Soldiers from the U.S. Army's 3rd Brigade Combat Team began using a new unmanned aerial system designed to provide near-real time video access for reconnaissance missions, DVIDS reported Thursday. Program Executive Office Soldier had troops hold, inventorize and train to use the new system at Fort Bragg, North Carolina from April 29 to May 3.Read More »
The Defense Health Agency has taken over the policies and processes of various military hospitals and clinics as part of a phased program to reorganize military healthcare facilities.
The agency has started managing medical facilities in military installations such as at Fort Bragg, N.C., Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., and Joint Base Charleston, S.C., the U.S. Air Force said Friday.
The U.S. Army has announced the deployment of the second Security Force Assistance Brigade at Fort Bragg, North Carolina scheduled for January 2018. The particular SFAB is the second out of six specialized units trained to take part in advise-and-assist operations with allied forces and nations, the Army said Friday. “It is my …Read More »
The U.S. Army is working to establish an airborne bomb squad with the capacity to respond to global contingencies as fast as the 82nd Airborne Division and the Global Response Force, Army Times reported Wednesday. Meghann Myers writes the 767th Ordnance Company, 192nd Ordnance Battalion have completed the Army’s first conventional …Read More »
Army Tank R&D Center, GM Unveil Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Prototype; Kevin Centeck Comments
General Motors and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center have rolled out a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle prototype at the annual Association of the U.S. Army meeting in Washington. Kevin Centeck — TARDEC non-primary power systems, ground vehicle power and mobility directorate team leader — said Thursday the …Read More »
The Defense Logistics Agency has kicked off its mapping operations at Fort Bragg with the delivery of the first four topographic maps for mission planning on Aug. 16. DLA Distribution Mapping warehouse Fort Bragg is a 10,000-square-foot racked bay storage with a staff consisting of a supply management specialist, project …Read More »
The U.S. Army has completed the final deployment of older Kiowa Warriors that will be replaced by the AH-64D Apaches, Army Times reported Sunday. Luke Carberry Mogan writes members of 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade have arrived in South Korea for the final service of the OH-58D units and will return to …Read More »
The Energy Department will add five military bases to join its solar jobs training program that works to help prepare transitioning service members find careers in the solar industry upon retirement from the military. DOE said Tuesday the department will also award a total of $10 million to fund 10 new projects …Read More »
The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center has developed a robotics equipment designed to clear vegetation in a former munitions range in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, that has potential unexploded ordnance, the Army website reported Wednesday. The Huntsville, Ala.-based center has begun using the robots to pave the way for …Read More »