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Citizen-Soldiers: the Soldier behind the rank (part 4)

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Capt. Jason Price, headquarters support company commander, 35th Infantry Division, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, responds to questions about his military career and civilian life. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Mark Hanson) VIEW ORIGINAL CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait — Citizen-Soldiers bring with them an [...]

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Everyday Army heroes bring honor to profession, country in 2017

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Karen Gibson, right, pictured with her daughter, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Kelly Chapman, beat cancer and now serves as the intelligence director for Combined Joint Task Force — Operation Inherent Resolve. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Maj. Jennifer McIntyre) VIEW ORIGINAL [...]

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Pennsylvania National Guard helping shovel out Erie County after record snowfall

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf thanks members of the state National Guard in Harrisburg, Pa., the state capital. Wolf activated the Guard on Dec. 26, 2017, to assist civilian authorities in Erie County, where more than 5 feet of snow has fallen in recent days. (Photo Credit: [...]

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USS Carney Departs Croatia

SPLIT, Croatia (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Split, Croatia, Dec. 27, 2017, after completing a scheduled port visit. The ship’s presence in the Mediterranean Sea is a demonstration of the U.S. Navy’s continued commitment to the collective security of the European region. While in Split, the crew enjoyed [...]

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USS America Departs Singapore after Holiday Visit

SINGAPORE (NNS) — The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) concluded a port visit to Singapore, Dec. 28. During the first port visit after their return to 7th Fleet, the crew had the opportunity to embark on tours and events organized by the ship’s afloat recreation [...]

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Naval Base Guam Sailor Recognized for Pursing Christmas Thief

HAGATNA, Guam (NNS) — Master-at-Arms 1st Class Anthony Mugavero, assigned to U.S. Naval Base Guam Harbor Security, received a legislative resolution at the Guam Congress Building December 29, for his courageous efforts while pursuing a thief at a local mall in Dededo days before Christmas. “There aren’t too many times in your life you get [...]

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits TR on USO Holiday Tour

ARABIAN GULF (NNS) — Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, led a group of distinguished visitors, to include a Medal of Honor recipient, the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman, and celebrity guests sponsored by the United Service Organizations (USO), to spend time with Sailors and Marines while deployed aboard the [...]

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Navy Seeks Spirit of Hope and Fisher Award Nominations

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Chief of Naval Personnel is seeking nominations for the 2017 Spirit of Hope Award and the Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award in NAVADMIN 312/17. The awards are named in honor of legendary supporters of service members and their families. Navy is seeking worthy applicants who are either individuals or [...]

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U.S. Adjusts Support to ARA San Juan Search Operations

DORAL, Fla. (NNS) — The United States will begin to draw down operations assisting the search for the Argentine submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the South Atlantic Dec. 27, after completing its support to requests by the government of Argentina. The U.S. actively joined the Argentina-led international search efforts within 24 hours of learning of [...]

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‘Make them taste their own blood’: Sheriff David Clarke sends graphic tweet slamming press amid reports of FBI probe

David Clarke. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Former Milwaukee county sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr. tweeted Saturday that he wanted to punch “the lying lib media” in the nose and “make them taste their own blood.” Clarke attached a doctored photo to the tweet that showed President Donald Trump as a wrestler, holding another wrestler labeled “CNN,” [...]

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