US Army takes responsibility for stray bullet that struck moving SUV in South Korea

The command responsible for US ground operations in South Korea took responsibility for a stray bullet that struck a moving car, according to Pocheon city officials.

‘Shark Tank’-style competition brings military innovators together in Honolulu

This was the ninth iteration of the contest, which was developed in August 2020 by the XVIII Airborne Corps and now gives members of all ranks and service branches an opportunity to pitch their ideas and concepts to a 10-judge panel of civilian technical experts and senior military leaders.

Army offers money, promotions for soldiers to join recruiter training quickly

The Army is offering bonuses and promotions to soldiers willing to quickly fill 800 vacancies in a training course to become recruiters in the next two months.

Soldier took 14-year-old he messaged on Discord from home twice for sex acts, feds say

A U.S. Army soldier traveled over a thousand miles to a 14-year-old girl in Maine and took her away from home — twice, federal prosecutors said. He’s accused of doing so to engage in sex acts with her.

Soldiers fanning out from Oahu to Palau for readiness exercise underway this week

A massive, 10-day Army exercise in Hawaii brings together 5,100 U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines, some of whom are expected to make a whirlwind roundtrip flight to Palau for a live-fire drill.

Washington National Guard military police detachment to deploy to Middle East

The 506th Military Police Detachment with the Washington National Guard will soon deploy to the Middle East for a nine-month tour in support of ongoing operations in Jordan.

US soldier’s selfless act honored in renaming of Poland base dining facility

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis’ heroics when he sacrificed his life to save a Polish soldier during an attack in Afghanistan in 2013 have become part of military lore in Poland.

Paratroopers set to make back-to-back training jumps in Hawaii and Alaska

Paratroopers with the Alaska-based 11th Airborne Division are slated to parachute into a training field on Hawaii’s Big Island as part of the multistate Arctic Aloha exercise.

Barking news: Army Corps of Engineers calendar with giant cats gets canine companion

The Portland, Ore., branch of the Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to release the second edition of its pet calendars by midday Monday, in a follow-up to its viral social media campaign last year.

Camp Grayling improves facilities for women

Michigan National Guard officials and state leaders applauded the upgrades during a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the addition of shower and toilet facilities and a lactation room at the camp’s Army Airfield Armory.

Army officer dies 3 days after car hit his motorcycle near Fort Leavenworth

Leavenworth, Kan., police are investigating after Capt. Alex W. Northrup, 29, died Thursday from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle collision on his way to work.

Final Army base stripped of Confederate name as Fort Gordon becomes Fort Eisenhower

The names of Confederate leaders who took up arms against the United States in the Civil War have been fully stripped from Army installations, as the former Fort Gordon in Georgia was renamed Fort Eisenhower on Friday.

Military suicides overall dropped in 2022 as active-duty rate goes up and Pentagon works on prevention

The suicide rate among active-duty troops slightly increased in 2022 as the overall number of suicides decreased in the military, according to an annual Pentagon report.

Suspect in Maine mass shootings that left at least 18 dead is a petroleum supply specialist for the Army Reserve

Federal and Maine authorities are still searching for the suspected shooter identified as Robert Card, who enlisted in the Army Reserve in December 2002 and was a petroleum supply specialist who had achieved the rank of sergeant first class, a spokesperson for the service said.

Soldier who pulled crash victim from car receives highest award for noncombat heroism

A soldier who hauled a badly injured woman from a smoking vehicle following a car crash near Fort Knox, Ky., has been awarded the Army’s highest honor for noncombat heroism.

Southern California Army recruitment rises while the service misses mission in recent years

While Army recruitment missed its goal nationally in 2022 by about a third of needed enlistments, Southern California recruiters came much closer to their mission — in part because of an upswing in interest among high school students,

‘I’ll be there no matter what’: Connecticut Army National Guard sergeant donates kidney to his father

As a Connecticut Army National Guardsman, Sgt. Luis Gonzalez Jr. says he would do anything for his country and his family. Little did he know that his most heroic feat would be on the homefront. That came in August when he donated a kidney to his father.

US Army Corps of Engineers begins cleaning up charred mess left by Maui wildfire

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun its first hazardous-site assessments on two dozen properties among the more than 2,000 destroyed on Maui by wildfire in early August.

Fort Moore infantry soldier dies during training event

An Army infantry trainee at Fort Moore died Friday after suffering a medical emergency during a training event. Pfc. Cesar Gonzalez, 21, was pronounced dead at Fort Moore’s Martin Army Community Hospital.