Military January 12, 2019

By Chad Garland: Medevac Crew Earns Valor Awards Following Harrowing Rescue Mission
What about quality of life for those who made it back? Slow death and suicide?
By Shannon Collins: Desert Storm: A Look Back
About 697,000 U.S. troops took part in the war, with 299 losing their lives.
By Lisa Ferdinando: World War II Veterans Pay Homage on Pearl Harbor Anniversary
(Editor’s note: Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Raymond Schaaf died Dec. 17, 2018, at age 93. We are grateful that he took the time to share his experiences with the Defense Department during his visit to Washington. The staff offers its condolences to his family and friends.)
Task & Purpose News: GoFundMe Is Refunding More Than $21 Million Raised By Air Force Veteran To Build The Border Wall; Sub Commander Fired Over Allegations He Hired 10 Hookers On Deployment; The Current Government Shutdown Is Now The Longest In US History and more ->
By Levi Guerra: Terminally Ill Boy Achieves Dream, Becomes Honorary Marine at Miramar
By James Barber: Army Veteran Luis Bordonada Shines in ‘SGT. Will Gardner’
By Matthew Cox: Smith & Wesson Unveils New Customized .38 Snub-Nosed Revolver