- Big training exercise through mid-August at Camp Shelby Updated: Aug-02-15 6:55 pm
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - About 500 active-duty soldiers from Texas are training with a National Guard unit from north Mississippi at Camp Shelby, a 134,000-acre National Guard training center in Hattiesburg.
- Buckeye Lake plan gets OK from US Army Corps of Engineers Updated: Jul-31-15 1:02 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state's effort to replace the deteriorated dam at Buckeye Lake has won key approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
- WWII pilot's remains arrive in NY for burial in his hometown Updated: Jul-29-15 1:54 pm
ALBANY, New York - While growing up in central New York, Mark Shoemaker heard plenty of stories from family members about his Uncle Eddie, a World War II fighter pilot who never returned from the Pacific Theater.
- Plans for Army base could include museum, amphitheater Updated: Jul-28-15 7:32 am
ATLANTA - Filmmaker Tyler Perry's plans for a sprawling movie studio at Fort McPherson may include an amphitheater and a museum, according to documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
- Lab that received anthrax decontaminated Updated: Jul-27-15 7:58 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - A Wisconsin commercial laboratory that mistakenly received live anthrax spores had been decontaminated and reopened.
- Army cook made career keeping soldiers fed Updated: Jul-26-15 4:35 pm
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - The year was sometime around 1965, and Red Cossel had it all. With a full head of long red hair - thus the nickname that's survived his whole life - he dropped out of high school in favor of a car, girlfriend and $100-a-week construction job, good money for the time.
- UCF researcher appointed to Army advisory board Updated: Jul-26-15 3:10 am
ORLANDO, Florida - A University of Central Florida vice president has been appointed to serve on the Army Science Board.
- Sheriff: Bowe Bergdahl at California home raided for pot Updated: Jul-24-15 7:06 pm
REDWOOD VALLEY, California - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who left his post in Afghanistan and was held by the Taliban for five years, was at a property in California that was raided for pot, though he was not arrested and had no connection to the marijuana grow, sheriff's officials said Friday.
- Kansas sues US Army over Fort Riley food service contract Updated: Jul-24-15 2:16 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas is suing the U.S. Army, alleging that the military is trying to prevent the state from continuing to provide cafeteria service at Fort Riley, a contract worth about $1.1 million a year that it's received since 2006.
- Armed citizens guard recruiters after Tennessee shootings Updated: Jul-22-15 5:41 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gun-toting citizens are showing up at military recruiting centers around the country, saying they plan to protect recruiters following last week's killing of four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
- US general: Some recruiting station soldiers should be armed Updated: Jul-21-15 11:09 am
WASHINGTON - The general tapped to be the next Army chief of staff said Tuesday that if legal issues could be resolved he thinks it would be appropriate, in some cases, to arm soldiers manning recruiting stations.
- Army wants North Cascades training area for pilots Updated: Jul-20-15 3:31 pm
SEATTLE - The U.S. Army has proposed using an off-base mountain training area over the North Cascades in Washington state for helicopter pilots to practice flyovers and landings.
- Air game: Bills' Rex Ryan skydives with Army parachute team Updated: Jul-17-15 4:20 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, New York - Rex Ryan's first touchdown as Buffalo Bills coach came from 3,000 yards in the sky.
- Army Corps of Engineers in Baltimore has new commander Updated: Jul-17-15 2:45 pm
BALTIMORE - The Baltimore District of the Army Corps of Engineers is welcoming a new commander.
- Robbins to take over as leader of 177th training brigade Updated: Jul-14-15 4:35 pm
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - The 177th Combined Arms Training Brigade is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony Wednesday at Camp Shelby south of Hattiesburg.
- General: US considers expanding Ukraine training to army Updated: Jul-13-15 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. is considering a plan to expand its military training of Ukrainian forces to include army soldiers, the commander of the U.S. Army in Europe said on Monday, describing a potential move that risks heightening tensions with Russia.
- Deployment ceremony set for 54th Quartermaster soldiers Updated: Jul-13-15 2:09 am
PETERSBURG, Virginia - Fort Lee is holding a deployment ceremony for members of the U.S. Army's 54th Quartermaster Company.
- Winsted trio are brothers, and survivors, in arms Updated: Jul-12-15 3:06 am
WINSTED, Connecticut - On the morning of his 61st day in Vietnam, Joe Godenzi was in his bunker, reading a letter from boyhood friend Paul Vaccari, when two wide-eyed soldiers rushed into the base camp, yelling, "They're coming! They're coming!"
- Critics welcome departure of Stryker brigade from Hawaii Updated: Jul-10-15 11:53 pm
HONOLULU - Critics of the Army's decision to base light-armored Stryker vehicles on Oahu are hailing the cost savings and environmental benefits they expect from a move to send them out of Hawaii.
- Army cuts will affect Fort Huachuca Updated: Jul-10-15 7:59 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - Arizona's Fort Huachuca will lose five percent of its force as the U.S. Army plans to downsize, but the cuts could have been much worse for the largest employer in Cochise County.
- Defense chief Carter says military stays ready despite cuts Updated: Jul-10-15 1:08 pm
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina - Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says the military will continue to be able to defend against multiple threats around the world despite troop reductions bringing the Army to its lowest manpower level since before World War II.
- Army to cut 186 soldiers from Fort Rucker Updated: Jul-10-15 9:30 am
DOTHAN, Alabama - The U.S. Army will cut 186 soldiers from Fort Rucker as the result of budget reductions.
- Fort Knox gains personnel, Fort Campbell sees minor cut Updated: Jul-09-15 6:59 pm
Fort Knox in Kentucky will gain 67 personnel and Fort Campbell will see a reduction of about 360 military positions under a cost-saving plan to reduce the Army's active-duty force by 40,000 troops over the coming two years, officials said Thursday.
- Army troop cuts modest at Kansas posts; officials relieved Updated: Jul-09-15 6:53 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas faces losing fewer than 700 soldiers from the Army's cuts in active-duty forces over the next two years, and state officials said Thursday that the modest reductions show Fort Riley and Fort Leavenworth remain vital to the military.
- Illinois to name stretch of highway after late Army Ranger Updated: Jul-09-15 5:58 pm
WILDWOOD, Illinois - A stretch of highway will be named after an Army Ranger from northern Illinois who was killed in Afghanistan five years ago.