Tag: Defense Secretary Esper

Military October 19 & 20, 2020

DOD: Medal of Honor Monday: Sgt. Maj. Thomas “Patrick” Payne

Military.com: ‘Terminal Lance,’ Kyle Carpenter and Mattis Just Made the Commandant’s Reading List; After More than 3 Decades, the Corps’ AH-1W Super Cobra Makes its Final Flight; Marine Corps Marks End of Harrier Operations for Historic ‘Tomcats’ Squadron; Trump Envoy Traveled to Syria for Talks on Missing Marine Veteran Austin Tice and more ->

Task & Purpose: New law will create a 988 hotline for veterans in crisis; Fort Bliss captain arrested in connection to alleged murder of another captain; Marine commandant fires two-star general amid investigation into alleged use of a racial slur; Meet the ‘Iron 9,’ the USS Gerald R. Ford’s all-female bridge watch section and more ->
DOD: Sports Heroes Who Served: 2 Athletes Double Down on Valor During WWII; Secretary of Defense Readiness Remarks at Atlantic Council and more ->








Military October 15, 2020

Task & Purpose: Fort Bliss captain killed after vehicle ‘intentionally rammed’ by driver, authorities say; British submariners left a US Navy port in search of booze. They came back with COVID-19; This may be the most insane E-tool alternative we’ve ever seen and more ->
Military.com: Former Nurse at Fort Bliss Hospital Is Arrested on Charge of Abusive Sexual Contact; The ‘Graybeards’ Were an Infantry Unit Just for Men Too Old for Military Service; Montana Ridge Named in Honor of Airmen Who Died in Crash; These Military Lawyers Are Joining Forces to Help Troops Stand Up to Unlawful Orders and more ->
DOD: Video: Esper Speaks at 2020 AUSA Meeting and more ->





Military August 19, 2019

By Katie Lange: Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pvt. Wilburn Ross

Wilburn Kirby Ross (May 12, 1922 – May 9, 2017) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military’s highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.

Task & Purpose: Pentagon identifies Army reservist who died in non-combat incident in Saudi Arabia; The Army allegedly missed this soldier’s cancer diagnosis for 2 years. The VA found it within days; Emails show the VA took no action to spare veterans from a harsh Trump immigration policy; Watch the US fire off its first previously-banned missile since the collapse of the INF Treaty with Russia; Army Lieutenant accused of taking an APC on a joy ride found not guilty by reason of insanity and more ->
Military.com: Defense Secretary Esper Receives a Mongolian Horse; Man Gets First Haircut in 15 Years in Order to Enlist in Army and more ->