Military Minute: 5 Great Military Housing Options

Take a Military Minute (or two), click play, and watch our newest video. Whether you’ve just received orders for your next PCS, or you’ve already transferred and are now in temporary housing, the decision of where to live at each duty station looms large. Click to learn more!

Sesame Street for Military Families sets preschoolers on the right path


By Health.mil Sunny days, sweepin’ the clouds away: the emblematic opening strains of a song that brings back warm childhood memories for many. Now, the lessons learned on Sesame Street are helping the youngest cope with the stress of being the child of a parent in the military. Sesame Street for Military Families is a […]

Montana Army National Guard helicopter rescues Air Force Humvee stuck in the mud


By JORDON NIEDERMEIER, Billings Gazette With help from a Montana Army National Guard helicopter crew, a Humvee has been returned to Malmstrom Air Force Base after spending more than a week stuck on a muddy Montana road. The recovery operation took place April 12 on Fairview Road, near Grass Range. The Humvee, a High Mobility Multipurpose […]

Army hoping to entice doctors to the battlefield


By Amanda Dolasinski, Fayetteville Observer Before aspiring medical school students venture off on careers at hospitals, Army leaders hope to entice them to bring their critical life-saving skills to battlefields across the globe. For even more daring future doctors, Army leaders tout the unique capabilities of surgeons to jump from an aircraft and pop up […]

Starbucks unveils ‘Military Family Stores,’ serving up jobs to American vets


By Cristina Corbin, Fox News At the Starbucks on Fort Campbell Boulevard in Clarksville, Tenn. — two miles from the U.S. military base — store manager Shannon Feltz pours hot coffee for a group of veterans seated at a communal table. On a shelf next to the register are rows of green-and-white mugs reading: “Proudly serving […]

Three Things The Military Taught Me About Being Decisive In Business


By Erik Larson, Forbes Decision making is at the heart of business leadership. Yet decision-making problems are universal. Businesses regularly suffer from indecision, tunnel vision and flatlined creativity. Military leadership is a crucible for decision making since it can mean the difference between life and death. Here are three decision-making lessons I learned as an Air Force officer that all business […]

North Korea carries out live-fire drills as U.S. warships gather


By Anna Fifield, Washington Post TOKYO — North Korea’s military conducted huge live-fire drills Tuesday and issued new warnings that it would defend itself against the “American imperialists,” amid high tensions and a military buildup in the region. But the United States and its South Korean and Japanese allies showed their muscle as well by […]

Service academies prepare the next generation of the American military officers


By Abby Jackson, Business Insider Admission into the United States service academies are highly sought after. The United States Military, Naval, Air Force, Merchant Marine, and Coast Guard academies have acceptance rates ranging from 9% to 18%. In addition to their highly rigorous admissions processes, they enjoy an esteemed reputation for educating and preparing top-ranking members of […]

Marine General: ‘Swarms of autonomous Hunter-Killer drones will lead Marines into battle’


By Matthew Griffin, Global Futurist The US Marines, who recently announced they want their own fully autonomous F-35’s are getting their “Low Cost Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Swarming Technology” platform, also known as LOCUST, ready for prime time, and they’re going to be armed. The LOCUST system lets autonomous swarms of “Coyote” UAV drones, which are […]

Lockheed Martin to Produce New Helicopter for the Marines


By Rick Smith, The Motley Fool Two years ago, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) agreed to lay out $9 billion to buy Sikorsky Aircraft from its then-owner United Technologies (NYSE:UTX). The deal’s price tag may have sounded steep at the time — but it’s continuing to pay off for Lockheed Martin. Case in point? For years prior to […]

Navy SEAL accused of molesting girl on camera


By Carl Prine, LA Times Navy SEAL stationed in San Diego filmed himself molesting a sleeping girl, raped a woman in Virginia and kept a stash of child porn on his cellphone that included footage involving an infant having sex with a dog, according to allegations unsealed in federal court in Virginia Beach, Va. Arrested […]