Service Members should register and request absentee ballots now

WASHINGTON — Defense Department personnel and their families who plan to vote by absentee ballot in the upcoming presidential primaries and the general election in...

East Coast training provides joint experience for Army, Air Force

Air Force photograph by Carolyn HerrickAir Force Reserve aircrew from the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., hoist (simulated) crash...

U.S. personnel in Turkey safe, Pentagon spokesman says

WASHINGTON — All U.S. service members and civilians in Turkey are safe in the wake of the July 15 attempted coup there, Pentagon Press Secretary...

DoD extends Armed Services YMCA contract

WASHINGTON – The Department of Defense announced a one-year extension to the Armed Services Young Men’s Christian Association Military Outreach Initiative, according to DoD...

Troop level decision continues to resonate

BAGRAM AIRFIELD — President Barack Obama’s decision to keep 9,800 American forces in Afghanistan into 2016 has resonated through the region, the commander of NATO’s...

Military brain injury expert: Everyone’s ability to recover is different

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) -- Every brain is different. We know this because each person’s brain develops with a unique personality. But the brain...

NATO-Russia Council to meet for first time since 2014

WASHINGTON — NATO and Russian officials have much to discuss during the NATO-Russia Council meeting in Brussels tomorrow. “We will address … the crisis in and around Ukraine, military...

Official provides update on combat jobs for women

WASHINGTON – Since the Defense Department rescinded a 1994 policy that excluded women from serving in direct ground combat positions, the services have opened...

U.S. conducts b-52 bomber overflight in South Korea

WASHINGTON — A U.S. B-52 bomber from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted a low-level flight in the vicinity of Osan, South Korea, in...

Arizona Air National Guard’s first deployment in 31 years

Air National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. George KeckStaff Sgt. Luke Arandules, a 195th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, Arizona Air National Guard,...

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