Airman gets life in prison for death of Mennonite woman
An Air Force airman will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping a Mennonite woman from northwestern New Mexico, fatally shooting her and leaving her body in the freezing cold in a forest clearing hundreds of miles away.
Driver charged in tactical vehicle rollover near Camp Lejeune that killed 2 fellow Marines
A 19-year-old Marine has been charged in the rollover accident near Camp Lejeune that left two Marines dead and 17 others injured when the 7-ton tactical vehicle they were riding in rolled over.
Air Force medical personnel arrive at Cleveland Clinic to assist with coronavirus response
A team of 20 U.S. Air Force medical personnel arrived at the Cleveland Clinic on Wednesday morning to assist with the health system’s coronavirus response.
Fort Bragg changes name of road ‘incorrectly’ linked to top Confederate general
Fort Bragg’s Longstreet Road, which runs through the center of the North Carolina Army post, has been renamed as part of an effort to rid the military of names associated with the Confederacy, post officials announced this week.
Biden administration, Army Corps of Engineers announce more than $1 billion for Everglades restoration
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend $1.1 billion on restoring and preserving South Florida’s Everglades during the current fiscal year, the White House announced Wednesday.
Navy accelerates the discharge process for sailors who refuse a coronavirus vaccine
Sailors eligible to exit active duty by June 1 and who refuse the vaccine will be discharged honorably under an expedited process, barring special circumstances.
New York firm wins $20 million Navy contract for compact, next-gen atomic clock
The Navy has awarded a small New York firm a $20 million contract to develop a compact, next-generation mercury ion atomic clock, the Pentagon announced recently.
USS Kitty Hawk, one of the Navy’s last fossil fuel-powered carriers, sails for the scrapyard
One of the United States’ last aircraft carriers powered by fossil fuels departed Washington state on Sunday, beginning its final journey before being scrapped.
Virginia Navy sailor shot in the face while his 3-year-old watched, officials say
Outlets reported the seaman apprentice, Koreyuntaye Robinson, and his daughter were in Chicago visiting family when he was shot.
University of New Mexico tapped for Air Force space program
The Air Force Research Laboratory last month announced the winning teams for the Space University Research Initiative, or SURI program. The University of New Mexico will have a presence on a team formed to tackle space logistics and mobility issues.