ARMY-NAVY Game Updates

Navy had its way with Army. It was good, aggressive, lucky and most of all angry with the idea the Black Knights had turned the tables in one of college football’s biggest rivalries.

Quarterback Tai Lavatai ran for two touchdowns and Navy’s defense limited Army to 57 second-half yards and a season-low 232 overall in a 17-13 victory Saturday in a game played at the Meadowlands to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.


Army Expects Fierce, Close Combat In Next War Despite Advanced Tech

“We aren’t going to be doing the type of fighting we were doing in 2003, when we had air superiority and dominated, and cyber wasn’t as big of a player,” Martin said. “What we are looking at is what weapons [adversaries] are investing in, what their doctrine says … our competitors’ ability to operate freely … use satellites … gives them surveillance on us and potentially subjects [American troops] to precision fires from long range. We need to rapidly close in and destroy.”


Army commander in Texas relieved of duty for ‘loss of trust’

A commander who oversaw day-to-day operations at Army installations worldwide has been relieved of his Texas-based command due to “loss of trust and confidence.”

An Army spokeswoman said in a statement Thursday that Gen. Gustave Perna, commanding general of Army Materiel Command, relieved Lt. Gen. Brad Becker as head of the Installation Management Command.


Decades after hellish ‘Black Hawk Down’ battle, 60 special operators will have their awards upgraded

Sixty Army special operators who fought in the Battle of Mogadishu 28 years ago are having awards they’d previously received for their heroic actions upgraded to Silver Stars and Distinguished Flying Crosses.