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Army Commanders Will Soon Be Able to Track 'Risky Behavior' Trends Across the Service

A U.S. Army military policeman demonstrates how to properly place handcuffs on an individual at United States Army Garrison Benelux, Belgium, in January 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Pierre-Etienne Courtejoie) The Army is fielding a sophisticated new computer dashboard tool this month that’s designed to help commanders track their soldiers’ risky behaviors…
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Legendary WWII Jungle Fighters Finally Have the Congressional Gold Medal

In this April 3, 1944 photo, a jungle fighting outfit known as “Merrill’s Marauders,” pose for a photo in North Burma, now known as Myanmar. The World War II unit that spent months marching and fighting behind enemy lines in Burma has been approved to receive Congress’ highest honor. (AP Photo/File) President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill authorizing the…
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Combat Support: The Army Looks to Field Better Sports Bras

Master Sergeant Jessica Alicea-Cavezza conducts a Jumpmaster Pre-Inspection on Capt. Sara Roger prior to an airborne operation at Camp Mackall, North Carolina March 25, 2019. (U.S. Army/K. Kassens) The Army is surveying female soldiers to help pick the best sports bras on…
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Army Field-Testing Quieter Drones to Avoid Enemy Detection

Modernization officials recently began equipping combat units with prototypes of the FTUAS for field-testing. (U.S. Army) Army aviation officials recently provided an update on the service’s field-testing of its next-generation drone aircraft program, a key…
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The National Museum of the US Army Finally Has an Opening Date

National Museum of the United States Army. Army photo by Duane Lempke The story of the American soldier will finally have a home for the telling when the National Museum of the United States Army opens on Veterans Day. Exhibits will include Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s famous cap; the “tinpot” helmet worn by World War I Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Alvin York; and a WWII Sherman…
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Army Captain Arrested, Charged with Murder in the Death of Fellow Fort Bliss Officer

Cars wait to enter Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, Tuesday Sept. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca) AUSTIN, Texas — An Army captain has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of another captain at Fort Bliss with whom she had a romantic relationship, local police said. Capt. Clevy Muchette Nelson-Royster, 27, is the second person charged with murder in the death of Capt.
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