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Marines with November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion wait to have their uniforms examined by fitters at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Nov. 9, 2018.  TYLER HLAVAC/U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO
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Company of female Marines are first to graduate in new dress blues

News
November 20, 2018
A company of Marines became the first to graduate in the service’s new female blue dress uniforms Friday at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.
Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert M. Worley II, director of education service for the Veterans Benefit Administration, listens during a House Veterans' Affairs subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill, Nov. 15, 2018. (JOE GROMELSKI/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Leader of Forever GI Bill implementation reassigned to Houston office

Education
November 17, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs official leading implementation of a major expansion to veterans’ education benefits will be reassigned to a regional office in...
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Yongsan Garrison schools to close in June after six decades of teaching military kids

Education
November 17, 2018
YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea — U.S. elementary, middle and high schools on Yongsan will close at the end of this school year as the military population shifts to its new...

This Weekend at your Guam Museum

Travel
November 15, 2018
HITA Talk: The Future of Guam's Reef November 17, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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A 'perfect storm' of GI Bill problems is costing veterans, taxpayers

News
November 15, 2018
WASHINGTON — Widespread information technology problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs continue to affect thousands of student veterans who have gone without housing...
Christian Academy Japan Knights volleyball players celebrate their Far East Division II tournament title.  KRYSTAL DUENAS/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Girls Volleyball: Knights hold off Trojans to break title drought

Education
November 13, 2018
CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea – After a slow start to the tournament, Christian Academy Japan turned it on the last two days and captured its first Far East Division II Girls...