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  1. 'When Soldiers go to battle, the chaplain follows': Army chaplain brings dedication to new roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The United States Army

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Bob Wichman was just a teenager in a congregation of about 500 followers who faithfully filled the pews of the local Methodist church in Westwood, Ohio, every week.

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  2. Gen. Perna reflects on career, Army logistics as new inductee into DLA Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | The United States Army

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Army Gen. Gustave "Gus" Perna never expected to be inducted into the Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame.

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  3. Brighter, lighter laser helps Soldiers get on target fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | The United States Army

    One of the most fundamental skills an Infantry Soldier must develop is the ability to quickly and successfully engage an enemy target. The Army's new Multifunction Aiming Light, or MFAL, really shines in helping Soldiers master that skill, said Curtis Brookshire Jr., a systems engineer at Program Executive Office Soldier.

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  4. Small, birdlike UAS to provide eyes in the sky for SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | The United States Army

    The Army has plans to purchase 61 Black Hornet III small unmanned aerial systems, or SUASs, which are designed to provide reconnaissance support at squad level. By the third quarter of next year, 57 of those systems will be fielded to a yet-unidentified Infantry brigade combat team, said Capt.

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  5. Stockpiling weapons, equipment top priorities, says G-4Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | The United States Army

    One of the 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade's UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in for a routine maintenance check in the flight facility at Muir Army Airfield February 25, 2018. Making sure that current equipment is ready for any fight, as well as prepositioning weapons and equipment around the world, is a key priority for Army readiness.

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  6. NCO hopes to dispel myths about IGsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | The United States Army

    Army Inspector General Lt. Gen. Leslie C. Smith presents an Army Commendation medal to Sgt.

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  7. Soldiers' situational awareness improved using micro-displays, augmented realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The United States Army

    Sgt. 1st Class Justin Nelson, in charge of Soldier testing at Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center's Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate, Fort Belvoir, Va., is suited up in the Nett Warrior System, with a helmet-mounted micro-display attached. Rupal Varshneya, an electrical engineer at Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center's Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate, Fort Belvoir, Va., looks through a micro-display.

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  8. Army developing system to allow Soldiers to see buried bombs for route clearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The United States Army

    A video still image of real-time spatial location tracking, a piece of technology the Army is developing to visually alert a Soldier to hidden explosives in the ground rather than just a sound while sweeping with a mine detector. Christopher Marshall, a scientist in the Countermine Division of the Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate, explains how real-time spatial location tracking can display a potential threat in the ground at Fort Belvoir, Va., Feb. 22, 2018.

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  9. Rapid data collecting tool kits to be delivered across Corps of EngineersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The United States Army

    A combat engineer collects data with a reconnaissance and surveying equipment instrument set, or commonly referred as ENFIRE, during training June 5, 2013. The Army Corps of Engineers plans to deliver ENFIRE tool sets, which replace the old analog survey set and military field sketching kit, to its districts across the country by the end of this fiscal year.

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  10. Army researchers improving biometrics speed, accuracy for military intelligence, securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The United States Army

    Huge advances in biometric collection and database query are now being made with more to come on the horizon, said William Graves, the chief engineer for Program Executive Office Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors. That's great news for the intelligence community and for force protection efforts, said Graves, whose office is the lead for all Department of Defense biometrics.

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  11. Better boots, lighter uniform headed to Hawaii for field testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | The United States Army

    Program Executive Office Soldier officials discussed improvements to the hot weather uniform and jungle combat boot programs during a media roundtable event on Fort Belvoir, Va., Dec. 7, 2017. The 25th Infantry Division is slated to field test the new uniform and boot starting in January.

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  12. Fort Carson Soldiers field test new body armorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | The United States Army

    Spc. Hannah Carver-Frey, a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear specialist with 10th Chemical Hazardous Response Company, participates in the final round of field-testing for the Modular Scalable Vest during a weeklong series of evaluated tasks at Fort Carson, Colo., Oct. 18, 2017. Once this evaluation is complete, the vest will go into production and is expected to reach Soldiers in the field by summer of next year.

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  13. New uniform provides lighter weight without breaking sweatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | The United States Army

    The current Army Combat Uniform top weighs in at about 650 grams, or about 1.4 pounds. It's got a lot of pockets and multiple layers of fabric.

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  14. Rugged Alaska terrain sees Field Artillery Soldiers test new laser targeting systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The United States Army

    Sgt. Richard Martinez and Spec. Nicholas A. Whelan, Soldiers from Battery D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, detect, recognize, and identify a target using the Joint Effects Targeting System Target Laser Designation System while wearing chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and enhanced conventional weapons equipment.

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  15. Pioneer in military use of nuclear power provides insight on facility to be decommissionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The United States Army

    Retired Lt. Gen. Ernest Graves, a pioneer in the history of the military's use of nuclear power for various purposes, discusses his past involvement with the construction and initial operation of the SM-1 nuclear reactor and plant at Fort Belvoir in the 1950s with Brian Hearty, the national program manager at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, for the Army's Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant Program, during a meeting at the US Army Nuclear and Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Agency headquarters on Fort Belvoir, Tuesday September 19, 2017.

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