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October 24, 2017 - 11:15 am
Video of Jo7rftgpDcY By Katie Lange, Defense Media Activity This week we’re highlighting a special Medal of Honor recipient, who is set to receive the coveted honor this week. Army Capt. Gary “Mike” Rose will receive the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony Oct. 23 to commemorate his heroic...
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October 24, 2017 - 10:48 am
(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) By Eric Dehm Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Steven Arango is currently attending the University of Alabama's School of Law. Before going to Alabama, he spent a semester at Bates College in Maine. While there, he read a story in the New York Times about a Bates alum who he...
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October 24, 2017 - 8:02 am
Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, briefs the media on the recent military operations in Niger, at the Pentagon on October 23, 2017 in Arlington, VA. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) By Jim Garamone, DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON — The Defense Department owes the...
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October 24, 2017 - 7:53 am
Marines prepare to conduct assault support tactics during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 1-18 at Chocolate Mountain, Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct. 11, 2017. (Sgt. Allison Lotz/USMC) By United States Africa Command STUTTGART, Germany – A safe, stable, secure and prosperous Africa is...
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October 23, 2017 - 10:20 am
In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images) FORT BRAGG, N.C.— Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear Monday before a military judge who will determine his punishment for endangering comrades by walking...
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October 20, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Afghan Local Police (ALP) trainees sit in formation while listening to a speech during graduation day, Ghazni district, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Sept. 26, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jessica Reyna DeBooy/Released) WASHINGTON — At least 152 Afghans sent to the United States for military...
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October 19, 2017 - 7:14 pm
A firefighter looks on as the Rocky Fire burns through trees near Clearlake, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) By Matt Saintsing This fire season, like those in recent years, has been a busy one. From the mountains of Montana, to California wine country, there seems to be little...
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October 19, 2017 - 5:08 pm
White House chief of staff, retired Marine Corps general John F. Kelly. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) By Matt Saintsing In a rare appearance, John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, delivered emotional and clarifying comments in the wake of a national debate involving criticism of...
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October 19, 2017 - 3:46 pm
The Veterans Affairs hospital in Aurora, CO April 18, 2015. (PCraig F. Walker/The Denver Post) By Jonathan Kaupanger A GoFundMe-style page for medical centers was set up by Veterans Affairs today. It’s really called Public Law 114-294, the Communities Helping Invest through Property and...
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October 19, 2017 - 11:56 am
A debris covered street caused when the Arecibo River overflowed is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP/Getty Images) By Jonathan Kaupanger Life in Puerto Rico is difficult right now to say the least. Three million American’s are still enduring...
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