Sept. 25, 2018
Shok Valley Medic to Receive Medal of Honor
A former medic with the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) who heroically fought his way up a mountain to render aid to his Special Forces teammates and their Afghan commando counterparts will receive the Medal of Honor.
Sept. 21, 2018
Air Force Assists Army During Saber Junction 18
HOHENFELS, Germany —
During Exercise Saber Junction 18, part of an annual U.S. Army Europe-directed exercise series, the U.S. Air Force provided aircraft during training that promotes interoperability between U.S. troops and participating allies and partner nations.
Sept. 11, 2018
‘Greywolf’ Brigade Tests Army’s First Electronic Warfare Tactical Vehicle
FORT HOOD, Texas —
The 1st Cavalry Division’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team “Greywolf” soldiers fielded the Army’s new electronic warfare tactical vehicle, which was developed to give Army electronic warfare teams the ability to sense and jam enemy communications and networks from an operationally relevant range at the brigade combat team level.
Sept. 10, 2018
Face of Defense: Army Brothers Bring Civilian Expertise to Mideast Deployment
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait —
Kentucky Army National Guardsmen Capt. William Parker and his brother, Staff Sgt. Bryan Parker, are employing their engineering expertise as contract supervisors assigned to Area Support Group-Kuwait Directorate of Public Works, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
Sept. 7, 2018
New Fitness Test Measures Combat Readiness, Army Secretary Says
The Army is changing from the 40-year-old Army Physical Fitness Test to the Army Combat Fitness Test after studies illustrated the new test shows greater relevance of what soldiers demand in combat, Army Secretary Mark T. Esper said.
Sept. 6, 2018
Face of Defense: Army NCOs Reconnect During Mideast Deployment
CAMP TAJI MILITARY COMPLEX, Iraq —
Long-time friends Army Sgt. 1st Class Giovanni Ford and Army Staff Sgt. Robert Morneau were able to reconnect and discuss old times during their recent deployment to the Middle East.
Aug. 29, 2018
Airmen Make it Rain Soldiers
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. —
Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing and soldiers from the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division participated in a joint exercise to airdrop equipment and personnel at two drop zones during Exercise Predictable Iron at Fort Bragg, N.C.’s Pope Field.
Aug. 27, 2018
Soldiers Prepare Georgian Troops for Afghanistan Deployment
HOHENFELS TRAINING AREA, Germany —
Soldiers with the U.S. Army’s 4th Infantry Division conducted a series of aviation and medical evacuation training exercises for the Georgian military in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany.
Aug. 22, 2018
Wounded Warriors ‘Catch a Wave’ as Part of Recovery
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. —
The annual Operation Amped Surf Camp held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., promotes surfing therapy to aid in the recovery of wounded, ill and injured veterans and active-duty service members.
Aug. 17, 2018
Civil Affairs Soldiers Enhance Tanzanian Operations to Counter Illicit Trafficking
NGWALA, Tanzania —
Deep in one of the largest countries in East Africa, U.S. Army soldiers have been training Tanzanian game wardens in operations to deter poachers and prevent extremist organizations from profiting from illicit activities.
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