Military News

Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

By Lisa Ferdinando
Army News Service

Music artist Lenny Kravitz paused to reflect on the life and legacy of his uncle and namesake, Pfc. Leonard Kravitz, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously from President Barack Obama, March 18.

March 21, 2014 ×
Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

By J.D. Liepold
Army News Service

Twenty-four U.S. Army veterans from three wars — World War II, Korea and Vietnam — received upgrades to the highest military decoration for uncommon bravery and gallantry at a White House ceremony March 18.

March 20, 2014 ×
Breedlove takes helm of EUCOM

Breedlove takes helm of EUCOM

A soft drizzle didn’t dampen spirits May 10 as U.S. European Command
welcomed its new commander, Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove

May 15, 2013 ×
Marines, Airmen and Norwegian soldiers work around the clock to load emergency equipment on to C-17 U.S. Air Force Globemaster III aircraft to ship to Eastern Turkey, in response to the 7.2 magnitude quake in that left thousands homeless. Marines assigned to U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Europe, along with airmen with 62nd Airlift Wing based out of Joint-Base Louis-McChord, Wash., and the Norwegian soldiers assembled 16 pallets loaded with 369 arctic tents, 369 space heaters and 369 fuel cans – totaling more than 91,000 lbs., Oct. 31. The gear they delivered was stored at the Marine Corps Prepositioning Program-Norway. MCPP-N provides a responsive source of equipment and supplies for Marine Corps operations, to include humanitarian assistance, in the European theatre.

MFE Marines respond to eastern Turkey earthquake

In 2011, a 7.2 magnitude quake leveled about 2,000 buildings in eastern Turkey, a longtime ally and NATO partner.

November 17, 2011 ×
Building resiliency helps restore balance within Army Family

Building resiliency helps restore balance within Army Family

We want them not only to survive, but to thrive.

December 2, 2010 ×
SOCEUR aids Croatian school in memory of fallen comrade

SOCEUR aids Croatian school in memory of fallen comrade

Amidst a sea of Croatian boys and girls smiling and waving miniature
U.S. flags, Maj. Gen. Frank Kisner, U.S. Special Operations Command
Europe commander, was given a warm welcome during his second visit to
the small village of Debeljak.

October 15, 2009 ×