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Army Emergency Relief awards $8 million in scholarships: 3,465 students receive funds

Posted September 6, 2018 by

ARLINGTON, Va. — Three thousand four hundred and sixty-five U.S. Army Spouses and dependent children of active duty and retired Soldiers return to college this fall with 2018-2019 Army Emergency Relief (AER) scholarships. AER awarded $8 million in scholarship grants based on the financial needs of the family, with an average award of $2,300. The…

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Army researchers hope to lighten Soldiers’ battery load

Posted September 5, 2018 by David Vergun

Across all six of the Army's modernization priorities there has been a dramatic increase in demand for power as a result of the introduction of new system capabilities and prototypes that are energy hungry.

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Army contest invites winning innovators to bring AI capabilities to Soldiers

Posted August 29, 2018 by Nancy Jones-Bonbrest

The Army Rapid Capabilities Office today announced the winners of a challenge designed to identify artificial intelligence and machine learning tools that could improve the speed and accuracy of electronic warfare operations.

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Army researchers provide insights on offering feedback, commander-Soldier interaction

Posted August 29, 2018 by

Army photograph A team comprised of members from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute proposed an award-winning cognitively-inspired adaptive leadership framework that can provide intelligent decision making support for a commander delivering cost-effective feedback to followers with different levels of mission readiness. A collaborative research project between Army researchers and academia has…

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Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Posted August 15, 2018 by Kathryn Bailey

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

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WACH behavioral health team strengthen relationships with civilian counterparts

Posted August 3, 2018 by Story and Photo by Jo Garrison

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – To foster and strengthen relationships with our community partners a team of behavioral health providers, case managers and specialists from Weed Army Community Hospital toured Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Hospital to view the recently opened, 23 bed wing dedicated to servicing military personnel and first responders June 20. WACH department of…

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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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