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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers May Have Spilled More Than 470 Gallons of Oil Into the Columbia River. The Corps does not know where the oil went. Columbia River hydropower has drawn the eye of cryptocurrency miners. A dozen of them are seeking to open industrial-sized mines in The Dalles, Ore. Engineers
Security Force Assistance Brigades are opportunities for highly skilled Soldiers to join professional formations whose core mission is to train, assist, accompany and enable operations with allied and partner nations in order to develop their security force capabilities. Security Force Assistance Brigades ...

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, U.S. Army veteran Hector Barajas, who was deported, poses for a portrait in his office at the Deported Veterans Support House, nicknamed "the bunker" in Tijuana, Mexico.... (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File) ... Army
Airbus has been contracted to deliver 51 Safran avionics-equipped UH-72A Lakotas to the U.S. Army. Photo courtesy of Safran. The U.S. Army has awarded two contracts to Airbus Helicopters to deliver a total of 51 UH-72A Lakotas, on which Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA supplies ...

89-year-old U.S. Army Airborne veteran Burgess Loar of Ovid, holds the Purple Heart Medal he received, Monday, March 26, 2018, at Ovid Healthcare Center in Ovid, during a ceremony in front of family, friends, fellow residents, and Ovid Healthcare Center staff where he resides. He earned the ... US Army
In future high-end conflicts, strategic mobility and tactical agility will be critical to U.S. Army operations. Based largely in the Continental United States, Army units will have to be moved by air and sea long distances to the theater of conflict. Once in theater, these units will have to be constantly on the move ... US Army
The US Army's Culture, Regional Expertise, and Language Management Office last year released a relatively even-handed study analyzing the drivers behind the current geopolitical tensions between the US and Russia, I recently found out. (Due to Nafeez Ahmed publishing an excellent piece on the ... US Army
During the 2016 campaign, then-Candidate Trump distinguished himself because he rejected the failed status-quo policies of the post-9/11 world. His anti-establishment message resonated strongly with Americans and catapulted him to the White House. Trump's selection on Thursday of John Bolton to ... US Army
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (AP) – Army officials say an incident involving a man who barricaded himself inside a home on a U.S. Army installation has been resolved after a 17-hour standoff. People living on four streets surrounding the home had to spend the night elsewhere as a precautionary ... US Army
A sniper team engages targets from the top of a building facade during the U.S. Army Special Operations Command International Sniper Competitition at Fort Bragg. [Sgt. Derek Hamilton/U.S. Army]. Hide caption. A Special Forces Sniper Course instructor observes the targets the member of a two-man ... US Army
Our favorite low-ass bridge is back in the news, boys! Who is the unlucky victim this time? The United States Army, of course. Look, the U.S. Army might be formidable in other parts of the world, but not against this bridge. New and delicious video footage surfaced earlier this month, showing a U.S. Army ... US Army
Dennis Wille, the Army G-3 strategic program chief for U.S. Army Europe, told an audience March 21 at the Booz Allen Hamilton Directed Energy Summit in Washington, that over the weekend the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment supported by the 7th Army Training Command and the Fires Center of ... US Army
We have detailed all of these potential benefits of railguns in the past but usually in terms of how the Navy could employ such a system, not a land-centric force like the United States Army. But in actuality, the Army has just as much if not a greater need for railgun technology. If anything else, it would give the ... US Army

While the US Army has an exceptional force to win the nation's wars, it lacks the ability to stabilize areas after conflict abates. Wars to dominate or impose the will of the United States on another state through pure military might comprises a diminishing segment of warfare and fails to consider all aspects of conflict, especially ... US Army
The Army's new Long-Range Precision Fires modernization effort is looking at how to increase the range of cannon artillery among a variety of other efforts. (Spc. Gabrielle Weaver/U.S. Army). WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army will demonstrate Long-Range Precision Fires technology from a precision-strike ... US Army
An Avenger fires a Stinger missile during Artemis Strike, a live-fire exercise at the NATO Missile Firing Installation off the coast of Crete, Greece, on Nov. 6, 2017. (Sgt. 1st Class Jason Epperson/U.S. Army). WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army plans to choose an interim solution to meet a much-needed Short ... US Army
NC Criminal Justice Major, Aspiring US Army Officer Shot While in SC. The criminal justice major and ... He received his airborne certification last year, with aspirations of being commissioned as a second lieutenant into the United States Army upon graduation, according to the University. “The University ... US Army
The heads of the U.S. Army say they “won't stand for delays” on the multiservice Future Vertical Lift program, despite a re-phasing in the fiscal 2019 . ... Register now for free access to "U.S. Army Leadership 'Won't Stand' For Future Vertical Lift Delays" and other premium content selected daily by our editors ... US Army
Sharpshooters from all Army components took part in the U.S. Army Small Arms Championship. The event takes place at Fort Benning, Georgia and is organized by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit stationed at the Fort. Soldiers compete in Cadet, Novice, Open and Pro classes based on their experience. US Army
WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - The platoon of Army Special Operations soldiers was on a routine night patrol in eastern Afghanistan when one of them suddenly opened fire on what looked to the others to be a bush. The bush, it turned out, had been obscuring a militant fighter. He was detectable only to the ... US Army
St. Patrick's Day is ostensibly a religious occasion that is also intended to celebrate the accomplishments and culture of the Irish people, though in the US it's long been bastardized into quasi-synonymity with drunken debauchery. The US Army's official social media team apparently decided that this year's ... US Army
Marvilla was drafted into the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942, shortly after celebrating his wedding. Overseas he was assigned as a clerk typist, writing letters of condolences to the families of the men that did not make it home. Speaking multiple languages, he also worked as an interpreter for U.S. troops to ... US Army
The U.S. Army has awarded Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company, an additional $34 million to continue supplying its ballistic helmet of the future. The Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS) – which Popular Mechanics described as straight out of science fiction – uses advanced materials, an ultramodern ... US Army
The My Lai Massacre of March 16, 1968 claimed the lives of 504 Vietnamese civilians slaughtered by US army soldiers from Charlie Company of the 1st Battalion of the 20th Infantry Regiment in about four hours. The truth about the hideous crime found its way out due to pictures taken by a US army ... US Army
(CHICAGO) — U.S. Army veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan is in danger of being deported after his application for citizenship was denied. Miguel Perez Jr., a native of Mexico, came to the United States legally when he was 8. He grew up in Chicago as a legal permanent resident and served two ... US Army
Lockheed Martin announced it was awarded a seven-year USD3.5 billion contract to support US Army readiness and training at more than 300 locations worldwide. Under the Army Training Aids, Devices, Simulators, and Simulations (TADSS) Maintenance Program (ATMP) the company has six months to ... US Army
The heads of the U.S. Army say they “won't stand for delays” on the multiservice Future Vertical Lift program, despite a re-phasing in the fiscal 2019 . ... You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "U.S. Army Leadership 'Won't Stand' ... US Army
Michael McGurk, director of Research & Analysis at the U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training in Fort Eustis, Virginia, said a comprehensive approach is required to best address the health and wellness needs of applicants, recruits and enlisted members. In early March, he told Club Industry the Army's ... US Army
Fielded by the US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC), the current MH-47G fleet comprises the 61 remanufactured Block 1 helicopters (62 were delivered – 35 CH-47Ds, 9 MH-47Ds, and 18 MH-47Es – although one was lost on operations in Afghanistan), as well as 8 newbuild MH-47Gs for a ... US Army
The U.S. military is officially fighting wars in seven countries, according to the White House's latest war report. Known formally as the “Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks Guiding the United States' Military Force and Related National Security Operations,” the unclassified portion flags ops in ... US Army
Having spent a lot of time on tanks, I would argue that pursuing technical solutions that don't account for the human dimension of sustained ground combat is a mistake. The four-soldier crew gives flexibility that three cannot. Pulling local security is a real requirement inside a tactical assembly area. US Army
Six United States Army soldiers were caught in an avalanche Wednesday while training on mountain warfare, sending most of them to the hospital. The incident happened at Smugglers' Notch, a mountain pass in Vermont near the state's highest peak, Mount Mansfield. The Vermont National Guard, which ... US Army
His unit is in Europe to support Atlantic Resolve, a U.S. Army Europe effort to deter aggression in the region. “Our brigade is here to show that we can move and project power across all of Europe,” Curry said. “When you can take an element from anywhere in Europe and push them like we have to the most ... US Army
... so every soldier matters. Col. Rich Creed is director of the Army's Combined Arms Directorate at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. A career armor officer, he has deployed to Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. This article represents his own views, which are not necessarily those of the U.S. Army or the Department of ... US Army
Tijuana, Mexico - Looking around the room where Hector Barajas spends the majority of his time, you could easily forget you're in Mexico. American flags, G.I. Joes, and military dog tags line the walls. “I wanted to serve my country,” Barajas recalls, of his decision to join the United States military, where he ... US Army
Brazil is to receive four Shorts C-23B+ Sherpa tactical transport aircraft that are being sold by the US Army as Excess Defense Articles (EDAs). Under the planned sale, which was announced by the United States Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) on 13 March, the twin-turboprop airlifters will ... US Army
Municipal leaders across the nation will be at attention when the U.S. Army soon announces a short list of cities that could be the home to the Army Futures Command — sort of a military innovation office. The Army Times reported that the command will be tasked with bringing new technologies online. US Army
The U.S. Army is partnering with Harvard University in a joint research agreement that could lead to enhanced protection for military, law enforcement, and first responder personnel exposed to ballistic threats in the line of duty. A first phase of work under the agreement will evaluate the performance of ... US Army
Former U.S. Army Captain John James has faced danger on the battlefield. Now the conservative Republican is willing to share that same courage in the halls of Congress as a U.S. senator. "I am willing to fight and die for the Constitution of the United States of America and our Constitution is under attack. US Army
They put a large amount of time and money into his training,” she said, insisting that she had “the obligation as a US citizen” to speak out. Kimberly's husband is a sniper with the US Army's 7th Special Forces Group. He remains in the unit, bearing arms and training at army sniper schools around the country ... US Army
Sgt. Kyle Cabral (right), a combat medic with 3rd Battalion, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, advises an actor serving as a member of the Afghan National Army as they tend to a simulated soldier supposedly injured by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device along the route to their unit's mission ... US Army
After passing its critical design review, where representatives of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Systems Defense Command and other government agencies confirmed that the Harbinger mission was on track to meet government requirements, York is now ready to begin building and integrating ... US Army
SANTA ANA – U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.) & former Federal Prosecutor and State Assemblyman Tom Umberg announced today that he is running for State Senate to represent California's 34th Senate District. “I am running for State Senate because I believe that our community needs a strong fighter in ... US Army
It's been over 150 days since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, but the island still isn't at a level of recovery that satisfies the U.S. Army's top engineer. "I am not satisfied that people in Puerto Rico should have to wait that much time for power," Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite said Wednesday during an ... US Army
Following the shooting last Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the U.S. Army is awarding the Medal of Heroism to three students who died in the attack. Peter Wang, Alaina Petty and Martin Duque will receive the award at their respective memorial services in the ... US Army
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the U.S. Army's chief of staff confirmed Monday that Japan and the United States will work more closely with each other and with South Korea in dealing with North Korea. Abe and U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley agreed in Tokyo on the importance of maximizing ... US Army


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