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Dec. 27, 2017

Fort Irwin’s Elusive Donkey, Tripod, Finds Home for Holidays

Every military post has a local celebrity. At Fort Irwin, it’s Tripod, an injured donkey known for his ability to elude capture.

Dec. 27, 2017

Armed With Science: Navy Leader Calls for Holodeck-like Training Tech

The Navy is seeking virtual and augmented reality training tools that are both integrated across warfare domains and capable of measuring proficiency and improvement.

Dec. 26, 2017

Armed With Science: Army, Marine Corps Team Up on 3-D Printed Drones

Army researchers are working with the Marines to develop 3-D printed drones to deliver new capabilities.

Dec. 26, 2017

SITREP: Sailors Get Special Visit, Marines Honor Vietnam Hero & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, December 26, 2017.

Dec. 22, 2017

Shedding Light on Vitamin D: How to Get It In Winter

Your body might be craving vitamin D this time of year. Here's how you can get it if you're too bundled up to get some sun.

Dec. 21, 2017

3-D Mapping Gets Service Members Back to Work after Heart Procedures

Walter Reed Bethesda heart surgeons are skipping X-rays and using 3-D technology to fix heart conditions.

Dec. 21, 2017

Call of Duty: Soldiers Respond to Deadly Train Derailment

Army medical personnel responded to a deadly commuter train crash in Washington State.

Dec. 21, 2017

SITREP: Army Looks Back, Santa Takes a Dip with the Marines & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, December 21, 2017.

Dec. 21, 2017

Service Members Help 'Pitch Perfect 3' Hit the Right Notes

When it was time to wrap up the trilogy, the makers of "Pitch Perfect 3" enlisted a few good men and women to make it happen.

Dec. 19, 2017

Armed With Science: Soldiers Help Girl Scouts Learn About Robotics

Soldiers bring military robot to school to help Girl Scouts in Germany earn their robotics patch.