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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.

Vice Chief to IMCOM: What you do vital to Army

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
Vice Chief of Staff General John F. Campbell met with senior leaders and some very junior members of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command immediately following IMCOM's change-of-command ceremony, April 8, 2014, at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

Soldiers have options to explore before Army restructure

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army is restructuring from 510,000 active duty Soldiers to 490,000 in a number of ways. Natural attrition through End Term of Service dates is one, but there are also programs to make sure quality Soldiers stay in.

Changes to DOD's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program start May 1

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the program, starting May 1, 2014.

Watervliet earns SecArmy safety award for third time in four years

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The Watervliet Arsenal announced April 17, 2014, that it was named the winner of the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Award for Industrial Operations for fiscal year 2013.

SMA Chandler visits deployed Air Defense Artillery Soldiers

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III met with Air Defense Artillery Soldiers throughout Southwest Asia during a tour of the region, April 12-17, 2014.

25th Infantry Division team wins Best Ranger Competition

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
For the first time since 1995, a team representing the 25th Infantry Division took home top honors at the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition.

Marksmanship unit shooters take World Cup gold, silver

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
It was an all-American shootout for the gold and silver medals for Men's Double Trap during the 2014 International Shooting Sports Federation Shotgun World Cup, held April 13, 2014, at the Tucson Trap and Skeet Club.

Largest solar array on U.S. military installation to be developed

US Army - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army announced April 14, 2014, plans to start development of a solar array that will provide about 25 percent of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

UPDATE: Hue City to Return to Mayport Following Fire

US Navy News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:16am
U.S. Fleet Forces announced late Monday that USS Hue City (CG 66) would return to her homeport of Mayport, Fla. following a fire that occurred April 14.

Bonhomme Richard on Call for Korean Ferry Rescue Efforts

US Navy News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:28am
The U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is responding to the scene of Korean passenger ship Sewol that sank near the island of Jindo off the southwestern coast of the Republic of Korea April 16.

NIE 14.2 teams with Bold Quest to assess coalition force integration

US Army - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:00pm
Planning and training for Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 is well underway with the major events slated to start at the end of April and lead to the Joint Staff J-6 Bold Quest exercise.

Army lab teams up with Boston Marathon to prevent heat injury

US Army - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:00pm
Since 2012, the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine has been an official course weather monitoring authority for the Boston Athletic Association and the Boston Marathon.

Fire Aboard Hue City; No Injuries

US Navy News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:32am
A fire broke out aboard USS Hue City (CG 66) late Monday, April 14 as the ship was transiting the Atlantic.

USS Donald Cook Welcomes President of Romania

US Navy News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:46am
The forward deployed guided—missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) welcomed aboard Romanian President Traian Bsescu while the ship was in port in Constanta, April 14.

Developing viable Army energy projects start to finish is a team effort

US Army - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:00pm
How well the Army is executing current projects is vital to securing future funding. When an Army Energy Conservation Investment Program project is complete, it should either be saving energy or generating energy.