Military February 09, 2018

By Blake Essig: Operation Afghanistan: Reporter’s Notebook
AFGHANISTAN (KTUU) – “You can leave the ‘stan, but the ‘stan will never leave you. Enjoy your visit.” Those were the words Col. Brian Beckno, NATO Resolute Support said to me minutes after arriving at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. At the time, while I had a few ideas, I really didn’t know what to expect from my first trip to a war zone. Two weeks later, I know those words he spoke, for better and worse, were 100 percent the truth.
By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: U.S. Forces Strike Taliban, East Turkestan Islamic Movement Training Sites
By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Pence: U.S., Allies to Continue Peacefully Dismantling North Korea’s Nuke Program

By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: DoD Assets Set Scene for Heroes in ‘15:17 to Paris’

By Army Staff Sgt. Tina Villalobos, Task Force Spartan: Face of Defense: Perspective, Tenacity Mark Soldier’s Career
By Air Force Staff Sgt. Patrick Evenson 379th Air Expeditionary Wing: C-17 Crews Help to Realign Assets to Afghanistan
By Sharon Holland Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences: Uniformed Services University Offers Degree Opportunities for Enlisted Members
By Alexandra Snyder, Defense Media Activity: Happy 60th Birthday, DARPA! Here’s Six Reasons We Celebrate You
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, sure looks good for 60! In honor of it entering a new decade yesterday, we’ve compiled our six favorite DARPA inventions: Read more ->