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Cohesive teams will thrive in ambiguity

Posted October 5, 2016 by Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey

As the world becomes increasingly complex, it is difficult to predict the next challenge to American interests and, therefore, difficult to prepare our Army for what may lie ahead so we must be prepared for anything, anytime, anywhere.

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Turbans, beards, dreadlocks now permissible for some Soldiers

Posted January 25, 2017 by C. Todd Lopez

Female Soldiers may now wear dreadlocks and male Soldiers whose religious faith requires beards and turbans may now seek permanent accommodation.

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Acting Army secretary ‘very impressed’ by readiness training at NTC

Posted May 5, 2017 by Story/Photo by Jason Miller

Robert M. Speer, acting secretary of the U.S. Army, visited the National Training Center here Saturday to observe readiness training in a realistic operational environment that simulates the conditions today’s U.S. Soldiers face in combat. The Army’s top civilian began his visit at the National Urban Warfare Center (NUWC) located at Razish, where he witnessed…

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Army looks to partner with private industry on unmanned aviation technology

Posted August 23, 2017 by David McNally

At a small airfield near the nation's capital, an innovative group of engineers is designing and building futuristic aircraft that are catching the attention of Army researchers.

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Soldiers urged to participate in gender relations survey

Posted July 28, 2016 by David Vergun

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.

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4 myths about combat vehicles, debunked by Lt. Gen. McMaster

Posted November 4, 2016 by

WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — It’s a unique situation that the Army doesn’t currently have a ground combat vehicle under development, said Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster Jr. That hasn’t happened since World War I. “At current funding levels, the Bradley and Abrams will remain in the inventory for 50 to 70 more years,” he said…

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Raider Brigade synchronizes effects during CALFEX

Posted March 3, 2017 by Story by Maj. Randy Ready

There was more noise than usual coming from Fort Stewart throughout the month of February as 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division practiced synchronizing battlefield effects during company-level combined arms live-fire exercises. The CALFEXs were part of the brigade’s training progression in preparation for their rotation to the National Training Center at Fort…

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Communication and preparation necessary skills for combat operations

Posted June 8, 2017 by Sgt. DeUndra Brown

During a National Training Center rotation, Soldiers build necessary skills that help them prepare for combat operations.

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Army to prioritize top equipment programs in service-wide review

Posted September 20, 2017 by C. Todd Lopez

Over the next several months, some 820 equipment programs -- including combat vehicles, aircraft, and even gear worn or carried by Soldiers -- are expected to be rank ordered by their importance to the Army's war fighting mission, as a way to determine if the Army is spending its limited resources in the best ways possible.

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Survival rates improving for soldiers wounded in combat, says Army surgeon general

Posted August 24, 2016 by David Vergun

About 92 percent of soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan have made it home alive, according to Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West. That's the highest percentage in the history of warfare, despite the rising severity of battle injuries from increasingly lethal weapons.

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