News

EOD Soldier selected for Gen. MacArthur award

Story by Gary Sheftick | Army News Service
FORT MEADE, Md. — The company that Capt. Katie Nisbet commands may only have 33 Soldiers, but it delivers a big bang. She commands the 722nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company at Fort Bragg. MACARTHUR

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Heroic Soldier's WWI story told in digital comic

Story by Eric Durr | New York National Guard
LATHAM, N.Y. – Sgt. Henry Johnson, the Albany resident whose World War I service in the New York National Guard’s 369th Infantry Regiment was recognized with the Medal of Honor almost a century later, is now the subject of a digital comic. COMIC

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Quantum networks moving step closer to reality

Article by U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory PA
Adelphi, Md. — Army researchers developed a new way to protect and safeguard quantum information, moving quantum networks a step closer to reality. Quantum information science is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field. QUANTUM

Community

Bragg leaders update city officials on key topics

Story by Ashley Pataka | Army.mil
Senior Army leaders from Fort Bragg spoke with the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Council June 24 during a virtual “command performance” that updated business officials and civic leaders on recent events and key topics. BRAGG

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How to properly dispose of worn-out US flags

Story by Katie Lange | Defense.gov
WASHINGTON — Many Americans proudly fly the U.S. flag at their homes and places of work, but what do you do with it when it's old and ratty and you're ready for a new one? Don't just throw it in the trash — that's considered disrespectful. FLAGS

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Summer reading program helps bridge learning gap

Article by MilitaryOneSource
Reading jumpstarts the imagination. It can open the door to new places and points of view. And gaining access to reading programs and materials has never been easier. The DOD-MWR Summer Reading Program is available virtually from your home. READING

Health and Wellness

PCSING: No worries, TRICARE moves too

Article by TRICARE
Does your Family have permanent change of station, or PCS, orders to move to a new location this summer? Don’t worry, your TRICARE coverage moves with you. However, moving may change your TRICARE health care options. MOVES

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APHC offers summer safety tips for Families, home

Story by Douglas Holl | Army Public Heath Center
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — One of the benefits of long summer days around your home is the opportunity to soak up the sun, enjoy the outdoors, cool off in the pool and master one's grilling techniques. SAFETY

 

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Encourage new recruit preparing for basic training

Article by Military OneSource
The myth that nothing gets a person into shape faster than boot camp is just that — a myth. The truth is, the hard work of getting fit starts long before basic training. Preparing for military training is a recruit’s responsibility, but friends and family play a role. RECRUIT