DoD Invites Vetted Specialists to ‘Hack’ the Pentagon

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department is launching a pilot program in April to allow vetted computer security specialists to do their best to hack DoD...

Soldier ‘Filled with Gratitude’ at New Family Policies

WASHINGTON — One Army officer scheduled to give birth by cesarean section said today that the new 12-week maternity leave period and other family...

Officials announce winning design concept for National WWI Memorial

WASHINGTON — The United States World War One Centennial Commission yesterday announced the winning design concept for a national memorial for what was known at...

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...

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...

Free tax services available to military members, families

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- With the holidays now over, service members and their families might start looking toward another annual event, albeit one that generally...

Admiral Tidd Takes Command of Southcom

MIAMI, Fla. -- Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd took command of U.S. Southern Command during a ceremony at Southcom's headquarters here today, succeeding Marine Corps Gen....

Official urges families to learn about Veteran burial honors

WASHINGTON — Planning funerals for military veterans and retirees can be overwhelming for their families, and the Defense Department’s director of casualty and mortuary affairs wants family...

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...

Pentagon announces changes to military decorations, awards program

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Pentagon has made a number of changes to the military decorations and awards program to ensure service members receive appropriate recognition of...

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