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Army bids farewell to its tireless advocate, Dr. Westphal

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Former Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal's "record of achievement and accomplishment these last four-plus years have really been beyond impressive," said Secretary of the Army John McHugh.

Sleep deprivation not uncommon for Soldiers

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Sleep deprivation isn't just from insomnia or all-night partying. In the Army, lack of sleep often results from operational requirements or high-operations tempo training, said a brigade combat team commander.

Cyber Network Defender MOS now open to NCOs

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
A new military occupational specialty, 25D Cyber Network Defender, is now open to staff sergeants, sergeants first class and master sergeants in the active component, per Military Personnel Message 14-085.

Natick employees to return to Boston Marathon

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Shivaun Pacitto never doubted that she would be back to run again this year. Pacitto was at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon when the bombs went off, but she fortunately was unhurt. The day after, before the bombing suspects were identified, she had vowed not to be intimidated by terrorists.

Sgt Maj Responds to Backlash Over Pay Cut Support

Military.com Top News - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
The sergeant major of the Marine Corps issued a letter to all Marines trying to explain his recent congressional testimony in which he said Marines preferred better equipment over high pay and that lowering pay raises would improve discipline.

Reserve Sailor of the Year Announced

US Navy News - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:55pm
The Chief of the Navy Reserve (CNR) announced her selection for Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year (RSOY) during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., April 10.

Fleet Challenge 2014 Winners Announced

US Navy News - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:38am
Fleet Challenge 2014 wrapped up its annual anti—submarine warfare competition April 10 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

Alaskan exercise tests Oregon Guard's CERFP agility

US Army - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Nearly 200 Soldiers and Airmen of the Oregon National Guard's highly trained emergency response team participated with the Hawaii National Guard during Vigilant Guard-Alaska 2014, near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 24 through April 3, 2014.

TRADOC relooking NCO education with eye to 'adaptation'

US Army - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army is conducting a complete re-assessment of its NCO education system for the first time since 1976, said the general who just took the helm of Training and Doctrine Command.

7th Fleet Admits LCS Is Not Suited for Pacific

Military.com Top News - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Navy officials told a government watchdog the Littoral Combat Ship fleet is ill suited for duty in the Pacific, according to a Government Accountability Office report.