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CG tuition assistance cap boosted to $4,500

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 15:00
Coast Guardsmen pursuing degrees can take advantage of up to $4,500 in tuition assistance for the rest of this year, nearly doubling the previous $2,500 cap.
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In Shift to Africa, US Troops Find Complicated Relationships

Army Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 14:56
Lt. Col. Lee Magee had been on the ground in Africa for less than four days when the call came in to gather his troops and get on a plane to South Sudan.
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Naval Academy breaks ground on new clinic

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 14:52
The U.S. Naval Academy has broken ground on a new $41 million health clinic.
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Crews hunt 'enemy' subs in latest patrol airplane

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 13:20
Flying at less than 500 feet over the Atlantic Ocean, the Navy P-8A Poseidon took a hard 180-degree turn to starboard, nearly standing the aircraft on it's wing as it doubled back along the search track.
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XO fired for issues while leading Blue Angels

Military Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 13:20
The Navy fired the No. 2 officer at Naval Base Coronado Friday after allegations arose into his conduct while in command of the Blue Angels.
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XO fired for issues while leading Blue Angels

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 13:20
The Navy fired the No. 2 officer at Naval Base Coronado Friday after allegations arose into his conduct while in command of the Blue Angels.
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Navy surveys female sailors for sub duty

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:46
A survey meant to gauge interest among enlisted women for submarine service is going out to the fleet.
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Truman CSG returns home from 9-month cruise

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:08
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group on April 18 returned to unseasonably cold weather, but a warm welcome from thousands following a nine-month deployment.
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Navy's European missile sites move forward

Navy Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 09:46
The military could speed up deployment of a land-based missile defense shield in Europe to hem in a resurgent Russia, the Navy 3-star in charge of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency said in early April.
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Marines happily recycle Army bots

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 09:18
The Marine Corps is now fielding its next-generation counter-IED robot for route clearance.
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Marine to receive Navy Cross for heroism in Afghanistan

Military Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 09:16
Gunnery Sgt. Richard A. Jibson will receive the nation's second highest valor award on Tuesday at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., for bravery he exhibited during a five-hour firefight in Afghanistan.
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Marine to receive Navy Cross for heroism in Afghanistan

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 09:16
Gunnery Sgt. Richard A. Jibson will receive the nation's second highest valor award on Tuesday at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., for bravery he exhibited during a five-hour firefight in Afghanistan.
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App allows you to check uniform regs on your smartphone

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 09:16
Are my PT shorts too short? When can I wear my balaclava?
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Civilian named Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

Air Force Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 09:00
When Cindy Graver first went to work as the sexual assault response coordinator at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., in 2005, she was half of a two-member team in a job new to the military.
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Commentary: Every airman has role in preventing sex assaultsCOMMENTARY

Air Force Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 09:00
Every April the Air Force recognizes Sexual Assault Prevention and Response month, using it as an opportunity to renew our commitment to treating each other with dignity and respect.
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Tops in Blue returns, gets visit from Sinbad

Air Force Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 09:00
Tops in Blue, the Air Force's traveling musical performance troupe, will kick off this year's 85-show tour May 17 - and earlier this month, got encouragement and advice from a surprise visitor.
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Petty officer charged in 'Fat Leonard' bribery scandal

Military Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:04
A fourth member of the Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of providing cash, vacations, electronics and prostitutes in exchange for classified info
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Petty officer charged in 'Fat Leonard' bribery scandal

Navy Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:04
A fourth member of the Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of providing cash, vacations, electronics and prostitutes in exchange for classified info
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Marines pull out of Afghanistan's Nimroz province

Military Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:04
Earlier this month, the Marine Corps quietly took leave of Nimroz province, consolidating its operations in Afghanistan to a single province and completing another chapter in its drawdown efforts.
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Marines pull out of Afghanistan's Nimroz province

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:04
Earlier this month, the Marine Corps quietly took leave of Nimroz province, consolidating its operations in Afghanistan to a single province and completing another chapter in its drawdown efforts.
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