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Coming home: Military heroes in romance novels
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Meeting the brotherhood of linemen who look out for each other
I was eating lunch at Angie's Restaurant last week with Karen Stevens, Judy Huff, and Marcia Young.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Outside the Beltway
Marines Roll Sleeves; Soldiers Roll Eyes
The Commandant of the Marine Corps has reversed his own orders that Marines had to keep the sleeves of their combat utility uniform unrolled.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Military-Industrial Complex: Defense Dept. Contracts for Feb. 26, 2014
BAE Systems, Aerospace & Defense Group, Phoenix, Ariz., has been awarded a maximum $79,972,510 modification exercising the second option year on a one-year base contract with three one-year option periods for improved outer tactical vests and individual repair kits.
Stars and Stripes
Uniform military health care could help patients, budget
A new series of critical reports highlights the need to speed up unification of the military services' separate approaches to health care, which is one of the fastest-growing budget items but still lacks common standards for dealing with some medical issues.
British soldiers banned from training ..at Norwegian base because health..rules deem it too COLD
British soldiers are being banned by health and safety rules from training at a military base in the Arctic circle - because it's too cold.
The Sand Trap
Best Military Courses?
Ok, to all my fellow service members, DOD civilians or guests lucky enough to play - of all the duty stations you have been to, what are your favorite Military Golf Courses and why? I've been out of the military for a while , but have played some nice courses, my favorite isn't a military base anymore, I was stationed in the Philippines, both at ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Hagel proposes sensible cuts in military spending
Last summer, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told soldiers with the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg: “You have to lead ... based on the reality of what’s in front of you.” The reality that’s in front of Hagel is that the United States is winding down from two long and costly wars and that the military is shifting ... (more)
Department Of Defense Cuts Could Impact Healthcare For Marine Corps
The Department of Defense has laid out its latest cost-cutting plan. On Monday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced plans for widespread cuts to the military.
Some Fort Bragg business leaders aren't worried about troop reduction plan
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel laid out a plan to cut the number of soldiers in the U.S. Army from the approximately 522,000 to between 440,000 and 450,000 by 2015, shrinking the military branch to its smallest size since before World War II.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Washington Post
New York, Ny - January 29: U.S. Military veteran and amputee Lloyd...
U.S. Military veteran and amputee Lloyd Epps has reflective devices placed on his body by Jason Maikos, director of the gait and motion analysis lab at the Veterans Administration hospital in New York City.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Coastal Courier
Military services broadens ...
That wise Southern philosopher, Jeff Foxworthy, suggested one's origins affect how one talks, works, plays and thinks.
Pitt's Neuromuscular Research Lab Begins Work with a Third Branch of U.S. Special Forces: Air Force
Marking the fifth ongoing research site at a Department of Defense installation, the University of Pittsburgh recently launched a Warrior Human Performance Research Center to conduct performance-optimization and injury-prevention research at Air Force Special The new site brings this 8-year-old program to a third branch of the United States ... (more)
Thu Feb 13, 2014
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Vet carves canes for injured service members
Cliff Reeder's military service officially ended 68 years ago, but the 92-year-old Mt.
Military bases cope with harsh winter storm
A Washington D.C. National Guard vehicle sits outside of the famous Ben's Chili Bowl restaurant on Feb 13. About 180 D.C. Guardsmen were requested by the city to help deal with a snowstorm that dropped 8-10 inches of snow.