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Jan. 27, 2016

Face of Defense: Air Force Couple Balance Military, Personal Lives

Air Force Majs. Regina and Jared Wall are married pilots with children who've managed to balance their lives during their stressful 10-year military career.

Jan. 27, 2016

Officials Announce Winning Design Concept for National WWI Memorial

The United States World War One Centennial Commission announced the winning design concept for a national memorial for what was known at the time as “The Great War.”

Jan. 20, 2016

Face of Defense: Airman Finds Relative’s WWII Crash Site in Belgium

Air Force Chief Master Sgt. James McCloskey recounts the saga of his great uncle, Army Air Force 1st Lt. Cuno Vernal Becker, who died following the crash of his B-17 bomber in Belgium during World War II.

Jan. 14, 2016

Official Urges Families to Learn About Veteran Burial Honors

Understanding that planning funerals for military veterans and retirees can be overwhelming, officials encourage family members to familiarize themselves with military funeral honors.

Jan. 14, 2016

Face of Defense: Air Force NCOs Achieve Education Goals

Through hard work and dedication, Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Jackie-Lynn Brown and other noncommissioned officers have climbed the education ladder to achieve advanced degrees.

Dec. 11, 2015

Face of Defense: F-16 Pilot Achieves Flying Hour Milestones

Afghanistan-deployed Air Force Col. Henry Rogers surpassed 3,000 flying hours while piloting the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft and then eclipsed 1,000 combat hours in the venerable jet.

Dec. 2, 2015

Military Families Get White House Holiday Preview

Many elements of this season’s decor at the White House are dedicated to service members, veterans and families, Michelle Obama told military family members during a preview.

Sept. 5, 2015

'Run, Walk or Roll' Event Honors the Fallen

Several thousand runners gathered at Ford Island to honor service members who have fallen after 9/11 as part of the 8K Fisher House Hero and Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll event.

Aug. 28, 2015

‘I Will Wait’ Tells Stories of Generations of Military Spouses

America sends its sons and daughters to war, and a new play titled “I Will Wait” looks at the effects of these deployments across the generations.

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