Category: Military

Military January 22, 2021

DOD Identifies Army Casualty and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: National Guard identifies 3 soldiers killed in helicopter crash in New York; Engine failure, pilot error behind deadly Air Force E-11 plane crash in Afghanistan; Retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin confirmed as your next defense secretary and more ->
 
 
 
 
Military.com: On Final Day In Office, Trump Directs Pentagon to Study Toxins at K2 Base and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Military January 21, 2021

Task & Purpose: 3 New York National Guardsmen killed in helicopter crash Honor the fallen.; The Army’s next-generation body armor plates don’t currently get the job done ‘The Army should continue the testing of the lighter-weight Generation III VTP designs’ and more ->
 
 
 
 
Military.com: Air Force to Allow Female Airmen to Wear Longer Braids, Ponytails; US, UK Sign Agreement to Merge Forces for Historic Joint Carrier Deployment; 75 Years Later, the Veterans Health Administration Remains Focused on Service and more ->
 
 
 
 
DoD: DOD Responds to COVID-19 in Navajo Nation; Army chief of staff discusses Arctic strategy, Indo-Pacific presence and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
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Military January 20, 2021

Task & Purpose: Non-combat death of Special Forces warrant officer under investigation De oppresso liber.; Army cav scout arrested for allegedly plotting with ISIS to ambush fellow soldiers; Air Force colonel who called suicide a ‘chickensh-t way to go’ has been nominated to become a 1-star
“Let me say that my choice of words was poor.” And more ->

 
 
 
 
Military.com: These Are the Real Brothers Behind ‘Saving Private Ryan’; ‘We Did It’: Viral Tweet Helps Air Force Veteran Reconnect with Long Lost South Korean Family; Capitol Police Hero and Army Vet Eugene Goodman Promoted, Escorts VP to Inauguration and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 

 
 
 
 
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Military January 19, 2021

Task & Purpose: Sgt. Maj. Angel Macias, a founding member of Delta Force, dead at 80 “SGM Macias exemplified the Special Forces ethos.”; Army identifies infantryman found dead at Fort Bliss; White man who killed newly-commissioned Black Army lieutenant sentenced to life in prison “My son committed the unpardonable sin of saying, ‘No,’ to a white man.”; Air traffic controller at Kirtland Air Force base credited with saving lives of Osprey crew “She’s probably one of the few people here with the experience to recognize that something’s just not quite right.” More ->
 
 
 
 
Military.com: After Years of Fighting, the Military Has Started Phasing Out ‘Widow’s Tax’; ; What It’s Like to Be a Medal of Honor Recipient and more ->
 
 
 
 
Dod: Sports Heroes Who Served: From Lacrosse Captain to Army Leader; Navy Names Future Vessel to Honor Muscogee Creek Nation; Military Tax Services Available Through Military OneSource and more ->
 
 
Edward Charles “Shy” Meyer (December 11, 1928 – October 13, 2020) was a United States Army general who served as the 29th Chief of Staff of the United States Army.

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1942, not 1947

It was August 7, 1942. The US and the Empire of the Rising Sun were at war. The Battle of Midway confirmed the American’s growing strength and the Japanese willingness to fight to the bitter end.
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 

 
 

Military January 18, 2021

DoD: Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps PFC Robert Jenkins Jr.
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: This Korean War Medal of Honor recipient is getting a ship named after him “One of the hardest things about the medal is that you’re really not allowed to forget about it.” More ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Military January 17, 2021

Military.com: Arizona Man Who Died at Pearl Harbor Buried Near Family; NASA Cuts Short Hot Fire Test of Artemis I Core Stage; After Training Changes, Air Force SERE School Sees Near-Historic Low Attrition and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: 30 years after Desert Storm, an Air Force general says we’ve forgotten the lessons that made it so successful “War is violence. Any politician that sends people into war is sending people into violence.”; He went AWOL from the Army and fought ISIS with the Kurds. Now he’s under arrest for threatening Trump supporters “I’d like to get out of here after Inauguration Day.” And more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Military January 16, 2021

Military.com: Alaska Bases Limit Alcohol Sale Hours to Curb Drinking-Related Suicides; Fort Bliss Soldier Charged with Raping Fellow Soldier a Year Before Her New Year’s Eve Death; Arlington Cemetery to Close for Inauguration Day Amid Massive Security Lockdown and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: National Guardsman still teaching kids while protecting the Capitol: ‘I’m dedicated to their success’ “Some kids are shocked at the uniform but we talk through it.”; This Gulf War footage of an F-16 dodging 6 Iraqi missiles is insane “Stroke 3 break right. Break right. SAM lock.” And more ->
 
 
 
 
DoD: Department of Defense Highlights January 2021 and more ->
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Military January 15, 2021

Military.com: Lawmakers Push to Award Congressional Gold Medal to Capitol Police Hero, Army Vet; SEAL Pleads Guilty to Role in Hazing Death of Green Beret and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: America’s oldest living Marine, a trailblazer for women in the service, has died at 107 “At the time, I didn’t think I was doing anything great. I knew I was helping our country.”; Iraqi Translator Becomes U.S. Airman and more ->
 
 
 
 
DOD: Statement by Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller on Force Levels in Iraq and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Military January 14, 2021

Military.com: WWII Chaplain Who Comforted Sailors in Shark-Infested Waters Awarded Posthumous Navy Cross; In DoD Reversal, Agency Will Analyze Remains Thought to be WWII’s First Medal of Honor Recipient; Army to Review More Than 3,500 ‘Bad Paper’ Discharges for Post-9/11 Vets and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: Army offering $25,000 reward for information on ‘senseless murder’ of drill sergeant; We salute these military veterans who stood up to rioters on Capitol Hill “My job is to protect and serve.” Police officer who faced down mob at Capitol is an Iraq War Army vet His situational awareness and calm under pressure was astounding. And more ->
 
 
 
 
DOD: Miller Establishes Task Force to Aid Gold Star Families and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Military January 13, 2021

Task & Purpose: Army identifies soldier killed in vehicle accident in Kuwait; ‘An everyday hero’ — Navy Corpsman saves a man’s life after serious car accident
“That just exemplifies what an everyday hero is.” ‘I always wanted a twin’ — Airman saves stranger’s life through bone marrow donation and more ->

 
 
 
 
Military.com: To VA Secretary Nominee Denis McDonough: Here’s How We Fix the Broken VA; Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships Will Be on the Front Lines in the Pacific, SWO Boss Says and more ->
 
 
 
 
DOD: Former AFRL engineer earns 2021 Most Promising Engineer in Government award and more ->