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Situp Test Help: Improve Fast!

Lose the Love Handles

If you are seeking a job in the military or law enforcement professions, you will likely see an entrance exam that requires you to score well in sit-​​ups, curl-​​ups, or crunches. All are abdominal exercises with different hand placement that test core strength and endurance and can be a challenging exercise to improve if you are not getting yo... more

James Named New Principal DoD Space Advisor

Deborah Lee James

WASHINGTON — On Oct. 5, Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work re-designated the position of the Department of Defense executive agent for space (EA4S) to the principal DoD space advisor (PDSA). The Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, formerly the EA4S, will now assume the expanded responsibilities of the PDSA. "We can no longer con... more

French Train Attack Hero Spencer Stone Stabbed in California

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone meets Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, 86th Airlift Wing command chief, upon his arrival to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 24. 2015. (Sara Keller/U.S. Air Force)

One of three Americans who helped thwart a terror attack on a packed train bound for Paris in August has been stabbed in his home state of California but is expected to survive, authorities said Thursday. A US Air Force spokesman confirmed that 23-year-old Airman Spencer Stone had been stabbed in Sacramento and taken to a local hospital. "He i... more

Special Agent Helped Defeat Germany, Traveled World on Missions

Dresden, after the Allied attacks, is reduced to rubble

More than 40 years have passed since Gerald Thomas Garrison retired from the U.S. Air Force, but the former special agent still holds many secrets. Recalling his 30 years of service, the former chief master sergeant speaks of bombing Dresden, Germany, in World War II as a togalier, his travels around the world and surviving a plane crash that k... more

PT Progression Series: #5 — Hardcore Full Body Movements with PT/​Run

The Three Pillars of Success

PT Progression Series #5: Hardcore Full Body Movements with PT/​Run The PT Progression Series is a series of answers about how to get better at pullups, pushups, and situps for fitness testing as well as bootcamp, police or fire academies. Part 5 of the PT Progression series is the PT and Advanced Movements Workout. You now are ready to ... more

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