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USS Fort Worth Completes 2015 CARAT Philippines

June 29, 2015 - The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) wrapped up its first-ever participation in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Philippines following a June 26 closing ceremony held at Naval Station Apolinario Jalandoon, Puerto Princesa, Repu

Team Navy Gets Gold at the Department of Defense Warrior Games

June 26, 2015 - Team Navy claimed its first gold medals at the DoD Warrior Games during track and field competitions June 23 at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia.
 

Female Enlisted Sailors Selected for Submarine Service

June 22, 2015 - With the release of NAVADMIN 142/15 "FY16 Enlisted Women in Submarines Selections", the first group of enlisted female Sailors from across the Navy has been chosen to serve in the U.S. Navy's submarine force.
 

Green Bay Recovers Distressed Mariners in Makassar Strait

June 19, 2015 - Amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) rendered assistance to distressed mariners in the waters between the Indonesian islands of Kalimantan and Sulawesi June 19.
 

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U.S. and Spain Agree to Make U.S. Crisis Force Deployment Permanent

June 18, 2015 - U.S. and Spanish officials yesterday signed an amendment to the nations’ defense agreement that will change the deployment of the U.S. crisis response force at Moron Air Base from temporary to permanent, defense officials said today.

Travelers Lodging Pilot Seeks Efficiencies, Safety and Convenience

June 16, 2015 - The Defense Department yesterday launched an integrated lodging program pilot designed to provide quality government and commercial lodging, with greater safety and security and better services at reduced rates.

Military Medical Leaders Express Concerns Over Health Care Reform

June 12, 2015 - Senior Defense Department medical leaders addressed health care reform on Capitol Hill yesterday, expressing concern over potential impacts on military medical readiness and overall readiness.

Joint Women's Leadership Symposium Focuses on Progress and Possibilities

June 11, 2015 - The Sea Service Leadership Association (SSLA), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the mentorship and development of military leaders, hosted a women's symposium June 11-12 in San Diego to discuss current issues for women in the military.Utility Jobs Training to Open for Troops, Veterans, and Spouses June 9, 2015 - The Defense Department today announced a partnership to launch employment training for transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses in highly skilled utility industry jobs.

New Enlisted Information Dominance Warfare Specialist Instruction Released

June 8, 2015 - Navy Information Dominance Forces (NAVIDFOR) released Enlisted Information Dominance Warfare Specialist (EIDWS) Qualification Program Instruction COMNAVIDFORINST 1414.1, which revises who can administer the program and improves the ability to maintain con

Wounded Warrior Prepares to Compete in 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games

June 5, 2015 - Combat Engineer Sgt. Alex Nguyen from Fremont, Nebraska, spends his days in and out of Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia.  He routinely goes from physical therapy appointments to doctor’s appointments and back to physical therapy.  In

Carter Discusses Security Issues With Asia-Pacific Defense Leaders

May 31, 2015 - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with a several defense leaders from Asia-Pacific nations today in Singapore during the Shangri-La Dialogue, a major annual forum for key leaders in the Asia-Pacific region to discuss security challenges and opportunit

Army Pacific Helps Nations Cope With Natural Disasters

May 29, 2015 - Since the April 25 magnitude-7.8 earthquake in Nepal that claimed the lives of about 10,000 people and left thousands more injured or missing, U.S. Army Pacific Command has dedicated significant resources to disaster response in Nepal.

Carter Urges Peaceful Resolution of South China Sea Disputes

May 27, 2015 - The United States will continue to remain the principal security power in the Pacific region for decades to come, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in Hawaii today.

Program Offers Museum Visits to Service Members and Families

May 26, 2015 - From Memorial Day through Labor Day, service members and their families can visit more than 2,000 museums in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and American Samoa. 

Vice President Salutes Naval Academy’s Graduating Class

May 22, 2015 - As he addressed the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduating class today in Annapolis, Maryland, Vice President Joe Biden expressed pride in the midshipmen as they prepare to join a 170-year legacy of excellence.

Skeet Competition Showcases Marksmanship Skills and Camaraderie

May 21, 2015 - Teams of active-duty and retired military and other veterans enjoyed competition and camaraderie during the 55th Annual Armed Services Skeet Championship held here May 11-15.

Manassas Airport Hears ‘True Sound of Freedom’

May 7, 2015 - There’s no mistaking the sound of four Wright Cyclone 1,200 horsepower engines pulling a B-17 Flying Fortress into the air.

Official Shares Department of Defense's Technology Goals With Industry

February 5, 2015 - The assistant secretary of defense for acquisition laid out the Defense Department's areas of emphasis and goals for technology for an audience of industry and government officials here yesterday at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo.

Rapid Equipping Force Moves Under TRADOC

February 4, 2015 - The Army's Rapid Equipping Force, or REF, created in 2002 to more quickly meet the materiel needs of commanders operating in Afghanistan, was officially transferred, Jan. 30, to the Army Training and Doctrine Command, also known as TRADOC.

Army Needs Increased Innovation to Retain Overmatch Advantage

February 4, 2015 - The Army has seen recent innovations in how it operates -- from Pacific Pathways and network experimentation to greater interoperability with European partners.

Army Budget Reductions Raise Risk to Readiness

February 3, 2015 - "Within our culture, we will always strive to meet any requirement from the combatant commander," said the assistant deputy chief of staff of the Army, G-3/5/7.

Army Aviation Balances Worldwide Missions with Training and Readiness

February 2, 2015 - Army aviation operates in worldwide missions while balancing the challenges of the deployments with maintaining training and readiness, Army aviation commanders said.

NAVSEA Employees Return to Navy Yard Home

February 2, 2015 - Forty-three million seconds, 725,000 minutes, 12,000 hours, 504 days, 72 weeks or one year, four months and seventeen days. However the time is interpreted, it is a long time to be away from home.
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