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New deployable kennels for military dogs mitigate temperature extremes

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
To keep the working dogs healthier and more comfortable during deployments, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center engineers from Picatinny and Rock Island are developing kennels for environments with temperature extremes.

Fifth generation Army tank cartridge reports loudly for duty

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army fired the first of a new fifth-generation tank cartridge, the M829E4, from an Abrams tank at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., March 18, 2014, as part of a series of critical trials preceding the cartridge's entry into the Army's inventory.

Army, Marines train with South Korean Army to improve fire-support operations

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:00pm
Field Artillery Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Division, U. S. Marines and Republic of Korea Army soldiers conducted a combined joint live-fire exercise in Rocket Valley near Cheorwon, South Korea, March 24-28, 2014.

After 10 years, paratroopers soar in Kosovo

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:00pm
Ending what has been over a decade-long absence, Multinational Battle Group-East paratroopers took to the skies in Kosovo, April 15, 2014.

SMA Chandler visits troops in southern Afghanistan

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:00pm
When Pfc. Clark Cepeda learned that the sergeant major of the Army was coming to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 15-17, 2014, he looked at it as an opportunity to learn about the Army's future.

Sandhurst competition creates environment for leadership training

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
Cadets from all over the world came together to see who was the best of the best at the 2014 Sandhurst Military Skills Competition, April 11-12, 2014, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

Vice Chief to IMCOM: What you do vital to Army

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
Vice Chief of Staff General John F. Campbell met with senior leaders and some very junior members of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command immediately following IMCOM's change-of-command ceremony, April 8, 2014, at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

Soldiers have options to explore before Army restructure

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army is restructuring from 510,000 active duty Soldiers to 490,000 in a number of ways. Natural attrition through End Term of Service dates is one, but there are also programs to make sure quality Soldiers stay in.

Changes to DOD's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program start May 1

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the program, starting May 1, 2014.

Watervliet earns SecArmy safety award for third time in four years

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The Watervliet Arsenal announced April 17, 2014, that it was named the winner of the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Award for Industrial Operations for fiscal year 2013.

SMA Chandler visits deployed Air Defense Artillery Soldiers

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III met with Air Defense Artillery Soldiers throughout Southwest Asia during a tour of the region, April 12-17, 2014.

25th Infantry Division team wins Best Ranger Competition

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
For the first time since 1995, a team representing the 25th Infantry Division took home top honors at the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition.

Marksmanship unit shooters take World Cup gold, silver

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
It was an all-American shootout for the gold and silver medals for Men's Double Trap during the 2014 International Shooting Sports Federation Shotgun World Cup, held April 13, 2014, at the Tucson Trap and Skeet Club.

Largest solar array on U.S. military installation to be developed

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army announced April 14, 2014, plans to start development of a solar array that will provide about 25 percent of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

NIE 14.2 teams with Bold Quest to assess coalition force integration

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:00pm
Planning and training for Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 is well underway with the major events slated to start at the end of April and lead to the Joint Staff J-6 Bold Quest exercise.

Army lab teams up with Boston Marathon to prevent heat injury

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:00pm
Since 2012, the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine has been an official course weather monitoring authority for the Boston Athletic Association and the Boston Marathon.

Developing viable Army energy projects start to finish is a team effort

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:00pm
How well the Army is executing current projects is vital to securing future funding. When an Army Energy Conservation Investment Program project is complete, it should either be saving energy or generating energy.

Corps of Engineers shares 'Nation's T. Rex' with Smithsonian Natural History Museum, public

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History welcomed the arrival of a nearly complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton to the facility in Washington, D.C., April, 15, 2014.

Stressors in life can result in greater resilience

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:00pm
Repeated deployments into harm's way can accumulate unresolved tensions and stress, resulting in post-traumatic stress. On the other hand, Soldiers can learn adaptive techniques that inoculate them against it.

Surgeon general: Advances in brain health to help Soldiers, nation

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:00pm
The medical community is on the "precipice" of great advances in regards to brain health, said the Army's surgeon general.