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July, 2014

July 31, 2014

Officials Discuss Education, Careers for Military Children

Creating better education standards is key to preparing military children for college and future careers, the U.S. government’s top education official and the National Guard Bureau’s chief said.

July 31, 2014

Face of Defense: Marine Keeps Conversation Flowing

Marine Corps Sgt. Levi J. Slife's skill as a conversationalist helps him in his job as a joint terminal attack controller.

July 31, 2014

Sailor Shares Successful Mail Center Recovery Experience

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class James Stilipec shared his story of how the Mail Recovery Center in Atlanta helped him finding a box he had mailed while he was serving in Afghanistan.

July 31, 2014

Recovery Center Shares Tips for Safeguarding Military Mail

Officials at the Mail Recovery Center in Atlanta hope to assist service members in recovering their lost items and offer tips to prevent misplacement or delays.

July 31, 2014

SOCOM Commander Praises Military Support Groups

The head of U.S. Special Operations Command has credited groups providing support to military families for the success of thousands of young adults who go on to choose a military career.

July 31, 2014

CORRECTED VERSION: Immunization Awareness Month Kicks Off in August

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and while vaccines are important for people of all ages, they’re vital to the Defense Department’s fighting force.

July 30, 2014

DoD Honors Workforce Recruitment Program Participants

Defense Department officials hosted a July 28 awards ceremony for participants in the Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students and Recent Graduates with Disabilities.

July 30, 2014

Locklear Briefs on Asia-Pacific, Partners, Security

Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, discussed the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region, successful engagement with partners there, and conditions for continued stability and security in the region.

July 30, 2014

DoD to Implement 3-Tier Civilian Performance Appraisal System

Pentagon officials delivered a report to Congress on the progress the Defense Department has made over the last six months in redesigning personnel authorities.

July 30, 2014

Face of Defense: Amputee Pilot Inspires Fellow Airmen

Air Force Capt. Ryan McGuire completed pilot training despite losing a leg in a boating accident, and is now a motivational speaker to airmen.

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