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Dear Q&B, When we moved last summer, our high schooler changed states and schools. We thought that the interstate compact would make sure that her 4.0 average came with her, but we found out that thanks to the way they grade at our new duty station, grades that once brought her a 4.0 count for less here. We tried to get the school to work with... more
The last remaining female soldier of the original group of 19 women who tried out for Army Ranger School in April will graduate from the punishing infantry leadership course. Maj. Lisa A. Jaster, a combat engineer with the U.S. Army Reserve, is 37 and a mother of two children. The average age of a student in Ranger School is 23 years old, accor... more
Military officials said they want to make vending machines and fast food on base healthier by changing menus and bringing in nutritionally better brands and options. Franchises such as Burger King and Kentucky Fried Chicken, which have long operated under contracts with the Exchange services, are a common sight on military bases worldwide w... more
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Deploying to a country where 237 million inhabitants from more than 300 distinct native ethnic groups speak over 700 different languages sounds like a daunting mission. For one U.S. soldier, however, navigating the Indonesian culture and understanding the local dialect is easier than it sounds. U.S. Army Capt. Michelle ... more
U.S. Sen. John McCain's vow to hold a Senate hearing if alleged Army deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is allowed to avoid prison could push the controversy into the 2016 presidential campaign, further feeding Republicans' attacks of President Obama's foreign policy record, a GOP pundit predicted. "I don't know if that was necessarily John McCain's i... more