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Nov. 9, 2017

Military Aviation Leaders Discuss Readiness, Urge Budget Certainty

Top aviation military officials from the four services addressed Congress on aviation readiness, all underscoring the urgent need for predictable budgets.

Nov. 6, 2017

Night Work: Mechanics Keep Helos Flying in the Sunlight

Army helicopter maintenance specialists have been working nonstop in Puerto Rico to maintain six CH-47 Chinook helicopters that deliver humanitarian supplies daily to some of the island's hardest-hit and most remote areas following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Oct. 25, 2017

Medal of Honor Recipient Capt. Mike Rose Inducted Into Hall of Heroes

Retired Army Capt. Mike Rose attended a ceremony at the Pentagon, where his name was placed on a wall within the Hall of Heroes, alongside the names of all the other Medal of Honor recipients.

Oct. 24, 2017

Workplace Violence Survivors Unite to Turn Tragedy Into Hope

Two Army workplace violence survivors met at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, and are sharing their stories of hope.

Oct. 19, 2017

Puerto Rican Engineers Depart Kuwait Following Hurricane Maria

Soldiers with the Puerto Rico Army National Guard’s 215th Engineer Company are on their way home after a transfer of authority ceremony conducted with the Army Reserve's 306th Engineer Company from Farmingdale, New York, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

Oct. 19, 2017

Face of Defense: Waterborne Army Cook Strives to Provide Culinary Excellence

Army Sgt. James Munar, a cook aboard the Army logistic support vessel, the USAV CW3 Harold A. Clinger, laughs as he slides into the wall with a spatula in one hand and a bowl in the other. Munar, who strives to provide the tastiest meals to the Clinger's crew, tells his newest kitchen helper, “Welcome to the boat life.”

Oct. 16, 2017

Face of Defense: Soldier's Short Career is Long on Experiences

Army Lt. Col. Beire Castro, a former armor officer and the product manager for Force Protection Systems within the Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors, has gained invaluable experience during his nine years in the acquisitions program management career field.

Oct. 13, 2017

DoD Announces Policies Affecting Foreign Nationals Entering Military

The Defense Department is releasing two policies that will affect foreign nationals entering the military or who are already in the military, the DoD’s chief of accessions said.

Oct. 12, 2017

Face of Defense: Army Recruiter Helps Son Follow in His Footsteps

Army Sgt. 1st Class Jaime Guerra, a 17-year veteran, is proud of his son Anthony's decision to join the Army and follow in his footsteps. Guerra, a recruiter at the Arrowhead Recruiting Center, praised his son’s determination, saying once he puts his mind to something, he always finishes it.

Oct. 11, 2017

Fort Greely Stands Firm in Face of North Korean Threat

A small, remote Alaskan post bordered by mountains and moose herds, Fort Greely is America's major line of defense against long-range enemy rockets.

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