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May 30, 2018

Face of Defense: Former Recording Artist Pursues Career as Military Doctor

Former contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Paden Smith once sought to heal others with his music and lyrics. Now he's on his way to medical school. Smith, who has served as a Navy linguist, will begin studies this summer at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

May 29, 2018

Dunford to Attend Pacom Command Change, Meet With Pacific Allies

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford will take advantage of U.S. Pacific Command’s upcoming change of command to meet with Pacific allies in Hawaii.

May 29, 2018

USS Manchester Commissioned as Navy's Newest Surface Ship

The littoral combat ship USS Manchester was commissioned as the Navy’s newest surface combatant vessel during a ceremony in Portsmouth, N.H.

May 29, 2018

Face of Defense: Medical Logistics Soldier Supplies Kandahar Units

The medical logistics team is a one-person operation on Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan, and it plays a big part in the War Horse Brigade mission.

May 29, 2018

Army Military Police, Engineers Prepare for Exercise Saber Strike 2018

Soldiers with the 18th Military Police Brigade and the 15th Engineer Battalion are preparing to participate in Saber Strike 2018, a multinational exercise, with 18,000 participants from 19 countries.

May 28, 2018

‘America’s Greatest Heroes,’ Trump, Defense Leaders Honor Fallen

America will forever remember the service and sacrifice of those who fought and died for the nation’s freedom, President Donald J. Trump said at the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery.

May 28, 2018

Selva Pays Tribute to America’s Fallen ‘Brave Sons and Daughters’

On the nation’s 150th Memorial Day, the country pauses to remember those who have laid down their lives in service, from the American Revolution to present day, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said.

May 27, 2018

Selva Honors Military Survivor Families for Strength, Bravery

Through unimaginable loss, the families of fallen service members honor their loved ones and give hope to others, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said.

May 27, 2018

Afghanistan, Vietnam Wars Bring Survivors Together Through Tragedy Assistance

One lost her dad during the Vietnam War and the other lost her dad in Afghanistan, and together they are finding ways to better understand devastating personal loss.

May 26, 2018

Chairman Stresses Change, Tradition at West Point Graduation

Change and tradition seem mutually exclusive, but balancing those will lead to success for the military, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy.

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