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Is the Army a business?

The director of the Army Office of Business Transformation asked members of the Association of the U.S. Army at its 270th Institute of Land Warfare breakfast today, whether they thought the Army was a business.

Questions swirl after Bowe Bergdahl's release

After five years in captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is free. But that's hardly the end of the story.

U.S. soldier held in Afghanistan freed in swap

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier held captive for nearly five years by militants during the Afghanistan war, has been released in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees, authorities said Saturday.

Obama: Almost 10,000 troops to remain in Afghanistan next year

With combat operations in Afghanistan ending this year, President Barack Obama will announce Tuesday his plan for almost 10,000 American troops to remain in the country through 2015 if the Afghan government signs a security agreement.

Twist of Fate: Vets reunited

Two World War II veterans, who served together in Guam in 1945, reunited thanks to a stranger, his goddaughter and a picture. This story of fate began at a Naples restaurant where Tom Bossone has breakfast every Sunday.

Fort Hood lockdown lifted following threatening call

UPDATE: Fort Hood has resumed normal traffic flow through all installation access control points. Officials on Fort Hood initiated a prudent security measure based on a telephone call received here.

Soldiers' take on Godzilla

Several dozen Soldiers, with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), got a treat Thursday, when they watched a preview of "Godzilla," a film the Army helped support with technical advice.

White inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

The world should know about the service and sacrifice of the six service members who paid the ultimate price during the Battle of Aranas, nearly seven years ago, America's newest Medal of Honor recipient said.

Smartphone app aids victims of sexual assault

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recently developed a "We Care" app that can be used by victims of sexual assault, someone who witnesses sexual harassment or assault, and those in need of suicide prevention help.

Medal of Honor recipient's former commander recalls his heroism

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Apache-UAV teaming combines 'best capabilities of man, machine'

 Apache helicopters, teamed with Gray Eagle and Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles, are a winning combo, according to Col. Thomas von Eschenbach.

Special Operations Command leads development of 'Iron Man' suit

The U.S. Special Operations Command is using unprecedented outreach and collaboration to develop something special with revolutionary capabilities.

Commissary, TRICARE adjustments needed to retain readiness, senators told

Slowing the growth of military pay and housing allowances, reducing commissary subsidies and adjusting TRICARE costs will save $31 billion over the next five years and enable readiness to be maintained, senior leaders told lawmakers.