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The Carrigg family poses with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, in July 2017 on Capitol Hill. Army 1st Sgt. Joshua Carrigg and his wife Austin were among dozens of special needs family to file a complaint that the military failed them after care to their sick children was denied. From left: Christian and Nickolas Carrigg, their father Joshua Carrigg, Coons, Melanie and Austin Carrigg. (PHOTO COURTESY OF AUSTIN CARRIGG)

'We are just tired of this fight:' Special-needs families say military is still failing them


WASHINGTON — Shortly after his baby daughter’s open heart surgery in Boston nearly six years ago, Army 1st Sgt. Joshua Carrigg was...

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters

USAF improves interoperability, strengthens Indo-Pacific partnerships


ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE BASE DARWIN, Australia -- U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of...

Stopping smoking can be difficult, but healthy living is a daily effort. Take command of your health today. (U.S. Army graphic by Karin Martinez)

Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief

I always thought about quitting smoking. I hated the taste, the smell on my clothes, the constant coughing and belabored...
More than 80 percent of recruit injuries occur to lower body. (Image courtesy Army Public Health Center)

Reduce your risk of running and sports injuries


In the last year, more than half of all Soldiers were diagnosed with an injury. Those injured are usually treated through...

Photo courtesy of DeCA

Commissary sales promotions highlight back-to-school, football, Oktoberfest events in September


FORT LEE, Va. – Worldwide back-to-school sidewalk sales and promotions linked to football season, Oktoberfest and...

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Francis Attipoe, 51st Force Support Squadron food shift leader, gets a healthy and nutritious meal from the House dining facility at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea Pacific, Aug. 16, 2018. Osan started a new initiative, Food First!, to promote a healthier lifestyle and educate active duty military members about nutrition and safe supplement use. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexander Karnafel)

Food First! sets wellness initiative


OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- In an effort to promote a healthier lifestyle, multiple Osan units partnered up and began a new...

U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander (right), speaks with Senior Master Sgt. Eric Bennett (middle), 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit superintendent, and Capt. Donovan Ricks (left), 80th AMU officer in charge, during Exercise Pitch Black 2018, at Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin, Australia, Aug. 13, 2018. Brown, who started his career at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, visited with participating Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing. (Photo by Senior Airman Savannah Waters)

COMPACAF visits Exercise Pitch Black 2018


ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE BASE DARWIN, Australia -- U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, received an...

The US Army Audit Agency holds a small ribbon cutting ceremony at building 12601


The US Army Audit Agency held a small ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 14 at building 12601 to commemorate their official opening since...

Family fitness with young children


As a parent of young children, your time may not always feel like your own. Despite best efforts to stay on top of your family’s...


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