10/24/2012 - Family situations can be complicated, but updating family benefit information doesn’t have to be, now that it can be done online.
Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will host a luncheon at the Naval Observatory for Veterans and active duty servicemembers and their families in honor of Veterans Day.
3-21-2012 - Even with the eventual drawdown in Afghanistan, traumatic brain injury will continue to be a problem for the Army.
7/30/2013 - TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) - No warrior left behind - a commitment at the heart of every member of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal community. Now, two groups that have supported EOD families in times of need have joined to expand their outreach and strengthen that…
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…
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, Nov. 28, 2012 – Today broke ground for the new education center at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial “Wall” that will be a place to honor and join veterans from past to the future.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs wants veterans to know about their benefits, from job and education opportunities to home loans and programs for those who are disabled
7/16/2010 - With August recognized as Antiterrorism Awareness Month, the Army is promoting a campaign encouraging and training communities to become extensions of the service’s overall force-protection plan.
9/5/2009 - FALCON STADIUM, Colo. - Air Force scored early and often, handing the Nicholls State Colonels their worst loss in the school’s history with a 72-0 blowout at Falcon Stadium Sept. 5.
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.
7/6/2010 - I’ve lived in the Pacific for more than four years, first in Japan now in Hawaii. I’ve always heard about the great exploits of World War II Marines.
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.
Born about the time the Tuskegee Airmen were earning their reputation over the skies of North Africa and Italy, Marcelite Harris would go on to break a number of racial and gender barriers during an illustrious Air Force career.
“Right now the military is having a hard time getting blood,” Petty Officer 2nd Class William J. McCullen, corpsman, 2nd AA Bn., said. “We wanted to help the efforts in Afghanistan and the Wounded Warrior Battalion and get as many people as we could to come out and donate.”
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.
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.
DAHLGREN, Va., Feb. 07, 2014 (NNS) - How is Navy science and technology impacting the capabilities that Sailors need to fight, win and come home safely - now and in the future? Military, businesses and academic minds pondering that question received new insight from Navy leaders at the…
Washington, D.C. — In recognition of Veterans Day, the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) today announced the start of Joining Forces Wellness Week, a week-long effort organized to heighten awareness of the health needs of the nation’s veterans, service members, and their…
The Losano Fitness Center here recently began harnessing power by using elliptical machines and a new state-of-the-art technology called ReRev.
4/1/2010 - USS Nicholas (FFG 47) captured suspected pirates April 1 after exchanging fire, sinking a skiff and confiscating a suspected mother ship.
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
MCAS BEAUFORT S.C. (July 25, 2013) - Since the March 1 implementation of sequestration, thousands of government employees have been affected by the sweeping budget cuts to local, state and federal government agencies.
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…
As founder and president of the “America Supporting Americans,” or ASA, program, one woman continues the struggle of connecting Soldiers with towns and communities in large cities.
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