Military May 31, 2019

Watertown Daily Times, N.Y. | By Tom Graser: Last Remaining Akwesasne Mohawk Code Talker Dies
AKWESASNE — The last Mohawk World War II Code Talker has died.

Louis Levi Oakes, an enrolled member of the Saint Regis Mohawk tribe, died Tuesday at the age of 94.
The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. | By Rachael Riley: Statue at Pope Army Airfield Honors Late Medal of Honor Airman John Chapman
He continued to fight until his death.

Wilson said if Chapman were to have his own motto, or banner, it would be to thrive under oppression.

“His lasting legacy is just that. It was never about him,” Wilson said, crediting Chapman’s family for instilling his values and shaping his character. | By Gina Harkins: Training Not to Blame for String of Fatal Vehicle Rollovers, Marines Say
Three Marines were killed over a six-week period when in vehicle rollover accidents, but service officials say safety deficiencies likely aren’t to blame for the fatal mishaps.

The Marine Corps is investigating the spate of rollovers that left three dead and 10 more injured. Two of the accidents happened in California and the latest in Australia.
By Jeff Schogol: A new Air Force plan would overhaul how officers are promoted
By Jeff Schogol: Navy SEAL accused of war crimes released from pretrial custody ahead of court-martial
By David Vergun: Air Force Service a Noble Calling, President Tells Graduating Cadets
“You could have chosen any school, any career you wanted, but you chose a harder path and a higher calling: to protect and defend the United States of America,” President Donald J. Trump told the 991 graduating cadets of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Class of 2019.

Trump delivered the commencement address for the class’s graduation and commissioning today in Colorado Springs, Colo.
By C.J. Chivers
Staff writer: I’m a Veteran Without PTSD. I Used to Think Something Was Wrong With Me. More ->

Fox News | By James Rogers: Navy Wants 350 Billion Social Media Posts for Epic Research Project
The Navy wants to acquire “a large-scale global historical archive” of social media posts spanning a minimum time period from July 1, 2014, to Dec. 31, 2016. “Data must consist of all publicly available messages, comments, or posts transmitted on the platform over the specified time period,” the Navy said. Data must also include messages from at least 200 million users in at least 100 countries, with no single country accounting for more than 30 percent of users.