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Army FY2020 budget will fund childcare, family initiatives
March 28, 2019
Nelia McKeown, a Sitka Child Development Center child and youth program assistant, holds a child during playtime at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Dec. 14, 2018. Childcare will not be cut in the Army's FY20 budget request, senior leaders testified to the Senate Appropriations Committee, Defense subcommittee, March 27, 2019. In fact, they said a number of initiatives to boost childcare are planned.

Army reveals plans to improve military housing to Congress
March 15, 2019
Soldiers ask a military family to respond to a survey as part of an ongoing Army-wide effort to resolve inadequate housing on installations. Army senior leaders introduced an action plan that outlines steps to remedy military housing issues to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2019.

Army may use nutritionists, sports trainers to boost readiness
February 14, 2019
Soldiers conduct the deadlift event of the new Army Combat Fitness Test in Georgetown, South Carolina, Feb. 9. The 1-178th Field Artillery is one of six battalions in the National Guard and 63 Army-wide selected for the pilot program to help validate scoring and administration of the ACFT.

Army aligning modernization programs with other services
February 12, 2019
Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper says the service must modernize or "risk losing the first fight of the next war." He spoke on a panel with his counterparts from the Navy and Air Force at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., Feb. 8.

Army Secretary: 'Renaissance' budget to boost modernization
January 28, 2019
Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper inspects parts at Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., March 30, 2018.

Army secretary: New fitness test measures combat readiness
September 5, 2018
Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper meets with journalists from the Defense Writers Group, an association of news outlets with reporters that cover national security issues, at the Fairmont Hotel Aug. 29.

Game-changing weaponry in development, says Army secretary
May 22, 2018
Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper, speaks at the Center for a New American Security in Washington, D.C., May 16, 2018.

Secretary of the Army sees combat medic training
April 19, 2018
Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the Army, gets a demonstration by Maj. (Dr.) Stephen Harper at the 232nd Medical Battalion during a guided tour of the 232nd Medical Battalion 68W Advanced Individual Training, or AIT, Program for the Combat Medic Program at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 17.