In an ever-changing world, demand for U.S. involvement in humanitarian assistance and stability operations will increase, said the former Army chief of staff who founded the service's Peacekeeping Institute 20 years ago.
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, chief of Army Reserve, was inducted into the Military Hall of Honor, Nov. 23, 2013, during the weekend-long LSU Salutes celebration co-sponsored by Louisiana State University and Cadets of the Ole War Skule.
Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella went all the way to the top after winning 351st Civil Affairs Command Best Warrior Competition, at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., in the spring.
Landlocked in the Southern Alps, the small Balkan country of Slovenia is not only taking on a greater role in its regional defense, but is becoming a larger presence in NATO missions outside its region. That commitment to the alliance is currently on display in Hohenfels, Germany, during exercise Combined Resolve 2013 as the Slovenian Army is fielding one of the battalions leading the training effort.
Army civilians have until Dec. 9, 2013, to decide whether or not to continue their health care plan and provider or switch.
The payday loan institutions that operate outside military bases have found loopholes in existing law and created new lending scams to prey on servicemembers, federal and state regulators warned Congress.
As of a Nov. 7, 2013, Army directive, Soldiers seeking same-sex marriages are entitled, in some cases, to an amount of administrative leave in order to travel to a location where such marriages are legal.
The winners of the Army's 2013 Best Warrior Competition credit their success in the intense challenge to hard work and the support from their command and family.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, the Reserve Ready Mobilization Pool (RMP) will no longer be used to involuntarily recall Reserve Sailors.
Soldiers are making plans to be with families and friends and those stationed overseas are calling, writing or using social media to contact loved ones back home. Dining facilities worldwide are gearing up to provide the feast of traditional turkey or ham with all the fixings.
Top American and South Korean military leaders praised the Republic of Korea Army's first four-star general at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Nov. 22, 2013, on his 93rd birthday.