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Sponsorship Key Component to Sailor Success

US Navy News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:11am
As Permanent Change of Station (PCS) season nears, commands are reminded of the importance of command sponsorship.

Reserve Soldiers augment active-duty drill sergeants

US Army - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:00pm
For most Army Reserve Soldiers, drill time is one weekend a month and two weeks a year. For those who are a part of the Reserve Echo Company Mission, drill time means being a drill sergeant two-10 weeks a year, or more.

Cadet Command looking for Professors of Military Science

US Army - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army Cadet Command Professor of Military Science Centralized Selection Board will convene at Army Human Resources Command, at Fort Knox, Ky., Aug. 26-29, 2014.

Multi-national air support experts receive training at Joint Multinational Readiness Center

US Army - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:00pm
Expert Observer/Coach-Trainers at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany concluded a complex air-to-ground training event integrating simulations, ground-based radio operations and fixed and rotary wing aircraft over a four-day period.

Natick employees help to reclaim Boston Marathon

US Army - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:00pm
Natick Soldier Systems Center employees returned to Boston April 21, 2014, in response to last year's attack. They, like many others, came back to honor the victims and to make the statement that they were unwilling to yield to terrorism.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo Awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medal

US Navy News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:04pm
Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo will be posthumously awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on Friday at Arlington National Cemetery. Mayo, 24, was killed during a shooting incident at Naval Station Norfolk, March 24. Mayo was assigned to Naval Security Forces, Naval Station Norfolk.

CNP: Sea Duty to bring more Money and Opportunity for Sailors

US Navy News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:12am
The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo, Moran's senior enlisted advisor, addressed Sailors and answered questions at the Association of the United States Navy's 1st Annual Career Development Symposium (AUSN), April 23 in Norfolk, Va.

Navy Leaders Agree to CUES at 14th WPNS

US Navy News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:27am
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander joined over 20 maritime leaders April 22 at the 14th Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) to exchange ideas and agree upon procedures affecting maritime conduct at sea.

First Lady, Dr. Biden speak at Fort Campbell jobs summit

US Army - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:00pm
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden delivered remarks to more than 1,200 Soldiers and family members gathered at Campbell Army Airfield, Ky., focused on providing a smooth takeoff after the military for service members and their families.

SMA presents Soldier's Medal to Fort Leonard Wood Soldier

US Army - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:00pm
When Staff Sgt. Isaac Diaz threw a Soldier out of a live-grenade training bay and protected him with his body from the blast, he said he was just doing what any of his training range cadre would do -- put the Soldier's welfare before their own.

101st Airborne begins transitioning to BCT 2020

US Army - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:00pm
The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) is beginning Operation Agile Eagle II, designed to localize and implement the larger Department of the Army-directed Brigade Combat Team 2020 initiative.

Army Marksmanship Unit Action Shooting team doubles down in Vegas

US Army - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:00pm
Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Action Shooting team won two titles at the 2014 U.S. Practical Shooting Association Multi-gun National Championships, held April 18-20, 2014.

173rd paratroopers arrive in Poland

US Army - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:00pm
A company-sized contingent of U.S. paratroopers from U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) from Vicenza, Italy, arrived in Poland to begin exercises with Polish troops, April 23, 2014.

COLA to decrease for service members in Germany

US Army - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:00pm
The Cost Of Living Allowance is scheduled to decrease for many service members in Germany starting, May 16, 2014.

Fort Hood ministry teams care for, counsel Soldiers, families in aftermath of tragedy

US Army - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:00pm
In the aftermath of the April 2, 2014, Fort Hood shooting, Chaplains and chaplain assistants coordinated coverage to provide counseling and care to the Army family.

Navy Celebrates Earth Day through "Global Reach, Local Action"

US Navy News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:17pm
Navy commands across the globe are celebrating Earth Day today and throughout the month of April by participating in local activities that showcase their ongoing commitment to the environment as they support the Navy's national security mission.

USS Taylor to Enter Black Sea

US Navy News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:07am
The Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., will enter the Black Sea, April 22, to promote peace and stability in the region.

UPDATE: USS Bonhomme Richard Completes Search and Rescue Mission in Korea

US Navy News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:48am
With concurrence from South Korean commanders, the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is departing waters around Jindo, South Korea April 22 after assisting with search and rescue operations near the site of the Korean passenger ferry Sewol.

Wounded warriors share bonds with Boston Marathon victims

US Army - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:00pm
Staff Sgt. Julio Larrea gazed at a front-page newspaper photo of this year's Boston Marathon, explaining that he and other Soldiers of the Army Wounded Warrior program keep in contact with those injured in last year's marathon.

Shot at point-blank range, Soldier gets back life-saving body armor

US Army - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:00pm
Sgt. Timothy Gilboe said he is alive not only because of the armor that stopped a bullet in its tracks, but also because of his squad leader who paid the ultimate price that day in Afghanistan three years ago.