U.S. Army

November 30, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Brig. Gen. Christopher K. Haas, USA, has been assigned as commander, Combined Forces Special Operations Component Command Forward, Afghanistan, operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

November 19, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

The words soldier and hero often are synonymous, but what about soldiers and super heroes? A new robotic exoskeleton that gives warfighters amazing strength would make even the Hulk green with envy.

September 1, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

We own the night. It's the U.S. Army's slogan that encapsulates their strength when it comes to night-vision technology. And as part of the Army's push to encourage the next generation of engineers and designers, a group of local teachers got to see first hand through the eyes of a soldier.

Five science teachers from Fort Belvoir Elementary School attended Knowledge Day at Fort Belvoir. The event aimed to engage educators in Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering (STEM) programs in the hopes that they would take the knowledge and excitement back to the classroom. But this group quickly learned they wouldn't just be playing with high-tech toys-they were "investigating and experimenting" with some serious equipment.

July 27, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower
Apps for Army Competition Wraps Up

Apps for the Army Competition Wraps Up

July 12, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

The Signal Corps 150th anniversary celebration continues in style as top officials take to the U.S. Army Signal Regiment's Facebook page to send out special birthday wishes. Click the links below to see the video messages from:

Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, USA, deputy commanding general, initial military training, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

March 4, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Maj. Gen. David R. Hogg, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army Africa/commanding general, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Italy.

September 23, 2014
By Rita Boland

The U.S. Army officially activated its Cyber Protection Brigade earlier this month, marking the first time the service has had such a unit. It falls under the Army’s Network Enterprise Technology Command, commonly called NETCOM. As the defensive operations enabled by the brigade ramp up, the Army now also has a cyber branch operating provisionally, which will change the way soldiers are assigned to cyber career fields.

December 1, 2012
By George I. Seffers
Future armored vehicles could include antennas integrated into the armor coating and other technologies designed to rid the service of whip antennas.

U.S. Army officials

 seek to replace the

 commonly used 
device.

For decades, the U.S. Army has relied on the ubiquitous whip antenna for an array of air and ground communications, but those antennas often interfere with one another and are plainly visible to enemy soldiers in search of a target. Now, service researchers are using a wide range of technologies that could begin replacing the pervasive whip, providing more efficient, effective and reliable combat communications. Options include antennas embedded with vehicle armor, transparent antennas integrated into windshields and smart antenna technology capable of determining the optimal direction to focus transmission power.

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