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Army releases report on suicide, high-risk behavior

Army releases report on suicide, high-risk behavior

WASHINGTON: To curb suicides in the Army, commanders must pay more attention to junior Soldiers and to those who exhibit high-risk behavior, such as drug use or driving under the influence. During a press conference today, the Army’s Suicide Prevention […]


Army Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Report

Army Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. : The Army today released the Health Promotion, Risk Reduction, and Suicide Prevention (HP/RR/SP) Report, the result of a focused 15-month effort to better understand the increasing rate of suicides in the force. This candid report is intended […]


Army opens criminal probe into Afghan war files leak

Army opens criminal probe into Afghan war files leak

Washington: The US Army opened a criminal probe Tuesday into the leak of some 90,000 classified military files on the Afghan war, the Pentagon said, naming a jailed soldier as a “person of interest.” Bradley Manning, a 22-year-old private charged […]


Army technology expands snake-robotics

Army technology expands snake-robotics

ADELPHI, Md.: Development of snake-like technology underway at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is moving the military toward sending more autonomous systems instead of Soldiers on search-and-rescue missions, a top priority in the most dangerous mission areas. Army researchers call […]


IMX-101 Explosive Approved to Replace TNT in US Army Artillery

IMX-101 Explosive Approved to Replace TNT in US Army Artillery

ROCKVILLE, Md.: The U.S. Army has approved a new BAE Systems explosive as the first safer and effective alternative to replace TNT in artillery. The decision is a major step toward the production and use of a new family of […]


Gates discusses Korea tour lengths, Army deployments

Gates discusses Korea tour lengths, Army deployments

CAMP CASEY, South Korea: Tour lengths for servicemembers assigned to South Korea and the Army’s deployment cycles were on the minds of Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division’s 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team when they met with Defense Secretary Robert […]


Iraqi Army continues training on M1A1 tanks

Iraqi Army continues training on M1A1 tanks

BAGHDAD: By 8:30 a.m., it is 98 degrees Fahrenheit under the tarpaulin. A group of eager Iraqi Army soldiers huddle around Sgt. Jasen Sumner as he explains how to conduct preventive maintenance checks and services on the track pads of […]


US Army trains Iraqi aviators

US Army trains Iraqi aviators

BAGHDAD: U.S. Army aviators flew with aviators from the Iraqi Army July 19 for a training mission in the Baghdad area intended to strengthen relations between their units and train the Iraqi aviators on VIP transportation. This is one of […]


Trashcan-like UAS useful tool for Stryker team

Trashcan-like UAS useful tool for Stryker team

BAGHDAD: Short and squat in stature, with spindly legs sticking out underneath and a loud, whiny engine like a leaf-blower on steroids, the gasoline-powered Micro Air Vehicle, or gMAV, won’t be winning beauty contests anytime soon. But this ugly duckling […]


 
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