Community: Cooking and Recipes
A collection of recipes, menus and videos about food preparation. The basic version is free but there is also a Pro version with a menu planner and custom recipe and nutrition tools.
  Betty Crocker
The Betty Crocker community site has recipes,ideas and an "Ask Betty" section for making your next meal a hit!
  Candy USA - Recipes
The National Confectioners Association hosts this site that includes a nice set of candy recipes and a special section for Kid friendly recipes.
Your commissary is one of the best benefits for military families. Find contact information for your local store as well as information on products and sales.
A great resource in the food and cooking space that offers an entertaining shopping experiences with trusted brands and recipes.
A superb set of recipes and meal ideas from the Nestlé kitchens.
  Pampered Chef Online
Popular with military spouses, The Pampered Chef line offers a popular set of kitchen wares online and through consultants.
  World Wide Recipes
Subscribe to Worldwide Recipes to receive a free recipe by email every weekday. Each week's recipes provide a balanced and harmonious assortment of dishes made from fresh, healthful ingredients.

Community: Coupons and Rebates Savings Aisle
Check out what's on sale at your local commissary as well as how much you are saving versus shopping at another store.
  Coupons & Sales from APO/FPO shipping merchants
A quick link to the sales, promotions and coupons by category for merchants that ship to APO/FPO/DPO addresses.
Find special offers, coupons and sales from military-friendly merchants. Some coupons and offers are only available to verified military personnel or families.
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has proudly served America’s armed forces for over 117 years by focusing on delivering quality goods and services at competitively low prices with superior service. .

Community: Crafting and Hobbies

  Craft Connection
The Craft Connection carries high-quality cotton fabrics, superior threads, popular patterns, books, and sewing notions, everything always at a discount.
  Crafts for Kids
A collection of kid friendly and age appropriate crafts for children from
A huge assortment of Crayola products and crafting ideas.
15437 - Crafts for Kids
A user supported site with craft projects that use materials commonly found around the house, like egg cartons, cardboard, paper, boxes, string, crayons, paint, glue, etc.
  Ethelbird & Eliza Kids Fabrics
Trendy quilt fabric especially for tweens, teens, youngsters, and babies. Independent quilt shop quality, these luscious fabrics are not available in the chain stores. Cottons and plush fabrics for comforting quilts, swaddling blankets, teddy bears, and many more creative projects.
Wholesale pricing on fabrics, quilting and crafting materials, notions, irons, sewing machines, patterns, knitting material, yarn, home decorating ideas and more.
144837 - Fabric, Crafts, Decor, Floral
First in Fabric and the Best Craft Choices — these words express the core of what makes Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores® so exciting. Why is Jo-Ann the unique resource that it is? It starts with the great product selection in our stores and on® and only gets better with knowledgeable customer service, a clear focus on value, and an unmatched opportunity to connect with a vital creative community.
  Quilter's Village
A robust and active quilting community with personal workspaces, galleries and groups.
  Scrapbook Superstore
A family owned scrapbooking supply store with a huge selection of scrapbooking products, information and ideas.
15937 (Split Hemz blog)
Women sharing their experiences and knowledge through their passion for sewing, building fulfilling relationships, and connecting their communities worldwide.
  The Art Store
Get your art supplies (paint, albums, pens, markers, drawing materials and more) at this popular art supply store.

Community: Health Information
Health information for the whole family provided by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organization representing more than 110,600 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students.
  Health Central
HealthCentral's mission is to empower millions of people to improve and take control of their health and well-being. They do this by providing wellness resources and tools help people to live healthier, more fulfilled lives.
If you're looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that's free of "doctor speak," you've come to the right place. KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
  MedLine Plus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
  Military OneSource
Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, Guard and reserve service members, and their families. Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationship, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and child care, and much more. .
Get your most needed benefits information including a Provider Directory, Authorizations (North and West only), Eligibility & Claim Status from Tricare managed care provider PGBA.
  TRICARE - Military Health System
TRICARE® is the health care program serving Uniformed Service members, retirees and their families worldwide. .
WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.
16737 helps people live healthier, happier and more successful lives by connecting them with the best health, wellness and lifestyle information and resources on the web.

Community: Kids and Teens

  A.C. Green Youth Foundation
The A.C. Green Youth Foundation is about building character, building strong bodies and strong minds, winning and losing with dignity, teamwork, and sacrifice. We provide programs that ignite dreams and an abstinence program that says it's okay to wait until marriage. In short, we are building leaders.
  America's Story from America's Library
Fun and interesting stories from American history brought to you by the Library of Congress.
  Bill Nye the Science Guy
Bill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor, is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work.
  Free Teens - Leadership training for teens
The Institute for Relationship Intelligence reaches urban & suburban youth in NY/NJ with messages of healthy relationships, self-leadership and service to others. In the last decade, I.R.I. has reached more than 100,000 youth, helping them to focus on achieving their future dreams and avoiding the traps that could endanger their lives and goals!
Funbrain, created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy. Plus, kids can read a variety of popular books and comics on the site, including Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Amelia Writes Again, and Brewster Rocket.
  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Kids' Links
Activities and information for kids from the NIEHS - that’s the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
  Nick Jr. is THE place for online kids games and kids activities! Kids, parents, preschoolers, and everyone in your family who loves Nick Jr. TV shows will find hundreds of online kids games, kids crafts, and coloring pages starring favorite Nick Jr. characters, including Dora the Explorer, Ni Hao, Kai-lan, Diego, Backyardigans, Wonder Pets, and The Fresh Beat Band.
  Nickelodeon Online
Online games, videos and music for Nickelodeon characters and TV shows.
  PBS Kids
Videos and games for kids associated with the characters from PBS TV shows.
Play free online games, including puzzle games, word games, card games and more with chances for prizes at Pogo. More advanced games can be played with a Club Pogo membership.
  Quiz Hub: K-12 Interactive Learning Center
The Quiz Hub features online interactive matching quiz games that focus on vocabulary, math, geography, history, and science facts. Some quizzes are free while some require a paid subscription.
  Sheppard Software
Hundreds of education games, activities, quizzes, articles and more. For kids and everyone to use online - for free!
  Smokey Bear Website
Kids can learn about preventing forest fires through games and videos at Smokey's site.

Community: Military Related Resources for Spouses

  AFN Europe
The official website for the American Forces Network (radio and TV) in Europe.
  AFN Schedule (
TV and radio schedules for the Armed Forces Network. .
  Army Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR)
Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, the G9 division of the Army’s Installation Management Command, is a comprehensive network of quality support and leisure services that enhances the lives of Soldiers, Civilians, Families, military retirees and other eligible participants.
  DoD Dictionary of Military Terms
All approved joint definitions, acronyms, and abbreviations are contained in the DoD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms.
  DOD Education Activity
The official homepage for the DoD Education Activity (operates schools on military installations).
  Edelweiss Lodge & Resort
Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is an Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC) facility located in Germany's Garmisch-Partenkirchen region. .
  Hale Koa Hotel
Armed Forces Recreation Center property in Hawaii. .
  Military Child Education Coalition
The work of the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition. A 501(c)(3) non-profit, world-wide organization, the MCEC performs research, develops resources, conducts professional institutes and conferences, and develops and publishes resources for all constituencies.
  Military OneSource
Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, Guard and reserve service members, and their families. Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationship, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and child care, and much more. .
  MOAA Survivor Assistance
FAQs on the Survivor Benefit Program from the Military Officers Association of America.
  National Military Family Association
Founded in 1969, the National Military Family Association is the leading non-profit organization focusing on issues important to military families. We believe that all military families deserve comprehensive child care, accessible health care, spouse employment options, great schools, caring communities, a secure retirement, and support for widows and widowers.
  Navy Lodges Worldwide
Navy Lodges are available to military travelers and located around the world at most Naval Bases. .
  Navy Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR)
Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) programs operated by the U.S. Navy.
  Shades of Green Resort
Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC) property in Florida at Walt Disney World. .
  Space Available Travel Forums (Dirk Pepperd's)
A popular forum for space available travelers on AMC military aircraft.
  SpaceA.Net's Pages and FAQ are unofficial web pages developed as a volunteer service to the members of the uniformed services/military community.
A connecting point For U.S. Military Spouses, stateside and abroad.

Community: Military Spouse & Family

  American Family Association
AFA is one of the largest and most effective pro-family organizations in the country with over two million online supporters and approximately 180,000 paid subscribers to the AFA Journal, the ministry's monthly magazine. In addition, AFA owns and operates nearly 200 radio stations across the country under the American Family Radio (AFR) banner.
158937 is the Internet's largest community of military wives and women in uniform. Pronounced 'sink- house', we represent the "Commanders in Chief of the House'. Our members include military girlfriends, fiancees, mothers, wives, and sisters. We also welcome the unique perspective of male military spouses.
  Focus on the Family
Focus on the Family is a global Christian ministry dedicated to helping families thrive. We provide help and resources for couples to build healthy marriages that reflect God’s design, and for parents to raise their children according to morals and values grounded in biblical principles.
  Immigration Direct
A useful site with step-by-step instructions and pointers to walk individuals through different immigration forms and processes.
iVillage is the largest content-driven community for women online reaching 30 + million unique visitors per month (comScore). With over four million plus conversations annually and thousands of specific brands talked about weekly, iVillage is at the center of her digital routine.
  Military Spouse Business Association
The Military Spouse Business Association is dedicated to the Financial Readiness, Self Motivation and Business Success of military spouses who own their own businesses.
  Military Spouse Foundation
The Military Spouse Foundation (MSF) is an organization created by military spouses, for military spouses. We have created an interactive customized self actualization, transferable skills and career planning program specifically designed to meet the unique lives and careers of military spouses. Through our online career planning and entrepreneurial training center we are part mother, educator, mentor, adviser, supporter and advocate.
  Military Spouse Support Network
A bulletin board forum for military spouses.
  Military Spouses Corporate Career Network
The Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that focuses on employment readiness programs, job placement solutions and no-cost services to all military-affiliated spouses, retired military spouses and caregivers to war wounded heroes.
A number of service specific support sites for wives of the US Armed Forces.
The web home for the Military Spouse Magazine and the Spouse of the Year award.
  Sarah Smiley
Navy wife Sarah Smiley’s weekly column is syndicated to newspapers and magazines across the country. She has written three books and has been featured in The New York Times and Newsweek, and on Nightline, CNN, CBS, Fox News, and MSNBC.
Rapid Trident 2014 begins in Ukraine
Soldiers from 15 nations began two weeks of collective training, with a ceremony Sept. 15, 2014, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine, to mark the official start of Rapid Trident 2014.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT
20th CBRNE Soldiers complete Ulchi Freedom Guardian
Soldiers from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) conducted a change of mission and prepared for redeployment, following their recent participation in Ulchi Freedom Guardian in South Korea, Aug. 28, 2014.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Indonesian-U.S. exercise Garuda Shield begins in East Java
Soldiers with the Tentara Nasional Indonesia Army and U.S. Army stood side-by-side at the parade square of Dodiklatpur in Asem Bagus, Indonesia, in an opening ceremony to officially mark the beginning of the 8th annual Garuda Shield exercise, Sept. 1, 2014.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Operation Stonewall helps train regional police in Kosovo
Soldiers with Kosovo Force's Multinational Battle Group-East, with local police and European Union Rule of Law Mission forces conducted a five-day crowd and riot control event, named Operation Stonewall, in Ferizaj, Kosovo, Aug. 25-29, 2014.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT
173rd Airborne Brigade paratroopers air assault through mock village during Saber Junction 14
After walking about three kilometers through forests, paratroopers of Company A, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, made their way from the air assault infiltration location to conduct a deliberate attack on the military operations on an urban terrain site known as Haaslat Village, at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, Aug. 28, 2014.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Exercise in Korea strengthening Pacific partnerships
The Army is taking part in exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian, from Aug. 18 to Aug. 29, 2014, with South Korean forces, to strengthen partnerships, mutual defense, and security cooperation.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
U.S. Army Europe commander visits exercise Immediate Response 14
The Commander of the U.S. Army forces in Europe visited the exercise Immediate Response 14 field training site during distinguished visitor's day at Pocek, Slovenia, Aug. 27, 2014.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Estonian Soldiers face U.S. opposition forces during Saber Junction 14
Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry, acting as the opposition force, put the Estonian army Scout Battalion straight into their cross hairs, during exercise Saber Junction 14, at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, Aug. 27, 2014.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Arctic Warriors participate in Exercise Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2014
The U.S. Army's only airborne brigade west of the Mississippi River participated in Exercise Ulchi-Freedom Guardian (UFG) here Aug. 18 - 29.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
1-12 Infantry, 2-77 Field Artillery team up at Kandahar Airfield
M777A2 howitzers owned by 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, were brought to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, where they were registered or zeroed, by shooting live rounds into an uninhabited area known as the Red Desert, in Kandahar Province, Aug. 22, 2014.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
State of Air Force Reserve discussed at AFA
Senior Department of Defense and industry leaders gathered at the Air Force Association’s 2014 Air and Space conference and technology exposition Sept. 15 to discuss the future of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve.

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:08:00 GMT
SecAF: From legacy of past to uncertain future, bold leadership key
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James gave her vision of bold leadership during the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air and Space conference and technology exposition here Sept. 15. She said the future of the Air Force is influenced by uncertainty of the world scene and the Air Force needs to have the flexibility to react to this dynamic environment. “We have an uncertain and constantly changing landscape…politically, militarily and technologically as well,” said James.

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:38:00 GMT
AF announces basing criteria for Installation, Mission Support Center HQ
The Air Force released the criteria it will use to select candidate bases for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC) Headquarters Sept. 15.

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:00:00 GMT
Invictus Games come to a close, US places in team events
Roughly 26,000 people showed up to give the inaugural Invictus Games an enormous sendoff and pay final respect to all the athletes involved here Sept. 14.

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:26:17 GMT
SecAF announces incentive pay for nuclear career fields
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced assignment incentive pay and special duty assignment pay for officers and enlisted members assigned to certain career fields in the nuclear enterprise, Sept. 15.

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:58:09 GMT
Invictus Games: USA Team wins first wheelchair rugby match
The United States used their team speed to jump all over the Australians, scoring a goal within the first minute of the match. They managed to maintain that pace through the first half, holding a 7-1 lead at halftime.

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:37:06 GMT
New eligibility cutoff dates for promotion to tech, master
Implementation of a series of changes to the enlisted evaluation and promotion systems announced in July by Air Force senior leaders continues with new promotion eligibility cutoff dates for Airmen competing for promotion to technical and master sergeant.

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:17:24 GMT
Air Force Week in Photos
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:16:41 GMT
Remembering 9/11: Tributes throughout the Air Force
Total force Airmen from around the globe took time to commemorate the 13th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, with everything from commemorative runs, to tributes and moments of silence. Here is a brief look at some of those events around the Air Force.

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:37:23 GMT
Enlisted evaluation and promotion systems implementation timeline
In July, the chief of staff and chief master sergeant of the Air Force announced a series of incremental changes to the Enlisted Evaluation and Weighted Airman Promotion Systems scheduled for implementation from August 2014 through January 2017.

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:24:00 GMT
Family Members of HMCS Protecteur Arrive Safely in Pearl Harbor
United States Ship (USS) Michael Murphy arrived today alongside Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with family members and civilian contractors transferred off Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Protecteur, five days after a fire onboard Protecteur.
Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:25:00 -0400
Australian, U.S. Sailors Trade Places During Pacific Bond 2013
The Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) swapped 10 crewmembers with Royal Australian Navy (RAN) guided-missile frigate HMAS Sydney's (FFG 03), in support of Pacific Bond 2013, June 23 to enhance inter-ship operability and foster camaraderie.
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:55:00 -0400
Exercise Dogu Akdeniz 2013 Comes to an End
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) returned to Aksaz Naval Base after completing Exercise Dogu Akdeniz 2013, Nov. 14.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:10:00 -0400
Onlookers Salute 'Old Glory' at Fort McHenry
Visitors and special guests watched as members of the U.S. Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment with the help of War of 1812 re-enactors, hoisted a 15-star, 15-stripe, full-size replica Star-Spangled Banner flag over Fort McHenry here at the "By Dawn's Early Light" flag-raising ceremony.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:21:00 -0400
7th Fleet Medical Team Trains with Indonesia and Malaysia Doctors On board Blue Ridge
U.S. 7th Fleet's medical staff hosted Malaysian and Indonesian military medical teams underway aboard the flag ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) May 22 - 25, 2014.
Wed, 28 May 2014 08:58:00 -0400
2014 Resolutions: Resolve to Protect against Flu
Start off 2014 in a healthful way by resolving to protect you and your family members from the flu.
Tue, 31 Dec 2013 01:44:00 -0400
NAVFAC Announces 2014 Engineers of the Year
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) announced the winners of its 2014 Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year Awards Dec. 9.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 02:47:00 -0400
NSWC PCD Aviation Search and Rescue Team Saves Distressed Kayaker
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division's (NSWC PCD) Search and Rescue (SAR) crew responded to an urgent marine alert Oct. 23, from Coast Guard Sector Mobile concerning a kayaker who became adrift in rough seas about four miles offshore from Phillips Inlet in Panama City Beach, Fla.
Thu, 24 Oct 2013 05:05:00 -0400
Preparing to Promote with EAP at Naval Hospital Bremerton
Naval Hospital Bremerton wrapped up another round of Enlisted Advancement Program (EAP) training August 26-28 in helping to prepare over 150 enlisted personnel for the upcoming September 2014 advancement exams.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:24:00 -0400
More Than 50 Chiefs Promoted Aboard George Washington
Fifty-three chief petty officer selectees from the U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, and embarked staff, commander, Task Force (CTF) 70, were awarded the gold fouled anchor and advanced.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:42:00 -0400
Commanding General's Cup (Spartans vs Outlaws)
The Headquarters and Support Battalion Spartans beat the School of Infantry Outlaws, 13-7 in a hard fought, low-scoring, back-and-forth game. That brought the Spartans to a 2-1 record for the season at the Paige Fieldhouse football field, Sept. 15.  Quarterback Brandon Bond capitalized on broken coverage when his receiver was left open in the end

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:22:00 GMT
Prepare a smooth transition today
Many Marines are not aware of additional specialty courses available to create an even smoother transition and cater to a variety of career paths after completing the Transition Readiness Seminar. These courses include resume writing, social media job searching, pursuing a higher education and starting a business.  “These programs are designed to

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:13:00 GMT
The Boys are Back in Town
Elements of 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment returned to a crowd of anxious family members of the Marines and sailors with Headquarters and Support and Weapons Companies on Sept. 11.  More than 200 Marines and sailors marched towards their loved ones with immense intensity to finally see their families again.  Lee Hollingsworth, father of 1st Lt.

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:13:00 GMT
New base completed for ANA’s 1st Brigade, 215th Corps, Helmand province
Helmand provincial Governor Naeem Baloch, Afghan National Army’s 215th Corps Commander Maj. Gen. Sayed Malouk, and Regional Command (Southwest) Commander Brig. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo gathered in Garm Ser district for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new ANA base, Sept. 1. New Camp Garm Ser is an ANA base in southern Helmand

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:15:06 GMT
Local community gathers for 9/11 remembrance
Craven County Community College hosted a 9/11 memorial at the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point – Havelock campus in remembrance of the events that occurred Sept. 11, 2001.  Maj. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and the keynote speaker for the event, started the memorial ceremony with a moment of

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:41:44 GMT
High Desert community mixes with military neighbors
The 25th Annual Community Military Mixer was held at the Maj. Gen. James L. Day Conference Center, on Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., Sept. 4. The event allowed the High Desert community to network

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:24:04 GMT
2nd LAAD section, team leaders refine skills, enhance abilities
Marines with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion’s section leader course and team leader course combined during a final exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Sept. 10.  The section and team leader courses at 2nd LAAD are both three weeks long. They are designed to serve as a refresher on the fundamentals of the Marines

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:13:48 GMT
MWHS-2 hosts Jane Wayne Day, builds squadron readiness
Spouses and family members with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2 became Marines for a day during the squadron’s Jane Wayne Day here, Sept. 12.   The event was designed to give MWHS-2’s extended family a peek behind the scenes at the squadron’s day-to-day operations and some typical Marine Corps training, said Alesha N. Burkeen, the family

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:24:00 GMT
Maj. Gen. Beydler visits SP-MAGTF Africa
Maj. Gen. William D. Beydler, the commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force and U.S. Marine Corps Forces Africa, visited here, Sept. 13, to meet the service members of Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 14. The service members currently assigned to SP-MAGTF Africa 14 are tasked with supporting Marine Forces Europe and

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:11:19 GMT
Tennessee Marine returns from training in Burundi
Major Luke A. Sauber, a Marine with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 14, and native of Memphis, Tennessee, recently returned from a theater security cooperation mission in Burundi.    Sauber was part of a small team of Marines and Sailors who trained and advised the Burundi National Defense Force in logistics and engineering,

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:10:43 GMT
Obama Details Major Increase in U.S. Ebola Response
In a whole-of-government approach and with international partners, the United States is significantly upping its response to the West African Ebola epidemic President Barack Obama said.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Army Vietnam Medal of Honor Recipients Join Hall of Heroes
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel honored two "remarkable" Americans as he led the induction of the Army's two most recent Medal of Honor recipients into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Winnefeld Visits Invictus Games
Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, attended the first day of the Invictus Games, where he spoke with competitors, presented medals, and met with Prince Harry and senior foreign military officials.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
U.S. Airstrikes Target ISIL in Iraq
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using fighter aircraft to conduct five airstrikes Monday and Tuesday southwest of Baghdad and northwest of Irbil.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Breedlove: U.S. Reconsidering Troops Reductions in Europe
NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe said Pentagon leaders are reviewing decisions to scale down U.S. forces in Europe in light of the changing security environment triggered by Russia's actions in Ukraine.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Hagel Explains President's Strategy to Destroy ISIL
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel explained the military portion of President Barack Obama's strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL to the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Face of Defense: USS Stethem's Sailors Learn CPR
Medical personnel aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem conduct life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation training each week for the ship's crew.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Project Sanctuary Aids Military Families
A national nonprofit organization is assisting military families in making the transition from "battle-ready to family-ready."
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Dempsey Discusses Anti-ISIL Strategy at Senate Hearing
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff describes the strategy against ISIL as "an Iraq-first strategy, but not an Iraq-only one."
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
U.S. Military Airstrikes Hit ISIL
U.S. military forces conducted two airstrikes in support of Iraqi security forces near Sinjar and southwest of Baghdad.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Senior Executive Service Announcements
News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Flag Officer Assignment
News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's phone call with Spanish Minister of Defense Pedro Morenes
News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Readout of Deputy Secretary Work's Meeting with Norway's State Secretary for Defense Oystein Bo
News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
General Officer Assignments
News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's phone call with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian
News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
General Officer Announcements
News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Soldier Missing From WWII Accounted For
News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Statement By Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on President Obama's ISIL Speech
News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby on Haditha Dam Airstrikes
News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
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