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Wyoming Air Guard looks to improve planes

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 17:17
Wyoming Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Luke Reiner has joined other Guard leaders around the country in asking Congress to approve upgrades to older transport planes.
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Lackland airman ambushes homeless man with makeover

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 16:59
James Green has a special commitment to San Antonio's homeless. He wants them to know they matter and he wants the displaced to know he cares.
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You're invited: Participate in Military Times' annual reader survey

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 16:28
How is morale in your unit? Are budget reductions affecting your op-tempo? Are you worried about cuts to your pay and benefits? And what do you think about the crisis in Iraq?
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U.S.: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 15:56
Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists also has crossed the border.
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38 killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:40
Heavy clashes between Libyan soldiers loyal to a renegade general and Islamist-led militias killed 38 people, health officials said Sunday, as fighting between rival militias around the capital's international airport raged on and European nations warned
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Events mark anniversary of Korean War armistice

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:38
The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. But in North Korea, the anniversary of the agreement ending the hostilities is commemorated as '
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Military working dogs finding their way home

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:56
When Marine Sgt. Deano Miller was preparing to return home from a deployment in Afghanistan, he desperately wanted to say goodbye to his best friend.
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New details emerge on Libya embassy evacuation

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 09:41
Dozens of U.S. Marines and at least seven military aircraft were involved in Saturday's embassy evacuation operation in Libya, Military Times has learned.
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Marines certify female airman as martial arts instructor

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 09:37
Meet the first female airman to become a certified martial arts instructor through the Marine Corps Martial Arts Center of Excellence at Quantico, Virginia.
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AF takes aim at obesity in dependents, retirees

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 09:08
The Air Force is taking aim at obesity among dependents and retirees through two pilot programs that could eventually go servicewide.
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2 USAF missileers to work with Navy in morale-improvement effort

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 09:05
They're Air Force missileers, but their next assignments are with the Navy.
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DoD tightens tuition assistance rules

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 08:36
Force-wide changes to the military's Tuition Assistance program may require troops to pay back their TA money if they perform poorly in class.
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AFPC outlines options for senior airmen affected by lost promotion tests

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 08:35
The Air Force is still trying to hunt down promotion test answer sheets for the most recent testing cycle that went MIA after they were mailed via FedEx from Pope Airfield, North Carolina, Air Force Personnel Center officials said Friday.
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F-16s and Ospreys take lead during embassy-evacuation mission in Libya

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 15:42
The U.S. Embassy in strife-torn Libya was evacuated early Saturday, under cover of American warplanes and spy aircraft, according to the State Department and the Pentagon.
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Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:15
The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.
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Welsh gives Air Force top ethics marks; Congresswomen say comments are 'troubling'

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:28
The Air Force's top officer gives his service top marks for personal behavior, saying he is 'very happy with the ethical fabric of the United States Air Force,' despite problems that include a cheating scandal at its nuclear missile sites and a general's
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Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:26
Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday as they try to retake the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels.
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North Korea fires short-range missile into sea

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 10:30
North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defense official said.
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Army vice chief Campbell confirmed for ISAF post; Votel goes to SOCOM

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:08
The Army's vice chief of staff, Gen. John Campbell, was confirmed Wednesday as the next commander for NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.
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