From classroom to field ops: Marines train to be squad leaders

KAHUKU TRAINING FACILITY – Lance Cpl. Anthony Acedo, a rifleman with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, and a Tuscon native, provides security...

Exchange looking for favorite holiday story

DALLAS – The holidays evoke fond memories of family gatherings, delicious food and fun. Those memories could be worth $1,000 in the Army &...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower deployment

Navy photograph by SA Joshua Murray Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Jason Deneui, right, from Elgin, Ill., shows Machinist's Mate Fireman Recruit Tawnye Blaser, from Tucson,...

Enemy mine: Underwater drones hunt buried targets, save lives

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Covering more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, the maritime landscape can be vast and unforgiving, presenting extremes in...

Commissary patrons help drive Feds Feed Families support

FORT LEE, Va. -- Last year was a banner year for the Feds Feed Families campaign. The Defense Department collected more than 3.2 million pounds...

Career Intermission Program application window opens

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials are accepting applications for the Career Intermission Program through Sept. 12 from active-duty and career...

Given its pedigree, little bird looks to have a big future

Boeing’s newest attack helicopter is known by its nickname and smaller size compared with the AH-64 Apache—but those attributes don’t define the AH-6 “Little...

The Planet Hunters: Our telescopes are discovering new worlds. Will...

High above the surf and tanned beaches of Hawaii lies one of the Pacific’s highest mountains: Mauna Kea. Capped at 13,796 feet (4,205 meters),...

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

The Pentagon announced June 30 that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans...

Airmen and Marines fuel the fight

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The 162nd Wing's F-16 schoolhouse at the Tucson International Airport often serves as a model for security cooperation with America's global allies. It's...

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