Nightly News | September 23, 2010
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: US Army gear for soldiers now include smartphones, and at least at two big US Army bases, Fort Sill and Fort Leonard Wood , they're being given them, at least on a trial basis. The government pays the bill, you keep the phone until training is over. It's a pilot program. There is an apps for Army library containing all the basic soldiering manuals you need. The Army says the device actually eases the transition from civilian life into the Army .