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Vice chief: Army aviation needs its innovators to stay

US Army - Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

CNO Explains Navy's Compensation Reform at Congressional Hearing

US Navy News - Tue, 05/06/2014 - 8:19pm
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.

Winnefeld Combats Disinformation on Pay, Compensation Proposals

US Navy News - Tue, 05/06/2014 - 12:53pm
No one in the Defense Department is asking for a military pay cut, nor are leaders trying to shutter commissaries, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee today.

Gadson: Teamwork crucial in law enforcement, public service

US Army - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 11:00pm
Speaking during Public Service Recognition Week and the 12th anniversary of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Col. Gregory D. Gadson said teamwork and collaboration are essential in the post-9/11 world.

American troops honored at Korean Cultural Night

US Army - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 11:00pm
Senior South Korean officials and U.S. military leaders honored American troops at the Korean Cultural Night dinner in Seoul, South Korea, May 2, 2014.

23 Nations to Participate in World's Largest Maritime Exercise

US Navy News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 5:13pm
Twenty—three nations, 47 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands.

Navy's Newest Electronic Attack Aircraft Reaches Centennial Milestone

US Navy News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 2:16pm
The U.S. Navy officers and distinguished visitors from Missouri and Illinois gathered for a ceremony May 5 in St. Louis, Missouri, to celebrate the production of the 100th EA—18G Growler.

Culture, language skills position future leaders for success

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army ROTC Cadets are participating in the ROTC Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, designed to immerse ROTC cadets in various languages, cultures and socio-economic situations so they can learn, through personal experience, that theirs is not the only culture in the world.

Odierno helps Army honor 'sacrifices of our EOD heroes'

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno took part in the 45th Annual Explosive Ordnance Disposal Memorial Ceremony at the EOD Memorial on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., May 3, 2014.

Wounded warrior, transition battalion leader named national award finalist

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
A squad leader with Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe's Vilseck platoon was recently named a finalist for an American Association for People with Disabilities national leadership award.

DARPA's Warrior Web project may provide super-human enhancements

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Dismounted Soldiers carrying full battle gear are pushed to their physical limits. Soldiers often heft 100 pounds or more of essentials. How the Soldier of the future maintains a decisive edge may lie in innovations developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DARPA.

Army Ten-Miler priority registration begins, event celebrates 30th anniversary

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
This year the Army celebrates the 30th anniversary of its 10-mile race, Oct. 12, 2014, in the nation's capital.

Soldier, civilian employees honored with 2014 SecArmy Awards

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Army civilian Carl E. Marchlewicz didn't even think twice before running into a burning home to rescue six children. He was among 12 people honored during the 2014 Secretary of the Army Awards.

Culture, language skills set future leaders for success

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army ROTC Cadets are participating in the ROTC Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, designed to immerse ROTC cadets in various languages, cultures and socio-economic situations so they can learn, through personal experience, that theirs is not the only culture in the world.

Odierno briefed on AMC's global reach, way ahead

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., May 2, 2014, to receive an "AMC Futures" briefing.

'Knight's Brigade' blocks, braces way to Combined Resolve II

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Soldiers and civilian employees from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 16th Sustainment Brigade "The Knights," trained in Baumholder, Germany, to support Combined Resolve II, an exercise involving 13 countries, slated to begin later this month.

Army researchers measure quality of life

US Army - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Researchers from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center's Consumer Research Team have devised a way to measure and model warfighter quality of life in base camps serving fewer than 1,000 personnel.

USNS Spearhead Departs U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Operations After Completing Series of Africa Partnership Station Engagements

US Navy News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 10:25am
The U.S. Navy's first—in—class joint high—speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) left the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, May 2, after more than three months of operating in the European and African theaters.

'Sky Soldiers' conduct aerial resupply in Latvia

US Army - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 11:00pm
Paratroopers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) planned and executed an aerial resupply mission at Adazi Drop Zone, Latvia, May 2, 2014.

Some Education and Training Applications down May 3 and 18

US Navy News - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 2:26pm
As part of the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Technology Center's (NETPDTC) annual Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) test, three large Navywide applications will be offline beginning at approximately 8 a.m. Saturday morning May 3 and Sunday morning May 18.