|SOP newswire3|| - The nation depends on the professionalism of service members like the airmen of the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said today on a visit to the base.
|SOP newswire3||Chuck Hagel to Visit Troops in Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will travel to military facilities in Texas, New Mexico and Wyoming this week to thank wounded warriors, troops and defense workers for their service and dedication.|
|SOP newswire3||DOD Announces Transfer of 3 Guantanamo Detainees - The Department of Defense announced the transfer of Yusef Abbas, Saidullah Khalik and Hajiakbar Abdul Ghuper from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to the government of Slovakia.|
|SOP newswire3||Air Force Provides Humanitarian Aid To Haiti - A crew of Airmen from Altus Air Force Base, Okla., delivered 136,000 pounds of humanitarian aid Dec. 19, to Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
|SOP newswire3||Obama Directs Review of Military Sexual Assault Prevention Progress - Obama has instructed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey to continue their efforts to make improvements to the military`s sexual assault prevention.|
|SOP newswire3||Marines Provide Disaster Response in Philippines - About 90 U.S. Marines and sailors are on the ground in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster support in the wake of one of the most devastating typhoons on record.|
|SOP newswire3||Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden Pay Tribute to Veterans - First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, paid tribute to veterans and their familie.|
|SOP newswire3||Chuck Hagel Honors Marine Corps` 238-year Legacy at War Memorial - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel commemorated the Marine Corps` 238th birthday here today by praising the legacy of one of the world`s oldest, and most admired and respected fighting forces.|
|SOP newswire3||Israel Will Buy 6 Osprey Aircraft, Chuck Hagel Announces - Calling Israel`s self-defense capabilities and its qualitative military edge central to both Israel and U.S. security interests, Chuck Hagel announced that Israel will buy six V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft.|
|SOP newswire3||General Martin E. Dempsey Praises USO - The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has paid tribute to the USO for its seven decades of support for America`s fighting force and its families.
|SOP newswire3||Chuck Hagel Thanks Fisher House for Death Gratuity Payments - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greatly appreciates the generosity of the Fisher House Foundation in making $100,000 death gratuity payments and providing other funds to the families of fallen service members.|
|SOP newswire3||President Obama Issues Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day Proclamation - President Barack Obama has issued a proclamation designating Sept. 29 Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day, to honor the families of the fallen. |
|SOP newswire3||Chuck Hagel Discusses Syria With German Defense Minister - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke by phone with German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere to discuss the ongoing violence in Syria.|
|SOP newswire3||DOD Announces Same-Sex Spouse Benefits - Today, the Department of Defense announced its plan to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of uniformed service members and Department of Defense civilian employees.|
|SOP newswire3||Chuck Hagel Announces New Anti-Sexual Assault Initiatives - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced 7 new initiatives to strengthen and standardize the department`s sexual assault prevention effort.|
|SOP newswire3||Military Continues Efforts to Open Combat Jobs for Women - The Defense Department continues working toward its goal of ensuring the mission is met with fully qualified and capable personnel, regardless of gender.|
|Glenn Mollette||A Strong Military a Must for America - The recent assassination of a British soldier walking down a street in London was a despicable act. He proudly wore his country's uniform and for that he gave his life.|
|SOP newswire2||U.S. Drone Policy Full of Holes? - Many liken this relationship to the old bible story of David versus Goliath. A focus on tactics gives us the closest representation to the bible story of David and Goliath. |
|SOP newswire3||Panetta Makes Holiday Calls to Deployed Service Members - Leon E. Panetta called four service members deployed to Afghanistan to wish them happy holidays. |
|SOP newswire2||Fred Rendon, Jr. Battles PTSD, Helps Other Vets Find Hope with New Book, Echoes of PTSD - Fred Rendon, Jr. woke up after a thirty-year nightmare just five years ago. He jokingly referred to himself as Rip Van Winkle |
|SOP newswire2||Troops Receive A Sweet Treat From Home Reminding Them of the Gratitude Felt By Their Fellow Americans - Harry & David and Soldiers Angels Bring Joy to Our Troops With Semi-Annual support Our Troops With Moose Munch Bars Program|
|Philip Lawrence||A Veteran's Day Message to the Protected - My service is honored by all Americans who exercise the freedoms and rights we fought to defend|
|Ron G Anselm||Please Thank a Veteran Today! - Since this weekend to me is one of the most important recognition days in our history; I thought I would write an article on Veterans Day. |
|SOP newswire2||Northrop Grumman Corporation to Make Future Protected Military Satellite Communications Capabilities More Affordable - Develop an unclassified, government-owned waveform specification and demonstrate its feasibility through component-level demonstrations. |
|SOP newswire2||Bless Our Troops for Veterans Day: Buy a Book - Fellowship of Fathers Foundation Kicks Off a "Buy/Bless' Program to Benefit US Military Fathers and their Families|
|SOP newswire2||Tactical Microgrids Need to be Fully Mobile and Easily Deployable - The U.S. Army demonstrated a proof of concept for a smart grid that could support tactical operations this summer at its integrated capabilities testbed at Fort Dix, N.J.|
|Syed Talal Hassan Bukhari||A Letter From a Wife to a Soldier Fighting Far Away From Home - While writing this letter, I am hearing scream of our children asking for you, and my mind is going to the bullets you are facing. In this situation, how could I say "How are you".|
|SOP newswire2||Official Army Records Show Loss to Nation: Muslims Offended--Soldier's Career Destroyed - A review of LTC Dooley's OERs going back several years, including his OER as an instructor with JFSC, paint a picture of an outstanding officer with unlimited potential:|
|SOP newswire||Northrop Grumman Partners with Los Angeles Dodgers - Northrop Grumman Corp. honors US troops for the July 4 game in partnership with Los Angeles Dodgers.|
|SOP newswire3||President Obama Proclaims Military Spouse Appreciation Day - President Barack Obama signed a proclamation naming today Military Spouse Appreciation Day.