The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the first global town hall meeting since the conclusion of the government shutdown at the Bob Jones Auditorium at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Dec. 9, 2013.
A proposed deal on a defense bill in Congress would decrease troops' pay raise in 2014 to 1 percent from 1.7 percent this year. The figure is in line with what the Obama administration requested and the Democratic-led Senate Armed Services Committee approved earlier this year.
December has been designated as National Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about the consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, announced Dorice Favorite, director, Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Office.
The Los Angeles—class fast—attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) arrived at Changi Naval Base Singapore Dec. 9 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.
Rain-laden skies could not dampen the spirit of the Soldiers on Fort Bragg, N.C., as they jumped out of airplanes over Sicily drop zone in support of the 16th Annual Randy Oler Operation Toy Drop, Dec. 7, 2013.
Soldiers from the Army Reserve Information Operations Command earned first and third place amongst U.S. and International military teams in the 2013 Defense Cyber Crime Center Digital Forensic Challenge, Dec. 3, 2013.
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III addressed a crowd of Soldiers and civilians, Dec. 3, 2013, in Conmy Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., and discussed the Army profession as well as recognized more than a dozen outstanding Soldiers and civilians for their service.
The Army used a vehicle-mounted high-energy laser for the first time to successfully engage more than 90 mortar rounds and several unmanned aerial vehicles in flight.
To further the spirit of cultural understanding and bilateral partnership embraced by exercise Yama Sakura 65, chaplains assigned to I Corps took advantage of the opportunity to meet with the master of a local Budhist temple in Chitose, Japan, Dec. 9, 2013.
The heads of the congressional budget committees on Tuesday announced a federal budget deal that would partially shield the Defense Department from automatic spending cuts.