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Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

First Army marks centennial: Commander recounts WWI heroism
Gen. John J. Pershing, World War I, and the critical role First Army played in that war are largely forgotten by Americans today, Maj. Gen. Erik C. Peterson lamented today on the 100th anniversary of First Army's establishment. More...

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT

ARCYBER provides Soldiers with array of capabilities for battlefield, commander says
A misconception of U.S. Army Cyber Command's mission is that it's only about defensive and offensive cyber, said Lt. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty. But equally important, he said, are other 'tribal members' of ARCYBER. More...

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Army Combat Fitness Test set to become new PT test of record in late 2020
FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Army senior leaders have approved a new strenuous fitness test designed to better prepare Soldiers for combat tasks, reduce injuries and lead to ample cost savings across the service. More...

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Army Warrant Officer Corps celebrates 100 years
A century ago, the Army officially recognized for the first time an echelon of Soldiers that have existed in the ranks since 1896: the Army warrant officer. The Army still relies upon warrant officers to be adaptive technical experts, combat leaders, trai More...

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Army building whole-of-government relationships in El Salvador
U.S. and Salvadoran military engineers learned a great deal from each other about construction techniques as well as about the cultural differences and similarities between their two nations, said Col. Israel Romero. More...

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT

SHARP professionals focus on prevention, intervention at 2018 conference
Nearly 250 Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program managers, sexual assault response coordinators, and victim advocates from around the Army met here last week as part of the fourth annual SHARP Program Improvement Forum. More...

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Close to the DMZ, Soldiers focus on functional fitness, readiness
As the Army pushes toward new physical training standards, a small group of Soldiers who perform garrison roles at this remote post near the demilitarized zone, where there has been an emerging outlook on peace, is already looking to surpass them. More...

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT

US, Salvadoran soldiers build structures and relationships
Some 1,800 Soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force Hope are providing humanitarian assistance as part of their training during the Beyond the Horizon exercise here. More...

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Civil affairs key to success in El Salvador exercise
Four Soldiers and one Marine are working quietly behind the scenes in El Salvador to make the Beyond the Horizons exercise a success. They are part of the 1,800 personnel from Combined Joint Task Force Hope, providing humanitarian assistance as part of th More...

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Soldiers forging international friendships through soccer
The U.S. and El Salvador never made it to the 2018 World Cup in Russia this year. And while Peru was able to beat Australia, they didn't advance to the knockout stage at the games. But none of that dampened enthusiasm for a soccer game here, June 27, bet More...

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