3-21-2012 - Even with the eventual drawdown in Afghanistan, traumatic brain injury will continue to be a problem for the Army.
3-2-2012 - President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a White House tribute to Iraq War veterans and their families last night to honor them for their service, sacrifice and commitment to the nation.
11/11/2009 - MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD, Calif. (AFNS) - California Air National Guard members based here successfully demonstrated coalition personnel recovery operations using net enabled data link capabilities during the U.S. Joint Forces Command Exercise Bold Quest 2009 Oct. 27 to Nov. 5.
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, June 4, 2009) - The 2009 Army Concert Tour, which includes artists Sugarland, Tim McGraw and Lynyrd Skynyrd, is sponsored by I.A.M. Strong, the Army’s campaign to combat sexual harassment and sexual assaults by engaging all Soldiers to prevent inappropriate behavior…
6/1/2010 - The Air Force’s top uniformed officer urged the integration of energy efficiency and conservation into all aspects of the service’s mission at the close of the U.S. Air Force Energy Forum
11/27/2009 - November is Native American History Month, a time when Americans can look back and recognize the contributions Native Americans have made throughout this country’s history.
11/10/2009 - Lance Cpl. Kyle Lejeune quietly withdrew from the podium after reading Lt. Gen. John A. Lejeune’s words to hundreds of 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit members Nov. 10.
WASHINGTON, DC, July 4, 2013 - President Obama used his weekly address to commemorate our nation’s Independence Day, and to recognize the generations of Americans - from farmers to teachers to entrepreneurs - who worked together to make the United States what it is today.
Calling it “a matter of fundamental equity,” Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta today signed a memorandum to the service secretaries and the Pentagon’s top personnel official extending benefits to same-sex partners of service members.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Army News Service, Aug. 15, 2013) - Going without sleep can make Soldiers feel more than just a little grumpy and groggy at work, said a sleep medicine consultant on the Army’s Performance Triad program.
WASHINGTON June 24, 2013 - In observance of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) awareness month, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD invites the public to participate in its “Take the Step” campaign. “Every day of the year, we should focus on…
Several Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are training and competing for spots on the U.S. Team for the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The strongest group will compete at the 2013 Bobsled World Championships Jan. 26-27, and Feb. 1-3, in picturesque…
On Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, and during Constitution Week, we commemorate the legacy passed down to us from our Nation’s Founders.
Today I accepted General Stanley McChrystal’s resignation as commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. I did so with considerable regret, but also with certainty that it is the right thing for our mission in Afghanistan, for our military, and for our country.
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (December 03, 2013) - The Army’s premier military gaming web site recently received a new look that makes it easier to navigate. The MilGaming web portal https://milgaming.army.mil provides a gateway to the Army’s Games for Training program, which is…
11/15/2010 - The Marine Corps is continuing to pursue diversity among its ranks and they have found a new partner in the Infinite Scholar Program, or I.S.P.
USS ANZIO, Gulf of Aden (NNS)—USS Anzio (CG 68), operating as part of the Combined Maritime Forces, a U.S.-led coalition supporting maritime security operations in the region, seized approximately four tons of hashish found aboard a skiff Oct. 15 in the Gulf of Aden, with an estimated street-value…
The fires, which have burned more than 15,000 acres, began spreading to the southwestern corner of the Academy in the early morning, causing base officials to evacuate residents, with only mission essential personnel allowed onto the installation.
by LTJG Katie Braynard, April 15, 2015 - Each May, around 200 cadets raise their right hands and take the oath of office, concluding the declaration with, “…I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.”
GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AFNS)November 26, 2013 - The Air Force must control the growth of pay and benefits or the service will be hard pressed to perform its primary mission to fight and win America’s wars, the service’s top officer said.
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS)—More than 20 volunteers gathered at the United Service Organizations (USO) facility in Mayport, Fla., to pack donated supplies for care packages Nov. 30.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS)—Command indoctrination is a military tradition but it’s also a readiness program designed to give Sailors a good foundation when joining a new command.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS, 9/17/2013) - The Navy has issued an order to account for Navy personnel and their families in response to the events that occurred at the Washington Navy Yard, according to a Navy message released Sept. 16. NAVADMIN 233/13 requires commanders to conduct a personnel…
10/20/2011 - The Oct. 21st deadline to apply for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay is fast approaching.
9/14/2010 - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has outlined a strategy to change how the Defense Department contracts goods and services, a move aimed at creating greater efficiency and productivity in defense spending.
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