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May 11, 2017

National Native American Veterans Memorial to be Erected in Washington

The anticipated dedication of the National Native American Veterans Memorial is Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2020, according to Rebecca Trautmann, project manager of the memorial.

May 11, 2017

Innovative Intracranial Scanner Safeguards Marines’ Lives

With a portable, medical diagnostic device that provides early detection of intracranial hematomas -- bleeding within the skull -- Marine Corps Systems Command is introducing widespread use of an innovative, life-saving and award-winning technology.

May 10, 2017

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Community Honors Fallen Comrades

Airmen, Marines, sailors and soldiers came together at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., to honor and remember their fallen explosive ordnance disposal brethren during the annual memorial ceremony at the Kauffman Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training Complex.

May 10, 2017

Navy, Marines Spotlight Future of Amphibious, Autonomous Warfare

Ship-to-Shore Maneuver Exploration and Experimentation Advanced Naval Technology Exercise 2017, or S2ME2 ANTX, involved hundreds of sailors, Marines and Defense Department civilian employees and contractors.

May 9, 2017

Dunford, Israeli Leaders Discuss Regional Issues

Israeli officials welcomed Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and presented him with an award for his personal leadership in strengthening U.S.-Israeli military-to-military ties.

May 8, 2017

Face of Defense: Off-Duty Education Leads Marine Corporal to Princeton

Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Eddy completed several online courses during his enlistment, which led to his acceptance into Princeton University. “My dream is to get a job at either NASA or the [Space Exploration Technologies Corporation],” Eddy said. “Having prior experience working on aircraft will definitely help me build credibility.”

April 27, 2017

Service Members Help Isolated Alaskan Village

Alaska National Guard soldiers from the 207th Engineer Utility Detachment teamed up with service members from across the Defense Department to participate in an Innovative Readiness Training runway extension project in Old Harbor, Alaska.

April 26, 2017

Face of Defense: Marine Helicopter Pilot Keeps Eyes Skyward

Marine Corps Capt. Benjamin Hovies dreamed of flying when he was a boy, and today he is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced) as a CH-53 Super Stallion pilot. He said as a child he was fascinated with planes and that love of aircraft and flying has never gone away.

April 25, 2017

U.S., U.K., France Complete Exercise Alligator Dagger 17

Forces from the U.S., U.K. and France completed Exercise Alligator Dagger 17, a two-week multilateral amphibious exercise in international waters off the coast of Djibouti and in the vicinity of Djibouti and Arta Beach.

April 17, 2017

U.S., South Korean Forces Partner to Feed Troops

U.S. and South Korean service members worked together to feed troops to support Operation Pacific Reach Exercise 17 in Pohang, South Korea.

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