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Army's senior rigger ends 36-year career on high note, despite setbacks

Story by Terrance Bell on 03/02/2017 FORT LEE, Va. (March 2, 2017) -- Ask Chief Warrant Officer 5 Gabino Seda about his time in the rigger career field and the now-retired Soldier comes off rather formal "Served 36 years ... logged more than 400 jumps tested various parachute and airdrop
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Flintlock 2017 kicks off in Niger

Story by SSG Kulani Lakanaria on 02/28/2017 DIFFA,NIGER Exercise Flintlock 2017 kicked off in Diffa, Niger Feb. 27, 2017. This is the second time Niger has hosted Flintlock since 2005. Niger is one of seven host nations which include Burkina Faso, Chad, Cameroon, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia. Flintlock is an
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Flintlock 2017 opens in Burkina Faso

Story by SGT Benjamin Northcutt on 02/28/2017 OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - United States Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha teams, partnered with host nations of Burkina Faso, Chad, Cameroon, Niger, Morocco, Mauritania, and Tunisia, began training in a multi-nation exercise, Flintlock 2017. Flintlock began in 2005 with Senegal as the host
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Going Out with a bang

Story by SGT Robert Larson on 02/27/2017 RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, South Korea - It is like that one employee who's given the company decades of great service, but it's time to move on and retire. He's got the skills and the years of experience, but by stepping aside, he
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The Paraglide

3 November 2016 edition of the Paraglide. http://paraglide.nc.newsmemory.com/
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Special Forces Tab, Green Beret, SFQC -- A vehicle for Chaplains

Story by SGT Kyle Fisch on 02/24/2017 Historically, nearly every unit in the Army has had Chaplains assigned to look after the spiritual and/or emotional needs of the force, to include elite units such as U.S. Army Airborne, Rangers, and Special Forces. While many Chaplains assigned to these units decide
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Special Forces Tab, Green Beret, SFQC -- A vehicle for Chaplains

Story by SGT Kyle Fisch on 02/24/2017 Historically, nearly every unit in the Army has had Chaplains assigned to look after the spiritual and/or emotional needs of the force, to include elite units such as U.S. Army Airborne, Rangers, and Special Forces. While many Chaplains assigned to these units decide
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Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Hosts African America History Month Observation

Story by PO2 Somers Steelman on 02/23/2017 Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam's (JBPHH) Joint Forces Multicultural Committee (JFC) hosted an observance honoring African American History Month at Hickam Theater, Feb. 22. The theme of the event was "Success always leaves footprints", recognizing central figures in the African American community, and highlighting
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Post announces formation of Sportsman's council

Story by Robert Timmons on 02/23/2017 Fort Jackson will do just about anything to improve its Soldiers' readiness including creating a Sportsman's Club. Maj. Gen. John "Pete" Johnson, Fort Jackson and Army Training Center commander, announced Feb. 16 during a town hall meeting the formation of a Sportsman's Advisory Council
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Life as an Army Mariner

Story by SGT Aaron Ellerman on 01/30/2017 KUWAIT NAVAL BASE, Kuwait More than 30 Army Mariners embarked on a multi-day transport mission aboard the Army logistic support vessel Maj. Gen. Charles P. Gross from Kuwait Naval Base on Jan. 19, 2017. The mariners hauled cargo to Qatar from Port of
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XVIII Airborne Corps Air Assault Training

Story by PFC Hubert Delany on 01/27/2017 FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Instructors and students at the XVIII Airborne Corps DeGlopper Air Assault School conducted Air Assault training from a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter at Fort Bragg, N.C., Jan. 25, 2017. The course which spans over 10 days is intended to
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