Brawls, disorder mar Georgia National Guard boot camp for teens at Fort Gordon
An investigation uncovered leadership failures and mismanagement by state officials who oversaw a program plagued by a history of violent episodes, of which the October melees were the largest.
Stepped-up training for Ukrainians on US weaponry to start in Germany next week
The stepped-up effort means about 500 troops will cycle monthly through the Army’s training hubs in Germany, the largest of which is in the Bavarian town of Grafenwoehr.
Nevada National Guard sergeant tried to strangle girlfriend, police say
Sgt. Anthony Bernard Thomas, 38, surrendered last week with the assistance of supervising military officers as he reported for drill formation at the Henderson Armory.
Service members who refused COVID-19 vaccine say they face obstacles despite policy reversal
The action doesn’t address damage to military careers or restore the faith of service members sidelined by their refusal to take the vaccine.
Soldier killed, another detained after altercation at Fort Rucker
Pvt. Abdul N. Latifu of the Bronx died Tuesday afternoon of injuries that he sustained during an altercation with another soldier.
Fort Stewart soldier sentenced to more than 3 years in prison for coronavirus, student loan fraud
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dara Buck was convicted of stealing millions at least $4.5 million of federal money from student loan and coronavirus relief programs.
Army special operators face drug investigation at Fort Bragg
Criminal Investigation Division officials have questioned 15 soldiers assigned to U.S. Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg. The investigation is continuing.
Pellet gun shooting at Fort Carson results in minor injuries for one person
One person was slightly injured in a pellet gun shooting Tuesday at Colorado’s Fort Carson, base officials said.
Ukrainian troops to train at Fort Sill on how to use Patriot missile system as soon as next week
Pentagon officials have said training the Ukrainians to use the Patriot would take several months.
Yes, a branch of the Army Corps of Engineers did make a cat calendar
Gigantic cats using hydropower dams as scratching posts are just some of the pawed pinups in a 2023 calendar released by Pacific Northwest-based U.S. military personnel.
Get used to wielding ‘hard power,’ US Army general at head of NATO command tells allies
Drastic changes are coming for NATO, and the U.S.-led alliance’s top American officer in Europe says members must face this fact: “Hard power is a reality.”
Army Strykers test their firepower for first time near border with North Korea
Around 41 Stryker vehicles from 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team took part in a live-fire exercise that in previous years involved an armored combat team.
Army revives recruiting station in Japan to meet demand, bolster numbers
For the first time in two decades, the U.S. Army has a recruiting station on the most populous of Japan’s four main islands.
Four-nation paratrooper jump carries on New Year tradition east of Tokyo
Col. Ricky Taylor and more than 400 American, Japanese, Australian and British paratroopers jumped Sunday into a drop zone at Camp Narashino, east of Tokyo in Chiba prefecture, as part of the annual New Year’s Friendship Parachute Jump.
First woman leader of US Army Chorus: ‘I feel really privileged to be here’
Bonnie Alger said she knew from a young age she was interested in singing and playing a musical instrument. She is now the first female Officer in Charge of the United States Army Chorus.
Army colonel sentenced to dismissal after conviction for attempted sexual assault
Lt. Col. Andrew J. Dial had faced three charges related to sexual assault, all of which he pleaded not guilty to during a nearly weeklong court-martial on Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern.
Army general takes charge at Defense Health Agency, says lessons from COVID pandemic could lead to better military health care
Maj. Gen. Telita Crosland, 55, will be the fourth director of the 9-year-old agency, which has a $56 billion budget and has grown dramatically in its scope through congressional mandates that began in 2016.
This 17-year-old Philadelphia student saved a gunshot victim; he’s being honored by the US Army as a hero
Kaheem Bailey-Taylor will receive the Medal of Heroism, the highest honor the U.S. Army gives to JROTC cadets.
Pentagon begins work to strip DOD of Confederate-linked names and items, rename 9 Army posts
The Pentagon has until Jan. 1, 2024, to carry out those recommendations, which include renaming two Navy ships and nine Army installations in southern states.