More News Content

News
Chill factor, improper warm up, and inadequate clothing can contribute to the risk for cold injuries. Experts encourage everyone, whether acclimated to cold weather or not, to protect against cold-temperature injuries this winter. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Rowe)

No chill zone: Give winter weather injuries the cold shoulder

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Whether hiking Mount Everest or exercising outdoors near home, cold-related injuries are always a danger. Military Health...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jan. 19, 2016) Lt. Cmdr. Heather Flores, assigned to U.S. Fleet Forces Command, poses in the Improved Fire Retardant Variant (IFRV) coverall onboard Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads. The IFRV, made of a light weight, tri-fabric blend, is flame resistant and will replace the current flame retardant variant coverall in use by the fleet. (U.S. Navy photo illustration by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stacy M. Atkins Ricks/Released)

Ready, Set, Wear: Guidelines for IFRV Wear Announced

NORFOLK (NNS) -- Effective immediately, commands can now order the Improved Flame Resistant Variant (IFRV) coverall. Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces...

Image: YouTube

Remember the ’88 Seoul Olympics “Crispy Bird” Opening Ceremony?

With the PyeongChang Winter Olympics opening ceremony just days away, Olympic organizers can’t help but hope a repeat of the 1988 Seoul Olympic...

Photo: Monument at Olympic Cultural Street in Pyeongchang (Credit: Pyeongchang-gun)

Pyeongchang is Lit Up to Welcome Visitors

In preparation for the opening of PyeongChang 2018, areas of Pyeongchang, Gangneung, and Jeongseon have set up lights to welcome the visitors....

Air Force Capt. Marc Bleha, commander of Wake Island Airfield, speaks with Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a refueling stop at Wake Island, Feb. 3, 2018. Dunford is traveling to meet counterparts in Australia and Thailand. DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique Pineiro

Wake Island Embodies Reality of America as Pacific Power

WAKE ISLAND, Feb. 3, 2018 — By history and by blood, the United States is a Pacific nation and nothing says that better than this remote coral...

The Williams family members: (clockwise from lower left) Mea, Derrick, Tyjae and Jaden. Derrick is a Texas state trooper as a civilian and a technical sergeant in the Air Force Reserve's 74th Aerial Port Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. (Courtesy photo)

Busy lifestyle helps family cope with deployments

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 5, 2018 — Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Derrick Williams believes keeping busy helps his family, even when he’s not around due...

AFSVA announces art contest winners

Air Force Installation amd Mission Support Center Public Affairs -- When 2017 Air Force Art Contest results were announced recently, two artists...

Take fitness to new level

This article serves a dual purpose.  First, it is designed to motivate each of you to set a goal for 2018 that will take your fitness to a new...

Healthy Matters: Guidelines for taking vitamins

Here is a question that I get quite frequently: Should I take a vitamin or not?

First, I want to say that I am not a nutritionist, so if you...

Photo Credit: U.S. Army

Being a 'good enough' parent

Welcome to the new year. Right about now is when many people take stock of where they are in their lives and compare that to where they'd...

Navy stands Up Readiness Reform and Oversight Council

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- On Jan. 30, the Navy established the Readiness Reform and Oversight Council (RROC), expanding the role of the initial...

South Korean Gen. Kwon Oh-Sung presents Stephen Bradner, standing next to his wife, Shin-ja, the Korean Order of National Security Merit, Gukseon Medal at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, May 15, 2013.  BRIAN GIBBONS/U.S. ARMY PHOTO

A senior American adviser for 14 USFK generals dies at age 86

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — A former counterintelligence officer who became a senior adviser to 14 U.S. Forces Korea commanders and spent six...

Pages