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Oct. 23, 2017

Medal of Honor to Go to Vietnam Vet Who Saved Dozens in 4 Days

Army Capt. Gary “Mike” Rose will receive the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony to commemorate his heroic actions during a four-day mission known as Operation Tailwind during the Vietnam War.

Oct. 19, 2017

SITREP: Army Purifies Puerto Rico Water, Air Force Provides Wildfire Support & More

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

Oct. 19, 2017

Iconic 'Lone Sailor' Now Greets Visitors to Pearl Harbor

A new Lone Sailor statue stands watch over the Pearl Harbor visitors center, a tribute to all of the men and women of the sea services.

Oct. 19, 2017

Armed With Science: Army Innovation Could Improve Function of Helmets, Facial Protection & More

This U.S. Army Research Laboratory innovation could improve future generations of combat helmets, face shields and ballistic vests.

Oct. 18, 2017

DoD Sexual Assault Experts Offer, Gain Valuable Insight at Annual Training Event

DoD SAPR personnel strive to know the latest information to help victims, which was evident by their large presence at a recent national training event.

Oct. 17, 2017

Armed With Science: Small Antennas Could be Big Deal for Air Force

Air Force researchers managed to shrink the size of an antenna to smaller than a flea. This innovation could add greater functionality to devices used by the warfighter.

Oct. 17, 2017

SITREP: Army Surgeon Describes Vegas Aftermath, Marines Rebuild School & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

Oct. 17, 2017

USNS Comfort Welcomes Baby Girl Off Coast of Puerto Rico

The birth of a little girl on the USNS Comfort off the coast of Puerto Rico has been a bit of good news for the hurricane-ravaged island.

Oct. 16, 2017

WWII Commander, Medal Of Honor Recipient Gave Life to Protect Troops at Leyte Gulf

Navy Cmdr. Edwin Evans led a naval vessel against a superior force in WWII, a life-ending effort that led to one of the greatest allied victories in the Pacific.

Oct. 13, 2017

Challenge Coin Tradition: Do You Know How It Started?

Service members proudly show off their challenge coins, but do you know when and where this tradition began? It’s harder to figure out than you’d think.