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U.S. Dept of Defense 9m
Tune in today at 1pm (EDT) for a performance by the for their "Origins" educational series - "From Bluegrass to Country." as the explores bluegrass & examines how it influenced modern music.
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Live: Shanahan speaks at a forum.
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Watch live as Shanahan speaks at a forum at 9:55 a.m. EDT.
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DOD Outreach 4h
WelcomeHomeWednesday! After an 8-month deployment, Marines and sailors with the return home to their families and friends.
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U.S. Dept of Defense 6h
Their work on the ground keeps pilots safe in the skies. A airman with the 4th Air Mobility Maintenance Squadron inspects an F-15E Strike Eagle during exercise at , Nev.
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NE National Guard 19h
A Nebraska National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter picks up sandbags to take to the Cooper Nuclear Station near Brownville as part of the response to historic flooding. Video courtesy Nebraska State Patrol.
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U.S. Dept of Defense 18h
Dropping in! Paratroopers descend onto ’s Normandy Drop Zone after conducting a static-line airborne jump from a C-17 to practice rapid artillery deployment.
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U.S. Dept of Defense 20h
ICYMI: Shanahan met with French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly yesterday to reaffirm a partnership that began over 244 years ago. How much do you know about the close ties between the U.S.🇺🇸 and French 🇫🇷 militaries? Find out more:
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U.S. Dept of Defense 24h
What drives some of the most fearless and talented pilots in today’s ? Check out our Q&A with pilot Capt. Michelle Curran, who flies the No. 6 jet for the . ➡️
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CSIS Mar 19
Tomorrow at 9:55 am, watch address the United States' dynamic national security space landscape and discuss plans for the U.S. Space Force. Tune in to the livestream here:
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US Strategic Command Mar 19
" has done an incredible job battling this historic flood ... we can’t thank our on-base mission partners enough for support, as well as, , , , & " - Col Manion, CC Read:
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U.S. Dept of Defense Mar 19
Sharing music from one family to another! This sailor’s love of the banjo was instilled by her grandfather, now she shares her talent with the world as part of ’s group. 🎵
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Charles E. Summers, Jr. Mar 18
. Shanahan hosted French defense chief today at the Pentagon. Readout here:
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NE National Guard Mar 18
Members of the National Guard and Nebraska State Patrol escorted a caravan of semis and fuel tankers from Omaha to Fremont to bring much needed food and supplies. Department of Transportation cleared the way by plowing over 5 inches of mud outside of Fremont.
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Acting SecDef Pat Shanahan Mar 18
Honored to host French defense chief Florence Parly today. Discussions focused on defeating ISIS & our work as coalition partners for security, stability in northeast Syria. France - America's oldest ally - is our staunch partner in countering violent extremism worldwide.
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U.S. Dept of Defense Mar 18
in 1945, 1st Lt. Jack Treadwell single-handedly cleared out 6 enemy bunkers and took 18 prisoners along the Siegfried Line, Germany’s last major defense during World War II. Read More:
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National Guard Mar 18
. members begin rigging up sandbags with slings and conduct hook-up operations of the 1500 pound vertical-lift sandbags. The NENG is currently supporting ongoing flood relief efforts across the state.
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DOD Outreach Mar 18
🌞 Sun’s out, 💪🏻💪🏼💪🏽 guns out! Lt. Lake Coreth poses for a photo with students from San Jose Central School in the 🇵🇭 during 2019.
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U.S. Dept of Defense Mar 18
. Marines competed in the 44th Annual Joint Culinary Training Exercise alongside 200 military chefs in the largest American Culinary Federation-sanctioned culinary competition in North America.
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Acting SecDef Pat Shanahan Mar 18
Thinking of those affected by flooding in Nebraska and Iowa. Proud of our airmen and the leadership of the 55th Wing working nonstop at to keep families safe & minimize damage.
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