An internal investigation found the Department of Veterans Affairs' data security is so poor a data breach is "practically unavoidable" within 18 months, according to a draft of the VA's report.
Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb and current WCAP brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt teamed with civilians Curt Tomasevicz and Steve Langton to secure Team USA's 28th and final medal of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 23, 2014.
The Navy's newest amphibious transport dock ship, Pre—commissioning Unit Somerset (LPD 25) arrived at its commissioning site of Philadelphia, Feb. 21 in preparation for its commissioning ceremony, March 1.
Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70; Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15; and Republic of Korea navy (ROKN) Maritime Task Flotilla (MTF) 7 held a Composite Warfare Committee (CWC) to improve combined warfighting skills and strengthen the U.S. and ROKN alliance, Feb. 17—20.
President Barack Obama announced Feb. 21, 2014, that he will award the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans during a March 18, 2014, ceremony at the White House.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh announced Thursday the service will name its new KC-46A tanker refueling aircraft the "Pegasus" -- after the mythological winged white horse.
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III discussed the themes of trust and respect with a group of junior enlisted Soldiers at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. Feb. 19, 2014.
The Navy and Lockheed Martin, with Marinette Marine Corp., held a keel laying ceremony Feb. 19, for the future USS Sioux City (LCS 11), the Navy's 11th littoral combat ship (LCS).
The Naval War College Library in Newport, R.I., will publicly unveil online the 4,000—page "Gray Book" collection of Fleet Adm. Chester Nimitz communications that started in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack and ran right up until the closing days of the war.
Soldiers looking for challenges beyond their regular military training, in national security policy or strategic decision making, for instance, might consider applying for one of two newly available programs through the Army's Broadening Opportunity Program.