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Sept. 27, 2018

Navy Translator Helps Search Effort for Missing Service Members in Vietnam

On a normal day, Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Quoc Bao Lam is a master-at-arms with the military police at Naval Station Everett, Washington. But today, he’s acting as the lead linguist for a recovery team deployed by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency on its fourth mission to Vietnam.

Sept. 25, 2018

Shok Valley Medic to Receive Medal of Honor

A former medic with the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) who heroically fought his way up a mountain to render aid to his Special Forces teammates and their Afghan commando counterparts will receive the Medal of Honor.

Sept. 24, 2018

U.S., Afghan Health Professionals Work to Improve Medical Care

U.S. Navy medical professionals are working with their Afghan counterparts to improve medical care at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital in Afghanistan.

Sept. 21, 2018

Air Force Assists Army During Saber Junction 18

During Exercise Saber Junction 18, part of an annual U.S. Army Europe-directed exercise series, the U.S. Air Force provided aircraft during training that promotes interoperability between U.S. troops and participating allies and partner nations.

Sept. 11, 2018

‘Greywolf’ Brigade Tests Army’s First Electronic Warfare Tactical Vehicle

The 1st Cavalry Division’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team “Greywolf” soldiers fielded the Army’s new electronic warfare tactical vehicle, which was developed to give Army electronic warfare teams the ability to sense and jam enemy communications and networks from an operationally relevant range at the brigade combat team level.

Sept. 10, 2018

Army Medics Provide Combat Casualty Care Training to Bulgarian Troops

U.S. soldiers of 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, are teaching tactical combat casualty care to allied soldiers in Afghanistan.

Sept. 10, 2018

U.S., South Korean Soldiers Raft for Relaxation, Resilience

The 2nd Infantry Division/Republic of Korea-U.S. Combined Division unit ministry team hosted a Hantan River whitewater rafting trip Sept. 7 to provide members of the Warrior division spiritual resilience training and focus on teamwork.

Sept. 7, 2018

Spine Surgery Team Adds Capability, Improves Readiness at Nellis Air Force Base

The 99th Medical Group's new orthopedic spine surgery team at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., increases capabilities inside the hospital while also contributing to the medical group's deployment readiness.

Sept. 7, 2018

U.S. Airmen Participate in Colombian-Led Search, Rescue Exercise

Two U.S. Air Force aircraft and more than 90 U.S. airmen are participating in Angel de los Andes, a Colombian-led international search and rescue training exercise.

Sept. 5, 2018

Freeze Fighter: Warmer Wetsuit Increases Navy Dive Time

Two Massachusetts Institute of Technology professors helped to develop an improved neoprene wetsuit that better protects Navy divers from freezing water temperatures.

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