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Jan. 3, 2018

Armed With Science: How the Military Uses Oysters to Protect Shores

The military is fortifying itself, and the communities of the waterfront areas it inhabits, with some unlikely protection: oysters.

Jan. 2, 2018

Get to Know Your Senior Enlisted Leaders

Senior enlisted leaders represent the enlisted force in front of DoD leaders, civilians and others. But do you know who they are?

Jan. 2, 2018

Armed with Science: Air Force Antibody Research Could Save Lives during Disasters

The Air Force agreed to a licensing arrangement for antibodies that could help in areas hit by disaster and disease.

Jan. 1, 2018

Naval Officer Earned Medal of Honor, Gave Nation ‘A Lesson in The Brotherhood of Man’

In the military, service members often refer to themselves as “brothers and sisters in arms.” For Navy Capt. Thomas J. Hudner, a Korean War Medal of Honor recipient, that brotherhood existed across all spectrums, even in a time of deep racial tension.

Dec. 29, 2017

Armed With Science: Regrowing Limbs Could be the Future for Military Medicine

To help amputees, military researchers are studying how some animals, such as salamanders, are able to regrow limbs.

Dec. 28, 2017

2017 USO Holiday Tour: Bringing a Piece of Home to Our Deployed Service Members

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reflects on his USO Holiday Tour spending time with troops in Spain, Poland, Iraq and Afghanistan as well as aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, and he shares his 2018 message for service members.

Dec. 28, 2017

Christmas at the Naval Observatory

Vice President Mike Pence hosted members of the armed forces, the Secret Service and their families at the Naval Observatory throughout December to celebrate the holidays.

Dec. 28, 2017

Armed With Science: Air Force Challenge Tests Construction Materials

An Air Force Civil Engineer Center mission is having a "blast" taking construction materials to their breaking point- all to benefit the warfighter.

Dec. 28, 2017

Check Out the Top 5 DoDLive Blogs of 2017

From movies to policy, we brought you a lot of DoD-related content this year. Which were your favorites?

Dec. 28, 2017

SITREP: Technology Brings Military Parents Home for Holidays & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, December 28, 2017.