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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 […]


US, Malaysia launch exercise Keris Strike 2010

US, Malaysia launch exercise Keris Strike 2010

KUANTAN, Malaysia: A bilateral command-post exercise sponsored by U.S. Army, Pacific designed to strengthen the relationship between the United States and Malaysia officially got under way this week in Malaysia with an opening ceremony at Camp Kuantan, here. Hosted by […]


Army plans network integration exercise

Army plans network integration exercise

The U.S. Army is planning a brigade combat team integration exercise at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., July 12-16, 2010, which will connect Soldiers, sensors, unmanned aerial vehicles, networked vehicles on-the-move, command posts and other nodes over long distances through […]


Marines Face Shortage of M88A2s in Afghanistan

Marines Face Shortage of M88A2s in Afghanistan

MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW: According to Greek mythology, Hercules was the legendary strongman who became a demigod. In modern times and in real life, HERCULES is even more impressive. The Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Lift and Excavating System, or […]


THAAD System Intercepts Target in Successful Missile Defense Test

THAAD System Intercepts Target in Successful Missile Defense Test

The Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Army soldiers of the 6th Air Defense Artillery Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas, successfully conducted an intercept test for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense element of the nation’s Ballistic Missile […]


Iraqi Troops Train on M-16 Rifle, Continue Transition from AK-47

Iraqi Troops Train on M-16 Rifle, Continue Transition from AK-47

BAGHDAD: Soldiers serving on Camp Taji, Iraq, trained Iraqi troops on the fundamentals of marksmanship with the M-16 rifle, June 15. The training was part of a continued effort by the U.S. to phase out the Iraqi Army’s use of […]


 
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