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Almost half of TRICARE’s 9.7 million beneficiaries and nearly 15 percent of the military are women. The 2012 National Women’s Health Week is May 13-19, a good time for women to examine their health habits and learn about the women’s …
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“I lost my leg in Afghanistan.  Stepped on an IED.” “I was struck in the head with an ax.” “I was shot by a sniper in the face.” The “how did you get here” stories of the wounded warriors competing in this …
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Every morning when Chess Johnson wakes up, he does what he likes to call, “the dirty thirty,” or 30 push-ups, pull-ups, dips, lunges, squats and back exercises. A former infantryman, physical fitness and mental toughness were traits drilled into him …
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When the smoke cleared and the concussion from the improvised explosive device had subsided, Army Lt. Col. Daniel “Danny” Dudek lay on the bottom of his Stryker vehicle. He was concerned and sad – sad because one of his soldiers …
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U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestler Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers is more concerned about making good on a promise to his late grandfather than the return of Rulon Gardner, his former archrival on the mat. “I just want …
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