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First lady Michelle Obama, right, Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, center, and Maj. Gen. James McConville attend a jobs fair for military members and spouses, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Fort Campbell, Ky. (Mark Humphrey/AP)

First lady announces one-stop job site for veterans

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April 24, 2014

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine...

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Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael D. Stevens speaks to sailors at an all-hands call at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, on April 23, 2014. Taking an informal poll, Stevens asked the sailors to raise their hands if they would rate Navy morale as ''good.'' (Trevor Andersen/Stars and Stripes)

Sailors say sexual assault programs better, but still need work

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April 24, 2014

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Navy efforts to address sexual assault in the ranks have improved, but it still faces challenges ranging from preserving confidentiality to fear of punishment for intervening in a potential assault, sailors told...

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It's here: Breitling honors WWII vets with limited edition “Guam” watch

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April 22, 2014

Luxury pilot-watch specialist, Breitling, has partnered with the non-profit Honor Flight Network, which flies World War II veterans to the memorial dedicated to their service in Washington, D.C., to release 56 limited-edition Breitling watches...

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Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael D. Stevens holds up a tablet computer during an all-hands call at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, on April 23, 2014. Stevens told the audience that new Navy recruits will be issued one in bootcamp to keep up with trends in technology. (Trevor Andersen/Stars and Stripes)

Navy’s top enlisted chief sees room for improving morale

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April 24, 2014

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A quick show of the hands of about 1,000 sailors gathered with the Navy’s top enlisted man indicated that morale is good but needs improvement at a time when next year’s budget proposals would effectively erode...

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