USS Rushmore concludes U.S.-Japan Exercise Iron Fist


PACIFIC OCEAN, Feb. 8, 2018 — The dock landing ship USS Rushmore, with elements from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and the...

The cover image is an artistic impression of the process of nuclear excitation by electron capture. A highly stripped ion, illustrated here as an atomic nucleus with a single orbiting electron, captures an incident electron into a vacant orbit. Under the right conditions, this capture transfers a small amount of energy into the nucleus, which subsequently emits a much larger amount of energy in the form of gamma rays. (Photo Credit: Image courtesy James J. Carroll, William Parks and Eric Proctor)

Army-led effort demos new battery that could provide alternative energy source


ADELPHI, Md. -- A multinational research team, led by Army scientists, successfully induced a controlled release of stored isotopic...

From left to right, Sgt. Matthew Mortensen, 32, an interior electrician, Sgt. Emily Sweeney, 24, a military police officer, and Sgt. Taylor Morris, 26, an Army human resources specialist, will represent the World Class Athlete Program during luge competitions at the Olympics. (Photo Credit: World Class Athlete Program photo)

Luge Soldier-athletes are ready for the Winter Olympics


The three Soldiers in the World Class Athlete Program spoke confidently about their readiness for this icy event just days away....

Vice President Mike Pence addresses service members at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Feb. 8, 2018. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Gilmore

Pence: U.S., allies to continue peacefully dismantling North Korea’s Nuke Program


WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2018 — In recent years, North Korea has threatened the United States and its allies across the Indo-Pacific...

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CNIC Continues to Support Warfighters, Families during Possible Government Shutdown


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Delivering necessary programs and services to the Fleet, fighter and family will remain a priority at Navy...

Speakin' Japanese: Lego Lingo


Hey, if you’re out and about in the land of Lego, here’s some lingo to help you fit in.


Speakin' Japanese: Ordering pizza is as easy as pie


Pizza is a universal treat that’s loved the world around; but you still have to use the local language to place an order. Next time...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jan. 17, 2017) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Quiana Dalton, right, stationed aboard the USS Benfold (DDG 65) discusses future career opportunities with Master Chief Cryptologic Technician Dennis Reeder, a detailer for Information Warfare assigned to Navy Personnel Command, during the Career Development Symposium at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Riggs/Released)

CMS-ID Database Error Causes Accidental Job Posting Cancellation


MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- An upload of corrupted data during routine software updates Feb. 3, caused an error within the Career...

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jovanei Taito (left), shown here receiving his information warfare qualification certificate, credits the ShipShape program for enabling him to pass the Navy's body composition and physical fitness assessments. (Courtesy photo)

Lose to win: Some service members struggle with weight


FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Fitness wasn’t a problem for Petty Officer 3rd Class Jovanei Taito when he joined the Navy in 2014. He’d kept...


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