Tag: Coronavirus

Military April 06, 2020

Military.com: WWII Veteran, Star of ‘Gomer Pyle’ Dies at 94 After Coronavirus Diagnosis; These Trailblazing Female Infantry Soldiers Responded to the Manda Bay Terrorist Attack and more ->
Task & Purpose: Paratrooper in Alaska found dead in his barracks room; WWII ace who shot down 9 Japanese Zeroes passes away at 100 years old; The Air Force just fielded its first high-energy laser weapon overseas and more ->
DOD: Coronavirus: DOD Response and more ->




Military March 21, 2020

Military.com: Special Tactics Airman Who Died During Training Swim Identified; Family Invites Public to Honor Soldier Along Procession Route;Army Orders All Medical Units to Prepare for Possible Response to Virus Outbreak; Fort Sill Soldier Forges His Way to Finer Things; Troops at Camp Taji Now Have to Cope with Toxic Waste on Top of Rocket Attacks: IG Report and more ->
Task & Purpose: Exclusive: 5 Marines injured by ‘danger close’ mortar impact one week before unit commander and sergeant major fired and more ->
DOD: Coronavirus Fails to Affect Eucom Readiness and more ->


Military March 15, 2020

Task & Purpose: Navy identifies sailor who died aboard USS Vella Gulf; We salute the Army crew who named their howitzer ‘coronavirus’ and more ->
Military.com: Oregon Veteran, 70, is State’s 1st Coronavirus Fatality, Officials Say; Remains of Korean War POW Being Returned to Family in Ohio; Navy Veteran Found Guilty of Killing Wife, Dumping Body in Bay 2 Years Later; 2 Army Engineers Prepare to Compete as 1st All-Female Team in Best Sapper Competition; Man Builds WWII Era Plane in His Garage and more ->
DOD: DOD Officials Explain New Coronavirus Domestic Travel Restrictions; 3 U.S. Service Members Wounded in Iraq Attack and more ->
The Angry Staff Officer: Readiness in the Time of Coronavirus

Military February 01, 2020

Military.com: Navajo Code Talker Dies at 96; Less Than a Handful Remain; Hitler’s Aborted Last Stand: WWII’s Unexpected Ending; Army Divers Bury Pearl Harbor Veteran in USS Arizona Wreckage; Marines Swap WWII-Era Test for One That Could Change Officer Assignments and more ->
Task & Purpose: Death of 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper at Fort Bragg under investigation; Commander of US troops in the Pacific bans travel to China due to Coronavirus outbreak; Alleged leader of Iraqi Al Qaeda group arrested in Arizona; Coast Guard officer accused of plotting terror attacks gets 13 years in prison and more ->
DOD: Esper, Italian Counterpart Reaffirm Shared Goals; Performing the Duties of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities Victorino Mercado Media Engagement on Landmine Policy; You Watch the Game, NORAD Watches the Skies and more ->





Military January 31, 2020

Military.com: Marine Aviator Relieved for Flying Too Low and Too Fast During Ceremony; New VA Training Effort Aims to Help Caregivers of Veterans Get the Info They Need; Lax Security Left US Troops Unprepared for Deadly Terror Attack in Kenya, General Says; Military Sexual Trauma Survivors Call on Presidential Candidates to Sign Reform Pledge; Body of ‘Lime Lady’ Found in Oklahoma in 1980 Identified as US Soldier and more ->
Task & Purpose: ‘That smile, it was contagious’ — Friends and family remember soldier killed in Syria rollover; Military service academies see sharp increase in reports of sexual assault; House passes bills to repeal 2002 AUMF and require Congress approve any war with Iran and more ->
Coronavirus: DOD Response
Esper, Milley Conduct Pentagon News Conference