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Fort Campbell holds tour, memorial for Gold Star families

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., Oct. 27, 2011 — Imagine losing a loved one on foreign soil, in a theater of war, never to be told the intimate details of their death, unable to hold their hand as they take their last breath and unable to look them in the eye and tell them, “I love you,” [...]

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Golden Knights, Blue Angels perform at 30th Annual Amigo Airsho

FORT BLISS, Texas, Oct. 28, 2011 — “You are now cleared for takeoff” never sounded so good as aerial performers from all five armed forces, and plenty of flying acts from government agencies and the civilian world, filled the skies above roughly 100,000 spectators from Fort Bliss, the El Paso community and abroad at the [...]

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Runners endure Marine Corps Marathon Forward in Helmand province

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Air Force vice chief testifies on readiness

  Photos  (U.S. Air Force graphic/Corey Parrish) Download HiRes Air Force vice chief testifies on readiness Posted 10/31/2011 Email story   Print story by Senior Master Sgt. David Byron Air Force Public Affairs Agency 10/31/2011 - WASHINGTON (AFNS)  – The Air Force vice chief of staff provided the Air Force perspective on readiness in an age of austerity to [...]

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Hoax distress calls can cost lives, resources

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi suspended five searches in October suspected of being hoaxes. Not every distress call is real, and a false mayday call can unnecessarily put crews in dangerous situations while wasting valuable resource hours. Approximately 80 man-hours were expended during the five cases.  In total, Air Station Corpus Christi [...]

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Navy Researchers Fire 1,000th Shot on Laboratory Electromagnetic Railgun

By Grace Jean, Office of Naval Research ARLINGTON, Va (NNS) — Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) hit a materials research milestone in the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Electromagnetic Railgun program when they fired a laboratory-scale system for the 1,000th time Oct. 31. “A significant amount of development has been coming out of [...]

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Navy Celebrates American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

By Ens. Amber Lynn Daniel, Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy joined the nation today in celebrating American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, which will be observed through Nov. 30. This month celebrates the cultures, histories and traditions of the indigenous peoples of North America, including parts of Alaska [...]

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Government Officials Encourage Federal, Civilian Employers to Recruit Wounded Warriors

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW) Dustin Q. Diaz, Defense Media Activity – Navy WASHINGTON (NNS) — Military and civilian officials with the Department of Defense and other federal agencies and members of private industry will discuss how to recruit wounded warriors for federal and private employment at the 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Hiring [...]

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Transition Benefits: Veterans Eligible for Federal Jobs Hiring Preference

From Department of Navy Office of Civilian Human Resources WASHINGTON (NNS) — Career forums and job fairs provide face-to-face opportunities for veterans to learn more about applying for federal civilian positions. Counselors and human resources (HR) professionals say one of the most frequently asked questions centers around veterans preference. As early as the Civil War, [...]

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Kiteboarder, 2 others rescued off Tybee Island

Print E-mail By Associated Press For the AJC U.S. Coast Guard officials say they pulled three people from the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Tybee Island. Authorities say a kite boarder went down, and two paddle boarders who tried to help got pulled out from the shore. The Savannah Morning News reports that Tybee [...]

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