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From The Services

A uniformed soldier crawls outside during a Best Medic competition.
Army

Soldiers Tackle Demanding Best Medic Title

Soldiers Tackle Demanding Best Medic Title
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. George Kiernan, a financial management officer with I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, poses for a photo at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 15, 2022. Kiernan played for the All-Marine Men's basketball team in the 2022 Armed Forces Men's and Women’s Basketball Championship. The tournament was hosted at Admiral Prout Fieldhouse, Naval Base San Diego, in order to promote friendly competition and unity between services.
Marine Corps

Marine Leaves It All On the Court

Marine Leaves It All On the Court
221127-N-DF135-1024 SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (Nov. 27, 2022) – The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) sits anchored in the harbor of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on Nov. 27, 2022. Comfort is deployed to U.S. 4th Fleet in support of Continuing Promise 2022, a humanitarian assistance and goodwill mission conducting direct medical care, expeditionary veterinary care, and subject matter expert exchanges with five partner nations in the Caribbean, Central and South America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Deven Fernandez)
Navy

Sailors Provide Care in Dominican Republic

Sailors Provide Care in Dominican Republic
The initial planting of Kok-saghyz dandelion, commonly known as TK, is shown at the Amherst Greenhouse in Harrod, Ohio, July 28, 2022. The Air Force Research Laboratory kicked off a multimillion-dollar, multiyear program in spring 2022 with BioMADE, Farmed Materials and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to develop a domestic source of natural rubber from this dandelion species. (U.S. Air Force Photo / Jonathan Taulbee)
Air Force

Force Hopes Tires Will Bloom From Flowers

Force Hopes Tires Will Bloom From Flowers
A Navy officer in a white dress uniform stands at a lectern with flags in the background.
Space Force

Space Force Activates First Overseas Component

Space Force Activates First Overseas Component
First Lady Jill Biden is joined by National Guard family members, state adjutants general and National Guard senior leaders for a roundtable discussion on support for National Guard children in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington Nov. 28, 2022.
National Guard

First Lady: Guard Is a 'Beacon of Hope'

First Lady: Guard Is a 'Beacon of Hope'