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Military News Articles from 11/2014

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.

Life Cycle Management Center Helps Design Transport Isolation System

November 23, 2014 - The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) is playing a unique role in the United States' comprehensive Ebola response efforts in West Africa through the center's involvement in developing a transport isolation system.

Officials Highlight Health and Wellness Resources for Military Families

November 21, 2014 - As efforts continue to strengthen service members and their families, Pentagon officials held a Bloggers Roundtable to highlight the myriad resources available to tackle the unique military and transitional challenges those who serve may face.

SEWIP Block Upgrade Program Evaluated for LCS

November 21, 2014 - The Navy is evaluating a scaled-down version of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) system for potential incorporation on future Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), Naval Sea Systems Command announced, Nov. 20.

National Guard Responds to Historic Western New York Snowfall

November 20, 2014 - For some 375 or so members of the New York National Guard called out to assist in western New York's snow emergency, the biggest impression was the stark differences in snowfall across the various locations where a storm blowing off Lake Erie.

Army Mariners Highlight Capabilities and Impact in Pacific for Under SecArmy Carson

November 19, 2014 - Army mariners from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command shared their unique capability and the joint and multi-national impact Army watercraft has across the Pacific Theater with Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson.

Army National Guard Reserve Soldiers to Mobilize for Ebola Relief

November 18, 2014 - More than 2,000 Army National Guard and Army Reserve troops will be mobilized in support of Operation United Assistance in West Africa, the Department of Defense has announced.

Centcom Officials Provide Inherent Resolve Airstrike Details

November 17, 2014 - U.S. Central Command officials today provided details of airstrikes that have targeted Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq in recent days.

Department of Defense to Highlight Warrior and Family Care at Rehabilitation Expo

November 17, 2014 - The Defense Department will host a rehabilitation expo as part of Warrior Care Month as it continues its commitment to supporting wounded, ill and injured troops, their families and caregivers.

Medal of Honor Recipient Says He's 'No Hero' During Defense Forum

November 16, 2014 - Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, says he is not a hero.

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said Department of Defense Seeks to Cut Red Tape and Bureaucracy

November 15, 2014 - Cutting red tape and eliminating bureaucracy is a priority effort throughout the Defense Department, both the Secretary of the Air Force and DoD's top acquisitions official said today at the Reagan Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California.

Lewis-McChord Offers Blueprint for Army SHARP Victim Support

November 14, 2014 - Joint Base Lewis-McChord's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Resource Center's one-stop approach to handling sexual harassment/sexual assault incidents has drawn the attention of the Department of the Army.

F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

November 14, 2014 - The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first carrier-based night flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego Nov. 13.

Successful International Mine Countermeasures Exercise Concludes

November 13, 2014 - This year's International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) concluded in Bahrain Nov. 13, after nearly three weeks of seminars and training maneuvers.

Academy Cadets Work to Improve Airdrop Accuracy and Aircrew Communication

November 11, 2014 - When Academy cadets become pilots, engineers or logisticians, they will know their research here helped make several positive changes for aircrews, their planes and ground troops.

AFRL 3-D Audio Research Helps to Make Cockpit Safer

November 09, 2014 - Imagine yourself in a cockpit, flying a mission, listening to a multitude of critical voices, delivering vital messages, all at the same time and from the same direction.

Air Force Program Provides Needed Supplies in Fight Against Ebola

November 07, 2014 - Urgently needed supplies are quickly getting to those fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, thanks to experts with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center's Air Force Contract Augmentation Program.

President to Request Additional Contingency Funds to Stop ISIL

November 07, 2014 - President Barack Obama plans to submit an updated request for fiscal year 2015 overseas contingency operations funds as the effort to defeat terrorists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant moves into its next phase.

Hiring Heroes Career Fair Links Vets and Families to Employers

November 06, 2014 - Private-sector recruiters seeking skilled wounded, ill, injured and transitioning service members, their spouses, family members, and primary caregivers offered interviews and showcased their companies during the Hiring Heroes Career Fair here today.

Army General Martin E. Dempsey Says Russia is Pushing Limits of International Order

November 05, 2014 - Russia is "pushing on the limits of international order," the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today.

Department of Defense and Coalition Working Out Details for Syrian Opposition Training Program

November 04, 2014 - The Defense Department is progressing toward the establishment of a program to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition forces, the Pentagon press secretary said today.

Alaskan Command Joins U.S and Northern Command

November 03, 2014 - Alaska is poised to play an increasingly important role in the development of military capabilities in the Arctic following a reassignment of command responsibilities.

Lasting Impressions of an Air Force Honor Guardsman

November 02, 2014 - An overwhelming urge to serve and a determination to recognize the sacrifices made by Airmen in the past enabled one Airman here to represent the Air Force on a national level.
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