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Army researchers developing high-performance, lightweight helmet

Army researchers developing high-performance, lightweight helmet

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Army researchers in Massachusetts are developing technology that may soon yield a lightweight combat helmet that provides more protection than anything ever fielded.

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Army to field Squad Designated Marksman Rifle in September

Army to field Squad Designated Marksman Rifle in September

| June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The new Squad Designated Marksman Rifle, or SDM-R, is scheduled to be fielded at the brigade level starting in September, according to the Program Executive Office Soldier.

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For 8th TSC divers, excavating underwater tombs is a solemn, honorable duty

For 8th TSC divers, excavating underwater tombs is a solemn, honorable duty

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Full of sediment from the bottom of the sea, a gray metal basket slowly rose out of the turquoise water. While it appeared to only contain muck, it offered hope to the U.S. military divers waiting to inspect its contents.

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New changes announced to Army retention bonuses, kickers

New changes announced to Army retention bonuses, kickers

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Officials released new guidance Tuesday (May 15) on the Army’s Selective Retention Bonus Program, which includes first-ever bonuses up to $52,000 for those who reenlist for critical Security Forces Assistance Brigade positions.

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Retired Soldiers bolstering Army recruiting efforts

Retired Soldiers bolstering Army recruiting efforts

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

A generation gap hasn’t stopped the Army’s retired community from using its circles of influence to help the service gain new recruits. As Army Recruiting Command continues its push toward its 2018 recruitment goals, it has increasingly turned toward retired Soldiers for help.

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Barracks program aims to improve Soldier’s quality of life

Barracks program aims to improve Soldier’s quality of life

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management has recently implemented a new barracks program to improve quality of life of unaccompanied Soldiers, increase leadership accountability of daily operations, and optimize available resources.

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Secretary of the Army fully focused on SHARP

Secretary of the Army fully focused on SHARP

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Shortly after Dr. Mark Esper was sworn in as the 23rd Secretary of the Army in November, he said he had one pressing priority in mind during his first days in office: Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP.

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Basic training might be lengthened, says Army secretary

Basic training might be lengthened, says Army secretary

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Army wants Soldiers who complete basic combat training and advanced individual training to be ready to deploy “on day one” once they reach their units, said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper.

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Hawaii Army Weekly goes from dual status to online only

Hawaii Army Weekly goes from dual status to online only

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The newspaper you’re currently holding is the last print edition of the Hawaii Army Weekly. After more than 50 years, the HAW is coming to an end.

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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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