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Army Community Partnership Awards Announced

Army Community Partnership Awards Announced

Army Community Partnership Awards AnnouncedSeven U.S. Army installations and neighboring communities will receive Army Community Partnership Awards in a December recognition ceremony.
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Obama rips Trump for ‘political stunt’ sending troops to border

Obama rips Trump for ‘political stunt’ sending troops to border

Speaking at a rally for Democratic candidates in Miami, Obama criticized Trump, without mentioning his name.
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Obama rips Trump for ‘political stunt’ sending troops to border

Obama rips Trump for ‘political stunt’ sending troops to border

Speaking at a rally for Democratic candidates in Miami, Obama criticized Trump, without mentioning his name.
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Obama rips Trump for ‘political stunt’ sending troops to border

Obama rips Trump for ‘political stunt’ sending troops to border

Speaking at a rally for Democratic candidates in Miami, Obama criticized Trump, without mentioning his name.
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How long will active-duty troops be deployed to the US-Mexico border?

How long will active-duty troops be deployed to the US-Mexico border?

Critics are demanding answers on how long the mission will take and how much it will cost.
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How long will active-duty troops be deployed to the US-Mexico border?

How long will active-duty troops be deployed to the US-Mexico border?

Critics are demanding answers on how long the mission will take and how much it will cost.
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How long will active-duty troops be deployed to the US-Mexico border?

How long will active-duty troops be deployed to the US-Mexico border?

Critics are demanding answers on how long the mission will take and how much it will cost.
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Bulldog brigade mascot goes under the knife in South Korea

Bulldog brigade mascot goes under the knife in South Korea

A Texas-based unit’s youngest and furriest soldier is breathing easier, literally, thanks to a Halloween-night surgery in South Korea. Pfc. Tank Chester, a 7-month-old Victorian bulldog who serves as mascot for the 3rd Armored Brigade
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A Finnish Brewery Wants To Deliver Special Beer Aid To A Handful Of Lucky NATO Troops

A Finnish Brewery Wants To Deliver Special Beer Aid To A Handful Of Lucky NATO Troops

Training for the next big war is thirsty work, especially if you’re taking part in the largest NATO military exercise since the Cold War. So when word spread that a contingent of some 7,000 U.S.
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CA teacher, wife of US Army Lt. Col. jailed on charges of incest with 14-year-old girl

CA teacher, wife of US Army Lt. Col. jailed on charges of incest with 14-year-old girl

A California substitute special education teacher and wife of a high-ranking military officer is in jail on a $1.75 million bond after being arrested on charges of incest. Dawn Giannini, 49 and mother of two
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Two Alaska soldiers found dead in their homes in separate incidents

Two Alaska soldiers found dead in their homes in separate incidents

The Army is investigating separate deaths of two Alaska soldiers found in their living quarters late last month. Spc. Mason James Guckavan, 21, died of a gunshot wound while in his barracks Oct. 26 at
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Army reactivates air-defense artillery brigade near Tokyo

Army reactivates air-defense artillery brigade near Tokyo

The Army has reactivated a brigade to oversee missile-defense units on mainland Japan, Okinawa and Guam. The 38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade was reactivated in a brief ceremony Wednesday at Camp Zama, headquarters of U.S.
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The wartime control of US, South Korean troops on the peninsula is evolving

The wartime control of US, South Korean troops on the peninsula is evolving

An agreement between the U.S. and South Korea is meant to bring about a combined defense structure in which Seoul takes on more responsibility for national defense.
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Army Leaders Release New Army Strategy

Army Leaders Release New Army Strategy

Army Leaders Release New Army StrategyA new document called “The Army Strategy” adds to the growing list of fundamental papers describing the purpose and goals of America’s military.
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Camp Pendleton and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar will house troops in preparation for arriving migrant caravan

Camp Pendleton and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar will house troops in preparation for arriving migrant caravan

Camp Pendleton and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar have been designated as base support installations to house active-duty troops assisting U.S. Customs and Border Protection in enforcing security at the southeastern border, military officials announced
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U.S. Army deploys new M-30 Bridge Erection Boats to European theater

U.S. Army deploys new M-30 Bridge Erection Boats to European theater

The official of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command has confirmed the deployment of new M-30 Bridge Erection Boats to the European theater. According to a news release put out by U.S. Army Europe, Theater Logistics
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Army’s missile defense radar ‘sense-off’ attempts to hit reset button

Army’s missile defense radar ‘sense-off’ attempts to hit reset button

Will the Army's new air and missile defense radar "sense-off" right the ship or steer it further off course?
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Up to 15,000 US troops could deploy to US-Mexico border, Trump says

Up to 15,000 US troops could deploy to US-Mexico border, Trump says

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates as more information becomes available. President Trump is prepared to send thousands more U.S. troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, and up to 15,000 troops
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New Research Center to Focus on Soldier, Squad Lethality

New Research Center to Focus on Soldier, Squad Lethality

New Research Center to Focus on Soldier, Squad LethalityThe Army is creating a new research institute solely focused on small-unit performance.
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Head of US Army Rapid Capabilities Office to take top civilian job on the F-35 program

Head of US Army Rapid Capabilities Office to take top civilian job on the F-35 program

Tayna Skeen, currently the executive director of the Army's innovation organization, will take on a major leadership role in the F-35 Joint Program Office.
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Head of US Army Rapid Capabilities Office to take top civilian job on the F-35 program

Head of US Army Rapid Capabilities Office to take top civilian job on the F-35 program

Tayna Skeen, currently the executive director of the Army's innovation organization, will take on a major leadership role in the F-35 Joint Program Office.
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Head of US Army Rapid Capabilities Office to take top civilian job on the F-35 program

Head of US Army Rapid Capabilities Office to take top civilian job on the F-35 program

Tayna Skeen, currently the executive director of the Army's innovation organization, will take on a major leadership role in the F-35 Joint Program Office.
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Head of US Army Rapid Capabilities Office to take top civilian job on the F-35 program

Head of US Army Rapid Capabilities Office to take top civilian job on the F-35 program

Tayna Skeen, currently the executive director of the Army's innovation organization, will take on a major leadership role in the F-35 Joint Program Office.
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US Army pilots take Sikorsky optionally manned helicopter for spin

US Army pilots take Sikorsky optionally manned helicopter for spin

For the first time, Army pilots at Fort Eustis, Virginia, guided the modified S-78 commercial helicopter through a series of missions to demo the technology.
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Israeli company to outfit Indian Navy, Army after $1.3 billion in defense deals

Israeli company to outfit Indian Navy, Army after $1.3 billion in defense deals

The deals are part of a growing relationship between Israel and India based on defense systems.
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Israeli company to outfit Indian Navy, Army after $1.3 billion in defense deals

Israeli company to outfit Indian Navy, Army after $1.3 billion in defense deals

The deals are part of a growing relationship between Israel and India based on defense systems.
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Israeli company to outfit Indian Navy, Army after $1.3 billion in defense deals

Israeli company to outfit Indian Navy, Army after $1.3 billion in defense deals

The deals are part of a growing relationship between Israel and India based on defense systems.
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US Army’s modernization efforts foster boom in US-foreign partnerships

US Army’s modernization efforts foster boom in US-foreign partnerships

The U.S. Army's ambitious goals are opening the door for international companies to compete stateside. But to be successful, these firms are increasingly seeking out American partners rather than...
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US Army’s modernization efforts foster boom in US-foreign partnerships

US Army’s modernization efforts foster boom in US-foreign partnerships

The U.S. Army's ambitious goals are opening the door for international companies to compete stateside. But to be successful, these firms are increasingly seeking out American partners rather than...
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US Army’s modernization efforts foster boom in US-foreign partnerships

US Army’s modernization efforts foster boom in US-foreign partnerships

The U.S. Army's ambitious goals are opening the door for international companies to compete stateside. But to be successful, these firms are increasingly seeking out American partners rather than...
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Army field tests 3D-printing capabilities in South Korea

Army field tests 3D-printing capabilities in South Korea

Soldiers in South Korea can now get broken-down tanks and trucks ready for battle quicker thanks to a new experimental 3D-printing facility. Known as the Rapid Fabrication via Additive Manufacturing on the Battlefield, or RFAB,
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5,200 Active-Duty Troops Headed to Southern Border

5,200 Active-Duty Troops Headed to Southern Border

5,200 Active-Duty Troops Headed to Southern BorderThe new U.S. military mission on the border with Mexico involves up to 5,200 active-duty troops who would be on station for several weeks. The first 800, drawn from
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5,000 US troops to deploy to US-Mexico border, report says

5,000 US troops to deploy to US-Mexico border, report says

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates as more information becomes available. The Pentagon is apparently set to deploy an additional 5,000 U.S. troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, officials announced Monday.
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Lawmakers call for Army’s Iraq War study to be published

Lawmakers call for Army’s Iraq War study to be published

A candid history of how the Army prosecuted the Iraq War intended to be published while its lessons were still relevant was completed more than two years ago, but has yet to be released, with
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Army tinkering with new Combat Fitness Test as trials begin

Army tinkering with new Combat Fitness Test as trials begin

Army officials are evaluating potential adjustments to the new Combat Fitness Test that could make grading simpler as field testing begins this month at 63 battalions. The Army has yet to determine the standards soldiers
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The Pentagon Isn’t Sure How Many Additional Troops Are Headed To The US-Mexico Border

The Pentagon Isn’t Sure How Many Additional Troops Are Headed To The US-Mexico Border

The Department of Defense has not yet determined how many additional U.S. service members it will send to secure the Southwest border with Mexico, a defense official told Task & Purpose on Saturday. In a
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Kansas-based soldiers honored for lifting car, saving motorist in Germany

Kansas-based soldiers honored for lifting car, saving motorist in Germany

Three U.S. Army soldiers and two German civilians were honored recently for helping save the life of a 31-year-old driver pinned under his car after an accident near the Army’s training area in Grafenwoehr. After
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NY veteran faces 5 years in prison for lying about PTSD to collect VA benefits

NY veteran faces 5 years in prison for lying about PTSD to collect VA benefits

Lying paid off for one New York veteran who falsely received more than $92,000 in VA Disability Benefits, but he now faces five years in prison. Michael Pecka, 33, applied for VA benefits in 2011
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Turkey defense minister announces timeline for S-400 deployment

Turkey defense minister announces timeline for S-400 deployment

This will be the first time a NATO member state deploys the Russian S-400 system.
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The Army Just Purchased This ‘Smart’ Artillery Shell. Here’s What It Can Do

The Army Just Purchased This ‘Smart’ Artillery Shell. Here’s What It Can Do

The U.S. Army has ordered a European smart artillery shell with sensor-guided sub-munitions. The BONUS is a 155-millimeter shell by BAE Systems Bofors and France’s Nexter, and produced by a BAE factory in Sweden. BAE
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RAND Says Army Programs Mitigate Biggest PCS Woes

RAND Says Army Programs Mitigate Biggest PCS Woes

RAND Says Army Programs Mitigate Biggest PCS WoesA new RAND Corp. report on the family disruption caused by permanent change of station moves says the Army appears to have programs specifically aimed at the worst
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Fort Bragg’s 2nd SFAB to deploy to Afghanistan in spring, other Army units headed overseas

Fort Bragg’s 2nd SFAB to deploy to Afghanistan in spring, other Army units headed overseas

The 2nd Security Forces Assistance Brigade, the Army’s second brigade built of specially trained combat advisers, will deploy to Afghanistan next year, Army officials said Thursday. The Fort Bragg, N.C.-based 2nd SFAB will deploy in
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Pentagon acknowledges US general hurt in Kandahar attack

Pentagon acknowledges US general hurt in Kandahar attack

This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. U.S. Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Smiley was wounded in the attack in Afghanistan’s southern city of Kandahar last week that
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Army Must Focus on Talent Management

Army Must Focus on Talent Management

Army Must Focus on Talent ManagementThe Army is engaged in a battle for talent.That’s what members of a personnel readiness and modernization panel said at AUSA’s Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C. Seven participants,
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Army’s NCO promotion criteria fails to gauge leadership qualities, study says

Army’s NCO promotion criteria fails to gauge leadership qualities, study says

The Army’s promotion criteria for noncommissioned officers falls far short of assessing whether these enlisted leaders will be successful at mentoring and training their soldiers, a study released this week found. “The Army promotion process
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Army stops autopsy, takes body of dead paratrooper from Italian hospital

Army stops autopsy, takes body of dead paratrooper from Italian hospital

The U.S. Army took possession of the body of a 173rd Airborne Brigade soldier last week, two days after preventing Italian authorities from proceeding with an autopsy they had planned as part of an investigation
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The U.S. Navy will have to pony up and race the clock to avoid a sealift capacity collapse

The U.S. Navy will have to pony up and race the clock to avoid a sealift capacity collapse

Mattis’ Defense Department is pouring money into making the force more lethal, but by the end of the 2020s it will face the prospect of cascading down a sealift capacity cliff.
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Fort Bragg suffers $55 million in damages from Florence

Fort Bragg suffers $55 million in damages from Florence

Fort Bragg’s garrison commander told a Fayetteville audience on Wednesday that the military post suffered about $55 million in damages from Hurricane Florence. Army Col. Kyle Reed, who oversees day-to-operations on the base, was one
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U.S. soldiers now capable of rapidly responding to enemy EW technology

U.S. soldiers now capable of rapidly responding to enemy EW technology

U.S. Army soldiers now capable of rapidly responding to enemy electronic warfare technology rather than waiting on their higher echelons. According to Sgt. Lisa Vines, soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Armored Brigade
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