Soldier

  • 3D printing in Afghanistan inspires Virginia startup

    An entrepreneur who used 3D printers in Afghanistan to create solutions for soldiers in combat took his battlefield experience and started a company that now trains Marines. Brad Halsey, founder and CEO of Building Momentum, says his company trains Marines and inspires them to take those lessons into combat.

  • Army wants ‘best soldiers’ to fight in uncertain future

    Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey hopes improved recruitment and retention practices as well as a new evaluation system for non-commissioned officers will strengthen the ranks in the face of budget cuts.

  • A place for pets

    When a soldier goes to war, who will care for his or her four-legged friend? A non-profit group in Indiana – Guardian Angels for Soldier’s Pet — will find foster homes for the pets of servicemembers deployed, training, or experiencing hardship. Its founder learned of pets being left at shelters and rescue groups during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The pet stays in foster care until the safe return of the servicemember.