Tag: Army Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe

Military December 09, 2021

Military.com: 14 Rarely Seen Photos that Reveal the Horror of the Attack on Pearl Harbor; Remains of US Soldier Killed in Korean War Identified; Coast Guard Diver Pulls Body from Car Above Niagara Falls; Expelled Coast Guard Cadet Sues over Policy Banning Parents and more ->
Task & Purpose: Alwyn Cashe to finally receive posthumous Medal of Honor for Iraq War heroism About time.; ‘I’m here to ask why you did not protect us’ — Watch a Navy spouse confront senior leaders over water contamination “I ask with all eyes and ears on you that you fix this, and you fix it honestly.”; Tulsi Gabbard posts video in uniform accusing ‘self-serving politicians’ of wanting to start World War III ‘Now is the time to be reminded of the grim reality that we all face if we don’t stop them.’ And more ->
DoD: USS Daniel Inouye Commissioned at Pearl Harbor; USSF’s EPS-R Program on Schedule for Historic Polar Mission and more ->






Military October 18, 2021

Is Cancer a COVID-19 complication?

General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, died Monday morning due to complications from COVID-19. He was fully vaccinated and had been treated for cancer for years. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports on TODAY.

DoD: Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Col. Gregory Boyington; New Annual Rifle Qual: A shooter’s perspective; Army secretary highlights female trailblazers in leadership symposium; USAG Daegu Recognizes Hundreds of Volunteers for Selfless Service and more ->
Task & Purpose: 9 months after getting Pentagon approval, Alwyn Cashe still hasn’t received the Medal of Honor The family of Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe is still waiting; The Army has an internship program — and no, we don’t mean privates “We assign them to a job that’s within their degree, so if they’re in computer science, we assign them to a programming tech cell.” And more ->
Military.com: Military News German Tax Collectors in Bavaria Get in on the Act of Going After American Base Personnel; That Time Colin Powell Saved Crash Victims by Tearing Burning Metal With His Bare Hands; A World War II Veteran Recalls Her Service in the Women’s Army Corps at Age 100 and more ->






Military January 11, 2021

DOD: Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Hospital Corpsman John E. Kilmer
Task & Purpose: Army secretary supports Arlington burial for police officer killed during Capitol riots “He paid the ultimate price in fulfilling his oath.”; White House postpones Medal of Honor for Alwyn Cashe until after the inauguration “I’ve waited 15 years … I’ve got a little while longer to hold on.”; The Navy’s $13 billion supercarrier still can’t do the one thing it’s absolutely required to do What good is an aircraft carrier that can’t reliably launch and land aircraft? And more ->
Military.com: Army Leader Reveals Spc. Vanessa Guillen’s Entire Chain of Command at Fort Hood Was Fired and more ->



Military January 05 & 06, 2021

DOD: World War II Vet, POW Who Endured ‘Hell Ship,’ Gets CIB, Promotion, POW Medal; Sports Heroes Who Served: Football Coach Recounts Lessons Learned in Army and more ->
Military.com: Facing Sexual Assault Charges, Air Force Colonel Heads to Court-Martial; ‘I Did All I Could Do’: NCO Earns Commendation for Bravery in Camp Taji Attack; SEAL Team 6 Operator to Plead Guilty in Green Beret’s Death; Ceremony Set in West Virginia for the Late Chuck Yeager and more ->
Task & Purpose: The last known widow of a Civil War soldier has died at 101; Trump poised to award Medal of Honor to Alwyn Cashe, 15 years after he gave his life to save his men Trump poised to award Medal of Honor to Alwyn Cashe, 15 years after he gave his life to save his men A defense official said there was no reason to believe President Donald Trump would not approve the nomination; The Air Force’s top enlisted leader is looking into why an airman was punished for attempting suicide “We need leaders at all levels to step up.” More ->



Military October 24 & 25, 2020

Task & Purpose: Navy identifies two aviators killed in plane crash; Army investigating death of soldier at Joint Base Lewis-McChord; Medal of Honor for heroic soldier Alwyn Cashe delayed amid Supreme Court fight ad more ->
Militry.com: Ronald Shurer, Medal of Honor Recipient Who Died of Cancer at 41, to Be Laid to Rest at Arlington; He Was Convicted of War Crimes and Pardoned by Trump. Now He Wants to Reform Military Justice; Military Working Dogs Now Have Their Own ‘Walking Blood Bank’ in Iraq and more ->





Military September 23, 2020

Task & Purpose: House lawmakers unanimously pass bill that would allow Alwyn Cashe to finally receive the Medal of Honor

Military.com: Tuskegee Airman from Arizona who Flew in 3 Wars Dies at 95; Coast Guard Crew Stamps Out Fire Aboard Cutter Waesche; In First, Marine Corps F-35 Fighters Deploy Aboard British Aircraft Carrier and more->

DOD: Top DOD Officials to Hold Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper; Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón “CZ” Colón-López will hold a virtual global town hall meeting at the Pentagon to provide service members, their families and DOD civilians an opportunity to ask questions on the department’s COVID-19 response and diversity and inclusion at 10 a.m. EDT Sept. 24, 2020.

The event will be streamed live on Defense.gov, on DVIDS and on the DOD Facebook page.


By Thomas Brading, Army News Service: Holocaust survivor to receive top military police medal





Military August 28, 2020

Military.com: SecDef Throws Support Behind Medal of Honor for Fallen Iraq Hero Alwyn Cashe; Deadliest’ Parris Island Marine Reveals the Secrets of His Record-Setting Shoot; Air Force Sergeant Pleads Not Guilty in 2nd Killing of an Officer and more ->
Task & Purpose: Green Berets receive valor awards for grueling eight-hour firefight against elite Taliban force in Afghanistan; US expected to reduce troops in Iraq by a third to about 3,500, official says; How to entrepreneur like a veteran and more ->





Military October 18, 2019

Military.com: Vets in Congress Renew Medal of Honor Plea for Army ‘Legend’ Alwyn Cashe; Attorney: Lawsuit Planned over VA Hospital Death in West Virginia; Charged with Killing His ‘Best Bud,’ Coast Guardsman Appears in Camp Pendleton Courtroom; Bullpup or Belt-Fed? Prototypes for Army’s Next-Gen Squad Weapons Finally Revealed and more->
Task & Purpose: Former VA Secretary: ‘Now is the time’ to research medical marijuana; Good Boyfriend Cory Booker read a WWII novel to Rosario Dawson over the phone and I’m here for it; ‘I’m the Meryl Streep of generals’ — Mattis hits back at Trump for calling him the ‘world’s most overrated general’ and more ->
DOD: Response to Catastrophe Would Require Unified Effort; Face of Defense: All Smiles and more ->