en-us Copyright 2015, SaxoTech Online Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 05:34:03 -0400 15 The Army to roll out its 'most wanted' list The Army's bad-guy list will go public by the end of the year. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:26:00 -0400 Commentary: How we remember Since August, the moat of the Tower of London has been filled with a blood-red blanket made from ceramic poppies. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 06:25:00 -0400 Senior Navy intel officer removed for controversial comments on China A senior Navy intelligence leader whose provocative comments this year about Chinese bellicosity stirred an international controversy has been shelved in the wake of an investigation into his conduct, Navy Times has learned. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:47:00 -0400 Bush carrier strike group set to return Four ships, one air wing and more than 5,000 sailors of the Bush carrier strike group are scheduled to return home Saturday after a nine-month deployment to 5th and 6th Fleets that caught national attention as the carrier led airstrikes against Islamic State group militants. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:47:00 -0400 Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 The students who walk into the veterans office at the University of Nebraska Omaha find several university staffers who can assist with school matters, a full-time Veterans Affairs Department employee who can help with benefits questions and other resourc Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:40:00 -0400 Carrier Washington senior chief, baseball stars honored at Bob Feller awards The Navy and baseball worlds came together at the Navy Memorial in Washington, DC, Wednesday night to pay tribute to a former chief and Major League Baseball hall-of-famer, and three men who embody his values today. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:01:00 -0400 Report: Retaining vets in civilian jobs should be employers' focus American companies have made great strides in recruiting veterans in recent years, according to a new study by the Rand Corp. Now the challenge is keeping those employees. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:38:00 -0400 Experts optimistic Republicans-led Congress will benefit Army The new Republican-controlled Congress could mean some relief for the Army as it struggles to balance shrinking budgets with increasing demands for soldiers around the world, experts say. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:35:00 -0400 Last MSG to stand post in Saigon goes back for first ball since In 1975, then Lance Cpl. Randy Smith stuffed a custom made three-piece suit down one bloused trouser leg, a ' Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:47:00 -0400 2 officers discuss career opportunities as a mustang When Daniel Henderson joined the Navy in 1979 and headed off to recruit training at Great Lakes, becoming an O-6 was the furthest thing from his mind. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 16:50:00 -0400 3rd ID commander readies his troops for Afghanistan The war in Afghanistan may be coming to a close, but the commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division is calling on his soldiers to stay focused as they prepare to deploy. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 16:07:00 -0400 Military studying renewable energy in Hawaii The U.S. Navy is putting millions of dollars into renewable energy research in Hawaii. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:53:00 -0400 Foundation of U.S. nuclear system showing cracks The foundation of America's nuclear arsenal is fractured, and the government has no clear plan to repair it. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:34:00 -0400 Army vet killed after celebrating return from Afghanistan Officials say a 21-year-old Army veteran was shot to death after a dispute at a party to celebrate his return from Afghanistan. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:20:00 -0400 Iraqi officials say Islamic State leader wounded in airstrike Iraqi officials said Sunday that an airstrike wounded the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Pentagon officials said they had no immediate information on such a strike or al-Baghdadi being wounded. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:15:00 -0400 Navy Blue Angels celebrate homecoming show Despite a chilly 47 degrees and heavy cloud cover this morning, cars were lined up outside Pensacola Naval Air Station for the 2014 Blue Angels Homecoming Show. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:21:00 -0400 Germany marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall As Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday, Elke Rosin recalled how lucky her family had been. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:15:00 -0400 Queen Elizabeth II leads U.K. memorial ceremony Queen Elizabeth II honored fallen soldiers from Britain and the Commonwealth Sunday in a dignified ceremony at the heart of central London. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:07:00 -0400 On newsstands this week In this week's issue of Air Force Times, the best colleges for 2015. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 13:04:00 -0400 On newsstands this week In this week's issue of Navy Times, the best colleges for 2015. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 13:04:00 -0400 On newsstands this week In this week's issue of Army Times, meet your next SMA. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 13:03:00 -0400 On newsstands this week In this week's issue of Marine Corps Times, the best colleges for 2015. Get your own copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 13:01:00 -0400 Hunted Islamic State leader the 'new Bin Laden' With a $10 million bounty on his head, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi would seem to have earned the moniker from French newspaper Le Monde as 'the new Bin Laden.' Sun, 09 Nov 2014 12:33:00 -0400 Commentary: The Army is what you make it, and more advice from an 'Ole Soldier' Op-ed: Command Sgt. Maj. Donna Brock is the Army's longest serving female enlisted soldier. A career combat medic, she retired from the service in October as command sergeant major of Army Medical Command. She was also senior enlisted adviser to the Army surgeon general. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 11:37:00 -0400 Corps fills key role in Ebola mission Marines with a Spain-based task force were some of the first U.S. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:42:00 -0400 Grunts continue guarding embassies in high-risk locations Hundreds of infantry Marines continue quietly deploying to some of the world's diciest cities to bolster security at U.S. Embassies that are vulnerable to violent protests or attacks. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:39:00 -0400 Eielson chips away at the mystery of a submerged WB-29 bomber The mystery of the Lady of the Lake, an abandoned B-29 bomber sitting at the bottom of a pond not far from the flight line here, has been partially solved, but officials are looking for more information on how the bomber mysteriously came to be in the wat Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:36:00 -0400 Joint High-Speed Vessel turns heads during Bold Alligator The joint high-speed vessel is a sight to behold, but that's not why this newest member of the blue-green team has heads turning. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:31:00 -0400 Shipping delays appear to be easing for troops' personal vehicles The backlog of troops' privately owned vehicles has almost been cleared, according to an analysis of numbers provided by the contractor responsible for shipping troops' cars on reassignment moves to and from overseas. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:26:00 -0400 Kabul police chief survives assassination attempt Afghan authorities are investigating how a man wearing an explosives-packed vest was able to infiltrate the heavily guarded police headquarters in central Kabul on Sunday and attempt to assassinate the city's chief of police. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:16:00 -0400 Falcons run wild in 48-21 win over Rebels Air Force tailback Jacobi Owens knew the return to his hometown on Saturday would be special. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:12:00 -0400 Last 2 U.S. captives in North Korea return home The last two Americans being held captive by North Korea have returned home. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:05:00 -0400 Army beats UConn 35-21 First-year coach Bob Diaco said all the right things: rebuilding UConn is a process, youth and immaturity were factors, and Huskies fans had a fine showing at Yankee Stadium Saturday. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 09:55:00 -0400 Veteran-made holiday gifts for everyone on your list You shouldn't do your holiday shopping from a company because it's owned by a veteran - you should buy because it's a great product that you know will make Santa look good. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 17:14:00 -0400 Philippines liberty canceled amid rising tensions Sailors on Western Pacific cruises shouldn't plan on liberty stops in the Philippines any time soon. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 17:03:00 -0400 Report into 2013 parachute death tackles 'VIP culture' An investigation into the death of Col. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 14:04:00 -0400 Hundreds of Marines gather to remember historic battles in Fallujah About 500 Marines gathered here Friday from across the country to remember one of the Corps' deadliest battles in Iraq. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 13:46:00 -0400 Air Force Academy cadets win DARPA contest A new fuel-efficient aircraft engine designed in part by Air Force Academy cadets has won an innovation contest sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 11:04:00 -0400 JHSV turns heads at Bold Alligator The joint high-speed vessel is a sight to behold, but that's not why this newest member of the blue-green team has heads turning. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10:41:00 -0400 Navy jet gets 2nd career in retirement Thousands of retired sailors have had second careers as teachers. Now a piece of military hardware is going to get the same chance. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10:11:00 -0400 A lasting legacy: From charity to world travel to NYC marathon, fiancée honors fallen SSG's memory They had simple plans, and grand ones. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 09:53:00 -0400 3 receive Soldier's Medal for rescue Three soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York, received the Soldier's Medal for helping to save a boater on a river earlier this year. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:53:00 -0400 New Marine Corps commandant joins Twitter Less than a month after taking command of the Marine Corps, Gen. Joe Dunford has become the first acting commandant to send a Tweet. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:45:00 -0400 President Obama authorizes 1,500 more troops for Iraq President Obama on Friday authorized up to 1,500 more U.S. troops to join the training and advise-and-assist mission in Iraq against Islamic militants, the White House announced. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 18:08:00 -0400 Two Guard pilots killed in Apache crash in Idaho Two chief warrant officers who were killed when their Apache attack helicopter crashed during a training mission near the airport in Boise, Idaho, were identified on Friday. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:45:00 -0400 First female C-17 command pilot closes Air Force chapter - Lt. Col. Deborah Rieflin learned early that nothing was out of reach, even if the rest of the world said otherwise. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:36:00 -0400 Spec ops community responds to bin Laden raid revelations As television and internet headlines explode with the revealed identity of the Navy SEAL who claims to have shot and killed Osama bin Laden, members of the special operations community are reacting with a mix of disappointment and tempered support, someti Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:07:00 -0400 Unemployment rate for post-9/11 vets at 7.2 percent The unemployment rate for the newest generation of veterans jumped by 1 full percentage point in October, according to new federal data, but the figure of 7.2 percent is about average for 2014 and actually a marked improvement from last year's overall unemployment rate of 9 percent for that group. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Remembering Fallujah 10 years later It has been a decade since Marines fought for their lives - and their brothers-in-arms - in Iraq's bloodiest battles, which would spark a turning point in the eight-year war. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:20:00 -0400 Chairman McCain: Industry girds for a 'maverick' Armed Services panel 'He's coming for all of us,' said the serious voice on the other end of a late-afternoon call. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:04:00 -0400 1-star has confidence in Afghan security after leaving Helmand Days after handing over all security duties to local forces, the head of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan said he believes that Afghans have good control of their country. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:19:00 -0400 Justice Department's influence in VA cases up for debate When Congress passed new rules for firing Veterans Affairs executives in July, the goal was to get rid of problem employees faster and without bureaucratic confusion. So far, it's done neither. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:50:00 -0400 New education rules for Air Force officers begin Dec. 1 Lieutenant colonels hoping to make colonel must have a master's degree beginning Dec. 1, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh said in a video released Thursday. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 07:37:00 -0400 Hunter: JSOC led botched ransom attempt for Bergdahl U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, in a Nov. 5 letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has accused Joint Special Operations Command of leading a botched effort to pay a ransom to bring Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:55:00 -0400 CENTCOM chief: More troops not the answer in Iraq The four-star commander of war operations in Iraq and Syria said politics is the key to defeating the Islamic militants there - and more U.S. troops will not necessarily help resolve the complex sectarian conflict roiling the two nations. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:28:00 -0400 U.S. shoots down 3 missile targets in Hawaii test The U.S. military has shot down three missiles nearly simultaneously during a test off Hawaii. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 21:39:00 -0400 Marines attending resident PME to be screened for tattoos The Corps has revised its checklist for Marines attending resident professional military education courses to include scrutiny of tattoos to make sure they're within the service's regulations. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 21:19:00 -0400 Report: 600-plus U.S. troops say they were exposed to chemical weapons More than 600 U.S. service members told military medical staff that they believe they were exposed to chemical warfare agents in Iraq after the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, The New York Times reported Thursday. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 21:17:00 -0400 'Little green army men' now in the Toy Hall of Fame It's mission accomplished for little green army men. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:33:00 -0400 Use of word 'Negro' removed from new Army reg Less than 24 hours after it came to light, the Army has removed the word 'negro' from its regulation governing the policies and responsibilities of command. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:25:00 -0400