Category: Military

Military June 27, 2018

Missed this article about 1st Lt. Garlin Murl Conner yesterday.

By Jeff Shogol: This Army Hero Fought Off 600 Nazis Virtually Alone. Now He’s Getting The Medal Of Honor
 
 
 
 
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Defense Digital Service Emphasizes Results for Service Members
 
 
 
 
By Navy Seaman Michael Prusiecki, USS Nimitz: USS Nimitz: 50 Years of Teamwork and Tradition
 
 
 
 
By Army Sgt. 1st Class Jose Ibarra DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Face of Defense: Airman Combines Creativity, Service, Entrepreneurship
 
 
 
 
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Networks, Innovation Key to Air Force Philosophy
 
 
 
 
The Angry Staff Officer: The Perils of Command
 
 
 
 
By Jeff Schogol: Second Female Marine Finishes Infantry Officer Course
 
 
 
 
By Jeremy Redmon, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Air Force Vet Turned NSA Contractor Reality Winner Pleads Guilty To Leaking
 
 
 
 
By Peter Delacroix: I Was Sexually Assaulted In The Military As A Woman. I Can No Longer Stay Silent As A Man
 
 
 
 
By Maj. Alan Hastings, U.S. Army: An Alternative Perspective of CGSC: A Letter To The Incoming Class of 2019

Military June 26, 2018

Press Gaggle by Secretary Mattis Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis; Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Suzanne Downing: A legend has landed: Defense Secretary Mattis arrives in Alaska
 
 
 
 
Medal of Honor Media Roundtable With Surviving Family
President Donald J. Trump will posthumously award the Medal of Honor to then 1st Lt. Garlin M. Conner, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry during World War II, in a ceremony at the White House June 26, 2018. Conner’s widow, Pauline Lyda Wells Conner, and family will join the president to commemorate Conner’s example of selfless service and sacrifice. The family will first be a part of a media round-table at the Pentagon, June 25, 2018.
 
 
 
 
By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: WWII Soldier’s Widow to Accept Medal of Honor for Late Husband
 
 
 
 
By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: The Berlin Airlift: What It Was, Its Importance in the Cold War
 
 
 
 
By Army Sgt. Gregory T. Summers 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment: Face of Defense: Soldier Returns Home to Lithuania for Saber Strike Exercise
 
 
 
 
By Air Force Staff Sgt. Laura Montgomery, 145th Airlift Wing: The Sky’s the Limit for Kids at STARBASE Summer Camp
 
 
 
 

Military June 25, 2018

U.S. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis speaks to reporters during a flight from Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland to Alaska, June 24, 2018. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), a majority member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, traveled with Secretary Mattis for the flight to Alaska. (DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)


 
 
 
 

U.S. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis and Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK), a majority member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, are greeted by the senior military officer in Alaska, Air Force Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach after arriving in Fairbanks, June 24, 2018. (DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)

Military June 23, 2018

By Navy Lt. Dana Ayers, Armed Forces Sports: Face of Defense: Soccer Dream Comes True for Marine Infantryman
 
 
 
 
By Air Force Staff Sgt. Benjamin German and Air Force Staff Sgt. Jamie Spaulding, New York Air National Guard: New York Air Guard Members Undergo Cold-Weather Training in Greenland
 
 
 
 
Week in Photos: June 16-22 Week in Photos is a collection of the best images published on Defense.gov during a seven-day period.
 
 
 
 

Military June 22, 2018

News DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Mattis, German Counterpart Reaffirm Defense Relationship in Pentagon Meeting
 
 
 
 
By Annette P. Gomes U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition: Face of Defense: When Life Gets Tough, This Soldier Gets Tougher
 
 
 
 
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Secretary General: History, Interests Argue for Solidarity Among North Atlantic Alliance
 
 
 
 
By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Sailor Overcomes Combat Injuries, Brings Home 8 Gold Medals From Warrior Games
 
 
 
 
By Air Force Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin 18th Wing: Aiming High at More Than 200 Miles Per Hour
 
 
 
 

Military June 20, 2018

From a Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve News Release: Coalition Kills ISIS Criminal Leader, Followers
 
 
 
 
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Vice Chairman Discusses Building DoD Partnership With Humanitarian Agencies
 
 
 
 
By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: Aircraft Mechanic’s Persistence Scores Him ‘Shark Tank’ Deal
 
 
 
 
By Army Maj. Brandon Mace, 4th Sustainment Command: Face of Defense: Reserve Soldier Returns to Help Hometown Recruiters
 
 
 
 
By Kaitlin Kelly, Marine Corps Systems Command: Next-Generation Binoculars Contribute to Battlefield Survivability
 
 
 
 
By Walter Ham, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters: By Walter Ham, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
 
 
 
 
From a Defense Department News Release: DoD Partners With LinkedIn, Offers Military Spouses Free Membership
 
 
 
 
By Air Force Airman 1st Class Amber Mullen, 178th Wing: Face of Defense: Air Guard Twins Serve Together for Nearly 20 Years

Military June 19, 2018

From a Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve News Release: Coalition Partners Seize, Destroy ISIS Drug Cache in Southern Syria
 
 
 
 
Press Operations Release No: PA-024-18: Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Majid Shoukat Khan
 
 
 
 
By Army Staff Sgt. Carmen Fleischmann Florida National Guard:World War II Veterans Hold Reunion at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center
 
 
 
 
By Air Force Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt Moody Air Force Base: Face of Defense: Former Monk Trades Robes for Air Force Uniform
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
By CBS News: Trump directs Pentagon to create military Space Force

Military June 18, 2018

By Col. Richard Goldenberg, New York National Guard: Two WWI Medals of Honor, Two Names, One Marine

Military June 16, 2018

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Mattis: Naval War College Grads Will Tackle Today’s Security Challenges
 
 
Remarks By Secretary Mattis at the U.S. Naval War College Commencement, Newport, Rhode Island
 
 
 
 
By Army 1st Lt. Chantel Baul, 372nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment: Fort Bragg Air Assault School Teaches Soldiers, Civilians the Ropes
 
 
 
 
By Air Force Master Sgt. Becky Vanshur, 124th Fighter Wing: Idaho Army Guard Members Get Sniper Training
 
 
 
 
Photos By Multi photographers DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Week in Photos: June 9-15
 
 
 
 
By Brad Howard: Watch West Virginia Guardsmen Train For Swift Water Rescues In This Intense Video

 
 
 
 
By Maj. Jamie Schwandt, USAR: It’s A Big Deal: An Officer Grades The Army Staff College And Its Leadership
 
 
 
 

Scout Snipers United States Marine Corps Scout Snipers with Echo company, USMC force Recon in Iraq

Military June 15, 2018

By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: Afraid To Start Your Own Business? This Vet Did It As An ROTC Cadet
 
 
 
 
By Walter Ham, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters: Coast Guard Veteran Dedicates 43 years to Keeping Mariners Safe
 
 
 
 
By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Tegra Shepherd 3rd Marine Division: Face of Defense: West Africa Native Fulfills Dream in Marine Corps
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Robert Lyvers prepares for landing aboard the USS Iwo Jima in the U.S. 5th fleet area of operations, June 13, 2018. Lyvers is a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crew chief assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Eric L. Alabiso II