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Military October 04, 2018

By Matthew Cox: US Service Member Killed in Afghanistan
By Phillip Walter Wellman: Highest-Ranking Female Officer in Afghanistan to Leave Key Coalition Command
By Jeff Schogol: The FBI Has Arrested A Man Suspected Of Sending A Ricin Ingredient To The Pentagon And White House
By Lindsay Whitehurst: Navy Vet Confessed to Sending Envelopes with Ricin Ingredients: Officials
By Jim Thompson, Northwest Florida Daily News: Army Special Forces Soldier Indicted For Allegedly Trying To Smuggle 90 Pounds Of Cocaine Into US
Transcript: Joint Press Conference with Secretary Mattis and Minister Parly in Paris, France
Transcript: Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve Press Briefing By Col. Ryan via Teleconference from Baghdad, Iraq Colonel Sean J. Ryan, spokesman, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve; Commander Sean Robertson, Pentagon spokesman
By Oriana Pawlyk: Former SecDef Credits World War II Vets for Bipartisan Politics in 1990s
“When I got to the Senate in 1996, it was never” so partisan and personal, Hagel said during a DefenseOne event Thursday. “As much as any other reason, it was because of the World War II generation. We had World War II veterans, both Democrats and Republicans, who commanded respect and anchored a civility and decency in the Senate.”
By Katie Lange: U.S. Marine Pilot Becomes a Part of Aviation History
By Dylan Chagnon: 11-Year-Old Marine Corps Kid Became Neighborhood Wildfire Hero
By Jim Garamone Defense Media Activity: Indiana Guardsmen Talk About Experiences in Pacific Pathways
By Chief Kristin Beck (Ret.): Hunting Blinds For The Rich And Famous — Or A Redneck Like Me
By David J. Morris: The Best Movie About PTSD Isn’t About War
David J. Morris is an English Professor at UNLV, a former Marine and the author of The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015). He will be doing a New York Times-sponsored panel on art and war on Oct 4 at UCSD. Event info here: https://timesevents.nytimes.com/AtWarSanDiego.
3D Printing
By Oriana Pawlyk: Lawmaker Chides Air Force for Buying Expensive Coffee Cups
By James Clark: An Air Force Base Tested Its Gate Security With A Giant Teddy Bear
By Amy Bushatz: This Army Spouse Just Won the USO’s Florida Georgia Line Fan Contest

Former Navy SEALs Shawn Ryan of Vigilance Elite and Jeff Reid (Alaskan Dog Musher) of Frozen Trident Kennel talk about and demonstrate how to build a fire without a lighter. A few out of the box type things that might help you get a flame going.

The Team Never Quit Podcast is proud to welcome the world’s leading authority on the subject of killing, it’s effects on human beings engaged in combat and the taking of human life. Former West Point graduate and professor, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman shares his greatest never quit story and why violence in America is soaring. … The post Dave Grossman appeared first on Team Never Quit Podcast.

Military September 27, 2018

By Associated Press: WWII Paratrooper Buried 74 Years After ‘Bridge Too Far’ Battle
By Christopher Woody Business Insider: This 440-Pound Nazi-Fighting Military Bear Is Getting His Own Animated Movie
Remarks by Secretary Mattis at the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis; General Binford J.H. Peay, VMI Superintendent
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Mattis Tells VMI Cadets That War Will be Their Roughest Auditor
By Paul Szoldra: Mattis: This Is The One Book Every American Should Read

Press Gaggle at the Pentagon by Secretary Mattis Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis

Press Topper Bilat at Pentagon with Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Mihai-Viorel Fifor, Minister of Defense of Romania Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis; Mihai-Viorel Fifor, Minister of Defense of Romania
By Air Force Senior Airman Donald Hudson 374th Airlift Wing: Navy Translator Helps Search Effort for Missing Service Members in Vietnam
By Marine Corps Sgt. David Staten DoD News, Defense Media Activity: EOD Technicians Describe Their Equipment, Mission
By Army Sgt. Zane Craig, Joint Force Headquarters, Pennsylvania National Guard: Face of Defense: Guard Soldier Competes in ‘American Ninja Warrior’
By Katie Lange: Paying it Forward, One Computer at a Time


By Oriana Pawlyk: Combat Debut: Marines’ F-35B Strikes Taliban Target in Afghanistan
By Oriana Pawlyk: False Navigation Data Caused Global Hawk to Nosedive, Break Apart: Air Force
By Gina Harkins: Sailors Who Can’t Deploy Will Face Administrative Separation
By Sarah Holzhalb: Running Home After a Marathon of Funerals
By Chief Kristin Beck (Ret.): Survivor Guilt, A Booney Hat, And The Things Left Behind By Fallen Friends
If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255) to reach a trained counselor. Use that same number and press “1” to reach the Veterans Crisis Line.