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Life in the Armed Forces: Correction

Correction CORRECTION: Profile Magazine’s January 2004 edition (P.11) describes the cost of military retiree medical care as being “free” for life. While it is true military healthcare for retirees costs much less than comparable civilian health insurance, it is not free. To participate in the military healthcare system, Tricare Prime, a retiree must pay an […]

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Life in the Armed Forces: SWCC: born on the bayou

SWCC: born on the bayou Jake Boerhave If the U.S. military ever supplied its ranks with true grit, these sailors may very well be it. As the name infers, SWCC (pronounced Swick) conducts special types of operations. To be exact: driving highspeed boats down narrow, winding rivers, transporting SEALs to and from hostile situations and […]