VOL. 21 - NO. 32
AUG 21 - 28, 2016
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Army Names Almost 500 Officers for Promotion to Colonel

The U.S. Army has identified almost 500 officers for promotion to the rank of colonel. The Army released the results of the FY16 Army Competitive Category Colonel Promotion selection board that met earlier this year. The Senate must confirm the list before the service can schedule promotions. The board selected 463 officers for promotion, including 205 officers from the Operations (OPS) category, 149 officers from Operations Support (OS) and 109 from Force Sustainment (FS). The six branches with the highest... more


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Coast Guard Medevacs Two Mauled by Bear in Alaska

Army Names Almost 500 Officers for Promotion to Colonel

Marine SuperCobra Helicopters Join ISIS Fight Over Libya

BOOK REVIEW: “Healing the Vegan Way” by Mark Reinfeld

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Baby Wallaroo Emerges from Mom’s Pouch at Oakland Zoo

Joint Base Lewis-McChord Airshow Features Thunderbirds, Golden Knights, 'Old Warbirds'

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Lucie Arnaz, Award-Winning Star of Stage and Screen, Coming 
to Feinstein’s at The Nikko

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Cavalia Presents Its Latest Creation, “Odysseo”

Hill Air Force Base Begins Process of Shipping F-16s to Other Bases

93-Year-Old Veteran Completes 2,600-Mile Run Across U.S.