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Aug. 10, 2017

SITREP: Sailors Turn Military Work Into Certificates, Marines Sharpen IED Skills & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, August 10, 2017.

Aug. 9, 2017

Armed With Science: NASA, DoD Partner to Test Orion Exit Procedures

Using the waters off the coast of Galveston, Texas, a NASA and Defense Department team recently tested Orion exit procedures in a variety of scenarios.

Aug. 9, 2017

Military-Connected Students Interview Top Military Officials

Military-connected students and cub reporters interviewed military leaders at the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) 19th Annual National Training Seminar in Washington, D.C.

Aug. 8, 2017

SITREP: Marines Identify the Fallen, Soldiers Sharpen Driving Skills & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Aug. 7, 2017

Armed with Science: Bug Out: Air Force designs flying systems with the help of insects

Nature has inspired scientific and engineering innovations for hundreds of years. For scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory, it is the hairs on bats and crickets that inspired the creation of artificial hair sensors, destined to change the course of agile flight.

Aug. 7, 2017

Only Coast Guard Medal of Honor Recipient Saved 500 Marines

The only member of the Coast Guard to receive the Medal of Honor saved 500 Marines during World War II.

Aug. 4, 2017

Joint Civilian Orientation Conference: An Inside Look at Our Military's People

Have you ever wished you could get a real inside look at what life is like for the men and women serving in our military? Well, for the lucky group of Americans who are attending the Secretary of Defense's Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, that wish is going to become a reality.

Aug. 3, 2017

SITREP: The Search for the Fallen Continues, Army Tests New Gear & More

From the military services and around the DoD, here's your SITREP for Thursday, August 3, 2017.

Aug. 3, 2017

Armed With Science: Air Force Works to Bring Power to Remote Military Sites

The Air Force turns to the wind and sun to power remote locations.

Aug. 2, 2017

It's Always Sunny In Alaska (Sometimes): What's It Like To Be Stationed There?

So, you just found out you're PCSing to Alaska. Whether you're excited or not, here's some good advice from service members stationed there.