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Navy OKs Ponytails, Locks and Other Hairstyles for Female Sailors
Female sailors can soon sport several new hairstyles including locks, ponytails and options that fall below the collar in certain uniforms, according to new approved regulations announced Tuesday.
By Gina Harkins | Read more
Green Berets, Afghan Special Forces Capture ISIS 'Capital'
U.S. and Afghan special operations troops -- in one of their largest joint operations -- captured a stronghold that Islamic State fighters claimed as their local capital, military officials said Saturday.
By Stars and Stripes | Read more
Army Does Away With Age-Specific Scoring in New Combat Fitness Test
If you're an infantry platoon sergeant, it doesn't matter if you're 25 or 55; all will be held to the same fitness standards with the future Army Combat Fitness Test.
By Matthew Cox | Read more
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