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This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. The Pentagon has named a U.S. soldier who died on November 24 in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand and confirmed
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A paratrooper who was fighting for his life after being infected with bacterial meningitis a month ago is recovering in the U.S., Army officials said this week. “He was discharged from Walter Reed (National Military
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The White House may face legal challenges to the expansion of authorities for troops at the southern border.
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The 2nd Infantry Division dedicated its new headquarters building on Camp Humphreys Tuesday, officially opening a new chapter after moving from its decades-old home north of Seoul. The ceremony took place at the entrance of
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The Army is finalizing its new green throwback uniforms inspired by soldiers’ World War II attire, but only recruiters should expect to don the new duds for the time being. The service was making final
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This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. The U.S. Army says one of its service members has been killed in Afghanistan, taking the number of U.S. soldiers
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Unlike past budget showdowns, troops and veterans would see very limited effects if a shutdown happens next month.
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Close Combat Robotics Can Save Soldiers Lives Advances in robotics and autonomous systems hold the promise of giving the U.S. Army capabilities advantages over near-peer competitors in a close-combat fight, says a new research paper
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The roughly 5,800 active-duty troops sent to locations along the U.S.-Mexico border ahead of the Nov. 6 midterm elections will spend Thanksgiving in Texas, Arizona, and California, but they are expected to return home in
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One in five Army generals could not deploy in 2016 for medical reasons, according to data obtained by USA TODAY, a troubling trend in the military’s readiness to fight that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has
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Army Fell 20,000 Below Recruiting Goals Final end-of-the-fiscal year statistics show the Army fell more than 20,000 recruits short of its recruiting goals in fiscal 2018.
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Around 9 a.m. on Friday, a man took his own life inside of a Tennessee VA Medical Center. Police have confirmed that the man shot himself inside the lobby of the Nashville Veteran Affair’s Medical
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The Army is investigating a Fort Riley soldier’s claims he was subjected to physical punishment that left him seriously injured and that he has been persecuted by his chain of command since. “It was probably
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The families of three Green Berets killed by a member of the Jordanian Air Force as they entered a base in Jordan filed a lawsuit against that country’s government, charging it attempted to cover up
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Soldiers won’t be calling their latest retro-style dress uniforms “pinks and greens,” according to Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey. “We’re calling them Army Greens,” the top enlisted soldier told Stars and Stripes during
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Commission Calls for Major Army Enhancements The independent and nonpartisan National Defense Strategy Commission says the Army needs to grow in size and capability to match potential adversaries, warning the U.S. could suffer high casualties
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A second U.S. military veteran has become ensnared in the grisly drug-related homicide of a Canadian school teacher on Taiwan over the summer. Jason Hobbie, 46, was arrested Oct. 18 and is now the fourth
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Mattis Visits Troops Deployed to Border Defense Secretary Jim Mattis traveled to Texas to the U.S.-Mexico border to meet with some of the estimated 5,900 active-duty U.S. troops deployed there in support of the Department
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It has been about 12 years since Army veteran James Ramsey lost his leg in a motorcycle accident, literally within one day of getting out of the military. “I wish I hadn’t, but at the
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The Army no longer must wait until soldiers have been in a nondeployable status for one year to dismiss them from the service, under new guidelines developed from the Pentagon’s so-called “deploy or get out”
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A soldier assigned to the Army’s 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) died in a training accident in California, the second soldier to die in training on the West Coast last week. Spc. Nicholas C. Jividen
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The first Democrat candidate for the 2020 Presidential election has formally entered the race. West Virginia state senator and retired U.S. Army Maj. Richard Ojeda plans to run for President despite his defeat for a
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‘Army Greens’ Adopted as New Uniform The Army has announced that soldiers will begin wearing the “Army Greens” uniform as early as the summer of 2020, and the entire Army will be wearing the new
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The hallway leading to the commander’s office is adorned with 40 framed pictures, arranged like a long arrow pointing forward, of the men in uniform who have led this sprawling post in the Ozarks. Bucking
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Comic legend Stan Lee has passed away at the age of 95. Lee played many roles. He was a comic book writer, an editor, a film producer, an actor and a publisher – and a
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The uniform worn by the World War II Army — “Army Greens” — was adopted Sunday as the service’s new service uniform. Army officials have been discussing adoption of the retro-style uniforms with pinkish-brown trousers
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The Army’s Camp Rogers, home of the first week of Ranger School at Fort Benning, Ga., is listed as a weight-loss service on Google Maps and so far the reviews give it five stars. “I
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The Army is putting together a team of video gamers from within its ranks to try to reach young Americans in the digital worlds where they spend much of their time. More than 15 years
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A 7th Infantry Division soldier was found dead Wednesday in an off-post residence near Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., the Army announced Thursday. Maj. Robert Hockman, 46, originally from Memphis, Tenn., enlisted in 2002 and was
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A new division of General Motors (GM) that delivers military vehicles, GM Defense, has just released a video of a work in progress — the hydrogen-fueled electric Silverado ZH2 pickup. The vehicle was unveiled at
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