Tag Archives: Taliban

“12 Strong” depicts the soldiers who took down the Taliban after 9/11. DoD assets helped create the movie. Here’s are some key facts about it.
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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey participated in a Facebook Town Hall to discuss a variety of military topics.
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Interested in seeing behind the scenes of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command? Well here’s your chance.
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U.S. troops put their skills, quick-thinking and courage to the test as they treat injured Afghan citizens in the aftermath of a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device explosion.
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Photo: Chief Master Sgt. Paul Koester freefalls from a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Kiwi Flag over the New Zealand Defence Force Raumai drop zone near Ohakea, New Zealand. Kiwi Flag is a multilateral Royal New Zealand air force sponsored tactical airlift exercise. Koester is the pararescue functional manager for the Battlefield Airmen Branch at Pacific Air Forces at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Denise Johnson)

During basic training in 1974, Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Paul Koester fell in love with the pararescue mission and he’s still committed to its cause 39 years later.
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