April has been designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and this year's theme is "Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault."
The increase to Career Sea Pay (CSP) and Career Sea Pay Premium (CSP—P), announced in March by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, will be implemented May 1 and eligible Sailors will see the increase in their mid—month paycheck according to Navy officials.
Former Army Sgt. Kyle Jerome White will receive the Medal of Honor during a May 13 ceremony at the White House, President Obama announced, April 15, 2014.
New York Army National Guard aviators, Honor Guard members and infantry Soldiers supported the filming of scenes for the new Universal Television/ NBC TV series "State of Affairs," April 3, 2014.
Already, a year has passed, but three Massachusetts Army National Guard Soldiers who helped save bombing victims at last year's Boston Marathon can still recall most details, as if the event had taken place yesterday.
The new rigid eye shield is now part of the revised individual first-aid kit that was distributed to troops in the fall. When properly worn, the shields can protect the eye from further damage after an initial eye injury is sustained.
Former Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal's "record of achievement and accomplishment these last four-plus years have really been beyond impressive," said Secretary of the Army John McHugh.
Sleep deprivation isn't just from insomnia or all-night partying. In the Army, lack of sleep often results from operational requirements or high-operations tempo training, said a brigade combat team commander.
A new military occupational specialty, 25D Cyber Network Defender, is now open to staff sergeants, sergeants first class and master sergeants in the active component, per Military Personnel Message 14-085.
Shivaun Pacitto never doubted that she would be back to run again this year. Pacitto was at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon when the bombs went off, but she fortunately was unhurt. The day after, before the bombing suspects were identified, she had vowed not to be intimidated by terrorists.
The Chief of the Navy Reserve (CNR) announced her selection for Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year (RSOY) during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., April 10.
Fleet Challenge 2014 wrapped up its annual anti—submarine warfare competition April 10 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
Nearly 200 Soldiers and Airmen of the Oregon National Guard's highly trained emergency response team participated with the Hawaii National Guard during Vigilant Guard-Alaska 2014, near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 24 through April 3, 2014.
The Army is conducting a complete re-assessment of its NCO education system for the first time since 1976, said the general who just took the helm of Training and Doctrine Command.
Twitter, Facebook and other types of social media are contributing to global instability, said Robert D. Kaplan, chief geopolitical analyst for Stratfor -- a team of intelligence experts.
Task Force Bayonet conducted a combined live fire exercise at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex, South Korean near the world's most heavily guarded border, April 11, 2014.
The U.S. Navy officially accepted delivery of the amphibious assault ship America (LHA 6) from Huntington Ingalls Industries during a ship custody transfer ceremony in Pascagoula, Miss., April 10.
The 7th Fleet supply ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T—AKE 14) joined an international task force led by Australian Defence Force searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 off the Western Coast of Australia today.
The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS America (LHA 6) from Huntington Ingalls Industries April 10.
The Navy will christen the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) April 12, during a ceremony at General Dynamics—Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine.