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  • Secretary of the Army hosts Twilight Tattoo
    The 23rd Secretary of the United States Army Dr. Mark T. Esper, hosted the May 30th Twilight Tattoo performance in Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer Henderson-Hall, Virginia. The performance featured Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old G…
    - 1 Jun 18, 4:00am -
  • Old Guard marks 70 years of 'Flags In' to honor Memorial Day
    FORT MYER, Va. -- Almost seven years ago, Spc. Dakota Williams lost more than his stepbrother. He lost his hero.
    - 24 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Fewer non-deployable Soldiers, less-frequent PCS moves a goal, Army secretary says
    The Army is taking a hard look at the number of Soldiers who are designated as non-deployable and also at possibly reducing the frequency of permanent-change-of-station moves, Secretary of the Army Mark Esper said at a meeting with service organizati…
    - 8 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Army secretary talks focus, funding, future
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The Army's top leader called for continued focus amidst looming budget uncertainty and provided a glimpse of the service's largest reorganization in more than 30 years.
    - 26 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • Army Secretary visits 25th Infantry Division
    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Army Secretary Mark Esper visited Soldiers at the 25th Infantry Division Jan. 11 to gain an understanding of the division's capability to train and support Soldiers and conduct successful operations in the Pacific area o…
    - 11 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • Coming home: Mattis welcomes Esper as 23rd Army secretary
    WASHINGTON -- During two separate ceremonies on Friday, the Army family and the secretary of defense officially welcomed Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper back into the service that raised him.
    - 8 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • Secretary of the Army visits NATO SOF in Afghanistan
    Hon. Mark Esper, Secretary of the Army, shares a meal with service members during a visit to the NATO Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 16, 2017. (NSOCC-A photo by Miss Sun Vega)
    - 18 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • US Army Futures Command to reform modernization, says secretary of the Army
    WASHINGTON -- The new U.S. Army Futures Command with its eight cross-functional teams, or CFTs, will provide the unity of effort and command needed to reduce the requirements development process from 60 months down to around 12, said Secretary of the…
    - 8 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Initial message to the force from the 23rd secretary of the Army
    To the Army Family,Today I had the great honor of being sworn in as your 23rd Secretary of the Army. Having served previously in the Regular Army, Guard, and Reserves, I know well that people are the Army's greatest asset. I fully understand and…
    - 21 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • West Point grad confirmed as new secretary of Army
    Dr. Mark T. Esper was confirmed by a vote in the Senate, 89-6, to become the 23rd secretary of the Army shortly after noon Wednesday.
    - 16 Nov 17, 5:00am -

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  • US, Polish Forces execute battalion air assault during Anakonda 16
    Over 35 NATO helicopters from the Polish 1st Army Aviation Brigade, 25th Air Cavalry Brigade and the U.S. 12th Combat Aviation Brigade "Task Force Griffin," participated in a battalion size air assault of over 400 Sky Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 503…
    - 13 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Army Total Force partnerships improving readiness
    More National Guard and Reserve units are partnering with the active component under the Army Forces Command Total Force Partnership Program, and one of the latest is an infantry brigade combat team from California.
    - 9 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Joint training in Tacoma prepares units for natural disaster
    Soldiers assigned to 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Transportation Brigade in conjunction with the Washington National Guard, Army Reserve, Navy and Coast Guard kicked off Joint Logistics Over the Shore in Tacoma, Wash., June 6.
    - 9 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Leaders challenge Soldiers: 'Earn your cake'
    The Army's 241st birthday is but a week away now, and Army leaders are saying of Soldiers "let them eat cake" ... but only if they're going to burn off the calories with some robust physical training.
    - 7 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • 72nd D-Day liberation of Normandy observed
    Seventy-two years ago today, 156,000 Allied troops, 9,000 aircraft and nearly 5,000 ships launched the largest amphibious invasion in modern warfare. Now, 72 years later, the world has changed, but the 50 mile stretch of coastline known as Normandy r…
    - 6 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Angoville-au-Plain remembers humanity amongst war
    It was June 1944. World War II raged across many countries in Europe, and France was no exception. Tens of thousands of men and women put their lives on the line for their countries, and many made the ultimate sacrifice.
    - 6 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Soldiers, Airmen synchronize capabilities
    Soldiers and Airmen came together to build confidence and proficiency during Hustler Trough III by engaging targets with integrated and synchronized mortars, artillery, infantry and joint fires at the Orogrande range complex. The weeklong exercise be…
    - 3 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • US, UK forces join Canada Army's largest military exercise
    Maple Resolve is a giant gathering of coalition forces. Over 6,000 Canadian troops, 1,200 American Soldiers, and approximately 150 members of the British military have all rendezvoused at a small camp named Wainwright. There they will have the opport…
    - 2 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Changes to retention control points providing increased promotion opportunity for mid-grade Soldiers
    Sergeants first class seeking another stripe saw increased opportunity during the fiscal year 2016 master sergeant promotion board, as the selection rate jumped 35 percent, from 8.4 in FY15, to 11.8 in FY16.
    - 31 May 16, 4:00am -
  • CSA presents Outstanding Civilian Service Awards at Twilight Tattoo
    During a Twilight Tattoo at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, May 25, two civilians were recognized with "Outstanding Civilian Service Awards," for their tireless and unwavering support to Soldiers and their families. The award is the third h…
    - 31 May 16, 4:00am -
  • 'Ghost Brigade' Soldiers prepare for future conflicts
    Since 1981, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to prepare for missions around the world. These month-long rotations are usually geared to prepare a unit for an upcoming mission. For the 1…
    - 26 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Taking the beach in Turkey
    The Turkish national exercise, that began May 4, is being held as a mutlinational event for the first time this year, including about 7,000 service members from the U.S. Army and Navy, Azerbaijan, England, Germany, Pakistan, Poland, Qatar, and Saudi…
    - 26 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Engineer paratroopers make history in Turkey
    Sky Soldiers are no strangers to making their mark in history, especially in Europe. However, this week the paratroopers and their Turkish partners carved their names side-by-side in Asia's history.
    - 24 May 16, 4:00am -
  • SMA talks Total Army and responsible drawdown with troops
    A growing concern over the troop drawdown, realignments across the total Army force, and questions of what that means to the average Soldier, were put to ease by Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey during his visit with deployed Soldiers in K…
    - 23 May 16, 4:00am -
  • 'Lead from front,' urges first Vietnamese-American U.S. general
    Viet X. Luong aspired to join an elite South Vietnamese fighting unit when he was a young boy. He didn't succeed at doing that, but he did become a U.S. Soldier and he is now a brigadier general -- the first U.S. general officer of Vietnamese descent…
    - 23 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Fanning takes oath as 22nd Secretary of Army
    Eric Fanning was sworn in May 18 as the 22nd secretary of the Army during a small Pentagon ceremony.
    - 19 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Solar walls, strategic installation equals free energy
    Tobyhanna will soon reap the benefit of free energy after the strategic installation of solar walls on seven buildings across the installation.
    - 19 May 16, 4:00am -
  • No GPS? Listen to VLF radio signals to find way home
    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working now to develop a backup system to be used by service members in the event that access to the Global Positioning System, or GPS, is denied to them by adversaries.
    - 19 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Army Reserve boosting Total Army readiness
    "The Army will fail in its mission if the Army Reserve isn't ready. That's why everything we do focuses on readiness," said Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley.
    - 18 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Army labs get more funding for Zika research
    The Defense Department is providing $1.76 million in extra funding to military laboratories to expand Zika virus surveillance worldwide and assess the virus's impact on deployed service members. Projects funded include those at the Walter Reed Army…
    - 17 May 16, 4:00am -
  • US, South Korean artillery coordinate fires near DMZ
    Less than six miles from the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea, the thirty U.S. and South Korean heavy artillery vehicles lined up May 10 were the largest coordinated artillery fires many had seen.
    - 17 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Noble Partner begins with basic training tactics
    Soldiers assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment gathered the morning of May 13 to train on medical evacuations, cordon tactics and room clearing as part of Exercise Noble Partner.
    - 16 May 16, 4:00am -
  • US, UK, Georgian soldiers cultivate capabilities in Exercise Noble Partner
    Exercise Noble Partner 16 kicked off, May 11, beginning the 14-day training featuring Soldiers assigned to 3rd Infantry Division, paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Georgian Soldiers assigned to 4th Armor Brigade and Soldiers from t…
    - 13 May 16, 4:00am -
  • US tanks, Bradleys back in Poland for Atlantic Resolve mission
    Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment have brought U.S. Abrams Main Battle Tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles back to Poland as they took over the Operation Atlantic Resolve mission in the country, May 1.
    - 13 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Analytics could save lives, lower costs
    The Army has tons of data and analytics which can potentially be used for a wide range of things - from the evaluation of new weapons systems to increasing the resiliency and well-being of the force, said Gary Wang, deputy chief information officer,…
    - 11 May 16, 4:00am -
  • From concept to capability: Network Integration Evaluation 16.2 underway
    The Brigade Modernization Command (BMC), Fort Bliss, Texas, kicked off Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 16.2, which began May 2, 2016, and ends May 14, 2016. NIE 16.2 is the eleventh in a series of Soldier-led evaluations in realistic operationa…
    - 10 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Prince Harry, former President Bush stress importance of healing invisible wounds
    Great Britain's Prince Harry, former President George W. Bush, and service members from each of their nations led a discussion at the 2016 Invictus Games Symposium on Invisible Wounds presented May 8 by the George W. Bush Institute here.
    - 10 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Army allows Soldiers to wear headphones in gym
    Soldiers jogging or lifting in the gym may now be allowed to listen to music through small headphones or ear buds, according to Army Directive 2016-20, released May 6.
    - 10 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Invictus Games kick off in Orlando
    More than 500 wounded, ill and injured athletes from 14 nations gathered for the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Invictus Games.
    - 9 May 16, 4:00am -
  • US, German Forces evaluate operational readiness
    Months of training by the German Armed Forces in combined arms warfare, middle intensity conflict techniques and standard tasks focused on crowd riot control techniques culminated at Camp Prizren, May 6-7, during Operation Sharp Griffin.
    - 8 May 16, 4:00am -

ARNEWS

  • SHARP program manager receives award for 'bystander intervention' training
    Chief Warrant Officer 5 Debra Blankenbaker not only earned the Army's Sexual Assault Prevention Innovation Award, she also received the Defense Department's award for the "bystander intervention" training program she developed.
    - 12 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Unbroken line of vets keeps America free, Biden says
    An unbroken line of veterans has kept the United States and its freedoms safe since the founding of the republic, Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday at America's most sacred shrine.
    - 12 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • New technology to reduce Soldier's load
    Current and future developments in energy production promise to lower the Soldier's combat load and reduce the logistical footprint, said an Army systems expert, during an Operational Energy forum Nov. 12, 2014, in the Pentagon.
    - 12 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • G-6: Lighter commo needed to 'bridge gap'
    The Army's general in charge of all things tied to the network said one of his top priorities is to build lighter communications systems, during the Association of the U.S. Army Institute of Land Warfare breakfast, Nov. 5, 2014, in Arlington, Virgini…
    - 6 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Veterans Day deals available to troops
    Many restaurants and retailers are offering Veterans Day discounts or free meals to service members and veterans. Some offers even extend to family members.
    - 6 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Obama: Medal of Honor recipient Cushing's courage lives on in Soldiers today
    President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing, Nov. 6, 2014, during a ceremony at the White House, for helping stop Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863.
    - 6 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Dempsey highlights importance of hiring veterans
    Veterans are brave and selfless, and they bring the best traits to employers, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday.
    - 6 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Army, RAND partner on 'Today's Soldier Survey'
    The Army and the RAND Corporation are working together to conduct a Soldier needs assessment survey, from September to December, at 45 Army installations.
    - 4 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • CSM Daniel A. Dailey selected to be next Sergeant Major of the Army
    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno announced today that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey will become the 15th sergeant major of the Army January 30, 2015.
    - 3 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Troops in Liberia help train Ebola treatment providers
    The Joint Forces Command -- United Assistance Department of Defense Ebola Training Team, or DETT, graduated the first class of health care providers, who started work at Ebola treatment units, or ETUs, Oct. 31 at the National Police Training Center i…
    - 3 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • TRADOC command sergeant major picked to be next SMA
    The senior enlisted adviser of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command has been selected to be the 15th sergeant major of the Army, Army senior leaders announced Nov. 3, 2014.
    - 3 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Soldiers in Operation Inherent Resolve eligible for GWOT Expeditionary Medal
    Service members overseas serving in support of Operation Inherent Resolve are eligible for the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Pentagon officials announced, Oct. 31, 2014.
    - 3 Nov 14, 5:00am -
  • Soldier receives helmet that saved his life
    In 2012, Staff Sgt. Ryan Frye was hit by enemy fire during a hail of automatic weapons fire. It would have been deadly if not for his helmet. The life-saving piece of equipment was returned to him Oct. 30, 2014. "I have waited two years to get my hel…
    - 31 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Chief salutes five with Outstanding Civilian Service Awards at Twilight Tattoo
    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presented Outstanding Civilian Service Awards to five private sector men and women who have significantly helped Soldiers and their families through employment programs, financial aid assistance, adaptive sports r…
    - 31 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Soldiers face reclassification or separation for losing MOS qualification
    Soldiers who have had their security clearance revoked or denied face reclassification or separation from the force, according to Army Human Resources Command.
    - 30 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Military could make significant impact on mid-term elections
    With all 435 U.S. House seats and more than a third of the Senate in play on election day, Nov. 4, the more than 2 million members of the active component and reserve component of the military could make a difference in many of those outcomes -- if t…
    - 30 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • World's largest Candlewood Suites opens on Joint Base San Antonio
    The world's largest Candlewood Suites hotel has opened on Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, as part of efforts to provide quality, temporary lodging to Service members, their families and other visitors.
    - 30 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Soldier-chef serves goodwill to community
    For many Soldiers, fulfilling the call of duty is sometimes not enough. Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Roberts, a food service sergeant with 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, uses his Army skills to make his community better.
    - 29 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • 3ID HQ to deploy to Afghanistan as drawdown, retrograde continues
    The 3rd Infantry Division Headquarters will deploy to Afghanistan next month to assume their role as the U.S. Forces Afghanistan National Security Element.
    - 29 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Army sets 21-day quarantine for Soldiers leaving West Africa
    Army leaders have directed that Soldiers returning from Ebola-response efforts in West Africa go to a 21-day quarantine-like program.
    - 28 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Army Corps of Engineers to waive recreation fees for military, Nov. 11
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
    - 28 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Army scientists striving to develop Ebola vaccine
    No vaccines or drugs are available yet to protect people worldwide against Ebola Virus Disease, but two potential vaccines are in human safety testing, and scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases were a critical…
    - 28 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Soldiers dominate Marine Corps Marathon
    The Army took ownership of the Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 26, 2014, with Soldiers finishing in first and second place in the male division, and first place in the female division.
    - 27 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Army considering major changes for recruiting
    The U.S. Army Recruiting Command is considering a number of dramatic changes to help deal with what it perceives as an extremely challenging recruiting environment in coming years.
    - 23 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Regionally aligned forces getting global workout
    "Soldiers are now deployed in a regionally aligned force-fashion around the world where they need to be, whether to fulfill treaty obligations, secure prosperity and peace or consolidate gains," said Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander, U.S. Army Pacif…
    - 23 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • TRADOC commander: Empowering others best way to progress
    Empowerment is a two-way street between subordinates and supervisors, said Gen. David G. Perkins, Training and Doctrine Command commanding general, during the Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C.,…
    - 22 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • ARCYBER commander discusses initiatives
    U.S. Army Cyber Command's Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon sat down with reporters Oct. 13, 2014, at the Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, in Washington, D.C., to discuss the development of the command and cyber security…
    - 21 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • ROTC cadets to lead in increasingly complex world
    The Army is training the officers of tomorrow to face the challenges of an increasingly complex world, the commander of the U.S. Army Cadet Command said.
    - 21 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Army leaders say ethics integral part of all Soldiers' actions
    The Army profession demands that Soldiers adhere to the Army ethic at all times, Chief of Staff the Army Gen. Ray Odierno said, at an AUSA panel on "Why and How We Serve."
    - 20 Oct 14, 4:00am -
  • Upgrades 'new normal' for armor in uncertain budget environment
    The Army's priority is restoring the armored brigade combat teams to their relevancy so they can fight with all of their platforms across the entire formation. This is being done through platform upgrades and investments in science and technology.
    - 20 Oct 14, 4:00am -

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  • newWas ist los in Franken? Dec. 10, 2018
    "Was ist los in Franken?" details off-post community events and activities occurring throughout the Franconian region.
    - 8 hours ago, 10 Dec 18, 5:00am -
  • Students lead learning during STEMposium
    More than 100 students, 60 percent of them girls, came from all over DoDEA-Europe schools for a weeklong STEMposium where they were tasked with solving an engaging real-world problem with their peers.
    - 3 days ago, 7 Dec 18, 5:00am -
  • Lessons help keeps students SHARP
    Students at Wiesbaden High School have been taking part in a series of discussions about dating violence, healthy communication and boundary setting, online safety, sexual harassment and sexual assault delivered by the garrison Sexual Harassment and…
    - 3 days ago, 7 Dec 18, 5:00am -
  • Sounds of the season
    The U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus presented their annual holiday concert Dec. 6 at the Wiesbaden Kurhaus as a gesture of appreciation to the city of Wiesbaden and the state of Hessen.
    - 3 days ago, 7 Dec 18, 5:00am -
  • Ansbach military community hosts children's home youth
    More than 20 children, ages 6 to 18 from a German children's home, visited the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Dec. 1 to celebrate the holiday season.
    - 4 days ago, 6 Dec 18, 5:00am -
  • Chièvres Veterinary Clinic hosts grand opening at new location
    The Chièvres Veterinary Clinic celebrated the grand opening of its new facility Nov. 30 on Chièvres Air Base, Belgium. The new facility's opening marks the beginning of U.S. Army Garrison Benelux's move from Caserne Daumerie to Chièvres Air Base.
    - 4 days ago, 6 Dec 18, 5:00am -
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Wayne Davidson: Race of Remembrance
    The city of Anglesey in North Wales is home to beautiful mountainous countryside, green landscapes, endless farming communities and the site of the 2018 Operation Motors Sports' "Race of Remembrance."
    - 6 days ago, 4 Dec 18, 5:00am -
  • Accidents Don't Take Holidays
    It's that time of year where many of us are caught up in holiday routines and tend to take seasonal hazards for granted. Doing so, however, can mean the difference between a happy holiday and tragedy. Statistics show that mishaps occur more frequentl…
    - 6 days ago, 4 Dec 18, 5:00am -
  • Parent & Child with Dr. Mieke: Connecting with your kids during winter break
    Those two weeks off from school can be a much-needed pause for children, just as the time can be a source of anxiety for parents struggling to figure out how to keep everyone sane now that the family is suddenly spending a lot more time together. Nev…
    - 10 days ago, 30 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Retiree casualty assistance checklist eases burden for survivors
    When losing a loved one who was also a retiree, the loss can be even more painful if not prepared to handle the accounts and benefits left behind. Preparation for the loss of a retired loved one is made easier thanks to efforts of retirement speciali…
    - 10 days ago, 30 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Commentary: Christmas in The Netherlands
    To me, Christmas means snow, candles, nicely decorated open fireplaces, the smell of firs, warmth, coziness and family time. Christmas in the Netherlands is actually a religious family fest. Although, it is becoming more of a tradition to give presen…
    - 10 days ago, 30 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • SHAPE IBT teams build camaraderie through a shared passion for playing sports
    During the last week of November, SHAPE was the place to be for basketball fans. From Nov. 26 to Dec. 1, 15 teams, comprised of active-duty military members of NATO nations, competed to win the 53rd Annual SHAPE International Basketball Tournament, o…
    - 10 days ago, 30 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Local orphans await Santa's arrival in the Benelux
    Christmas is around the corner, and the children of the local orphanage La Fermette in Ath are ready for a visit from Santa. Ever since the U.S. community settled in the SHAPE/Chièvres area in 1967, it has been supporting the local orphanage in Ath.…
    - 10 days ago, 30 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • National 3D Prevention Month saves lives through education
    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - During December's National Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month, emphasis is placed on reducing the number of impaired drivers on the road to prevent loss of life. This is done through an active campaign to help e…
    - 10 days ago, 30 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • 41st Field Artillery Brigade Returns to Germany
    The 41st Field Artillery Brigade uncased its colors in an activation ceremony that was combined with an assumption of command and responsibility for the unit, here, today.
    - 10 days ago, 30 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • PHCE Food Inspectors at root of Service Members' readiness & health
    Public Health Command Europe's Veterinary Food Inspection Specialists are responsible for safeguarding warfighters and their families by inspecting and ensuring wholesome and safe food.
    - 10 days ago, 30 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Bastogne to commemorate the 74th anniversary of Battle of the Bulge
    People from around the world will gather in Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 15 to 16, to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. U.S. Army Garrison Benelux service members, leaders, and community members, from young to old, will particip…
    - 10 days ago, 30 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Medical care while traveling for the holidays
    As many of us begin making travel plans this holiday season, it is important to know what to do in case you, your family members or your visitors need medical care away from home.
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Healthy eating during the holidays
    One of the biggest challenges we face during the holidays is eating healthy. We are more likely to indulge at this time of year at holiday parties, family meals and Christmas markets. Many of the typical holiday foods and beverages provide us with…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Staying vigilant through the holidays
    The holiday season is upon us, with festivities such as Christmas markets, celebrations, concerts and other public gatherings. Though these activities are sources of fun and enjoyment, potential risk is always present. U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pf…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Out & About: Christmas markets in Italy
    It's time for the Christmas markets in Italy! Get out and about this weekend to discover one or two for yourself.
    - 12 days ago, 28 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • High school hosts Thanksgiving meal for Italian students
    On the evening of Nov. 21, Vicenza High School hosted Thanksgiving dinner for students and faculty from Liceo Scientifico G.B. Quadri, a local Italian high school, to educate the host community on American culture.
    - 12 days ago, 28 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Angel Trees bring joy to children
    Volunteers from Army Community Service, the Sergeant Morales Club and garrison chaplains have been spending their time making the holidays a little brighter for boys and girls this season. The Holiday Assistance Program provides gifts for children th…
    - 13 days ago, 27 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Sgt. Scarlett Mitchell named Benelux Soldier and NCO of the Year
    Army Sgt. Scarlett Mitchell, a military policewoman for Directorate of Emergency Services at U.S. Army Garrison Benelux, did not expect to be under the spotlight this year. A dedicated Soldier, she was surprised when she received the Army Commendatio…
    - 13 days ago, 27 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Wiesbaden Auto Skills Center named IMCOM's best for second time in three years
    WIESBADEN, Germany - Military community patrons were the focus during the Wiesbaden Automotive Skills Center's Customer Appreciation Celebration Nov. 20, 2018."Everyone knows this is one of the gems of Wiesbaden," said Col. Noah C. Cloud, U.S. Army…
    - 14 days ago, 26 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Commentary: Benelux Pride -- Seen through the lens of a communicator
    Veterans Day and Thanksgiving are significant U.S. holidays that have a main purpose in common -- they are times to pause and reflect on accomplishments and to express gratitude for who we are and for our heritage.
    - 19 days ago, 21 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Five things you should know about the 53rd SHAPE International Basketball Tournament
    From Nov. 26 to Dec. 1, 15 teams will compete to win the 53rd annual SHAPE International Basketball Tournament. Here are five things to know about the event.
    - 19 days ago, 21 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Postmaster encourages customers to mail early for holidays
    For those stationed overseas, the clock is ticking! If you want your items to arrive on time, make your way to the nearest postal service center (PSC) as soon as possible.
    - 19 days ago, 21 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • History, culture, and 60 years of Elvis
    The Grafenwöehr Culture and Military History Museum offers free monthly tours from April to October that includes stops at the shooting ranges and the new barracks. It also includes a look at where Graf's most famous U.S. junior enlisted Soldier, El…
    - 19 days ago, 21 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Bagpipes in the city of the aviators
    Chièvres traveled back in time Nov. 18 as British flags, poppies, and bagpipers in kilts set the tone of the weekend.
    - 19 days ago, 21 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Marshall Center Course Trains Security Professionals to Uphold Peace
    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 16, 2018) - New to the team of experts addressing global security challenges are 98 junior to mid-level security professionals from 42 countries, some of which have long-standing tensions with each other, who gra…
    - 19 days ago, 21 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Daughter visits Zutendaal to trace family history
    On a cloudy October day, World War II vehicles entered the streets of Zutendaal, Belgium, making their way to a wooded area. There was no pomp and circumstance such as commemorations or remembrance ceremonies in the quiet Belgian town. Instead, the d…
    - 19 days ago, 21 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Biggest Loser program builds fitness, resiliency
    WIESBADEN, Germany - It was a day for winners during the Biggest Loser Challenge awards ceremony at the Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center on Nov. 15, 2018. That included everyone who completed the grueling 10-week program aimed…
    - 20 days ago, 20 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Moving expenses now taxable for civilian employees
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed December 2017, eliminated a number of deductions that taxpayers have come to rely on. One of these was the moving expense deduction. The act eliminated the deduction for the tax year 2018 through the tax year 2025. H…
    - 20 days ago, 20 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Vaping not safe alternative to smoking
    WIESBADEN, Germany -- People have different reasons for trying out e-cigarettes. Some wish to quit or reduce smoking, others just hope for a healthier alternative. Some people are attracted by the many different flavors, and others might just be curi…
    - 20 days ago, 20 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Marshall Center's English Course Fine-Tunes the 'Language of Diplomats'
    Diplomats from the Republic of Albania, Republic of Georgia, Republic of Kosovo and Ukraine were able to polish their English language skills to an executive level, preparing them to interact in professional settings with both confidence and accuracy…
    - 22 days ago, 18 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Recognizing the early voices of our nation
    November is Native American Indian Heritage Month, honoring American Indians and Alaskan Natives. The theme for 2018 is "Sovereignty, Trust and Resilience." During the month, we celebrate the legacy of the first people to call America home. The Nativ…
    - 24 days ago, 16 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • High school students earn recognition for volunteerism
    Two Vicenza High School students were recognized at the U.S. Army Garrison Italy headquarters building Nov. 14 for their volunteer work with U.S. Army Garrison Italy's Directorate of Public Works.
    - 24 days ago, 16 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Nurse case managers come together for annual networking and training event
    Nurse case managers from across the Regional Health Command Europe footprint recently came together for three days of networking and training.
    - 24 days ago, 16 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Graduates honored during recognition ceremony at Clay Kaserne
    Eleven people were recognized for earning their associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees during a graduate recognition ceremony Nov. 14 at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden.
    - 25 days ago, 15 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Awards the Legion of Merit to Marshall Center's Austrian Chair
    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 8, 2018) -- The U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis awarded the Legion of Merit Medal to Austrian Army Col. Gottfried Salchner, the Austrian chair for the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studie…
    - 26 days ago, 14 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Countering Organized Crime Workshop Shows Importance of Marshall Center Network, Family
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The success of the Countering Transnational Organized Crime Community of Interest Workshop held here from Sept. 15 to 22 was due to the "Marshall Center family," said Professor Joe Vann, director of the Program on Countering Transn…
    - 26 days ago, 14 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Multinational Soldiers deployed to Ukraine honor veterans
    Multinational Soldiers in Ukraine celebrate Veterans Day.
    - 27 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • One hundred years later, the Gordon Highlanders return to Chièvres
    On Nov. 17 and 18, the Chièvres population will go back in time with the venue of a Scottish Gordon Highlanders delegation. On Nov. 11, 1918, after four years of military occupation during the World War I, the town was liberated by the 5thBattalion…
    - 27 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • SHAPE Healthcare Facility introduces new patient-reception processes
    Navigating the hallways in a health facility can feel intimidating to patients. They may not know where their doctor's offices are located or where to check-in for theirappointments. These first moments can greatly set the tone for the rest of their…
    - 27 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • 2CR Religious Affairs Specialist Awarded Stout Medal
    Staff. Sgt. Aaron Madasz was presented the first Staff Sgt. Christopher Stout Medal signed by the chief of chaplains, Nov. 7, 2018.
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • PHCE strengthens ties with host nation environmental counterparts
    Public Health Command Europe is responsible for providing comprehensive non-clinical preventive medicine, public health and veterinary services in support of Europe Command garrisons and operational forces. A key component of this mission is ensuring…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Marines dedicate Panzer Kaserne parade ground as 'Devil Dog Field'
    To commemorate the service and sacrifice across the battlefields of Europe on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Maj. Gen. Russell A. Sanborn, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, dedicated the parade ground in front o…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • PHCE, USAMMCE and Bundeswehr welcome new NCOs at joint induction ceremony
    SEMBACH, Germany -- Soldiers from Public Health Command Europe, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Europe, as well as inductees from the German Bundeswehr, crossed the threshold from Soldiers to noncommissioned officers during an NCO Induction Ceremon…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Steps to consider before appealing an Evaluation Report
    Every Soldier has heard the impact a negative evaluation report can have on a military career. A negative Noncommissioned Office Evaluation Report or Officer Evaluation Report could be an impediment for promotion and jobs with higher responsibilities…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Army Rapid Capabilities Office embraces new projects, says farewell to its current director
    Even the cold, wet weather in Hohenfels, Germany couldn't dampen the enthusiasm of the Soldiers of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment. After all, they were demonstrating the Army's first electronic warfare prototypes for brigade and below to the Army Rapid Cap…
    - 32 days ago, 8 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • 1st Cavalry Division puts a Shadow in the sky
    Trzebien, Poland -- The RQ-7B Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft system's engine roared as it slingshots off a mobile launch ramp at Horsemen Flight Landing Strip in Trzebien, Poland, Nov. 2 and into the bright horizon during another day of training f…
    - 33 days ago, 7 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Spread holiday cheer, be a post office volunteer
    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - With the holidays around the corner, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Community Mail Rooms are busier than ever. It's the season of giving back and what better way to give back than to volunteer at your local CMR?
    - 33 days ago, 7 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Hohenfels health clinic says 'Boo to the Flu'
    HOHENFELS, Germany - During the month of October, the Hohenfels Army Health Clinic hosted two events aimed at providing the flu vaccine to community members and successfully vaccinating a large portion of their population.
    - 34 days ago, 6 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Soldier learns more about D-Day, and his WWII veteran grandfather, during staff ride
    NORMANDY, France -- "My grandpa came through on the first of July in 1944," said Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Fulghum, describing his grandfather's participation in Operation Overlord while visiting Omaha Beach in Normandy, France during U.S. Army Europe's…
    - 35 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • 7th Army NCOA Instructor Named a Facilitator of the Year
    Staff Sgt. Vanessa Carrillo from 7th Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy was selected as the Basic Leader Course Facilitator of the Year in a new competition hosted by the NCO Leadership Center of Excellence at Fort Bliss, Texas, Oct. 15.
    - 35 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Soldier for Life: Female Iraq native empowers Kosovo mission through personal experience
    CAMP NOVO SELO, Kosovo - After picking up bread for her mother, a thirteen-year-old Iraqi girl was approached by three bearded men as she rode her bicycle home. The men told the girl that she belonged at home with her mother and that she would bring…
    - 37 days ago, 3 Nov 18, 4:00am -
  • Lt. Gen. Becker visits Wiesbaden
    Installation Management Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Bradley A. Becker visited U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Oct. 29. Becker met with Garrison Commander Col. Noah C. Cloud and presented coins to three garrison employees.
    - 38 days ago, 2 Nov 18, 4:00am -
  • New Veterinary Treatment Facility opens on Caserma Ederle
    The Vicenza Veterinary Treatment Facility officially opened the doors to its new clinic co-located with the U.S. Army Health Center-Vicenza on Caserma Ederle, Oct. 31.
    - 38 days ago, 2 Nov 18, 4:00am -
  • Johnson takes over responsibility at Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic
    Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Johnson took over as incoming detachment sergeant relieving outgoing detachment sergeant Sgt. 1st Class David Harper at the Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic during a change of responsibility ceremony Nov. 2 at Clay Kaserne.
    - 38 days ago, 2 Nov 18, 4:00am -

US Army Youtube

Military Working Dog joint training
Military Working Dog joint trainingMilitary Working Dogs are a vital part of today's fighting force. With built-in radar, they are able to smell out trouble that no human or man-made device can. K-9 teams in the Army provide...From:The U.S. Arm…
- 20 Feb 18, 10:53pm -
30 Seconds! Go, go, go!
30 Seconds! Go, go, go!"Our next century begins now." - 82nd Airborne Division.From:The U.S. ArmyViews:2792 166ratingsTime:00:48More inEntertainment
- 20 Feb 18, 12:40pm -
The Big Picture - The General George S. Patton Story
The Big Picture - The General George S. Patton StoryA remarkable and informative biography comes to the screen in "The General Patton Story" as narrated by Ronald Reagan and produced by the Army Pictorial Center. Here is a story of a Soldier...F…
- 19 Feb 18, 5:10pm -
SOLDIERS: What is an Army Engineer?
SOLDIERS: What is an Army Engineer?Hear what it takes to be an Engineer from US Army Engineers.From:The U.S. ArmyViews:2006 91ratingsTime:02:28More inEntertainment
- 19 Feb 18, 4:59pm -
Tuskegee Airman Robert Friend
Tuskegee Airman Robert FriendU.S. Army Recruiting Command's Community Partner, Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Robert Friend, made quite the impact in California. He continues to serve his community through outreach...From:The U.S. ArmyViews:…
- 19 Feb 18, 5:30am -
Did you say an Olympic Soldier bobsled team?
Did you say an Olympic Soldier bobsled team?One of USA's four-man bobsled teams in PyeongChang has three Soldiers on it, and they're among the biggest and brawniest athletes on Team USA. Three-time Olympian Sgt. Justin Olsen is...From:The U.S.…
- 18 Feb 18, 7:25pm -
Sappers, mappers and builders, oh my!
Sappers, mappers and builders, oh my!Got a problem? The #USArmy engineers will solve it.From:The U.S. ArmyViews:382 31ratingsTime:00:48More inEntertainment
- 18 Feb 18, 7:23pm -
An Olympian Soldier
An Olympian SoldierDo you have what it takes to join the World Class Athlete Program? Sgt. Taylor Morris is in the World Class Athlete Program and is representing the #USArmy and the United States at the 2018...From:The U.S. ArmyViews:865…
- 18 Feb 18, 2:55pm -
Lego League
Lego LeagueChildren gather at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to participate in the first annual Lego League. This STEM event organized by the Army's Test and Evaluation Command cultivate interest in children...From:The U.S. ArmyViews:510…
- 17 Feb 18, 10:02pm -
Enhancing global security in Europe
Enhancing global security in EuropeU.S. Army Europe is uniquely positioned in its 51 country area of responsibility to advance American strategic interests in Europe and Eurasia. The relationships we build during more than 1000...From:The U.S.…
- 17 Feb 18, 7:31pm -
Prisoner Exchange
Prisoner ExchangeFor an entire semester a group of U.S. Military Academy Cadets attended classes at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. The Cadets will return home to West Point during a ceremony at the annual...From:The U.S. ArmyViews:64545…
- 17 Feb 18, 11:30am -
Think you got what it takes to be a U.S. Army Sniper?
Think you got what it takes to be a U.S. Army Sniper?Soldiers attending the U.S. Army Sniper School at Fort Benning, Ga., explain the mental fortitude required to excel at this rigorous school. This seven-week course pushes Soldiers to their...F…
- 16 Feb 18, 10:12pm -
Olympic Soldier: Sgt. Matt Mortensen
Olympic Soldier: Sgt. Matt MortensenTeam USA Olympic Luger Sgt. Matt Mortensen, talks about life as a Soldier-athlete and how the World Class Athlete Program kept his Olympic dreams alive.From:The U.S. ArmyViews:1146 31ratingsTime:03:…
- 16 Feb 18, 8:53pm -
Airborne Air Assault
Airborne Air AssaultA behind-the-scenes look at #USArmy Air Assault school.From:The U.S. ArmyViews:2685 106ratingsTime:00:32More inEntertainment
- 16 Feb 18, 8:12pm -
2018 Olympics: Sgt. Emily Sweeney
2018 Olympics: Sgt. Emily SweeneySgt. Emily Sweeney, a World Class Athlete Program Soldier qualified for the Winter Olympic Games along with Sgt. Taylor Morris and Sgt. Matt Mortensen.The Olympic Winter Games begin, Feb. 9,...From:The U.S. Army…
- 15 Feb 18, 6:35am -
Holiday Message
Holiday MessageChief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark Milley and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey wish the military and their families a Happy Holiday. Army Strong!From:The U.S. ArmyViews:1843 95ratingsTime:01:02More inEntertainmen…
- 14 Feb 18, 3:51pm -
Do you have fun at work?
Do you have fun at work?Celebrate Fun at Work Day with the U.S. Army.From:The U.S. ArmyViews:852 59ratingsTime:00:31More inEntertainment
- 13 Feb 18, 8:48pm -
Today's Army Spouse Survey
Today's Army Spouse SurveyHolly Dailey, spouse of Sgt. Maj. of the Army Dailey talks about the importance of participating in the Today's Army Spouse Survey. RAND Official Survey: https://www.rand.org/surveys/todays-army-sp...From:The U.S. Army…
- 13 Feb 18, 9:06am -
Rural Recruiter
Rural RecruiterAlaska National Guard Recruiter Sgt. 1st Class Robert Masterman faces the unusual task of recruiting in a rural part of Alaska with no roads or reliable transportation.From:The U.S. ArmyViews:2528 86ratingsTime:03:06Mo…
- 12 Feb 18, 11:32pm -
Ever see a 777 Howitzer drop from a U.S. Air Force C-130?
Ever see a 777 Howitzer drop from a U.S. Air Force C-130?Watch as Sky Soldiers air drop a 777 Howitzer from a U.S. Air Force C-130, then jump in to put it into action. This is how we prepare for the unforgiving crucible of ground combat. #Airborn…
- 12 Feb 18, 11:54am -
The Big Picture - Point of the Spear
The Big Picture - Point of the SpearIn October of 1963, the largest trans-oceanic Army-Air Force deployment ever made was translated from blueprint into fact... This was "Exercise Big Lift"- a maneuver whose scope challenged...From:The U.S. Arm…
- 11 Feb 18, 5:32pm -
African American Soldiers - A Look Back
African American Soldiers - A Look BackToday, African-Americans make up more than 19 percent of the Total Army.From:The U.S. ArmyViews:526 39ratingsTime:01:23More inEntertainment
- 11 Feb 18, 9:16am -
Armor Birthday
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- 9 Feb 18, 4:50pm -
Secretary of the Army visit USAG Bavaria
Secretary of the Army visit USAG BavariaThe Army's 23rd Secretary, Dr. Mark T. Esper spoke with Soldiers, Family Members, and DOD Employees during an open town hall forum, Jan. 30, 2018.From:The U.S. ArmyViews:333 25ratingsTime:01:02…
- 8 Feb 18, 5:43am -

Africa

  • U.S. Soldier gives back to hometown school in Ghana
    NSUTA, Ghana -- A U.S. Army Soldier, born in Africa, brought smiles to young Ghanaian students' faces as he returned to his hometown and organized a large-scale school supply donation, July 2018.
    - 6 Aug 18, 4:00am -
  • USARAF welcomes new commanding general
    Maj. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier Jr. assumed command of U.S. Army Africa from Brig. Gen. Eugene J. LeBoeuf in a change of command ceremony held Aug. 2, 2018, at Hoekstra Field on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy.
    - 3 Aug 18, 4:00am -
  • 'He'll meet his demise' US Army physician speaks about dying African patient
    ACCRA, Ghana -- Every breath is a battle. Subtle wheezing from his windpipe serves as a siren song despite the noise pollution generated by an overcrowded hospital clinic. Three frail fingers stretch toward the ceiling. Only he knows if it's a cry…
    - 3 Aug 18, 4:00am -
  • Taking the knowledge with you
    JINJA, Uganda -- Different patterned uniforms, go back and forth from a computer to a map, intently trying to solve a task as one team. Militaries from 10 nations are working together on a real-life training scenario based on the African Union Missio…
    - 19 Jul 18, 4:00am -
  • United Accord exercise builds friendship, skills through jungle warfare training in Ghana
    ACCRA, Ghana -- Ghana Armed Forces partnered with participants from other African nations, European allies and U.S. Army Africa to kick off Exercise United Accord 2018 at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre in Accra, Ghana, July…
    - 18 Jul 18, 4:00am -
  • Uganda & US Soldiers train to counter IEDS
    JINJA, Uganda -- Disguised in a Uganda People's Defense Force military uniform, an adversary moves quickly to attack seven soldiers while out on patrol. The soldiers' swift reactions successfully defeat the enemy. As the team approaches the adversary…
    - 28 Jun 18, 4:00am -
  • Justified Accord 2018 Opening Ceremony Takes Off!
    JINJA, Uganda -- Nearly 200 participants from 10 different countries, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations Mine Action Service gathered for the Justified Accord 18 exercise at the Ugandan Rapid Deployment Capability Cen…
    - 20 Jun 18, 4:00am -
  • African land force chiefs assemble for annual summit
    Forty African land force chiefs represented their countries at the sixth African Land Forces Summit in Abuja, Nigeria
    - 24 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Developing Leaders - USARAF launches the Emerging Enterprise Leadership Program
    On Feb. 28, 2018, United States Army Africa launched the Emerging Enterprise Leader program to develop the next generation of Army enterprise leaders.
    - 5 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • US Soldiers train Nigerian infantry
    JAJI, Nigeria -- Walking off the plane here, the air hits you like hot fumes from an open oven. Going south, the equator is a short bus ride. But, this team wasn't going south.
    - 4 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Unified Focus
    Soldiers from the 764th Ordnance Company, 71st Ordnance Group (EOD) out of U.S. Army Fort Carson, Colorado, detonate three different sized charges to demonstrate the effects to participants of Unified Focus 2018 in Douala, Cameroon.
    - 27 Mar 18, 4:00am -
  • 273rd FEST-A provides support to USARAF
    The 273rd Engineer Detachment, Forward Engineer Support Team -- Advanced (FEST-A) long-time existence has played a key role in various missions. Their contributions date all the way back to the World War II era, where they provided engineer support t…
    - 23 Mar 18, 4:00am -
  • Familiar Faces Partner at Multinational Exercise: Unified Focus
    DOUALA, Cameroon -- U.S. Army Africa partnered with Cameroonian Defense Forces to conduct Unified Focus 2018, a three-part multinational exercise here and in Garoua, March 12-16.
    - 21 Mar 18, 4:00am -
  • CG Visits MEDRETE in Cameroon
    Brig. Gen. Eugene J. LeBoeuf, acting commanding general for U.S. Army Africa, visits members of the Medical Readiness Training Exercise Team March 15. LeBoeuf shakes hands with Maj. Michael Orestes, a member of the Medical Readiness Training Exercise…
    - 16 Mar 18, 4:00am -
  • Media interview in Cameroon
    Brig. Gen. William Prendergast, U.S. Army Africa Deputy Commanding General, participates in an interview with Cameroonian media following the opening ceremony for Unified Focus 2018 in Douala, Cameroon, March 12, 2018. Unified Focus 2018 is a joint,…
    - 16 Mar 18, 4:00am -
  • U.S. Army Trains Nigerian Infantry
    JAJI, Nigeria -- Twelve U.S. Army soldiers deployed to Nigeria Army's School of infantry to train more than 200 Nigerian soldiers for seven weeks, Jan. 15 - Feb. 22, 2018.
    - 2 Mar 18, 5:00am -
  • USARAF, ZDF chaplains discuss deployment cycle support, combat stresses
    Zambian Defense Force and U.S. Army Africa chaplain corps met at the Zambian Defense Force conference center Jan. 23-25 to discuss African continental peacekeeping operations deployment cycle support and to study the emotional and spiritual stresses…
    - 28 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Forging bonds and saving lives: U.S. Army, Senegalese doctors work together in joint exercise
    Senegalese military and U.S. Army medical professionals deliver a rare, full term, abdominal pregnancy during joint medical readiness training exercise.
    - 28 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • USARAF physician assistant selected for 'Iron Majors' AMEDD course
    VICENZA, Italy -- Maj. P. Jason Auchincloss, the U.S. Army Africa senior physician assistant, was one of six officers selected from the Army Medical Specialist Corps to attend the Army Medicine's Iron Majors Week Post-Professional Short Course Progra…
    - 27 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • LeBoeuf hosts senior leader strategy session
    U.S. Army Africa Acting Commanding General Brig. Gen. Eugene LeBoeuf hosted the USARAF senior leader strategy session Jan. 30-Feb. 2 at the Golden Lion conference center on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy. The session focused on utilizing the reserv…
    - 15 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • 'Durable' Soldier from Ghana trains for air assault school
    Pfc. Yaa Agyemang, finance clerk, 9th Financial Management Support Unit, Special Troops Battalion, 1st Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade, arrived at Fort Riley, Kansas, knowing that her mission would be to help take care of Soldiers financial con…
    - 14 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Tack Force Darby's Do-Nou Road
    Members of Task Force Darby completed a road repair project Jan. 25 by using a method called Do-Nou.
    - 14 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Exercise Justified Accord 2018 plan takes shape in Uganda
    Military planners from the United States, Uganda, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom converged here Jan. 29 to Feb. 2 to continue the planning and preparation for the second annual U.S. Army Africa-led exercise Justified Accord 2018, scheduled to…
    - 2 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Army task force fights Boko Haram, terrorism in Cameroon with youth outreach
    GAROUA, Cameroon -- In Task Force Darby's efforts to support the Cameroonian military's fight against the violent extremist organization Boko Haram, other humanitarian opportunities often present themselves.
    - 12 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • Flu Shots for Warriors in Cameroon
    The soldiers of 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, are serving in a support role for the Cameroon military's fight against the violent extremist organization Boko Haram.However, "Warriors" of 1…
    - 28 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Holiday Mail Arrives for Warriors in Cameroon
    More than 20 official unit mail handlers worked diligently to process hundreds of packages the evening of Dec. 19 and 20 for the service members stationed here.According to Sgt. Adrian Cordova, one of Task Force Darby's main mail clerks stationed…
    - 28 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Service Members learn to Parlez Francais in Garoua, Cameroon
    GAROUA, Cameroon - Two soldiers and an airman started a French class here to make it easier for servicemembers and locals to communicate.Service members here are serving in a support role for the Cameroon military's fight against the violent extrem…
    - 20 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • U.S. security assistance Soldiers, Nigerian army partner to combat terrorism
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Army Security Assistance Command troops will underscore the organization mission when it deploys to train and advise one of the most powerful nations in northwest Africa early next year.
    - 13 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Cameroon's Combat Lifesavers
    GAROUA, Cameroon - Soldiers stationed here provided emergency medical care to a casualty in a dark room, amid cries of pain, blaring alarms and red flashing lights.The 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain…
    - 13 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Nigeria & US Army partnership flourishes in Abuja
    ABUJA, Nigeria -- Nigerian Army and U.S. Army soldiers joined forces here to plan the upcoming African Land Forces Summit, Dec. 3-8.
    - 12 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • US and Nigeria begin preparations for 2018 summit
    Abuja, Nigeria - U.S. Army Africa teamed up with Armed Forces Nigeria to begin plans and preparations for 2018's African Land Forces Summit here, Oct. 2-6.
    - 12 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Rwanda Defence Force hosts the U.S., Netherlands for Peacekeeping Exercise Planning
    The Rwanda Defence Force (RDF), the Netherlands, and U.S. Army gathered in Gako, Rwanda Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 to discuss the upcoming annual combined, joint U.S. Army Africa-led exercise Shared Accord 2018, scheduled to take placed in August.
    - 8 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • USARAF general visits Nigeria, speaks to War College
    VICENZA, Italy - U.S. Army Africa's acting commanding general visited Nigeria to engage with senior land force's chiefs and offer war college students academic insight in Abuja, Nov. 30.
    - 6 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Thanksgiving in Cameroon
    Cameroonian Col. Barthelemy Tsilla, commander of Air Base 301, and his Airmen were invited by Maj. Andrzej V. Kujawski, Task Force Darby commander at CL Garoua to join in the American Thanksgiving tradition.
    - 6 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Isolated from US military, small Army post looks to rid terrorism in West Africa
    At a newly established U.S. Army outpost in a sun-scorched area of northern Cameroon, there's a small task force with larger implications than its size may suggest. With about 200 Soldiers, Airmen and contractors, the unit supports Cameroon's militar…
    - 27 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • US Army Africa pushing more support to Lake Chad Basin to reinforce US stability efforts
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Army Africa is boosting its security efforts across the Lake Chad Basin this year to deter extremist groups and help embolden nations in the distressed region, the acting commander said.
    - 26 Oct 17, 4:00am -
  • U.S. Army Africa conducts exercise Judicious Activation in Gabon
    Members of the 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and 79th Sustainment Command (Support) joined U.S. Army Africa (USARAF) exercise planners to conduct Judicious Activation 17-2, by setting up an Early…
    - 14 Aug 17, 4:00am -
  • For US Army physician assistant, South African exercise turned into homecoming
    LOHATLA, South Africa -- Before Maj. Paul Auchincloss made the U.S. Army his current career, the South African native was a flight instructor on single-engine aircraft in Africa. While he was happy being an aviator, life got in the way. He ended up f…
    - 11 Aug 17, 4:00am -
  • Fully loaded: 101st Soldiers gain firepower at South African training center
    As part of a move to provide more realistic training to younger Soldiers in 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, several of the rockets were shot in the Shared Accord exercise along with other anti-armor weapons including…
    - 8 Aug 17, 4:00am -
  • 101 Division (Air Assault) Soldiers train alongside Gabonese counterparts during Judicious Activatio
    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), train with Gabonese soldiers from 1st Regiment Parachute Gabon, in Libreville, Gabon, July 25-28, 2017. Training the two units conducted together included ph…
    - 1 Aug 17, 4:00am -
  • U.S., South African troops kick off Shared Accord 2017 with ceremonial tribute
    More than 300 U.S. Soldiers and Marines joined roughly 830 members of the South African military in a "rock piling" ceremony here July 17, 2017, kicking off Shared Accord 2017, a combined, joint command post and field training exercise focused on pea…
    - 19 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • Army surgical team, African partners provide vital medical care during training
    LIBREVILLE, Gabon -- Performing surgery is inarguably a complicated and intricate task. However, regardless of location, the basic steps and procedures are the same. Three surgical professionals who partnered with the Gabonese military surgical team…
    - 28 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • Bastogne Soldiers celebrate 242 years of U.S. Army
    The Task Force Toccoa soldiers of 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, part of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, celebrate the U.S. Army's 242nd birthday at Contingency Location Garoua, Cameroon, June 14.
    - 15 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • USARAF physician assistant receives Army surgeon general's top honor
    VICENZA, Italy -- Maj. P. Jason Auchincloss, the U.S. Army Africa - Southern European Task Force Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion senior physician assistant, was recently selected as the recipient of the Surgeon General's Physician Assistant R…
    - 14 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • Unified Focus 2017 tabletop exercise brings multinational collaboration to Cameroon
    Unified Focus 2017 was a weeklong tabletop exercise held at the Douala Naval Base, April 24-28, that brought the military partners of the Lake Chad basin area's Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) together to practice joint planning and coordinati…
    - 13 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • Regional Leaders Seminar brings partners together in Cameroon
    The U.S. Army, in partnership with the Cameroonian Armed Forces and other partner nations, hosted a Regional Leaders Seminar for senior military leaders in Douala, Cameroon, April 28.
    - 13 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • LeBoeuf selected as USARAF deputy commanding general
    Brig. Gen. Eugene J. LeBoeuf has been selected as the U.S. Army Africa deputy commanding general and Army Reserve engagement cell director.
    - 13 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • US Soldiers enhance readiness through Ghana Armed Forces-led Jungle Warfare School
    ACCRA, Ghana - Caked in mud, dripping with sweat and carrying minimal survival tools, Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment moved through the humid and thick brush of the Achiase Jungle during the Jungle Warfare School in Akim Oda,…
    - 1 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • United Accord 2017 enhances readiness
    ACCRA, Ghana -- Participants from 20 countries celebrated the conclusion of United Accord 2017, a combined-joint military exercise at the Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Training Centre, Accra, Ghana, on May 30.
    - 1 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • Jungle Warfare School
    The Jungle Warfare School is a series of situational training exercises designed to train participants in counter-insurgency and internal security operations.
    - 26 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Multinational United Accord exercise kicks-off in Ghana
    ACCRA, Ghana - Approximately 150 participants from 25 African, European and North American countries gathered at the Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Training Centre, Accra, Ghana May 19, 2017 for the Opening Ceremony of United Accord 2017. UA17 is an exerc…
    - 24 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Reserve Soldier, surgeon prepares for deployment
    It was just another ordinary day of practicing medicine in Dallas, Ga., for Michael Shotwell until a U.S. Army recruiter walked in and changed everything.
    - 15 May 17, 4:00am -
  • African-born officer gets back to his roots with Cameroon mission
    About a decade ago, Soule Malame left a dearth of opportunity in his home country of Togo in search of a better life in America. Today, he's paying it forward to another West African nation, as part of a U.S. Army mission to strengthen Cameroon's mil…
    - 12 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Partnership leads the way to capacity during ALFS 2017
    Senior military leaders from the U.S., United Kingdom, France, Brazil and 38 nations across the African continent converged in "The Warm Heart of Africa" for an opportunity to strengthen partnerships.Gen. Griffin "Spoon" Phiri, Malawi Defence Force…
    - 11 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Wyoming National Guard & Tunisia continue to perfect partnership
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- In the early nineties the Department of Defense stood up the National Guard-managed State Partnership Program whose goal was to connect NG units from each state with a partner nation in hopes of mutually beneficial civil-military af…
    - 9 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Wheels of all sizes at Verona car show
    Soldiers from Vicenza, Italy, and Baumholder, Germany, brought two of the largest and two of the smallest vehicles to the Verona Legend Cars show May 5, 2017. The 173rd Airborne Brigade engineers brought two of their massive, armored, route-clearance…
    - 9 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Senior Enlisted Advisor says character of conflict is changing
    The Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says the character of conflict is changing, and the U.S. military must adapt to keep up with global threats. Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell serves as the principal milita…
    - 5 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Cultural center, US Soldiers bring a touch of Americana to Cameroon
    Leonce Laure, 19, has been visiting the American Corner center in Garoua, Cameroon, for a year and a half and says she loves conversing with U.S. Army Soldiers there and learning about their culture.
    - 2 May 17, 4:00am -
  • US, Cameroon soldiers bond over basketball, Army-Air Force rivalry
    American and Cameroonian soldiers come from entirely separate parts of the world with distinct cultural differences. But on Friday, they discovered something in common -- the urge to beat their respective country's air force when given the chance.
    - 26 Apr 17, 4:00am -
  • USARAF builds, strengthens partnerships through accord exercises
    VICENZA, Italy -- Soldiers representing U.S. Army Africa are currently in Cameroon for exercise Unified Focus 17, the second accord event of the year. The accord series is composed of four major events scheduled to take place intermittently on the Af…
    - 26 Apr 17, 4:00am -

Inside the Army

  • Army Total Force partnerships improving readiness
    More National Guard and Reserve units are partnering with the active component under the Army Forces Command Total Force Partnership Program, and one of the latest is an infantry brigade combat team from California.
    - 9 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Leaders challenge Soldiers: 'Earn your cake'
    The Army's 241st birthday is but a week away now, and Army leaders are saying of Soldiers "let them eat cake" ... but only if they're going to burn off the calories with some robust physical training.
    - 7 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Area Denial
    Winning in a complex world means that the Army must prepare for combined arms maneuver and wide area security, and that means area denial. However, systems like FASCAM have significant problems, including age and policy restrictions, so it falls to P…
    - 7 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • 72nd D-Day liberation of Normandy observed
    Seventy-two years ago today, 156,000 Allied troops, 9,000 aircraft and nearly 5,000 ships launched the largest amphibious invasion in modern warfare. Now, 72 years later, the world has changed, but the 50 mile stretch of coastline known as Normandy r…
    - 6 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Navy, it's cold outside -- Army shelters aid Navy arctic exercise
    U.S. Army shelters perform well on land, but that just may be the tip of the iceberg, or rather the tip of the floating ice sheet. The Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center provided shelter support to the Navy during its bi…
    - 6 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Anakonda 16 officially kicks off in Poland
    Soldiers from eight countries took to the airfield at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland June 6 for an opening ceremony marking the official start of Exercise Anakonda 16. Anakonda 16 is a Polish-led exercise taking place in Poland June 7-17. Th…
    - 6 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • ROTC has minted over 1,000,000 new lieutenants during its 100-year history
    Where do new Army officers come from? They come from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York; Officer Candidate School; and, for a century now, the Reserve Officer Training Corps.
    - 5 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • Soldiers need to be ready 100 percent of time, says FORSCOM commander
    In the last 15 years, due to mission requirements, Soldiers have lost their ability to excel at combined arms maneuver and have relied too much on contract support, thereby losing the readiness edge against a near-peer threat, said Gen. Robert B. Abr…
    - 2 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • DOD begins educating service leaders on new retirement system
    Department of Defense officials announced Wednesday the launch of the "Leader Course," a tool designed to educate Service senior leaders and financial advisors about the new Blended Retirement System (BRS) that goes into effect, Jan. 1, 2018.
    - 2 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • SMA's new book club kicks off
    Put on a pot of Earl Grey, because the next time the sergeant major of the Army comes to your installation, he just may be hosting a book club where he and Soldiers will discuss three titles with subject matter relevant to the profession of soldering…
    - 2 Jun 16, 4:00am -
  • CSA presents Outstanding Civilian Service Awards at Twilight Tattoo
    During a Twilight Tattoo at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, May 25, two civilians were recognized with "Outstanding Civilian Service Awards," for their tireless and unwavering support to Soldiers and their families. The award is the third h…
    - 31 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Changes to retention control points providing increased promotion opportunity for mid-grade Soldiers
    Sergeants first class seeking another stripe saw increased opportunity during the fiscal year 2016 master sergeant promotion board, as the selection rate jumped 35 percent, from 8.4 in FY15, to 11.8 in FY16.
    - 31 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Djiboutian Armed Forces soldiers finish a five-month training
    CAMP CHEIK OSMAN, Djibouti -- Djiboutian Armed Forces, also known as the Force Aérienne du Djibouti (FAD) soldiers completed their final test, May 16, and graduated from Area Logistics Training, May 19, 2016.The five month training with the U.S. A…
    - 28 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Enforcing the law of 'Aloha'
    U.S. Army Pacific, 200th MP Command expand Pacific partnership
    - 26 May 16, 4:00am -
  • 'Ghost Brigade' Soldiers prepare for future conflicts
    Since 1981, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to prepare for missions around the world. These month-long rotations are usually geared to prepare a unit for an upcoming mission. For the 1…
    - 26 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Army civilians transition to new DOD-wide appraisal program
    The Army has begun implementing the Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program, a Department of Defense enterprise-wide program that links individual performance to DOD values and organizational mission.
    - 25 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Soldiers, civilian employees earn SecArmy awards
    "People are our greatest resource, and the quality of your service, and the depth of your commitment, are a big reason why our Army is such a valued part of our society," said Eric K. Fanning.
    - 25 May 16, 4:00am -
  • From Port-au-Prince to West Point: Maryland Guard's First Graduate
    The story behind the tears of 2016 West Point graduate, 2nd Lt. Alix Schoelcher Idrache. A native of Haiti, Idrache went from an immigrant to one of the U.S. Military Academy's top graduates and will soon continue the pursuit of his dream to be a pi…
    - 25 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Third U.S. Army Marksmanship Soldier headed to 2016 Olympics
    After seven months of speculation and uncertainty, Sgt. 1st Class Josh Richmond, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) double trap competitor and shooter-instructor, is now headed to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
    - 25 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Soldier for Life: Beginning the transition process
    So, you just looked at your countdown calendar and, in about a year, you're going to be parting company with the Army.
    - 24 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Afghan National Army reaching for readiness
    Establishing the near- and long-term materiel readiness of the Afghan National Army requires urgent attention to inherent challenges and a system-of-systems approach to solutions. This article was originally published in the April - June 2016 issue o…
    - 24 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Ancient game used to understand U.S.-China strategy
    By understanding "Go" -- a board game said to have been invented in China around 3,000 years ago -- the United States can better craft its national security strategy with China and avoid war, said William "Trey" Braun.
    - 24 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Natick's food packaging/processing will support Mars mission
    When designing food processing and packaging for a future mission to Mars, researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, recognize the gravity of their task. To best nourish Mars astronauts and maintain a…
    - 23 May 16, 4:00am -
  • SMA talks Total Army and responsible drawdown with troops
    A growing concern over the troop drawdown, realignments across the total Army force, and questions of what that means to the average Soldier, were put to ease by Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey during his visit with deployed Soldiers in K…
    - 23 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Army Medicine works to increase unit readiness
    As the active-duty Army cuts 40,000 troops from its ranks over the next couple of years, Army Medicine is working to increase the number of Soldiers that are medically available to deploy. The active-duty Army currently has 490,000 Soldiers, but mi…
    - 23 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Solar lighting project moves forward at US Army Central
    Over a nine month period, the U.S. Army Central Operational Energy Program tested the effectiveness and reliability of solar powered light systems as an alternative to gas-powered systems.
    - 20 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Twilight Tattoo salutes Public-Private Partnerships
    Under Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy hosted this year's first outdoor Twilight Tattoo May 18, celebrating the theme of Public-Private Partnerships.
    - 19 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Fanning takes oath as 22nd Secretary of Army
    Eric Fanning was sworn in May 18 as the 22nd secretary of the Army during a small Pentagon ceremony.
    - 19 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Solar walls, strategic installation equals free energy
    Tobyhanna will soon reap the benefit of free energy after the strategic installation of solar walls on seven buildings across the installation.
    - 19 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Army researchers improving communication capabilities for the Warfighter
    The IDM Systems Interoperability Lab, hosted at AMRDEC's Software Engineering Directorate Aviation Systems Integration Facility, conducts testing to discover and troubleshoot issues in the IDM software before installation on an aircraft.
    - 19 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Rockets light up Fort Riley
    The familiar booms of 1st Infantry Division howitzers were joined by a different sound, May 14, as "Big Red One" artillery units teamed with the Kansas Army National Guard for a weekend training mission.
    - 17 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Army modernization evaluation ensure Soldiers are properly equipped to fight
    Over 5,000 people from across the country contributed to the Soldier-led Network Integration Evaluation that came to completion on May 14. The Army's eleventh iteration of the Network Integration Evaluation, or NIE 16.2, was executed in the unique en…
    - 17 May 16, 4:00am -
  • New software trains response to foreign disasters
    The Army and a unit of the U.S. Agency for International Development created a new video game to train Soldiers how to respond to foreign natural disasters.
    - 16 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Managing obsolete products could save government millions
    The Obsolescence Management team, located within the Engineering Directorate of AMRDEC, has supported aviation and missile programs combating the ever present threat of obsolescence.
    - 16 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Army career program provides training, academic funding for scientists, engineers
    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 12, 2016) -- The U.S. Army is encouraging its civilian non-construction scientists and engineers to take advantage of a new funding source for career development.
    - 12 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Army at 'strategic crossroads' says VCSA
    The Army is at a "strategic crossroads" in which the decisions made over the next few years will lay the foundation for the next generation of Soldiers, said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel Allyn.
    - 11 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Dugway tests system for easier UAS transit
    The Ground Based Sense And Avoid is the first and only system that meets federal requirements that aircraft operators see and avoid other aircraft, according to John Innes. "The GBSAA has been tested at Dugway since 2012," said test lead Innes. Dugwa…
    - 10 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Army allows Soldiers to wear headphones in gym
    Soldiers jogging or lifting in the gym may now be allowed to listen to music through small headphones or ear buds, according to Army Directive 2016-20, released May 6.
    - 10 May 16, 4:00am -
  • Career Infantry Officer Leads Eucom, NATO Allied Command Operations
    Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, a career infantry officer, assumed command of U.S. European Command and became NATO's supreme allied commander for Europe last week.
    - 9 May 16, 4:00am -