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MARSOC Marines fine-tune visit, board, search and seizure skills

Posted January 30, 2015 by Sgt. Donovan Lee

Critical Skills Operators, CSO with Bravo Company, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, conducted Visit, Board, Search and Seizure, or VBSS training recently at U.S. Naval Base Coronado, California.

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DOD launches child care website to ease moving transitions

Posted January 30, 2015 by By Terri Moon Cronk DOD News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON — As military Families move frequently and face a host of concerns, finding child care can be one of the greatest challenges, Barbara Thompson, director of military community and policy’s office of family policy/children and youth/special needs, said. To streamline and standardize what can be a daunting search, the Defense Department unveiled MilitaryChildCare.com, an…

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Marines: Next sergeant major of the Corps announced

Posted January 23, 2015 by Office of Marine Corps Communication Defense Media Activity

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ismael Ortega Sgt. Maj. Ronald Green, then serving as the sergeant major of 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, speaks with Marines participating in Exercise Desert Scimitar during a battlefield circulation aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, May 3, 2013. WASHINGTON — The commandant of the…

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Air Force: Airman in Guam makes every dollar count

Posted January 23, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Robert Hicks

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam — An Airman from the 554th RED HORSE Squadron put his innovative thinking to the test, stepping up to the challenge put forth by Air Force leaders under a service- wide cost saving initiative. Capt. Nassem Ghandour, the 554th RHS engineering flight deputy commander, was recognized through the Every Dollar…

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3rd BCT Paratroopers train for coming Iraq advise, assist mission

Posted January 23, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Mary Katzenberger

Paratroopers from across the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division put their collective skills to the test Jan. 12 – 16 during a Culminating Training Event, or CTE, at Fort Bragg.

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Defense secretary says ‘goodbye’

Posted January 16, 2015 by

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel tours Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Tuesday. Hagel was on a three-day trip visiting members of all four service branches to thank them for their service. It was Hagel’s final domestic trip.

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Air Force: EOD keeps Airmen, community safe

Posted January 16, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Marie Brown

SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) — The motto, “initial success or total failure,” requires Airmen of the explosive ordnance disposal, EOD, flight here to think outside the box and accept nothing less than perfection when performing their duties. The EOD mission is to locate, identify and neutralize explosive devices. They are tasked with clearing explosive hazards and…

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DOD: Women in service review rollout due in 2016

Posted January 16, 2015 by Amaani Lyle DOD News,

WASHINGTON — Following the 2013 repeal of the Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule, the secretary of defense will announce final decisions to integrate remaining closed occupations and any approved exceptions to policy on or about Jan. 1, 2016, a Pentagon official reported. Juliet Beyler, the Defense Department’s director of officer and enlisted personnel…

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DOD: Services continue strong recruiting through November 2014

Posted January 9, 2015 by DOD News,

WASHINGTON — All four active services met or exceeded their numerical accession goals for fiscal year 2015 through November 2014, Defense Department officials announced Tuesday. Here are the active-component recruiting numbers for fiscal year 2015 through November 2014: — Army: 10,036 accessions, 101.6 percent of its goal of 9,880; — Navy: 5,079 accessions, 100 percent…

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Active duty Service members must change Roth TSP contributions

Posted January 9, 2015 by Abigail Reid

Active duty Service members must change Roth TSP contributions by Jan. 31 or risk losing their deductions. GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Active duty members of the Army, Air Force or Navy making dollar-amount Roth contributions to a Thrift Savings Plan account should know that these deductions will stop on Jan. 31, unless action is taken. “The…

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