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Obama Awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam Veteran Charles Kettles

The president awarded the nation's highest military honor to a helicopter pilot who saved dozens of lives during Vietnam.

Jump Underscores Allies' Resolve for Paratroopers to Work Together

The 82nd Airborne Division started small when it looked to the future of paratrooper operations.

Improved Coordination of HUMINT Collection Sought

The Director of National Intelligence issued — and last week published — a pair of Intelligence Community Directives (here and here) that aim to improve the coordination of human intelligence collection for foreign intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. Show More Summary

Big Sky Above Ellsworth Air Force Base Attracts Visiting Aircraft

The recent expansion of airspace around the Ellsworth Air Force Base in southwestern South Dakota is attracting welcome visitors from the U.S. military.

WATCH: Livestream of Medal of Honor Ceremony at White House

Retired Lt. Col. Charles Kettles will receive the Medal of Honor for heroic actions during the Vietnam War.

Newport News Shipyard Captures 'Pokemon Go' Technology

For Newport News Shipbuilding, the technology behind Pokemon Go is so 2011.

WWII Vet Still Teaching Pool Safety to Kids

U.S. Navy veteran Bob Justice is 89 years old and has been giving swimming lessons since he returned from service in World War II.

Airlines' Hiring Could Negatively Affect Number of Military Pilots

A Rand Corp. study has found the Air Force could lose more pilots in coming years amid a hiring surge and salary increases by the nation's largest airlines.

I Don’t Care If It’s Constitutional Or Not At This Point!

News from Cleveland: The head of Cleveland’s largest police union is calling on Ohio Gov. John Kasich to temporarily restrict the state’s gun laws during this week’s Republican National Convention following Sunday’s shooting in Louisiana that killed three officers and wounded at least three others. “We are sending a letter to Gov. Kasich requesting assistance […]

Bear Gun?

Outdoor Life: There’s nothing new about the quest for a good bear-country sidearm, and what we’re carrying is evolving. Giant revolvers, though still popular, are somewhat antiquated. The Glock 20 is rapidly becoming the preferred arm of choice, and for good reason. It is more streamlined, more shootable, and it carries more ammo than a […]

Head of Navy Not Worried by Russian Ships Near Hawaii

The head of the U.S. Navy said he's not particularly concerned that a Russian destroyer has joined a Russian intelligence ship off Hawaii during Rim of the Pacific exercises. The destroyer arrived...

Army Secretary Speaks at Gay Pride Rally

When Eric Fanning started working at the Pentagon as an aide, the "don't ask, don't tell" policy had just begun. The 24-year-old didn't have gay role models in the building.

Army Looks to Deactivate Long-Range Surveillance Companies

The Pentagon will finalize a decision to deactivate three active-duty and six National Guard Long-Range Surveillance companies in the next 60 days.

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Navy Sonar-Use Rules

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the Navy was wrongly allowed to use sonar that could harm whales and other marine life.

National Guard 'Chinook' Aviators Prepare for Afghanistan Deployment

Two dozen New York Army National Guard air crew and aviators from Rochester are preparing for a deployment to Afghanistan early in 2017.

Fort Carson's Deputy Commanding General Moving to New Post

Fort Carson's deputy commanding general is leaving for a new assignment after almost two years at the infantry post outside Colorado Springs.

Wisconsin Guard Medevacs Dialysis Patients out of Flood Area

Soldiers from a Wisconsin Army National Guard medevac unit answered the call for help in the aftermath of major flooding in northern Wisconsin this week.

Navy Virtualizes Schoolhouse Training

PEO C4I, multiple Navy program offices and SPAWAR are knocking out milestones in the quest to virtualize training for Sailors on shipboard systems.

Army Selects 472 Officers for Promotion to Sergeant Major

The U.S. Army has announced it had identified almost 500 officers for promotion to the rank of Sergeant Major.

Navy: No Funding for Blood Tests over Contaminated Water

Navy officials say they will not fund blood tests for tens of thousands of suburban Philadelphia residents who may have been exposed to contaminated water.

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