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Sept. 6, 2018

Gold Star Mother Continues Fallen Son's Legacy

Terry Chapman isn’t a soldier, but she does serve as a GI Granny. Her uniform, a black polo shirt with an embroidered patch, reads: “GI Grannies and Gramps, Soldier Support.”

Sept. 6, 2018

Face of Defense: Army NCOs Reconnect During Mideast Deployment

Long-time friends Army Sgt. 1st Class Giovanni Ford and Army Staff Sgt. Robert Morneau were able to reconnect and discuss old times during their recent deployment to the Middle East.

Sept. 6, 2018

U.S. Officials Seek to Boost Arms Sales to India

A decade ago, U.S. arms sales to India amounted to virtually nothing. Today, the United States is the second-largest arms supplier to India, and U.S. officials say they hope to increase that business.

Sept. 6, 2018

Mattis: U.S.-India Partnership Important for Indo-Pacific Stability

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis arrived in New Delhi, ready to engage with senior Indian officials to ensure the Indo-Pacific region remains free, safe, prosperous and secure.

Sept. 5, 2018

Space Support Teams Give Ground Commanders Planetary View

It can sometimes be hard for commanders to get a full picture of the battlefield, whether that's on the ground in Syria or in the forests of Colorado. The “Space Cowboys” of the Colorado Army National Guard’s 117th Space Battalion aim to solve that problem.

Sept. 5, 2018

First Invisible Wounds Center Opens at Eglin Air Force Base

The 96th Medical Group held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Air Force’s first Invisible Wounds Center at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

Sept. 5, 2018

U.S., Pakistani Leaders Agree to Reset Relationship

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with Pakistani leaders in Islamabad, where they discussed the new government and the opportunity to reset the relationship between the two countries.

Sept. 5, 2018

Freeze Fighter: Warmer Wetsuit Increases Navy Dive Time

Two Massachusetts Institute of Technology professors helped to develop an improved neoprene wetsuit that better protects Navy divers from freezing water temperatures.

Sept. 5, 2018

Face of Defense: Rwanda-Born Airman Finds Success in Service

When he was a youth in Rwanda, Karl Mutangana dreamed of achieving a better life. Today, Mutangana successfully serves as a senior airman and supply liaison for F-35 Lightning II aircraft parts with the 96th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

Sept. 4, 2018

Task Force Hawaii Perseveres Against 2 Natural Disasters

Hawaii guardsmen persevered as they stretched their resources to meet the demands of a second natural disaster in a four-month period -- first a volcano eruption followed by Hurricane Lane.

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