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The U.S. Army's animated ad series aims to close the 'relatability gap' with Gen Z

'The Calling' campaign created with DDB strives to connect with younger audience through diverse tales showing soldiers' paths to enlisting.
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Why the military still uses bayonets

Mark Wilson/Getty The US military has fielded bayonets since it fought the British for independence. Battlefields are far different now, but modern bayonets are more than a pointy spear tip. See more stories on Insider's business page. As far as fascinating gear goes, bayonets gotta be near the top. Americans fought the British armed with rifles and bayonets.Ever since then, the United States military has fielded bayonets in some fashion or another. Bayonet charges were quite common w...
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Court names military attorney as second-ever female marshal

Col. Gail Curley, an attorney in the U.S. Army who has advised military leaders on national security law, will be the Supreme Court’s new marshal, the court announced on Monday. Curley succeeds Pamela Talkin, the first woman to serve as marshal, who retired last year after 19 years on the job. Curley, who will begin her new position on June 21, comes to the court 30 years after graduating from West Point with a bachelor’s degree in political science. She received her law degree from the Univers...
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Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed, Army report confirms, detailing how superior targeted her

The U.S. Army today confirmed for the first time that slain Spc. Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed and further retaliated against at Fort Hood.       [Author: USA TODAY NETWORK]
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Fort Hood investigation finds murdered soldier Vanessa Guillén's reports of sexual harassment were ignored

A U.S. Army investigation into the murder of Spc. Vanessa Guillen last year found that she was sexually harassed by a supervisor on...
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SIG SAUER CEO Ron Cohen Highlights U.S. Army Next Generation Squad Weapons Program

U.S.A. –-( SIG SAUER, Inc. is proud to release an exclusive video featuring President & CEO, Ron Cohen highlighting the U.S. Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) Program. The NGSW Program is a historic undertaking by the U.S. Army to develop weapons that will enhance squad-level lethality and is inclusive of a lightweight belt-fed machine gun (NGSW-AR), a rifle (NGSW-R), 6.8×51 hybrid ammunition, and suppressors. “The Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapons program is the mo...
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Senate Majority Leader Kalani English stepping down following COVID-19 complications, Legislature passes hotel tax surcharge, car rental fee increases, automatic voter registration passes, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Sen. Kalani English Hawaii state Sen. Kalani English stepping down due to long-term COVID-19 symptoms. Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English announced Tuesday that he is stepping down from his Senate seat on May 1, citing lingering symptoms from a COVID-19 infection. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Maui Now. KITV4. Lawmakers pass budget and suspend pay raises. In one of their last days to make or amend state law, state legislators passed a budget they say avoided catastrophic cuts to the ...
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The US Army wants to regain 'dominance' in the Arctic, and it's looking all over the world for help

A US soldier on the ramp of a Chinook helicopter over Denali National Park and Reserve in Alaska, April 22, 2021. US Army Alaska/Benjamin Wilson The Arctic strategy released by the Army in March reflects the US military's increasing focus on the region. While the Army has long operated in Alaska, it's looking abroad to learn more about handling harsh conditions and tough terrain. See more stories on Insider's business page. In March, the Army became the latest military branch t...
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This video shows what the battlefield looks like through the US Army's new night vision goggles

A battlefield as seen through the Enhanced Night Vision Goggles-Binocular. Screenshot from US Army video The US Army recently released video of the battlefield seen through its new night vision goggles. The ENVG-B lets soldiers see in the dark and connects with other systems for better shooting. The next step for Army night vision technology is the futuristic IVAS heads-up display. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Army recently released video of what the battlefield ...
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UCLA’s Chip Kelly addresses new coaching personnel, quarterback depth

UCLA football coach Chip Kelly made three key hires, all with Pac-12 Conference experience, to his coaching staff this offseason. As UCLA held its second day of spring camp Monday all three were making adjustments to new roles. Jerry Neuheisel, son of former head coach Rick Neuheisel, was promoted from within to take over as receivers coach, replacing Jimmie Dougherty who left to become the quarterbacks coach at Arizona. “Jerry has worked here since he was a graduate assistant but he was more th...
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Winchester Ammunition Awarded U.S. Army Contract

Winchester has been selected by the U.S. Army as the second source provider for small-caliber rifle ammunition. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -( Winchester has been selected by the U.S. Army as the second source provider for small-caliber rifle ammunition. This most recent contract is for 5.56mm, 7.62mm, and 50 caliber ammunition with an initial order of $37 million and is the third consecutive second source contract Olin Winchester has received. “Winning this contract, combined with bein...
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4 of the US military's biggest tank battles were during the same war

M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks during Operation Desert Storm, February 15, 1991. US Navy/PHC D.W. Holmes II Every branch of the US military was involved in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Between the Army and the Marine Corps, that war had some of the largest tank battles the US has ever fought. See more stories on Insider's business page. During Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, the US military was at its finest, liberating Kuwaiti civilians from the forces of an ev...
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New technology could identify thousands of unknown US soldiers who died in World War II

Members of an African-American mortar company of the 92nd Division fire mortars at the Germans near Massa, Italy, in 1944. US Army via National Archives The remains of some 6,000 soldiers who died in World War II have still not been identified. About 50 of them are African-American soldiers from the 92nd Infantry Division, who fought in Italy in 1944 and 1945. But the Pentagon is considering a more expansive way to use DNA in hopes of identifying remains that are now decades old. See more ...
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POTD: U.S. Army Machine Guns in Poland

The location in this Photo Of The Day is Poland where we take a peek at the U.S. Army 2nd Cavalry Troops as they offer support by fire during an evaluation exercise at Bemowo Piskie Training Area in November last year. The 2nd Cavalry is a vital part of the enhanced forward presence Battle Group’s […] Read More … The post POTD: U.S. Army Machine Guns in Poland appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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The Capital’s ‘Complex’ Power Structure Keeps Causing Chaos Under Pressure

U.S. Army processes updated after last June’s protests failed again during the Jan. 6 riot.
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Town of Windsor releases — then deletes

WINDSOR, Va. (WAVY) — After a December traffic stop involving two Windsor police officers and a U.S. Army lieutenant gained national...
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SIG SAUER Unveils U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition M17 Trophy Pistols

SIG SAUER Unveils U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition M17 Trophy Pistols U.S.A. –-( SIG SAUER is honored to announce the creation of the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition M17 Trophy Pistols for the upcoming 2021 Best Ranger Competition being held at Fort Benning, Georgia, April 16-18, 2021. The custom M17 pistols were designed and built by SIG Custom Works and beginning this year, the custom M17 pistols will be presented as the official Best Ranger Competition Trophy pistols to th...
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How Delta, Rangers, and the Green Berets' unique training would pay off in an Arctic war with Russia

US Army Green Berets with 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) practice self-recovery from a glacial crevasse during an Arctic warfare exercise in Seward, Alaska, October 15, 2020. US Army/Sgt. Kayla Hocker The increasing accessibility of the Arctic has led to more commercial and military activity there. The demanding Arctic environment requires special skills to survive and operate effectively. US Army special-operations forces have long emphasized those skills and could put them to use in...
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Soldiers involved in flying helicopter low over George Floyd protests in DC have been disciplined, Army says

Protesters steady themselves as a military helicopter flies low, pushing a strong vertical downwash of air (rotor wash) onto the crowd during a protest over the death of George Floyd, June 1, 2020. ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images The Army found a "systematic lack of understanding" in the use of low-flying helicopters during June 2020 demonstrations in Washington, DC. The actions of soldiers involved were not considered misconduct but rather "performance issues," an Army official said ...
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Army Probing Video of Black Man Harassed by Soldier

Officials at U.S. Army’s largest basic training facility say they're looking into a video that seems to show a non-commissioned officer accosting a Black man in a South Carolina neighborhood.
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How the Army uses the West Virginia wilderness to find out who has what it takes to join Delta Force

Graduates of one of Delta Force's Operator Training Courses in 1978. US Army The Army's Delta Force is among the US's most skilled and secretive special-operations units. That status is due in large part to Delta's arduous, and at times brutal, selection process. See more stories on Insider's business page. Delta Force is the Army's special-mission unit for counterterrorism and hostage rescues.Created in the late 1970s in the image of the British Special Air Service...
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Va. NAACP calls for end to ‘qualified immunity’ following viral video of traffic-stop

The Virginia NAACP is demanding changes on a legislative level following video of a viral traffic-stop involving a U.S. Army Lieutenant...
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Virginia Police Officer Accused of Assaulting U.S. Army Officer Fired

(Reuters) - One of two police officers in Virginia accused of assaulting a U.S. Army lieutenant by pointing their guns and pepper spraying him...
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The Army wants deadlier, more destructive ammo to go with its new sniper rifle

A US Army sniper during a sniper competition. US Army The Army just picked a new, multi-caliber sniper rifle: the MK22 Multi-role Adaptive Design, or MRAD. Now it wants a new class of ammunition to make snipers deadlier and more destructive against enemy personnel and equipment. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Army just picked a new, multi-caliber sniper rifle. Now, it wants a new class of ammunition to make snipers deadlier and more destructive against enemy personnel...
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Isle of Wight NAACP calls for termination of Windsor police officers following traffic stop incident involving U.S. Army lieutenant

Members of the Isle of Wight NAACP are now calling for the termination of two Town of Windsor police officers following an incident...
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Lawsuit: Virginia police threatened Black Army officer during traffic stop

A second lieutenant in the U.S. Army is suing two Virginia police officers over a traffic stop last December during which the officers drew their guns, pointed them at him and used a slang term to suggest he was facing execution before pepper-spraying him and knocking him to the ground.
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Being ‘tough on China’ can’t mean harming our own interests

Being “tough on China” is politically popular in Washington these days, and Biden has come out of the gate swinging against Beijing. But “being tough” isn’t a policy and reflexively applying it to China doesn’t serve U.S. interests. A logical and realistic approach to Beijing, however, can. Obama’s “pivot to Asia” in 2011 opened a new chapter in Sino-American relations and turned an always challenging relationship even more tense. From the beginning of his administration, Trump characterized Chi...
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Lawsuit: Virginia Police Officers Threatened Man During Stop

A second lieutenant in the U.S. Army is suing two Virginia police officers over a traffic stop during which the officers drew their guns, pointed them at him and used a slang term to suggest he was facing execution.
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How a growing fight against a little-known ISIS affiliate pulled in US Green Berets and foreign mercenaries

Security officials stand guard as people wait for friends and relatives fleeing an attack claimed by ISIS-linked insurgents on Palma in Mozambique, April 1, 2021. REUTERS/Emidio Jozine US Army Green Berets are on the ground in Mozambique training the army to take on a growing insurgency linked to ISIS. Mozambique's inability to quell the violence has already drawn in Russian and South African mercenaries, who've failed to counter the militants. See more stories on Insider's bus...
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Cimarron’s Bat Masterson Laser Engraved Frontier 5.5-inch .45 Colt

Cimarron Firearms Bat Masterson Laser Engraved 5.5″ .45 Colt Pistol Fredericksburg, Texas ( – Cimarron Firearms, recognized as the leader in quality and authenticity in Old West replica firearms, recognize one of the Old West’s most colorful characters, Bartholemew William Barclay Masterson, know to American Western enthusiasts as “Bat” Masterson. Buffalo hunter, Army scout, gambler, gunfighter, journalist, and lawman, Bat Masterson was friend to many other illustrious people of t...
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