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Weekly Rundown: October 19 - 25, 2019

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News Recap

A quick review of the major military related headlines from the last week:

Kurdish locals pelt potatoes at a United States military vehicle pulling out of Syria.
Kurdish locals in Syria, many of whom feel betrayed by the sudden US withdrawl, pelted American vehicles with potatoes as they left.

Protestors in Baghdad this week.Protestors in Baghdad this week.

F-35 Lightning II's under construction.F-35 Lightning II's under construction.

In Case You Missed It

  • Using your GI Bill or VocRehab benefits to further your education after the military is a great idea, but the process of doing so isn’t always a bed of roses. Army veteran and  college survivor Jenny Pacanowski has a cautionary tale and some good advice on the subject.
  • The speech in Shakespeare’s play Henry V that gave us the phrase “band of brothers” was a work of fiction, but the bloody Battle of Agincourt it preceded was real enough

King Henry V of England at the Battle of Agincourt

From Our Sister Site

Have you heard the good news about the new advance for some specific PCS payments?  If not, AHRN has got a quick overview of what it is, how it works, and who’s eligible.


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