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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

Soldiers take on biathlon, shooting in harsh Arctic conditions
During the winter of 1939 and 1940, winter-camouflaged Finnish ski troops for a time held off a much larger and well-equipped Soviet army which did not have skis or winter camouflaging. The effectiveness of the Finnish army in snow and freezing temperatur More...

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

Alaska's extreme cold tests Soldiers, equipment
Newcomers to the interior of Alaska are often taken aback by the extreme winter cold and its effects on the body and equipment, said Steve Decker.UA-84299839-1 More...

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

Dailey calls for recruiting from 'entire nation,' improved training opportunities
The Army has long said that only one in four Americans are fit to enlist. But that pool of American youth from which recruiters draw is improving, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey. UA-84299839-1 More...

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

New academy will train Security Force Assistance Brigades
A new Military Advisor Training Academy at Fort Benning, Georgia, will begin training NCOs and officers this fall for a new type of unit: the Security Force Assistance Brigades, or SFABs. More...

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

Full STEM ahead: Army invests in science-savvy force
At the Black Engineer of the Year Awards or BEYA Conference, about 100 Army leaders joined forces with educators and other STEM professionals, to mentor and mingle with students of all ages. UA-84299839-1 More...

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

Child care delays, unemployed spouses still major concerns, Dailey tells Congress
Access to quality child care is a great benefit for military families, especially for spouses searching for a job of their own. But with over 5,500 children waiting to be put into Army child care programs, senior leaders are worried the backlog could affe More...

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

Cyber teams throw virtual effects, defend networks against ISIS
Soldiers in new cyber teams are now bringing offensive and defensive virtual effects against Islamic militants in northern Iraq and Syria, according to senior leaders. UA-84299839-1 More...

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

Soldiers run resilience and readiness training to cross country success
All-Army runners relied on physical resilience and readiness training to attain unprecedented results at the 2017 Armed Forces Cross Country Championships on snow-covered River's Edge Golf Course in Bend, Oregon. More...

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

Networked mission command requires 'seamless framework,' say Army leaders
ARLINGTON, Va. (Army News Service) -- The future of networked mission command faces a number of challenges, chief among them being a current reliance on a variety of different networks -- all with their own specialties, systems, and communications methods More...

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

Army on track to meet 2025 data center reduction goal
WASHINGTON (Army News Service) -- The Army has reduced the number of data centers across the force by about 38 percent and has, in one area, already exceeded a reduction goal set by the Office of Management and Budget.In December, then Army Secretary Eric More...

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