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Tactical Combat Casualty Care: A new standard of trauma care training

Story by A1C Ashley Perdue on 04/24/2018 MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, geared up for its first Tactical Combat Casualty Care for Medical Personnel (TCCC-MP) course of the year, April 17, 2018. This course is one of two certified TCCC courses that have been offered
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Distinguished visitors visit IRT Arctic Care

Story by 1st Lt. Marquel Coaxum on 04/23/2018 KOTZEBUE, ALASKA (April 23, 2018) -- U.S. and Canadian servicemembers assigned to Exercise Arctic Care 2018 here received a visit from several distinguished visitors representing three branches of the U.S. military April 21, 2018. The visitors, Air Force Maj. Gen. Edward P.
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USS Pearl Harbor Assists Distressed Vessel

Story by SN Danielle Baker on 04/23/2018 Story by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Danielle Baker The Harpers Ferry-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) assisted a distressed vessel in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California April 20. The civilian vessel, Mahana, reported it wa
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Hypothetical Hurricane 'Cora' to Test NSAB Readiness

Story by Andrew Damstedt on 04/23/2018 To prepare for hurricane season, Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB) is participating in an annual exercise to test the installation's readiness should the base be affected by a hurricane. This year's hypothetical hurricane, named "Cora," will make landfall in Norfolk, Virginia, the eye of
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Naval Oceanography Exhibits at Navy Week New Orleans

Story by Kaley Turfitt on 04/21/2018 The U.S. Navy is coming to New Orleans this week, and Naval Oceanography is part of the welcoming committee. The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command will give the public a glimpse of its operations and capabilities during New Orleans Fleet Week, April 20-24. "We
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Singapore Military Community Celebrates Month of the Military Child

Story by PO3 Christopher Veloicaza on 04/20/2018 SINGAPORE (NNS) April is designated as the Month of the Military Child and the Singapore Area Coordinator (SAC) community celebrates this by recognizing the sacrifices made by children around the world while underscoring the important role military children play in the U.S. Armed
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MCAS Miramar celebrates Earth Day

Story by Cpl Victor Mincy on 04/20/2018 April 22, 2018 marks 48 years since Earth Day was recognized as a national holiday. Earth Day, originally instated following an oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, California, became a day for the people of the United States to demonstrate support
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Coast Guard Research and Development Center

Story by LT Charles Clark on 04/20/2018 DAYTON, Ohio Commanding officers from the Coast Guard Research and Development Center and the Air Force Research Laboratory signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base April 12, 2018. The MOU allows greater opportunity for RDC and AFRL to work
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Life lessons from a military child

Story by Capt. Holli Nelson on 04/20/2018 At two years old, my niece was experiencing her second deployment as a military child. She was born in the midst of a 15-month deployment to Iraq in 2008. In 2010, she watched unknowingly as her daddy walked out the door again to
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Two ARTB Soldiers earn title of 'Best Ranger' through strenuous three-day competition

Story by Bryan Gatchell on 04/19/2018 FORT BENNING, Ga. (April 17, 2018) -- A team from the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade from Fort Benning, Georgia, received recognition as "Best Rangers" during an awards ceremony April 16 at Fort Benning. Sgts. 1st Class Anthony Allen and Joshua Rolfes, ARTB, took
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25th Infantry Division aids relief efforts on Island of Kauai

Story by SSG Keith Anderson on 04/18/2018 Using two CH-47 Chinook helicopters, Tropic Lightning aircrews from Company B, 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade joined the State of Hawaii and County of Kauai's multi-agency relief effort Monday morning. "As America's Pacific Division, we routinely train to assist
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