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Tech Sgt. Murat Elahi is a weapons expert stationed at Incirlik Air Base, but it’s his knowledge of Turkey and its language that make him stand out among his fellow airmen. Check out this video to hear his story: Video …
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Soldiers of the 17th Fires Brigade host Family Shoot Day, which gives family members a unique, in-depth look at what their service members do for their country.  Family Shoot Day gives family members an opportunity to see soldiers in action …
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  Walt Whitman, considered one of the great American poets, wrote many poems about the United States Civil War, which he experienced firsthand as a volunteer nurse in Washington, DC. The first stanza of “By Blue Ontario’s Shore” is from …
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Managing pain and other ailments might not always require a pill bottle.  More people are turning to alternative ways to treat severe and sometimes stubborn conditions.  The so-called father of acupuncture in the military has not only tailored a procedure …
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Military snipers need many skills.  The must be physically and mentally tough while being a crack shot under pressure.  SSgt Alyssa Gomez is a member of the 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron and a recent graduate of the close precision …
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