Why Fort Jackson became home to the Army’s only around-the-clock, child care center
Since the Pentagon’s child care report was released in April 2020, each of the military services has grappled with improving access and availability, while maintaining a standard of care.
US Army Corps of Engineers sued over controversial Okefenokee mining project
Four conservation groups sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in federal court Tuesday for removing itself from reviewing the environmental impact of a mine planned near the Okefenokee Swamp — placing the permitting for the project back in the hands of state environmental regulators.
‘A place to begin to heal’: Fort Meade opens a resiliency center for those who bear the weight of secret, stressful missions
The Education and Resiliency Center will serve as a hub for the wellness and mental health services available for those on the sprawling installation.
SD National Guard’s 235th Military Police Company returns home from 10-month deployment
The soldiers returned home following a 10-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where they provided detention operations support at the U.S. Joint Task Force facility there.
Maryland Army National Guard breaks ground on new maintenance facility
The new buildings will replace four existing structures built in 1924 and are expected to achieve certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design or LEED Silver status upon completion.
Kansas Air National Guard ‘rock star’ airman killed, drunken driving suspect in custody
A Kansas Air National Guard member was killed when a suspected drunk driver ran into her vehicle on U.S. Highway 24 near Topeka, according to military and local officials.
Combined command in South Korea completes ‘historic’ move to Camp Humphreys
The Republic of Korea-United States Combined Forces Command now resides at Camp Humphreys, Pyeongtaek, after 44 years at Yongsan Garrison in Seoul.
Reward offered for information on Fort Hood soldier killed in hit-and-run accident
Investigators are looking for a silver or dark gray 2004 to 2008 four-door Acura TL in connection to the death of Sgt. Jesse Cruz, who died following a motorcycle accident that occurred at about 12:40 a.m. on Aug. 13 in southwest Killeen.
Army reservists take on Davenport, Iowa, dugout
Members of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 389th Engineer Company honed their skills by helping ensure future baseball players at Davenport, Iowa’s Northwest Park will have some shade.
Hawaii officials, activists voice concern over Army's Pohakuloa training site
The Army is hoping to maintain the Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island as its 65-year lease on a parcel of state land that makes up a key part of the range nears expiration.
US soldiers in Italy vie for coveted expert badges
More than 1,300 service members practice for weeks in Vicenza before taking grueling tests. Less than half pass them.
Gridiron greatness becomes part of Germany experience at NFL extravaganza for soldiers
In addition to the skills camp, soldiers got to talk with 2005 MVP Shaun Alexander, a former Seattle Seahawks running back, and former Tampa Bay Buccaneers fullback Mike “A-train” Alstott.
South Korean general thanks US troops for rescuing civilians in Itaewon crowd surge
Gen. Kim Seung Kyum, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, expressed his “profound gratitude” toward the U.S. service members “for their act of valor in saving the lives of 30 Korean civilians.”
Troops from Fort Carson, Fort Hood and Hunter AAF tapped for deployments to Europe
The deployments will keep American troops levels at about 100,000 — up about 20,000 American service members since Russian began amassing forces along Ukraine’s borders.
Guard soldier killed at Pennsylvania base was crushed after two trucks collided, officials say
A National Guard soldier who was killed last month during a training accident in Pennsylvania was crushed when the vehicle that she was driving ran into the back of another vehicle, according to new details from Army officials.
Thousands of Washington Army National Guard soldiers mobilize at Yakima Training Center
More than 3,700 members of the National Guard came together at the Yakima Training Center over the weekend for the inaugural Rainier Stampede.
Army chief of staff talks Ukraine at Georgia military banquet
Gen. James McConville touted the Army's decision to move combat troops into eastern Europe after Russia invaded Ukraine in February, saying that when he visited Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia earlier this year, the presence of U.S. forces was a relief to three countries worried for their futures.
Army alarmed by spate of suspected soldier suicides in Alaska
The Army in Alaska is once again grappling with a spike in soldier suicides over the past month after bringing the number down significantly in 2022 through prevention efforts.
Army sees its future in Pacific training grounds
The U.S. Army Pacific’s new Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center includes a series of ranges and exercises the serv­ice is hosting in Hawaii and Alaska — as well as annually in rotating countries across the region.