From 500-feet below the surface to 10,000-feet above

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 04/14/2017 Lt. Adam Patterson's Navy career hasn't followed what most people might call the "usual" path. Having experienced his own evolution of sorts, he emerged from the sea and eventually took to the air by first starting as a submariner and later transitioning to
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Final flight: Fallen WWII Marine returns home from Tarawa

Story by Cpl Krista James on 04/14/2017 In 1943, the Battle of Tarawa took place at Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands. This was a battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II, and was fought from 20 November to 23 November. Over several days of intense fighting, approximately
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NY Army National Guard photojournalist is the Army's Military Photographer of the Year

Story by Eric Durr on 04/12/2017 When it comes to taking great photographs it's not the equipment, or even the training that makes the picture, says New York Army National Guard Sgt. Harley Jelis. What matters most is getting the subjects to know you, said Jelis, a photojournalist assigned to
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Tallahassee-native Embracing Both Worlds | Marine and Musician

Story by LCpl Andy Martinez on 03/05/2017 CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan Ever since Staff Sgt. Michael Newell was a young boy, he wanted a career in music. He spent years practicing various instruments, such as the saxophone, violin, trumpet, cello, flute, clarinet and drums, hoping to one day shine in
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Naval Hospital Jacksonville again receives highest level quality recognition

Story by Yan Kennon on 02/06/2017 The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) again awarded Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville with Patient-Centered Medical Home Level III Recognition in January 2017. This is the highest level of recognition, and was awarded to primary care clinics at the hospital (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine,
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The Sounds of Victory

Story by SGT michael roach on 01/27/2017 For many classically trained musicians, professional options can be limiting in the civilian sector, but playing for the armed forces can offer opportunities for both sides. Unlike most jobs in the Army, Soldiers who are selected to serve in the Military Occupational Specialty
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