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Don’t open another energy drink without reading these health risks first

  • 1/19/2017

Ship’s Serviceman Seaman Deion Johnson stacks beverages in the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) mess decks. Carl Vinson is pierside in its homeport of San Diego, Calif. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Fenaroli/Released)

President Obama commutes sentence for Chelsea Manning

  • 1/18/2017

Chelsea Manning, seen in this photograph of herself in a wig and makeup in 2010, has received a commuted sentence from President Obama, granting the transgender U.S. Army private an early release from a conviction on espionage and theft. (Photo courtesy U. S. Army)

Trump’s inauguration focusing on ‘harmony of America’ with local law enforcement, military units

  • 1/17/2017

Left – Members of California’s Merced County Sheriff’s Posse stand in front of the Merced Courthouse Museum. The Sheriff’s Posse will represent the state and Merced County in the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20. Right – Posse members Paul Danbom and Adam Azevedo ride in a local Fourth of July parade. (Photos by Taryn Danbom)

First female Marines report for infantry training

  • 1/13/2017

Students with Infantry Training Battalion practice basic marksmanship techniques at Camp Geiger, North Carolina, in 2013. The students were part of the first ITB company to include female Marines as part of ongoing research into opening combat-related job fields to women. Last week, three female Marines officially transferred to infantry training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. (Photo courtesy Department of Defense)

Congressional budget agreement means shorter timelines for PCS moves

  • 1/9/2017

Ronald Jackson, right, a quality assurance inspector with the 72nd Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Personal Property and Passenger Movement Section, talks with members of a moving company as they prepare to load a family’s household belongings during their PCS move. (Air Force photo by Kelly White)

DOD: Thousands of California guardsmen won’t have to repay wrongfully issued bonuses

  • 1/5/2017

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook updates reporters about the California National Guard bonus repayments at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Jan. 3, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)

Trump discusses options to privatize veterans' healthcare

  • 1/5/2017

Rear Admiral Michael C. Vitale visits with World War II veteran Royce D. Hammer at the Louisville Veterans Administration Hospital in this archive photo. Health care for U.S. veterans could change dramatically if Veterans Administration services are privatized, an option being considered by president-elect Donald Trump. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Terry W. Matlock)

Pentagon looks to trim the fat by changing health standards

  • 1/4/2017

Marine Corps officer candidates perform a timed 3-mile run during their initial physical fitness test on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., on Jan. 20, 2016. The test included the run and timed crunches and pullups. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patrick H. Ownes)

USS Gabrielle Giffords to set sail amid backlash

  • 12/30/2016

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords waves to a crowd in front of the littoral combat ship, USS Gabrielle Giffords, named for her. Giffords was on stage as Dr. Jill Biden christened the ship in Mobile, Ala., on June 13, 2015. It is the 16th U.S. naval ship to be named for a woman and only the 13th since 1850 to be named for a living person. (DOD courtesy photo)

A Christmas miracle? Navy ratings have been restored

  • 12/29/2016

Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven Giordano discuss the recent rating modernization update during an all-hands call in the Pentagon on Dec. 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Huey D. Younger Jr.)

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