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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT

Burpee beast: ROTC cadet sets world record during fundraiser
An Army cadet from Michigan State University recently set a Guinness World Record for the most chest-to-ground burpees completed in 12 hours, and he raised more than $7,800 for his nonprofit group for wounded veterans. 4,689. That's the number of burpees More...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT

Army showcases new ground-based PNT, electronic warfare tech
The Army is advancing its ground-based precision navigation and timing, or PNT, technology to counter spoofing threats and improve operations in a multi-domain environment. More...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT

Patriot force halfway thru major modernization
The Army's Patriot missile battalions are upgrading their fire-control computers, communications, radars and manning stations while adding longer-range missiles. More...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT

Las Vegas teen loses over 100 pounds to join Army
Luis Enrique Pinto Jr. joined the Army so he could do something different. But first, he had to do something extraordinary. More...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT

CSA: Prioritizing personnel starts with equal opportunity
Speaking at a conference designed to uphold equal opportunity standards in the service, the Army's new chief of staff re-asserted his emphasis on prioritizing people -- Soldiers and civilians who comprise the Army's active-duty force, National Guard and R More...

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT

Army veterans find healing in new underwater memorial
As soon as Shawn Campbell saw his name on a plaque next to a statue sunken 40 feet on the seafloor, the memories of Soldiers he had once served with flooded his mind. More...

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT

AI Task Force taking giant leaps forward
From their office overlooking a bay of autonomous vehicles and robotics, members of a small Army task force are collaborating with academic partners to develop artificial intelligence systems for applications ranging from aircraft maintenance to talent ma More...

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT

Former Army Ranger helps save man on commercial jet
Before his flight left from Charlotte, Norvel Turner Jr. heard a fellow passenger yell for help. After running to catch the flight heading to Columbia, S.C., a 59-year-old man had collapsed in the aisle a few rows behind Turner. More...

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT

Army training helps Soldier save driver's life
When Matt Oldham saw the black SUV erupt in flames, he sprinted toward the fire. The Army specialist's heart raced as he approached the injured driver, whose vehicle had collided into the brick building across the street from the Dallas Holocaust Museum, More...

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT

Soldiers vie in survival of the fittest at 2019 CrossFit Games
It took years for Capt. Chandler Smith and Lt. Col. Anthony Kurz to get to the CrossFit Games. At this level of competition, victory would not come easy, considering each workout would test the limits of their athletic ability and resolve. More...

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