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Soldiers will see a one percent pay raise in 2014. Their untaxed paycheck will also benefit from a 3.9 percent increase in basic allowance for housing and a 3.4 percent increase in basic allowance for subsistence as well.
The executive director of the Army National Cemeteries Program testified April 10, 2013, that Arlington National Cemetery, Va., had achieved a baseline accountability of all its burial records through a "single, verifiable and authoritative database of all those laid to rest at the cemetery."
The Counter Improvised Explosive Device Integration Cell at Atterbury-Muscatatuck, Ind., is working with materials provided by the solid waste recycling facility to create mock improvised explosive devices for use in training mobilizing Soldiers for deployment.
The start of hostilities in Korea during June 1950 caught most American officials off guard, and those in charge of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps were no exception.
Since early 2011, volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South have looked for ways to support the wounded warriors who are recovering at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.
Undergraduate students from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, participated in the 10th annual Soldier Design Competition held at MIT, April 4, 2013.
The U.S. Army Pacific helped jump start the inaugural 2013 Land Power in the Pacific Symposium and Exposition, April 9, 2013, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel in downtown Honolulu.
The Counter improvised explosive device Integration Cell at Atterbury-Muscatatuck, Ind., is working with materials provided by the solid waste recycling facility to create mock improvised explosive devices for use in training mobilizing Soldiers for deployment.
The 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show is getting set to embark on a "Ready and Resilient" tour of installations across the nation.
About 82 percent of the Army's major units are now meeting the Defense Department's Medical Evaluation Board goal of processing Soldiers' disability evaluations within 100 days, significantly reducing a backlog that sometimes took eight months or longer in recent years.
Penn State researchers working with the Army Research Office showed that tungstenite formed from layers of sulfur and tungsten atoms has light-emmiting properties that cold be useful to plenty of Army applications, like optical sensors or even lasers.
Less than one week after the new Kandahar Redistribution Property Assistance Team yard became operational, the 4th Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, executed its first unit curtailment operation, facilitating Regional Command South's troop reduction in Afghanistan.
More than 20 survivors, who lost their spouses, gathered April 5, 2013, at the Survivor Outreach Services Hall of Remembrance at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to mark the second-annual Gold Star Wives Day.
Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Loheide was awarded the Silver Star Medal at a special ceremony, April 5, 2013, at Fort Campbell, Ky., for heroic actions as a platoon leader assigned to the 2nd Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), during Operation Strong Eagle while deployed to Afghanistan in June 2010.
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Security Forces Assistance Brigade at Forward Operating Base Sharana, April 7, 2013.
The Soldiers of the engineer Tolai of 4th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Afghan National Army, completed Paktika Province's "Super FOB," without any hands-on assistance from coalition forces.
In Paktika Province, Afghanistan, a small group of advisors from 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, are continuing this tradition as they advise and fight alongside the "Redlegs" of the Artillery Tolai, 4th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps, Afghan National Army.
The largest renewable energy project in U.S. military history is slated to begin soon at Fort Bliss, Texas, a big step toward the installation's goal of generating all the energy it uses, Army Maj. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard, the installation and 1st Armored Division commander, announced April 5, 2013.
In August, the Army will convene a Selective Early Retirement Board for lieutenant colonels and colonels. The move is just one part of a larger Army effort to meet its congressionally mandated end strength reduction.
Communist forces encircled the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, assigned to provide a rear guard for the regiment's withdrawal, Nov. 1, 1950, near Unsan, North Korea. Capt. Emil Kapaun, chaplain, spent the night moving among the foxholes, under direct enemy fire, providing comfort and medical aid to his fellow Soldiers.