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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

With focus on tech and science, Army senior leaders mentor students
As the Army shifts its attention toward a new type of adversary, senior Army leaders know the importance that science, technology, engineering and math will play. After the Army hosted the Stars and Stripes mentoring program at the 32nd annual Black Engin More...

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

Fewer non-deployable Soldiers, less-frequent PCS moves a goal, Army secretary says
The Army is taking a hard look at the number of Soldiers who are designated as non-deployable and also at possibly reducing the frequency of permanent-change-of-station moves, Secretary of the Army Mark Esper said at a meeting with service organizations. More...

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST

New Army Futures Command success hinges on relationship building, says McCarthy
A successful Futures Command very much depends on bringing in the right people, and then cementing personal relationships between them, said Under Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy. More...

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Former SecDef Hagel, Army historians dispel Tet Offensive myths
Around midnight, Jan. 30, 1968, Vietcong and North Vietnamese Army troops began a massive surprise attack on U.S., South Vietnamese and allied forces across South Vietnam. More...

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

For Army couple, weathering the challenge of hurricanes, distance strengthens relationship
WASHINGTON -- Hurricane Maria destroyed the lives of many when it made landfall in Puerto Rico last year. But for one family there, Army ties helped make post-storm recovery just a bit less painful. More...

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Army secretary directs new team to speed up Next-Gen Combat Vehicle program
Two of the Army's top leaders reviewed last week a new process to accelerate the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle program amid a massive shift to modernize the entire Army. More...

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

DOD-wide health survey indicates higher patient satisfaction with Army, military medical facilities
WASHINGTON -- Results of the Joint Outpatient Experience Survey, or JOES, are in for 2017 and Soldiers, retirees and family members reported very high overall satisfaction, 93 percent, for their experience at medical treatment facilities, said Dr. Meliss More...

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Innovation needed to maintain overmatch, says LTG Cardon
The Army must build a culture of innovation or risk obsolescence, said Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon. More...

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

New tools developed by Army engineers map safer routes from shore to inland objectives
WASHINGTON -- New littoral and inland mapping tools are being developed by Army researchers to breach anti-access, area-denial threats and obstacles. More...

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Cyber exercises between Army, community mutually beneficial for national security
When the Army, industry and local governments team up in 'live-fire' cyber exercises, the results are mutually beneficial, said Col. Andrew O. Hall, director of the Army Cyber Institute at West Point, New York. More...

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