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Feb. 21, 2018

Army Officer Gunning for 2nd Olympic Bobsled Medal

Chris Fogt, 34, of Orange Park, Florida, is about to head to his third and likely final Olympics. He earned the bronze medal in Sochi in the four-man competition.

Feb. 21, 2018

Italian Pilot Integrates With U.S. Air Force Fighter Squadron

Through the Military Personnel Exchange program, American and foreign pilots have the opportunity to share best practices, learn and work closely with one another.

Feb. 19, 2018

Segregated in Service, Medal of Honor Recipient's Actions Saved Lives of All Races

Vernon Baker, an Army officer who was the only living black American World War II veteran of the seven belatedly awarded the Medal of Honor, had it bestowed upon him by President Bill Clinton in 1997.

Feb. 17, 2018

In Opioid Crisis, Military Research May Protect Citizens and Warfighters

Ten thousand times more potent than morphine, the synthetic opioid carfentanil poses a risk to both civilians and warfighters and the military is working to determine how to treat exposure to the drug.

Feb. 17, 2018

Guardsman Goes for Gold Again as Olympic Bobsledder

Sgt. Justin Olsen struck gold in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and will try to repeat that in Pyeongchang, but with a few changes.

Feb. 16, 2018

Airframe Profiles: F-16 Fighting Falcon

Since the F-16A’s first flight in December 1976, this highly maneuverable air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack aircraft has provided mission versatility and high-performance for the U.S. and allied nations at a relatively low-cost.

Feb. 16, 2018

Guard Soldier: From Track to Bobsledder to Olympian

Sgt. Nick Cunningham made the transition from track and field athlete to bobsledder. Now, hes going to his third Olympics.

Feb. 13, 2018

Let's Talk About Sex, Occupational Therapist Says

Silence on this topic is no help to wounded warriors, one Walter Reed occupational therapist says.

Feb. 12, 2018

Veteran Olympian Is 1 of 3 Luge Soldiers In Pyeongchang

New York Army National Guard Sgt. Matthew Mortensen is a veteran Olympian who is hoping to medal this year in the luge competition.

Feb. 12, 2018

After 2 Heartbreaks, 3rd Time’s the Charm for Luging Soldier

Sgt. Emily Sweeney gave up her Olympic dream after 2014, but Army fitness requirements brought her back to the top of her sport.