In Our Communities
In Our Communities

About 15 high school students and parents from Alaska’s Raven Homeschool toured the Army National Guard’s Combined Support Maintenance Shop and Bryant Army Airfield at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska last week, according to a DVIDS story. “The Guard does not...

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Snap of the Week
Snap of the Week

Marine Corps Cpl. Gerald Wells III, a member of the Silent Drill Platoon, conducts a rifle inspection during a flyover of the Navy’s Blue Angels C-130 Super Hercules aircraft, nicknamed “Fat Albert,” at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona Feb. 13. Marine Corps...

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Space Force Considers Eight-Year Commitment for New Recruits
Space Force Considers Eight-Year Commitment for New Recruits

The Space Force is considering asking prospective guardians to enlist for an initial eight-year term as a way to create a stable workforce, Military Times reported. That’s twice as long as the typical-first term enlistment. “I know eight years is a big commitment to...

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DOD Awards REPI Challenge Funding at 22 Installations
DOD Awards REPI Challenge Funding at 22 Installations

The DOD Readiness and Environment Protection Integration Program has awarded REPI Challenge funds for 17 projects, benefitting 22 installations and many nearby communities, according to a recent announcement. DOD contributed $23 million to the projects, with more than...

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Austin Released from Hospital, Resumed Duties Tuesday
Austin Released from Hospital, Resumed Duties Tuesday

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was released from the hospital Tuesday and resumed his duties, DOD announced in a statement. Austin was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Sunday for a bladder condition related to a December prostate cancer...

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