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Special Forces team takes top honors at international sniper competition

Special Forces team takes top honors at international sniper competition

The world’s top sniper duo hails from Fort Bragg, N.C. Master Sgt. Kevin Owens and Sgt. 1st Class Terry Gower of B Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), emerged from a field of 32 teams to capture the […]


US Army in Europe shifts from COIN to full-spectrum training

US Army in Europe shifts from COIN to full-spectrum training

Sky Soldiers, paratroopers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team descended on the drop zone at Hohenfels Training Area, Oct. 5, in Europe’s first full-spectrum training environmen, or FSTE rotation. The concerns are always the same, the Soldiers avoid falling […]


Precautionary Suspension of CH-47D Chinook Flying Operations

Precautionary Suspension of CH-47D Chinook Flying Operations

Army has temporarily suspended flying operations for the CH-47D Chinook helicopter upon identifying possible issues relating to the operation of the aircraft’s Advanced Flight Control System (AFCS) in certain flight conditions. Director General Aviation, Brigadier Neil Turton said the suspension […]


US Army to Procure 56 Sentinel Battlefield Radars

AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel air defense radars

ThalesRaytheon Systems today announced that the U.S. Army will procure 56 Improved Sentinel Battlefield Air Defense AN/MPQ-64 Radars. ThalesRaytheon Systems has already delivered more than 220 radars to customers worldwide. The company is working with several allied nations to leverage […]


Fort Lee set to host 2011 Best Warrior

Fort Lee set to host 2011 Best Warrior

The annual competition that showcases the skills, personal strength and commitment of the U.S. Army Soldier will make its 10th start here next week. The 2011 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Best Warrior Competition, […]


Mission command platform enables freedom of maneuver on battlefield

Mission command platform enables freedom of maneuver on battlefield

To increase the accuracy and speed of decisions made on the most critical points of the battlefield, the Army is providing Soldiers with the same mission command capabilities in a mobile platform that they have at their home base. “With […]


New app to spotlight Army exhibits, forums at AUSA

New app to spotlight Army exhibits, forums at AUSA

A new app for smartphones will allow Soldiers worldwide to visit Army exhibits and watch presentations taking place at the Washington Convention Center Oct. 10-12. The Army Exhibit Mobile App will help visitors find what they’re looking for at the […]


Haiti president wants to start recruiting new army

Haiti president wants to start recruiting new army

Haitian President Michel Martelly plans to begin recruiting the first 500 soldiers for a new national military force from next month, according to an official document seen by AFP. In the document, entitled “Security Policy and National Defense,” Martelly says […]


Army completes BRAC 2005 on time

Army completes BRAC 2005 on time

At Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., the Army spent more than $1 billion on construction, added 2.8 million square feet of facilities and 18 buildings, demolished 140 structures, improved nine miles of roads and upgraded electric, water and information technology infrastructure. […]


 
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