Retired Airman visits Vietnam vet to ‘relieve him of duties’
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Lawrence Silk has to report for duty in Vietnam. That's what the 84-year-old Air Force veteran has been telling his family for months. Despite their assurances, they couldn't convince him that the war was over, son-in-law Kenny Dunn said. "He will say, 'Where is my uniform, because I need it. I need my rifle. I?
Vet reunited with lost tags 48 years after battle
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71-year-old Bob Allsup the letter he received in the mail saying that his dog tag that he lost 48 years ago in Vietnam had been found was spam. But when her received the dog tag in mail a few days later, Bob felt like he’d gotten a piece of himself back. While he’s had so?
Airman returns midtour to surprise family
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“So I've been stationed over here in South Korea for the last 10 months. I originally wasn't planning on coming home till after my full year in Korea, but I just missed my family a lot and so I only decided to do a midtour about two months before the surprise. Only my dad and?
Analysis: The Syrian regime's offensive towards Deir Ezzor | FDD's Long War Journal
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Bashar al Assad's forces and allies are advancing on the Islamic State's stronghold in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor. The two sides have fought in Deir Ezzor for years and the Assad regime is hoping to turn the tide of battle with the help of Russian airpower.
India clears $650 mn Boeing army chopper deal | at DefenceTalk
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India approved a $650 million purchase of six attack choppers Thursday from US aviation giant Boeing, officials said, as it boosts its military might amid
US Army Soldiers in Europe test Stryker cannon, Javelin system | at DefenceTalk
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As one of the first Soldiers to shoot a powerful 30 mm cannon from a new Stryker combat vehicle, Staff Sgt. Randall Engler was excited about what the weapon
Pentagon adjusts to life under unpredictable commander-in-chief | at DefenceTalk
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After days of fiery talk of possible military intervention in the North Korea nuclear stand-off, Pentagon officials late last week suddenly found themselves
Dozens of civilians killed in US-led raids on Syria's Raqa | at DefenceTalk
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US-led coalition air strikes aimed at dislodging Islamic State group militants from the Syrian city of Raqa have cost the lives of 59 civilians in three days, a
Augmented reality soon possible for MK-19 training | at DefenceTalk
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Setting up a range day for training on the MK-19 grenade launcher is no easy task. Researchers at the Army Research Laboratory-Orlando have an idea about how
Moms of Daughters 2
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A place to come to for support, guidance, to ask questions and share stories. We are all proud of our Navy Daughters.
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My daughter left for basic on August 8th. I have a lot to learn about the Navy! I have learned quite a bit in a short time because of Navy Moms! I am just wait?
Prayer Wall
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This is a group for Christian moms to make new friends, pray for one another, and share about our lives and faith. We are non-denominational, and our only requ?
DoD Initiates Process to Elevate U.S. Cyber Command to Unified Combata
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At the direction of the president, the Defense Department has initiated the process to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a unified combatant command to strengthen cyberspace operations and create more
President Elevates U.S. Cyber Command to Unified Combatant Command
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At the direction of the president, the Defense Department has initiated the process to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a unified combatant command to strengthen cyberspace operations and create more
Defense Secretary to Visit Middle East and Europe
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to Turkey and make his first visit as secretary to Jordan and Kyiv, Ukraine, during a five-day trip to reaffirm the enduring U.S. commitment to strategic
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Stavridis on 'Sea Power,' Service
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by Bill Doughty Retired Admiral James Stavridis told NPR's Steve Inskeep last month , "You know what you see when you look out the bridge ...
Medical Exercise in Cameroon Enhances Army Readiness
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The U.S. Army Africa-led Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-5 in Cameroon gave U.S. Army medical professionals a chance to work at a partnered nation
Shark Therapy: Wounded Soldiers Learn Coping Skills in Shark Tank
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The four soldiers who stood over the shark tank knew what creatures lurked below. But as large flashes of gray streaked across the dark water, they willingly dove in to see if what many find
Face of Defense: Army Reserve Sniper is Mentor, Model Soldier
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Army Sgt. Ian Rivera-Aponte lies motionless in the tall grass, hidden by face paint and his ghillie suit. He stares down the scope of his M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle and waits to take the shot. This
Officials Release Details of Latest Counter-ISIS Strikes in Syria, Ira
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U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Top American general says attack on Japan same as on US
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Tokyo (AFP) Aug 18, 2017 - The United States' most senior military officer on Friday said North Korea understands that an any attack on Japan is equal to one on the US itself - and vice versa.
Peace with North Korea a 'possibility': top US general
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Beijing (AFP) Aug 17, 2017 - Peace with North Korea is a possibility, America's most senior uniformed officer said Thursday, but warned the US has credible, viable military options for dealing with the errant regime.
South Korea vows no war despite North's missile threat
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Seoul (AFP) Aug 17, 2017 - South Korea pledged Thursday that there would be no war on the Korean peninsula, as prospects of a pre-emptive US strike to destroy Pyongyang's nuclear missile program receded.
Lockheed Martin receives contract for Trident II nuclear missile
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Washington (UPI) Aug 17, 2017 - The Defense Department has awarded Lockheed Martin Space Systems a $21.9 million modification to an existing U.S. Navy contract for support of the Trident II D5 submarine launched ballistic missile.
Joint exercises could send Korea tensions soaring again
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Seoul (AFP) Aug 18, 2017 - After North Korea and the United States traded bellicose threats of nuclear conflagration, all eyes will be on an annual war game in the South next week that could send tensions spiralling back upwards, analysts say.
PIR September 29, 2017 TG 47 - 9 Divisions (303-310 & 947)  Each recruit will be permitted 4 guests
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This group is for those who have loved ones graduating from Boot Camp on September 29, 2017. A group to chat with others, ask questions, gather information, le?
NROTC
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A place for past, present and future mom's of NROTC students to exchange information and support. Family, friends, and others can gather general information ab?