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Exceptional Family Member Program provides support to Airmen, families

Posted October 17, 2016 by Airman Grace Nichols

Air Force photograph by Airman Grace Nichols Special Agent Adam Boccher and his wife Brittany Boccher push their son, Blake, in a swing, Sept. 9, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The accessible therapeutic swing was unveiled at the playground near the base’s Exceptional Family Member Program building. Military families are often asked…

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Local

Seizing the Objective

Posted October 14, 2016 by

Army photograph by Sgt. David Edge An OPFOR Surrogate Vehicle from Coldsteel Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, travels through the city of Dezashah en route to the objective, during NTC rotation 17-01, at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., Oct. 7, 2016. The purpose of this phase of the rotation was to…

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With new how-to-train manual, Army aims to improve readiness

Posted October 14, 2016 by David Vergun

The Army recently introduced a new version of its premier training manual to help leaders from sergeants to generals improve their unit's readiness.

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Air Force

DM’s Dragons bring thunder to Green Flag 17-01

Posted October 14, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum An Airman assigned to 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., prepares an A-10 Thunderbolt II to participate in Green Flag 17-01 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 4, 2016. During exercise execution, Green Flag staff direct, monitor and instruct visiting units in…

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Army

Army patents new blast debris protective harness

Posted October 14, 2016 by Jane Benson

Engineers and designers at the Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center have patented a new design for a harness that protects its wearer from blast debris.

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Health & Safety

Here are the details on the new combat tourniquet

Posted October 12, 2016 by Ellen Crown

Makers of the Combat Application Tourniquet™ have updated the design of the widely used tourniquet. The update has resulted in two different versions of the tourniquet currently in use in the field.

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Army

Responsibilities of NCOs will grow, say leaders

Posted October 7, 2016 by David Vergun

Noncommissioned officers will play an increasingly significant role in the Army, said Command Sgt. Maj. Scott C. Schroeder.

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Army

Milley: Army on cusp of profound, fundamental change

Posted October 7, 2016 by C. Todd Lopez

The future of the Army may not involve divisions, corps, tanks or Bradley fighting vehicles, said the Army's chief of staff. And that future isn't 100 years away, or even 50. It's only about 25 to 30 years away.

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Army

Army leaders announce reviews of cuts to family programs, child care

Posted October 7, 2016 by Elizabeth M. Collins

The Army's top leaders have announced that the Army will pause expected cuts to Family, Morale Welfare and Recreation programs and Army Community Services pending a holistic review.

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11th Armored Cavalry Regiment’s change of responsibility

Posted October 7, 2016 by

Army photograph by Sgt. David Edge Troop leaders and guidon bearers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment salute the national colors during the 11th ACR’s Change of Responsibility ceremony at Fort Irwin’s Fritz Field, Sept. 20, 2016. U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. James T. Gandy, relinquished responsibility of the Blackhorse Regiment to Command Sgt. Maj….

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