|SOP newswire3||Robert Gates Speaks To West Point Graduates - Before 970 cadets took the commissioning oath or "covers" tossed high overhead, graduating West Point cadets heard some praise and sage advice from their future boss: Robert Gates
|SOP newswire3||FBI Foils Terrorist Plot Against Air Guard Base And Jewish Community Center - Authorities foiled a terrorist plot against an Air National Guard base and a synagogue and Jewish community center in New York.
|SOP newswire3||Joe Biden Speaks To Troops In Kosovo - The example the U.S. military sets can inspire people around the world, Vice President Joe Biden told servicemembers at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, today. |
|SOP newswire3||Mike Mullen: Revitalizing US Forces My Priority - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff identified increasing Middle East security, revitalizing U.S. forces and focusing on global challenges as his top priorities.|
|SOP newswire3||Gates: Afghan Army Could Take Lead In Two Years - The Afghan national army could lead operations in Afghanistan in two to four years, with the U.S. playing a support role, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said.|
|Philip Lawrence||U.S. Marine Corps to Open Military School in DeKalb Country - The U.S. Marine Corps has been making plans to open a school in DeKalb County, Georgia for disadvantaged but talented students. |
|SOP newswire3||Hug A Soldier: It's Military Appreciation Month - May is military appreciation month, show a soldier how much you appreciate him/her.|
|SOP newswire3||Military Identifies Soldier Charged With Killing Comrades At Camp Liberty - Military officials in Baghdad today identified a soldier who has been charged with shooting and killing five of his comrades yesterday at a combat stress center at Camp Liberty, Iraq|
|SOP newswire3||Obama Names Adm. Stavridis To Serve As NATO's Supreme Commander For Europe - President Barack Obama today nominated Navy Adm. James Stavridis to serve as NATO`s supreme allied commander for Europe and as commander U.S. European Command|
|SOP newswire3||Tuskegee Airmen Visit Academy Cadets - Six Tuskegee Airmen visited the academy April 24 to share their stories with the Air Force's next generation of leaders|
|SOP newswire3||Robert Gates Visits Troops In Afghanistan - During his visit to Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates brought encouragement and assurance of support to 10th Mountain Division soldiers.|
|Philip Lawrence||Military Chaplains Proselytize in Afghanistan - If these chaplains find that their faith conflicts with their oath and duty to defend the U.S. Constitution, their remedy for this conflict is to resign their commissions |
|SOP newswire3||Taking Son's Prescription Drug Ended Airman's Career - A technical sergeant took a single pill from his son's prescription bottle, and that pill started him down the road toward a court-martial and discharge from the Air Force.
|SOP newswire3||Air Force Flight Surgeons Train Iraqi Counterparts - American Air Force flight surgeons continue their mission to teach and train Iraqi air force and army flight surgeons.|
|SOP newswire3||US Military Monitors Swine Flu - The Defense Department is monitoring the swine flu situation closely, with its primary focus on protecting the military population.|
|Philip Lawrence||Lifting of Ban on Press Coverage of U.S. Flag-Draped Coffins at Air Force Bases Has Not Resulted in Media Circus - Since the lifting of the ban, most families of fallen soldiers have agreed to permit press access to hangars|
|SOP newswire3||Obama Praises World War II Vets For Helping End Holocaust - President Barack Obama today highlighted the role American World War II veterans played in bringing about the end of the Holocaust and preserving its memory. |
|Glenn Brandon Burke (Mentor/Speaker)||Military & Government Spending - ...how the military and government spends "our" money. And to be honest with you, I was so dumbfounded, it made me sick! Here's what happened...|
|SOP newswire3||Mullen Addresses Suicide Problem In Military - Suicide rates, operational tempo and homeless veterans were some of the topics Mike Mullen dealt with in a recent news conference.|
|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.