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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Three Soldiers qualify for Olympics in luge
Sgt. Taylor Morris could barely hide his emotions as he walked through the stands of the Lake Placid Olympic Center Dec. 15 after learning he had finally become an Olympian. During luge World Cup competition this weekend, Sgt. Emily Sweeny and Sgt. Matt M More...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Getting youth excited about cyber good for everyone, Army experts say
WASHINGTON -- The Army offers a number of cyber programs tailored for youth, even those with no interest in being part of the military, said Col. Andrew O. Hall, director of the Army Cyber Institute. More...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

'Capable and committed': U.S. Army, allies provide collective security, stability in Europe
WASHINGTON -- Soldiers with the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade and the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, recently returned home after a rotational deployment in Europe that was focused on building readiness and improving interoperabili More...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Army secretary brings combat experience to Pentagon
Less than a month ago, on Nov. 20, Dr. Mark T. Esper was sworn in as the Army's 23rd secretary. The event marked the end of a 10-month gap where the Army went without Senate-confirmed leadership at the very top. More...

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Robots, railguns, lasers to team with Soldiers on battlefield
LIVONIA, Mich. -- It's December and many are doing their holiday shopping or making a wish list of gifts they'd like to receive.During the Future Ground Combat Vehicle Summit here earlier this month, Army acquisition professionals and program managers had More...

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Army developing improved active protection systems for vehicle armor
Active protection systems, or APS, are under development now to protect armored vehicles of the future. Adding more armor just isn't feasible, said Col. Kevin Vanyo, program manager for Emerging Capabilities, U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development More...

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Commanders need latitude to employ offensive cyber, says GEN Thomas
In the U.S. military, the process to approve cyber operations at the tactical, operational and strategic levels is detailed and lengthy. But neither China nor Russia are as inhibited, said Gen. Raymond A. Thomas III, commander of U.S. Special Operations C More...

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Strong bond among players, fellow cadets propels Army to second straight win over Navy
As hundreds of West Point cadets poured out from the stands onto a snow-covered Lincoln Financial Field here, following a 14-13 triumph over Navy, Army celebrated perhaps a turning point in the storied rivalry between the two schools. More...

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Remote combat vehicles to punch as hard as Abrams tanks, says expert
Within five years, the Army would like to start testing remote combat vehicle prototypes which are unmanned, as light and as fast as a Stryker, but provide the same level of firepower as an M-1 Abrams tank, said Maj. Alan L. Stephens. More...

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

US Army Futures Command to reform modernization, says secretary of the Army
WASHINGTON -- The new U.S. Army Futures Command with its eight cross-functional teams, or CFTs, will provide the unity of effort and command needed to reduce the requirements development process from 60 months down to around 12, said Secretary of the Army More...

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