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Army tests network capabilities at NIE 14.2

US Army - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:00pm
With an unprecedented level of Joint and international involvement, Network Integration Evaluation 14.2, the seventh in a series of semi-annual field evaluations which focused on improvement and simplification of the Army's networked capabilities, came to a close May 22, 2014, at Fort Bliss, Texas.

U.S., Austrian armies train together at Combined Resolve II

US Army - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. and Austrian Soldiers jumped out of Army UH-60 Black Hawks and Austrian helicopters to begin an air assault mission to attack and defend an operating base during Combined Resolve II.

Secretary of the Army performs impromptu re-enlistment in Latvia

US Army - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:00pm
When Secretary of the Army John McHugh challenged members of the Michigan National Guard May 20, 2014, to "ask me anything," during a luncheon and discussion at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, it's unlikely he was prepared for what came next.

Tens of thousands draw attention to POWs, MIAs as part of Rolling Thunder XXVII

US Army - Sun, 05/25/2014 - 11:00pm
As part of the Rolling Thunder XXVII motorcycle rally, tens of thousands of veterans and their supports gathered on their motorcycles this Memorial Day weekend in the nation's capital to draw attention to service members who may still be prisoners of war, or who are still missing in action.

Naval War College Strengthens Asia—Pacific Partnership

US Navy News - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 6:59pm
More than 100 Naval War College Alumni and guests from 14 different countries discussed important Indo—Asia—Pacific issues at the NWC 10th Regional Alumni Symposium in Manila, Philippines, May 21—23.

2014 Memorial Day Message

US Navy News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 5:52pm
The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens reflects on Memorial Day.

Naval Academy Class of 2014 Graduates

US Navy News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:54am
An estimated 30,000 people filled the Navy—Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Md., May 23 to witness the swearing in of the U.S. military's newest officers.

Old Guard Soldiers honor fallen with flags at Arlington graves

US Army - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00pm
Across Arlington National Cemetery this weekend, adjacent to each of the often stark white, simple grave stones, a tiny American flag has been placed into the ground as a tribute to the service and sacrifice of the nation's fallen service members who rest there.

Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

US Army - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00pm
Getting audited is something most taxpayers admit they dread. But those same citizens might be heartened to know that government agencies that receive their tax dollars are audited just the same, to ensure that money is properly spent

AMC commander talks sustainment at AUSA forum

US Army - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00pm
The commander of Army Materiel Command stressed partnership, collaboration and communication with industry as the key to navigating the challenging times currently faced by the Army, May 20, 2014, during the Association of the United States Army's Sustainment "Hot Topic" Forum, in Arlington, Va.

U.S. Army Special Operations Command remembers, pays tribute to fallen heroes

US Army - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00pm
Family members and fellow Soldiers from throughout the U.S. Army Special Operations community gathered May 22, 2014, at Fort Bragg, N.C., to pay tribute and respect to fallen Special Operations Soldiers, in a memorial ceremony.

Army announces plan to open special ops aviation positions to women

US Army - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00pm
The Department of Defense notified Congress May 23, 2014, of the U.S. Army and U.S. Special Operations Command plan to eliminate gender restrictions within previously closed units of the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command.

2013 Sailors of the Year Advanced to Chief Petty Officer

US Navy News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:10pm
The 2013 Sailor of the Year winners were meritoriously advanced to Chief Petty Officer during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial, May 22.

Mayor of New York City Hosts Fleet Week Welcome Event

US Navy News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 8:55pm
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted a breakfast and press conference honoring Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen at Gracie Mansion, May 22.

Enhance Your Career Through Conversion

US Navy News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 1:41pm
Looking to maximize your Navy career? Conversion programs allow Sailors to make a major job change and potentially have better opportunities for advancement.

USS Vella Gulf to Enter Black Sea

US Navy News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 1:13pm
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.

Ships Sail into New York Harbor, kicking off Fleet Week New York 2014

US Navy News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 12:21pm
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.

Insect-inspired technology to extend situational awareness

US Army - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:00pm
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.

Army, NASA, university collaboration promotes additive manufacturing

US Army - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:00pm
Additive manufacturing is changing the way organizations design and manufacture products around the world.

Beefier carbines en route to Soldiers

US Army - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:00pm
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.