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Pfc. Keith Jones fought in 'Battle of Bulge' as 3rd Army's advance across Europe

Keith Jones was too skinny to get in the Navy in 1942, but the Army took him anyway despite his lack of weight. He became a member of the 87th Infantry Division, part of Gen. 1,344 more words

World War II

Boeing Delivers First U.S. Army Multiyear II Configured Chinook

> First delivery achieved one month ahead of schedule

RIDLEY TOWNSHIP, Pa.Boeing today delivered the first multiyear II configured CH-47F Chinook helicopter to the U.S. 247 more words

Military Aviation

U.S. Army medic gets the gift of life

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Her tour of duty brought her to the front lines of war.

Then Holly Audet returned to Bristol, only to find herself in the midst of a personal battle. 414 more words

Connecticut

Polish, Canadian and U.S. paratroopers train together  

Story by Spc. Hector Rene Membreno-Canales

U.S. Army

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE, Poland – Paratroopers of the Polish 18th Airborne Battalion, the U.S. Army 173rd Airborne Brigade and the Royal Canadian Regiment worked together during combined training as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Ziemsko Airfield July 17. 304 more words

Defence Watch

Gaming is serious business: VBS3 TRADOC Now

Virtual Battle Space 3 is the Army’s flagship gaming program.  It’s a three-dimensional, first-person shooter simulation that immerses Soldiers in a rich and realistic environment.  Although fun, the game is serious business and is accredited to train Soldiers on more than 100 combined arms tasks.

Training With Technology

GM offers job training for U.S. army veterans

General Motors, the U.S. Army and Raytheon Company announced Monday they are teaming up to provide eligible American  soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life. 166 more words

Automotive