Category: Military

Military April 26, 2021

DoD: Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pfc. Milton A. Lee
 
 
 
 
Military.com: Top General in Afghanistan Says Military Has Begun Closing Down; Why Some Marines Are Training to Operate Every Infantry Weapon; Booze, a Strip Club and a Major Gone Missing: How a 101st Airborne Unit Went Off the Rails in Poland and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: The Air Force has a groovy idea to beam sunshine power down from space on radio waves Ain’t no power like star power and more ->
 
 
 
 
DoD: Living In The Deep and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Military April 25, 2021

Military.com: Clayton Schenkelberg, Reportedly the Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivor, Dies at 103; The VA Is Testing an Implant That Could Allow Paralyzed Veterans to Walk Again and more ->
 
 
 
 
DoD: Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Delivers Commencement Address at Florida A&M University and more ->
 
 
 
 
Mike Croissant: “It Felt as Though We Were Actually Hanging in the Sky”
 
 
 
 

Military April 24, 2021

Military.com: B-1 Bomber Fleet Grounded Indefinitely Over Fuel System Problem and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: ‘It bothers me a little bit that it’s just going to end like this’ – The pain felt by Afghanistan war veterans; The heroic last stand of 2 Marines in Ramadi Their final stand and sacrifice all took place in a matter of seconds. And more ->
 
 
 
 
DoD: Navy to Christen Guided-Missile Destroyer Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee; DOD to Assist in Search for Indonesian Submarine and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Jonathan Raymond, 11Alive: Georgia WWII sailor accounted for nearly 80 years after death in Pearl Harbor attack
 
 
 
 
By Kevin Reece, 11Alive: The 100th birthday and the 100 car parade for a WWII hero in Frisco
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Military April 23, 2021

Military.com: End Commanders’ Power to Block Military Sex Cases, Pentagon Panel Says; Monument Honoring US Soldiers Lost in 1962 Plane Crash to Be Unveiled in Maine; Justice Department Indicts Six in Alleged Afghanistan Translator Scam; 53 Women Officially Become Marines at Formerly All-Male Boot Camp and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: The Pentagon is considering a historic change in how the military handles sexual assault This could be huge.; Dear media: ‘Military-trained marksman’ doesn’t mean what you think it means He qualified with a rifle. And more ->
 
 
 
 
DoD: Navy to Christen Guided-Missile Destroyer Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

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Military April 22, 2021

Task & Purpose: The Army vowed change after Vanessa Guillén’s murder. One year later, it’s just getting started “I think that the jury’s still out on whether or not there has been a cultural shift at Fort Hood.”; This is the first general to be court-martialed in Air Force history “This was not a decision made lightly, but I believe it was the right decision.” Cop-turned-sailor-turned-nurse saves 2 people with 2 separate organ donations “In the end it’s really just for me: my motto is ‘do good, feel good, repeat.'” And more ->
 
 

 
 
 
 
Military.com: Air Force Survey Shows One-Third of Respondents Fear Reprisal for Reporting Mistreatment; UK Apologizes for Racism in Memorials to WWI Dead; An MQ-9 Drone Is Teaming Up with a Navy Warship to Obliterate Targets at Sea and more ->
 
 
 
 
DoD: DOD Announces 2021 Environmental Award Winners and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Military April 21, 2021

Military.com: Fort Bragg IDs Paratrooper Who Died During Static-Line Jump; Air Force Two-Star General to Face Court-Martial on Sexual Assault Charge; Court Denies Former Kirtland AFB Chaplain’s Appeal in New Mexico Abuse Case and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: These are the rights every military sexual assault survivor needs to know ‘Know Your Rights would have been a game-changer for the many victims of military sexual assault I worked with who were failed by the system.’;Inside the Army’s new training program for special operations bomb techs
“It’s one of the best programs I’ve seen in my 17 years in EOD.” And more ->

 
 
 
 
DoD: Official Says Women’s Contributions Are Vital to DOD, Allies and Partners; DOD’s Military OneSource Provides Access to Military Funeral Honors Directory and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Military April 20, 2021

Military.com: Walter Mondale, Army Vet and Carter’s Vice President, Dies at 93; Study of 400,000 Female Vets Links PTSD to Heart Disease; The Wildest Technologies Changing How the Military Fights and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: Video shows unarmed Marine veteran tased by police in his daughter’s hospital room ‘You guys are out of control’; ‘It’s like our warpaint’— Why some Black Hawk crew chiefs paint their face masks something fierce An Army veteran with 9 years of experience fixing Black Hawks explains why crew chief face masks often look so cool. And more->
 
 
 
 
DoD: Sports Heroes Who Served: Boxer Credits Marine Corps Discipline With Staying in the Fight; Air Force recruiting breaks Guinness World Records title with virtual pastime during pandemic and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Military April 19, 2021

Military.com: Lost for Decades, a Marine World War II Hero Finally Comes Home; These Social Media Apps Might Cost You Your Military Career and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: 2 Minnesota National Guard soldiers injured after drive-by shooting in Minneapolis A bullet went right through the Humvee windshield.; These British soldiers had the coolest training ever (literally) “I don’t want to state the obvious, but it’s very cold.” And more ->
 
 
 
 
DoD: Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Cmdr. Ernest E. Evans and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Military April 18, 2021

Military.com: Lawmakers Rush to Introduce Relief Bills as Military Toxic Exposures Come to Light; Mass. Lawmaker: Soldiers’ Home Needs Funding and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose, The War Horse, By Corbin Chesley: ‘Why are you leaving now?’ — A rookie Afghan policeman, a combat veteran, and a shared loss of naivety “The look of fear on the faces of these local policemen as we left our position is something I will never forget.” More ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Military April 17, 2021

Military.com: WWII and Korean War Veteran Gets Escorted Home in a Three-Day Funeral Procession; McClellan Still Swarms with Soldiers, Thanks to National Guard and more ->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: Marine hospitalized after barracks shooting at Camp Lejeune The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is investigating.; The Biden administration claims Afghan security forces will be just fine (They won’t) ‘No, the Afghan forces can’t stand on their own.’ And more ->
 
 
 
 
DoD: Any Terrorist Attack on U.S. Military Drawdown in Afghanistan Will Be Met Forcefully, Kirby Says; Flag Raised for First Time at National World War I Memorial and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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