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DoD graphic by Regina Ali

The military retirement system has remained fairly consistent for decades, but that’s about to change. Find out how it affects you here.
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Bryce Fisher. Photos by Army Sgt. Jim Greenhill/ Air Force Staff Sgt. Martina Culich

Many service members have played in the NFL over the years. How many of them do you know? Here are just a few.
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U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Samantha Meadors

As we celebrate Women’s Equality Day and reflect on all the triumphs of the past century, the military is making strides towards women’s equality.
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Photo: Front and back view of a Purple Heart Medal

The Purple Heart is awarded to those who have been wounded or killed in action, but that wasn’t always its purpose, nor was that always its name.
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Col. Roger Watkins, 14th Flying Training Wing commander, presents the oath to Staff Sgt. Christopher Dooley during his reenlistment ceremony. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josh Harbin

Many service members choose to reenlist after their military contracts are up. Check out some of the unique ways people have done so.
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