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Practice fireworks safety year-round

Remember to practice fireworks safety year-round to avoid unnecessary injury! ...  Visit website

Tactical reconnaissance vehicle project eyes hoverbike for defense

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has been exploring the tactical reconnaissance vehicle concept as a way to get Soldiers away from ground threats. ...  Visit website

Soldiers score home run during Army Day at Nationals Park

Batter up! The Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team stepped up to the plate for Army Day, June 25. The team honored Soldiers during their ...  Visit website

Army swimmers earn 57 medals at DOD Warrior Games

Soldiers took home 17 gold, 22 silver and 18 bronze medals Saturday from the 48 swimming events at the Department of Defense Warrior Games. ...  Visit website

Infantry division participates in Exercise Combined Resolve IV

After nearly a month of training, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, the regionally-aligned brigade to Europe, used all of its knowledge gained from previous training ...  Visit website

West Point welcomes future cadets on R-day

Every year, typically on the last Monday in June, about 1,300 future members of the corps of cadets gather at Thayer Hall for their first ...  Visit website

Amputee Army athlete defeats injuries with willpower

Warrior Game athlete Sgt. 1st Class Michael Smith said being injured was "probably the best thing" that ever happened to him, and it made him ...  Visit website

Army researcher invents new ways for intelligence analysts to visualize, interact with information

Army researchers are improving how computers manage a myriad of images, which will help analysts across the DOD intelligence community. ...  Visit website

Dailey explains changes to Best Warrior competition

This year's Best Warrior competition has been revamped and moved to Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, to enable more stressors that resemble combat conditions. ...  Visit website

McHugh: Warrior Games athletes are 'awe-inspiring'

Army Secretary John M. McHugh visited with Army athletes competing in the Warrior Games, June 23, and said the event goes far beyond competition and ...  Visit website

Infantryman takes silver in DOD Warrior Games shot put

During his inaugural competition at the Department of Defense Warrior Games track and field events, veteran Army infantryman Spc. Haywood Range III earned the silver ...  Visit website

Service members support Kosovo peacekeeping mission

The 1st Battalion, 252nd Armor Regiment deployed to Kosovo, June 9, as part of the 30th Armor Brigade Combat Team to conduct a peacekeeping mission, ...  Visit website

Re-purposed chutes save Special Operation Command money

We are becoming a disposable society; one where it is easier to buy a new printer then buying the expensive ink cartridges. The U.S. Army ...  Visit website

Odierno thanks Army Arlington Ladies for their dedication

About 40 Army Arlington Ladies gathered, June 19, on the front porch of "Quarters One" for a reception honoring those who ensure that no Soldier ...  Visit website

Defense secretary to visit Army's Grafenwoehr training area

Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Germany, Estonia and Belgium this week to hold bilateral and multilateral meetings with European defense ministers and to ...  Visit website

US tanks flown across Europe for training

M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks were flown, via a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Burgas, Bulgaria, where they ...  Visit website

Army basketball team beats UK, 36-31, heads to semifinals

The Army wheelchair basketball team dominated the United Kingdom for most of its first playoff game, winning 36-31, during the Department of Defense Warrior Games, ...  Visit website

US, Italian signaleers conduct bilateral communications training

Signaleers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade and the Italian 8th Parachute Assault Engineer Regiment, conducted joint communications training in Legnago, Italy, June 16. ...  Visit website

Army South, partner armies work together to develop enlisted leaders

More than 20 senior enlisted leaders from Brazil and Colombia visited Fort Benning, Georgia, and Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, June 14-25 to discuss increasing ...  Visit website

Multi-sport star credits DOD Warrior Games for re-instilling resilience

Army veteran Staff Sgt. Randi Gavell credits the Department of Defense Warrior Games for re-instilling resilience in wounded warriors. ...  Visit website

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