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Coast Guard urges caution ahead of Tropical Storm Barbara's arrival to Hawaii

Story by CPO Sara Muir on 07/05/2019 HONOLULU Tropical Storm Barbara is forecast to continue to rapidly weaken to a remnant low or tropical wave through the weekend, and the Coast Guard reminds waterway users and beachgoers to exercise caution throughout the islands, especially along the east side of the
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Idaho National Guard marksmanship team trains with local Treasure Valley sniper police

Story by MSgt Becky Vanshur on 06/09/2019 MELBA, Idaho "Everybody wants to be a sniper, until it's time to do the sniper stuff," said Cpl. Brian Lueddeke, a sniper instructor from the Meridian Police Department. "It's just what it is, right, the hard truth. We are called lizards because we
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NEXCOM Announces 2018 Bingham Award Winners

Story by Kristine Sturkie on 06/05/2019 The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced its 2018 Bingham Award winners. The Bingham Award was established in 1979 to recognize outstanding performance in operations, customer service and community support. "This award is presented to both the NEX and the local Navy command to
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MS Military Youth of the Year awarded to Columbus AFB's youth

Story by Amn Hannah Bean on 06/03/2019 Columbus AFB's own Youth of the Year was awarded the Mississippi Military Youth of the Year during a competition in Clarksdale, Mississippi, March 6- 8. NaTerika Shellman competed against Youth of the Year selections from Keesler AFB and Naval Air Station Meridian. Through
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Marines Make Virtual Training Reality for Naval Aviators

Story by LT Michelle Tucker on 05/18/2019 The dream of becoming jet pilots was almost within their reach. Self-confessed mechanical engineering geeks, the Occhipinti brothers commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Marine Corps in 2013. What they didn't know was how challenging the training would be and how
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Navy Jet Flyover Kick Starts NASCAR Gander RV 400

Story by 1LT Pawel Puczko on 05/07/2019 Two Navy T-45 Goshawk trainer jets flew over Dover International Speedway to help kick off the NASCAR Gander RV 400, May 6, in honor of National Military Appreciation Month. The jets screamed over the 1-mile concrete oval race track just as the national
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