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Fighting for Freedom

Story by Cpl Jocelyn Ontiveros on 10/03/2017 From a young age, 1st Sgt. Gilbert G. Oshana knew he wanted to serve his country. He wanted to give back to the nation that had given him so much and had blessed his family. Oshana's love for the United States and desire
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Parris Island Legend passes away

Story by LCpl Maximiliano Bavastro on 09/29/2017 PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. Cpl. Legend, the beloved mascot for Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., passed away at approximately 4 p.m., Sept. 17, 2017. Legend was found unresponsive and taken to the depot's veterinary clinic where he was pronounced deceased. Legend's funeral
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Oasis Galley practices plant-based meal alternatives

Story by SN Michael Lopez on 09/28/2017 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Sailors assigned to Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport's Oasis Galley partnered with the Humane Society of the United States' (HSUS) Forward Food Initiative to learn to prepare and implement more plant-based food items to serve to Sailors during a three-day training event
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BUMED's Religious Ministry Team Focuses on Value-Based Care during Annual Training

Story by PO1 Laura Myers on 09/28/2017 The Chaplains of Navy Medicine's office held their annual inter-professional training seminar Sept. 20 at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth training that relates to spiritual wellness and how it fits into the overall care and health of service members and their families. This year'
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Leader, team recognized for exceptional insider threat capabilities

Story by Lori Bultman on 09/27/2017 The 25th Air Force's Insider Threat Hub, led by Jason Barron, was recognized last week for their dedication to developing top-notch Air Force intelligence community insider threat capabilities by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. Their hard work and due diligence, under Barron'
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JBSA observes Gold Star Mothers and Family Day

Story by SGT Christopher Hernandez on 09/26/2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas In a well-lit, spacious dining hall during an Army chaplain's invocation for a crowd of approximately 50 people, a somber tone permeates throughout a ceremony. This ceremony honored fallen service members and their surviving families during the Gold
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USS Chief To Visit Jeju, Republic of Korea

Story by PO2 Jermaine Ralliford on 09/26/2017 The Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) is scheduled to arrive in Jeju-do, Republic of Korea (ROK) Sept. 26. Chief will be pulling in for a routine port visit and completion of planned training and certifications. Capt. Glen Leverette, the deputy
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Bonhomme Richard Arrives in Sasebo, Concludes Four Month Deployment

Story by PO2 Diana Quinlan on 09/25/2017 The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) returned to Sasebo, Japan, after completing a four-month deployment in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Sept. 25. While deployed to the South Pacific, Bonhomme Richard, with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
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Disaster-affected process though Air Guard contingency team

Story by SSgt Chelsea Smith on 09/24/2017 SAVANNAH AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ga. Waves of first responders and their families shuffled through a 165th Airlift Wing reception center here this weekend as part of Hurricane Maria relief processing and operations. The wing's personnel support for contingency operations (PERSCO) team staffed
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Japanese, Americans build relationships in a unique way

Story by Cpl Carlos Jimenez on 09/24/2017 Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents participated in a trip of historical knowledge and hands-on activities during a Cultural Adaptation program trip in Iwakuni City, Japan, Sept. 15, 2017. The trip delved into two of the most well-known elements of Iwakuni City, white
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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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