The Air Force will convene an Enhanced Selective Early Retirement Board on June 16 to consider early retirement for eligible officers. The ESERB is a new authority granted to the Air Force to enable the service to meet force reduction and manpower goals.
The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning the Army community about a scam website, www.usmilitarybenifit.org, where criminals are potentially attempting to take advantage of Soldiers and their families. DO NOT LOG IN TO THE WEBSITE.
Director, 21st Century Sailor Office held all—hands calls with Sailors and Marines aboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Feb. 6.
A Panamanian helicopter crashed killing one and injuring eight while working together with USS Halyburton (FFG 40) conducting operations in support of Operation Martillo in the 4th Fleet area of operations, Feb. 6.
Photographic archivists from the Naval History and Heritage Command rediscovered a donation Feb. 5 in their backlog that may not have been seen by the public for more than a century: a box containing about 150 original glass plate photographs from the Spanish—American War.
Traveling to both Brisbane and the Australian capital of Canberra, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with U.S. and Australian government and military officials to reinforce the alliance between the two countries.
As a flight crew flew a routine mission overseas, a loud bang was heard and the Black Hawk flown by one of Fort Rucker's own began to shake violently as it started to drop out of the sky, but an extraordinary Aviator's actions saved the lives of himself and three others, earning him an award that's rarity is matched only by his heroic actions.
The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command conducted engagements with Uganda and Kenya military officers, State Department officials and Defense Department representatives from the respective countries' Offices of Security Cooperation last month.
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III toured Joint Task Force Guantanamo and visited with the Soldiers assigned to U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Feb. 5, 2014.
Most active duty troops, especially enlistees, don't value the commissaries nearly as much as the government pays to operate them, according to a survey by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.