Soldiers Magazine

Monthly magazine provides news and information about Army operations and policies

Articles from Vol. 62, No. 10, October

AMC Technologies
ON the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, Soldiers need more than beans, bullets and battle gear to win the fight and survive the war. The U.S. Army Materiel Command is therefore constantly developing new vehicles and technologies to support...
America's Xbox Army: The Game's Development Team Has Produced Effective and Engaging Virtual Learning Tools for Force Protection, Adaptive Thinking and Leadership, and Convoy Surivavility, as Well as Applications Ranging from Mission Rehearsal to Modeling Advanced Weapon and Fire-Control Systems
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] AMERICA'S Army declared war on the fictional country of "Ganzia" Sept. 27 when it launched "True Soldiers"--the latest evolution of the popular Army-sponsored computer game--for the Xbox 360 gaming system. Players create...
Big Changes for Camp Humphreys
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys in the Republic of Korea is undergoing one of the largest transformations in the history of the Army. It's also well on the way to becoming the Army's premier place to live, work and play, said...
Blazing a Trail to New Technology
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] THERE have been significant improvements in Soldier protection from head to foot since the war on terror began, said Maj. Gen. Roger A. Nadeau, until recently the commander of the Army Research, Development and Engineering...
Combating PTSD through Virtual Reality
A NEW therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder--which occurs after an individual is subjected to or witnesses a life-threatening event--is being fine-tuned at Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington. Inside a virtual-reality helmet, the patient...
Developing New Life-Saving Technologies
FROM bright green lasers that stun potential car-bombers to miniaturized laser designators that allow unmanned aerial vehicles to direct fire on specific targets and minimize collateral damage, the Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command...
Friendship through Sport
THOUSANDS of military athletes from the Conseil International du Sport Militaire's 128 member nations are expected to compete during the fourth Military World Games Oct. 12 to 21 in Hyderabad, India. CISM hosts military world championships in more...
From Pianos to Officer Candidate School
MATTHEW W. Asmus Jr. looked sharp in his dark blue pinstriped suit, playing the piano in his final graduate performance at the University of South Carolina's School of Music Recital Hall. He played music by Mozart, Bach, Debussy and Rachmaninoff...
Holding Ground at Graf: Environmental Safety Procedures Have Ensured That the U.S. Army, Europe, Is Capable Of
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] FOR years, land at the U.S. Army Garrison, Grafenwohr, Germany, disappeared as soil eroded from prolonged training, and constant vehicle traffic diminished the environmental quality of training areas. These conditions caused...