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Army

Soldiers, Marines bring Joint Light Tactical Vehicle operational testing to completion

Posted April 18, 2018 by Michael M Novogradac

Marines and Soldiers will finish testing the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle April 19 at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif.

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Army

Basic training might be lengthened, says Army secretary

Posted April 6, 2018 by David Vergun

The Army wants Soldiers who complete basic combat training and advanced individual training to be ready to deploy "on day one" once they reach their units, said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper.

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Army secretary lays out modernization vision, priorities in visit to historic Army arsenal

Posted April 4, 2018 by John B. Snyder

Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper March 30 made his first visit to the Army's historic Watervliet Arsenal in New York to assess the arsenal's ability to support the rising readiness challenges facing today's and tomorrow's Soldiers.

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504th’s Imagery Analysts serve as combat multipliers at NTC

Posted March 30, 2018 by Capt. Kevin Sandell,

Often serving in a behind-the-scenes role of military operations, geospatial intelligence imagery analysts have a critical role in the intelligence fight across modern battlefields.

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Army to change NCO Professional Development System to maximize college credit opportunities

Posted March 30, 2018 by Devon L. Suits

Army photograph by Spec. Dustin D. Biven Sgt. Maj. Terry Preston stands in front of a formation of 1st Infantry Division Soldiers during a transfer of authority ceremony held in Poznan, Poland, Feb. 28, 2018. The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is refining the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System to prepare personnel for the…

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3rd Cav. Regt. troopers finish the fight at NTC

Posted March 28, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Taresha Hill

Troopers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment completed a successful 14-day decisive-action rotation Feb. 23, at the National Training Center, here. Col. Jonathan Byrom, the 3rd Cav. Regt. commander, said that while the training was brutal and unforgiving, it was also invaluable.

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Soldiers’ situational awareness improved using micro-displays, augmented reality

Posted March 26, 2018 by David Vergun

Several new technologies are being developed that, once combined, will provide Soldiers an unprecedented overview of the battlefield.

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Army

Army secretary highlights Futures Command, readiness in congressional testimony

Posted March 23, 2018 by David Vergun,

"Our competitors are seeking to alter global strategic realities for their own benefit, often at the expense of U.S. interests and those of our allies and partners," said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper during a testimony Tuesday before the House Armed Services Committee.

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Army

Revived Roving Sands exercise teaches air defense units mobility, expeditionary warfare

Posted March 21, 2018 by Joe Lacdan

On a vast stretch of desert in southern New Mexico, the Army resurrected the Roving Sands exercise earlier this month as part of an effort to remain vigilant against an array of potential worldwide aerial threats.

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Budget flexibility, Congress’ support can help Army modernize

Posted March 16, 2018 by C. Todd Lopez

The Army is grateful for increases offered in the Fiscal Year 2018 budget, said the service's secretary, but added greater flexibility on how to use that money is needed to make the best use of it.

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