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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST

Army surgeon general receives third star
The Army formally welcomed the service's 44th surgeon general Tuesday and promoted Nadja Y. West to lieutenant general. She became the Army's first black woman to hold the rank and the highest-ranking woman of any race to graduate from the U.S. Military A More...

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST

Leader perspective: NCOER to define tomorrow's leaders
Since the start of this calendar year, noncommissioned officers across the Army have fallen under a new rating system that's unlike anything they've seen for a generation but will help ensure NCOs exemplify the Army Profession. More...

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST

Acting Army secretary visits Bagram Airfield
Ascertaining the needs of deployed Soldiers was a paramount concern for the acting Army secretary when he visited Bagram Airfield, Feb. 4-6. More...

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST

Army Reserve offers $25,000 bonus for most warrant officer specialties
The Army Reserve needs more warrant officers, a senior leader told 7th Mission Support Command Soldiers. More...

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST

Army needs appropriated funds to ensure energy security
While the Army is making great progress meeting its energy efficiency and renewable energy targets, this is not enough, said Richard Kidd, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for energy and sustainability. More...

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST

Dailey reiterates importance of readiness, image during Fort Drum visit
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey addressed Soldiers, Families and others about the importance of overall Army readiness: Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley's number one priority, and individual Soldier readiness during a time with end-strength More...

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST

Registration open for Best Sapper competition
Applications for engineers wanting to compete for the title of Best Sapper are now being accepted.The 10th, three-day competition is set to take place on Fort Leonard Wood, the home of the U.S. Army Engineer Regiment, from April 19 to 21. More...

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST

Carter previews FY2017 defense budget request
Addressing diverse global challenges requires new thinking, new postures in some regions and new and enhanced capabilities, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said this morning during a preview of the Pentagon's fiscal year 2017 budget request. More...

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST

Army reveals plan to fully integrate women into all MOSs, combat units
Acting Army Secretary Patrick Murphy and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley told lawmakers the Army is opening the door to every job a Soldier can hold regardless of gender. More...

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST

Soldiers who vote could impact important issues
The primaries are already underway and the general election will be held Nov. 8, but it's not too late for Soldiers to participate and make their voices heard. More...



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