|SOP newswire3||Walkers Show Support for Deployed Loved Ones - About 7,390 miles separate Fort Carson and Afghanistan. Its about 5,863 miles from Fort Carson to Kosovo. Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, are deployed to both places. |
|SOP newswire3||Medal of Honor Goes to WWII Soldier With Long Record of Heroism - After more than 70 years, the late Garlin Conner, a Kentucky farmer and World War II veteran, was finally awarded the medal that escaped him for so long.
|SOP newswire3||Soldiers Train to Detect, Defend Against Electronic Warfare - Knowing your location and the location of the enemy is paramount on the battlefield, and with the advent of satellites and GPS, soldiers can pinpoint their positions down to the meter. But what happens when that signal is jammed? |
|SOP newswire3||DoD Indefinitely Suspends Ulchi Freedom Guardian, Other Exercises - To support implementing the outcomes of the Singapore Summit and in coordination with senior South Korean officials, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis has indefinitely suspended select military exercises on the Korean Peninsula.|
|SOP newswire3||Former Monk Trades Robes for Air Force Uniform -
For most people, spending a day without their cell phone is an impossible feat. To spend 30 days without a phone, writing, reading, talking or even eye contact would seem unfathomable, but for Thailand Buddhist monks, this is their world.
|SOP newswire3||Mattis: Naval War College Grads Will Tackle Today's Security Challenges - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis today told this years U.S. Naval War College graduates he is confident theyll carry forward the legacy of the schools founding officers as they take their intellectual firepower forward to tackle the security challenges of our time. |
|SOP newswire3||Army Researchers Developing High-Performance, Lightweight Helmet - Army researchers in Massachusetts are developing technology that may soon yield a lightweight combat helmet that provides more protection than anything ever fielded. |
|SOP newswire3||D-Day Commemorations Highlight Battles Significance, Sacrifices - "Soldiers, sailors, and airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force: you are about to embark upon the great crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you."
|SOP newswire3||DLA Troop Support Exercise Preps for New Hurricane Season - To prepare for the June 1 start of the hurricane season, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support organization conducted a two-day exercise simulating the impact of a Category 4 hurricane on the mid-Atlantic coast. |
|SOP newswire3||DoD Honors Fallen Service Members for Memorial Day - The Defense Department is paying tribute to fallen members for the Memorial Day holiday, honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the nation. |
|SOP newswire3||Hawaii Guard Aids Evacuations During Volcano Eruptions - Joint Task Force 5-0 in Hawaii is helping authorities handle evacuations, provide security and monitor air quality as Mount Kilauea spews out clouds of toxic gas and lava destroys homes in its path.|
|SOP newswire3||Mattis Welcomes 983 New Lieutenants Into Air Force - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told the 983 graduating cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy that now their missions commence and he expects them to follow in the footsteps of giants.|
|SOP newswire3||Dunford Pleased With Results of NATO Military Committee Meeting - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is pleased with the progress made at the NATO Military Committee meeting this week, saying the discussions have set the stage for decisions by alliance defense ministers and heads of state. |
|SOP newswire3||NATO Aims to Stay Capable, Agile to Meet Threats - NATO continues "to adapt, to strengthen its deterrence and defense, and to ensure it meets its core objectives of protecting the population and territory of the alliance," Czech Gen. Petr Pavel, the chairman of NATOs Military Committee, said here today.
|SOP newswire3||Mattis Emphasizes Service to Others as Key American Strength -
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis saluted community volunteers and emphasized the importance of service to others, saying giving back and putting others before self are core to Americas strength.
|SOP newswire3||Airman Gains Confidence Through Jiujitsu - Air Force Senior Airman Collin Eddington eagerly wakes as the morning sun breaks the horizon, knowing his jiujitsu skills will again be challenged on the mat. |
|SOP newswire3||U.S., Japanese Airmen Work Together During Training Exercise - Nearly 95 personnel and six F-16 Fighting Falcons from Misawa Air Base, Japan, traveled here to participate in an April 23-27 training exercise. |
|SOP newswire3||U.S. Protests Chinese Interference With U.S. Planes in Djibouti - The United States has protested to China after repeated instances of lasers interfering with U.S. military aircraft landing in Djibouti, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said here today. |
|SOP newswire3||DoD Pays Tribute to Members Killed in Georgia Crash, Afghanistan Attack - The deaths this week of service members in a military plane crash in Georgia and in an enemy attack in Afghanistan are a somber reminder of the dangers members face as they carry out their duties, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said today. |
|SOP newswire3||Changing World Situation Requires Resilient Nuclear Posture - The world has changed and Americas nuclear strategy has to change as well, the deputy undersecretary of defense for policy said here today. |
|SOP newswire3||Mattis Welcomes Polish Defense Minister to Pentagon - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak met at the Pentagon yesterday to discuss mutual security issues and to reaffirm the defense relationship between their nations. |
|SOP newswire3||Military Children: Strong, Resilient, Adaptable Individuals - April is designated as the Month of the Military Child and is a time to honor the sacrifices of the more than 1.7 million children of military members serving in the U.S. and overseas.|
|SOP newswire3||Mattis Highlights Efforts to Restore Military, Fight Tomorrow's Wars - The United States has a clear way forward with the 2018 National Defense Strategy to restore the militarys competitive edge in an era of re-emerging long-term great power competition, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee today. |
|SOP newswire3||Hardworking Navy Chef Keeps Things Cooking - Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Ebony Sharpe, the 628th Force Support Squadrons leading petty officer in charge of Joint Base Charlestons weapons station galley here, makes it a point to provide the example to her culinary team by leading from the front. |
|SOP newswire3||Virginia Tech Grads Serve Together as F-35 Pilots - Three Virginia Tech alumni are now serving as Marine Corps aviators.|
|SOP newswire3||Soldiers Practice Disaster Response Skills at Guardian Response Exercise - Smoking buildings lay ruined. Debris and clothing are scattered across the landscape. Vehicles, some tipped topsy-turvy, are strewn along roads and paths. Human cries for help can be heard, calling out for |
|SOP newswire3||African Nations, Western Partners Conduct Airborne Operations at Flintlock 2018 - The African sun rises over an airfield here near the capital of Ouagadougou. Villagers look to the sky with anticipation as children point upwards and smile once they witness the opening of parachutes.|
|SOP newswire3||DoD Honors Barbara Bush as Dedicated Advocate for Military - The Defense Department paid tribute today to former first lady Barbara Bush, who died April 17. She was 92. |
|SOP newswire3||DoD Must Be More Agile in Technology Development - The Defense Department must embrace a more agile approach to technology development to keep pace with rapidly evolving adversaries, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering told lawmakers yesterday. |
|SOP newswire3||Gold Star Children Take on Business World Thanks to TAPS - With the help of a Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors initiative, 12 Gold Star children participated in a variety of life-enhancing activities April 11-15 in New York City. |