Army

  • SPECIAL REPORT: DHS takes inspiration from tragedy

    Advance research agency sees opportunity from Katrina, power blackout, other events to solve large-scale problems. Technologies are high risk, but high payoff.

  • Healing the unseen wounds.

    When a National Guardsman returns from a deployment. its sometimes easy to deal with physical wounds. But what about traumatic brain injury, or post-traumatic stress disorder? To combat that, the Army has come up with FID-RAH…or the post-deployment health reassessment, for soldiers coming home. Its designed to catch combat-related health problems before they get home, and get the help they need. I’m Max Cacas.

  • Army’s MC-4 system protecting soldiers

    The Army developed the MC-4 system to replace the paper medical card that often was stained or soaked with blood by the time a wounded solider got back to the field hospital. Little did they…

  • Army Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium

    Hundreds of Army public affairs officers from around the world are in the area this week. They’re attending the Army Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium. The goal is to learn how to better promote the Army. And many of the attendees we’re doing just that –promoting their home-bases, while interacting with the media . ”We train all of the army intelligence solider airmen, sailors, marines and coast guardsmen in a variety of intelligence specialties” says Tanya Linton from Ft. Huachuca Arizona. That training includes the joint weapons intelligence course –”which is basically battlefield forensics. We can look at the site of an explosion and track it back to the bomb makers,” adds Linton.

  • Filling the Holes Filling a Need

    The Army Reserve and Customs and Border Protection have signed an agreement aimed at putting reservists into open jobs at the border agency. It’s part of a larger effort by the Army Reserve called the…

  • Armed with Science

    With the potential for electronic attacks on the rise, the Army has stepped up its efforts in the realm of electronic warfare. They have begun to develop teams specifically trained to fight the enemy through…

  • Drawdown in Europe

    The U.S. Army is again reconsidering its plan for drawing down troops in Europe. The Associated Press reports Gen. Carter Ham, the head of Army troops in Europe, says that because U.S. troops in Europe have been used so much in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan…

  • DoD, students provide a glimpse of the future

    One approach DoD and many other agencies are using to address the impending retirement wave is by attracting high school students through the Chief Information Officer Council’s Information Technology Job Shadow Day.

  • Greener Rides

    Federal agencies aren’t immune to the increasing cost of just about everything. Last year, we all felt the pinch of high gas prices topping over $4-dollars a gallon. So how can automakers help the government…

  • Army Corps to reduce energy usage

    Contract to SAIC to focus on green technologies

  • There’s green, and then there’s Army green

    Electric vehicles mark Army’s first steps toward energy independence.

  • Army’s Electric Vehicles

    The U.S. Army took its first steps today to becoming less dependent on foreign oil. At a ceremony at Fort Myer in Arlington, Army officials picked up the keys to the first six electric vehicles…

  • Army’s Electric Vehicles

    The U.S. Army took its first steps today to becoming less dependent on foreign oil. At a ceremony at Fort Myer in Arlington, Army officials picked up the keys to the first six electric vehicles…

  • Clipping Wings?

    Is the future of Army’s Future Combat Systems up in the air as a new administration gets ready to take the helm? Retired Army Lt. Gen. Pete Cuviello joins us. He’s a former Chief Information…