Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller was the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor. He died while serving on a ship that was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in November 1943.
The arrest of ISIS mufti Abu Abdul Bari, also known as Shifa al-Nima, was announced by the Iraqi government’s security media cell in a statement Thursday.
Maj. Gen. William Cooley, the two-star commander of the Air Force Research Lab at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, was relieved of command Wednesday amid allegations of misconduct.
Airman Alexander L. Driskill had earlier pleaded guilty to charges related to possessing and viewing pornographic animation that depicted underage girls.
Navy officials declined to provide additional details about Cmdr. Bob Bowen’s firing, but one official said it was not related to any criminal allegations.
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