Fresh Salad At Sea: Military Considers Gardens Aboard SubsWhen a Navy submarine goes to sea on a monthslong voyage, the lettuce, tomatoes and other fresh fruits and vegetables on board run out in a week or two, forcing the crew to rely on canned, frozen or dehydrated products.
7 Notable Athletes in the MilitaryIn relation to pro sports, hundreds of athletes in the past century have served in the military in some capacity. Though it’s impossible to name all of them, here are some notable ones who served.
Research & Honor Your Family's Military History This Memorial DayMemorial Day is a great time to research your family's military history or learn a little more about your own past. Here are some helpful ways to start researching your past today.
Move Over Drones, Driverless Cars -- Unmanned Ships Up NextIt's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday — ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews.
$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand SpaceProtecting the military's most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
Sub School Commander: Navy Needs To Adapt Training For Young RecruitsThe commanding officer of Groton's submarine school says the Navy is looking for ways to adapt its training for millennials.
Next Virginia-Class Sub Will Be Named Vermont U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says construction of the nuclear submarine USS Vermont should begin in about a year and construction should be completed before the end of the decade.
Suit Blames Sikorsky For January Black Hawk CrashA lawsuit filed Monday blames civilian makers of an Army Black Hawk helicopter for a fatal crash in Georgia eight months ago, saying manufactures failed to install a tiny part that caused the tail rotor to malfunction and sent the aircraft spinning out of control.
Defense Secretary Meets With Region's Defense IndustryDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel told defense industry leaders in Rhode Island Wednesday that if the U-S defense industry doesn't maintain its edge, American troops could face advanced weapons and technologies on the battlefield that will put their lives at risk.
RI Lawmaker Opposes Expanding US Bombings In IraqRhode Island U.S. Rep. David Cicilline says he is opposed to the United States expanding involvement in the conflict in Iraq
New Military Reserve Center To Open In DanburyA new $35 million Armed Forces Reserve Center is opening in Danbury.