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Air and missile defense programs stay on track despite slight delayOpen in a New Window

Several programs tied to the Army's Air and Missile Defense modernization priority have made timeline adjustments due to COVID-19.


Army’s Iron Dome batteries inbound for testing in 2021 Open in a New Window

FORT SILL, Okla. -- Two Iron Dome batteries will go through initial testing on American soil early next year, says a top air defender, before the short-...


OMFV adopts new path forward from lessons learnedOpen in a New Window

FORT MEADE, Md. -- The Army’s G-8 discussed a new strategy for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, following lessons learned after its first request...


AER expands assistance eligibility for Guard, ReserveOpen in a New Window

The AER program recently expanded its assistance eligibility for Army National Guard and Reserve Soldiers impacted by COVID-19 missions or policy.


CASA collaborates with NBA owner on financial forgiveness programOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- A chance meeting led to Jill Castilla making a life-altering choice. Castilla worked as a grocery store clerk in the central Oklahoma tow...


Chief of staff foresees greater Army commitment in Indo-PacificOpen in a New Window

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- After COVID-19 forced the Army to shutter or curtail major exercises, the service’s top officer said Wednesday that Soldiers wil...


Army officer honored for resiliency, graduating college during COVID-19Open in a New Window

U.S. Army ROTC U.S. Army COVID-19 guidance Army News Service ARNEWS Archives


SMA expects ACFT to continue as planned in COVID-19 environmentOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- Despite some delays in fielding necessary equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Army’s top enlisted leader believes the service will...


Army’s strength continues to increase during COVID-19Open in a New Window

The Army remains on track to meet its end-strength goal of 485,000 active-duty Soldiers by end of fiscal year 2020, despite the recent shift in recruiting.


New normal for Indo-Pacific partners may include larger virtual presenceOpen in a New Window

Virtual meetings between key leaders may be more frequent and create even closer partnerships after the pandemic, U.S. and forei...


Talent management key to filling future specialized MDO unitsOpen in a New Window

POINT MUGU, Calif. – Last year, the Army stood up a new unit to reshape the way battles are fought and won, said the Army’s Futures commander, and now a...


New emergency leave available to Army civilians affected by COVID-19Open in a New Window

U.S. Army Coronavirus Guidance Soldiers Features Army News Service Army News Service Archives Follow Joe Lacdan on TWITTER


Aviation modernization on track despite COVID-19 Open in a New Window

A critical design review for a new turbine engine that will power future Army aircraft is still on, despite a two-week delay.


MacArthur awardee proud of Asian-Pacific heritageOpen in a New Window

Growing up in a small fishing village on the southeast coast of China, Meirong never imagined that one day she’d be recognized as an elite...


In the fight: Child development centers vital to the forceOpen in a New Window

Close to one-third of the CDC remained open at height of the COVID-19 pandemic. CDC staff are on the frontlines of the Army's response the virus.


Century-old memorabilia box opened at Arlington CemeteryOpen in a New Window

Historians recently unsealed a memorabilia box more than a century old at the Arlington National Cemetery, in honor of the Memorial Amph...


Army’s anti-terrorism technology chasing COVID-19Open in a New Window

WASHINGTON – The Army’s technology used to root out terrorism threats is also monitoring the spread of COVID-19, and in the process giving Army leaders...


Using lessons learned, Army engineers build enhanced care site in DCOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers unveiled its latest alternate care site in the nation’s capital Monday, which its commander called one of...


Veterans virtually recall end of WWII in EuropeOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- After being freed from a World War II prison camp by British forces, Harold Radish immediately sought the simple pleasures of freedom: a b...


SFABs look to grow force, expand missions around the worldOpen in a New Window

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Security force assistance brigade Soldiers from the first-ever team to operate in Africa spoke of their recent mission Wednesday in t...


A war at home: Army aids NYC caregivers in battle against COVID-19 stressOpen in a New Window

Coronavrius updates for the U.S. Military Maryland Guardsman stands tall against COVID-19 Oklahoma Guard joins veterans in fight against COVID-19


Army medical teams in COVID-19 trenchesOpen in a New Window

To help civilian hospital workers take on COVID-19, last month Soldiers were dispatched to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut hotspots...


SMA offers enlisted update in virtual town hallOpen in a New Window

FORT STEWART, Ga. -- The Army’s top enlisted leader held a virtual town hall Tuesday to provide an update on training, military education and the delive...


Chaplain Corps embraces virtual world to provide services, supportOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- With chapels closed and a ban on large gatherings, the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps has responded in creative and proactive ways to still enga...


Maryland Guardsman stands tall against COVID-19 Open in a New Window

2nd Lt. Justin Lee had just a few years of experience under his belt before he was called to the frontlines of the COVID-19 fight.


Army researchers help design 3D-printed ventilatorsOpen in a New Window

To take on the shortage of ventilators caused by COVID-19, developers from the Army Research Laboratory are collaborating with civilian...


Army fires third next-gen strike missile testOpen in a New Window

The Army successfully held its third precision strike missile test fire on Thursday morning, top Army leaders confirmed. This time around,...


Army finalizing plan to resume collective trainingOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- The Army aims to soon resume collective training and hold a ceremony for graduating West Point cadets, after the recent success of measure...


Cadet creates makeshift classroom in tent after closure of military collegeOpen in a New Window

The disappointing news came in an email as Virginia Military Institute Cadet William Taylor neared the end of spring break at his mother’s home in rural...


Army scientist on COVID-19 frontlines shares experienceOpen in a New Window

The last time Capt. Allison Brager was at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan, she picked up a New York Marathon race packet. When the neuroscientist r


Latest SFAB activates, prepares for Afghanistan missionOpen in a New Window

FORT CARSON, Colo. -- In a unique virtual ceremony, the Army’s latest security force assistance brigade to stand up officially activated Tuesday as it p...


New goggles checking trainee temperatures Open in a New Window

FORT BENNING, Ga. - The team in charge of restoring overmatch to the close-combat force repurposed emerging technologies to combat COVID-19 last week us...


Soldiers reminded to exercise ethical responsibilities during pandemicOpen in a New Window

Guidelines on Acceptable Gifts to Service Members Army Office of the General Counsel Emergency Relief Program Army News Service


SecArmy: Soldiers holding the line in COVID-19 fightOpen in a New Window

DETROIT -- Army senior leaders saw firsthand an experimental mass sterilizer and a nearly 1,000-bed field hospital inside Detroit’s convention center We...


Army moves to reclaim lost time in modernization programsOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- Signature modernization programs remain on track to deliver capabilities to Soldiers, despite facing delays due to the coronavirus, Army l...


Army astronaut returns from historic nine-month space voyageOpen in a New Window

Look back at Earth with Army astronaut Col. Andrew Morgan (VIDEO) Army astronaut swears in recruits in first-ever ceremony from space


Army to consider electric vehicles, alternative fuel optionsOpen in a New Window

Commercial-led advancements in electric vehicle technology have pushed the Army Futures and Concepts Center to take a hard look at the capability.


Basic training resumes after pause, nearly 1,000 recruits ship this weekOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON – The Army has resumed shipping recruits to Basic Combat Training following a two-week pause to enact necessary COVID-19 mitigation efforts,...


Futures and Concepts Center evaluates new force structure Open in a New Window

The Army is designing a new calibrated force structure to bolster capabilities at the brigade level and above, catered to meet regional mission requirement


Going Green: Eco-friendly plastic to replace Soldier’s supplies in battleOpen in a New Window

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Advanced 3D printing from recycled plastic is an eco-friendly alternative to strengthen operational readiness, curb supp...


Army working to offset challenges as travel ban extendsOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- With the stop-movement order for official travel now extended to June 30, the Army is continuing to reduce challenges faced by Soldiers an...


Army seeks 10,000 low-cost ventilators to combat COVID-19 Open in a New Window

Within six-to-eight weeks, the Army plans to deploy more than 10,000 affordable, low-maintenance ventilators to help COVID-19 patients, say...


Army’s Military Child of the Year blossoms after overcoming life’s hurdlesOpen in a New Window

The Army's 2020 Military Child of the Year overcame a lifelong battle with dyslexia and volunteers to help veterans, wounded warriors and homeless people.


Soldiers authorized to accumulate additional leave this yearOpen in a New Window

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Army audit forges ahead during COVID-19Open in a New Window

Despite challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Army’s third annual audit is underway and on track to wrap up this fall


Soldiers should check IRS website to ensure stimulus paymentOpen in a New Window

Soldiers anticipating a stimulus payment should immediately update their direct deposit information on the Internal Revenue Service's website.


Army focuses on support to FEMA, plans eventual opening of installationsOpen in a New Window

In an unprecedented response to COVID-19, the Army continues to work with partner agencies to fight back against COVID-19


COVID-19 testing being ramped up Army-wideOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- With nearly 1,000 Soldiers now to have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the Army is continuing to ramp up its testing efforts, part...


Army using special tracking teams to control the spread of COVID-19Open in a New Window

SAN ANTONIO -- The Army has begun using special teams that help track and identify people with coronavirus at installations, an Army leader said Wednesd...


Army boosts virtual health, communication capabilities Open in a New Window

WASHINGTON – At a time when Soldiers and their families are staying home to slow the spread of COVID-19, Army leaders quickly expanding how it provides...


ARNORTH rapidly expands mission to curb pandemicOpen in a New Window

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- U.S. Army North was first called up to the COVID-19 fight back in January, when it helped evacuate American citizens fr...


Telehealth, virtual counseling available to SoldiersOpen in a New Window

After the Defense Department told non-essential personnel to remain in their residences to prevent the spread of coronavirus last


Voice of calm: warrant officer cohort gets new senior advisorOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- Chief Warrant Officer 5 Yolondria Dixon-Carter said she is both honored and humbled with her selection to represent over 25,000 warrants i...


Army deploys medical task forces to help hard-hit communitiesOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- The Army has mobilized eight Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces to the New York area to support the coronavirus relief efforts and cu...


Help available for Soldiers locked into lease agreementsOpen in a New Window

Soldiers locked into untenable lease agreements due to the COVID-19 stop-movement order can access legal support to reduce their financial obligations.


Face masks now required on all commissary shoppers, employeesOpen in a New Window

Effective April 10, patrons and store employees at all commissaries are required to wear face masks, as further safety measures are incr...


25,000 Soldiers for Life respond to callOpen in a New Window

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, many civilian medical providers’ capabilities have been stretched thin. To help fill this ga...


Army launches voluntary credentialing assistance programOpen in a New Window

Soldiers can now access up to $4,000 in assistance each year to voluntary pursue industry-recognized credentials through the new Army Credentialing Assista


Grenade launchers able to fire Army’s new camera dronesOpen in a New Window

Scientists from the Army Research Laboratory have designed a camera drone capable of being fired from a 40mm grenade laun...


Army still ‘open for business’ as it adjusts to coronavirus outbreakOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- Army senior leaders held a virtual town hall Tuesday, asserting that the service remains open for business as it continues to mitigate eff...


Army’s top chaplain: more social distancing, less disconnectionOpen in a New Window

Social distancing is intended to curb the spread of COVID-19, as the Army’s top chaplain says the...


National Guard COVID-19 response grows to 20,000 troopsOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 20,000 National Guardsmen are now supporting COVID-19 response efforts across the country with thousands of more opportunities for...


Solving puzzles leads Army exec to 'business transformation leader of year' title Open in a New Window

Charles Brandon has always been interested in math and puzzles. As a young boy, he enjoyed puzzles and then developed an interest in Sudoku and crosswo...


Army hospitals ready in New York and SeattleOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON – Army medical professionals began treating patients at the Javits Convention Center in New York City Tuesday and an Army hospital unit deplo...


McPherson officially sworn in as undersecretary of the ArmyOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- A former enlisted Soldier and retired Navy judge was officially sworn in as the Army’s undersecretary March 26 after being confirmed by th...


Army secretary: Soldiers at the ‘tip of the spear’ in COVID-19 fightOpen in a New Window

LANDOVER, Md. -- In the shadow of the Washington Redskins football stadium, a group of Soldiers shielded a section of the parking lot filled with milita...


IPPS-A provides improved visibility, aiding coronavirus responseOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON – With implementation of the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army across the National Guard in all 54 states and territories, Army leader...


3D steel printing at forefront of modernization, readinessOpen in a New Window

Army reseachers are at the forefront of developing new ways to print light-weight steel parts that will increase modernization and readiness capabilities.


New incentive pay encourages Soldiers to serve in AlaskaOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- Soldiers being stationed in Alaska can now receive up to $4,000 to help offset the initial cost of items needed to live in the “Last Front...


Temporary changes to retention, promotion, as COVID-19 persistsOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON – Army leaders announced new reenlistment and promotion policies until Sept. 30, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues changing how the military...


Army seeks retired medical Soldiers to support COVID-19 effortsOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- More than 14,000 retired Soldiers have already shown interest in returning to active duty after the Army recently reached out to over 800,...


Army engineers now eyeing 100-plus sites for COVID-19 responseOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- The Army Corps of Engineers has identified over 110 sites across the country it could retrofit to help local hospitals deal with patient o...


Joint team ensures hypersonic test successOpen in a New Window

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A flight test of the joint Army-Navy hypersonic glide vehicle across the Pacific March 19 was a success thanks to a dedicated...


Army to help convert vacant buildings into hospitals as COVID-19 spreadsOpen in a New Window

ARLINGTON, Va. – Army leaders announce plans to quickly convert unused buildings into “ICU-like facilities” across 13 states, starting with 10,000 beds...


Army makes exceptions to enlisted promotion policy during COVID-19 outbreak Open in a New Window

LEAD PHOTO – PROMOTION IMAGE WASHINGTON -- In response to the COVID-19 [DS1] outbreak, the Army has initiated several policy exceptions [DS2] that will...


Army to test new tech program at select schoolsOpen in a New Window

The Army plans to implement a new cybersecurity and tech education program for high school students enrolled in junior ROTC programs.


Recruits may get pay before BCT, in-person recruiting halts amid COVID-19 Open in a New Window

FORT KNOX, KY – Some recruits will receive active-duty pay ahead of initial training, says Top Army leaders, as recruiters move to a 100% virtual platfo...


Army working to develop COVID-19 vaccines as force preps its response Open in a New Window

FORT DETRICK, Md. -- The U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command and U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases are aiding i...


Soldiers on PCS orders can now request to stay extra year at duty stationOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- Soldiers preparing for a permanent change-of-station move can now request to stay at their current duty station for up to a year, as the A...


New allowances for Soldiers, families affected by COVID-19Open in a New Window

WASHINGTON -- The Army has rolled out new allowances for Soldiers and families facing official travel delays or in quarantine amid the COVID-19 virus ou...


Army grappling with COVID-19 head-on, says Army secretary Open in a New Window

ARLINGTON, VA – More than 2,000 Guardsmen are taking on COVID-19 as it continues sweeping the globe, while safety remains a top priority during this unc...


Former basketball player vying for Olympics in TaekwondoOpen in a New Window

By Joe Lacdan, Army News Service Russell Gresham towered over his Iranian opponent as he studied his adversary under bright gymnasium lights. Long arms...


G-2: Intel, cyber Soldiers 'duking it out' daily with enemyOpen in a New Window

The Army's senior intelligence officer likened intelligence and cyber Soldiers to those in the combat arms since they fight on networks everyday with adversaries.


Retired general receives Presidential Medal of FreedomOpen in a New Window

A former four-star general who served as the Army's vice chief of staff was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony at the White House.


Soldier-centered approach helping lead ground modernization effortsOpen in a New Window

Nearly two years into its largest modernization overhaul in four decades, the Army looks to continue its momentum of developing new ground systems...


Army looks to leverage 'low Earth orbit' satellitesOpen in a New Window

Constellations of small satellites orbiting close to Earth may provide faster communications and be less vulnerable than traditional geosynchronous satellites, defense officials said Thursday.


Top SMDC officer uses drone-zapping lasers, says missile defense remains top focusOpen in a New Window

With less than 90 days into the job, the Army's senior air defender has already taken on multiple tasks as the battlefield beyond Earth is increasingly...


Army budgets target transformational changeOpen in a New Window

In February, the force released its "Fiscal Year 2019-2021 Accomplishments and Investment Plan" shortly after announcement of the Army's FY21 budget request. The FY19-21 plan outlines how the Army is targeting its top priorities of readiness, moderni...


Army Reserve mobile app to keep Soldiers connected to unitsOpen in a New Window

The Army Reserve's mobile application, the Double Eagle, is now being developed by the 75th Innovation Command, lawmakers were told last Tuesday.


COVID-19: Army stands readyOpen in a New Window

The Army is taking the necessary steps to combat the spread of COVID-19, all while simultaneously implementing measures to treat personnel impacted by the disease, the Army's top medical officer said Thursday.


Hypersonic tests, modernization top Army budget requestOpen in a New Window

The Army will test-fire multiple land-based hypersonic missiles later this year, said Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy, as leaders zero in on...


DOD working to add key provisions to tenant bill of rightsOpen in a New Window

The tenant bill of rights, signed by Defense senior leaders last week, may soon include three more key provisions to help rebuild trust about privatized housing, officials said Tuesday.


Army now accepting applications for next astronautOpen in a New Window

The Army is currently searching for candidates to be its next astronaut. And whether enlisted, warrant officer or a regular officer, any Soldier who is...


SMA: Empowered junior NCOs crucial to increasing lethalityOpen in a New Window

Junior non-commissioned officers know the pulse of their squads. They're at the ground level, they interact daily with their Soldiers and set the tone...


IPPS-A integration to hit key milestone in MarchOpen in a New Window

The Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army is now live in 43 states, as the force draws closer to full integration across the National Guard with 11 more states and territories to go. Full IPPS-A integration across the Guard under "release 2" of th...


Army leaders expand 'war for talent' initiativesOpen in a New Window

Army leaders issued a call-to-arms for stakeholders to build on talent management initiatives to enable more improvements to how the force recruits...


CASAs' unique skill sets support Army's goalsOpen in a New Window

Almost 100 civilian aides to the secretary of the Army from across the U.S. and territories are attending the annual CASA conference in Washington this...


Army launches enlisted assignment market for select career fieldsOpen in a New Window

Armor, military intelligence and quartermaster Soldiers will be the first to test the new Assignment Satisfaction Key-Enlisted Marketplace pilot program.


Army astronaut swears in recruits in first-ever ceremony from spaceOpen in a New Window

An Army astronaut swore in nearly 1,000 recruits from space as part of the first Oath of Enlistment ceremony from the International Space Station.


Program places 96% of separating SoldiersOpen in a New Window

Last year, the Army's Career Skills Programs helped 4,782 Soldiers transition from military service into a civilian career, according to Installation Management Command officials. Army's CSP had a 96% employment placement rate in 2019 and has given t...


CGSC Foundation News Magazine

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This file contains all the CGSC Foundation News magazines published to date.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
CGSC Foundation News No. 1/Fall 2006 PDF (1.05 MB)  more ] Administration 6/11/2008
CGSC Foundation News No. 10/Spring 2011 PDF (3.87 MB) Administration 4/19/2011
CGSC Foundation News No. 11/Fall 2011 PDF (4.14 MB) Administration 10/18/2011
CGSC Foundation News No. 12/Spring 2012 PDF (3.94 MB) Administration 9/27/2012
CGSC Foundation News No. 13/Fall 2012 PDF (4.34 MB) Administration 9/27/2012
CGSC Foundation News No. 14/Spring 2013 PDF (5.09 MB) Administration 10/15/2013
CGSC Foundation News No. 15/Fall 2013 PDF (3.22 MB) Administration 11/4/2013
CGSC Foundation News No. 16/Summer 2014 PDF (3.61 MB) Administration 7/1/2014
CGSC Foundation News No. 17/Fall 2014 PDF (2.52 MB) Administration 12/15/2014
CGSC Foundation News No. 18/Spring 2015 PDF (2.92 MB) Administration 6/16/2015
CGSC Foundation News No. 19/Fall 2015 PDF (3.89 MB) Administration 12/14/2015
CGSC Foundation News No. 2/Winter 2007 PDF (1.04 MB)  more ] Administration 6/11/2008
CGSC Foundation News No. 20/Spring 2016 PDF (3.01 MB) Administration 8/25/2016
CGSC Foundation News No. 21/Fall 2016 PDF (4.66 MB) Administration 12/22/2016
CGSC Foundation News No. 22/Spring 2017 PDF (5.64 MB) Administration 6/21/2018
CGSC Foundation News No. 23/Fall 2017 PDF (5.26 MB) Administration 6/21/2018
CGSC Foundation News No. 24/Spring 2018 PDF (4.85 MB) Administration 6/21/2018
CGSC Foundation News No. 25/Fall 2019 PDF (4.06 MB) Administration 12/30/2019
CGSC Foundation News No. 3/Fall 2007 PDF (1.67 MB)  more ] Administration 6/11/2008
CGSC Foundation News No. 4/Winter 2008 PDF (2.4 MB)  more ] Administration 7/9/2008
CGSC Foundation News No. 5/Fall 2008 PDF (2.25 MB) Administration 12/12/2008
CGSC Foundation News No. 6/Winter 2009 PDF (1.68 MB)  more ] Administration 4/5/2009
CGSC Foundation News No. 7/Fall 2009 PDF (3.32 MB) Administration 11/15/2009
CGSC Foundation News No. 8/Spring 2010 PDF (1.58 MB) Administration 4/13/2010
CGSC Foundation News No. 9/Fall 2010 PDF (3.2 MB) Administration 12/7/2010
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