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Gunnery training goes digital

Gunnery training goes digital

FORT BENNING, Ga.: Bradley Fighting Vehicle and tank crews from the Maneuver Center of Excellence fired on the Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex this week as part of a government acceptance test, one of the final tasks to complete before the […]


Army awards contract for upgraded sniper weapon system

Army awards contract for upgraded sniper weapon system

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J.: A recently awarded weapons contract means Army snipers can expect to see an improved rifle, with an extended range, in the field by Christmas. The Army’s Program Executive Office Soldier recently awarded Remington Arms Company a contract […]


The Army’s foundational building blocks of Soldier skills

The Army’s foundational building blocks of Soldier skills

The line comes right after the Warrior Ethos in the Soldier’s Creed: “I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.” In the very first days of basic training, Soldiers begin reciting these […]


Army reviews acquisition process

Army reviews acquisition process

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.:  The Army is taking a critical look at how it acquires and manages equipment and services. A team from the Army Acquisition Review visited here Sept. 28, touring facilities and interviewing military officials. Secretary of the […]


Army, major mortgage financers sign ‘forbearance’ agreement

Army, major mortgage financers sign ‘forbearance’ agreement

WASHINGTON: The Army, Fannie Mae and several of the country’s largest home financiers signed a memorandum of commitment Sept. 27 at the Pentagon which will help Soldiers and their families who are in trouble with their mortgages. Mortgage lenders joining […]


Saving energy begins at local level

Saving energy begins at local level

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: Every year the month of October is globally recognized as Energy Awareness Month. This year’s Energy Awareness Month theme, “Powering America; We’re on Target,” identifies the need to continue aiming at energy targets to lower operating expenses, reduce […]


US Army Showcases Its UH-72A Lakota to the World

US Army Showcases Its UH-72A Lakota to the World

The UH-72A Lakota was the center of attention at an unveiling ceremony held earlier this month in Germany, offering military officials from around the world a first-hand look at the U.S. Army’s multi-mission Light Utility Helicopter. The event – which […]


Pilferage, transportation among challenges in Afghanistan

Pilferage, transportation among challenges in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: Pilferage and a lack of coastal waterways are two of the problems faced by Army logisticians in Afghanistan. In Afghanistan, operations continue to be challenged by the fact the country is landlocked, said Maj. Gen. Robert Radin, the deputy […]


Fuelers enjoy some hands-on training

Fuelers enjoy some hands-on training

FORT HOOD, Texas: Soldiers from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, completed a two-day forward arming and refueling point (FARP) exercise, here, Sept. 15. According to Capt. Ryan Kelly, of Pembroke Pines, Fla., commander of Company E, 1st Attack […]


 
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