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Five Great Ways for Police Couples to Kindle The Fire This Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to first appreciate your spouse, celebrate what they mean to you, and to thank them for the day-to-day support and sacrifices they make on behalf of your family. It is also an opportunity to reintroduce romance back into your life. It comes in at a good time of year, when life has settled in for a long winter’s nap, the momentum of New Year resolutions has waned and it still looks pretty bleak outside. Valentine’s Day can a little color, a little romance, and a little kick into your relationship. Here are five ideas...

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Two women training to be Army Rangers may reshape military

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  CAMP JAMES E. RUDDER, Fla. — Wearing a cap, sunglasses and a 75-pound rucksack and carrying a 17-pound machine gun, the buzz-cut Army officer quickly traversed a muddy river, pulling on a rope stretched between trees on either bank. After a short break, the soldier shoved a black Zodiac boat into the water for a two-mile paddle with nine other soldiers, one of hundreds of tasks over nine weeks of Ranger School, the top leadership course in the Army. It was hard to tell anything was different about the officer, except when she opened her mouth to ask for...

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Top 10 struggles of a firefighter marriage

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What are the struggles of a firefighter marriage? Once the glamour wears off, and reality sets in, it's not for everyone   Being married to a firefighter is not for everyone. You have to be able to deal with the long hours away from home, the midnight pager wakeup calls and the reality that your spouse may not come home from a shift or a call. FireRescue1 asked fans on Facebook to share some struggles they've encountered in their firefighter marriages. Read the responses below. And remember, as tough as it is, spouse support means everything. "Trust as a female firefighter...

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All-female volunteer firefighter crew debuts in Cypress

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CYPRESS, Texas - On duty Monday evening in Cypress was a fire crew completely staffed by women. It's the first all-female crew in the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department's recent history. The five-woman crew began its shift for Station 7 around 6 p.m. Monday. Four of the five are experienced firefighters within the department. The fifth is about to graduate cadet class to become a probationary firefighter. Author: Celina Gore

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