New Baumholder special operations hub allocated $64 million in 2024 proposal

The moves build on other recent special operations projects in Baumholder, which eventually will serve as a home for hundreds of Green Berets and SEALs.

Recruiting, China, modernizing the force among top priorities in Army’s $185B budget proposal

The Army’s budget request for fiscal 2024 seeks $185 billion that includes funding increases to attract and retain soldiers, stabilize the Indo-Pacific region and procure new weapons, service officials said.

Fort Jackson soldier who hijacked school bus found not guilty by reason of insanity

The Fort Jackson recruit charged with hijacking a school bus full of children was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Jovan Collazo will be committed for 120 days.

Patriot’s pride: US soldiers endure tough year to safeguard weapons flow to Ukraine

Delta Battery’s task is to make sure that if the Russians ever fire at the billions of dollars’ worth of aid making its way from NATO territory to Ukraine, their Patriot missiles will keep the cargo moving and the people nearby it safe.

US, Philippine troops hone jungle warfare skills together on Luzon

Thousands of soldiers from the United States and the Philippines began a three-week exercise on the island of Luzon to hone warfighting skills, including jungle operations.

Army’s V Corps provides Turkey earthquake relief from the skies

V Corps completed more than 29 missions in 21 days, moving more than 500,000 pounds of equipment including diapers, hygiene sets, heavy duty plastic sheets for temporary shelters and more.

High scores for fitness will clear soldiers of weight requirements under new Army policy

Service officials said they believe those exemptions will help reduce the error rate of the Army’s body fat measurement method to almost zero.

Air Force Thunderbirds herald return of Joint Base Lewis-McChord air show and expo

The U.S. Air Force’s precision flying team headlines the July 15-16 weekend event, which is returning to Joint Base Lewis-McChord after a seven-year absence.

Dealer who sold fentanyl-laced cocaine to West Point cadets sentenced to 9 years

Axel “Gee” Casseus, 22, pleaded guilty in December to selling the drugs almost exactly a year ago to the students who rented a home in Wilton Manors for their vacation.

Fort AP Hill seeks partnerships to save time, money

Fort A.P. Hill is hoping to partner with jurisdictions around the military base to save time and money on certain services.

Sergeant’s reassignment to permanent US base in Poland marks milestone

The U.S. Army’s first permanent base in Poland just got its first permanently assigned active-duty soldier.

World War II Army veteran honored at Women Who Shape the State

Pvt. Romay Davis, a 103-year-old World War II veteran from Alabama, received the first Lifetime Achievement Award at the 10th annual Women Who Shape The State event.

Defense pros discuss roles of military women, peace and security at US Army Japan symposium

The Women, Peace and Security Symposium at the headquarters of U.S. Army Japan focused on the role of women from the defense sector in maintaining global peace and security.

9 Army units to deploy on summer rotations that include Europe, Korea and the Middle East

The bulk of the troops deploying to Europe will come from Fort Stewart, Ga., while units from Fort Bliss, Texas, and Fort Bragg, N.C., will join them. Units from Fort Drum, N.Y., Fort Hood, Texas, and Fort Sill, Okla., will deploy to the Middle East. A brigade from Fort Carson, Colo., will head to South Korea.

Florida National Guard soldier fights for his life after Miramar hit-and-run crash

Jahmaar Williams, 31, has served in the National Guard for the last 12 years and went to Kuwait.

Army brings back ‘Be All You Can Be’ recruiting pitch to reach new generation of young Americans

The Army is reaching back for a nostalgic slogan that service leaders believe will help solve modern recruiting troubles — “Be All You Can Be.”

Army 10th Mountain, 101st Airborne division soldiers deploying to NATO’s southeast flank

Elements of the Army’s 10th Mountain Division are deploying to Europe to replace a 101st Airborne Division team that has been operating out of a strategic hub in Romania for the past nine months, the service said.

US military families make Girls’ Day at Zama Shrine a family tradition

Once a year, hundreds of ornate dolls decorate the steps of a Shinto shrine near the U.S. Army’s headquarters in Japan. For some service members, the bright displays evoke feelings of home.

Russian cyberattacks could intensify during spring offensives in Ukraine, US Cyber Command general says

Army Gen. Paul Nakasone warned the Senate Armed Services Committee that Russia remains a “very capable adversary” in cyberspace and could unleash a barrage of cyberattacks against Ukraine and the West as part of a military push deeper into Ukraine.