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NBC News
Too Fat to Fight: Is the Obesity Crisis a National Security Risk?military, a candidate's BMI is the current standard for determining his or her
Too Fat to Fight: Is the Obesity Crisis a National Security Risk?
NBC News / Posted 9 hours ago
military, a candidate's BMI is the current standard for determining his or her ability to meet the physical requirements of enlistment. A BMI of 18.5 to 24.9 is considered normal. Twenty-five to 29.9 is considered overweight. A BMI of 30 or higher... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
WWII veteran Bergeron reflects on war, loss, sacrificedied. And if not for the kindness of a stranger Bergeron’s tenure in the Navy l
WWII veteran Bergeron reflects on war, loss, sacrifice
Southwest Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
died. And if not for the kindness of a stranger Bergeron’s tenure in the Navy likely would have ended soon after his enlistment. He celebrated his 18th birthday in Guam but his 19th was much different. He reflected, “We got to Iwo Jima the... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan soldier died after Korean War 'Tiger Death March,' nephew findsin the An-dong POW camp on the border of North Korea and China. Zube said there
Michigan soldier died after Korean War 'Tiger Death March,' nephew finds
MLive.com / Posted 16 hours ago
in the An-dong POW camp on the border of North Korea and China. Zube said there weren't many options for his uncle besides enlistment. "When he turned 18, he pretty much had no other option than to join the Army," Zube said. "He only finished 8th... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Let's build a memorialin progress is a tribute to our humanity and a marker of courageous acts in the
Let's build a memorial
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
in progress is a tribute to our humanity and a marker of courageous acts in the most harrowing of circumstances. Just like enlistment was in the Great War, this is a volunteer effort. Time and donations are coming solely from the citizens of this... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Language lessonsended when he returned to the United States and was sent to Camp Campbell, Kent
Language lessons
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
ended when he returned to the United States and was sent to Camp Campbell, Kentucky, to finish out the remainder of his enlistment by performing vehicle maintenance. He received his discharge the following July and returned to the Millbrook... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
5 women of World War II recount experiencesship Good Hope came to Chicago, the Navy assigned her to sell war bonds to peop
5 women of World War II recount experiences
Daily Chronicle / Posted 20 hours ago
ship Good Hope came to Chicago, the Navy assigned her to sell war bonds to people visiting the ship. At the end of her enlistment, she was told she had to remain in the service another six months, but she said it was fortuitous because she... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka friends, relatives served in Sea Bees in Vietnam Warpleasant voyage. The Topeka Sea Bees were members of a naval reserve unit at S
Topeka friends, relatives served in Sea Bees in Vietnam War
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
pleasant voyage. The Topeka Sea Bees were members of a naval reserve unit at S.E. 21st and Washington. Parents had to sign enlistment papers for some Topeka Sea Bees because they were only 17 years old. They received combat training, including... Read more
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Air Force Times
Going nomad: How these 'van life' veterans are redefining freedom of the roaddecided I needed to go see these meccas and experience what it was I’d actually
Going nomad: How these 'van life' veterans are redefining freedom of the road
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
decided I needed to go see these meccas and experience what it was I’d actually been defending.” About a year before his enlistment was up, he bought a 15-passenger 1995 Chevy Sportvan G20 for $3,500. “It was an old, ugly white van with 122,000... Read more
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The Star
Family finally learns how World War II soldier diedwith whom he had trained with for many months that had died that day.Volunteere
Family finally learns how World War II soldier died
The Star / Posted yesterday
with whom he had trained with for many months that had died that day.Volunteered to fightLockridge's story begins with his enlistment in the Army in September 1943, just more than two months past his 18th birthday. On the night before Lockridge... Read more
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York Daily Record
1st New York Sharpshooter's diary made into compelling new bookJohn T. Farnham, a sharpshooter in the Union Army, wrote a substantial diary en
1st New York Sharpshooter's diary made into compelling new book
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
John T. Farnham, a sharpshooter in the Union Army, wrote a substantial diary entry nearly every day during his three-year enlistment, sent over fifty long articles to his hometown newspaper, and mailed some 600 letters home. He described training,... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Hometown Hero gets flight of lifetimep.m.: Warbirds aerial review 2 p.m.: Gunship legacy formation 2:30 p.m.: Thun
Hometown Hero gets flight of lifetime
Clovis News Journal / Posted 2 days ago
p.m.: Warbirds aerial review 2 p.m.: Gunship legacy formation 2:30 p.m.: Thunderbird ground ceremony 2:30 p.m.: Re-enlistment ceremony (Saturday only) 2:30 p.m.: Recognition ceremony (Sunday only) 3 p.m.: Thunderbirds show 4 p.m.:... Read more
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York Daily Record
Newly released book includes accounts of the local 87th Pennsylvania Infantry at Second Winchestervaried, from a sense of adventure to a desire to preserve the Union. Few were a
Newly released book includes accounts of the local 87th Pennsylvania Infantry at Second Winchester
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
varied, from a sense of adventure to a desire to preserve the Union. Few were abolitionists at the time of enlistment, although over time the emancipation of slaves grew in importance. Some men served out of a sense of duty; others... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Should the enlistment age be increased from 16 to 18? « Shropshire StarThe charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a
Should the enlistment age be increased from 16 to 18? « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 days ago
The charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a letter to defence minister Penny Mordaunt, which is co-signed by the general secretary of the National Union of Teachers Christine Blower and the children's commissioners... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's Top 10 Heritage SitesYusuf Usman was optimistic that Surame cultural landscape did not suffer from d
Nigeria's Top 10 Heritage Sites
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Yusuf Usman was optimistic that Surame cultural landscape did not suffer from defacement but its limitations for UNESCO enlistment was due to paucity of data, records likewise scientific proofs and scholarly works. According to him, "Oke Idanre... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
A message of thanks and appreciationWar, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Afghanistan an
A message of thanks and appreciation
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 3 days ago
War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. They each took an oath of enlistment/office to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic; and... Read more
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New York Post
The most touching moment of Fleet Week comes at Ground ZeroFriday afternoon brings one of the most touching moments of Fleet Week: a Navy
The most touching moment of Fleet Week comes at Ground Zero
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
Friday afternoon brings one of the most touching moments of Fleet Week: a Navy and Marine Corps re-enlistment and promotion ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial. For the 28th straight year, Fleet Week gives New Yorkers the chance to... Read more
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Raw Story
Here’s the real story behind the long-lost, drug-fuelled ‘Holy Grail’ letter that inspired Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’behind the long-lost, drug-fuelled ‘Holy Grail’ letter that inspired Kerouac’s
Here’s the real story behind the long-lost, drug-fuelled ‘Holy Grail’ letter that inspired Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
behind the long-lost, drug-fuelled ‘Holy Grail’ letter that inspired Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’ ack Kerouac Naval Reserve Enlistment,(Wikipedia) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Beat movement figure Gerd Stern carried the blame for 60 years... Read more
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New York Post
‘Princess Shaw’ will make you believe in (Internet) magiclaunch into Internet stardom via an experimental Israeli composer is the subjec
‘Princess Shaw’ will make you believe in (Internet) magic
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
launch into Internet stardom via an experimental Israeli composer is the subject of this documentary from Ido Haar (“Enlistment Days”). This is probably where I should confess to having avoided all the make-you-a-star shows — “Idol,” “The... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hillsborough’s first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant opensCayman, Army veteran Sookoonsingh managed his own Trinidadian restaurant in the
Hillsborough’s first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant opens
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Cayman, Army veteran Sookoonsingh managed his own Trinidadian restaurant in the capital city of George Town prior to his enlistment. “I fell in love with Dickey’s post- service in North Dakota and I’m excited to share my passion for their... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Officer joins Rockland police departmentenlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, served in Romania and Afghanistan, and was h
Officer joins Rockland police department
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, served in Romania and Afghanistan, and was honorably discharged following his four-year enlistment with awards including the USMC’s Good Conduct Medal and Combat Action Ribbon. In his off-time, Addison spends... Read more
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Ekklesia
New figures show MoD increases targeting of 16-year-oldsas a coalition of children’s organisations from across the UK published a joint
New figures show MoD increases targeting of 16-year-olds
Ekklesia / Posted 4 days ago
as a coalition of children’s organisations from across the UK published a joint letter to the MoD urging it to raise the enlistment age and just two days after the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child challenged the UK government over its... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Filling a historical gapthe sort." During a "snow day" at the school, Fletcher decided to visit a loca
Filling a historical gap
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
the sort." During a "snow day" at the school, Fletcher decided to visit a local recruiting office and was soon signing the enlistment papers to become an Air Force pilot although he had never before set foot on an airplane. In June 1968, the young... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
'Without a scratch'Archives, denoting his arrival overseas beginning June 4, 1918. Additional deta
'Without a scratch'
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Archives, denoting his arrival overseas beginning June 4, 1918. Additional details are scribbled on the backside of his "Enlistment Record," confirming his combat service two months later during the "Occupation of the Lucey Sector" when the 89th... Read more
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Daily Record
Service by veterans hailed at Morris County ceremonythen deployed to Okinawa for 2 months. The unit was deactivated in August, 199
Service by veterans hailed at Morris County ceremony
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
then deployed to Okinawa for 2 months. The unit was deactivated in August, 1991. Mr. Fleming served the remainder of his enlistment in West Trenton, and was honorably discharged in October 1994. He majored in photography in college and then... Read more
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Philly.com
Robert Ellis Jr., Cigna retireebachelor's in business at Lehigh University in 1957, where he was a member of C
Robert Ellis Jr., Cigna retiree
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
bachelor's in business at Lehigh University in 1957, where he was a member of Chi Psi fraternity. During a four-year Navy enlistment, he served in an intelligence unit in the Philippines. Mr. Ellis began his career in the early 1960s in the... Read more
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Express and Star
Should the enlistment age be increased from 16 to 18? « Express & StarThe charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a
Should the enlistment age be increased from 16 to 18? « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 6 days ago
The charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a letter to defence minister Penny Mordaunt, which is co-signed by the general secretary of the National Union of Teachers Christine Blower and the children's commissioners... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Selenski gets 32½ to 65 years for home invasionto shout over the judge as she recounted his past. Selenski was discharged from
Selenski gets 32½ to 65 years for home invasion
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
to shout over the judge as she recounted his past. Selenski was discharged from the U.S. Marines Corps for fraudulent enlistment, the judge noted, had tested positive for banned substances while in prison and escaped from the Luzerne County... Read more
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Air Force Times
U.S. veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his lifethe epitome of my personal commitment to take care of people," said Millsap, 33
U.S. veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life
Air Force Times / Posted 7 days ago
the epitome of my personal commitment to take care of people," said Millsap, 33, who served in the Marine Corps and upon re-enlistment joined the Army and became a Green Beret. For the time being, The Captain lives in southern Turkey, struggling to... Read more
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Air Force Times
Course 15 PME deadline delayed until 2017The Air Force is delaying until 2017 a policy making non-commissioned officers
Course 15 PME deadline delayed until 2017
Air Force Times / Posted 7 days ago
The Air Force is delaying until 2017 a policy making non-commissioned officers ineligible for promotion or re-enlistment if they don't finish the distance learning portion of their professional military education within a year. The Air Force last... Read more
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Express and Star
POLL: Should the enlistment age be increased from 16 to 18? « Express & StarThe charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a
POLL: Should the enlistment age be increased from 16 to 18? « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 7 days ago
The charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a letter to defence minister Penny Mordaunt, which is co-signed by the general secretary of the National Union of Teachers Christine Blower and the children's commissioners... Read more
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Daily Mail
US Army veteran fighting to gain asylum for his Iraqi Captain friendis the epitome of my personal commitment to take care of people,' said Millsap,
US Army veteran fighting to gain asylum for his Iraqi Captain friend
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
is the epitome of my personal commitment to take care of people,' said Millsap, who served in the Marine Corps and upon re-enlistment joined the Army and became a Green Beret. For the time being, The Captain lives in southern Turkey, struggling to... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea mulls enlisting 90 pct of men by 2020SEOUL, May 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is considering raising the enlistment rat
S. Korea mulls enlisting 90 pct of men by 2020
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 8 days ago
SEOUL, May 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is considering raising the enlistment ratio of men to 90 percent by 2020 to prevent a sharp decline in military resources in the rapidly aging society, a government official said Sunday. The official, who spoke... Read more
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Express and Star
Call to raise minimum enlistment age to 18 in Armed Forces « Express & Starearly and were "actively sought" for more dangerous infantry roles. The charit
Call to raise minimum enlistment age to 18 in Armed Forces « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 8 days ago
early and were "actively sought" for more dangerous infantry roles. The charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a letter to defence minister Penny Mordaunt, which is co-signed by the general secretary of the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Minimum age to join Armed Forces should be raised from 16, campaigners claimThe charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a
Minimum age to join Armed Forces should be raised from 16, campaigners claim
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
The charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a letter to defence minister Penny Mordaunt, which is co-signed by the general secretary of the National Union of Teachers Christine Blower and the children's commissioners... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Call to raise minimum enlistment age to 18 in Armed Forcesearly and were "actively sought" for more dangerous infantry roles. The charit
Call to raise minimum enlistment age to 18 in Armed Forces
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
early and were "actively sought" for more dangerous infantry roles. The charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a letter to defence minister Penny Mordaunt, which is co-signed by the general secretary of the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Call to raise minimum enlistment age to 18 in Armed Forcesearly and were "actively sought" for more dangerous infantry roles. The charit
Call to raise minimum enlistment age to 18 in Armed Forces
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 days ago
early and were "actively sought" for more dangerous infantry roles. The charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a letter to defence minister Penny Mordaunt, which is co-signed by the general secretary of the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Call to raise minimum enlistment age to 18 in Armed Forcesearly and were "actively sought" for more dangerous infantry roles. The charit
Call to raise minimum enlistment age to 18 in Armed Forces
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
early and were "actively sought" for more dangerous infantry roles. The charity urged the Government to raise the minimum enlistment age to 18 in a letter to defence minister Penny Mordaunt, which is co-signed by the general secretary of the... Read more
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Northern Star
Cemetery list sparks seach for soldier who served in both world warsthe 6th Light Horse Regiment and states that he enlisted at Adamstown on Octobe
Cemetery list sparks seach for soldier who served in both world wars
Northern Star / Posted 8 days ago
the 6th Light Horse Regiment and states that he enlisted at Adamstown on October 1, 1914. Went to Gallipoli This date of enlistment suggested he probably went to Gallipoli and further searches revealed quite a lot about Cyril Ernest Connors,... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Old National Armed Forces Pole Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedwayaction on the track during qualifying, there was a ceremony for new recruits. A
Old National Armed Forces Pole Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 8 days ago
action on the track during qualifying, there was a ceremony for new recruits. About 90 young men and women took the Oath of Enlistment for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. The 38th Infantry Division Band was there as well to show... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
PATRICK J. BUCHANAN: Is Mitt on suicide mission with ‘Never Trump’ campaign?the kind of cash that sloshes around in a presidential campaign, there should b
PATRICK J. BUCHANAN: Is Mitt on suicide mission with ‘Never Trump’ campaign?
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
the kind of cash that sloshes around in a presidential campaign, there should be no shortage of super PAC parasites at the enlistment office.Still missing, however, is the kamikaze pilot who gets just enough fuel to make it out to the fleet.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland County air show events cut short by low clouds, steady rainsaid. Nearby, another family tableau was unfolding as a dozen teenagers dresse
Westmoreland County air show events cut short by low clouds, steady rain
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
said. Nearby, another family tableau was unfolding as a dozen teenagers dressed in navy blue T-shirts took the oath of enlistment to join the Air Force. Chad Lynch of West Newton silently wiped a proud tear from his eye as his son Tyler, a... Read more
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Officer.com
The Oceanside Chronicles – PD: Premier Episode Revisitedafter he graduated from high school, near the end of the graduation party his p
The Oceanside Chronicles – PD: Premier Episode Revisited
Officer.com / Posted 10 days ago
after he graduated from high school, near the end of the graduation party his parents had thrown for him, Max announced his enlistment into the United States Navy. To say that this upset his parents, particularly his father, would be a huge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abuja 2016 - Turning Point Lake for Lake Chad Region?to break the cycle of violence in all countries where Boko Haram is active. Am
Abuja 2016 - Turning Point Lake for Lake Chad Region?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
to break the cycle of violence in all countries where Boko Haram is active. Among other things, they recommended the enlistment of local community and religious leaders as constantly hammered on by President Buhari; increased intelligence... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
NFL to return $724,000 that taxpayers spent on patriotic tributesthe paid events that the report flags as questionable were on-field color guard
NFL to return $724,000 that taxpayers spent on patriotic tributes
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 10 days ago
the paid events that the report flags as questionable were on-field color guard presentations during the national anthem, enlistment and reenlistment ceremonies, the unfurling of a giant flag by members of the military, and ceremonial first... Read more
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Dyersburg State Gazette
Surprise! Mother, daughter reunite after six-month deploymentDionna's mother, a Caruthersville, Missouri native, enlisted with the USAF as a
Surprise! Mother, daughter reunite after six-month deployment
Dyersburg State Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Dionna's mother, a Caruthersville, Missouri native, enlisted with the USAF as a means to provide for her daughter. Upon enlistment, Wilson endured several months of rigorous training and education, which ultimately led to her being assigned to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Lee Min Ho exempt from active duty service due to past injurythe 28-year-old actor will be working for two years as a public service personn
Lee Min Ho exempt from active duty service due to past injury
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
the 28-year-old actor will be working for two years as a public service personnel. No date has been announced on his enlistment. The horrific car accident happened in August 2006 when Lee Min Ho was just 19 and a fledgling actor. He and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland County air show plannedwith Michael Wiskus, Pitts Special demonstration • 1:30 p.m. – Warbird Flight
Westmoreland County air show planned
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
with Michael Wiskus, Pitts Special demonstration • 1:30 p.m. – Warbird Flight (TBM Avenger) • 1:38 p.m. – Air Force enlistment ceremony • 1:45 p.m. – Rob Holland MXS aerobatics • 2 p.m. – Shockwave Jet Truck #2 Run; race with Rob Holland... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
NFL returns money to feds from ‘paid patriotism’ eventsthe paid events that the report flags as questionable were on-field color guard
NFL returns money to feds from ‘paid patriotism’ events
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
the paid events that the report flags as questionable were on-field color guard presentations during the national anthem, enlistment and reenlistment ceremonies, the unfurling of a giant flag by members of the military, and ceremonial first... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
NFL returns $723,734 it was paid to honor militarythe troops, a practice they called "paid patriotism." The events included full
NFL returns $723,734 it was paid to honor military
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
the troops, a practice they called "paid patriotism." The events included full-field displays of the American flag, enlistment and re-enlistment ceremonies and emotional reunion events in which a service member returned to the surprise of... Read more
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TribLIVE
NFL returning money it was paid for military tributesthe paid events the report flags as questionable were on-field color guard pres
NFL returning money it was paid for military tributes
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
the paid events the report flags as questionable were on-field color guard presentations during the national anthem, enlistment and re-enlistment ceremonies, the unfurling of a giant flag by members of the military, and ceremonial first... Read more
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