Army

Army releases latest policies on female hairstyles, tattoos »

10:36 am | WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 16, 2014) — The Army published revisions to Army Regulation 670-1, its policy for “Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia,” which included changes to female hairstyles…

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Avatar-based simulations to boost counseling skills »

10:36 am | FORT MEADE, Md. (Army News Service, Sept. 16, 2014) — The idea began with six-foot avatars interacting with students in a classroom, and matured into computer-based simulations to help Soldiers with counseling. Emergent…

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New NCOER expected to more accurately assess Soldiers’ performance »

10:36 am | WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 17, 2014) — On Aug. 1, the secretary of the Army approved the new Non-Commissioned Officer Evaluation Report. Implementation will be Sept. 1, 2015. The new NCOER will…

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U.S. Army Ranger School seeks first female volunteers for 2015 »

10:35 am | Obama White House forcing new gun buyers to declare race, ethnicity Article source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/16/us-army-ranger-school-seeks-first-female-volunteer/…

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50th anniversary of Drill Sergeant School gets commandant to look back »

10:32 am | WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 11, 2014) — Looking back, Command Sgt. Maj. Lamont Christian pretty much knew from day one in the Army that he wanted to be a drill sergeant. His…

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Brown: Soldiers should be treated like elite athletes »

10:32 am | WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 11, 2014) — As football season kicks off, the public is focusing on favorite teams and athletes and making predictions. That same focus needs to be on “our…

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Navy

More Than 50 Chiefs Promoted Aboard George Washington »

10:40 am | USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) — Fifty-three chief petty officer selectees from the U.S. Navy’s forward deployed aircraft…

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Special and General Courts-Martial for August 2014 »

10:40 am | WASHINGTON (NNS) — The following reports the results of Special and General Courts-Martial tried within the United States Navy…

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Onlookers Salute ‘Old Glory’ at Fort McHenry »

10:40 am | BALTIMORE (NNS) — Visitors and special guests watched as members of the U.S. Army’s 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The…

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NAVSUP Announces 2014 Holiday Season Mailing Deadlines »

10:40 am | MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (NNS) — The Naval Supply Systems Command’s (NAVSUP) mail-by dates for pre-Dec. 25 deliveries of holiday cards,…

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The Future USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) Delivered »

10:40 am | MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) — The Navy accepted delivery of Joint High Speed Vessel, the future USNS Fall River from…

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Washington Navy Yard Remembers Shooting One Year Later »

10:39 am | WASHINGTON NAVY YARD (NNS) — It was a day no one who worked on the Washington Navy Yard will…

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Air Force

Air Force Falls to Denver in Straight Sets »

10:35 am | Sept. 16, 2014 Box Score USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force volleyball team suffered its first three-set loss of the season tonight (Sept. 16), as it fell to Denver…

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Air Force Academy, Colorado College, UCCS earn honors in annual US News … »

10:31 am | The academy came in second nationwide for two programs – aerospace and computer engineering. The school’s electrical engineering program came in third nationwide, and its mechanical engineering program came in…

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Air Force Academy players ‘holding each other accountable’ after widespread … »

09:16 am | If players fall short, they’re answering to a leadership council of cadets that has pledged to build a better future for the team. “We’re holding each other accountable,” senior free…

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Marines

5 things to know about Islamic State’s military capabilities »

10:35 am | Members of the Islamic State are well-equipped with weapons and vehicles, but experts say they’re more concerned about the group’s professional-grade propaganda…

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MARSOC vet relives elite Marines’ fight for survival in Afghan wasteland »

10:34 am | PIKE NATIONAL FOREST, COLO. — It’s a rare individual who can, in one breath, wax poetic about his bar band’s adaptation of…

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After more than a decade of anticipation, the Marine Corps is unveiling a new … » UPDATED: Bomb-sniffing dog alerts on car at Quantico Marine Corps gate »

Competitions unseen for a decade suddenly sweep through the Corps »

10:35 am | For the first time in more than a decade, the Corps’ top infantrymen are squaring off with each other at Super Squad competitions in which winners earn bragging rights and…

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House passes bill to oversee VA hospital building »

10:35 am | WASHINGTON — The House has passed a bill to increase oversight of veterans’ hospitals under construction, following a report that some medical centers take three years longer to complete than…

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Coast Guard