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PEO Soldier volunteers help make Fantasy Flight for terminally ill children

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Dec. 30, 2013) — A group of 24 military and civilian volunteers from Program Executive Office Soldier helped terminally ill children and their families experience night vision and Soldier protective equipment as part of United Airlines’ 21st annual Fantasy Flight, Dec. 7, at Dulles International Airport. The Fantasy Flight is a [...]

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Victims of sexual assault ‘safe with medical forensic nurses’

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Dec. 30, 2013) — “It’s important for victims of sexual assault to know that they are safe with the medical forensic nurses,” said a nurse who’s a sexual assault medical forensic examiner. “We will take care of their emotional, safety, medical and forensic care,” with the understanding that victims have been [...]

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Libya releases 4 US military personnel detained earlier – US defense official

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4 US military personnel briefly taken into custody by Libyan authorities

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Pentagon urges Afghanistan to sign agreement on US military presence

As the war in Afghanistan becomes the most unpopular conflict in US polling history, the Pentagon reiterated a plea for the Afghan government to entrench an enduring American military presence. Afghan president Hamid Karzai has so far declined to sign an accord called the Bilateral Security Agreement, upending plans for some US troops to stay [...]

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How political correctness took down Navy SEALs

The night of Sept. 1, 2009, Echo Platoon of Navy SEAL Team 10 headed out into the Fallujah night. Their goal: concluding a five-year search for the al Qaeda killer who had been responsible for the shocking 2004 murders of four American military contractors — one of them an ex-SEAL — whose bodies were then [...]

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Press Release On US Coast Guard Team Visit to the Gambia

A team of four U.S. Coast Guard officials is completing a one week trip to The Gambia today. The visit successfully improved collaboration between the United States Government and the Government of The Gambia with regard to port security cooperation. The U.S. Coast Guard delegation, comprising of LCDR Rom Matthews, LCDR Robert Walls, LCDR Edward [...]

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Fifty Years Ago, Army-Navy Game Healed a Nation

In those final, cathartic seconds of 1963′s Army-Navy Game, the 102,000 fans in Municipal Stadium, their emotions having oscillated all day between grief and elation, were able to summon one great sustained roar. “It was bedlam,” Army quarterback Rollie Stichweh recalled. “None of us had ever experienced anything like it, before or since.” At that [...]

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2013 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Middle Tennessee vs. Navy game …

Dec 14, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Navy Midshipmen wide receiver Casey Bolena (88), running back Bradley Bostick (3) and fullback Noah Copeland (34) celebrate a 34-7 win over Army at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports In the first of four games on the college football bowl game slate Monday, the Navy [...]

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Army Ranger from Cape honored for service

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