militarytimes.com http://www.militarytimes.com en-us Copyright 2014, militarytimes.com SaxoTech Online Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:37:22 -0400 15 Kennedy beats Bisping to stay perfect in UFC http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140417/NEWS/304170032 Like many fighters before him, Tim Kennedy wanted to shut Michael Bisping up. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:32:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140417/NEWS/304170032 Hibernators, troops at hot bases: Work out smart to avoid 'rhabdo' http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/04/17/hibernators-troops-at-hot-bases-work-out-smart-to-avoid-rhabdo/ Neglect your hydration and you may be at risk for muscle breakdown, kidney failure or even death, a condition known as exertional rhabdomyolysis, or 'rhabdo.' Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:51:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140417/TMP/304170044 Fox's'Enlisted' stars cast in CBS pilot http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/304160067 In what could be seen as a show-stopping one-two punch, the Fox network has removed all traces of the military-themed comedy 'Enlisted' from its spring schedule, and two of the show's three male leads have been cast in a new comedy pilot - this time as co Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:14:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/304160067 Report: Brad Pitt to play Gen. Stanley McChrystal in movie http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/304150040 Brad Pitt will reportedly play Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal in the movie adaptation of a book written by the reporter who got McChrystal fired. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:08:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/304150040 Hibernators, troops at hot bases: Work out smart to avoid 'rhabdo' http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/04/17/hibernators-troops-at-hot-bases-work-out-smart-to-avoid-rhabdo/ Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:48:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140414/BLOGS/304140046 Military Muscle: All-in-one workout http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/04/11/military-muscle-all-in-one-workout/ Here's a workout that is as close to a 'total package' as I could get using a minimum number of exercises. You can do this one even if you're a beginner - simply choose appropriate weights, repetitions and sets. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:57:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140411/TMP/304110049 Petraeus congratulates Colbert on landing 'Late Show' gig http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140410/NEWS/304100056 Stephen Colbert will be the next host of CBS' 'Late Show,' drawing congratulations from retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, former commander of U.S. troops in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:26:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140410/NEWS/304100056 Iraq vet finds the funny in his injury http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140410/OFFDUTY02/304100045 When military doctors told Army cavalry scout Sgt. Joe Kashnow they were going to cut off his leg after a roadside blast in Iraq, he wanted them to promise one thing. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:10:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140410/OFFDUTY02/304100045 Mission Family: Résumé tool helps spouses highlight experience http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090052 With the military's heavy moving season upon us, the thoughts of many spouses often turn to résumé writing. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:29:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090052 Tricare Help: It will cover some co-pays for other insurance http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090053 Q. I'm a retiree who is eligible for Tricare but has other health insurance, to which Tricare acts as second payer. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:58:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090053 Ask the Lawyer: Sniffing legal substances is still against rules http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090054 Q. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:58:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090054 Country stars share the love at ACM troops salute http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140408/NEWS/304080050 The Academy of Country Music put on one last show Monday night before ending the week that ' Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:41:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140408/NEWS/304080050 Iraq War amputee, now a club pro, set to play in celebrity golf tourney http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140404/OFFDUTY04/304040053 When Chad Pfeifer lost his left leg during his deployment with the Army in Iraq, he thought his days as a competitor were done. Sun, 06 Apr 2014 09:33:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140404/OFFDUTY04/304040053 Washington Nationals unveil memorial to Navy Yard victims http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140404/OFFDUTY04/304040060 The Washington Nationals unveiled a memorial plaque Friday to the 12 Navy employees killed at the Navy Yard shooting in September. Sun, 06 Apr 2014 09:33:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140404/OFFDUTY04/304040060 Four women's training tips to conquer pullups http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/04/04/pulling-up-from-your-bootstraps-four-womens-training-tips-to-conquer-pullups/ It's the cliché everyone hates to hear when they're convinced they can't: 'If I can do it, you can, too.' Whatever. We want to cling to our excuses. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:34:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140404/TMP/304040043 How these women are acing pullups - practical advice for anyone http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/04/03/zero-to-max-how-these-women-are-acing-pullups-practical-advice-for-anyone/ Among the basic bodyweight exercises, few garner more fear and loathing than standing below the dreaded pullup bar. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:49:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140403/TMP/304030042 Kevlar for the Mind: 'Disorder' is proper label for post-traumatic stress http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140402/NEWS/304020042 In the brewing battle over the issue of changing the term 'post-traumatic stress disorder' to simply 'post-traumatic stress,' the opposing forces are powerful and convincing in their own rights. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:33:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140402/NEWS/304020042 Fellow warriors teach you how to avoid financial pitfalls http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140401/NEWS/304010050 When Army Capt. John ' Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:53:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140401/NEWS/304010050 10 new books for the military mindset http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140401/OFFDUTY/304010048 Spring reading on your agenda? Here's Military Times' guide to some nonfiction (and a book of short stories) that takes you from Afghanistan, Iraq and Vietnam to Georgia, Nevada and beyond - with stops in Annapolis and at West Point. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:48:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140401/OFFDUTY/304010048 Stalking hogs: Army vets take tactical solutions to pesky porkers http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140329/OFFDUTY04/303250055 Thick Georgia mud, courtesy of heavy rains earlier in the day, squishes and slurps against our boots as we move single-file through the night. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:15:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140329/OFFDUTY04/303250055 24-hour gyms for every AF base, other services take a wait-and-see approach http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/03/26/24-hour-gyms-for-every-air-force-base-other-services-taking-a-wait-and-see-approach/ Taking a page from fitness centers downrange where most gyms are always open, within the next year the Air Force will convert at least one fitness center at every base into a 24-hour facility. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:06:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140326/TMP/303260037 Marine. Lt. Col. Bill Conner completes the Antarctica Marathon http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/03/21/marine-lt-col-bill-conner-completes-the-antarctica-marathon-raises-more-than-50k-for-semper-fi-fund/ A year's delay, an early-race pulled muscle and a lot of mud didn't stop a boots-and-utilities-clad Lt. Col. Bill Conner from finally finishing the Antarctica Marathon earlier this month. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:40:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140325/TMP/303250068 Diet face-off: How 7 nutrition trends stack up http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/03/17/diet-face-off-how-7-nutrition-trends-stack-up/ The experts may never agree on the 'perfect' diet for weight maintenance, proper nutrition and optimal health, although some menus are better than others. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:56:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140325/TMP/303250066 EDITORIAL: Army Times calls on Fox to give 'Enlisted' better time slot http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140321/NEWS01/303310017 The Fox network's new military comedy, 'Enlisted,' appears to have hit its stride, but stagnant ratings after the show's disappointing pilot episode threaten to torpedo its chances of being picked up for a second season. Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:19:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140321/NEWS01/303310017 3-star Army general earns his black belt http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140317/NEWS/303170035 The general officer who shepherded the creation of the Army combatives program has earned his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and he credits the service with introducing him to a discipline that grows leaders and builds confidence and competence. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:27:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140317/NEWS/303170035 2014 shotgun guide: See the standout new guns & ammo http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140314/NEWS/303140054 Firearms makers are rolling out a few new shotgun models and a number of product line extensions that show substantial tweaks to the original models. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:25:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140314/NEWS/303140054 Will FOX's military comedy 'Enlisted' become casualty of ratings? http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140313/OFFDUTY02/303130040 Despite early reports declaring 'Enlisted' dead on arrival, the new FOX comedy series is fighting on with a surge of support from military and DVR watchers. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:31:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140313/OFFDUTY02/303130040 Paralympic powerhouses: Sochi-bound veterans boost biggest contingent yet http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140305/OFFDUTY/303050020 With athletes ranging from an active-duty Navy SEAL injured in Afghanistan to a former Coast Guardsman paralyzed in a plane crash, the U.S. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:21:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140305/OFFDUTY/303050020 PT365: Air Force lab is developing the refrigerator of T-shirts http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140304/TMP/303040022 Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:18:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140304/TMP/303040022 Army's Olympians hope there's a next time http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140302/OFFDUTY04/303020006 As the fanfare of the 2014 Winter Games fades into memory, the squad of soldier-athletes and military coaches who competed for Team USA will spend the next few weeks on tour, visiting the White House to see President Obama, meeting top brass at the Pentag Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:11:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140302/OFFDUTY04/303020006 Mission Family: Move your career along with Military OneSource tool http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140228/OFFDUTY/302280002 Peak moving season is approaching. If you know you'll soon be searching for a new job, starting a career, changing careers - or are thinking about those possibilities - check out the Military OneSource Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:22:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140228/OFFDUTY/302280002 Pacific Fleet's war diaries now available http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140225/OFFDUTY02/302250019 The wartime documents include thousands of admiral-to-admiral reports, descriptions of combat actions, enemy movements, the status of ground, air and sea forces - allied and enemy, damage reports, situation estimates, strategic discussions, notes from staff meetings. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:50:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140225/OFFDUTY02/302250019 Lawmaker seeks George Clooney's help with Monuments Men bill http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140225/OFFDUTY02/302250013 Hey, George Clooney: A Texas congresswoman could use a hand in honoring the real-life Monuments Men. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:26:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140225/OFFDUTY02/302250013 Film forecast for '14 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140221/OFFDUTY02/302210030 Hollywood may be hoping for a little less drama in 2014. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:06:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140221/OFFDUTY02/302210030 Kevlar for the Mind: Parenting style, sex among marriage concerns http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140221/OFFDUTY/302210028 Q. My wife and I seem to argue a lot about how to raise our children. I'm strict when it comes to discipline and she's a bit of a pushover. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:01:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140221/OFFDUTY/302210028 Win a $200 movie pass in our 2014 Red Carpet Contest http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY02/302170018 Will the '70s decadence of 'American Hustle' prove too much to resist? How about the '90s decadence of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'? Can Tom Hanks score gold yet again? Will the deep moral impact of '12 Years a Slave' tweak the consciences of Oscar voters? Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:45:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY02/302170018 Army veteran medals in 2-man bobsled http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY04/302170025 The mantra for all three USA bobsled teams going into the Sochi Olympics was 'prepare-to-podium.' Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:06:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY04/302170025 Bronze medal ends 62-year drought in two-man bobsled for U.S. http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY04/302170031 In 2011, a 62-year-old bottle of Dalmore single malt whisky reportedly sold for $194,000 in Singapore. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:43:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY04/302170031 Army bobsledders clock practice runs - races start Sunday http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140214/OFFDUTY/302140014 The U.S. men's bobsled team is taking an advanced class on the Winter Olympics course at the Sanki Sliding Center - two minutes at a time. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:48:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140214/OFFDUTY/302140014 Officers are more likely to text while driving http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140211/NEWS/302110023 Your commander may be worse than a typical teenager when it comes to texting and driving. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:48:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140211/NEWS/302110023 Olympic luger, Army Sgt. Matt Mortensen boosts with weighted pullups http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/02/11/army-sgt-matt-mortensen-olympic-luger-boosts-power-with-weighted-pullups/ With speeds topping more than 90 mph, luge is one of the most dangerous Olympic sports. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:30:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140211/TMP/302110012 GI Joe, the world's first action figure, turns 50 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140206/OFFDUTY/302060012 The birthday of what's called the world's first action figure is being celebrated this month by collectors and the toy maker that introduced it just before the nation plunged into the quagmire that would become the Vietnam War - a storm it seems to have weathered pretty well. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:58:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140206/OFFDUTY/302060012 Meet your military Olympians http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140204/OFFDUTY04/302040017 When Team USA arrives in Sochi in the coming days, it will be the largest contingent any nation has ever deployed to the Olympic Winter Games. Make no mistake, the Americans are invading. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:16:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140204/OFFDUTY04/302040017 Real 'Monuments Men' records go on display in D.C. http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140204/NEWS/302040035 When art historians saw Paris fall to the Nazis in World War II, they immediately realized Europe's vast monuments, art, cathedrals and architecture were at risk and began mobilizing to protect such treasures. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:34:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140204/NEWS/302040035 Night Train rides again: Army's bobsled legacy continues at the Winter Olympics http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030020 Some might say don't mess with success, but don't tell that to Olympic bobsledding champion and Army veteran Steven Holcomb. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 09:31:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030020 PT365: Reboot your resolution and get back on track http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/02/03/resolution-reboot-tips-to-get-back-on-track-from-pt365-expert-mosi-smith/ We're a month into the new year. Are you still on the fitness resolution bandwagon? Wed, 05 Feb 2014 09:31:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140203/TMP/302030017 Soldier-athletes bound for Russia keep wary eye on threats http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030024 Military athletes and coaches are heading to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, with a mixed sense of excitement and trepidation. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:23:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030024 3 Olympic teams have soldiers on their coaching squads http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030021 When Team USA's lugers get set to begin their high-speed quests for gold, pay close attention to who's whispering in their ear. Chances are it will be Staff Sgt. William Tavares, one of three soldiers now working full time as Olympic coaches. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 09:19:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030021 Air Force singer headed to Hollywood stage on 'American Idol' http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140131/NEWS/301310014 Senior Airman Paula Hunt is going to Hollywood. Sun, 02 Feb 2014 09:09:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140131/NEWS/301310014 Military Muscle: Strengthen your traps http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/01/30/military-muscle-stand-up-straight-with-these-drills-to-strengthen-your-traps/ The trapezius muscles, or 'traps,' are very important. Whip yours into shape. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 13:51:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140130/TMP/301300018 Meet a Marine Vietnam veteran who creates busts of fallen warriors http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140127/NEWS/301270003 A former lance corporal who served in Vietnam is using his artistic skills to honor Marines and Navy corpsmen who've been killed in Iraq or Afghanistan. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 17:55:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140127/NEWS/301270003 Lab: Workout supplements short on creatine, BCAAs http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140116/OFFDUTY03/301160020 How's that 'muscle enhancement' supplement working out for you? Not seeing the kind of gains you had hoped for? Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:09:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140116/OFFDUTY03/301160020 Yurts take camping to the next level http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140115/OFFDUTY04/301150013 They were the go-to field tent for Genghis Khan's fabled cavalry as the Mongol hordes conquered Eurasia. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:51:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140115/OFFDUTY04/301150013 Trail tough & totally retooled http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140113/OFFDUTY04/301130013 The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk was unstoppable in the backwoods, mud-laden off-road course at Summit Point Motorsports Park in Summit Point, W.Va. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:32:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140113/OFFDUTY04/301130013 'Enlisted' embraces the suck http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140110/OFFDUTY02/301100020 The Fox comedy follows the antics of three brothers in arms serving in the hell of a 'rear D' unit in Florida. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 07:43:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140110/OFFDUTY02/301100020 USNA grad-turned-golf pro visits former ship in Hawaii http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140110/OFFDUTY04/301100011 A day before he hit the links alongside fellow pro golfers Adam Scott, John Daly and Retief Goosen, a former Navy lieutenant stopped by his old ship. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 11:48:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140110/OFFDUTY04/301100011 Former SEAL evades expert trackers in 'Lone Target' http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140108/NEWS/301130003 Discovery Channel calls it 'the ultimate chase in a real-life game of cat-and-mouse.' There's a man on the run, with little more than a canteen. In pursuit are the world's foremost military and law enforcement trackers. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 07:45:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140108/NEWS/301130003 Registration opens for Air Force Marathon http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140103/NEWS/301030011 More than 5,800 people registered on Jan. 1 to compete in the 18th annual Air Force Marathon, which is set for Sept. 20 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:42:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140103/NEWS/301030011 Get tracking and keep tabs on your steps, health & resolutions http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/01/02/get-tracking-high-tech-activity-trackers-keep-tabs-on-your-steps-health-resolutions/ Think of them as virtual coaches - to help set and meet your goals - or as cyber tattletales to alert your friends about a lazy week. Whether you're a data nerd or someone who's fallen off the fitness wagon, these trackers will help get - and keep - you moving. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 11:28:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140103/NEWS/301030010 Five questions for a former on-screen president and sergeant major http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140102/NEWS/301020013 Actor Dennis Haysbert may be best known for his role as President David Palmer on the TV series '24' or as Allstate's deep-voiced spokesman. But he gained a legion of service member fans while playing Sgt. Maj. Jonas Blane on ' Fri, 03 Jan 2014 07:58:00 -0400 http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140102/NEWS/301020013