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!

USS Arizona survivor rejoins shipmates, interred aboard ship

By Associated Press, Fox News PROVIDENCE, R.I. –  A veteran who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor and died last year at age 94 has been reunited with his fallen shipmates on the sunken USS Arizona. Raymond Haerry was interred on the ship in a ceremony that his granddaughter says was solemn and beautiful. Haerry […]

After losing a leg in combat, he worked out privately. Now he’s a Boston Marathon star.

By Marissa Payne, Washington Post Retired Marine Staff Sergeant Jose Luis Sanchez didn’t intend to become a role model. He started working out just so he could feel like himself again after an encounter with an IED during a patrol of Afghanistan in 2011 left him with an amputated left leg and injured right calf. […]

4 Vietnam War veterans receive Silver Star for 1972 rescue mission

By Fox News Four U.S. Army veterans who rescued seven people from a burning transport plane during the Vietnam War each received a Silver Star on Tuesday for their heroic actions. Robert Monette, Robert Frank, Spc. John Deslouriers and Spc. Leonard “Bruce” Shearer — the crew members of UH-1H “Huey” — reunited in Little Rock, […]

US F-22s intercept Russian bombers off Alaska coast

By Zachary Cohen and Ryan Browne, CNN Washington (CNN)Two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were intercepted in international airspace off the coast of Alaska by two US F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft on Monday, the Pentagon confirmed to CNN. The intercept, which was described by a US military official as safe and professional, took place about 100 […]

VA Stops Dropping Family Caregivers Amid Program Review | 18 Apr 2017 | by Amy Bushatz The Veterans Affairs Department has temporarily stopped dropping caregivers from a program designed to compensate family members who provide primary care to severely injured troops while officials review the effort. Designed by Congress to pay caregivers to keep post-9/11 veterans out of long-term treatment facilities, the […]

Army Identifies Soldier Killed in Maryland Black Hawk Crash

by Hope Hodge Seck, The soldier who died at the site of an Army UH-60 Black Hawk crash in Leonardtown, Maryland Monday was a 22-year-old crew chief, officials announced Tuesday evening. Spc. Jeremy Darrell Tomlin, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, was pronounced dead on-site at the Breton Bay Golf Course and Country Club by […]

North Korea says it ‘will test missiles weekly’, senior official tells BBC

By: BBC North Korea will continue to test missiles, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang, despite international condemnation and growing military tensions with the US. “We’ll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis,” Vice-Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol told the BBC’s John Sudworth. He said that an “all-out […]

A Lesson in Life Insurance

Death is a complex topic, and not just in an existential manner of speaking. Similar to birth, death involves planning, time and financial resources. Life insurance plays a role in this kind of planning, as financial protection for your survivors and dependents upon your death. A life insurance policy is a sum of money for […]

The Reserve and National Guard Magazine – May 2017

Download this digital edition now or view past issues in our Digital Archive! In this issue: All in the Family – Generations of Military Service Super Bowl Heroes – Two NFL Players Also Serve in the Military – and Both Played in Super Bowl LI Making it Work – Education Opportunities for Members of the […]

Army charges retired general with rape

By Tom Vanden Brook, WASHINGTON — The Army on Friday announced rape charges against a retired general for multiple assaults against a minor dating to the 1980s. Retired Maj. Gen. James Grazioplene is charged with six charges of rape of a minor between 1983 and 1989, the Army announced. The criminal investigation remains open, […]