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Plan to replace 'Choice' also will modernize VA health system

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October 20, 2017
Congress, the Department of Veterans Affairs and veterans service organizations will begin to spar this month over final details of a plan that not only will replace the much-...
Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene, right, U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Warrant Officer Toshiaki Miyamae, middle, and Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Anthony Spadaro, U.S. Pacific Command senior enlisted leader, listen to opening remarks during a senior enlisted leader symposium at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 13, 2017. (Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Pacific Command Senior Enlisted Leader Discusses Region's Network of Allies

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October 20, 2017
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2017 — North Korea's actions have stressed the need for strong relationships with allies throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, the senior enlisted leader...
Kenneth P. Rapuano, the assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense and global security, poses for his official photo in the Army portrait studio at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va, June 21, 2017. (Army photo by Monica King)

DoD Just One Piece of Cyberdefense Puzzle, Official Says

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October 20, 2017
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2017 — Defense of America’s interests in cyberspace took center stage on Capitol Hill today as the Senate Armed Services Committee heard testimony about...
The 11th Engineer Battalion unveils its colors for the first time during an activation ceremony at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. KIMBERLY JENKINS/U.S. ARMY
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Permanent engineer battalion sets up shop at Camp Humphreys

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October 19, 2017
OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — A new engineer battalion planted its flag at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Wednesday — this time for good.
A new uniform modeled after the World War II-era "pinks and greens" were presented last week at the Association of the United States Army's annual exposition in Washington, D.C. (COURTESY OF THE U.S. ARMY)
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Soldiers like new ‘pinks and greens’ but aren’t happy about growing wardrobe

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October 19, 2017
CAMP ZAMA, Japan — Some soldiers like the look of proposed retro-style uniforms unveiled by the Army last week but say they already have too many outfits.
Lt. Gen. Gwen Bingham, assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, speaks Oct. 10, 2017, at the Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by David Vergun)

New Army Installation Readiness board to examine, prioritize installation readiness

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October 19, 2017
WASHINGTON -- The acting secretary of the Army recently authorized formation of an Installation Readiness Board of Directors that will examine and prioritize installation...