|SOP newswire3||Mattis Welcomes Dutch Defense Minister to Pentagon - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld of the Netherlands at the Pentagon today. |
|SOP newswire3||DoD Official Highlights Value of Artificial Intelligence to Future Warfare - Mining the advantages of artificial intelligence is in the best interest of national security, a senior Pentagon official said today at the New America Future of War Conference here. |
|SOP newswire3||Air Guard Unit Uses Teal Ribbons in Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign -
Teal ribbons adorned the lawn surrounding the Brig. Gen. Joseph W. Turner Complex parking area here April 7, each signifying one of the 435 sexual assaults reported within Air National Guard units throughout the United States in 2016.
|SOP newswire3||Wounded Troops Share Stories, Strength - Eight wounded service members returned to Afghanistan April 3 as part of the 24th iteration of Operation Proper Exit to bring a message of hope and resiliency to soldiers deployed here. The event facilitated frank discussions about the best outcomes for some of the worst injuries soldiers face|
|SOP newswire3||DoD Extends Sympathy to Families of Service Members Killed in Separate Accidents - The Defense Department extends its deepest sympathies and prayers to the families and friends of the four Marines who died in an April 3 helicopter training accident in California and an Air Force Thunderbirds pilot who died yesterday in an F-16 crash in Nevada, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White told reporters today.|
|SOP newswire3||DoD, DHS to Work With Governors to Deploy Guardsmen to Southern Border - President Donald J. Trump has directed the Defense and Homeland Security departments to work with state governors to deploy National Guard troops to the southern U.S. border, a top official said today. |
|SOP newswire3||Soldier Born in China Earns Army Ranger Tab - Army Cpl. Lie Wu, a hard-working 31-year-old wheeled vehicle mechanic originally from Xian, China, recently earned the coveted Ranger tab.
|SOP newswire3||Air Force Officer Integrates with Carrier Operations - Air Force 1st Lt. Sean Duval, 33rd Maintenance Squadron maintenance operations officer, participated in a maintenance officer exchange program March 16-22, 2018 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln.|
|SOP newswire3||Air Force Secretary Wilson Highlights Space Mission - Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the importance of space pertaining to national security during an Air Force Association Breakfast March 30, 2018, in Washington, D.C.|
|SOP newswire3||Air Force Opportunities Help Airman Pursue Music Dream - When Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Sentz enlisted in 2010 as a client systems technician, he thought he would have to set aside his dream of pursuing a career in music. |
|SOP newswire3||Marine Corps Commandant Looks to Improve Readiness - During an Atlantic Council Commanders Series here yesterday, the Marine Corps commandant discussed the Corps plans to have a trained force ready to face any future adversary. |
|SOP newswire3||Airmen Bond with 4-Legged Wingmen - As the door gradually opened, a series of howls echoed through the hallway. A military working dog eagerly barked as her partner approached, ready to start the day. As her wingman stopped in front of her, she immediately began spinning, jumping and whining. |
|SOP newswire3||General Highlights Airpower in Fight Against ISIS - Airpower has been a key factor as Operation Inherent Resolve continues to achieve milestones in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a senior OIR officer told Pentagon reporters via satellite from Baghdad today. |
|SOP newswire3||Identical Twins Serve in Same Air Force Squadron - It's quite possible, if you're at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station here in the near future, that youll come across identical twins working for the 721st Civil Engineer Squadron. You may think you've seen one of them but it could be the other. |
|SOP newswire3||Mattis Welcomes Indonesia Foreign Minister to Pentagon - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis welcomed Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi to the Pentagon today for a meeting to discuss areas of mutual interest to their nations. |
|SOP newswire3||Army Committed to Restoring Puerto Ricos Power - Six months after Hurricane Maria made landfall here, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers remains committed to safely and urgently restoring reliable power and returning normalcy to the U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico as quickly as possible.|
|SOP newswire3||Senior DoD Official Discusses Future of Directed Energy Weapons - As stated in the National Defense Strategy, the United States needs to invest and accelerate the modernization of key capabilities to build a more lethal force. |
|SOP newswire3||Afghanistan Native Now Serves as U.S. Airman - Imagine having to conceal your identity in order to feel safe and protect the ones you love. Changing the route you take to work, wearing disguises so you wont be recognized or reducing the amount of vacation you take because you know its safer to be at work than not. |
|SOP newswire3||New York Sailor Saves High School Student -
A recruiter assigned to Navy Recruiting District New York jumped into action to perform the Heimlich maneuver on a choking freshman at Pierson High School here, Oct. 4, 2017
|SOP newswire3||DoD Works to Incorporate More Gender Perspective in Operations - The Defense Department is advancing its efforts to include more women in peacebuilding and conflict resolution processes following the signing of the 2017 Women, Peace and Security Act. |
|SOP newswire3||U.S., Japanese Sailors Participate in MultiSail 2018 Exercise - Units and personnel from the U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are scheduled to participate in the annual bilateral training exercise MultiSail 2018, March 8-14. |
|SOP newswire3||NATO Military Chairman Seeks Constructive Contacts With Russia - The chairman of NATOs Military Committee would like to see the NATO-Russia Council reinvigorated to address issues pending between the two entities. |
|SOP newswire3||Mattis Welcomes Estonian Defense Minister to Pentagon - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with his Estonian counterpart, Defense Minister Juri Luik, at the Pentagon today. |
|SOP newswire3||Utah Guard Artillery Soldiers Train in Kuwait - The Utah National Guards Delta Battery, 1st Battalion, 145th Field Artillery Regiment cannoneers had an opportunity tackle other tasks Feb. 28 during a complex training exercise. |
|SOP newswire3||Key Spouses Support the Mission Behind the Scenes - A luncheon was held here March 2 by the leaders of the 18th Wing to show their appreciation for the Key Spouse program and what it does for the base and its personnel.
|SOP newswire3||Airmen Prepare for Deployment During Sentry Aloha Exercise - About 70 airmen with the Iowa Air National Guards 132nd Wing deployed here for Exercise Sentry Aloha, Feb. 10-23, to develop their deployment readiness skills alongside their active duty and Hawaii Air National Guard counterparts.
|SOP newswire3||Immigrant Airman Forges Intercultural Friendships -
An intelligence analyst by day and cultural envoy by night, Air Force Master Sgt. Cesar Vinny Ventura grew up as one of four bilingual siblings in a Hispanic immigrant family in Los Angeles, California.
|SOP newswire3||Airmen Keep F-16 Fighting Falcons Rolling - Tucked away inside Hangar 1200 here, a small group of airmen work around-the-clock on the equipment that literally keeps the F-16CM Fighting Falcon rolling. |
|SOP newswire3||Infantry Soldier Earns Recognition at Strongman Competition - All or nothing. Its pain and stress management. Theres a constant little bird in the back of your mind chirping away that you might not make it. If you dont make it, you just spent months of training and a bunch of money to watch your dream pass you by. |
|SOP newswire3||Cyber Troops Focus on Security at Arctic Eagle 2018 - An electronic sensor along the more than 800-mile Trans-Alaska Pipeline sounds the alarm. |