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April 4, 2018

Fort Stewart Soldiers Put Newly Acquired Tanks Through Paces

At Fort Stewart, Georgia, soldiers fired their newly acquired M1A1-SA Abrams tanks. They're with the 3rd Infantry Division’s Delta Tank Company, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team.

April 3, 2018

Kuwaiti, U.S. Ordnance Techs Share Experience, Techniques

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians with the Kuwait Land Forces and the U.S. Army trained together March 22 at Gerber Training Area at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, to improve both countries’ ability to counter improvised explosive devices during terror attacks in cities.

March 26, 2018

Leap-Ahead Technology to Increase Soldier Readiness in Future Battles

To provide overmatch against potential near-peer future adversaries, the Army has identified the next-generation combat vehicle and future vertical lift programs as the second and third priority in its six-prong modernization strategy.

March 19, 2018

Face of Defense: Soldier Balances Bodybuilding With Army Life

Army 2nd Lt. Angela M. DiMattia, a bodybuilder and the family readiness leader for the 4th Infantry Division ‘s 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, believes staying in good shape aids in the overall well-being of soldiers, leaders and family members. “There is nothing more rewarding than helping someone with their own health,” DiMattia said.

March 16, 2018

Medical Examiner System Personnel Train in Operation Joint Recovery

More than 200 active duty and reserve service members and personnel from the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System participated in Operation Joint Recovery at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The Defense Department mortuary affairs exercise involved search and recovery missions in tactical and nontactical environments, operating a mortuary affairs contaminated remains mitigation site, and establishing and operating a mortuary affairs collection point and a theater mortuary evacuation point.

March 16, 2018

Special Operations Forces Exercise in Arctic Conditions

More than 1,500 U.S. military personnel from 20-plus units trained in arctic conditions in Alaska as part of the Arctic Edge 2018 exercise.

March 14, 2018

Military Officials Testify on Cybersecurity on Capitol Hill

The capacity, capabilities, sophistication and persistence of cyber threats against military networks are showing an upward trend, the commander of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command said while testifying before a Senate panel with other service cyber chiefs.

March 12, 2018

Service Secretaries: People Are Most Important Part of DoD’s Success

The U.S. military’s most crucial advantage is its people, and investment in attracting and retaining them must continue, the Army, Navy and Air Force secretaries said during a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum.

March 12, 2018

Vietnam Vascular Registry Helps Combat Veteran Reunite with Doctors

Five decades after being shot in Vietnam and almost losing his leg, former Army Spc. John Fogle will make good on a promise he made to the surgeons at the 22nd Surgical Hospital in Vietnam who saved his life.

March 12, 2018

Coalition Live-Fire Exercise Enhances Iraqi Combat Capabilities

Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, in conjunction with the Coalition Aviation Advisory and Training Team, coordinated the first coalition live-fire exercise for the Iraqi forward air controller course at Besmaya Range, Iraq.

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