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Navy Updates Enlisted Advancement Policy

US Navy News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 1:50pm
NAVADMIN 114/14 announced changes to its current enlisted advancement policy, including a new formula for the Final Multiple Score (FMS) and changes to the Command Advancement Program (CAP) May 15.

Save the Date: Army prepares to celebrate 239th birthday

US Army - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army Birthday Ball will take place June 21, 2014, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center at National Harbor, Md. Tickets are now on sale and are in high demand.

Army announces plans to develop three 30 megawatt solar arrays on Georgia installations

US Army - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Army announced plans March 15, 2014, to develop three 30 megawatt, alternating current, solar photovoltaic arrays -- one each on Fort Stewart, Ga.; Fort Gordon, Ga.; and Fort Benning, Ga.

U.S. builds six schools to shape future of Togo

US Army - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Embassy in Lomé, Togo, U.S. Africa Command and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District partnered to deliver six new schools to the children of Togo, in 2014, through a DOD humanitarian assistance program

Researchers develop hands-free, eyes-free navigation for Soldiers

US Army - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:00pm
Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory continue to develop and evaluate methods for navigation and communication that are "hands-free, eyes-free and mind-free" to aid Soldiers in the field.

Researchers consider miniature robots to enhance capabilities

US Army - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:00pm
A small team of elite special forces operators must hunt down a highly sought after terrorist leader. This terrorist has taken refuge in an urban environment, which offers concealment behind an array of structures, walls and other obstacles.

White inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

US Army - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:00pm
Medal of Honor recipient former Sgt. Kyle White honored six fallen service members, and all those who have paid the ultimate price in Operation Enduring Freedom, as he was inducted in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, May 14, 2014.

CNO visits Pakistan Chief of Naval Staff, meets with Prime Minister

US Navy News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 6:59pm
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert wrapped up a three—day visit to Pakistan, May 13, after meeting with Prime Minister Sharif and top military officials in Islamabad and Karachi.

MCPON Visits Navy's Premiere Leadership School

US Navy News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 1:52pm
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited service members at the Senior Enlisted Academy and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat course at Naval Station Newport where he discussed leadership development, May 13.

C3F Hosts Chinese Chief of General Staff

US Navy News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 12:40pm
Chief of the General Staff, People's Republic of China, Gen. Fang Fenghui arrived here, May 13, for a scheduled two—day visit hosted by Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet (C3F) Vice Adm. Kenneth Floyd.

CNIC Visits Sailors, Tours Navy Installation in Chinhae, South Korea

US Navy News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:37am
Vice Adm. William French, commander of Navy Installations Command, visited Sailors assigned to Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) in the Republic of Korea (ROK), May 13, as part of his tour of the Asia—Pacific region.

SecArmy McHugh thanks French townspeople for role in return of Unknown Soldier

US Army - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Secretary of the Army John McHugh conducted a wreath-laying ceremony in Chalons-en-Champagne, France, where the final selection of the Unknown Soldier was made, Oct. 24, 1921.

JIEDDO launches redesigned IED knowledge portal

US Army - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:00pm
The Joint IED Defeat Organization Knowledge and Information Fusion Exchange provides training resources to prepare joint forces to successfully attack the improvised explosive device, or IED, network and future operating environments.

American, Lithuanian forces begin combined tactical field excercise

US Army - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:00pm
American paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade "Sky Soldiers," and their allies in the Lithuanian Mechanized Infantry Brigade "Iron Wolf," marked the opening of Exercise Black Arrow 2014 with a ceremony in Rukla, Lithuania, May 12, 2014.

White becomes 10th Soldier to receive Medal of Honor since 9/11

US Army - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Former Sgt. Kyle Jerome White was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony May 13, 2014, making him the sixth living Army recipient, and the 14th service member overall, to earn the medal in either Iraq or Afghanistan.

White becomes 9th Soldier to receive Medal of Honor since 9/11

US Army - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Former Sgt. Kyle Jerome White was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony May 13, 2014, making him the sixth living Army recipient, and the 14th from all services, to earn the medal in either Iraq or Afghanistan.

Blue Ridge Strengthens Long—Standing Friendship with Thailand

US Navy News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 1:31pm
U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) along with embarked staff, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 12 and Marines from Fleet Anti—Terrorism Security Team Pacific successfully concluded a three—day visit to Thailand, May 13, strengthening ties and engaging with the local community.

Army Reserve crowns first-ever Best Sapper Team

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Soldiers from the 382nd Engineer Company, 365th Engineer Battalion, received the distinct honor of being titled the first-ever Army Reserve Best Sapper Team, May 8, 2014, at Fort McCoy, Wis.

Corps aids Army Reserve upgrades through Real Property Exchange

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
In a time of shrinking federal budgets for military construction, how does the Army Reserve gain new facilities to train and equip their Soldiers? One solution gaining popularity is a Real Property Exchange.

U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels cases its colors

US Army - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00pm
U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels in Germany, officially cased its colors in a ceremony May 12, 2014, formally marking the dissolution of the garrison and reorganizing its workforce as an integral part of USAG Bavaria.