"Take back your Army from those who harm or assault our Soldiers. Take back your Army from those who ignore the values and who stain our honor. Take back our Army from those who fail to lead," said Secretary of the Army John M.
In full gear, Sgt. Shawanna Washington moved ammunition, loaded mortar rounds into a gun tube, moved agilely as if under enemy fire, and completed other physically demanding tasks of a Soldier on the battlefield.
Serving as the only chaplain assistant at the Pentagon Chaplain's Office -- responsible for facilitating religious support to 25,000 service members and civilians from all branches of the military -- you wouldn't think Staff Sgt.
The Pentagon Channel's pilot episode of Armed with Science is airing at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. (ET), Monday, and will delve into Army Research Laboratory and Naval Research Laboratory science that shapes the future of defense.