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  • 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…
    - 93 days ago, 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 -
  • Army Chief of Staff salutes Sen. McCain
    The Army recognized Sen. John A. McCain in a "Salute from the Chief" ceremony Tuesday for his efforts in strengthening America's national security, eliminating wasteful government spending, and assisting in government reform.
    - 16 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • Hon. McCarthy 2017 AUSA Sustaining Member Lunch Transcript
    Thank you, General Ham. It's humbling to stand here today and speak to such an accomplished group. I was particularly concerned about the level of contribution required to be a sustaining member, and that I wouldn't measure up -- but General Ham as…
    - 2 Nov 17, 4:00am -

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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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  • newThe Kwajalein Hourglass - Community Newspaper
    The Kwajalein Hourglass is a weekly publication produced by the U.S. Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll Public Affairs Office. USAG-KA is located in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and serves as the home for the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defen…
    - 4 hours ago, 12 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Barracks program aims to improve Soldier's quality of life
    The Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management has recently implemented a new barracks program to improve quality of life of unaccompanied Soldiers, increase leadership accountability of daily operations, and optimize availabl…
    - 3 days ago, 9 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Tripler Army Medical Center honors nurses during "National Nurses Week"
    HONOLULU (May 8, 2018)-- Tripler Army Medical Center, the Pacific basin's only tertiary hospital and a vital component of the Military Health System, pays tribute to its nurse corps this week as part of the 2018 "National Nurses Week" observance.
    - 4 days ago, 8 May 18, 4:00am -
  • The National Guard in South Korea: 10 things you need to know
    SOUTH KOREA -- In the mid-1980s, Air Force Capt. Joseph Lengyel was an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot deployed here. Last week, General Lengyel returned here for troop visits -- and saw a transformed country protected by a transformed military.
    - 4 days ago, 8 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Joint Earth Day Cleanup at Fort DeRussy Collects 45 Pounds of Trash
    Fort DeRussy, Hawaii (April 28, 2018) - - Armed with hand-held trash pickers and garbage bags, more than 40 volunteers combed areas of Fort DeRussy in Waikiki April 28, gathering trash, bottles and other debris as part of Earth Day 2018.
    - 4 days ago, 8 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Honolulu District hikes Makapu'u Trail
    HONOLULU--Traditionally I enjoy hiking off the beaten path, going on trails less traveled, hikes not featured on the front pages of tour guides which, when finished, leave me covered head to toe with dirt. Hiking lets me escape the hustle and bustle…
    - 4 days ago, 8 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Ghost Brigade Soldier awarded for excellence in military intelligence
    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - The Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award recognizes one military intelligence captain a year who demonstrates the values and ideals Weinstein stood for: duty, honor, and country. For the 2018 award, Capt. Bryan Nesbitt…
    - 4 days ago, 8 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Ghost Brigade readies its Soldiers for hybrid threats
    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Since 1980, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, to prepare for missions around the world.These month-long rotations are usually geared to prepare a…
    - 4 days ago, 8 May 18, 4:00am -
  • TAAC-S Soldiers observe Australian holiday
    Australian army Lt. Col. Steve Dickie (left) and Lt. Col. Vella Bonavita (right), with Train, Advise and Assist Command-South, pay their respects to a memorial during an Anzac Day observance, April 25, 2018, on Kandahar Airfield. Very similar to Memo…
    - 5 days ago, 7 May 18, 4:00am -
  • US and Filipino Soldiers to Strengthen Alliance at BK18
    U.S. Army Soldiers in the Pacific will participate in tough, realistic training alongside longtime allies when they participate in Balikatan 2018 on the island of Luzon, Philippines, May 7-18.
    - 5 days ago, 7 May 18, 4:00am -
  • U.S. Army Men's and Women's Teams Compete in Annual Okinawa Dragon Boat Race
    Japan's "Golden Week," is the week-long series of holidays, which begin at the end of April and is celebrated throughout Japan including the island of Okinawa. Dragon Boat Racing is held during this week and the U.S. Army men's team called the "Army…
    - 5 days ago, 7 May 18, 4:00am -
  • From genocide survivor and refugee to American Soldier
    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord will celebrate the diversity and honor of its service members, including Sgt. Maj. El Sar, I Corps command chaplain sergeant major,…
    - 8 days ago, 4 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Mattis addresses issues in Syria, Afghanistan, Korea
    WASHINGTON -- The situation in Syria is the "most complex security situation, fighting situation" he has experienced in his four decades of military service, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said Monday.
    - 10 days ago, 2 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Special Forces Soldiers save a farmer's life during joint training in South Korea
    SEOUL, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) and Republic of Korea Special Forces responded to a farming accident while conducting partnered training in the Republic of Korea on April 25, saving the civilian's life.
    - 12 days ago, 30 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • BOSS Strong Premiere and BOSS program, future hashed out
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (April 27, 2018)- With "BOSS Strong" projecting on a screen, notebooks laying open and pens held ready for brainstorming, BOSS representatives filled a conference room as Sgt. Maj. Daniel Dennison, of Installation Management Comman…
    - 15 days ago, 27 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Courage Ready
    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- The execution phases of America's First Corps' exercise Courage Ready 18-01 began with an emergency deployment readiness exercise for Soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
    - 15 days ago, 27 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Like father, like son: Serving in 8th Army together
    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- Whether it's how to throw a ball, ride a bike, shave, or tie a tie, the lessons a father teaches can last a lifetime. Pvt. Adam G. Lamont, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist with 1st Signal Brig…
    - 16 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • EOD Teams Vie for Best in the Pacific
    Being the best Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team in the Pacific requires physical fitness, poise under pressure, an extensive knowledge of U.S. and foreign munitions, the confidence to face any challenge, and this year... a pair of totally epic…
    - 17 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • IMAs provide continuity, add to total force integration at 599th Trans
    Individual mobilization augmentees assigned to the 599th Transportation Brigade stopped by brigade headquarters for training and familiarization April 17-20 on their way to an exercise.
    - 17 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Fort Benning remembers fallen Australian, New Zealander service members during ANZAC Day ceremony
    To commemorate Australian and New Zealander military members who died in service over the past 103 years, Soldiers and Family members gathered at the 173rd Airborne Brigade Sky Soldier Memorial at the National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Georgia, be…
    - 17 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • National Guard takes top honors in DoD environmental awards
    The National Guard was recognized for environment stewardship, bringing home awards in multiple categories in the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards.
    - 18 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Army Reserve Celebrates Earth Day Across the Nation
    From Hawaii to Puerto Rico, the United States Army Reserve observed Earth Day with events at Installations, Readiness Divisions and the Mission Support Command.
    - 18 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Army Sustainment Command Soldier recounts his Olympic, Paralympic experience
    I was selected in November 2017 for what I thought would be a stint as a translator at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and Paralympics. (To my surprise, the job turned out to be a volunteer supervisor.) After not hearing anything for some time,…
    - 19 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • RHC-P member practices service before self in and out of work
    HONOLULU -- It could be said that music is the fabric of life for Kelly Wheeler -- the binding fiber that connects and harmonizes her stories. Wheeler, Regional Health Command-Pacific's Command Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, credits natural progr…
    - 19 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Meet your Army: Jasper Bulldog Sustaining the Pacific
    "Teach, coach, mentor Soldiers every day and only when you have to, use words," said Command Sgt. Maj. Jacinto Garza, the 8th Theater Sustainment Command senior enlisted leader.
    - 19 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • The Kwaj Current - Television Show
    The Kwaj Current is a bi-weekly television show providing local news, current events, sports coverage and command information for the remote island community of USAG-KA, located in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
    - 21 days ago, 21 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Appointments available now for kids' school, sports physicals at TAMC
    HONOLULU (April 20, 2018) - Summer typically signals the end of the school year, summer vacations, and for a lot of military families, a permanent change of station, or "PCS" season. It's also the time of year when families are getting their children…
    - 22 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Dog Face Soldiers Excel in 2ID Best Warrior Competition
    CAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea - The 3rd Infantry Division patch was a frequent sight in the steep hills of Korea where Dog Face Soldiers won three of the five categories at the 2018 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division (RUCD) Best War…
    - 22 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Army captures three top defense environmental awards
    DOD recognized three Army installations for cultural resources management in the large installation category, environmental quality in the non-industrial installation category and natural resources conservation in the small installation category. Co…
    - 23 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • The 2018 Eighth Army Safety Award of Excellence
    Col. Wendy L. Harter, 65th Medical Brigade commander, Command Sgt. Maj. Todd M. Garner, 65th Medical Brigade command sergeant major, and Ta'Vares G. Hickey, 65th Medical Brigade safety and occupational health manager, receive the 2018 Eighth Army Saf…
    - 23 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • CyberPatriot team from Hawaii looks towards the future
    If cyberspace has become the new battlefield, the high school and middle school students participating in the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot X National Finals competition at the Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor, April 15 through 18, are the next gene…
    - 23 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • 25th Infantry Division aids relief efforts on Island of Kauai
    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, HAWAII - U.S. Army helicopter crews from the 25th Infantry Division evacuated more than 180 Kauai residents and visitors from areas threatened by flood waters while delivering approximately 43,000 pounds of food, water, and clothi…
    - 24 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • True Grit and Second to None Pride
    The 2nd Infantry Division/Republic of Korea-U.S. Combined Division conducted a weeklong Best Warrior Competition to identify and recognize the most outstanding officer, warrant officer, non-commissioned officer, junior enlisted Soldier, and Korean Au…
    - 24 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • RHC-P operations officer increasing autism awareness through autocross racing
    For the majority of Lt. Col. Rory Walley's formative years, he remembers having a passion for cars.
    - 25 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • US Army Pacific G-8 Synchronization Conference
    HONOLULU - U.S. Army Pacific hosted their annual G-8 Synchronization conference April 4 -5, took place at the Hickam Officer's Club on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, and the Mission Command Facility on Fort Shafter.
    - 25 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Human Resource Soldiers return to Hawaii from 9 month deployment
    Forty seven Soldiers from the 8th Human Resources Sustainment Center, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, redeployed from supporting missions in Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan in support of U.S. Army Central Command's area of Operation on April 13,…
    - 28 days ago, 14 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Tripler Blood Donor Center hosts annual donor appreciation ceremony
    HONOLULU -- Capt. Jeffrey W. Timby, deputy commander of Tripler Army Medical Center, hosted the 14th Annual Donor Appreciation Ceremony for the Tripler Blood Donor Center, Armed Services Blood Program, Apr. 12, 2018, at Hale Ikena Banquet & Conferenc…
    - 29 days ago, 13 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • "Sappers In" Brigade Conducts Change of Responsibility
    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -The 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, hosted a change of responsibility for its incoming and outgoing brigade command sergeants major on April 5, 2018 where Command Sgt. Maj. Chad C. Blansett assumed…
    - 29 days ago, 13 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • SMA Visits 8th TSC
    Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey met with Soldiers of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command during his visit to Hawaii April 12. During his time with the 8th TSC, Dailey met with Soldiers of the 545th Harbormaster Detachment, 8th Special Tro…
    - 29 days ago, 13 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Vietnam War vet tells amazing story of resilience
    Bill "Hawk" Albracht shared his story of him and his Soldiers successfully escaping and evading enemy forces in the darkness of night after his unit fought fiercely for five days at Firebase Kate in South Vietnam back in 1969. The U.S. Army Sustainme…
    - 29 days ago, 13 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Idaho Army National Guard Soldiers travel to Bangladesh
    A team of seven Idaho Army National Guard Soldiers traveled to Bangladesh to support exercise Shanti Doot 4 from Feb. 24 to March 12, 2018.The team joined more than 1,000 participants from approximately 30 countries who participated in the annual m…
    - 30 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • TAMC: Incoming CSM known as a "Soldier's Soldier"
    HONOLULU - Command Sgt. Maj. Abuoh E. Neufville provides remarks during the Tripler Army Medical Center change of responsibility ceremony, Apr. 5, 2018, Honolulu, Hawaii. Neufville is the Command Sgt. Maj. of Tripler Army Medical Center serving as th…
    - 30 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Bronco Brigade successfully concludes JRTC
    FORT POLK, Louisiana - Through incessant rains and thick Louisiana mud, the Broncos have successfully finished their rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center, here.
    - 31 days ago, 11 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • 8th TSC Hosts Warrant Officer OPD
    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command hosted Warrant Officer Professional Development for Warrant officers ranking from WO1-CW5 aboard the U.S. Army Vessel, Logistics Support Vessel-3 Gen. Brehon B. Somervell on April 5, 2018. The 8th TSC Command Chi…
    - 31 days ago, 11 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • 2ID/RUCD hosts first Arbor Day Ceremony at Camp Casey
    The 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division and Gyeonggi-do Province officials planted a tree on Camp Casey, Republic of Korea April 10 as a symbol of the Korean national holiday, Arbor Day, and the ROK-U.S. alliance.
    - 31 days ago, 11 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • 599th Trans partners with 931st ETOE for offload
    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii -- The 599th Transportation Brigade and partners offloaded 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team cargo and equipment from the USNS Mendonca here, April 3-5.
    - 31 days ago, 11 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Docs and medics partner for trauma lane training
    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, (Feb. 12, 2018) -- U.S. Army Soldiers and Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) medical professionals trained shoulder to shoulder on Feb. 12 at the Medical Simulation Training Center, Schofield Barracks
    - 32 days ago, 10 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Miracles, Choices and Relationships
    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS (Feb. 10, 2018) -- To an audience of coworkers, mentors and family, Dr. Ralph Hartman, family medicine physician, USAHC-SB shared his career- long experiences and recent cancer diagnosis at the Main Post Chapel on Feb. 10, 2018.
    - 32 days ago, 10 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • SB Community Inspired to 'Take Back the Night'
    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS (April. 5, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks participated in the 2nd Annual 'Take Back the Night' Glow Run 5k on Wheeler Army Airfield, April 5, 2018.
    - 32 days ago, 10 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Raider Brigade sends team from Korea to Sullivan Cup
    Tankers from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division are traveling back from the Republic of Korea to compete in the Sullivan Cup competition at Fort Benning, Georgia, from April 30th to May 4th.
    - 32 days ago, 10 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • BG Andrew J. Juknelis attends at the 54th Memorial Ceremony for Gen. Douglas MacArthur
    Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Juknelis, Eighth Army operational chief of staff, attends at the 54th Memorial Ceremony for Gen. Douglas MacArthur at Freedom Park, Incheon, South Korea, April 6. The ceremony was hosted by the Association of Korea - U.S.A Friend…
    - 33 days ago, 9 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • From "Army brat" to officer: U.S. Soldier's deep roots in South Korea connect family and service
    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- Capt. Carlos Albaladejo, a logistics officer with Eighth Army and native of Jersey, continues his family's legacy of service in South Korea.
    - 36 days ago, 6 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Regional Health Command-Pacific commander tours Humphreys medical facilities
    During his April 3, 2018, visit to South Korea, the Regional Health Command-Pacific commander, Brig. Gen. Bertram Providence visited the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital construction site, 65th Medical Brigade Headquarters and the Carius Dental…
    - 36 days ago, 6 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Born in China, new Ranger makes the Army, US his home
    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Army Cpl. Lie Wu, a hardworking 31-year-old wheeled vehicle mechanic originally from Xian, China, recently earned the coveted Ranger tab -- a culminating moment in building a new life in the United States and finding a f…
    - 37 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • At recovery sites, memories of lost loved ones keep troops focused on grave mission
    The day Sgt. 1st Class Tommy Murphy died is still engrained into his daughter's mind.
    - 37 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • "Sappers In" Brigade Conducts Change of Responsibility
    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -The 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, hosted a change of responsibility for its incoming and outgoing brigade command sergeants major on April 5, 2018 where Command Sgt. Maj. Chad C. Blansett assumed…
    - 37 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Missile Defense Sensor Managers push for excellence
    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii-Soldiers from the 10th and 14th Missile Defense Batteries compete for excellence during the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Sensor Manager Best Crew Competition conducted here, 26-30 Mar.
    - 38 days ago, 4 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • 8th TSC reaches safety milestone
    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command recently reached a safety milestone of 2400 days without a fatal accident.
    - 39 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Community members plant trees in Anseong City
    Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division joined community members in Anseong City, Republic of Korea, to plant trees during an Arbor Day celebration Apr. 3.
    - 39 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Hawaii brigade puts lighter WIN-T secure communications system through its paces
    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- During a recent field test highlighting the Army's push for more distributed mission command, a 25th Infantry Division brigade successfully held secure communications between light combat vehicles at three sites thousand…
    - 39 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 4:00am -

Europe

  • Joint Warfighting Assessment reunites brothers after father's passing 5 years ago
    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Moving around the world every couple of years and spending long days and cold nights in the field are just a few of the experiences Soldiers grow accustomed to.
    - 2 days ago, 10 May 18, 4:00am -
  • US Soldiers build relationships with French allies in Orleans
    U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 52nd Strategic Signal Battalion, 2nd Theater Signal Brigade, strengthened relationships with their French allies by participating in several military events honoring the past and highlighting the bond between the two nat…
    - 2 days ago, 10 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Death of Retired Gen. Crosbie "Butch" Saint
    The U.S. Army Europe family would like to express our deep condolences to the family of retired Gen. Crosbie Saint. He served as our commanding general from 1988 to 1992, during which time our current commanding general was serving here as a lieutena…
    - 2 days ago, 10 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Soldiers bridge language, cultural barriers at Combined Resolve exercise
    HOHENFELS, Germany (May 9, 2018) -- Basic soldiering includes three simple elements: shoot, communicate, move. When soldiers from more than one dozen countries train together, the potential for communication breakdown can be a major concern.
    - 3 days ago, 9 May 18, 4:00am -
  • USO supports troops at Camp MK
    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania -- U.S. troops deployed here as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve are enjoying home-entertainment items donated by the USO, including flat-screen televisions, DVDs, electronic gaming units, and arts and crafts kits.
    - 3 days ago, 9 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Barracks program aims to improve Soldier's quality of life
    The Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management has recently implemented a new barracks program to improve quality of life of unaccompanied Soldiers, increase leadership accountability of daily operations, and optimize availabl…
    - 3 days ago, 9 May 18, 4:00am -
  • LRMC chaplain to 7th MSC: Dream big, find your rhythm
    "Go big!" That was the message from Chaplain Col. Karen Meeker, the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center command chaplain, to 7th Mission Support Command Soldiers and civilians.
    - 3 days ago, 9 May 18, 4:00am -
  • 209th Digital Liaison Detachment supports U.S. forces and NATO allies at JWA

    - 4 days ago, 8 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Polish Army commands NATO forces during Combined Resolve
    HOHENFELS, Germany (May 8, 2018) -- The Polish Army's 12th Mechanized Division leads a multinational force in the Hohenfels Training Area against an opposing force as part of U.S. Army Europe's training exercise Combined Resolve X, from April 9 -- Ma…
    - 4 days ago, 8 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Change in work duties not a problem for natural leader
    Williams is the Deputy Director of the EUCOM/AFRICOM Regional Operations Directorate at the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command. For over half of 2017 she was both the deputy and the acting director of her directorate.
    - 5 days ago, 7 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Vicenza's BOSS program takes first at BOSS Strong competition
    A "watch party" at the Warrior Zone on Caserma Del Din was the setting in which to announce the Vicenza BOSS Strong team as winners of the Armywide BOSS (Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers) Strong competition that took place in late 2017.
    - 5 days ago, 7 May 18, 4:00am -
  • 'Destroyer' noncommissioned officer participates in Best Soldier Competition in Kosovo
    Kosovo Security Forces (KSF) conducted their annual International Army Competition - Best Soldier, April 22-27, at Skenderbeu Barracks Training and Doctrine Command in Ferizaj, Kosovo.
    - 5 days ago, 7 May 18, 4:00am -
  • BOSS Strong Watch Party
    The Vicenza BOSS Strong challenge team, "Team Able," was pronounced the WINNER of the Army's BOSS Strong competition at the Warrior Zone on Caserma Del Din May 4. More than 250 Soldiers and community members came together for the BOSS Strong Watch Pa…
    - 5 days ago, 7 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Public health strengthens host nation ties
    LANDSTUHL, Germany -- Preventive Health representatives from the U.S. Army and Air Force met with their state and county level host nation counterparts from across the Rheinland Pfalz and Saarland areas May 3 at Public Health Command Europe Headquart…
    - 5 days ago, 7 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Looking at the future fight: Joint Warfighting Assessment offers Army 'triple payoff'
    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Readiness. Joint force cooperation. Strengthening the Army of today and tomorrow. These were the elements chosen to create the perfect training exercise.
    - 5 days ago, 7 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Garrison, Hochspeyer firefighters train for emergencies
    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz firefighters and Hochspeyer Volunteer Fire Department members participated in a training exercise at Kaiserslautern Army Depot to enhance and coordinate lifesaving efforts for on- and off-…
    - 8 days ago, 4 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Libraries: local resource, endless opportunities
    The library on Caserma Ederle joined libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through the transformative services, programs and expertise they offer. April 8-14 was National Library Week, an annual celebrati…
    - 8 days ago, 4 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Positive discipline practices support happy families
    Children can exhaust you as they test your every breaking point -- even ones you didn't know you had. That's why it's so important to fill your toolbox with safe, effective ways to manage those difficult times. enter the new No Hit Zone FAP initiativ…
    - 8 days ago, 4 May 18, 4:00am -
  • High school JROTC unit earns coveted award
    Vicenza High School's 10th Cougar Battalion, Army Junior Reserved Officer Training Corps, earned a special honor March 19.
    - 8 days ago, 4 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Expo offers opportunities for spouses, community members
    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Crowds of service members, civilians and their families flocked to the Kazabra Club, May 3, to enjoy the Military Spouse Appreciation Community Expo put on by Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. The expo include…
    - 8 days ago, 4 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Midnight games provide healthy outlet for Soldiers
    The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program here offers midnight sporting events called "Midnight Games" and encourages single and geographically separated military personnel to participate.
    - 8 days ago, 4 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Vicenza community celebrates Earth Day 2018
    The community celebrated Earth Day with multiple events during the week that led up to the April 22 observance.
    - 8 days ago, 4 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Benelux community celebrates military with Colorful Run
    Child and Youth Services hosted a Colorful Run April 27 for children in the Chièvres Air Base and SHAPE communities in celebration of Month of the Military Child. The event brought families together as they ran through a course where they were splas…
    - 8 days ago, 4 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Baumholder caregivers earn CDA credentials
    BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- Two Smith Child Development Center caregivers went well beyond their typical duties to earn their Child Development Associate credentials to provide considerate, dedicated service to military youngsters and their parents.
    - 9 days ago, 3 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Army Reserve Soldiers stay flexible, provide medical support to USAREUR
    Two Army exercises turned out to be lessons in flexibility for an Army Reserve unit augmenting United States Army Europe during its annual training.
    - 9 days ago, 3 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Protect your value, control your intake
    April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and in recognition of that, some information is provided to raise the level of knowledge as it relates to alcohol.
    - 9 days ago, 3 May 18, 4:00am -
  • USAG Bavaria introduces Alcohol Incident Reduction Initiative
    U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community leaders and support agencies recently introduced the Alcohol Incident Reduction Initiative to decrease the abuse of alcohol and resulting risky behaviors in the community.
    - 9 days ago, 3 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Soldiers, civilians race to put SHARP knowledge to the test
    Soldiers, civilians and Family members increased their knowledge about how to identify and end sexual harassment and assault during the fourth annual SHARP Amazing Race April 19 at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden.
    - 10 days ago, 2 May 18, 4:00am -
  • IMCOM-Europe recognizes top military community theater programs
    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Each year the Tournament of Plays, or Toppers, recognizes the best military community theater programs in Europe, and this year's was no different. For this competition, judges attended 17 show productions at 10 community thea…
    - 12 days ago, 30 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • US Soldiers earn German Army Proficiency Badge
    HOHENFELS, Germany (April 30, 2018) -- Soldiers obtain awards and accommodations as a result of hard work and exceptionalism throughout their careers. However, to earn a proficiency badge from another country can be an accolade worthy of boasting abo…
    - 12 days ago, 30 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Army leverages joint multinational exercises to speed network modernization
    New hardware equipment like Commercial Coalition Equipment (CCE), which enables secure tactical network access for coalition or commercial networks, and mission command software like Army Coalition Interoperability Solution (ACIS), which helps improv…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • USAG Benelux observes Days of Remembrance
    The U.S. Army Garrison Benelux community hosted a Holocaust Remembrance event April 26 to memorialize the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust -- as well as the millions of non-Jewish victims of Nazi persecution. Each year, the United States Ho…
    - 15 days ago, 27 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • USAG Ansbach conducts Earth Day 2018 with local environmental experts
    About 100 three to fifth graders from the Katterbach Elementary School and home-schooled students took the opportunity to hone their senses during the annual Earth Day event at Soldier Lake on Urlas.
    - 15 days ago, 27 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Benelux Kids' Day provides fun experiences, new passions
    April 21 was a special day for children in the U.S. Army Garrison Benelux community at Chièvres Air Base. Children smiled, dreamed, laughed and enjoyed many activities during Kids' Day at the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Community Act…
    - 15 days ago, 27 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Former employee visits Katterbach after more than 50 years
    Some people are glad to walk away from a work place and never to return. For Roland Lutz, age 77, his three years working on Katterbach Kaserne as a young man more than 50 years ago was the best time of his working life.
    - 15 days ago, 27 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Two 7th MSC Soldiers advance to USARC Best Warrior Competition
    After a tight competition, two Soldiers from the 7th Mission Support Command are now preparing for United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
    - 15 days ago, 27 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Volunteers take the spotlight at USAG Ansbach
    Volunteers are a vital resource in any community, but especially a small U.S. Army garrison in Germany relies on helping hands for many of its activities. Without them, many programs and activities would not be feasible. They play a key role in conne…
    - 16 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Air cavalry, 'Sky Soldiers' test new air assault concept
    HOHENFELS, Germany -- As the setting sun marked the start of another spring evening at the training area here, the roar of helicopter turbine engines competed against the thrumming rhythm of rotor blades beating the air as 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1s…
    - 16 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Vicenza Workshop Aims at Building Consistent "Resiliency through Art" Programs for Military Communit
    VICENZA, Italy (April 26, 2018) - Over a dozen Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation art center directors, CYS personnel, and librarians traveled to U.S. Army garrison Italy Vicenza April 16-20, to partner, share best practices and more importantly,…
    - 16 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Italian Liberation Day
    VICENZA, Italy (April 25, 2018) - USAG Italy Garrison Commander Col. Erik Berdy and Command Sgt. Major Mason Bryant joined mayors from six towns in Mason Vicentino to mark the 73rd anniversay of Italian Liberation Day.Liberation Day (Festa della Lib…
    - 17 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • US, British soldiers strengthen battlefield capabilities, partnerships in Stoney Run exercise
    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army and British Army Signal Soldiers are building interoperability, trust and relationships through technical and tactical skills training during exercise Stoney Run at the Sennelager Training Area, Germany.
    - 17 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • CDC caregivers offer more than babysitting
    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Child development centers play an important role in helping military families through daily life. These on-post child care centers give military parents the option of full-day, part-day and hourly care for their children. T…
    - 17 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Marshall Center Course, Law Enforcement Leaders Create Strategies to Fight Organized Crime
    Almost 100 mid- to top-level law enforcement specialists and parliamentarians from 52 nations have a better understanding of the strategic-level approaches needed to combat drug cartels, terrorists and transnational criminal organizations when they g…
    - 17 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • New signs protect garrison trees, habitats
    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- A rescue mission is underway, but this operation doesn't involve helicopters, Humvees or Soldiers -- just an Army of two from the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Office. Their mission: to protect the trees and hab…
    - 17 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Soldier from Los Angeles participates in Italian Liberation Day ceremony
    VICENZA, Italy - U.S. Army Garrison Italy Headquarters Company commander Capt. Eric Ng, 30, from Los Angeles, Calif., represented the U.S. Army at the 73rd anniversary of Italian Liberation Day held at the "Antonio Fogazzaro" elementary school in Mon…
    - 18 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Army Reserve brigade maximizes battle assembly training, weapons qualification
    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Units from 361st Civil Affairs Brigade held a weapons qualification battle assembly at Baumholder Training Area, April 12 to 15.
    - 18 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Plan early, plan often for Army Reserve retirement
    There is a lot to learn before an Army Reserve Soldier starts drawing retired pay. Fortunately, the 99th Readiness Division is there to help.
    - 18 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • George C. Marshall Statue Leaves the Teenage Years Behind
    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (April 23, 2018) - The bronze statue of Gen. George C. Marshall, an American statesman and soldier, in front of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies turns 20 years old Monday, April 30.
    - 18 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • European-based warriors compete to be named SMDC's best
    Four Soldiers competed to be named the best as they faced off in the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's European Region Best Warrior Competition April 17-19 in Landstuhl and Baumholder, Germany.
    - 18 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Partners for a Healthy Baby program addresses family needs
    SEMABCH, Germany -- Army garrisons across Europe provide a variety of training throughout the year in support of military families. During April, activities are scheduled as a part of Child Abuse Prevention Month, which supports the Army mission of s…
    - 19 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Volunteers recognized for their contributions to the Shape/Chièvres community
    U.S. Army Garrison Benelux volunteers were honored April 17 during the annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony held in Chièvres, Belgium. This year, 17 volunteers, two families and three organizations, including American Forces Network Benelux, Grandm…
    - 19 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • 'Sky Soldiers' innovate through air assault training in Europe
    HOHENFELS, Germany -- With only a few days into the Joint Warfighter Assessment (JWA) in Hohenfels, Germany, Sky Soldiers have already conducted an 18 hour Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise, planned a night air assault mission, and incorporated…
    - 19 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Benelux community observes Child Abuse Prevention Month
    In 1984, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The aim of this observance is to prevent child abuse and to remember children who have been affected by abuse and neglect. Families and communities are encou…
    - 19 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Summer hire program accepting applications
    WIESBADEN, Germany -- The Civilian Human Resources Agency Northeast/Europe Region is now accepting applications for the Army in Europe Youth Summer Hire Program.
    - 19 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
    It has been nearly 40 years since activists first started to use this month to bring attention to sexual violence. However, in 2001, for the first time, the U.S. observed Sexual Assault Awareness Month nationally during April. President Barack Obama…
    - 19 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • USACE Europe District manages design, construction of more than 30 DoDEA schools
    Many of the schools throughout the Department of Defense Education Activity-Europe are failing having been in use for 30-50 years. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has partnered with DoDEA to provide high-quality engineering, construc…
    - 22 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Meet the New Ansbach Legal Assistance Officer
    Soldiers may not always be certain of all their legal rights, entitlements and responsibilities of their host nation when stationed overseas, or the benefits of free legal assistance they have while serving OCONUS, but they are always able to turn to…
    - 22 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Holocaust child survivor shares her story of death, life
    Long before the pop group The Four Seasons was singing "Big Girls Don't Cry," a little girl in Belgium during World War II made it her mantra.
    - 22 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Europe/Africa Casualty Assistance Center hosts workshop
    SEMABACH, Germany -- The Europe/Africa Casualty Assistance Center hosted a casualty managers workshop here April 10-11 to address overseas issues and highlight ways to enhance existing operations.
    - 22 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Was ist los in Franken? April 20, 2017
    "Was ist los in Franken?" details off-post community events and activities occurring throughout the Franconian region.
    - 22 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 4:00am -

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- 83 days ago, 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…
- 83 days ago, 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.…
- 84 days ago, 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…
- 84 days ago, 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…
- 84 days ago, 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:…
- 84 days ago, 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
- 84 days ago, 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…
- 86 days ago, 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…
- 87 days ago, 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
- 87 days ago, 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…
- 88 days ago, 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…
- 88 days ago, 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…
- 89 days ago, 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…
- 90 days ago, 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
- 90 days ago, 11 Feb 18, 9:16am -
Armor Birthday
Armor BirthdayThe Armor branch traces its origin to the Cavalry. A regiment of cavalry was authorized to be raised by the Continental Congress Resolve of December 12, 1776. Although mounted units were raised...From:The U.S. ArmyViews:976…
- 92 days ago, 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…
- 93 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 5:43am -

Africa

  • 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
    - 18 days ago, 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.
    - 37 days ago, 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.
    - 38 days ago, 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.
    - 46 days ago, 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…
    - 50 days ago, 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.
    - 52 days ago, 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…
    - 57 days ago, 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,…
    - 57 days ago, 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.
    - 71 days ago, 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…
    - 73 days ago, 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.
    - 73 days ago, 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…
    - 74 days ago, 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…
    - 86 days ago, 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…
    - 87 days ago, 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.
    - 87 days ago, 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…
    - 99 days ago, 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 -
  • Soldiers work to prevent terrorist recruitment by assisting homeless youth
    As a child, Kalcheinbe Salamon's world came crashing down when his father murdered his mother. Devastated by the incident, he ran away. He lived on the streets and scraped up a little cash pushing carts at a market before he found refuge at a group h…
    - 25 Apr 17, 4:00am -
  • Using education as a weapon, Soldiers help Cameroon deter Boko Haram
    A civil affairs team is helping the Western African nation of Cameroon improve school conditions so that education can be used as a weapon to steer youth away from violent extremist groups.
    - 24 Apr 17, 4:00am -
  • Cameroon hosts multinational planning event for exercise Unified Focus 2017
    Military planners from the U.S., Cameroon and six other African and European nations converged here Oct. 11-14 to begin the initial planning for the inaugural U.S. Army Africa-led exercise Unified Focus 2017, scheduled to take place in April.
    - 17 Apr 17, 4:00am -
  • Exercise Unified Focus 2017 plan takes shape in Cameroon
    Military planners from the U.S., Cameroon and six other African and European nations converged here Dec. 5-7 to continue the planning and preparation for the inaugural U.S. Army Africa-led exercise Unified Focus 2017, scheduled to take place in April…
    - 17 Apr 17, 4:00am -
  • Malawi and U.S. planners lead way to African Land Forces Summit 2017
    Fifteen U.S. Army Africa and 23 Malawi Defense Force planners met here Dec. 5-9, 2016, to continue their collaboration in support of the upcoming African Land Forces Summit 2017 to be held in May.
    - 14 Apr 17, 4:00am -
  • U.S. troops observe and enhance Niger basic training
    Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division partnered with members of the Forces Armees Nigeriennes (FAN) to observe and mentor the training cadre of the Nigerien basic combat training school from October 13 to November 16 at the…
    - 14 Apr 17, 4:00am -
  • Malawi hosts multinational planning event for African Land Forces Summit 2017
    "To fail to plan is to plan to fail. You people here are the success of this summit," said Malawi Defense Forces Col. Cleveland Kachala.Kachala opened the initial planning event for the African Land Forces Summit 2017 by welcoming planners from U…
    - 14 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 -