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Military August 13, 2018

By Katie Lange Department of Defense: WWII Pilot Fends Off His Injured Comrade to Finish Mission

While there were many bombing missions over Germany during World War II, one that happened 75 years ago this month was so heroic that it helped to inspire the book “Twelve O’Clock High,” which was later turned into a highly regarded movie.

Today, we’re honoring a man who earned his Medal of Honor during that mission: Army Air Corps 2nd Lt. John C. Morgan.
By Morgan Eads: 94-Year-Old Who Taught Herself How to Fly Receives Meda
Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis: Press Gaggle by Secretary Mattis En Route to Brasilia
By robert Burns: Pentagon Chief Mattis Defends his Reversal on Space Force
“I was not against setting up a Space Force,” he told reporters flying with him to Brazil to begin his first tour of South America as defense secretary. “What I was against was rushing to do that before we could define the problem” that needed solving.
By The Associated Press: WWII Pilot’s Remains Return Home After 7 Decades
By Drew Brooks: Army to Celebrate Fort Bragg’s 100th and National Airborne Day