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March 15, 2017

Pacific Partnership 2017 Shifts Focus to Humanitarian Aid/Disaster Relief

U.S. and Sri Lankan service members exchanged best practices and lessons learned at the first bilateral symposium on humanitarian aid and disaster relief during Pacific Partnership 2017.

March 15, 2017

U.S.-South Korea Alliance Leaders Visit USS Carl Vinson

Army Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, the top U.S. commander in South Korea, said the U.S. and South Korea alliance continues to enhance interoperability and key capabilities to ensure security and stability on the Korean Peninsula and the region.

March 15, 2017

Face of Defense: Okinawa-deployed Marine Bridges Language Barrier

Marine Corps Master Sgt. Anthony Camina and his wife, Michelle, enjoy interacting with and teaching English to the people of Okinawa. Camina said his desire to strengthen ties between U.S. service members and the local community comes from his love of Okinawa, where he’s currently serving a second tour of duty.

March 14, 2017

Overseas Postal Workers Boost Troop Morale

Deployments have changed over the years. It’s now easier than ever to stay connected with loved ones back at home through video chats and messenger applications, but there still isn’t anything quite like receiving a hand-written birthday card or a care package with a favorite homemade snack.

March 14, 2017

Museum Celebrates Will Eisner, Who Used Comics To Teach Soldiers

Will Eisner's comic characters in P.S. magazine, the military’s monthly preventive maintenance supplement, offered tips essential for troubleshooting Army equipment.

March 14, 2017

Face of Defense: Soldier Re-enlists to Continue Pursuit of Goals

Army Sgt. Angel Cruz raised his right hand and recited the oath of re-enlistment for three more years, Feb. 15, 2017. Cruz said he has goals set for himself that he hasn't completed. He hopes to become a drill sergeant, earn a degree in information technology and become a command sergeant major.

March 13, 2017

Exercise Cope North Concludes in Guam

At Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, exercise Cope North has concluded after more than 2,700 personnel and 100 aircraft challenged partner forces to integrate their local capabilities with regional allies.

March 13, 2017

New York Guardsman Says Deployments Make Him a Better Doctor

A kidney specialist and medical director of Bassett Healthcare Center in Cooperstown, N.Y., has experience with ebola and malaria, as well as battlefield medicine, as a result of his other career as a New York Army National Guard doctor.

March 13, 2017

Continuing Promise 17 Completes Humanitarian Mission in Honduras

U.S. military personnel assigned to the Continuing Promise 17 mission wrapped up a 10-day visit to Honduras and have continued on to Colombia.

March 13, 2017

Face of Defense: National Guard Aviator Protects Skies, Streets

Balancing civilian obligations and military commitments is a constant challenge facing members of the National Guard. When Army 1st Lt. Jenna Pitcher, an AH-64D Apache helicopter pilot, isn’t conducting aerial missions for the South Carolina Army National Guard, she’s patrolling the streets of Charleston, South Carolina, as a police officer.

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