The Army recently approved a new physical fitness test for all active, National Guard and Reserve Soldiers that is highly correlated with combat readiness. The Army will execute the test through U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and the U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training.

Fort Campbell has four small arms ammunition amnesty boxes in which small caliber ammunition and explosive materials can be deposited with no questions asked. The boxes, provided by the post’s Army Field Support Battalion-Campbell, may be used by Soldiers, residents and civilians working and…

Expanding community outreach is a critical element to protect U.S. Army personnel and critical resources from the threat of terrorist action. To communicate and educate Soldiers, Family members, Army civilians, contractors and veterans about the potential dangers and counter-defense against …

Department of Defense Common Access Card Certificate Reduction and Realignment Plan, developed by the DOD Chief Information Officer, will modify the CAC to align with guidelines and enhance interoperability with other federal agencies.

The U.S. Army was established on June 14, 1775, and this year marks 243 years of continuous defense to the nation while commemorating and focusing on the ongoing World War I centennial milestones.

Health of the Force is a report that improves awareness and understanding of the health status of the Army and sub-populations in the Army. It reports key indicators of health such as injury, behavioral health, tobacco use and obesity that affect readiness and Soldier wellbeing.

The United States Army is the most lethal and capable ground combat force in history. It has proven this in multiple conflicts, across a broad spectrum of operations, in various locations around the world, defending the nation and serving the American people well for over 240 years. The key …

ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. – Memorial Day, observed the last Monday of May, represents a day of national awareness and reverence, honoring the military men and women who gave their lives in defense of our nation and its values.

Memorial Day is a day to remember those who have gone before us to protect our way of life. Americans across the globe will pause to honor the sacrifice of generations of men and women who have died for the cause of freedom. It is a somber occasion, but also a hopeful one that renews our com…

The U.S. Army has participated in Earth Day since it was first observed in 1970. The Army’s observance of Earth Day highlights the Army’s environmental stewardship achievements and their benefits to warfighting readiness.

Each April, civilian and military communities observe Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month to raise awareness, prevent sexual violence and provide essential support to survivors. Societal awareness of sexual harassment and sexual assault have soared in recent months as a result of m…

Security Force Assistance Brigades are opportunities for highly skilled Soldiers to join professional formations whose core mission is to train, assist, accompany and enable operations with allied and partner nations in order to develop their security force capabilities.

Some motorcyclists only go through safety training to get their license and drive on post. Once off the installation, however, they seem to forget the rules and fail to practice the skills that might save their lives. When riding a motorcycle, even the smallest mistakes can be life threateni…

The Army’s new network modernization strategy is designed to enable the Army to “fight tonight” while also actively seeking next-generation solutions to stay ahead of potential adversaries.

Army prepositioned stocks are strategically-placed caches of warfighting equipment afloat and ashore that provide speed of response for geographic combatant commanders to execute operation plans and conduct contingency operations.

The Army Barracks Management Program is an adaptive partnership between installation staff and military unit leaders to ensure permanent party barracks are assigned to meet the needs of Soldiers and the Army. The Army Barracks Management Program streamlines management of unaccompanied housin…

The U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program is a military detachment under the command of U.S. Army Installation Management Command. It was established in 1997 by the Army to support Public Law 84-11, which allows the Army to provide all Soldiers – Regular, Reserve and National Guard – an oppo…

Approximately 42 million dogs and 50 million cats in the United States are overweight or obese.Excess weight can affect almost every system in your pet’s body, because excess fat tissue is a source of extra load and inflammation. Obesity in dogs is associated with joint and back problems, ce…

Long-range precision fires provides the Army with long-range and deep-strike capability. It is the Army’s No. 1 modernization priority and critical to winning in a fight against an adversary.

Pink and green uniform is the service uniform from the World War II era. Army officers wore the pink and green uniform from the early 1930s to the early 1950s. It is widely recognized as the best dress uniform the Army has ever fielded.

The Department of Defense defines Family readiness as the state of being prepared to effectively navigate the challenges of daily living experienced in the unique context of military service.

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With the human flu season coming into full swing, our dogs also are getting hit hard with the canine influenza virus.

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When our warfighters become injured, their road to recovery can be a long, sometimes tedious, process. But even when stakes are high and the mounting obstacles seem overwhelming, our nation’s warriors face the challenges head on and show unwavering strength along the way. In celebrating Warr…