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About 700,000 invites to participate in a biennial gender relations study have gone out to active duty service members across the Department of Defense via email.
The Department of the Army announced today the deployment of the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, with about 800 soldiers to Afghanistan in the summer of 2016. This deployment is part of a regular rotation of forces in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. “I could not be more proud of…
In an unassuming warehouse on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., sit nearly 50 men in uniform, waiting for their mission during an upcoming test event. They're sporting Army Combat Uniforms, standard-issue boots, a crane hook protruding from their heads, and a plethora of color-coded wires spilling out the back of their necks.
A recent change in eligibility now allows enlisted personnel up to age 33 to apply to become officers. Also, there's no longer a requirement to serve in the Army for six years before going to Officer Candidate School.
It's a tale as old as time: soldiers bidding farewell to their families to serve in a faraway land.
"They just kept us in a ravine in the daytime. Then at night they'd move us across country. On Aug. 17, about the middle of the afternoon they motioned for us to get up again, that they was going to move us out again. That's when it happened. "
Five brigades in the future might consist of only officers and NCOs with no junior soldiers.
During the month of June, nine squads of Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division and the 75th Ranger Regiment are participating in an integrated training program at Fort Benning, Ga., that focuses on human performance enhancement.