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The 12 coolest and best jobs in the Marine Corps (according to Marines)

When most people think of Marines they picture an infantry Marine holding a rifle, but the Marine Corps has a whole lot more to offer than just infantry jobs. With more than 180 military occupational specialties, the Marine Corps offers everything from aviation to intelligence to special operations. With so many jobs to choose from, [...]

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US Troops Say German Tax Officials Are Asking for Sensitive Personal Information

STUTTGART, Germany — German tax collectors are trying to gather personal information about U.S. military personnel to build tax-liability cases against troops, and U.S. European Command appears to be OK with that, service members and Defense Department civilians have said. Among the information members of the large American military community in Germany have been asked [...]

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US Needs Global Posture for Future Advantage > US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Defense Department News

Army Gen. Stephen R. Lyons spoke at the Airlift/Tanker Association’s virtual seminar series today and said such a posture must give the United States positional advantage, as well as physical, psychological and temporal advantage over our adversaries through rapid response. “That is the essence of Transcom and Air Mobility Command,” he said. “[We've also] got [...]

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Space Force Leader Discusses Newest Military Service > US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Defense Department News

The leader of the Space Force today discussed his service’s partnerships and relations with Congress and the Air Force. Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, the chief of space operations and commander of the U.S. Space Command, attended a virtual event with the National Defense University Foundation in Washington, D.C. The partnership with the [...]

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US Navy identifies crew killed in training aircraft crash in southern Alabama

By Dakin Andone, CNN Updated 7:24 PM ET, Sun October 25, 2020 Article source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/25/us/navy-alabama-plane-crash-trnd/index.html

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SECNAV Braithwaite Calls for Light Carrier, ‘Joint Strike Frigate’ ; Sounds Alarm Over Chinese Naval Expansion

“,”sameAs”:["https://twitter.com/samlagrone"]}]} Collapse Donate Cart0 Join or Login Collapse Donate Cart0 Join or Login Secretary of the Navy Kenneth Braithwaite speaks with U.S. sailors and Marines while visiting HMS Queen Elizabeth at sea off the coast of Flamborough, United Kingdom on Oct. 1, 2020. UK Royal Navy Photo Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite made a full-throated call [...]

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Another littoral combat ship breaks down on deployment

“Both Gabrielle Giffords and Burlington will participate in the upcoming UNITAS exercise hosted by Ecuador, joined by 8 other partner nations contributing 10 ships, along with U.S. Marines, naval aircraft, as well as U.S. Air Force aircraft, a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter, and a U.S. Army ship, building and exercising regional maritime readiness,” the statement [...]

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US military won’t administer coronavirus vaccines, health official says

video Infectious disease doctor on US coronavirus surge: This is still the first wave Infectious disease expert Dr. Matt McCarthy argues the U.S. will see ‘micro shutdowns’ instead of a country-wide lockdown as coronavirus cases rise. U.S. military personnel won’t administer any COVID-19 vaccines to the American people, but they will provide logistics support, according to [...]

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Two people test positive for coronavirus at US military base in once-clear Marshall Islands

Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge. See other free reports here. Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter here. Please support our journalism with a subscription. WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Marshall Islands has reported its first cases of the coronavirus after two people who flew from Hawaii to a [...]

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Strict US Army rules allow for religious freedom

Strict U.S. Army rules allow for religious freedom As the U.S. military becomes more diverse, its rules and regulations are expanding to reflect the United States’ commitment to religious freedom. Kanwar Singh, a devout Sikh, sought to enlist in the U.S. Army in 2014. In keeping with his religious faith, he wanted to maintain a [...]

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