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What is the Special Victims’ Counsel Program?

Posted August 3, 2018 by

Sexual assault is one of the most pressing and difficult issues in today’s Army.  Combating this serious problem within our ranks is as complicated as it is critical.  As part of the Army’s efforts to combat sexual assault within our ranks, the Special Victims’ Counsel Program (SVCP) was developed to strengthen our support of victims…

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How the Army is training for the digital conflict

Posted August 3, 2018 by emmauribe

Cyber will undoubtedly be part of any future conflict and the Army is looking to bolster the role of cyber in exercise scenarios. Most notably, the National Training Center at Fort Irwin — working with Army headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command, as well as Forces Command — is experimenting with how to insert cyber capabilities…

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Army Futures Command to build on 3 pillars ‘to ensure we can fight and win’

Posted July 20, 2018 by David Vergun

"We'll potentially be in a near-peer fight in the near future ... and it will be a difficult fight," said Lt. Gen. Paul A. Ostrowski, during an Association of the U.S. Army breakfast in Arlington, Va., July 18.

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LTC Walters shows the power within through Army Medicine

Posted July 6, 2018 by Story and Photo by Jo Garrison

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Lt. Col. Katrina E. Walters attended the annual Joint Women Leadership Symposium, themed “The Power Within You,”  as a guest speaker on the healthcare panel at San Diego Convention Center, June 21. “This was an amazing opportunity. It was very humbling to be on a panel with Brig. Gen. [Jill] Faris,…

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Using the SCRA to terminate your lease early

Posted July 6, 2018 by By Capt. Michael A. Salvucci

With PCS season upon us, we at the Legal Assistance Office would like to provide some important information regarding a service member’s landlord-tenant relationship.  If you have received PCS orders, and in some circumstances even if you have not (more on that below), you are entitled to terminate your residential lease early.    Section 3955…

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Strong B.A.N.D.S 2018 topped the charts with participants

Posted July 6, 2018 by

SAN ANTONIO, Texas ­— The end of May marked the wrap up of the annual Army Strong B.A.N.D.S fitness campaign. With a focus on balance, activity, nutrition, determination, and strength, the program brought in staggering numbers. Sixty-eight garrison locations held a total of 394 programs with a whopping number of 69,807 participants who joined the…

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Youth Leadership Forum gives Army teens a voice

Posted July 6, 2018 by By Susan A. Merkner

Nearly 100 teenage Army dependents have gathered recently in Massachusetts for the second annual World Wide Youth Leadership Forum. This gathering of teens from around the world is designed to foster communications between Army teens and Army leadership regarding the most important issues teens encounter in society. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Army…

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Army researchers looking to neurostimulation to enhance, accelerate Soldiers’ abilities

Posted June 13, 2018 by Gary Sheftick

Neurostimulation is not actually a process the Army intends to use for creating "super Soldiers." However, Army researchers have been experimenting with it as a means to accelerate training.

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The Army Vision: Behind the 10-year plan to help the Army win today’s and tomorrow’s battles

Posted June 6, 2018 by Daniel Torok

In 1973, as the draft ended and America withdrew from Vietnam, the Army made it a priority to catch and keep the technological edge in weapons and equipment -- setting up the formation of Training and Doctrine Command and Forces Command.

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Airborne engineers enter digital age

Posted May 14, 2018 by Staff Sgt. James Bonnington

Army Airborne Engineers will soon begin fielding digital systems that maximize their efficiency, increase situational awareness and potentially save lives during earth moving operations in hostile environments.

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