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Hagel Calls Servicemembers on Thanksgiving

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today called service members taking part in operations around the world to thank them for their service and sacrifice, and to wish them a Happy Thanksgiving, according to a DoD press release. "Secretary Hagel expressed his appreciation for their service in defending the United States, and supporting our allies and ... more

Ranger School PT Test May Be Top Obstacle for Females

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Female soldiers hoping to attend the first-ever, co-ed class of U.S. Army Ranger School have a much better chance of completing the grueling, two-month course if they prepare for what faces them in the first week, according to Ranger School officials. Ranger School is a punishing ordeal designed to push combat leaders, both officers and ser... more

Sailor Abandons His Pregnant Wife; Command Won't Help

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Dear Ms. Vicki, I don't know where to turn. While visiting my family for my own baby shower in March, I was issued separation papers and shortly afterward divorce papers by my Navy husband. After I attempted to contact him to try to figure out our future, he changed his phone number. In April, I contacted a JAG officer who told me to conta... more

4 Can't-Miss Holiday Deals Worth Missing

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If it's too good to be true ... You've probably heard that cautionary phrase so many times you can finish it for us. That may be because it offers a safe way to approach the world and stay out of trouble. Now, with the holidays upon us, it's probably a phrase you'll want to keep top of mind, especially when you're confronted with these ... more

CentCom Commander Visits USS Carl Vinson

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson sails out of San Diego Harbor leaving for a nine-month deployment on Aug. 22, 2014. AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander, U.S. Central Command, spoke to the crew of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during an all-hands call held in the ship's hangar bay, Nov. 25. During his visit, Austin toured the ship, viewed flight operations and spoke with the ship's Sailors of the year... more

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