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U.S. Army veteran cycles to recovery, runs to gold at Invictus Games

1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army veteran Sean Johnson and guide Greg Miller tackle the hill during the tandem cycling event at High Park, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 26, 2017 during the Invictus Games. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Robert A. Whetstone) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 2 Show Caption + [...]

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Colorado Soldier takes ‘service before self’ to the utmost

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Atosha McGregor, a training non-commissioned officer for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Joint Force Headquarters, Colorado Army National Guard, underwent a Peripheral Blood Stem Cell process, donating her bone marrow for a cancer patient as a part of the C.W. Bill Young Department [...]

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Army aviators bring their expertise to Romania in medevac exercises

1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, operating out of Camp Mihail Kogalniceanu, Romania, replace a windshield on a Black Hawk helicopter, Sept. 18, 2017. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by David Vergun) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption [...]

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U.S. Naval Forces Korea Awarded ROK Presidential Unit Citation

PYEONGTAEK, Republic of Korea (NNS) — Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon, Jae-in presented Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) Rear Adm. Brad Cooper with the ROK Presidential Unit Citation (PUC) during the 69th Annual ROK Armed Forces Day Ceremony in Pyeongtaek, Sept. 28. The ROK PUC is the highest unit-level award given by the [...]

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P-8 Poseidon Aircraft from Patrol Squadron 4 Arrive in Hawaii for Rotational Deployment

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) — Two P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft assigned to the Skinny Dragons of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 will deploy to Marine Corps Base Hawaii and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in support of maritime security initiatives starting this week. This is a part of a rotational deployment of forces, and the first time [...]

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USS Wasp Rescues Airplane Crash Survivors

CARIBBEAN SEA (NNS) — A U.S. Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22 (HSC-22) attached to the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) rescued two civilians from French Guadelupe and Antigua whose private plane crashed several miles off the coast of Dominica, Sept. 28. They sustained minor injuries and were [...]

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Sarkis Tatigian Honored for 75 years of Navy Service

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) honored Mr. Sarkis Tatigian for his 75 years of dedicated service to the Navy during a ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard, Sept. 26. NAVSEA Commander, Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, speaking about recognizing Tatigian for his Navy service said, “It is not often you get to do [...]

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USS Wasp to Support Relief for US Territories in Caribbean

MAYPORT, Fl. (NNS) — U.S. Southern Command released the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) from support of post-Hurricane Maria relief operations in Dominica Sept. 29, and the ship will now join relief efforts for U.S. territories in the Caribbean. U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, through Joint Task Force-Leeward Islands (JTF-LI), was [...]

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USNS Comfort Departs for Puerto Rico

NORFOLK (NNS) — The Military Sealift Command hospital ship, USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), departed Naval Station Norfolk today and is now underway and making final preparations to support relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. USNS Comfort can arrive in Puerto Rico as early as Oct. 3, but the final date [...]

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Will Michael Bennett’s Police Altercation Video Lead to Legal Action?

On Friday, Clark County (Nevada) Sheriff Joe Lombardo announced that three officers from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) acted properly in detaining Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett. Bennett was detained shortly after attending the Saturday, Aug. 26 fight between Floyd Mayweather and Connor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena. As explained more fully [...]

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