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U.S. Army Capt. Kristen Griest smiles at friends and family as she waits with her Army Ranger School Class 08-15 to graduate at Fort Benning, Georgia, Aug. 21, 2015. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez

Army Capt. Kristen Griest continues to break barriers. After being one of the first women to earn the Ranger tab, she’s now the Army’s first female infantry officer.
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Prime PCS season is almost here. If your military family is moving, there are lots of things you should prepare for before you go.
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TSA is offering free expedited screening to active duty service members and Department of Defense government civilians.
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Children run on the playground at Debden Park on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class John Nieves Camacho

Playground falls are the leading cause of TBI among children under 14, so make sure you know the signs and symptoms if they need help.
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U.S. Army Ranger, Capt. Brain Slamkowski, assigned to the Maneuver Center of Excellence, carries a 135-pound cement ball during one of many obstacles on Day 1 of the Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Georgia, April 15, 2016. DoD photo by Katie Lange

Everyone knows the Army Rangers are tough, but how do they know who’s the toughest? Through a grueling 60-hour competition, that’s how.
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