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Feb. 21, 2018

Army Reserve Answers First Call for Disaster Relief in American Samoa

Army Reservists transported Federal Emergency Management Agency and American Red Cross relief supplies and equipment to support their fellow citizens following the destructive path of Tropical Cyclone Gita across the island of American Samoa.

Feb. 21, 2018

Guard Salutes Fallen New York City Apartment Fire Hero

The New York National Guard honored fallen Army Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah, who repeatedly entered a burning New York City apartment building to save four lives before he died from smoke inhalation.

Feb. 20, 2018

U.S., Thai, South Korean Underwater Construction Teams Work Together

Navy underwater construction teams from the U.S., Thailand and South Korea are training and operating together at Thung Prong Bay Sattahip Navy Base in Thailand during the 37th annual Cobra Gold exercise.

Feb. 20, 2018

Face of Defense: Changing 100 Lives Through Navy Recruiting

The number 100 can represent a perfect score or the percentage of complete devotion to a mission. It can mean much to many different people. In the world of Navy recruiting, the number 100 is an elusive goal that few achieve. But Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Kingston did just that when he helped guide his 100th applicant into the Navy.

Feb. 16, 2018

Oldest Active National Guard Unit Observes 283rd Anniversary

The West Virginia Army National Guard’s 201st Field Artillery Regiment, with its pre-Revolutionary War lineage, is recognized as the oldest active Army National Guard unit and the longest continuous serving unit in all of the Army.

Feb. 16, 2018

Air Force Firefighters Stand Ready to Respond to Emergencies

At Royal Air Force Base Lakenheath, England, Air Force firefighters and power production airmen routinely partner during the operation of barrier arresting kits, which act as an external emergency brake for landing aircraft in distress.

Feb. 16, 2018

Small Unmanned Aircraft Prove Worth in Battlefield Reconnaissance Role

The Army's small drone aircraft are proving their worth as a useful tool for battlefield reconnaissance and intelligence gathering.

Feb. 15, 2018

Bomb-Building Airmen Sustain Lethality at Readiness Exercise

At Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona, the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron’s munitions flight, better known as AMMO, is responsible for building up and breaking down live bombs that are essential to maintaining a lethal Air Force.

Feb. 15, 2018

Face of Defense: Reservist Trains Fellow Marines in Martial Arts

The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program is designed to increase a Marine’s warfighting capability and self-confidence and is based on the principle that every Marine is a rifleman. At the Marine Corps Reserve Training Center, Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jake Benson is responsible for teaching martial arts to approximately 150 Marine reservists.

Feb. 14, 2018

Aviators Take Joint Training to New Heights

The Indiana Air National Guard’s 122nd Fighter Wing recently completed Operation Guardian Blitz during a two-week joint training exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, which included air-to-air refueling, training alongside Navy rotary assets and joint terminal attack controllers.

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