In Huge Blow for Sikorsky, Army Scraps Armed Scout Helicopter Program

Utah Army and Air National Guardsmen participate in a joint Exercise with a UH-60 Black Hawk

Sikorsky was dealt a blow Thursday as the U.S. Army announced it was scrapping plans for an armed scout helicopter that the Stratford-based manufacturer and its parent company Lockheed Martin hoped to produce. The decision comes a year after Sikorsky lost out on the chance to build a new utility helicopter for the military branch. […]

Kentucky Leaders Celebrate End of Army’s Chemical Weapons Destruction Program

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear

RICHMOND, Ky. — After decades of living in the shadow of chemical weapons, a Kentucky community on Wednesday celebrated the final destruction of the arsenal — culminating what Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell called a “once seemed unimaginable” achievement marking a new era in U.S. defense policy. The milestone was reached in July, when workers […]

New Army Program Helps Some Reserve Soldiers Find Child Care

An Army reservist fires a M240B automatic machine gun

The Army has launched a program in two locations to help reserve members find child care services and help ease the burden of searching for qualified, licensed providers. Service officials said Thursday that Army Reserve members in West Liberty, Iowa, and Clay County, Missouri, would now have access to WeeCare Company, a child care matching […]