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Boosting Critical Thinking Goal Behind New Army Instructional Methods

Army Women's Foundation Soon to Announce Legacy Scholarship Winners

  • Headquartered in Fort Lee, Virginia, the Army Women's Foundation recognizes and honors the service of women in the Army and supports the Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee. The Foundation's Legacy Scholarship Program offers financial support to Army women and some family members in these areas:

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Budget Cuts Threaten ROTC Program, Stiffen Competition

  • Last month Chuck Hagel, U.S. Secretary of Defense, made public the Pentagon's proposal to reduce the size of the active duty Army by about 15 percent. This would lower the number of active duty soldiers from about 522,000 to somewhere between 440,000 and 450,000 -- making the U.S. Army the smallest its been since before WWII.

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Army Creating New Training Opportunities for Civilians

Army Robotics Program Supports STEM Education

  • In December, four engineers in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District participated in a regional First Lego League tournament designed to promote STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and help to invigorate a new generation of STEM professionals.

    One of the military family teams, going by team name "Team Lego Raiders" earned first place in the winter competition, which took place at Ashland Community and Technical College in Ashland, KY.

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