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August 19, 2013
- Despite sweltering heat, many Afghans in Helmand province can be found working in their fields during the day.
April 17, 2013
- In a continuing effort to meet the Department of Defense funding targets in the FY12 President's Budget and re-balance the civilian workforce, approximately 60 Air Force installations will implement civilian Reduction in Force authorities.
January 29, 2013
- An estimated 3,000 volunteers showed up to Arlington National Cemetery Saturday morning to help clean up holiday wreaths which adorned gravesites for almost six weeks.
May 31, 2012
- The sounds of hammers and drills echoed through the air as Air Force Academy cadets gave Osan Air Base's civil engineers an extra hand with construction May 24.
May 25, 2012
- J.D. Wang, the CEO of a tire recycling company, believes people can recycle anything if they put their minds to it.
January 18, 2011
- As the stage was set for the Iraq War effort to be drawn down, the creation of the non-standard-equipment mission began.
December 14, 2010
- More than 2,000 spirited volunteers braved a subfreezing dawn and gray-cast skies Dec. 11, to place 24,000 red-bowed wreaths on an equal number of headstones at Arlington National Cemetery.
December 14, 2010
- Forty-five years ago, Fort Carson's honor guard was in its early stages. An Army civilian worker, Hugh Trabandt, the post stable manager, thought it would be a good idea to have a mounted color guard.
December 10, 2010
- For nearly 20 years, a group of dedicated volunteers and sponsors have ensured that servicemembers and other prominent Americans at rest at Arlington National Cemetery are not forgotten during the holiday season.
October 21, 2010
- Airmen here used low-cost, low-altitude training to practice new airdrop techniques Oct. 7 at the Fuji Drop Zone.
July 16, 2010
- August 1991, a young navy cryogenic technician assigned to the USS Independence was creating a small amount of liquid oxygen in a liquid oxygen pan.
February 05, 2010
- Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today pledged surplus mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles along with expanded access to classified information to U.S. allies to help in combating the threat of improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan.
December 14, 2009
- The Arlington Wreath Project, an unofficial national tradition, prompted about 6,000 volunteers to wake up extra early this morning to help place 16,000 wreaths on graves at Arlington National Cemetery.
November 07, 2008
- Instability in the Middle East is front and center on the list of concerns the Joint Chiefs of Staff confronts, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen said yesterday.
July 21, 2004
- Armed with sufficient medications, medical equipment and a surplus of enthusiasm and care, a team of Air Force Reserve Command medical professionals provided aid to the central African nation of Chad as part of a humanitarian effort.
September 21, 2003
- A prisoner of war during World War II received a Purple Heart and a Prisoner of War Medal 58 years after being rescued by U.S. Army Gen. George Patton.