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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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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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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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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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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 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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New Opportunity for Transitioning Soldiers

Posted October 7, 2016 by

U.S. Army Soldiers looking for civilian employment while transitioning to the civilian sector, now have a unique career skills opportunity here, offered through Airstreams Renewable Inc. Soldiers who are 180 days from expiration – terms of service (ETS), can attend a seven week accelerated training course in the challenging career field of wind and other…

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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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Making projection of hard power possible

Posted October 3, 2016 by Katharina McFarland

Our nation today faces unprecedented threats to its sovereignty, both domestically and internationally.

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Army issues new guidance on rolling, cuffing sleeves

Posted September 28, 2016 by

Army photograph Authorized wear of ACU sleeves (clockwise from top left): Sleeves rolled camouflage in, sleeves rolled camouflage out, sleeves cuffed under once for field, sleeves cuffed under twice, sleeves cuffed out twice. Of course, sleeves can always be worn down as well (not shown). Uniform sleeves can now be rolled either with camouflage facing…

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