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Chiarelli: Enemy acquiring technology faster

Chiarelli: Enemy acquiring technology faster

WASHINGTON: The Army needs to modernize the way it’s allowed to buy technology, so it can put the best tools in the hands of the warfighter faster than the enemy pushes technology out to its foot soldiers, said the Army’s […]


CH-47F Chinook Fielded by US Army’s 10th Mountain Division

CH-47F Chinook Fielded by US Army’s 10th Mountain Division

RIDLEY TOWNSHIP, Pa.: The Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopter was fielded July 30 by the U.S. Army’s B Company, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. The 10th Mountain Division is the sixth […]


Army shooters take title at interservice championship

Army shooters take title at interservice championship

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.: Soldiers with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit’s Service Rifle team braved the heat and stiff competition and came out on top at the 49th Interservice Rifle Championships. With their accomplishment, the USAMU enabled the Army […]


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 […]


 
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