Jim Garamone is a reporter for the American Forces Press Service.
The newest issue of On Patrol takes our readers Back to Basics and shares some insights from those who know what it takes to build a strong military and military family.
Airmen, family and friends place donated food items in bags on McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Volunteers assembled about 200 Thanksgiving baskets and first sergeants delivered them to airmen in need of a helping hand. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tara Fadenrecht
These federal contractors are hiring vets now (Military Times)
Navy Grounds Top Guns (The Daily Beast)
Holograms Next Step in Realistic Training for Tomorrow's Troops (National Defense)
Army tests super-repellent uniform (Army Times)
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