HAPPY 71st BIRTHDAY TO THE U.S. NAVY BLUE ANGELS On April 24, 1946, the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Chester Nimitz, ordered the formation of a naval exhibition team to keep the public interested in naval aviation following the end of World War II. The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach. Since 1946, the Blue Angels have performed for nearly 500 million fans. For the past 71 years, the U.S. Navy Bl... read more
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HAPPY 109TH BIRTHDAY TO THE ARMY RESERVE! (Image Courtesy of The U.S. Army Reserve) ARMY RESERVE VISION: The most capable, combat-ready and lethal federal Reserve in the history of the Nation. AMERICA’S ARMY RESERVE: GLOBALLY POSITIONED, GLOBALLY ENGAGED On 23 April, America's Army Reserve will celebrate 109 years in service to the Army and the Nation, evolving from a tiny corps of medical professionals to a globally positioned and engaged operational reserve force. For 109 years, the Army Reserve has never failed to meet the challenges of its time, evolving from a tiny corps of medical profe... read more
Story by: Senior Airman Krystal Wright (502nd Air Base Wing) To make PCS moves a smoother process for military families, the Department of Defense has launched a new website that allows them to submit an online request for child care before they even get to their next destination. This single online gateway provides access to comprehensive information on military-operated and military-subsidized child care options worldwide, according to the new Military Child Care website, http://www.militarychildcare.com . Through this system, military families are able to update their online profile, searc... read more
Photo courtesy of: U. S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 1st Class William R Goodwin. Story by:Naval Supply Systems Command Global Logistics Support SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- In a message released March 24, Naval Supply Systems Command Global Logistics Support (NAVSUP GLS) advised Sailors and family members that peak season for household goods (HHG) moves will run from May 15 to August 31 this year. During this time, almost 55 percent of all Department of Defense household goods moves for the year will be executed. Sailors expecting to move during this time should prepare as early as possible. This... read more
By Lt. Cmdr. Kate Meadows, Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- A new mobile application which provides a direct access point for approved unclassified U.S. Navy mobile apps was released March 16. The Navy App Locker is an app version of the U.S. Navy's associated website, www.applocker.navy.mil/ and provides Navy Sailors, civilians, and family members a central location to view mobile applications, review detailed information about Navy-developed apps, and have streamlined access to their device's appropriate app store. The Navy App Locker assures user... read more