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Privately Owned Vehicle Shipping Program Undergoes Changes

April 18, 2014 - The Department of Defense’s privately owned vehicle shipping program will undergo several changes starting May 1. Several vehicle processing centers, where privately owned vehicles are dropped off and picked up, will relocate.

Air Force Wounded Warriors Selected for Warrior and Invictus Games

April 18, 2014 - Air Force Wounded Warrior program officials announced the names of the athletes to represent the Air Force during the 2014 Warrior Games and the Invictus Games at the closing ceremony for the Air Force Trials, in Las Vegas, Nev., April 11.

Acquisition Community Works to Improve Tradecraft

April 17, 2014 - Everything the defense acquisition community is doing now is being done to improve its “tradecraft,” Katrina G. McFarland, the assistant secretary of defense for acquisition said yesterday.

President Sends Condolences and Pledges Aid for Ferry Sinking

April 17, 2014 - President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have expressed condolences to the families of the victims of yesterday’s ferry sinking off the coast of South Korea.

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Helpline Marks Three Years of Aiding Sexual Assault Victims

April 16, 2014 - The DOD Safe Helpline -- a crisis-response resource that provides sexual assault victims with an anonymous and confidential system of support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from anywhere in the world – marks three years of operation this month.

U.S. Ship Responds to Scene of Korean Ship Sinking

April 16, 2014 - The U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard is responding to the scene after the passenger ship Sewol sank near the island of Jindo off South Korea’s southwestern coast.

Obama to Award Medal of Honor to Former Soldier for 2007 Actions

April 15, 2014 - President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle J. White in a May 13 White House ceremony for conspicuous gallantry while serving in Afghanistan’s Nuristan province Nov. 9, 2007, White House officials announced today.

CNO Talks Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 14, 2014 - April has been designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and this year's theme is "Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault."

Russian Aircraft Flies Near U.S. Navy Ship in Black Sea

April 14, 2014 - A Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12, a Pentagon spokesman said today.

Hagel Speaks With New Egyptian Defense Minister

April 13, 2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke today with Col. Gen. Sedki Sobhy, Egypt's new defense minister, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said.

Department of Defense Official Says Russia’s Actions Could Reshape Transatlantic Alliance

April 11, 2014 - A senior Defense Department official has told Congress Russia’s annexation of Crimea will affect and perhaps even reshape the NATO alliance.

NWC Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 Fleet Seminar Program

April 10, 2014 - The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) is now accepting online applications through June 30 for the College of Distance Education's 2014-2015 Fleet Seminar Program (FSP).

USS Vandegrift Returns to San Diego Following Rescue at Sea

April 9, 2014 - The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) arrived at Naval Base San Diego April 9 following the rescue of a family with a sick infant on a disabled sailboat approximately 1,300 miles south of San Diego.

Africa Presents Challenges, Opportunities to U.S. Command

April 8, 2014 - The African continent presents significant opportunities and challenges,” said Army Gen. David M. Rodriguez, the commander of U.S. Africa Command.

Hagel Visits Chinese Aircraft Carrier Liaoning

April 7, 2014 - On Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s first official visit to China, the Peoples’ Liberation Army allowed him, in response to a request made in January, to become the first foreign visitor to tour the sleek refitted Russian aircraft carrier .

Hagel Gets Update on Afghan Election From Dunford

April 6, 2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, currently on a trip to the Asia-Pacific region, received a telephonic update today on the election in Afghanistan from the top U.S. military commander posted there.

Test Pilot School Team Proves How 'a Dummy' Can Save Money

April 5, 2014 - Test Management Projects give students hands-on experience and oversight of a real-test program during the year long course.

Commander Identifies Fort Hood Shooter and Provides Details

April 3, 2014 - Army Spc. Ivan A. Lopez, 34, was the gunman in yesterday’s shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, the installation commander said today.

Sesame Mobile App Provides Families ‘Big Moving Adventure’

April 2, 2014 - A child in a military family experiences an average of nine moves from kindergarten through high school, and a new mobile app called “The Big Moving Adventure” can help them through the rough spots.

Vice Chairman Tosses First Pitch for Baltimore Orioles

April 1, 2014 - One of Major League Baseball’s teams joined a long list of professional American sports franchises in honoring the U.S. military yesterday.

Dempsey to Discuss Range of Issues During Israel Visit

March 29, 2014 - Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is traveling to Israel for meetings with senior Israeli military officials.

Handheld Inspection Tool will Increase Food Safety for Soldiers

March 28, 2014 - Military food inspectors may one day hold the key to avoiding foodborne illness in the palms of their hands.

Soldiers Ready for World Cup on Home Range

March 28, 2014 - Seven Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, or USAMU, will join members of the U.S. National Shooting Team to compete in the International Shooting Sports Federation, or ISSF, World Cup starting today.

Army Medic Honored as 'Angel of Battlefield'

March 27, 2014 - An Army medic was recognized for rushing into an intense firefight to help other Soldiers, despite having just suffered a traumatic brain injury.
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