Army

Solar walls, strategic installation equals free energy »

02:06 am | TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. — Tobyhanna will soon reap the benefit of free energy after the strategic installation of solar walls on seven buildings across the installation. The technology — two-stage transpired solar…

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‘Lead from front,’ urges first Vietnamese-American U.S. general »

02:06 am | WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — Viet X. Luong aspired to join an elite South Vietnamese fighting unit when he was a young boy. He didn’t succeed at doing that, but he did become…

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SMA talks Total Army and responsible drawdown with troops »

02:06 am | CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo — A growing concern over the troop drawdown, realignments across the total Army force, and questions of what that means to the average Soldier, were put to ease by Sergeant…

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Ex-Army Ranger surrenders after tense standoff in Shapleigh »

02:02 am | A former Army Ranger who was armed with an assault rifle surrendered peacefully to police Sunday evening following a tense standoff at his family’s farm in Shapleigh. A family member notified the York…

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Army Reserve boosting Total Army readiness »

01:54 am | WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — “The Army will fail in its mission if the Army Reserve isn’t ready. That’s why everything we do focuses on readiness,” said Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley. He…

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No GPS? Listen to VLF radio signals to find way home »

01:54 am | WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working now to develop a backup system to be used by service members in the event that access to the Global…

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Navy

CFAS and Local Community Remember Soto Dam POWs »

02:06 am | SASEBO, Japan (NNS) — Soto Dam is a vital source of water for Sasebo, Japan but it’s a source…

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Mount Whitney Makes History »

02:05 am | MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) — USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, made history today as the first…

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Wasp Completes Composite Training Unit Exercise »

02:05 am | NORFOLK (NNS) — It’s been more than a decade since amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) has deployed.…

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USNA Graduates First Cyber Operations Midshipmen »

02:05 am | ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) — The first 27 of the U.S. Naval Academy’s cyber operations majors graduate May 27 as…

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USNS Mercy Arrives in 7th Fleet for Pacific Partnership »

02:05 am | PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) — Hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations…

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Brookfield Resident to Graduate First in Class at United States Naval Academy on May 27, 2016 »

02:01 am | Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Thomas Wester, of Brookfield, Wisconsin will lead the Class of 2016 at the United States…

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Air Force

Nearly 200 cadets graduate from U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School »

02:02 am | COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Approximately 200 cadet candidates graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School Tuesday. It’s been nearly a year of rigorous work. “We’ve been through a…

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Face of Defense: Air Force Academy Graduate Returns to Wrestling Mat »

01:51 am | BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., May 19, 2016 — Air Force 1st Lt. Clayton Gable, a 2nd Space Warning Squadron supervisory statistician here, grew up in a family that had…

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The Tricky Pursuit of Diversity at the US Air Force Academy »

01:40 am | Cadet First Sergeant Sarah Fishbein, another female cadet, agrees. She’s learned, she said, “just to ask more questions” of critics to try to understand where they’re coming from. Both women…

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Carter Shares Commitments That Guide Him With Air Force Academy Cadets »

01:24 am | WASHINGTON, May 12, 2016 — Defense Secretary Ash Carter today shared four commitments that guide him and asked the cadets of the…

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Marlins swimmer heads to Air Force Academy »

01:01 am | Cedaredge High School senior and Montrose Marlins swimmer Lydia Knutson will enter the Air Force Academy in the fall. Article source: http://www.montrosepress.com/sports/marlins-swimmer-heads-to-air-force-academy/article_a9046510-14d1-11e6-8201-339ad6a0d19a.html…

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Marines

Deja vu: Marine not allowed to march in graduation in dress blues »

02:01 am | Pvt. Megan Howerton from Marine Corps Marine Pvt. Megan Howerton’s official photo from Marine Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.(Photo: Marine Corps)…

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Marine Who Lost Legs in Afghanistan Receives New Home »

02:01 am | Marine Lance Cpl. Jorge Ortiz was on his first deployment to Afghanistan when he lost both of his legs in an IED explosion…

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Top Marine general: Troops aren’t getting new gear fast enough » There’s a call to add thousands more Marines. Here’s how it might work »

Military families applaud Marine Corps’ decision to ditch vehicle decals »

02:01 am | Marine officials at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, issued an advisory reminding all personnel working or stationed aboard the base to properly display DoD vehicle decals.(Photo: Marine Corps) The Marine Corps…

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2500 Marines to move to proposed base in Guam by 2021 »

02:01 am | Marines load a diver propulsion device into a combat rubber raiding craft Sept. 20 at U.S. Naval Base Guam during Exercise Valiant Shield 2014.(Photo: Cpl. Lena Wakayama/Marine Corps) About 2,500…

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Coast Guard