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March 22, 2017

USO-Metro Honors Enlisted Leaders, Actor Gary Sinise

The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, honored military senior enlisted advisors and presented actor Gary Sinise with the Legacy of Hope Award during a gala held in Arlington, Va.

March 21, 2017

Bataan Death March Survivor Honors Brothers-in-Arms

Ben Skardon, a 99-year-old retired Army colonel, was the oldest participant and the only survivor of World War II's Bataan Death March to participate in the Bataan Memorial Death March walk held at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

March 2, 2017

From Boots to Suits: Transitioning to the Corporate World

Retired Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Junior Hamilton entered the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program during his transition from military to civilian life. He now works for 7-Eleven as a human resource specialist.

Dec. 30, 2016

DoD Announces New Outreach Efforts Regarding Discharges, Military Records

The Defense Department has announced a renewed effort to ensure veterans are aware of the opportunity to have their discharges and military records reviewed.

Dec. 23, 2016

DARPA Provides Groundbreaking Bionic Arms to Walter Reed

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is making available to military amputees the first production versions of a groundbreaking upper-limb prosthesis.

Dec. 11, 2016

Pearl Harbor Vets Recall Attack’s Surprise, Fury

Wiping away tears, Pearl Harbor attack survivors and other World War II veterans paid tribute in Hawaii to their fallen brothers-in-arms and the civilians killed in the Dec. 7, 1941, surprise Japanese assault that launched the United States into World War II.

Dec. 9, 2016

Carter Offers Condolences on Death of Former Astronaut, Senator John Glenn

Defense Secretary Ash Carter praised former Marine Corps fighter pilot, astronaut and U.S. senator John Glenn for his dedication, courage and service to the nation. Glenn died Dec. 8 at age 95 in Columbus, Ohio. On Feb. 20, 1962, Glenn became the first U.S. astronaut to enter space and orbit the globe.

Dec. 8, 2016

Pearl Harbor Survivor Confident Attack ‘Will Never Be Forgotten’

Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran Delton Walling has a message: Don't ever forget Pearl Harbor and the service members who died in the attack and in World War II.

Dec. 6, 2016

Pacom Chief Salutes Japanese-American World War II Vets

Japanese-Americans served and fought valiantly for the United States during World War II, demonstrating bravery and loyalty in the face of hostility and discrimination, the commander of U.S. Pacific Command said during an event as part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the Pearl Harbor attack.

Dec. 6, 2016

Pacom Chief Salutes Japanese-American World War II Vets

Japanese-Americans served and fought valiantly for the United States during World War II, demonstrating bravery and loyalty in the face of hostility and discrimination, the commander of U.S. Pacific Command said during an event as part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the Pearl Harbor attack.

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