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The Air Force Reserve: Then and Now
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Flying on One Leg: Disabled Veteran Conquers the Slopes
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Miracles on a Mountain: Ski Instructor Inspired by Veterans
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Navy to Commission Amphib Designed for F-35s and No Well Deck
Saturday marks the Navy’s move into amphibious assault ships that don’t have well-decks.
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The service significantly lowered its recruiting goals after missing last year's recruiting target by about 6,000 soldiers.
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Coast Guard cutter Bertholf completed a patrol of the East China Sea earlier this month.