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Pacific Partnership 2018 kicks-off in Thailand for first time

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May 21, 2018

PATTAYA, Thailand (NNS) – Pacific Partnership 2018, the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) preparedness mission, kicked off aboard...

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, left, swore in John H. Gibson II as chief management officer for the Defense Department at the Pentagon, May 18, 2018. The CMO is responsible for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of DoD's business operations. DoD photo by Tech Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.

Mattis swears in DoD’s first Chief Management Officer

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May 21, 2018

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary James N. Mattis today swore in John H.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 5.5 million Americans, up to 1.7 percent of the population, may have Alzheimer’s disease. Symptoms such as memory problems, impaired reasoning or judgment, vision or spatial issues, and difficulty finding words can indicate early stages of the disease. (U.S. Army graphic)

Years in the making: how the risk for Alzheimer’s disease can be reduced

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May 21, 2018

From forgetting names to repeating questions, or having trouble remembering a recent event, growing older presents some challenges for an aging mind.

The Philippine government has ordered gas-guzzling Jeepneys to be phased out in an attempt to cut traffic congestion and pollution. (COURTESY OF PIXABAY)
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Philippines' iconic Jeepney vehicles are going electric

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May 18, 2018

The days of the Philippines’ iconic Jeepney vehicles may be numbered — at least the version familiar to American servicemembers and veterans who’ve spent time in the islands....

Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., attends a hearing on Oct. 3, 2017. (CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES)
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McCain: Serving in the military, being in 'harm’s way' part of family profession

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May 19, 2018

WASHINGTON — When Adm. John Sidney “Jack” Jr. commanded U.S.

The final design of the veterans identification card. (U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS)
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VA mails new veteran ID cards with Office Depot logo

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May 18, 2018

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has finally mailed thousands of new, free identification cards to veterans after months of setbacks and delays.