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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Forgetting the Great War: Plea for remembrance and learning
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the American battles of World War I. A century ago, May 28, men from the First Division, American Expeditionary Forces, went 'over the top' outside a tiny village called Cantigny, in northern France, to conduct the More...

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT

'Smart installations' with AI could be the Army's future, general says
In the future, Army installations could employ artificial intelligence, cloud computing, data analytics, and other technological advancements to increase efficiencies and improve the sustainability of the force, according to the assistant chief of staff f More...

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT

SFAB adds 'extensive tactical depth' in first 100 days in Afghanistan, commander says
WASHINGTON -- Nearing its 100th day of deployment in Afghanistan, the highly trained and specialized 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade is seeing results, the unit's commander said. More...

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Army, Nationals team up to celebrate the Army's birthday with America's favorite pastime
WASHINGTON -- A dreary overcast day at Nationals ballpark could not dampen the spirits of Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper as he walked onto the field Sunday afternoon.The Nationals celebrated the service's 243rd birthday during a pivotal time in the A More...

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT

'The future is hanging upon your action': How American forces turned the tide in WWI
WASHINGTON -- By March 1918, it appeared that Germany was gaining the upper hand in its fight against allied forces during World War I. More...

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT

SMA Dailey to recognize Department of Labor's efforts to help veterans find jobs
WASHINGTON -- For their continued contributions to veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey is expected to honor the U.S. Department of Labor for its steadfast commitment to ensuring all America More...

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT

CSA Gen. Milley salutes four exemplary civilians for their contributions to Army, DOD
WASHINGTON -- Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley recognized four civilians for their extraordinary support and unwavering commitment to members of the armed forces during the 'Salute from the Chief' ceremony held in conjunction with a Twilight More...

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT

New SMET will take the load off Infantry Soldiers
WASHINGTON -- Infantry Soldiers often carry an array of supplies and gear that together can weigh anywhere from 60 to 120 pounds, said Capt. Erika Hanson, the assistant product manager for the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport. More...

Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Small, birdlike UAS to provide eyes in the sky for Soldiers
The Army has plans to purchase 61 Black Hornet III small unmanned aerial systems, which are designed to provide reconnaissance support at squad level. More...

Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Fueling Soldier lethality: Pizza MRE, new performance bar to hit the field soon
The pizza MRE is finally coming to Soldiers in the field and the chocolate Performance Readiness Bar will now be available to all basic combat trainees. More...

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