The Oliver Hazard Perry—class guided—missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) departed Naval Base San Diego for an independent deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility, May 9.
The Army is set to evaluate a new tactical app that could reduce a process that now requires several days and even weeks to plan and execute, down to three clicks and three minutes.
Fort Hood, Texas, recently was selected to host a pilot Active Component to Reserve Component program for Soldiers approaching their estimated time of separation window.
Due to the excellent retention and outstanding recruiting success, the Navy is reinstating the Enlisted Early Transition Program (EETP), according to a message released May 8.
With many semi—annual Physical Fitness Assessments (PFA) coming to an end, Navy officials remind Sailors to verify their results in the Physical Readiness Information Management System (PRIMS).
The U.S. Special Operations Command is using unprecedented outreach and collaboration to develop something special with revolutionary capabilities.
Apache helicopters, teamed with Gray Eagle and Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles, are a winning combo, according to a U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command official.
For the first time ever, a handy pocket guide for Soldiers is now available to explain the specifics of their annual Clothing Replacement Allowance.
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell and his wife, Ann, were honored May 6, 2014, as recipients of the 2014 Advocacy Award by the chapter of the Easter Seals organization which serves the national capital region.
A team from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has leveraged its international reach to identify, research and test a mine-protective boot for American Soldiers. RDECOM's International Technology Center-Latin America initiated the search.
When 1st Lt. David Brunett lost his leg after an improvised explosive device explosion in Afghanistan three years ago it permanently changed his physical appearance, but never changed his mind about going to Ranger School.
Pilots want to fly it, mechanics want to maintain it, but no one knows for sure what the Future Vertical Lift aircraft will look like or what its characteristics will be once it cracks its shell and hatches.
From an iTunes-like electronic marketplace for downloading security algorithms to network enclaves the size of a suitcase, the Army is joining with government and industry partners to advance communications technologies that support an expeditionary force.
A completely re-written field manual for Army aviation, now in development, will be published in about a year. Field Manual 3-04 will reflect a strategic shift to air-ground operations.
Army installations world-wide are banding together for the 4th annual Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign in recognition of "National Physical Fitness and Sports Month" during the month of May. Strong B.A.N.D.S. promotes physical fitness, nutrition, optimal health, and resilience by focusing on Balance, Activity, Nutrition, Determination, and Strength -- forming the acronym B.A.N.D.S.
Dr. Ronald Polcawich, with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, was congratulated by President Barack Obama for his Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, at the White House, April 14, 2014.
Army aviation's funding is down to bare bones, but its portfolios make up the largest portion of the Army's RDA budget, said the service's top research, development and acquisition official.
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (May 7, 2014) -- Picatinny engineers have devised improvements to the packaging of 60 mm smoke and illumination mortars that will save the Army money and allow Soldiers quicker access to the rounds during battles.
Despite a shrinking budget and drawdown, Army aviation needs to retain its most valuable resource -- its bold and innovative Soldiers, said the Army's vice chief of staff.
WASHINGTON (May 6, 2014) — Chief of Naval Operations testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) encouraging Congress to accept and implement the Department of Defense budget proposal recommendation to slow growth of service members' pay and compensation.