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Season debuts with long matches in Naples

Hosts split two five-set matches with Vicenza and Sigonella and lose another four-set match to Cougars.

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USS Porter sails into Black Sea as Navy boosts patrols in region

The Russian Black Sea Fleet’s Smetlivy destroyer is monitoring the USS Porter’s movements, Tass news agency reported, citing the Russian defense ministry.

Army reservist on path to Olympics takes gold in shooting event at Pan American Games

1st Lt. Sarah Beard, 28, came from behind to grab first place Sunday in the competition in Lima, Peru.

Pizzeria in Pozzuoli has big, tasty pies at a good price

There are so many superb pizzerias in Italy’s sprawling Campania region, which includes Naples, Capri, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast, that you’d have to make it your life’s mission to try them all.

Italy transportation strikes could affect military travelers

If possible, servicemembers should change a Friday flight to Sunday because Saturday is likely to be backed up from all the passengers who were unable to fly on Friday, a travel representative said.

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Rome’s beautifully sculpted fountains offer refreshing visits

Fountains in Rome are almost as plentiful as cathedrals. You don’t have to walk far to bump into one, whether it’s at the Vatican, Spanish Steps or Pantheon.

Deadline extended for senior servicemembers to transfer education benefits to family

Military personnel with more than 16 years of service will have an additional six months to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits to family members, while Congress decides whether to remove the restriction on transfers.