Trainee finds life lessons, assistance as a homeless Army recruit

Adjusting to life as a trainee at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., can be tough. The long ruck marches alone are enough to test the...

Sports Heroes Who Served: Heisman Trophy winners served during World War...

Sports stories generally lend themselves to superlatives. A story about back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners from West Point who served in World War II and...

Army preps Strykers for laser combat shoot-off

Offering a silent shot with unlimited rounds, laser weapons have long been the “next big thing” coming to the battlefield. Now, “next” is finally here. As...

Face of Defense: From N.Y.’s Finest to special warfare airman

New Jersey Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Bill Reed Job Title:Tactical Air Control Party Craftsman Hometown:Babylon, New York Stationed:Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, New Jersey Unit:227th Air...

Remembering Christmases past, major military events

On Christmas Day every year, many Americans relax and enjoy time with their families. For many of our troops, though, it can be a...

After tragedy, former Honor Guard members dedicate docuseries in mentor’s memory

Color flushed into Sgt. Adam Dickmyer’s face as he breathed heavily. Through tinted sunglasses he sternly gazed at Spec. Ethan Morse, a Soldier of...

Army looks to improve quadrotor drone performance

When an aircraft veers upwards too much, the decrease in lift and increase in drag may cause the vehicle to suddenly plummet. Known as...

Three NTC officers a part of Army’s return of Brevet Promotions

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Three Soldiers at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin are a part of 225 brevet promotions, a move the...

In 2019 Spouse Survey, 70 percent report good, better finances

The Defense Department just released the results of the 2019 Survey of Active Duty Spouses. The survey is conducted every two years, and this year's...

DOD’s annual housing satisfaction survey begins soon

W. Jordan Gillis, assistant secretary of defense for sustainment and the Defense Department's chief housing officer, is inviting DOD housing residents to participate in...

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