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June 29, 2018

Army Art: Drawing History

When you think of military imagery, you’re probably not “picturing” what Sgt. 1st Class Juan Munoz creates in his role as the Army’s only artist-in-residence.

June 29, 2018

OpEd: Visiting Military Installations Was an Eye-Opening Experience

An educator who experienced the 2018 Joint Civilian Orientation Conference says he’ll be a much stronger advocate for the military now.

June 27, 2018

Power Conductor: The Man Who Moves America's Forces

The opportunities Gen. Darren W. McDew found in the Air Force helped prepare him to lead the command responsible for projecting the nation’s might and ideals.

June 27, 2018

Damage Control: Keeping an Aging Coast Guard Cutter Active

The Coast Guard Cutter Active was officially commissioned Sept. 1, 1966 -- almost three years before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon.

June 25, 2018

The Berlin Airlift: What It Was, Its Importance in the Cold War

The Berlin Airlift was one of the first major crises of the Cold War, as well as one of the biggest humanitarian aid missions ever launched.

June 22, 2018

Coast Guard Remembers Critical Role in Vietnam War

The U.S. Coast Guard played a vital role during the Vietnam War with 8,000 Coast Guardsmen taking part in the conflict.

June 19, 2018

Aircraft Mechanic’s Persistence Scores Him ‘Shark Tank’ Deal

Inventing your own product and getting people to back it and buy it isn’t easy, but if you’re determined like Tech Sgt. Tom Burden was, you can make it happen.

June 18, 2018

Two WWI Medals of Honor, Two Names, One Marine

A Brooklyn Marine received two Medals of Honor for heroism a century ago, but he also used two different names during his service.

June 14, 2018

Afraid To Start Your Own Business? This Vet Did It As An ROTC Cadet

This former soldier's idea for a successful business started in college and grew while she was serving. So how'd she do it?

June 12, 2018

BRS vs. High-3 Legacy: Everything to Know About Your Retirement Choices

Now that we're halfway through 2018, how much do you actually remember about the blended retirement system? Catch up here.