First Lady Michelle Obama's initials were welded onto a metal plate as Sailors from Pre—Commissioning Unit Illinois (SSN 786) looked on during a keel—laying ceremony for the new fast—attack submarine, June 2.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus formally named USS Tripoli (LHA 7) May 30 during an evening parade hosted by Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James F. Amos at Marine Barracks Washington.
The Army chief of staff recognized 28 company-grade commissioned and warrant officers for epitomizing the ideals of the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Awards -- duty, honor, country -- during a standing-room-only ceremony in the Pentagon auditorium, June 30, 2014.
The commander of the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade presented the Republic of Korea Air Force Air Defense Missile Command with the historic release of U.S. Air and Missile Defense doctrine specifically approved for South Korea's Patriot force, May 29, 2014, at the Air Defense Missile Command headquarters at Osan Air Base, South Korea.
Today, the Navy announced changes to the inactivation timelines for two Los Angeles—class submarines that are scheduled to retire from active service.
Paratroopers are intimately familiar with the timeline of an airborne operation: arrive at the staging area, strap a parachute to your back, attach your rucksack and equipment between your legs, receive a jumpmaster inspection, wait for ages, load the aircraft, fly and finally jump.
A change of command ceremony was held aboard USS Essex (LHD 2), May 28 where Capt. Peter M. Mantz relieved Capt. Joker L. Jenkins as Essex's commanding officer.
Nearly 400 Navy—funded registrations are now available for Sailors to attend the Sea Services Leadership Association (SSLA) 27th Annual Joint Women's Leadership Symposium (JWLS).
Employers from across the country attended the 4th annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference, May 28—29 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Maj. Gen. Robert M. Dyess said he encourages other leaders to spend a few minutes every day in small groups with their Soldiers and civilians, discussing one Army value.
Researchers at the Natick Soldier Systems Center in Natick, Mass., have been testing a body-worn microclimate cooling system that allows crew members to move around inside the aircraft without tripping on tethers, and to exit the aircraft while still being cooled.
Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell took questions "virtually" from the field for an hour, May 29, 2014, on a variety of subjects related to the Soldier for Life campaign.
A few months into their historic first operational deployment from South Korea, many of the Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team "Strike Brigade," were asking their commander the same question: Where are we going next?
The director of the Army Office of Business Transformation asked members of the Association of the U.S. Army at its 270th Institute of Land Warfare breakfast May 28, 2014, whether they thought the Army was a business.
Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command traveled to Poland and the Baltic States last month to help facilitate the arrival of paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade "Sky Soldiers," scheduled to conduct multinational training activities in those countries.
Military and federal employees from around the National Capital Region provided volunteer support during Military Day at the annual Special Olympic summer games hosted by Special Olympics D.C., at the Catholic University in Washington D.C., May 21, 2014.
Members of Multinational Battle Group-East's Task Force Medical invited Kosovo's food inspectors to their food handlers class on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, May 19, 2014, to help lay a foundation for a long lasting system in a region.
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno thanked joint and coalition partners for their contributions that made Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 a success.
The complexity of the Army makes it difficult sometimes to articulate its needs and missions, said Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson at the service's annual Force Management seminar, at the Pentagon, May 28, 2014.
Seven Soldiers from 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, arrived at Kahiltna Glacier Base Camp, May 21, 2014, in preparation for their ascent of Mount McKinley, Alaska, the highest peak in North America.