Mattis Thanks Colombian Officials for Denouncing Undemocratic Actions

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked the Colombian defense minister for their country’s regional leadership role as a security exporter during a meeting in the capital city of Bogota, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mattis Thanks Colombian Officials for Denouncing Undemocratic…

Civil Affairs Soldiers Enhance Tanzanian Operations to Counter Illicit

Deep in one of the largest countries in East Africa, U.S. Army soldiers have been training Tanzanian game wardens in operations to deter poachers and prevent extremist organizations from profiting from illicit activities. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Civil Affairs Soldiers Enhance Tanzanian Operations to Counter…

Making Memories to Last a Lifetime

Soldiers at Fort Carson in Colorado welcomed 11-year-old Carson Raulerson, who was born with Knobloch Syndrome, a rare progressive degenerative disease that causes most people with it to lose their eyesight before they turn 20. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Making Memories to Last a Lifetime

Face of Defense: Deployed Soldier Produces Beats in Off-Duty Time

Army Spc. Marqueze McGee, a motor transport operator deployed to Kuwait, finds time to work on his dream of becoming a beat music producer. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Face of Defense: Deployed Soldier Produces Beats in Off-Duty Time

U.S., Argentina Agree to Strengthen Military Relationship

The United States and Argentina are in agreement about the security situation in South America, and the countries are looking to increase military-to-military ties, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE U.S., Argentina Agree to Strengthen Military Relationship

Mattis, Argentine Defense Officials Meet in Buenos Aires

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and top Argentine defense officials reaffirmed the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and Argentina during a meeting in Buenos Aires. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mattis, Argentine Defense Officials Meet in Buenos Aires

New York, Pennsylvania Guardsmen Assist Flood Response Efforts

Two hundred New York National Guard soldiers and airmen were placed on state active duty after nearly seven inches of rain fell on parts of the state’s Finger Lakes region. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE New York, Pennsylvania Guardsmen Assist Flood Response Efforts

Face of Defense: Son Follows Father’s Path to the Air Force

Air Force Airman 1st Class David Mapel is following in the footsteps of his father, Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Mark Mapel, as a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft special mission aviator. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Face of Defense: Son Follows Father’s Path to the Air…

Civilian Contractors Receive Medal of Valor for Actions in Afghanistan

Three retired soldiers were presented with the Defense Department’s highest civilian award for valor for exceptional gallantry in action against an armed enemy while serving in Afghanistan as civilian contractors. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Civilian Contractors Receive Medal of Valor for Actions in Afghanistan