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Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EST

Time running out to opt into Blended Retirement System
Less than a month remains for Soldiers to opt into the Blended Retirement System and so far only 19 percent of those eligible have switched to the new plan. More...

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EST

MIT cadet earns two bronze medals in elite martial arts competition
Last month, Cadet Lucy Lee traveled to Myanmar where she captured two bronze medals in the Taolu World Cup, an elite Wushu martial arts competition. More...

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EST

Cadets revel in annual rivalry as Army wins third straight against Navy
The Army Black Knights football team upended Navy 17-10 and held off a late Midshipmen surge Saturday night. It was the No. 22 Black Knights' third straight win over their rival. More...

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EST

Army awards outstanding community partnerships
Five installations and two National Guard commands partnered with neighboring organizations this year on projects and services that earned them recognition Tuesday in the Pentagon. More...

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EST

Snipers test improved ghillie suit
Sniper-qualified Soldiers from across the Army gathered Nov. 5-8 at Eglin Air Force Base, Flordia, to conduct the visual testing portion of the bench-top evaluation for the Improved Ghillie System, or IGS. More...

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EST

Soldiers help with relief efforts after Hurricane Michael
Army Diving School students and instructors helped clear driveways, move fallen trees and transport elderly and handicapped residents in Panama City, Florida, following Hurricane Michael. More...

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EST

In son's honor, Army family raises $42,000 to help grant wishes for children
Shortly after their son's death, Maj. Jeremy Caldwell's wife found information on a 14-week hiking and fundraising challenge to raise funds for the nonprofit organization that granted a final wish for their son. More...

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 EST

Cyber-strategy competitions helping develop future leaders
The U.S. Military Academy fields a cyber-policy competition team to help cultivate future leaders and their understanding of cyber strategy. The team participates in the Atlantic Council's Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenges and other cyber competitions. More...

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:00:00 EST

Guardsman helps save girl in mall shooting
Pfc. Rashad Billingsly was shopping Black Friday at the Riverchase Galleria mall in Hoover, Alabama, when he heard two distinct gunshots over the sound of the crowd. More...

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 EST

Native American helps Soldiers find solace
On certain mornings during her 28 years in the Army, Command Sgt. Maj. Julia Kelly would take her troops outdoors, where she could feel the cool air cursing through her lungs and the warmth of the sunshine upon her cheeks. More...

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