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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.

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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.

First Lady Depicts Veterans' Lives to TV and Movie Industry Members

January 31, 2015 - The stories of veterans are more complicated and inspiring than they are depicted on television and in movies, First Lady Michelle Obama said at a screenwriters event today.

Department of Defense Moves Data to the Cloud to Lower Costs and Improve Security

January 30, 2015 - The Defense Department is moving its data to the cloud, driven by cost reductions, technical efficiencies and security considerations, Acting Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen told military and industry leaders gathered here yesterday.

Sequestration Casts Shadow on Shrinking, Aging Air Force Fleet

January 28, 2015 - Today's Air Force is not only smaller, but its diminutive fleet is older than it has ever been, the service's chief of staff said today in remarks at the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Senior Enlisted Continuation Board Results Released to Command Triads

January 27, 2015 - The board results for the performance-based Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Senior Enlisted Continuation Board (SECB) have been approved and posted on BUPERS online (BOL) for command triads, Jan. 27.

Hagel Praises New Defense Cooperation Agreements With India

January 25, 2015 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel issued a statement today applauding agreements on defense cooperation between the United States and India, announced by President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Operation Inherent Resolve Airstrikes Continue in Syria and Iraq

January 24, 2015 - U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

Department of Defense Decides Against Sending Four National Guard Units to West Africa

January 23, 2015 - Army National Guard soldiers who were set to replace forces in Senegal and Liberia fighting West Africa's devastating Ebola outbreak will not be needed in that effort, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Adm. John Kirby said today.

Naval Air Forces Holds Change of Command

January 22, 2015 - Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at Naval Air Station North Island Jan. 22.

Submarine Force Will Begin Integration of Enlisted Women

January 21, 2015 - Following the successful integration of female officers onboard submarines, the Submarine Force will be immediately opening service on submarines for enlisted female Sailors.

Google Launches Virtual USS Constitution Tour Experience

January 20, 2015 - Google Maps published a complete 360-degree virtual experience of USS Constitution on Tuesday, Jan 20.

Pentagon Salutes Dr. Martin Luther King's Life and Legacy

January 18, 2015 - Defense Department members gathered Jan. 15 at the Pentagon's annual observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, ahead of the federal holiday.

Dempsey to Attend High-Level Defense Meetings in Rome and Brussels

January 18, 2015 - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey arrived here today for meetings with senior Italian defense officials.

DUI Through a Defender's eyes

January 17, 2015 - One quiet night while on shift, a security forces patrol leader and her partner witness a car rolling through the stop sign at a nearby intersection. With vehicle lights flashing, they initiate a traffic stop.
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Career Transition Options Announced for AWF/AWV Community

Department of Defense Releases Updated Instruction for Acquisitions System

NCO Coordinates Soldiers' Transport in Liberia

Official Reports Progress in Awareness of Human Trafficking

USS Fort Worth Joins Sampson in Search Efforts

Troops Honored at NHL's Winter Classic

Grand Forks Officer Selected for Mansfield Fellowship Program

Personnel Influx to Increase Security Forces Morale and Readiness at F.E. Warren

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