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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Acting Secretary of Army visits Puerto Rico, assesses damage, visits Soldiers
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy visited Puerto Rico Thursday to assess damage to the island and to visit Soldiers assisting with recovery operations. More...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Despite challenges, Army won't lower enlistment standards
In an increasingly complex world in which higher demands will be placed on Soldiers, 'we cannot afford to lower our standards' for enlistment, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey. More...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Army developing lasers that pierce fog, dust to destroy targets
A lot of people think that high-energy lasers, or HELs, can't penetrate fog, rain and dust, an expert said, adding that's just plain wrong. More...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Panel showcases talent, provides glimpse into cyber ops
The Army Cyber Command is recruiting a variety of cybersecurity talent from industry, government and academia to bolster the service's cyber teams. More...

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

First security force assistance brigade training for deployment
WASHINGTON -- The Army announced it had accelerated fielding of its security force assistance brigades, or SFABs, to allow traditional brigade combat teams to focus on readiness for warfighting against near-peer threats. More...

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Cross-functional teams to spearhead modernization, says McCarthy
WASHINGTON -- On Oct. 9, Acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy revealed that the Army plans to stand up a 'modernization command,' by summer 2018. More...

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Army looking into unmanned medevac, medical resupply
Though a fully-equipped medical evacuation aircraft, with a trained crew and pilot will likely always be considered the best option to get a wounded Soldier off the battlefield, the Army is looking at unmanned aerial systems as a possible 'plan B' for tim More...

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Army leaders reaffirm Family readiness as high priority
WASHINGTON -- During this period of fiscal uncertainty, senior Army leaders remain committed to providing a high level of care and support to Soldiers and their families -- making them an Army top priority. More...

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

New technology could streamline medical treatment on battlefield
WASHINGTON -- Medical Ultra Wideband Broadcast, or MEDHUB, is a system that will free medics from documenting patient data and medication logs and allow them to focus more on treatment. More...

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Revised doctrine prepares Soldiers for changing global threats
America's potential enemies now have capabilities greater than what Soldiers faced from insurgents in the Middle East. Threats from near-peer adversaries today include the infiltration of communication networks and cybersecurity compromise during combat. More...



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