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DOD releases 2015 military pay, compensation rates

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Defense Department announced the 2015 military pay and compensation rates for service members Dec. 22, with most service members receiving...

VE Day marked end of long road for World War II...

WASHINGTON – When President Harry S Truman, British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill and Soviet Premier Josef Stalin simultaneously announced that Nazi Germany had...

Policy changes allow Airmen to retrain into special operations

Air Force photograph by 1st Lt. Katrina CheesmanSpecial Tactics officer candidates pull a Zodiac boat to the shore during a selection at Hurlburt...

Peer-to-peer service aims to provide counseling support

WASHINGTON – Starting this summer, the Defense Department will offer an additional counseling service to help military service members, transitioning troops and family members...

Independent survey shows decline in military sexual assaults

WASHINGTON – An independent survey confirms the prevalence of sexual assault in the military has dropped, Defense Department officials said today. Statistics in the 2014...

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...

Iraqi Security Forces repel ISIL attack

WASHINGTON – An attempt by 20 to 25 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters to attack al Asad Air Base in Iraq...

DANTES provides faster exam reimbursement

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support has changed to an online electronic reimbursement request system that will expedite the exams reimbursement process for...

Obama sends resolution for use of force against ISIL to Congress

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has sent a draft resolution to Congress to authorize the use of force against the Islamic State of Iraq...

Vice Chairman: Military, Nation Need Dialogue About New Technologies

WASHINGTON — The military, the people of the United States and the people of the world need to understand the profound impacts of technologies on...

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