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Army announces 2015 DOD Warrior Games team

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 27, 2015) — The U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command announced, April 24, the names of the 40 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans, who have been selected to compete as part of Team Army during the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games. The 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games are scheduled, [...]

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McHugh: Soldiers are diplomats in camo

FORT MAGSAYSAY, Philippines (April 28, 2015) — Army Secretary John M. McHugh met with Soldiers, of the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, or 2SBCT, 25th Infantry Division, here, April 25, to discuss the important role they perform when partnering with international allies. The meeting comes at the tail end of a three-month, three-country tour known [...]

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Army Ten-Miler registration opens May 5

ARLINGTON, Va. (Army News Service, April 28, 2015) — Army Ten-Miler officials announced that priority registration for all U.S. Service members will open at 6:30 a.m. EDT, May 5. Other runners, who have participated in seven or more Army Ten-Miler races, will also be able to register beginning May 5. U.S. Service members must use [...]

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USNA Hosts Banquet for Asian-Pacific Islander Month

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) — The U.S. Naval Academy hosted an Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month banquet April 28 at the Naval Academy Club. Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, gave the keynote address. Harris, a 1978 academy graduate, was born in Japan and raised in Tennessee and Florida. [...]

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U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Qualifies as an Information Dominance Warrior

ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) — Lt. Patricia “Trish” Elliston, USCG, is the first officer from another service to earn the U.S. Navy’s Information Dominance Warfare Officer (IDWO) qualification. Elliston, the Coast Guard Liaison Officer in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO) for Information Dominance (N2/N6) / Director of Naval Intelligence (DNI) in [...]

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Japanese and U.S. Submarine Forces Bolster Alliance in Guam

FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — Rear Adm. William R. Merz, commander, Submarine Group 7, and Vice Adm. Masakazu Kaji, commander, Fleet Submarine Force of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) visited Naval Base Guam April 26-28. Merz and Kaji toured Naval Base Guam, the JMSDF submarine JS Hakuryu (SS 503), and observed the Hakuryu [...]

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X—47B First to Complete Autonomous Aerial Refueling

PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (NNS) — The X-47B successfully conducted the first ever Autonomous Aerial Refueling (AAR) of an unmanned aircraft April 22, completing the final test objective under the Navy’s Unmanned Combat Air System demonstration program. While flying off the coast of Maryland and Virginia, the X-47B connected to an Omega K-707 tanker aircraft and [...]

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CSRB Details Released for EOD Warfare Officers

WASHINGTON (NNS) — WASHINGTON (NNS) – The renewal and modification of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Warfare Critical Skills Retention Bonus (EOD CSRB) program was announced in NAVADMIN 101/15 released April 28. Qualified Lieutenants will be offered the opportunity to commit to a four-year agreement with a maximum bonus amount of $80,000 or a three-year agreement [...]

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National Museum of the US Air Force: Ohio’s Top Attractions Top 10 finalist …

DAYTON, Ohio – From the Wright Brothers to the B-2 stealth bomber – and beyond – the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force covers it all. U.S. military aviation history is its mission, but the appeal of this place is much broader. This is a repository, an immense one, for all history buffs, because the [...]

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Air Force provides additional support in Nepal

By Master Sgt. Lesley Waters, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information / Published April 28, 2015 DOWNLOAD HI-RES  /   PHOTO DETAILS U.S. Air Force Airmen offload relief supplies for victims of the Nepal earthquake from a USAF C-17 Globemaster III April 28, 2015. The Air Force transported relief supplies along with [...]

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