The Most Read Stories This Week on Military.com -- June 29, 2018

Paratroopers assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment provide security on a hallway during a nighttime air assault of a notional enemy compound at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., March 20, 2018. (U.S. Army photo/John Lytle)
Paratroopers assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment provide security on a hallway during a nighttime air assault of a notional enemy compound at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., March 20, 2018. (U.S. Army photo/John Lytle)

Here's a look at the most popular stories this week on Military.com.

 

Army Is Spending Half a Billion to Train Soldiers to Fight Underground

U.S. Army leaders say the next war will be fought in mega-cities, but the service has embarked on an ambitious effort to prepare most of its combat brigades to fight, not inside, but beneath them.

By Matthew Cox | Read more

 

Army Will Add 2 Months to Infantry Course to Make Grunts More Lethal

The U.S. Army is refining a plan to extend by two months the service's 14-week infantry one station unit training, or OSUT, so young grunts arrive at their first unit more combat-ready than ever before.

By Matthew Cox | Read more

 

The Last World War II U-Boat Commander Has Died at 105

Four months after the Pearl Harbor attacks, Kapitanleutnant Reinhard Hardegen decided that Americans should see for themselves what war with Adolf Hitler's Germany was going to look like.

By Richard Sisk | Read more

 

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-- Sean Mclain Brown can be reached at sean.brown@military.com. Follow him on Twitter at @seanmclainbrown

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