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Office of Personnel Management Explains Dismissal and Closure Procedures

December 17, 2014 - The Office of Personnel Management explained its 2015 Washington metro area operating status dismissal and closure procedures and announced a leave and telework policy change, during a briefing here today.

U.S. Stands With Pakistanis and Afghans Against Taliban

December 16, 2014 - The United States condemns the deadly Taliban attack on a Pakistani school and remains committed to bringing stability to the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today.

Thousands Gather to Honor Fallen Veterans for Wreaths Across America Day

December 13, 2014 - Amid crisp air and the aroma of pine needles, thousands gathered to lay remembrance wreaths on veterans’ headstones here to mark National Wreaths Across America Day, and in doing so drew one of the annual event’s largest turnouts in its 23 year histor

Convoy Training Helps Marines Maintain Combat Prowess

December 12, 2014 - Training for Marines is critical for developing and maintaining skills needed for safe and successful missions, whether it is a training exercise or a deployment to a combat zone.

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Corpsman Uses Environment for Medical Treatment

December 12, 2014 - Adapt and overcome,This is a phrase often used by Marines in the field. It relates back to the idea of not letting obstacles get in the way of accomplishing the mission.

Marine Staff Sergeant Becomes First Amputee to Graduate from Grueling Swim School

December 10, 2014 - The Marine Combat Instructor of Water Survival course is a grueling training evolution that requires Marines to swim a total of 59 miles over three weeks.

U.S. Marines and French Gendarmes Conduct Riot Control Training

December 10, 2014 - Molotov cocktails explode and tear gas fill the streets as U.S. Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response�Africa and French gendarmes with Mobile Gendarmerie Armored Group try to control a crowd of rioters in a city

Warfighters Reap Benefits as Critical Upgrades Continue

December 9, 2014 - The AWAC 40/45 program office is delivering, and potentially accelerating, critical upgrades to the service's primary platform.

Air Force Looks at Innovative Acquisition Processes

December 9, 2014 - With new technologies rapidly coming to the forefront of the global stage, remaining the world’s greatest air force comes at an escalating cost, making responsible spending and cost-cutting initiatives high priorities for Air Force leadership.

Remains of Missing Airman in Guam Confirmed

December 8, 2014 - Leadership from the 2nd Bomb Wing confirmed the loss of Airman Alec Dye during a press briefing here Dec. 6.

Dempsey and USO Troupe Visit Troops in Vicenza

December 7, 2014 - Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and his traveling USO troupe visited the soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade and U.S. Army Africa here today.

Senior U.S. Leaders Condemn Murder of Luke Somers

December 6, 2014 - President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel condemned yesterday’s murder of U.S. photojournalist Luke Somers in Yemen by al Qaeda terrorists as U.S. and Yemeni commandos attempted a rescue.

Better Buying Power 3.0 Focuses on Technology and Innovation

December 5, 2014 - In remarks at the Women in Aerospace-hosted luncheon here today, the under secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology announced that Better Buying Power 3.0 builds on previous iterations of the efficiency initiative.

Hagel Says More Must be Done to Eliminate Sexual Assault

December 4, 2014 - The Defense Department’s aggressive efforts to prevent sexual assault in the military are having an impact, but there’s much more work to be done, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Pentagon reporters today.

Military Families Meet with Dr. Biden at Holiday Reception

December 3, 2014 - The vice president’s wife, Dr. Jill Biden, hosted a holiday celebration at the vice president’s residence in honor of service members, veterans and their families today.

Native American Vietnam Vet Takes Spiritual Path

November 28, 2014 - Cherokee tribe member Tony LittleHawk waved a bald-eagle-feather fan as he performed the Sun Dance at the Native American Veterans Association’s Annual Veterans Appreciation and Heritage Day Pow-wow held here Nov. 8-9.

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work Visits Deployed Troops in Afghanistan

November 28, 2014 - Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work traveled to Afghanistan Nov. 27-28 to visit U.S. service members during the Thanksgiving holiday and thank them for their service, according to a DoD news release.

Hagel Calls Service Members on Thanksgiving to Express Gratitude

November 27, 2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today called service members taking part in operations around the world to thank them for their service and sacrifice, and to wish them a Happy Thanksgiving, according to a DoD press release.

President Makes Holiday Calls to Service Members

November 27, 2014 - President Barack Obama spoke by telephone today with deployed members of the U.S. armed forces to offer his profound gratitude for their service, according to a White House press release.

Native American Vets Celebrate Heritage

November 26, 2014 - As the smell of white sage wafted through the air and the sun slowly climbed the sky, the spiritual adviser blessed the circle and the drummers took their place at the two-day Native American Veterans Association’s Annual Veteran’s Heritage Day

NAVCENT Commander Recognizes Journey of Hope Sailors

November 26, 2014 - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet, Combined Maritime Forces, Vice Adm. John. W. Miller, recognized the accomplishments of three special-needs sailors from the Kuwaiti ship, Journey of Hope, during a port visit in Bahrain, Nov. 2

George Washington Strike Group Maintains Security and Stability During 2014 Patrol

November 25, 2014 - The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived at its forward operating location of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan upon completion of its 2014 patrol, Nov. 25.

New York National Guard Continues Storm Relief Mission

November 24, 2014 - The New York National Guard had 780 personnel on duty today in western New York as part of Operation Lake Effect, the relief mission for areas blanketed last week by up to 7 feet of snow.

Military Vets Honor Native American Heritage

November 24, 2014 - As a Native American warrior chant and rhythmic drumbeats echo throughout the campground, a Tigua tribe member and Vietnam veteran puts on the finishing touches of his Gourd Society regalia and greets his fellow veterans at the annual pow-wow.
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