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Army study quantifies changes in stress after meditation, shows positive effects of mindfulness

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier practices meditation to relieve stress. The Army Research Laboratory has been researching how meditation can relieve stress and PTSD symptoms. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Dr. Valerie Rice) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The parameters that quantify [...]

September 30th, 2018 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Forgetting the Great War: Plea for remembrance and learning

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – American troops undergo grenade training in France during World War I. (Photo Credit: courtesy Library of Congress ) VIEW ORIGINAL This year marks the 100th anniversary of the American battles of World War I. A century ago, May 28, men from the First Division, American Expeditionary [...]

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Edwards AFB creates aerial refueling test tool to save time, money

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) — Leadership across the Air Force want their workforce to focus on innovation every day, whether it is making things better, more efficient, or saving money. A small team at Edwards Air Force Base can now check off all those boxes with their custom-built test tool designed to cut [...]

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Rapid Antarctic airlift saves lives

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AFNS) — Just after completing the final flight of the Southern Hemisphere winter Antarctic season, the 304th Expeditionary Air Squadron was alerted there was a medical emergency at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station Aug. 25. In the face of rapidly deteriorating weather conditions, the 304th EAS was able to redirect [...]

September 30th, 2018 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Around the Air Force: CMSAF Talks Education / MH-139 Contract

By Airman 1st Class Angelo Rosario, Air Force TV / Published September 28, 2018 AFNS AFPC Around the Air Force Arthur S Flemming ATAF award CMSAF Concern contract education MH-139 nominations Article source: http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1648369/around-the-air-force-cmsaf-talks-education-mh-139-contract/

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Under SECNAV Visits Fiji for Partnership Building

SUVA, Fiji (NNS) — Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly completed a partnership-building visit to Fiji on Sep. 27, 2018. Modly was in the area to meet with senior civilian and military officials to discuss bilateral and multilateral maritime security issues and efforts. Meetings were held with Acting Minister of Defense, the Honorable Jone [...]

September 30th, 2018 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

NEXCOM’s Quality of Life Facilities Support Sailors, Families Overseas

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (NNS) — The Navy Exchange Service Command runs numerous NEXs and Navy Lodges to support military members and their families stationed overseas as well as for Sailors who may make a port call while out to sea. “We have NEX facilities, mini marts, gas stations, food outlets and Navy Lodges located on [...]

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Sailors Encouraged to Participate in 2018 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey

WASHINGTON (NNS) — More than 700,000 selected service members across the Department of Defense (DoD) have the opportunity to provide input about experiences of unwanted, gender-related behavior by taking the 2018 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of Active-Duty Members. Results from this Congressionally-mandated survey will be briefed to service leadership, DoD leadership, DoD Sexual Assault [...]

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Navy to Commission Submarine Indiana

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS Indiana (SSN 789), during a 10 a.m. (EDT) ceremony Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Navy Port at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Port Canaveral, Florida.  The principal speaker will be U.S. Representative Jim Banks from Indiana. Diane Donald, wife [...]

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UCT 2 Renders Assistance Following Plane Crash in Chuuk

SANTA RITA, Guam (NNS) — U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 rendered immediate assistance to the passengers and crew of Air Niugini flight PX56, after it crashed into the lagoon near Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, International Airport, Sept. 28. Flight PX56 crashed approximately a quarter mile short of the runway, [...]

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