June 15, 2018
Fort Bragg Air Assault School Teaches Soldiers, Civilians the Ropes
FORT BRAGG, N.C. —
The U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition tests soldiers’ physical endurance, mental agility and tactical proficiency in a host of essential skills. Rappelling is one of those at the Deglopper Air Assault School here.
June 13, 2018
Assistance Brigade Adds ‘Extensive Tactical Depth’ in Afghanistan, Commander Says
As it nears the 100th day of its deployment in Afghanistan, the highly trained and specialized 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade for the NATO Resolute Support mission is seeing results, the brigade’s commander said.
May 8, 2018
U.S. Soldiers Receive Medals From Guatemala’s Government
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. —
Three U.S. soldiers have been recognized by the president of Guatemala in Puerto San Jose for their acts of brotherhood and friendship.
Oct. 13, 2017
DoD Announces Policies Affecting Foreign Nationals Entering Military
The Defense Department is releasing two policies that will affect foreign nationals entering the military or who are already in the military, the DoD’s chief of accessions said.
Sept. 7, 2017
California Guard Heads Out to Fight Fires, Assist With Hurricane Irma
SACRAMENTO, Calif. —
California National Guard soldiers are heading out to the Salmon-August Complex Fire near Etna, the Mission Fire near Oakhurst and others are preparing to head to Florida to assist authorities in anticipation of Hurricane Irma.
Sept. 1, 2017
Hawaii National Guard Hazmat Specialists Sharpen Skills
PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY BARKING SANDS, Hawaii —
Hazmat specialists from the Hawaii National Guard’s 93rd Civil Support Team, brought their unique capabilities to participate in Kauai County Exercise 2017, Aug. 28-30.
Aug. 30, 2017
Soldiers From Across Pacific Participate in Best Medic Competition
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. —
Sixteen of the Army’s top medics from across the Pacific region gathered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 21-25 for Regional Health Command Pacific’s Best Medic competition.
Bobsledder Drives for Perfection as Winter Olympics Approach
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. —
Army Sgt. Nick Cunningham, who is both a driver on the U.S. Men's Bobsled National Team and a soldier with the New York Army National Guard, is training now at Lake Placid, N.Y., and hoping to represent the United States in the XXIII Olympic Winter Games this February in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
July 5, 2017
Soldier Represents Team, Women at Warrior Games
Proud to represent the Army and female service members, Army veteran Michelle Sanchez breaks personal records and aims for gold during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games.
July 3, 2017
Army Athletes Smash Track Records at Warrior Games
Medically retired soldiers Spc. Michael Stephens and Sgt. 1st Class Adam Blow proved they know the less-dangerous meaning of the word explosive, as Blow guided Stephens to record-breaking times during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games.