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Soldier amputees have more options for continued service
July 26, 2018
Col. Todd R. Wood (right), commander of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, administers the oath of re-enlistment to Staff Sgt. Brian Beem (left), a cavalry scout assigned to the 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, during a special ceremony at Forward Operating Base Frontenac, Nov. 9. Beem is a single leg amputee who has continued to serve despite his injury. He lost his leg after an improvised explosive device detonated during his 2006 deployment to Iraq.

10 answers Soldiers want to know about the new ACFT
July 12, 2018
On July 9, the U.S. Army announced a new physical fitness test -- the Army Combat Fitness Test, or ACFT. The test is designed to replace the APFT with a gender- and age-neutral assessment that will more closely align with the physical demands Soldiers will face in combat. Field tests for the ACFT will begin in October 2018, and by October 2020, all Regular Army, Army National Guard, and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers will be required to take the test.

Authentic NCOs: Honest with themselves and their Soldiers
June 19, 2018
Three NCOs acting on behalf of NCOs of the past, present and future light three candles. The red candle represents valor, the white honor and integrity, and the blue vigilance.

Army secretary: basic training might be lengthened
April 5, 2018
U.S. Army Trainees assigned to Foxtrot 1st Battalion 34th Infantry Regiment run to the company area on the first day of Basic Combat Training June 12, 2017, at Fort Jackson, S.C.