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Memories of Hurricane Katrina are still strong a decade later. Three service members who were part of the relief effort reflect on all that happened.
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August is Preventive Health Month. The Military Health System wants the defense community to become more proactive in protecting their health.
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Service members sneak in sleep where they can. Here, Army National Guard soldiers catch a few minutes onboard a C-17 Globemaster en route to Fort Hunter Liggett in central California. The mission was part of the 349th Air Mobility Wing's Air Force Specialty Code Training Weekend providing reservists with hands-on, realistic training that helps to hone their skills. U.S. Air Force Photograph by Heide Couch/Released

Sleep issues are common in the military, especially after deployment, and they can lead to more problems. Know there are ways to fix it.
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Trisha Prabhu, 15, talks about her experiences with cyberbulling and how she's made a difference during the Military Child Education Coalition's 17th National Training Seminar in Washington, D.C.  DoD photo by Marvin Lynchard

Anonymity. Negativity. Embarrassment. They’re all associated with cyberbullying. Three people who took action against it tell parents what they need to know.
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Photo: Front and back view of a Purple Heart Medal

The Purple Heart is awarded to those who have been wounded or killed in action, but that wasn’t always its purpose, nor was that always its name.
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