Field Report #327 June 1, 2009

Know About Your Drill Sergeants
Your Survival Guide to United States Army Basic Combat Training

Military Enlisted members are provided monetary allowances to pay for uniform replacement and maintenance.

Two weapons in development are expected to be more precision-oriented, lighter and lethal: the laser-sighted XM-25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement System and the Lightweight .50-Caliber Machine Gun.

Auto Loans For Military Personel

Military Spouse Career Advancement Initiative
Career and training opportunities for military spouses just got better, as the Defense and Labor departments’ career advancement demonstration project has been expanded to include all active-duty military spouses, along with four additional career fields.

High-Cost Schooling Accessible to Troops
Servicemembers and veterans who enroll in the new Post-9/11 GI Bill will be able to attend some of the country’s most prestigious – and high-cost –universities, thanks to a new program that’s gaining momentum in academic circles.

Pentagon Housing Assistance Program
Vice President Joe Biden today announced the Defense Department's plan to expand its housing assistance program with $555 million devoted to servicemembers forced to sell their homes at a loss due to the country's struggling housing market.

Army Ten-Miler officials announced that an additional 500 race entries will be offered to U.S. Armed Forces servicemembers through a special, online lottery held June 15 - 18.

  • Memorial Day Moment of Silence
  • Pelosi Misled On Waterboarding
  • Army Seeks ‘Deployment Equality’
  • ‘Her War’ Podcast For Military Wives
  • North Korea Threatens War

  • Map of the fallen
  • Belated goodbye to the F-117
  • Arrests in New York 'attack plot'
  • North Korea 'fires more missiles'
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  • Send more colorful letters with word 2007.