Aug. 4, 2014
Officials Acknowledge, Work on Solving Vehicle Shipment Issues
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. —
Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command and U.S. Transportation Command are standing up a team of transportation experts to quickly address the most significant challenges and concerns military customers are facing when shipping their privately owned vehicles.
Ohio Guardsmen Help With Toledo Water System Crisis
COLUMBUS, Ohio —
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has ordered a contingent of the state's National Guard to active duty in response to an algae bloom that's impacted Toledo's public water system.
Campbell Stresses Relationships, Discusses Upcoming ISAF Tour
Building personal relationships with leaders is just as important as the ability to project force, Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell said.
Aug. 3, 2014
USO Partnership Builds Veterans’ Leadership Skills
ESTES PARK, Colo. —
The United Service Organizations, in partnership with Team Red, White and Blue, held a leadership seminar to encourage veterans to use their unique skills to improve their communities.
Aug. 2, 2014
Fuerzas Comando 2014; One Champion, All Winners
FORT TOLEMAIDA, Colombia —
After a week of intense heat and extreme competition, the annual U.S. Southern Command-sponsored special operations skills competition Fuerzas Comando held its closing ceremony on July 31 on Fort Tolemaida, Colombia.
Aug. 1, 2014
Russia Continues Military Build-up Along Ukraine Border
Russian troops have moved closer to the border with Ukraine and continue to build their military capabilities in the region, a Pentagon spokesman said.
DoD Announces Readiness, Environmental Protection Awards
Defense officials announced the winners of the 2014 Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration Challenge.
Hagel to Travel to Germany, India, Australia
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will travel to Germany, India and Australia next week, on a trip focused on protecting U.S. interests around the globe.
Breedlove Visits U.S. Troops in Turkey
GAZIANTEP, Turkey —
NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe has visited U.S. Army soldiers in Turkey assigned to NATO-controlled Patriot missile units deployed against possible attack from neighboring Syria.
Face of Defense: Soldier Leads Troops in Woodshop
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan —
Army Spc. Keith Harris of the Indiana National Guard strives to provide good leadership to his soldiers in the woodshop in Afghanistan.