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joining forces

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden rededicated themselves to the Joining Forces initiative with a goal of creating a national culture of support.
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U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman Brian Mays, a medic assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, reads a book as part of a United Through Reading Read-a-thon on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Jan. 18, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup

More than 20 service members assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah recently found a new way to connect with loved ones by participating in a United Through Reading read-a-thon.
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marines battle

When it comes to battle, Marines have the tactical knowledge to come out on top. But when challenged by the children of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, they gave more fun than fight.
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U.S. Army file photo by Master Sgt. Mark Olsen

Army Emergency Relief scholarships for the academic year 2013-2014 became available Jan. 2, 2013, for spouses and children of soldiers, retired soldiers and reserve-component soldiers.
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Marine Corps Pfc. Clayton greets his family during a homecoming ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., Dec. 17, 2012. Smith is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 24th MEU returned to the U.S. after completing a nearly nine month deployment as an expeditionary crisis response force with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher

                            Marine Corps Pfc. Clayton greets his family during a homecoming ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., Dec. 17, 2012. Smith is assigned to …
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