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National Guard supports 2014 Boston Marathon

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
More than 800 Massachusetts, Maine, and Rhode Island National Guardsmen helped local law enforcement agencies in eight cities and towns to keep the route clear for runners as they hit the road for the 118th Boston Marathon, April 21, 2014.

Corps welcomes first tow of 2014 navigation season to St. Paul, Minn.

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District welcomed the first line tow of the 2014 navigation season to St. Paul, Minn., April 16, 2014.

Burn center addition helps patients acclimate to independent living

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Personnel at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center discharged their first patient to use their Activities of Daily Living skills room designed to prepare recovering wounded warriors for independent living, March 27, 2014.

AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
The Croatian Army received more than two dozen military vehicles from excess Army inventory at a ceremony in Croatia, April 7, 2014.

U.S., Saudi troops build teamwork, friendship during mil-to-mil exercise

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Approximately 1,100 Soldiers from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade of the New York National Guard, participated in the two-week military-to-military exercise geared toward strengthening stability in the region and improving interoperability.

'Walk to End Violence' raises awareness of sexual assault, harassment at USAG Ansbach

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention team sponsored a walk April 17, 2014, at Katterbach Kaserne, Germany.

April is National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Across the United States, April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month. The Department of Defense is committed to moving toward a culture free of sexual assault and encourages all members of the military and civilians within the Department to follow the theme: "Live Our Values: Step Up To Stop Sexual Assault."

SMA Chandler visits deployed troops, shares future NCO vision

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III came to speak to deployed Soldiers during a town hall at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, April 15, 2014.

New deployable kennels for military dogs mitigate temperature extremes

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
To keep the working dogs healthier and more comfortable during deployments, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center engineers from Picatinny and Rock Island are developing kennels for environments with temperature extremes.

Fifth generation Army tank cartridge reports loudly for duty

US Army - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army fired the first of a new fifth-generation tank cartridge, the M829E4, from an Abrams tank at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., March 18, 2014, as part of a series of critical trials preceding the cartridge's entry into the Army's inventory.

Army, Marines train with South Korean Army to improve fire-support operations

US Army - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:00pm
Field Artillery Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Division, U. S. Marines and Republic of Korea Army soldiers conducted a combined joint live-fire exercise in Rocket Valley near Cheorwon, South Korea, March 24-28, 2014.

2013 Shore SOY Announced

US Navy News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:22pm
The vice chief of naval operations (VCNO) announced the winner of the Navy Shore Sailor of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony at the Pentagon, April 18.

Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Returns Home

US Navy News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:23am
Approximately 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) arrived at their homeports in Norfolk and Mayport, Fla., April 18, following a nine—month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

USS Mason Returns from Deployment

US Navy News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:26am
Guided—missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) returns to Norfolk, Va. from a nine—month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR), April 18.

After 10 years, paratroopers soar in Kosovo

US Army - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:00pm
Ending what has been over a decade-long absence, Multinational Battle Group-East paratroopers took to the skies in Kosovo, April 15, 2014.

SMA Chandler visits troops in southern Afghanistan

US Army - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:00pm
When Pfc. Clark Cepeda learned that the sergeant major of the Army was coming to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 15-17, 2014, he looked at it as an opportunity to learn about the Army's future.

USS Cowpens, USS Spruance Return from Deployment

US Navy News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:54pm
Guided—missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and guided—missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) returned to Naval Base San Diego April 17 following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean.

Taking Care of Sailors' Careers

US Navy News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:52am
Command career counselors and command career development teams are required to conduct quality Career Development Boards (CDB) to include properly documenting them in the Career Information Management System (CIMS), Navy leadership said April 17.

UPDATE: Bonhomme Richard Assists in Korean Search and Rescue Efforts

US Navy News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:16am
The U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is engaged in search and rescue operations, April 17, near the site of Korean passenger ship Sewol that sank near the island of Jindo off the southwestern coast of the Republic of Korea.

Sandhurst competition creates environment for leadership training

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
Cadets from all over the world came together to see who was the best of the best at the 2014 Sandhurst Military Skills Competition, April 11-12, 2014, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.