

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Soldiers and civilian employees from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 16th Sustainment Brigade "The Knights," trained in Baumholder, Germany, to support Combined Resolve II, an exercise involving 13 countries, slated to begin later this month.