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The Spouse Angle Podcast – Up this week: Achieving Seven-Figure Business Success During a Pandemic

The Spouse Angle Podcast – Up this week: Achieving Seven-Figure Business Success During a Pandemic

This week: Why 2020 Was One Military Spouse Entrepreneur’s Best Year Yet

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Thumbnail: A change to Veteran Readiness and Employment benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs could mean more education money for thousands of veterans. (Stock photo)

Change allows extra GI Bill benefits for some disabled vets

Leo Shane III

Individuals who use Veteran Readiness and Employment benefits to pay for college classes will no longer have that counted against their eligibility for GI Bill payouts later on, after a rule change by Veterans Affairs officials earlier this month.

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Thumbnail: Thomas Burke, now a pastor, served in the Marine Corps from 2007 to 2010. (Photo courtesy of Thomas Burke)

This Marine vet is not your average pastor

Sarah Sicard

For Thomas Burke, a life of service was not simply an option, but an inevitability. Today the associate minister of children, youth and families at Norfield Congregational Church, he began his religious career in an unlikely place: the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Thumbnail: Brig. Gen. Kerry L. Muehlenbeck listens as Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey introduces her the state

Arizona governor appoints first woman to lead state’s National Guard

Jonathan J. Cooper, The Associated Press

PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday appointed Brig. Gen. Kerry Muehlenbeck to be the first female leader of the Arizona National Guard and the state’s emergency management agency as it enters a second year on the front lines in combatting COVID-19.

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Thumbnail: A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge clears material out of Ferry Bar in the Baltimore District in 2017. (Chris Gardner/Army)

Army Corps names 2 new boats for fallen Georgia soldiers

The Associated Press

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A federal agency is putting two new boats to work on the Georgia coast after naming them for fallen soldiers.

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Thumbnail: Capt. Donovan Holloway, an intelligence officer at Marine Corps Systems Command, demonstrates a prototype version of the new physical training uniform. (Tonya Smith/Marine Corps)

Marines: This might be your new physical training uniform

Philip Athey

The Marine Corps may soon have new green-on-green physical training uniforms.

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Thumbnail: Service members take part in the Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium on June 20, 2018, at the San Diego Convention Center. (1st Lt. Annabel Monroe/Air Force)

‘Pink tax’ on women’s military uniform items would be eliminated under new proposal

Leo Shane III

New legislation before Congress would require military leaders to eliminate the so-called “pink tax” by ensuring women receive uniform allowances more in line with what men receive.

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Thumbnail: Special tactics airmen from the 24th Special Operations Wing jump out of an MC-130H Combat Talon II at Hurlburt Field, Fla., in January 2015. The 24th SOW’s mission is to provide special tactics forces for rapid global e

First enlisted woman qualifies for formal combat controller training

Rachel S. Cohen

A female airman will soon begin formal training to become an Air Force combat controller, the closest any enlisted woman has gotten to breaking that glass ceiling so far.

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