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July 27, 2018

The Korean War Armistice Explained

The Korean War ended 65 years ago, not with a peace treaty but with an armistice. So what exactly does that mean?

July 26, 2018

Joint Chiefs of Staff Celebrates 71 Years as Planners, Advisers

The National Security Act, signed into law by President Harry S. Truman on July 26, 1947, officially established the Joint Chiefs of Staff as strategic planners and advisers to the president on matters of national security.

July 25, 2018

Retired Airman, Artist Teaches Telescope Repair

An artist and a teacher, retired Air Force Master Sgt. Daniel Holmes uses the mechanical and electric sculptures he creates as hobby to help digital-age airmen learn to maintain older equipment that monitors the sun.

July 25, 2018

Hale Koa: Hawaii's Military Resort

Along the expansive stretch of Waikiki Beach in southeastern Oahu, the Hale Koa Hotel is a premiere resort of the Armed Forces Recreation Service and offers a relaxing place to vacation with special rates and benefits for service members, retirees and a few select others.

July 24, 2018

Coast Guard Helps Seize Drugs Near Guantanamo

Coast Guard service members responded to a suspicious boat entering into restricted waters and coordinated with the Cuban Border Guard to help stop the vessel, which had been carrying 19 packages of marijuana.

July 23, 2018

Navy Medical Center Doctor Offers Travel Tips

Travelers should make sure they are medically ready before taking a trip to reduce the risks of having an illness or injury while away, a doctor from the Navy Medical Center said.

July 23, 2018

West Point Grad Saved Others, Sacrificing Himself in Vietnam

A West Point grad who volunteered for a second tour of Vietnam never came home, but the heroism he displayed while there earned him the Medal of Honor.

July 20, 2018

New Army Technology Aims to Improve Medical Communication

A new Army technology system is designed to improve the communication flow between patients, medics and receiving field hospitals by providing vital information and boosting life-saving situational awareness.

July 18, 2018

A Civilian's Introduction to Our Armed Services

The president of an Arkansas college spent a week with the armed forces during the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference. It made him realize how incredibly effective the DoD is at educating the public.

July 17, 2018

Coast Guard Officer Program Offers College Tuition, Job Guarantee

If you’re interested in commissioning into the Coast Guard, the CSPI program can help with your college tuition and other expenses.