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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

New Soldier armor weighs less, offers more options
The average Generation II Improved Outer Tactical Vest weighs about 26 pounds. But the new 'Torso and Extremity Protection System' or TEP, under development now at Program Executive Office Soldier, sheds about five pounds of weight and also adds a wide de More...

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Air Force may join Army in refining multi-domain concept
The Air Force may soon join the Army in developing new capabilities for multi-domain battle, senior leaders say, just a few weeks after Army and Marine Corps leaders came together to publish an outline on future combat operations.UA-84299839-1 More...

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

120 programs on hold due to unpredictable funding
The most formidable threat the Army faces today is not a resurgent Russia, a more sophisticated Chinese military or even terrorist networks. It's fiscal uncertainty, one of the Army's top civilians said Tuesday. UA-84299839-1 More...

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

National Guard called out as winter storm pummels Northeast
Winter storm Stella dumped up to two feet of snow Tuesday in portions of Pennsylvania and New York and was bearing down on New England with gale-force winds as four governors declared states of emergency.UA-84299839-1 More...

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Guardsmen from 23 states battle in biathlon championship
More than 120 Guardsmen from 23 states competed in snow and below-freezing temperatures at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Vermont, in the 2017 Chief National Guard Bureau Biathlon Championship, March 5-9. UA-84299839-1 More...

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Museum celebrates Will Eisner, who used comics to educate Soldiers
Will Eisner's comic characters in 'P.S.' magazine offered tips essential for trouble shooting Army equipment that Command Sgt. Maj. Toese J. Tia Jr. has never forgotten. Tia, the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Ground Garrison's senior enlisted leader, shared More...

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EST

More munitions, prepositioned stocks big priorities, says G-4
Lt. Gen. Aundre Piggee, Army G-4, gave lawmakers the top two items the Army considers priorities for funding.UA-84299839-1 More...

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EST

Military chefs from around the world compete at culinary arts event
Seared veal loin and beef tenderloin were among the many gourmet dishes on display to be tasted and judged at the 42nd annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event at Fort Lee, Virginia, March 3-9. More...

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EST

'Mad scientists' discuss emerging tech as Army releases strategy on robots
Swarms of robots scouring enemy territory ahead of ground troops in high-tech exoskeleton suits who are then resupplied by unmanned aerial vehicles are some of the ideas being proposed in the Army's new strategy on robotic and autonomous systems.UA-842998 More...

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EST

Army astronaut to co-pilot spacecraft on space station mission
When retired Col. Mark Vande Hei blast offs into space later this year for a five-month mission aboard the International Space Station, he said he'll be proud to play a part in helping advance the human race. But what he really can't wait for, he said, is More...

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