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Air Force selects 1434 in senior master sergeant promotion cycle

By Kat Bailey, Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs / Published February 27, 2019 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Air Force officials have selected 1,434 master sergeants for promotion to senior master sergeant out of 13,316 eligible for a selection rate of 10.77 percent in the 19E8 promotion cycle. The senior master sergeant [...]

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Guardsmen optimize readiness by enhancing Combatives program

1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A U.S. Army Soldier takes down a U.S. Air Force Airman during a U.S. Army Combatives course at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. (Photo Credit: Capt. Adan Cazarez) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Air Force Maj. Fredrick Cruz, pins [...]

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U.S. Army recruiter stops shoplifters at Southdale Mall while pushing stroller – KMSP

EDINA, Minn. – A United States Army recruiter stopped attempted shoplifters at Southdale Center in Edina, Minnesota Sunday, with his 10-month-old daughter in tow.  Staff Sgt. Sean Olivia, a member of the Minneapolis Recruiting Company, was shopping with his daughter when he saw four men take merchandise from the Apple Store and leave without paying, according [...]

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The US Army Somehow Thought This Rap Recruitment Video Was a Good Idea

When I was a kid and the US military was trying to bring in cannon fodder for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan (still going strong, btw), its recruitment tactics were fairly straightforward. You’d get weekly calls to the house landline from recruiters, usually during that golden window between school letting out and working parents [...]

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US Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant Crew Returns To Port Canaveral After Caribbean Patrol |

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Miami Coast Guard Pilot Makes Aviation History

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A US Coast Guard lieutenant stationed at Air Station Miami as an HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft commander has made aviation history. Lt. Ronaqua Russell, a native of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, became the first African-American female aviator in the Coast Guard to receive the Air Medal. [...]

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12 Coast Guard members face charges in Kodiak drug probe

“The Coast Guard treats all allegations of illicit drug activity seriously,” said Capt. Melissa Rivera, chief of staff for the Coast Guard district. “Drug use is prohibited, is a violation of both Coast Guard policy and federal law, and is in direct contradiction of our core values of Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty.” Article [...]

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U.S. Marine Corps launches investigation after video of two members in blackface surfaces online

Two members of the U.S. Marine Corps are involved in an investigation after a social media post showed the uniformed men in what appears to be blackface. In a video originally posted to Snapchat by Zach Highfield, who is a member of the Third Marine Aircraft Wing, the two men are seen in face masks and [...]

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G/ATOR Block II Radar Fielded to Artillery Marines, Headed Towards Full-Rate Production

An AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar starts up at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Feb. 26, 2018. The AN/TPS-80 will replace the AN/TPS-63 and reduces set up time from eight hours to 30 minutes for the system. US Marine Corps photo. SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Marine Corps fielded its first AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air [...]

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USMC Investigating Viral Video of Marines Posing in Apparent Blackface

An investigation has been launched into a viral social media post showing two San Diego based U.S. Marines, in uniform, posing in what appears to be blackface. The Marines are with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing based at MCAS Miramar. The video, originally posted on Snapchat and shared virally on Twitter, shows one of the Marines [...]

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