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Podcast series explores 100-year history of 82nd Airborne Division

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The 82nd formed on Camp Gordon, Georgia in 1917 for entry into World War I. The division would later become the legendary 82nd Airborne Division. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — With just 18 hours of notice, the 82nd Airborne Division [...]

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US, coalition Soldiers extract teammate from enemy lines using drone feed

1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Erik Salmon, 26, an intelligence analyst assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, poses for a photograph while deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, at Camp Swift, Jan. 8, 2017. Salmon assisted in the recovery of an isolated Iraqi Security Forces [...]

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Army, Marine leaders bring multi-domain concept closer to reality

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A tactical air control party from the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron at Fort Carson, Colorado, prepares for helicopter extraction from the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, Nov. 10, 2016. (Photo Credit: Master Sgt. Baumgartner, Air Force) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption [...]

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Small Cloud Points to Bright Future

PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) — While pursuing master’s degrees through the Naval Post Graduate School (NPS), Brian Meadows and Socrates Frangis got an idea. As students they were impressed by the simplicity of integration into the school’s computer system, software, and collaboration tools. They were able to remotely log into an NPS computer system with [...]

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Exercise Cutlass Express to Begin

NAPLES, Italy (NNS) — Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, and the United States, as well as several international organizations will begin the sixth iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express, Jan. 31. Cutlass Express 2017, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa [...]

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Chatfield Assumes Command of Joint Region Marianas

MANGILAO, Guam (NNS) — Joint Region Marianas (JRM) held a change of command ceremony at the Father Duenas Memorial School Phoenix Center in Mangilao, Guam, Jan. 27. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield relieved Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar as commander, JRM; U.S. Defense representative for Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and [...]

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New Financial Literacy App Preps Sailors for Blended Retirement Choices

WASHINGTON (NNS) — A new application for mobile devices designed to enhance financial literacy for Sailors is available today and helps provide the latest info on the Blended Retirement System (BRS) that goes into effect in 2018. The app is designed to provide Sailors with anytime, anywhere access to both training and resources that will [...]

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Leadership Development Framework Released

Official seal of the Department of the Navy. Note: 18 United States Code, Part 1, Chapter 47, Section 1017, prohibits the use of this Department of the Navy seal by anyone other than bona fide commands and activities of the Department of the Navy and the Department of Defense where appropriate. Secretary of the Navy [...]

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Navy Uniform Policy Update Released

WASHINGTON (NNS) — On Jan. 26, the Navy released NAVADMIN 015/17 that updates several previously announced uniform policy changes. These include specifics for the occasion for wear of Navy Security Force (NSF) identification badges/patches, revised implementation schedule for the Navy fitness suit, policy clarification for combination covers, female Service Dress Blue (SDB) covers and black [...]

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How the US Air Force Mapped the World at the Dawn of the Cold War

Barnes visited a few times to check on the progress, but he says the guys who manned the ground stations had the real adventures. In addition to hazards like high altitudes and blazing desert heat, they encountered roaming bandits, voracious insects, wild dogs, elephants, and poisonous snakes. Once, locals blamed the foreign airmen and their [...]

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