WASHINGTON – Military Families are no longer content to just come along for the ride – they want a loud voice in how to navigate the military journey, said Patricia “Patty” M. Barron, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and Family policy.
To defend the nation and protect the American people, we need a healthy and ready Total Force. To accomplish this, the Secretary of Defense directed the mandatory vaccination of service members against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) by signing the memorandum, “Mandatory Corona Virus…
WASHINGTON – Despite the impacts of COVID-19, the Army successfully met all its mission requirements in fiscal year 2021 including a no-notice deployment of the 82nd Airborne Division to Afghanistan in August, the service’s top enlisted leader recently said.
WASHINGTON – The Army is currently piloting a new Exceptional Family Member Program online enrollment process to improve the assignment research and selection process for EFMP participants, G-9 officials said Sept. 9.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Army plans to update its cyber operations doctrine, as it continues to march toward a more data-driven joint environment, a top Army cyber officer recently said.
To defend this nation, we need a healthy and ready force. After careful consultation with medical experts and military leadership, and with the support of the president, I have determined that mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 is necessary to protect the Force and defend the American people.
WASHINGTON – Terrorism continues to be a persistent threat, as violent extremist organizations and individuals with radicalized ideologies are still a known danger to Army installations and personnel, an antiterrorism expert recently said.
Only a small fraction of people in the military community have experienced breakthrough infections after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination – and none of them have died, according to Defense Health Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Ronald Place.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Army is developing new ways to improve readiness with pilot programs now underway to add mindfulness training to help Soldiers manage stress and stay in the moment, Army leaders said.
Soldiers from every installation around the United States and even overseas landed at Fort Campbell last week to participate in tryouts for a place in the lineup of the final 15 who will compete in August on the All-Army softball team.
Seventeen Soldiers, one Marine and one Coast Guardsman have earned spots in the delayed 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The games, postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will begin July 23 and continue through Aug. 8.