WASHINGTON - Nineteen American service members were killed and hundreds injured by a terrorist attack on a military housing complex in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
DALLAS - Family readiness and support in the reserve components are just as important as buying a new submarine, ship, airplane, satellite or tank, Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert A. McIntosh recently told an audience here.
WASHINGTON - U.S. military recovery experts will travel to North Korea in July and September to search for the remains of Americans lost during the Korean War.
TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii - Clever; smart; best at something. That's a rough translation of the Hawaiian word "akamai" and why planners chose the word as the title for a major telemedicine project in the Pacific theater.
CAMP H. M. SMITH, Hawaii - As the U.S. Pacific Command surgeon, Rear Adm. William J. McDaniel, views the Pacific Theater as three entities offering distinctive challenges to health care delivery.
CAMP H. M. SMITH, Hawaii - Setting up TRICARE in this part of the tropics was a breeze.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Navy salvage and rescue ship USS Grasp and the dock landing ship USS Oak Hill are assisting the National Transportation Safety Board's search and recovery of TWA Flight 800 off Long Island, N.Y.
WASHINGTON - President Clinton nominated Air Force Lt. Gen. Howell M. Estes III for appointment to general with assignment as commander of U.S. Space Command at Peterson
WASHINGTON - NATO will be bigger and more flexible thanks to changes recently approved at the North Atlantic Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Belgium.
WASHINGTON, DC - Three DoD employees were honored June 5 in Bethesda, Md., at the 10th annual conference of the National Association of Professional Asian-American Women.
WASHINGTON - Combat pay and special tax benefits end June 30 for U.S. service members assigned in Vietnam, although imminent danger pay will continue for duty in the Southeast Asian nation.
WASHINGTON - Hopes of gold, silver and bronze medals for 16 military track and field athletes rest on their performances at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in Atlanta.
WASHINGTON - When and where to use military force was the subject of a commencement address by National Security Adviser Anthony Lake at the National Defense University.
WASHINGTON, DC - DoD recently revised the remaining 1996 jet and parachute demonstration team schedules. The new schedules, released June 6, reflect performance changes for the Navy's Blue Angels, the Air Force's Thunderbirds and the Army's Golden Knights.
WASHINGTON, DC - Two soldiers earned Olympic spots and three others earned alternate positions at the recent U.S. Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling trials in Concord, Calif.
WASHINGTON - The name changed, but DoD's Family Member Dental Plan still provides low-cost access to a broad network of civilian dentists.
WASHINGTON - A combination of mistakes caused the April 3 CT-43 jet crash in Croatia that killed Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and 34 others, according to an Air Force investigation board.
WASHINGTON - Air Force officials are taking action to reduce the risk of tragedies like the crash of a CT-43 passenger jet that killed Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and 34 others.
WASHINGTON - President Clinton nominated Adm. Jay L. Johnson to become the 26th chief of naval operations. Upon Senate confirmation, Johnson would succeed Adm. Jeremy M. Boorda, who died May 16.
WASHINGTON, DC - Ask service members what they know about DACOWITS, and most will probably ask, "What's a DACOWITS?"
WASHINGTON - The TRICARE managed health care plan for service members and their families and military retirees isn't gathering moss.
WASHINGTON - A "medical internet" will provide U.S. forces in Eastern Europe the same level of health care they'd receive back home, officials at the Medical Advanced Technology Management Office, Fort Detrick, Md., said.
WASHINGTON - Being a skilled warrior is not enough today, military leaders now must also be statesmen, technologists and managers, according to Defense Secretary William J. Perry.
WASHINGTON - U.S. and Eastern European defense officials assembled in Western Ukraine recently for opening ceremonies of Peace Shield 1996, the first multinational peacekeeping exercise held in the former Soviet republic.
WASHINGTON - The defense leaders of the world's top three nuclear powers recently sowed seeds of peace in a field of war. Soil that for decades was sown with nuclear death and destruction will soon yield a bounty of golden blooms.
WASHINGTON - Having completed most of its military tasks "almost flawlessly," NATO's peace implementation force is now conducting more visible patrols throughout Bosnia, according to Secretary of State Warren Christopher.
WASHINGTON - NATO officials have agreed to a plan allowing the Western European Union to use NATO assets in military operations.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - DoD named its top journalists for 1995 during its recent Thomas Jefferson journalism competition.
WASHINGTON, DC - The services honored 16 new champions at the 1996 men's armed forces track and field championships, held May 22 and 23 at Santa Barbara (Calif.) Community College.
WASHINGTON, DC - Seven medalists from the 1995 women's armed forces track and field meet claimed gold medals at this year's event, held May 22-23 at Santa Barbara (Calif.) Community College.
WASHINGTON - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told graduating Naval Academy midshipmen he celebrated their achievements and had confidence in their abilities.
WASHINGTON - The Air Force has relieved three commanders in Germany in connection with the April 3 jet crash that killed Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and 34 others.
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron takes its act to Eastern Europe this summer as part of a seven-country tour June 12 through July 10.
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