en-us Copyright 2014, SaxoTech Online Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:37:30 -0400 15 Report: Brad Pitt to play Gen. Stanley McChrystal in movie 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 Playground fitness: Parkour gains ground with grown-ups - and troops Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:48:00 -0400 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 Petraeus congratulates Colbert on landing 'Late Show' gig 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 Iraq vet finds the funny in his injury 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 Mission Family: Résumé tool helps spouses highlight experience 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 Tricare Help: It will cover some co-pays for other insurance 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 Ask the Lawyer: Sniffing legal substances is still against rules Q. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:58:00 -0400 Country stars share the love at ACM troops salute 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 Four women's 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 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 Kevlar for the Mind: 'Disorder' is proper label for post-traumatic stress 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 Fellow warriors teach you how to avoid financial pitfalls When Army Capt. John ' Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:53:00 -0400 10 new books for the military mindset 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 Stalking hogs: Army vets take tactical solutions to pesky porkers 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 24-hour gyms for every AF base, other services take 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 Marine. Lt. Col. Bill Conner completes the Antarctica Marathon 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 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 EDITORIAL: Army Times calls on Fox to give 'Enlisted' better time slot 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 09:21:00 -0400 2014 shotgun guide: See the standout new guns & ammo 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 Will FOX's military comedy 'Enlisted' become casualty of ratings? 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 Paralympic powerhouses: Sochi-bound veterans boost biggest contingent yet 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 PT365: Air Force lab is developing the refrigerator of T-shirts Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:18:00 -0400 Mission Family: Move your career along with Military OneSource tool 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 USA-1 sled in 4th after first two runs Steve Holcomb hit the wall on turn 5 in his second run Saturday night, enough of a driving mistake to drop the defending gold medalist and his team to fourth in Olympic four-man bobsled after the first two runs at Sanki Sliding Center. Sat, 22 Feb 2014 17:02:00 -0400 Army's U.S. bobsled brakeman has a complex role Watching a four-man bobsled lurch to life gives novice viewers the impression that it's simply a matter of run, push, jump and hunker down for an 85-mph ride. Sat, 22 Feb 2014 16:56:00 -0400 Film forecast for '14 Hollywood may be hoping for a little less drama in 2014. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:06:00 -0400 Kevlar for the Mind: Parenting style, sex among marriage concerns 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 Win a $200 movie pass in our 2014 Red Carpet Contest 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 Army veteran medals in 2-man bobsled The mantra for all three USA bobsled teams going into the Sochi Olympics was 'prepare-to-podium.' Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:58:00 -0400 Bronze medal ends 62-year drought in two-man bobsled for U.S. 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 Army bobsledders clock practice runs - races start Sunday 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 Officers are more likely to text while driving Your commander may be worse than a typical teenager when it comes to texting and driving. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:48:00 -0400 Olympic luger, Army Sgt. Matt Mortensen boosts 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 GI Joe, the world's first action figure, turns 50 G.I. Joe is turning 50. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:29:00 -0400 Meet your military Olympians 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 Real 'Monuments Men' records go on display in D.C. 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 Air Force adds Vanderlinden, Cross to staff Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun has added new assistants Ron Vanderlinden and Tim Cross to his staff. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 07:51:00 -0400 Night Train rides again: Army's bobsled legacy continues at the Winter Olympics 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 PT365: Reboot your resolution and get back on track We're a month into the new year. Are you still on the fitness resolution bandwagon? Wed, 05 Feb 2014 09:31:00 -0400 Soldier-athletes bound for Russia keep wary eye on threats 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 3 Olympic teams have soldiers on their coaching squads 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 Air Force singer headed to Hollywood stage on 'American Idol' Senior Airman Paula Hunt is going to Hollywood. Sun, 02 Feb 2014 09:09:00 -0400 Military Muscle: Strengthen your traps The trapezius muscles, or 'traps,' are very important. Whip yours into shape. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 13:51:00 -0400 Lab: Workout supplements short on creatine, BCAAs 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 Yurts take camping to the next level 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 Trail tough & totally retooled 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 'Enlisted' embraces the suck 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 Registration opens for Air Force Marathon 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 Get tracking and 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 NORAD Tracks Santa website had nearly 20 million visitors on Christmas Eve The North American Aerospace Defense Command's Santa-tracking program logged 19.58 million unique visitors to its website on Christmas Eve. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 09:19:00 -0400 Courage, camaraderie inspire retired major Retired Maj. Mike Banzet spent most of his Air Force career doing what he loved: flying. He was a crew chief on F-4s, F-16s and F-117s, and, after Officer Training School, he piloted KC-10s. He remembers being in the air days after 9/11 to see the Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:53:00 -0400 Here's what really helps -and what doesn't - for hangovers 'Hangovers have been called a 'metabolic storm,'' says professor and food chemist Alyson E. Mitchell with the University of California at Davis. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:06:00 -0400 Defusing holiday stress bombs The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but let's face it, sometimes they can be tough. And sometimes they can turn into a full-blown stress bomb. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:54:00 -0400 PT365: American Council on Exercise study says CrossFit works A new study on CrossFit recently published by the American Council on Exercise concludes what many devotees have known for years. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 09:40:00 -0400 Air Force drubbed 58-13 by Colorado State The only consolation for the Air Force Falcons was they didn't get shut out for the first time since 1992. Sun, 01 Dec 2013 09:27:00 -0400 Troops use their strengths to find success as fitness models Could you compete in physique modeling? These troops are doing it. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:23:00 -0400 Mets to wear camouflage jerseys for 5 home games The Mets will wear camouflage jerseys for five home games next year as part of a 'Military Monday' event that will include free tickets for U.S. servicemen and servicewomen. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:06:00 -0400 Author explores service members' lives after they return home In David Finkel's new book, 'Thank You for Your Service,' a follow-up to 'The Good Soldiers,' the men of the 2-16th Infantry Regiment have left Iraq behind, but their war is far from over. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 08:44:00 -0400 Movie review: Hammer time in 'The Dark World' Let's Ragnarok and roll, baby! Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:07:00 -0400