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July 24, 2018

Munition Inspectors Enhance Combat Capabilities

Highly trained military inspectors supervise the storage and handling of thousands of pounds of munitions at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia.

July 24, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman’s Lifesaving Act Leads to Physician Assistant Career

An act of lifesaving led Air Force Tech. Sgt. Julian Tayag to go to school to become a physician assistant.

July 10, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman Recounts Journey From War-Torn Lebanon to Air Force Service

Air Force Capt. Elie Elchartouni’s journey to military service started under a much different set of circumstances than most, as he and his family waited 13 years to move to America from a country torn by a civil war.

July 9, 2018

Face of Defense: Haiti Native Finds Success in Connecticut National Guard

Army Warrant Officer Roberto Pauleus learned that it would take blood, sweat and tears to make a good life for himself and his family in the U.S.

July 6, 2018

From Nothing to Something: Cargo City Takes Shape

Construction is nearly complete on “Cargo City,” a new operating location for U.S. and coalition forces to conduct aerial port operations in Kuwait.

July 6, 2018

Washington Guard Recognizes Soldiers for Saving Girl’s Life

Four Washington National Guard soldiers received medals for their quick action in saving a girl’s life while their convoy was fueling up.

June 20, 2018

Next-Generation Binoculars Contribute to Battlefield Survivability

New night-vision goggles will help Marines navigate dark areas and safely identify explosives, increasing survivability and situational awareness during missions.

May 30, 2018

Face of Defense: Former Recording Artist Pursues Career as Military Doctor

Former contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Paden Smith once sought to heal others with his music and lyrics. Now he's on his way to medical school. Smith, who has served as a Navy linguist, will begin studies this summer at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

May 22, 2018

Face of Defense: Army NCO Faces, Overcomes Adversity

After dealing with a back injury and several autoimmune diseases, Army Master Sgt. Aaron De Los Santos says his body paid a price. The Texas native found support at the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Hood, Texas and has developed a love for adaptive sports.

May 16, 2018

EOD Airmen Tackle Warfighter Challenge

A two-week, situation-based training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, tests teams of explosive ordnance disposal specialists during EOD Warfighter Challenge.

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