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Making it rain. @USArmy aircrew members take to the skies to practice responding to fire emergencies with aerial water bucket drops.
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On June 6, 1944, 160,000+ Allied troops landed at #Normandy , a heavily fortified stretch of French coastline to initiate #DDay . More than 10,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded, but by day's end, the Allies had begun liberating Europe. #DDay747 #TodayinHistory4
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Never forgotten! On Oct. 23, 1983, the #Beirut Marine Barracks bombing took the lives of 241 #Marines , #sailors and #soldiers . 35 years later, family, military and community continue to honor them at the #BeirutMemorialMe #HonorThemmorial.
“The way that you control public health outbreak is not to hide data, it's to be transparent to the public & to your partners going forward so that we have a clear understanding of the risk and then we can take appropriate measures to mitigate.” -Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Paul Friedrichs
Today we honor all active duty service members. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. #ArmedForcesDay