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Military News Articles from 05/2016

Carter to Travel to Singapore for Asia Security Summit

May 27, 2016 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Singapore to lead the U.S. delegation and deliver a keynote address June 4 at the 15th Asia Security Summit at the Shangri-La Dialogue, an annual conference hosted by the International Institute for Strategic St

Department of Defense Aims to Save $1.9 Billion Through Headquarters Restructuring

May 25, 2016 - The Defense Department is restructuring its headquarters as it looks to save $1.9 billion through a 25 percent reduction of staff costs, a senior DoD management official said in a recent DoD News interview. 

President and Defense Secretary Comment on Death of Taliban Leader

May 24, 2016 - President Barack Obama today confirmed the death of Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansur, who was targeted May 21 by a U.S. airstrike near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.

U.S. Military Aids EgyptAir Search and Rescue Operations

May 20, 2016 - U.S. European Command and the U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet are coordinating with officials in Greece in support of Egypt’s search-and-rescue operations for EgyptAir Flight 804, which disappeared from radar screens while en route from Paris to Cairo y

Exercise Eager Lion 2016 nd 5th MEB Roaring in Kingdom of Jordan

May 18, 2016 - Marines and sailors from 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade are among 6,000 U.S. and Jordanian service members taking parting in Exercise Eager Lion 2016 in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, May 15-24.

Active Shooter Exercise Keeps Combat Center Mission Ready

May 14, 2016 - On May 17, the Combat Center will conduct an active shooter response and recovery exercise. The exercise will assess and further develop the installation’s ability to protect personnel and property as well as to counter and contain an active shooter

2015 Sailors of the Year Advanced to Chief Petty Officer

May 12, 2016 - The Navy's 2016 Sailors of the Year were meritoriously advanced to chief petty officer during a ceremony held at the Navy Memorial, May 12.

DARPA Pentagon Event Showcases More than 60 Research Programs

May 11, 2016 - The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency today hosts DARPA Demo Day 2016 at the Pentagon, giving the Defense Department community an up-close look at the agency’s portfolio of innovative technologies and military systems.

HURREX, Navy's Annual Emergency Preparedness Hurricane Exercise is Underway

May 10, 2016 - With the onset of the Atlantic hurricane season approaching, the Navy is currently conducting HURREX/Citadel Gale 2016, its annual hurricane exercise designed to prepare the Navy to respond to weather threats in coastal regions and maintain the ability to

Military Police Trains for Combat Support

May 09, 2016 - Army Reserve military police from the 200th Military Police Command have been training in the field on combat support and detainee operations this May.

Female Archer Aims for Gold for Team America at Invictus Games

May 06, 2016 - Former Army Reserve Spc. Chasity Kuczer set records at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games, as the first-ever female gold medalist in archery and the highest individual scorer ever in the coed competition.

US Navy SEAL Killed in Action in Support of Operation Inherent Resolve

May 04, 2016 - Special Warfare Operator 1st Class (SEAL) Charles Keating IV, 31, of San Diego, was killed in action in northern Iraq May 3.
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