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Jun 05th: Legislation introduced in Congress would help protect veterans while preserving their right to seek assistance navigating benefits from the private sector. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: Today we are breaking down fact from fiction, myth from verity. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: Pilots, air battle managers and combat systems operators who sign new contracts will receive between $15,000 and $50,000 annually for three to 12 years. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: The United States military has released video of what it called an “unsafe” Chinese maneuver in the Taiwan Strait. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: The Army's new human resources platform promised efficiency and transparency, but some units are still holding leave hostage over paperwork. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: Dozens of World War II veterans have traveled to Normandy this week to mark the 79th anniversary of D-Day. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: The guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul and the Royal Navy’s frigate HMS Lancaster responded to the incident, according to the U.S. Navy. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: Sgt. Maj. Carlos A. Ruiz is currently the top enlisted Marine at Marine Corps Forces Reserve and Marine Corps Forces South. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: Each service has its own vision requirements for enlistment or commission. But within the branches, specific occupations have different standards. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: The first thing you need to do is file a claim for your VA benefits. The second thing you need to do is keep following up on it. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: Cmdr. Jeffrey Applebaugh, who has served as the commanding officer of the USS Stout since October 2022, was ousted due to a “loss of confidence." Read more ▸
Jun 05th: Marine leaders aren’t yet sure how they will find or train people with the knowledge to operate autonomous systems. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: Hawaii's 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, folded its colors May 26 as part of Force Design 2030. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: Gainey Company, the 82nd Airborne Division's newest unit, has three platoons focused on different areas of battlefield tech. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: The U.S. Defense Secretary discussed upgrading partnership with India as both countries grapple with China’s economic rise and rising belligerence. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: Kyiv authorities didn’t confirm the attacks Monday and suggested the claims that major battles are underway were a Russian misinformation ruse. Read more ▸
Jun 05th: An overview of disinformation and extremism and the debate surrounding their spread among military and veteran communities. Read more ▸
Jun 04th: Defense and veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of June 5, 2023. Read more ▸
Jun 04th: The fighter jet responding to the wayward small plane caused a loud sonic boom that was heard across the capital region. Read more ▸
Jun 04th: Trails of Purpose provides therapeutic care for service members, using horses for assisted psychotherapy and mental health education. Read more ▸
Jun 04th: Russian forces declared victory in the eastern city last month, but Ukrainian defenders aren’t retreating. Read more ▸
Jun 04th: The chief diversity officer of the nation’s oldest state-supported military college, Virginia Military Institute, has turned in her resignation. Read more ▸
Jun 04th: French President Emmanuel Macron awarded U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley the order of Commander of the Legion of Honor. Read more ▸
Jun 04th: Li questioned why foreign jets and naval vessels were operating so close to China and said foreign militaries should “mind your own business.” Read more ▸
Jun 03rd: “The United States believes that open lines of communication with the People’s Republic of China are essential," Austin said. Read more ▸
Prohibition on troops seeking redress for injuries sustained in service doesn’t apply
An evaluation of the Defense Department and its law enforcement organizations has revealed a lack of an active shooter response and training standard, which officials worry may ultimately “result in a delayed and uncoordinated response that could increase casualties” at military installations.
ABOARD A C-40 MILITARY TRANSPORT JET—Halfway through his tenure in charge of the National Guard, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson’s quest to get all Guardsmen year-round health insurance has stalled.
An off-duty Virginia police officer who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan, 6, 2021, with a fellow officer was sentenced Thursday to more than seven years in prison, matching the longest prison sentence so far among hundreds of Capitol riot cases.
A Marine first sergeant was driving through a small North Carolina town when he encountered a man lying in a nearby field, bearing injuries after being hit by a car.
Paralympian and former Army platoon leader, 1st Lt. Melissa Stockwell, 42, deployed to Iraq in March 2004 with the 27th Main Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, after enlisting two years earlier. But after just three weeks in Baghdad, her life would never be the same.
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island National Guard has its first Black colonel.
In an excerpt released Aug. 8 by the New Yorker, authors Peter Baker and Susan Glasser — senior reporters for the New York Times and the New Yorker, respectively — reveal shocking details from inside former President Donald Trump’s relationship with top military brass.
WASHINGTON — As telecom companies struggle to complete the transition to the fifth-generation, or 5G, mobile standard, the Pentagon is backing an effort focused on 6G research and technologies amid a military-wide push to modernize communications and connectivity.