Veterans

December 11, 2017
 

James D. Smith: Pearl Harbor veteran

James D. Smith was a reservist in the U.S. Navy when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. After being called into active service, he arrived in the Hawaiian Islands 4 days after the event. Here is his recollection of what he saw during his time there




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Headlines – January 15, 2018

News VA publicly posts opioid prescription rates for all facilities – The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun publicly posting data on how frequently its doctors prescribe opioids to help with patients’ pain, in an effort to increase awareness about use of the problematic medications.   CENTCOM investigates video of truck shooting in Afghanistan –...
 
 

News Briefs – January 15, 2018

Visitors to Air Force Museum drop for third consecutive year The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force says the number of visitors to the southwest Ohio facility dropped for the third straight year. The Dayton Daily News reports about 829,000 visitors came to the museum in 2017 compared to 850,000 the previous year. The...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Clayton Wear

Delta IV NROL-47 launched from Vandenberg

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Clayton Wear Team Vandenberg successfully launched a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Ai...