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Navy family members relax on their front lawn while movers deliver household goods to their new home in 2004. WILLIAM GOODWIN/U.S. NAVY PHOTO
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Navy says short-notice PCS moves will continue for families

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May 23, 2017

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Sailors should expect less notice — just two months — when it’s time for them to move to a new duty station, the Navy announced Monday.

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Senate committee advances bill to speed up VA firing process

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May 25, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs secretary would be able to dismiss poor-performing employees more easily under legislation approved Wednesday by a Senate...

Common reasons for packing on pounds

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May 26, 2017
A pizza crust here, a chicken nugget there. Can eating leftovers off your child’s plate really add up? The answer is yes.

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May 19, 2017

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Speakin' Japanese: PCS move

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May 23, 2017

You just got your new orders and now it’s time to pack your belongings and PCS.

Did you know?: A movie was not filmed in Okinawa

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May 25, 2017

The Karate Kid Part II was not filmed in Okinawa. Although this sequel to one of the most iconic movies of the 80’s was set in Okinawa, supposedly the homeland of Mr.