Tag: DOD

Military January 11, 2018

2017 Year in Review         By Angry Staff Officer: World War I Stands as a Lesson Against a “Bloody Nose” Strike on North Korea         Video by Senior Airman Andrew Carroll: President Signs Executive Order for Veteran Support     By Heather Chapman: Trump order aims to reduce suicide …

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Press Gaggle with Secretary Mattis

Press Gaggle with Secretary Mattis SECRETARY JAMES N. MATTIS: Yes. Yes, understand. Understand. (Laughter.) Good to see you all, and thank — for those of you who have been here for the last year or the last 15 years. I took Bob Burns on a trip down to Gitmo and Mayport, Lejeune and Bragg. Took …

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Mattis Says Operations Against ISIS Will Change in 2018

By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Mattis Says Operations Against ISIS Will Change in 2018 WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2017 — The destruction of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s physical caliphate will change the way the coalition will go after the terror group, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told Pentagon reporters here …

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Hispanic-American Marine Gave His Life to Save Others

Taken under fire by an enemy automatic weapon and hit in the right shoulder and chest as he lifted his arm to throw, Lopez fell backward and dropped the deadly grenade. After a moment, he turned and dragged his body forward in an effort to retrieve the grenade and throw it. In critical condition from …

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DoD Sexual Assault Experts Offer, Gain Valuable Insight at Annual Training Event

DoD Sexual Assault Experts Offer, Gain Valuable Insight at Annual Training Event

Retired Marine Breaks Personal Record, Takes Gold at Invictus Games

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2017 — Medically retired Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Sarah Rudder broke another personal record and took home gold medals in the women’s 100-meter and 200-meter dashes during track and field competition at the 2017 Invictus Games here Sept. 24. Retired Marine Breaks Personal Record, Takes Gold at Invictus Games

Medal of Honor to Go to Vietnam Vet Who Saved Dozens in 4 Days

This week we’re highlighting a special Medal of Honor recipient, who is set to receive the coveted honor this week. Army Capt. Gary “Mike” Rose will receive the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony Oct. 23 to commemorate his heroic actions during a four-day mission known as Operation Tailwind during the Vietnam War. …

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE: Jim Mattis Republic of the Philippines media & Biography View

Media Availability With Secretary Mattis En Route to the Republic of the Philippines         Source: Jim Mattis U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Biography View         James Norman Mattis James Norman Mattis[4] (born September 8, 1950) is a retired United States Marine Corps general who is the 26th and current United …

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Officials Provide Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS

Source: Officials Provide Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS