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    Trying to make Army-Navy fit in playoff selection schedule

    Trying to make Army-Navy fit in playoff selection scheduleHeading into next week's College Football Playoff meetings in North Texas, what to do about the Army-Navy game seems to be the most vexing issue facing those in charge of the postseason system.
    • Sports
    • 4 days, 7 hours ago
    Sports

    Army West Point's Jeff Monken ready for season No. 2

    Army West Point's Jeff Monken ready for season No. 2Even with one year under his belt at the school, Army West Point coach Jeff Monken isn't sure he's ahead of the game the second time around.
    • Sports
    • 4 days, 19 hours ago
    Veterans

    Five questions: Colby Buzzell, Iraq War vet and author

    Five questions: Colby Buzzell, Iraq War vet and authorHis latest collection of essays — "Thank You for Being Expendable," — moves past the war to the struggles of a veteran trying to adjust to civilian life.
    • Veterans
    • 6 days, 1 hour ago
    News

    Hard-luck vets find therapy partners in rescue dogs

    Hard-luck vets find therapy partners in rescue dogsChicago nonprofit pairs homeless vets with abused, neglected animals
    • News
    • 6 days, 22 hours ago
    Life

    WWI dog tag returned to soldier's family

    WWI dog tag returned to soldier's familyAlmost a century after a World War I soldier abandoned his dog tag following his return home to Texas, it was discovered nearly a foot underground by an amateur treasure hunter with a metal detector.
    • Life
    • 1 week ago
    Enlisted

    MMA fighter Colton Smith re-enlists for 4 more years

    MMA fighter Colton Smith re-enlists for 4 more yearsMixed-martial arts fighter Staff Sgt. Colton Smith has re-enlisted for four more years in the Army.
    • Enlisted
    • 1 week, 1 day ago
    Entertainment

    Artists' perspective: Bringing military photos to life with a touch of color

    Artists' perspective: Bringing military photos to life with a touch of colorMore than 400,000 U.S. troops died during WWII, and more than 115,000 in WWI. If nothing else, the striking images colorized by Reynolds and fellow hobbyists and artists such as Doug Banks, Royston Leonard, Lori Lang and Benjamin Thomas bring the humanity — underscored...
    • Entertainment
    • 1 week, 2 days ago
    Veterans

    The last aces: Project races time to save their stories

    The last aces: Project races time to save their storiesA new book, "Wings of Valor: Honoring America's Fighter Aces," hopes to capture their legacy before it's too late.
    • Veterans
    • 1 week, 2 days ago
    Life

    Awards celebrate 'all of our military children'

    Awards celebrate 'all of our military children'The six winners of Operation Homefront's Military Child of the Year awards are "perfect examples of the stellar quality of military kids," Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said at an awards gala Thursday.
    • Life
    • 1 week, 3 days ago
    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
    • 1 week, 3 days 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 week, 3 days 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 week, 3 days 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
    • 1 week, 5 days 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
    • 1 week, 5 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
    • 1 week, 5 days 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
    • 1 week, 5 days 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
    • 1 week, 6 days 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
    • 1 week, 6 days 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
    • 1 week, 6 days 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
    • 2 weeks 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
    • 2 weeks 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
    • 2 weeks 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
    • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
    • 2 weeks, 2 days 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
    • 2 weeks, 2 days 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
    • 2 weeks, 2 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, 2 weeks ago
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