Keith Nolan

Will The Deaf Ever Be Able To Enlist?

Throughout history, the Military has always been changing. For example, women couldn’t enlist until 1948 when Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act. Over the past five...

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Defense bill to add 17,000 soldiers

By Rebecca Khell, The Hill The House Armed Services Committee would add 17,000 soldiers to the Army in its annual defense policy bill, committee aides told reporters Tuesday. The soldiers were not...

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Toptier Training at the NTC

While in the barren Mojave Desert, AKA “Death Valley,” Fort Irwin is home to one of the country’s premier training facilities: The National Training Center. Every year, National...

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10-year old Megan in Stuttgart

Moving from state to state is a hard adjustment for any family, but what about moving to an entirely new continent? Military families all know that there is always a possibility that they will need...

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From Sorority Girl To Soldier

Nine months ago, Natalia Spivey was a typical college freshman majoring in accounting. She also rushed and joined the Delta Delta chapter of the sorority, Kappa Delta, at Troy University. Today...

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Toughing Out Training At The JRTC

Every summer, National Guard troops spend two weeks training at one of the Combat Training Centers (CTC). While training at a CTC is challenging, it prepares the National Guard for any situation...

Christina Lynn Cowle

Stationed In Paradise

For most Americans, Hawaii the ultimate tropical vacation destination. In fact, a majority of us just daydream about visiting it one day in the far-off future. However, for the 49,187 active duty and...

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Why the M4 is a terribly flawed weapon

By David Maccar, Range 356 So said a major general to the Senate Armed Services committee, adding that the “American penchant for arming troops with lousy rifles has been responsible for a...