Life is not a smooth road; its bumpy and full of obstacles. In the Air Force, how Airmen deal with the challenges they face depends on how resilient they are.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. The Army is creating a standard marketplace of tactical communications hardware to support the Common Operating Environment initiative and deliver a familiar and intuitive experience for Soldiers.
SEATTLE The Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. held their 69th annual convention in Seattle Saturday to elect new leadership and board members.
The next phase in the Madigan Pharmacy updates will be implemented in the upcoming days, and patient awareness of the changes will help to lessen both confusion and wait times.
WASHINGTON Service members and their families can be easy targets for scammers, and financial education is key to prevention, the deputy director of the Pentagons office of family policy and children and youth said.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. The 20th CBRNE Command, the U.S. Armys only formation tasked with integrated chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive ordnance disposal operations, demonstrated its readiness, agility and adaptability during Exercise Atropian Phoenix in June.
Choosing to serve your nation is an honor and a privilege for many, although it is not without its hardships, such as long hours, deployments to faraway places, and time away from loved ones.
FORD ISLAND, Hawaii For years, the word green has been associated with the U.S. Army. However, with the implementation of renewable energy initiatives, the Army has shared its green characteristics while taking on the challenges of going green.
FORT IRWIN, Calif. In August, Joint Base Lewis-McChords 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, will welcome a new Canadian member to the team.
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. forces in Baghdad have opened a joint operations center in the city to assess the security situation in the wake of the rapid territorial gains made by Sunni militants, bringing the number of American service members there to about 500, Defense Department officials said today.
FORT IRWIN, Calif. Soldiers from the Republic of Korea Army participated in Exercise Atropian Phoenix at this Mojave Desert training facility this week.
Plans dont always work out and adjustments need to be made, but a sunny disposition and willingness to change course can still get you to your goal.
Practice makes perfect, a simple but effective concept. While preparing for an upcoming training event, the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command conducted its first staff exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, June 23 to 27.
FORT IRWIN, Calif. Stryker Brigade Soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, are in for a hot, dry, and dusty June.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHANK, Afghanistan The tell is small and subtle, but every Soldier knows that the shoulder sleeve insignia, or combat patch, worn on the right sleeve denotes service in a combat zone.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan Many leaders in todays army have graduated from the United States Military Academy. It is not uncommon then, during a time of war, for classmates to run into each other while down range. There was an uncommon occurrence, however, this past month when the 130th Engineer Brigade arrived in Afghanistan to assume responsibility of the Theater Engineer Brigade (TEB) from the 555th Engr. Bde.
HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan Army Special Forces Soldiers have helped shape the future of Afghanistan during a critical turning point in the fight against insurgents in the Nimroz and Helmand provinces since their arrival in May 2013.
KHOST PROVINCE, Afghanistan The vehicles and construction equipment were caked in sludge and dust. The Soldiers of 617th Engineer Company Trailblazers were covered in dirt with sweat dripping from their faces as they returned each evening from their five day mission repairing a vital access road in the Khost Province.
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan The Soldiers of 555th Engineer Brigade Headquarters, Joint Task Force Triple Nickel, may be only a month away from concluding their deployment, but there are no signs of slowing down in the unit that since February has overseen U.S. military engineer operations throughout Afghanistan.
PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan Field fielding is a term that often triggers visualizations reminiscent of Charles Dickenss soup kitchen with a large, sweaty man serving miniscule amounts of soup while laughing when asked to serve more. For others, memories surface of the old lunch lady barely acknowledging your thank-you while she slops on what appears to be mashed potatoes beside your unknown source of meat. For the 864th Engineer Battalion, stationed out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, small portions and grumpy servers are nowhere to be found during their field feeding operations on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Sharana, Regional Command East Afghanistan.