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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
  • 2 days, 23 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
  • 4 days, 6 hours 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
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Life

Enlisted jobs rank among worst in new career report

Enlisted jobs rank among worst in new career reportIf you're an enlisted service member, a new career report says you've got one of the very worst jobs on the planet.
  • Life
  • 5 days, 6 hours 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
  • 6 days, 10 hours 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 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 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, 1 day 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, 1 day 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, 1 day ago
Entertainment

Comedy Central's Tosh skewers military fakers

Comedy Central's Tosh skewers military fakersLast night's Tosh.0 episode took aim at wannabes who pretend they fought the good fight by wearing military uniforms and awards despite never having served a day.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 2 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, 2 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, 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
  • 1 week, 3 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, 3 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, 4 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, 4 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, 4 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, 4 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
  • 1 week, 5 days 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
  • 1 week, 5 days 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
  • 1 week, 6 days 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
  • 1 week, 6 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 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, 1 day 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
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Diet-fitness

Military Muscle: Link up exercises for bigger gains

Military Muscle: Link up exercises for bigger gainsMilitary Muscle: Link up exercises for bigger gains
  • Diet-fitness
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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