Shariki Soldiers defend homeland, allies

Story by Jason Cutshaw on 09/25/2019 SHARIKI COMMUNICATIONS SITE, Japan Nestled in the northern edge of the Japanese island of Honshu, one small radar site performs a mighty mission. The Army Navy/Transportable Radar Surveillance and Control Model 2, or AN/TPY-2 forward-based mode radar is operated by U.S. Army Space and
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Midnight Sun Guardians participate in Gobi Wolf 2019

Story by David Bedard on 09/25/2019 On Nov. 30, 2018, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted Southcentral Alaska. In the temblor's crosshairs was Alaska Air National Guard Senior Airman Liana Chythlook who had just reported to work. The intensity of the quake's shockwaves rocked the building like a Dixie cup i
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U.S. Coast Guard marine science manager serves nation for 48 years

Story by Walter Ham on 09/25/2019 WASHIGNTON After earning his PhD in geophysics from University of Wisconsin-Madison, the U.S. Coast Guard marine science program manager served his nation for nearly half a century. Dr. Jonathan M. Berkson, a former U.S. Army officer, U.S. Navy civilian and U.S. Coast Guard civilian,
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First responders, volunteers train with Mongolian partners during Gobi Wolf 19

Story by MSgt John Hughel on 09/24/2019 SAINSHAND, Mongolia There are several important pieces of equipment firefighters wear that make up their Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) or "turnout gear." Of all the specialized pieces, the most distinct for Cheyenne Sanchez is a photo of his sister inside his fireman's helmet.
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U.S. Army Alaska gives Marine Corps a lift

Story by Christina McCann on 09/24/2019 Soldiers of the 109th Transportation Company, 17th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, U.S. Army Alaska, assisted the Navy and Marine Corps during the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise in Seward Sept. 19. The joint exercise saw Sailors and Marines working side-by-side as they tested joint expeditionary
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Pride in the uniform

Story by Darrius Parker on 09/18/2019 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio To don the uniform of the United States military indicates a person's willingness to protect and serve the nation. Many commit, and many have sacrificed their lives in service to the country. Those who put on the uniform deserve
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