Military February 14, 2019

By Rachael Riley: Conditions of Injured Army Golden Knight Team Members Remain Unchanged
By Gina Harkins: A Marine Raider Was Awarded the Silver Star for Taking Out an ISIS Car Bomb
The staff sergeant was able to take down some of the terrorists with his sniper rifle, but the vehicle was still headed toward them. Still facing enemy fire, he climbed onto the top of a nearby vehicle to retrieve a Javelin portable anti-tank missile.

He fired, but the missile failed to launch. Still under fire, he got his hands on a second Javelin and launched another missile that took out the vehicle.

“His decisive actions under fire [repelled] the enemy and saved the lives of friendly forces,” the award citation states.
By Oriana Pawlyk: Deployed Lawmaker Fights Air National Guard’s Effort to Shrink Spy Plane Flee
Shanahan Attends NATO Meetings After Visiting Iraq, Afghanistan
Task & Purpose: The Army’s plans for a ‘super’ Bradley fighting vehicle are dead; Navy’s top SEAL says he’s reviewing training and ethics amid murder and drug allegations in special ops; Well, this new Army PSA on household safety took a dark turn; Lawmakers direct Trump to curb US military support for Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen and more ->
By Matthew Cox: Army to Buy $39.6 Million Worth of Pocket-Sized Drones