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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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West Point Collaboration Supports Innovations in Soldier Science and Technology

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center have launched a collaboration to identify research opportunities for innovative technologies that may benefits soldiers on the battlefield and elsewhere. Among them: methods to harvest energy on the battlefield to lighten Soldiers' load, and reduce dependency on batteries.

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ASVAB Question of the Week: October 8, 2014

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SEC Emphasizes Importance of Financial Education for Military Members

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is concerned about the financial literacy of U.S. military service members. In light of recent financial scams targeting active duty soldiers and veterans, the organization last week issued a bulletin on investing for military personnel.

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MilitaryTimes.com Survey Reveals Soldiers Against Returning to Iraq

An online poll done by MilitaryTimes.com asked 2,200 active-duty soldiers, sailors, and airmen:

“In your opinion, do you think the U.S. military should send a substantial number of combat troops to Iraq to support the Iraqi security forces?”

A surprisingly large number - 70% - answered "No". This survey was done over the summer and finished in August, as US air strikes against ISIS forces in Iraq began.

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ASVAB Question of the Week: October 1, 2014

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Strategies to Reduce Your College Debt

While the Army offers many ways to give you money for college to reduce the financial burden of higher education, many military students still must take out loans in order to offset the remaining tuition and fees. So, reducing student loan debt is no stranger to the military. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce your debt, or even have some of it forgiven. Our friends over at collegeeducation411.com have compiled several articles that give you the low-down on college debt reduction. The articles cover topics such as:

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Don't Give Money to Soldiers That Email You!

I just got off the phone with Dawn. It seems that she was emailed by someone claiming to be a US soldier wanting to come home to get married. He told Dawn that he needed money and asked if she would help him. She then received emails from someone claiming to be from the US Army listing the fees that must be paid before they can send the soldier home. She has sent over $5000.

And it was all a lie. Read on and share with your friends before any of them also get hooked.

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ASVAB Question of the Week: September 24, 2014

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Don't forget about all of our other ASVAB study materials over at http://army.com/info/asvab/general, including an archive of past ASVAB weekly practice questions!

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Check Out the ASVAB Resources Over at College Education 411

Getting ready for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) exam? Our friends over at collegeeducation411.com have compiled some great resources for prepping for ASVAB, including two practice tests that will give you an opportunity to test your knowledge before you sit down to take the actual test. And best of all, they are free -- no registration required. Check them out at www.collegeeducation411.com

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