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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.

NWC Accepting Applications for 2014—2015 Fleet Seminar Program

US Navy News - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:22am
The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) is now accepting online applications through June 30 for the College of Distance Education's 2014—2015 Fleet Seminar Program (FSP).

NCOs giving 'oak tree' counseling to benefit Soldiers

US Army - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Army leaders are providing "under the oak tree" counseling, to improve their Soldier's health and resilience, said Col. Michael J. Talley, assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, Army Medical Command.

Army resilience shifting from 'bystander' to 'intervention' model

US Army - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign is now focusing on "intervention," not on "bystander" behaviors, said the director of the Army's R2C program.

Surgeon general says brain health 'new frontier'

US Army - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Optimizing brain health can have immense benefits for readiness, resiliency and the health of Soldiers, said the Army's surgeon general as she opened two-day consortium on the topic.

Fort Hood medical teams spring into action, save lives amid tragedy

US Army - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Evil reared its ugly head on Fort Hood, Texas, again April 2, 2014, and once again the everyday heroes of the "Great Place" rose up to meet it head-on. At the tip of that spear, as always, were the emergency responders who charged into the disorder and confusion to save lives.

CASCOM top sustainers test skills, take first steps toward top Army titles

US Army - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Ten Soldiers from Combined Arms Support Command units near and far gathered at Fort Lee, Va., for a week-long competitive throw-down known as "Ultimate Warrior," an annual combined Soldier skills event.

Leader Development Assessment Course challenges Cadets, evaluates their potential

US Army - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
When the last graduation ceremony for Army ROTC's 2014 Leader Development Assessment Course concludes on Brooks Parade Field at Fort Knox, Ky., in August, this rite of passage will mark the end of LDAC's first iteration at its new home.

Military K-9s experience MedEvac training at Camp Bondsteel

US Army - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:00pm
Soldiers with Multinational Battle Group-East completed a week-long MedEvac training April 2, 2014, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.

USS Vandegrift Returns to San Diego following Rescue at Sea

US Navy News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:51pm
The Oliver Hazard Perry—class guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) arrived at Naval Base San Diego April 9 following the rescue of a family with a sick infant on a disabled sailboat approximately 1,300 miles south of San Diego.

New Female Combination Covers Issued for Wear Tests

US Navy News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:07pm
The Navy's Uniform Matters Office issued new prototype female combination covers for a months—long trial period to approximately 30 D.C. and Annapolis based Sailors, April 8 and 9.

Reduce Stress When You PCS

US Navy News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:49am
Planning ahead can be one of the biggest stress relievers when it comes to a permanent change of station (PCS) move, Fleet and Family Service Center (FFSC) officials said April 9.

CNO Speaks at Sea—Air—Space Dinner About Joint Force Interdependence

US Navy News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:35am
The Chief of Naval Operations addressed 1200 military, government civilians and defense industry members at a Sea—Air—Space Exposition April 8.

101st Airborne Division conducts brigade air assault

US Army - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:00pm
For the first time in more than a decade, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted a large-scale air assault training operation, at Fort Campbell, Ky., April 4-8, 2014.