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Iron Soldiers show combined resolve in European exercise

1 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Infantrymen with Company A, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team (“Iron Brigade”), 4th Infantry Division, conduct an air assault with the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade during the U.S. Army Europe Combined Resolve IX exercise at the 7th [...]

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Army completes autonomous micro-robotics research program

1 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – After nearly 10 years of collaborative research from the Army, industry and academia, the Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology, or MAST, concludes during a three-day capstone event of presentations and demonstrations of both ground and air micro-robots Aug. 22-24 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. (Photo Credit: [...]

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DOD moves troops, search-rescue units, aircraft, vehicles to Texas

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Texas National Guard soldiers arrive in Houston, Texas to aid citizens in heavily flooded areas from the storms of Hurricane Harvey. (Photo Credit: Photo by Lt. Zachary West) VIEW ORIGINAL WASHINGTON — The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and [...]

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HSC 25 Conducts Search and Rescue

ANDERSEN AIR BASE, Guam (NNS) — Sailors assigned to the Guam-based “Island Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 rescued five hunters stranded on the remote island of Aguijan about 85 miles north of Guam, Aug. 28. The hunters ran out of food and were running low on water following a brief hunting trip [...]

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Vietnamese Linguists Needed for Testing Study

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy announced Monday that Sailors who speak Vietnamese have an opportunity to take part in a standard setting study for the lower range Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) in the Washington D.C. area from Sept. 26-29. The Defense Language Institute (DLI) is inviting 15 linguists who have at least a level [...]

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Researchers Present Laboratory Findings on Aeromedical Evacuation of Combat Casualties at MHSRS

Kissimmee, Fla. (NNS) — Navy Medicine researchers presented laboratory findings at the Military Health System Research Symposium, Aug. 28. Researchers from the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) shared findings on the effects of hypobaria during aeromedical evacuation on systemic and neurologic physiology in a laboratory model of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and hemorrhagic shock (HS). [...]

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US Navy Recovers Remaining USS John S. McCain Sailors aboard Ship

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Republic of Singapore (NNS) — U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers have now recovered the remains of all 10 USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Sailors. The fallen Sailors are: – Electronics Technician 1st Class Charles Nathan Findley, 31, from Kansas City, Missouri – Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Abraham Lopez, 39, [...]

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CNO, MCPON to Host Online All—Hands Call — Taking Q’s Now

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. John Richardson, and the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON), Steven Giordano, plan to conduct a live, online all-hands call Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 3:10 p.m. (EDT) to engage with Sailors and answer questions from the fleet. Sailors are encouraged to send their [...]

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Leadership Engagement Key to FY18 GMT and Civilian Mandatory Training

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) — The Navy announced fiscal year 2018 General Military Training (GMT) requirements and guidance for Navy civilian mandatory training via Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 210/17, released Aug. 28. The direction emphasizes training as leader engagement opportunities, along with flexibility to fit training in where it makes sense. To the greatest extent possible, [...]

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Air Force tech sergeant first enlisted female to pilot aircraft

The Air Force’s first female enlisted pilot in its history is ready to take command of the controls. “I was shocked, but it’s a huge honor and humbling – excited to learn about our mission here at Beale (Air Force Base),” Tech Sgt. Courtney said of her trailblazing accomplishment. Related Image Expand / Collapse Tech. [...]

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