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Tobyhanna lands Gray Eagle Ground Control Station repairs

US Army - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army, Marine Corps, Air Force and Navy have named Tobyhanna the Depot Source of Repair for the Gray Eagle, or MQ-1C, Unmanned Aircraft System Ground Control Stations.

Ukraine Refocuses Debate on US Missile Defense

Military.com Top News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:00pm
Tensions with Russia over Ukraine have led lawmakers and former military leaders to suggest the Obama administration take a tougher defensive posture toward Russia and revisit previous U.S. plans to build land-based missile defense technology in Poland and the Czech Republic.

Sailors, Marines Honor Victims of Tohoku Earthquake, Tsunami

US Navy News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 9:02am
USS Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) held a remembrance ceremony and paused for a moment of silence on March 11 to honor the victims of the Tohoku Earthquake and tsunami.

USS Kidd supports MH370 Search Mission

US Navy News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 9:02am
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) was one of the first responders in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that was lost sometime March 8, 2014.

Seventh Fleet Continues Search for Malaysian Airlines MH370

US Navy News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 8:06am
Seventh Fleet continues search efforts for a third day for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

Online ToolBox offers Army leaders a gateway of resources, references, tips

US Army - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army Forces Command unveiled March 12 the FORSCOM Leader Development ToolBox, an online resource for leaders across all Army components and cohorts: Officer, NCO, Warrant Officer, Army Soldiers and Civilian employees.

Army consolidates network enablers to boost simplicity

US Army - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00pm
As the Army moves to a streamlined and more user-friendly tactical network, the hardware, software and processes that keep it running and secure are realigning to reduce complexity and costs.

Army developing new training opportunities for civilians

US Army - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Army civilians seeking leadership opportunities now have a more effective roadmap for advancements and new assignments.

Soldiers could impact direction of America -- by voting

US Army - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00pm
The 2014 mid-term election season has already started and will continue until Sept. 16, 2014. Although Nov. 4 is election day, mid-September is the deadline for requesting absentee ballots.

Casualty notification process emphasizes dignity, respect

US Army - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Casualty notifications have changed in a number of significant ways over recent years, and two chaplains who have been involved in the process explain the demanding duty.

20 military chefs compete for culinary titles, Armed Forces Chef of Year

US Army - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00pm
More than 200 military chefs descended upon Fort Lee, Va., March 8, 2014, for the 39th Annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event, and 20 entered their kitchens March 9, 2014, to compete for bragging rights as the 2014 Armed Forces Chef of the Year.

Eye injuries avoidable with use of eye protection

US Army - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00pm
March is National Save Your Vision Month, and the Defense Department wants service members to take care of their eyes by wearing eye protection when performing dangerous work, reducing eye strain and routinely undergoing eye examinations.

US F-16s, Troops to Poland Over Ukraine Crisis

Military.com Top News - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00pm
Polish government officials say the U.S. military is sending 12 F-16 fighters and about 300 service members to their country in response to the situation in Ukraine. Some U.S. aircraft and troops had already arrived in Poland on Monday, they said.