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Odenton teen survives 2012 car crash, connects with past, eyes future January 5, 2016 — Fourteen-year-old Kendall L. Mountain, of Odenton, was wearing flip-flops when his older brother, Marcus A. Anderson, invited him to hang out on a Saturday night. It was Sept. 8, 2012, and some of MORE

DINFOS students learn public affairs during Andrews air show January 5, 2016 — “Mommy, how fast does that one fly?” “Daddy, how many people can that one fly?” “Daddy, do you think I will ever get to fly one of those?”One can overhear a lot of questions while at an air show. But MORE

Recommendations in hand, new commandant outlines priorities for school’s future December 10, 2015 — Elbows out, the salt-and-pepper haired, 48-year-old Army officer strides into an Instructor Training Course classroom at the Defense Information School at Fort Meade to observe a lesson in early MORE

Family Pet Care Center proudly treats animals like its children December 2, 2015 — It is 7 a.m., and Mary E. Hall greets Anubis as he is coming through the front door.“Good morning, baby. How is my baby doing this morning?” says Hall, the administrator at the Family Pet Care Center MORE

DINFOS instructor hopes to get back in uniform – as a chaplain November 18, 2015 — On a quiet Sunday morning in Marydel, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Calvary United Methodist Church welcomes parishioners through its bright red doors.The walls are white, like the high ceiling above MORE

Warrior of the Year follows strong examples, sets one of his own November 18, 2015 — The Defense Information School’s 2015 Warrior of the Year arrived in the United States from Poland when he was 11. He always admired his parents and grandparents for their shared sense of duty and has MORE

Joint Service Color Guard members honor flag, nation November 11, 2015 — A service member holds the U.S. flag, leading other service members carrying the flags of their military branches. To the left and right, there are two more service members, each one holding a MORE

Third-generation service member keeps family tradition on Veterans Day November 10, 2015 — When the Chattanooga National Cemetery in Tennessee holds its annual Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11, one person is sure to be there: Lee Rogers, 84, who joined the Navy during the Korean War.Rogers, MORE

Docking at DINFOS: Love for teaching keeps former sailor in classroom October 20, 2015 — On July 27, Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew D. Leistikow separated from the Navy, knowing a list of sailors selected for chief petty officer would be released two weeks later and he could very well be MORE

Pakistani officers build bonds in hospital, learn together at DINFOS October 15, 2015 — Muhammad Ali was briefing his troops before they began their push up a mountainside to destroy a Taliban stronghold. It was 4 a.m. on Aug. 22, 2004, when Ali, then a lieutenant and a platoon commander MORE

Warrior of the Quarter provides leadership, motivation every day October 15, 2015 — To students in the Basic Television Electronics Maintenance Course at the Defense Information School on Fort Meade, Army Staff Sgt. Esteban Sanchez Jr. is an instructor who provides leadership and MORE

DINFOS runners out from behind the camera October 9, 2015 — A morning dew sprinkles the blades of grass covering the parade field. You can hear the soft honk and squeak of geese grazing in the distance. A soft pitter-patter on the track can also be heard. The MORE

International Military Students at DINFOS August 13, 2015 — The Defense Information School at Fort Meade is known around the world for its excellence in public affairs training and visual information. The school has played a critical role in the education and MORE

Responding to crisis August 13, 2015 — In a time when it seems every little thing isn’t going to be alright, public affairs professionals act as beacons for stability and hope, ready to outrun outrage and put rumors to rest whenever they MORE

DINFOS inducts two Marines into Hall of Heroes July 27, 2015 — The Defense Information School inducted two fallen Marines into the Hall of Heroes at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, July 27, 2015.Cpl. Sara Medina, 23, and Lance Cpl. Jacob Hug, 22, were both combat MORE

DINFOS expansion project slated for completion in January May 18, 2015 — An over 80,000-square-foot expansion project at the Defense Information School here is now slated to be completed in January 2016, said Mikel Griffith, the director of logistics at DINFOS.Griffith MORE

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