Sunday, December 31, 2006
U.S. & Canadian Navies Challenge Skills
Saturday, December 30, 2006
Ship Carrying 850 Sinks Off Central Java
Crew Escape After Ship Collision
Ferry Capsizes Near Sumatra
Friday, December 29, 2006
Gerald R. Ford, Sailor and President
China's Hu Calls For Powerful, Combat Ready Navy
Thursday, December 28, 2006
Students Looking For WWII Flag's Owner
Wednesday, December 27, 2006
North Korean Ship Sinks Near China
Navy Nurse Accession Bonus
b. Be qualified to hold an appointment as a commissioned officer
c. Execute a written agreement to accept a commission as an officer of the Nurse Corps of the Navy and to serve on active duty for a period of not less than 3 years for the $15,000 accession bonus and 4 years for the $25,000 accession bonus.
d. Not have received financial assistance from the Department of Defense while pursuing a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing.
e. Obtain and maintain a license as a registered nurse.
Complete eligibility and administrative procedures are available on the Navy Medical Special Pays Web site.
Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Tamil Tigers Release Farah III Crew
Seven Injured In Boat Explosion
Monday, December 25, 2006
Deployed Sailors Receive Christmas Gift Boxes
Sunday, December 24, 2006
Jordanian Ship Under Pirate Attack / Rescue In Sri Lanka
Saturday, December 23, 2006
Ship Fire Kills 4 Chinese In South Korean Waters
Friday, December 22, 2006
Russian Ship With Rescued Sailors Trapped In Ice In Pacific
Thursday, December 21, 2006
4 Sailors Dead In Korean Ship Sinking
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Port Costa Mystery Ship
Airman Battle Uniform to be Issued in Spring 2007
Some other ABU accessory items:
-- A tan T-shirt will be worn; Airmen will be required to maintain one tan T-shirt with an Air Force logo on the front and Air Force written on the back.
-- Suede cowhide boots in matching green-gray color; like the desert boot these will be polish-free and available in men’s and women’s sizes.
-- The word color for the name, U.S. Air Force, and rank is midnight blue; nametapes and rank insignia background will be tan and will be sewn on using a matching tan color thread.
-- The ABU adopts the battle dress uniform hat style for primary use and the floppy hat design will be used in some deployed areas.
The uniform is designed to replace the current BDU (Battle Dress Uniform) and the Desert Battle Dress Uniform.