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CNO Talks Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 14, 2014 - April has been designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and this year's theme is "Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault."

Russian Aircraft Flies Near U.S. Navy Ship in Black Sea

April 14, 2014 - A Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12, a Pentagon spokesman said today.

NWC Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 Fleet Seminar Program

April 10, 2014 - The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) is now accepting online applications through June 30 for the College of Distance Education's 2014-2015 Fleet Seminar Program (FSP).

USS Vandegrift Returns to San Diego Following Rescue at Sea

April 9, 2014 - The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) arrived at Naval Base San Diego April 9 following the rescue of a family with a sick infant on a disabled sailboat approximately 1,300 miles south of San Diego.

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Hagel Visits Chinese Aircraft Carrier Liaoning

April 7, 2014 - On Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s first official visit to China, the Peoples’ Liberation Army allowed him, in response to a request made in January, to become the first foreign visitor to tour the sleek refitted Russian aircraft carrier .

Hagel Gets Update on Afghan Election From Dunford

April 6, 2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, currently on a trip to the Asia-Pacific region, received a telephonic update today on the election in Afghanistan from the top U.S. military commander posted there.

Test Pilot School Team Proves How 'a Dummy' Can Save Money

April 5, 2014 - Test Management Projects give students hands-on experience and oversight of a real-test program during the year long course.

Commander Identifies Fort Hood Shooter and Provides Details

April 3, 2014 - Army Spc. Ivan A. Lopez, 34, was the gunman in yesterday’s shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, the installation commander said today.

Sesame Mobile App Provides Families ‘Big Moving Adventure’

April 2, 2014 - A child in a military family experiences an average of nine moves from kindergarten through high school, and a new mobile app called “The Big Moving Adventure” can help them through the rough spots.

Vice Chairman Tosses First Pitch for Baltimore Orioles

April 1, 2014 - One of Major League Baseball’s teams joined a long list of professional American sports franchises in honoring the U.S. military yesterday.

Dempsey to Discuss Range of Issues During Israel Visit

March 29, 2014 - Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is traveling to Israel for meetings with senior Israeli military officials.

Handheld Inspection Tool will Increase Food Safety for Soldiers

March 28, 2014 - Military food inspectors may one day hold the key to avoiding foodborne illness in the palms of their hands.

Soldiers Ready for World Cup on Home Range

March 28, 2014 - Seven Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, or USAMU, will join members of the U.S. National Shooting Team to compete in the International Shooting Sports Federation, or ISSF, World Cup starting today.

Army Medic Honored as 'Angel of Battlefield'

March 27, 2014 - An Army medic was recognized for rushing into an intense firefight to help other Soldiers, despite having just suffered a traumatic brain injury.

Carson Sworn in as 31st Under Secretary of U.S. Army

March 27, 2014 - Secretary of the Army John McHugh swore in Brad R. Carson as the 31st Under Secretary of the Army, and Chief Management Officer of the Army, during an informal ceremony amongst family, friends and colleagues, today, at the Pentagon.

Guardsman Certified as First ANG Off-Base Convoy Commander

March 26, 2014 - As the Air Force aims for total force integration, for the first time, an Air National guardsman was certified to perform the duties of a convoy commander within a missile complex -- one of only three individuals entrusted with the responsibility.

African Partnership Flight Angola 2014 begins

March 25, 2014 - African Partnership Flight Angola 2014 began with an opening ceremony here March 24.

Camp Pendleton Reduces Waste by Recycling

March 24, 2014 - Camp Pendleton has begun a new initiative in recycling by reducing their disposable waste through recycling Styrofoam.

11th MEU Conducts Training Operations

March 23, 2014 - For more than 200 years, American society has revered the Marine Corps as one of the most elite fighting forces in the world.

11th MEU Marines Blaze a Trail with Volunteer Efforts

March 22, 2014 - Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit donated time and effort to a local Catholic mission near Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., March 22.

Fox Company BLT 2/1 Trains for Theater Cooperation

March 21, 2014 - Marines with Fox Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines (BLT 2/1), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit conducted a Special Operation Training Group exercise.

Hagel Gets Assurances About Russian Troops on Ukraine Border

March 20, 2014 - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu assured Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that Russian troops along the Russia-Ukraine border are there solely for exercise purposes and will not cross over into Ukrainian territory.

Navy Continues Search for Missing Malaysian Airliner

March 19, 2014 - U.S. Navy aircraft and personnel remain engaged in the search effort for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared March 8 after taking off from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, en route to Beijing, a Defense Department spokesman said today.

Hagel Assures Malaysian Counterpart of U.S. Commitment to Search

March 18, 2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Tun Hussein last night to discuss the ongoing search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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