Russia naming U.S. as threat does not change Chairman’s perspective

STUTTGART, Germany — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told reporters traveling with him here that a new Russian national security strategy...

2016 BAH rates announced

The Department of Defense has released the 2016 Basic Allowance for Housing rates.  Basic Allowance for Housing rates will increase an average of 3.4...

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...

Veteran unemployment rate lowest in nearly 8 years

WASHINGTON — A concerted national effort to hire veterans, coupled with their sought-after essential skills training, likely had an effect on making October’s veteran unemployment...

Carter opens all military occupations, positions to women

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced today that beginning in January 2016, all military occupations and positions will be open to women, without exception. For...

NORAD celebrates 60 years tracking Santa

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 60th anniversary of tracking Santa’s Yuletide journey. The NORAD...

Rogers: Data Manipulation, Non-State Actor Intrusions are Coming Cyber Threats

WASHINGTON — Two specific emerging challenges are among those that concern Navy Adm. Mike Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National...

Final rule puts more teeth into Military Lending Act

WASHINGTON – The Defense Department today closed loopholes to protect U.S. men and women in uniform from predatory lending practices, President Barack Obama said...

Commissaries serve as Feds Feed Families collection sites

FORT LEE, Va. (AFNS) -- Commissaries are serving as collection points for the Feds Feed Families campaign, which began June 1 and ends Aug....

Commissaries continue rolling out in-store Wi-Fi

FORT LEE, Va. – Sixteen more stores will offer Wi-Fi access for commissary patrons between June and September, according to the Defense Commissary Agency’s follow-up...

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