- Dugway to test poisonous chlorine gas this week Updated: Sep-01-15 12:50 pm
TOOELE, Utah - Researchers at a remote U.S. Army testing site in Utah will be releasing chlorine gas to determine what would happen if it was released in a city.
- Today in Nebraska for September Updated: Aug-28-15 1:38 pm
- Swoyersville couple celebrating 70 years of marriage Updated: Aug-26-15 1:46 pm
SWOYERSVILLE, Pennsylvania - Anthony and Betty Leptuck of Swoyersville fell in love in the late 1930s after meeting at dances in the borough fire hall.
- Boy Scout honors memory of Tuskegee Airmen at Freeman Field Updated: Aug-26-15 5:07 am
SEYMOUR, Indiana - A local Boy Scout has created a memorial plaza at the Seymour airport in the hopes more people will take the time to learn about and pay tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen.
- Oregon guardsman who helped stop train attack to be honored Updated: Aug-25-15 11:10 pm
WASHINGTON - Aleksander Skarlatos, one of three Americans who subdued a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train, will be awarded one of the U.S. Army's highest honors.
- Explosion at US base in Japan lights up night sky Updated: Aug-24-15 12:34 am
TOKYO - Multiple explosions and a large fire at a U.S. Army depot lit up the night sky in a Tokyo suburb early Monday. No injuries were reported.
- Skydivers parachute into funeral of Army skydiver Updated: Aug-22-15 8:31 pm
CINCINNATI - A solo Army Golden Knight parachutist honored a comrade's dream by landing on the high school football field where hundreds of mourners gathered for his funeral Saturday, a week after he was involved in a deadly accident at a Chicago air show.
- New Army chief ponders momentous decision on women in combat Updated: Aug-22-15 3:25 am
FORT BENNING, Georgia - The Army's new chief of staff, Gen. Mark Milley, is taking a calculated approach to arguably the most consequential decision of his early tenure - whether to recommend that any all-male combat roles remain closed to women.
- The Latest: Ranger grad says she didn't consider quitting Updated: Aug-20-15 3:23 pm
FORT BENNING, Georgia - The latest on the first female Army soldiers to complete the military's elite Ranger School (all times local):
- Carter congratulates 1st females to finish Ranger School Updated: Aug-20-15 1:34 pm
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he has personally congratulated the two female soldiers who this week became the first women to complete the rigorous Army Ranger School.
- Chelsea Manning found guilty of violating prison rules Updated: Aug-19-15 10:35 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning was found guilty Tuesday of violating prison rules and will receive three weeks of recreational restrictions at the Kansas military prison where she's serving her 35-year sentence, her attorney said.
- Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women Updated: Aug-18-15 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special operations forces, senior officials told The Associated Press.
- Army investigates soldier found dead in Fort Bragg barracks Updated: Aug-17-15 7:53 pm
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina - The U.S. Army is investigating after a paratrooper was found dead in his barracks room.
- Army skydivers returning to Fort Bragg after member's death Updated: Aug-17-15 6:31 pm
CHICAGO - Members of a U.S. Army skydiving team were grieving and regrouping Monday after one of their parachutists died from injuries suffered during a stunt at the Chicago Air & Water Show. Team members returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, for counseling, and the team canceled an appearance at the Kansas City Air Show this weekend. Experts say there are always dangers when free-falling at 120 mph, but they are compounded in stunts involving multiple skydivers.
- Army skydivers returning to Fort Bragg after member's death Updated: Aug-17-15 2:37 am
CHICAGO - Members of a U.S. Army skydiving team will return to their base, where they will have access to counseling, after a parachutist from their unit died from injuries suffered during a stunt at the Chicago Air & Water Show.
- Bragg to celebrate 75th anniversary of Airborne forces Updated: Aug-15-15 6:17 am
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina - Fort Bragg will celebrate the 75th anniversary of airborne forces with events on the post and in Fayetteville.
- Former Bragg officer to become Army commanding general Updated: Aug-14-15 4:08 am
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina - An officer who was most recently the commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg is taking over as the Army's top officer.
- Sammy Davis Jr. pendant among Elvis artifacts auctioned Updated: Aug-14-15 3:25 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - A diamond and gold pendant Elvis Presley gave Sammy Davis Jr. was among 160 authenticated artifacts sold Thursday evening during an auction at the King of Rock 'n' Roll's longtime Memphis, Tennessee, home.
- Army Ranger students hurt in lightning strike return to duty Updated: Aug-13-15 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON - Four Army Ranger instructors and 40 of their students have returned to duty after lightning struck near them while they were carrying out military exercises in Florida, the Army said Thursday.
- Army says nay to 700 feral horses roaming Louisiana base Updated: Aug-12-15 10:08 pm
Herds of feral horses are roaming on thousands of acres in Louisiana where soldiers conduct intensive training, posing a danger and a nuisance to troops at risk of being kicked, bitten or unpleasantly surprised by random piles of manure, Army officials say.
- New commander coming to Army's flagship biodefense lab Updated: Aug-10-15 5:38 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - The Army's flagship biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick is getting a new commander and a new focus.
- Joint Chiefs promotion prompts command change at Fort Bragg Updated: Aug-10-15 12:07 pm
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina - There's a new commander with a notable pedigree at the U.S. Army command that makes sure the right number of soldiers are trained and deployed to the world's hotspots.
- 10th Mountain Division troops heading to Iraq, Afghanistan Updated: Aug-06-15 6:40 am
FORT DRUM, New York - U.S. Army officials say more than 2,500 soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division will be deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in the coming weeks.
- Big training exercise through mid-August at Camp Shelby Updated: Aug-02-15 6:55 pm
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - About 500 active-duty soldiers from Texas are training with a National Guard unit from north Mississippi at Camp Shelby, a 134,000-acre National Guard training center in Hattiesburg.