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Odierno Calls for ‘Tough Choices' Citing the realities associated with the current tight budget climate, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Continue ›
Navy Crews Rescue Sick Baby Sailors from the frigate Vandegrift and 129th Rescue Wing teamed up with Coast Guard and National Guard assets to make contact with and rescue a stranded civilian family in the Pacific Ocean April 7, and provide aid to their sick baby girl. Continue ›
Destroyer Zumwalt Christened The Navy christened the first ship of its class – destroyer Zumwalt – during an April 12 ceremony at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works, Maine, where it is being built. Continue ›
Lejeune Gate Guard Dies A Marine guard stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C.'s main gate died of a gunshot wound April 9, the service announced. Continue ›
Amphibious Assault Ship Delivered The Navy took delivery of its newest amphibious assault ship, named America, during an April 10 custody-transfer ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries in Pascagoula, Miss. Continue ›
Army Official: More Closures Needed The Army needs to close more unnecessary bases and get rid of underused property, the service's installations chief told the Senate Armed Services Committee during an April 2 hearing. Continue ›
Navy Conducts Survey The Navy launched a survey March 31, aimed at getting a handle on how the ranks feel about women serving on submarines. Continue ›
Navy: Windows XP To Remain The Navy has struck an agreement with Microsoft Corp., to ensure the company would continue to provide support for the service's computers that use Windows XP or older operating systems. Continue ›
AF Scientific Research Office Stays Put The Air Force has decided to keep its Office of Scientific Research in Arlington, Va., Secretary Deborah Lee James told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee April 11. Continue ›
Navy C2 Community Adjusts To Challenges The Navy's command and control (C2) community is taking a new approach to its mission, viewing cyberspace as a battlefield equivalent to the traditional ones. Continue ›
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