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Brigade's Top Enlisted Soldier Regrets Uproar over Being out of Regs

Command Sgt. Maj. Angelia Flournoy of the 8th Military Police Brigade at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, is receiving counseling for wearing hairstyles, makeup and clothing not conforming to Army regulations. Courtesy of U.S. Army

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- A command sergeant major whose out-of-regulation hairstyles, makeup and clothing sparked a firestorm of social media criticism is receiving counseling and has expressed "regret" for the distraction she has caused. Photos of Command Sgt. Maj. Angelia Flournoy, who is with the 8th Military Police Brigade at Schofield Barra... more

110-year-old WWII Veteran from Louisiana Dies

In this Dec. 7, 2015 photo, Frank Levingston Jr., of Lake Charles, La., is greeted by visitors following a wreath laying ceremony to mark the anniversary of Pearl Harbor at the World War II Memorial in Washington. (AP Harnik)

NEW ORLEANS — A 110-year-old Louisiana man who enlisted in the Army during World War II to serve his country has died. Local television station KPLC-TV in Lake Charles reported that Frank Levingston died Tuesday. Multiple media outlets described him as the country's oldest World War II veteran but that could not be independently confirmed. Le... more

Ask Stew - Unprepared but Athletic

 Airman 1st Class Robert Miles (National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jon LaDue)

Some rush head first into challenging programs without much thought as to what they are really getting into. Some actually consider the unknown and look for guidance. Here is an email from an athlete curious about training for the Army Special Forces, trying to balance the line between pushing harder physically and relying on mental toughness to... more

Army Reserve's Best Warrior Competition Tests Soldiers

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The best soldiers in the Army Reserve are gathered on Fort Bragg this week, with a chance to compete against the best in the Army on the line. The Reserve's Best Warrior Competition is being held at Fort Bragg for the second year. The competition started Sunday, when 39 competitors arrived from across the country. It ends Friday. As of Wednesd... more

Veteran's Lost Dog Tag Returned 45 Years Later

In this April 27, 2016 photo, Vietnam veteran Roger Randol, center, holds a dog tag in Decatur, Ill., that was returned to him after being lost for 45 years. (Jim Bowling/Herald & Review via AP)

DECATUR, Ill. — Roger Randol was hunting for pheasant near Macon a few months after he returned home from his overseas hitch in the Army during the Vietnam War, most likely in the fall of 1971. He dropped his dog tag somewhere out there, maybe near a vacant house where he had parked. Forty-five years later a farmer found that thin stainless st... more

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