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USS Vandegrift Returns to San Diego following Rescue at Sea

US Navy News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:51pm
The Oliver Hazard Perry—class guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) arrived at Naval Base San Diego April 9 following the rescue of a family with a sick infant on a disabled sailboat approximately 1,300 miles south of San Diego.

New Female Combination Covers Issued for Wear Tests

US Navy News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:07pm
The Navy's Uniform Matters Office issued new prototype female combination covers for a months—long trial period to approximately 30 D.C. and Annapolis based Sailors, April 8 and 9.

Reduce Stress When You PCS

US Navy News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:49am
Planning ahead can be one of the biggest stress relievers when it comes to a permanent change of station (PCS) move, Fleet and Family Service Center (FFSC) officials said April 9.

CNO Speaks at Sea—Air—Space Dinner About Joint Force Interdependence

US Navy News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:35am
The Chief of Naval Operations addressed 1200 military, government civilians and defense industry members at a Sea—Air—Space Exposition April 8.

101st Airborne Division conducts brigade air assault

US Army - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
For the first time in more than a decade, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted a large-scale air assault training operation, at Fort Campbell, Ky., April 4-8, 2014.

TRADOC teams with universities, colleges to conduct SHARP discussions

US Army - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command took a historic step toward eliminating sexual assault and sexual harassment not only in the Army, but in the local community, when the command held its first partnership discussion with local academia at the Fort Eustis Club on Fort Eustis, Va., April 3, 2014.

War College students, Army leaders discuss promoting ideas during 'Leader Day' discussion

US Army - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson, and other senior Army leaders, participated in 'Leader Day' discussions with U.S. Army War College students about the Army's future strategic responsibilities, April 8, 2014, at Bliss Hall on Carlisle Barracks, Pa.

VCSA: Fiscal constraints mean 'greater risk' in modernization

US Army - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell said the Army is reducing its end strength as "rapidly and as responsibly," while doing its best to meet its operational requirements, during testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, subcommittee on Airland, April 9, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

SMA lists 'Top 5' concerns of Soldiers

US Army - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Possible changes to military retirement ranks as the number-one concern of Soldiers, the Army's top enlisted member told senators during testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, personnel subcommittee, April 9, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

Military: Marine Fatally Shot Colleague at Lejeune

Military.com Top News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
A Marine was in custody Wednesday after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle while standing guard at the main gate of a North Carolina base.

Former President Clinton Delivers Forrestal Lecture at Naval Academy

US Navy News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:21pm
Former President William J. Clinton delivered remarks to the Brigade of Midshipmen, staff, faculty and guests at the Naval Academy, April 8, as a part of the 54th Annual Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC).

Navy Releases FY14 Aviation Career Continuation Pay Rates

US Navy News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 9:41am
Qualified Navy aviators can receive up to $125,000 in bonuses announced in a message released April 8.

International sniper competition tests top shooters' tactical skills

US Army - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
Sniper teams from around the globe converged on the Special Forces Sniper Course at Fort Bragg, N.C., to put their skills to the test in this year's United States Army Special Operations Command International Sniper Competition.

Installation Management Command welcomes new commander

US Army - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
Lt. Gen. David Halverson took command of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command from Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter during a ceremony April 8, 2014, on MacArthur Parade Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Exchange warns shoppers about used-vehicle scams

US Army - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army & Exchange Service is warning military shoppers about scammers posing as service members offering to broker the sale of used boats, cars and motorcycles through the Exchange.