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E.J. King's James Meachum skies for a shot against Nile C. Kinnick during Saturday's Japan boys basketball game. The Red Devils won 54-34, handing the Cobras their first loss in nine games this season.  SHION RUDOLPH/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Basketball: Edgren boys, Zama girls are last unbeatens on Japan

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January 14, 2019
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – While Robert D. Edgren continued its flying start on the boys basketball hardwood, the Eagles’ wrestling team has also begun to rev up its engines.
Soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division participate in an esprit de corps run around Fort Stewart, Ga., on June 13, 2014.  AARON KNOWLES/U.S. ARMY
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Army secretary: PT belts aren’t needed in daylight

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January 14, 2019
Soldiers can stash their reflective belts during workouts from dawn to dusk, the Army said in a memorandum issued earlier this month.
From left: Sgt. Armando Yanez; Spc. Emmanuel Bynum; Sgt. 1st Class Andrew Six; Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan Cole; and Capt. Benjamin Krzeczowski (101ST CAB, WINGS OF DESTINY/FACEBOOK)
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Medevac crew receives valor awards following harrowing rescue mission

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January 12, 2019
Under fire and carrying a badly wounded patient, the Black Hawk helicopter was just lifting off an Afghan battlefield when the crew chief saw an Army Ranger in the landing zone...
The Army is testing new combat boots in a push to better compete with the more comfortable commercial brands favored by many soldiers for their lightness. Here, a soldier from the 1-114th Infantry Regiment stands in the mud holding 7.62mm ammunition during training on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov. 6, 2018. (MATT HECHT/U.S. ARMY)
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Army looks to give its old combat boot the boot

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January 12, 2019
The Army is testing new combat boots at select boot camps in a push to better compete with the more comfortable commercial brands favored by many soldiers for their lightness.
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