Modernizing Security Clearance Renewal
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Air Force Enlisted Ranks
Enlisted Air Force ranks are broken down into 3 levels: Airmen, Non-Commissioned Officers & Senior Non-Commissioned Officers
Air Force Officer Ranks
Air Force officer ranks are divided into three sections
Army Ranks For Enlisted Personnel
There are 13 enlisted Army ranks starting with Private up to Sergeant Major of the Army.
Army Officer Ranks
Army officer ranks are in three tiers: company grade, field grade and general.
Enlisted Navy Rates
Unlike other branches of the U.S. military, enlisted Navy ranks are organized according to rates.
Marine Corps Officer Ranks
Marine Corps ranks for officers are split into two tiers: Officer and General.
Enlisted Marine Corps Ranks
Enlisted Marine Corps ranks are broken down into three levels, Junior Enlisted, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Staff Non-Comm...
Coast Guard Officer Ranks
Coast Guard ranks are split into two tiers: Officer and Admiral.
Military Ranks and Insignia at a Glance
What are the U.S. military ranks? These are the Army ranks, Air Force ranks, Coast Guard ranks, Marine Corps and Navy ranks,...
Marcus Luttrell is the Lone Survivor
The morality of an individual may conflict with the necessities of warfare in a way that reveals the content of their charact...
The Man Who Shot Osama Faces Civilian Life
He is recognized as the man who shot Osama bin Laden, but "The Shooter" might be facing his biggest foe yet – finding a life...
Women Navy SEALs on the Horizon?
With recent legislation paving the way for women in the military partaking in combat roles, talk has turned to women joining...
Green Beret Translates in the Emergency Room
The Green Beret language program is intensive, and as it turns out, those skills proved helpful for a Soldier in a civilian r...
Wargame Spotlight: 'Tomorrow's War'
As a science fiction evolution of Ambush Alley Game's "Force on Force," "Tomorrow's War" is a fresh take on tabletop warfare.
Most Popular Military News
Air Force to Institute New Fitness Requirements for Commanders
Starting next week, commanders will be expected to stay in shape, according to Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein.
A Navy Carrier Strike Group Is Deploying Without Its Broken-Down Aircraft Carrier
Ships from the Harry S. Truman Strike Group are deploying from this week, but one thing is missing -- the Truman.
UFO Videos Are Footage of Real 'Unidentified' Objects, US Navy Acknowledges
The first video of the unidentified object was taken on Nov. 14, 2004.
After PT Deaths, Air Force Weighs Separating Waist Measurement from Fitness Test
The Air Force's top enlisted leader said some airmen go to extremes, even starving themselves, to pass the tape test.
Special Forces Soldier Identified as Latest Combat Death in Afghanistan
The soldier killed in Afghanistan on Monday has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Griffin.
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At 98, D-Day Vet Jumps Again, with Eyes on the Big 100
The American who caused a sensation by parachuting into Normandy for the anniversary of the D-Day landings was at it again.
The 'Hero of Cologne' Receives his Bronze Star 75 Years Late
When 96-year-old Clarence Smoyer came to Washington, he thought he was heading to the Pentagon to sign copies of "Spearhead."
West Point Grad Esper Fields Tough Question on Army-Air Force Game Loyalties
Defense Secretary Mark Esper feigned neutrality Wednesday on the upcoming Army-Air Force football game.
Lasers That Take Out Drones and Small Boats Could Be Mounted On More Navy Ships
Navy warship is getting a laser five times stronger than the one the service has tested in the past.
Navy Considers Opening Parts of Naval Air Station Oceana to Public
The Navy is considering opening parts of Naval Air Station Oceana to the public and leasing the land to private companies.
Former San Diego Sailor Receives 20-Year Sentence for Sex Crimes Against a Minor
A former U.S. Navy sailor was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday for having sexual contact with a 14-year-old.
Air Force News
Dear Air Force: You Are Missing the Point on Suicide Prevention
I took the survey from your Invisible Wound Initiative. When I was done, I was very disappointed in you.
Senator Threatens to Hold Back Air Force Nominee Over Trump Resort Stays
Sen. Richard Blumenthal wants Barbara Barrett to promise to end spending at properties belonging to the "grifter-in-chief."
First National Guard Unit Gets F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
The Vermont Air National Guard is due to take delivery Thursday of the first two of what will become 20 F-35 fighters.
Marine Corps News
Marine Unit Wants to Hold Annual Ball at Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club
The move comes at a time when taxpayer and foreign-government spending at Trump properties is fueling political battles.
Hundreds of Marines Are Headed to Central, South America as Amphib Changes Homeports
Members of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit will spend October in the U.S. Southern Command area of operations,.
Marines Arm Drone Vehicle with .50-cal Machine Gun for Urban Fight
The Marine Corps is experimenting with new options for its unmanned, squad prototype vehicle.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Commander Charged with Importing Narcotics
According to a complaint, James Silcox III received three shipments of Tramadol to post-office boxes over the summer.
Coast Guard Discovers Abandoned Panga Boat with 41 Bales of Marijuana
A helicopter crew was dispatched to conduct a search for possible people in distress.
Wreckage from Fatal Boat Fire Taken to Naval Base Ventura County
A ship-tracking website shows the barge that transported the Conception in Port Hueneme.