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Your GI Bill can help get the kids through college

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Another question that arises in my discussions with military families is the amazing benefit of Post 9/11 GI...

Master Sgt. Brandon Lambert, Bill Dietrich, Don Wiegand, Surgeon General of the Army Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, Kelly Hope, Ella Sinise, Peggy Rochon, Carolyn Blashek and Ross E. Roeder, participated Nov. 15, 2012, in the Spirit of Hope Awards at the Pentagon. Lambert, Dietrich, Rochon, Blashek and Roeder attended the event to receive the award. Ella Sinise attended to receive the award on behalf of her father, actor Gary Sinise. Photo by Gregory L. Jones

'Spirit of Hope' awardees find unique ways to thank troops

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov. 15, 2012) -- Six Americans who've dedicated considerable time to U.S. service members received the 2012 Spirit...

11 Things you might not know about the Marine Corps

November 10 is the U.S. Marine Corps celebrates its 237th birthday. “The few, the proud” who serve are not only part of one of the most effective...

11 Things you might not know about the U.S. Navy

Founded on October 13, 1775, by an order of the Continental Congress, the U.S. Navy is the largest navy in the world, and is steeped in lore and...

Dietary supplements, such as these for sale in the Yokota Air Base gym, are popular with servicemembers, but a recent study found that many users don't fully understand the safety and effectiveness of what they're taking.

Dietary supplements confusing for troops, doctors

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Soldiers know rifles, tanks and first aid. Dietary supplements are another matter.

Fewer than half of Army troops...

Gifts for the gamer

It’s hard to stuff a stocking with video games unless you have enormous feet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give the gift of fun to your loved...

Family Programs offer transition, education, employment aid

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2012 – Military families now have greater access to programs designed to assist them with a spectrum of family support...

ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts addresses the Hero Summit 2012 “The Other Side of Sacrifice: Military Families” panel in Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2012.

Hero Summit panel encourages support for military families

(In the photo) Panel members include, from left to right, Patti Walker, wife of retired Army 1st Sgt. Kevin Walker and Wounded Warrior Program...

ON THE CHEAP: Discount airlines make trip to Okinawa a bargain

Editor's note: With the holiday season approaching, many may be thinking about getting away for a fews days. With that in mind, we thought we'd...

Military Spouse Hiring Program Gains 30-plus Companies

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 – More than 30 companies and organizations joined the Military Spouse Employment Partnership here today as part of the...

U.S.-Australia Alliance Bolsters Regional Security, Prosperity

PERTH, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012 – Agreements reached during the latest meeting of top U.S. and Australian officials here today will further...

11 Things you might not know about the U.S. Air Force

When most people think of the Air Force, they think of fighter jets and Adam Baldwin’s character from Independence Day. From its inception,...

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