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The U.S. Army was created on June 3, 1784 by the Congress of the Confederation at the end of the Revolutionary War. “To fight and win America’s wars,” the Army exists to organize, equip, and train forces “for the conduct of prompt and sustained combat operations on land.”

The U.S. Army operates with an active component and two reserve components: the United States Army Reserve and the Army National Guard. There are just under 500,000 soldiers serving actively in the U.S. Army today and another 550,000 serving in the reserve components.

Find the latest news and information on the U.S. Army including top stories, technology, policies, leadership, and more.

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Bragg Leaders Spent Years Unable to Keep Track of Mold Plaguing Barracks

Local leaders at Fort Bragg, North Carolina say that for years they weren’t equipped to keep track of barracks rooms long known to be plagued by mold that were condemned earlier this month. The sudden decision to demolish a handful of buildings in the Smoke Bomb Hill area of the base, coming only after the mold situation drew attention from

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No Soldiers Have Been Moved Yet from Condemned, Moldy Fort Bragg Barracks

More than a thousand soldiers will be stuck in moldy barracks for weeks as officials at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, begin “assessing locations and options” for them after last week’s inspection by Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston found the buildings to be unlivable. Cheryle Rivas, a spokeswoman for the post, said that no soldiers have been moved yet,

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Guardsman Who Worked in Federal Fraud Office Charged with Stealing $260,000 in Multiple Schemes

A New Jersey National Guardsman who worked in the Department of Labor’s inspector general’s office has been indicted on allegations he defrauded the government, his wife and an insurance company out of more than $260,000, the Justice Department said this week. Thomas Hartley, 48, of Henryville, Pennsylvania, has been charged with 18 counts related to allegations he lied to get

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Guillen Family Seeks $35 Million in Wrongful Death Claim Against Army

The family of slain soldier Spc. Vanessa Guillen is seeking $35 million from the Army after a federal appeals court ruled in a separate case that the military isn’t shielded from civil liability in sex crime cases. In a claim against the Army filed Friday, Guillen’s family said she “suffered mental anguish, fear, emotional distress, physical injury and death as

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Fire Watch Episode 3: Burn Pits and the Fight to Get Help

Episode Introduction The PACT Act had a years-long, tumultuous journey to making it into law. It is meant to provide expanded health care for veterans affected by burn pit toxins and other exposures incurred during their service. Veterans and their advocates camped outside of the Capitol for six days waiting for a moment that was years in the making and

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