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Sept. 10, 2017

The Long Blue Line: 9/11 and the U.S. Coast Guard

Thousands of Coast Guardsmen assisted in the response to the 9/11 attacks, supporting the largest homeland defense and port security operation since World War II.

Sept. 7, 2017

Before, During & After a Hurricane: Know What to Do

If you're living in a hurricane-prone area, know what to do and have a plan for before, during and after a storm hits.

Sept. 7, 2017

WWII POW Donates Artifacts to Museum

Anthony Acevedo donated personal items from his time as a prisoner of war during World War II in Germany to the Holocaust Museum’s permanent collection.

Sept. 7, 2017

Armed With Science: Marines Launch Affordable, Portable 3-D Printed Drone

This DIY drone project is opening new doors in battlefield surveillance for the Marine Corps.

Sept. 7, 2017

SITREP: Military Prepares for Hurricane Irma & DoD's Harvey Response Continues

From the military services and around the DoD, here's your SITREP for Thursday, September 7, 2017.

Sept. 5, 2017

Armed With Science: Army Wraps Up Autonomous Micro-robotics Research Program

Nearly 10 years of Army research has come to an end, but new innovations that benefit the warfighter are just beginning.

Sept. 5, 2017

SITREP: DoD Continues Harvey Help, Marine Saves Vietnam Vet's Life & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here's your SITREP for Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Sept. 1, 2017

Armed with Science: Inside the Coast Guard's Polar Icebreaker

Step inside the U.S. Coast Guard's polar icebreaker. You've never seen a crib like this before.

Sept. 1, 2017

The Story Behind The Iconic 'Kissing Sailor' Photo

We've all seen this iconic photo of a WWII sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day, when the war ended. But do you know the story behind it?

Aug. 31, 2017

SITREP: DoD Activates for Hurricane Harvey Support

From the military services and around the DoD, here's your SITREP for Thursday, August 31, 2017.