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Soldiers brave frostbite, injury at Alaska training center

1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Nathan Clabaugh was on the final leg of the final day of cross-country skiing when his luck expired and he hit a tree. Here, he’s climbing into the rescue SUS-V on his own as medic Sgt. Eric Martin looks on, preparing to drive him [...]

February 26th, 2017 | Posted in Army | Read More »

HRC leaders discuss program changes, promotions

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sgt. Maj. Wardell Jefferson, Command Sergeant Major for U.S. Army Human Resources Command, discusses retention control points and non-commissioned officer evaluation reports with senior enlisted Soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Feb. 15, 2016. Jefferson stressed the importance of a properly documented NCOER by saying [...]

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Do you have what it takes to be ‘Best Sapper’ in 2017?

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Sapper team competes in the 2016 Best Sapper Competition at Fort Leonard Wood. Registration is now open for the 2017 competition. As of Feb. 16, 42 teams had registered. (Photo Credit: Mr. Michael Curtis (Leonard Wood)) VIEW ORIGINAL FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — The Engineer [...]

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Special and General Courts-Martial for January 2017

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The following reports the results of Special and General Courts-Martial tried and completed within the United States Navy in January 2017. The cases are listed by the Navy Region in which they were tried. Naval District Washington General Court-Martial * None. Special Court-Martial * None. Navy Region Mid-Atlantic General Court-Martial * At [...]

February 26th, 2017 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

GW Emphasizes Motorcycle Safety

NORFOLK (NNS) — “The rider is the only nut that connects the control of the handlebars with the power of the engine,” according to an expression people might hear from safety-conscious motorcycle enthusiasts. Sailors in the Motorcycle Safety Program aboard aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CNV 73) have organized numerous resources for crew members to [...]

February 26th, 2017 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

RTC RDC Named MPT&E Sailor of the Year; NSTC/RTC SOYs, Instructors of the Year Recognized

GREAT LAKES (NNS) — Logistics Specialist 1st Class Amber Wilson, from Muskegon, Michigan, a recruit division commander (RDC) at the Navy’s only boot camp was named Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education (MPTE) Senior Sailor of the Year (SSOY). Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) and Recruit Training Command 2017 also recently recognized Sailors and Instructors of [...]

February 26th, 2017 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

Green Bay, Royal Thai Navy Kick Off Cobra Gold 2017

SATTAHIP, Thailand (NNS) — Amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20), with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), officially kicked off Exercise Cobra Gold 2017 (CG 17) in Sattahip, Thailand, Feb. 14. Cobra Gold is a Thailand/United States co-sponsored, combined task force and joint theater security cooperation exercise conducted annually in the Kingdom [...]

February 26th, 2017 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

FCET Success: SSBN Launches Fleet Ballistic Missiles

WASHINGTON (NNS) — An Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine assigned to Submarine Group 9 completed a Follow-on Commander’s Evaluation Test (FCET) Feb. 16, resulting in four successful test flights of Trident II D5 missiles. Designated FCET-53, the operation spanned a three-day period. The primary objective of an FCET is to obtain, under operationally representative conditions, valid [...]

February 26th, 2017 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

NAVADMIN Soliciting Sailors for RDC Duty

GREAT LAKES (NNS) — The Navy is recruiting Sailors to become recruit division commanders (RDCs) at Recruit Training Command, the Navy’s only boot camp, and Officer Training Command, as announced in the NAVADMIN 042/17 message, released Feb. 23. Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice Adm. R. P. Burke, in the message calls on Navy leadership to [...]

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US Air Force Chief Pleads For Budget Action

‘)})(); //– Damage Assessment Congressional inaction may be the top threat to the Air Force, Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein indicates. If Congress does not act to pass a budget this year, the service’s already severe readiness problems will only increase. If it instead opts to continue funding at fiscal 2016 levels all the [...]

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