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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

It's time to move past incremental modernization in aviation, says major general
The Army must move past incremental modernization to existing systems and must make the leap forward to new capabilities, if it wants to maintain overmatch against adversaries, said Maj. Gen. Robert Marion.UA-84299839-1 More...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Better communication with industry key to improving contracting, says ACC commander
Warfighters are best supported by giving them what they need to fight in a timely manner, said Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson, commander of Army Contracting Command, who spoke Wednesday at AUSA's Institute of Land Warfare Hot Topic forum.UA-84299839-1 More...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Army marks 10th anniversary of troop surge in Iraq
Ten years ago this month, the fourth of five 'surge' brigades arrived in Iraq as part of a new strategy to quell sectarian violence and try to bring a measure of stability to the country.UA-84299839-1 More...

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

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. More...

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

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 home f More...

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

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.UA-84299839-1 More...

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Former NFL player speaks out on sexual assault, domestic violence
Troy Vincent, a former NFL football player, and now executive vice president of NFL operations, said he wants to be remembered as someone who speaks out against domestic violence.UA-84299839-1 More...

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Hodges: Five pillars for a strong Europe now in place
In Europe, said Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, it's important for NATO to be entirely clear on its resolve to use its capabilities should the need arise.UA-84299839-1 More...

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

With no bullets, Mobile High-Energy Laser shoots drones from sky
A Stryker combat vehicle equipped with a 5kW laser and an array of sensors destroyed about 50 'enemy' drones during the 10-day Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment. More...

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Space station 'great model for society,' says astronaut
The International Space Station is a 'great model for society,' said NASA Astronaut and retired Army Col. Robert S. 'Shane' Kimbrough, who returned to Earth April 10 after 173 days in space.UA-84299839-1 More...



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