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Traumatic brain injuries can happen anywhere. Regardless of how or when, all TBIs need medical attention, experts warn. (Photo courtesy of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center)

Invisible wound, visible effects: TBIs need medical help – and the sooner, the better

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December 16, 2017
From falling on a slippery sidewalk to being exposed to an explosive blast, traumatic brain injuries can happen to anyone, anywhere. While these injuries may be invisible to the...
The simple act of washing your hands will decrease the risk of illness for you and your family this holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michelle Gigante)

Four tips for staying healthy this holiday season

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December 16, 2017
The Military Health System can’t guarantee you’ll have a holly, jolly holiday season. But following these health and wellness tips may help make this the best time of the year....
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cartier Johnson, left, and Airman 1st Class Charles Gaines, 20th Security Forces Squadron bike patrolmen, patrol base housing at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 15, 2017. Every bike patrol shift consists of two patrolmen who watch over base housing every day from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. (ASHLEY MALDONADO/U.S. AIR FORCE)

Military stateside housing allowances to rise only 0.7 percent

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December 16, 2017
See charts of 2018 stateside BAH rates for those with and without dependents at the bottom of the story.
U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

December enlisted in-system supplemental promotion list released

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December 15, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force selected 211 Airmen today for promotion via the enlisted in-system supplemental promotion process.
APRA HARBOR, Guam (Dec. 14, 2017) Sailors assigned to Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) are welcomed to Guam by 2017 Miss Asia Pacific International Annania Nauta, center, and 2017 Miss World Guam Destiny Cruz during their arrival celebration at Naval Base Guam. Asheville replaced USS Chicago (SSN 721) as Guam's fourth forward-deployed submarine. (U.S. Navy photo by Culinary Specialist Submarines Seaman Jonathan Perez/RELEASED)

Guam welcomes USS Asheville

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December 15, 2017
SANTA RITA, Guam (Dec.
Army Directive 2017-28, signed Dec. 7, 2017, aims to ensure that in the future, enough Soldiers in the grades specialist and sergeant will be integrated onto the promotion-recommended list for promotion to sergeant or staff sergeant. The result will be that more fully-qualified Soldiers get to see promotion, and the Army gets to fill leadership slots. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jose Ibarra)

More 'robust' promotion list offers specialists, sergeants improved upward mobility

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December 15, 2017
WASHINGTON -- This month, the Army could have selected for promotion over 8,700 additional Soldiers to either sergeant or staff sergeant across more than 90 military occupational...