Kyle Rempfer, ArmyTimes

Kyle Rempfer


Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Kyle:

Soldier earns Purple Heart after RPG hit his CH-47 Chinook

A soldier is receiving a Purple Heart from a June RPG incident involving a CH-47 Chinook. → Read More

Soldier dies at Bagram in non-combat incident

The Pentagon has identified a soldier who died at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan on Wednesday. → Read More

The military is growing, but some services are getting smaller

The military is growing by about 5, 600 troops, more of those in the Navy. → Read More

Pentagon identifies two soldiers killed in combat

The Pentagon has released the identities of a Green Beret and a former Ranger turned cryptologic linguist killed in combat. → Read More

Virginia Tech sued after ‘blood-pinning’ cost cadet his Army commission

A former member of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets is suing the university after he was suspended for two semesters for his role in a “blood-pinning” ritual. → Read More

Barracks heating, cooling and plumbing renovations are being planned across the force

“One of my favorite initiatives that I saw up in Alaska was the kiosk, right there in the barracks,” the Army's senior enlisted leader said. → Read More

Paratrooper’s death under investigation

The deceased paratrooper was a construction equipment repairer assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team. → Read More

Army pilots get first incentive pay raise in 20 years

Pilots with more than 10 years of aviation service can receive $1,000 more per month in incentive pay. → Read More

Why the Army pulled Bradleys out of Syrian oil fields after one month

There were no combat badges dished out to the mechanized soldiers during their month-long stint. → Read More

Two Rangers up for valor awards after using new life-saving battlefield blood donor technique

Two Rangers who used a new blood transfusion technique in combat for the first time last summer are up for valor awards, regiment spokesperson Tracy A. Bailey told Army Times. → Read More

Dude, where’s my Little Bird? Army closes ‘stolen helicopter’ investigation

An static display helicopter was reported stolen at Fort Hood, Texas following the long weekend. → Read More

Dude, where’s my Little Bird? Army closes ‘stolen helicopter’ investigation

An static display helicopter was reported stolen at Fort Hood, Texas following the long weekend. → Read More

101st Airborne deployed to Manda Bay after Al-Shabab attack

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division deployed to Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya on Jan. 5. → Read More

Deployed 82nd Airborne unit told to use these encrypted messaging apps on government cellphones

“Unfortunately, those apps are more secure than texting in the clear, which is more or less the alternative. Granted, if a hostile party has access to the handset, that encryption isn’t particularly helpful.” → Read More

10th Mountain leaders will deploy to Afghanistan this spring to replace 1st Armored

The 10th Mountain Division Headquarters will replace 1st Armored Division Headquarters in Afghanistan this spring. → Read More

Soldier dies during freefall training in Arizona

An Army special operations soldier died during military freefall training in Eloy, Arizona on Tuesday. → Read More

Automation doesn’t mean soldiers will be out of a job, chief says

Automation won't eliminate soldier jobs, but it may help to supplement their workloads. → Read More

59-year-old Afghanistan veteran will report to Army basic training this summer

If I’m lucky, I got 20 more years and then I drop dead, the 59-year-old soldier said. → Read More

Soldiers killed by bomb blast in Kandahar identified

The Pentagon has identified two U.S. soldiers killed in Kandahar province on Saturday. → Read More

Two U.S. troops die in combat in Afghanistan

Two U.S. service members were killed and another two were wounded in action Saturday in Afghanistan. → Read More