The White House announced Monday that former Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor for his combat actions during an enemy engagement in Wanat in the Waygal Valley of northeastern Afghanistan, July 13, 2008.
By George Markfelder, U.S. Army Military District of Washington
Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."
Members from the National Football League's Health and Safety Policy team recently met with Army Medicine staffers, including Dr. Stephanie Maxfield-Panker, traumatic brain injury program manager, Office of the Surgeon General, and Brig.
A new collaborative study at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center looks at biomechanics and cognitive responses simultaneously to help determine how fatigue affects both the mind and body of Soldiers.