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Joint Personal Effects Depot honors the fallen

Joint Personal Effects Depot honors the fallen

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

In an effort to provide some sense of comfort to the families of those who perished that September day, the U.S. Army Human Resources Command established the Joint Personal Effects Depot at present day Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, in Arlington, Virginia.

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Acting Secretary of Army visits Puerto Rico

Acting Secretary of Army visits Puerto Rico

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy visited Puerto Rico, Oct. 19, to assess damage to the island and to visit Soldiers assisting with recovery operations.

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Gray PT uniform disappearing as wear-out deadline looms

Gray PT uniform disappearing as wear-out deadline looms

| September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Story and photo by David Vergun Army News Service FORT MEADE, Maryland — Just five months ago, about half of the Soldiers participating in organized physical fitness training, here, were seen wearing the gray Improved Physical Fitness Uniform. On the morning of Sept. 14, inside the Gaffney Field House and outside track, there were only […]

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75th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal honored

75th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal honored

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

It had been 75 years since Soldiers from the U.S. Army stepped on the shores of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands during the Second World War.

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8th TSC EOD techs support Mine Action Training Center in Vietnam

8th TSC EOD techs support Mine Action Training Center in Vietnam

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Soldiers from across U.S. Army-Pacific, including explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) technicians from the 303rd Ordnance Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, in conjunction with Golden West Humanitarian Foundation, held a closing ceremony and certificate presentation for 11 Vietnam Mine Action Training Center students on July 27.

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President awards Medal of Honor to former combat medic

President awards Medal of Honor to former combat medic

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

President Donald J. Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to former Spc. 5 James McCloughan during a White House ceremony, here, July 31.

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Suit of future could feature ‘pulleys and gears’

Suit of future could feature ‘pulleys and gears’

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thanks to a new “suit” being developed by the Department of Defense-funded Warrior Web program, future Soldiers will be able to march longer, carry heavier gear and improve mental sharpness.

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Criminal Investigation Division warns to beware of online scams

Criminal Investigation Division warns to beware of online scams

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is once again warning Soldiers and the Army community to be on the lookout for “online scams” where criminals will try a myriad of tactics where unsuspecting victims can lose money, have their identity stolen, be extorted or have their photographs posted without consent.

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SMA ensures Soldiers are educated, fit to fight and smiling

SMA ensures Soldiers are educated, fit to fight and smiling

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

With the tables cleared, chairs folded and the floor vacuumed, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey was among the last people still inside a banquet hall after a ceremony at this secluded Mojave Desert training base.

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Jungle operations challenges mental, physical readiness

Jungle operations challenges mental, physical readiness

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Not everyone survives here in the jungle. It’s not that they get eaten by tigers or crocodiles, it’s just that they aren’t cut out for the environment. As a result, they end up dropping out.

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