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Navy Celebrates Earth Day through "Global Reach, Local Action"

US Navy News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:17pm
Navy commands across the globe are celebrating Earth Day today and throughout the month of April by participating in local activities that showcase their ongoing commitment to the environment as they support the Navy's national security mission.

USS Taylor to Enter Black Sea

US Navy News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:07am
The Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., will enter the Black Sea, April 22, to promote peace and stability in the region.

UPDATE: USS Bonhomme Richard Completes Search and Rescue Mission in Korea

US Navy News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:48am
With concurrence from South Korean commanders, the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is departing waters around Jindo, South Korea April 22 after assisting with search and rescue operations near the site of the Korean passenger ferry Sewol.

Wounded warriors share bonds with Boston Marathon victims

US Army - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:00pm
Staff Sgt. Julio Larrea gazed at a front-page newspaper photo of this year's Boston Marathon, explaining that he and other Soldiers of the Army Wounded Warrior program keep in contact with those injured in last year's marathon.

Shot at point-blank range, Soldier gets back life-saving body armor

US Army - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:00pm
Sgt. Timothy Gilboe said he is alive not only because of the armor that stopped a bullet in its tracks, but also because of his squad leader who paid the ultimate price that day in Afghanistan three years ago.

RDECOM facilitates technology discussions at Alaskan exercise

US Army - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army science advisors partnered with military, federal and state agencies to discuss their technology needs during an emergency response exercise, from March 27 to April 2, 2014.

Combined Resolve II to exercise Army's European Rotational Force

US Army - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army's European Rotational Force will participate in a major exercise alongside NATO allies and partner-nation forces at the Army's Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels Training Areas in southeastern Germany, May 1-June 30, 2014.

Industry: Iron Man Still Hollywood, Not Reality

Military.com Top News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Special Operations Command's plan to build an Iron Man suit for its commandos may only be possible in big-screen sci-fi movies.

USS Somerset Arrives in San Diego

US Navy News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:23pm
The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) arrived at its new homeport of Naval Base San Diego, April 21.

Dallas—Fort Worth Kicks Off Navy Week

US Navy News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:54pm
Dallas—Fort Worth Navy Week 2014 kicked off April 21 with a Mayoral proclamation at Dallas' city hall. Vice Adm. David Dunaway, commander, Naval Air Systems Command, along with Sailors from USS Dallas (SSN 700), USS Texas (SSN 775) and area residents, attended the ceremony.

Privatization of Army lodging to benefit wounded warriors

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
The Staybridge Suites now under construction at Fort Belvoir, Va., is being designed specifically to cater to wounded warriors and their visiting family members.