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Sun, 09 Nov 2014 09:55:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141109/OFFDUTY04/311090010 Routine pet surgery canceled at military veterinary clinics http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060060 The U.S. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:53:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060060 Little green army men make Toy Hall of Fame http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060045 It's mission accomplished for little green army men. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:39:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060045 Springsteen auctions guitars, lasagna for veterans http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060031 How much for a guitar played by Bruce Springsteen, an hour lesson on how to play it, a lasagna dinner at his house and a ride in the side car of his motorcycle? $300,000. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 07:31:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060031 Bruce Springsteen among those receiving first-ever awards for supporting veterans http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141105/NEWS/311050051 Bruce Springsteen tops an eclectic group honored with first-ever awards for those striving to improve the lives of veterans and their families. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 07:31:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141105/NEWS/311050051 LeBron James invites deployed troops to join Veterans Day salute http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141105/OFFDUTY04/311050065 Serving overseas? The Cleveland Cavaliers want to get you in the house! Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:44:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141105/OFFDUTY04/311050065 Military Muscle: Do better deadlifts http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/11/03/military-muscle-deadlifts-are-the-universal-go-to-for-muscle-building-get-the-max-benefit-with-good-form-variations/ The deadlift is considered to be the best 'total body' lift there is. It hits almost all the muscles - legs, glutes, back, shoulders, etc. - and is at the top of the charts for developing overall strength. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:49:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141103/TMP/311030054 Air Force beats Army 23-6 to win CIC Trophy http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141101/OFFDUTY04/311010034 Kale Pearson hit tight end Garrett Griffin for a 54-yard touchdown early in the third quarter to break open a tense game, Will Conant kicked three field goals, and Air Force beat Army 23-6 on Saturday to win the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy for a record 19th time. Mon, 03 Nov 2014 12:58:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141101/OFFDUTY04/311010034 Real Marine stars in satirical military homecoming video http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141029/NEWS/310290064 You don't have to look far to find a viral 'homecoming video' featuring heartwarming reunions between service members and their families after a long deployment. But a new video making the rounds on social media takes a fresh approach. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:07:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141029/NEWS/310290064 Singing officer's daughter makes cut on TV's 'The Voice' http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY02/310290057 The 17-year-old daughter of an Army colonel reached the live-performance round of the NBC singing competition 'The Voice,' impressing her celebrity coach enough to become one of 20 contestants to make the cut. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:25:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY02/310290057 Give your vet a shout-out http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY/310290044 Sixty years ago, the nation declared its first Veterans Day celebration. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:12:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY/310290044 'Operation Supply Drop' delivers the goods for desperate downrange gamers http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY02/310290039 Ask Air Force F-16 pilot Maj. Brian Gerwe what helped him and his 30-man detachment make it through a yearlong deployment to a remote air base in Pakistan, and he'll tell you it was all about that one critical supply drop. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:01:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY02/310290039 DMBA workout stimulant pulled from base shelves http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/10/29/dmba-workout-stimulant-pulled-from-base-shelves/ Several dietary supplements touted as weight-loss or body sculpting aids have been pulled from the shelves of exchange and GNC stores on military installations. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:06:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY03/310290060 An Army widow runs to remember, make peace with her loss http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141028/OFFDUTY04/310270064 Katie Groves and her husband shared a wonderful life in Savannah, Georgia. Whether painting their home or raising their two boys, they were a team who tackled everything together. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:05:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141028/OFFDUTY04/310270064 Army coach accepts blame for NCAA violations http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141028/OFFDUTY04/310280065 A contrite Jeff Monken accepted responsibility on Tuesday for a football recruiting trip that happened a month after he was hired as head coach at Army and resulted in minor NCAA violations. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:25:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141028/OFFDUTY04/310280065 West Point supe addresses report of booze-fueled recruit bus trip http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141027/NEWS/310270034 The head of the U.S. Military Academy said he takes responsibility for a recently reported January football recruiting trip that involved underage drinking and improper use of recruit-host funds at a bowling alley inside a New York mall. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:33:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141027/NEWS/310270034 Military family unit headed to the natural bodybuilding world championships http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/10/27/fit-family-this-army-family-unit-is-headed-to-the-natural-bodybuilding-world-championships/ An entire Army family - a soldier, his wife and stepdaughter - are headed to the top international bodybuilding championships in San Diego in a few weeks, each with a shot at earning a top title. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:09:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141027/TMP/310270059 Mission Family: Survivors' education clearinghouse inspired by student's pain, drive http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141023/OFFDUTY03/310230042 If you're a member of the military community, you know all too well the variety of struggles that the lifestyle can bring. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:55:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141023/OFFDUTY03/310230042 Metro to open early for the Marine Corps Marathon http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141022/OFFDUTY/310220038 Metro will open two hours early Sunday to help riders traveling to the Marine Corps Marathon. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:57:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141022/OFFDUTY/310220038 'Yoga Joe' figurines aim to make yoga more manly http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141021/OFFDUTY/310210057 Stretchy fitness fun is coming to backyard battlefields everywhere. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:54:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141021/OFFDUTY/310210057 Military deals at ski getaways & what's new at some resorts near you http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141020/OFFDUTY04/310200036 It's coming. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:24:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141020/OFFDUTY04/310200036 Brad Pitt's 'Fury' movie goes for carnage over plot http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141017/OFFDUTY02/310170035 Writer-director David Ayer makes no bones about his overarching goal with his new World War II action film, 'Fury': to nail the realism of armored combat in that conflict. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:58:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141017/OFFDUTY02/310170035 Troops and vets get star treatment at premiere of 'Fury' http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141017/OFFDUTY02/310170051 Ray Stewart may be 91, but he still keenly remembers his combat experiences as a tank gunner with 66th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored 'Hell on Wheels' Division in 1944. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:58:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141017/OFFDUTY02/310170051 Eating disorders fairly rare among troops, study finds http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141016/OFFDUTY03/310270019 A new study finds that eating disorder diagnoses in the U.S. military remain somewhat rare, but perhaps not surprisingly, female troops are 20 times more likely to have such issues than males. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:34:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141016/OFFDUTY03/310270019 CrossFit vs. unit PT | Troops will do the training plans in what's likely the biggest CrossFit study ever http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/10/16/crossfit-vs-unit-pt-troops-will-do-the-training-plans-in-whats-likely-the-biggest-crossfit-study-ever/ Which is better at building at hard bodies: CrossFit or standard Army physical training? Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:03:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141016/OFFDUTY03/310160057 TACP airman, nearly killed by drunken driver, turns hobby into Warrior Games gold http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141015/OFFDUTY04/310150051 Staff Sgt. Seth Pena remembers nothing about the day that changed everything. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:37:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141015/OFFDUTY04/310150051 Marine's Iraq story collection in finals for National Book Award http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141015/OFFDUTY02/310150066 A Marine veteran's fictional short story collection about the Iraq War is in the running for one of the nation's most prestigious awards for literature. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:37:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141015/OFFDUTY02/310150066 IG inspection gives Air Force Academy athletic department a 'C' http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141014/NEWS/310140069 An inspection of the Air Force Academy's athletic department by the school's inspector general has found nothing requiring a follow-up legal investigation, the academy said Tuesday. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:13:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141014/NEWS/310140069 Vet takes WWII tank combat to the big screen in 'Fury' http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141014/OFFDUTY02/310140040 Director David Ayer went to great pains to make sure his upcoming war film 'Fury,' which opens in theaters on Oct. 17, gives audiences an authentic look at life and death in combat. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:54:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141014/OFFDUTY02/310140040 4 new portable stove/grills for camping and tailgating http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141014/OFFDUTY04/310140052 Hunting camps are in full swing all across North America, and the grand tradition of tailgating parties is holding strong at football stadium parking lots. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:31:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141014/OFFDUTY04/310140052 Stars to attend 'Fury' screening at Fort Benning http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141012/OFFDUTY02/310120021 Army officials at Fort Benning say the director and some stars of the new World War II movie 'Fury' will attend a special screening at the Georgia Army post. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:39:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141012/OFFDUTY02/310120021 Army officer's daughter debuts strong on NBC's 'The Voice' http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141010/OFFDUTY02/310100052 While many aspiring singers have frequent stops on their journey to fame and fortune, most can't match an Army family member. Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:35:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141010/OFFDUTY02/310100052 12 products called out in fight against workout stimulants http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/10/09/12-products-called-out-in-fight-against-workout-stimulants/ Researchers have determined that several dietary supplements - some of which are available in GNC stores on military bases - contain a synthetic stimulant never tested in humans. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:13:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141009/TMP/310090072 Beer and brats on captain's fantasy tailgating tour http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141009/OFFDUTY04/310090047 It's just before noon on a warm fall morning, and Army Capt. Aaron Berg is sipping from an icy bottle of beer aboard a 45-foot motor yacht dubbed 'At Ease.' Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:35:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141009/OFFDUTY04/310090047 Army offers football scholarship to honor, mourn high school player http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141008/OFFDUTY04/310080061 Tom Cutinella had hoped to attend either West Point or the Naval Academy after graduating Shoreham-Wading River High School. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:43:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141008/OFFDUTY04/310080061 Linkin Park bonds with military, vets http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141008/OFFDUTY02/310080051 Linkin Park - the Agoura Hills, California, band known for its edgy blend of rap, rock and metal, and dynamic collaborations with artists from Jay-Z to Steve Aoki - recently teamed with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to draw attention to the pro Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:14:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141008/OFFDUTY02/310080051 Wounded warrior wins first-ever Men's Health 'Ultimate Guy' contest http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141007/NEWS/310070075 An Army veteran who lost an arm and a leg to roadside bomb in Iraq took top honors in the 'Ultimate Men's Health Guy' contest announced Oct. 7 on NBC's Today Show. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:50:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141007/NEWS/310070075 New books for military readers http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141007/OFFDUTY/310070057 Fall in place, readers, for autumn in new work - with topics that range from COIN to comic books, college football to canines, commanding, casualties and Section 60. Themes range from strategy to no strategy, and from loss to hope. Here's a guide: Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:55:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141007/OFFDUTY/310070057 Soldier goes with grenade-style toss for 1st pitch at Nats-Giants game http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141006/OFFDUTY04/310060031 An Army veteran wounded in Iraq made a unique ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the NL Division Series, crawling toward the mound and then lobbing the baseball as if it were a grenade. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:53:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141006/OFFDUTY04/310060031 Elmo shares smiles with 500,000 military family members http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141006/NEWS/310060027 Elmo and his friends hit a 500k milestone at Fort Benning, Ga.: They've entertained more than half a million troops and families around the world. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:43:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141006/NEWS/310060027 College football: Navy gears up for surging Air Force squad http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141003/OFFDUTY04/310030062 Over the summer, Air Force built a trophy case in the locker room to house one thing and one thing only - the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:25:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141003/OFFDUTY04/310030062 'American Sniper' trailer drops ahead of Christmas release http://blogs.militarytimes.com/scoopdeck/2014/10/03/american-sniper-trailer-drops-ahead-of-christmas-release/ If you're looking for some cinematic firefights after Christmas Day presents and brunch, you're in luck. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:22:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141003/TMP/310030057 Kyle Carpenter plans to skydive to the start of the Marine Corps Marathon http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141001/NEWS/310010079 It was impressive enough when Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter, who survived jumping on an enemy grenade, ran the Marine Corps Marathon last year. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:24:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141001/NEWS/310010079 'Dual Survival' star stripped of SF Association membership http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141001/OFFDUTY02/310010083 Discovery Channel's 'Dual Survival' reality star Joseph Teti, a former Army and Marine Corps special operator, has been disavowed by the Special Forces Association and stripped of his membership with the group. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:59:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141001/OFFDUTY02/310010083 Interview: Leno on USO, entertaining troops and his 'tank car' http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140929/OFFDUTY02/309290048 It would be tough to script a better opening line for a story from Jay Leno: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:14:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140929/OFFDUTY02/309290048 Tim Kennedy nears shot at UFC gold http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140926/NEWS/309260036 Later this month in Las Vegas, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy will fight Yoel Romero, a silver medal-winning wrestler in the 2000 Olympics who goes by the nickname 'Soldier of God.' Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:56:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140926/NEWS/309260036 For single moms in uniform, 'Fort Bliss' movie shows costs and rewards http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140922/OFFDUTY02/309190079 Army Master Sgt. Kerensa Crum wasn't expecting much when she walked into an early screening of 'Fort Bliss,' a new movie about the struggles of a single mom in the military. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:41:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140922/OFFDUTY02/309190079 Abuse scandals prompt Hagel to examine military's links to NFL http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140919/NEWS05/309190077 Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is taking a close look at the military's ties to the National Football League amid a spate of domestic violence scandals involving high-profile athletes. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:44:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140919/NEWS05/309190077 Bigger, better, cheaper Wi-Fi coming soon to barracks, dorms http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140919/BENEFITS07/309190067 A new Wi-Fi service is being rolled out over the next year in barracks and dormitories for soldiers, airmen and Marines. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:04:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140919/BENEFITS07/309190067 'Golem Arcana': Tabletop tactics meet massively multiplayer action http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140918/OFFDUTY02/309180077 Jordan Weisman is frustrated with a monster he helped create. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:12:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140918/OFFDUTY02/309180077 Marine sergeant and friends bag record-setting alligator http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140918/OFFDUTY04/309180045 The next time Sgt. Jesse Phillips has to train in the swamp, he'll be all too familiar with the type of beasts that might be slithering around his boots. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:30:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140918/OFFDUTY04/309180045 Former POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140916/OFFDUTY02/309160074 Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian movie currently in production. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:47:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140916/OFFDUTY02/309160074 A gym & a prayer: Marine vet's CrossFit business draws on personal ties http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140916/JOBS05/309160052 Pete Doan tried the working man's life after leaving the Marine Corps in 2010. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:01:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140916/JOBS05/309160052 'The Hornet's Nest' emphasizes humanity, nobility of war http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140913/NEWS/309130040 Wildly jerky and almost nauseating hand-held camera shots hit the viewer in the early minutes of the film, producing a gut-tensing feeling of running in the middle of a firefight in Afghanistan. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:54:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140913/NEWS/309130040 'American War Generals' a sobering reflection on U.S. failures in Iraq http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY02/309110065 As the U.S. escalates its campaign against jihadists in Iraq and Syria, a new documentary offers a cautionary tale about putting too much faith in technology and forgetting hard-fought lessons from the past. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:11:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY02/309110065 Are your kids' toys 'Military Brat Approved'? http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY02/309110071 Military kids have spoken: Thomas the Tank Engine Avalanche Escape Set and about 150 other toys have earned the unofficial 'Military Brat Approved' label. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:07:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY02/309110071 Texas Rangers coach Bobby Jones presented with Bronze Star at game http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY04/309110072 Texas Rangers bench coach Bobby Jones heard fans cheering Thursday night, rather than the repeated boom of a 105-millimeter howitzer. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:47:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY04/309110072 Military Muscle: Weight vest workouts, options http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/09/08/military-muscle-2-weight-vest-workout-options-plus-tips-for-choosing-a-vest/ Weighted vests are an easy and fairly inexpensive way to turn any workout into a real gasser. The rule of thumb is that wearing a vest that equals 10 percent of your body weight results in an additional 8 percent caloric burn in most workouts. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:33:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140908/BLOGS/309080033 Play your way to a better PT test: 10 sports to help raise your score http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/09/02/play-your-way-to-a-better-pt-test-10-sports-to-help-raise-your-score/ Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:42:00 -0500 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140908/OFFDUTY03/309080022