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Surviving minute to minute


FORT LESLEY J. MCNAIR, D.C. -- As she sat at the picnic table, with her legs crossed at her ankles and hands clasped together in...

PHILIPPINE SEA (March 10, 2018) A Standard Missile (SM-2) is launched from the forward-deployed A guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) as part of a missile training exercise (MISSILEX) during Multisail 18. MultiSail is a bilateral training exercise improving interoperability between the U.S. and Japanese forces. This exercise benefits from realistic, shared training enhancing our ability to work together to confront any contingency. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William McCann)

Antietam leads surface to air missile exercise in MultiSail 18


PHILIPPINE SEA (March 10, 2018) – The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) led a Surface to Air Missile...

Airmen feedback critical to future Air Force


WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Select total force Airmen will be chosen to participate in one of two surveys supporting the Invisible Wounds...

The first Marine Corps enlistee, Opha May Johnson, was actually the first of 305 women who signed up that day. She just happened to be at the head of the line so her name has endured and is still revered.

First women in the military show content of their character


MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW, CA -- In recognition of March as Women’s History Month, meet the trailblazing ladies who made...

Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ian Leones

Joint Staff approves Humanitarian Service Medal for Hurricane Response


WASHINGTON, March 12, 2018 — Eligible military members who served in disaster relief efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma or Maria...

Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer, right, speaks with Carrier Strike Group 8 Command Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Bates in the in-port cabin during Spencer's visit aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, Feb. 25, 2018. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kaysee Lohmann

Service Secretaries: People are most important part of DoD’s success


WASHINGTON, March 12, 2018 — Speaking at a forum here today on issues surrounding the president’s fiscal year 2019 defense budget...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Mar. 7, 2018) Graduates, senior leadership and staff of the Bilateral Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Continuum pose for a graduation photo. The continuum is a training event focusing on developing peer-to-peer support, intervention skills, and sharing leadership techniques between U.S. Armed Forces and the JMSDF. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Zhiwei Tan/Released)

Students graduate Bilateral Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership Continuum


The three-day class combined the 12 JMSDF Sailors along with nine U.S. Navy Sailors, one U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, and one...

Image credit: courtesy of John Fogle

Vietnam Vascular Registry helps combat veteran reunite with doctors who saved his leg


Five decades after being shot in Vietnam and almost losing his leg, former Army specialist John Fogle will make good on a promise...

Collins enjoys stand-up paddle boarding for how it helps him with TBI. His service dog, Charlie, likes it too. (Courtesy Photo by U.S. Army Special Operations veteran Josh Collins)

Traumatic Brain Injury and the Art of Paddling


I am on a new mission: to raise awareness about treating traumatic brain injury, or TBI, in the most effective way possible. My...


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