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July 17, 2018

Airframe Profiles: Gigantic C-5 Galaxy

Since 1969, the C-5 Galaxy has dwarfed all other airframes in the Air Force inventory, providing the capability to carry oversized loads around the globe.

July 16, 2018

Korean War Aviator Was First Helicopter Pilot to Earn Medal of Honor

Navy Lt. John Koelsch volunteered to fly a helicopter in bad weather into enemy territory in Korea to save a fellow service member, and it earned him the Medal of Honor.

July 12, 2018

WWII Marine-Turned John Wayne Stunt Double Was Friday 13th’s Jason, Too

From storming the beach of Iwo Jima to performing as a stuntman for more than 60 years, 92-year-old former Marine Corps Cpl. Alex Bayouth has had an exciting life.

July 10, 2018

Plan Your Career With DANTES No-Cost Education Programs

Have you heard of Kuder Journey? If you’re a service member looking into college and career planning, it’s definitely worth looking into.

July 9, 2018

Stop the Bleed, Save a Life

The “Stop the Bleed” program provides bleeding control training to the public to help save lives.

July 9, 2018

MoH Recipient Shares Stories From Service With New Recruits

Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. Maj. Ken Stumpf recently shared his story of heroics during Vietnam with several soldiers and new Army recruits.

July 3, 2018

When Navy Explosive Ordnance Division Knows Your Name

It may seem funny, but Coast Guard museum curators are often put at risk by their collection - especially when that collection contains arsenic salts, bits of sharp rusty metal and glass impregnated with a uranium isotope.

July 3, 2018

U.S.-U.K. Celebrate 60 Years of Mutual Defense Agreement. What Is It?

The mutual defense agreement between the U.S. and U.K. has been a long-lasting one. But what exactly does it cover?

July 2, 2018

2 Medal of Honor Tales From Battle of the Little Bighorn

Army sergeants Banjamin Criswell and Richard Hanley were soldiers in the Army’s 7th U.S. Cavalry, commanded by the infamous Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer. Both earned their medals on June 25, 1876.

June 29, 2018

U.S., Australian Service Members Mark 100 Years of Mateship

Being a “mate” in Australia has a whole different connotation than in the United States.