Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., recently announced that it was bringing on line more than $26 million of new or enhanced manufacturing capability this fiscal year. Part of this enhanced capability involves improving the arsenal's quality control.
Soldiers with the 566th Area Support Medical Company, conducted field training March 17-19, 2014, at Fort Hood, Texas, to certify them for their assumption of the Defense CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive) Reactionary Force mission.
Initial entry training Soldiers assigned to the 2-13th Aviation Regiment, at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and Army National Guard members assigned to the 1-285th Armed Reconnaissance Battalion, from Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana, Ariz., have recently combined their training efforts using a concept known as manned/unmanned teaming operations.
Senior leaders from the 3rd Infantry Division, at Fort Stewart, Ga., gathered at Club Stewart, March 21, 2014, to openly discuss the way ahead for sexual harassment / assault response and prevention in the Army.
"This is the time for protection and predictability, not politics," Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh told lawmakers of the House Armed Services Committee, March 25, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
Four female National Guard Soldiers graduated from the Artillery School at the 139th Regimental Training Institute, at Fort Bragg, N.C., March 19, 2014.
Training and operations can put such tremendous physical and psychological stresses on warfighters that their immune systems and their ability to respond to threats may be compromised.
U.S. Army leaders are gathering to discuss transformation in South Korea, March 25-27, 2014.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that Republicans may have helped Russia annex Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, delivering a sharp attack before lawmakers advanced a bill authorizing sweeping U.S. sanctions on Russia and $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine.
Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) announced an early end to Ice Camp Nautilus on March 23. The ice camp was a temporary structure built and operated especially for Ice Exercise 2014 (ICEX—2014).
The Army Emergency Relief campaign runs until May 15, 2014, and raises money for military personnel in need through community donations.
How do hula hoops and buckets of ice make a company better? For Capt. Erik Anthes, commander of Forward Support Company (Easy Red), 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan., these are tools for achieving an incredible turnaround for his company.
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell served as keynote speaker for the seventh annual "West Point Leadership and Ethics Conference," March 20, 2014, at George Mason University in Arlington, Va.
U.S. Army Human Resources Command established a provisional Cyber Branch, March 20, 2014, to provide career management, development and readiness to the Army's cyber forces.
Army chief information officer/G-6 outlined priorities for network modernization as the Army plans for Force 2025, at the Army IT Day hosted by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association in Vienna, Va..