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After spending four months with the Fort Riley, Kan., Warrior Transition Battalion as a patient, Army Sgt. Troy Tow now serves as a squad leader for the very same battalion.
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What would you say or do to help your battle buddy who you felt was not being themselves? One particular battle buddy did what he could to keep his friend alive.
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Cicely Verstein didn’t plan on breaking any new ground when she enlisted in the Army, but the job she selected at the recruiting station has thrust her into the military spotlight. At age 21, Verstein will be the first female …
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By Melissa K. Buckley, Fort Leonard Wood From www.defense.gov  FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Army Sgt. Sandra Coast graduated from Basic Combat Training here Feb. 17, officially beginning her Army career at 51 years old. The average age for an Army …
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By Air Force Staff Sgt. Heather Skinkle, 451st Air Expeditionary Wing From www.defense.gov  KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Deployments are nothing new for Army 1st Sgt. Walter Josephs Jr., who is serving on his sixth. But his son and namesake, Air Force …
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