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Army explores 3-D printing’s future applications for Soldiers, force

A Soldier heads back to camp, grabs a power bar and unloads his gear. The power bar, which was "printed" minutes earlier, contains all the nutrients his body currently needs, according to sensors that are embedded in his uniform.

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Plans underway for the release of more Army mobile apps

The Army is picking up the pace to make more training mobile applications available for Soldiers' smartphones and computer tablets.

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311th ESC Brigades conduct joint operations

Brig. Gen. David Elwell, 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command commanding general, visited Col. Toni Glover, 650th Regional Support Group commander, and Col. Chris Barra, 304th Sustainment Brigade commander, at the Fort Irwin National Training Center Nov. 17-20.

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U.S. service members mark Thanksgiving serving on global missions

While the vast majority of Americans will be sitting down with family for a Thanksgiving feast, hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members will be on guard around the world, ensuring their fellow citizens enjoy a day of peace. 

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Soldiers, researchers test prototype uniforms during Combined Resolve VII

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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Air Force

DM’s Dragons bring thunder to Green Flag 17-01

Posted  October 14, 2016

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum An Airman assigned to 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., prepares an A-10 Thunderbolt II to participate in Green Flag 17-01 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 4, 2016. During exercise execution, Green Flag staff direct, monitor and instruct visiting units in…

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Army patents new blast debris protective harness

Posted  October 14, 2016

Engineers and designers at the Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center have patented a new design for a harness that protects its wearer from blast debris.

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Health & Safety

Here are the details on the new combat tourniquet

Posted  October 12, 2016

Makers of the Combat Application Tourniquet™ have updated the design of the widely used tourniquet. The update has resulted in two different versions of the tourniquet currently in use in the field.

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Responsibilities of NCOs will grow, say leaders

Posted  October 7, 2016

Noncommissioned officers will play an increasingly significant role in the Army, said Command Sgt. Maj. Scott C. Schroeder.

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Milley: Army on cusp of profound, fundamental change

Posted  October 7, 2016

The future of the Army may not involve divisions, corps, tanks or Bradley fighting vehicles, said the Army's chief of staff. And that future isn't 100 years away, or even 50. It's only about 25 to 30 years away.

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