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Family & Relationships
The Bravest Thing I’ve Ever Done Is Become A Full-Time Parent
There's little security in being the parent who holds the family together when the other parent constantly absent.
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News
Investigators Rule SEAL Trainee’s Death A Homicide
A sailor who died while training to become a SEAL was the victim of homicide by drowning, according to a new report.
Security guards patrol the sidewalk in front of a Veterans Affairs hospital in Pittsburgh on Feb. 6, 2013.
News
Why Is The VA Buying Guns And Tactical Equipment?
Between 2005 and 2014, the Department of Veterans Affairs spent more than $11 million on weapons and security equipment.
In this Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, Libyan civilians watch fires at an Ansar al-Shariah Brigades compound, after hundreds of Libyans, Libyan Military, and Police raided the Brigades base, in Benghazi, Libya.
News
Benghazi Probe Finds Marines’ Response Was Slowed By Uniform Changes
The 800-page report details what are described as communication and intelligence failures and leadership gaps.
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U.S. Navy file photo of Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles Keating IV, 31, of San Diego.
News
Fallen SEAL Had Already Earned Silver Star Battling 100 ISIS Fighters
A Navy SEAL killed in May in a gunfight with Islamic State militants in northern Iraq had already earned the Silver Star.
In this Feb 23, 1945 file photo, U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan.
History
The Incredible Story Behind The Iwo Jima Photo Discovery
Here’s the story behind one of the most iconic photographs of Marines in World War II that had been misidentified for decades.
National Guard soldiers and airmen move swiftly through the Cyber City area of operation as Blue Team defenders during Cyber Shield 2016 at Camp Atterbury, Ind., April 20, 2016.
News
When Does A Cyber Attack Constitute An Act Of War? We Still Don’t Know
Pentagon leaders are still trying to figure out when a cyber attack against the United States would constitute an act of war.
Maj. Charles Kettles poses in front of a 121st Aviation Company, UH-1H helicopter, during his second tour of duty in Vietnam in 1969.
News
Vietnam War Army Pilot To Receive The Medal Of Honor
Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles will receive the Medal of Honor for saving 44 American soldiers during a May 15, 1967 enemy ambush in the Vietnam War.
Louisiana National Guard Lt. Col. Henry T. Capello, chief communications plans officer, trains members of the Cyber Defense Incident Response Team to defend the state’s cyber assets at Louisiana State University’s Stephenson Disaster Management Institute in Baton Rouge, La., Nov. 15, 2015.
News
Hackers Crack Pentagon’s Cyber Walls More Than 130 Times
Under the “Hack The Pentagon” program, hackers found 138 “vulnerabilities” in the Defense Department’s cyber defenses.
The leader of the militant Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, pictured in a public appearance at a mosque in the centre of Iraq's second city, Mosul, according to a video recording posted on the Internet on July 5, 2014.
News
Pentagon Can’t Confirm Death Of ISIS Leader Baghdadi
Numerous reports have emerged that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi was killed on Sunday, but the U.S. can't confirm it.
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News
Army Reserve Captain Among Those Killed In Mass Shooting At Orlando Nightclub
U.S. Army Reserve officer Antonio Davon Brown was among those killed at an Orlando nightclub on Sunday.
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News
Military Spouses Suffer From Sleep Deprivation, New Study Shows
A new study revealed military spouses are getting below the average amount of sleep recommended for adults.
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division lead engineer/senior electrical engineer William Hughes III demonstrates the Divers Augmented Vision Display during a lab simulation.
Gear & Tech
Check Out The Navy’s New ‘Ironman’ Diving Helmets
This cutting-edge technology could become reality very soon.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Deacon Holten, a squad leader with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, smokes a cigarette after an attack at Patrol Base Bracha in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 9, 2009.
News
Troops In California Exempt From New Smoking Age Law
A new California law on smoking age explicitly exempts active-duty members of the military from having to comply.
Patrons browse the frozen foods section of the commissary Nov. 5 at Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.
News
To Cut Taxpayer Costs, Commissaries Have To Close, New Report Says
A new report found budget neutrality cannot be reached through store closures unless the commissary system is shut down completely.
Soldiers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade prepare for their airborne Joint Forcible Entry as part of exercise Swift Response 16, June 6, 2016, on Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
News
US Plans To Commit Combat Troops To NATO’s Eastern Flank
Russia is likely to view the deployment of additional forces as a threat, but it's unclear how strongly it will react, sources say.
This May 19, 2016, photo shows Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss at an air show in Lynchburg, Va. A Blue Angels F/A-18 fighter jet crashed Thursday, June 2, near Nashville, Tenn., killing the pilot just days before a weekend air show performance, officials said.
News
After Tragic Crash, Blue Angels Return To Florida To Grieve And Regroup
The Blue Angels have canceled their scheduled appearance this weekend at the Great Tennessee Airshow.
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News
New Tattoo Policy Lets Marines Get Wedding Ring Ink, But Not Sleeves
Here are the changes just made to the Marine Corps' tattoo policy.
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News
DoD Announces First Service Member Wounded In Fight Against ISIS In Syria
A service member was wounded in Syria over the weekend, the Pentagon announced.
Construction workers work on finishing a new home in the community of Lorson Ranch at Colorado Springs, Colo., March 7, 2013.
Veterans Benefits
Here’s What You Need To Know About VA Home Loans
There are many reasons why a loan guaranteed by the VA might be a good choice for your next home.