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Army flies ‘hoverbike’ prototype

The Army Research Laboratory and industry partners demonstrated the flying capabilities of a unique rectangular-shaped quadcopter during a visit from Department of Defense officials Jan. 10.

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Bonuses, incentives to retain Soldiers amid push for million-strong force

With the total Army tasked to expand by 28,000 troops this year, the service hopes to retain quality Soldiers with incentives, such as cash bonuses up to $10,000 for extensions, the Army's top enlisted member said Jan. 12.

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New munitions replace cluster bomb rounds that pose danger to civilians

Officials hope a new artillery warhead that will replace a cluster-bomb round could help eliminate unwanted casualties in the future.

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Army charts a course toward blended retirement in 2018

Beginning January 2018, a new Department of Defense enterprise-wide retirement system will go into effect.

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Army implements new fitness standards for recruits and MOS transfers

On Jan. 3, the Army began administering the Occupational Physical Assessment Test, or OPAT, to all recruits to assess their fitness for military occupational specialties.


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Army

Soldiers, researchers test prototype uniforms during Combined Resolve VII

Posted  November 23, 2016

U.S. Army researchers who are developing a wool-based fabric blend are aiming to improve combat uniforms while also boosting U.S. manufacturing jobs.

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Local

Native-American vets to bring fresh produce, healing to LA food desert

Posted  November 23, 2016

Once upon a time, the oak-tree-lined Los Angeles River meandered for 48 miles from Simi Hills to the Pacific Ocean. Native Tongva people collected acorns along the banks, fished for chinook and salmon and drank the water.

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Events

11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, National Training Center celebrate National Native American Heritage Month

Posted  November 22, 2016

Army photograph by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski Lt. Col. Rod Morgan (left), commander, 2nd Squadron, 11thArmored Cavalry Regiment, and Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Holmes (right), senior enlisted advisor, 2nd Sqdn, 11th ACR, presented Lupe Lopez and the Red Boy Native Dance Troupe, awards of recognition and appreciation for their participation in the National Training Center and…

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Army chief of staff visits NTC

Posted  November 22, 2016

Army photograph by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski Gen. Mark A. Milley, Chief of Staff of the Army, meets with 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Leaders in the box at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif, Nov. 6, 2016. Milley spoke to officers and Soldiers alike, offering insight about the future of the Army, the importance of…

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Veterans

Army veterans recall their service in Korea and Vietnam

Posted  November 15, 2016

First-hand recollections from a few who served.

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