Army Soldiers Wrestle with Jungle Challenges in the Pacific

25th Infantry Division soldiers conduct pass in review during the division change of command ceremony at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Members of the Schofield Barracks-based 25th Infantry Division are training across the Hawaiian Islands and in the island nation of Palau this month as the Army continues to adjust its operations for the Pacific. On Wednesday, soldiers from the division kicked off the 2023 rotation for the Hawaii portion of the Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness […]

Military Obesity Rates Soar, Compounding Recruitment Challenges

Soldiers take part in a drill in Pocheon, South Korea

Obesity rates among active-duty servicemembers doubled in the past decade, and antiquated policies and incomplete data have complicated efforts to combat the trend, according to a new report from the American Security Project. Military obesity rates across the active duty jumped from 10.4% in 2012 to 21.6% in 2022, according to the study, the findings of which […]