September 25, 2015
Navy Commander Welcomes Female SEALs, Warns of Higher Injury RiskFull story: military.com
September 24, 2015
Army Opens Ranger School to All Qualified Troops
The U.S. Army announced that qualified troops regardless of gender will be allowed to attend "all future classes" of its elite Ranger School.Full story: military.com
Army Secretary John McHugh said, "We must ensure that this training opportunity is available to all soldiers who are qualified and capable and we continue to look for ways to select, train, and retain the best soldiers to meet our nation's needs," according to a statement released by the service.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley added, "The Army's number one priority is combat readiness and leader development is a function of combat readiness. Giving every qualified soldier the opportunity to attend the Ranger Course, the Army's premier small unit leadership school, ensures we are maintaining our combat readiness today, tomorrow and for future generations."
Ranger School is a 62-day course described as the Army's premiere infantry leadership course, an ordeal that pushes students to their physical and mental limits. Over the past two years, only about 40 percent of males successfully completed the course, according to leaders from the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade, which runs the program.
September 24, 2015
Take Charge Of Your Disability Claims
By participating in the Fully Developed Claims program, Veterans and Survivors can take charge of their claims by submitting all relevant records with their claims at once. The fastest way to receive a decision on your disability claim is by filing an FDC electronically through eBenefits.va.gov.Full story: content.govdelivery.com
August 28, 2015
Military Families Have Until January to Update DEERS InformationFull story: military.com
August 26, 2015
New Center Focused on Student Veteran SupportFull story: news.unl.edu
August 17, 2015
CJCS: U.S. Forces Must Adapt to Deal With Near- Peer CompetitorsFull story: jcs.mil