AAV to be Replaced by Modern ACV with Awarded Contract to BAE Systems

AAV to be Replaced by Modern ACV with Awarded Contract to BAE Systems

After 40 plus years of operation, the Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) has become increasingly difficult and expensive to maintain with most of its parts no longer being manufactured. More importantly, it was never designed with today’s kind of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in mind. For the protection and efficiency of our Marines, it’s time for an upgrade…

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ALS Renamed to Honor Fallen Alumna

ALS Renamed to Honor Fallen Alumna

On May 11, 2018 the Joint Base San Antonio Airman Leadership School was given the new official name “JBAS Rogers ALS” to honor fallen Staff Sgt. Cierra Rogers, a former graduate and member of the 67th and 688th Cyberspace Wings.

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Chief Warrant Officer in Right Place at Right Time to Save a Life

Chief Warrant Officer in Right Place at Right Time to Save a Life

The Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola Corry Station has a local hero among their ranks...

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Teamwork at Core of Navy's PEO C4I Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

Teamwork at Core of Navy's PEO C4I Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

This week, seven students received effective, quality training from the PEO C4I's Front Office Continuous Process Improvement Team, with a heavy emphasis on using teamwork to save time and money.

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Success For the VA's First Overseas Warrior Transition Advancement Course

Success For the VA's First Overseas Warrior Transition Advancement Course

The WARTAC-Europe saw its first graduates last month, over forty transitioning service members received their certificates and some received career opportunities with the VA, itself.

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Operation Christmas Drop

Operation Christmas Drop

The year was 1952, when islanders of Kapingamarangi waved to the aircrew aboard a B-29 Superfortress and inspired a new Christmas tradition.

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SECNAV Spends Thanksgiving Aboard USS America

SECNAV Spends Thanksgiving Aboard USS America

 This Thanksgiving, amphibious assault ship USS America saw over 1500 pounds of meat, a slew of reenlistments, some eggnog and a reunion of sorts.

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NEX Online Shopping to Extend to Veterans

NEX Online Shopping to Extend to Veterans

This Veterans Day, NEXCOM will launch the expansion of the myNavyExchange.com's online shopping benefits to every honorably discharged Veteran across the nation.

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97th Annual Veterans Day Parade

97th Annual Veterans Day Parade

Warsaw, North Carolina saw local Marines marching in the 97th Annual Veterans Day Parade; a new honorable experience for most.

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Getting the JASDF Ready for the F-35B Lightning II

Getting the JASDF Ready for the F-35B Lightning II

The Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 conducted classes and an educational tour aboard MCAS Iwakuni to help members of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force's Third Air Wing get acquainted with the F-35B Lightning II.1

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