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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT

10th Mountain Division to get first JLTVs
QUANTICO, Va. -- An infantry brigade combat team of the 10th Mountain Division will be the first unit to get the new Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, or JLTVs, around January 2019 once full-rate production kicks in, said Col. Shane Fullmer.UA-84299839-1 More...

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Army celebrates 242nd birthday on Capitol Hill with lawmakers
WASHINGTON -- As Army leaders, Soldiers, and politicians gathered at the Dirksen Senate Building on Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the Army's 242nd birthday, they reflected on the vital role the Army plays in the nation's defense against growing threats More...

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT

End strength increase to save units, fill shortfalls
End strength increases for the regular Army spelled out in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act -- to the tune of about 16,000 active-duty Soldiers -- means the 4/25th IBCT and other units can stay open.UA-84299839-1 More...

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT

35 future Soldiers take oath on Army's 242nd birthday
JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON, Va. -- The Army turned 242 years old yesterday, and in conjunction with this momentous occasion, 35 future Soldiers from around the country opted to raise their hands and join a life of service.UA-84299839-1 More...

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Investigators urge vigilance as 'sextortion' scam continues to target Soldiers
With ongoing cases of 'sextortion' occurring across the Army -- a cybercrime where someone threatens to expose a sexual image in order to gain money or something else from a victim -- Army investigators have issued a new warning to Soldiers so they don't More...

Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT

CSA discusses impact of technology at Military Invention Day
Inventors, scientists and engineers representing the Army, and other services, had the opportunity to demonstrate their cutting-edge technology during the Smithsonian's 2017 Military Invention Day, Saturday at the National Museum of American History.UA-84 More...

Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Security force assistance brigades to free brigade combat teams from advise, assist mission
Last week, the Army established the first of what will eventually be six security force assistance brigades, or SFABs.UA-84299839-1 More...

Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT

5th Recruiting Brigade brings educators to Washington
The 5th Recruiting Brigade brought 21 educators to the nation's capital May 3-4 to see firsthand the U.S. Army's career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. More...

Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT

National Native American Veterans Memorial to be erected in DC
The National Native American Veterans Memorial will be erected on the outside grounds of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian on the Mall.UA-84299839-1 More...

Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT

New incentives bundled into retention bonus program
Active-duty Soldiers have a two-week decision window from May 10 to May 23 to apply for the Selective Retention Bonus Program, which has some new sweeteners added as a way to entice those now on active duty to continue serving.UA-84299839-1 More...

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