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Nominations for First Sergeant of the Year award sought

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February 17, 2018
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 2018 First Sergeant of the Year award.
Mononucleosis is nicknamed the “kissing disease” because it’s spread through saliva. Navy Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Michael Zegarra shares the traditional first kiss with his wife Caterina Zegarra, after the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz pulled into port at Naval Base Kitsap, Washington, Dec. 10, 2017. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Greg Hall)

‘Kissing disease’ exhausting, but it strikes only once

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February 17, 2018
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Tremendous fatigue, a very sore throat and achy body – Cheryl vividly recalls how bad she felt after coming down with infectious mononucleosis, commonly called...
Defense Health Agency Director Vice Admiral Raquel “Rocky” Bono joined Sesame Street’s Elmo to record a welcome video for the new provider section of the Sesame Street for Military Families website. (Photo by MHS Communications)

Rocky and Elmo want providers to "Watch. Ask. Share."

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February 17, 2018
Health care providers now have exciting new resources to help them work with patients from military families, thanks to research-based content on the Sesame Street for Military...
YOKOSUKA, Japan (Feb. 14, 2018) Sailors assigned to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka participate on stage in a Pure Praxis performance aimed at helping Sailors prevent sexual assault and know how to offer victim support at Benny Decker Theater. (U.S. Navy photo by Kristina Doss/Released)

Yokosuka Sailors Brave the Stage During Pure Praxis Shows

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February 17, 2018
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka Sailors learned about sexual assault prevention and response this week through engaging performances by a Long Beach,...

US Forces, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Participate in Resilient Shield 2018

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February 17, 2018
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70, along with Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, U.S.
Official U.S. Navy file photo of a C-2A Greyhound. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Corona)

U.S. Navy maps downed C-2A Greyhound

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February 16, 2018
YOKOSUKA, Japan – A Navy-led mission aboard research vessel RV Petrel has mapped the wreckage of a C-2A Greyhound aircraft that crashed into the Philippine Sea en route to USS...