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Female Gladiator Sailors Claim Historic First

Story by PO1 Brian Morales on 06/19/2017 These words, from a 1917 recruiting poster of a woman wearing a man's Navy uniform and a jaunty Dixie Cup,' are a relic of bygone era for women in the Navy today. This is especially so for the ones aboard USS Gladiator (MCM
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Sharpsburg, Ga., native becomes family's 7th Marine

Story by LCpl Joseph Jacob on 06/19/2017 PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. -- The white school bus sits idling as its passengers eagerly await what lies outside its folding doors. No one is certain what time it is, but the completely black skies outside the bus hint that midnight has come and
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The Harlem Hellfighters: A 104 Year Retrospective

Story by MAJ Bryon Linnehan on 06/18/2017 June marks the 104 Year Anniversary of the 15th Infantry Regiment, the forbearers of today's 369th Sustainment Brigade. This storied unit, that was given the famous nickname "The Harlem Hellfighters," by their German adversaries, has earned a distinguished place in history as a
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Columbus observes Old Glory's birthday

Story by A1C Beaux Hebert on 06/16/2017 June 14 commemorates the adoption of the American flag by the Continental Congress in 1777. The flag that flies above every U.S. military installation in all corners of the world consists of 13 red and white stripes, each representing the 13 original colonies
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Airmen, pilots bring a new atmosphere to communication

Story by A1C Beaux Hebert on 06/16/2017 A room is illuminated by greens, whites and blues filled with the chatter of Airmen and civilians alike. Seemingly random words are paired with numbers creating sounds almost like another language. Hands waving and pointing to screens that resemble an 80's arcade game,
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Righting a Record, Remembering a Sacrifice

Story by COL Richard Goldenberg on 06/16/2017 ALBANY, N.Y. -- For 69 years the gravestone of Army Pfc. Silvio Campanella, killed in France while serving in the 42nd Infantry Division during World War II, had the wrong death date. Veterans and current members of the famed "Rainbow Division" gathered at
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New England Coast Guard family keeps mounted patrol history alive

By Coast Guard Auxiliarist Reid Oslin A New England-based Coast Guard family is keeping alive memories of one of that service's most visible and appreciated missions of World War II: The Coast Guard Mounted Beach Patrol. Wayne Ormsbee, a civilian employee at Coast Guard Base Boston, and his daughter, Petty
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1st Armored Division Cases Colors for Deployment

Story by SGT Von Marie Donato on 06/15/2017 After six years and their relocation from Wiesbaden Army Airfield, Germany, to Fort Bliss, Texas, the 1st Armored Division cases its colors once again. Soldiers from 1st Armored Division gathered on Fort Bliss, June 14 to case the 1st Armored Division, the
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A day in history: April 25, 1945

Story by SrA Mackenzie Richardson on 06/15/2017 It was Apr. 25, 1945, as "Fame's Favored Few" took to the skies for their 310th and final combat mission. The 92nd Bombardment Group led the last 8th Air Force bombing mission in the European Theater, bombing the Skoda Armament plants in Pilsen,
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Fort Bliss remembers fallen

Story by SGT Kelsey Miller on 06/15/2017 In keeping with that tradition, Maj. Gen. Pat White, commanding general, 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, and Soldiers assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st AD, hosted the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery here Monday. "As we take
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Army cyber unit envisions training, partnership opportunities at Indiana Urban Training Center

Story by Steven Stover on 06/08/2017 BUTLERVILLE, Ind. -- The Muscatatuck Urban Training Center is a thousand-acre advanced urban training facility with over 200 buildings that the Chief of Staff of the Army saved from being bulldozed in 2005 because the Army needed a place to conduct urban training during
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