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…
Utah service members, who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, were honored with the release of a rehabilitated golden eagle here at Veterans Memorial Park
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.
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…
5/21/2010 - One part “Star Wars” and one part “Call of Duty,” tables and booths were filled with top-of-the-line tactical gear such as socks and gloves that remain dry even when immersed in water, a robot helicopter capable of using ground-penetrating radar, and a chemical…
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.
GULF OF ADEN (NNS)—Leaders from three of the major task forces operating in the Gulf of Aden met aboard the Spanish warship Numancia (F-83) at sea July 19.
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…
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.
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…
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
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…
SAN DIEGO (NNS) July 28, 2009 - Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG), including the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and units assigned to CSG 11, departs July 31 with more than 7,000 Sailors for a scheduled Western Pacific deployment.
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.
Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 conducted vehicle-borne improvised explosive device training at Kadena Air Base June 11.
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.
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.
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.
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.
8/18/2009 - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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