Meet CentCom's New Boss: Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie Jr. Takes Command
This is McKenzie's third stint at MacDill. He returns to take over military command for a region that is roiling.
Why Do So Many Medals of Honor Go to Irish Troops? Here's One Theory
Of the 3,515 Medals of Honor awarded, some 2,018 have gone to Irish-Americans.
Two Marines Who Met in a Burger Joint Celebrate Their 75th Wedding Anniversary
Staff Sgt. Ray Hill and Pfc. Dorothy Russell celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary on Feb. 23.
Man Tried to Ram SUV Through MacDill Air Force Base Gate, Police Say
The Security Forces Airmen who guard the gate disabled the vehicle and took Timothy Paul Yarbrough into custody.
MacDill AFB Penalizes Base Housing Operator over Mold
At least seven other families living in base housing at McDill Air Force Base have complained about mold.
Retired Marine Colonel Is 5th Vet Suicide at Bay Pines VA Campus Since 2013
Retired Marine Col. Jim Turner's death marked the fifth time since 2013 that a veteran has taken his life at Bay Pines.
VA Includes Florida Hospital in National Audit of Radiology Practices
Investigators are looking into allegations that officials at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital canceled radiology exams.
Twitter Storm Falsely Accuses Afghanistan Veteran of Having Nazi Tattoo
ICE is pushing back against a social media post implying that a combat-wounded veteran has a Nazi symbol tattooed on his arm....
When Military Training Falls Short: How to Re-enter Civilian Life
Legislation to expand TAP programs is being introduced by veterans with first-hand experience adapting to civilian life
Guardsman's Case Shows How Hard It Is to Spot Neo-Nazis in US Military
The issue remains a concern to hate-group watchers because of the high levels of training troops receive.
CBS Orders Pilot for TV Drama Based on Tampa Military Scene
"Four Stars" follows two powerful rival families who "make decisions at the highest levels of national security."
University Of South Florida Therapy May Ease PTSD
For University of South Florida researchers studying the effectiveness of a new therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder, t...
No Drones on Base, Says MacDill Reminder on Facebook
With drones likely popular on Christmas and Chanukah gift lists, officials at MacDill Air Force Base are reminding people who...
MacDill Welcomes 2 New Leaders for Troubled Centcom Region
MacDill Air Force base is getting two new commanders to help lead U.S. military efforts in the Middle East.
New System at MacDill Eases Struggle to Find Child Care
Two years ago, Airman Jenay Randolph was stationed at Aviano Air Base in Italy when she was given orders to transfer to MacDi...
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Navy Submarine That Went Missing with 80 Sailors Aboard Found 75 Years Later
A team of ocean explorers confirmed that the USS Grayback was discovered about 50 nautical miles south of Okinawa in June.
Here's Your 2020 Military Retiree, VA and Social Security Pay Bump
The 2020 military retiree, VA disability and social security pay increase is smaller than the one received in 2019.
Here’s Where President Donald Trump Will Spend Veterans Day
He won’t be attending the traditional wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington Cemetery.
How Will Veterans Get On Base for Their New Commissary Access? No One Can Say
How will veterans and caregivers get access to base to shop? No one can say.
Air Force IDs Special Tactics Airman Lost Over Gulf of Mexico
He had previously completed deployments to Africa and Afghanistan.
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Lawmaker Calls for Answers on Army Recruiters' Use of China-Based App
A New York lawmaker wants Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy to explain the service's decision to allow recruiters to use TikTok.
US Soldier Dies, Two Others Injured when Armored Vehicle Overturns During Training in South Korea
Spc. Nicholas C. Panipinto, 20, of Bradenton, Fla., died Wednesday from injuries sustained in the rollover at Camp Humphreys.
President Trump Honors Army POW Who Defied Nazi Demand to ID Jewish Troops
President Donald Trump honored the WWII heroism of Army Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds.
Carrier Truman Fixed, Readying to Deploy as Lincoln Awaits Relief in Middle East
Fixes to an electrical issue on the carrier Truman are now complete, according to a statement from Fleet Forces Command.
Navy Vets Could Face Off for Virginia Congressional Seat
If Ben Loyola wins the Republican nomination, he'll likely be running against U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria.
Future Navy Carrier JFK Treats First Patient at Medical
More than 100 sailors have officially checked into the command with more expected.
Air Force News
Plans for Pentagon's Future Flying Bomb Truck Begin to Take Shape
DoD officials may select a bomber already in the Air Force's inventory to become its munitions-packed "arsenal plane."
Disappearing Phantom: Iconic Jet Nears End of Service
Only a few dozen Phantoms remain in active service around the world out of 5,195 built during a 20-year production run.
Veterans Struggle to Find the Right Fit in a Tight Job Market
Veterans say it isn't easy to find the right fit in this job market.
Marine Corps News
Expert Says Marine Veteran Sought Help from VA Days Before Killing 2 Cops
A clinical neuropsychologist testified the Marine Corps veteran went to the VA several times starting in May 2017.
New Marine Corps PFT Rules Start Soon. Here's Who Will Face Them First
Marines will soon get the option to swap crunches on their physical fitness test with a plank.
After Marine Died on Their Wedding Day, Spouse Pleads for a Proper Goodbye
Marine Master Sgt. Jeffrey Briar died Sept. 22, 2019, shortly after he and Jennifer Crowley were married.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Frees an Unsightly Fisher Island Guest -- a Grounded 200-Foot Cargo Vessel
A Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel ran aground just north of Fisher Island.
Woman Accused of Scamming Veteran Continues to Call Him, Loses Jail House Phone Access, Prosecutors Say
A day after her arrest in the violation of the no contact order, Jessica Henry called the Coast Guard veteran from jail.
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Airman who Fell from Plane over Gulf of Mexico
The Air Force has now taken control of the search as it transitions to a recovery effort.