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Jan. 26, 2018

Face of Defense: ‘Guardian Angel’ Airman Aids Ailing Korean War Vet

There are many who believe there is no such thing as coincidence; things happen for a reason and people enter their lives for a purpose. And so, retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. Ronald Price wandered onto the right base at the right time.

Jan. 25, 2018

Medical Soldiers Sharpen Skills With Coalition Partners in Iraq

Soldiers assigned to the 449th Combat Aviation Brigade and coalition soldiers from New Zealand, Singapore and Australia worked together to simulate a real-world training scenario during a mass casualty training exercise at Camp Taji, Iraq.

Jan. 24, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman Earns Award From 4 Service Branches

Not many people can say they’ve received awards from four out of the five branches of the armed forces, but through hard work, dedication and a love for his job, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Folks has achieved just that. “Your time in the military is really what you make of it,” he said.

Jan. 23, 2018

U.S. Service Members Train With Djiboutian Military Partners

Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s communications directorate trained with Djiboutian service members during a military-to-military exchange of best practices at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

Jan. 19, 2018

New York National Guard Soldiers to Compete at 2018 Winter Olympics

Four New York National Guard soldiers who are part of the Army’s World Class Athlete Program will compete at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Jan. 19, 2018

Maintenance Airmen Pull Duty in Frigid Antarctica

With 24 hours of daily sunlight in their favor, a team of seismic technicians traveled to Antarctica at the southernmost point on Earth to conduct annual maintenance of the equipment they use to monitor global nuclear treaties.

Jan. 19, 2018

Face of Defense: Bodybuilding Helps Airman to Maintain Focus

Air Force Senior Airman Niketa Wilson, 90th Force Support Squadron fitness specialist at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, is a full-time airman, mother and student who is working hard to achieve her dream of becoming a competitive bodybuilder.

Jan. 18, 2018

Airmen Operate ‘Flying Ambulances’ for Evacuation Missions

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.

Jan. 18, 2018

USS Anchorage Participates in NASA’s Orion Mission Test

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.

Jan. 18, 2018

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

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.

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