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Army recognizes best Lean Six Sigma initiatives

Saving millions of dollars, the recipients of this year's Lean Six Sigma excellence awards reduced processing times, improved health of the force and increased readiness.

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Army simulator provides readiness to drone flight crews

An advanced Army simulator is reducing risks and saving costs at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center.

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First gender-integrated infantry one station unit training graduates

Over the last 18 months, the U.S. Army at Fort Benning has trained and graduated its first female Ranger course students, its first female Armor officers, and on May 19, 2017, the Army graduated its first gender-integrated Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT).

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Commanders expect contractors to deliver capability, say leaders

When a commander needs a capability, there's an expectation that the contractor hired to provide that capability "is going to come trained to be able to execute that mission and step up immediately, just like it's a tank company or some other entity that can hit the ground running," said Jay T. Carr.

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Move over, Humvee. Army shows off a new ride

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) was displayed May 2 at Fort Eustis, Va., attracting a stream of curious on-lookers. That's understandable.


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New Hunter, Killer platform undergoes testing at MFIX 2017

Posted  April 15, 2017

As technology advances, so too does the need for Soldiers to be able to multitask without forfeiting their primary duty. With new multi-domain platforms, the Army hopes to give Soldiers the equipment to handle the added responsibility.

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Army CID extends opportunity for commissioned officers from any MOS to become warrant officer special agents

Posted  April 7, 2017

QUANTICO, Va. — On the heels of 15 officers recently resigning their commission to transition into the warrant officer ranks as a U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) special agent, the Army has extended the application deadline to May 15, 2017 for the next round of motivated applicants willing to pursue careers as federal agents…

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Doctor Glassey, Drumstick teach community about animals, safety

Posted  April 7, 2017

FORT IRWIN Calif. — It’s hard to say who is more of a Fort Irwin icon, Dr. Glassey or his owl Drumstick. “I got Drumstick 28 years ago. He had been hit by a car and needed to have his wing amputated,” said Dr. Michael Glassey, a medical entomologist, who has worked as a contractor…

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Beginning of a tradition

Posted  April 7, 2017

Every morning, hundreds of Fort Irwin community members drive past the famous “Painted Rocks” that sit just outside of the installations front gate. Most people know that the distinctive unit insignia represents the units that have completed training rotations at the National Training Center. However, not everyone knows how the tradition started, and that not…

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Office offers legal assistance, special victim counsel services

Posted  April 7, 2017

As many of us have found out the hard way, the civilian world keeps moving even after we have signed on the dotted line, raised our hands, and taken our oath to protect and defend the Constitution of United States.  Unfortunately, what happens in the civilian world doesn’t always stay in the civilian world, and…

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