Category: Military

Military May 15, 2018

Photos By Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelsey L. Adams DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Doctors Perform First Robot-Assisted Surgery Aboard USNS Mercy
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By Valeriya Safronova: Air Force Employee by Day, YouTube Star by Night Sailor J’s makeup tutorials double as social commentary.
By Bridget Naso: SD Marine on ISIS Kill List Speaks on Safety, Cybersecurity – Vishal decided to speak out after it was reported that online threats targeting the wives of military members came from Russian hackers and not from a jihadist with ties to the Islamic State, as was first thought
By Army 1st Lt. Aaron Smith, Ohio National Guard: National Guard Conducts Annual Nationwide Cybersecurity Exercise

Military May 14, 2018

Army story by David Vergun: 45 Years After His Heroic Actions in Vietnam, Soldier Received Medal of Honor
Jose Rodela (born June 15, 1937) is a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a recipient of the Medal of Honor.

By Chris Eger: Oliver North in as President of the National Rifle Association (VIDEOS)
Richard Feloni and Anna Mazarakis: A retired Navy SEAL commander says he learned one of his biggest leadership lessons through a mutiny

\Willink retired from the SEALs in 2010 and started a consulting company called Echelon Front, which he founded with fellow SEAL Leif Babin.

He and Babin cowrote the bestselling book “Extreme Ownership” in 2014. He’s also got a hit podcast, a line of jiujitsu products, and even two bestselling children’s books in the “Way of the Warrior Kid” series.

Military May 13, 2018

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: NORAD: 60 Years of Keeping North America Safe, Vice Chairman Says
By Sharon Holland Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences: From Home to Medical School and Beyond, a Mother’s Support is Unending
By Molly Fosco: This Spy Survived Torture to Make the Nazis Pay for Their Crimes
Odette Sansom Hallowes GC, MBE (28 April 1912 – 13 March 1995), also known as Odette Sansom and Odette Churchill, was an Allied intelligence officer during the Second World War.


Military May 12, 2018

Army airborne infantryman Gabriel D. Conde
The Associated Press: Mourners, flags honor JBER soldier killed in combat

Channel 2 will air a special program, “Operation Afghanistan: Alaska’s Spartan Brigade” on Sunday, May 13 at 5:30 p.m., after the 5 O’clock Report. The special program includes Channel 2’s coverage from two weeks embedded with Alaska’s troops. Click here to see our coverage as it aired in February.
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Eucom Commander Calls for Unity, Resolve to Defend Strong, Free Europe
From a Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve News Release: Coalition Strikes Hit ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
By Air Force Tech. Sgt. Veronica Pierce, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing: Face of Defense: Air Force NCO Resumes Career After Tumor, Hearing Loss
By Navy Lt. Cmdr. Chad Murphy, U.S. Armed Forces Sports: Navy Volleyball Players Save Two Lives in Florida
By Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jackie Sanders III Marine Expeditionary Force: Balikatan 2018: U.S., Philippine Forces Share Ideas, Best Practices
Week in Photos: May 5-11

Military May 11, 2018

The investigation, conducted under Army Regulation 15-6, looked into an Oct. 4 incident that resulted in the deaths of Sgt. 1st Class Jeremiah Johnson, Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright and Sgt. La David Johnson.

By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity Contact Author: Niger Report Highlights Bravery of U.S. Troops, Notes Training, Planning Deficiencies
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Investigative Process Looks to Get Ground Truth to Leaders
By Katie Lange, Defense Media Activity: Storied WWII Unit Was Made Up of Nisei. Who Were They?
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Fiscal ’19 Budget Request Will Restore U.S. Military, Dunford Says
By Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Behlin 8th Theater Sustainment Command: Face of Defense: Soldier Overcomes Obstacles to Achieve Success
By Patrick George: U.S. Soldier Deliberately Cut Parachute Straps On Humvees During Air Drop
By Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Foguth, U.S. Coast Guard Academy: Coast Guard Cadets Redesign Helicopter Rescue Basket
From a Military Health System News Release: Army Nurses Describe Their Paths to Service
Congratulations for Air Force Col. Bruce Hollywood and his mother Nobue Ouchi!
By Kathryn Tolbert, The Washington Post: He searched for his Japanese birth mother. He found her – and the restaurant she named after him.

Tolbert is telling the stories of Japanese women who married American servicemen after World War II on Instagram @kathryn.tolbert and in an oral history archive,
Thank you Amy Uptgraft!
By Tegan Hanlon: With her husband deployed in Afghanistan, this woman is opening a play in Anchorage to give voice to military spouses

Military May 10, 2018

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: National Defense Strategy to Restore Competitive Edge, Mattis Tells Senate
From a Military Health System News Release: Remembering Nurses’ Contributions to Military Medicine
By Air Force Capt. Chelsi Johnson 455th Air Expeditionary Wing: Geographically Separated Units Airdrop Supplies to Advisory Troops
By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: President Signs Executive Order for Military Spouse Employment
President Trump Hosts Event Honoring Military Families
By Robert Lingley, 21st Space Wing: Face of Defense: Airmen Make Service a Family Affair
National Science Foundation & the United States Air Force Embark on a
 New Partnership


Military May 09, 2018

By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Coalition, Partner Forces Look to Deal Final Blow to ISIS in Syria
By Air Force Tech. Sgt. Erich B. Smith National Guard Bureau: Face of Defense: Guardsman Takes Army Values to Heart
By Daniel Barrios, U.S. Army Security Assistance Command: U.S. Soldiers Receive Medals From Guatemala’s Government
By Army Sgt. Brian Schroeder, Joint Multinational Readiness Center: Soldiers Bridge Language, Cultural Barriers at Combined Resolve Exercise
From Army Research Lab: U.S. Army, Uber Sign Research Agreement
By Alex Snyder, Defense Media Activity: Can You Name All the United States Uniformed Services?

Military careers can take service members out of this world! U.S. Army Maj. Anne McClain says her career in the military is the reason she was able to become an astronaut.


Military May 08, 2018

By Army Maj. Chris Bradley 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team: Soldier Communication Gets a Boost
Integrated Tactical Network
By Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Corona, USS Theodore Roosevelt: USS Theodore Roosevelt Celebrates Naval Aviation on Tiger Cruise
By Air Force Airman 1st Class Jalene A. Brooks 11th Wing: Face of Defense: Airman Revives Base’s Designated Driver Program


Military May 07, 2018

By Katie Lange: #OTD: WWII Army General Earns MoH, ‘Hero of Bataan’ Distinction
By Bill Roth: Photos: Paratroopers returning from Afghanistan reunite with family at JBER
By Associated Press: Army recognizes kid-on-kid sex assault cases at Alaska bases
By Justin Pritchard and Reese Dunklin: Military seeks to limit Congress on fixing child sex assault

Military May 06, 2018

Mattis Speaks With Veterans in Public Forum
Marine Barracks Washington Evening Parade