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Sept. 20, 2018

Face of Defense: Dual-Hatted Air Guard Doctor Serves as Community Partner

At every Innovative Readiness Training event there is a community partner: an agency or group that applies and asks for support in their area. IRT Ola de Esperanza Sanadora is unique in that its community partner is also a member of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard.

Sept. 19, 2018

Face of Defense: Soldier Leads Way in Special Recruiter Assistance Program

Army Sgt. Tyler Martin, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear noncommissioned officer with the 24th Composite Transportation Company, was among the first wave of soldiers to participate in a Defense Department initiative -- the Special Recruiter Assistance Program.

Sept. 18, 2018

Face of Defense: Marines Enjoy Duty as Military Police Working Dog Handlers

Military occupational specialties are the foundation of the Marine Corps. Each MOS is a cog, working with and relying on the others to keep the fighting machine that is the Marine Corps running. Military working dog handlers are one such cog.

Sept. 17, 2018

Face of Defense: Air Force Captain, Veterinarian Wife Support Foster Animals

Whether they are kept for a few weeks or a lifetime, animals in shelters and foster homes around the nation rely on dedicated and caring individuals that can help them find a forever home.

Sept. 14, 2018

Face of Defense: Navy Recruiter Shares ‘Formula’ for Success

Hard-driving enlisted recruiter Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Sotocora is among Navy Recruiting District Miami’s top producers.

Sept. 13, 2018

Face of Defense: Former Drill Sergeant Brings Leadership Experience to Commissioned Service

Army Capt. Jennifer Hawkins works closely with enlisted health care specialists to ensure service members throughout Kandahar Air Field receive proper medical care.

Sept. 12, 2018

Face of Defense: Navy Computer Technician Trains New Marines, Sailors

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin Somers, an information technology specialist, is part of an integrated Navy and Marine Corps team that helps keep nearly 250 computers running 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Sept. 11, 2018

Face of Defense: New Hampshire Airman Serves as Translator in El Salvador

Air Force Staff Sgt. Kirsten E. Arends, a member of the New Hampshire Air National Guard, served as a translator in El Salvador as part of the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program, which has joined El Salvador and the state of New Hampshire as strategic partners since 2000.

Sept. 10, 2018

Face of Defense: Army Brothers Bring Civilian Expertise to Mideast Deployment

Kentucky Army National Guardsmen Capt. William Parker and his brother, Staff Sgt. Bryan Parker, are employing their engineering expertise as contract supervisors assigned to Area Support Group-Kuwait Directorate of Public Works, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

Sept. 7, 2018

Face of Defense: Namesake Davy Crockett Descendant Serves in Iowa Air Guard

Air Force Master Sgt. David "Davy" Crockett, a member of the Iowa Air National Guard, is a direct descendant and namesake of "Davy" Crockett, the famous Tennessee frontiersman.

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