By BRYAN BENDER, Politico: How DNA Solved One of the Final Mysteries of Pearl Harbor Nearly half the crew of the USS Oklahoma was buried in unknown graves — until the military found a pioneering way to decipher a forensic puzzle.
Task & Purpose: Navy SEAL who died following training incident was commander of SEAL Team 8 “This is a great loss to everyone who knew him. He will be greatly missed.”; Air Force fires commander who separated an airman recovering from a suicide attempt “I was made to feel like I was a second-class citizen and a piece of shit for things outside my control.”; Video captures ‘oh sh-t’ moment of Army paratrooper’s reserve parachute opening at last possible second Max pucker factor. And more ->
Military.com: Singer Stonewall Jackson’s Biggest Hit Featured Country Music’s Best Military Metaphor; Congress Drops Effort to Add Women to the Draft; Pentagon UFO Rapid Response Teams Ordered Up by Congress and more ->
DoD: Sports Heroes Who Served: Baseball Player Became Accomplished Navy Fighter Pilot in World War II; Nation Observes 80th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor; Tuskegee Airman celebrates 102nd birthday at 12th FTW and more ->