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Nadja West to Formally Become 1st Black Female Three-star General Next Week

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On Tuesday, February 9, Lt. Gen Nadja West will be honored in an official ceremony formalizing her promotion to three-star general, making her the first African-American woman to achieve that rank in the United States Army. 193 more words

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U.S. Military Generals Want Women to Register for the Draft

A few days ago, my husband mentioned that he still had his draft papers somewhere. I was surprised- as a female who didn’t have to think about such things, I didn’t realize that the draft didn’t end with the Vietnam War. 151 more words

Meet the World's Most Experienced AH-64 Pilot

The Boeing AH-64 Apache is probably one of the coolest and most badass aircraft in existence. The four-bladed twin-engined death-dealing harbinger of destruction has served with the United States Army and a number of other countries around the world for nearly forty years, flying with distinction in a variety of conflicts spanning the globe since the 1980s. 297 more words

The Ready Room

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Army announced the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. James M. Richardson, commanding general, Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, to director, Army Quadrennial Defense Review Office, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. 205 more words

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FALLEN HEROES - Sgt. Joseph F. Stifter, 30

The Department of Defense announce today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Sgt. Joseph F. Stifter, 30, of Glendale, California, died Jan. 52 more words

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