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Life

2015 Operation Homefront Military Child of the Year awards

2015 Operation Homefront Military Child of the Year awardsOperation Homefront has added a sixth category this year, for the National Guard Military Child of the Year.
  • Life
  • 22 hours, 49 minutes ago
News

Female Army vet helps fight poachers in Africa

Female Army vet helps fight poachers in AfricaA U.S. Army veteran from Western Washington is now helping in the fight against wildlife poachers in East Africa.
  • News
  • 1 day ago
News

Obama to wounded warriors: 'We've got your back'

Obama to wounded warriors: 'We've got your back'The nationwide, annual ride offers wounded service members and veterans the chance to salve physical, mental and emotional wounds.
  • News
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Diet-fitness

GNC to test its store-brand herbal supplements

GNC to test its store-brand herbal supplementsThe retailer announced that its Herbal Plus products will be DNA-tested to help ensure labels are accurate.
  • Diet-fitness
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Entertainment

GI Film Festival's 9th year is biggest yet

GI Film Festival's 9th year is biggest yetThe festival has booked more than 60 military-themed films to screen from May 18 to May 24 in the greater Washington area.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 days ago
Life

Aiming high: Cadet, captain plan Everest climb

Aiming high: Cadet, captain plan Everest climbNo active-duty soldier has climbed Mount Everest. That could change next year.
  • Life
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Army

'Army West Point': Experts, readers offer mixed reviews

'Army West Point': Experts, readers offer mixed reviewsAs debates unfold over Army athletics' new logo and branding, all anyone seems to agree on is Beat Navy.
  • Army
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Army

'Army West Point': New logo highlights sports rebrand

'Army West Point': New logo highlights sports rebrand"Black Knights" stays, but the Black Knight goes when it comes to Army athletics. Make that "Army West Point" athletics. Both moves are
  • Army
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
News

West Point athletics unveils new brand identity

West Point athletics unveils new brand identityArmy West Point Athletics unveiled Athena Shield as it's new primary branding logo April 13 at Eisenhower Hall.
  • News
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Pentagon

'DoD News' TV channel going off the air

'DoD News' TV channel going off the airThe former Pentagon Channel will cease operating.
  • Pentagon
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
News

Military brides get free gowns at this boutique

Military brides get free gowns at this boutiqueA Texas boutique gives away wedding gowns to military brides. The shop's owner says she's lost count of how many bridal gowns she has given away.
  • News
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Health Care

Kevlar for the Mind: Keep your body tuned up, too

Kevlar for the Mind: Keep your body tuned up, tooThe biggest culprits of anxiety related to system neglect are lack of sleep, excessive use of caffeine and lack of exercise
  • Health Care
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Pentagon

Gen. Odierno to honor Stephen Colbert, other civilians with award

Gen. Odierno to honor Stephen Colbert, other civilians with awardThe Army will honor five Americans, including comedian Stephen Colbert, at a special Twilight Tattoo performance.
  • Pentagon
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Health Care

Ins and outs of using Tricare overseas

Ins and outs of using Tricare overseasThe Tricare Overseas Program Standard available in overseas locations works the same as stateside Tricare Standard.
  • Health Care
  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Life

Former soldier's book explains PTSD to kids

Former soldier's book explains PTSD to kidsA former drill sergeant on PTSD, parenting and "Why is Dad So Mad?"
  • Life
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Benefits

Caregiving service to require fee

Caregiving service to require feeThe Sittercity Military Program will no longer be free to military families after July 31.
  • Benefits
  • 1 week ago
News

Limited liberty for troops in Philippines exercise

Limited liberty for troops in Philippines exerciseBars and nightclubs will be off limits for about 6,000 Marines, sailors, soldiers and airmen participating in Balikatan 2015 in the Philippines.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Entertainment

'X-Files' creator riffs on the U.S. military

'X-Files' creator riffs on the U.S. militaryX-Files creator Chris Carter talks to Military Times about how his show portrayed U.S. service members.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week ago
Health Care

Study: Troops don't get enough sleep

Study: Troops don't get enough sleepFeeling tired? A new study says service members aren't getting adequate sleep each night.
  • Health Care
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

'GunnyTime' features R. Lee Ermey blowing stuff up

'GunnyTime' features R. Lee Ermey blowing stuff upYou know him best as the tough-talking Gunnery Sgt. Hartman from "Full Metal Jacket." But actor and Marine veteran R. Lee Ermey is a lot more than his foul-mouthed drill instructor persona.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Entertainment

'Full Metal Jacket' claims Military Movie Madness crown

'Full Metal Jacket' claims Military Movie Madness crownStanley Kubrick's Marine Corps classic takes out "Patton" to win the championship, as chosen by our readers.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Colorized photographs give life to these WWI, WWII U.S. troops

Colorized photographs give life to these WWI, WWII U.S. troopsIn a few weeks, Europe will mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, much like Marines have been paying homage to the Battle of Okinawa since April 1. But the memories are not all that remain.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Entertainment

Final vote for best movie: Patton vs. Full Metal Jacket

Final vote for best movie: Patton vs. Full Metal JacketThere can be only one: 'Patton' vs. 'Full Metal Jacket' in our Military Movie Madness final.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Crime

When discipline becomes child abuse

When discipline becomes child abuseIf a parent or guardian uses too much force, they can face assault charges.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

World War I graffiti left by troops in France

World War I graffiti left by troops in FranceThe name of HA Deanate, 148th Aero Squadron, USA. 150 Vermilyea Ave, New York City, is engraved on the wall of a former chalk quarry in Naours, France.
  • News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
On Base

Case lot sales to start soon

Case lot sales to start soonMost sales are scheduled for May, but some start as early as mid-April and go into early June.
  • On Base
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Entertainment

Army daughter wows in 'American Idol' audition

Army daughter wows in 'American Idol' auditionDesiree Flores — the 22-year-old daughter of an Army major — is among contestants on the 14th season of 'American Idol'
  • Entertainment
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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