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Army wants Soldiers to know ins, outs of using, transferring Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits

While the Post-9/11 GI Bill Transfer of Education Benefits program has been available since 2009, many Soldiers have not taken advantage of this program.

National Guard Soldiers helping after fierce tornado hits Arkansas

The response role for the Arkansas National Guard continued to expand today after a deadly tornado swept through the central Arkansas communities of Mayflower and Vilonia, yesterday.

Army increases in-flight situational awareness for rapid response forces

With help from the Army's new in-flight internet and mission command capability, commanders of Global Response Force units will be able to plan missions in the air, while their Soldiers receive operational updates and watch full-motion vide

Hand grenade instructor saves trainee, himself

The quick, improvised thinking of a hand grenade instructor saved not only his life, but that of a Fort Sill Basic Combat Training Soldier April 14.

Boston Marathon hero awarded Soldier's Medal

 Many Americans have seen the shaky photos and videos taken when the bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.

Boston Marathon hero awarded Soldier's Medal

 Many Americans have seen the shaky photos and videos taken when the bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.

Reserve Soldiers augment active-duty drill sergeants

For most Army Reserve Soldiers, drill time is one weekend a month and two weeks a year. For those who are a part of the Reserve Echo Company Mission, drill time means being a drill sergeant two to 10 weeks a year, or more.

U.S. Soldiers conduct unscheduled training with Latvian Army

Approximately 150 Soldiers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) in Vicenza, Italy, arrived in Latvia yesterday, to conduct small unit and leader training with members of the Latvian Army.

Wounded warriors share bonds with Boston Marathon victims

Staff Sgt. Julio Larrea gazed at a front-page newspaper photo showing a family crossing the finish line of this year's Boston Marathon.

Shot at point-blank range, Soldier gets back life-saving body armor

The Army has returned to Sgt. Timothy Gilboe the body armor that saved his life from a point-blank gunshot during close combat in Afghanistan.

Holloman AFB to close main gate

Officials with the 49th Wing are advising military personnel and visitors to avoid the Main Gate on Thursday, April 24.

April is National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month

Across the United States, April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month.

Military personnel moving overseas? POV shipping program changes May 1

The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the progra

Stressors in life can result in greater resilience

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Army News Service, April 15, 2014) -- Repeated deployments into harm's way can accumulate unresolved tensions and stress, resulting in post-traumatic stress.

Army lab teams up with Boston Marathon to prevent heat injury

As runners get ready for the Boston Marathon, many no doubt partake in training programs aimed at helping them to be optimally prepared, whether it be helping them achieve their best time and reduce physical injuries or simply to finish.