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Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight with Fuel From the Sea Concept

US Navy News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:11am
Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrated proof—of—concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen (H2) from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel.

Navy to Deploy Electromagnetic Railgun Aboard JHSV

US Navy News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:07am
The U.S. Navy plans to install and test a prototype electromagnetic railgun aboard a joint high speed vessel in fiscal year 2016, the service announced today.

US 7th Fleet MH370 Update

US Navy News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:20am
The U.S. Navy team operating the towed pinger locator (TPL) onboard Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield detected pinging signals, April 6. The detected signals are consistent with sounds that would come from a black box.

Fort Bragg leader, wife embrace 'new normal' in fight against cancer

US Army - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
With his doctor's permission and the unexpected company of his wife, Heather, Fort Bragg Soldier Col. Lenny Kness, chief of staff, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), stayed on track and they ran side-by-side through the streets of the nation's capital. For the first time that they could remember, the couple slowed down to enjoy the scenery, wave to people and slap hands along the way.

Hammack testifies on 2015 budget, calls for BRAC in 2017

US Army - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army's assistant secretary for Installations, Energy and Environment was up on Capitol Hill April 2, 2014, to justify the Army's fiscal year 2015 military construction and Army family housing budget request, which reflects an overall 39 percent reduction from fiscal year 2014, in MILCON accounts.

NY Guardsmen score big in Best Warrior Competition

US Army - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
Three New York Army National Guard Soldiers were named Best Warrior's following a weekend competition at Camp Smith Training Site, N.Y., held April 4-6, 2014.

White House hosts Army Olympic, Paralympic athletes

US Army - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
When the president and first lady honored members of Team USA last week, the packed East Room included a special group: elite athletes who also serve the nation in the Army.

Sex-offender registry among top Army Family Action Plan issues

US Army - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
While the Army is aware of the status of every Soldier convicted of a sex offense, no such searchable database exists that identifies convicted sex-offender family members and Army civilians who may live and work on Army installations.

German, American Soldiers, polizei train together

US Army - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
American and German Soldiers teamed up on Baumholder's Military Training Area, Germany, March 24-27, 2014, to hone their tactics, techniques and procedures associated with convoy operations.

Troops to Teachers program offers post-Army careers

US Army - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
In the coming months, an influx of Soldiers will begin the year-long process of transitioning out of the military, and one program can help Soldiers utilize Army abilities by engaging students as teachers.

AF Vice Commander Relieved Over Emails to Woman

Military.com Top News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:00pm
The vice commander of the Air Force's 12th Flying Training Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph has been relieved after investigators learned he exchanged emails with the wife of a subordinate officer.

San Diego Family Safe Onboard Vandegrift

US Navy News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 9:38pm
On April 6, 2014 Sailors from Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) assisted in the rescue of a family with a sick infant via the ship's small boat as part of a joint U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and California Air National Guard rescue effort.

USS Coronado Commissioned in Namesake City

US Navy News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 8:09pm
More than 4,000 guests watched as the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) joined the Navy's surface fleet during a commissioning ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, Calif., April 5.

US, ROK Forces Wrap Up Exercise Ssang Yong 2014

US Navy News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 7:53pm
Sailors and Marines from Expeditionary Strike Group Seven (ESG 7) and the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3rd MEB), along with their counterparts from the Republic of Korea (ROK), wrapped up exercise Ssang Yong 2014, April 5.