Tag: Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva

Military August 01, 2019

Military.com: Rescue Teams Continue Search for NAS Lemoore Fighter Pilot in Death Valley; Air Force to Pause Operations After Spike in Suicides; Admiral Tapped to Lead Navy Wants to Get to ‘Root Causes’ of SEAL Scandals; Man Sues Body-Donation Firm After It Gave Mom’s Corpse to Military for Blast Testing and more->
Task & Purpose: ‘They answered our nation’s call’ — Fort Bragg paratroopers killed in Afghanistan remembered as selfless, courageous; Air Force Academy colonel relieved over drunk driving charge; Trump orders Navy to rescind awards given to prosecutors who lost case against Eddie Gallagher and more ->
Department of Defense: Vice Chairman Selva Retires; Ends 39-Year Air Force Career; 110 Years Ago, the U.S. Military Got Its First Airplane and more ->

Military June 30, 2019

Military.com: Louisville Researchers: Freeze-Dried Blood Could Save Soldiers’ Lives; Wisconsin National Guard Ends Public Access to Military Bombing Range; Air Forces Europe General: Time to Rethink the Way Troops Train with US Allies and more ->


Task & Purpose: Trump shakes hands with Kim Jong Un in historic meeting at Korean DMZ; Help us finally solve the mystery of the Pentagon’s purple water fountain and more ->

US DoD: Need for Speed in Capabilities, Selva Says; DOD More Assertive, Proactive in Cyber Domain and more ->

Military August 11, 2018

Seattle Times: F-15s Scrambled After Sea-Tac Airline Worker Takes Plane; Spree Ends in Crash
Wasilla native believed to have stolen plane from Sea-Tac
Media Roundtable on Space Force with Deputy Secretary Shanahan
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Selva Highlights Need for Nuclear Enterprise Recapitalization
Press Operations Release No: PA-032-18: Guantanamo Periodic Review Board Media Invitation Announced
The Department of Defense will allocate seats for news media at the Pentagon satellite location on Aug. 21, to cover certain portions of the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board for Ismael Ali Faraj Ali Bakush.

Due to limited space available, selection is not guaranteed. Upon selection, additional information on meeting time and location will be provided.

Media desiring to observe the hearing should send their requests via email to osd.pentagon.pa.mbx.gtmo-press@mail.mil. All requests must be received no later than noon EDT, Aug. 15. Media members should include their name, position, sponsoring organization and contact information (cell phone and email address) in their request. Multiple names from the same organization may be submitted.

Further information, including media ground rules, can be viewed at the Periodic Review Secretariat website at http://www.prs.mil.

By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marks 69th Anniversary

Learn more about the individuals who’ve served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff over the past 69 years here.

By Heather Hintze: Mat-Su Veterans Wall of Honor on the move
Military.com: MJ Hegar Sued the Pentagon and Won. Now She’s Running for Congress

By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kerstin Roberts, Marine Corps Installations West — Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton: Single Marines Enjoy Nature, Camaraderie at Zion National Park

Military June 30, 2018

By Army Capt. Jason Welch, 3rd Cavalry Regiment: Iraqi, U.S. Guns Bring ‘Steel Rain’ to ISIS
By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Vice Chairman Salutes The 1 Percent of Population That Serves
By Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jake Barreiro 36th Wing: B-52 Bomber Crew Aids in Rescue Off Coast of Guam
Week in Photos: June 23-29
By Cory Hollon: “Are the Shields Up?:” Decision Making in “Return of the Jedi”

Rebellions are built on hope. – Cassian Andor, 1 BBY

Hope is not a plan. – Every decent commander, ever
About the Author: Lt Col Cory Hollon is an F-15E Strike Eagle Weapons System Officer in the U.S. Air Force.He has six combat deployments, has commanded an Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron, graduated from the Weapons Instructor Course and the School of Advanced Military Studies. He is currently an Airpower Strategist in the Skunks (Concept Division) of the Air Force Warfighting Integration Center and is the lead author for the Air Force Operating Concept. He can be found on Twitter @cory_hollon – be prepared for a lot of Star Wars. The views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air Force or the U.S. government.

Military May 29, 2018

By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Selva Pays Tribute to America’s Fallen ‘Brave Sons and Daughters’
By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media Activity: ‘America’s Greatest Heroes,’ Trump, Defense Leaders Honor Fallen
Brandon Patterson, Detroit Free Press: Tuskegee Airman honored 73 years after being lynched in Austria
By Corky Siemaszko: West Point admits Parkland student Peter Wang who died saving classmates
Two Nerdy History Girls: From the archives: Remembering the Soldiers Who Didn’t Die in Combat

Military May 13, 2018

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: NORAD: 60 Years of Keeping North America Safe, Vice Chairman Says
By Sharon Holland Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences: From Home to Medical School and Beyond, a Mother’s Support is Unending
By Molly Fosco: This Spy Survived Torture to Make the Nazis Pay for Their Crimes
Odette Sansom Hallowes GC, MBE (28 April 1912 – 13 March 1995), also known as Odette Sansom and Odette Churchill, was an Allied intelligence officer during the Second World War.


Military April 07, 2018

N.Y. Air Guardsmen Honor Comrades Killed in Iraq
Secretary Mattis Press Topper at the Pentagon with Slovenian Minister of Defense Andreja Katic
By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: College Students Explain: This Is Why We Joined ROTC
By Army Staff Sgt. David Overson Joint Multinational Readiness Center Hohenfels: Face of Defense: Soldier Kicks It Up a Notch to Set Fitness Example
By Matthew Schehl Naval Postgraduate School: Cyber Students Learn While Gaming
By Monty Munford: TechVets Will Teach Military Veterans To Learn Cybersecurity And Build National Security

By Army Sgt. 1st Class Doug Roles, 28th Infantry Division: Wounded Troops Share Stories, Strength
Eisenhower Award to Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva
Week in Photos: March 31-April 6

Military February 01, 2018

Today in the Department of Defense, February 1, 2018
By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Mattis, Tillerson Co-Host First U.S.-Qatar Strategic Dialogue
By Marine Corps Sgt. Mandaline Hatch, 6th Marine Corps District: Face of Defense: Marine Recruiter Volunteers for Father-Daughter Dance
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Budget Impasse, Continuing Resolutions Pose Problems for DoD
By Alex: WW2 political cartoons are a look into one of history’s most trying times (19 photos)
By Anika Burgess: How Photographers Captured the Incarceration of Japanese Americans During WWII
By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: A Day With Cha’lee: What Drove This Navy Comedian to Standup

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