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Research team shapes future of combat rations

The Consumer Research Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center has posted an online questionnaire that will help the center's Combat Feeding Directorate determine the direction it will take with future operational rations.

What kinds of rations might the military be using to feed its warfighters 15 years from now? Seeking to provide a window into the future of combat feeding, the Consumer Research Team, or CRT, working on behalf of the Combat […]

US Army, industry partners prep Soldiers for jobs

"I can't think of any profession or organization that would not benefit from the values our veterans embody," said Lt. Gen. James C. McConville, deputy chief of staff G-1, who spoke during a Pentagon ceremony, Jan. 21, 2015, welcoming ABF Freight, a large trucking firm, and the Teamsters Military Assistance Program to Fort Sill, Oklahoma's Industrial Training Center. Photo by: David Vergun

A new program is training Soldiers to drive commercial trucks when they transition out of the Army. A Pentagon ceremony recognized a partnership between the Industrial Training Center at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, the Teamsters Military Assistance Program and ABF Freight […]

Afghan, Pakistani military leaders coordinate border security

Afghan, Pakistani military leaders coordinate border security

Leaders from the 201st and 203rd Afghan National Army Corps, Afghan Border Police zones 301 and 402, the 11th Pakistan Army Corps, and a delegation from Resolute Support headquarters discussed border security at an event hosted by Train, Advise, Assist […]

Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future

Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future

Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, Army Combined Arms Center, or CAC, commanding general, visited Fort Sill, Jan. 20, to discuss the Army’s greatest asset — its Soldiers — and how the “human dimension” is vital to combating current and future conflicts. […]

TrackingPoint Announces Three New Precision-Guided Bolt-Action Rifles


SHOT Show 2015: TrackingPoint announced a new family of bolt-action Precision-Guided Firearms that are significantly lower weight than their previous bolt-action hunting systems. The newly introduced 300WM and 308 weigh approximately 10% lighter compared to the prior 750 Series. The […]

Cavalry conducts final flight of Kiowa Warriors, case colors

Kiowa Warrior helicopters

It was a bittersweet day for the Soldiers of the 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, with the casing of the unit colors in preparation for an operational deployment to the Korea peninsula and a final flight of the Kiowa Warrior […]

Army takes next step to merge C2, intelligence traffic onto WIN-T

Network Transport Convergence describes the merging of C2, intelligence, logistics and medical systems onto a common network architecture. The Army is taking a closer look at merging this traffic onto WIN-T. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo, Amy Walker, PEO C3T)

The Army’s science and technology and acquisition communities have teamed with the Army G-3/5/7, G2 and Cyber Command to provide senior leaders a closer look into converging operational and intelligence traffic onto the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, or WIN-T, transport. Network […]

US Army Stepping Up the Performance Triad

New Performance Triad "plus goals" for active duty Soldiers. More steps, more resistance training, and more vigorous exercise will complement nutrition and sleep goals in helping Soldiers to maintain peak performance.

It’s time for Soldiers to step it up with the Performance Triad goals. Literally. During FY 2014, the Performance Triad pilot program was conducted in three separate active-duty battalions. The data from the pilot program provided a picture of the […]

Canada’s Harper lied about ground combat in Iraq: Opposition

Canadian Troops

Canada’s opposition leader accused Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Tuesday of having lied when he promised no ground combat alongside airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq. The accusation comes after Canadian special forces exchanged gunfire with Islamic State […]

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