Category Archives: U.S. Army

One Explosive Device Responsible for Deaths of 13 U.S. Service Members in Kabul Attack, Pentagon Says

One Explosive Device Responsible for Deaths of 13 U.S. Service Members in Kabul Attack, Pentagon Says

A Marine assigned to 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) provides over-watch during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan on Aug. 21, 2021. US Marine Corps Photo

One explosive device detonation caused the death of 13 U.S. troops in an attack during the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan, according to U.S. Central Command officials.
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TRANSCOM Commander: American Shipyards Need Revitalization to Help Modernize Military Sealift Command

TRANSCOM Commander: American Shipyards Need Revitalization to Help Modernize Military Sealift Command

PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 20, 2022) An AS332 Super Puma transports cargo from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9) onto the flight deck of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) during a replenishment-at-sea. U.S. Navy Photo

Buying nine used cargo ships is a first step toward the much needed modernization of Military Sealift Command’s fleet, but the sealift enterprise requires the revitalization of American shipbuilding and yard maintenance to experience long-term benefits, the top general leading U.S. Transportation Command said Wednesday. Read More

Marines COVID-19 Vaccination Separations Surpass 450

Marines COVID-19 Vaccination Separations Surpass 450

A Nurse Corps Officer with Branch Health Clinic on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, prepares vaccines at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, Feb. 2, 2022. US Marine Corps Photo

The Marine Corps separated an additional 70 Marines over the past week due to refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19 , bringing the total to 469.

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Marine Corps Nears 400 Separations Over COVID-19 Vaccine Refusal

Marine Corps Nears 400 Separations Over COVID-19 Vaccine Refusal

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Erika Mendoza an administrative specialist assigned to Installation Personnel Administration Center, Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, receives the COVID-19 vaccine at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, on Feb. 17, 2021. US Marine Corps Photo

Nearly 400 Marines have been separated due to continued refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the service announced Thursday. Read More

Navy Offering Up to $50K in Recruiting Bonuses

Navy Offering Up to $50K in Recruiting Bonuses

Sailors assigned to Navy Talent Acquisition Group Philadelphia participate in the Navywide E-7 advancement exam held at Navy Operational Support Center in New Castle, Del., on Jan. 19. US Navy Photo

The Navy is offering recruitment bonuses of up to $50,000 as a new incentive, the sea service announced Friday. Read More

Panel: U.S. Needs ‘Actions with Backbone’ to Deter Russia From Invading Ukraine

Panel: U.S. Needs ‘Actions with Backbone’ to Deter Russia From Invading Ukraine

A Ukrainian Special Forces Soldier prepares for a mission with the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and U.S. Army’s 10th Special Forces Group during Exercise Combined Resolve 16 in Hohenfels, Germany, Dec. 8, 2021. US Army Photo

Washington should not “cede the battlefield” to Moscow in resolving the crisis over Ukraine’s future, but instead signal to the Kremlin that any invasion will be met with “actions with backbone,” three international security experts said late last week. Read More