F-35 program accelerating, at ‘pivot point,’ program chief tells Congress

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The program executive officer of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft program said the rapidly changing, growing and accelerating program is at...

Free tax preparation, advice available to military families

WASHINGTON, (AFNS) -- With the new year comes the annual dread of tax-filing season and the confusion and stress that can go along with...

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...

Sexual assault rates decrease at military service academies

WASHINGTON – Rates of unwanted sexual contact at the military service academies declined in 2014, according to a report released today by the Defense...

Now Hiring: Cyber Defenders Needed: A new survey details the growing talent...

The talent gap in this fast-growing technical field is causing serious problems for businesses and governments in this age of the cyber attack. With October being...

Pentagon salutes Dr. King’s life, legacy

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Defense Department members gathered Jan. 15 at the Pentagon’s annual observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, ahead of the...

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...

General Breedlove: Russia now taking ‘Different Path’

WASHINGTON – The West assumed the best of Russia once the Cold War ended, but Russian President Vladimir Putin had other plans and NATO...

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...

Air Force seeks $10 billion over sequestration funding

WASHINGTON – The demand for Air Force capabilities is increasing, therefore the service is requesting $10 billion more than sequestration-level funding provides, Air Force...

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