|SOP newswire3||Gates: US Must Learn From Every Conflict - As the U.S. military winds down from Iraq and Afghanistan in the future, leaders must learn the lessons of past drawdowns, Defense Secretary Gates said.|
|SOP newswire3||MD Performs First Robot-Assisted Surgery In Air Force - Lt. Col. (Dr.) Kyle Weld performed the first robot-assisted surgery in the Air Force April 10 at Wilford Hall Medical Center here.
|SOP newswire3||Joe Biden Says We Must Support Our Troops - Today's generation of American warriors, Biden said, are "the most powerful, best disciplined, best-trained warriors America has ever, ever produced. |
|SOP newswire3||US On Track To Meet Iraq Withdrawal Deadlines - The U.S. is on track to meet the terms of a timeline of withdrawal from Iraq, the top American commander in Iraq said today. |
|SOP newswire3||Gates: Navy's Rescue Mission "Textbook" - The Navy's rescue of a kidnapped American ship captain was textbook, " but the issue of piracy is likely to worsen in the absence of a systemic solution, Gates said today.
|SOP newswire3||Military Services Meet Recruiting Goals - All 10 active-duty and reserve military components met or exceeded their recruiting goals in March.|
|SOP newswire3||Ceremony Honors Vietnam War Heroes - One-hundred twenty-three American heroes from the Vietnam War era will be honored posthumously this month during the annual In Memory Day ceremony|
|Philip Lawrence||U.S. Marine Petitions School Board for Permission to Graduate From High School in His Dress Blue Uniform - It may do more harm than good to the reputation of the military by creating a controversy in this community.|
|SOP newswire3||Disabled Warrior Able To Ski Thanks To Adaptive Sit-Ski - Sgt. Maj Bill Roy, along with his cane, slipped into an adaptive sit-ski. |
|SOP newswire3||PBS Special Helps Children Of Military Families Deal With Change - Sesame Workshop will air a PBS special at 8 p.m. EST April 1 aimed at helping military families cope with changes.
|SOP newswire3||NATO Helps Fund Afghan National Army - NATO to broaden the existing Afghan National Army (ANA) Trust Fund to include support for the ANA`s long-term sustainment.
|Philip Lawrence||U.S. Congressman John Murtha awarded the Navy`s Distinguished Public Service Award - Congressman Murtha arguably deserves this award, but he should still apologize for prejudging eight U.S. Marines|
|SOP newswire3||National Guard Responds To Red River Flooding - Almost 500 Army and Air National Guard troops from two states were called out over the weekend to help stem the flow of floodwaters from the Red River.|
|SOP newswire3||Should National Guard Be Posted Along US-Mexico Border? - The Department of Homeland Security is still considering the use of National Guard troops along the U.S.-Mexico border|
|SOP newswire3||Future Of Missile Defense Requires New Way Of Thinking - The future of missile defense requires a new way of thinking that will benefit the American taxpayer and allow the US to stay ahead of foreign threats.|
|SOP newswire3||Air Force Enjoys Partnership With NASCAR - The Air Force launches the multimedia marketing campaign "Switching Seats" March 23 in support of its NASCAR partnership.
|SOP newswire3||Air Force Nurse Charged With Killing Terminally Ill Patients - Capt. Michael Fontana faces the three charges due to the deliberate administration of lethal amounts of medication|
|John G. Kays||Why Did Vietnam Happen? - In the summer of 1965 the U.S. began to dramatically increase the deployment of combat troops to Vietnam. Why Vietnam? was a 30 minute |
|SOP newswire3||Michelle Obama Brings Military Family Issues To Front Burner - Michelle Obama, having just returned from a meeting yesterday with military families at Fort Bragg, N.C., reiterated her commitment to ensuring they get the support they deserve. |
|Christopher HIllenbrand||"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy Leads to 11 More Discharged - Eleven soldiers were discharged from the Army in January for disobeying the U.S. Military's guideline that homosexual servicemen and women must keep their sexual orientation private. |
|SOP newswire2||U.S. Military Funding to Mexico! - Human rights organizers in New York City are disappointed by the U.S. House of Representatives February 25, 2009 vote to approve $300 million in military aid to Mexico|
|SOP newswire2||India Now Has its Own Aircraft Carrier - India kicked off its most ambitious warship building project on Saturday. It began the process of assembling its first indigenous aircraft carrier. This 40,000 ton carrier |
|Robert Paul Reyes||Army Charity Hordes Millions, Our Vets Neglected - As soldier's stream home from, the biggest charity inside the U.S. military has been stockpiling millions meant to help put returning fighters back on their feet|
|Christopher HIllenbrand||North Korea Is Poised To Test-Launch Ballistic Missile in the Coming Week - North Korea is prepared to test one of its nuclear intermediate-range ballistic missiles by the end of February. Data collected |
|SOP newswire2||Accusations of Genocide in Sri Lanka - The accusations of genocide in Sri Lanka are getting annoying... and not in the usual ways. Anybody who takes the charge seriously betrays a highly annoying ignorance about the state of affairs between Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). |
|SOP newswire2||Military Force in Afghanistan Won't Work Butt Head - President Obama was right when he said we need to focus more resources on Afghanistan. But rather than completing an examination of all available options|
|SOP newswire||Iranian Rocket launch makes Russia Suspicious - Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Losyukov said long-range rockets are a component of a nuclear weapons program.|
|Philip Lawrence||President Obama and Department of Defense Consider Access of Press to Hangars at Air Force Bases - Freedom of the press is one of the freedoms our brave warriors have fought and died to defend . |
|Vincent Gonzalez||Iran's Arms Race: Is It On? - A top defense official for Iran, Deputy Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi was the first top official revealing the range of Iran`s|
|SOP newswire2||US Military Begins Offering Citizenship for Service to Fill Its Ranks - National Priorities Project (NPP) finds a drop in age among new recruits, an over representation of low- and middle-income individuals, an increase in Black recruits and a decrease in Hispanic recruits |