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Many US troops serving overseas during holidays

WASHINGTON, (Dec. 22, 2015) — Thousands of U.S. service members and Defense Department civilians are serving around the world during the holidays to protect America, its interests and its allies. Around 9,800 Americans are deployed to Afghanistan. And roughly 3,500 Americans are deployed to Iraq and Syria to assist in the fight against the Islamic [...]

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West Point pilot program held on Fort Campbell

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (Dec. 17, 2015) — Pfc. Deandre Gamble wants to be an officer in the U.S. Army. It turns out that Fort Campbell is the place to speed up that goal. Gamble and nearly 60 Soldiers participated in a pilot program titled Rapid Application Completion Exercise, Monday. Conducted by officials with the U.S. [...]

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Innovative designs, smart manufacturing deliver Soldier readiness

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Dec. 21, 2015) — Army production and logistics is teaming with Army research and development to better streamline the rapid design and fielding of cutting-edge technologies to the Soldier. “The Army has called for increased innovation, which is shining a spotlight on prototype designs,” said Christopher Manning, Prototype Integration Testing Division [...]

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San Diego Homeport for Two New LCS Class Ships

SAN DIEGO (NNS) — The Navy announced today the future littoral combat ships USS Detroit (LCS 7) and USS Montgomery (LCS are scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego following their commissioning in summer 2016. Detroit is a Freedom-class littoral combat ship being built at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Montgomery is [...]

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Arlington Provides Assistance to Disabled Vessel

GULF OF ADEN (NNS) — Sailors from amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) provided assistance to a small, disabled vessel while transiting the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 23. Arlington observed the vessel waving red and white flags indicating distress, while conducting normal operations, and immediately began procedures to provide assistance. “Our lookout spotted [...]

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Arlington Celebrates Christmas at Sea

GULF OF ADEN (NNS) — Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) decked the halls of the ship as its crew celebrated the holiday season underway in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, Dec. 25. While being far from home during the holidays can be difficult for some, crew [...]

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DoD Releases 2016 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Department of Defense has released the 2016 Basic Allowance for Housing rates. Basic Allowance for Housing rates will increase an average of 3.4 percent when the new rates take effect Jan. 1. An estimated $21 billion will be paid to approximately one million Service members. On average, Basic Allowance for Housing [...]

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Department of Defense Forwards to Congress Proposed Changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Today the Department of Defense forwarded to Congress a legislative proposal to reform the Uniform Code of Military Justice, the statutory framework of the military justice system. The proposal is based on the recommendations of the Military Justice Review Group, which conducted a detailed analysis of each article of the UCMJ, including [...]

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US Army Corps of Engineers recycling used Christmas Trees

EVANS, GA (WFXG) – Christmas has passed and that tree in the living room needs a place to go. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants it, so they can recycle it. They are accepting used Christmas trees until January 7 at Riverside Middle School in Evans. “I didn’t want it to sit there and waste away on [...]

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Behind the Buy: Doing Business with the US Army Corps of Engineers

By JACKIE LIEBERMAN December 28, 2015 WESTFIELD, NJ — Darren Lederman, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, received a bone marrow transplant in May thanks to a total stranger. But Lederman, a Westfield father of … Read the Full Story » Article source: https://www.tapinto.net/towns/roselle-roselle-park/events/behind-the-buy-doing-business-with-the-us-army-c-9

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