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Unmanned vehicle demonstration showcases leap-ahead technology

US Army - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Working closely with Lockheed Martin and a conglomeration of Army technology, acquisition and user community stakeholders, the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center successfully demonstrated an unmanned military convoy, Jan. 14, 2014, at Fort Hood, Texas.

Women instrumental, inspirational to 'Pershing's Own' musician

US Army - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Sgt. 1st Class Julie A. Boehler, principal timpanist of the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own," shares memories of her career since joining "Pershing's Own" and becoming the first woman soldier timpanist with the band in 2003.

New Army Uniform Guidelines Limit Tattoos

Military.com Top News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Troops with extensive, visible tattoos will be able to stay in the Army under a new uniform policy about to take effect, but they won't be able to get new ones and they face restrictions on their career advancement.

USS Wayne E. Meyer Departs for Western Pacific Deployment

US Navy News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 8:38pm
The Arleigh Burke—class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) departed Naval Base San Diego March 20 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean.

USS Simpson Returns Home

US Navy News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 8:14pm
Guided—missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) returned home to Naval Station Mayport, Fla., March 20, after a six—month deployment to the 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility.

Navy Announces SAAM 2014 Theme

US Navy News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 5:53pm
The Navy announced the 2014 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) theme of "Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault" and issued guidance to focus efforts on awareness and prevention of sexual violence in NAVADMIN 066/14 released March 20.

Reserve moves toward embedding master fitness trainers

US Army - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army Reserve is taking a step toward embedding master fitness trainers into its units. Six Reserve Soldiers are currently in training to become certified master fitness instructors. Five of the Soldiers completed Phase I of the training at the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School here last week, the sixth is in the second phase of the program.

Reserves move toward embedding master fitness trainers

US Army - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army Reserve is taking a step toward embedding master fitness trainers into its units. Six Reserve Soldiers are currently in training to become certified master fitness instructors. Five of the Soldiers completed Phase I of the training at the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School here last week, the sixth is in the second phase of the program.

Training takes top priority in budget decisions

US Army - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
For fiscal year 2015, the Army is programming 19 combat training center rotations as well as seven division- and three corps-level mission command exercises that will all focus on decisive-action engagements.

Retired K9 finds peace with veteran family

US Army - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
Thomas and Angela Boggs welcomed Max, a 10-year-old retired military working dog, into their home on Fort Irwin, Calif., after adopting the Belgian Malinois, Oct. 23, 2013.

Medal of Honor recipients, Vietnam heroes visit 'The Wall'

US Army - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
After their induction into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes March 19, 2014, two Vietnam veterans went to the memorial simply known as "The Wall."

Army Balks at Camouflage Price Tag

Military.com Top News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00pm
A year has passed since MultiCam won the U.S. Army's camouflage competition, but makers of the pattern said the service still refuses to pay what the market demands for more effective camouflage.