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How a souped-up Prius made it onto a US Army base in Kuwait
It may have the body of a Toyota Prius, but under its hood it has a red-blooded, all-American, gas-thirsty Dodge Hellcat engine.
9 military movies from the ’90s that are still worth watching
Here are 9 military movies from the ‘90s that capture the spirit of that decade.
Send a personalized letter to an American hero through the Medal of Honor Mail Call
For the fourth year in a row, letters, post-cards, pictures, drawings and personal notes are being collected for the Medal of Honor Mail Call.
‘I want to know why’ — Alabama Army recruiter’s ambush slaying still a mystery
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tristian Jackson survived almost 20 years in the military and deployment in Operation Iraqi Freedom only to die just feet from his 4-year-old daughter for reasons still unknown
She helped save Capt. Phillips from Somali pirates. Then she became the Navy’s first female 4-star admiral
Michelle Howard had a Navy career filled with firsts
COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Hygiene Public Safety Announcement
U.S. Army and Korean Augmentation to the United States Army Soldiers demonstrate proper hygiene practices in the midst of the...
Suicide in the Military
The military is caught up in a national suicide epidemic.
A year after this Marine disappeared on a hike, his family is still unsure what happened
Matthew Kraft, a platoon leader with the 1st Battalion/7th Marines at Twentynine Palms, part of the 1st Marine Division based at Camp Pendleton, disappeared after taking leave from the Marine Corps for a two-week backcountry ski trip along the High Sierra Route starting Feb. 24, 2019
75 years ago, a farm boy became a Medal of Honor hero with a flamethrower at Iwo Jima
Hershel “Woody” Williams single-handedly took out one pillbox after another, an act of valor that made him one of 22 Marines to earn the Medal of Honor during the Battle of Iwo Jima
Iwo Jima’s last living Medal of Honor recipient is still working for military families
Hershel “Woody” Williams, a corporal with the 21st Marine Regiment, earned the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Iwo Jima, which occurred 75 years ago from Feb. 19 through March 26, 1945
This is your brain on war
Courage isn’t the absence of fear. It’s an ability to control it, or replace it with something else.
’An absolute treasure’: Album of Iwo Jima photos shows work of famed photographer Joe Rosenthal
The photos, along with the iconic image, included scenes of Marines scrambling up volcanic hillsides on the first day of battle, caring for and carrying wounded men, standing over dead Japanese soldiers and burning the enemy out of tunnels with tank-mounted flamethrowers.
For years he sold the military’s version of the Iraq War. Now he’s on a mission to convey ‘the chaos and absurdity of that experience’
With his new memoir, "Attention Servicemember" Army veteran and former conflict photographer Ben Brody shows war the way he saw it.
She fought to survive as a child and trained as an Olympic wrestler. Now she shows Marines how to fight
Sgt. Melissa Paul is a wrestler who has been fighting all her life
Philadelphia making sure WWII Medal of Honor recipient is never forgotten
"There's a lot of humanity there that people forget ... and we're making an endeavor to ensure they don't."
No, Space Force isn’t crowdsourcing rank ideas over Facebook, but here are a few good ones anyway
“If it’s not stargeant for E5+ I will sh*t on someone’s desk.”
Marine veteran who died after battle with brain cancer celebrated with Honor Walk in Dallas
"It was a really good thing for my kids to get to see that this is what their dad is… that he really is a hero"
‘Invisible wounds’ — Navy SEAL’s family pushes for recognition of traumatic brain injuries after his death
Each year in the United States an estimated 1.5 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury, according to the CDC
‘That smile, it was contagious’ — Friends and family remember soldier killed in Syria rollover
Army Spc. Antonio Moore died Jan. 24 in Deir ez Zor Province, Syria, during a rollover accident while conducting route clearance operations as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. It was his first deployment
Hundreds of strangers turn up for funeral of unclaimed Air Force vet
"What we would like for you to think about is this man is no longer unclaimed — he is ours."
‘He gave his life for everyone’ — Friends and family remember soldier killed in Afghanistan
"Never forget Miguel, who embodied what it was to be a true American"
A 104-year-old Marine asked America for Valentine’s Day cards. He’ll probably get over 100,000.
"I wasn't expecting anything like this," White said. "It hit me like a ton of bricks."
How we found an internal study that showed just how deep sexism runs in the Marine Corps
Following the 2017 Marines United scandal the Corps conducted an internal investigation to determine if the incident was the result of a deeper issue. In December, Task & Purpose published the findings of that investigation.
Survey: How do you spell the sound that an A-10 Warthog’s autocannon makes?
There are few sounds more welcome to U.S. military personnel than the sound of an A-10 Thunderbolt II's GAU-8/A Avenger 30mm autocannon raining down a hail of lead on an unsuspecting enemy force. But here's a question: How the hell do you actually spell (and, in turn, pronounce) that sweet, sweet sound of freedom?
How we found out about a shocking loophole in a military policy meant to protect victims of domestic violence
Task & Purpose reporter Haley Britzky explains how she found out that a military policy meant to help victims of domestic violence may end up doing more harm than good, due to an unforeseen loophole.