News and Current Events

US Expands Fight Against ISIL

  • 01/21/2016 - 11:09

    The United States military now has the authority to launch air strikes to combat Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan, in a move that expands the rules of engagement (ROE) for US forces fighting militants in the Middle East.

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A-10 Spared Indefinitely - For Now

  • 01/18/2016 - 09:21

    a-10 spared

    It was predicted back in November by Air Combat Command commander Gen. Hawk Carlisle, but it wasn't official until the Air Force just recently - but for right now, the A-10 Warthog is safe from a premature retirement!

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Study Requests Volunteers for All-MRE Diet

  • 01/04/2016 - 09:50

    The Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine is looking for volunteers to eat nothing but Meals, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) for 3 weeks, in order to both improve the MRE and help deployed troops combat sickness.

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TRADOC To Expand Credentialing Program in 2016

  • 12/28/2015 - 10:41

    The Army is hoping to expand its credentialing program in the upcoming year, by expanding the ability for soldiers to earn credentials in every MOS for free through the Army's Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). These credentials not only help soldiers translate their military experience and knowledge into civilian career opportunities, but they also help soldiers obtain points towards promotion while within the military.

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First Annual Health of the Force Report Released

  • 12/14/2015 - 11:03

    The Army Surgeon General's office has released its first "Health of the Force" report, which gives Army leadership an overview of health factors and conditions that effect readiness, as well as providing a rating of the health at several different Army installations throughout the country.

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