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MOH recipient tours post, reunites with unit members

Story by Robert Timmons on 09/06/2019 Former Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia, the only living Iraqi War Medal of Honor recipient, toured Fort Jackson Aug. 28 with Gen. Paul E. Funk II, head of the Training and Doctrine Command. His purpose on the installation was to visit and talk to
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Air Reserve Technician brings SoCal pride to work

Story by SSgt Shawn White on 09/04/2019 By Staff Sgt. Shawn White, 1st Combat Camera Squadron Operating Location Charlie MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, California It's the middle of August and just under 100 degrees outside when Staff Sgt. Steven Langford a 452nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-17 aircraft hydraulics mechanic, walk
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The four paws of resilience

Story by 2nd Lt. Justin Davidson-Beebe on 09/04/2019 PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Five-year-old me was riding along on my rusty BMX bike when a German shepherd charged toward me and knocked me straight off my bike and bit me. Luckily, the owner was there to call the dog
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T&E Renaissance Forum Shines Light on Challenges and Advances

Story by Carol Lawrence on 09/04/2019 Testers and evaluators across the Navy are facing headwindsless money and time, fewer live targets and missiles, and more complex threatsat a time when adversaries and their weapons are, in some cases, surpassing the home team. Those were amplified messages from the second annual
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Gas, Guns and a Gulfstream 5

Story by SSgt Brycen Guerrero on 09/04/2019 CHIVRES AIR BASE, Belgium -- An engine roars, willing a dark truck past marker after marker on an unusually flat landscape as an Airman rips across the airfield in the otherwise quiet Belgian evening. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chris Rodwick is an Airfield
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LRMC celebrates Women's Equality

Story by Marcy Sanchez on 09/03/2019 LANDSTUHL, Germany -- Almost a century has passed since the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. To recognize the impact women's suffrage has had on our society and military, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center held a Women's Equality Day observance,
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Illinois Guardsmen break barriers as team sport at Rising Thunder

Story by SGT Camacho Roberts on 09/03/2019 YAKIMA, Wash. -- Soldiers from the Illinois Army National Guard's 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team engaged day two of Rising Thunder 19 with room-clearing drills at the Yakima Training Center shoothouse, Sept. 1. The drills featured teams from throughout the brigade's 130th Infantry
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Discipline exemplified: Japan's 25th Infantry Regiment joins Rising Thunder 2019

Story by 1SG Daniel Griego on 09/03/2019 YAKIMA, Wash. The midday sun glistens off the transport buses as they roll to a stop. Moving with purpose, dozens of men disembark and retrieve their gear and baggage. Even out of uniform, these troops wear coordinated civilian attire in the form of
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4th Annual Los Angeles Fleet Week Concludes

Story by PO1 Travis Alston on 09/03/2019 SAN PEDRO, CA The fourth annual Los Angeles Fleet Week (LAFW) wrapped up Sept. 2, with more than 1,200 Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen from six ships experiencing the hospitality of "The City of Angels" and the city of San Pedro. Los Angele
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CJTF-HOA deputy commanding general gauges progress in South Sudan

Story by SrA Codie E Trimble on 09/03/2019 By Senior Airman Codie Trimble CJTF-HOA Public Affairs JUBA, South Sudan Peace, food insecurity and great potential. These were the common themes discussed when U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA),
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Summer vacation ends and school begins at Edward C. Killin Elementary School

Story by LCpl Krysten Gomez on 08/26/2019 CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan Edward C. Killin Elementary School faculty welcomed students and their families back for the first day of school, August 26 on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. After a ten-week-long summer break, school commenced, bringing in students ranging from kindergarten to
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