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Pentagon Advises Employees to Remain Vigilant

The Pentagon's internal security agency, the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, sent out an internal memo to its personnel last week that they could potentially be targets for ISIL or other terrorist groups, and to take appropriate precautions.

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Civil Rights Groups Urge DoD to Stop Providing Military-Grade Weapons to School Police

As part of a national U.S. Department of Defense program begun in 1997, more than $5 billion in surplus military equipment has been distributed to law enforcement agencies across the country, including local police departments and school police.

But the program has been under increasing criticism since heavily armed and militarized police forces clashed with protestors recently in Ferguson, MO following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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ASVAB Question of the Week: October 29, 2014

Here is our ASVAB practice question for this week:

No matter if you have a scheduled date at MEPS or are just thinking about enlisting - improving your ASVAB score is one of the easiest and best ways to improve your military career. We have a whole lot of other ASVAB study resources (practice tests, study guide reviews, an archive of these questions) over at http://army.com/info/asvab/general!

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Army Soldiers Take Top Honors

Last week was a great week for the US Army and a few of its members, as several won and placed in various physical and job-related competitions.

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ASVAB Question of the Week: October 22, 2014

Here is our ASVAB practice question for this week:

If you're getting ready to enlist (or even thinking about it), don't forget about all of our other ASVAB study materials. We've got ASVAB practice tests, study guide reviews, and an archive of all of our past weekly practice questions - all available right over here!

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Veterans Get Special Treatment at Career Centers!

Did you know that any company that has a Federal contract worth $100,000 or more have agreed to programs and hiring practices that not only encourage veterans to apply for jobs, they actually give vets an advantage in the hiring process?

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Book Review: National Guard 101, A Handbook for Spouses

To a lot of civilians, members of the National Guard aren't viewed as "real soldiers". They don't live on post, they aren't surrounded by the military lifestyle 24/7, and often their day-to-day jobs are not even related to the military.
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ASVAB Question of the Week: October 15, 2014

Here is our ASVAB practice question for this week:

Don't forget about all our other ASVAB study materials over at http://army.com/info/asvab/general. We've got practice tests, ASVAB study guide reviews, and even an archive of all of our ASVAB practice questions!

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Soldier Employment Protection Law Turns 20

An important law to just about every Reserve and National Guard soldier, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, signed into law in 1994, turns 20 years old this month.

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Women in the Military: Progress Made, But Still A Long Road

During a panel discussion at 2014 Military Reporters and Editors Conference in Washington DC, representatives of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps discussed the current status of women in the military. The current number of positions open to women is incredibly high, but efforts are still being made in all branches to discover what additional jobs should still be coed.

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