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A sailor provides feedback to evaluate training practices at Training Support Center Great Lakes, Ill., in 2016. The Navy eliminated most of its unpopular online training programs on March 27, 2017, in favor of face-to-face training with unit leaders.   SCOTT A. THORNBLOOM/U.S. NAVY PHOTO
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Navy swaps online General Military Training for live discussion

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March 28, 2017
The Navy has deep-sixed most of its annual online General Military Training in response to sailors’ pleas.
In a January 23, 2007 file photo, Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., practices the Democratic response to President George W. Bush's State of the Union at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. (CHUCK KENNEDY/TNS)

Naval Academy grads ask alumni group to rescind honor for former Sen. Jim Webb

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March 29, 2017
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Tribune News Service) — Several Naval Academy alumni have asked the alumni association to rescind an award planned for former U.S. Sen.

GI Bill a 'cash cow' for some Pennsylvania schools

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March 27, 2017
Shortly after the Art Institute of Pittsburgh--Online Division hired LaMont Jones as a recruiter in 2009, the school launched a push to recruit military veterans -- and the...
Kadena senior Donte Savoy high-jumped 6 feet, 3 inches a year ago despite painful shin splints that limited him, his coaches said. Savoy said he plans to jump at least that this year, and his coaches believe that with a pain-free season, the Pacific record of 6-7 1/2 is within reach.  ALEX DUNHAM/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Track and Field: Records are running scared in Pacific track

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March 24, 2017
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – How far can Brianna Hunter throw?
Robert D. Edgren senior Brianna Hunter lets fly with the shot during Saturday's meet at Yokota, breaking her own Pacific record with a throw of 12.33 meters. The transfer from Knob Noster, Mo., broke a 20-year-old Pacific record in the event a week earlier, recording 11.79.  JACK HIGBEE/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Track and Field: Sonnenberg, Hunter better own marks

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March 27, 2017
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Christian Sonnenberg said he didn’t expect to beat his own personal best – and the Pacific record – in the discus after flying from New York and arriving...
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Boys' soccer: Perry's streak again seemingly in jeopardy

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March 24, 2017
KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa – The more championships coach Mark Lange and Matthew C. Perry win, the harder it gets to chase another, he says.