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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits U.S. Naval Academy

US Navy News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:39pm
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, visited the U.S. Naval Academy to speak with Midshipmen and Academy leadership about ethics and professionalism March 26.

Navy Identifies Deceased Sailor at Naval Station Norfolk

US Navy News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 2:36pm
Master—at—Arms 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo, 24, was killed during a shooting incident at Naval Station Norfolk March 24.

PACOM, US Forces Korea Commanders Discuss Posture, Risk

US Navy News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:51am
Increased risk to American forces in the Pacific due to shrinking defense budgets, regional challenges and partnerships and cyber capability were among the topics that Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III and Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti discussed yesterday before a Senate panel.

U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shotgun shooters qualify for World Championships

US Army - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:00pm
Three more shotgun shooters from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit earned a trip to the International Shooting Sports Federation World Championships scheduled for the fall.

Airmen team with Army depot to learn 'Lean' process

US Army - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:00pm
Air Force aircraft maintenance mechanics recently teamed up with Tobyhanna Army Depot employees to standardize processes for work performed on a satellite communications system and tactical radios.

Reserve Soldiers respond to dangerous truck accident

US Army - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:00pm
Three Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 348th Regiment, were among the first to respond to an overturned 18-wheeled tractor-trailer carrying flammable material on Interstate-59 in Hattiesburg, Miss., March 11, 2014.

New instructional methods challenge students to become critical thinkers

US Army - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:00pm
Skills-Based Training, which is a new instructional method implemented at the Ordnance School at Fort Lee, Va., has gradually gained acceptance and support.

G-1 testifies: Army must balance quality of life, readiness, modernization

US Army - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army G-1 told members of the House Armed Services Committee that with sequestration will come a slowdown in Soldier compensation and benefits in order to maintain readiness and modernization.

McKiernan meets Korean War legend in Seoul

US Army - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:00pm
The Eighth Army deputy commander for operations met a Korean War legend and honorary Eighth Army commanding general in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2014.

Brass Say Troops Understand Need for Pay Cuts

Military.com Top News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:00pm
Senior Pentagon officials told Congress on Tuesday that troops are willing to sacrifice portions of their pay and benefits if it means keeping and improving the training and equipment needed to do their jobs.

CNP Testifies on Sailor and Family Readiness

US Navy News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 3:24pm
The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) testified before the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee to provide a personnel overview and contextualize the people side of the president's proposed fiscal year 2015 (FY 15) budget, March 25.

Greenert: Forward Presence is Navy, Marine Corps Mandate

US Navy News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 2:06pm
The Navy—Marine Corps team is united in fulfilling the mandate to be where it matters, when it matters, Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, the chief of naval operations, said March 25.

CNP Testifies on Sailor and Family Readiness

US Navy News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 1:39pm
The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) testified before the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee to provide a personnel overview and contextualize the people side of the president's proposed fiscal year 2015 (FY 15) budget, March 25.

Navy Secretary: Naval Forces Support Nation's Global Mission

US Navy News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:13pm
More than 200 years ago, the architects of the Constitution recognized that the nation needed a naval force to operate continuously in war and peace, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said March 25.

Naval Station Norfolk Shooting — UPDATE 5:00 a.m. EDT

US Navy News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 5:12am
There are two fatalities, one male Sailor and one male civilian suspect, following a shooting at Naval Station Norfolk last night. Naval security forces killed the suspect.