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Futures Command aims to tap into innovative culture

Futures Command aims to tap into innovative culture

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Army’s undersecretary hopes to “harness the energy” of entrepreneurs in the Austin area and across the country, as the Army Futures Command plans to officially open its doors later this month.

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New Army credentialing assistance program to be tested this fall

New Army credentialing assistance program to be tested this fall

| August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

A new Army Credentialing Assistance Program is set to begin a one-year limited user test in Texas this fall before a projected rollout to the entire service in fiscal year 2020.

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President signs National Defense Authorization Act, which includes 2.9 percent pay raise

President signs National Defense Authorization Act, which includes 2.9 percent pay raise

| August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Donald J. Trump signed the fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which provides for a 2.6 percent pay raise for troops, the highest increase in nine years, as well as a 3.4 percent increase fo

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Automated meal entitlement system, food trucks to improve Soldier dining experience

Automated meal entitlement system, food trucks to improve Soldier dining experience

| August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Army is phasing out its manual meal card system after decades of use. Soldiers will be able to sit down to eat sooner at dining facilities across the Army as the service fully transitions to its new automated meal entitlement code system next month.

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599th Trans. Bde. executes another quick turnaround

599th Trans. Bde. executes another quick turnaround

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 599th Transportation Brigade performed another fast turnaround in missions as they worked both Pearl Harbor and Barbers Point Harbor operations July 19 and 21.

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Soldiers should consider Survivor Benefit Plan before retiring

Soldiers should consider Survivor Benefit Plan before retiring

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Soldiers nearing retirement should consider not only where they want to live, work, or go to school after the Army, but also whether they want to participate in the Survivor Benefit Plan.

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130th Eng. Bde. Soldiers make impact overseas while building skills in Pacific

130th Eng. Bde. Soldiers make impact overseas while building skills in Pacific

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sgt. Daniel Jack Roberts had just entered the steel and wood-framed church on southern coast of Babeldaob Island, Republic of Palau, when he noticed the stench.

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Army Combat Fitness Test set to become new PT test of record in late 2020

Army Combat Fitness Test set to become new PT test of record in late 2020

| July 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Army senior leaders have approved a new strenuous fitness test designed to better prepare Soldiers for combat tasks, reduce injuries and lead to ample cost savings across the service.

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599th Trans. Bde. proves versatility w/back-to-back air- and seaport ops

599th Trans. Bde. proves versatility w/back-to-back air- and seaport ops

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Transporters from the 599th Transportation Brigade made a quick turnaround as they worked both air- and seaport missions from June 11-20.

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599th Trans. Bde. first-aid team takes life-saving on the road

599th Trans. Bde. first-aid team takes life-saving on the road

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Members of the 599th Transportation Brigade became a lot more prepared as the unit’s first-aid team took training on the road from April 28-May 9.

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