Product Manager Soldier Clothing and Individual Equipment, working with the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, is tackling the capability gaps in oxygen supply, navigation and extreme temperatures associated with high-altitude parachutist missions.
The Army announced Jan. 29, 2014, that it will release three public service announcements over the next year to increase awareness of DOD-issued gold star and next-of-kin lapel pins.
The number of suicides in the Army dropped last year, compared to 2012, according to the Army deputy chief of staff, G-1.
Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) and French Navy Task Force 473 concluded five weeks of combined carrier strike group operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) Feb 2.
USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed her homeport of Norfolk, Va. Jan. 31 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the first of four Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyers to be stationed there.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced Jan. 30 Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers as President Obama's nominee to become commander of U.S. Cyber Command.
Through partnerships with the military working dogs community, local police K-9 units, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory, the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine will be developing products and strategies to reduce heat injuries and sustain performance in working dogs for military and law enforcement.
A retired Army major who now oversees the service's personnel exchange program and sends Soldiers to schools of other nations became the first American civilian at the Pentagon to be presented the German Silver Cross of Honor of the Bundeswehr.
The Army has affirmed the continued existence of its Rapid Equipping Force, thus maintaining the service's ability to quickly address Soldier non-standard equipment needs.
A year after the Pentagon opened combat jobs to women, critics say the Marine Corps and the Army, which have the largest number of MOSs still closed, have unclear and inconsistent approaches to meeting the January 2016 deadline to fully integrate women into those jobs.
The Navy will christen Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) John Glenn Feb. 1, during a 10 a.m. PST ceremony in San Diego, Calif.
Selection board season runs January through October and affects nearly every Sailor in the Navy. Taking the time to prepare in advance can relieve a lot of stress when your record goes before a board, Navy officials said Jan. 30.
A father-son duo, with The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," will be making modern-day history by being the first father-son team in the band since World War II.
Above the zone but below the radar, a little known military occupation specialty, Civil Affairs, is looking to recruit motivated Soldiers, enlisted as well as officers.
In an effort to further strengthen the Army family, the Army is extending resilience training to teenagers.