Army

Vardman born a leader »

08:07 pm | Charlie Vardman graduated from Rochelle Township High School in May 2007 and reported for duty to the United States Army five months later.  He became an Army Ranger and for the next seven…

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Former Ranger, ‘Black Hawk Down’ survivor dies at 64 »

07:35 pm | McMahon retired in 2002, worked as a defense contractor and was a special operations instructor at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, since 2013. Article source: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2019/11/17/former-ranger-black-hawk-down-survivor-dies-at-64/…

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Rangers and spouses enjoy Chaplain led date night »

07:05 pm | 1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Col. Timothy Sikora, Commander, Regimental Military Intelligence Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and his wife Kristi pose for a photo at the RMIB’s date…

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Army Ranger hit with shrapnel that felt like ‘bad bee sting’ »

06:27 pm | Bill Manderfeld of Tualatin earned his Purple Heart after serving in Vietnam. After graduating from Central Catholic High School and attending the University of Portland, Bill Manderfeld lost his student deferment because he…

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Army Ranger finally finds work-life balance at The Home Depot »

06:22 pm | Editor’s Note: The following story highlights a veteran at The Home Depot committed to including talented members of the military community in its workplace. The Home Depot is a client of Hirepurpose, a…

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Generations at War: Army special-ops Ranger was part of Jessica Lynch rescue, first POW rescue since World War II »

06:04 pm | Recommended September 11 ushered in two new wars for the current generation: The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Men and women enlisting found themselves overseas, fighting terrorists. We sat down with an Army…

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Navy

Naval Academy to honor shooting victims at Army-Navy game »

08:07 pm | In every way but one, this military patch looks like all the others that have been affixed throughout the…

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Navy Identifies Three Sailors Killed in NAS Pensacola Shooting »

07:38 pm | WASHINGTON (NNS) — Three Sailors died during an active shooter incident at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Dec. 6. The…

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Naval Academy Graduate One Of 3 Killed In Pensacola Shootings »

07:35 pm | ANNAPOLIS, MD — Officials with the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis were deeply saddened to learn that one…

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USNS Salvor Rescues Beached Passenger Vessel Off Micronesian Coast »

07:08 pm | SINGAPORE (NNS) — U.S. Navy divers and civilian mariners aboard the Military Sealift Command salvage ship USNS Salvor (ARS…

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New Gerald R. Ford—class Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy to Be Christened Dec. 7 »

07:08 pm | NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia. (NNS) — The Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, the future USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), will…

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Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam Security Forces Respond to Active Shooter (Updated 11PM EST) »

07:08 pm | PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (NNS) — Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam security forces responded to a reported shooting at a dry dock…

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Air Force

Academy cadets raise money, send international cadet home for holidays »

08:07 pm | By Jennifer Spradlin, U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs / Published December 12, 2019 Cadets 4th Class Chanyuthea Nou and Zachary Olson appear on terrazzo at the Air Force Academy,…

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District 49 pays tribute to military community »

07:35 pm | U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs / Published November 21, 2019 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Colorado Springs School District 49 recognized the Air Force Academy and the other…

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Fired Air Force Academy Commandant Plans to File Complaint »

07:05 pm | The former commandant of cadets at the Air Force Academy intends to file an Article 138 redress of wrongs complaint under the Uniform Code of Military Justice in coming weeks…

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Marines

You’re Dead: These 5 Marine Corps Are Real Killers »

08:07 pm | Key point: Despite being the smallest and least funded of the U.S. armed services, the Marine Corp fields several weapon systems unique to…

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I fought in Afghanistan as a Marine. Here’s how I am wrestling with the lies of the war and my Catholic faith. »

08:07 pm | The crucifixion, the center of my Catholic faith, is a moment of accountability. The ugliness of sin, of violence, is written on…

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No reports so far of Marines injured in Pensacola shooting, Corps headquarters says » Montana Highway Patrol partnered with US Marine Corps to collect toys for tots »

WKCTC releases statement after local students receive Marine Corps recruitment text »

08:07 pm | MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — A local community college has released a statement after high school students received a text message from a Marine recruiter mentioning the college by name.  Multiple…

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The Most Muscular Unit in the Marine Corps Is Accepting Applications »

08:07 pm | If you can squat more than 300 pounds — and then do it again nine more times — the Marine Corps may have an elite job for you. The Corps…

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Coast Guard