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Pandemic Pounds Push 10,000 US Army Soldiers Into Obesity

Obesity in the US military surged during the pandemic, new research shows. Nearly 10,000 active duty...

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Top 5 Best and Worst Army Bases, According To New Recruits

Now that active-duty recruits can select their first duty stations, Alaska’s Army bases and Fort Carson, Colorado, have come out on top. Midwestern bases and Bragg rank at the bottom.

The US Is Sending the NASAMS to Ukraine — but What Is It?

The US sent a pair of National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems, or NASAMS, to Ukraine in 202...

A Fired California Guard General Had Subordinates Run Errands, Chauffeur His Mom

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Magram was found to have had junior staffers complete his security training, and take his mother to Whole Foods.

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Warrior 143’s Door Gunner Is Finally Coming Home From Vietnam

US Army door gunner Pfc. Thomas F. Green was killed on Oct. 26, 1971.

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US: Dangerous Chinese Fighter Pilot Buzzed Air Force Spy Plane

A Chinese fighter pilot dangerously buzzed the nose of a US Air Force spy plane, military leaders say.

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The Artist Hated the KKK. West Point Is Removing Her Artwork Anyway.

An 11-foot brass mural depicting a wide swatch of US history is being removed at West Point for containing a Ku Klux Klan image, despite the artist's anti-Klan views.

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In Pennsylvania, Family Mourns Slain Sgt. Nathan Hillman

US Army Sgt. Nathan Hillman will be buried in a private ceremony in Pennsylvania after Christmas.

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Army Identifies Man Accused of Killing Fellow Spartan Brigade Soldier

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Mother of Soldier Killed on Fort Stewart Mourns: 'I Hope People Are Being Kind'

Installation officials identified a soldier killed in a shooting on Fort Stewart.

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Soldier Killed in Shooting at Fort Stewart ‘Spartan Brigade,’ One Arrested

An incident involving gunshots appears to have ended in an arrest on Fort Stewart Monday morning, though details remained unclear at midday.

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Tom Rice, Screaming Eagle Legend From World War II, Dead at 101

Tom Rice died peacefully at his home in Coronado, California. He was 101.

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Death From Above: Everything To Know About the 82nd Airborne Division

The All American Division stands ready as the United States’ premier global response force.

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‘Mandatory Fun’: Bad Weather Makes a Long Day Longer for Washington National Guard

Snow delayed Washington National Guard soldiers on their way home from an all-hands drill weekend in Yakima, Washington.

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Former 82nd Airborne Paratrooper Killed Fighting in Ukraine Will Be Buried Friday in Texas

Paul Kim, a 12-year US Army veteran, was killed in combat on Oct. 5 while fighting Russian troops in southern Ukraine. Kim's funeral will be held on Friday, Nov. 4, in his home state of Texas.

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300 Fort Bragg Troops Return From Deployment on NATO’s Eastern Flank

Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III welcomed home troops from the XVIII Airborne Corps on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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They’re Trained To Be ‘Verizon for the Army’ — But First, They Have To Pass This Test

Inside the final field test for the 50th Expeditionary Signal Battalion-Enhanced, the army's most high-tech communications team.

Sergeant Major of the Army Talks Recruiting (Down), Retention (Up), and the ‘W Word’ (Woke)

The sergeant major of the Army talks about high retention despite the recruiting crisis and the Army’s plan moving forward.

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Prison Time for Fort Leonard Wood’s Ex-Youth Ministry Director

The former Army National Guard first sergeant also ran the base's youth ministry.

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Former Sergeant Pleads Guilty To Stabbing Fellow Fort Stewart Soldier 40 Times in Revenge Killing

Byron Booker, a former soldier on Fort Stewart, pleaded guilty in federal court to murdering Spc. Austin Hawk in June 2020 after Hawk had reported him for marijuana use, among other things.

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From Rifles to Robot Tanks, Here Are the 24 New Weapons the Army Is Fielding in the Next Year

By the end of 2023, soldiers will go into the field with 24 new weapons and other combat systems, ei...

The Army Got a Peek at the ‘AbramsX’ Tank, Which Will Weigh Less and Need a Smaller Crew

The new AbramsX tank will weigh 13 tons less and use half the fuel of the Army’s current versions, and it will drop the need for a human loader by using an auto-load system for its main gun.

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Want To Make Rank? Army Expert Badges Will Count More, Fitness Scores Less on Future Promotions

Soldiers who earn an expert field medical, infantryman, or soldier badge will earn more promotion points in 2023, while top fitness scores will earn less than in the past.

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Washington Guard Summoning 3,000 Soldiers — More Than Half the Force — for Drill Including ‘General’s Run’

Three thousand Washington Army National Guard members will hit the ground running in the first Commanding General’s Run in Yakima, Washington.

A Commander’s Letter Home to a Worried Mother in 1944 Led to Long-Delayed Silver Star

During ferocious fighting in Anzio, Italy, Harold Nelson’s commander wrote to Nelson’s mother that he’d been put in for a Silver Star. Now 107, Nelson finally got it.

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Inside the Secret World of Human Intelligence Collectors at the ‘Interrogation Olympics’

Get a peek inside the Army’s competition in which the soft skills of interrogation and human intelligence collection meet the hard reality of field tactics.

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Cold or Nerves? Soldiers Shaking on 1st Day of Army ‘Best Squad’ Competition at Fort Bragg

Squads of five soldiers each, representing 12 commands from around the world, vied to be named the Army’s “Best Squad” on day one of a weeklong contest at Fort Bragg.

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FBI: Ex-NSA Employee, Army Veteran, Tried To Sell Secrets to Spies

Authorities believe the Army veteran tried to sell out his country for $85K in cryptocurrency.

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Decorated 101st Airborne Soldier Dies on Eastern Europe Deployment

The Army said Lt. Col. Nicholas D. Goshen died Sept. 6, 2022 while deployed to Eastern Europe in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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Army Rangers Remember Man Who Launched Modern Ranger Training, Lt. Gen. David E. Grange Jr.

Retired Lt. Gen. David E. Grange Jr., who fought in three wars and who today’s Best Ranger competition is named for, died over the weekend at 97.

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Army ‘Best Squad’ Competitors Face Shooting, Ruck Marches, and a Pentagon Review Board

At the end of September, 12 squads from across the Army will meet at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to compete for the title of best squad in the Army.

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West Point ‘Klan’ Image Is Small Detail in Large Mural; Artist Viewed KKK as ‘Criminal’

A plaque at West Point that drew attention this week for its depiction of a Ku Klux Klan member is p...

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‘WTAF?’: West Point Alums React to Ku Klux Klan Plaque in Science Building

A Ku Klux Klan plaque in a West Point science building may not be well known among the school's graduates.

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One Year Later, Troops and Veterans Involved in Afghanistan Exit Grapple With Mental Scars

The fall of Kabul, the chaos of evacuating civilians, and the final withdrawal of US military forces...

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Marines Release Powerful Video on Anniversary of Abbey Gate Bombing

In an official video released on the anniversary of the Abbey Gate bombing, Marines share memories and lessons of the fateful day.

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Brother of Abbey Gate Marine Dies Next to Memorial

The brother of a Marine killed in the Kabul Abbey Gate bombing died near a memorial for the Marine in their Southern California hometown.

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Soldier, Federal Fraud Investigator, Indicted for Bilking the Pentagon

Prosecutors say Agent Thomas Hartley defrauded government while deployed as New Jersey Army National Guard soldier.

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Green Beret and West Point Grad Killed in Severe Storm at Ranger School

A Green Beret and a 2021 West Point graduate died in a freak weather accident during Ranger School training in the mountains of north Georgia.

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