Tag: Rear Adm. Collin Green

Military September 07, 2019

Military.com: Purple Heart Vets from Vietnam Could Win a Trip to Former Battlefields; Man Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Defense Department; Two Years After Nude Photo Scandal, Marines Assess Gender Issues in the Corps and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: Pentagon identifies soldier killed in Kabul car bombing; Top Navy SEAL admiral fires entire leadership team of SEAL Team 7; Hundreds of strangers showed up to the funeral of a Navy veteran with no surviving family to pay their respects; ‘He was living his dream’ — Florida town welcomes home Army Ranger whose life was cut short; ‘The best America has to offer’ — For the first time ever, two sisters are Army generals; We talked to the unsung hero behind all those Military Giant Cat memes and more ->
 
 
 
 
DOD: Esper: Russia, China Want to Disrupt International Order; Military Builds on Strategy to Address Threats, Dunford Says and more ->
 
 
 
 
Journalist Garrett M. Graff: ‘We May Have to Shoot Down This Aircraft’ What the chaos aboard Flight 93 on 9/11 looked like to the White House, to the fighter pilots prepared to ram the cockpit and to the passengers.
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Military February 14, 2019

By Rachael Riley: Conditions of Injured Army Golden Knight Team Members Remain Unchanged
 
 
 
 
By Gina Harkins: A Marine Raider Was Awarded the Silver Star for Taking Out an ISIS Car Bomb
The staff sergeant was able to take down some of the terrorists with his sniper rifle, but the vehicle was still headed toward them. Still facing enemy fire, he climbed onto the top of a nearby vehicle to retrieve a Javelin portable anti-tank missile.

He fired, but the missile failed to launch. Still under fire, he got his hands on a second Javelin and launched another missile that took out the vehicle.

“His decisive actions under fire [repelled] the enemy and saved the lives of friendly forces,” the award citation states.
 
 
 
 
By Oriana Pawlyk: Deployed Lawmaker Fights Air National Guard’s Effort to Shrink Spy Plane Flee
 
 
 
 
Shanahan Attends NATO Meetings After Visiting Iraq, Afghanistan
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: The Army’s plans for a ‘super’ Bradley fighting vehicle are dead; Navy’s top SEAL says he’s reviewing training and ethics amid murder and drug allegations in special ops; Well, this new Army PSA on household safety took a dark turn; Lawmakers direct Trump to curb US military support for Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Matthew Cox: Army to Buy $39.6 Million Worth of Pocket-Sized Drones