Tag: Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper

Military June 18, 2020

Military.com: MARSOC IDs Marine Raider Who Died After Parachute Accident at Fort Benning; Onyx, Beloved US Coast Guard Morale Dog, Dies in Michigan; World War II Forces Sweetheart Singer Vera Lynn Dies at 103; Feds: Seattle VA Medical Staffer Stole, Sold Respirators; For First Time in Decades, Female Soldier Completes Final Phase of Special Forces Training and more ->

Task & Purpose: USS Theodore Roosevelt aviators eject safely at sea and more ->

DOD: Secretary Mark T. Esper Message to the Force on DOD Diversity and Inclusiveness and more ->

“Will it shoot steel ammo?”
“Nahh, but it will shoot steel parts.”




Military December 09, 2019

By Katie Lange, DOD: Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Gen. Alexander Vandegrift
General Alexander Archer Vandegrift, USMC (March 13, 1887 – May 8, 1973) was a United States Marine Corps four-star general. During World War II, he commanded the 1st Marine Division to victory in its first ground offensive of the war, the Battle of Guadalcanal. For his actions on August 7 to December 9, 1942, in the Solomon Islands campaign, he received the Medal of Honor.[2] Vandegrift later served as the 18th Commandant of the Marine Corps. He was the first four-star general on active duty in the Marine Corps.[3]

Military.com: Esper Calls for Review of Foreign Troop Vetting in Wake of Pensacola Shootings; Tuskegee Airman Celebrates 100th Birthday with Flight; Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened at Newport News Shipbuilding and more ->