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In “This Week in the DoD” for April 13: This week marked the one-year anniversary of the Joining Forces campaign, a program focused on military families led by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President …
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By Elaine Sanchez, AFPS From www.defense.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, urged the nation’s governors to remove employment barriers for military spouses with professional licenses. “What we are …
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In “This Week in the DoD” for March 2: The armed forces medical examiner at the Dover Port Mortuary in Dover, Delaware, positively identified the remains of a soldier who was considered “missing – captured” since 2006.  Staff Sergeant Ahmed …
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In “This Week in the DoD” for Feb. 17: Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey have been on Capitol Hill this week, explaining the Defense Department’s new strategy and budget …
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By Elaine Sanchez, American Forces Press Service From www.defense.gov  WASHINGTON, D.C. – First Lady Michelle Obama announced a series of measures intended to increase the nation’s support for caregivers of wounded, ill and injured service members. Joined by Labor Secretary Hilda …
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