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3 Afghan soldiers missing from U.S. base

1 hour 11 min ago
Massachusetts Gov.
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Joint Chiefs chairman: Arab nations needed in fight against Islamic State

1 hour 59 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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Kerry: U.S. looking for help from Turkey against IS

2 hours 13 min ago
The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.
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Active, reserve components spar over 'sexy' cyber mission

2 hours 33 min ago
After months of bureaucratic battles, the Pentagon is finalizing a plan to give reservists a limited role in the evolving cyber force.
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Police: Bliss solider beat 2-year-old daughter to death

2 hours 48 min ago
El Paso police have charged a Fort Bliss soldier with capital murder after they say he beat his 2-year-old daughter to death because she soiled her diaper.
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Group says it gave hundreds of veterans free pot

3 hours 4 min ago
Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their pain.
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POW from Korea finally receives his decorations

3 hours 31 min ago
Nearly six years after earning a Silver Star during close combat in Germany at the close of World War II, James Hayden found himself surrounded by Chinese forces in Korea along with about 150 fellow soldiers.
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White House intruder identified as Army veteran

3 hours 32 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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New Army vice chief expects worse manpower conditions

4 hours 12 min ago
The Army's new vice chief expects in 2016 that sequestration will once again rear its ugly head, and that means thousands more force-cuts in the service.
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Soldier pulls woman from alligator-infested Fort Stewart pond

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:38
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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Singer reflects on 'America's Got Talent' run, plans to leave service

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 09:24
The singing soldier from 'America's Got Talent' didn't make the show's final round, but he's not about to stop singing.
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Soldiers create offshore reef using old armored vehicles

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 09:24
The South Carolina National Guard has found a good use for old M60 tanks and M113 armored personnel carriers.
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Wake Forest rallies to defeat Army, 24-21

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 08:57
John Wolford threw for 238 yards and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score midway through the fourth quarter, and Wake Forest rallied to beat Army 24-21 on Saturday.
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NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only'

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 08:52
NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a 'cease-fire in name only,' and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has
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Kurdish fighters head to Syria to fight militants

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 08:49
Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants.
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Fence jumper prompts more White House security

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 08:47
The Secret Service is boosting security outside the White House following an embarrassing security breach in which an intruder with a knife scaled the White House fence, dashed across the lawn and made it all the way inside before agents managed to stop h
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U.S. troops to have no direct contact with Ebola victims

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 08:45
The 3,000 U.S. troops who will deploy to West Africa to help contain the Ebola epidemic will not have direct exposure to patients infected with the potentially deadly virus, a top defense official said Friday.
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Abuse scandals prompt Hagel to examine military's links to NFL

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 08:44
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is taking a close look at the military's ties to the National Football League amid a spate of domestic violence scandals involving high-profile athletes.
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Afghan presidential candidates sign unity deal

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 08:39
Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and
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U.S., Canadian jets intercept 8 Russian aircraft

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 15:23
Two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska, military officials said Friday.
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