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Panetta, Dempsey mark end of Iraq mission

Panetta, Dempsey mark end of Iraq mission

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrived here today to join Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in ceremonies marking the end of the U.S. military mission in Iraq. The secretary and chairman, along with […]


Sniper classmates break culture barriers

Sniper classmates break culture barriers

No matter which country’s uniform Soldiers wear, the challenges they face and the triumphs they enjoy are often the same. Long hours spent in formation. Weeks spent in training, listening intently to learn about the dangers they’ll face in war. […]


Army sees technology as future training component

Army sees technology as future training component

As the Army moves into the future, it will continue to concentrate on both humanitarian assistance and building international partnerships, according to Unified Quest participants. But they said the service will also, in an era of downsizing and constrained resources, […]


US Army Activates First-Of-Its-Kind Cyber Brigade

US Army Activates First-Of-Its-Kind Cyber Brigade

Network warfare, cyber security and the illegal release and posting of classified information on the internet are all hot topics in recent news headlines — topics which the government, and more importantly its military, take seriously. The nature of that […]


Federal Agency Gives New Life to Surplus Equipment

Federal Agency Gives New Life to Surplus Equipment

When old Army equipment becomes obsolete, Soldiers receive new state-of-the-art machines to take their place. But what happens to the old equipment? One Fort Drum agency is giving outdated surplus equipment a new purpose through the Defense Logistics Agency’s Disposition […]


Army developing next-generation helicopter

Army developing next-generation helicopter

The Pentagon and the U.S. Army are in the early stages of a far-reaching Science and technology effort designed to engineer, build and deliver a next-generation helicopter with vastly improved avionics, electronics, range, speed, propulsion, survivability, operating density altitudes and […]


Malian Defense soldiers learn logistics with US Army Special Forces

Malian Defense soldiers learn logistics with US Army Special Forces

West Virginia Army National Guard Special Forces Soldiers from Charlie Company, 219th Special Forces Group, along with the 300th Military Intelligence Battalion, the 294th Quartermaster Company and the 5th Quartermaster Battalion from Germany taught the Malian Defense Forces, or MDF, […]


Army streamlining network management through NIEs

Army streamlining network management through NIEs

As it makes major upgrades to its tactical communications network, the Army is also revamping the way Soldiers can monitor and manage network performance in real time. Today, each component of the network — such as a certain type of […]


M119A2 Howitzer Upgrade to Provide Quicker Firepower

M119A2 Howitzer Upgrade to Provide Quicker Firepower

Soldiers are one step closer to receiving a digitized M119A2 howitzer that will make it possible for them to start firing rounds and evade return fire quicker. The M119A2 is a lightweight 105mm howitzer that provides suppressive and protective fires […]


 
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