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Tools Detailers Use for Fleet Manning

US Navy News - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 8:55am
An increase in enlisted critical at—sea billets has Navy community managers reminding Sailors of the various incentive programs available to them.

USA beats Russia for gold in sled hockey

US Army - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 11:00pm
A goal by U.S. Marine Corps veteran Josh Sweeney won gold for USA's Sled Hockey Team in a 1-0 victory over Russia, March 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

US Rejects Crimea Vote, Cites Russian Duress

Military.com Top News - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 11:00pm
President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Crimea's vote "would never be recognized" by the United States, as he and other top U.S. officials warned Moscow against making further military moves toward southern and eastern Ukraine.

VCNO Visits Norfolk—based COs, CMCs

US Navy News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 10:31pm
The Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO), Adm. Mark Ferguson spoke with waterfront commanding officers and command master chiefs on Naval Station Norfolk, March 13.

USS Kidd Expands Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 into Indian Ocean

US Navy News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 10:20pm
U.S. Navy assets continue to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 as the Arleigh Burke—class destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) expands its patrol area from the northwest entrance of the Strait of Malacca into the Indian Ocean and Andaman Sea, March 16.

Fiscal Year 2014 Navy Destroyer Contract Awards Announced

US Navy News - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 9:10pm
The Navy announced two separate contract awards March 14 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 destroyers.

USARIEM researchers study Soldiers' running styles

US Army - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:00pm
At a time when running barefoot or with so-called minimalist shoes has gained increasing traction, researchers at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass., decided to study how Soldiers run during physical training and if running style contributes to training-related injuries.

SMA Chandler: Fewer deployments, more training in Army future

US Army - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III spent March 13-14, 2014, at Fort Stewart, Ga., observing training and talking to Soldiers about the future of the Army.

Army on budget, on schedule with hypersonic missile program

US Army - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:00pm
In August, the Army expects to again test its Advanced Hypersonic Weapon Technology Demonstration. The results of that test will help determine the system's future.

Congress told Army needs another BRAC round

US Army - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army has excess infrastructure that is expensive to maintain. Under a tight budget, funds used to maintain that infrastructure could be better spent on Soldier readiness, officials told lawmakers, March 12, 2014.

'Fighting 69th' leads way on St. Patrick's Day for 163rd time

US Army - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:00pm
The New York National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, will lead New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade for the 163rd time, March 17, 2014.

Army studies using technology to improve logistics

US Army - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:00pm
A National Research Council committee studying ways to reduce the size of the Army's logistical demands met with Research, Development and Engineering Command experts recently to look at technologies that may help the Army reach that goal.

Army's Acquisition Strategy Stuck in Reagan Era

Military.com Top News - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army officials say defense spending cuts killed the Ground Combat Vehicle, but this latest modernization setback fits right into the service's growing portfolio of failed attempts to replace its Cold War vehicles and helicopters, defense experts said.