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Beyond the clinic: 3rd Dental Battalion participate in 3-mile hike, triage training

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November 19, 2018

CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, Japan — In the rainy morning before the sun rises, Sailors take on a 3-mile hike, as their boots splash through the wet roads of Camp Hansen in Okinawa,...

The Army is investigating hazing and bullying allegations made by a 1st Infantry Division soldier.
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'I thought he was going to kill me': Army investigating Fort Riley soldier’s abuse allegations

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November 17, 2018

The Army is investigating a Fort Riley soldier’s claims he was subjected to physical punishment that left him seriously injured and that he has been persecuted by his chain of...

The controversial motto on the Department of Veterans Affairs headquarters in Washington, D.C. (STARS AND STRIPES)
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Two House lawmakers launch new effort to make VA motto gender inclusive

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November 17, 2018

WASHINGTON – A pair of House lawmakers introduced legislation Friday to alter the Department of Veterans Affairs motto to be more inclusive of veterans’ families and women who...

Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey wears the then-proposed new service uniform at the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, Dec. 9, 2017.  RON LEE/U.S. ARMY
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Don’t call them 'pinks and greens': Top enlisted soldier says there’s another name for the Army’s new dress uniforms

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November 16, 2018

CAMP ZAMA, Japan — Soldiers won’t be calling their latest retro-style dress uniforms “pinks and greens,” according to Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey.

Master Sgt. Nicholas Vollweiler was stabbed to death at his home near Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 9, 2018. (SETH ROBSON/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Airman stabbed to death near Yokota remembered in emotional ceremony

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November 17, 2018

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — An airman who died in an off-base stabbing last week was honored with a ceremony hosted Friday by fellow Security Forces members at the home of U.S.

Migraines affect women more than men with many options for treatment.

A pain in the brain may be a migraine

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November 16, 2018
For sufferers of migraines, the term “bad headache” doesn’t come close to describing their experience. The pounding, pulsing ache can take over the entire head.