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Master Sgt. David Mundy, 35th Infantry Division chaplain assistant, and friends play Christmas carols for the Christmas program at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, December 25, 2017. Mundy encourages Soldiers to surround themselves with people who inspire each other to be better people and promote spiritual and emotional fitness. (Photo Credit: Capt. Margaret Ziffer)

Spiritual, mental, physical fitness can help G.I. stability

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January 18, 2018
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- "When you're spiritually and emotionally fit, you'll take care of yourself because you love yourself," said Master Sgt. David Mundy, 35th Infantry Division...
Sailors man the rails as the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrives at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, Dec. 4, 2017.  KENNETH ABBATE/U.S. NAVY
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Navy looks at increasing tour lengths for sailors assigned to Japan

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January 18, 2018
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – The Navy wants sailors to spend more time on their overseas assignments, the service’s personnel chief said.
Some people follow the boozy holiday season with Dry January, an unofficial movement to abstain from alcohol for 31 days. But alcohol consumption is a year-round activity, and for some, a year-round problem that requires professional help. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Sahara. L. Fales)

The sobering reality of one drink too many

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January 18, 2018
Along with brightly wrapped gifts, festive gatherings, and hearty meals, alcohol has become a standard feature of the holidays.
Army Spcs. Alyssa Hobbs, left, and Breana Robinson, combat medics at William Beaumont Army Medical Center’s Inpatient Surgical Unit, apply a tourniquet to a simulated casualty during tactical combat casualty care training at the Medical Simulation Training Center at Fort Bliss, Texas, Nov.16, 2017. The Defense Department and Food and Drug Administration jointly launched a program, Jan.18, 2018, to expedite developing and delivering new medical products to the warfighter. DoD photo by Marcy Sanchez

DoD, FDA Partner to Develop Medical Products for Warfighters

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January 17, 2018
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2018 — The Defense Department and Food and Drug Administration launched a joint pilot program to prioritize efficiently developing safe and effective medical...

Mattis highlights diplomatic solution for North Korean situation

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January 17, 2018
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2018 — Defense Secretary James N. Mattis has highlighted the efforts aimed at strengthening diplomatic avenues for a secure, prosperous and denuclearized...

Fitzgerald, McCain commanders face criminal charges in deadly crashes

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January 17, 2018
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Below is a statement released January 16 by U.S. Navy Chief of Information (Acting), Capt.