9/21/2010 - Following decades of secrecy so deep, even the honored family’s matriarch took some details to her grave, hundreds met at the White House where President Barack Obama presented a fallen Airman with the nation’s highest military decoration Sept. 21.
March is designated National Brain Injury Awareness Month. According to the Brain Injury Association of America and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1.7 million people in the United States sustain a traumatic brain injury every year, with traumatic brain injury being a contributing…
10/3/2012 - Eligible Airmen have UNTIL October 21st to apply for the Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay Program.
10/1/2012 - Two retired Air Force pilots were killed Saturday after their single-engine civil light aircraft crashed while during the Bandung Air Show 2012.
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2010 - Military personnel performed their duties with solemn respect over the past several weeks as U.S. servicemembers killed in Afghanistan returned to U.S. soil.
3/31/2010 - It wasn’t a typical cross country skiing race where skill and speed are factors. In this race, it was all about cooperation.
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.
3/25/52010 - Six members of the 53rd Combat Communications Squadron deployable initial communications element team returned here March 16 from a six-week deployment to Haiti where the team supported Operation Unified Response.
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.
July 29, 2013 - Working from home is a great solution for many people who aren’t available to get out and specialize in a nine to five every day, but it can be difficult to find a legitimate and satisfying job with location limitations if you don’t know where to look.
1-3-2012 - For their tireless work-ethic and dedication to duty during the holiday mail season, each Marine was awarded their respective medal.
9/1/2009 - GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Capt. Emily Stehr, a physical therapist with the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, is in the business of healing. But five months after returning from Iraq, she was struggling with her own internal wounds of war that had not healed. She decided to kill herself.
7/2/2009 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) —Like clockwork, an Air Mobility Command aircraft departs on a mission within the area-of-operations every two minutes every hour of every day.
11/8/2010 - Sixty U.S. troops deployed to Iraq were up before sunrise Nov. 7 to compete in Demon Fury, a unit competition testing the full spectrum of their combat skills.
8/19/2009 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) - A team of active-duty, Reserve and Guard servicemembers of the 340th Aircraft Maintenance Unit here maintain aircraft built during President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s era in temperatures exceeding 110 degrees here.
Service members traveled from bases across Al Anbar province to join Marines and sailors of Police Transition Team 4 at a memorial service aboard Contingency Operating Location Ubaydi as they paid their respects to their fallen comrade, Lance Cpl. Brandon T. Lara, July 24, 2009.
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2013 – In response to a need for peer support services identified by users of the Defense Department’s Safe Helpline for sexual assault victims, Pentagon officials have launched the Safe HelpRoom, a new service that allows victims to participate in group chat sessions…
The Air Force is one of the nation’s top purchasers of green power, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 25 list of Green Power Partners released Jan. 31.
10/25/2012 - Although the latest high-profile incident does not involve Marines, commanding general Lt. Gen. Kenneth J. Glueck Jr emphasized the importance of upholding the Marine Corps’ high moral standards at all times.
6-23-2011 - President Barack Obama assured 10th Mountain Division Soldiers today that the drawdown in Afghanistan is not precipitous, and that gains made there will be sustained.
HILLAH, Iraq, (7/22/09) - Multinational Division South’s leaders and troops received a tour of Iraq’s ancient past here last week in an effort to assess its future.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2013 - A small clinical trial of a malaria vaccine candidate recently showed 100-percent protection against the disease. This could mean, with enough funding, that a first-generation vaccine may be ready in 4 to 5 years for deployed warfighters and people in endemic areas,…
12/1/2012 - As any parent of a deployed soldier, Maj. Christopher Gering worries about his son who is deployed downrange. It can be gut wrenching knowing his child operates outside the wire, working to clear and dispose of improvised explosive devices.
10/6/2010 - “Serving your country is a great endeavor,” said Lt. Col. Rex Sappenfield.
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.
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