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Laser weapons bring sharp advantages to the battlefield

The Army and Navy are increasingly incorporating laser weapons on a limited number of platforms and training exercises, according to Matthew Ketner, branch chief of the High Energy Laser Controls and Integration Directorate at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Virginia.

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ATACMS ready to test-fire at White Sands Missile Range

Field Artillery Soldiers will soon be ready to test-fire the modernized Army Tactical Missile System at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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Invisible War: ‘Dagger’ brigade’s electronic warfare Soldiers prove concept at NTC

During their recent rotation at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, consolidated their cyber electromagnetic activities' (CEMA) electronic warfare (EW) Soldiers into a front-line force that engaged the opposition on a less-traditional battlefield.

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Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Serving as "test drives" for possible Army systems of the future, prototypes are playing an increasingly vital role as a natural bridge between emerging technologies and more mature solutions that are part of official programs of record.

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End strength increase to save units, fill shortfalls

The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, part of the 25th Infantry Division in Alaska, was all but shut down before recently receiving a reprieve.


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Military Spouses Showcase Their Handmade Creations and Grow a Community of Entrepreneurs

Posted  May 5, 2017

Much as the name suggests, Kaleidoscope Crafts and Creations (KCC) is filled with a variety of handmade items from sewing to woodwork, crochet to etched glass. All the items are made by members of the community, mostly military spouses. The store has been thriving since its establishment in 2015, when it was opened by a…

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Month of the military child Spring Fling celebration

Posted  May 5, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — After posting the National colors Fort Irwin’s Boy and Girl Scouts of America surrounded the Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey D. Broadwater, as he kneeled amongst them reading the Month of the Military Child Installation Proclamation, in an opening ceremony dedicated to military children, at Jack Rabbit Park, on April 15….

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Message of Holocaust survivor and his liberator: Never forget

Posted  May 1, 2017

Army photograph Holocaust survivors rejoice as the Army’s 45th Infantry Division liberates about 30,000 prisoners at Dachau, Germany, April 1945. Ernest Gross, 19, was in a long line of other prisoners awaiting certain death in the Dachau gas chambers and crematorium that lay ahead. He did not care. All but two brothers and a sister…

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It’s time to move past incremental modernization in aviation, says major general

Posted  May 1, 2017

The Army must move past incremental modernization to existing systems and make the leap forward to new capabilities if it wants to maintain overmatch against adversaries, said Maj. Gen. Robert Marion.

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Better communication with industry key to improving contracting, says ACC commander

Posted  April 28, 2017

War fighters are best supported by giving them what they need to fight in a timely manner, said Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson.

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