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By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service From www.defense.gov  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Until the 1960s, veterans groups used the red poppy as the symbol of Veterans Day. In Great Britain, it still is. The symbol comes from a poem, “In Flanders …
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Robert L. Gordon III, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family Policy) On Veterans Day, we come together as a nation to give thanks to the men and women who have served and defended our country.  This Veterans …
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By the American Forces Press Service From www.defense.gov  WASHINGTON, D.C.– In their ongoing review of military benefits in connection with the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” Defense Department officials have now identified a total of 14 benefits where members may …
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The United States Marine Corps traces its institutional roots to the Continental Marines of the American Revolutionary War, formed by Captain Samuel Nicholas by a resolution of the Second Continental Congress on 10 November 1775, to raise 2 battalions of …
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Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman, Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, is interview by The Pentagon Channel. In this video Sgt. Maj. Battaglia talks about his goals and priorities during his tenure.

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