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Female airmen attend a training forum last year at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.  JACQUELINE JASTRZEBSKI/U.S. AIR
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Air Force OKs new hairstyles for women, off-duty earrings for men

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July 18, 2018
The Air Force has followed the Army, Navy and Marine Corps in authorizing its female servicemembers to wear their hair in dreadlocks.
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N. Korea may return up to 55 sets of US war dead remains next week, official says

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July 18, 2018
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has agreed to hand over as many as 55 sets of remains believed to be from American troops killed in the 1950-53 war, and to allow the United...
Lance Cpl. William Henderson, a mortarman with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, fires an 81mm experimental non-lethal indirect fire munition round during a weapons testing event, July 16, 2018 at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii.  ADAM MONTERA/U.S. MARINE CORPS
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Marines field-test new flash-bang mortar rounds during RIMPAC

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July 18, 2018
POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii — The Marine Corps field-tested flash-bang mortar rounds designed to suppress the enemy and save civilian lives during the Rim of the Pacific...
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (July 13, 2018) Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer speaks with Sailors and Marines during an All Hands Call in Seoul. Spencer’s visit highlights the ironclad partnership between the U.S. and ROK Navies and is part of a broader visit to the Indo-Pacific region. (Photo by Seaman William Carlisle)

SECNAV visits US, ROK leaders in Seoul

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July 18, 2018
SEOUL, Republic of Korea – Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer visited U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) civilian and military leaders during a visit to Seoul, July 13.

Dining out prices rise highest in Busan, Korea

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July 18, 2018
Prices for dining out at restaurants in Busan have risen the highest in the country according to recent statistics released by the government.
Veterans who are eligible for a refund for taxes paid on their disability severance payment can submit a 1040X Amended U.S. Individual Tax Return for their reimbursement. Army Lt. Col. David Dulaney, the executive director for the Armed Forces Tax Council, said the Defense Department has identified more than 130,000 veterans who may be eligible for the refund. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando

Eligible veterans can seek refund for taxes on disability severance payment

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July 18, 2018
WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department has identified more than 130,000 veterans who may be eligible for a refund for taxes paid on their disability severance payment, a DoD tax...