Senior leaders tackle Army Family concerns in town hall
Oct. 15, 2018 - The Army's top leaders held a town hall meeting Tuesday to address issues voiced by Family members, including substandard moving companies, jobs for spouses and possible health concerns in older on-base homes.
Army astronauts promoted while underwater
Oct. 15, 2018 - The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's two Army astronauts received their new rank in a unique way Sept. 27.
Army readiness, lethality increasing amid troubled world, says chief of staff
Oct. 15, 2018 - "War is very expensive, but the only thing more expensive than fighting a war is losing a war," said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley.
"War has not gone away," he continued. "It's clear that the faint clouds of a coming storm are on the horizon. It's our duty to be ready today, more lethal tomorrow."
Joint Training Center expansion in Jordan enhances interoperability
Oct. 13, 2018 - U.S. service members training in Jordan had the opportunity to participate in an Oct. 10 dedication ceremony for an expansion of the Jordan Armed Forces Joint Training Center. The new JTC wing provides service members a modern facility as the U.S. military and the Jordan Armed Forces continue to enhance interoperability by pursuing training opportunities together.
Spouse employment tied to Soldier lethality
Oct. 12, 2018 - Since taking on her role as the second lady, Karen Pence has made a concerted effort to listen and learn from the military spouse community, seeking an opportunity to make a difference.
"Military spouses play a significant role in defense of our country, and that's something I want to bring attention to. I can say without a doubt, the strength of our nation does not just come from the people in uniform who fight to protect our freedoms, but the spouses and the families who serve alongside them also make tremendous sacrifices to the greater benefit of our country," Pence said.