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World Class Athlete Program mission: Win the Olympics

Posted July 19, 2012 by By Jennifer Mattson

Service members have participated in the Olympics since 1896 as athletes and as coaches in both the summer and winter games.

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Orange — the Color of Hope

Posted March 15, 2013 by Tanja Linton

Nearly four years ago, I woke up one morning with the entire right side of my face numb. I didn’t know at the time that this triggered a series of events that included an MRI of my brain, a spinal tap and two hospital stays within six months receiving steroid treatments. I was eventually diagnosed…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history: October 18, 2012

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Cryptographic School at Vint Hill Farms renamed ASA School Oct. 15, 1946 After World War I, the Army’s cryptographic elements were transferred to the Signal Corps at Fort Monmouth, N.J. On Oct. 5, 1942, the Cryptographic Division transferred from Fort Monmouth to Vint Hill Farms Station, Va., and became known as the Signal Corps Cryptographic…

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Navy: Southeast Asia refugees tour Pearl Harbor

Posted September 27, 2013 by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Rose Forest

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean Furey/Released Members of the World Federation of Chinese from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos take photos of the Ex-USS Tarawa (LHA 1) while on a boat tour of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. In 1979 Tarawa rescued 400 Vietnamese refugees adrift in the South China Sea. PEARL…

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Hall of Fame inducts women Vietnam vets

Posted March 23, 2012 by C. Todd Lopez

WASHINGTON “” Hundreds of women gathered on Capitol Hill, March 13, to induct into the Army Women’s Hall of Fame all those who served in Vietnam. The afternoon event was hosted by the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation, and followed a morning event, the 4th Annual Army Women in Transition…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: January 25, 2013

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Courtesy of the U.S. Navy USS Pueblo (AGER-2) off San Diego, Oct. 19, 1967, was captured by North Korea on Jan. 23, 1968. The ship is still held by North Korea today, currently moored in the Taedong River in Pyongyang and used as a museum ship. USS Pueblo comes under attack Jan. 23, 1968 The…

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Navy: Google launches virtual USS Constitution tour experience

Posted January 23, 2015 by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Victoria Kinney

CHARLESTOWN, Mass. — Google Maps published a complete 360-degree virtual experience of USS Constitution on Tuesday. Using Street View technology, Google Maps photographed the ship in fall 2014 to create an online 360-degree virtual experience of touring Constitution in preparation for the ship’s scheduled dry dock restoration period, which begins in March. “The timing was…

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You posted WHAT on Facebook?

Posted August 9, 2012 by By Ben Sherman

The 2012 Presidential election is less than 90 days away. Political perspectives and opinions are running at a fevered pitch, and many people are more than willing to express their opinions in public.

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Manual for Courts-Martial goes mobile

Posted November 8, 2012 by Regina Albrecht

The rapid proliferation of smartphones and tablet computers is far-reaching into all facets of the U.S. Army. As technology forges ahead, Soldiers in the battlefield, students in classrooms and now attorneys in military courtrooms are using mobile technologies to support their daily operations. At the request of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s School, Charlottesville,…

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Native American Code Talkers get Congressional Gold Medal

Posted November 22, 2013 by Terri Moon Cronk

Staff Sgt. Sean Harp Native American code talkers stand during a ceremony in which they received the Congressional Gold Medal in Emancipation Hall at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Wednesday. The U.S. Congress awarded the medal as an expression of the nation’s profound gratitude to the code talkers for their valor and dedication during World…

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