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U.S. Navy Petty Officers 1st Class Joshua Mathison, left, assigned to USS Mount Whitney, and Jason Pavlica, right, assigned to Naval Criminal Investigative Service Protective Service Operations, play with children at the Centro Laila Orphanage in Mondragone, Italy, Feb. 20, 2013, as part of a Sailor of the Year community service project. The Centro Laila Orphanage shelters and fosters Italian children, as well as children from immigrant families. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian T. Glunt

U.S. Navy Petty Officers 1st Class Joshua Mathison, left, assigned to USS Mount Whitney, and Jason Pavlica, right, assigned to Naval Criminal Investigative Service Protective Service Operations, play with children at the Centro Laila Orphanage in Mondragone, Italy, Feb. 20, …
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Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Jimmy Cosby Jr., pay deck staff non-commissioned officer for the Marine Forces Reserve disbursing office, and Cpl. Cristel Zimmermanoset, zeros clerk at the Marine Forces Reserve finance office, decide on which toy to purchase for the Toys for Tots campaign in New Orleans, La., Nov. 13, 2012. The Toys for Tots campaign had been helping give toys to less fortunate children since 1947. Marine Forces Reserve, in conjunction with local community organizations, is working to top last year’s number of more than nine million toys donated. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Marcin Platek

The Toys for Tots campaign had been helping give toys to less fortunate children since 1947.
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Families are such an integral part to the military community.  Whether it’s mothers, fathers, spouses, loved ones or children, the family is a source of strength and support to the service members.  U.S. Army Chief of Staff, General Raymond Odierno delivers a …
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USO centers are lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families.  At more than 160 locations worldwide the USO provides a home away from home for troops and their families.  Last year alone, USO centers were visited 8 million …
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August is typically recognized as National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). With back to school coming up, and influenza season being only a few months away, it’s a great reminder to our nation that people of all ages require timely immunization …
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