Local service members will present the nation’s colors to kick off Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes Benz Superdome here, Sunday. Watching the Super Bowl is an anticipated American pastime woven into the fabric of the nation’s identity and culture. But before the kickoff and…
Following an independent evaluation of Eglin’s capability to conduct F-35A Lightning II pilot training, Air Education and Training Command announced Dec. 17 that the 33rd Fighter Wing can do so starting January 2013.
In order to protect Soldiers’ lives, military vehicles in combat must be capable of surviving severe hostile fires. When hit with large hostile fire weapons, internally stowed ammunition may react resulting in catastrophic loss of life and system.
WASHINGTON (American Forces Press Service) – The Labor Department, in concert with two other federal agencies, has provided a tool to guide potential employers seeking to hire disabled veterans, a Labor Department official said today.
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a serviceman, missing in action from World War II, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.
The U.S. Military Academy educates, trains and produces 19 percent of the Army’s officers each year but officials said they account for 75 percent of those with STEM degrees.
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.
PALMDALE, Calif. (NNS - 5/22/2013)—The Navy’s newest unmanned Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft platform, the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), completed its first flight from Palmdale, Calif. May 22, marking the start of tests which will validate…
WASHINGTON —Soldiers and others can now read the latest Army news on their iPhones, thanks to a new application created by the team that developed the Army’s Web site, www.Army.mil.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS)—Sailors serving throughout Southwest Asia during the December holidays will receive prepaid long distance telephone cards, thanks to a commercial sponsorship agreement between Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) and Cell Phones for Soldiers.
3/30/2010 - In about 3.5 months, 425 Elmendorf Air Force Base Airmen accumulated more than 1 million push-ups to reach a unit goal.
ARLINGTON, Va. (9/3/09) - Families of Georgia Army and Air National Guard troops need to know that they can be proud of their Soldiers and Airmen, the adjutant general of Georgia told a reporter today.
CAMP AGUINALDO, Philippines, Nov. 18, 2013 - Joint Task Force 505 officially activated today to conduct humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in support of the Philippine government and armed forces in Operation Damayan.
1-3-2012 - For their tireless work-ethic and dedication to duty during the holiday mail season, each Marine was awarded their respective medal.
9/17/2010 - Standing in front of rows of sharply dressed troops today, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates underscored the Defense Department’s commitment to bringing every missing servicemember home.
At first, it seems like any other social gathering with some perhaps more garishly dressed individuals. The usual suspects were in attendance, but things were about to get really wild, really fast ” looks can be deceiving.
About 70 Soldiers from across the country brought their “A” game to the Warrior Games clinics here to train and compete in sitting volleyball, track and field, and cycling
Adjusting his body armor, a designated marksman with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment tracks the progress of a patrol of Marines from his perch atop the rocky hillside. The marksman follows the line of tan figures as they plod along towards the platoon attack course at Range 3, Camp…
10/19/2009 - HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. (AFNS)—Five states, 12 men, 13 batons, 24 pairs of boots, 600 pounds carried more than 800 miles all traveled for one cause: honoring special tactics Airmen who sacrificed their lives in combat.
ARLINGTON, Va., (8/27/09) - Life coach Valorie Burton sparked laughter as well as some quiet introspect today when she spoke to more than 100 Soldiers assembled here at the Army National Guard Readiness Center for Women’s Equality Day.
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - Ken Kobayashi, a firefighter here, saved a gentleman’s life at the Mikawa Town Summer Festival Aug. 2.
CAMP TAJI, IRAQ (6/10/09)—At a desert outpost about 20 miles north of Baghdad, three units of Wisconsin National Guardsmen deployed with the 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team hope something will grow in the barren environment: Iraq’s future.
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Helmand Province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -Some construction sites here have recently become ghost towns. Various wooden structures throughout the camp sit almost abandoned as each day goes by.
6-16-2011 - Free Saturday events build on President Obama’s Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative: Strong Fathers, Strong Families.
11/17/2009 - LAS VEGAS (AFNS)—Six teams of Air Force firefighters, from various bases, will test their skills and stamina Nov. 16 to 20 against more than 600 fire departments from around the world during the five-day 2009 Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge here.
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