Category Archives: Military

Military will pay toward in-home child care for some families in pilot program

military-will-pay-toward-in-home-child-care-for-some-families-in-pilot-program

A pilot program to help military families pay for child care in their homes will kick off in July, according to defense officials. The new initiative will be offered in five regions that have a high demand for child care and the longest wait lists: the National Capital Region; Hawaii; San Diego; Norfolk; and San […]

The 2021 Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges rankings are out. Is your school on the list?

the-2021-military-times-best-for-vets:-colleges-rankings-are-out.-is-your-school-on-the-list?

Army veteran James Kumm started college as a sergeant in the National Guard. It didn’t take long to feel like he didn’t fit in. “One of the big disconnects that I had was I was a little bit older,” he said. “I had responsibilities being in the National Guard that the average student didn’t have. […]

The 2021 Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges rankings are out. Is your school on the list?

the-2021-military-times-best-for-vets:-colleges-rankings-are-out.-is-your-school-on-the-list?

Army veteran James Kumm started college as a sergeant in the National Guard. It didn’t take long to feel like he didn’t fit in. “One of the big disconnects that I had was I was a little bit older,” he said. “I had responsibilities being in the National Guard that the average student didn’t have. […]

US military’s elite commando forces look to expand diversity

us-military’s-elite-commando-forces-look-to-expand-diversity

WASHINGTON — The Navy never had to look too hard to fill its elite SEAL force. For years, eager recruits poured in to try out for naval special warfare teams — but they were overwhelmingly white. Now, Naval Special Warfare Command leaders are trying to turn that around, developing programs to seek out recruits from […]

US military’s elite commando forces look to expand diversity

us-military’s-elite-commando-forces-look-to-expand-diversity

WASHINGTON — The Navy never had to look too hard to fill its elite SEAL force. For years, eager recruits poured in to try out for naval special warfare teams — but they were overwhelmingly white. Now, Naval Special Warfare Command leaders are trying to turn that around, developing programs to seek out recruits from […]

US military’s elite commando forces look to expand diversity

us-military’s-elite-commando-forces-look-to-expand-diversity

WASHINGTON — The Navy never had to look too hard to fill its elite SEAL force. For years, eager recruits poured in to try out for naval special warfare teams — but they were overwhelmingly white. Now, Naval Special Warfare Command leaders are trying to turn that around, developing programs to seek out recruits from […]

The 2021 Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges rankings are out. Is your school on the list?

the-2021-military-times-best-for-vets:-colleges-rankings-are-out.-is-your-school-on-the-list?

Army veteran James Kumm started college as a sergeant in the National Guard. It didn’t take long to feel like he didn’t fit in. “One of the big disconnects that I had was I was a little bit older,” he said. “I had responsibilities being in the National Guard that the average student didn’t have. […]

Military weapon system test fails to intercept target

military-weapon-system-test-fails-to-intercept-target

HONOLULU — A weapon system test conducted by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii failed to intercept the target Saturday. According to an agency statement, the objective of the test was to demonstrate the capability of a ballistic missile defense-configured Aegis ship to detect, track, engage and intercept a medium […]

NTSB, military probing fatal jet crash near Nellis Air Force Base

ntsb,-military-probing-fatal-jet-crash-near-nellis-air-force-base

LAS VEGAS — Military and federal authorities said Tuesday they were probing the cause of a fighter jet crash that killed a civilian pilot but did not injure anyone on the ground in a residential area near Nellis Air Force Base. The Dassault Mirage F-1 that crashed Monday afternoon was owned and operated by Florida-based […]

How a military vehicle contractor plans to make a USPS truck that lasts ‘almost forever’

how-a-military-vehicle-contractor-plans-to-make-a-usps-truck-that-lasts-‘almost-forever’

On its face, the work of U.S. mail carriers working across the country and members of the military serving overseas may not have much visible overlap, but according to the contractor selected to build the next generation of postal vehicles, their similarities make all the difference when designing the next generation of mail truck. Oshkosh […]