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HRC leaders discuss program changes, promotions

Posted February 24, 2017 by Sgt. David Beckstrom

Retention control points, promotions and noncommissioned officer evaluation reports were among the topics discussed during the Human Resources Command Road Show sessions at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Feb. 15. During the HRC Road Show, senior leaders from the Human Resources Command are traveling from installation to installation to discuss changes to current programs and initiatives….

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U.S. Army photo by Sgt. David Edge FORT IRWIN, Calif. — A Trooper from Killer Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, observes the movement of elements of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, during the Blackhorse Regiment’s defense of the Whale Gap in the National Training Center, May 7, 2017. The…

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Supervised autonomy the goal in Army aviation, says major general

Posted September 15, 2017 by David Vergun

With all of the publicity surrounding autonomous cars in America, people might wonder if autonomous aircraft or unmanned aerial systems are to follow, particularly in the military.

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New battery technology saves Soldiers time, money on the battlefield

Posted January 24, 2018 by Kathryn Bailey,

Twenty years ago, one phone call between two Army engineers led to a cost-effective lithium-ion battery solution for what was then an up-and-coming guided missile system.

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New directive: officers must be vetted before promotions are confirmed

Posted August 24, 2016 by C. Todd Lopez

Army photograph by C. Todd Lopez A new change to Army regulations ensures that officers selected by boards for promotion meet the standards for exemplary conduct laid out in U.S. law, before their names are forwarded to the Secretary of the Army. A change to Army regulations now requires that the Army determine the suitability…

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Army partners with finance guru to offer free financial advice to Soldiers

Posted January 6, 2017 by By Sean Kimmons

The Army has enlisted the help of personal finance expert Suze Orman to educate Soldiers and their families on money matters so they don’t fall victim to predatory loans, mounting credit card debt or other financial issues. Orman, a best-selling author and television personality, plans to offer her services free of charge to Soldiers, including…

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Army Corps of Engineers making ‘significant progress’ in cleanups

Posted April 3, 2017 by David Vergun

The Army Corps of Engineers has made "significant progress" in the cleanup of chemicals, toxins, radiation and other types of pollution at 5,357 sites across the United States, according to Lt. General Todd T. Semonite.

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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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Ellsworth airmen take part in Green Flag 18-1

Posted October 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Tomas Karol

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol A B-1 Bomber takes off from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., to participate in Green Flag exercise 18-1 on Oct. 18, 2017. Green Flag is a joint training exercise held 10 times a year at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. that tests aircrew and maintainer’s war…

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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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