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Halfway Home

Some U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, which is currently deployed to Afghanistan, had the opportunity to come back home for the holidays.

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PCS Moving: Tenth Time’s The Charm

By Jennifer Gerrior, guest DoDLive blogger  Assuming the average PCS requires an average of 2.5 months of planning, packing, unpacking, and readjusting, I have worked more than 24 months of my adult life coordinating our family’s moves over the course of my husband’s career.  A sobering thought, considering some have attained advanced degrees in less time. Ten military moves have been …

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The Army is My Home

Story by Bob Reinert, USAG-Natick Public Affairs From www.soldiers.dodlive.mil  Many Soldiers have called the Army their home over the years. Few have meant it more than Staff Sgt. Sharalis Canales. You see, when Canales enlisted in late 2005, she had no home. Instead, she was living in a New York City shelter and facing an uncertain future. “I didn’t have …

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The Long Road Home

Video from The Pentagon Channel [youtube hWAekkSl_Ek nolink] The Pentagon Channel presents Recon: The Long Road Home. Growing numbers of female veterans are struggling with homelessness, military sexual trauma and PTSD. This explores the journey home after war through the eyes of two young female veterans and follow their quest to find a “new normal”.

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Marine’s Training Tested During Armed Robbery

From the Pentagon Channel [youtube kl8zQpxQefQ nolink] Marine Lt. Col. Karl Trenker was shot when a craigslist deal went bad; his combat training may have saved his life. He and his fiancé describe what happened. Catch the full Around the Services story here: http://bit.ly/z4Isda and here: http://bit.ly/Azftx2

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