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This teen lost nearly 200 pounds to join the Marine Corps

Diana Stancy Correll

Gabriel Ramirez’s high school classmates viewed him as “Meatball.”

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Weather forces scrub of Crew Dragon launch with two former military test pilots aboard

Diana Stancy Correll

Update: Original launch scrubbed over weather concerns. Successful lift-off was at 3:22 p.m. ET Saturday, May 30.

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Police: Fort Leavenworth soldier saved lives by stopping shooter on bridge

The Associated Press

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — A soldier stationed in Kansas saved “countless lives” Wednesday when he hit a man with his car as the man was shooting randomly at people on a bridge near an Army base, a police chief said.

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OCP uniform dates delayed due to coronavirus

Stephen Losey

The Air Force has delayed the dates airmen are required to wear certain parts of the new Operational Camouflage Uniform, to try to reduce stress during the coronavirus crisis.

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Colt 1911 pistol carried by Marine on Iwo Jima going up for auction

J.D. Simkins

A Colt 1911 pistol carried during the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima is being put up for auction on June 6.

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Army 4-star will co-lead Manhattan Project-style effort to create and distribute COVID-19 vaccine

Kyle Rempfer

The general helming Army Materiel Command will co-lead the president’s effort to find a vaccine for the novel coronavirus by January 2021, President Donald Trump announced Friday.

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Selection boards to resume in July, Navy says

Diana Stancy Correll

The Navy will resume holding selection, advancement and continuation boards in Millington, Tennessee, starting July 1, a move that comes after the service announced in the spring that selection boards were postponed indefinitely.

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In a first, B-1s fly over Sweden for training

Stephen Losey

Two B-1B Lancer bombers from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota flew to the Nordic region of Europe Wednesday as part of a training mission with allies.

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Here are some new rules for relaxing stay-at-home policies on military installations

Meghann Myers

Almost two months after military installations around the world went into a partial lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus, the Pentagon is issuing new guidance for local commanders in states where stay-at-home orders are gradually lifting.

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