|SOP newswire3||Face of Defense: Military Leader by Day, Spin Instructor by Night - With her energetic voice, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Bethany A. Watson commands the room full of cyclists from her lead stationary bicycle as they pedal vigorously in the dimly lit, music-filled exercise room at Risner Fitness Center here. |
|SOP newswire3||Face of Defense: Coins a Priceless Commodity for Navy Nurse - Some coins are simply worth more than money. Their face value is measured not in monetary worth, but with professional significance, personal sentiment and, at times, even historical relevance. |
|SOP newswire3||Shootings in Tennessee Leave Four Marines Dead - Four Marines were killed and another service member was wounded in two separate shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee, today, military officials confirmed.|
|SOP newswire3||Working Group to Study Implications of Transgender Service - A Defense Department working group will study the policy and readiness implications of welcoming transgender persons to serve openly in the military.|
|SOP newswire3||Ash Carter Praises Fort Bragg Troops - Defense Secretary Ash Carter thanked soldiers at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, today for their past service and said they will be the tip of the spear for the new strategic era the world is entering. |
|SOP newswire3||Army Announces Force Structure, Stationing Decisions - Army officials today announced force structure decisions and stationing plans for the reduction of the regular Army from 490,000 to 450,000 soldiers.|
|SOP newswire3||Face of Defense: Army Nurse Sails High Seas on USNS Comfort - Even in the middle of the ocean, the spirit of jointness is alive, Army Capt. Rory Walton wrote from the high seas of the Caribbean. |
|SOP newswire3||Ash Carter Announces Personnel Changes - Defense Secretary Ash Carter today announced that Eric Fanning will be the next acting undersecretary of the Army and Eric Rosenbach will take his place as Carter`s chief of staff, effective July 6.
|SOP newswire3||Defense Secretary's Chief of Staff Praises Department's LGBT Support - Eric Fanning, Defense Secretary Ash Carter's chief of staff, spoke to Defense Intelligence Agency employees June 24 about the immense changes he`s seen in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender environment at the Defense Department over the past 20 years. |
|SOP newswire3||Face of Defense: Airman Pursues Passion for Bowling - He slowly walks to the foul line as his arm swings. He unleashes the ball, and it swiftly rolls toward the pins. With a noise that sounds like 10 champagne bottles being uncorked, the ball sends the pins flying, and he is rewarded with a strike. |
|SOP newswire3||Dempsey Releases National Military Strategy - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff cannot predict exactly where the next threat to the United States and its interests may come from, but he knows it will happen faster than in the past and the U.S. military must be prepared.|
|SOP newswire3||DoD Observes National PTSD Awareness Day - Today`s National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day observance reflects how PTSD became known as an invisible wound of war during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said.|
|SOP newswire3||Dempsey to Hold Facebook Town Hall - Want to know what the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff thinks of the military retirement proposal?
|SOP newswire3||Wounded Vets Join Fight Against Child Exploitation - A group of 22 wounded veterans are applying their skills in the fight against child exploitation, Laura Junor, principal deputy undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness said here today.|
|SOP newswire3||U.S., Turkish Airmen Train in Exercise Anatolian Eagle - U.S. Air Forces in Europe personnel are participating in Exercise Anatolian Eagle with the Turkish air force, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren told reporters here today.|
|SOP newswire3||DoD Notified of OPM Cybersecurity Incident - The U.S. Office of Personnel Management announced today a recent cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data may have exposed the personal information of current and former federal employees.|
|SOP newswire3||DoD`s Pride Month Celebration Highlights LBGT Leadership - President Barack Obama declared June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, and the Defense Department is highlighting the importance of leadership as it celebrates the achievements and sacrifices of LGB service members and LGBT civilians.
|SOP newswire3||DoD Launches Review of Lab Procedures Involving Anthrax - The Defense Department is launching a comprehensive review of its laboratory procedures, processes, and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax, according to a DoD news release issued today.
|SOP newswire3||Ash Carter: Honor, Thank Families of Fallen Troops on Memorial Day - While every Memorial Day is marked with solemn remembrance, this year`s has special significance, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today in a Memorial Day message to the force.|
|SOP newswire3||Soldiers Learn Survival Skills at Jungle Training Center - On a hilltop nestled deep in the Wahiawa jungle, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jeff Bermudez reminded his students, laden with gear and rifles, that despite their imminent task to rappel down a 60-foot drop to flatter ground, they`re lucky.
|SOP newswire3||Face of Defense: Future Marine Serves as Volunteer Firefighter - Matthew Shrawder and four other firefighters with the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department arrived on the scene of a raging house fire in Owings, Maryland, at 10:30 a.m. March 9. |
|SOP newswire3||Face of Defense: Coast Guard Reservist is Top Performer - Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan M. Olson stood out from the pack during a recent award ceremony where he was recognized for his service to his country and his community. |
|SOP newswire3||Face of Defense: Boxing, Books, Bayonets - Even as the ground thaws and the trees begin to green, the memory of a long winter is fresh in New England. |
|SOP newswire3||Men in Black: NATO`s Cybermen - There are six men. All dressed in black like the ones in the famous movie. They have black cases too but they are not using their technology to erase your memory. Their name: NATO Rapid Reaction Team, or RRT. Their aim: to provide assistance to NATO nations or facilities suffering a cyber attack. |
|SOP newswire3||Soldier's Wife Named Military Spouse of the Year - Army wife Corie Weathers yesterday was named the 2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year on Military Spouse Appreciation Day.|
|SOP newswire3||Anti-submarine Warfare Exercise 'Dynamic Mongoose` starts off Norwegian coast - NATO started its biggest anti-submarine warfare exercises this year in the North Sea on Monday (4 May 2015), for drills focused on detecting and defending against submarines.
|SOP newswire3||Face of Defense: Soldier Makes Volunteering a Family Affair - As a single mother of three children, Army Sgt. 1st Class Heather West finds herself spending most of her personal time away from home serving others. |
|SOP newswire3||Battaglia Meets With Sailors, Marines at NAS Jacksonville - The military`s top senior enlisted leader met with sailors and Marines, toured facilities and hosted a town hall meeting here yesterday. |
|SOP newswire3||Face of Defense: Student Makes Time for National Guard Service - Oregon Army National Guard Pfc. Chelsea Fudge is a busy young woman. The 19-year-old full-time student at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, Oregon, also works four part-time jobs. |
|SOP newswire3||Operation Shower Champions Military Families, Moms-to-be - A nonprofit organization geared toward helping military families -- especially expectant mothers whose spouses are often away fulfilling their duties " got a boost from the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at a special event here yesterday. |