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Air and missile defense to get smarter software

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 11:00pm
New equipment that may soon integrate missile and air defense systems was demonstrated at the Pentagon this week, including the integrated fire control network relay, engagement operation center and the integrated collaborative environment.

Nearly 6,200 participants take part in the 25th annual Bataan Memorial Death March

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 11:00pm
White Sands Missile Range hosted about 6,200 participants during the 25th annual Bataan Memorial Death March, held March 23, 2014.

Nearly 6,200 participants take part in 25th annual Bataan Memorial Death March

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 11:00pm
White Sands Missile Range hosted about 6,200 participants during the 25th annual Bataan Memorial Death March, held March 23, 2014.

Army civilians recognized for vital contributions to America's infrastructure, security, prosperity

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army recognized three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civilians assigned to the New York District, North Atlantic Division, for assisting communities after devastating storms and leading vital civil works projects throughout 14 states in the Northeast, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, March 20, 2014.

Pilot course bolsters effort to stamp out sexual assault

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:00pm
"The Army still struggles with sexual assault and harassment. We're trying to get the processes and training in place so people realize we won't tolerate this," said the Army's chief of staff.

Changes at AAFES aimed at improved shopping experience

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Subtle but important changes are taking place within Exchange stores that might not be noticed by customers, said the AAFES chief executive officer.

Unmanned vehicle demonstration showcases leap-ahead technology

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Working closely with Lockheed Martin and a conglomeration of Army technology, acquisition and user community stakeholders, the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center successfully demonstrated an unmanned military convoy, Jan. 14, 2014, at Fort Hood, Texas.

Women instrumental, inspirational to 'Pershing's Own' musician

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Sgt. 1st Class Julie A. Boehler, principal timpanist of the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own," shares memories of her career since joining "Pershing's Own" and becoming the first woman soldier timpanist with the band in 2003.

Reserve moves toward embedding master fitness trainers

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army Reserve is taking a step toward embedding master fitness trainers into its units. Six Reserve Soldiers are currently in training to become certified master fitness instructors. Five of the Soldiers completed Phase I of the training at the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School here last week, the sixth is in the second phase of the program.

Reserves move toward embedding master fitness trainers

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army Reserve is taking a step toward embedding master fitness trainers into its units. Six Reserve Soldiers are currently in training to become certified master fitness instructors. Five of the Soldiers completed Phase I of the training at the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School here last week, the sixth is in the second phase of the program.

Training takes top priority in budget decisions

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
For fiscal year 2015, the Army is programming 19 combat training center rotations as well as seven division- and three corps-level mission command exercises that will all focus on decisive-action engagements.

Retired K9 finds peace with veteran family

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
Thomas and Angela Boggs welcomed Max, a 10-year-old retired military working dog, into their home on Fort Irwin, Calif., after adopting the Belgian Malinois, Oct. 23, 2013.

Medal of Honor recipients, Vietnam heroes visit 'The Wall'

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
After their induction into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes March 19, 2014, two Vietnam veterans went to the memorial simply known as "The Wall."

From '1984' to 2025: Army, industry focus on next-generation network

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
From touchscreens and mission apps for Soldiers to wireless networking for command posts, Army senior leaders today outlined their vision for a powerful, yet simple to operate tactical network designed to support both a more expeditionary force and a generation of Soldiers who are digital natives.

U.S. Army Africa Soldier's 'biggest hero' receives Medal of Honor

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
March 18, 2014, was a day unlike any other day for Sgt. 1st Class Frederick Hinton from U.S. Army Africa's Logistics Directorate. It's the day President Barack Obama awarded his biggest hero, who just happens to be his uncle, retired Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris, the Medal of Honor.

Soldier feeding, helping homeless goes viral on social media

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
Soldiers serve their country every day. But a photo posted March 3 on social media of an anonymous First Army Soldier giving pizza to the homeless highlighted this commitment at the community level.

Benét Labs' mortar redesign to help infantrymen become more lethal, safer

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:00pm
No sooner than a new mortar system is fielded, Infantrymen demand that it be made better in regards to extended range, increased lethality or capability, and reduced weight. This triggers the entire Army research community, from those who improve the lethality of ammunition to those who design the delivery system, to work on parallel and converging fields of science to achieve a common goal.

'Live synthetic' Army's next generation of simulation

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:00pm
The Future Holistic Training Environment Live Synthetic will fuse live training with simulation environments in the coming years.

Pentagon inducts 24 Medal of Honor recipients into Hall of Heroes

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:00pm
The newest Medal of Honor recipients -- 24 veterans who received the honor decades after their extraordinary heroism in three wars -- have been inducted into the Pentagon Hall of Heroes.

Army Field Band returns to touring after year of restricted travel

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:00pm
After more than a year of restricted travel, the U.S. Army Field Band returns to the road this month where they will share the Army story with Americans in the Northeast.