End of long range recon units

As of February, the Army has deactivated its three long-range surveillance companies in the active-duty force. In addition, the remaining four National Guard Long Range Companies will be deactivated in 2018, according the US Army. The nearly 100 soldiers in each … More »

Army approves new weapon sights

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a seven-year contract worth up to $384 million to provide specialized weapon sights that improve soldiers’ ability to engage targets at extended ranges. BAE Systems’ solution for the U.S. Army’s Family of Weapon … More »

An old MP recreates his M151

1962 Ford M151, Ford-built body Owned by Larry & Bonita Elsasser, Russell Kans. Restored by MV Specialties, Hastings, Minn. Larry Elsasser left home in January 1963 to enlist for three yeas in the U.S. Army. He took basic training at … More »