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The Carrigg family poses with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, in July 2017 on Capitol Hill. Army 1st Sgt. Joshua Carrigg and his wife Austin were among dozens of special needs family to file a complaint that the military failed them after care to their sick children was denied. From left: Christian and Nickolas Carrigg, their father Joshua Carrigg, Coons, Melanie and Austin Carrigg. (PHOTO COURTESY OF AUSTIN CARRIGG)
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'We are just tired of this fight:' Special-needs families say military is still failing them

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August 22, 2018
WASHINGTON — Shortly after his baby daughter’s open heart surgery in Boston nearly six years ago, Army 1st Sgt.
More than 80 percent of recruit injuries occur to lower body. (Image courtesy Army Public Health Center)

Reduce your risk of running and sports injuries

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August 21, 2018
In the last year, more than half of all Soldiers were diagnosed with an injury. Those injured are usually treated through outpatient visits but may be severely limited in their...
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Commissary sales promotions highlight back-to-school, football, Oktoberfest events in September

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August 21, 2018
FORT LEE, Va. – Worldwide back-to-school sidewalk sales and promotions linked to football season, Oktoberfest and other events will offer commissary shoppers opportunities for...

Listen to the music! Great concerts set for Japan!

Travel
August 17, 2018
Editor's note: There are lots of great concerts coming up in the next several months. So get off the couch and check one out. (This was updated Aug.

Job Opening: Supervisory Editor for Stripes community publications

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August 21, 2018
Stars and Stripes, the independent daily newspaper devoted to covering the U.S. military, is seeking a Publishing and Media Design (PMD) Editor to join our Pacific PMD team in our...

Look what's happening on your base!

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August 22, 2018
Editor's note: Many events, trips, classes, games, and much more are happening on base, so take a look! Events are as accurate as possible at press time. Since times or event...