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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced July 25 that the Pentagon is launching a new website dedicated to those who have earned the military’s highest awards for valor. The site — valor.defense.gov — is designed to raise awareness of service members’ …
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The Navy‘s skilled machine tool operators, called machinery repairmen, on board USS Enterprise (CVN 65) do everything from making replacement parts to fixing machinery and on a floating city that skill set can make or break the ship’s ability to …
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Health professionals have long known the promise of electronic health records. For more than two decades, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have been working together to apply the benefits of this fast evolving …
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The Rim of the Pacific, or RIMPAC 2012 exercise, is wrapping up in and around the Hawaiin islands.  The U.S. Pacific Fleet is hosting the largest international maritime exercise, now in its 23rd year, and includes more than 40 ships …
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For many women and men, the Olympics are the pinnacle of success to aspire to in athletic competition. For one sailor, that dream has come true… but not just for her. IT1 Sandra Uptagrafft is at the Olympics this year WITH her husband, Eric, …
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