Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Nicole Zapata, from Tampa, Fla., receives an SA-330J Puma helicopter on the flight deck aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) during a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3). McCain is assigned to Destroyer Squadron Fifteen (DESRON 15), the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Markus Castaneda)

Military Recognition: Tampa Sailor Signals Helicopter on U.S. Navy Warship

Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Nicole Zapata, from Tampa, Fla., receives an SA-330J Puma helicopter on the flight deck aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) during a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3).…

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Texas Military Department Honoring Army 1st Sgt. Alfred Dietrick’s 99th Birthday

On December 15, 2020, in San Antonio, TX, the Texas Military Department honored the 99th birthday of 1SG (ret.) Alfred Dietrick. Dietrick formerly served with the 36th Infantry Division during World War II, and is one of the oldest surviving veterans of the Battle of…

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Military Recognition: U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Levi Moell

WEST LIBERTY, OHIO, – U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Levi Moell, a machine gunner with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, provides security on De Soto National Forest, Mississippi, Nov. 11, 2020. Bravo Company participated in Exercise Raven 21-03 with Alpha…

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Better Ground: Florida LIVE Stream Showcase of Military Theatre, Music, and Combat Storytelling

When her boyfriend became lighting director for the local nonprofit, Heroes Journey, Brianna Clare, founder and artistic director of Theatre Exceptional had no idea it would be lead to a very special collaboration between the two nonprofits. While Clare works to empower people with disabilities…

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