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June 7, 2018

Army Researchers Developing High-Performance, Lightweight Helmet

Army researchers in Massachusetts are developing technology that may soon yield a lightweight combat helmet that provides more protection than anything ever fielded.

June 7, 2018

Cyclists Conquer Challenging Course at DoD Warrior Games

Athletes took on heat, headwinds, the altitude and sharp turns during the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games cycling competition outside the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

June 4, 2018

Soldiers Provide Pure Water, Work Ethic at Saber Strike

The 240th Composite Supply Company from Baumholder, Germany, has taken a vital role in this year’s exercise Saber Strike in Poland, with a water purification process.

June 4, 2018

Face of Defense: NASA to Launch First Army Doctor Into Space

Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Andrew Morgan is a NASA astronaut and emergency physician at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. Morgan has been assigned to Expedition 60/61, which is set to launch to the International Space Station in July 2019.

May 26, 2018

Chairman Stresses Change, Tradition at West Point Graduation

Change and tradition seem mutually exclusive, but balancing those will lead to success for the military, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy.

May 25, 2018

Army Divers Find Honorable Duty in Excavating Underwater Tombs

Divers mainly from the Army’s 7th Engineer Dive Detachment are archaeologists of sorts. As they sifted through the mud the consistency of wet cement, the divers searched for personal effects or aircraft wreckage to prove they were on the right path to find the remains of service members lost during the Vietnam War.

May 22, 2018

Face of Defense: Army NCO Faces, Overcomes Adversity

After dealing with a back injury and several autoimmune diseases, Army Master Sgt. Aaron De Los Santos says his body paid a price. The Texas native found support at the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Hood, Texas and has developed a love for adaptive sports.

May 21, 2018

Face of Defense: ‘Quiet Call’ Led Army Chaplain to Serve

For one chaplain serving in the 82nd Airborne Division, his calling did not come in the form of a thunderous voice or dramatic event. “My calling happened March 10, 2002. Some people might have that big moment where God speaks to them in a thunderous voice or something dramatic happened in their lives that calls them to ministry,” Army Capt. Jacques Albertyn said. “For me, it was a quiet voice.”

May 10, 2018

Africom Chief Details Changes Made to Mitigate Risks After Niger Attack

The incident in Niger on Oct. 4, 2017, that resulted in the deaths of four U.S. soldiers and wounding of two more have resulted in changes and adjustments to how U.S. forces are employed in Africa, the commander of U.S. Africa Command told Pentagon reporters.

May 10, 2018

Face of Defense: Soldier Overcomes Obstacles to Achieve Success

From humble beginnings, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Jacinto Garza has sought opportunities to improve himself and striven to be a good leader and mentor for his soldiers during his 22-year military career.

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