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Kim Jong Un is the patron saint of hilarious photos

J.D. Simkins

We’re not all photogenic. Some of us wander through life desperately searching for the right hair style, a presentable physique, or a face that doesn’t elicit a “That person’s definitely a murderer” reaction.

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Pregnant, postpartum women can now attend Air Force PME

Stephen Losey

The Air Force is now allowing all pregnant and postpartum airmen to attend professional military education, in an effort to remove barriers that sometimes limited women’s career development.

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Saddle up for a ride through the cosmos, partner — Space Force has horses

J.D. Simkins

There is an equine arm of the United States Space Force — no, we’re not horsing around.

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Are squid teeth the secret to building self-healing robots? The Army thinks so

Todd South

Scientists working with the Army are employing a natural self-healing process using squid teeth in ways that could allow future engineers to manufacture self-fixing parts in soldier clothing, prosthetic legs, personal protective equipment and even robot parts.

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Military health officials pivoted to help attack COVID-19

Karen Jowers

The military’s ability to pivot quickly to fight enemies doesn’t just apply to air, sea, ground and space forces. The military medical system has been in a unique position to respond to the urgency of COVID-19 on a number of fronts, defense health officials said. Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/H2lZWnZlubk

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Plan to change VA motto to include women draws Republican support

Leo Shane III and Joe Gould

A House panel on Thursday advanced plans to replace the Department of Veterans Affairs mission statement with gender-neutral language, with Republican lawmakers offering strong support to the idea in opposition to the administration’s objections.

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House OKs free national park access for Gold Star families

The Associated Press

BAR HARBOR, Maine — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a proposal from two Maine lawmakers to give families of fallen military service members free access to national parks.

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Army Ten-Miler goes virtual thanks to pandemic

Harm Venhuizen

Retired Army Col. Mike Jason has been running the Army Ten-Miler for eight years now, and he wears the same shirt every time.

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87-year-old Korean War veteran graduates high school

The Associated Press

JACKSON, Mich. — A Korean War veteran who dropped out of high school during his junior year in 1952 to join the U.S. Air Force and became a pilot during the war has finally received his high school diploma at age 87.

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