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Military July 30, 2020

Military.com: ‘Brandon Act’ to Give Troops Confidential Mental Health Treatment Gets Senate Boost; Beyond Fort Hood: Shortfalls in Army’s Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts, Experts Say; VA Facilities Continue to Hide Doctors’ Misconduct, Probes Find and more ->
Task & Purpose: Special tactics airmen earn 90 awards for battling terror groups worldwide and more ->
DOD: DOD Must Do More to Prevent Sexual Assault; Defense Leader Discusses DOD’s COVID-19 Telework Posture and more ->






Military June 26, 2020

Military.com: The Army Is About to Get its First Female Green Beret; Mandatory National Service Would Create a More Equal Society, Former NSA Rice Says; ‘Brandon Act’ Would Give Troops a Safe Word to Access Mental Health Care; Bill Would Create New Dangerous Dog Rules for Military Bases and more ->
Task & Purpose: Rafael Peralta’s death ensured four fellow Marines would live. His Medal of Honor award recommendation explains how; It’s time to rename Fort Benning for Alwyn Cashe and more ->




Military June 08, 2019

The Philadelphia Inquirer | By Mensah M. Dean: An Army Veteran, LGBT Leader Found Dead in Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office
By Ryan Pickrell, Business Insider: An Army veteran’s family wants answers after he died in jail and his brain, heart, and throat were mysteriously removed
A pathologist hired by the family, who believes the narrative surrounding Palmer’s death is suspicious, reportedly determined he was the victim of a homicide.

One particularly troubling thing is that when the body was turned over to the family, it was badly bruised, and several of his body parts — namely his brain, heart, and throat — were missing.
Military.com | By Hope Hodge Seck: Fallujah Vet Will Be First Living Medal of Honor Recipient from Iraq War
David S. Bellavia, 43, of Batavia, New York, will have his Silver Star upgraded to the highest military award for valor in a June 25 ceremony at the White House, a source close to Bellavia confirmed to Military.com. The news of the award was first posted at the American Legion’s Burn Pit blog Thursday and then confirmed by Army Times. The White House is expected to announce the award next week.
Military.com | By Matthew Cox: Army Selects First Female General to Command Infantry Division
Military.com | By Patricia Kime: His Suicide Note Was a Message to the Navy. The Way He Died Was the Exclamation Point
Editor’s Note: This article contains a description of suicide. If you or someone you know needs help, the Veterans Crisis Hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 800-273-8255, press 1. Services also are available online at www.veteranscrisisline.net or by text, 838255.
By David Vergun: WWII Veteran Shares Memories From Normandy Invasion
Greek, U.S. Defense Leaders Meet at Pentagon
By Jim Garamone: Remembrance Important to D-Day Veterans
By Jim Garamone: Chairman: Alliance Building is a Lesson of Normandy Invasion