Tag Archives: World War II

U.S. Invictus team archer Robbie Gaupp uses his teeth to pull back on the bowstring during the archery competition at the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Fla. May 9, 2016. DoD photo by EJ Hersom

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Wednesday, June 8, 2016.
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Soldiers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, fire a M777 Howitzer during Hustler Trough III, May 23, at the Orogrande Range Complex, N.M. Photo by Ismael Ortega

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Monday, June 6, 2016.
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Navy Vice Adm. Terry J. Benedict, director of the Naval Strategic Systems, briefs Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Gen. JoeDunford, at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., May 20, 2016. DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen

Would you like to know what life on a ballistic missile submarine is like?
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Maarten Vossen places flowers at the grave of his adopted soldier, U.S. Army Pfc. James Wickline, at Margraten American Cemetery in the Netherlands. Photo courtesy of West Virginia Veterans Memorial

It’s not easy to recreate the life of someone who died decades before you were born, but for one Dutchman, honoring a U.S. soldier from WWII has been his mission.
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Holocaust survivor Henry Greenbaum, who was born in Starachowice, Poland, in 1928, volunteers much of his free time telling his story and educating the masses on the atrocities of the Holocaust at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. DoD photo by Marvin Lynchard

As we commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day, one survivor recalls how the U.S. military and the hope for a better future in America helped him survive.
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