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The Army’s new modular handgun, the XM17 / XM18

Posted July 24, 2017 by

Army photograph by SFC Teddy Wade Sgt. Luis Cruz fires a M9 pistol during the 2017 Army Materiel Command’s Best Warrior Competition July 18, 2017, at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. The Army’s new modular handgun, the XM17 and XM18 will be fielded by the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky., in November.   Sig Sauer…

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All eyes to the sky in Operation Swift Response

Posted July 19, 2017 by Sgt. Tyler Meister

All eyes went to the sky as 500 military paratroopers -- comprised of U.S., Canadian and Italian forces -- dropped from wave after wave of C-130 aircraft during Operation Swift Response, July 18, at the Bezmer Air Base in Bulgaria as part of Exercise Saber Guardian 17.

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Prototype exoskeleton suit would improve Soldiers’ physical, mental performance

Posted July 17, 2017 by Joyce M. Conant,

Thanks to a new "suit" being developed by the DOD-funded Warrior Web program, future Soldiers will be able to march longer, carry heavier gear and improve mental sharpness.

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101st Airborne soldiers train with Air Force counterparts on lifesaving water training

Posted July 14, 2017 by Army Sgt. Marcus Floyd

Soldiers with the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, assisted Airmen near Scott Air Force Base, Ill., in completing lifesaving overwater training on June 29.

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Soldiers are educated, fit to fight and smiling

Posted July 12, 2017 by Sean Kimmons

With the tables cleared, chairs folded and the floor vacuumed, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey was among the last people still inside a banquet hall after a ceremony at this secluded Mojave Desert training base.

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TRADOC to release active shooter mobile app that will educate, save lives

Posted July 12, 2017 by Joseph Lacdan

Soon, Soldiers and civilians will be mere taps away from contacting emergency teams in the event of an active shooter.

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Celebrating a milestone – Lead. Train. Win.

Posted July 7, 2017 by

The Installation Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater, with 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Soldiers, commemorated the activation of the National Training Center Saturday by cutting a ceremonial cake at the village of Kunjab. “I can’t think of a better way to share this day at the National Training Center than with the troopers of the…

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Rep. Cook seeks funding for rail spur to Army’s National Training Center

Posted July 7, 2017 by

WASHINGTON — Rep. Paul Cook, R-Apple Valley, voted June 29 for the annual national security authorization bill, which passed in House Armed Services Committee by a 60-1 vote. In the bill, Cook proposed and succeeded in including language that begins the process for construction of a railroad spur at Fort Irwin’s National Training Center near…

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Army experts seek to defeat host of improvised threats

Posted July 3, 2017 by David Vergun

On average, there are about 2,500 IED attacks every month worldwide, according to Lt. Col. James McGuyer.

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Unmanned aerial system improves situational awareness and mission performance

Posted July 3, 2017 by Nikki Ficken

The Aviation Development Directorate has developed a system enabling an air mission commander to manage multiple unmanned aerial systems simultaneously, resulting in faster completion of mission tasks without increasing operator workload.

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