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Amended Senate NDAA closes prosecution gap for young sexual assault victims on military bases

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June 20, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas — An amendment attached to the Senate version of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act could help bring justice to young victims of sexual assault living on...

Dr. Michael Kennedy (left), a family medicine provider at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, discusses the importance of proactive health readiness with Army Maj. Oscar Ochoa. With a focus of preventive prostate screening, healthy eating and physical fitness, Kennedy emphasized the importance of men to stay engaged in their health care and not to wait until the last minute to be seen by a primary care provider. (U.S. Army photo by Stacy Sanning)

Proactive health readiness key to Men's Health month

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June 20, 2018

As Men’s Health Month continues through June, the focus is on preventative care.

Ryan Kaono, a support agreement manager with the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, shares a laugh with a videographer during an interview while his service dog Romeo keeps a steady eye on the photographer. Romeo helps Kaono quickly recover from bouts of anxiety and night terrors related to enemy attacks while he was deployed to Saudi Arabia and Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photo by Armando Perez)

Living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; a veteran's story (Part 1)

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June 20, 2018

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) -- Post-traumatic stress disorder carries him into the depths of fear and pain; reliving images of death and destruction.

Five tips for protecting your skin from the sun

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June 19, 2018
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Summer is upon us and with so many sun-filled fun activities to look forward to, don’t let safety take a backseat.
South Korea and Japan have long feuded over a rocky and largely uninhabited territory east of the Korean Peninsula that the South calls Dokdo and Japan calls Takeshima.  COURTESY OF PIXABAY
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S. Korea kicks off naval drills rehearsing defense of islets disputed by Japan

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June 19, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea – Despite protests from Tokyo, South Korea kicked off naval drills Monday aimed at practicing for a theoretical fight with Japan over a disputed cluster of...

The Marine Corps has updated its parental-leave policy, allowing primary and secondary caregivers to take more time off after a birth or adoption.  SHANNON KROENING/U.S. MARINE CORPS
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Marines give moms, dads more time off with update to parental-leave policy

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June 19, 2018

The Marine Corps has changed its parental-leave policy so that new mothers and fathers can spend more time with their children.