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CNO Talks Sexual Assault Awareness Month

US Navy News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:21pm
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."

CSP and CSP—P Increase begins May 1

US Navy News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:54am
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 sergeant to receive Medal of Honor for Afghanistan actions

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

N.Y. Guard Soldiers support filming of new TV thriller

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

National Guard Soldiers remember Boston Marathon

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

Army first-aid kits include new eye shield

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

Army bids farewell to its tireless advocate, Dr. Westphal

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
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 not uncommon for Soldiers

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

Cyber Network Defender MOS now open to NCOs

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

Natick employees to return to Boston Marathon

US Army - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

Reserve Sailor of the Year Announced

US Navy News - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:55pm
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 Winners Announced

US Navy News - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:38am
Fleet Challenge 2014 wrapped up its annual anti—submarine warfare competition April 10 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

Alaskan exercise tests Oregon Guard's CERFP agility

US Army - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

TRADOC relooking NCO education with eye to 'adaptation'

US Army - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

Social media helping destabilize world, strategist says at War College

US Army - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
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 holds training exercise in Korea

US Army - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

Future USS America Delivered

US Navy News - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:07pm
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.

US Navy Logistics Ship Joins Search for MH370

US Navy News - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:33pm
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.

Navy Accepts Delivery of the future USS America

US Navy News - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:50pm
The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS America (LHA 6) from Huntington Ingalls Industries April 10.

Navy to Christen Future USS Zumwalt, New Class of Destroyer

US Navy News - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:47pm
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.