Army Bases

  • Apr- 2021 -
    6 April
    An M973A1 Small Unit Support Vehicle (SUSV) clad in emergency lights and digital camouflage, claws its way through the snow at Taylor Park Reservoir near Gunnison, Colo., March 15, 2010

    US Army Taps Defense Firms to Design New Arctic Vehicle

    As part of a larger strategy to strengthen the American armed forces' presence in the Arctic region, the US Army has chosen two companies to build new tactical vehicles designed to operate in extreme cold.

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  • 6 April
    Facial Recognition Tech

    US Army Calls for Facial Recognition Tech to Secure Bases

    The US Army has issued a call for proposals to install a facial recognition security system at the entry points of all its bases.

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  • 5 April
    A soldier holds a machine gun as he patrols the Russian northern military base on Kotelny island, beyond the Artic circle on April 3, 2019.

    Satellites Show Russia Continuing to Strengthen Arctic Military Presence

    Russia is continuing with efforts to strengthen its military presence on the country’s Arctic coastline, new satellite images show.

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  • Mar- 2021 -
    24 March
    A group of Arctic soldiers participating in Arctic Warrior exercise in Alaska.

    US Army Increasingly Preparing Soldiers for Arctic Missions

    In the hope of identifying possible improvements in missions involving extreme cold weather, the US Army is conducting a gap analysis as part of the newly-released Arctic strategy.

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  • Dec- 2020 -
    9 December
    A US flag is pictured on a soldier's uniform during an artillery live fire event by the US Army Europe's 41st Field Artillery Brigade at the military training area in Grafenwoehr, southern Germany, on March 4, 2020.

    US Army Sacks Commanders Over Texas Base Crime Wave

    The US Army announced it was removing or suspending 14 commanders and unit leaders at Fort Hood after a slate of murders and sex crimes at the Texas base.

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  • Jun- 2020 -
    14 June
    fort a.p. hill army base

    The 10 US Army Bases Named for Confederate Officers

    The protests across the United States sparked by the death of George Floyd have reignited moves to rename US Army bases honoring military figures of the pro-slavery Civil War South. President Donald Trump has said he will “not even consider” renaming the bases, which he described as “part of a Great American Heritage, and a history of Winning, Victory, and Freedom.” Despite Trump’s opposition, a Republican-led Senate committee approved an amendment on Wednesday requiring the Pentagon to rename the bases within three years. These are the 10 bases in question. All of them are located in Southern states that were part of the Confederacy during the 1861-1865 Civil War: Camp Beauregard  Camp Beauregard in Louisiana is a training center for the Louisiana National Guard. It is named after General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (1818-1893), who was known as “The Little Napoleon” and whose troops fired on Fort Sumter in April 1861, the first salvo of the Civil War. Fort Benning Fort Benning in Georgia is home to the US Army Infantry School. It is named after Brigadier General Henry Benning (1814-1875), an ardent secessionist who argued for the “superiority” of the white race. Fort Bragg Fort Bragg in North Carolina …

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