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  1. Army Reservist Leads the Way for West Point CadetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    This ensures it is in the fire position before soldiers charge the handle back and fire the weapon. Army Reserve Sgt.

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  2. Army Veteran Pushes Through PTSD; Hopes to Break RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    As wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans representing American, British and Australian teams take to the track today to compete for medals, medically retired Army Staff Sgt. Megan Grudzinski hopes to break her own records from last year's Department of Defense Warrior Games and that Team Army will have a strong showing.

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  3. NASA Selects Army Surgeon for Astronaut TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    How many lifetimes does it take to become a soldier, pilot, doctor -- and an astronaut? For Army Maj. Francisco Rubio, the battalion surgeon assigned to 3rd Battalion, Army Maj.

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  4. Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson to Kick Off Warrior Games With ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    A star-studded concert featuring Grammy Award winning artists Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson will kick off the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games -- the annual Paralympic-style competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans -- at Soldier Field here July 1. "The men and women that serve and protect this country on a daily basis allow the rest of us the freedoms we enjoy," Shelton said. "I'm proud to be part of this event and root these heroes on to victory at this year's Warrior Games."

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  5. Astronaut Praises Space Station as 'Great Model for Society'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    The International Space Station is a "great model for society," said NASA astronaut and retired Army Col. Robert S. "Shane" Kimbrough , who returned to Earth on April 10 after 173 days in space.

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  6. Intrepid African-American Soldiers Broke Barriers, Paved the WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Throughout the nation's history, African-Americans have served in uniform with honor and distinction during times of war and peace. As a result of their sacrifices and intrepid spirits, today's highly capable and mission-ready Army leverages the strength of a diverse, all-volunteer force that includes more than 103,000 African-American soldiers.

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  7. Vice President Tells West Point Cadets America Honors Their ServiceRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    In this time of uncertainty and danger, America needs the service of all its citizens, Vice President Mike Pence said yesterday at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York. West Point Cadet Christian Nattiel, the U.S. Military Academy's first African American Rhodes Scholar, and retired Army Major Pat Locke, the first female African American USMA graduate, present a bust to Vice President Mike Pence during the Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper Dinner at the academy in West Point, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2017.

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  8. West Point AddressRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Vice President Mike Pence addresses the Corps of Cadets during the Flipper Dinner at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2017. The annual dinner is held to commemorate the life of Henry O. Flipper, the first African American graduate of West Point.

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