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Job-hopping Veteran Finds VA Retraining Program

FORT MEADE, Md., July 26, 2012 – Cheryl Blackburn was raised in a strict sergeant major’s family, and when she enlisted right after high school,...

Carter Visits DMZ, U.S. Troops at End of Asia-Pacific Tour

SEOUL, South Korea, July 26, 2012 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter today got a close look at some of North Korea’s forces and spoke to...

Sgt. 1st Class Daryl Szarenski practicing at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps

Face of Defense: Soldier gears up for fourth Olympic games

LONDON, July 26, 2012 – Army World Class Athlete Program pistol shooter Sgt. 1st Class Daryl Szarenski is taking a businesslike approach to his...

The Distributed Common Ground System-Army serves as a dedicated avenue for ingesting, fusing, analyzing, and disseminating information throughout the Army and associated defense agencies. U.S. Army photo

Integrated Intelligence Framework Takes Shape

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., July 25, 2012 – An intelligence effort being advanced by each of the military services is promoting more complete...

U.S. Commander in Japan: Alliance Strong, With Room to Grow

TOKYO, July 25, 2012 – Air Force Lt. Gen. Sam Angelella spent much of his second day as commander of U.S. Forces Japan with one of his bosses: the...

Veteran Recalls Leadership Lessons Gained in Korean War

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 – The young Marine Corps second lieutenant was apprehensive at first about “making the grade” with his troops during the...

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter

Carter Visits South Korea, Last Stop on Asia-Pacific Tour

SEOUL, South Korea, July 25, 2012 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter arrived here today for the last leg of his 10-day Asia-Pacific tour...

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, right, and David W. Tucker, chief operating officer of Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures, tours a Lockheed plant that manufactures parts for the C-130 Hercules in Hyderabad, India, July 24, 2012. Carter is on a 10-day Asia Pacific trip to meet with partners in Hawaii, Guam, Japan Thailand, India and South Korea. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

Carter Takes Part in India Defense Industry Talks

HYDERABAD, India, July 25, 2012 – A visit here yesterday for talks and tours proved “very instructive,” Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter...

New Website Honors Service Members’ Valor

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 – The Defense Department unveiled a new website today that honors service members’ highest acts of valor.

The...

2013 TRICARE Prime Enrollment Fees Announced

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The fiscal year 2013 TRICARE Prime enrollment fees for uniformed service retirees and their families go into effect Oct. 1,...

Charles E. Milam, Principal Director for Military Community and Family Policy

DOD to Improve Voluntary Education Safeguards

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 – The Defense Department is nearing completion of an agreement with post-secondary schools to ensure service members...

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta passes the flag from Army Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess Jr., left, to Army Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn during the change of directorship for the Defense Intelligence Agency on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., July 24, 2012. Burgess had served in the position since 2009. Air Force Gen. C. Robert Kehler, right, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, participated in the ceremony. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo

Panetta: Under Burgess, DIA Evolved Into Global Agency

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 – The Defense Intelligence Agency has evolved into a global agency that operates wherever U.S. forces are engaged and at...

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