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DOD highlights information from Iraq as emphasis shifts away from Afghanistan

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 30 min ago
As the Obama administration seeks to win support for a coalition campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, the White House and the Defense Department public relations shops have gone into overdrive. They're producing a level of detail that has conspicuously vanished from public reporting on America’s other war: Afghanistan.

Rally set to bring home remains of Air Force major

Air Force Times - 2 hours 59 min ago
Family and friends in central Washington are planning a rally to help bring home the remains of a U.S. Air Force major who was shot down while flying a mission in North Vietnam in 1968.
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Group says it gave hundreds of veterans free pot

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 33 min ago
Organizers say hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway this weekend.

Former Central Washington University fraternity rallies to bring home remains of Air Force major

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 49 min ago
Members of a former Central Washington University fraternity are rallying support for bringing home from Vietnam the remains of Air Force Maj. San D. Francisco.

Revised book tells love story of fallen Civil War officer

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 53 min ago
A Smithton dentist who is a lifelong Civil War buff has kept alive a tragic story of war and a touching story of devotion — a fallen Civil War soldier from Sewickley Township and his widow who held onto his memory, both literally and figuratively, for 61 years.

Nonprofit group created to fill financial gap for military families

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 4 min ago
With federal budget cuts hampering the big-ticket fundraisers it used to rely on, an organization that supports military personnel and families is turning to new fundraising avenues for support.

Fort Bragg Army Community Services named best in Army

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 12 min ago
An agency that supports soldiers and their families on Fort Bragg will be hailed as best in the Army this week in Texas.

'Travis: A Soldier's Story' shows how Mills dealt with loss of arms and legs in combat

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 17 min ago
A documentary about the injury and recovery of a Fort Bragg soldier who lost his limbs in Afghanistan will be shown on Fort Bragg as part of a larger film festival.

White House intruder identified as Army veteran

Army Times - 5 hours 29 min ago
The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.
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White House intruder identified as Army veteran

Air Force Times - 5 hours 29 min ago
The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.
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White House intruder identified as Army veteran

Marine Corps Times - 5 hours 29 min ago
The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.
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White House intruder identified as Army veteran

Military Times - 5 hours 29 min ago
The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.
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White House intruder identified as Army veteran

Navy Times - 5 hours 29 min ago
The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.
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Ship crews face litany of maintenance problems

Navy Times - 5 hours 29 min ago
The atmosphere was one of frustration shrouded in uncertainties as 1,100 Navy and industry leaders discussed ways to provide maintenance and modernization to a surface fleet burdened by growing demand and diminishing funds.
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New rules aim to better fill billets abroad

Navy Times - 6 hours 12 min ago
The Navy has streamlined overseas screening to cut processing time and limit gaps from those who fail to qualify.
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Soldier pulls woman from alligator-infested Fort Stewart pond

Army Times - 6 hours 13 min ago
Like many soldiers in his situation, Pfc. Nathan Currie credited his Army training for informing his actions when he saved a woman from drowning last month at Fort Stewart, Georgia.
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Chinese destroyer docks in Iran, first such visit

Military Times - 6 hours 33 min ago
A Chinese destroyer has docked in a southern Iranian port in the first such visit to the country by the Chinese navy, Iran's state television reported on Sunday.
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Chinese destroyer docks in Iran, first such visit

Navy Times - 6 hours 33 min ago
A Chinese destroyer has docked in a southern Iranian port in the first such visit to the country by the Chinese navy, Iran's state television reported on Sunday.
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Joint Chiefs chairman: Arab nations needed in fight against Islamic State

Air Force Times - 7 hours 48 min ago
The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the top American military officer said Sunday.
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Joint Chiefs chairman: Arab nations needed in fight against Islamic State

Marine Corps Times - 7 hours 48 min ago
The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the top American military officer said Sunday.
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