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On September 16, 2013, former Navy reservist Aaron Alexis shot and killed twelve people and injured several others at the Washington Naval Yard in Washington D.C.
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Military Headline News brought to you by Defensetracker.com * To curb drinking problems in the ranks, the Navy is changing its liquor sales policies. The sea...
Military sexual trauma (MST) refers to sexual assault during military service. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, time to talk about services VA has available for Veterans who experienced MST.
The Career Center helps Servicemembers in transition and Veterans with opportunities to translate their military skills into careers, create and post resumes, obtain free copies of their DD 214 (Report of Separation), and search for jobs.
The Military Sealift Command has recently renewed for a fifth year with their partnership to Hire Veterans. They continue offering exciting career opportunities to our Veterans. “Feel the pride of serving your country without making a service commitment.” With MSC there is not such thing as an ordinary day.
The disappearance of President Reagan's Navy Secretary John F. Lehman, Jr. from the American political scene after he apparently resigned on February 16, 1987, was the greatest mystery until recently.
Committed to preserving and building on expertise garnered during the past decade of conflict, the Navy is hard at work institutionalizing lessons learned as the military draws down in Iraq and looks toward a drawdown in Afghanistan as well, one of the fleet's top training officers reported.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today the next Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier will be named the USS John F. Kennedy.
“American combat missions are ending today” (April 3, 2011 – MSNBC) MSNBC made mention of a stalemate “on the ground” in Libya. Print media reports that Rebel forces in Libya are beginning to organize into military units. Included are former members of Libya’s military forming volunteers into behind the lines military units and providing them with weapons and military subjects training. The experienced Rebel soldiers are also prohibiting the very enthusiastic volunteers from access to the front. Requiring them to remain in “the rear” in support, training and reserve roles. (AP April 3, 2011 in the Alpena News) Initial Libya Mission Complete, Successful, Gates Says:
(SALEM, OR) - The Navy and Marine Corps are faced with the choice of ‘doing the right thing’ by supporting legislation to provide medical care and compensation to those injured from exposure to environmental hazards while on active duty or facing the backlash of a public outcry for not doing so, including lawsuits from dependents and civilian workers that could run into the billions of dollars.
The U.S. Navy has been criticised for spending almost half a million dollars of taxpayers' money on a flyover at the Super Bowl - while the stadium roof was closed.
For servicemen and women, the current economy is anything but hospitable. Prolonged unemployment and spending cuts confront military veterans with a variety of difficult situations. For those veterans seeking to join the civilian workforce, companies remain reluctant to hire and unsure of their hiring plans for the foreseeable future. For veterans who want to dive into the civilian sector as entrepreneurs and business owners, the opportunities are still daunting, as financial lending options continue to be limited at best. This situation, while a problem for all job seekers and entrepreneurs, is especially challenging for veterans who can - and do - make valuable contributions in the private sector. If anything, veterans have considerable technical, leadership and life experiences that only the military can confer, abilities that unite individuals of all incomes and backgrounds, transforming each person into a model of integrity, discipline and resourcefulness. These are key strengths that every business needs, the very ingredients of long-term prosperity and respect.
Is it possible to break the censorship NOW around the attack on the USS Liberty in 1968, and its implications today? Yes. Utilizing the little known Reasonable Access Law, I, as a congressional candidate, have been airing radio ads over major talk show stations in the Midwest since October 8th, 2010.
- The advent of electronic communication has made it easier to catch personal indiscretions, the Navy says, and modern social norms mean there are...