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Aug. 31, 2018

Face of Defense: Guard Soldier Uses Medical Skills to Save Boy’s Life

A New York Army National Guard soldier saw a "flash of red" going over a guardrail on her way home from the Yonkers armory. She knew something was wrong and sprung into action providing emergency medical first aid.

Aug. 30, 2018

Centcom Officials Provide Update on Counterterrorism Strikes in Yemen

U.S. Central Command conducted six counterterrorism airstrikes targeting the al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula terrorist network in Yemen since May 16, Centcom officials announced.

Aug. 30, 2018

Fort McCoy Firefighters Aid Local Flood Response, Relief Efforts

Firefighters from Fort McCoy in Wisconsin helped local emergency response agencies with flood relief efforts after a storm by saving stranded residents and their pets from affected areas.

Aug. 30, 2018

Airmen Support Refueling Missions From Above

The 506th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron is following a tradition of forward support for aircraft that began in 1923 when two Army aircraft conducted the first midair refueling.

Aug. 30, 2018

Face of Defense: Marine Reservist Leads Squad During Competition

Marine Corps Sgt. James Ellis served as a squad leader during the 4th Marine Division’s Annual Rifle Squad Competition and was responsible for the discipline, training, control, conduct and welfare of the team.

Aug. 29, 2018

U.S.-India Meeting Seeks to Deepen Cooperation

The upcoming meeting between Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and their Indian counterparts will seek to bolster programs and policies to maintain a free and independent Indo-Pacific region, the assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific security affairs said.

Aug. 29, 2018

Airmen Make it Rain Soldiers

Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing and soldiers from the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division participated in a joint exercise to airdrop equipment and personnel at two drop zones during Exercise Predictable Iron at Fort Bragg, N.C.’s Pope Field.

Aug. 29, 2018

Reserve Airmen Help Support Fallen Troops

Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Miles, a reservist assigned to the 910th Force Support Squadron, is proud of her role in support of Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations at Dover Air Force Base, Del.

Aug. 29, 2018

Face of Defense: Soldier Connects With Vietnam Vet Father Through Shared Service

Army Staff Sgt. Rachel Kovach, an infantry squad leader with the Pennsylvania National Guard, followed in the footsteps of her father, an Army infantryman who fought during the Vietnam War.

Aug. 28, 2018

Mattis, Indonesian Counterpart Reaffirm Defense Relationship

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu discussed a broad range of defense issues during a meeting at the Pentagon, where Mattis thanked the defense minister for his country’s leadership in the region.

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