A small-town U.S. Army NCO is shaped by family, war and football. (DOD graphic by Peggy Frierson)
4 August 2015

An unbroken circle

When Sgt. 1st Class Russ Currie dons his uniform each day, he is mindful of an extraordinary connection to a hometown hero uncle who gave his all in Vietnam.

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A Modified version of the video game "Artemis," was the platform of choice during the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade's Cyber Capture the Flag exercise at the McGill Training Center on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, May 19, 2015. Particpants used the modified game to help enhance their cyber capabilities. (DOD photo by Jacqueline M. Hames, Soldiers, Defense Media Activity)
2 July 2015

Gaming to win

Cyber Soldiers use a popular gaming platform to hone their offensive and defensive tactics.

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DOD graphic by Peggy Frierson.
12 June 2015

Battle dress through the centuries

In honor of the Army's 240th birthday, and to mark the launch of the service's new camouflage pattern, we take a look at the evolution of battle dress from the Revolution through today.

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Sgt. Philip Fink calls in support during The Battle of Dong Xoai while assigned as an advisor to the 52nd Vietnamese Ranger Battalion. in 1965 (DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Steve Stibbens)
5 June 2015

Half a century of vivid memories

50 years have passed since the U.S. first deployed large numbers of troops to Southeast Asia. Now, a far-ranging, decade-long salute honors those who fought there.

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