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Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven Giordano attends a hearing on Capitol Hill, March   8, 2017. (CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Navy misconduct investigation continues as top enlisted sailor retires

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June 23, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Navy said it would complete its investigation into Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven Giordano after he announced Thursday that he would retire amid...
Former Army Capt. Emily Nunez Cavness successfully started her own business as an ROTC cadet. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo)

Afraid To start your own business? This vet did it as an ROTC cadet

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June 23, 2018
WASHINGTON -- A lot of service members and veterans are budding entrepreneurs, but not everybody has the confidence or know-how to make their business idea happen.
Lance Cpl. Donald Harmon, a chemical biological radiological and nuclear specialist from Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, prepares for a hike to a combat town during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2015. (JUAN ESQUEDA/U.S. MARINE CORPS)
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US widens suspension of military drills in S. Korea, says cancellations are 'indefinite'

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June 23, 2018
SEOUL, South Korea — The United States canceled more planned military exercises in South Korea, saying the suspension was indefinite amid negotiations over North Korea’s nuclear...
U.S. Border Patrol agents conduct intake of people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the U.S.at the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018.  U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
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DHS requests room for up to 20,000 unaccompanied minors on military bases

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June 22, 2018
WASHINGTON — Up to 20,000 migrant children could be housed on U.S. military bases under a plan being considered by President Donald Trump’s administration, according to U.S....
Seaman Cody Slone, left, Petty Officer 1st Class Joshua Morcom and Seaman Chase Marr show pictures of their newborn babies from their cellphones aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey. The Navy announced a new parental leave plan on Thursday. (NAVY MEDIA CONTENT SERVICES)
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Navy adds flexibility to parental leave policy

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June 23, 2018
Navy couples will now decide which parent gets primary caregiver leave under a new parental and adoption leave policy.
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven Giordano speakes to sailors at Chinhae Naval Base, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018.  MARCUS FICHTL/STARS AND STRIPES
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Navy’s top enlisted sailor announces retirement amidst misconduct probe

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June 22, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Navy’s senior enlisted sailor on Thursday announced he would leave the service in an attempt to “avoid distraction” as the Navy inspector general probes...