In an often quoted Memorial Day speech given in 1884 by Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., the speaker ended his address with these words, “Our dead brothers still live for us, and bid us think of life, not death – of life to which in their youth they lent the passion and joy of the spring. […]
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis delivers the commencement address for the graduation and commissioning of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Class of 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 23, 2018.
180523-N-MW694-0475 SATTAHIP, Thailand (May 23, 2018) Lt. Cmdr. Stephen Brown, a chaplain assigned to Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18), takes a selfie with participants of a PP18 community outreach event at Thung Ka School, May 23. PP18’s mission is to work collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase […]
SATTAHIP, Thailand – Multinational forces embarked aboard Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) and Royal Thai Armed Forces participated in various community relations (COMREL) events during Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18) mission stop Thailand, May 20-23.
180520-N-ET513-0064 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (May 20, 2018) Lt. Mark C. Cook, a chaplain aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58), conducts a safeTALK suicide awareness workshop. Laboon, home-ported at Naval Station Norfolk, is in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and […]
U.S. Air Force Col. Neil Richardson, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and 87th Air Base Wing commander, left, bows his head during an invocation given by U.S. Navy Chaplin, Lt. j.g. Kristoffer Alexander, Marine Aircraft Group 49 chaplain, during the 81st Hindenburg Memorial Ceremony on Joint Base MDL, N.J. on May 9, 2018. The memorial was hosted […]
Navy Capt. Dwight Horn, center, the I Marine Expeditionary Force chaplain, gives the opening invocation during the I MEF sergeant major relief and appointment ceremony on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 18, 2018. Sgt. Maj. James Porterfield replaced Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal as I MEF sergeant major. Kasal has served as I MEF sergeant major since […]
The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven W. Cantrell will be relieved by Master Chief Petty Officer Jason M. Vanderhaden on May 17, 2018, at the U.S. Coast Guard Telecommunications and Information Systems Command (TISCOM), Alexandria, VA at 11 a.m. The ceremony will also mark Master Chief Petty Officer Cantrell’s retirement after more […]
Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven Cantrell, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Jason Vanderhaden and Chaplain of the Coast Guard Thomas Walcott attend the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Change of Watch 2018 ceremony at TISCOM in Alexandria, Va., May 17, 2018. […]
The US Navy selects it’s Sailors of the Year in a ceremony that highlights the Navy traditions of family members pinning rank and sponsors placing new covers on the heads of the Chiefs. See the ceremony live from the Navy Memorial in Washington D.C. 9:00 am EST May 16, 2018.