|SOP newswire3||Army Committed to Restoring Puerto Ricos Power - Six months after Hurricane Maria made landfall here, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers remains committed to safely and urgently restoring reliable power and returning normalcy to the U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico as quickly as possible.|
|SOP newswire3||Senior DoD Official Discusses Future of Directed Energy Weapons - As stated in the National Defense Strategy, the United States needs to invest and accelerate the modernization of key capabilities to build a more lethal force. |
|SOP newswire3||Afghanistan Native Now Serves as U.S. Airman - Imagine having to conceal your identity in order to feel safe and protect the ones you love. Changing the route you take to work, wearing disguises so you wont be recognized or reducing the amount of vacation you take because you know its safer to be at work than not. |
|SOP newswire3||New York Sailor Saves High School Student -
A recruiter assigned to Navy Recruiting District New York jumped into action to perform the Heimlich maneuver on a choking freshman at Pierson High School here, Oct. 4, 2017
|SOP newswire3||DoD Works to Incorporate More Gender Perspective in Operations - The Defense Department is advancing its efforts to include more women in peacebuilding and conflict resolution processes following the signing of the 2017 Women, Peace and Security Act. |
|SOP newswire3||U.S., Japanese Sailors Participate in MultiSail 2018 Exercise - Units and personnel from the U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are scheduled to participate in the annual bilateral training exercise MultiSail 2018, March 8-14. |
|SOP newswire3||NATO Military Chairman Seeks Constructive Contacts With Russia - The chairman of NATOs Military Committee would like to see the NATO-Russia Council reinvigorated to address issues pending between the two entities. |
|SOP newswire3||Mattis Welcomes Estonian Defense Minister to Pentagon - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with his Estonian counterpart, Defense Minister Juri Luik, at the Pentagon today. |
|SOP newswire3||Utah Guard Artillery Soldiers Train in Kuwait - The Utah National Guards Delta Battery, 1st Battalion, 145th Field Artillery Regiment cannoneers had an opportunity tackle other tasks Feb. 28 during a complex training exercise. |
|SOP newswire3||Key Spouses Support the Mission Behind the Scenes - A luncheon was held here March 2 by the leaders of the 18th Wing to show their appreciation for the Key Spouse program and what it does for the base and its personnel.
|SOP newswire3||Airmen Prepare for Deployment During Sentry Aloha Exercise - About 70 airmen with the Iowa Air National Guards 132nd Wing deployed here for Exercise Sentry Aloha, Feb. 10-23, to develop their deployment readiness skills alongside their active duty and Hawaii Air National Guard counterparts.
|SOP newswire3||Immigrant Airman Forges Intercultural Friendships -
An intelligence analyst by day and cultural envoy by night, Air Force Master Sgt. Cesar Vinny Ventura grew up as one of four bilingual siblings in a Hispanic immigrant family in Los Angeles, California.
|SOP newswire3||Airmen Keep F-16 Fighting Falcons Rolling - Tucked away inside Hangar 1200 here, a small group of airmen work around-the-clock on the equipment that literally keeps the F-16CM Fighting Falcon rolling. |
|SOP newswire3||Infantry Soldier Earns Recognition at Strongman Competition - All or nothing. Its pain and stress management. Theres a constant little bird in the back of your mind chirping away that you might not make it. If you dont make it, you just spent months of training and a bunch of money to watch your dream pass you by. |
|SOP newswire3||Cyber Troops Focus on Security at Arctic Eagle 2018 - An electronic sensor along the more than 800-mile Trans-Alaska Pipeline sounds the alarm. |
|SOP newswire3||Dual-Military Couple Experience First Deployment Apart - For six years, from high school sweethearts to Army soldiers, Sgt. Karrington Austin and Spc. Dominique Austin, both assigned to 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment here, have been dedicated to each other with no end in sight. Although married life is tough for any couple, dual-military romances face unique obstacles, but can withstand the test of time with love. |
|SOP newswire3||Nuclear Posture Review Looks to Deter War, Policy Chief Says - The goal of the Nuclear Posture Review, unveiled earlier this month, is to deter war, David J. Trachtenberg, deputy undersecretary of defense for policy, said at the Heritage Foundation here today.
|SOP newswire3||Allied Marines Learn Jungle Survival Skills - Sunlight peeks though the tree tops as the Marines make their way through a dense and humid jungle.
|SOP newswire3||Air Force Trials for Wounded Warriors Begins in Nevada - More than 125 wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women have trained and practiced for months in their chosen sports in preparation for the Air Force Trials held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. |
|SOP newswire3||DoD Now on Track to Rebuild, Restore Military - The Bipartisan Budget Act puts DoD on track to rebuild, restore and modernize the U.S. military, Dana W. White, the Pentagon chief spokesperson, said today. |
|SOP newswire3||Guard Salutes Fallen New York City Apartment Fire Hero - Army National Guard leaders recently honored a New York Army National Guardsman who died while rescuing his neighbors during the deadliest fire here in more than 25 years. |
|SOP newswire3||Army Reserve Answers First Call for Disaster Relief in American Samoa - When disaster strikes at home, who answers the call to clean up and rebuild? After a destructive storm struck here recently, Army Reserve forces took immediate action. |
|SOP newswire3||Changing 100 Lives Through Navy Recruiting - The number 100 can represent a perfect score or the percentage of complete devotion to a mission. It can mean much to many different people. But in the world of Navy recruiting, the number 100 is an elusive goal that few achieve. Recently though, Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Kingston, an aviation structural mechanic, did just that when he helped guide his 100th applicant into the Navy. |
|SOP newswire3||Airmen Build Partnerships at Patriot South 18 - Throughout the exercise, participants had plenty of opportunities to share their expertise and learn something new from their new partners.|
|SOP newswire3||Test of Arrow 3 Missile Defense System Completes Successfully - Today at 2:30 a.m. local time, the Missile Defense Agency and the Israel Missile Defense Organization successfully completed a flight test of the Arrow 3 weapons system that is designed to defend against ballistic missiles outside of the atmosphere.|
|SOP newswire3||Mattis: New Policy Cracks Down On Force Deployability - The Defense Department has a higher expectation of deployability by its forces, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said yesterday. |
|SOP newswire3||Pentagon Releases New Policy on Nondeployable Members - The Defense Department has released a new policy on military retention for nondeployable service members as it seeks to provide more ready and lethal forces, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness told Congress yesterday. |
|SOP newswire3||Northcom Ready to Defend North America - The commander of U.S. Northern Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday that her command is ready to defend the United States today. |
|SOP newswire3||Small Unmanned Aircraft Prove Worth in Battlefield Reconnaissance Role - Small drone aircraft the Army is using are proving their worth as a useful tool for battlefield reconnaissance and intelligence gathering. |
|SOP newswire3||Bomb-Building Airmen Sustain Lethality at Readiness Exercise - At Davis-Monthan Air Force Base here, the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadrons munitions flight, better known as AMMO, is responsible for building up and breaking down live bombs that are essential to maintaining a lethal Air Force. |