While the Norfolk Naval Station Veterinary Activity (VETAC) provides state-of-the art care for the region's Military Working Dogs, sometimes these dogs need advanced imaging such as computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), capabilities not available at the vet clinic.
For Navy veteran Lloyd Grantham, attending his grandson's boot camp graduation, March 17 at Recruit Training Command, brought him full circle as he missed his own graduation in 1950 for a reason only a rare few can claim -- he was playing football.
As one of the most significant events in American military history, the Department of Defense declared all sex-based restrictions on military service would be lifted beginning January 2016, opening all military positions to both men and women.
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Aircraft Handling) 2nd Class Britani Parker sits at her desk with mountains of folders surrounding her. Her fingers type furiously. The sound of the keyboard interrupts the silence in the room.
As progress continues for women in the U.S. military, Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) are reflecting on the many accomplishments and firsts for women in the U.S. Navy as an observance of Women's History Month.