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Secretary Hagel Will Review Army’s New ‘Racially Biased’ Hair Regulations

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has agreed to review the U.S. Army’s new grooming standards, which went into effect March 31 and have been called “racially biased.”

04/29/2014

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Congressional Black Caucus Joins Fight Against Army’s New ‘Racially Biased’ Hair Regulations

Women from the Congressional Black Caucus have joined the fight again the U.S. Army’s new grooming standards.

04/15/2014

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Army Faces Backlash From Women Who Say New Hair Regulations are ‘Racially Biased’

New U.S. Army grooming standards that went into effect earlier this week are being criticized by people who are calling them “racially biased.”

04/03/2014

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Report: Few Army Women Want Combat Jobs

Preliminary results from a survey of the Army’s nearly 170,000 women show that only a small fraction of them would like to move into one of the newly opening combat jobs. Those who do want to make the move say they want a job that takes them right into the heart of battle.

02/25/2014

The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character. credit: ADEK BERRY/AFP/GettyImages

Soaring Number Of US Soldiers Forced Out Of Military For Misconduct

The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character.

02/15/2014

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US Army Offering Fast Track to Citizenship for Immigrants with Special Skills

While Congress debates immigration policy, the Army is offering a fast path to U.S. citizenship for some legal immigrants if they can fill certain critical jobs.

02/28/2013

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US Army Offers Citizenship Track To Immigrants For Needed Skills

While Congress debates immigration policy, the Army is offering a fast path to U.S. citizenship for some legal immigrants if they can fill certain critical jobs.

02/28/2013

A proposed hybrid-electric tank could soon be used on the battlefield by the US Army. (Image courtesy of Flickr, All Rights Reserved BAESystems Inc.)

US Army Considers Hybrid-Electric Tank Proposal

In a competition to design the Army’s next Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV), BAE Systems has put out an infographic that details the benefits of a hybrid electric drive system in a modern tank. If chosen, it would be the first hybrid combat vehicle ever fielded. The released graphic illustrates how BAE’s hybrid system will ensure its GCV offering is faster, quieter and more fuel-efficient than standard 70-ton combat vehicles.

11/21/2012

US army soldier guards US military base Camp Phoenix in Kabul (Photo credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

DoD: Half Of US Military Bases Lack Required Voter Assistance Offices

A new report by the Department of Defense (DoD) inspector general reveals that approximately half of U.S. military bases lack legally required facilities designed to assist service members through the voting process.

09/07/2012

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Best Iconic Works Of Art In DC

Many images you’ve seen throughout history had their start in D.C. Here’s a chance to learn a little bit more about these works.

04/16/2012

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