• Mississippi National Guard takes part in obstacle course competition

    Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the defense community.

  • Capt. Bill McKinley: Navy overhauling training of its sailors

    The Navy is overhauling the way it trains its sailors. It’s incorporating more virtual environments and distance learning so sailors can eventually get the training they need and not spend long periods away from their duty stations. It’s all part of the long term effort known as Sailor 2025. Joining Federal Drive with Tom Temin with an update on this effort, Capt. Bill McKinley, commanding officer of the Center for Surface Combat Systems.