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2013 Shore SOY Announced

US Navy News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:22pm
The vice chief of naval operations (VCNO) announced the winner of the CNO Shore Activities Sailor of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony at the Pentagon, April 19.

Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Returns Home

US Navy News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:23am
Approximately 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) arrived at their homeports in Norfolk and Mayport, Fla., April 18, following a nine—month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

USS Mason Returns from Deployment

US Navy News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:26am
Guided—missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) returns to Norfolk, Va. from a nine—month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR), April 18.

SMA Chandler visits troops in southern Afghanistan

US Army - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:00pm
When Pfc. Clark Cepeda learned that the sergeant major of the Army was coming to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 15-17, 2014, he looked at it as an opportunity to learn about the Army's future.

Ukraine: Separatists Refuse to End Occupation

Military.com Top News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:00pm
A deal negotiated in Geneva to ease tensions in Ukraine was met with defiance by pro-Russian groups. Protesters occupying a string of public buildings across eastern Ukraine have insisted that they would not end their occupation until a referendum to decide the status of the region had taken place.

USS Cowpens, USS Spruance Return from Deployment

US Navy News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:54pm
Guided—missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and guided—missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) returned to Naval Base San Diego April 17 following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean.

Taking Care of Sailors' Careers

US Navy News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:52am
Command career counselors and command career development teams are required to conduct quality Career Development Boards (CDB) to include properly documenting them in the Career Information Management System (CIMS), Navy leadership said April 17.

UPDATE: Bonhomme Richard Assists in Korean Search and Rescue Efforts

US Navy News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:16am
The U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is engaged in search and rescue operations, April 17, near the site of Korean passenger ship Sewol that sank near the island of Jindo off the southwestern coast of the Republic of Korea.

Sandhurst competition creates environment for leadership training

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
Cadets from all over the world came together to see who was the best of the best at the 2014 Sandhurst Military Skills Competition, April 11-12, 2014, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

Vice Chief to IMCOM: What you do vital to Army

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
Vice Chief of Staff General John F. Campbell met with senior leaders and some very junior members of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command immediately following IMCOM's change-of-command ceremony, April 8, 2014, at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

Soldiers have options to explore before Army restructure

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army is restructuring from 510,000 active duty Soldiers to 490,000 in a number of ways. Natural attrition through End Term of Service dates is one, but there are also programs to make sure quality Soldiers stay in.

Changes to DOD's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program start May 1

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the program, starting May 1, 2014.

Watervliet earns SecArmy safety award for third time in four years

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The Watervliet Arsenal announced April 17, 2014, that it was named the winner of the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Award for Industrial Operations for fiscal year 2013.

SMA Chandler visits deployed Air Defense Artillery Soldiers

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III met with Air Defense Artillery Soldiers throughout Southwest Asia during a tour of the region, April 12-17, 2014.

25th Infantry Division team wins Best Ranger Competition

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
For the first time since 1995, a team representing the 25th Infantry Division took home top honors at the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition.