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Culture, language skills position future leaders for success

US Army - 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'

US Army - 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

US Army - 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

US Army - 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

US Army - 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

US Army - 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

US Army - 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

US Army - 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

US Army - 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.

Army researchers measure quality of life

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Researchers from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center's Consumer Research Team have devised a way to measure and model warfighter quality of life in base camps serving fewer than 1,000 personnel.

USNS Spearhead Departs U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Operations After Completing Series of Africa Partnership Station Engagements

US Navy News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 10:25am
The U.S. Navy's first—in—class joint high—speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) left the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, May 2, after more than three months of operating in the European and African theaters.

'Sky Soldiers' conduct aerial resupply in Latvia

US Army - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 11:00pm
Paratroopers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) planned and executed an aerial resupply mission at Adazi Drop Zone, Latvia, May 2, 2014.

Some Education and Training Applications down May 3 and 18

US Navy News - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 2:26pm
As part of the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Technology Center's (NETPDTC) annual Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) test, three large Navywide applications will be offline beginning at approximately 8 a.m. Saturday morning May 3 and Sunday morning May 18.

Advocacy program established for victims

US Army - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:00pm
The Secretary of the Army fully established a special victim's advocacy program Nov. 1, 2013, that entitles victims of sexual assault to legal representation from the moment the victim reports the crime through the conclusion of all legal proceedings against the alleged perpetrator.

Acupuncture helping reduce use of pain killers in Army

US Army - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:00pm
Acupuncture and other forms of alternative and complementary medicine are helping reduce the use of opioids to block pain in Army patients, the service's assistant surgeon general said.

Students work with Natick researchers to create prototype female-friendly rucksack hip belt

US Army - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:00pm
An all-female team of four students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute recently developed a design to make the Army-issued rucksack hip belt more comfortable for female Soldiers.

T—34C Crashes At Sea Near Corpus Christi, No Reports of Injuries

US Navy News - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:29pm
A U.S. Navy T—34C Turbo Mentor aircraft assigned to Training Squadron 28 (VT—28) with two pilots aboard crashed today while conducting a routine training mission over the Gulf of Mexico at approximately 10:20 a.m., CST.

Three Soldiers credited with rescue on Black River

US Army - Wed, 04/30/2014 - 11:00pm
What had been planned as an evening of fishing for three 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Soldiers, turned into a courageous, yet bittersweet, rescue on a local river.

U.S. Army Europe commander visits 'Sky Soldiers' in Baltics

US Army - Wed, 04/30/2014 - 11:00pm
The commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe visited paratroopers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), April 29-30, 2014, participating in unscheduled exercises in Lithuania and Latvia.

Three Fort Drum Soldiers credited with rescuing woman from Black River

US Army - Wed, 04/30/2014 - 11:00pm
What had been planned to be an evening of fishing for three 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers turned into a courageous, yet bittersweet, rescue of a young woman from a frigid river.