Air Force ‘mobility teams’ are rapidly moving cargo to remote Indo-Pacific sites

The risk of war with China is spurring the Air Force to create ‘air mobility teams’ charged with dispersing quickly to deliver cargo to far-flung spots across the Indo-Pacific.

Navy re-ups guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke for another 5 years

The Navy approved plans to keep the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke in service another five years.

Navy’s Triton drone to undergo advanced sensor testing over Indo-Pacific

The Navy’s MQ-4C Triton, fresh from in-flight capability trials over the Indo-Pacific, is teed up for further testing with advanced capabilities this year.

After 81 years, a Virginia military base sheds its Confederate name

Some here say they’ll keep calling it Pickett. Others are fine with moving on. Many say they simply haven’t given it much thought at all.

Coast Guard saves 28 from Cuban migrant boat off Key West; 1 person missing

The agency said Tuesday it had responded to the report of a makeshift, steel-hulled craft apparently disabled in heavy seas about 6 miles off the coast after a civilian boater reporting seeing people in the water.

US Army stakes out permanent presence in Poland with ‘Camp K’

The decision to set up a permanent base in Poland amounts to a milestone for the U.S. military in the former Eastern Bloc, where American troops since the end of the Cold War have maintained a lighter, mobile presence.

Army Golden Knight killed in parachute training jump to be welcomed home at Ontario airport in California

Community members are being encouraged to line the streets Thursday near Ontario Airport with American flags to welcome home Army Golden Knight Michael Ty Kettenhofen.

The aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt will move back to San Diego on Thursday

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt will return to its homeport of San Diego on Thursday after 18 months up maintenance, repairs and modernization in Bremerton, Wash.

Fort Bragg soldier charged with murder in January shooting death of another soldier

The Hoke County Sheriff’s Office filed first-degree murder charges against Army Staff Sgt. Brandon Allen Amos-Dixon, accusing him in the killing of Staff Sgt. Jimmy Lee Smith III in Raeford, about 30 miles southwest of Fort Bragg.

Fort Riley guard shoots, wounds motorist at gate

A Fort Riley guard has shot and wounded a motorist after an altercation at a gate at the Kansas Army base.

‘I can attest to the value’: Brigadier general explains costs in Wright-Patterson housing renovation

Historic residential housing of the kind slated for significant remodeling at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is rare in the Air Force. For that reason and others, the cost for remodeling the homes will be high, Brig. Gen. Mark Slominski said.

‘Incident’ at Naval Base Guam closes roads, shutters exchange and commissary

An unspecified ‘incident’ at Naval Base Guam’s main exchange store on Tuesday closed roads and spurred a response from security forces, fire and emergency services.

Starlink satellites are boosting Air Force communication across the Indo-Pacific

The Air Force is using commercial Starlink satellites to communicate with airmen dispersed across the vast Indo-Pacific.

Air Force relieves 36th Wing commander on Guam over personal conduct ‘shortfalls’

The Air Force has relieved the head of its preeminent logistics hub in the Indo-Pacific due to ‘shortfalls in his personal conduct prior to taking command.’

Red Hill families exposed to anti-icing agent in 2021 fuel spill

Military and civilian families who drank and bathed in fuel-tainted water after a fuel spill at the Navy’s Red Hill facility in November 2021 contaminated their water also may have been exposed to an anti-icing additive.

Alaska joint base will host Air Force’s first multinational force training center

The Air Force has chosen Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska to host the service’s first integrated center capable of joint and multinational force training.

Army colonel who faced rape accusations will retire from the service in May

Col. Christopher Warner, an Army psychiatrist removed from command more than two years ago following allegations that he raped his family’s live-in nanny, will retire from the service in May.

Wright-Patterson’s AFLCMC to host 1-day public Air Force job fair Wednesday

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) is having a hiring event for both AFLCMC and 88th Air Base Wing job openings Wednesday, its first public jobs fair since 2019.

Infantry officer receives Soldier’s Medal for helping victims of deadly German train crash

Col. Charles Bergman has received the Army’s highest individual noncombat award in recognition of the aid he rendered to the victims of a tragic train derailment in the Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen last year.