Soldiers Magazine

Monthly magazine provides news and information about Army operations and policies

Articles from Vol. 62, No. 3, March

Aiming for Excellence
U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll and the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site in the Marshall Islands have been an integral part of ballistic-missile testing and space operations since 1966. "USAKA and the Reagan Test Site are vital parts...
A New Sentinel for Consumer Complaints
Legal-assistance clients often ask where they may file complaints with a central government agency concerning fraudulent consumer practices by individuals or businesses. The consumer problems that give rise to this question have a major impact upon...
Eliminating Chemical Weapons
THE U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency has been safely eliminating America's stockpile of chemical weapons since 1990, and has reached a milestone with the destruction of half of its stockpile of chemical munitions. This accounts for more than 1.7...
Exercise in Precision
SSG Rodel Yadao stood next to a 105mm howitzer that was wrapped tightly in layers of cardboard cushioning and half-buried in the sand. Only minutes before, the 4,600-pound weapon had been dropped hundreds of feet from a moving airplane. Yadao, a...
Gitmo Guardians
AS the sun rises over the Caribbean, the Muslim call to prayer can be heard across Camp America, home to hundreds of members of Joint Task Force-Guantanamo--about 13 percent of them National Guard Soldiers--and more than 400 war-on-terror-related enemy...
Munitionsmaker: McAlester Army Ammunition Plant Is the Nation's Premier Producer of Bombs, and Its Largest Munitions Storage and Shipping Center
TUCKED away in the middle of the rolling hills of eastern Oklahoma is McAlester Army Ammunition Plant--the Defense Department's premier producer of bombs and the nation's largest facility for storing and shipping munitions. Many of the ammunition...
This Is Our Army
SOLDIERS is proud to present This Is Our Army 2007, a story in pictures of the Soldiers, family members and civilians who--at home and abroad--are training, maintaining the peace, managing the complexities of running Army communities or raising Army...