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Nov. 29, 2017

SEAC: Educated, Empowered Enlisted Leaders Needed in Joint Environments

Warfare is increasingly transregional, multidomain and multifunctional and professional military education must keep pace with these changes, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

Nov. 29, 2017

Combatant Command Enlisted Leaders Discuss Operations, NCO Empowerment

Combatant command senior enlisted leaders discussed operations against terrorists in their areas, the state of forces and what noncommissioned officers bring to the table internationally during a Pentagon briefing.

Nov. 28, 2017

Face of Defense: Extended Family Trains Together at Fort Lee

American Samoa, a U.S. territory and part of the Samoan Islands, is well-represented at Fort Lee, Va., with 41 members of the same Samoan family. Most of the family is training in the Unit Supply Specialist Course taught at the Quartermaster School, with some enrolled in courses for other quartermaster military occupational specialties.

Nov. 24, 2017

Cameroon’s Troops Learn About Counter-Bomb Operations

A handful of explosive ordnance disposal soldiers from the 764th Ordnance Company from Fort Carson, Colorado, went to Cameroon at the request of U.S. Army Africa during Counter Improvised Explosive Device-Defeat Phase I training, designed to help Cameroonian troops learn more about IEDs and how to dispose of them safely.

Nov. 22, 2017

Battle of Cambrai Remembered 100 Years Later for Combined Arms Use

The first American units saw action in World War I during the battle of Cambrai, France, in late 1917. That battle showcased the first large-scale effective use of combined arms, marking an evolution in warfare.

Nov. 22, 2017

Missile Defense Soldiers Scan the Stratosphere

With the threat of ballistic missile launches by North Korea, the Army maintains Army-Navy/Transportable Radar Surveillance systems, or AN/TPY-2, in Japan to keep a watchful eye on the skies above.

Nov. 21, 2017

Internal Security Forces Assume Responsibility for Raqqa Neighborhoods

The Raqqa Internal Security Forces assumed security responsibility for three neighborhoods in the Syrian city of Raqqa, which the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria had claimed as its capital before being driven out, Operation Inherent Resolve officials said.

Nov. 21, 2017

Face of Defense: Master Driver Steers Sustainment Brigade's Mission

Army Staff Sgt. Arturo Amaro, the master driver for the 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, seeks certification to train fellow drivers how to operate two types of mine-resistant, ambush-protected all-terrain vehicles as well as mine rollers in his brigade at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

Nov. 20, 2017

South Carolina National Guard, Colombian Army Share Field Artillery Expertise

Colombian army leaders joined the South Carolina Army National Guard during a live-fire exercise with the 1st Battalion, 178th Field Artillery Regiment, at the McCrady Training Center in Eastover, S.C.

Nov. 16, 2017

‘Keep up the Good Fight,’ Apache Pilot Advises Deployed Service Members

Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Tyson Edkin, an AH-64 Apache pilot who just returned from Iraq, offered up some encouragement to deployed service members as he spoke to reporters visiting Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., with Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan.

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