DOD News

July 24, 2014
Intelligence Must be Applied to be Useful, Official Says
Intelligence collection alone isn't sufficient to secure the nation, Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael G. Vickers said at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado.
July 24, 2014
Face of Defense: Firefighter Feeds Burning Passion for Food
Air Force Staff Sgt. Phillip Burns II, a fire inspector, fulfills his appetite for cooking by teaching cooking classes, competing in cook-offs, and working as a chef at a local restaurant.

Army News

June 13, 2014
Army secretary, SMA launch Army birthday events, present Purple Hearts
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III laid a wreath at the tomb of the Army's first commander-in-chief, President George Washington, and presented Purple Hearts to two Soldiers, at Washington's Mt. Vernon estate in Alexandria, Va., June 13, 2014.
June 6, 2014
Army Learning Model 2015 takes shape at Ordnance School
The Army's schoolhouse learning model is evolving. Fading are images of instructors standing at podiums and distributing information via computer slideshows; practices that emphasize muscle memory as the chief means to learning; and classrooms bound by walls.

Navy News

July 23, 2014
New Superintendent Takes Command of U.S. Naval Academy
The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) held a change of command ceremony July 23 in Annapolis, Maryland.
July 23, 2014
CNO Visits Italian Counterpart
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert conducted a two—day visit to Italy to visit the chief of the Italian navy and attended the Naval Forces Europe change of command ceremony this week.

101st Airborne News

July 11, 2014
Gridiron Grins: Steelers' cornerback hosts youth football experience
"Are you fired up?" "Yes we are!" yelled a swarm of more than 100 military kids, at the top of their lungs. Sporting eyeblack stickers, cleats and athletic attire, the campers could barely contain themselves as they smiled, high-fived each other and jumped about, eagerly awaiting the start of the day's fun-filled events. This was the scene at Fort Campbell's Fryar Stadium June 9 as 120 military children prepared to train at a two-day football ProCamp hosted by Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen, who is no stranger to military life.
July 11, 2014
SOS Summer Camp spreads joy to fallen troops' children
As 12-year-old Nate Vargas runs to tag a teammate as part of a competition at Camp Hinsch June 9, it seems like a typical summer day. That is the feel that organizers of Fort Campbell's Survivor Outreach Services Summer Camp hope to provide for the 8- to 13-year-old children in attendance despite the unspoken fact that each camper is here because of the death of a military parent, often in actions overseas during Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom.

KY National Guard News

November 4, 2013
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