Thursday Afternoon One-liners

GraphicA seven-man mission recovery team assigned to 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron deployed to forward operating base Shank in the remote Logar province of Eastern Afghanistan to complete repairs and recover a downed C-17 Globemaster III. How does the story end? Click the link to find out.

A new 7,000-square-foot “Soldier Experience” gallery opened Friday at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, U.S. Army War College, at the Carlisle Barracks, in Pennsylvania, on Friday, Nov. 9.

The birth of every branch of the U.S. military is significant in our nation’s history, but it’s through traditions and legacies those birthdays are carried on. See more on how the Marine Corps carried on those traditions and legacies as they celebrated their 237th birthday at Camp Lejeune Nov. 2.

Marines and Sailors based at Fort Gordon, Georgia began the eighth annual Tribute to the Fallen run Nov. 8k, which will continue for 10 days and honors the more than 1,480 Marines and Navy hospital corpsmen killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Thai Defense Minister Sukamphon Suwannathat affirmed their nations’ long-term military partnership here today, updating a vision for the alliance whose most recent statement, in 1962, focused on fighting communism.

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