Blog Posts in "Military News"

NATIONAL K9 VETERANS DAY March 13th recognizes National K9 Veterans Day. A lot of things changed after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Oil, leather and rubber were rationed. Men were drafted. Women rolled up their sleeves and built war supplies. And dogs were called to duty. During the first world war, the United States took notice of the European use of canines as sentries, message carriers and several other functions. Dogs for Defense was a program initiated by a private citizen by the name of Mrs. Alene Erlanger. Along with the American Kennel Club and a handful of breeders, the group... read more

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving shoppers the chance to get extreme this spring with a Rockstar Husqvarna FC 350 motorcycle! Authorized shoppers 18 and older may enter the Rockstar Husqvarna Sweepstakes March 1 through 30 at www.shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes . No purchase necessary to enter or win. DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving shoppers the chance to get extreme this spring with a brand-new motocross machine. From March 1 to 30 , shoppers can enter the Rockstar Motorcycle Sweepstakes for an opportunity to win a Rockstar Husqvarna FC 350 motorcycle, v... read more

U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel M. Young/Released) By Blue Angels Public Affairs EL CENTRO, Calif. (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, added a performance at the 2017 New York Air Show at Stewart International Airport, Feb. 28. The air show will take place July 1-2, which was previously an open date on the Blue Angels schedule. The team is now scheduled to perform 64 demonstrations at 34 locations in 2017. The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by in... read more

TRICARE online patient portal improves user experience By Yan Kennon, Naval Hospital Jacksonville TRICARE® Online (TOL) Patient Portal will make access easier and quicker for site users, according to Defense Health Agency (DHA) officials. “The goal is to empower patients with tools to control their health care,” explained COL Rich Wilson, Chief, Solution Delivery Division, a component of the DHA J6 - Health Information Technology Directorate. “TOL has made tremendous performance and capability improvements over the years. The TOL Patient Portal puts the patient at the center with simplified a... read more