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Military healthcare Phase 2

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Military healthcare Phase 2

The Defense Health Agency will take the next step this fall in evolving healthcare across the Military Health System, which oversees the care and well-being of some 9.5 million people, including servicemembers, families and retirees. As part of Phase 2 of the MHS overhaul, half of the roughly 375 military treatment

Taking the load off soldiers

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Taking the load off soldiers

Infantry soldiers often carry an array of supplies and gear that together can weigh anywhere from 60 to 120 pounds, said Capt. Erika Hanson, the assistant product manager for the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport. But the SMET vehicle, which the Army expects to field in just under three years, "is designed

Educational opportunities increase for officers

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Educational opportunities increase for officers

  WASHINGTON - Two changes made to a set of programs will make participation easier for officers wanting to expand their military careers with opportunities such as fellowships and scholarships. Under the officer "Broadening Opportunity Program," or BOP, officers can apply to all programs they qualify for, instead

Upgrade kits for M4 coming

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Upgrade kits for M4 coming

WASHINGTON (Army News Service) - The Army expects to field the new sniper rifle, the XM2010, by January. And conversion kits for the M4 rifle will come next year. A panel of program managers from Program Executive Office Soldier met Oct. 14 at the Pentagon to discuss the status of several

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WA kid tops in U.S.

Trip Landon, 17, of Ellensburg, Washington, was recognized as the National Guard's 2016 "Military Child of the Year," during an April 14 ceremony, here. Trip's father, Capt. John L. Landon, II, serves as a field artillery captain with the 66th Theater Aviation Command, part of the Washington National Guard. As a

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