More News Content

News
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Lee

Tips to ease financial stress after deployment

Now that you’re back, it’s important that you take time to revisit your financial affairs. Your income and monthly expenses will change since you’...

U.S. military athletes show strong presence at Olympics

In this year's summer Olympics, the U.S. has 21 active military servicemembers competing in a number of sports - many that can be credited to...

Major General David H. Berger, Commanding General, 1st Marine Division (Forward)

Marines Continue Pushing Enemy, Teaching Afghan Forces

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 – As Marines keep pushing insurgents out of Afghanistan’s Helmand and Nimruz provinces, Afghan soldiers and police are...

U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestler Spc. Justin Lester, right, grapples with Japan's Tsutomu Fujimura in the first round of Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling in the 66-kilogram division during the Olympics in London, Aug. 7, 2012. Lester won that round, but lost to Hungary's Tomas Lorincz, who took the silver medal. DOD photo by Gary Sheftick

Soldier Finishes Eighth in Olympic Greco-Roman Wrestling

LONDON, Aug. 8, 2012 – Team USA coaches did not recognize their wrestler as Army Spc. Justin Lester -- or Harry Lester, as some know him -- as he...

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joshua Taylor stands outside his tent at Combat Outpost Jaker, Afghanistan, July 27, 2012. Taylor deployed to Afghanistan a year after joining the Marine Corps. “I always hoped to be a part of history,” he said. “It’s something I can be proud of.” U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Brian Buckwalter

Face of Defense: Marine Declines Scholarship to Serve

COMBAT OUTPOST JAKER, Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2012 – For some people, history is just another subject in school. For Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joshua...

Combined Force Arrests Taliban Leader

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Afghanistan’s Helmand...

Army Master Sgt. Mike Morton competing in the 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon, July 16-17. Photo courtesy Ben Jones

Face of Defense: Soldier is Giant in Ultramarathon Community

MOUNT WHITNEY, Calif., Aug. 7, 2012 – Standing at 5 feet 4 inches and weighing in at 130 pounds, Army Master Sgt. Mike Morton is a giant in the...

Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment

Service Leaders Weigh In On BRAC, Renewable Energy

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 7, 2012 – Army, Navy and Air Force officials discussed renewable energy milestones, force structure changes and the impact...

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta

Panetta Describes Strategy, Warns Against Sequestration

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2012 – As the Defense Department adopts a new paradigm for the U.S. military to remain a formidable force while...

President Barack Obama

Law Allows VA Health Benefits for Camp Lejeune Water Victims

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2012 – President Barack Obama today signed into law a bill enabling the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide health...

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta addresses audience members during the Association of Defense Communities' annual conference in Monterey, Calif., Aug. 6, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

Panetta: DOD-Community Partnerships Essential in Austerity

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2012 – Partnerships between the Defense Department and civilian communities always have been important, but are...

Army Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers, USA Wrestling, Wrestling: Men’s 120 Kg Greco-Roman

Olympic Day Ends Early for Army Wrestler

LONDON, Aug. 6, 2012 – U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Greco-Roman wrestler Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers was eliminated from the Olympic...

Pages