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Alaska brigade wears device to learn about resiliency, recovery in extreme conditions

To better understand how sleep helps soldiers cope in the harsh conditions of Alaska, about 1,000 Army troops at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage have been issued a wearable device to measure their physiological data across sleep, strain and recovery.

Troops at US-Mexico border could stay there for three to five years, report says

The ongoing mission is approved through Sept. 30, which is the end of fiscal year 2021, with about 3,600 troops now serving in support of Border Patrol.


Fort Carson soldier is arrested, charged in wife’s death

Sgt. Dermot Andrew Blake was charged with murder and two counts of child abuse associated with the shooting death of his wife, Tashianna Blake.


Military bases in southern portions of US assess damage caused by winter storm

Now that the weather has returned to average temperatures, Texas residents, including military families at some of the 13 bases throughout the state, continue to work to find potable water and food.


Some military families displaced as freezing temperatures cause pipes to burst at several bases

At least eight bases remained closed Thursday in states including Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, with many preparing to stay closed Friday.


Winter weather causes more than a dozen military bases to close

More than a dozen military bases stretching from Fort Drum in New York to Fort Hood in Texas were closed Tuesday as large swaths of the country were gripped by freezing temperatures and dangerous weather conditions.