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NASA has selected 25 students to receive the agency's Aeronautics Scholarship for the 2012-2013 school year.
Girl Scouts from an Army installation in Japan were recognized May 26, 2012, at the site of the country's largest Shinto shrine for aid they provided to children displaced by the earthquake and tsunami that struck here last year.
East Room 3:45 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you very much. Everybody, please have a seat, and welcome to the White House. It is an extraordinary pleasure to be here with all of you to present this year’s Medals of Freedom. And I have to say, just looking…
James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:50 P.M. EDT MR. CARNEY: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the White House for your daily briefing. I have no announcements to make at the top, so I will just take your questions. Ben Feller of the Associated Press. Q Thanks,…
A NASA mission to study the moon from crust to core has completed its prime mission earlier than expected.
NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon capsule from the International Space Station before its reentry and splashdown on May 31.
Twenty-one Veterans from WWII and the Korean Conflict came together May 18, 2012, at the 165th Airlift Wing, part of the Air National Guard in Savannah, Ga., to travel to Washington, D.C., to view the monuments that were created on behalf of their heroic actions.
"Honor" and "sacrifice" were the two words most often repeated by those who were at the Yokohama War Cemetery, May 27, 2012, during a Memorial Day ceremony that paid tribute to fallen service members.
Soldiers of the 4th Battalion, 118th Infantry Regiment, became the opposing force for Kuwaiti National Guard mechanized and counter-terrorism troops, May 16, 2012.
The Defense Department's most senior leaders today honored Vietnam War veterans, including their own friends and mentors, in a commemoration at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall here they said was long overdue.
A new accreditation is enabling graduates of the respiratory therapy program here to walk away with an associate's degree and eligibility for national certification.
In New England, Red Sox Nation is a way of life. For an Army specialist, who grew up in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as the daughter of a church organist, and a huge Red Sox fan, Memorial Day 2012 is something Erin Jones will never forget.
Afghan National Army and 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Soldiers, teamed up earlier this month to locate and destroy several acres of opium poppy fields.
An estimated 400,000 motorcyclists participated in the 2012 Rolling Thunder "Ride for Freedom" around the National Mall in Washington, D.C., May 27, 2012, as part of Memorial Day weekend events in the nation's capital.
The Army will begin piloting in mid-July components of what constitutes a major overhaul of how the Army transitions Soldiers from military to civilian life.
The Vietnam War Memorial National Mall Washington, D.C. 2:27 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Chuck, thank you for your words and your friendship and your life of service. Veterans of the Vietnam War, families, friends, distinguished guests. I know it is hot. …
Accepts Honor During Visit with First Female Navy Submariners As part of the Joining Forces initiative to honor, recognize and serve military families, today at the White House President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met with the U.S. Navy’s first contingent of women submariners to be…
Memorial Amphitheater Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Virginia 11:39 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Please be seated. Good morning, everybody. Thank you, Secretary Panetta, for your introduction and for your incredible service to our country. To General Dempsey,…
The full text of the op-ed by President Barack Obama is printed below. The piece was published today in Military.com , Military Times and Stars and Stripes . Keeping faith with Vietnam veterans By President Obama Today, all across America, we’re coming together to remember our men and women…
At the end of April, Anniston Army Depot, Ala., began a new reset program for M777 medium, towed Howitzers.