In Our Communities
In Our Communities

A new barracks for soldiers at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin is opening soon, according to a DVIDS story…. Louisiana State University Alexandria now has its own branch of STARBASE at Fort Polk, Louisiana, according to KALB. “This program allows us to leave a positive and...

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Snap of the Week
Snap of the Week

An airman carries a donated Christmas Tree at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Nov. 17. The Red Spruce, nicknamed “Ruby” was harvested in the Pisgah National Forest of North Carolina. It will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol. Check out the gallery showing the tree’s...

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DOD Fails Fifth Audit; McCord Sees Progress
DOD Fails Fifth Audit; McCord Sees Progress

DOD failed its latest audit, the fifth failure in a row, as Defense News reported. “I would say we failed to get an ‘A,’” DOD Comptroller Mike McCord said. “I would not say that we flunked. The process is important for us to do, and it is making us get better. It is...

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In Our Communities
In Our Communities

Fort Meade Alliance has partnered with Fort Meade, Maryland on a new Education and Resiliency Center that has its grand opening today, the Baltimore Sun reported. The center will be a hub for wellness and mental health services available to service members in a...

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Hundreds of people at or near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii are still reporting health problems about a year after the Red Hill jet fuel leakage. Army Times reported on the newest survey by Hawaii state officials and the Centers for Disease Control and...

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Snap of the Week

Army Staff Sgt. Jessie Leek, left, and Spc. Jeremiah Long, with the New Jersey National Guard, hold the U.S. flag alongside other service members and veterans at MetLife Stadium Nov. 6 at the New York Jets’ “Salute to Service” game. See the gallery. Army National...

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Navy Raises Enlistment Age

The Navy is now accepting new recruits up to age 41. Until Friday, the maximum enlistment age was 39. “As we continue to navigate a challenging recruiting environment, raising the enlistment age allows us to widen the pool of potential recruits, creating opportunities...

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Air Force to Close Nine More U.S. Inns

The Air Force is closing nine more inns after a 2018 change that stopped subsidizing the inns with federal appropriations, Stars and Stripes reported. The facilities scheduled to close in spring include those at: Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee Grand Forks Air Force...

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