New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted a breakfast and press conference honoring Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen at Gracie Mansion, May 22.
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The Ticonderoga—class guided—missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) will enter the Black Sea Friday, May 23, to promote peace and stability in the region.
Two U.S. Navy ships, the guided—missile destroyers USS Cole (DDG 67) and USS McFaul (DDG 74) cruised through the New York Harbor, kicking off 2014 Fleet Week New York, May 21.
Soldiers' missions frequently lead them to locations where they must assess the status of structures, and where the presence of threats is not immediately known or easily detectable.
Additive manufacturing is changing the way organizations design and manufacture products around the world.
A thicker barrel will efficiently dissipate heat in the new M4-A1 carbine, should a Soldier need to flip the selector to auto, according to Soldiers overseeing the new configuration now being added to the M4.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is cooperating with China on a number of fronts involving areas of mutual interest, such as storm and earthquake mitigation, according to the USACE commander.
Multinational military exercise Combined Resolve II, being conducted at the Joint Multinational Training Command in Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr Training Areas, Germany, from May 15 to June 30, 2014, with more than 4,000 participants, includes military personnel from Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and the U.S.
U.S. Army researchers are developing technologies to enable the next generation of simulators for training uniformed construction and combat engineers.
The Navy Band Northeast Pops Ensemble and the U.S. Fleet Forces Band kicked—off Fleet Week New York with a free concert in Bryant Park, May 20, featuring a wide variety of musical styles including traditional concert band literature, pop, Jazz and patriotic favorites.
The Army has been at war for nearly 13 years now in Afghanistan. And while many units have deployed, some multiple times, Army leaders say units may be lacking the pre-deployment readiness skills that will be necessary for future operations.
During a visit to Turkey, Secretary of the Army John McHugh reinforced U.S. commitment to NATO's Allied Land Command, and received briefings from its leadership on progress made since the command was formed in 2012.
"I truly understand we want the pointy end of the spear and a lot of trigger pullers; but just saying 'reduce the tail, reduce the tail,'" is a risky proposition, said Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, deputy chief of staff, G-4, referring to the "tooth-to-tail" ratio.
For the first time in 20 years, American marksmen won bragging rights at Monte Kali International Shooting Competition, Europe's premiere inter-military shooting event.
Soon, seeing what's around a corner or in a building could be as easy as the touch of a button on a smart phone for Soldiers on the small-unit level.
Fort Benning's 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, beat out 16 other tank crews May 15, 2014, to win the second biennial Sullivan Cup competition on Harmony Church, at Fort Benning, Ga.
The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is researching and developing smoke screen compositions to keep pace with the changing face of conflict.
Center for Service Support (CSS) is urging Sailors, Department of the Navy (DoN) civilians and their families to be safe this Memorial Day weekend.
The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) visited forward deployed fleet units in Sasebo, Japan to meet with Sailors and families May 19 and 20.