DOD News

May 28, 2015
James to Air Force Cadets: 'Lead Us Into The Future'
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James noted that changes in geopolitics, technology and threats had taken place since U.S. Air Force Academy graduates began four years of intense leadership training.
May 28, 2015
USAID Widens Aperture for Economy, Diplomacy in Pacific
Nepal's beleaguered citizens are struggling to recover from the April 25 magnitude-7.8 earthquake, but a USAID official said broader collaboration continues concurrently with U.S. Pacific Command on regional priorities.

Army News

May 28, 2015
Women Soldiers take on unexpected roles
You might not expect a local female hair stylist or preschool teacher to be operating or fixing bulldozers, scrapers and dump trucks outside of their job, but for women serving in the South Dakota Army National Guard's 842nd Engineer Company, it is common.
May 27, 2015
Program offers free museum visits to Service members, Families
Service members and their Families can visit more than 2,000 museums across 50 states, Puerto Rico and American Samoa, at no charge, from Memorial Day through Labor Day, as part of the Blue Star Museums program.

Navy News

May 28, 2015
Adm. Swift Takes Command of Pacific Fleet
Adm. Scott H. Swift returned to his home state and relieved Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. as commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during a change of command ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam, May 27.
May 27, 2015
USS Lassen Conducts Multilateral Exercises with Allied Navies
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) and ships from the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) conducted separate one—day multilateral naval exercises with France and Turkey in the waters south of the Korean peninsula May 23 and 25.

101st Airborne News

May 18, 2015
101st Airborne Division's 3BCT, 101CAB combine capabilities for live fire event in Afghanistan
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, engaged a series of planned targets and objectives during a combined arms live fire exercise at Tactical Base Gamberi in Afghanistan May 13, 2015.
May 4, 2015
Legacy of a military working dog
In the second week of March, Spc. Melaney Brown, a military working dog handler, and Samu, her assigned military working dog, were driving from Fort Stewart, Georgia, back to Fort Campbell, Kentucky. After approximately seven months of training, Brown and the German shepherd had just completed the validation process. This meant they could finally go on missions and do more than just train together.

KY National Guard News

November 4, 2013
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