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Navy-trained doctor, immigrant grateful for opportunities

Dec. 8, 2019 9:00 AM EST

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The military practically gave Dr. Jennea Correia a free ride to medical school, and in return, the doctor served her country for 12 1/2 years, including a stint in Afghanistan. During her time on active duty and reserves, the Navy commander_who was born in Trinidad and Tobago...

Army's use of TikTok app raises concerns on Capitol Hill

Nov. 12, 2019 6:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army's use of a China-owned video app called TikTok as part of a new campaign to recruit young people into the service is raising concerns on Capitol Hill. Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer sent a letter to Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy asking about potential national security risks posed...

Navy recruit's mother wants 2nd autopsy after training death

Nov. 9, 2019 10:03 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of a Navy recruit who died after a boot camp run at an Illinois base earlier this year said she will seek another autopsy after a blood disorder was revealed to have played a role in her daughter's death. Kenya Evans told the Chicago Tribune that the Navy discovered that her...

Nebraska National Guard establishes new infantry unit

Nov. 5, 2019 12:16 PM EST

YUTAN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Army National Guard has established a new infantry battalion, an outfit that a general says could help recruitment of people looking for adventure. The 2nd Battalion, 134th Infantry Regiment was activated during a ceremony Saturday at the guard's parachute landing area near...

Midwest's 1st cyber battalion to be based in Indiana

Nov. 3, 2019 10:34 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will be home to the Midwest's first National Guard cyber battalion, according to officials. The 127th Cyber Battalion will be comprised of nearly 100 soldiers who will be trained on cyber security and cyber warfare at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Jennings County,...