March 2011

3/30/2011 - Department of Defense announces stationing of two Combat Aviation Brigades

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Wednesday that they are deploying two additional Combat Aviation Brigades, one in Fort Wainwright, Alaska, and the other in Fort Carson, Colorado, according to the U.S. Army. read more »

3/30/2011 - Troops will get priority registration for Ten-Miler

All U.S. service men and women will receive priority registration for the Army's Ten-Miler race, according to the U.S. Army. read more »

3/30/2011 - Soldiers helps clear runways at Sendai International

U.S. soldiers have helped clear the runways at Sendai International Airport in Japan, according to the U.S. Army. read more »

3/30/2011 - Last female officer from first co-ed West Point class retires

The last female officer from the first ever co-ed class at West Point has retired, according to The U.S. Army. read more »

3/30/2011 - Joint Base retired master sergeant adds to powerlifting record total

A retired master sergeant at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord has increased his powerlifting records twofold this month, according to the U.S. Army. read more »

3/30/2011 - Army dentists help Nicaraguans in need

Members of the Army Reserve's 307th Dental Company out of Vallejo, California, recently returned from Nicaragua after helping more than 1,200 Nicaraguans, according to the U.S. Army. read more »

3/29/2011 - Texas moves to make military voting easier for active servicemembers

Lawmakers in the state of Texas are working to make it easier for active servicemembers to vote while on active duty, according to AP Texas News. read more »

3/29/2011 - Understanding your Family Servicemembers' and Veterans' Group Life Insurance Policy

Like most things in life, the Family Servicemembers' and Veterans' Group Life Insurance (FSGLI) Policy is complex and can be difficult to understand without a bit of guidance. read more »

3/28/2011 - Army revising points system for some NCOs

The Army is revising its enlisted promotion points system beginning on June 1, a major overhaul to the system that determines which soldiers have what it takes to become sergeants and staff sergeants, according to Stripes.com. read more »

3/28/2011 - Still time to claim stop-loss payments from government

The deadline to claim stop-loss payments for time served that was involuntarily extended has now been moved to April 8, according to Military.com. read more »

3/25/2011 - Army holds job fair for 1,200 positions in Alabama

The Army held a job fair in Stafford, Alabama, with 1,200 jobs available to new recruits, according to BirminghamMail.net. read more »

3/24/2011 - Americans greeted at Travis Air Force Base as they return from Japan

570 people, all members of military families, arrived at Travis Air Force Base in California on Tuesday after being in the country during the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck last week, according to The Reporter. read more »