Salutes & Awards

February 29, 2016
 

Medal moment

DOD photograph by E.J. Hersom

President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Edward C. Byers Jr. during a White House ceremony, Feb. 29, 2016. Byers received the medal for actions while serving as part of a team that rescued an American civilian held hostage in Afghanistan in 2012.




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Headlines – January 13, 2017

News Trump again hints at F-35, F-18 competition – President-elect Donald Trump used the opening remarks of his first press conference of the year to reiterate a desire to drive costs down on the F-35 joint strike fighter, a move which could involve competing it against the F/A-18 Super Hornet.     Business Airbus misses...
 
 

News Briefs – January 13, 2017

Libyan military chief visits Russian aircraft carrier A Libyan military chief has visited a Russian aircraft carrier off the coast of the troubled North African country. The Russian Defense Ministry says Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter visited the Admiral Kuznetsov carrier Jan. 11. The carrier and accompanying ships are coming home from a mission off Syria’s...
 
 
Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Corinna Baltos

EUCOM commander: U.S. armored brigade’s deployment to Poland ‘significant’

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Corinna Baltos An American soldier from 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, drives a M109 Paladin self-propelled howitzer off of a ...