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DoD Seeks to Connect With America Through ‘This Is Your Military’ Initiative 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:04:00 GMT
The Defense Department is launching an initiative to highlight the work of service members, dispel myths about military service and increase awareness among the American people.

Airmen Operate ‘Flying Ambulances’ for Evacuation Missions 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:56:00 GMT
The 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron is one of only two aeromedical evacuation squadrons in the U.S. Central Command area of operations available to remove wounded warriors from the battlefield and ensure they get the medical care they need.

USS Anchorage Participates in NASA’s Orion Mission Test 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:46:00 GMT
The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage departed from Naval Base San Diego to conduct an underway recovery test in conjunction with NASA off the Southern California coast.

Free Tax Filing Software Available to Military Members 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:40:00 GMT
With the new year bringing a new tax season, Military OneSource has launched its free tax software to support military members and their families in the annual task of filing.

Face of Defense: Marine Rescues 4 People From Rip Current in Okinawa 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:49:00 GMT
Marine Corps 1st Lt. Aaron Cranford, a supply officer with Headquarters and Service Company, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for saving four divers, including a local Okinawan, who were caught in a rip current during a recreational dive at Onna Point, Okinawa, Japan, in April 2017.

Defense Innovation Board Approves Recommendations at Quarterly Meeting 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:29:00 GMT
The Defense Innovation Board – a federal advisory committee encompassing experts in academia, technology and business – approved two recommendations aimed at improving innovation in the Defense Department.

NATO Military Chiefs Discuss Strategic Environment’s Challenges 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:14:00 GMT
Continued change from Afghanistan, confronting Russia and enhancing 360-degree European security highlighted discussions during the NATO Military Committee Meeting in Brussels.

Maintenance Airmen Build Bombs, Prepare to Deploy 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:31:00 GMT
Maintenance airmen participated in a combat munitions training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, to train in building a joint direct attack munition and improving their readiness to perform in a deployed environment.

Airmen Brave Mother Nature to Accomplish Maintenance Missions 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:12:00 GMT
Aircraft mechanics assigned to the 108th Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, are no strangers to working outdoors in finger-numbing cold or sweltering heat.

Mattis, Canadian Minister Discuss Defense Issues in Vancouver 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:08:00 GMT
North Korea, the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, support to Ukraine and other security issues were among the topics Defense Secretary James N. Mattis discussed with the Canadian defense minister.

     
 

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