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Army’s longest-serving medical officer retires

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Army News Service, Sept. 28, 2015) — For decades Col. Arthur Wittich has cared for service members and their Families, delivering an estimated 10,000 babies and ushering in the next generation of military Families. On Sept. 25, the oldest Soldier in the Military District of Washington retired after 44 years of service. [...]

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World War II veterans commemorate 71st anniversary of campaign in France

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 28, 2015) — Four 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers, who had fought their way through Europe during World War II, were welcomed at Arlington National Cemetery, Sept. 19, as part of a commemoration of the 71st anniversary of the 6th Army Group’s Campaign in France, which took place Aug. 15, 1944 [...]

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US, NATO partners participate in Latvian-led Silver Arrow exercise

ADAZI MILITARY BASE, Latvia (Sept. 29, 2015) — U.S. paratroopers, from the “First Rock” Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, out of Vicenza, Italy, and five other NATO countries wrapped up the week-long, Latvian-led Exercise Silver Arrow, Sept. 27. With several key leaders in attendance, including Brig. Gen. Timothy Daugherty, 4th Infantry Division deputy commanding general, and [...]

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Policy Implementation Focus of NWC Security Panels

NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) — The National Security Affairs (NSA) department of U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport provided its students with an inside look at how national policies are implemented during two practitioner panels held recently at the school. The sessions featured specialists in theater security decision making and were integrated into the curriculum [...]

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Urgent or Emergency? Naval Hospital Bremerton Urgent Care Clinic Explained

BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) — Whats the difference between an urgent care clinic (UCC) and an emergency room (ER)? Where, when, and why should Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) beneficiaries go for care? NHB doctors, nurses, hospital corpsmen and support staff understands that there may still be some confusion associated with the Oct. 1, 2014, change from [...]

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Oklahoma ROTC Unit CO/XO Relieved

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (NNS) — The Commanding Officer of the University of Oklahoma Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program, Capt. Shawn Lobree and Executive Officer, Cmdr. Shannon Corkill, were relieved by Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans, commander, NSTC Sept. 28, due to alleged misconduct. The alleged misconduct led to a loss of confidence in [...]

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CNO, MCPON hold Hampton Roads all—hands calls

NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) — Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens held a series of all-hands calls at Naval Station Norfolk and Naval Air Station Oceana Sept. 22. The pair discussed the status of the Navy and took questions from Sailors around the [...]

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USNS Comfort Arrives in Mayport

MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) — The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Mayport, Sept. 25 after completion of the humanitarian and civil assistance mission Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15). The brief stop allowed for a portion of CP-15 team to disembark before Comfort continues on to its homeport in Norfolk, Virginia. Sailors [...]

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USS Cowpens Holds Cruiser Modernization Induction

SAN DIEGO (NNS) — The guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) was inducted as the first ship to undergo a modernization effort that will significantly upgrade its capabilities in multiple mission areas, Sept. 25, at Naval Base San Diego. The CG Phased Modernization Program is designed to balance the Navy’s long-term requirement for a carrier [...]

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Air Force announces OTS rated selection board results

Air Force Recruiting Service / Published September 29, 2015 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — A total of 189 men and women from across America were selected for an officer’s commission, officials announced Sept. 28. Air Force Recruiting Service officials considered 272 applications as part of the Officer Training School rated selection board 15OT03. [...]

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