A Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12, a Pentagon spokesman said today.
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus will address Sailors and Marines during a live, global all hands call April 29, at 9:30 a.m. EST.
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 sergeant major of the Marine Corps issued a letter to all Marines trying to explain his recent congressional testimony in which he said Marines preferred better equipment over high pay and that lowering pay raises would improve discipline.