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DOD News

September 1, 2014
Military Airstrikes Hit ISIL Near Mosul Dam
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using fighter and attack aircraft to conduct three airstrikes near the Mosul Dam.
September 1, 2014
Suicide Prevention Takes Courage, Communication, Official Says
The Veterans Affairs Department has named September National Suicide Prevention Month, but the Defense Department continues its year-round, comprehensive, multi-pronged approach to address the issue of suicide in the military, a Pentagon official said.

Army News

June 13, 2014
Army secretary, SMA launch Army birthday events, present Purple Hearts
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III laid a wreath at the tomb of the Army's first commander-in-chief, President George Washington, and presented Purple Hearts to two Soldiers, at Washington's Mt. Vernon estate in Alexandria, Va., June 13, 2014.
June 6, 2014
President Obama pays respects, remembers heroes at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
President Barack Obama and French President François Hollande spoke to more than 10,000 attendees at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-Sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2014, commemorating the memory of the Soldiers who gave their lives 70 years ago fighting to end the Nazi reign over Europe.

Navy News

September 1, 2014
Update: Marine Helicopter Crashes in the Gulf of Aden
A U.S. Marine Corps CH—53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) crashed at 2:00 p.m. (GMT), today, at sea in the Gulf of Aden as it attempted to land aboard USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).
August 31, 2014
Bataan ARG Deployment Extended in 5th Fleet
The Secretary of Defense ordered the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Aug. 30, to remain in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) until the beginning of October.

101st Airborne News

August 28, 2014
'Rakkasans' wrap up Joint Readiness Training Center rotation
Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a month-long training rotation to the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana, recently.
August 22, 2014
101st Combat Aviation Brigade conducts joint forced entry at JRTC
Air crews from 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), flew in support of 1st Brigade Combat Team rotation to the Joint Readiness Training Center, at Fort Polk, Louisiana, Aug. 14, 2014.

KY National Guard News

November 4, 2013
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