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 Gen. Maryanne Millers message to new airmen: Its all about character

Gen. Maryanne Millers message to new airmen: Its all about character

Nov 19, 2019
Gen. Maryanne Miller, the head of Air Mobility Command, assumed command of AMC in September 2018. (Tech. Sgt. Jodi Martinez/Air Force)

 New K-9 legislation to provide federal funding for retired military working dogs' med expenses

New K-9 legislation to provide federal funding for retired military working dogs' med expenses

Nov 19, 2019
It costs an average of $3,000 per year to pay for retired military working dogs’ medical expenses, according to Rep. Ron Wright.

 Marine vet donates dress blues and Iwo Jima sand to be buried with veteran killed in hit-and-run

Marine vet donates dress blues and Iwo Jima sand to be buried with veteran killed in hit-and-run

Nov 19, 2019
A 69-year old Vietnam veteran was killed Nov. 10 when he was struck by a car in a hit-and-run.

 WWII vet, 100, takes to Reddit to answer questions

WWII vet, 100, takes to Reddit to answer questions

Nov 19, 2019
Ever wanted to ask a 100-year-old World War II veteran anything?

 Davis-Monthan Air Force Base aircraft boneyard keeps planes for parts or possible reuse

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base aircraft boneyard keeps planes for parts or possible reuse

Nov 16, 2019
TUCSON, Ariz. — As boneyards go, this place is pretty lively.

 Crews of B-17 Flying Fortress take in Memphis Belle in Color documentary

Crews of B-17 Flying Fortress take in Memphis Belle in Color documentary

Nov 16, 2019
The introduction of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber signaled a turning tide in the air war over Nazi-controlled Europe.

 This study seeks to find out why recruits get injured and what can the Army do about it

This study seeks to find out why recruits get injured and what can the Army do about it

Nov 16, 2019
NATICK, Massachusetts – Researchers at an Army institute are more than halfway through a major study of what causes injuries in new recruits and what can be done about it.

 Army Alaska soldiers unveil memorial to 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Army Alaska soldiers unveil memorial to 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Nov 16, 2019
Soldiers from U.S. Army Alaska on Thursday unveiled a memorial for two soldiers killed during a rotation to Afghanistan.

 Army drops new recruiting ad over Veterans Day weekend

Army drops new recruiting ad over Veterans Day weekend

Nov 16, 2019
The Army’s recruiting arm released its new advertising campaign Saturday.

 Veterans can now access their VA medical records through their iPhones

Veterans can now access their VA medical records through their iPhones

Nov 09, 2019
Veterans with iPhones can now view their Department of Veterans Affairs medical records through their phone’s Health app.

 Capturing the life of women in the military is this photographers passion

Capturing the life of women in the military is this photographers passion

Nov 09, 2019
Photojournalist Lynsey Addario has covered conflict all over the world for more than 20 years, including in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Africa.

 How a new plan could help shore up finances of troubled enlisted retirement home

How a new plan could help shore up finances of troubled enlisted retirement home

Nov 09, 2019
In a major step to address continuing funding shortfalls, officials at the Armed Forces Retirement Home have selected a team of Washington, D.C.-based real estate firms to devel ...

 Air National Guard's 178th Wing gets 1st female commander

Air National Guard's 178th Wing gets 1st female commander

Nov 09, 2019
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The 178th Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard has its first female commander.

 Marines lead the way in NYCs 100th Veterans Day Parade with commandant as grand marshal

Marines lead the way in NYCs 100th Veterans Day Parade with commandant as grand marshal

Nov 09, 2019
Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger, as honorary grand marshal, will lead a contingent of Marines up New York City’s Fifth Avenue in the Big Apple’s 100th Veterans Day ...

 Twin master sergeants deploy together for the 3rd time

Twin master sergeants deploy together for the 3rd time

Nov 09, 2019
Achieving the illustrious twin status of notable pairs like Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen or Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito might seem a monumental task to some, but to mas ...

 The Corps authorized Marines to play a special version of Doom in the late 90s to help train for combat

The Corps authorized Marines to play a special version of Doom in the late 90s to help train for combat

Nov 09, 2019
Former Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Charles Krulak authorized Marines to play a select list of approved computer video games to help bolster decision-making and warfighting.

 Vets with disability ratings get lifetime access to 400+ Nat'l parks FREE

Vets with disability ratings get lifetime access to 400+ Nat'l parks FREE

Nov 09, 2019
Remember, remember, the 11th of November, the veteran’s season for free stuff. I know of no reason, why this veteran’s season should ever be rebuffed.

 Umbrellas for male Marines, silver earrings for female Marines: Corps makes uniform changes

Umbrellas for male Marines, silver earrings for female Marines: Corps makes uniform changes

Nov 09, 2019
Male Marines will now be allowed to carry small black umbrellas with their service or dress uniforms, the Marine Corps has confirmed.

 White House declares all of November as Veterans and Military Families month

White House declares all of November as Veterans and Military Families month

Nov 04, 2019
President Donald Trump signs a memorandum on veterans' student loan debt following his speech at the AMVETS 75th National Convention in Louisville, Ky., on Aug. 21, 2019. (Susan ...

Liberty Wing spouses learn English medical phraseology as part of a nurse recruitment event at West Suffolk Hospital, England, Oct. 22. If accepted the nursing applicants will undergo an extensive training process, which i U.K. hospital recruits Air Force spouses to work as registered nurses there

U.K. hospital recruits Air Force spouses to work as registered nurses there

Nov 04, 2019
The United Kingdom’s National Health Service is recruiting spouses stationed at Royal Air Force Lakenheath who are also registered nurses in the U.S. to earn their U.K. nursin ...

 To 244 years of success: The 2019 Marine Corps birthday message from the commandant is out

To 244 years of success: The 2019 Marine Corps birthday message from the commandant is out

Nov 04, 2019
With the Marine Corps’ 244th birthday quickly approaching, the commandant has released a long and winding video attempting to tie his vision for the Corps with the service’s ...

 Peter Jackson - They Shall Not Grow Old is coming back to the big screen

Peter Jackson - They Shall Not Grow Old is coming back to the big screen

Nov 04, 2019
Back by popular demand, director Peter Jackson’s wildly successful documentary that brought the trenches of World War I to life is returning to theaters.

 Decorated Invader - Two West Point graduates’ quest to champion the horse racing business

Decorated Invader - Two West Point graduates’ quest to champion the horse racing business

Nov 04, 2019
What does serving in the military have in common with racing horses?

 The US Air Forces X-37B spaceplane lands after spending two years in space

The US Air Forces X-37B spaceplane lands after spending two years in space

Nov 04, 2019
The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Mission 5 concluded when it landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida on Oct. 27, 2019. (Jere ...

 President Trump awards Medal of Honor to Master Sgt. Matthew Williams

President Trump awards Medal of Honor to Master Sgt. Matthew Williams

Nov 04, 2019
President Donald J. Trump awarded the nation’s highest combat medal to Master Sgt. Matthew O. Williams during a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday.

 T-shirts, mugs featuring famous military K-9 Conan for sale

T-shirts, mugs featuring famous military K-9 Conan for sale

Nov 04, 2019
The military working dog injured during the commando raid on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadii has achieved ultimate hero status.

 This airman is the fastest long distance runner in the Air Force

This airman is the fastest long distance runner in the Air Force

Oct 28, 2019
Meet Airman 1st Class Daniel Kirwa, the Air Force’s fastest long distance runner.

 Statue to be made in honor of Sully, service dog for the late President George H.W. Bush

Statue to be made in honor of Sully, service dog for the late President George H.W. Bush

Oct 28, 2019
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A program that trains and places service dogs with disabled military veterans has commissioned a statue of the late George H.W. Bush’s service dog f ...

 Meet Air Force 2019 Cadet of the Year selected by the Royal Air Squadron

Meet Air Force 2019 Cadet of the Year selected by the Royal Air Squadron

Oct 28, 2019
Second Lt. Kirsten Cullinan has been named the Air Force’s 2019 Cadet of the Year — beating out more than 3,000 candidates for the award.

 Meal, Refusing-to-Exit — scientific study backs long-held belief that MREs make it harder to defecate

Meal, Refusing-to-Exit — scientific study backs long-held belief that MREs make it harder to defecate

Oct 28, 2019
An Army study has confirmed a belief service members have known in their hearts — and intestines — to be true for generations: Living on a Meal, Ready-to-Eat diet contribute ...

 Army astronaut to military medical students: You will solve the health issues of extended space flight

Army astronaut to military medical students: You will solve the health issues of extended space flight

Oct 28, 2019
Army Col. Drew Morgan’s list of accomplishments is extensive: graduate of West Point and member of the school’s title-winning parachute team; ER doctor; battalion surgeon fo ...

 Movie theaters at these 10 installations are showing Terminator: Dark Fate Oct. 26 for free

Movie theaters at these 10 installations are showing Terminator: Dark Fate Oct. 26 for free

Oct 28, 2019
He’s back….. and he’s back even earlier for troops, retirees and families on 10 installations in the U.S.

 Air Force vet Sen Martha McSallys book due in May

Air Force vet Sen Martha McSallys book due in May

Oct 28, 2019
NEW YORK — Sen. Martha McSally, the former Air Force A-10 pilot and Arizona Republican appointed to the seat once held by John McCain, has a book deal.

 Army partners with former Blink 182 founders UFO research company to study alien technology

Army partners with former Blink 182 founders UFO research company to study alien technology

Oct 28, 2019
Much like the universe, the military’s affiliation with alien-related subject matter appears to be ever-expanding.

 Inside Big Navys war on beards

Inside Big Navys war on beards

Oct 23, 2019
In a black and white 1954 photo, sailors mug during a beard contest while underway from Haiphong to Saigon, part of an American-led effort to evacuate refugees from North to Sou ...

 Chow hall makeover, color-coded food, greens up front

Chow hall makeover, color-coded food, greens up front

Oct 23, 2019
Here’s the plan to get soldiers, Marines eating healthier

 Retired sergeant major, U.S. Army W.T.F. Moments admin reveals himself at AUSA

Retired sergeant major, U.S. Army W.T.F. Moments admin reveals himself at AUSA

Oct 23, 2019
One of the men behind a Facebook page that has struck fear into the hearts of commanders everywhere came out from behind the screen during a panel Monday at the Army’s biggest ...

 It feels normal - nearly 2 years after penis transplant, veteran maimed by IED feels whole

It feels normal - nearly 2 years after penis transplant, veteran maimed by IED feels whole

Oct 23, 2019
Doctors at Johns Hopkins have performed the first-ever full penis and scrotum transplant an a US military veteran maimed in an IED attack that also claimed both his legs.

 Statue of 1st black fighter pilot unveiled at Robins Air Force Base

Statue of 1st black fighter pilot unveiled at Robins Air Force Base

Oct 21, 2019
ATLANTA — A black fighter pilot who fought for the French Foreign Legion during World War I was honored with a statue at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

 Medal of Honor comic series highlights actions of Audie Murphy and Sal Giunta

Medal of Honor comic series highlights actions of Audie Murphy and Sal Giunta

Oct 21, 2019
Two new installments in an illustrated series spotlighting soldiers whose actions earned them the nation’s highest award for military valor is now available online.

 Rank doesn't matter, only ability: First all-enlisted crew operates RQ-4 Global Hawk in theater

Rank doesn't matter, only ability: First all-enlisted crew operates RQ-4 Global Hawk in theater

Oct 21, 2019
An all-enlisted remotely piloted aircraft crew manned the RQ-4 Global Hawk out of Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates last month — signifying the first time a team ...

 How the Horse Soldiers helped liberate Afghanistan from the Taliban 18 years ago

How the Horse Soldiers helped liberate Afghanistan from the Taliban 18 years ago

Oct 21, 2019
Before the 9/11 attacks, then Capt. Mark Nutsch never expected he would use horseback riding; a skill he learned growing up on a Kansas cattle ranch in battle.

 Hail Caesar and the other amazing members of the OSS

Hail Caesar and the other amazing members of the OSS

Oct 21, 2019
It was all thanks to Caesar Civitella that I was dressed up in a monkey suit and mingling with a ballroom full of spooks.

 This is how to get your goodies to troops overseas in time for the holidays

This is how to get your goodies to troops overseas in time for the holidays

Oct 14, 2019
Summer is barely over, but it’s time to start thinking about the holidays, especially when it comes to getting packages overseas in time for the troops.

 Army veteran deported after drug conviction now a US citizen

Army veteran deported after drug conviction now a US citizen

Oct 14, 2019
CHICAGO — An Army veteran deported to Mexico after serving time in prison for a drug conviction became a U.S. citizen on Friday.

 Marine vet among four pardons by Wisconsin governor

Marine vet among four pardons by Wisconsin governor

Oct 14, 2019
MADISON, Wis. — Democratic Gov. Tony Evers will issue Wisconsin’s first pardons in nine years, invoking his constitutional power to grant clemency to four people.

 The Navy named its next warship after this city

The Navy named its next warship after this city

Oct 14, 2019
Trump administration officials stormed the Keystone State’s Capitol Rotunda to announce the Navy’s next San Antonio-class warship will honor the city of Harrisburg.

 The most dangerous weapon in the world is a Marine and his umbrella — the case for dryness

The most dangerous weapon in the world is a Marine and his umbrella — the case for dryness

Oct 14, 2019
The old adage of, “If it ain’t raining, we ain’t training,” could be in serious jeopardy...

 VIDEO: Watch Gen. Goldfein jam with Air Force band SuperSonic

VIDEO: Watch Gen. Goldfein jam with Air Force band SuperSonic

Oct 14, 2019
Gen. Goldfein jams with Air Force band SuperSonic

 Medal of Honor announced for Green Beret who braved enemy fire to rescue teammates in Afghanistan

Medal of Honor announced for Green Beret who braved enemy fire to rescue teammates in Afghanistan

Oct 14, 2019
Master Sgt. Matthew Williams will receive the Medal of Honor for his actions on April 6, 2008, while serving in Afghanistan.

 Poolee who helped tackle a Colorado school shooter is now a Marine

Poolee who helped tackle a Colorado school shooter is now a Marine

Oct 14, 2019
This once young poolee who rushed a school shooter when his classroom was attacked has become a Marine.

 Diversity of Races, Religions, Backgrounds and Genders essential to warfighting in the information age, 3 Star says

Diversity of Races, Religions, Backgrounds and Genders essential to warfighting in the information age, 3 Star says

Oct 07, 2019
ARLINGTON, Va. ― The challenges of the future operating environment are happening now for the intelligence community, the Marine Corps’ top general for information says. And ...

 Dead for decades, the torpedomans mate rating is born again

Dead for decades, the torpedomans mate rating is born again

Oct 07, 2019
The silent service spoke, and the Navy listened.

 A 94 year old WWII veteran receives top honor from France

A 94 year old WWII veteran receives top honor from France

Oct 07, 2019
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A 94-year-old World War II veteran from Indiana has received France’s highest military honor for his wartime service.

 Nationwide smoking ban at VA facilities has some veterans fuming

Nationwide smoking ban at VA facilities has some veterans fuming

Oct 07, 2019
CONCORD, N.H. — Serving up drinks at the American Legion post in Concord, Jeff Holland gets a little testy when the talk turns to smoking.

 2,000-plus attend funeral of Florida veteran with no kin

2,000-plus attend funeral of Florida veteran with no kin

Oct 07, 2019
SARASOTA, Fla. — Most of the 2,000-plus people who gathered in the Florida heat Tuesday didn’t know Edward Pearson. They knew little, if anything, about the life of the 80-y ...

 Wounded military working dog exhibit coming to the National Museum of the US Air Force

Wounded military working dog exhibit coming to the National Museum of the US Air Force

Oct 07, 2019
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Ohio is opening a temporary display on wounded military working dogs featuring wooden dog sculptures, designed to highlight the serv ...

 West Point to honor first female 4-star general

West Point to honor first female 4-star general

Oct 06, 2019
WEST POINT, N.Y. — The first woman to become a four-star general in the U.S. military will be honored with an award at West Point.

 Coast Guard inks new tattoo regs

Coast Guard inks new tattoo regs

Oct 06, 2019
Tattoo parlor on the boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey (Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Ph ...

 Two Marine Corps K-9s earn highest honor for military working dogs

Two Marine Corps K-9s earn highest honor for military working dogs

Oct 06, 2019
Meet Sgt. Yeager and Emmie, the two improvised explosive detection dogs who earned the K-9 Medal of Courage this month for their work supporting the Marine Corps in Iraq and Afg ...

 Medal of Honor Museum to be located in Texas

Medal of Honor Museum to be located in Texas

Oct 06, 2019
By: Military Times staff   3 days ago AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to More3K The National Medal of Honor Museum will be bu ...

 Deported Army veteran returns to US in bid to become citizen

Deported Army veteran returns to US in bid to become citizen

Oct 03, 2019
CHICAGO — An Army veteran who was deported to Mexico in 2018 arrived back in Chicago Tuesday for a final chance at becoming a U.S. citizen and living in the city he has called ...

 New plan would dramatically expand GI Bill family transfer rules for troops, veterans

New plan would dramatically expand GI Bill family transfer rules for troops, veterans

Oct 03, 2019
A new Senate proposal would drop deadlines for adding dependents to the Post-9/11 GI Bill program, in opposition to current Defense Department plans. (Master Sgt. William Wisema ...

 Remains of Korean War POW arrive in Ohio for burial

Remains of Korean War POW arrive in Ohio for burial

Oct 03, 2019
BREWSTER, Ohio — The remains of an Ohio soldier who died while a prisoner of war during the Korean War have arrived home for burial.

 Meet the Navy chief helping suicidal sailors on Reddit

Meet the Navy chief helping suicidal sailors on Reddit

Oct 02, 2019
Chief Navy Counselor Grant Khanbalinov started posting videos on Reddit earlier this year, urging shipmates to seek help for depression and suicide. (Navy)

 75th anniversary of daring WWII Allied operation marked in the Netherlands

75th anniversary of daring WWII Allied operation marked in the Netherlands

Oct 01, 2019
Spectators watch a mass parachute drop at Ginkel Heath, eastern Netherlands, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, as part of commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of Operation Market ...

 Coasties intercept NARCO sub carrying $165M in cocaine

Coasties intercept NARCO sub carrying $165M in cocaine

Oct 01, 2019
The 40-foot self-propelled semi-submersible vessel carried an estimated 12,000 pounds of cocaine, plus four suspected drug smugglers.

 The widow of a World War II Navy hero turns 100

The widow of a World War II Navy hero turns 100

Oct 01, 2019
Tess Gay grew up outside Washington, D.C., in a military family. She said she had a pleasant childhood growing up on a naval base where she was insulated from the nation’s fin ...

 Heroic walrus sinks Russian naval vessel in the Arctic

Heroic walrus sinks Russian naval vessel in the Arctic

Sep 25, 2019
It’s a bizarre story that could not possibly happen to people from any other nation.

 Sean Spicer dons ruffled shirt, shimmies his way onto Dancing With the Stars

Sean Spicer dons ruffled shirt, shimmies his way onto Dancing With the Stars

Sep 25, 2019
Jim Mattis’ favorite former press secretary, Sean Spicer, traded in briefing room for ballroom Monday night when he debuted on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” in too-tigh ...

 The Air Force is looking at more possible Medal of Honor candidates

The Air Force is looking at more possible Medal of Honor candidates

Sep 24, 2019
Valerie Nessel, the widow of Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Chapman, holds up her late husband's Medal of Honor after receiving it from President Trump during a ceremony at the White ...

 Armys medical school is now a Center of Excellence

Armys medical school is now a Center of Excellence

Sep 24, 2019
The Army has a new name for the training center that is the starting point for all soldiers going into Army medicine.

 The Hero of Cologne receives his Bronze Star 75 years late

The Hero of Cologne receives his Bronze Star 75 years late

Sep 24, 2019
WASHINGTON — When 96-year-old Clarence Smoyer came to Washington Wednesday, he thought he was heading to the Pentagon to sign copies of “Spearhead,” a recent book detailin ...

 This is the name of the Air Forces new training jet

This is the name of the Air Forces new training jet

Sep 24, 2019
WASHINGTON — It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the T-7A Red Hawk and it’s the name of the Air Force’s next-generation training jet, the Air Force’s top civilian anno ...

 The US Navy new autonomous refueling drone takes historic first flight

The US Navy new autonomous refueling drone takes historic first flight

Sep 24, 2019
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray refueling drone, destined to be the first carrier-launched autonomous unmanned aircraft integrated into the service’s strike ar ...

 At 98, D-Day vet jumps again, with eyes on the big 100

At 98, D-Day vet jumps again, with eyes on the big 100

Sep 24, 2019
GROESBEEK, Netherlands — Jump by jump, 98-year-old D-Day veteran Tom Rice is nudging closer to his goal of leaping out of planes at age 100.

 Military Times launches job board for veterans

Military Times launches job board for veterans

Sep 24, 2019
The Military Times has unveiled a new comprehensive job board that aims to connect veterans with thousands of job opportunities with employers seeking to hire people with milita ...


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