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June 22, 2017

Army Bandsman Follows Family Tradition

Saxophonist Army Sgt. Charles Moncayo has been with the band for a few years now, first while they were stationed at Fort Wainwright and now at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, the 9th Army Band's new home.

June 21, 2017

Army Scientists Hope Space Experiment Unlocks Clues to Bone Healing

Scientists at the U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research at Fort Detrick, Maryland, are hoping to determine how bones heal in microgravity, based on an experiment that launched to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX in February and returned to earth aboard SpaceX's Dragon cargo craft in March.

June 16, 2017

NASA Selects Army Surgeon for Astronaut Training

How many lifetimes does it take to become a soldier, pilot, doctor -- and an astronaut?

June 13, 2017

Vietnam Veteran to Receive Medal of Honor in White House Ceremony

President Donald J. Trump will award the Medal of Honor to former Army Spc. 5 James C. McCloughan for conspicuous gallantry during the Vietnam War in a July 31 ceremony at the White House.

June 13, 2017

Face of Defense: Army Paratrooper Recalls Childhood in Iraq

Army Sgt. Ali Alsaeedy, an Iraq native and a paratrooper assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, is a superb soldier who expresses his gratitude for the opportunity to serve his adopted country. "I cannot put into words how I feel, landing the opportunity during the mid-2000s to becoming a citizen, a soldier deployed to my hometown and a Ranger," he said.

June 2, 2017

U.S., Japanese, South Korean Army Leaders Discuss Security Cooperation

Army Gen. Robert B. Brown, U.S. Army Pacific commander, held a security cooperation meeting with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts ahead of the 2017 Land Forces in the Pacific Symposium.

June 1, 2017

Army's First Muslim Division-Level Chaplain Serves All Faiths

Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Khallid Shabazz, who recently became the Army's first division-level Muslim chaplain and previously served as an enlisted soldier as well as a Christian, employs those experiences in providing evenhanded advice and counsel to all.

May 30, 2017

Virtual Trainer Assists Soldiers’ Readiness in Kosovo

The Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactical Trailer is being used to train soldiers whether deployed to far-away lands or at home station stateside.

May 30, 2017

Face of Defense: Former Army Mechanic Becomes Chaplain, Serves Soldiers

Army Chaplain (Capt.) Steven De Haan once worked as a military mechanic, but he now serves soldiers in search of spiritual support. De Haan joined the Army in 2001 as a mechanic, and spent 11 years in maintenance. However, he said God had a different plan for him.

May 27, 2017

USMA Creates Soldiers Who Are Best When Times Are Worst, Mattis Says

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke at the U.S. Military Academy graduation and commissioning, telling the West Point graduating class of 2017 that it was a great honor to be present at one of the nation’s foundational keystones.

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