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Training for the ACFT? There’s now an app for that
"It delivers on all fronts of physical training"
DoD restricts firearms, base access, and travel for foreign military students training in the US
"We’re not asking anything we wouldn’t ask of ourselves."
Green Beret killed during ‘routine’ free fall training exercise
Our thoughts are with Master Sgt. Goodman's family.
The Army is tweaking its training model as soldiers feel the strain of readiness needs
"It's as much about refinement and ... perfecting it, as much as it is, yeah, if you can give them a little rest along the way, that's pretty good too."
Air Force colonel fired over ‘loss of trust and confidence’
The colonel has been in the Air Force since 1996 and flown combat missions in Iraq.
US coalition pauses training of Iraqi forces to focus on base security days after Soleimani killing
"We remain ready to return our full attention and efforts back to our shared goal of ensuring the lasting defeat of Daesh."
Air Force halts parachute, dive and mountain training ops following airmen deaths
Parachuting, diving and mountaineering training and related operations are off-limits to U.S. airmen for now as Air Force Special Operations Command investigates the deaths of two special tactics airmen.
Has justice actually been served for the USS Fitzgerald disaster?
Shortly after seven sailors died aboard USS Fitzgerald when she collided with a merchant ship off Yokosuka in 2017, I wrote that the Fitzgerald's watch team could have been mine
Air Force identifies 2 airmen killed during T-38 training flight in Oklahoma
"When tragedies like this occur, every member of the U.S. military, Vance, Enid, feels it."
The Expert Soldier Badge test is an unforgiving wake-up call for non-infantry troops
Out of 95 soldiers who began Expert Soldier Badge, or ESB, testing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia on Sunday, only three remain in the running to earn the Army's newest skill badge
2 years after the Fitzgerald and McCain collisions, the Navy has no idea if its new ship-driving training is working
According to senior Navy officials, it could take nearly 16 years or more to know if the planned changes will have an impact
Marine dies in training accident at California mountain warfare center
A 21-year-old Marine died Sunday, Oct. 20, while training at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Center in Bridgeport, California, Marine Corps officials said
Marine Corps confirms two 7-ton trucks collided in August, sending 30 Marines to the hospital
"We were really worried that some of our friends might've died," one Marine said. "The front ends of the 7-tons were just completely destroyed."
The US is plotting one of its largest European military exercises since the Cold War
The exercise includes a total of 37,000 troops — including 20,000 US and service members from 18 other countries
Soldiers say the Army’s relentless push for readiness is ‘breaking the force’ in leaked documents
"Readiness requirements are almost impossible to meet," one soldier said.
US troops are increasingly falling to heatstroke during training as the military braces for rising temperatures
The military has a climate change problem
The Navy thinks its new surface warfare trainer is more realistic than training on ships
Few things can match training on a warship for a naval battle. But the Navy believes it's created something even better on shore.
Leaked documents reveal Army infantry squad leaders are terrible at tactical maneuvers and land navigation
The U.S. Army says it will meet its readiness goals by 2022, but young sergeants in most infantry and close-combat units don't know how to maneuver their squads or do basic land navigation, Military.com has learned
The Army Won’t Say If Afghan Forces Can Handle A US Withdrawal Yet
"I would certainly hesitate to use the word 'dramatic' improvement."
What’s Wrong With FM 3-0? Lots
Tom note: Here is the second entry in our 10 Long March posts for 2018, the 9th most-read item of...
The Air Force Is Expanding Its Basic Military Training To Create A ‘Lethal’ Next Generation
Editor’s Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community. The U.S. Air...
Sailors Who Can’t Deploy Will Now Face Administrative Separation
Editor’s Note: This article by Gina Harkins originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. It's official: Sailors...
Marines Are Training Hard In Alaska To Prepare For The Next ‘Big-Ass Fight’
The U.S. military has been shifting its focus to preparing for a potential great-power conflict, changing how it uses its...
Fort Carson Units Combine Simulators And Live-Fire Training To Prepare For War With Russia
Fort Carson’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team wrapped up a week of field training earlier this month, combining simulations and live-fire...
The Army Is Spending Half A Billion To Train Soldiers To Wage War Underground
Editor’s Note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared onMilitary.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. U.S. Army leaders...