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.
5/10/2010 - More than 2,600 current and former Airmen have been approved for retroactive stop-loss special pay since Air Force Personnel Center officials here began accepting claims in September.
Soldiers from 693rd Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, conducted a series of Sapper training events this month to teach new Soldiers tricks of the trade.
1/7/2011 -The Defense Department has found $154 billion in efficiencies over the next five years and will be able to invest $70 billion of that saved money in more deserving accounts
8/17/2010 - Soldiers will have three new Department of Defense schools to send their children to starting this month, and $3.7 billion has been slated for school construction projects through 2016.
8/7/2009 - Marines with the 2nd Marine Logistics Group (Forward), delivered roughly 900 captured enemy weapons to the Taji National Maintenance Depot aboard Camp Taji, Iraq, July 28, 2009.
6/6/2013 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS)—Staff sergeant-selects through master sergeants in overage career fields can apply for retraining into an undermanned career field during Phase I of the fiscal 2014 Noncommissioned Officer Retraining Program. Retraining applications will…
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…
6-16-2011 - Free Saturday events build on President Obama’s Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative: Strong Fathers, Strong Families.
Director of the Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division (OPNAV N45), invited the fleet and the general public in February to submit their ideas to improve how the Navy uses and thinks about energy. In a follow-up Navy Live blog entry posted April 17, Rear Adm. Kevin…
Minutes before sunset on Friday, she lowers her head and covers her face in prayer. Her hands are illuminated by the faint glow of the Shabbat candles, each flame representing and honoring a family member. As the week comes to a close, Capt. Sarah Schechter, the Jewish chaplain of the 89th Airlift…
12/13/2009 - The formation of 1,626 Marines seemed to go on forever as they poured out of the Marine Corps Communications-Electronics School during the Toys for Tots Run at the Combat Center Dec. 4.
WASHINGTON (AFNS) October 09, 2013 - Air Force officials released Oct. 8, the following furlough-related questions and answers to aid service civilians with processing time and attendance. This information was coordinated with manpower and personnel, financial management, and general counsel…
3/7/2011 - Each month, dozens of students converge for the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce’s predeployment course. The course aims to equip civilians with the skills needed to successfully support combat and humanitarian missions in Afghanistan, Iraq and other locations around the world.
5/10/2010 - The Army’s Program Executive Office Soldier showcased some of its products May 5 at the Aberdeen Test Center
WASHINGTON (Aug. 29, 2013) – The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today it is expanding the availability of services through the VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program to an additional 62 new locations this fall – bringing the number of VSOC schools across the country to 94.
Upcoming furloughs for Army civilians, along with budget cuts, will affect the Army’s ability to provide behavioral health care to soldiers, the service’s chief of behavioral health care said here this week.
The Air Force Surgeon General confirmed that no Air Force medical treatment facilities (MTFs) purchased, dispensed or administered the contaminated steroid injection that has been implicated in the fungal meningitis outbreak.
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.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 13, 2009 - When Army Pfc. Joseph James deploys this month he won’t have to say goodbye to his wife, Army Pfc. Samantha James—she will be with him throughout his yearlong deployment to Iraq.
The U.S. Postal Service will issue “Distinguished Sailors stamps” Feb. 4 to honor four Sailors who served with bravery and distinction during the 20th century.
8/18/2009 - RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFNS)—The U.S. Air Force boasts more than 130 enlisted career fields and on Aug. 17 one more was officially welcomed as the first class of 10 enlisted unmanned aircraft system sensor operators began their technical school.
8/12/2009 - GRAFENWOEHR, Germany—An out-of-place rock…an olive drab rucksack not covered…the subdued black muzzle of a Win Mag 300.
5/26/2010 - Toes to the edge of a cliff in the mountains of West Virginia, Lance Cpl. Luke Turner faced his fears and put trust in what he learned as he leapt from one cliff to another—about eight feet away.
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Feb. 6, 2014) - The Army has announced changes to retention control points for Soldiers in the ranks of corporal through sergeant. The changes took effect Feb. 1. Retention control points, or RCPs, refer to the number of years a Soldier may serve to, at a…
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