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Dec. 19, 2017

SITREP: Soldiers Qualify for Olympics, New System Helps Marines Fly Without Pilot & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here's your SITREP for Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

Dec. 18, 2017

Pararescueman Refuses to Evacuate, Gives Life to Save Injured Comrades in Vietnam

This week, we tell the tale of the youngest airman and first enlisted member of the Air Force to earn the Medal of Honor.

Dec. 15, 2017

When Everything Went Wrong, This F-16 Pilot Did Everything Right

A D.C. Air National Guard pilot was recently awarded for his quick thinking when his F-16 completely malfunctioned over a heavily populated area.

Dec. 14, 2017

SITREP: Operation Christmas Drop Begins, Marines Train with Robotic Dog & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Dec. 14, 2017

Armed with Science: Meet the Scientists - Dr. Stuart Rubin

Meet the scientist whose work in artificial intelligence could remove humans from all manner of harm without sacrificing performance.

Dec. 14, 2017

Marine Turned Star Wars Actor Wants Service Members to Try Theater

Adam Driver has $10,000 for the service member or veteran who can write the best play.

Dec. 13, 2017

Afghan Native-Turned Army Linguist Fulfills His American Dream

An Afghan native who became a soldier after helping the U.S. during Operation Enduring Freedom says he owes a lot to the Army for the dreams he's achieved.

Dec. 12, 2017

SITREP: Marines Help in Wildfire Fight, Army Gets Better Boots & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

Dec. 12, 2017

Armed with Science: Astronaut Explains How Army Career Rocketed Him Into Space

Did you know a military career can be a pathway into space?

Dec. 11, 2017

Marine Inspires Troops to Victory in Lopsided Vietnam Battle

Marine Corps 1st Lt. Wes Fox's company was outmatched in the jungles of Vietnam, but his leadership inspired his men to win despite the odds.