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Military December 30, 2018

By Paul Szoldra: She Was Worried ‘Nobody’ Would Come To World War II Vet’s Memorial Service. Hundreds Of Strangers Did
By Paul Szoldra: On New Year’s Eve, A Brief Phone Call Will Mark The End Of Mattis’ Tenure As Defense Secretary
The handoff between Mattis and Shanahan will have little pomp and circumstance when it takes place — in the form of a conference call just minutes before 2018 comes to a close, according to a defense official.

“Contact will be established by the Office of Secretary of Defense communications team who will bring Mr. Mattis and Mr. Shanahan into the call,” a defense official explained, adding that the call will go by an approved script that, unfortunately, will not be made public.

Military December 28, 2018

By Katie Hall and Nancy Flores: Richard Overton, Nation’s Oldest Man and WWII Veteran, Dies at 112
By Nick Bowman, Gainesville Times: ‘I’m Worried Nobody Will Come’ — Daughter Of WWII Hero Asks Vets To Celebrate Her Late Father’s Life
The Associated Press: Fort Bliss Soldier Arrested in Stabbing Murder, Wounding
By Patricia Kime: Guided Missile Destroyer’s Command Master Chief Fired
By Jim Mustian and Michael R. Sisak: Police Officer, Army Veteran in Subway Battle: ‘I’m Trying to Survive’
The initial lack of charges angered Ali’s union, the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, which issued a fiery statement on Christmas Day urging that the men “be held accountable for their actions.”

The DA’s office said the prosecutors handling the sleeping violations were not aware the men were also suspected of fighting with Ali. Had they been, the charges wouldn’t have been dropped, spokesman Danny Frost said.

Alvarez, 36, is also charged with attempted assault, attempted possession of a weapon and menacing. He and Nunez, 27, were arrested on Wednesday. Alvarado, 31, turned himself in on Thursday.
By Matt O’Brien: Army Looks for a Few Good Robots, Sparks Industry Battle
Army Sgt. Patrick Raney, a multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer, discusses why he joined the Army and the lessons he’s learned during his years of service.