Military March 13, 2019

By Haley Britzky: Soldier to receive posthumous Medal of Honor for tackling a suicide bomber in Iraq
 
 
 
 
Department of Defense News Briefing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 Defense Budget
 
 
 
 
5 Things to Know About DOD’s New Policy on Military Service by Transgender Persons and Persons With Gender Dysphoria
 
 
By Reuters: New Pentagon policy will bar most transgender people from serving
 
 
By Lolita C. Baldor: New Pentagon Transgender Rule Sets Limits for Troops
 
 
 
 
The Department of Defense Appoints Dr. Karin A. Orvis as New Director, Defense Suicide Prevention Office
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: Fort Bragg shuts down gate after foreign national refuses to give ID and tries to enter base; US ‘friendly fire’ air strike wipes out Afghan military checkpoint; US military retrieves possible remains of World War II service members in first recovery mission to Myanmar and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Chuck Cannon: Enlisted, Given 4 Stars: 8-Year-Old Takes Brief Command of Fort Polk
 
 
 
 
By James Griffin: Soldier Recognized for Saving Neighbor’s Life
 
 
 
 
By Noel Lyn Smith: Navy Names New Ship Class After Navajo Nation
 
 
 
 
By Gina Harkins: One of These 5 Marine Corps Generals Could Be the Next Commandant