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North Dakota Guard Wades in Against Flood Threat By By Sgt. 1st Class Amy Wieser WillsonNorth Dakota National Guard CAVALIER, N.D., May 23, 2013 – When heavy rain threatened a dam near Cavalier, North Dakota, the call went out from North Dakota National Guard units yesterday. Within 12 hours, Guardsmen from communities across eastern
Obama Delineates Counterterrorism Policy By Jim GaramoneAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 23, 2013 – President Barack Obama spoke today on U.S. counterterrorism policy and looked at how the United States can defend itself from terrorism, yet remain true to core beliefs. The
Obama Vows to Close Guantanamo Detention Facility By Jim GaramoneAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 23, 2013 – President Barack Obama today vowed to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, saying the prison has become a symbol of an America that flouts the law. Obama
Hagel Directs DOD to Implement Obama’s Guidance American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 23, 2013 – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed the Defense Department to implement the guidance President Barack Obama outlined in his national security speech delivered at the National Defense
Face of Defense: Marine NCO Strives to Lead by Example By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Melissa Eschenbrenner3rd Marine Aircraft Wing MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif., May 23, 2013 – In the world’s strongest fighting force, only a select few can say they’ve earned a second-degree black
Oklahoma Airman Experiences Moore Tornado’s Wrath By Army Sgt. Daniel Nelson Jr.145th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment MOORE, Okla., May 23, 2013 – The Midwest region is certainly no stranger to inclement weather, having heavy snow and ice in the winter months and severe thunderstorms and
Congressional Leaders Help USO Build Care Packages for Troops By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 23, 2013 – Congressional leaders pitched in on Capitol Hill yesterday to load care packages for service members abroad.
Afghan, Coalition Forces Arrest Insurgents in Baghlan Province From an International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Release KABUL, Afghanistan, May 23, 2013 – A combined Afghan and coalition security force in Baghlan province’s Baghlan-e Jadid district arrested six insurgents
Hagel Hails Netherlands as Strong U.S., NATO Partner American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 – Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosted the Netherlands’ Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert at the Pentagon today, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.
Hagel: DOD, VA Work Together to Cut Claims Backlog By Claudette RouloAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 – The Pentagon is committed to doing everything it can to work with the Department of Veterans Affairs to reduce the claims backlog, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told