April 28, 2014 - UPDATE: As of Tuesday morning, tornadoes swept through more southern states, triggering emergency declarations. In Mississippi, the state National Guard deployed 100 Soldiers who are assisting local authorities with search and rescue, security checkpoints and presence patrols. The…
The future of warfare is going to be vastly different from what it is today. There is a technological revolution taking place and it is not just about night vision equipment, uniform fabrics or computerized weapons. It is neither going to be about weapons of mass destruction like thermonuclear bombs.…
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta spelled out in detail the Defense Department’s responsibility in cybersecurity during a speech to the Business Executives for National Security, or BENS, meeting in New York, Oct. 11.
FORT SILL, Okla. (Aug. 12, 2013)—The National Dusters, Quads and Searchlight Association donated a memorial to Fort Sill’s Constitution Park, during an unveiling ceremony, Aug. 9. Retired Col. Vincent Tedesco stood before a crowd of his peers and predecessors and described what it was…
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, March 18, 2010) - Soldiers at Fort Campbell, Ky., and Fort Carson, Colo., are now taking language courses that will better prepare them to meet the demands of operations in Afghanistan.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. 11/16/2009 —Navy Personnel Command (NPC) has released Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders to keep the fleet moving, despite the lack of a fiscal year (FY) 2010 budget, Navy officials announced Nov. 16.
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.
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
11/23/2009 - U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AFNS)—For Hannah Marklin, 16, and the Academy’s most recent Cadet for a Day, it was a weekend packed with tours, football, aviation, demonstrations and hanging out with some 100 new friends.
MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE ALBANY, Ga. “Darton College’s quarterly Professional Women’s Forum hosted their first annual Salute to Military Women June 3.
Walters Golf has announced that they will be offering a complimentary round of golf to all active and retired military personnel this Memorial Day weekend. On Sunday, May 26, 2013, all veterans with military issued ID will be entitled to one free round of golf at any of Walters’ three properties:…
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center ophthalmologists Col. Raymond I. Cho and Maj. Marcus Colyer presented health care professionals with an overview of combat eye trauma as part of the nine-day trauma symposium lecture series held at the medical center last month. Both shared their expertise…
APIA, Samoa (NNS)—Pacific Partnership 2009 departed Samoa July 10 after working alongside Samoans and other partners and friends, delivering a variety of humanitarian civic assistance programs.
FORT JACKSON, S.C.—The first few weeks of Basic Combat Training can be disorienting for new Soldiers. If changes in environment and responsibilities weren’t confusing enough, there’s also a battery of new skills and disciplines to be learned in a short amount of time.
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.
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.
FORT BRAGG, N.C.—Last year, the Army’s suicide rate peaked to astronomical levels, as the service reported more than 320 suicides. The increase in the number of reported suicides set off various alarms with the Army’s senior leadership, and prompted the service to take a closer look…
On Jan. 6, 2012 the U.S. Army and the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced their partnership and launch of the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence Program.
6/10/2011 - Proclamation signed by the President today regarding Flag Day and National Flag Week, 2011.
BATH, Maine (NNS)—The U.S. Navy christened the newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), Aug. 1 during a ceremony at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, July 20, 2009 - Many people have trouble viewing the deceased or coping with the emotions of witnessing the transfer of a fallen comrade. For Army Staff Sgt. John A. Rosado, it is an honor to ensure fallen heroes are returned home in a timely and dignified manner.
CAMP BLANDING JOINT TRAINING CENTER, Fla. (5/27/09) - The torrential rains in Florida gave a realistic backdrop to National Guard training this week, as Soldiers and Airmen prepared their emergency response efforts for the upcoming hurricane season.
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 16, 2013) - The Army expects to have embedded behavioral health teams on Army installations and in all active brigade combat teams no later than fiscal year 2016. Speaking before the 2013 Warrior-Family Symposium, Sept. 12, in Washington, D.C., Vice…
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.
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.
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