American Forces Press Service

Type: Organization
Name: American Forces Press Service
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

1st Lady Lauds Los Angeles Mayor's Homeless Vets Initiative

WASHINGTON, July 16 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Press Service issued the following press release:First Lady Michelle Obama today praised Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti for taking on the challenge of assisting transitioning veterans ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Military Buildup Near Ukraine Concerns DoD Officials

By Jim GaramoneAmerican Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 U.S. defense officials are concerned about a buildup of Russian troops along that country’s border with Ukraine, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren said today.“We believe there ... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

US Developing Implants To Make Up For Memory Loss From Brain Injury

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has selected two universities to initially lead its Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program, which aims to develop wireless, implantable brain prostheses that can help people overcome memory deficits ... [Published RTTNews.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Derek Chollet: NATO at ‘Turning Point’ in Changing Defense Budget Picture

Derek CholletDerek Chollet, Defense Department ’s assistant defense secretary for international security affairs, has outlined what he sees as challenges to NATO amid the ongoing drawdown of forces in Afghanistan and declining defense budgets, the American ... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Hagel Meets Fort Rucker Army Aviators, Thanks Troops for Service

FORT RUCKER, Ala., July 11 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Press Service issued the following press release:On the last stop of his two-day trip to military bases in U.S. Southeast, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stopped yesterday here ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Goodbye Pentagon Channel. Hello DoD News

The Defense Department has consolidated three media outlets into one new organization: DoD News.Formed on July 8, DoD News consists of the Pentagon Channel, American Forces News Service and Defense Department Social Media.While the merger is meant to ... [Published Air Force Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

AFPS, Pentagon Channel, social media to merge as ‘DOD News’

FORT MEADE, Md. — To better serve the service members and civilian employees of the Defense Department and their families with the latest news about DOD, officials at the Defense Media Activity here are combining three platforms to form a new division ... [Published Quantico Sentry Online - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Chuck Hagel, Latvia’s Defense Minister Discuss Regional Cooperation

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Latvia’s Defense Minister Raimonds Vējonis have discussed opportunities for the U.S. and the Baltic state to further regional cooperation, American Forces Press Service reported Thursday .Pentagon Assistant Press Secretary ... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Marine Corps Returns to Its Amphibious "Wheelhouse'

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by the Department of Defense American Forces Press Service:By Terri Moon CronkAmerican Forces Press ServiceAfter more than a decade of land-based combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Marine ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

AFPS, Pentagon Channel, Social Media to Merge as 'DoD News'

By John D. BanusiewiczAmerican Forces Press ServiceFORT MEADE, Md., June 30, 2014 To better serve the service members and civilian employees of the Defense Department and their families with the latest news about DOD, officials at the Defense Media Activity ... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Eve of ‘The War That Didn’t End All Wars’

Yesterday, June 28, marked the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, an event that would spark World War I. The Defense Department has put together an excellent collection ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Armed Services Blood Program Seeks Eligible Donors

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- The following information was released by the Department of Defense American Forces Press Service:By Amaani LyleAmerican Forces Press ServiceEligible service members, beneficiaries, contractors, government service workers and retirees ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 26 2014]

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"The idea that any of our veterans are spending months, or even years, struggling to find a job is unacceptable" Obama said over applause. …
"The traumatic brain injury is really a very devastating injury" said Dr. Geoffrey Ling, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran who worked in both war zones studying TBI for former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Navy...
"Serving as a Soldier in the United States does not mean giving up being an American citizen and its inherent rights and responsibilities," he said. "And one of those rights and responsibilities is to register to vote and to vote."

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Government report: Violence, corruption forcing... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Jul 21 2014]
1st Lady Lauds Los Angeles Mayor's Homeless Vet... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 18 2014]
First Lady applauds L.A.'s homeless veterans in... [Published Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce - Jul 18 2014]
Russian Military Buildup Near Ukraine Concerns ... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jul 16 2014]
US Developing Implants To Make Up For Memory Lo... [Published RTTNews.com - Jul 16 2014]
Derek Chollet: NATO at ‘Turning Point’ in Chang... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 16 2014]
Absentee voting easy, important for Soldiers, F... [Published United States Army - Jul 16 2014]
DARPA Developing Implants to Help With TBI Memo... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jul 15 2014]
Hagel Meets Fort Rucker Army Aviators, Thanks T... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 15 2014]
New defense.gov design offers ‘one-stop shop’ f... [Published Quantico Sentry Online - Jul 15 2014]
Adm. Cecil Haney: U.S. Nuclear Triad Integratio... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 14 2014]
Cape Ray Begins Neutralizing Syrian Chemical Ma... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 12 2014]
Goodbye Pentagon Channel. Hello DoD News [Published Air Force Times - Jul 11 2014]
AFPS, Pentagon Channel, Social Media merge as ‘... [Published Fort Leavenworth Lamp - Jul 11 2014]
Defense Department website gets new look-Now pr... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 10 2014]
Official emphasizes early action for timely voting [Published Quantico Sentry Online - Jul 09 2014]
AFPS, Pentagon Channel, social media to merge a... [Published Quantico Sentry Online - Jul 08 2014]
House Homeland Security Committee Hearing [Published Equities.com - Jul 07 2014]
Chuck Hagel, Latvia’s Defense Minister Discuss ... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 07 2014]
Cape Ray Arrives in Italy to Receive Syrian Che... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 04 2014]
Russia’s Strategic Deception and America’s Surv... [Published Accuracy in Media - Jul 02 2014]
Marine Corps Returns to Its Amphibious "Wheelho... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 02 2014]
Missile Test Important Step for Missile Defense... [Published Armed with Science - Jul 01 2014]
DOD Broadens, Updates Strategy for Countering WMD [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Jul 01 2014]
New Look for Defense.gov to Provide Richer Cont... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jun 30 2014]
Baghdad Joint Operations Center at Full Capacity [Published United States Department of Defense - Jun 30 2014]
AFPS, Pentagon Channel, Social Media to Merge a... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jun 30 2014]
DOD ethics adviser focuses on trust, accountabi... [Published Quantico Sentry Online - Jun 30 2014]
Eve of ‘The War That Didn’t End All Wars’ [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 30 2014]
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Eve of ‘The War That Didn’t End All Wars’ [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 30 2014]
Yesterday, June 28, marked the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, an event that would spark World War I. The Defense Department has put together an excellent collection ...
First U.S. Advisors Arrive in Iraq [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 25 2014]
Nick Simeone at American Forces Press Service (AFPS) reports : “The first U.S. service members ordered to Iraq to help the Iraqi military counter an advancing Sunni insurgency have arrived in the country, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. ...
Medal of Honor Recipient to Fellow Marines: ‘I ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 20 2014]
On Wednesday, Patrick Edaburn linked to the amazing story of how Medal of Honor nominee Marine Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter made an “astonishing medical recovery” after he was almost blown apart by a hand grenade in Afghanistan in 2010. Yesterday, ...
The Bergdahl ‘Controversy’ and the Embrace of M... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 03 2014]
Volumes have already been written on the so-called controversies surrounding the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl — and many more will be written even before all the facts are in. The American Forces Press Service just published the views of ...
Breaking: President Obama Visits U.S. Troops in... [Published The Moderate Voice - May 26 2014]
From the New York Times — Updates to follow: President Obama made a surprise trip to Afghanistan on Sunday to visit American troops there, landing at Bagram Airfield outside the capital, Kabul, for the first time since a visit in 2012 when he signed ...
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