By Alexandra Olsen: Toys R Us founder dies days after chain’s announced shutdown
Charles P. Lazarus, the World War II veteran who founded Toys R Us six decades ago and transformed it into an iconic piece of Americana, died Thursday at age 94, a week after the chain announced it was going out of business.
By Louis Briscese 60th Air Mobility Wing: Face of Defense: Afghanistan Native Now Serves as U.S. Airman
Press Operations: News Transcript Remarks By Secretary Mattis at enhanced honor cordon and meeting welcoming His Royal Highness Mohammad Bin Salman, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to the Pentagon
By Air Force 2nd Lt. Jenna Lenski 455th Air Expeditionary Wing: Air Force Rotary-Wing Aviator: ‘The Ma’am Behind the Mustache’
Press Operations: Navy to Commission New Guided-Missile Destroyer Ralph Johnson
The future USS Ralph Johnson honors Marine Corps Pfc. Ralph Henry Johnson, who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his “conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity” during the Vietnam War. On March 5, 1968, in an observation post overlooking the Quan Duc Valley, Johnson used his body to shield fellow Marines from a grenade, absorbing the blast and dying instantly. The Charleston native had only been in Vietnam for two months when he was killed at the age of 19.
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Nicholson Says Situation in Afghanistan Has Fundamentally Changed