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Honor guard: Serving with dignity

Story by SSgt Kasey Phipps on 12/11/2017 OKLAHOMA CITY -- As if through a fog, sharp clicks reverberated, cutting through the hush of the room and deliberately calculating the significance of time contained in that single, reverent moment. Hup. Click. Two. Click. Three. CLICK. Four. CLICK. Growing louder, immaculate blue
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1st TSC Soldiers Deploy to Kuwait

Story by Brent Thacker on 12/11/2017 Over 30 members of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) said goodbye to their families, friends, and unit team members Nov. 30 at a deployment ceremony held at Sadowski Center on post. The team, which is comprised of Soldiers and Department of the Army
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Changing the face of courage: Oklahoma women celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Women in Military Service of America Memorial

Story by SSgt Kasey Phipps on 12/11/2017 WASHINGTON -- A host of women pushed past the crowds as they spilled through the doors of the D.C. metro car. As they waited to change metro lines, the diversity in race, age and appearance was striking brunettes, blondes, redheads, short, tall, thin,
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Center Hill park rangers awarded for water safety' efforts

Story by Mark Rankin on 12/11/2017 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2017) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park rangers from Center Hill Lake received the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division 2017 Water Safety Award during a ceremony Dec. 6, 2017. Col. Paul Kremer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineer
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Santa visits Hohenfels' tree lighting ceremony

Story by SSG David Overson on 12/11/2017 HOHENFELS, Germany Most children anxiously await the arrival of Santa on Christmas Eve. However, for the boys and girls living on or near the U.S. Army's Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, Christmas came early. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived aboard a fire truck to
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Super Squad Competition Marines receive the Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal

Story by LCpl Ricardo Davila on 12/09/2017 U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, were awarded the Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal by Col. Steven J. White, commanding officer of 23rd Marines, Dec. 9, 2017, in Pico Rivera, California. The Marines were awarded for earning the
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Atop a Colorado 14er': Cadets save 2, find confidence

Story by SSgt Charles Rivezzo on 12/08/2017 Cadet mountaineers encountered more than they anticipated Oct. 28 when they found themselves leading two lost hikers down Torreys Peak in near subzero temperatures and white-out conditions. Lt. Col. Robert Marshall, officer-in-charge of the Air Force Academy's Cadet Mountaineering Club, said the two
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At the ready: Team Kadena conducts combined NEO and RPU exercise

Story by SrA Omari Bernard on 12/07/2017 KADENA AIR BASE, Japan Airmen from the 18th Wing simulated accepting personnel and evacuees through a base-wide combined deployment and evacuation exercise Dec. 4 here. "Today we are exercising our ability to operate two key components to ensure our readiness in the Pacific,"
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Engineers, DPW team up to restore landmark

Story by Karen Iwamoto on 12/07/2017 SCHOFIELD BARRACKS The Engineer Castle on Ralston Field, here, received a facelift recently thanks to a partnership between the 523rd Engineer Company, 84th Eng. Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, and U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Directorate of Public Works. About 25 Soldiers and
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COMMENTARY: Honoring the first African-American chief from the 137 SOW

Story by SMSgt Andrew LaMoreaux on 12/07/2017 WILL ROGERS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE - Who was the first black chief master sergeant at the 137th Special Operations Wing? This is a question that I asked when my office began to prepare for African-American Heritage Month a little more than a
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Whimsical strings resonate within Marine Corps University's Warner Auditorium

Story by Jeremy Beale on 10/30/2017 The string quartet, comprised of Staff Sgts. Christopher Franke (violin), Sheng-Tsung Wang (violin), Sarah Hart (viola) and Charlaine Prescott (cello), performed musical selections from their White House collection. The pieces included, "The Lark" by Joseph Haydn, "American" by Antonn Dvok, "Ashokan Farewell" by Jay
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