An infantryman with A Company, 1st Battalion, 151st Infantry Regiment, 76th Infantry Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard puts on his Advanced Combat Helmet in preparation for a patrol for mock enemy troops during a training exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, Aug. 8, 2016.
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Lighter helmets coming soon to Army soldiers

By Alex Horton, Stars and Stripes SAN ANTONIO — There are two timeless complaints soldiers make: what they eat, and the weight they carry. A Vermont company is set to help with one of those after...

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By Hanna Kozlowska, Quartz Media The US military is the largest employer in the world, but only about 15% of its nearly 1.3 million active-duty workforce are women. In the Marine Corps, it’s only...

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Do we need a Cyber National Guard?

Experts divided on value of Cyber National Guard. Two Congressmen suggested that the U.S. create a cybersecurity reserves system, similar to the National Guard, but the idea has received a mixed...