Paratroopers ensure Global Response Force is always ready to go »

04:23 pm | FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2015) — When paratroopers, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, conducted a Global Response Force, or GRF, training exercise on Fort Bragg,…

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Army hosts first Armed Forces women’s rugby camp »

04:22 pm | FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. (Army News Service, Aug. 27, 2015) — Sixteen service members – half of whom were Soldiers – reported to the military’s first training camp for women’s rugby, Aug. 23.…

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Exercise aims toward future of connected training »

04:22 pm | HOHENFELS, Germany (Aug. 30, 2015) — After years of conducting training within the confines of the Army’s major training areas in Germany, the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command, or JMTC, is branching…

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Jonathan Kraut: US Army Rangers lead the way »

04:17 pm | The U.S. Army Ranger School boasts one of the world’s most difficult combat training programs. Our allies send their best elite special forces soldiers to join top American military personnel to attend this…

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Oshkosh wins contract to manufacture joint light tactical vehicle »

04:15 pm | WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Aug. 26, 2015) — Oshkosh Defense was awarded a $6.7 billion contract, Aug. 25, for production of the joint light tactical vehicle, or JLTV. Work will be performed in…

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Fast drones, faster decisions the future for combat injured »

04:15 pm | FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2015) — During a break between meetings at the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium, or MHSRS, Lt. Col. Jennifer Hatzfeld spoke about the concept of innovation in…

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Marines Put ONR’s Augmented Reality System to the Test with Live-Fire Testing »

04:22 pm | ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) — Marines enrolled in the Infantry Officer Course were able to use Office of Naval Research…

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MCPON Visits Naval Base Ventura County »

04:22 pm | POINT MUGU, Calif. (NNS) — Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens spent the day with…

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Deadline Approaching for FY15 Bystander Intervention Training »

04:22 pm | PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) — Active duty and Reserve Sailors are reminded that the deadline for completion of Fiscal Year…

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USA Shooting to Induct Admiral Willis A. Lee & Glenn Dubis into Hall of Fame »

04:17 pm | Aug. 31, 2015 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – On August 27 it was announced that the U.S. International Shooting Hall of…

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Hospital Corps School Sees Success in Smoke-Free Campus »

04:15 pm | SAN ANTONIO (NNS) — After becoming one of the first Navy commands to go 100 percent smoke-free in January,…

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USS Jason Dunham Returns to Homeport »

04:14 pm | NORFOLK (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) returned to Naval Station Norfolk Aug.…

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Air Force

Tuskegee Airman Takes Final Flight at Air Force Academy »

04:17 pm | U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Franklin Macon’s first flight took place as a child in Colorado Springs, Colorado, when he jumped off a chicken coop while holding on to…

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UPDATE: Weinstein makes new demand of the Air Force Academy »

04:10 pm | UPDATE: The Air Force Academy spokesman says the school will not comment on Weinstein’s demand. ———————ORIGINAL POST 4:42 PM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015 ———————————————————- Mikey Weinstein, the crusader against religious…

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Air Force Academy falconry can be bloody rewarding »

03:35 pm | Avoiding the talons is key when you’re learning how to fly the Air Force Academy’s living mascot. Those flashing prey-grabbers whip by handlers at NASCAR speeds as they show off…

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NC Marine asks MMA champ Ronda Rousey to Marine Corps Ball »

04:17 pm | NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is…

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As towns in Helmand Province fall, Marines speak out »

04:16 pm | LCpl. Jeremy Parker watches as a MEDEVAC helicopter lifts off in Musa Qala, Afghanistan 2010. (Courtesy Jeremy Parker) Jeremy Parker was a…

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Frank Petersen Jr., first black Marine Corps pilot and general, dies at 83 » First Black Aviator and Brigadier General in Marine Corp Dies »

Army, Marine Corps Pick Oshkosh to Build Humvee Follow-on in $6.75B Contract Award »

04:17 pm | Oshkosh Defense L-ATV which won the competition for the JLTV for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. Oshkosh Photo The Army awarded Oshkosh Defense a contract with a potential value…

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Ronda Rousey accepts Marine’s invitation to Marine Corps Ball »

04:17 pm | Last week, U.S. Marine Jarrod Haschert asked Ronda Rousey to accompany him to the Marine Corps Ball in December. At the time of Haschert’s proposal, Rousey was planning to fight…

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