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Australian Army The Australian Army is Australia's military land force. It is part of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) along with the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal Australian Air Force. While the Chief of Defence (CDF) commands the Australian Defence Force (ADF), the Army is commanded by the Chief of Army (CA). How Liquid Body Armor Works" ­The basic idea behind body armor hasn't changed very much in the past few thous­and years. First, armor stops weapons or projectiles from reaching a person's body. Second, it diffuses the weapon's energy so that the final impact causes less damage.

U.S. Army Awards and Decorations As do the other U.S. Military Services, the Army uses military awards and decorations (medals and ribbons) to foster mission accomplishment by recognizing excellence of military members of the force and motivating them to high levels of performance and service. A medal will not be awarded or presented to any individual whose entire service subsequent to the time of the distinguished act, achievement, or service has not been honorable. The determination of "honorable" will be based on such honest and faithful service according the standards of conduct, courage, and duty required by law and customs of the service of a member of the grade to whom the standard is applied.

Army Recruit Training Centre Army Recruit Training Centre entrance sign. Army Recruit Training Centre is the official name denoted by the Australian Army Department of Defence since 1 December 1998 [1] for its Recruit Training Centre situated at Kapooka, an outer suburb of Wagga Wagga, in the Riverina region of New South Wales. During World War II[edit] The site that was to become ARTC was established on a property on the southern slopes of the Pomingalarna Reserve in 1942 as a direct result of defence needs during World War II. As a part of the Royal Australian Engineers Centre thousands of engineers were trained in basic soldiering skills as well as engineering duties.

Next Big Future: US navy looks at next generation SSNX submarines and 200 mile range torpedoes The U.S. Navy is starting early preparation work to design a new nuclear attack submarine to replace the Virginia-class boats (SSN-774) in the 2030s. The new attack boat would become operational in 2044 after the last Block VII Virginias are built. ncodp Home NCO and Soldier Development "Excellent starting point to everything for the Soldier! Got questions? With direct links to hundreds of free tutorials, resources, and more on the web, is your starting point to everything related to medical, NCO and Soldier training on the web! Latest Additions World War II Combat Medic | AnswerSleuth | Medic Planet | AMEDD Board | Leaders Safety Guides | Preventing Heat Injuries

Puckapunyal Senior officers on horseback at Puckapunyal in 1940 Description[edit] Puckapunyal is a small restricted-access town inhabited mainly by about 280 families of the Australian Defence Force community, with an associated area of about 400 km2 of bushland and former pasture used for field training exercises. It is home to the Australian Army's School of Armour, the School of Artillery, and the School of Transport and Ordnance, along with the Combined Arms Training and Development Centre, the Joint Logistics Unit, and two transport squadrons.[2] The Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial and Army Tank Museum is on the base's grounds,[3] and the facilities are used by the Victorian Australian Army Cadets Brigade. [4] Apart from the military education and training venues, most accommodation consists of single-storey brick houses with backyards.

Army Technology Live Army explores future of 3-D printing The July/August 2014 issue of Army Technology Magazine focuses on the future of 3-D printing. Download the current issue by following the link on the homepage. ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 1, 2014) — One day, Soldiers will get critical repair parts at the point of need through innovative, reliable 3-D printing systems. This vision of the future will lift the logistics burden and lighten the load to provide more capabilities at less cost, according to Army researchers. Lone Pine Barracks Lone Pine Barracks is an Australian Army base located in New South Wales, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of Singleton. The barracks is home to the Australian Army School of Infantry, Special Forces Training Centre, Defence Support Group Singleton and other regular support services. The Royal Australian Infantry Corps Museum is also located within the barracks. See also[edit]