Army Headlines

  • Army’s Jeff Monken still facing same recruiting challenges

    What a difference a year doesn't make at West Point. An academy-record 11 wins last season for Army and a final ranking of No. 19 in the AP Top 25? So what. "I don't know if it's been a boon (for recruiting). It's still the same challenges," coach Jeff Monken

    The Washington Times
  • Army’s Jeff Monken still facing same recruiting challenges

    What a difference a year doesn't make at West Point. An academy-record 11 wins last season for Army and a final ranking of No. 19 in the AP Top 25?

    thenewstribune
  • The U.S. Military's Ultimate Sniper: Armed with Laser-Guided Bullets

    Michael Peck Security, Exact specifications are classified—range, maximum crosswinds and how slow a target must be moving. However, DARPA did reveal that it’s looking for a bullet that has the same energy and momentum as current M33 .50-caliber rounds at all ranges greater than 300 meters. The Pentagon’s fringe-science Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has just released a video of its Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance, or EXACTO, in action. The video depicts a target

    The National Interest
  • Mom of new twins thought her husband was deployed far away — then he showed up at the hospital

    Staff Sgt. Skyler Cooper had been deployed in Kuwait while his wife, Cydney, was pregnant with their twins.

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  • The U.S. Army Wants a 1,000 Mile Range Supergun to Kill China's Warships

    James Clark from Task and Purpose Security, The Army is working on a supergun with a 1,000-mile range that could potentially hit targets in the South China Sea from a gun pit on land, Army Secretary Mark Esper told reporters on Wednesday. This could be a really big deal.  The Army is working on a supergun with a 1,000-mile range that could potentially hit targets in the South China Sea from a gun pit on land, Army Secretary Mark Esper told reporters on Wednesday. (This first appeared last...

    The National Interest
  • Dodger great Don Newcombe dies

    LOS ANGELES - Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the rookie of the year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92. The team confirmed that Newcombe died Tuesday morning after a lengthy illness. Newcombe, like Dodgers teammate Jackie Robinson, was signed by Branch Rickey from the Negro Leagues and went on to make a huge mark in the major leagues. "Newk" was a fierce...

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