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Ohio Army Guardsmen Hone Combat Casualty Evacuation Skills 

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:56:00 GMT
Members of the Ohio Army National Guard practiced their ability to evacuate combat casualties during an exercise that required the soldiers to rapidly respond to a chest injury and call for medevac.
Soldiers prepare to evacuate a simulated casualty.

The Sky's the Limit for Kids at STARBASE Summer Camp 

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:25:00 GMT
Children learn exciting science, technology, engineering and math applications during a summer camp that will help them launch a rocket, and hopefully, give them ideas for their future.
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Thompson, loadmaster for the 145th Operations Group, briefs children of North Carolina Air National Guard members as they enter a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at the N.C. Air National Guard Base, Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, June 18, 2018. The children are part of the annual Department of Defense STARBASE summer camp program and learn various applications of science, technology, engineering and math.

Face of Defense: Soldier Returns Home to Lithuania for Saber Strike Exercise 

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:57:00 GMT
Army Spc. Lukas Natkevicius, a cavalry scout and Lithuanian native assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment based in Vilseck, Germany, returned to his birth country during Exercise Saber Strike 18.
Army Spc. Lukas Natkevicius, a cavalry scout and Marijampole, Lithuania, native assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, prepares a radio during Exercise Saber Strike 18 at a training area just outside of Kazlu Ruda, Lithuania, June 7, 2018. Army photo by Sgt. Gregory T. Summers

Mattis, King of Jordan Reaffirm Security Partnership 

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:40:00 GMT
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked King Abdullah II of Jordan for his unwavering support for a strong bilateral partnership and commitment to regional security and stability during a meeting in Washington.
Operation Inherent Resolve special graphic

DoD Indefinitely Suspends Ulchi Freedom Guardian, Other Exercises 

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 00:07:00 GMT
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis has indefinitely suspended Ulchi Freedom Guardian and other select military exercises on the Korean Peninsula to support implementing the Singapore Summit results, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.
DoD Focus on the Indo-Pacific

Third Atlantic Resolve Aviation Brigade Arrives in Europe 

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:21:00 GMT
Equipment belonging to the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division began arriving in Europe, June 20, marking the third heel-to-toe Atlantic Resolve aviation rotation.
Third Atlantic Resolve U.S. Aviation Brigade Arrives in Europe

New York Air Guard Members Undergo Cold-Weather Training in Greenland 

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:43:00 GMT
Twenty-five airmen with the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing spent three days learning to survive during the wing's annual "Kool School" here on the Greenland ice cap.
Students build a shelter during cold weather survival training, commonly known as “Kool School,”at Raven Camp, Greenland.

U.S. Remains Engaged in Indo-Pacific Region, Officials Say 

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:09:00 GMT
The United States remains deeply committed to the Indo-Pacific with more forward-deployed service members in the region than anywhere else in the world, U.S. officials said at the Center for a New American Security conference in Washington.
David F. Helvey, performing the duties of the assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific security affairs, briefs reporters on Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' overseas trip while en route to Singapore aboard a military aircraft, June 1, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr

Face of Defense: Soccer Dream Comes True for Marine Infantryman 

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:39:00 GMT
Fifteen years into his career and after six overseas deployments and tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Alberto Boy is team captain for the All-Marine Corps Men's soccer team and says it's a dream to finally be able to play the sport he loves.
Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Alberto Boy competes for the first time at the Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship at Fort Bragg, N.C.

DoD Officials: Chinese Actions Threaten U.S. Technological, Industrial Base 

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 21:11:00 GMT
The Defense Department is facing unprecedented threats to its technological and industrial base as China and other nations actively seek out advanced technology and intellectual property, DoD officials told a House panel.
Cyber warfare operators assigned to the 275th Cyber Operations Squadron of the Maryland Air National Guard’s 175th Cyberspace Operations Group configure a threat intelligence feed for daily watch in the Hunter's Den at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md.


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