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American, Lithuanian forces begin combined tactical field excercise

US Army - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:00pm
American paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade "Sky Soldiers," and their allies in the Lithuanian Mechanized Infantry Brigade "Iron Wolf," marked the opening of Exercise Black Arrow 2014 with a ceremony in Rukla, Lithuania, May 12, 2014.

White becomes 10th Soldier to receive Medal of Honor since 9/11

US Army - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Former Sgt. Kyle Jerome White was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony May 13, 2014, making him the sixth living Army recipient, and the 14th service member overall, to earn the medal in either Iraq or Afghanistan.

White becomes 9th Soldier to receive Medal of Honor since 9/11

US Army - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Former Sgt. Kyle Jerome White was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony May 13, 2014, making him the sixth living Army recipient, and the 14th from all services, to earn the medal in either Iraq or Afghanistan.

Blue Ridge Strengthens Long—Standing Friendship with Thailand

US Navy News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 1:31pm
U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) along with embarked staff, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 12 and Marines from Fleet Anti—Terrorism Security Team Pacific successfully concluded a three—day visit to Thailand, May 13, strengthening ties and engaging with the local community.

Army Reserve crowns first-ever Best Sapper Team

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Soldiers from the 382nd Engineer Company, 365th Engineer Battalion, received the distinct honor of being titled the first-ever Army Reserve Best Sapper Team, May 8, 2014, at Fort McCoy, Wis.

Corps aids Army Reserve upgrades through Real Property Exchange

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
In a time of shrinking federal budgets for military construction, how does the Army Reserve gain new facilities to train and equip their Soldiers? One solution gaining popularity is a Real Property Exchange.

U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels cases its colors

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels in Germany, officially cased its colors in a ceremony May 12, 2014, formally marking the dissolution of the garrison and reorganizing its workforce as an integral part of USAG Bavaria.

VCSA Campbell visits Soldiers during Network Integration Evaluation 14.2

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
The vice chief of staff of the Army visited the Network Integration Evaluation 14.2, which is currently being executed at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

Medal of Honor recipient's former commander recalls his heroism

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Values are defined as a person's principles or standards of behavior. From private to general, those who serve in the Army are expected to live by its core values -- loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage.

Arlington Cemetery celebrates 150, honoring first Soldier buried

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Exactly 150 years ago on May 13, 1864, Pvt. William Henry Christman became the first Soldier to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

Smartphone app aids victims of sexual assault

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recently developed a "We Care" app that can be used by victims of sexual assault, those who witness sexual harassment or assault, and those in need of suicide prevention help.

Country singer, veteran Craig Morgan marks his 11th trip to deployed troops

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Country music artist and Army veteran Craig Morgan, in his 11th Armed Forces Entertainment tour overseas since Sept. 11, 2001, toured several locations through Kabul and Regional Command-East, performing for thousands of deployed troops and civilians, signing autographs and meeting with Soldiers, May 4-9, 2014.

Army Spouse of Year leads military family legal network

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Reda Hicks, an Army wife and attorney who works to improve the lives of military families, was recognized Friday as Army Spouse of the Year.

'Strike Brigade' vets to mark deployment anniversary

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Combat veterans of the 2nd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team will mark the 10th anniversary of the U.S. Army's historic first operational deployment from South Korea this August.

Army South marks official start to Beyond the Horizon-Dominican Republic

US Army - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army South marked the official start of Beyond the Horizon-Dominican Republic 2014, during a ceremony in Barahona, Dominican Republic, May 6, 2014, where U.S. military engineers and medical professionals arrived to conduct real-world training, while providing needed services to communities throughout the country.

Sony's 'Play Station' division signs up with Army in PaYS partnership

US Army - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
For some Soldiers leaving the Army, they've already got a job interview lined up with one of more than 500 private-sector companies.

Arlington National Cemetery to celebrate 150 years

US Army - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
"Arlington at 150" is the theme for Arlington National Cemetery's sesquicentennial celebrations, slated to run from May 13 to June 16, 2014.

Army designing next-generation protective mask

US Army - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
In 2013, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center scientists, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., began designing concepts for the next generation of chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear respirators.

Mission Command Conference seeks to inspire future officers

US Army - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
The Mission Command Conference was attended by the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2014, and several dozen ROTC cadets and U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen, April 22-25, 2014.

New undersecretary highlights value of service, sacrifice

US Army - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 11:00pm
Brad R. Carson was sworn in as the Under Secretary of the Army during a ceremony at the Pentagon, May 9, 2014.